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 Megan Wydick Martin

Megan Wydick Martin

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems

Harris 235

(919) 760-8131

Profile

Dr. Megan Wydick Martin joined Meredith College as an Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems and Quantitative Methods in 2017. She has a Ph.D. in Management Science (Business Information Technology) from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, an M.B.A from the University of North Carolina Wilmington and a B.A. in Mathematics with a minor in Statistics from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. She has continued to enhance her data analytics expertise by earning Google Analytics, MOS Excel, and SAS Analytics certifications. Prior to her academic career, she managed the electronic training platform for a nationwide plasma collection company. She served as the subject matter expert for all technical aspects of the computerized training system for executive leadership, as well as end users. Dr. Martin continues to consult for private companies on a variety of challenges related to project management, business analytics, operations management and information systems.

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. Management Science (Business Information Technology), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2017)

M.B.A. Management, University of North Carolina Wilmington (2007)

B.A. Mathematics, minor Statistics, University of North Carolina Wilmington (2004)

Future Professoriate Graduate Certification, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (2017)

Predictive Modeler Using SAS Enterprise Miner 14 Certification, SAS Academy (2018)

Advanced Analytics Professional Using SAS 9 Certification, SAS Academy (2018)

Advanced Predictive Modeling Using SAS 9 Specialist Certification, SAS Academy (2018)

SAS Text Analytics, Time Series, Experimentation and Optimization Using SAS 9.4 Specialist Certification, SAS Academy (2018)

MOS Excel 2016 Specialist Certification, Microsoft Corporation (2019)

Google Analytics for Beginners Certification, Google Academy (2021)

Advance Google Analytics Certification, Google Academy (2021)

Professional Credential

Professional Memberships:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)
  • Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • Production and Operation Management Society (POMS)
  • Triangle Women in STEM (TriWiSTEM)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Golden Key International Honour Society

 

Service

  • Founding Board Member, Bryce Martin Foundation l  www.brycemartinfoundation.org 
  • Team Leader, National MS Society 
  • Event Coordinator, Ovarian Cancer Awareness

Presentations

Martin, M.W. and C. Ragsdale (2022) A Cross-Trained Workforce Task Assignment and Tour Scheduling Problem in a Children’s Gymnastics Facility. Southeast Decision Sciences 51st Annual Meeting, Jacksonville, FL (February 2022)

Martin, M.W. and C. Ragsdale. (2018) A Plasma Collection Center Task Assignment and Tour Scheduling Problem with an Emphasis on a Cross-Trained Workforce. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 48th Annual Meeting, Wilmington, North Carolina

Martin, M.W. and C. Ragsdale (2018) Optimizing Product Test Scheduling With In Process and At-Completion Inspection Constraints. Decision Sciences Institute 49th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL (November 2018)

Martin, M. W. and C. Ragsdale. (2017) A Grants Administration Application Identifying the Best Path to Optimality. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 47th Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.

Martin, M.W. (2013). A Shortage in Business Doctoral Candidates in Academia: Contributing Factors, Impact on Academia, and Remediation. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 43rd Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina.

Martin, M. W. (2013) Features to Consider When Identifying a Compatible Electronic Medical Records System. Production and Operation Management Society 24th Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado.

Martin, M. W., and L. Matheson (2012). A Quality Function Deployment Approach to Developing Electronic Medical Record Course Content, Design, and Delivery for Healthcare Employees. Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 42nd Annual Meeting, Columbia, South Carolina.

Awards

Meredith College School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award, 2020

Excellence in Recreation Award, Raleigh Mayor’s Committee for Persons with  Disabilities, 2019 

Spirit of Collaboration Award, NC Insightful Visionaries, 2018 

Best Paper Award, Innovative Education, Teaching, and Pedagogy Track,  Southeast Decision Sciences Institute 43rd Annual Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, 2013 

 

Publications

Martin, M.W., C. Ragsdale, J. Fico, C. Cajica-Sierra, and R. Fetcenko. The Product Test Scheduling Problem. International Journal of Applied Management and Technology, January 2022.

Collignon, S., J. Chacko, and M.W. Martin. An Alternative Multiple-Choice Question Format to  Guide Feedback Using Student Self-Assessment of Knowledge. Decision Sciences Journal of  Innovative Education, June 2020.

Martin, M. W. and C. Ragsdale. Navigating the Best Path to Optimality in a University Workload Assignment Problem. Decision Sciences, May 2020 

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