McDonough School of Business


McDonough School of Business
Teaching Professor

Professor Montano earned her Ph.D. in Systems Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Since then, she has taught courses in decision sciences, information management, electronic commerce, and computational modeling. Dr. Montano has also published a number of papers in refereed journals including "Decision Support Systems", "IEEE Transactions", and "European Journal of Operational Research" as well as serving as a Principal (or Co-Principal) Investigator on several Federally funded research grants.


  • University of Pennsylvania - Ph.D.
  • University of Pennsylvania - M.S.
  • State University of New York at New Paltz - B.A.


Articles in Journals (15)

Montano, B. R., Yoon, V., Drummey, K., Liebowitz, J.. "Agent learning in the multi-agent contracting system [MACS].." Decision Support Systems, 45, 1 (2008): 140-149.

Montano, B. R., Yoon, V., Lowry, S., and Wilson, T. "A Multiagent System for US Government Defense Research Contracting." Communications of the ACM (2005)

Yoon, V., Montano, B. R., Wilson, T., and Lowry, S.. "Natural Language Interface for MACS." International Journal of Intelligent Systems on Accounting, Finance, and Management (2005)

Montano, B. R., Dillon, R. "The Impact of Technology on Relationships within Organizations." Journal of Information Technology and Management (2005)

Rubenstein-Montano, B., Liebowitz, J., Buchwalter, J., McCaw, D., Newman, B., and Rebeck, K.. "A systems thinking framework for knowledge management." Decision Support Systems, 31, 1 (2004): 5-16.

Rubenstein-Montano, B. and Malaga, R.. "A weighted sum genetic algorithm to support multiple party, multiple objective negotiations." IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, 6, 43 (2002): 36-377.

Rubenstein-Montano, B., Buchwalter, J., and Liebowitz, J.. "Knowledge management: A U.S. Social Security Administration case study." Government Information Quarterly, 18 (2001): 223-253.

Rubenstein-Montano, B., Liebowitz, J., Buchwalter, J., and McCaw, D.. "SMARTVision: A knowledge management methodology." The Journal of Knowledge Management, 5, 4 (2001): 300-310.

Malaga, R. and Rubenstein-Montano, B.. "Toward web-based knowledge marts." Quarterly Journal of Electronic Commerce, 2, 3 (2001): 253-262.

Rubenstein-Montano, B., Anandalingam, G., and Zandi, I. "A genetic algorithm approach to policy design for consequence minimization." European Journal of Operational Research, 124, 1 (2000): 42-53.

Rubenstein-Montano, B.. "A survey of information systems for urban planning: Moving towards knowledge management." Computers, Environment and Urban Systems, 24, 3 (2000): 155-172.

Rubenstein-Montano, B. and Zandi, I.. "An evaluative tool for solid waste management." ASCE Journal of Urban Planning and, 126, 3 (2000): 119-135.

Rubenstein-Montano, B., Liebowitz, J., Hill-Gross, M., Imhoff, M., Richburg, T. and Brown, M.. "HCFA (Health Care Financing Administration) IT (Information Technology) Project Planner." Journal of Computer Information Systems, 40, 4 (2000): 41-68.

Liebowitz, J., Adya, M., Rubenstein-Montano, B., Yoon, Y., Buchwalter, J., Imhoff, M., Baek, S., and Suen, C.. "MACS: Multi-agent COTR system for defense contracting." Knowledge-Based Systems Journal, 13, 3 (2000): 241-250.

Liebowitz, J., Rubenstein-Montano, B., McCaw, D., Buchwalter, J., Browning, C., Newman, B., Rebeck, K.. "The knowledge audit." Journal of Knowledge and Process Management, 7, 1 (2000): 3-10.

Articles in Conference/Workshop Proceedings (1) Montano, B. R., Porter, D. C., Malaga, R. A., Ord, J. K.. "Enhanced Reputation Scoring for Online Auctions." , Las Vegas, NV: ICIS, 2005.

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