Raymond L. Major is Associate Professor of Business Information Technology. He received the Ph.D. in Decision and Information Sciences, M.B.A., and B.S.E.E. from the University of Florida. Dr. Major has been an engineer providing certain services for companies engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas. His primary research interests include the modeling and analysis of local area networks using object-oriented programming, knowledge representation and knowledge acquisition techniques of artifical intelligence, and on examing business survey data using artificial intelligence techniques. He has served as Track Chair for both Southeast DSI and Southeast INFORMS. He is a member of DSI and INFORMS.