Bin Zhu

Associate Professor
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At OSU
Affiliated with: 
College of Business
Research/Career Interests: 

Dr. Bin Zhu is an Associate Professor of Business Information Systems in the College of Business. Prior to OSU she was an assistant professor at Boston University. She earned her Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from University of Arizona. Her current research interests include business intelligence, information analysis, social network, human-computer interaction, information visualization, computer-mediated communication, and knowledge management systems. She has been a lead author for papers that have appeared in Information Systems Research, Decision Support Systems, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, IEEE Transaction on Image Processing, and D-Lib Magazine. Her research also received an IBM faculty award.  Her teaching interests are business intelligence; database analysis and design; telecommunication; web technology; business programming; data structure and algorithms; e-commerce; information security/assurance; management information systems.

Beyond OSU
Education: 

Ph.D. in Management  Information Systems, Minor in Computer Science, May 2002
Management Information Systems Department
Eller College of Management

University of Arizona
, Tucson, AZ 85721

M.S. Atmospheric Science, May 1997
Department of Atmospheric Science
University of Arizona
, Tucson, AZ 85721

B.S. Meteorology, July 1989
Department of Geophysics
Beijing University
, Beijing, China

Employment: 
  • Associate Professor, Business Information Systems - September 2014-present, College of Business, Oregon State University
  • Assistant Professor, Business Information Systems - September 2011-2014, College of Business, Oregon State University
  • Assistant Professor, IS Department - July 2002-2011, School of ManagementBoston University
  • Research Associate, Department of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona - August 1997-2002
  • Research Assistant, Atmospheric Science Department,  University of Arizona - 1994-1997
  • Associate Director of Information Systems, Chengdu Bureau of Meteorology, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R. China - 1992-1994
  • Weather Forecaster, Chengdu Bureau of Meteorology, Chengdu, Sichuan, P.R. China - 1989-1992
Professional Affiliations: 
  • Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
Honors and Awards: 
  • Best paper nomination, International Conference on Information Quality 2008, Boston, MA
  • IBM Faculty Research Award, Amount: $40k, 2003
  • Junior Faculty Research Fund, School of Management, Boston University, 2003-2004 , 2005-2006, 2006-2007, and 2008-2010
  • Doctoral Consortium, Annual ACM CHI (Computer Human Interaction) Conference: Human Factors in Computing Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2002
  • Graduate College Fellowship of University of Arizona, 1999-2000
  • Graduate Registration Scholarship, Department of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona, 1999-2002
My Publications

Journal Articles


L. Zai, Yan, X., and Zhu, B., The Hl-index: Improvement of H-index Based on Quality of Citing Papers, Akadémiai Kiadó and Springer Science+Business Media, vol. 98, no. 2, pp. 1021-1031, 2014.

B. Zhu, Watts, S., and Chen, H., Visualizing Social Network Concepts, Decision Support Systems, vol. 49, no. 2, pp. 151-161, 2010.

B. Zhu and Chen, H., Information Visualization, Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, vol. 39, 2005.

H. Chen, Lally, A. M., Zhu, B., and Chau, M., HelpfulMed: Intelligent Searching for Medical Information over the Internet, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 54, no. 7, pp. 683-694, 2003.

B. Zhu, Ramsey, M., and Chen, H., Creating a Large-Scale Content-Based Air Photo Image Digital Library, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Special Issuie on Digital Library, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 163-167, 2000.

B. Zhu and Chen, H., Validating a Geographical Image Retrieval System, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 51, no. 7, pp. 625-634, 2000.

M. Ramsey, Chen, H., and Zhu, B., A Collection of Visual Thesauri for Browsing Large Collections of Geographic Images, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, vol. 50, no. 9, pp. 826-835, 1999.

Conference Papers


J. Wang, Yan, X., and Zhu, B., BEHAVIOR THEORY ENABLED GENDER CLASSIFICATION METHOD, in the Fifteeth workshop on e-Business (WeB 2016) in Dublin, 2016.

J. Feng, Yao, Z., Zhu, B., and Marshall, B., Weather Factors and Online Product/Service Reviews, in 'Doing IS Research in China' Workshop of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2015), 2015.

W. Chai, Zuo, M., Zhu, B., and Tian, X., PREDICTING HBITUAL CONTINUING SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES USE OF THE ELDERLY, in Workshop on Doing IS Research in China, The 19th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS 2015), Singapore, 2015.

G. Shankar and Zhu, B., Ensuring Positive Impact of Data Quality Metadata: Implications for Decision Support, in Twentieth Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS' 2014), Savannah, 2014.

G. Shankaranarayanan and Zhu, B., Data Quality Metadata and Decision Making, in 45th Hawaii International International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS-45 2012), Proceedings,, Grand Wailea, Maui, HI, USA, 2012, pp. 1434-1443.

Y. Wang, Zeng, D., and Zhu, B., Patterns of News Dissemination through Online News Network in China, in Proceedings of the 21st Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS 2011), Shanghai, China, December 3rd, 2011, 2011.

B. Zhu and Chau, M., Understanding Awareness Diffusion at Twitter.com, in Proceedings of the Sixteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, Lima, Peru, August 12th-15th 2010, 2010.

B. Zhu, Luo, X., Ma, J., and Chau, M., Finding Treasures in Your Trash,, in Proceedings of Joint Conference of eServices and Business Intelligence, Chengdu, China, June 4th-6th, 2010, 2010.

B. Zhu and Qin, J., Communication Clique Evolution Graph: A Tool to Monitor Conflicts in Virtual Teams, in Proceedings of 8th Workshop on e-Business (WeB'09), Phoenix, AZ, USA., 2009.

G. Shankaranarayanan and Zhu, B., Visualizing Data Quality Metadata for Decision Support: A Prototype and Evaluation, in Proceedings of the Fifteenth Americas Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, California, 2009.

B. Zhu and Yang, C., Understanding How Product Information Traverses Across Online Communities, in Proceedings of Third China Workshop on Information Management 2009, Guangzhou, China, 2009.

Presentations


J. Li, Li, X., and Zhu, B., Collective opinion classification: A global consistency maximization approach, The 24th Workshop on Information Technology and Systems (WITS). Aukland, New Zealand, 2014.

B. Zhu and Olson, M., Data/Knowledge Management for LIDAR Data Users/Researchers, NSF I/UCRC Center for e-Design Strategic Planning Meeting. Oregon State University, 2013.

B. Zhu and Hoyle, C., Mapping User requirements to Design Alternatives: The Whole Nine yards, NSF I/UCRC Center for e-Design Strategic Planning Meeting. Oregon State University, 2013.

B. Zhu, Finding People Who Retweet, 2012 INFORMS International Conference. Beijing, China, 2012.

B. Zhu and Chau, M., Finding People Who Forward Your Messages, 2012 Winter Conference on Business Intelligence. Snowbird, Utah, 2012.

B. Zhu and Chau, M., Finding People Who Forward Your Messages, School of Mechanical, Industrial, & Manufacturing Engineering Seminar Series. Oregon State University, 2012.

B. Zhu, Luo, X., Ma, J., and Chau, M., Finding Treasures in Your Trash, Joint Conference of eServices and Business Intelligence. Chengdu, China, 2010.

B. Zhu and Yang, C., Understanding How Product Information Traverses Across Online Communities, Third China Workshop on Information Management 2009. Guangzhou, China, 2009.

B. Zhu, Expanding Research Using System Development as Methodology, Artificial Intelligence Lab, MIS department. Tucson, AZ, 2009.

G. Shankaranarayanan, Zhu, B., and Cai, Y., Decision support with data quality metadata, International Conference on Information Quality 2008. Boston, MA, 2008.

B. Zhu and Gaynor, M., Monitoring Conflicts in Virtual Teams: A Social Network Approach, Second China Summer Workshop on Information Management. Kunming, China, 2008.

B. Zhu, Management Information Systems Research is USA, Chengdu University of Information Technology. Chengdu, China, 2006.

B. Zhu and Iyer, B., The Design for an Effective Knowledge Repository System, Minnesota Symposium on Knowledge Management. Minneapolis, MN, 2003.

B. Zhu, Leory, G., Chen, H., and Chen, Y., MedTextus: an intelligent web-based medical meta-search system, 2nd ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital libraries. Portland, OR, 2002.

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