Dr. Beam is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas. She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, and has taught Introduction to Operations Management, Intro to Decision Support Systems, Introduction to Analytics, Probability and Statistics, Lean Six Sigma, Maintenance and Reliability, Risk Management, and a variety of other operations management topics since she began with the program in 2012. She has been teaching online since 2007. She also works as a consultant, specializing in data science and analytics. Projects include descriptive and predictive analytics, and help inform such decisions as market segmentation, direct marketing strategy, customer churn analysis, and coupon/pricing analysis.
MSOM Faculty Member of the Year, 2016