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Current Students

Current PhD Students

 
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Zhitao Yin
Advisor: Dr. Arun Rai

Zhitao Yin is a Ph.D. candidate in the Center for Process Innovation at Georgia State University, advised by Arun Rai. His general research interests are technological innovation and strategic management. Specifically, his research tends to focusses on IT strategy and business value. His dissertation investigates how frictions in the digital innovations process are introduced and can be overcome with information technology He often uses econometrics, network analysis, natural language processing, and simulation in his research. In addition, he has a strong interest in the machine learning for causal inference.

Email: zyin3@gsu.edu

 
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Yanran Liu
Advisor: Dr. Arun Rai

Yanran Liu is 3rd-year PhD student in computer information systems at the Center for Process Innovation. She is developing her research work in digital innovation and platform business models. Her methods-related interests cover econometrics, machine learning, structural equation modeling, and fuzzy-set qualitative comparative analysis (fsQCA). 

Email: yanran.liu@ceprin.org

 

 
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Peiwei Li
Advisor: Dr. Lars Mathiassen

Education: 

  • M.S., Master of Business Administration, University of Louisville

  • M.S., Materials Science & Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  • B.S., Materials Science & Engineering, South China University of Technology

Research Interests: 

  • Hierarchical Linear Modeling

  • Structure Equation Modeling

Email: pli12@student.gsu.edu

 
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Khaleed Fuad
Advisor: Dr. Lars Mathiassen

A young researcher with the knowledge of Information Technology and Business Administration, strong analytical ability, a passion for analyzing problems rigorously and solving them ingenuously, and excellent writing and presentation skills; research interests include Enterprise Systems (ES), specifically ES design, development, adoption, implementation, assimilation, and ongoing management in an organization; current research project is about the influence of absorptive capacity of an organization on its adoption and ongoing management of ES.

Email: kfuad1@student.gsu.edu

 

 
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WEI ZHANG
Advisor: Dr. Arun Rai

Wei joined CEPRIN in 2018 as a Ph.D. student in Computer Information Systems, working with Dr. Arun Rai. His research interests center on the intersection of Management Information Systems (MIS) and other business disciplines such as risk management and financial market. Wei is interested in applying interdisciplinary theories and methods to study IT-enabled digital innovation.

Email: wzhang25@student.gsu.edu