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Xianjun Geng
Associate Professor-Management
Office MailstopMail Box: SM40, Room No.: SOM3415 
Email Address    Primary Phone Number 972-883-4778    URL Geng Xianjun's Webpage    Media Contact
 Professional Preparation
 Ph.D.Management Information SystemsUniversity of Texas at Austin2003
 M.E.Rattern Recognition & Intelligent SystemTsinghua University1999
 B.E.Automatic ControlTsinghua University1997
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Research Interests
  • The impact of the Internet on pricing
    • Online resale, online search, bundling
  • New business models on rich-media content
    • Content delivery using Capacity Provision Networks, business value of rich-media content
  • Trust and security in the digital economy
    • trust in online communities, trust in knowledge management, distributed denial-of-service attacks
  • Piracy and digital rights management
    • The impact of DRM on legal consumption, pricing under piracy and DRM
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Geng, X., Y.-J. Lee, “Competing with Piracy: A Multi-Channel Sequential Search Approach,” Journal of Management Information Systems, forthcoming.
"Contracting Information Security in the Presence of Double Moral Hazard," with Chul Ho Lee and Srinivasan Raghunathan, Information Systems Research, 24(2), 295-311, June 2013.
"Add-On Pricing by Asymmetric Firms," with Jeffrey D. Shulman, Management Science, 59(4), 899-917, April 2013.
"A Generalized Model of Partial Resale," with Ruhai Wu and Andrew B. Whinston, Decision Support Systems, 53(1), 108-117, April 2012.
“Impacts of Organizational Learning and Knowledge Transfer on Investment Decisions under Uncertainty,” with Lihui Lin and Andrew B. Whinston, Journal of Management Information Systems, 26(2), 123-145, Fall 2009.
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
11/2008 11/2008 Sequential Search with a Piracy Option
University of Texas at Austin
11/02/2000 11/03/2000 Defeating Distributed Denial of Service Attacks
Multichannel Conference on Productivity and the Internet Economy, Austin, Texas
08/2007 08/2007 Partial Allowance of Ticket Resale
Tsinghua University, China
07/09/2002 07/09/2002 Corporate Governance Issues in New Technology Companies
research seminar for faculty and doctoral students at Finance department in the University of Texas at Austin
06/03/2005 06/04/2005 Partial Allowance of Ticket Resale
international workshop on Game Theory in Marketing, organized by Sihem Taboubi and Georges Zaccour, HEC Montreal
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Teaching Experience
At the University of Texas at Dallas:
  • Business Intelligence Software and Techniques (graduate, Spring 2012 evaluation 4.8 out of 5)
  • Advanced Business Intelligence (graduate, Spring 2012 evaluation 4.8 and 4.7 out of 5)
  • Introduction to Management Information Systems (undergraduate, Fall 2010 evaluation 4.9 and 4.7 out of 5)
  • Systems Analysis and Design (undergraduate, Fall 2010 evaluation 5.0 out of 5)

At University of Washington:

  • Business Data Communications (Upper-division undergraduate course)
  • Systems Analysis and Design (Upper-division undergraduate course)
  • Foundations of E-Business (MBA course)
  • Introduction to Economics-IS Interface (doctoral seminar)
  • Advanced Topics in Economics-IS Interface (doctoral seminar)

I received multiple awards for my teaching at UW.

I also gave guest lectures in the following courses at the University of Texas at Austin:

  • Decision Support System and Introduction to Electronic Commerce (MBA and doctoral course), Spring 2000 to Fall 2002. In Fall 2002 I co—designed the syllabus and lectured extensively in 5 out of 12 sessions
  • Data Communications/Netvvorks/Distributed Processing (MBA course), Fall 2002
  • Applied Data Communication Systems (undergraduate course), Spring 2002, Fall 2002. I designed two new lab sessions on Intemet routing
  • Object-oriented Analysis and Design with Java (undergraduate course), Spring 2001

Honors and Awards
  1. Best Paper Award, China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), 2011
  2. Nominated for Best Paper Award, HICSS-42 (Organizational Systems and Technology Track), 2009
  3. Nominated for Undergradu
  4. Undergraduate Instructor of the Quarter, Michael G. Foster School of Business, Winter 2008
  5. Nominated for Undergraduate Instructor of the Quarter, Michael G. Foster School of Business, Autumn 2007
  6. Undergraduate Instructor ofthe Quarter, Michael G. Foster School of Business, Autumn 2005
  7. Nominated for Best Paper Award, WITS, 2005
  8. Lex N. Gamble Family Award for Excellence in the Field of E-Commerce, University of Washington, May 2005
  9. University Continuing Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, 2002-2003
  10. MSIS Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, 2001-2002
  11. David Bruton, Jr. Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, 2000-2001
  12. Preemptive Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin, 1999-2000

Meida Coverage
  1. "Economic Trends: Extra Risk for Tech Investors," Peter Coy eds., BusinessWeek, July 29, 2002.
  2. "Technology industry may be especially prone to fraud," Alan Goldstein eds., Dallas Morning News, July 24, 2002.

At the University of Texas at Dallas:


  • IT Committee, School of Management, 2009 - present
At University of Washington
  • Doctoral Program Committee, UW Business School, 2005 - present

Also on department level:

  • Ph.D. Coordinator, 2005 - present
    • Department Doctoral Program Admissions Committee (acting chair, Winter 2006), 2005 - present
    • Department Doctoral Program Review Subcommittee, 2005-2008
    • Course Management Software Committee, UW Business School, 2004-5
  • Judge, Real World Project Final Presentations (UW E-Business Program), May 13, 2004

Journal/Conference Services

  • Associate Editor, Infomation Systems Research, starting 1/1/2009
  • Coordinating Editor, Information Systems Frontiers, 2008 - present
  • Associate Editor, Decision Support Systems, 2006 — present
  • Reviewer, ICIS, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Discussant, WISE, 2005
  • Session Chair, INFORMS CIST, 2005
  • Ad-hoc reviewer for: Management Science, Information Systems Research, MIS Quarterly, Journal of Management Information Systems, Journal of Marketing, Marketing Science, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce, International Journal of Electronic Commerce, Information Systems Frontiers, Electronic Commerce Research, Decision Science

On the Dissertation Committee of
(University of Washington)

  • Yotmg Jin Lee
  • Jie Wu
  • Gang Peng (Placement: Youngstown University, 2006)

(University of Texas at Austin)

  • Ruhai Wu (Placement: Florida Atlantic University, dept. of economics, 2006)
  • De Liu (Placement: University of Kentucky, 2004)

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