Dr. Charles H. Apigian

Co-Director of the Data Science Institute, Jones College of Business

Dr. Charles H. Apigian
Room N337, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 45, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

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Professor Apigian specializes in data science and specifically predictive analytics. Through his work in the Data Science Institute, he works with industry, government and non-profit organizations to understand how to use data to make good decisions and most important to use data for good.

Areas of Focus

Artificial Intelligence | Autonomous Vehicles | Big Data | Predictive Analytics | Tech Workforce Development

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Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Toledo (2003)
  • MBA, Wayne State University (1998)
  • BSBA, Bowling Green State University (1995)

Areas of Expertise

Business Intelligence, Predictive Analytics and Machine Learning, and Tech Workforce Development.


Dr. Apigian received his PhD. from The University of Toledo and since then has been a Professor at MTSU. He is currently the Co-Director of the Data Science Institute and is mainly teaching Data Mining and Predictive Analytics. Prior to coming to MTSU, Dr. Apigian was the Vice President of a manufacturing firm in Detroit, MI in the auto industry.