Texas Tech University

Ying Wang

Ph.D. Candidate

Email: ying.wang@ttu.edu

Office Hours:By appointment

Room Number:E326


Ph.D. Candidate in Management Information Systems
Rawls College of Business Administration (Expected Graduation: June 2017)
Texas Tech University


Rawls College of Business Administration (2012)
Texas Tech University

B.S. in Chemical Engineering

Wuhan University of Technology, China (2007)

B.A. in English (Dual Degree)
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China (2007)

Area of Expertise: Text Mining; Business Analytics; Diffusion of IT

Ying Wang

About Ying

Ying is currently a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate of Management Information System in the Area of Information System and Quantitative Sciences in the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University. Before she joined the Ph.D. program in 2012, Ying obtained an M.B.A in general business from Texas Tech University, a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology, and a B.A. in English (dual degree) from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. She also had three years of work experience in credit risk assessment in HSBC Bank (China). 

Her research interests primarily focus on business analytics, adoption and diffusion of smart technology, and text analytics techniques. Her dissertation focuses on investigating the effects of online reviews on product sales by considering the structure of reviews and the effect of time. Her work has been presented at national and international conferences, such as Americas Conference on Information Systems, Association for Information Systems - Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (Pre-ICIS workshop), IEEE International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management, and Big XII+ MIS Symposium.


Journal Publication

1.Wang, Y., Aguirre-Urreta, M., and Song, J., “Investigating the Value of Information in Mobile Commerce: A Text Mining Approach,” Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems (26:4), 2016, pp. 367-384.

Journal Submissions

1. Aguirre-Urreta, M., Wang, Y., and Song, J., “Multilevel Analysis of Online Reviews: Some Issues and a Proposed Approach,” under review at MIS Quarterly.

Conference Proceedings

1. Wang, Y., Aguirre-Urreta, M., and Song, J., "Online Customer Reviews and Product Sales: The Moderating Role of Signal Characteristics," Proceedings of the 23rd AMCIS, Boston, USA, August 10th - 12th, 2017.

2. Wang, Y., Aguirre-Urreta, M., and Song, J., “What Affects Mobile Application Downloads? The Role of In-Store Information,” Proceedings of the 22nd AMCIS, San Diego, USA, August 11th - 13th, 2016.

3. Wang, Y., Song, J., and Aguirre-Urreta, M., “An Empirical Investigation of Factors Impacting Application Downloads in Mobile App Stores,” Proceedings of the 14th Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, December 13th, 2015.

4. Wang, Y. and Song, J., “The Impact of Mobile Application Information on Application Download: A Text Mining Approach,” Proceedings of the 21st AMCIS, Puerto Rico, USA, August 13th - 15th, 2015.

5. Wang, Y., and Lin, Z. “The Importance of Objective and Dynamic Credit Evaluation in P2P Lending Market,” Workshop on Internet and Big Data Finance (WIBF), Hong Kong, China, June 7th, 2014.

6. Wang, Y., Li, S., and Lin, Z. “Revealing Key Non-Financial Factors for Online Credit-Scoring in e-Financing,” The 10th IEEE International Conference on Service Systems and Service Management (ICSSSM13), Hong Kong, China, July 17th - 19th, 2013.


Title:"Understanding the Effects of Unstructured User Generated Content on Product Sales: A Longitudinal Investigation in Text-Based Information."
Co-Chairs:Dr. Jaeki Song and Dr. Miguel Aguirre-Urreta
Status:Passed Dissertation Proposal Defense


Honors, Grants, Awards and Fellowships
Summer Thesis/Dissertation Research Award (2017)
Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2016-2017)
Americas Conference on Information Systems Doctoral Consortium (2016)
Ph.D. Student Research Grant (2015-2016)
ISQS Doctoral Research Award (2014)
Rawls Scholarship (2012-2015)

Professional Services
Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) (2017)
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (2015-2016)
International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) (2015)
Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS (Pre-ICIS SIGHCI) (2015)

Session Chair
Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (2015-2016)
Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS (Pre-ICIS SIGHCI) (2016)