Robert M Saltzman

Robert Saltzman teaches undergraduate and MBA courses in operations management, statistics, speadsheet modeling, computer simulation, and quality management in the College of Business at San Francisco State University. He served as Chair of the Decision Sciences Department from 2007-2010 and from 2013-2016. Rob earned his Ph.D. in Operations Research at Stanford University, and his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Math at Brown University. His research interests are in applied optimization and animated simulation modeling.

Collaborators (Diverse Groups)

Loyola University Chicago

Robyn K. Mallett













Robyn K. Mallett, Associate Professor


Diverse Groups

Dr. Mello examines topics specific to minority group membership, including stereotype threat and anticipated discrimination in educational and occupational attainment.


Key References


Time Perspective

"Time perspective is a multidimensional, individual-varying, and age-related construct that is defined as thoughts and feelings about the past, present, and future" (Mello, 2017).


Dr. Mello's Students

Research Laboratory located in EP 510


Students who are interested in joining the TimeLab should send an email to Dr. Mello at that includes a brief statement about career goals, CV/resume, and GPA.


Lab Manager

Julie V. Chandler, BA


Assistant Lab Manager

Olivia de la Piedra-Morrissey



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