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Niculescu, Marius Florin

Marius Florin Niculescu

Associate Professor;
PhD Coordinator, ITM

Functional Area(s):
Economics of free in markets for digital goods and services
IT diffusion and management
Mobile telecommunications
Network economics
Cloud computing
Software quality management
Online distribution of video entertainment
PhD in Operations, Information and Technology, Stanford Graduate School of Business
MS in Financial Mathematics, Stanford University
BA in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University

Dr.  Marius Florin Niculescu joined Georgia Tech College of Business in the fall of 2009 after completing his Ph.D. in Operations, Information and Technology at Stanford Graduate School of Business.  His research focuses on the economics of information systems, software freemium and seeding business models, network economics, management and diffusion of IT products and services, mobile telecommunications, software release and pricing, software quality management, cloud computing, and online distribution of video entertainment. Dr. Niculescu's research has been published in Management Science and Information Systems Research, and presented at numerous conferences in the field and research seminars at peer universities (link to his Google Scholar profile).   Dr. Niculescu's work received 2013 AIS Best Publication of the Year Award, Best Conference Paper Award at the Conference on Information Systems and Technology in 2012, and Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence at Scheller College of Business, Georgia Tech in 2013.  He also served as an Associate Editor for the International Conference on Information Systems and the Europoean Conference on Information Systems, as well as ad-hoc reviewer for the majority of the top journals in the field. In 2012 and 2015, Dr. Niculescu received the Management Science Distinguished and Meritorious Service Awards. He also served as the president of the eBusiness section of INFORMS during 2013.  Dr. Niculescu also took over the role of ITM PhD Coordinator in 2015.

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