Eric Zheng


Zhiqiang (Eric) Zheng, professor in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management at the Jindal School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas. He has a minor joint appointment with the Finance Department for which he teaches a class on Big Data Financial Analytics . Prior to joining UTD in Fall 2006, he was an assistant professor in the Business School at the University of California at Riverside from 2003 to 2006.

He received his Ph.D. in information systems from the Department of Operations and Information Management at the Wharton School in 2003. Previously he received a M.A. from the Wharton school in Operations and Information Management and a M.S. from the Shanghai Jiaotong University in Industrial Management Engineering. His B.S. is in Management Information Systems from Harbin Institute of technology.

His current research interests focuses on Business Analytics (healthcare analytics, social media analytics and financial analytics). He is a senior editor at Information Systems Research and has served Informs Journal on Computing , Information Technology Management , Journal of E-commerce Research and Journal of Management Analytics as an AE. He also served as an associate editor for special issues at MIS Quarterly and a senior editor for sepecial issues at Production and Operations Management.

A vita is available at My Vita.



Classes Developed and Taught in Recent Years:  Fintech and Big Data Financial Analytics (FIN6V99), Business Intelligence Software and techniques (MIS6324) , Advanced Business Intelligence (MIS6334), Ph.D Seminar in Econometrics Analysis (MIS7420)

Previous Classes: IT Innovation in Organizations, E-Commerce, database Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Data Mining and Introduction to MIS.



Major Publications (UTD 24 Journals) in the Last Three Years

"Can health information sharing reduce duplicate testing? A longitudinal analysis of patient switching behavior across multiple hospitals". with S. Ayabkan, I. Indranil and K. Kirksey, Forthcoming at MISQ.

 "A Data Envelopment Analysis based Approach for Estimating IT-Enabled Production Capability ", with Sezgin Ayabkan and Indranil Bardhan, forthcoming MIS Quarterly, 2016.

“De-biasing the reporting bias in social media analytics” with Hongyu Chen and Yasin Ceran. Forthcoming in Production and Operations Management, 2016.

"Predictive analytics for readmission of patients with congestive heart failure: analysis across multiple hospitals", with Indranil Bardhan, Cath Ok and Kirk Kirksey. Information Systems Research, 26 (1), 19-39, 2015.

“Latent Growth Modeling in IS Research: Practical Guidelines and Theoretical Extensions”, with Paul Pavlou and Bin Gu. Information Systems Research, 25 (3), 547-568. 2014.

“Know Yourself and Know Your Enemy: An Analysis of Firm Recommendations and Consumer Reviews in a Competitive Environment”.  with Wael Jabr. MIS Quarterly 38 (3), 635-654, 2014.

“Digital Innovation as a Fundamental and Powerful Concept in the Information Systems Curriculum”, with Robert Fichman and Brian Dos-Santos. MIS Quarterly, 38 (2), 329-353. 2014.

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Phone:             972-883-5914