Wei Chen

Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems


Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Areas of Expertise

  • Crowdsourcing
  • Crowdfunding
  • Business analytics


MIS 307 Business Data Communications
MIS 543 Business Data Communications & Networking

Selected Publications

  • Chen, W., Gu, B., Ye, Q., and Zhu, K. X. Measuring and Managing the Externality of Managerial Responses to Online Customer Reviews. Information Systems Research, forthcoming.
  • Chen, W., Wei, X., and Zhu, K. X. (2018). Engaging Voluntary Contributions in Online Communities: A Hidden Markov Model. MIS Quarterly, 42(1), 83-100. [Journal][SSRN]

Awards, Honors, and Grants

  • Co-PI, General Research Fund, The Research Grants Council of Hong Kong. (2018-2019)
  • Best Paper Award in IT and Healthcare Track, and Best Paper Nominee for International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Seoul, Korea, Dec 10-13, 2017.
  • Eller College Dean's Small Research Grant, Spring 2017
  • Co-Investigator, National Science Foundation of China, Youth Science Foundation (2017-2019)
  • Best Paper Award, The 10th China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2016), Dalian, China, June 25-26, 2016.
  • Eller College Dean's Small Research Grant, Spring 2016
  • ICIS Doctoral Consortium Fellow, Auckland, 2014
  • Graduate Summer Teaching Scholar, UCSD, 2013
  • Dean’s Fellowship for Summer Research, Rady School of Management, 2009-2015
  • Rady Academic Year Fellowship, UCSD, 2009-2015 

Professional Associations

  • Association for Information Systems (AIS)
  • The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
  • The American Economic Association (AEA)
  • The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)