Jin Zhang Depart.:Management Science and Engineering Academic Title:Associate Professor Tel:8610-62510526 Fax:8610-82509169 Email:zhangjin@rmbs.ruc.edu.cn Administrative Position:Deputy Head of the Department of Management Science and Engineering

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2013   Ph.D., School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University;

2009   Master of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University;

2006   Bachelor of Engineering, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University.

Working Experiences

2017.08-Present  Associate Professor, Business School, Renmin University of China

2013.08-2017.07  Assistant Professor, Business School, Renmin University of China

Research Interests

Big Data Management and Analysis, Digital Economy, E-commerce, Text Mining, Business Intelligence


Business Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and Data Mining, Management Information System


Selected Academic Articles:

More than ten academic papers were published in major international academic journals, many of which were published in UTD 24 Leading Business Journals, such as 《MIS Quarterly》 and 《INFORMS Journal on Computing》.

1. “A Review Selection Method for Finding an Informative Subset from Online Reviews”, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2019, Forthcoming. (with Wang, C., and Chen, G.) (UTD 24, SCI)

2. “From Free to Paid: Customer Expertise and Customer Satisfaction on Knowledge Payment Platforms”, Decision Support Systems, 127, 113140, 2019. (with Zhang, J., and Zhang, M.) (SCI)

3. “Extracting Representative Information on Intra-Organizational Blogging Platforms”, MIS Quarterly, 41(4), 1105-1127, 2017. (with Guo, X., Wei, Q., Chen, G., and Qiao, D.) (UTD 24, SSCI)

4. “Finding Competitive Keywords from Query Logs to Enhance Search Engine Advertising”, Information & Management, 54(4): 531-543, 2017. (with Qiao, D., Wei, Q., and Chen, G.) (SSCI)

5. “Content and Structure Coverage: Extracting a Diverse Information Subset”, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 29(4): 660-675, 2017. (with Ma, B., Wei, Q., Chen, G., and Guo, X.) (UTD 24 SCI)

6. “A Novel Bipartite Graph Based Competitiveness Degree Analysis from Query Logs”, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, 11(2): 21:1-21:25, 2016. (with Wei, Q., Qiao, D., Chen, G., and Guo, X.) (SCI)

7. “Providing Consistent Opinions from Online Reviews: A Heuristic Stepwise Optimization Approach”, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 28(2): 236-250, 2016. (with Zhang, Z., Chen, G., Guo, X., and Wei, Q.) (UTD 24 SCI)

8. “An Approach to Finding the Cost-effective Immunization Targets for Information Assurance”, Decision Support Systems, 67: 40-52, 2014. (with Liu, G., and Chen, G.) (SCI)

9. “Extracting Representative Information to Enhance Flexible Data Queries”, IEEE Transaction on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, 23(6): 928-941, 2012. (with Chen, G., and Tang, X.) (SCI)


Selected Monographs:

“Representative Information Extraction Technology and Its Application”, Xinhua Publishing House, 2017.

Selected Research Grants:

PI.   General Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: An Intelligent Information Service Method and Its Impact on User Decision in an Online Question and Answer Community, 2018.1-2021.12.

PI.  Youth Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China: A Novel Market Competitive Intelligence Analysis Method based on User Generated Content, 2015.1-2017.12.

Cases and Textbooks

“Principles and Methods of Business Intelligence”, Publishing House of Electronics Industry, 2014.

Corporate Projects、Policy Reports、Business Reports

PI. Research on an Enterprise Index Monitoring Platform, Development Research Center of the State Council.

Services & Awards

Other Appointments

Deputy Director of the Business Intelligence Cloud Lab of Renmin University of China

Director of China Information Economics Society

Director of China Association for Information Systems (CNAIS)

Reviewer for the National Natural Science Foundation of China,

Reviewer for Major Journals of Information Systems, 《Information Systems Research》《INFORMS Journal on Computing》, etc.

Honors and Awards

The Second Award of Philosophy and Social Science Outstanding Achievements, Beijing

Academic Doctoral Award, Ministry of Education

Theory Contribution Award, China Information Economics Society

Teaching Excellence Award, Renmin University of China

Advanced Worker Award, Renmin University of China

Excellent Teacher Award, School of Business, Renmin University of China

Best Research Award, School of Business, Renmin University of China

Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Award, Beijing

Outstanding Doctoral Graduate Award, Tsinghua University

Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award, Tsinghua University

RMBS made the Top-50 list of MBA,
EMBA and EE programs——The Financial Times

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