Current Students

Current PhD Students


Yanran Liu
Advisor: Dr. Arun Rai

Yanran Liu is 5th-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



Peiwei Li
Advisor: Dr. Lars Mathiassen


  • 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


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



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@gsu.edu