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Zhan (Michael) Shi

Assistant Professor
Information Systems

Office:BA 318 F
Mailing Address:
Main Campus
PO BOX 874606
Tempe, AZ 85287-4606

Phone: 480-965-8488
Fax: 480-727-0881
Email: zmshi@asu.edu
Zhan (Michael) Shi

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Job Title(s)
Assistant Professor of Information Systems, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University

Ph.D. in Economics, The University of Texas at Austin 2012;

BA in Economics, BS in Mathematics, Peking University, 2007

Research Areas
Large-scale Data Analytics

Online Markets, Social Media, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Representative Publications
"Towards a Better Measure of Business Proximity: Topic Modeling for Industry Intelligence," MIS Quarterly Special Issue on Transformational Issues of Big Data and Analytics in Networked Business, 2016.

"Hidden Suppliers Can Make or Break Your Operations," Harvard Business Review online, 2015.

"Content Sharing in a Social Broadcasting Environment: Evidence from Twitter," MIS Quarterly, 2014.

"Network Structure and Observational Learning, Evidence from a Location-Based Social Network," Journal of Management Information Systems, 2013.

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award, W.P. Carey School of Business, 2015-2016

ASU is a tier 1 research university and W. P. Carey is proud of its strong tradition of teaching and classroom excellence. Our students directly benefit from the research and theories our faculty brings into the classroom. Below is a list of courses being taught during the current semester by this faculty member. Click a course to view it in the ASU course catalog.

CIS 375 - Business Data Mining
Building predictive analytics (e.g., SEMMA, KDD); exposure to logistic regression, machine learning and decision tree methods; Understanding lift factors, ROC curves; hands-on use of mining software; business case studies.

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