Profile

Wenli Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer and Information Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
wangw@rmu.edu
412-397-6473 phone (M)
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 218


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Management Science and Information Systems, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering and Telecommunications, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 1994

Professional Background

  • 2006-2012 Professor and Faculty Lead (CIS-BSCS, CIS-ITM, CBA/CIS-PhD), College of Business Administration, College of Information Systems, Trident University International, Cypress, CA
  • 2005-2006 Visiting Professor, Department of Management Information Systems, Lee Business School, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2000-2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Area of Expertise/Research

  • E-commerce and E-learning
  • Decision Science and Data Analysis
  • Auction and Pricing
  • Security and Assurance

Publications

  • Pauleen, D.J., Dalal, N., Intezari, A., Rooney, D., and Wang, W. (2015) "In Bed with Technology: Peril, Promise and Prudence," Communications of the Associations for Information Systems, forthcoming.
  • Wang, W. (2015) "Improving Learning Outcomes of Textbook Content with a Supplementary Learning Module: A Case for Basic Cryptology," Issues in Information Systems, 16(3), pp. 172-182.
  • Wang, W. (2015) "Lessons Learned from Teaching Project-based Systems Analysis and Design," Issues in Information Systems, 16(4), pp. 132-142.
  • Alfifi, F., Wang, W., Kovacs, P.J., Davis, G.A., and Al-Maliki, S.Q. (2015) "Cloud Computing: A Cross-cultural Comparative Study between Computer and Information Systems Faculty at a University in United States and a University in Saudi Arabia," Issues in Information Systems, 16(1), pp. 41-50.
  • Kovacs, P.J., Kovalchick, L., Peslak, A., and Wang, W. (2015) "In-classroom Teaching is here to Stay–At Least for Students in Computer & Information Systems," Issues in Information Systems, 16(2). pp. 44-52.
  • Alfifi, F., Kovacs, P.J., Al-Maliki, S.Q.,Wang,W., & Davis, G.A., (2014). CIS Faculty Perceptions Of The Impact And Effectiveness Of Cloud Computing Technology, Issues in Information System, XV(1), 190-199. 
  • Kovacs, P. J., Scarpino, J. J., & Wang, W. (2013) A Framework for an Interactive Web-Based Application Course,  Issues in Information System, XIV(1), 300-306.
  • Paulett, K., Davis, G.A., & Wang,W., (2013). Cyber Forensics And Information Security:A New And Innovative Bachelor's Degree Program, Issues in Information System, XIV(1), 244-250.
  • Hidvégi, Z., Wang, W., and Whinston, A.B. (2007) "Binary Vickrey Auction–A Robust & Efficient Multi-unit Sealed-bid Auction against Buyer False-name Bids," Decision Support Systems, 43(2), pp. 301-312.
  • Hidvégi, Z., Wang, W., and Whinston, A.B. (2006) "Buy-price English Auction," Journal of Economic Theory, 129 (1), pp. 31-52. 
  • Cook, D.A. and Wang, W. (2006) "Neutralizing Piracy of Motion Pictures – Reengineering the Supply Chain of the Industry," Technology in Society, 26(4), pp. 567-583.
  • Wang, W., Hidvégi, Z., and Whinston, A.B. (2001) "Designing Mechanisms for E-Commerce Security: An Example from Sealed-bid Auctions," International Journal of Electronic Commerce, 6(2), pp. 139-156.
  • Wang, W., Hidvégi, Z., Bailey, A.D., and Whinston, A.B. (2000) "E-Process Design and Assurance Using Model Checking," IEEE Computer, 33, pp. 48-53.

Presentations

  • 2015 - Wang, W. "Building a Contemplative IS Workforce through Promoting Mindfulness in IS Design," Proceedings of the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS'15). San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • 2015 - Wang, W. (2015) "Empower Patients, Enhance Care," Proceedings of the 25th International Conference of Pacific Rim Management (ICPRM). Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2015 - Wang, W. (2015) "A Contemplative View on Big Data," Proceedings of the 25th International Conference of Pacific Rim Management (ICPRM). Los Angeles, CA.
  • 2014 - Dalal, N., Pauleen, D., Rooney, D., Intezari, A., Wang, W., "In Bed with Technology: Peril, Promise and Prudence," Panel. Proceeding of the 25th Australian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS'25). Auckland, New Zealand, December 2014.
  • 2013 - Dalal, N., Pauleen, D., Jennex, M., Beard, J., Rosen, P. & Wang, W., "Where is the Wisdom We Have Lost in Technology?" Panel. Proceeding of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS'13). Chicago, IL, August 2013.
  • 2013 - Tan, J., Wu, J., Lin, Z.X., and Wang, W. (2013) "To Regulate or Deregulate: The Internet-based Lending Market in China," Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management (ICSSSM). Hong Kong, China.
  • 2012 - Knaggs, C., Pollard, S., and Wang, W. (2012) "Information Transparency?An Enabler of Theory of Constraints Success in Administrative Process Improvement," The 11th Workshop on e-Business (WEB). Orlando, FL.
  • 2012 - Devgan, V., Wang, W., and Xue, Y.J. (2012) "Enabling beliefs, Satisfactions, and Information Security Compliance in Mandatory Technology Settings," The 11th Workshop on e-Business (WEB). Orlando, FL.
  • 2012 - Knaggs, C., Pollard, S., and Wang, W. (2012) "Applying Theory of Constraints in Administrative Process: An Experiment from the U.S. Government," Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Management Science and Engineering (ICMSE). Dallas, TX.
  • 2012 - Huerta, G., Wang, W., Hunt, D., Stevens, M.J., and Stevison, J.M. (2012) "Post-Traumatic Growth and Global Management Competence--Enablers of Retention after Risk Exposure in International Assignment Experiences," Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Management Science and Engineering (ICMSE). Dallas, TX.
  • 2011 - "Management of Change to Ensure IS Success: A Longitudinal Study." Pauline Ash, Wenli Wang, Jerry Chang, and Geoffrey Hubona. Proceeding of the International Conference on Information Systems. Shanghai, China, December 2011. Paper 31.
  • 2010 - "Deterring Adolescent Dependency on Text Messaging: A Conceptual Model and Framework for Behavior Control." Tom Barto and Wenli Wang. Proceeding of the 16th Americas conference on Information Systems. Lima, Peru, August 2010.
  • 2008 - "The Benefits of Unexpected Informal Customer Support from Vendors in Online Communities." Yitshak Merin and Wenli Wang. Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Toronto, CA, August 2008.
  • 2007 - "Current Research on List Prices in Online Auctions." invited keynote speech, 2007 Annual Conference of the China Information Economic Society. Harbin, China, Jan 6-8, 2007.
  • 2005 - "To the Question 'Does IT Matter?' Hollywood Answers 'Yes'." David A. Cook and Wenli Wang. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii, January 2005.
  • 2005 - "General Guidelines of Internal Control over Internet-based Electronic Commerce." Wenli Wang and Minnie Yi-Min Yen. Asia Pacific Decision Science Institute. Taiwan, June 2005.
  • 2004 - "The IS Framework for Preserving Dance Heritage." Wenli Wang. Pre-ICIS04 Workshop on e-Culture, U-Tourism and Virtual Heritage. Washington D.C., December 2004.
  • 2004 - "Preserving and Interpreting Culture Heritage: Lessons Learned from Film Restoration." Wenli Wang and David A. Cook. Pre-ICIS04 Workshop on e-Culture, U-Tourism and Virtual Heritage. Washington D.C., December 2004.
  • 2003 - "Sequential Auctions with Shill Bidding." Zoltan Hidvegi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. The Fifth International Conference on Electronic Commerce. Pittsburgh, Oct 2003.
  • 2002 - "Buy-price English Auction." Zoltan Hidvegi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. Workshop for Information Systems and Economics. Barcelona, Spain. December 2002.
  • 2002 - "Shill Bidding in Multi-round Online Auctions." Zoltan Hidvegi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. Proceedings of 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Jan 2002.
  • 2001 - "An e-Risk Primer." Xenia Ley Parker, CFSA. Acknowledged collaborative effort. The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation. Altamonte Springs, Florida. 2001.
  • 2000 - "Economic Mechanism Design for Securing Online Auctions." Wenli Wang, Zoltan Hidvegi, and Andrew B. Whinston. Proceeding of Twenty-first International Conference on Information Systems. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, December 2000, pp. 676-680.
  • 2000 - "Designing Secure Mechanisms for Online Processes." Wenli Wang, Zoltan Hidvegi, and Andrew B. Whinston. Proceeding -- International Conference on Electronic Commerce. Seoul, Korea, August, 2000, pp. 312-318.
  • 1999 - "Digital Systems Design ? An Example for Efficient Web-based Training.? Michael Wahl, Wenli Wang, and Rainer Bruck. IEEE Workshop on Design, Test and Applications. Dubrovnik, 1999.
  • 1998 - "General Guidelines of Internal Control over Internet-based Electronic Commerce."Andrew D. Baily, Anitesh Barua, Wenli Wang, Andrew B. Whinston, and Minnie Yi-Min Yen, Proceedings of 1998 Administrative Sciences Conferences: New Horizons & Role in Development, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1998.
  • 1997 - "Binary Multi-Unit eAuction Robust Against Buyer False-name Bidding." Wenli Wang, Zoltan Hidvegi, and Andrew B. Whinston. Internet Productivity Conference. Austin, TX. 1997.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Wenli


Summer 2016
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS1020-L1
  • -ONLINEFWang7 (06/26-08/18/16)8 Seats
  • INFS3121-A
  • -ONLINEIWang7 (06/26-08/18/16)1 Seats
  • INFS6121-A
  • -ONLINEIWang7 (06/26-08/18/16)2 Seats

    Fall 2016
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS2120-D
  • 02:00-04:50 PMMMWang1 (08/29-12/17/16)16 Seats
  • INFS2120-L1
  • -ONLINEFWang2 (08/27-10/21/16)6 Seats
  • INFS6120-L1
  • -ONLINEFWang2 (08/27-10/21/16)0 Seats
  • INFS6225-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PMMMWang5 (10/24-12/17/16)16 Seats
  • INFS6440-L2
  • -ONLINEFWang4 (10/22-12/17/16)9 Seats

    Fall 2016: Doctorate
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • DISC9525-A
  • 04:00-07:00 PM FMWang1 (08/22-12/17/16)19 Seats