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Dr. Ping Zhang is professor of Information Studies in the iSchool at Syracuse University. Her research interests include the intellectual development of information related fields; human-centeredness in ICT development, evaluation and use; affective, cognitive, motivational and behavioral aspects of individual reactions towards ICT; and the impact of ICT design and use on individuals, organizations, societies and cultures. Her publications appeared or are appearing in journals such as MISQJAISIEEE ToEMIJECDSSCAISAIS THCIIJHCSIJHCICHBCACMJASIST, among others, and in proceedings of conferences such as ICIS, ECIS, PACIS, AMCIS, HICSS, CHI, ASIS&T, among others. She is the author of the first article published in the AIS research flagship journal JAIS. Her research on online advertising was one of the first four funded by Time Warner Cable Company’s Research Program on Digital Communications.

She is co-author (with Dov Te’eni and Jane Carey) of the first HCI textbook for non-CS students (by John Wiley, 2007). She is co-editor (with Dennis Galletta) of two edited books on HCI and MIS of the Advances in MIS series (by M.E. Sharpe, 2006). She and Dennis Galletta are founding Editors-in-Chief of the first AIS Transactions journal, AIS THCI. In addition, she is a guest Senior Editor for MISQ, former Senior Editor for JAIS (2008-2011), former Associate Editor for IJHCS (2004-2008) and CAIS (2005-2008), on the editorial board of JMIS, and a guest Senior Editor of eight special issues for IJHCS (2003 and 2006), JAIS (2004 and 2008), BIT (2004), JMIS (2005), IJHCI (2005), ECRA (2013), and currently CAIS (2014-2015). Dr. Zhang co-founded and chaired one of the first six AIS Special Interest Groups: SIGHCI, which has become the largest and most active SIG inside AIS. From 2013 to 2015, she was the first AIS Historian, leading an important effort to preserve the heritage and legacy of the IS field.

Dr. Zhang is the recipient of Emerald Citation of Excellence award in 2016 and has received four Best Paper awards, three nominations for best paper awards, an excellence in teaching award, and two service awards. Since 2004, she has been invited as a visiting professor/scholar of the following universities: The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, City University of Hong Kong, Fu Dan University, Abu Dhabi University, National Sun Yat-Sen University (Taiwan), Tsinghua University, Australia National University, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, and University of Surrey in UK. She has also given talks in more than a dozen other universities, most recently in Copenhagen Business School in 2019. She held multi-year guest professor appointments with the Inner Mongolia University, Renmin University, and Xi’An Jiao Tong University in China. Dr. Zhang received her PhD in Information Systems from the University of Texas at Austin, and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Computer Science from Peking University, Beijing, China.

张苹博士是美国雪城大学(Syracuse University)信息学院教授。她是全球信息系统协会(Association for Information Systems)人机交互分会(SIGHCI)创始人及首任主席,曾任信息系统协会旗舰期刊Journal of the Association for Information Systems(JAIS)资深编辑,以及其它几种国际顶级期刊的副编辑及客座资深编辑。曾任AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction (THCI) 创始主编。张教授曾担任以下基金会的评委: 美国国家科学基金会、加拿大国家科学基金会、欧洲科学基金会、.以色列科学基金会以及香港研究经费委员会等。自2004年以来,张教授多次应邀在多个国家和地区进行学术交流和讲学,包括加拿大、芬兰、英国、日本、阿拉伯联合酋長囯、澳大利亚、香港科技大学、香港城市大学、北京大学、清华大学、中国人民大学、复旦大学、内蒙古大学、南京大学、南京理工大学、中山大学(广州)、台湾国立中山大学等。 张教授任中国人民大学客座教授(2011-2014),内蒙古大学客座教授(2010-2015),及西安交通大学高级访问教授(2011-2014)。 张教授毕业于北京大学计算机科学技术系(学士和硕士)和美国德克萨斯大学奥斯丁分校(信息系统博士)。她被评选为德克萨斯大学奥斯丁分校模范外籍教师,并获得德克萨斯大学奥斯丁分校商学院最佳教学奖,其模范教书事迹还被奥斯丁市报纸所报道。张教授于2006年被评选为全球最有影响的信息系统界学者之一;于2009年被评为全美五大信息学院前十名最有影响的学者之一。至今她已发表二百多篇学术论文,并曾在国际学术大会上获得四次最佳论文奖以及三次最佳论文奖提名。2016年,她的MISQ 2013 论文获得Emerald卓越引文奖。她于2006年出版了两部学术专著,于2007年出版了一本面向非计算机学生的关于信息系统及人机交互的教科书。