Xianjun Geng

Associate Professor
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
Email: geng@utdallas.edu

Short Bio

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, 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 teaching.

Curriculum Vitae (pdf version)

Courses

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 5)
* Systems Analysis and Design (undergraduate, Fall 2010 evaluation 5.0 out of 5)

 

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.)

Research Interests

Refereed Journal Articles (newest on top)

  1. “Competing with Piracy: A Multi-Channel Sequential Search Approach,” with Young-Jin Lee, Journal of Management Information Systems, forthcoming.
  2. "Contracting 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.
  3. "Add-On Pricing by Asymmetric Firms," with Jeffrey D. Shulman, Management Science, 59(4), 899-917, April 2013.
  4. "A Generalized Model of Partial Resale," with Ruhai Wu and Andrew B. Whinston, Decision Support Systems, 53(1), 108-117, April 2012.
  5. “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.
  6. “Topographically 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.
  7. “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.
  8. “Optimal Design of Consumer Contests,” with De Liu, and Andrew B. Whinston, Journal of Marketing, 71(4), 140-155, October 2007.
  9. “Profiting from Partial Allowance of Ticket Resale,” with Ruhai Wu, and Andrew B. Whinston, Journal of Marketing, 71, 184-195, April 2007.
  10. “Defeating DDoS Attacks By Fixing The Incentive Chain,” with Yun Huang, and Andrew B. Whinston, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, 7(1), February 2007.
  11.  “A Sender-Receiver Framework for Knowledge Transfer,” with Lihui Lin, and Andrew B. Whinston, MIS Quarterly, 29(2), 197-219, June 2005.
  12.  “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.
  13.  “Bundling Information Goods of Decreasing Value,” with Maxwell B. Stinchcombe, and Andrew B. Whinston, Management Science, 51(4), 662-667, April 2005.
  14. “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.
  15. “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.
  16. “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.
  17.  “Scaling Web Services with Capacity Provision Networks,” with Ram Gopal, R. Ramesh, and Andrew B. Whinston, IEEE Computer, November 2003.
  18. “Trading Caches: Capacity Provision Networks,” with Ram Gopal, R. Ramesh, and Andrew B. Whinston, in IEEE IT Professional, July|August 2003.
  19.  “Smart 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.
  20. “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.
  21. “Profiting from Value-Added Wireless Services,” with Andrew B. Whinston, in IEEE Computer, 34(8), 87-89, August 2001.
  22. “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.
  23. “Defeating Distributed Denial of Service Attacks,” with Andrew B. Whinston, in IEEE IT Professional, 2(4), 36-41, July|August 2000.