David Kopcso

Professor

Academic Division: Math & Science
781-239-4409

Bio

Dr. Kopcso is former director of the Board of Research and the Center for Information Management Studies. He consults on the analysis of data and on the applications of emerging technologies to business. His current research interests include the assessment of web site quality as well as the affect of emerging web technologies on business practices and on education. Dr. Kopcso's articles have appeared in Management Information Systems Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Operations Management, Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research, Intelligence System Review, Advances in Artificial Intelligence in Economics, Finance and Management, Expert Systems With Applications, National Public Accountant, Collegiate Microcomputer, and other journals. Dr. Kopcso was a visiting fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, Rutgers University
  • MS, Rutgers University
  • BA, University of Bridgeport

Academic Interests

Information Technology in Education; New Media Technology and Innovation

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 - Second Place in Sixteenth Annual Peer-Reviewed Case Competition, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
  • 2014 - Third Place in Fourteenth Annual Peer-Reviewed Case Competition, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Courses

Degree Courses 2016-2017

  • QTM 7200: BL1 DATA MODELS AND DECISIONS
  • QTM 7200: BL2 DATA MODELS AND DECISIONS

Degree Courses 2015-2016

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Kopcso, D., Pachamanova, D.A. (in press). Business Value in Integrating Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics Models. INFORMS Transactions on Education link
  • Kopcso, D.P., Simon, H., Gao, A. (2016). Case Article: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 16(3), 104-106. link
  • Kopcso, D.P., Eriksen, S.E., Dambolena , (2009). An Intuitive Introduction to Hypothesis Testing . INFORMS Transactions on Education, 9(2), 53-62.
  • Kopcso, D.P., Eriksen, S.E., Dambolena , (2009). Logarithmic Transformations in Regression: Do Your Students Transform Back Properly? PRIMUS, 19(3), 280-295.
  • Ansari, S.L., Nanni, A.J., Pachamanova, D.A., Kopcso, D.P. (2008). Using Simulation to Model Customer Behavior in the Context of Customer Lifetime Value Estimation. INFORMS Transactions on Education, 9(1), 1-10. link

Cases and Teaching Notes

  • Kopcso, D.P., Pachamanova, D.A. (in press). Managing Staffing Inefficiencies Using Analytics (B). link
  • Kopcso, D. (2016). Case Teaching Note: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis . Case: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, 16(3), link
  • Kopcso, D.P., Simon, H., Gao, A. (2016). Case: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. 16(3), 107 - 109. link

Monographs

  • Kopcso, D.P., , , Pipino, , Rybolt, , Wang, (2008). Developing Measurement Scales for Data Quality Dimensions.
  • Kopcso, D.P., Pipino, , Rybolt, W.H., Wang, (in press). Developing Measurement Scales for Data Quality Dimensions.

Others

  • Kopcso, D.P., Pachamanova, D.A. (in press). Managing Staffing Inefficiencies Using Analytics (B): INFORMS link
  • Kopcso, D., Pachamanova, D.A. (in press). Business Value in Integrating Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics Models: INFORMS link
  • Kopcso, D.P. (2014). Use of Regression to Build a Demand Function for Beef: American Statistical Association link
  • Kopcso, D.P. (2010). Transforming Teaching and Learning with Tablet PC's in the MBA Program
  • Kopcso, D.P. (2010). Statistics Pre-Work
  • Kopcso, D.P. (2008). A Picture is worth more than 1000 Numbers, grant proposal
  • Kopcso, D.P. (2008). Transforming Teaching and Learning with Tablet PC's
  • Kopcso, D.P. (2008). Transforming Teaching and Learning with Tablet PC's in the MBA Program
  • Kopcso, D.P., Pipino, , Rybolt, W.H., Wang, (in press). Developing Measurement Scales for Data Quality Dimensions

Presentations

  • Wine of Kings, King of Wines
    Kopcso, D. Wine of Kings, King of Wines Sixteenth Annual Peer-Reviewed Case Competition at the INFORMS 2016 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN (2016)
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis case and teaching note to the Best Teaching Case Studies Award Competition
    Kopcso, D., Simon, H., Gao, A. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis case and teaching note to the Best Teaching Case Studies Award Competition International DSI 2014 Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL (2014)
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis case and teaching note to the Thirteenth Annual Peer-Reviewed Case Competition
    Kopcso, D., Simon, H., Gao, A. Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis case and teaching note to the Thirteenth Annual Peer-Reviewed Case Competition International INFORMS 2014 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA (2014)
  • Transforming Teaching and Learning with Tablet PCs
    Kopcso, D. Transforming Teaching and Learning with Tablet PCs 6th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education(2008)
  • Can Student Profiles Determine Their Success Under Different Teaching Methodologies?
    Kopcso, D. Can Student Profiles Determine Their Success Under Different Teaching Methodologies? Eighteenth Annual International Conference on Technology in Collegiate Mathematics (ITCTM)(2006)
  • Data Mining, Dirty Data, and Costs
    Kopcso, D., Pipino, Data Mining, Dirty Data, and Costs International Conference on Information Quality(2004)