Diane
M.
Strong
Professor & Department Head
Affiliated Department or Office
Management Information Systems
Data Science
Education
BS University of South Dakota 1974
MS New Jersey Institute of Technology 1978
MS Carnegie Mellon University 1983
PhD Tepper School of Business Carnegie Mellon University 1988
Expert Bio

Professor Strong focuses on how business, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations can best use computing technologies, such as database systems, electronic health records systems, and mobile apps. She is currently part of two National Science Foundation funded, interdisciplinary team of researchers. One group is studying how healthcare providers can use electronic health records systems to improve the quality of, and access to healthcare, while also reducing costs. Another project is to develop a diabetes support app.

Media Coverage

Business Sense: WPI's Master's Program Merges IT with Analytics for Real-World Applications

Diversity in Action

Diane Strong, department head and professor of information technology and data science, spoke with Diversity in Action magazine about WPI's revised Master's in Information Technology program. (pg. 70). "Starting at the intersection of technology, business and people, we prepare our students to become leaders, to think simultaneously about what businesses need, how to answer that with innovative tech solutions and then deliver intuitive, easy-to-use products and programs," she said. 

WPI granted $1.6M to develop wound-care app

Worcester Business Journal

The Worcester Business Journal reported on work funded by a $1.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new smartphone app to monitor chronic wounds. The work is led by Emmanuel Agu, associate professor of computer science and coordinator of WPI’s Mobile Graphics Research Group, with co-principal investigators professor Diane Strong and associate professor Bengisu Tulu, both of the Foisie Business School, and Peder Pedersen, a retired professor of electrical and computer engineering.

Patents

Other Inventor(s):
Lei Wang, Qian He, Peder C. Pedersen

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