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    Zhi (Aaron) Cheng

      Doctoral Student and Research Assistant
      Department of Management Information Systems      
      Fox School of Business, Temple University
       Speakman Hall 201F
      1810 North 13th Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19122-6083
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Zhi (Aaron) Cheng is a doctoral student on the concentration of Management Information Systems (MIS) at Fox School of Business, Temple University. He is currently the vice president for Fox School Doctoral Student Association. He is also one of the competitive recipients of Presidential Fellowships, the most prestigious university wide award for graduate students in Temple. Prior to joining in FOX MIS, Aaron completed all of his coursework in advance in an esteemed Master-PhD Program at School of Business, Renmin University of China (RUC), and received his master degree in management science and engineering in Summer 2015.

Aaron has research interests in Economics of Digitization, Smart City, Privacy, Public Policy and IT, Societal Impact of IT (public sectors: Transportation, Public Health, Education), Digital Business Strategy (private sectors: Retailing, Insurance, Hospitality). His methodological interests lie on quantitative methods, including Econometrics, Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition, and Randomized Controlled Field Experiment.

Aaron’s work has been published in well-reputed peer-reviewed journal, Journal of Information Technology, click here

Cheng, Z. A., Dimoka, A., & Pavlou, P. A. (2016). Context may be King, but generalizability is the Emperor!. Journal of Information Technology, 31(3), 257-264. (JVC A- Journal, Impact Factor (2016): 6.953)

Aaron presented his work in leading Information Systems conferences, such as the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), Conference on Information System & Technology (CIST), Conference on Digital Experimentation (CODE @ MIT), Statistical Challenges in e-Commerce Research (SCECR), American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), INFORMS Annual Meeting, Erasmus Energy Forum (EEF).

His work, Information Transparency and Customer Churn, earned him the Best Track Paper in the Human Computer Interactionand was nominated as Most Innovative Research-in-progress in ICIS 2016 in Dublin, Ireland. 

Aaron has been an External Researcher/Data Scientist for a number of companies, including TalkingData (Beijing, China), Vivat Insurance (Amsterdam, the Netherlands), Hersha Hospitality Trust (Philadelphia, USA), and IBM (Beijing, China).

For more details, please see his Curriculum Vitae.   Word Cloud


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