Dursun Delen, Ph.D.
Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University
Dr. Dursun Delen is the holder of William S. Spears and Neal Patterson Endowed Chairs in Business Analytics, Director of Research for the Center for Health Systems Innovation, and Professor of Management Science and Information Systems in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University (OSU). He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Management from OSU in 1997. Prior to his appointment as an Assistant Professor at OSU in 2001, he worked for a research and consultancy company, Knowledge Based Systems Inc., in College Station, Texas, as a research scientist for five years, during which he led a number of decision support, information systems and advanced analytics related research projects funded by federal agencies, including DoD, NASA, NIST and DOE
Dr. Delen’s research has appeared in major journals including Decision Science, Decision Support Systems, Communications of the ACM, Computers and Operations Research, Computers in Industry, Journal of Production Operations Management, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, Expert Systems with Applications, among others. He recently published six books/textbooks in the area of Business Intelligence, Analytics and Data/Text Mining. He is often invited to national and international conferences for keynote addresses on topics related to Data/Text Mining, Business Intelligence, Decision Support Systems, Business Analytics and Knowledge Management. He served as the general co-chair for the 4th International Conference on Network Computing and Advanced Information Management (September 2-4, 2008 in Soul, South Korea), and regularly chairs tracks and mini-tracks at various information systems conferences. He is serving as associate editor-in-chief, associate editor and editorial boards of several journals. Dr. Delen received numerous teaching and research awards, amongst them are the Regents’ Distinguished Teaching Award, President’s Outstanding Faculty Award and Regents’ Distinguished Research Award. His research and teaching interests are in data and text mining, decision support systems, knowledge management, business intelligence and enterprise modeling.