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Dr. Steven Coy

Dr. Steven Coy

Dr. Steven Coy

EmeritusManagement and Insurance & Risk Management


Discipline: Management

Dr. Coy earned his doctorate in management science from the University of Maryland in 1998. He teaches graduate courses in decision modeling and undergraduate courses in operations management and quality management. Prior to his appointment at UHD, he worked for over four years as Manager of Operations Research at Continental Airlines (now part of United Airlines). Dr. Coy is also a culinary-trained chef. He worked for 18 years as a chef or manager at a number of hotels and restaurants in the eastern half of the U.S. Dr. Coy has published over 25 research papers. His research interests include decision modeling, supply chain management, combinatorial heuristic design, artificial neural networks, operations management, and small business management.

Degrees Earned

University of Maryland: Ph.D. in Management Science, 1998

Courses Taught


Managerial Decision Making
Managerial Decision Making for Security Executives
Decision Modeling for Supply Chain Manager
Production and Operations Management


Operations and Supply Chain Management
Foundations of Management Science
Quality Management
Project Management
Management of Organizations
Mathematical Statistical Models
Linear Statistical Models
Business Statistics

Experience Qualifications

Business and Professional Experience:

Management Science
Decision Sciences/Decision Modeling
Operations Management
Quality Management
Supply Chain Management
Multivariate Statistical Analysis
Data Analytics
Artificial Neural Networks
Small Business Management
Airline Management

Organizations/Community Experience:

Member of Decision Sciences Institute

More Information

Research and Creative Interests:

Dr. Coy has published research papers in combinatorial optimization, artificial neural networks, airline management, quality management, small business management, fisheries management, fuzzy logic, business pedagogy, and supply chain management. His current research interests include artificial intelligence applications, supply chain management, and quality management.