Sudha Ram

Sudha Ram is Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of MIS, and Entrepreneurship & Innovation in the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona. She has joint faculty appointment as Professor of Computer Science. She is the director of the Advanced Database Research Group (ADRG) and co-director of INSITE: Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics ( at the University of Arizona. Dr. Ram received a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1985. Her research is in the areas of Enterprise Data Management, Business Intelligence, Large Scale Networks and Data Analytics. Her work uses different methods such as machine learning, statistical approaches, ontologies and conceptual modeling. Dr. Ram has published articles in such journals as Communications of the ACM, IEEE Intelligent Systems, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Information Systems, Information Systems Research, Management Science, and MIS Quarterly. Her research has been highlighted in several media outlets including NPR news, she was a speaker for a TED talk in December 2013 on “Creating a Smarter World with Big Data”.

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