Research Assistant Professor |School of Business

Joined the SUSTech Business School in 2019. Her research interests include user behaviors in social media, open innovation, e-commerce, and knowledge contribution. She is the International Cooperation Program Director of CoB.

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Educational Background:

2013-2019 The University of Hong Kong School of Economics and Business Administration

2011-2013 Department of Information Management, Peking University

2008-2011 Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, School of Advanced Translation

2007-2011 Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, School of Information Science and Technology


International Conference:

Invited speaker on the topic of “Teaching Time Series and Visualization Techniques: The Experience of Happy Cow Ice Cream Case” in the Conference on Case-based teaching under the Current Changing Higher Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, December 2018 


Reviewer for journals:

  • Journal of the Association for Information Systems
  • Internet Research
  • Electronic Commerce Research and Applications
  • Information & Management
  • Information Technology & People (IT&People)
  • International Journal of Information Management

Reviewer for conferences:

  • International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS)
  • Organizational Communication and Information Systems (OCIS), Annual Meeting of Academy of Management
  • China Summer Workshop on Information Systems (CSWIM)
  • Cross Strait Conference of Information Management Development and Strategy (CSIM)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • The Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)

Associate editor for mini track: Human behavior and IS in PACIS 2019

Program committee member: CSWIM 2019


Social Network User Behavior

Open Innovation Community


Knowledge Contribution

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Journal Papers:

Mi Zhou, Xiaofang Cai, Qian Liu, Weiguo Fan, Examining continuance use on social network and micro-blogging sites: Different roles of self-image and peer influence, International Journal of Information Management. 47 (2019) 215–232. (SCI/SSCI, 2017: 2-year Impact Factor = 4.516, 5-year Impact Factor = 4.810)

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Name of College: School of Business


Masters and Doctorate Degree Programs

Business Intelligence and Big Data Management(affiliated to the Math Department’s Masters and Doctorate Programs)



The school currently has 11 faculty members in the department of Information Systems and Management Engineering (ISME) (Finance department has its own introduction)

1 Distinguished Professor honored by the Ministry of Education of China

1 National Distinguished Expert

3 Shenzhen Peacock Talents

1 National High-level Talents

10 Overseas Returned Professors

More than 30% of faculty are international faculty members with overseas citizenship.

100% have overseas PhD or overseas full-time working experience

9 Graduated from Top 50 Universities of the world (based on QS/Times ranking)




Founded in October 2018, the School of Business of the Southern University of Science and Technology is an elite business school with a strategic vision and a strong emphasis on innovation, open-mindedness, international impact, and interdisciplinary research. The School of Business offers master’s & doctoral programs “Business Intelligence and Big Data Management” as well as non-degree programs at the executive level.

All of the faculty members of the School of Business have international backgrounds with frontier business research. 9 out of 11 faculty members graduated from the top 50 universities of the world based on QS/Times ranking. In the past two years, faculty members have published more than 20 journal articles in top-tier business journals, including UTD journals, such as Management Science, Production and Operations Management, Operations Research, Journal of Management Information System, and JAIS.

The School of Business aims to cultivate interdisciplinary talents with technical and analytical skills to meet the demand of the digital economy and Internet industry in the Great Bay Area, especially in Shenzhen. The School of Business works closely with leading companies to provide plenty of opportunities for students to enhance practical skills. Besides, the School of Business collaborates with top international business schools such as HEC-Paris to envision students with global perspectives and study experience.


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