Pratt Professionals Masters Programs Seminar Series
Friday, March 1, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fitzpatrick Center Schiciano Auditorium
Dr. Radhika Kulkarni
Dr. Radhika Kulkarni will speak about the 'Business Challenges of Data Analytics." Dr. Kulkarni is Vice President of Advanced Analytics R&D at SAS Institute Inc. She oversees software development in many analytical areas including Statistics, Operations Research, Econometrics, Forecasting and Data Mining. In her role as an OR expert at SAS Institute, Dr. Kulkarni was influential in driving the recognition of Operations Research as a key component of business analytics solutions in several areas including Finance, Retail, Marketing, Hospitality and Supply Chain. Kulkarni is a Member of the Board of Directors for IDeaS, a SAS Company. She is an active member in the Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS) and serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Advanced Analytics at North Carolina State University and The Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell University. Radhika Kulkarni has a Master¿s in Mathematics from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and a Master¿s and Ph.D in Operations Research from Cornell University. An informal reception will follow immediately after the seminar.