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 an Assistant Professor in Information Systems in 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, Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science. He served as
Associate Editor for Information Systems Research, and currently serves as
Associate Editor for Decision Support Systems 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
Curriculum Vitae (pdf
At the University of Texas at Dallas:
* Business Intelligence Software and Techniques (graduate,
Spring 2012 evaluation 4.8 out of 5)
* Advanced Business Intelligence (graduate, Spring 2012 evaluation 4.8 and
4.7 out of 5)
* Introduction to MIS (undergraduate, Fall 2010 evaluation 4.9 and 4.7 out of
* Systems Analysis and Design (undergraduate, Fall 2010 evaluation 5.0 out of
At University of Washington:
* 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)
(I received multiple student-voted teaching awards at UW.)
- 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
- Trust and security in
the digital economy
- security service
providers, security standards, cloud security, trust in online
communities, trust in knowledge management
- Piracy and digital
under the threat of piracy, digital rights management
(newest on top)
- "Add-On Pricing by
Asymmetric Firms," with Jeffrey D. Shulman,
Information Security in the Presence of Double Moral Hazard," with Chul Ho Lee and Srinivasan Raghunathan, Information Systems Research, forthcoming.
- "A Generalized
Model of Partial Resale," with Ruhai Wu and
Andrew B. Whinston, Decision Support Systems,
- “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
- “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,
- “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, April 2005.
- “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.
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, Spring 2004.
- “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