California State University, Sacramento University of Winsconsin - Madison

Monica Lam, PhD, AAT

Professor, College of Business Administration

California State University, Sacramento
6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6088
Phone: (916) 278-7037 E-mail: FAX: (916) 278-6141

Education  Research


Dr. Monica Lam is a professor in the College of Business Administration at the California State University, Sacramento.  She was the Associate Dean for Graduate and External Programs in 2009-2015.  Her administration accomplishments include the US News and World Report Ranking #2 for the Part-Time MBA Program and the Online Master of Science in Accountancy Program in the California State University System, launching the International MBA program in Singapore, which is the first CSUS graduate degree program delivered at an overseas site, and launching the International MBA program on campus, which is the first CSUS cohort-based MBA program for international students.  Her publications appear in Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Neural Networks, Journal of the Operational Research Society, European Journal of Operational Research, Annals of Operations Research, Journal of Financial Services Marketing, Journal of Education for Business, Journal of Technology Research, etc.  She performed consulting, internship, and research activities with Wells Fargo Bank, California State Parks and Recreation Department, Access Health, and University of Science and Technology in Hong Kong.  She holds a computer program copyright of rule extraction for backpropagation, which converts the learning results from neural network backpropagation training into symbolic classification rules.  Her teaching areas include the following: