Edward Stohr


School: School of Business

Building: Babbio Center

Room: 428

Phone: (201) 216-8915

Fax: (201) 216-5385

Email: estohr@stevens.edu


Current Research:

Big data and organizations

Cognitive computing

Process automation and workflow management

Decision support

Citations: 3,795; h-index: 24; I10-index: 12 (Google Scholar)

General Information

Edward Stohr is Professor of Information Systems and Program Coordinator for the Master of Science in Business and Intelligence and Analytics and Master of Science in Information Systems programs at the School of Business, Stevens Institute of Technology. Prior to joining Stevens in 2001, he was a faculty member at NYU’s Stern School of Business for over 20 years where he served as Chair of the Department of Information Systems for 11 years and as Director of Stern’s Center for Research on Information Systems for 5 years. He has held visiting appointments at INSEAD, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Melbourne University. Professor Stohr’s research focuses on the problems of developing computer systems to support work and decision making in organizations. He has published over 90 scientific papers including articles in leading management journals such as Operations Research, Management Science, Management Information Systems Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information & Management and Communications of the ACM. He is the co-editor of three books on information systems and is on the editorial boards of a number of leading journals. He holds an MBA and a Ph.D. degree in Information Science from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.Eng. from Melbourne University, Australia.

Institutional Service
  • AACSB Coordinator Chair
  • Institute P&T Committee Chair
  • Ethics Committee Chair
  • Coordinator MIS and BI&A Programs Chair
  • BI&A Program Academic Committee Chair
  • Faculty Senate Member
  • Interdisciplinary PhD in Data Science Chair
Professional Service
  • AIS SIG "ICT and Global Development" Treasurer and Local Arrangements Chair

 2001–           Information Management Program                      Stevens Institute of Technology 

1979-2000      Information Systems Department, Stern School ,                      New York University.  

1977-1979      Associate Professor of Decision Sciences,          School of Management, Northwestern University.  

1973-1977      Assistant Professor of Decision Sciences, Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University.  

1973-1973      Instructor, University of California, Berkeley.  

1969-1973      Full‑time course work leading to Ph.D.. Information Sciences,University of California, Berkeley  

1967-1969      Full‑time course work leading to a degree  of Master of Business Administration, University of California, Berkeley.  

Visiting Appointments at Other Academic Institutions 

2005               Visiting Professor, University of Melbourne,            (July - August, 2005) 

1996               Visiting Professor, University of Economics and Business, Vienna (Summer) 

1996               Visiting Professor, ISMT Department, Hong University of Science and Technology (Spring) 

1987               Visiting Professor, INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France (Spring semester)

Honors and Awards

Henry Morton Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2013- Honorary Lifetime Member, Global Institute for Flexible Systems Management. · Member of the Academic Advisory Committee of the Institute for Innovation, Information and Productivity (IIIP)· Howe School Outstanding Service Award, 2006· Howe School Outstanding Service Award, 2004· Research Professor, Stern School of Business, NYU, 1998-2001· Citibank Award for Excellence in Teaching, Stern School of Business,

Professional Societies
  • AIS – Association for Information Systems Member
  • SIG GlobDev – SIG ICT for Globbal Development Senior member
Grants, Contracts, and Funds

NameAgencyAmount$Start/EndPICo-PIsBusiness Continuity in the Pharmaceutical IndustryAT& T Foundation$50,0006/1/03 – 9/1/04Lou Laucirica, E. StohrPaul RohmeyerStrategic Multi-Project Resource Management, “CC-Lite”NASA$75,0006/1/04 – 12/31/04Thomas LechlerE. StohrA Methodology and Process for Managing Portfolios of Homeland Security ProgramsHomeland Security Institute$48,0003/1/05 – 12/31/05J. Hultin,E. StohrH. Fallah, Fred MurphyDefinition of the Productivity of ICT in the Era of CyberspaceInstitute for Information Innovation and Productivity (IIIP)$14,0003/1/2009 = 12/31/2010Niv Ahituv, Tel Aviv University, E. Stohr