Dr. Anurag Agarwal joined FGCU in 2019, having previously served on the faculty of Kent State University, University of Florida and University of South Florida. His teaching interests are in Information Systems, Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Visualizations, Programming Languages and Project Management. His research interests are broadly in applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence in business operations. More specifically he develops machine learning based meta-heuristics for various types of optimization problems in business. He has published over 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals and made over 70 presentations in various national and international conferences. He serves on the editorial board of the journal Enterprise Information Systems. He is a member of (i) The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science and Production and (ii) Operations Management Society.