About Me

Academic Position

  • Bryan School of Business and Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), Greensboro, NC, USA (2019 - Present)
    • Assistant Professor of Information Systems (Tenure-Track)
    • Co-affiliated with Informatics and Analytics Program

Education

  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Seoul, Korea (2014 - 2019)
    • Ph.D. in Management Engineering (Major: Information Systems)
  • Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, Korea (2008 - 2014)
    • B.S. in Industrial and Management Engineering
    • B.S. in Mathematics
    • Minor in Computer Science and Engineering
    • Graduate with Magna Cum Laude

Honors, Awards, and Grants

  • Top Emergent Research Forum (ERF) Papers, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2022
  • Best Short Paper Award Nominee, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2021
  • Best Student Paper Award Runner-up, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop, 2021
  • Best Reviewer Award, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop, 2021
  • Research Grant from the Barun ICT Research Center, Yonsei University, 2021
  • Dean’s Research Scholar Award (Research Grant), Bryan School of Business and Economics, UNCG, 2021
  • Recognition of Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activity, UNCG, 2021 (University Level)
  • Best Paper Award, Korea Society of Management Information Systems (KMIS) Fall Conference, 2020
  • Best Student Paper Award Runner-Up, INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), 2017
  • Best Student Paper Award, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop, 2017
  • Honorable Mention Research Award, KAIST Graduate School of Green Growth, 2017
  • Best Paper Award Runner-up, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop, 2016
  • Best Student Paper Award, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop, 2016
  • Best Paper Award, International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2016
  • Best Paper Award, Korea Society of Management Information Systems (KMIS) Fall Conference, 2016
  • Ph.D. Excellent Research Award, College of Business, KAIST, 2016
  • Best Student Paper Award, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop, 2015
  • Honorable Mention Work-in-Progress Award, Graduate School of Green Growth, KAIST, 2014
  • Ph.D. Fellowship, College of Business, KAIST, 2014 – 2018

Invited Talks and Seminars

  • Ajou University, Korea (virtual), 2022
  • Hanyang University, Korea (virtual), 2022
  • University of Florida, FL, USA, 2022
  • Korean Artificial Intelligence Association, Korea (virtual), 2022
  • Korean Academic Society of Business Administration, Korea (virtual), 2021
  • Yonsei University, Korea (virtual), 2021
  • Korea University, Korea (virtual), 2021
  • Pusan National University, Korea (virtual), 2021
  • Kyung Hee University, Korea (virtual), 2021, 2022
  • Korean American Scientists and Engineers Association (KSEA) - NC Chapter (virtual), 2021
  • Lyft’s Safety Advisory Council, CA, USA (virtual), 2020
  • Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, 2020
  • University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC, USA, 2019
  • Chapman University, CA, USA, 2018
  • Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2018

Service

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer
    • Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Production and Operations Management, Information Systems Frontiers, Information & Management, Decision Support Systems, Information Technology and Management, Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, Asia Pacific Journal of Information Systems, Information Systems Review, Communications of the ACM
    • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS), European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), INFORMS Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC)
  • Conference/Workshop Committee Member & Associate Editor
    • Associate Editor, International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2020, 2021
    • Associate Editor, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2020, 2021
    • Minitrack Co-Chair (Cloud Computing and Sustainability), Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) 2022
    • Program Committee, Post-ICIS KrAIS Research Workshop 2019-2022
    • Program Committee, Workshop on Information Technologies and Systems (WITS) 2022
    • Web Coordinator, Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE) 2017
    • Technology/Organizing Chair & Web Coordinator, Bright Internet Global Summit (BIGS) 2017-2022 (website)
  • Doctoral Student Supervision
    • Yuzhang Han, Bryan School of Business and Economics, UNCG (Dissertation Committee; First Placement: York College of Pennsylvania)
    • Nabid Alam, Bryan School of Business and Economics, UNCG (Dissertation Committee; First Placement: Emporia State University)