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Donald Gantz

Professor and Chair, Department of Applied Information Technology

Expertise: Information technology, Forensics, Computer simulation, Handwriting analysis

Gantz has taught courses  on basic statistics, probability, stochastic systems, computer simulation, case studies in applied statisticsat the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research interests are mathematical economics, applied statistics, flight test analysis, computer performance engineering and capacity planning, computer simulation and management decision systems.

He is an active researcher and practitioner in the application of geographic information systems, modeling systems and decision support systems to transportation demand management and traffic mitigation. Throughout his years as an applied statistician, he has been involved with survey design, analysis and reporting. He has considerable experience in the development of management decision systems and in litigation related analyses. He has done research, published papers and made presentations about the relationship between tuberculosis and demographic and socioeconomic factors in Northern Virginia.

Media Contact: Preston Williams, 703-993-9376,

Robert Quinn

Instructor, Applied Information Technology

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Expertise: business, Information technology, computer science

Robert T. Quinn is an Instructor in the Applied Information Technology Department in George Mason University's Volgenau School of Engineering.

A former U.S. Army Captain, Professor Quinn is the Founding Director of the master of science in Applied Information Technology program; Deputy Director, Intelligence Community Programs; and Instructor in the Senior Capstone Program for GMU’s Volgenau School of Engineering. He guides academic program development, oversees adjunct faculty and graduate student recruitment, and coordinates relationship management for the Program’s customers.

Professor Quinn is currently CEO of Gateway Management Group, Inc., an organization strategy firm. Before joining Mason, he was Vice President, Financial Services – North America Practice for Gemini Consulting. He was Senior Vice President of Drake Beam Morin, Inc., then the world’s largest career management firm, as well as General Manager-Philadelphia Region. He developed the business strategy for DBM’s Senior Executive Transition Program and coached top executive clients. He also served as Vice President for Business Development at Warner Amex, as Manager of Corporate Strategy for W.R. Grace, and as Head of Citicorp’s Brokerage Industry Banking Department.

Professor Quinn earned his MBA and BA in English Literature from Fordham University.

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