Faculty Notes

School of Accounting Stephen Lin, associate professor and Knight Ridder Center Research professor; and assistant professors Abijit Barua and John (Changjiang) Wang, won a highly competitive “IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards) Ready” award from the PricewaterhouseCoopers Charitable Foundation to fund their curriculum development proposal titled “Integrating IFRS in both accounting-major undergraduate and Master of Accounting […]

One day affords two opportunities for faculty to absorb new research.

Both the Finance and Real Estate Department and the Department of Management and International Business provided colleagues from across Florida International University (FIU) the chance to flex their intellectual muscles during two seminars held on November 6, 2009. Wayne Ferson, University of Southern California, confirms validity of Nobel Prize winning model. “The ‘Out-of-sample’ Performance of […]

College names eminent scholar chairs and Knight Ridder Center and Pino Center professorships for 2009-2010.

The College of Business Administration has announced the appointment of eminent scholars along with new faculty appointments to the Knight Ridder Center and the Pino Entrepreneurship Center. The faculty members appointed to these positions initiate and maintain highly visible activities that stimulate research and educational initiatives with industry and professional associations. “The college is pleased […]

Irma Becerra-Fernandez appointed director of Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center.

Joyce J. Elam, executive dean, College of Business Administration, Florida International University (FIU) has appointed Irma Becerra-Fernandez (PhD ’94) director of the college’s Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center. “The Pino Center will have a new focus on innovation,” said Becerra-Fernandez, Knight Ridder Center Research Professor and professor, Department of Decision Sciences and Information […]

Eight faculty members add promotion to their list of accomplishments.

The College of Business Administration congratulates eight faculty members on their recent promotions to the next rung of the academic ladder. The following were promoted from associate professor to full professor: Irma Becerra-Fernandez, Department of Decision Sciences and Information Systems, Knight Ridder Research Professor of Management Information Systems and director, Eugenio Pino and Family Global […]

Department of State’s energy advisor meets with college’s Energy Business Forum.

Ed Glab, director, Knight Ridder Center for Excellence in Management; Carmen Algeciras (MIB ’03, BA ’01), director, USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program; Greg Manuel, Department of State energy advisor, and George Philippidis, associate director of the university’s Applied Research Center. On December 4, 2007, Greg Manuel, Department of State energy advisor to Condoleezza Rice, met with members […]

Looking into the energy crystal ball: Where will 2030 find us?

Every second, the world consumes 40,000 gallons of liquid fuel. Audience in the Ocean Bank Auditorium gathered for “Outlook for Energy” forum. Startling statistics like this one explain why the subject of energy generates discussion around the globe—including at the College of Business Administration during the Energy Business Forum held on November 14, 2007. More […]

Executive MBA students hit the road to see how China does business.

Executive MBA students visiting General Motors in Shanghai The College of Business Administration’s Executive MBA (EMBA) program offers entrepreneurs and professionals the opportunity to integrate new knowledge and apply new skills and insights into their current work. Classroom learning—including courses on international business and global finance—plays a key role in the EMBA experience. The coursework […]