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Julie Zhang


Juheng (Julie) Zhang
Dr. Julie ZhangAssociate Professor
  • College
    Manning School of Business
  • Department
    Operations and Information Systems
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3261
  • Office
    Pulichino Tong Business Center - 434
  • Email

Research Interests

Business Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Social Media Analytics, Information Disclosure

Dr. Zhang’s research focuses on data analytics and examines information manipulation on decision makings. She has published in Information Systems Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Decision Support Systems, Information Systems Frontier, and other academic journals.

Education

  • Ph D, (2011), University of Florida - Gainesville, FL

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award (2016), Teaching - Operations and Information Systems Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Alec Courtelis Award (2010), Scholarship/Research - University of Florida
  • Grinter Fellowship (2010), Scholarship/Research - University of Florida
  • Outstanding Academic Achievement Award (2010), Scholarship/Research - University of Florida

Selected Publications

  • Zhang, J., Liu, X., Li, X. (2019). Predictive Analytics with Strategically Missing Data. INFORMS Journal on Computing.
  • Zhu, D., Lappas, T., Zhang, J. (2018). Unsupervised tip-mining from customer reviews. Decision Support Systems, 107 116-124.
  • Zhang, J., Aytug, H. (2016). Comparison of imputation methods for discriminant analysis with strategically hidden data. European Journal of Operational Research, 255(2) 522 - 530.
  • Zhang, J., Piramuthu, S. (2016). Product recommendation with latent review topics. Information Systems Frontiers, 1 - 9.
  • Zhang, J. (2015). Voluntary information disclosure on social media. Decision Support Systems, 73 28–36.
  • Zhang, J., Aytug, H., Koehler, G.J. (2014). Discriminant Analysis with Strategically Manipulated Data. Information Systems Research, 25(3) 654–662.
  • Marston, S., Li, Z., Bandyopadhyay, S., Zhang, J., Ghalsasi, A. (2011). Cloud computing: The business perspective. Decision Support Systems, 51(1) 176-189.
  • Guo, H., Zhang, J., Koehler, G.J. (2008). A survey of quantum games. Decision Support Systems, 46(1) 318-332.
  • Zhang, J., Bandyopadhyay, S., Piramuthu, S. (2008). Real option valuation on grid computing. Decision Support Systems, 46(1) 333-343.

Selected Presentations

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Social Media: Financial Implications of Social Media Reactions to Firm-Related News - Conference on Information Systems and Technology, INFORMs, October 2019 - Seattle, WA,
  • Firm Performance and Social Media Content - Is The “Quiet Period” Quiet in This Information Rich World? - The 13th China Summer Workshop on Information Management, June 2019 - Shenzhen, China
  • Adversarial Learning - Invited talk, June 2019 - Lanzhou, China
  • Is IPO Quiet Period Quiet? - The 1st Conference of the New England Chapter of the AIS, May 2019
  • Using Analytics to Predict Project Management Success - 3rd North American International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, September 2018 - Washington, DC
  • Application and Research Prosperous of Data Exploration in Social Scientific Study - Invited talk, September 2018 - Lanzhou, China,
  • Information Disclosure in the Sharing Economy - The 12th China Summer Workshop on Information Management, June 2018 - Qingdao, China
  • Accentuating the Positive: Financial Implications of Strategic Information Disclosure of Firms on Social Media - Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), October 2017 - Houston, TX,
  • How to Publish in Top Journals - Invited talk, September 2017 - Worcester, MA
  • Strategically Information Disclosure on Social Media - INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2016 - Nashville, Tennessee
  • Mining Hidden Information - The 10th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), June 2016 - Dalian, China
  • Social Media Buzz with Stock Performance - SIGDSA: 2015 Business Analytics Congress, December 2015 - Dallas, Texas
  • Is IPO Quiet Period Quiet in This Information Rich World? - The 7th Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on Accounting Information Systems, December 2015 - Dallas, Texas
  • Product Recommendations with Discovered Hidden Topics in Online Reviews - INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2015 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Strategically Missing Values with Support Vector Machines - Faculty Research and Creative Work Symposium, March 2015 - Lowell, MA
  • Voluntary Information Disclosure on Social Media - The 6th Annual Pre-ICIS Workshop on Accounting Information Systems, December 2014 - Auckland, New Zealand
  • Strategically Missing Values with Support Vector Machines - The 23rd Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, December 2013 - Milan, Italy
  • Comparison of Imputation Methods for Discriminant Analysis with Strategically Hidden Data - DSI Annual Meeting, November 2011 - Boston, MA
  • Linear Discrimination with Strategic Missing data - INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2011 - Charlotte, NC
  • Trust and Reputation Systems, - INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2010 - San Diego, CA
  • Linear Discrimination with Strategic Missing Values - INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2010
  • A Survey of Quantum Games - INFORMS Annual Meeting, October 2008 - Washington D.C.
  • Real Option Valuation on Grid Computing - INFORMS Annual Meeting, November 2007 - Seattle, WA