Center for IT and e-Business Management

Consortia-Based E-Business Standardization Research

Biography of Researchers

*Kexin (Katherine) Zhao:  a Ph.D. candidate of Information Systems in Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her current research interests are economics of e-business and development and adoption of e-business standards. Her work has been published or accepted for publication in the Journal of Management Information Systems, Electronic Markets and Advances in the Economics of Information Systems. Her research has been presented in 2002 WISE, 2003 WISE, 2003 HICSS and 2006 AMCIS.

*Mu Xia: an assistant professor of Information Systems in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include business models of business-to-business electronic commerce, e-business standards, electronic markets, the evolution of business networks and combinatorial auctions. He has published in the Journal of Management Information Systems, Electronic Markets, the European Journal of Operational Research, and the International Journal of Electronic Commerce, among other journals. He serves on the editorial board of Information Systems and e-Business Management.

*Michael J. Shaw: the Hoeft Endowed Chair in Information Technology Management and Director of the Center for Information Technology and e-Business Management at College of Business. He received his Ph.D. from the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University. Professor Shaw is the editor-in-chief of the journal Information Systems and e-Business Management, and he has published extensively in leading academic journals. Among Professor Shaw's recent books are the Handbook in Electronic Commerce, Information-Based Manufacturing, and e-Business Management. Currently, Professor Shaw works in the areas of e-business strategy, human-computer intelligent interaction, IT management, and knowledge management.