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Jialun Qin

Jailun Qin
Jialun QinAssociate Professor
  • CollegeManning School of Business
  • DepartmentOperations Informat Systems
  • Phone(978) 934-4000

Research Interests

Knowledge management, data and Web mining, digital libraries, human computer interaction


  • Ph D: Management Information Systems, (2006), University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Facilitating Knowledge discovery by Mining the Content and Link Structure of the Web
  • BS: Computer Science, (2001), Shanghai Jiaotong University - Shanghai, China

Awards and Honors

  • Graduate In-state Tuition Scholarship, Scholarship/Research - University of Arizona
  • Student Excellence Scholarship, Scholarship/Research - Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship/Research - National Science Foundation
  • Teaching Excellence Award (2009), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Teacher Award (2008), Teaching - Student Government Association, University of Massachisetts Lowell
  • Teaching Award, Student Government Association (2008) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • AMCIS Doctoral Consortium (2005) - AMCIS


  • Li, X.B., Qin, J. (2017) "Anonymizing and Sharing Medical Text Records," Information Systems Research 28:2 pp. 332-352
  • Cifuentes, M., Qin, J., Fulmer, S., Bello, A. (2015) "Facilitators and barriers to using treadmill workstations under real working conditions: a qualitative study in female office workers.," American journal of health promotion : AJHP 30:2 pp. 93-100
  • Qin, J., Kurowski, A., Gore, R., Punnett, L. (2014) "The impact of workplace factors on filing of workers' compensation claims among nursing home workers.," BMC musculoskeletal disorders 15: pp. 29
  • Qin, J., Trudeau, M., Katz, J.N., Buchholz, B., Dennerlein, J.T. (2011) "Biomechanical loading on the upper extremity increases from single key tapping to directional tapping," Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology 21:4 pp. 587-594
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Chen, H. (2011) "A multi-region empirical study on the internet presence of global extremist organizations," Information Systems Frontiers 13:1 pp. 75
  • Chau, M., Cho, H.W., Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Chen, H. (2010) "Evaluating the use of search engine development tools in IT education," Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology 61:2 pp. 288
  • Chau, M., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Tseng, C., Chen, H. (2008) "SpidersRUs: Creating specialized search engines in multiple languages," Decision Support Systems 45:3 pp. 621-640
  • Chen, H., Chung, W., Qin, J., Reid, E., Sageman, M., Weimann, G. (2008) "Uncovering the dark Web: A case study of Jihad on the Web," Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology 59:8 pp. 1347
  • Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Lai, G., Chen, H. (2007) "Collection of U.S. extremist online forums: A web mining approach,"
  • Motiwalla, L.F., Qin, J. (2007) "Enhancing mobile learning using speech recognition technologies: A case study,"
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Reid, E., Lai, G., Chen, H. (2007) "Analyzing terror campaigns on the Internet: Technical sophistication, content richness, and Web interactivity," International Journal of Human-Computer Studies 65:1 pp. 71-84
  • Chau, M., Huang, Z., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Chen, H. (2006) "Building a scientific knowledge web portal: The NanoPort experience," Decision Support Systems 42:2 pp. 1216-1238
  • Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Chen, H. (2006) "CMedPort: an integrated approach to facilitating Chinese medical information seeking," Decision Support Systems 42:3 pp. 1431-1448
  • Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Lai, G., Reid, E., Chen, H. (2006) "Exploring the dark side of the Web: Collection and analysis of U.S. extremist online forums," 3975 LNCS: pp. 621-626
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Chau, M., Chen, H. (2006) "Multilingual web retrieval: An experiment in English-Chinese business intelligence," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 57:5 pp. 671-683
  • Xu, J., Chen, H., Zhou, Y., Qin, J. (2006) "On the topology of the dark web of terrorist groups," Intelligence and Security Informatics pp. 367-376
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Reid, E., Lai, G., Chen, H. (2006) "Unraveling International Terrorist Groups’ exploitation of the Web: Technical sophistication, media richness, and web interactivity," 3917 LNCS: pp. 4-15
  • Qin, J., Xu, J., Hu, D., Sageman, M., Chen, H. (2005) "Analyzing terrorist networks: A case study of the global salafi jihad network," Intelligence and security informatics pp. 287-304
  • Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Lai, G., Reid, E., Chen, H. (2005) "Building knowledge management system for researching terrorist groups on the web," 5: pp. 2524-2536
  • Reid, E., Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Lai, G., Sageman, M., Weimann, G., Chen, H. (2005) "Collecting and analyzing the presence of terrorists on the web: A case study of jihad websites," Intelligence and Security Informatics pp. 15-17
  • Qin, J. (2005) "Discovering hidden knowledge on the behavior of web users and content providers through web mining," 2: pp. 559
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Xu, J., Chen, H. (2005) "Studying the structure of terrorist networks: A web structural mining approach," 2: pp. 523-530
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Lai, G., Reid, E., Sageman, M., Chen, H. (2005) "The Dark Web portal project: Collecting and analyzing the presence of terrorist groups on the web," Intelligence and Security Informatics pp. 359-378
  • Zhou, Y., Reid, E., Qin, J., Chen, H., Lai, G. (2005) "US domestic extremist groups on the Web: link and content analysis," Intelligent Systems, IEEE 20:5 pp. 44-51
  • Qin, J., Chen, H. (2005) "Using genetic algorithm in building domain-specific collections: An experiment in the nanotechnology domain," pp. 102
  • Zhou, Y., Qin, J., Chau, M., Chen, H. (2004) "Experiments on Chinese-English cross-language retrieval at NTCIR-4," Working Notes of NTCIR 4:
  • Reid, E., Qin, J., Chung, W., Xu, J., Zhou, Y., Schumaker, R., Sageman, M., Chen, H. (2004) "Terrorism knowledge discovery project: A knowledge discovery approach to addressing the threats of terrorism," Intelligence and Security Informatics pp. 125-145
  • Qin, J., Zhou, Y., Chau, M., Chen, H. (2003) "Supporting multilingual information retrieval in Web applications: An English-Chinese Web portal experiment," Digital Libraries: Technology and Management of Indigenous Knowledge for Global Access pp. 149-152
  • Chen, H., Chung, W., Lai, G., Leroy, G., Lin, C., Marshall, B., McDonald, D., Ong, T.H., Qin, J., Shou, Y. (2000) "Digital libraries," Journal of Management Information Systems 16:3 pp. 57-70


  • The eOutcomes Project: Evaluating Achievement of Learning Outcomes in e-Learning Environments - Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, May 2008 - Baltimore, MD