Faculty Profile for Dr. Rasim M Musal

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Dr. Rasim M Musal
Associate Professor — CIS & Quantitative Methods
MCOY 459
phone: (512) 245-3197

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Ph.D., 2007, George Washington University
M.B.A., 2001, George Washington University
BA, 1998, Koc University

Teaching Interests

Statistical thinking, Stochastic Models, Time Series, Bayesian Methods, Utility Theory

Research Interests

Bayesian and Spatial Models, Applications of Utility Theory.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ekin, T., Lakomski, G., & Musal, R. (2019). An Unsupervised Bayesian Hierarchical Method for Medical Fraud Assessment. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 12, 116–124.
  • Musal, R., & Ekin, T. (2018). Information Theoretic Multi-Stage Sampling Framework for Medical Audits. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 34, 893--907.
  • Musal, R., & Ekin, T. (2017). Medical Overpayment Estimation: A Bayesian Approach. Statistical Modelling, 17(3), 196–222.
  • Ekin, T., Musal, R., & Fulton, L. (2015). Overpayment Models for Medical Audits: Multiple Scenarios. Journal of Applied Statistics, 42(11), 2391–2405.
  • Ekin, T., Musal, R., & Fulton, L. (2015). Overpayment Models for Medical Audits: Multiple Scenarios. Journal of Applied Statistics, 42(11), 2391–2405. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/02664763.2015.1034659 JCR IF:  .8

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean Nominee for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, McCoy College of Business Administration. August 2011
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Excellence in Teaching, Health Services Management and Leadership, The George Washington University. May 2007

Selected Grants

  • Feng, Li (Supporting), Chen, Xiao (Principal), Ekin, Tahir (Supporting), Musal, Rasim (Supporting). Enabling and Improving Data-Driven Research at Texas State University, National Science Foundation, Federal, $499896.00. (Funded: October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2017). Grant.
  • Ekin, Tahir (Supporting), Chen, Xiao (Principal), Feng, Li (Supporting), Musal, Rasim M (Supporting). CC*IIE Networking Infrastructure: Enabling and Improving Data-Driven Research at Texas State University, National Science Foundation, Federal, $499896. (Funded: October 2014 - September 2016). Grant.
  • Ekin, Tahir, Musal, Rasim (Co-Principal). Overpayment Models for Medical Audits: Multiple Scenarios, McCoy College of Business, Texas State University, $2500. (Submitted: February 2014, Funded: September 2014 - May 2015). Grant.
  • Musal, Rasim (Co-Principal), Fulton, Larry (Principal). Phishing for Spam, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $13898. (Funded: December 15, 2010 - December 31, 2011). Grant.
  • Musal, Rasim (Co-Principal), Fulton, Larry (Principal). Report on Computer Assisted Instruction, McCoy College Research Committee, Texas State University, $745. (Funded: November 15, 2010 - December 31, 2011). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Committee Member
Research Enhancement Program
Present
Course Coordinator for QMST 5334
Course Coordinator for QMST 5334
August 16, 2018-Present
Coordinator
Course Coordinator 3334
August 2011-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Arab Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences
September 26, 2019-December 11, 2019
Chair
Faculty Selection
August 15, 2018-December 30, 2018