About Department
Degree Programs
Courses
Faculty & Staff
Students & Alumni
Research
Resources & Links
Final Year Projects
Words to Employers
Vacancies
Inquiry

 


 

 
  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


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  

   Articles

  • "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)

   Conference Proceedings/Papers

  • "Partitioning Customers Using Overlapping Segmentation Methods," Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS2008), December 2008. (with Alex Tuzhilin)

  • "Stylometric Feature Selection for Assessing Review Helpfulness," Proceedings of the 18th Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS2008), December 2008. (with Jiexun, Li and Craig MacDonald)

  • "Social Network Collaborative Filtering: Preliminary Results," Proceedings of the Sixth Workshop on eBusiness (WEB2007), December 2007. (with Foster Provost and Anindya Ghose)

  • "Authorship Analysis in Cybercrime Investigation," Proceedings of the first IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI2003), Tucson, AZ. Published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). (with Yi Qin, Zan Huang, and Hsinchun Chen)


HONORS AND AWARDS

  • PhD Student Teaching Excellence Commendation, Stern School of Business, 2007
  • Doctoral Fellowship, Stern School of Business, New York University, 2004-2008
  • Research Assistantship, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona, 2002-2004
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Northeastern University, 2002
  • Rockwell Automation Master of Science Scholarship, 2001
  • International Engineering Technology Inc. (IET) Scholarship, 2000
  • Gold Medal in China Collegiate Computer Programming Contest, 1998


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • INFORMS
  • AIS