Xerox Professor of Computers and Information Systems and Operations Management; Area Coordinator, Computers and Information Systems, Electronic Commerce, Management Science and Operations Management at the University of Rochester, USA
Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, Texas Tech University
EMBA course: Information Systems for Management
Abraham Seidmann, Ph.D., is the Xerox Professor of Computers and Information Systems, Operations Management, and Electronic Commerce. He is also the Area Coordinator for Computers and Information Systems, Operations Management, and Electronic Commerce, and Management Science at the W E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Rochester.
Professor Seidmann is the author of numerous research articles and for eight years has been the Department Editor on Interdisciplinary Management Research and Applications in the prestigious Management Science journal. He is an associate editor of several other primary scientific journals in the areas of Operations Management and Information Systems.
A native of Israel he completed his undergraduate studies in Industrial Engineering & Management, and graduate studies in Operations Research at the Technion in Haifa, Israel. Following a distinguished career in commercial banking he moved to the United States and received his Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in Operations Research. Professor Seidmann has lectured and consulted on five continents to senior executives in the finance, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors.
He has done extensive research in the areas of corporate information systems, service strategy and management, medical systems strategy, computerized clinical operations, health care management and the development of advanced financial trading information systems.
He has won several records for superior executive and MBA teaching, and his research has been awarded several prestigious prizes for an outstanding scholarly contribution. In October 2012 Professor Seidmann was named a “Distinguished Fellow” by the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Information Systems Society of INFORMS. The award was given to Seidmann, in recognition of his contributions to the information systems discipline. Seidmann is the first faculty member at the University of Rochester to win that honor.