Syam Menon

Professor - Management
syam@utdallas.edu
972-883-4779
SOM3421
Syam's Webpage
Tags: Information Systems

Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Business
University of Chicago - 1997
MBA - Business Administration
University of Chicago - 1996
B.Tech. - Engineering
The University of Kerala, College of Engineering, India - 1989

Publications

Analyzing Sharing Incentives in Peer-to-Peer Networks Under Various Congestion Measures Forthcoming - Publication
A Sequential Approach for Optimal Broadcast Scheduling in Packet Radio Networks. IEEE Transactions on Communications. Forthcoming. 2009 - Publication
Optimal Broadcast Scheduling in Packet Radio Networks via Branch and Price. With R. Gupta. INFORMS Journal on Computing. Forthcoming. 2008 - Publication
Preserving Privacy When Sharing Distributed Transactional Data. The 17th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems. Montreal, Canada: December, 2007. Nominated for Best Paper Award. 2007 - Publication
Minimizing Information Loss and Preserving Privacy. With S.Sarkar. Management Science. 53. 1. (2007): 101-116. 2007 - Publication
Multiperiod Cellular Network Design via price-influenced simulated Annealing (PISA). With A. Amiri. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - Part B: Cybernetics. 36. 3. (2006): 600-610. 2006 - Publication
Exploiting Problem Structure to Efficiently Sanitize Very Large Transactional Databases. The 16th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems. Milwaukee, Wisconsin: December, 2006. 2006 - Publication
Scheduling Web Banner Advertisements with Multiple Display Frequencies. With A. Amiri. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics - Part A. 36. 2. (2006): 245-251. 2006 - Publication
Allocating Fragments in Distributed Databases. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems. 16. 7. (2005): 577-585. 2005 - Publication
Maximizing Accuracy of Shared Databases when Concealing Sensitive Patterns. With S. Mukherjee, and S. Sarkar. Informations Systems Research. 16. 3. (2005): 256-270. 2005 - Publication

Appointments

Associate Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
University of Texas at Dallas [2006–Present]
Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management
University of Texas at Dallas [2002–2002]
Assistant Professor of Management Science and Information Systems
Oklahoma State University [1998–2002]
Visiting Assistant Professor of Management Science and Information Systems
Oklahoma State University [1997–1998]
Teaching Assistant
University of Chicago [1996–1996]
Part-time Consultant
University of Chicago [1995–1996]
Student Intern Supervisor/Consultant
AT&T [1993–1993]
Teaching Assistant
University of Chicago [1990–1997]

Projects

Order Allocation for Stock Cutting in the Paper Industry.
1998–1998 US West Advanced Technologies, Boulder.
Hiding Sensitive Itemsets: Exact and Approximate Approaches (with Sumit Sarkar).
2004–2004 INFORMS National Meeting (Sponsored Session, Informations Systems Society), Denver.
Multidimensional Cutting and Packing Problems.
1993–1993 University of Chicago, Chicago
Using Column Generation for Network Design.
1999–1999 Department of Computer Science, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Multi-period Homing Decisions in the Design of Cellular Telecommunications Networks (with Ali Amiri).
2002–2002 INFORMS National Meeting, San Jose (Sponsored Session, Telecommunications).

Additional Information

Professional Organizations
  • The Institute for Operations Research and The Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Association for Information Systems

News Articles

Data Safety Paper Honored at IT Conference
A discussion of data-privacy techniques earned three School of Management researchers a nomination for top paper last month at an information technology conference in Montreal. “Preserving Privacy When Sharing Distributed Transactional Data” was one of five papers so nominated at the 2007 Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems, held Dec. 8 and 9. The honored researchers were UT Dallas management information systems faculty members Dr. Syam Menon and Dr. Sumit Sarkar, and Ph.D. student Jing Hoa. Also honored at the conference was School of Management alumnus Hasan Cavusoglu, co-author of a paper that also was nominated.