Dr. Cheickna Sylla

Dr. Cheickna Sylla

Program Chair, Professor of Decision Sciences and MIS

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Telephone: +1 973-596-5691
Email: cheickna.sylla@njit.edu


Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, State University of New York at Buffalo
M.S., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, State University of New York at Buffalo
B.S., Electromechanical Engineering, Ecole Nationale D’Ingénieurs (ENI) of Mali, Bamako


Dr. Cheickna Sylla is a Professor of Decision Sciences and MIS at the School of Management, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York. His teaching and research interests include: statistical analyses and applied operations research methods to human machine interfaces studies, project management, distribution logistics, management information systems, decision support systems, and operations management. His research publications appear in IEEE Transactions in Systems, Man and CyberneticsIEEE Transactions on Engineering ManagementEuropean Journal of Operations ResearchComputers and Industrial EngineeringControl Engineering PracticeCost ManagementInternational Journal of Management and Decision MakingInternational Journal of Information Technology and ManagementInternational Journal of Networking and Virtual OrganizationsInternational Academy of Business and Economics; and International Environmental Agreements: Politics, Law and Economics, etc. He published numerous articles in conference proceedings. He is a member of INFORMS, IIE, and the Production & Operations Management Society.

He has been involved in developing and teaching business statistics and data analysis courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels for over 20 years. He is married and has 3 children.

Courses I Teach:

MGMT 316 Business Research Methods

OM 375 Management Science

Courses Taught:

Management Science

Operations Management

Project Management

Decision Analysis

Business Statistics

Business Research Methods

Decision Support Systems

Data Mining and Analysis

Knowledge Management

Systems Analysis & Design Methods

Management Information Systems

Forecasting and Regression Models

Production Planning and Control Methods

Special Topics in Operations

Project Management