Michael V. Mannino received a B.B.A. degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1978 and an M.S. and a Ph.D. degree both from the University of Arizona, Tucson in 1981 and 1983, respectively. He has served on the faculty in the department of Computer and Information Sciences at the University of Florida from 1983 to 1985, the Department of Management Science and Information Systems at the University of Texas at Austin from 1985 to 1991, and the Department of Management Science at the University of Washington from 1991 to 1997. He is currently an associate professor in the Business School at the University of Colorado Denver. In addition, he is the co-director of the CSIS Ph.D. Program, a joint program between the Business School and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.
Dr. Mannino has taught a variety of courses at the undergraduate, masters, and doctoral levels. His courses emphasize a solid grasp of fundamental concepts and skills to prepare the student for applied work and more advanced training. He has taught courses on database management (beginning and advanced), systems analysis, web development, object oriented computing, business programming, and data mining. He has developed online courses in database management, data warehousing and administration, and web development. He is the author of Database Design, Application Development, and Administration and Integrated Access Labs for Database Design, Application Development, and Administration published by Irwin McGraw-Hill for three editions and now distributed by Ingram in the fifth edition.
Dr. Mannino conducts research in the areas of management of information technology, knowledge-based systems, and database management. He has published 40 refereed journal articles and 35 refereed conference articles on subjects in data mining, sequential decision making, data warehouse operations, database design, query optimization, data dictionary systems, model management, and object oriented databases. His articles have appeared in major information systems journals including Information Systems Research, ORSA Journal on Computing, Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, ACM Computing Surveys, MIS Quarterly, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems, and Journal of Management Information Systems. IBM Corporation and Unify Corporation have supported his research.
In the last few years, Dr. Mannino began a new research area on the compensation aspects of public employee pensions. He has recently published studies in the Journal of Pension Economics and Finance on surplus deferred compensation for career employees receiving retirement benefits through the Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association and the Denver Public Schools Retirement System.