Topic: Andrew Whinston

He Fights Spam So You Don't Have To

Aug. 28, 2014
He Fights Spam So You Don't Have To

Internet security hasn't found a way to stop spam, which accounts for more than 90 percent of all email. Professor Andrew Whinston is on a mission to stop it at the source.

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Researchers Take Down Spam One Day at a Time

Aug. 30, 2013
Researchers Take Down Spam One Day at a Time

Ever wonder where all that spam in your inbox comes from? SpamRankings.net, a research project, tracks daily changes in spam trends worldwide. Read more. [Infographic]

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Cooper Was Giant of Business Education

June 20, 2012
Cooper Was Giant of Business Education

Professor Emeritus William W. Cooper, an academic giant widely considered to be a father of management science, died Wednesday, June 20, at the age of 97. A high school dropout and former boxing champ, he went on to revolutionize business education and research.

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Ranking Seeks to Protect Internet Users from Data Theft by Exposing Flagrant Spam Havens

May 31, 2011

The Center for Research in Economic Commerce (CREC) at The University of Texas at Austin has unveiled an initiative called SpamRankings.net, designed to protect Internet users by identifying major havens for spam.

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University of Texas at Austin Professor Most Influential Management Information Systems Researcher

Feb. 2, 2011

Andrew B. Whinston, professor at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, is identified as the most influential researcher in the field of management information systems in a study that measures the productivity and impact of published work by scientists and scholars using a yardstick called the h-index.

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