Data science, business analytics, data privacy, data mining, information economics, health information systems
Data science, business analytics, data privacy, data mining, Big Data, text and network data analytics, medical and health informatics, auctions, mechanism design
Dr. Xiaobai Li's research focuses on data science, business analytics, data privacy, and information economics. He has received funding for his research from National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF). His work has appeared in Information Systems Research, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, and European Journal of Operational Research, among others. He is serving as Associate Editor for Information Systems Research, Decision Support Systems, ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, and Information Technology and Management.
Dr. Li has taught database management, programming languages, data analytics, data mining, statistics, and other information systems and business analytics courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to joining UMass Lowell, Dr. Li taught at the University of Texas at Dallas. In addition, he had worked in industry for 10 years as an engineer, an analyst, and a manager.