Management Information Systems
Brad Price Ph.D.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Economics
Brad Price, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Business Data Analytics in the Management Information Systems (MIS) Department at the College of Business and Economics, West Virginia University. Dr. Price is a native of Madison, West Virginia, and holds dual bachelor’s degrees from West Virginia University in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics and Mathematics. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota School of Statistics, under the advisement of Dr. Adam Rothman and Dr. Charles Geyer. Following successful completion of his graduate work, he joined the faculty in the Department of Management Science at the School of Business Administration, University of Miami, in the role of clinical assistant professor and director of the M.S. in Business Analytics, the big data program at the University of Miami.
His research focuses on the use of data science in business and, specifically, in the development of data mining and machine learning methodology. With the various applications of these methods across fields such as information technology, marketing, engineering and the social sciences, Price is specifically interested in creating scalable algorithms so that organizations can make the best use of the massive amount of data they have collected. To make the best use of these methods inside the industry, Price is also interested in software development to make sure businesses have access to the tools and resources they need.
Price has also won multiple teaching awards at both the University of Minnesota as a graduate student and in his role at the University of Miami. He has taught statistics and data science courses at the undergraduate, graduate, MBA, Ph.D. and Executive levels. He has a specific interest in data science program development at business schools at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as executive education on the topics crucial to the analytics field. He believes in training students to the methodology that will make them agile in the data science and analytics marketplaces as the industries’ technology continues to evolve. His main focus at B&E is on the statistics and data mining courses in the M.S. in Business Data Analytics program.
- Ph.D., University of Minnesota, School of Statistics
- B.S. in Mathematics, West Virginia University
- B.S. in Industrial Mathematics and Statistics, West Virginia University