Centre for Operations Excellence

The Centre for Operations Excellence (COE) is an internationally recognized operations research (OR) centre dedicated to providing value to business and academia through projects with industry and research on applied OR methods.


Affiliated UBC Faculty & Postdocs

Name Role Research Interests
Aziz, Arslan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Online Advertising Privacy; Mobile Economy; Digital Word-of-Mouth; User-generated Content; Platforms and Marketplaces
Begley, Joy Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Finance and Accounting; Empirical financial accounting; Defined benefit and defined contribution pensions; Use of accounting information to control agency problems; Equity Valuation
Bleck, Alexander Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Boundary of the firm, the market and regulation
Cavusoglu, Hasan Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) IT investment, information security, value of information technology, online product differentiation, information system security, Economics & sustainability, Management Information Systems
Chamberlain, Sandra Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Accounting and the economics of, Valuation of publicly traded firms using accounting information, Accounting and contracting, Earnings quality, Accounting for Financial Institutions
Lee, Gene Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Information Systems; Computer Science and Statistics; Business Analytics; Applied Machine Learning; Text Mining; Mobile Ecosystem; Social Media Analysis; Cybersecurity
Lundholm, Russell Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Financial statement analysis
Nan, Ning Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Management; Information Systems; digital business; evolvable information systems; blockchain governance; online community; complex adaptive systems
Vijayaraghavan, Rajesh Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Accounting and risk management in financial institutions, Disclosure, Corporate governance and performance measurement, Corporate Finance, Applications of machine learning
Woo, Carson C Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Information Systems; Conceptual modeling; Information systems analysis and design; Requirements engineering; Applications of block chain and artificial intelligence technology to business; Philosophy of Design Science
Yeung, Ira Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Voluntary Disclosure; Information Quality; Financial Institutions
Zhang, Jenny Li Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) Finance and Accounting; Financial reporting, corporate disclosure, restatements, pension
Zheng, Xin Faculty (G+PS eligible/member) SEC Enforcement, Securities Litigation, Auditing, Fraud, Regulation, Financial Reporting