Business Analytics and Big Data

Management Science/Operations Research

Computer Simulations

Decision Support Systems and Data Mining
Decision Making with Simulation

Ph.D. - 1998, The University of Nebraska at Lincoln
M.A - 1994, The University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Candidate of Sciences - 1992, University of Tirana, Albania
B.S. - 1984, The University of Tirana, Albania

Sample Publications

In Press: "A Simulation Based Apheresis Platelet Inventory Management Model," Transfusion, Volume x, Number x, pp. x-x, with Culler, E. & Ettkin, L., (Applied).

2013: "Using Simulation to Establish Appropriate Vaccination Rates and Co-payment Policies from a Cost Perspective," Service Business: An International Journal, 7, Issue 3, pp. 437-457, with Kim, S. M., (Applied).

2013: "Viewing Cybersecurity as a Public Good: The Role of Governments, Businesses, and Individuals," Academy of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues Journal, 16, Number 1, pp. 7-14, with White, C. & Ettkin, L.,  (Applied).

2013: "Quality Cost Management Support System: An Effective Tool for Organizational Performance Improvement," Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, 24, 2-3, pp. 432-451, with Lari, A., (Applied).

2012: "A Simulation Methodology to Investigate the Impact of Medication Alternatives from a Cost Perspective: A Case Study," Academy of Health Care Management Journal, Volume 8, Number 2, pp. 81-94, with Ettkin, L., (Applied).

2012: "Privacy Concerns In Higher Education: Traditional Versus Online Education," International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Volume 10, Number 2, pp. 6-10, ,  (Applied).

2012: "Using Simulation to Investigate Virus Propagation in Computer Networks," Network and Communication Technologies, Volume 1, Number 2, pp. 76-85, with Ali, A., (Applied).

2011: "Open Innovation Modeling Using Game Theory," Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal, Volume 14, Issue 2, pp. 79-90, Asllani, A. & Lari, A. (DBR)

2011: "Addressing Vulnerability of Mobile Computing: A Managerial Perspective," International Journal of Computer Science and Information Security, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp. 1-5, Asllani, A., & Ali, A. (CP)

2009: "The Effect of Human Pattern-recognition Abilities in Improving DSS Performance," Computers & Industrial Engineering, Volume 57, pp. 246-252, Asllani, A. & Lari, A. (CP)

2009: “Machinist’s Sequencing Dilemma: Problem Formulation and Solution,“ Academy of Information and Management Sciences Journal. Asllani, A., White, S. & White, C.

2009: Asllani, A. & Lari, A. (2009) The Effect of Human Pattern-recognition Abilities in Improving DSS Performance. Computers & Industrial Engineering, Volume. 57 pp. 246–252

2008: Ahmadi, M., Asllani, A., Roth, W. & White, C. (2008) Using Online Technology to Enhance Problem Solving Skills: An Experimental Study, International Journal of Management in Education, Volume 2, Number 2, pp. 234-247.

2008: Asllani, A., Ettkin, L. & Somasundar, A. (2008) Sharing knowledge with conversational technologies: web logs versus discussion boards. International Journal of Information Technology and Management. Volume 7, Number 2, pp. 217-230.

2007: Asllani, A. Dileepan, P. & Ettkin, L (2007) A Methodology for Using Simulation to Optimize Emergency Mass Vaccination Parameters, Journal of Medical Systems, Volume 31, pp. 453–459.

2007: Asllani, A. & Lari, A. (2007) Using genetic algorithm for dynamic and multiple criteria web-site optimizations. European Journal of Operational Research. Volume 176, Issue 3, 1 February 2007, pp 1767-1777

Professional Activities and Memberships

Decision Sciences Institute (1998- Present)

Editorial Board: Service Business: An International Journal (Jan 2014-Present)
Editorial Board: American Journal of Business Research (January 2008-Present)

Honors and Awards
Alpha Honor Society, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (2011)                                                                   

Post Doctoral Fellowship, Center for Security Studies, University of Maryland (2010-2011)                               

Dean’s Merit Awards for Faculty Achievements, College of Business, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (2006-2007, 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014)