Decision Sciences Spotlight

Forbes highlights The Rines Angel Fund in its coverage on women entrepreneurs
The Rines Angel Fund, students Aidan Kittredge and Kelsie Dawe and Professor Jeffrey Sohl are featured in a Forbes column on creating a pipeline of women venture capitalists. Forbes writer Geri Stengel recently penned a column on women venture capitalists and the challenges presented by Covid-19 as...
Jeffrey Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research
Investors don't just bring money Jeffrey Sohl, director of the Center for Venture Research at the University of New Hampshire, similarly said, "There will be more people, but the question is what percentage of those people...
Paul College researcher uses data analytics to solve highly complex problems
Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences, Melda Ormeci Matoglu, studies “Drift Control,” which refers to the difference between rate of service and demand.
“Retail is a toss-up,” said Jeffrey Sohl, a professor at the University of New Hampshire and longtime director of its Center for Venture Research. “If it’s a heavy online presence, which a lot of retail is, well that might be...
The study, considered a landmark, exemplifies how data can drive policy
Christopher Glynn, assistant professor of decision sciences at UNH’s Paul College of Business and Economics, is addressing the complex issue of homelessness with a surprising tool: Data.
Fundraising Administrator for V'ice Haiti (@vicehaiti)
Our very own Haley Burns ’20, brought home a first place win in the community track of the NH Social Venture Innovation Challenge yesterday! Haley currently works as a fundraising administrator for V'ice Haiti (@vicehaiti), a Social Venture that...
With so many angels from which to choose, how can an entrepreneur identify reputable angels with strong track records? “Due diligence is a two-way street,” he says. “As an investor performs due diligence on the entrepreneur, the entrepreneur should also perform due diligence on the angel.”
Creating a newer, faster model for performing complex estimations
“Count data,” the number of times an event occurs within a given time interval, poses a number of statistical modeling challenges with widespread applications in web analytics, epidemiology, economics, finance, operations and other fields. In 2018, Paul College associate professor of decision...
Paul College researcher uncovers surprising impacts of user-generated content
New to Paul College, assistant professor of decision sciences Ermira Zifla has already added a novel dimension to understanding the influences, dynamics and consequences of individual user behavior in online social settings: humor.
Paul College professor helps to solve the problem of designing a unified flight system
Says Matoglu, “While most problems in the literature deal with a flight schedule of 1,000 – 2,000 legs or fewer, we solve one consisting of approximately 27,000 flights, two aircraft families and more than 100 aircrafts and airports. Our methodology helps address a very large scale and difficult...
Researcher creates a multi-period model to guide pricing and ordering decisions
Chen says her research “helps to illuminate the effects of market demand and cost parameters on the optimal pricing and ordering decisions.”
Christopher Glynn, assistant professor of decision sciences
Considered a landmark, Glynn’s study received attention in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, U.S. News and Fast Company. He is a Zillow Research Fellow and received $60,000 from Zillow to support his work.