Somnath Mukhopadhyay, an Associate Professor in the Marketing and Management Department at the University of Texas at El Paso, has published in numerous well-respected journals like Decision Sciences, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Communications of the AIS, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Neural Networks, Neural Computation, International Journal of Production Economics, and Journal of World Business. He received MS and PhD degrees in Management Science from Arizona State University. He was a visiting research assistant in the parallel distributed processing group of Stanford University. He has over 15 years of industry experience in building and implementing mathematical models. He is listed in Marquis 2011 Who?s who in America.