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  Profile

Wenli Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer & Info Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
wangw@rmu.edu
412-397-6473 phone (M)
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 218


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Management Information Systems, Minored in Economics and Computer Science, University of Texas at Austin, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Engineering and Telecommunications, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, 1994

Professional Background

  • 2000-2005 Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems and Operations Management, Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • 2005-2006 Visiting Professor, Department of Management Information Systems, Lee Business School, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
  • 2006-2012 Professor and Faculty Lead (CIS-BSCS and CBA-PhD), College of Business Administration, College of Information Systems, Trident University International, Cypress, CA

Area of Expertise/Research

  • E-commerce and E-learning
  • Decision Science and Data Analysis
  • Auction and Pricing
  • Security and Assurance

Publications

  • "Binary Vickrey Auction – A Robust and Efficient Multi-unit Sealed-bid Auction against Buyer False-name Bids." Zoltán Hidvégi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. Decision Support Systems. March 2007. Volume 43, Issue 2, Pages 301-312.
  • "Buy-price English Auction." Zoltán Hidvégi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. Journal of Economic Theory. July 2006, Volume 129, Issue 1, pp.31-52. (acceptance w/o revision at the first round).
  • "Neutralizing Piracy of Motion Pictures – Reengineering the Supply Chain of the Industry." David A. Cook and Wenli Wang. Technology in Society. November 2004.
  • "Designing Mechanisms for E-Commerce Security: An Example from Sealed-bid Auctions." Wenli Wang, Zoltán Hidvégi and Andrew B. Whinston. International Journal of Electronic Commerce. Winter 2001-2002.
  • "E-Process Design and Assurance Using Model Checking." Wenli Wang, Zoltán Hidvégi, Andrew D. Bailey, and Andrew B. Whinston. IEEE Computer. October 2000.

Presentations

  • 2011 - "Management of Change to Ensure IS Success: A Longitudinal Study." Pauline Ash, Wenli Wang, Jerry Chang, and Geoffrey Hubona. Proceeding of the International Conference on Information Systems. Shanghai, China, December 2011. Paper 31.
  • 2010 - "Deterring Adolescent Dependency on Text Messaging: A Conceptual Model and Framework for Behavior Control." Tom Barto and Wenli Wang. Proceeding of the 16th Americas conference on Information Systems. Lima, Peru, August 2010.
  • 2008 - "The Benefits of Unexpected Informal Customer Support from Vendors in Online Communities." Yitshak Merin and Wenli Wang. Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems. Toronto, CA, August 2008.
  • 2007 - "Current Research on List Prices in Online Auctions." invited keynote speech, 2007 Annual Conference of the China Information Economic Society. Harbin, China, Jan 6-8, 2007.
  • 2005 - "To the Question 'Does IT Matter?' Hollywood Answers 'Yes'." David A. Cook and Wenli Wang. Proceedings of the 38th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Hawaii, January 2005.
  • 2005 - "General Guidelines of Internal Control over Internet-based Electronic Commerce." Wenli Wang and Minnie Yi-Min Yen. Asia Pacific Decision Science Institute. Taiwan, June 2005.
  • 2004 - "The IS Framework for Preserving Dance Heritage." Wenli Wang. Pre-ICIS04 Workshop on e-Culture, U-Tourism and Virtual Heritage. Washington D.C., December 2004.
  • 2004 - "Preserving and Interpreting Culture Heritage: Lessons Learned from Film Restoration." Wenli Wang and David A. Cook. Pre-ICIS04 Workshop on e-Culture, U-Tourism and Virtual Heritage. Washington D.C., December 2004.
  • 2003 - "Sequential Auctions with Shill Bidding." Zoltan Hidvegi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. The Fifth International Conference on Electronic Commerce. Pittsburgh, Oct 2003.
  • 2002 - "Buy-price English Auction." Zoltan Hidvegi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. Workshop for Information Systems and Economics. Barcelona, Spain. December 2002.
  • 2002 - "Shill Bidding in Multi-round Online Auctions." Zoltan Hidvegi, Wenli Wang, and Andrew B. Whinston. Proceedings of 35th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Jan 2002.
  • 2001 - "An e-Risk Primer." Xenia Ley Parker, CFSA. Acknowledged collaborative effort. The Institute of Internal Auditors Research Foundation. Altamonte Springs, Florida. 2001.
  • 2000 - "Economic Mechanism Design for Securing Online Auctions." Wenli Wang, Zoltan Hidvegi, and Andrew B. Whinston. Proceeding of Twenty-first International Conference on Information Systems. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, December 2000, pp. 676-680.
  • 2000 - "Designing Secure Mechanisms for Online Processes." Wenli Wang, Zoltan Hidvegi, and Andrew B. Whinston. Proceeding -- International Conference on Electronic Commerce. Seoul, Korea, August, 2000, pp. 312-318.
  • 1999 - "Digital Systems Design ? An Example for Efficient Web-based Training.? Michael Wahl, Wenli Wang, and Rainer Bruck. IEEE Workshop on Design, Test and Applications. Dubrovnik, 1999.
  • 1998 - "General Guidelines of Internal Control over Internet-based Electronic Commerce."Andrew D. Baily, Anitesh Barua, Wenli Wang, Andrew B. Whinston, and Minnie Yi-Min Yen, Proceedings of 1998 Administrative Sciences Conferences: New Horizons & Role in Development, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 1998.
  • 1997 - "Binary Multi-Unit eAuction Robust Against Buyer False-name Bidding." Wenli Wang, Zoltan Hidvegi, and Andrew B. Whinston. Internet Productivity Conference. Austin, TX. 1997.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Wenli


Spring 2014
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS1020-P
  • 12:30-01:45 PM T RMWang1 (01/13-05/03/14)2 Seats
  • INFS3221-A
  • 06:00-08:50 PMMMWang1 (01/13-05/03/14)1 Seats
  • INFS3235-A
  • 06:00-08:50 PM RMWang1 (01/13-05/03/14)20 Seats

    Summer 2014
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS3121-A
  • -ONLINEIWang8 (06/30-08/21/14)18 Seats
  • INFS6490-A
  • -ONLINEIWang8 (06/30-08/21/14)11 Seats

    Fall 2014
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • INFS1020-Q
  • 12:15-01:30 PM T RMWang1 (08/25-12/13/14)19 Seats
  • INFS3220-C1
  • 01:45-03:00 PM T RMWang1 (08/25-12/13/14)4 Seats
  • INFS3235-A
  • 06:00-10:00 PM WMWang5 (10/20-12/13/14)16 Seats
  • INFS6225-A
  • -ONLINEIWang4 (10/18-12/13/14)15 Seats

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