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Faculty Profile

Abraham Seidmann
Xerox Professor of Computers and Information Systems and Operations Management; and Area Coordinator, Computers and Information Systems, Electronic Commerce, Management Science and Operations Management
Professor
Phone: 585.275.5694
Office: 3-333C Carol Simon Hall

Bio

Seidmann has consulted with many of the leading industrial and service corporations and presented numerous research and executive seminars on four continents. He has won teaching awards from the MBA and Executive MBA classes at the Simon School, as well as from the Rochester-Nyenrode Class of 2003. His research was cited twice on the front page of The Wall Street Journal, and he was granted several prestigious prizes at international conferences for publishing outstanding research papers in the areas of information systems, information economics and electronic commerce. These include the Award for Best Research Paper at the 16th International Conference on Information Systems, presented in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He also won the best paper award at the 1998 Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, in Kohala, Hawaii. In 1999, the Workshop on Information Systemsand Economics gave him a special award for writing “The Best Paper on Information Systems and Economics.”

Research Interests

Professor Seidmann is the author of over 100 research articles, which appear in many of the leading scientific journals, and has been the founding department editor on interdisciplinary management research and applications in Management Sciencefor 10 years. He is also an associate or area editor for IIE Transactions,the International Journal of Flexible ManufacturingSystems, Production Planning and Controls,the Journal of intelligent Manufacturing, the Journal of Management Information Systems and Production and Operations Management. His current research and consulting activities include medical informatics, electronic commerce, online auctions, information systems, health care management, business process design, project management and optimal resource allocation, strategic manufacturing systems, information economics, stochastic processes and performance modeling for capacity planning and pricing.

Professional History

Xerox Professor of Computers and Information Systems and Operations Management; and Area Coordinator, Computers and Information Systems, Electronic Commerce, Management Science and Operations Management
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
July 1993 -
Associate Professor
University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Rochester NY
July 1989 - June 1992
Senior Lecturer
Tel-Aviv University, Department of Engineering
1985 - June 1989
Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Tel-Aviv University, Department of Engineering
1980 - 1985
Teaching Assistant
Texas Tech University, Department of Engineering
1977 - 1980
Adjunct Lecturer in Production Management
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
1974 - 1977
Part-time Lecturer in Analysis of Production Systems
Tel-Aviv University, Department of Engineering
1974 - 1977
Assistant General Manager
Bank Otzar-Hahayal Ltd., Tel-Aviv, Israel
1973 - 1977
TA in Production Planning
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel
1970 - 1973

Education

Texas Tech University - 1980
Ph D
Industrial Engineering
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - 1973
MS
Operations Research
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology - 1970
BS
Industrial Engineering and Management

Publications

Computerized Models for Performance Optimization in FMS
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Society of Manufacturing Engineers
Pricing Knowledge for Knowledge Transfer: An Empirical Test of Competing Theorie
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of Management Information Systems
Volume: 24
Issue: 3
Telemedicine in Leading US Neurology Departments
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: The Neurohospitalist
2014
Capacity planning and Performance Contracting for Service Facilities
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Decision Support Systems
Volume: 58
Issue: 1
2014
Finance Sourcing in a Supply Chain
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Decision Support Systems
Volume: 58
Issue: 1
2013
Product Life Cycle Management of Packaged Software
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Production and Operations Management Journal , POM
Volume: 23
Issue: 3
2013
Randomized, controlled trial of “virtual housecalls” for Parkinson disease
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: JAMA Neurology
Volume: 70
2012
Introduction to the Special Issue on Applications of Healthcare Operations Management
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Manufacturing Systems and Operations Management: MSOM,
Volume: 14
Issue: 4
2011
Integrated Capacity and Marketing Incentive Contracting for Capital-Intensive Service Systems
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Decision Support Systems
Volume: 51
Issue: 2011
2011
Using 'Last-Minute' Sales for Vertical Differentiation on the Internet
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Decision Support Systems
Volume: 51
2011
Using RFID for the Management of Pharmaceutical Inventory - System Optimization and Shrinkage Control
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Decision Support Systems
Volume: 51
2010
Perpetual vs Subscription Licensing under Quality Uncertainty and Network Externality Effect
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of Management Information Systems
Volume: 27
Issue: 1
2010
Using Bid Data for the Management of Sequential, Multi-unit, Online Auctions with Uniformly Distributed Bidders' Valuations
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: European Journal of Operations Research
Volume: 202
Issue: April 2010
2009
An Empirical Investigation of the Value of Integrating Enterprise Information Systems: The Case of Medical Imaging Informatics
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of Management Information Systems
Volume: 26
Issue: 2 (Fall 2009)
2009
Analyzing the Differing Impact of Radiology Information Systems (RIS) Across Radiology Modalities
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of the American College of Radiology
Volume: 6
Issue: 10
2009
A Case Inquiry: Can RFID Help Reduce Costs in Medical Imaging?
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Radiology Business Journal
2008
Making Waves
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: TOMOGRAPHY
2005
Activity Consolidation to Improve Responsiveness
Contribution Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: European Journal of Operations Research
Volume: 161
Issue: 3
2005
Financial Accounting for Radiology Executives: Risk and Options
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of the American College of Radiology
Volume: 2
Issue: 3
2005
Managerial Accounting Applications in Radiology: A Critical Review and Analysis
Journal/Publisher/Proceedings Publisher: Journal of the American College of Radiology
Volume: 2
Issue: 3

Current Research Programs

OR Schedules and Materials Management of Reusable Medical Devices
 
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