Davit Khachatryan

Assistant Professor

Academic Division: Math & Science

Bio

Dr. Davit Khachatryan is an applied statistician with research interests in analyzing intellectual property data to study the formation and diffusion of knowledge in emerging industries. Davit’s current and former research has produced publications in academic, peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series C), The American Statistician, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management (forthcoming), and Quality and Reliability Engineering International. Prior to joining Babson College, Davit was a Senior Associate at the National Economics and Statistics practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). In the latter role he consulted in the area of predictive modeling and advanced data analytics, helping clients from financial, healthcare, and government sectors with building automatic predictive models and enhancing business intelligence solutions. Davit has earned his B.S. in Applied Mathematics and Informatics from Yerevan State University, M.S. in Statistics and Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • MS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • BS, Yerevan State University

Academic Interests

Data Mining; Machine Learning; Statistical Programming; Time Series Analysis; Statistics Education; USPTO

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 - Babson Funded Research Fund (BFRF), Babson College
  • 2013 - Teaching Innovation Fund (TIF), Babson College

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017
  • QTM 2000: CASE STUDIES IN BUSINESS ANALYTICS
  • QTM 3615: TIME SERIES AND FORECASTING
  • QTM 7200: DATA MODELS AND DECISIONS
Degree Courses 2015-2016

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Fixson, S.K., Khachatryan, D., Lee, W., (2017). Technological Uncertainty and Firm Boundaries: The Moderating Effect of Knowledge Modularity. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 64(1), 16-28.
  • Khachatryan, D. (2015). Incorporating Statistical Consulting Case Studies in Introductory Time Series Courses. American Statistician, The, 69(4), 387-396.
  • Bisgaard, S., Khachatryan, D. (2011). Quasi-experiments on Process Dynamics. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series C: Applied Statistics), 60(4), 497-517.
  • Bisgaard, S., Khachatryan, D. (2010). Asymptotic confidence intervals for variograms of stationary time series. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 26(3), 259-265.
  • Khachatryan, D., Bisgaard, S. (2009). Some results on the variogram in time series analysis. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 25(8), 947-960.
  • Hakopian, Y., Eloyan, A., Khachatryan, D. (2006). About magic rectangles. International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 37(4), 475-483.

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Amarcord Incorporated: Combatting Money-Laundering Using Data Analytics. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection, 8.
  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Amarcord Incorporated: Combatting Money-Laundering Using Data Analytics Software. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection,
  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Amarcord Incorporated: Combatting Money-Laundering Using Data Analytics Teaching Note. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection, 13.
  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Fargo Health Group: Managing the Demand for Medical Examinations Using Predictive Analytics. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection, 8.
  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Fargo Health Group: Managing the Demand for Medical Examinations Using Predictive Analytics - Teaching Note. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection, 15.
  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Fargo Health Group: Managing the Demand for Medical Examinations Using Predictive Analytics Software. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection,
  • Khachatryan, D. (2014). Jenni Maze Limited: Enhancing Call Center Performance Using Predictive Analytics. Babson Entrepreneurial Leader Collection, 9.

Presentations

  • Data Analytics for Non-STEM Majors (in the Age of Big Data)
    Khachatryan, D., Karst, N. Data Analytics for Non-STEM Majors (in the Age of Big Data) Joint Mathematics Meetings, Seattle, WA (2016)
  • Incorporating Statistical Consulting Case Studies in Introductory Time Series Courses
    Khachatryan, D. Incorporating Statistical Consulting Case Studies in Introductory Time Series Courses Joint Statistical Meetings, Seattle, WA (2015)
  • From Hot Furnaces to Fraud: Applications of Time Series Analysis
    Khachatryan, D. From Hot Furnaces to Fraud: Applications of Time Series Analysis , Wellesley, MA (2013)
  • Show Me the Data: My Experience as a Statistical Consultant
    Khachatryan, D. Show Me the Data: My Experience as a Statistical Consultant Invited Speaker Series, Amherst, MA (2012)
  • Time Series Forecasting for Healthcare
    Khachatryan, D. Time Series Forecasting for Healthcare PWC Lunch & Learn Session, Washington, DC (2012)