(773) 442-6104
(773) 442-6110
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Michael
Bedell
Ph.D.
Dean, Full-Time
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Technology
Office: (773) 442-6150; Work Cell: (312) 520-1112
Courses Taught
MNGT 373 Human Resource Management
MNGT 371 Organizational Behavior
Research Interests
Teams, Training, HR Information Systems, Process Improvement
Education

Indiana University – Ph.D.
University of Kansas – M.B.A., B.S.

CBM 184
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office: (773) 442-6150; Work Cell: (312) 520-1112
Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Main Campus
Nont Dhiensiri
Nont
Dhiensiri
Associate Dean, Full-Time, Accounting Business Law and Finance
College of Business and Technology
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-6171
Courses Taught
FINA 360 Principles of Financial Management I
FINA 366 Financial Institutions and Markets
FINA 373 Intermediate Financial Management
MNGT 380 Entrepreneurship
Research Interests
Accounting Business Law and Finance
Education

•  Ph.D.   University of Pittsburgh,  Pittsburgh, PA,  Finance,  2004

•  M.S.   Boston College, Carroll Graduate School of Management,  Chestnut Hill, MA,  Finance,  1996

•  M.Mgt   American Graduate School of International Management,  Glendale, AZ,  International Management,  1991

•  B.S.   Chulalongkorn University,  Bangkok, Thailand,  Business Administration,  1989

CBM 187
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-6171
Office Hours
Posted on Office Door
Main Campus
Stijepko Tokic
Stijepko
Tokic
Department Chair, J.D., LL.M.
Accounting, Business Law and Finance
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-4757
Expertise
Trade Regulation
Courses Taught
BLAW 109 FYE: Professionalism, Ethics, Law and Chicago Scandals
BLAW 285 The Legal Environment of Business
BLAW 380 Business Law I
BLAW 381 Business Law II
BLAW 410 International Business Law
Research Interests
Patents and Antitrust, Commercial Law, Education Law.
Education

• New York University School of Law, LL.M.

• Thurgood Marshall School of Law, J.D. (Magna Cum Laude)

Selected Publications

Stijepko Tokic, The Interplay Between User Innovation, Patent System and Product Liability Laws: Policy Implications, 99 J. PAT. & TRADEMARK OFF. SOC'Y 20 (2017).

Stijepko Tokic, "The Role of Defining the Relevant Product Market in the Post-Actavis Era," 27 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY JOURNAL 265 (2015).

Stijepko Tokic, Impact of Legal (Un)certainty on Patent Valuation: What Investors Should Know Before Investing in Patents, 22 FED. CIR. B.J. 363 (2013). Official journal of the Federal Circuit Bar. 

Stijepko Tokic, Rethinking Educational Malpractice: Are Educators Rock Stars? 2014(1) BYU EDUC. & L.J. 105 (2014).

Stijepko Tokic, Enforcing the Duty of Disclosure after Therasense: Antitrust Implications, 40 AIPLA Q.J. 221 (2012). Published by the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Stijepko Tokic, The Role of Consumers in Deterring Patent Settlements Based on Invalid Patents: The Case of Non-Practicing Entities, 2012 STAN. TECH. L. REV. 2 (2012). 

Stijepko Tokic, In Re "DDAVP" Direct Purchaser Antitrust Litigation: Is the Second Circuit's Massage the Way to Relieve the Key Pressure Points Between the Patent System and Antitrust Laws? 92 J. PAT. & TRADEMARK OFF. SOC'Y 536 (2010). 

Background

Stijepko Tokic joined the Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) in Fall 2008. He currently teaches Legal Environment of Business, International Business Law, Business Law I and II, and a First Year Experience course entitled Professionalism, Ethics, Law and Chicago Scandals. Professor Tokic focuses much of his research on the intersection between patent and antitrust laws, and he has published articles in, among others, the American Intellectual Property Law Association Quarterly Journal, the Federal Circuit Bar Journal, the Stanford Technology Law Review, and the Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society. Professor Tokic has presented his research at many domestic and international conferences, including the largest patent conference in the world, known as “PatCon,” and his research has been included in multiple amicus briefs that were submitted to the Supreme Court of the United States. Prior to joining NEIU, Professor Tokic worked as a Teaching Assistant for Contracts and Property Law, a law clerk, a consultant, and a researcher. In his spare time, Professor Tokic enjoys playing tennis, writing music, and fishing in his hometown of Dubrovnik, Croatia.

CBM 174
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4757
Office Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays: 2:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Main Campus
Professor Jian Li smiles into the camera.
Jian
Li
Professor, Department Chair
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-6129
Expertise
Supply Chain Management, Production and Operations Management, Quantitative Methods.
Courses Taught
MNGT 368 Business Statistics
MNGT 377 Production/Operations Management
MNGT 379 Introduction to Operations Research and Management Science
MNGT 402 Applied Business Research
MNGT 404 Production and Operations Management
Research Interests
• Supply Chain Risk Management: Order Splitting across Time, Flexible Ordering, Emergency Responses to Uncertain Supply, Logistics Management, Supply Contract Design • Supply Diversification: Outsourcing, Supplier Selection • Inventory Management • On the Interfaces between OM and Marketing: Dynamic Pricing • On the Interfaces between OM and Finance: Options and Forward Contract
Education

Ph.D., Operations Management, Purdue University, USA

Graduate Certificate, Applied Statistics, Purdue University, USA

M.S., Operations Research and Control Theories, Tsinghua University, P.R. China

B.S., Applied Mathematics, Tsinghua University, P.R. China

Selected Publications

• A Periodic Review Inventory Model with Two Delivery Modes, Fractional Lead-Times, and Age-and-Period-Dependent Backlogging Costs (2016, with S. Chand and Y. Xu). International Journal of Production Economics. 173, 199-206.

• Optimality of (s, S)-policies in a dynamic pricing model with replenishment opportunities: a sample path approach (2013, with X. Xu). Operations Research Letters. 41(6), 719-725.

• Day-Definite Full Container Load Service for Time-Sensitive Shippers: On the Perspective of Total Distribution Cost (2013, with P. Kouvelis). Int. J. of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management. 6(3), 1-39.

• Outsourcing, Yield Uncertainty and Contingency Responses (2013, with P. Kouvelis). Production and Operations Management. 22(1), 164-177.

• Contingency Strategies in Managing Supply Systems with Uncertain Lead Times (2012, with P. Kouvelis). Production and Operations Management. 21(1), 161-176.

• Managing the New Uncertainty: Can a new, day-definite ocean transport product deliver benefits for shippers in a changing and challenging market (2009, with P. Kouvelis)? Research Report/Whitepaper, Washington University in St. Louis.

• Managing Inventory over a Short Season: Models with Two Procurement Opportunities (2009, with S. Chand, M. Dada and S. Mehta). Manufacturing & Service Operations Management. 11(1), 174-184.

• Flexible Backup Supply and the Management of Lead-Time Uncertainty (2008, with P. Kouvelis). Production and Operations Management, 18(2), 184-199.

CBM 179
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-6129
Office Hours
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday
1:30-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday; or by appointment
Main Campus
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Xiwei
Wang
Ph.D.
Department Chair; Associate Professor
Computer Science
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-4734
Courses Taught
CS-207 Programming II
CS-304 Data Structures
CS-324 Intro to the Design of Algorithms
CS-404 Analysis of Algorithms
CS-419 Informatics
CS-422 Data Mining
Research Interests
Data privacy and security, recommender systems, data mining, and machine learning.
Education

Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Kentucky
M.Eng., Computer Software and Theory, University of Science and Technology of China

Room CBT 181
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4734
Office Hours
2-3 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
or by appointment
Main Campus
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Robert
Cook
Graduate Programs Coordinator/Assistant Professor
College of Business and Technology
Management and Marketing
College of Business and Technology
(773) 442-6132
Courses Taught
MNGT 368 Business Statistics
MNGT 377 Production and Operations Management
MNGT 379 Business Analytics
MNGT 402 Applied Business Research
Research Interests
Methodological: Stochastic Dynamic Programming, Approximate Dynamic Programming, Metaheuristics
Application Areas: Disaster Relief Logistics, Health Care Operations Management, Sustainable Operations, Real-time Traffic Management, Military Operations
Education

University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Ph.D. in Operations Management, 2018
M.S. in Operations Management, 2017
B.S. in Operations Management, 2014

Selected Publications

R. A. Cook and E. J. Lodree. Dispatching policies for last-mile distribution with stochastic supply and demand. Cook and Lodree [2017], Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, 106:353 – 371.

E. J. Lodree, N. Altay, and R. A. Cook. Staff assignment policies for a mass casualty event queuing network. Lodree et al. [2017] Annals of Operations Research.

(773) 442-6132
Office Hours
Office hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Contact via email or phone for appointment
Main Campus
Jessica Mueller
Jessica
Mueller
Executive Director of Adult Education, Advancement, and Business Innovation
College of Business and Technology

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Danielle
Pryor
Assistant to the Dean
College of Business and Technology

Room C 102
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
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Brian
Cordero
Program/Student Advisor
College of Business and Technology
Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Sarah
L.
Griffin
Program Advisor
College of Business and Technology
Accounting, Business Law and Finance
Management and Marketing

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Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Vladimir
Fernandez
Program Director for Student Development
College of Business and Technology

Room CBM 173
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday through Friday, by appointment.
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Imelda
Yabes
Program Advisor
College of Business and Technology

CBM 159
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Alicia
Perez
B.S.
Student/Program Advisor
Computer Science
Education

B.S, Loyola University Chicago

Room CBT 178
Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

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8:30-4:30 p.m.
Dwan (Dee) K. Buetow-Kimpel
Dwan (Dee)
K.
Buetow-Kimpel
Office Administrator
Accounting
Business Law and Finance
Expertise
Certified Customer Service Administrator and Certified Trainer. Experienced in Microsoft Office products, Excel, PowerPoint and Statistical Program for the Social Sciences general organization and administrative skills.
Education

Bachelor of Arts, Interdisciplinary Studies, 2008 Northeastern Illinois University
Pursuing Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance, Northeastern Illinois University

 

Background

Dwan (Dee) joined the College of Business and Management in July, 2017 as an Office Administrator. Dee has been with NEIU for 11 years having served in the President’s Office, Angelina Pedroso Center for Diversity and Intercultural Affairs, the Physics department and Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. Prior to joining NEIU, Dee spent 28 years in banking as a Corporate Trainer, Customer Service Administrator, Branch Manager and Assistant Vice President with various institutions.

Additional Information

Northeastern Illinois University alumna, Interdisciplinary Studies, December 2008

Current Northeastern Illinois University student, pursuing Bachelor of Music, Vocal Performance

Dee believes in giving back to the community, not limited to and including fundraisers for: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Association, American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Suicide Prevention of America, The Chicago Coalition for the Homeless and The Alzheimers Association of America.

'I'm a student of art, which imitates life and therefore I commit my desires and studies to classical and musical genres, as well as dancing and sports'.

Northeastern Illinois University
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Office Hours
Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Gabriela Chavez
Gabriela
Chavez
Office Administrator
College of Business and Technology
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Anne
Kolar
Business Manager-Computer Science/Management and Marketing
College of Business and Technology
Office Hours
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.