Yifeng Zhang

 

Department of Management Information Systems

University of Illinois at Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703

Phone: 217-206-8252

Email: yzhang14@uis.edu

 

 

EDUCATION

 

University of Illinois at Chicago

Ph.D. in Management Information Systems
                           

Renmin University of China

M.S. in Commodity Science
      

China Textile University  

B.E. in Textile Engineering

 

EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, 2011 present

Assistant Professor, 2005 2011

Department of Management Information Systems
University of Illinois at Springfield

 

TEACHING INTERESTS


Data Communications, Information Security, Data Warehousing, Data Mining

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Agent-Based Modeling, Social Media, Viral Marketing, Electronic Commerce, Supply Chain Management, Human Computer Interactions, Data Mining

 

 


 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

         Zhang, Y., Li, X., (2014), Relative Superiority of Key Centrality Measures for Identifying Influencers on Social Media, International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, 10(4), 1-23.

 

         Zhang, Y., Li, X., & Wang, T. (2013), Identifying Influencers in Online Social Networks: The Role of Tie Strength. International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, 9(1), 1-20.

 

         Zhang, Y., & Bhattacharyya, S. (2010). Information sharing strategies in business-to-business e-hubs: An agent-based study. International Journal of Intelligent Information Technologies, 6(2), 1 20.

 

         Zhang, Y., Bhattacharyya, S., & Li, X. (2010). From choice of procurement strategy to supply network configuration: An evolutionary approach. International Journal of Information Technology and Decision Making, 9(1), 145 173.

 

         Zhang, Y., & Bhattacharyya, S. (2010). Analysis of B2B e-marketplaces: An operations perspective. Information Systems and E-Business Management, 8(3), 235 256.

         Li, X., & Zhang, Y. (2009). Analysis of the 3G diffusion and adoption in China. Journal of Academy of Business and Economics, 9(3), 175 187.

 

         Zhang, Y., & Bhattacharyya, S. (2007). Effectiveness of Q-learning as a tool for calibrating agent-based supply network models. Enterprise Information Systems, 1(2), 217 233.

 

         Zhang, Y., & Bhattacharyya, S. (2004). Genetic Programming in Classifying Large-Scale Data: An Ensemble Method. Information Sciences, 163, 85-101.

 

         Desouza, K., Awazu, Y., Thomas, D., & Zhang, Y. (2004) Information Integrity in Healthcare Enterprises: Strategies for Mitigation of Medical Errors. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management, 6(2), 241-255.

 

 

AFFILIATIONS

 

Association for Information Systems