Jindal School of Management
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W Campbell Road, SM 33
Richardson, TX 75080
Office: SOM 3.415
Phone: (972) 883-4778, Fax: (972)883-2089
Xianjun Geng is a tenured Associate Professor in Information Systems in
Jindal School of Management, the University of Texas at Dallas. Previously he
was an Assistant Professor in Information Systems at the University of
Washington. He received his Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Economics, and
Master of Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and Ph.D. in
Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin. His research
interests concern diverse economic, operational, and marketing aspects of
electronic commerce and information technology. He is especially interested in
how Internet-enabled IT transforms consumer behavior and firm strategy. His
work has appeared or is forthcoming in academic journals including Management
Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management
Information Systems, Production and Operations Management, Journal of
Marketing, Marketing Science, and Journal of Retailing. He served as Associate
Editor for Information Systems Research, special issue Senior Editor for
Production and Operations Management, and currently serves as Associate Editor
for Information and Management and for Electronic Commerce Research and
Applications, and as Coordinating Editor for Information Systems Frontiers. At
University of Washington he has won Lex N. Gamble Family Award for Excellence
in the Field of E-Commerce (2005) for his research, and Undergraduate Instructor
of the Quarter (Autumn 2005, Winter 2008, also nominated in Autumn 2007 and
Autumn 2008) for his teaching.
Curriculum Vitae (pdf version)
At the University of Texas at Dallas:
* Business Intelligence Software and Techniques (graduate,
evaluations: Spring 2012 4.8/5; Fall 2013 4.7/5, 4.7/5, 4.9/5)
* Advanced Business Intelligence (graduate, evaluations: Spring 2012 4.8/5,
4.7/5; Spring 2013 4.7/5, 4.4/5, 4.7/5)
* Introduction to MIS (undergraduate, evaluations: Fall 2009 4.4/5, 4.6/5;
Fall 2010 4.7/5, 4.9/5)
* Systems Analysis and Design (undergraduate, evaluations: Fall 2010 5.0/5)
At University of Washington:
(I received multiple student-voted teaching awards at UW.)
* Systems Analysis and Design (undergraduate)
* Business Data Communications (undergraduate)
* Foundations of E-Business (MBA)
* Introduction to Economics-IS Interface (doctoral)
* Advanced Topics in Economics-IS Interface (doctoral)
- The impact of the
Internet on pricing
- online resale, online
search, bundling, add-on pricing, behavior-based price discrimination,
- New Internet-based
- rich-media content
delivery, business value of rich-media content, crowdsourcing
- IT security, trust,
- security service
providers, security standards, cloud security, trust in online
communities, trust in knowledge management, competition under piracy
- IS-Marketing and IS-OM
(newest on top)
Standards and Organizational Information Security,” with Chul Ho Lee and
Srinivasan Raghunathan, Information Systems Research,
the Quality Test: Improving the Milk Supply Chain under Competing
Collection Intermediaries,” with Liying Mu, Milind Dawande and Vijay
Mookerjee, Management Science, forthcoming.
Costs and Heterogeneous Consumer Price Sensitivity Interact with Add-On
Pricing,” with Jeffrey D. Shulman, Production and Operations Management, forthcoming.
Role of Retailer Bundling in a Distribution Channel,” with Qingning Cao
and Jun Zhang, Journal of Retailing, 91(1), 50-67, March 2015.
- “Competing with Piracy:
A Multi-Channel Sequential Search Approach,” with Young-Jin Lee, Journal
of Management Information Systems, 30(2), 159-184, 2013.
Information Security in the Presence of Double Moral Hazard," with
Chul Ho Lee and Srinivasan Raghunathan, Information Systems Research,
24(2), 295-311, June 2013.
- "Add-On Pricing by
Asymmetric Firms," with Jeffrey D. Shulman, Management Science,
59(4), 899-917, April 2013.
- "A Generalized
Model of Partial Resale," with Ruhai Wu and Andrew B. Whinston, Decision
Support Systems, 53(1), 108-117, April 2012.
- “Impacts of
Organizational Learning and Knowledge Transfer on Investment Decisions
under Uncertainty,” with Lihui Lin and Andrew B. Whinston, Journal
of Management Information Systems, 26(2), 123-145, Fall 2009.
Discounted Internet Infrastructure Resources: A Panel Study and
Econometric Analysis,” with Anna Ye Du, Ram Gopal, R. Ramesh, and Andrew
B. Whinston, Information Technology and Management, 9(2),
135-146, June 2008.
- “Capacity Provision
Networks: Foundations of Markets for Sharable Resources in Distributed
Computational Economies,” with Anna Ye Du, Ram Gopal, R. Ramesh, and
Andrew B. Whinston, Information Systems Research, 19(2),
144-160, June 2008.
- “Optimal Design of
Consumer Contests,” with De Liu, and Andrew B. Whinston, Journal of
Marketing, 71(4), 140-155, October 2007.
- “Profiting from Partial
Allowance of Ticket Resale,” with Ruhai Wu, and Andrew B. Whinston, Journal
of Marketing, 71, 184-195, April 2007.
- “Defeating DDoS Attacks
By Fixing The Incentive Chain,” with Yun Huang, and Andrew B. Whinston, ACM
Transactions on Internet Technology, 7(1), February 2007.
- “A Sender-Receiver
Framework for Knowledge Transfer,” with Lihui Lin, and Andrew B. Whinston,
MIS Quarterly, 29(2), 197-219, June 2005.
- “Network Mapping
Services for Dynamic Selection of Web Services: Promises and Challenges,”
with Yun Huang, and Andrew B. Whinston, Information Systems and
E-Business Management, 3(3), 281-297, October 2005.
Information Goods of Decreasing Value,” with Maxwell B. Stinchcombe, and
Andrew B. Whinston, Management Science, 51(4), 662-667,
- “Health of Electronic
Communities: An Evolutionary Game Approach,” with Andrew B. Whinston, and
Han Zhang, Journal of Management Information Systems, 21(3),
83-111, Winter 2004-5.
- “Operationalizing the
Essential Role of the IT Artifact in IS Research: Gray Area, Pitfalls, and
the Importance of Strategic Ambiguity,” with Andrew B. Whinston, MIS
Quarterly, 28(2), 149-159, June 2004.
- “Implications of Reduced
Search Cost and Free Riding in E-Commerce,” with Dazhong Wu, Gautam Ray,
and Andrew B. Whinston, Marketing Science, 23(2), 255-262,
- “Scaling Web
Services with Capacity Provision Networks,” with Ram Gopal, R. Ramesh, and
Andrew B. Whinston, IEEE Computer, November 2003.
- “Trading Caches:
Capacity Provision Networks,” with Ram Gopal, R. Ramesh, and Andrew B.
Whinston, in IEEE IT Professional, July|August 2003.
Marketplaces: A Step Beyond Web Services,” with Yun Huang and Andrew B.
Whinston, in Information Systems and e-Business Management,
1(1), 15-34, February 2003.
- “Defending Wireless
Infrastructure Against the Challenge of DDoS Attacks,” with Yun Huang and
Andrew B. Whinston, in ACM Journal on Mobile Networking and
Applications, 7(3), 213-223, June 2002.
- “Profiting from
Value-Added Wireless Services,” with Andrew B. Whinston, in IEEE
Computer, 34(8), 87-89, August 2001.
- “Radically New Product
Introduction Using On-line Auctions,” with Maxwell Stinchcombe, and Andrew
B. Whinston, in International Journal of Electronic Commerce,
5(3), 169-189, Spring 2001.
- “Defeating Distributed
Denial of Service Attacks,” with Andrew B. Whinston, in IEEE IT
Professional, 2(4), 36-41, July|August 2000.