Hilgers named interim chair of business and details technological innovation at Missouri S&T

Dr. Michael Hilgers has been named interim chair of Missouri College of Science and Technology’s small business and information know-how (Little bit) department. His appointment begins Friday, June 18. 

Hilgers takes in excess of for Dr. Keng Siau, a professor of enterprise and info know-how who has served as chair of the department considering the fact that 2012.

Hilgers is a professor of enterprise and information technology at Missouri S&T. In addition to instructing programs in the department, he researches modeling and simulating business enterprise analytics and knowledge science. Hilgers’ previous funded tasks contain virtual truth investigate to offer schooling for initial responders and miners, as effectively as learning procedure improvement with purposes in geospatial facts systems. His recent investigate uses stochastic geometry in modeling info visualization.

“Since the day Mike Hilgers joined the school at S&T, he has constantly confirmed himself to be an fantastic educator,” suggests Dr. Kate Drowne, interim vice provost and dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, and Business at S&T. “I am grateful to his predecessor, Dr. Keng Siau, for his willingness to enable Mike make this leadership transition as easy as attainable. I have tremendous self esteem that Mike will be a extremely profitable, powerful and engaged interim chair, and I am seeking ahead to operating with him.”