Dezhi Wu, Ph.D., PMP

Associate Professor of Information Systems
Department of Computer Scence & Information Systems
Southern Utah University
Cedar City, UT 84720, U. S. A.
Phone: 1-435-865-8399 (office)
Email: dezhi.wu@gmail.com or wu@suu.edu


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Brief Bio:

Dr. Dezhi Wu is an Associate Professor of Information Systems in the CSIS Department at Southern Utah University in Cedar City, UT. She received her  Ph. D. degree in information systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA. She is also a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).


Research Interests:

Dr. Wu's current research interests include human-computer interaction, mobile healthcare systems, information systems security, and mobile training.


Teaching Interests:

Systems Analysis and Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Project Management, Management of Information Systems,Electronic Commerce, and Web Development


Selected Recent Professional Service:

"Human-Computer Interaction" Track Co-Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2014), Savannah, Georgia, August 7-10, 2014.

"Personalization Technologies and Impacts" Mini-track Co-Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Chicago, IL, USA, August 2013.

Advisory Board Member, the Association for Information Systems  Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (AIS SIGHCI), July 2012 - Present.

Past Chair, the Association for Information Systems  Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (AIS SIGHCI), July 2011 - June 2012.

Chair, the Association for Information Systems  Special Interest Group on Human-Computer Interaction (AIS SIGHCI), July 2010 - June 2011.

Chair-Elect, the AIS SIGHCI, July 2009 - June 2010.

Workshop Co-Chair, the Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS at International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Shanghai, China, Dec. 4, 2011

Workshop Co-Chair, the Annual Workshop on HCI Research in MIS at International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), St. Louis, Missouri, Dec. 12, 2010

"Human-Computer Interaction" Leading Track Co-Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2010), Lima, Peru, August 12-15, 2010.

"Human-Computer Interaction"  Track Co-Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009), San Francisco, California, August 6-9, 2009.

"Personalization Systems" Mini-track Co-Chair, Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Associate Editor, "Human-Computer Interaction" track for International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011), Shanghai, China, Dec. 4-7, 2011.

Associate Editor, "Human-Computer Interaction" track for the 19th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS 2011), Helsinki, Finland, June 9-11, 2011.


Recent Honors and Awards:

"Who and Who in America," 2014.

"Quality Service - Red Handed Award," Southern Utah University, Spring 2013.

"Who and Who in America," 2013.

National Science Foundation Fellowship, UC Berkeley, 2012.

"Association for Information Systems Technology Challenge Award," SIGHCI, Awared at ICIS 2011, Dec. 2011.

"Outstanding Service Award," Association for Information Systems Special Interest Group on Human Computer Interaction (AIS SIGHCI), Dec. 2011

Best Paper Nominee, Annual Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Montréal, Canada, April 14-16, 2011.

"Outstanding Faculty Award," College of CIET, Southern Utah University, Academic Year 2010-2011.

"Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarly Activity Award," College of CIET, Southern Utah University, Academic Year 2010-2011.

"Who and Who in America," 2011.

Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Grant (PI), 2010-2011.

Professor of the Year Nominee, Southern Utah University, 2010.

Best Paper Nominee, Pre-ICIS HCI Workshop, Paris, France, Dec. 2008.

"Outstanding Faculty Award," College of CIET, Southern Utah University, Academic Year 2007-2008.

Best Paper Nominee, the 37th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), Hawaii, USA, Jan. 2004.

ICIS Doctoral Consortium Nominee, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2004 (made the shortlist).


Selected Recent Publications:

I. Published Book:

Dezhi Wu, "Temporal Structures in Individual Time Management: Practices to Enhance Calendar Tool Design," IGI Global Publishing, 2009, ISBN 978-1-60566-776-8.

II. Refereed Journal Publications:

Iris Reychav and Dezhi Wu, "Exploring Mobile Tablet Training for Road Safety: A Uses and Gratifications Perspective," Computers & Education, 2013 (In Press).

Benjamin Ngugi, Dezhi Wu, and Jonathan Frank, "Biometric Keypad Reliability: Typing Pattern Stability and Authentication Accuracy," Journal of Information Systems Security, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2013.

Dezhi Wu and Katia Passerini, "Uncovering Knowledge-based Time-Management Practices: Implications for Project Management," International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2013, pp. 332-348.

Dezhi Wu and Katia Passerini, "Temporal Knowledge: Understanding Time Management through Knowledge Management Lens," Journal of Information Science and Technology , Vol. 8, No. 2, 2012, pp. 17-34.

Dezhi Wu, Starr Roxanne Hiltz, and Michael Bieber "Acceptance of Educational Technology: Field Studies of Asynchronous Participatory Examinations," Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Vol. 26, No. 21, 2010, pp. 451-476.

Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Dezhi Wu, and Katia Passerini, "Computer-Supported Team-Based Learning: The Impact of Motivation, Enjoyment and Team Contributions on Learning Outcomes," Computers & Education, 55, 2010, pp. 378-390.  

Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Dezhi Wu, and Katia Passerini, "Traditional, Hybrid and Online Teamwork: Lessons from the Field," Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), Vol. 25, No. 33, Oct. 2009, pp. 395-412. 
 
Dezhi Wu, Michael Bieber and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Asynchronous Participatory Exams: Internet Innovation for Engaging Students," IEEE Internet Computing, March/April, 2009, pp. 44-50.

Katia Passerini and Dezhi Wu, "The New Dimensions of Collaboration: Mega and Intelligent Communities, ICT and Well-Being," Journal of Knowledge Management, Vol. 12, No. 5, September 2008, pp. 79-90.
 
Dezhi Wu, Michael Bieber and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Engaging Students with Constructivist Participatory Examinations in Asynchronous Learning Networks," Journal of Information Systems Education, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2008, pp. 321-330.

Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Dezhi Wu, Katia Passerini, and Michael Bieber, "Utilizing Web Tools for Computer-Mediated Communication to Enhance Team-based Learning," International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies, Idea Group Publishing, Vol. 2, No. 2, April - June 2007, pp. 21-37.

Dezhi Wu and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Predicting Learning from Asynchronous Online Discussions," Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN), Vol. 8, No. 2, April 2004, pp. 139-152.

III. Refereed Conference Proceeding Publication
s:

Dezhi Wu, and Iris Reychav, “The Role of Content and Interface Design in Mobile Tablet Training,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013) SIGHCI workshop, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2013.

Greg Moody and Dezhi Wu, "Are You Annoyed? The Effects of Mobile Device User Interface and Intrusiveness of Security Notifications on User Security Perceptions,"Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013) SIGHCI workshop, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2013.

Dezhi Wu, and Iris Reychav, “The Impact of Relevance, Aesthetics and Enjoyment on iPad Training,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013) SIGED meeting, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2013.

Iris Reychav, Dezhi Wu, and Daniel Ben-Eliezer, “A Comparison of The Role of Team Psychological Safety and Shared Task Representations in Two eLearning Systems,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013) SIGED meeting, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2013.

Greg Moody and Dezhi Wu,"Security, but at What Cost? An Examination of Security Notifications with a Mobile Using Platform,"Proceedings of the 50th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction (HCII 2013), Las Vegas, NV, USA, July 2013.

Dezhi Wu, “Understanding User Calendaring Behavior through a Temporal Structure Lens,” Proceedings of the 7th CSWIM workshop, July 2013.

Dezhi Wu, Karen Patten, and Katia Passerini, "IT Professionals' Time Management Strategies for Value-Added Knowledge Creation in Projects," Proceedings of Northeast Decision Science Institute 2013 Annual Conference, Brooklyn, NY, USA, April 2013.

Dezhi Wu, “Time Management Quality and Temporal Structure Usage in Calendar Systems,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012) SIG Cognitive Research Workshop, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2012.

Dezhi Wu, and Iris Reychav, “Fostering Professional Learning Communities through Knowledge Sharing: The Role of User-Centeredness and School Website Usability,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012) SIG Cognitive Research Workshop, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2012.

Dezhi Wu, and Iris Reychav, “Understanding Learners’ Social and Psychological Needs in a Mobile Learning Environment,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012) SIGED meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2012.

Iris Reychav, Dezhi Wu, Nir Shvalb, and Ben-Moshe Boaz, “Virtual Labs: Experiencing Internet-based 3D Spatial Training,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012) SIGED meeting, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2012.

Iris Reychav, and Dezhi Wu, “M-Learning on iPad: An Exploration of User Learning Experiences on Road Safety,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2012) SIGHCI workshop, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2012.

Dezhi Wu, Iris Reychav, and Chanan Glezer, "The Effects of School Website Design and Usability on Knowledge Sharing and User Satisfaction," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011) SIGED Meeting, Shanghai, China, Dec., 2011.

Dezhi Wu and Iris Reychav, "An Investigation of iPad User Experiences in a Road Safety Training," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011) HCI Workshop, Shanghai, China, Dec., 2011.

Dezhi Wu, Robert Robertson, and Eric Freden, "Empowering Patients through Mobile Patient Education Systems," Proceedings of ETHICOMP International Conference, London, UK, Sept. 2011.

Dezhi Wu, “Identifying Usability Issues in Personal Calendar Tools,” Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2011), July 2011.

Dezhi Wu, Robert Robertson, Brett Tucker, Ellis Reese Mitchell, and Eric Freden, "Designing an iPad Application for Patient Education," Proceedings of the International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, USA, May 2011.

Dezhi Wu and Katia Passerini, "Knowledge Perspectives in Projects: Understanding the Role of Time," Proceedings of the  Annual Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Montréal, Canada, April 14-16, 2011. (Nominated for "Best Paper Award")

Dezhi Wu and Benjamin Ngugi, "Incorporating Temporal Structure Components to Electronic Temporal Coordination Systems," Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS2010), Lima, Peru, August 2010.

Dezhi Wu and Katia Passerini, "Using Knowledge-Based Taxonomies to Understand Time Management Strategies: Implications for Knowledge-Intensive Organizations," Proceedings of the  5th International  Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics, Italy, June 2010.

Dezhi Wu and Katia Passerini, "Exploring Knowledge Management Perspectives in Personal Time Management Strategies," Proceedings of the International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, April 2010.

Dezhi Wu, "Relationships between the Quality of Individual Time Management and Temporal Structure Usage: Design Implications for Electronic Calendar Systems," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS2009) HCI Workshop, Phoenix, AZ, USA, Dec. 2009.

Dezhi Wu and Benjamin Ngugi, "Personal Temporal Structure Usage in Electronic Temporal Coordination Systems: A Qualitative Study," Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008) HCI Workshop, Paris, France, Dec. 2008. (Nominated for "Best Paper Award")

Dezhi Wu, Katia Passerini and Michael R. Bartolacci, "By When Do You Need This Done? Discovering Knowledge Workers' Time Management Practices," Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2008), Toronto, Canada, August 2008.
 
Katia Passerini, Dezhi Wu and Elizabeth Avery Gomez, "Assisting Teams to Learn About Their Teams: Preliminary Experiences with Team-based Assessment Software in Face-to-Face and Online Teams," Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, CO, USA, August 2007.

Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Katia Passerini and Dezhi Wu, "Team-based Learning Instructional Strategies for the Computer-Mediated Classroom: Techniques to Increase Active Learning," Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, CO, USA, August 2007.
 
Dezhi Wu, "Capturing Temporal Structure Usage in Individual Time Management Practices," Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2006) Organizations and Society in Information Systems Research Workshop,  Milwaukee, WI, USA, Dec. 2006.
 
Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Dezhi Wu, Katia Passerini and Michael Bieber, “Introducing Computer-Supported Team-Based Learning: Preliminary   Outcomes and Learning Impacts,” Proceedings of International Conference on Information Resource Management (IRMA 2006),   Washington, D. C., USA, May 21-24, 2006 (7 pages).

Dezhi Wu, Marilyn Tremaine and Benjamin Ngugi, “Personal Use of Temporal Structures Involving Electronic Time Management   Systems,” Proceedings of International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 19-21, 2006 (13 pages).

Elizabeth Avery Gomez, Dezhi Wu, Katia Passerini, and Michael Bieber, “Computer-Supported Learning Strategies: An Implementation and   Assessment Framework for Team-Based Learning,” Proceedings of International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, NV, USA,   April 19-21, 2006 (13 pages).
 
Dezhi Wu, Marilyn Mantei Tremaine and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Time Experience within an Organization: How do Individuals Manage   Temporal Demands and What Technology Can We Build to Support Them?" Proceedings of the America Conference on Information   Systems (AMCIS), Omaha, Nebraska, USA, August 11-15, 2005, pp. 3445-3454.

Marilyn Mantei Tremaine, Aleksandra Sarcevic, Dezhi Wu, Maria Velez, Bogdan Dorohonceanu, Alan Krebs and Ivan Marsic, "Size  Does Matter in Computer Collaboration: Heterogeneous Platform Effects on Human-Human Interaction," Proceedings of  the 38th   Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-38), Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, January, 2005 (10 pages).

Dezhi Wu, "Utilizing Information Technology to Improve Time Management Systems," Accepted by the 2004 America Conference on   Information System (AMCIS) Doctoral Consortium Program, New York City, NY, USA, August 2004 (10 pages).

Dezhi Wu and Marilyn Mantei Tremaine, "Knowledge Worker Adoption of Time Management Tools: Satisfaction and Perceived   Effectiveness," Proceedings of the America Conference on Information System (AMCIS), New York City, NY, USA, August 2004, pp. 3444-3453.

Dezhi Wu, Vikas Achhpiliya, Sandeep Kaur, Michael Bieber and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, “Participatory Examinations and Beyond,” Annual   Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 12-16, 2004, San Diego, USA (12 pages).

Dezhi Wu, Michael Bieber, Starr Roxanne Hiltz and Hyo-Joo Han, "Constructivist Learning with Participatory Examinations,"    Proceedings of the HICSS 37th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, IEEE Computer Society Press, Big Island,   Hawaii, USA, January 2004 (10 pages). (Nominated for "Best Paper Award")

Qing Gu, David Mendonça and Dezhi Wu, "An Exploration of Information-seeking Behavior in Emergency Management, " Proceedings   of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Washington, D. C., USA, October 5-8, 2003, pp. 1798-1803. 

Dezhi Wu and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Online Discussions and Perceived Learning," Proceedings of the 2003 Americas Conference on   Information Systems (AMCIS), Tampa, Florida, USA, August 4-6, 2003, pp. 687-696. 

Marilyn Mantei Tremaine and Dezhi Wu, "Drag-and-Drop Interface Design for Mobile Devices," Position paper for the 20th Annual Symposium and Open House, HCIL, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA, May 29-30, 2003.

Dezhi Wu, Il Im, Marilyn Mantei Tremaine, Keith Instone and Murray Turoff, " A Framework for Classifying Personalization Schemes   Used on e-Commerce Websites," Proceedings of the HICSS 36th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences, IEEE   Computer Society Press, Big Island, Hawaii, USA, January 2003 (12 pages). 

IV. Book Chapter:

Michael Bieber, Jia Shen, Dezhi Wu and Starr Roxanne Hiltz, "Participatory Learning Approach," Encyclopedia of Distance Learning, Caroline Howard, Judith Boettcher, Lorraine Justice, Karen Schenk, Gary Berg and Patricia Rogers (Ed.), Idea Group, 2005.


Grant:

Dezhi Wu (PI), "Portable Multi-Touch Patient Educaion Software," Utah Science Technology and Research (USTAR) Grant, 2010-2011.


Professional Memberships:
 
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Association for Information Systems (AIS)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

If you are interested in getting copies of the above papers, please email me at dezhi.wu@gmail.com.


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