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Matthew Lanham

Matthew Lanham

Clinical Assistant Professor of Management
Quantitative Methods

Professor Lanham is a member of the Quantitative Methods Area in Purdue University's Daniels School of Business. He coordinates and teaches Daniels' Data Mining, Predictive Analytics, Using R for Analytics, and Industry Practicum courses, as well as interfacing these activities with Purdue's Krenicki Center for Business Analytics & Machine Learning serving as its Associate Director of Student Engagements. Please visit for work his students have done with industry partners – you just might be persuaded to connect with him to scope out a project yourself. Also, feel free to read about and connect with the other wonderful faculty here in Daniels whom are also mentoring Experimental Learning opportunities with companies. Boiler up!

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  • Matthew Lanham
    Lanham elected to INFORMS Analytics Certification Board
    Matthew Lanham, clinical assistant professor and academic director of the Business Analytics and Information Management master’s program (MSBAIM) at Purdue University’s Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business, has been elected to serve on the INFORMS Analytics Certification Board for a three-year term.
  • Krannert honors two faculty members with KATE Awards
    The school recently recognized two winners of the Krannert Alumni Teaching Excellence, or KATE, Awards, which are selected by a committee of four faculty members and five graduating seniors.
  • Preparing Students for Post-Pandemic Success
    Krannert's Academic Director for the MS BAIM program, Prof. Matthew Lanham speaks with Inside Higher Ed on how universities can help their students become more competitive and enhance their own degree offerings.
  • MS BAIM Students Win Best Student Paper Award at MWDSI Conference
    For the second year in a row, a team of students from Krannert's MS Business Analytics and Information Management (MS BAIM) program won Best Student Paper at the Midwest Decisions Sciences Institute (MWDSI) conference.
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    SAS honors Krannert’s Matthew Lanham with 2019 Distinguished Professor Award
    A persistent analytics talent gap creates big opportunities for people who can wield analytics to help organizations make better decisions. Innovative analytics users and students who are rushing to fill that gap — and those who teach them — were honored this week at the SAS Global Forum, including Matthew Lanham of the Purdue University Krannert School of Management.

2023 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) Fellowship

2023 UPS George D. Smith Prize

2022 Dr. Charlene Sullivan Transformative Impact Award

2021 Krannert Alumni Teaching Excellence (KATE) Award

2019 Krannert School of Management Transformative Impact Award

2019 Purdue University Summer Teaching Innovation Award

2019 SAS Distinguished Professor Award

2018 Purdue University Summer Teaching Innovation Award

2018 Purdue University Teaching for Tomorrow Fellowship

2017 Purdue University Teaching for Tomorrow Fellowship

Phone: (765) 494-4419
Office: YONG 937

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Area(s) of Expertise

Artificial Intelligence, Business Analytics, Data Analytics, Data Mining, Decision Sciences, Experiential Learning, Information Technology, Machine Learning