CSWIM'07 Panel 1: The Ins and Outs of MIS Research Outlets
This panel purports to help researchers identify and target top research outlets in the area of MIS. The scope, requirements, and review process of several leading journals, including Information Systems Research (ISR), MIS Quarterly (MISQ), Management Science (MS), Operations Research (OR), INFORMS Journal on Computing (IJOC), Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS), and IEEE/ACM Transactions, will be discussed. The panelists will also share their own experiences, from the perspective of an author and/or Senior/Associate Editor of these journals.
Panelists (Alphabetical Order):
Ming Fan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the University of Washington. He received his Ph.D. degree in information systems management from the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include economics of information technology, online community, and the use of information technology in financial services companies. He has published in Information Systems Research, IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, European Journal of Operational Research, and Communications of the ACM among other journals. He is a co-author of the book Electronic Commerce and the Revolution in Financial Markets, which has been translated in Chinese.
Bernard C.Y. Tan (http://www.comp.nus.edu.sg/~btan) is Professor and Head of the Department of Information Systems at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He received his Ph.D. degree in Information Systems from NUS. He has won university research awards and university teaching awards at NUS. He has been a Visiting Scholar in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University and the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia. He has served as an Asia-Pacific Council Member for the Association for Information Systems. He is serving on the editorial boards of MIS Quarterly (Senior Editor), Journal of the AIS (Senior Editor), Management Science, Journal of Management Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Information and Management and Journal of Global Information Management. His research has been published in ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, ACM Transactions on Information Systems, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, European Journal of Information Systems, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Information and Management, Information Systems Research, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of the AIS, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Management Science and MIS Quarterly. His current research interests are knowledge management, virtual communities, and information privacy.
Yong Tan is an Associate Professor of Information Systems and the Neal and Jan Dempsey Faculty Fellow at the University of Washington Business School. His research interests include electronic commerce, social networks, software engineering, and economics of information systems. He has published in Operations Research, Management Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IIE Transactions, and European Journal of Operational Research. He serves on the editorial board of Management Science.
James Y. L. Thong is an Associate Professor and Deputy Head (IS Area Coordinator) of the Department of Information and Systems Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received a PhD in Information Systems from the National University of Singapore. He is the Asia-Pacific Council Member for the Association for Information Systems and formerly an Associate Editor for MIS Quarterly. His research on technology adoption, software piracy, and human-computer interaction has been published in Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, European Journal of Information Systems, Decision Support Systems, Information & Management, Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, OMEGA, Journal of Information Technology, Information Processing & Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Telecommunications Policy, IEEE Communications, and Communications of the ACM.
Daniel Zeng is an Associate Professor and the Director of the Intelligent Systems and Decisions Laboratory in the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Arizona's Eller College of Management. He is also an affiliated Professor at the Institute of Automation, the Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received his BS in operations research/economics from the University of Science and Technology of China, and his MS and PhD in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include software agents and multi-agent systems, spatio-temporal data analysis, security informatics, infectious disease informatics, complex systems analysis, recommender systems, digital economic institutions, and automated negotiation and auction. He has directed a number of U.S. National Science Foundation-funded research projects as PI or co-PI. He has co-edited eight books and published more than 80 peer-reviewed articles in Management Information Systems and Computer Science journals, edited books, and conference proceedings. He serves on editorial boards of eight Information Technology-related journals and has co-edited special topic issues for four leading journals. He is also the Chair of the INFORMS College on Artificial Intelligence, the Vice President for Technical Activities of the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society, and the Vice President for Academic Activities and Publications of the Chinese Association of Science and Technology, USA. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.
CSWIM'07 Panel 2: Building Productive and Lasting Research Collaborations Across National Boundaries
Consistent with the theme of CSWIM 2007, this panel purports to facilitate the discussion about building a new bridge between MIS scholars of China and overseas. The panelists will discuss conducting collaborative research, exchanging scholars and students, carrying out joint programs and so on. The panelists will share their own experiences, from the perspective of scholars as well as academic decision-makers.
Panel Chair: T. P. Liang
Ting-Peng Liang is National Chair Professor of Information Management, Dean of College of Management at the National Sun Yat-sen University in Taiwan, and Fellow of the Association for Information Systems.
Prior to the current position, he had been Dean of Academic Affairs, Director of the Graduate Institute of Information Management, and Director of the Software Incubator of the same University. He received his doctoral degree in Information Systems from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and had taught at the University of Illinois and Purdue University until 1993.
His primary research interests include electronic commerce, intelligent systems, decision support systems, knowledge management, and strategic applications of information systems. He has published papers in a number of academic journals, such as Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Journal of MIS, Operations Research, Decision Support Systems, Information and Management, Decision Sciences, IEEE Computer, IIE Transactions, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, and many others. He also serves as the founding editor of the Pacific Asia Journal of AIS and on the editorial boards of several academic journals, such as Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Journal of Computer Information Systems, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Industrial Management and Data Systems, among others.
Panelists (Alphabetical Order):
Lihua Huang is professor of Management Science & Information Systems at Fudan University. Her more detailed information is available at:
Zhangxi Lin is an associate professor of Information Systems at Texas Tech University, and also an adjunct professor for Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China. Currently he is the director of the Center for Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence at Texas Tech University. He received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from Tsinghua University in 1982 and Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999. His research interests include electronic commerce, mobile Internet services, and global IT strategies.
Yufei Yuan is the Wayne C. Fox Chair in Business Innovation and a Professor of Information Systems at DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems from The University of Michigan in U.S. and B.S. in Mathematics from Fudan University in China. His research interests are in the areas of mobile commerce, web-based negotiation support systems, security and privacy, business model of electronic commerce, approximate reasoning with fuzzy logic, matching problem, and information systems in health care. He has published more than 60 papers in professional journals such as Communications of the ACM, IEEE security and Privacy, Telecommunication Policy, International Journal of Mobile Communication, Internet research, International Journal of Electronic Markets, Information & Management, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, European Journal of Operational Research, Management Sciences, Decision Sciences, Academic Medicine, Medical Decision Making, International Journal of Human-Computer Systems, Human Systems Management and others. Dr. Yuan is the member of editorial board of the International Journal of Mobile Communication. His name is listed in Who’s Who in Canada.
Han Zhang is an associate professor in Information Technology Management at the College of Management, Georgia Institute of Technology. He is also an affiliate research faculty member of the Center for Research in Electronic Commerce (http://crec.mccombs.utexas.edu) at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000. His research focuses on economics of information technology, online trust and reputation related issues, trusted third parties or intermediaries, online payment methods, e-services, and the evolution of electronic markets. Dr. Zhang’s research work has appeared in various prestigious academic journals such as Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems and Decision Support Systems. He is the Program Co-Chair of the Third Sino – US Advanced Workshop on Electronic Commerce ( Tianjin, China, June 3-5, 2006), the Inaugural Workshop Co-chair of the First China Summer Workshop on Information Management ( Shanghai, China, July 22-23, 2007) and the Program Co-chair of the Sixth Workshop on e-Business ( Montreal, Quebec, Canada, December 9, 2007). He is also the member of the Editorial Board of Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA). Dr. Zhang has been invited to give presentations or lectures at many prestigious universities in China such as Peking University, Tsinghua University, Wuhan University, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Nankai University and the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.