Below is the list of former PhD students who graduated from the MIS Department with Dr. Chen as their adviser; current affiliations when known are listed in parentheses.

2016 - 2018

  1. Sagar Samtani, “Developing Proactive Cyber Threat Intelligence from the Online Hacker Community: A Computational Design Science Approach,” 2018.
  2. Weifeng Li, “Towards Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace: Social Media Analytics on Hacker Communities,” 2017.
  3. Victor Benjamin, “Securing Cyberspace: Analyzing Cybercriminal Communities Through Web and Text Mining Perspectives,” 2016. 
  4. Xiao Liu, “Health Data Analytics: Data and Text Mining Approaches for Pharmacovigilance,” 2016.

2011 - 2015

  1. Shan (Jonathan) Jiang, "Statistical Modeling of Multi-Dimensional Knowledge Diffusion Networks: An ERGM-Based Framework." 2015.
  2. Yu-Kai Lin, "Health Analytics and Predictive Modeling: Four Essays on Health Informatics," 2015.
  3. David Zimbra, "Stakeholder and Sentiment Analysis in Web Forums," 2012.
  4. Yan (Mandy) Dang, "Theory-Informed Design and Evaluation of Web-Based Knowledge Management Systems," 2011.
  5. Yulei (Gavin) Zhang, "Knowledge Discovery in Social Media: Physical World, Online World, and Virtual World," 2011.

2006 - 2010

  1. Hsinmin Lu, "Surveillance in the Information Age: Tex Quantification, Anomaly Detection, and Empirical Evaluation," 2010.
  2. Xin Li, "Graph-based Learning for Information Systems," 2009.
  3. Ahmed Abbasi, “Categorization, Analysis, and Visualization of Computer-Mediated Communication and Electronic Markets,” 2008.
  4. Sidd Kaza, “Instance, Evolution, and Predictive Modeling of Social Networks,” 2008.
  5. Jason Jiexin Li, “Feature Construction, Selection, and Consolidation for Knowledge Discovery,” 2007.
  6. Rob Schumaker, “Knowledge Acquisition, Delivery and Prediction through Text Mining,” 2007.
  7. Alan Gang Wang, “Entity Matching for Intelligent Information Integration,” 2006.
  8. Dan M. McDonald, “Combining Text Structure and Meaning to Support Text Mining,” 2006.
  9. Jialun Qin, “Facilitating Knowledge Discovery by Mining the Content and Link Structure of the Web,” 2006.
  10. Yilu Zhou, “Supporting Multilingual Internet Searching and Browsing,” 2006.

2000 - 2005

  1. Zan Huang, “Graph-based Analysis for E-Commerce Recommendation,” 2005 (Penn State University). International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2005 Best Dissertation Award, December 2005.
  2. Jennifer Xu, “Mining Static and Dynamic Structural Patterns in Networks for Knowledge Management: A Computational Framework and Case Studies,” 2005 (Bentley College, Boston).
  3. Byron Marshall, “Concept Mapping in Informal Node-Link Knowledge Representations,” 2005 (Oregon State University).
  4. Wingyan Chung, “An Automatic Text Mining Framework for Knowledge Discovery on the Web,” 2004 (University of Texas at El Paso; Santa Clara University).
  5. Thian-Huat Ong, “Language and Domain-Independent Knowledge Maps: A Statistical Phrase Indexing Approach,” 2004 (Cal State University at Sacramento).
  6. Chienting Lin, “Examining Technology Usability and Acceptance in Digital Government: A Case Study in Law Enforcement,” 2004 (Pace University).
  7. Gondy Leroy, “Facilitating Knowledge Discovery by Integrating Bottom-up and Top-Down Knowledge Sources: A Text Mining Approach,” 2003 (Claremont Graduate University).
  8. Michael Chau, “Searching and Mining the Web for Personalized and Specialized Information,” 2003 (Hong Kong University)
  9. Bin Zhu, “Information Visualization for Knowledge Repositories: Applications and Impacts,” 2002 (Boston University). CHI 2001 Consortium Student.
  10. Dorbin T. Ng, “A Concept Space Approach to Semantic Exchange,” 2000 (Carnegie Mellon University).

1990 - 1999

  1. Dmitri Roussinov, “Information Foraging Through Automatic Clustering and Summarization: A Self-organizing Approach,” 1999 (Syracuse University, Arizona State University, University of Strathclyde, Scotland). CHI 1999 Consortium Student. 
  2. Andrea L. Houston, “Information Classification: Usability Studies of Two Automatic Approaches,” 1998 (Louisiana State University).
  3. Richard E. Orwig, “A Graphical Self-Organizing Approach to Classifying Electronic Meeting Output,” 1995 (Susquehanna University).
  4. Randy J. Johnson, “A Cognitive Approach to the Representation of Managerial Competitive Intelligence Knowledge,” 1994.