PhD Students Supervision and Placement

Dissertation Chair

  • Aida Sanatizadeh, 2024, Assistant Professor, School of Business, Northern Illinois University
  • Tengteng Ma, 2023, Assistant Professor, Muma School of Business, University of South Florida
  • Ramah Al Balawi, 2022, Assistant Professor Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University of New York
  • Keran Zhao, 2021, Assistant Professor, C. T. Bauer College of Business, University of Houston
  • Cheng Chen, 2020, Assistant Professor, Lubar School of Business, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Dissertation Member

  • Chang Liu
  • Afnan Afnan
  • Pankhuri Malhotra, Assistant Professor, Michael F Price College of Business, The University of Oklahoma
  • Haesung Kim, Research, Korea Exchange
  • Minghong Xu, Assistant Professor of Practice, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
  • Bowen Dong, Research Scientist at F5
  • Guixiang Ma, Research Scientist at Intel Labs
  • Chun-ta Lu, Software Engineer at Google AI
  • Fengjiao Wang, Assistant Professor, Old Dominion University
  • Jingyuan Zhang, Data Scientist, Intuit
  • Jiawei Zhang, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, UC Davis
  • Shihong Xie, Assistant Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, Lehigh University
  • Kevin Qingbo Hu, AI/ML leader, Intuit
  • Xiaokai Wei, Research Scientist at Facebook
  • Weixiang Shao, Senior Software Engineer at Google


Editorial Appointments

Selected Professional Activities

  • Keynote speaker: The 4th International Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Social Media (SocialNLP)
  • Founder and Program Chair: International Workshop on Event Analytics using Social Media, 2015, 2017, 2018
  • Conference tutorials: KDD 2016, San Francisco, CA, SBP 2016, Washington, DC
  • Post and Demo Chair, Communities & Technologies conference (C&T) 2021
  • Track chair, AMA Summer Conference, 2018
  • Associate Editor, International Conferences on Information Systems (ICIS), 2018 –
  • Treasurer, The ACM Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI), 2016
  • Regularly serve on Program Committee for leading conferences in information systems, management, computer sciences, such as ICIS, WITS, CIST, HICSS, WeB, CSWIN, ICWSM, KDD, WWW, SBP, WSDM, NetSci, AAAI, IJCAI, ACL, NAACL, EMNLP
  • Journal Reviewer: Information Systems Research (ISR), Management Science (MS), MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), Decision Support Systems (DSS), INFORMS Journal of Computing (JOC), Electronic Commerce Research (ECR), Production and Operations Management (POM), Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JAIS), Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JAIST), Journal of Retailing, Information Retrieval Journal, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data (TKDD), ACM Transac- tions on Information Systems (TOIS), ACM Transactions on MIS, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (TiiS), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD), IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (TMM), Social Network Analysis and Mining