Research News

Faculty member John E. Prescott was selected for the University of Pittsburgh 2017 Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring. The honor recognizes him for his work with Katz doctoral students. During the past 30 years, he has served on about 70 dissertation committees and his former students have become professors at elite business schools all over the world.

Jay Sukits, Clinical Assistant Professor of Business Administration, is the inaugural recipient of the CFA Society Pittsburgh’s Excellence in Financial Literacy Education Award. The award recognizes educators who best demonstrate a commitment to financial literacy education in the spirit and tenants of the CFA designation.

Researchers from the Katz Graduate School of Business and from the Pitt School of Pharmacy Program Evaluation and Research Unit conducted research to evaluate the Veterans Health Administration MyVA Access initiative.

Faculty member Chris Kemerer was recently recognized for having published a paper that received the most citations during the period of 1972 to 2015. His work in software engineering economics and the management of information systems is highly influential.

A group of MBA students recently traveled to the City of Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood to observe the Business of Humanity® Project in action. This initiative by Professor John Camillus is using renewable energy and microgrid technology as a tool for profound economic development in Pittsburgh and in India.