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  Rong ZHENG
Assistant Professor
Email: rzheng@ust.hk

PhD 2009 New York University, Information System
M.Sc. 2002 Northeastern University, Computer Science
B.Sc. 1999 Northeastern University, Computer Science


ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Assistant Professor, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, 2009-present
  • Instructor, IOMS Department, Stern School of Business, NYU, 2007


PUBLICATIONS
  

  • "Evidence on the Information Content of Text in Analyst Reports," forthcoming at the Accounting Review. (with Allen Huang and Amy Zang)
  • "REQUEST: A Query Language for Customizing Recommendations," Information System Research, 22, 1(2011), pp. 99-117. (with Gedas Adomavicius, Alex Tuzhilin)
  • "A Framework for Authorship Identification of Online Messages: Writing Style Features and Classification Techniques," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 57(3):378-393 (2006). (with Jiexun Li, Zan Huang and Hsinchun Chen)
  • "From Fingerprint to Writeprint: Feature Selection for Authorship Identification," Communication of ACM, 49(4): 76-82 (2006). (with Jiexun Li and Hsinchun Chen)


SELECTED WORKING PAPER


PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

  • Track chair, AIS-SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services, 2012
  • Associate editor, ICIS research method track (2012-2014)
  • Program committee, WITS (2010-2014), ICEC (2012-2014), CSWIM (2010-2014)
  • Demo chair, ACM Recommender System Conference (2013)
  • Ad hoc reviewer for MISQ, ISR, JMIS, Management Science, Journal on Computing, ACM Transactions


HONORS

  • Research grant, RGC/GRF, 2010-2012
  • Research grant, RGC/GRF, 2013-2015
  • HKUST Business School Research Grants, 2012
  • Finalist, Franklin Prize for Teaching Excellence, 2010
  • Weilun Fellow, College of Fellows of HKUST, 2010-2014
  • PhD Student Teaching Excellence Awards, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2007
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2004-2008
  • Gold Medal in China Collegiate Computer Programming Contest, 1998


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • INFORMS
  • AIS