Jennifer Xu

  • Professor, Computer Information Systems
  • Ph.D. University of Arizona
  • Office: Smith Technology Center - 401 | 781.891.2711 | jxu@bentley.edu
  • Department Phone: 781.891.2711 | Department Fax: 781.891.2949

Teaching Interests

Artificial Intelligence,
Business Intelligence,
Programming Languages,
Systems Analysis and Design,
Database Management,
Management Information Systems.

Research Interests

Business Intelligence, Big Data, and FinTech,
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining,
Knowledge Management,
Social Network Analysis,
Online Community,
Information Visualization,
Human-Computer Interaction,
Electronic Commerce,
Health Informatics.

Consulting/Practice Interests

FinTech,
Machine Learning,
Electronic Commerce,
Business Intelligence.

Bio

Jennifer J. Xu is a Professor of Computer Information Systems at Bentley University. She received her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona. Her research interests include artificial intelligence, machine learning, business analytics, social network analysis, FinTech, healthcare informatics, and human-computer interaction. She has published more than 80 articles in Information Systems journals, books, and conference proceedings. She is currently serving on the editorial boards of Journal of the Association for Information Systems (JAIS) and Communications of the AIS (CAIS).

Professional Links

Professional Memberships

  • Association for Information Systems Present
  • IEEE Computer Society Present
  • Awards and Honors

  • 2021, Reviewer Hall of Fame, Journal of the Association for Information Systems
  • 2020, INFORMS ISS Design Science Award, INFORMS
  • 2020, Distinguished Paper, 2020 EDSIG Conference
  • 2018, Best Paper Award, The 2018 Workshop on Business Processes and Services
  • 2012, Applying Blog Mining Techniques in Suicide Research and Prevention, Hong Kong Research Grant Council's General Research Fund (GRF)
  • 2011, Bentley Service Award, Bentley
  • 2008, NSF Grant (Co-PI), "Software for Real-World Systems (SRS): Design and Evaluation Methodologies for Enhancing ERP System Usability," $400,000, 2008-2011
  • 2008, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award
  • 2007, Bentley Publication Award
  • 2006, Best Paper on the 10th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Malaysia, July 6-9, 2006.
  • 2005, Graduate In-state Tuition Scholarship, University of Arizona, 2001-2005
  • 2005, Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship, University of Arizona, 2000-2005
  • 2004, 2004 James LaSalle Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of Arizona
  • 2000, Tuition Scholarship and Graduate Assistantship, University of Mississippi, 1997-2000
  • 1995, Renmin Fellowship, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, 1991-1995
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Xu, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2021). Python Programming in an IS Curriculum: Perceived Relevance and Outcomes. Information Systems Education Journal, (19) 4 37-54.
  • Xu, J., Babaian, T. (2021). Artificial Intelligence in Business Curriculum: The Pedagogy and Learning Outcomes. International Journal of Management Education, (19) 3
  • Chau, M., Li, M., Wong, P., Xu, J., Yip, P., Chen, H. (2020). Finding People with Emotional Distress in Online Social Media: A Design Combining Machine Learning and Rule-Based Classification. MIS Quarterly, (44) 2 933-955.
  • Xu, J., Fedorowicz, J., Williams, C. B. (2019). Effects of Symbol Sets and Needs Gratifications on Audience Engagement: Contextualizing Police Social Media Communication. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (20) 5 536-569.
  • Liu, M., Wu, K., Xu, J. (2019). How Will Blockchain Technology Impact Auditing and Accounting: Permissionless Vs. Permissioned Blockchain. Current Issues in Auditing, (13) 2 A19-A29.
  • Frydenberg, M. E., Xu, J. (2019). Easy as Py: A First Course in Python with a Taste of Data Analytics. Information Systems Education Journal, (17) 4 4-15. (Link)
  • Babaian, T., Xu, J., Lucas, W. T. (2018). ERP Prototype with Built-in Task and Process Support. European Journal of Information Systems, (27) 2 189-206. (Link)
  • Williams, C. B., Fedorowicz, J., Kavanaugh, A., Mentzer, K., Thatcher, J. B., Xu, J. (2018). Leveraging Social Media to Achieve a Community Policing Agenda. Government Information Quarterly, (35) 2 210-222.
  • Xu, J., Chau, M. (2018). Cheap Talk? The Impact of Lender-Borrower Communication on P2P Lending Outcomes. Journal of Management Information Systems, (35) 1 53-85.
  • Xu, J., Topi, H. (2017). A Conceptual Model for User-System Collaboration: Enhancing Usability of Complex Information Systems. Communications of the AIS, (41) 1 775-800. (Link)
  • Xu, J. (2016). Are blockchains immune to all malicious attacks. Financial Innovation.
  • Xu, J., Chau, M., Tan, B. (2014). The Development of Social Capital in the Collaboration Network of IS Scholars. Journal of Association for Information Systems, (15) 2 835-859.
  • Chau, M., Xu, J. (2012). Business Intelligence in Blogs: Understanding Consumer Interactions and Communities. MIS Quarterly, (36) 4 1189-1216.
  • Chau, M., Xu, J., Cao, J., Lam, P., Shiu, B. (2009). Blog Mining: A Framework and Example Applications. IEEE IT Professional, (11) 1 36-41.
  • Xu, J., Hu, D., Chen, H. (2009). Dynamics of Terrorist Networks: Understanding the Survival Mechanisms of Global Salafi Jihad. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, (6) 1 27.
  • Kaza, S., Xu, J., Marshall, B., Chen, H. (2009). Topological Analysis of Criminal Activity Networks: Enhancing Transportation Security. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, (10) 1 83-91.
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2008). The Topology of Dark Networks. Communications of the ACM, (51) 10 58-65.
  • Shroeder, J., Xu, J., Chen, H., Chau, M. (2007). Automated Criminal Link Analysis Based on Domain Knowledge. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, (58) 6 842-855.
  • Chau, M., Xu, J. (2007). Mining Communities and Their Relationships in Blogs: A Study of Hate Groups. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, (65) 57-70.
  • Xu, J., Wang, A. G., Li, J., Chau, M. (2007). Complex Problem Solving: Identity Matching Based on Social Contextual Information. Journal of Association for InformationSystems, (8) 10 525-545.
  • Leroy, G., Xu, J., Chung, W., Eggers, S., Chen, H. (2007). An End User Evaluation of Query Formulation and Result Review Tool in Three Medical Meta-search Engines. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, (76) 11-12 780-789.
  • Huang, Z., Chen, H., Guo, F., Xu, J., Wu, S., Chen, W. (2006). Knowledge Mapping: Visualizing the Expertise Space. Decision Support Systems, (42) 3 1539-1557.
  • Chen, H., Xu, J. (2006). Intelligence and Security Informatics for National Security. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, (40) 229-289.
  • Wang, G., Chen, H., Xu, J., Atabakhsh, H. (2006). Automatically Detecting Criminal Identity Deception: An Adaptive Detection Algorithm. IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, (36) 5 988-999.
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2005). Criminal Network Analysis and Visualization: A Data MiningPerspective. Communications of the ACM, (48) 6 101-107.
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2005). CrimeNet Explorer: A Framework for Criminal Network KnowledgeDiscovery. ACM Transactions on Information Systems, (23) 2 201-226.
  • Chen, H., Chung, W., Xu, J., Wang, G., Chau, M., Qin, Y. (2004). Crime Data Mining: AGeneral Framework and Some Examples. IEEE Computer, (37) 4 50-56.
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2004). Fighting Organized Crimes: Using Shortest-Path Algorithms toIdentify Associations in Criminal Networks. Decision Support Systems, (38) 3 473-487.
  • Xu, J., Chen, D., Chau, M., Li, L., Zheng, H. (). Peer-to-Peer Loan Fraud Detection: Constructing Features from Transaction Data. MIS Quarterly. Forthcoming.
  • Liu, M., Robin, A., Wu, K., Xu, J. (). Blockchain Technology: A Use Case on Supply Chain Traceability. Journal of Emerging Technologies in Accounting. Forthcoming.

    Books


  • Lang, K., Xu, J., Zhu, B., Liu, X., Shaw, M., Zhang, H., Fan, M. (2020). Smart Business: Technology and Data Enabled Innovative Business Models and Practices. Springer
  • Xu, J., Zhu, B., Liu, X., Shaw, M., Zhang, H., Fan, M. (2019). The Ecosystem of e-Business: Technologies, Stakeholders, and Connections. Springer

  • Book Chapters


  • Li, M., Chircu, A. M., Li, G., Xia, L., Xu, J. (2017). Patient Satisfaction and Hospital Structure: How Are They Related? In Chen, H., Zeng, D.D., Karahanna, E., Bardhan, I., (Eds.) Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) , Smart Health. 15-25. Springer
  • Li, T. M., Xu, J., Chau, M. (2014). Competition within and Between Communities Within and Across Social Networks In , (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Social Networks and Mining. Springer
  • Xu, J. (2014). Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining In Heikki Topi, Allen Tucker, (Eds.) Information Systems and Information Technology, Vol. 2 (Computing Handbook Set, Third Edition). Boca Raton: Taylor and Francis
  • Memon, N., Xu, J., Hicks, D., Chen, H. (2010). Social Network Data Mining: Research Questions, Techniques, and Applications In N. Memon, J. Xu, D.L. Hicks, H. Chen, (Eds.) Data Mining for Social Network Data. 1-7. Springer
  • Yates, D. J., Xu, J. (2009). Sensor Field Resource Management for Sensor Network Data Mining In Alfredo Cuzzocrea, (Eds.) Intelligent Techniques for Warehousing and Mining Sensor Network Data. 280-304. Hershey, PA: IGI Global (Link)
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2008). Understanding the Nexus of Terrorist Web Sites In H. Chen, C. Yang, (Eds.) Intelligence and Security Informatics: Techniques and Applications. 65-78. Berlin: Springer
  • Chau, M., Xu, J. (2008). Using Web Mining and Social Network Analysis to Study the Emergence of Cyber Communities in Blogs In H. Chen, E. Reid, J. Sinai, A. Silke, B. Ganor, (Eds.) Terrorism Informatics: Knowledge Management and Data Mining for Homeland Security. 473-494. Berlin: Springer

  • Conference Proceedings


  • Xu, J.Hao, H.Sun, P.Zhang, A. (2021). Named Entity Recognition in Medical Error Narratives using BERT Proceedings of the 3rd New England Chapter of the Association for Information Systems Conference, (New England Chapter of the Association for Information Systems Conference)
  • Xing, J.Lin, J.Liu, M.Xu, J. (2020). Examining Emerging Technology Awareness in the Accounting and Finance Industries through Twitter Data Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Ke, D.Bai, X.Xu, J. (2019). How Blockchain Features Affect Online Self-disclosure? An Exploratory Study of User Behavior on Blockchain-based Social Networks Proceedings of the 2019 Workshop on Business Processes and Services.
  • Chen, D.Xu, J. (2019). Does Appearance Matter? Exploring the Role of Facial Features for Judging Borrowers’ Credibility in Online P2P Lending Markets Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics.
  • Frydenberg, M. E.Xu, J. (2018). Easy as Py: A First Course in Python with a Taste of Data Analytics ISCAP, (2018 Proceedings of the EDSIG Conference) v4 n4614 12. (Link)
  • Qiu, S.Xu, J.Liu, M. (2018). Diffusion of Innovation in Accounting: How have the Big Four been Adopting Blockchain Technology? Proceedings of the 2018 Workshop on Business Processes and Services, (the 2018 Workshop on Business Processes and Services)
  • Xu, J.Fedorowicz, J.Williams, C. B. (2017). Routine and Emergency Communications: Police Tweets and Community Responses Association for Information Systems, (Americas Conference on Information Systems) (Link)
  • Xu, J.Chen, D.Chau, M. (2016). Identifying Features for Detecting Fraudulent Loan Requests on P2P Platforms Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics.
  • Xu, J.Fedorowicz, J.Williams, C. B. (2016). It's What You Write and How You Write about it: The Policing Facebook Experience Proceedings of the 20th Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems .
  • Chen, X.Zhang, Y.Xu, J.Xing, C.Chen, H. (2016). Deep Learning Based Topic Identification and Categorization: Mining Diabetes-Related Topics on Chinese Health Websites Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications, (The 21st International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications)
  • Xu, J.Lu, Y.Chau, M. (2015). The Effects of Lender-Borrower Communication on P2P Lending Outcomes International Conference on Information Systems.
  • Zhang, Y.Zhang, Y.Yin, Y.Xu, J.Xing, C.Chen, H. (2015). Chronic Disease Related Entity Extraction in Online Chinese Question and Answer Services International Conference for Smart Health.
  • Chen, X.Zhang, Y.Xu, J.Xing, C.Chen, H. (2015). Health-related Spammer Detection in Online Chinese Social Media International Conference for Smart Health.
  • Zhang, Y.Zhang, Y.Xu, J.Xing, C.Chen, H. (2015). Sentiment Analysis on Chinese Health Forums: A Preliminary Study of Different Language Models International Conference for Smart Health.
  • Xu, J.Lu, Y.Chau, M. (2015). P2P Lending Fraud Detection: A Big Data Approach Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics.
  • Topi, H.Xu, J. (2012). Developing an Instrument to Measure Enterprise System Users' Perceptions of System-User Collaboration , (Pacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems)
  • Zhang, Y.Xu, J.Zhu, Q. (2010). Effectiveness of Electronic Word-of-Mouth: The Impact of Message Type, Tie Strength, and Message Delivery Method , (the 9th Workshop on e-Business)
  • Cooprider, J. G.Topi, H.Xu, J.Dias, M.Babaian, T.Lucas, W. T. (2010). A Collaboration Model for ERP User-System Interaction , (Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS))
  • Xu, J. (2009). Identifying Cohesive Local Community Structure in Networks , (International Conference on Information Systems)
  • Cao, J.Knotts, T.Xu, J.Chau, M. (2009). Word of Mouth Marketing through Online Social Networks , (the 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems)
  • Chau, M.Xu, J. (2007). Studying Customer Groups from Blogs , (the 6th Workshop on e-Business)
  • Xu, J.Chau, M. (2006). The Social Identity of IS: Analyzing the Collaboration Network of the ICIS Conferences (1980-2005) , (International Conference on Information Systems)
  • Xu, J.Chen, H.Zhou, Y.Qin, J. (2006). On the Topology of the Dark Web of Terrorist Groups , (the IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and)
  • Xu, J.Chau, M. (2006). Mining Communities of Bloggers: A Case Study on Cyber-Hate , (International Conference on Information Systems)
  • Wang, A. G.Xu, J.Chen, H. (2006). Using Social Contextual Information to Match Criminal Identities , (the 39th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences)
  • Weisband, S.S. M. B. Thatcher, .Xu, J. (2005). Using Bibliometric Analysis to EvaluateScientific Progress in Virtual Teams Research , (the 65th Academy of Management Annual Meeting)
  • Xu, J. (2004). Criminal Relation Exploration Tool for Law Enforcement KnowledgeManagement , (Americas Conference on Information Systems)
  • Huang, Z.Chen, H.Guo, F.Xu, J.Wu, S.Chen, W. (2004). Visualizing the Expertise Space , (the 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS 37))
  • Xu, J.Chen, H. (2003). Untangling Criminal Networks: A Case Study , (the 1st NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI'03))
  • Leroy, G.Chen, H.Martinez, J.Eggers, S.Falsey, R.Xu, J. (2003). Genescene: Biomedical Text and Data Mining , (the 3rd ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL '03))
  • Chen, H.Chung, W.Qin, Y.Chau, M.Xu, J.Wang, G. (2003). Crime Data Mining: An Overview and Case Studies , (of the 3rd National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2003))
  • Schroeder, J.Xu, J.Chen, H. (2003). CrimeLink Explorer: Using Domain Knowledge to Facilitate Automated Crime Association Analysis , (the 1st NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI'03))
  • Xu, J.Chen, H. (2002). Using Shortest Path Algorithms to Identify Criminal Associations , (the 2nd National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2002), Los Angeles, CA)

  • Conference Papers


  • Babaian, T., Lucas, W. T., Xu, J. (2014). Task and Process Support in ERP SystemsAdvancing the Impact of Design Science: Moving from Theory to Practice - 9th International Conference, DESRIST Proceedings, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), Springer, 8463. 443-447.
  • Babaian, T., Xu, J., Lucas, W. T. (2014). Applying Design Principles for Enhancing Enterprise System UsabilityProceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Software Technologies (ICSOFT), SciTePress, ICSOFT -EA. 2014 162-169.
  • Lucas, W. T., Xu, J., Babaian, T. (2013). Visualizing ERP Usage Logs in Real Time, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS'13).
  • Babaian, T., Lucas, W. T., Xu, J., Topi, H. (2010). Usability through System-User Collaboration: Deriving Design Principles for Greater ERP Usability, 5th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology .
  • Lucas, W. T., Babaian, T., Cooprider, J. G., Topi, H., Xu, J. (2010). Applying Human-Computer Collaboration for Improving ERP Usability: Extended Abstract, Proceedings of the 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2010).
  • Babaian, T., Lucas, W. T., Xu, J., Topi, H. (2010). Usability through System-User Collaboration: Deriving Design Principles for Greater ERP UsabilitySpringer, Lecture Series in Computer Science, 6105. 394-409. (Link)
  • Mayer, W., Xu, J. (1999). A Two-Step Semiparametric Estimator for Switching Regression Models, North American Conference of the Econometric Society.

  • Presentations

  • Xu, J., Hao, H., Sun, P., Zhang, A. (2021). “Named Entity Recognition in Medical Error Narratives using BERT” Presented at theNew England Association for Information Systems Annual Conference Boston, MA
  • Xu, J., Frydenberg, M. E. (2020). “Python Programming in an IS Curriculum: Perceived Relevance and Outcomes” Presented at theEDSIG Conference Virtual
  • Lucas, W., Xu, J. (2019). “Woman Seeking Work: Putting Your Best Food Fofward in the Job Search Process” Presented at the AnitaB.org Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) Orlando, FL
  • Li, M., Chircu, A. M., Li, G., Xia, L., Xu, J. (2017). “ Patient Satisfaction and Hospital Structure: How Are They Related?” Presented at theInternational Conference for Smart Health (ICSH) June 26-27, 2017, Hong Kong
  • Ye, L., Xu, J., Zhao, L. (2017). “Blockchain: Topic Coverage and Evolution” Presented at theChina Summer Workshop on Information Management Nanjing, China
  • Xu, J. (2016). “Deep Learning Based Topic Identification and Categorization: Mining Diabetes-Related Topics on Chinese Health Websites” Presented at the Bentley University Bentley Research Colloquium
  • Xu, J. (2016). “Identifying Features for Detecting Fraudulent Loan Requests on P2P Platforms” Presented at the IEEE IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics Tucson, AZ
  • Li, M., Chircu, A. M., Xia, L., Li, G., Xu, J. (2016). “Business Analytics Gaps Between Academia and Industry” Presented at the INFORM 12th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on OPERATIONS RESEARCH Havana, Cuba
  • Li, M., Chircu, A. M., Li, G., Shen, Y., Xia, L., Xu, J. (2015). “Final Report: Business Analytics Methods, Techniques and Applications Innovation - A Bentley Thought Leadership Network for Analytics Challenges” Presented at the Bentley University 3rd Annual Research Showcase Poster Session Waltham, MA
  • Williams, C. B., Fedorowicz, J., Haughton, D. M., Kavanaugh, A., Mentzer, K., Thatcher, J., Xu, J. (2015). “Use and Impact of Social Media in Community Policing” Presented at theTelecommunications Policy Research Conference Arlington, Virginia
  • Xu, J. (2015). “The Effects of Lender-Borrower Communication on P2P Lending Outcomes” Presented at theInternational Conference on Information Systems Fort Worth, TX
  • Lucas, W. T., Xu, J., Babaian, T. (2013). “Visualizing ERP Usage Logs in Real Time” Presented at the15th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS'13) Angers, France
  • Xu, J., Lucas, W. T., Babaian, T. (2012). “Visualizing Business Processes for Providing ERP Task Support” Presented at the7th Pre-ICIS Conference on Enterprise Systems in MIS Orlando, FL
  • Topi, H., Xu, J. (2012). “Developing an Instrument to Measure Enterprise System Users' Perceptions of System-User Collaboration” Presented at thePacific-Asia Conference on Information Systems Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Cooprider, J. G., Topi, H., Xu, J., Dias, M., Babaian, T., Lucas, W. T. (2010). “A Collaboration Model for ERP User-System Interaction” Presented at theHawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii
  • Zhang, Y., Xu, J., Zhu, Q. (2010). “Effectiveness of Electronic Word-of-Mouth: The Impact of Message Type, Tie Strength, and Message Delivery Method” Presented at thethe 9th Workshop on e-Business St. Louis, MO
  • Babaian, T., Lucas, W. T., Xu, J., Topi, H. (2010). “Usability through System-User Collaboration: Deriving Design Principles for Greater ERP Usability” Presented at the5th International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems and Technology St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • Lucas, W. T., Babaian, T., Cooprider, J. G., Topi, H., Xu, J. (2010). “Applying Human-Computer Collaboration for Improving ERP Usability: Extended Abstract” Presented at the Proceedings of the 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2010) Lombard, IL
  • Xu, J. (2009). “Identifying Cohesive Local Community Structure in Networks” Presented at theInternational Conference on Information Systems Phoenix, AZ
  • Cao, J., Knotts, T., Xu, J., Chau, M. (2009). “Word of Mouth Marketing through Online Social Networks” Presented at thethe 15th Americas Conference on Information Systems San Francisco, CA
  • Chau, M., Xu, J. (2007). “Studying Customer Groups from Blogs” Presented at thethe 6th Workshop on e-Business Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Xu, J., Chau, M. (2006). “Mining Communities of Bloggers: A Case Study on Cyber-Hate” Presented at theInternational Conference on Information Systems Milwaukee, WI
  • Xu, J., Chau, M. (2006). “The Social Identity of IS: Analyzing the Collaboration Network of the ICIS Conferences (1980-2005)” Presented at theInternational Conference on Information Systems Milwaukee, WI
  • Chau, M., Xu, J. (2006). “A Framework for Locating and Analyzing Hate Groups in Blogs” Presented at thePacific Asia Conference on Information Systems Malaysia
  • Wang, A. G., Xu, J., Chen, H. (2006). “Using Social Contextual Information to Match Criminal Identities” Presented at thethe 39th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences Kauai, HW
  • Xu, J., Chen, H., Zhou, Y., Qin, J. (2006). “On the Topology of the Dark Web of Terrorist Groups” Presented at thethe IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and San Diego, CA
  • Qin, J., Xu, J., Hu, D., Sageman, M., Chen, H. (2005). “Analyzing Terrorist Networks: A CaseStudy of the Global Salafi Jihad Network” Presented at thethe 3rd NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics Atlanta, GA
  • Weisband, S., S. M. B. Thatcher, ., Xu, J. (2005). “Using Bibliometric Analysis to EvaluateScientific Progress in Virtual Teams Research” Presented at thethe 65th Academy of Management Annual Meeting Honolulu, HW
  • Huang, Z., Chen, H., Guo, F., Xu, J., Wu, S., Chen, W. (2004). “Visualizing the Expertise Space” Presented at thethe 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Science (HICSS 37) Big Island, Hawaii
  • Xu, J. (2004). “Criminal Relation Exploration Tool for Law Enforcement KnowledgeManagement” Presented at theAmericas Conference on Information Systems New York, NY
  • Xu, J., Marshall, B., Kaza, S., Chen, H. (2004). “Analyzing and Visualizing Criminal Network Dynamics: A Case Study” Presented at thethe 2nd NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI'04) Tucson, AZ
  • Chen, H., Chung, W., Qin, Y., Chau, M., Xu, J., Wang, G. (2003). “Crime Data Mining: An Overview and Case Studies” Presented at theof the 3rd National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2003) Boston, MA
  • Schroeder, J., Xu, J., Chen, H. (2003). “CrimeLink Explorer: Using Domain Knowledge to Facilitate Automated Crime Association Analysis” Presented at thethe 1st NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI'03) Tucson, AZ
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2003). “Untangling Criminal Networks: A Case Study” Presented at thethe 1st NSF/NIJ Symposium on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI'03) Tucson, AZ
  • Leroy, G., Chen, H., Martinez, J., Eggers, S., Falsey, R., Xu, J. (2003). “Genescene: Biomedical Text and Data Mining” Presented at thethe 3rd ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL '03) Houston, TX
  • Xu, J., Chen, H. (2002). “Using Shortest Path Algorithms to Identify Criminal Associations” Presented at thethe 2nd National Conference for Digital Government Research (dg.o 2002), Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles, CA
  • Mayer, W., Xu, J. (1999). “A Two-Step Semiparametric Estimator for Switching Regression Models” Presented at theNorth American Conference of the Econometric Society Madison, WI
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Principal Advisor to Tenure-Track Faculty for CIS P&T Committee 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for CIS Marketing Committee 2015 - Present
  • Committee Member for CIS Research Committee 2006 - Present
  • Committee Member for CIS Lecturer Recruiting Committee 2021 - 2021
  • Committee Member for CIS Recruiting Committee 2019 - 2020
  • Task Force Member for CIS Undergraduate Curriculum Review Task Force 2016 - 2018
  • Course Coordinator for CS299 (Python Programming) 2018 - 2018
  • Task Force Member for MSIT Curriculum revision 2017 - 2018
  • Mentor (Faculty) for MSIT 2016 - 2016
  • Co-Organizer for CIS/IPM/IDCC Research Seminar Organizing Team 2010 - 2014
  • Committee Chair for CIS Marketing Committee 2011 - 2014
  • Committee Member for CIS Recruiting Committee 2013 - 2014
  • Interviewee for TechTarget 2010 - 2010
  • Supervisor for Visiting Student Supervision 2009 - 2010
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for Research Council 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for Salary and Benefits Committee 2020 - Present
  • Committee Member for Academic Integrity Council 2018 - Present
  • Administrative Assignment, Other for MSIT Program Director 2018 - 2020
  • Mentor (Faculty) for Graduate Information Technology Management Association 2016 - 2019
  • Committee Member for Academic Standards 2016 - 2019
  • Committee Member for Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee 2010 - 2012
  • Committee Member for Doctoral Dissertation Committee 2009 - 2011
  • Professional Service


  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) - Present
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for MIS Quarterly - Present
  • Committee Member for Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics - Present
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for The AIS SIG Workshop on e-Business 2019 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Association for Information Systems 2018 - Present
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Communications of the AIS 2017 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems 2012 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Electronic Commerce Research and Applications 2012 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Information and Management 2012 - Present
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems 2012 - Present
  • Committee Member for China Summer Workshop on Information Management 2011 - Present
  • Committee Member for IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics 2006 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Decision Support Systems 2004 - Present
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for The AIS SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services 2019 - 2019
  • Editor (Associate), Conference for European Conference on Information Systems 2019 - 2019
  • Faculty Mentor for The Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) 2019 - 2019
  • Conference/Workshop Organizer for The 17th Workshop on e-Business 2018 - 2018
  • Editor (Associate), Journal for Information Systems Frontier - 2018
  • Editorial Review Board Member for Journal of Security Informatics 2010 - 2018
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for ACM Transactions on Information Systems - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Data Base for Advances in Information Systems - 2017
  • Committee Member for European Conference in Intelligence Security Informatics - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for IEEE Intelligent Systems - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management - 2017
  • Committee Member for International Conference on Advanced in Social Network Analysis and Data Mining - 2017
  • Committee Member for International Conference on Social Intelligence and Technology - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Information Management - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for International Journal of Social Network Analysis and Mining - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Computational Science - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Electronic Commerce Research and Applications - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of Information Science and Engineering - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal on Advances in Signal Processing - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Knowledge Based Systems - 2017
  • Conference/Workshop Track Chair for SIGPAM Workshop on Business Processes and Services - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Social Science Computer Review - 2017
  • Conference/Workshop Track Chair for Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2012 - 2017
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics 2005 - 2017
  • Conference/Workshop Track Chair for International Conference on Electronic Commerce 2014 - 2014
  • Reviewer, Grant Proposal for National Science Foundation - 2014
  • Committee Member for Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining 2014 - 2014
  • Committee Member for Workshop on Issues and Challenges in Social Computing 2014 - 2014
  • Editor (Associate), Journal for International Journal of Social Network Mining 2010 - 2013
  • Reviewer, Conference Paper for International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS 2010) - 2010