- Economics of Information Systems
- Digital Platforms and Online Community
- Healthcare Analytics
- PhD, Information Systems, University of California, Irvine
- MS, Information Systems, Iowa State University
Ran (Alan) Zhang is an assistant professor at Department of ISQS, Texas Tech University. His research interests lie at the intersection of IS and Marketing. His current research primarily focuses on business data analytics, economics of digitization, digital platforms, online community, healthcare analytics, and pricing strategy. His works have been accepted in the MIS Quarterly and international conference proceedings including ICIS, HICSS, CIST, and AMCIS. He has obtained several reputational research grants from Hong Kong Research Grants Council and Marketing Science Institute. Zhang has taught courses including Business Data Analytics, Blockchain Design and Application, Database Design and Management, Business Intelligence, and IT management at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.