Jan 22 2015

MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

Just had a poster accepted at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. So excited to be able to talk with fellow analytics experts and professional sports general managers.

Oct 29 2014

IEEE Senior Grade

I just found out this morning that I have been elevated to IEEE Senior Grade membership! Qualifications for Senior membership include having experience that reflects professional maturity, been in practice for ten years and demonstrate significant performance over the last five years. What an honor!

Oct 15 2014

IIMA Fellow

Rob was recently given the title of Fellow for his scholarly and service contributions to the International Information Management Association (IIMA) during the IIMA 2014 conference. It is an immense honor to receive the title of “Fellow.”

Jul 31 2014

Phi Taus Under Forty Award

Dr. Schumaker received the Phi Kappa Tau – Phi Taus Under Forty Award which recognizes outstanding success and the embodiment of fraternal values. Only 23 Phi Tau alumni were selected for this rare honor. http://www.phikappatau.org/rss-blog-style/1122-phi-taus-under-forty-inducts-inaugural-class.html

Jul 01 2014

Associate Editor of Decision Support Systems

Dr. Schumaker was named Associate Editor for Decision Support Systems (DSS) journal. DSS is a well-respected top-tier MIS journal with an impact factor of 2.036.

Jun 12 2014

Sports Data Mining book Repeat!

Springer announced that my Sports Data Mining book of 2010 is still in the Top 25% of eBook sales and chapter downloads have increased nearly 350% from last year.

Mar 24 2014

Keynote Speaker at “ACM Compute 2014” Conference

Dr. Schumaker has been invited as keynote speaker to the “7th Annual ACM India Compute Conference” in Nagpur India Oct 7-9, 2014. The theme is Advances in Information Management and High Performance Computing.

Mar 19 2014

Nominated for Hall of Honor Award

Dr. Schumaker was recently nominated for the CCSU School of Business Hall of Honor research Award for 2013-2014.

Jun 25 2013

Sports Data Mining book in the Top 25% of eBook Sales

I just received an email from Springer Publishing this morning saying that my 2010 Sports Data Mining book is in the Top 25% of their eBook sales. It is good to see such a strong following.

Apr 20 2013

Keynote Speaker to “Discourse Approaches to Financial Communication” Conference

Dr. Schumaker has been invited as keynote speaker to the international conference “Discourse Approaches to Financial Communication” in Ascona Switzerland Feb 3-6, 2014. This conference blends together finance and linguistics to improve investment decision-making.

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