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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

National Science Foundation Fellowship, Cornell University, 2014.

"Outstanding Scholar Award," Southern Utah University, 2014.

"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, Awarded 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

Wu, D. "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

Reychav, I., and Wu, D., “Are Your Users Actively Involved? A Cognitive Absorption Perspective in Mobile Training,” Computers in Human Behavior, 2014, Accepted (In Press).

Reychav, I., Wu, D., Nir, S., and Boaz, B. “An Exploration of 3D Spatial Training in Teams with a Remotely Controlled Robotic System,” International Journal of Learning Technology, 2014, Accepted (In Press).

Reychav, I., and Wu, D., “Exploring Mobile Tablet Training for Road Safety: A Uses and Gratifications Perspective,” Computers & Education, 71, pp. 43-55, 2014.

Ngugi, B., Wu, D., and Frank, J. “Biometric Keypad Reliability: Typing Pattern Stability and Authentication Accuracy,” Journal of Information System Security, 8(3), 2014, 26 pages.

Wu, D., and Passerini, K. “Uncovering Knowledge-Based Time-Management Practices: Implications for Project Management,” International Journal of Managing Projects in Business, 6(2), 2013, pp.332-348.

Wu, D. and Passerini, K. “Temporal Knowledge: Understanding Time Management through Knowledge Management Lenses,” Journal of Information Science and Technology, 11(3), 2012, 16 pages.

Wu, D., Hiltz, S. R., and Bieber, M. “Acceptance of Educational Technology: Field Studies of Asynchronous Participatory Examinations,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems, 26(21), 2010, pp. 451-476.

Gomez, E. A., Wu, D., and Passerini, K. “Computer-Supported Team-Based Learning: The Impact of Motivation, Enjoyment and Team Contributions on Learning Outcomes,” Computers & Education, 55, 2010, pp. 378-390.

Gomez, E. A., Wu, D., and Passerini, K. “Traditional, Hybrid and Online Teamwork: Lessons from the Field,” Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS), 25(33), Oct. 2009, pp. 395-412.

Wu, D., Bieber, M., and Hiltz, S. R. “Asynchronous Participatory Exams: Internet Innovation For Engaging Students,” IEEE Internet Computing, March/April 2009, pp. 30-36.

Wu, D., Bieber, M., and Hiltz, S. R. “Engaging Students with Constructivist Participatory Examinations in Asynchronous Learning Networks,” Journal of Information Systems Education, 19(2), October, 2008, pp. 321-330.
Passerini, K. and Wu, D. “The New Dimensions of Collaboration: Mega and Intelligent Communities, ICT and Well-being,” Journal of Knowledge Management, (12)5, September, 2008, pp. 79-90.

Gomez, E. A., Wu, D., Passerini, K. and Bieber, M. “Utilizing Web-based Tools for Computer-Mediated Communication to Enhance Team-based Learning,” International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2(2), April - June 2007, pp. 21-37.

Wu, D., and Hiltz, S.R. “Predicting Learning from Asynchronous Online Discussions,” Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks (JALN), 8(2), April 2004, pp. 139-152.

III. Refereed Conference Proceeding Publications

Moody, G. and Wu, D. “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) HCI Workshop, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2013.

Wu, D. and Reychav, I. “The Role of Content and Interface Design in Mobile Tablet Training,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) HCI Workshop, Milan, Italy, Dec. 2013.

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

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

Moody, G., and Wu, D. “Security, but at What Cost? An Examination of Security Notifications within a Mobile Using Platform,” Proceedings of the 50th International Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 8 pages, Las Vegas, USA, July 2013.  

Wu, D. “Understanding User Calendaring Behavior through a Temporal Structure Lens,” Proceedings of the 7th China Summer Workshop on Information Management, June 29-30, 2013.

Wu, D., Patten, K., and Passerini, K. “IT Professional’s Time Management Strategies for Value-Added Knowledge Creation in Projects,” Proceedings of Northeast Decision Sciences Institute 2013 Annual Conference, Brooklyn, NY, USA, April 2013.

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

Wu, D., and Reychav, I. “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) SIG Cognitive Research Workshop, Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 2012.

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

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

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

Wu, D., Reychav, I., and Glezer, C. “The Effects of School Website Design and Usability on Knowledge Sharing and User Satisfaction,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) SIGED meeting, Shanghai, China, Dec. 2-4, 2011. 

Wu, D., and Reychav, I., “An Investigation of iPad User Experiences in a Road Safety Training,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems HCI Workshop, Shanghai, China, Dec. 4, 2011. 

Wu, D., Robertson, R. and Freden, E. "Empowering Patients through Mobile Patient Education Systems," Proceedings of ETHICOMP International Conference, London, UK, Sept. 2011.

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

Wu, D., Robertson, R., Tucker, B., Mitchell, E. R. and Freden, E. "Designing an iPad Application for Patient Education," Proceedings of the International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, USA, May 2011.

Wu, D. and Passerini, K. "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")

Wu, D. and Ngugi, B. “Incorporating Temporal Structure Components into Electronic Temporal Coordination Systems,” Proceedings of the 16th Americas Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS 2010), Lima, Peru, August 2010.

Wu, D. and Passerini, K. “Using Knowledge-Based Taxonomies to Understand Time-Management Strategies: Implications for Knowledge-Intensive Organizations,” Proceedings of International Forum on Knowledge Asset Dynamics (IFKAD), Matera, Italy, June 2010.

Wu, D. and Passerini, K. “Exploring Knowledge Management Perspectives in Personal Time Management Strategies,” Proceedings of the International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, April 2010.

Wu, D. “Relationship between the Quality of Individual Time Management and Temporal Structure Usage: Design Implications for Electronic Calendar Systems,” Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems HCI Workshop, Phoenix, AZ, USA, Dec. 14, 2009.

Wu, D. and Ngugi, B. “Personal Temporal Structure Usage in Electronic Temporal Coordination Systems: A Qualitative Study,” Proceedings of International Conference on Information Systems HCI Workshop, Paris, France, Dec. 13, 2008. (Nominated for “Best Paper Award”)   

Wu, D., Passerini, K. and Bartolacci, M. R. “By When Do You Need This Done? Discovering Knowledge Workers’ Time Management Practices,” Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS 2008), Toronto, Canada, August 2008.

Passerini, K., Wu, D. and Gomez, E. A. "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 of Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, CO, August 2007.

Gomez, E. A., Wu, D. and Passerini, K. "Team-based Learning Instructional Strategies for the Computer-Mediated Classroom: Techniques to Increase Active Learning," Proceedings of the 13th Americas Conference of Information Systems (AMCIS 2007), Keystone, CO, August 2007.

Wu, D. “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. 9-13, 2006.

Gomez, E. A., Wu, D., Passerini, K. and Bieber, M. “Introducing Computer-Supported Team-Based Learning: Preliminary Outcomes and Learning Impacts,” Proceedings of International Conference on Information Resource Management (IRMA2006), Washington, D. C., USA, May 21-24, 2006.

Wu, D., Tremaine, M. and Ngugi, B. “Personal Use of Temporal Structures Involving Electronic Time Management Systems,” Proceedings of International Conference of ISOneWorld, Las Vegas, NV, USA, April 19-21, 2006.

Gomez, E. A., Wu, D., Passerini, K. and Bieber, M. “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.

Wu, D., Tremaine, M. and Hiltz, S. R. “Time Experience Within an Organization: How Do Individuals Manage Temporal Demands and What Technology Can We Build to Support Them?” Proceedings of the Eleventh Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2005), Omaha, Nebraska, USA, August 11-15, 2005, pp. 3445 - 3454.  

Shen, J., Wu, D., Achhpiliya, V., Bieber, M. and Hiltz, S. R. “Participatory Learning Approach,” Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 11-15, 2005, Montreal, Canada.

Tremaine, M, Sarcevic, A., Wu, D., Velez, M., Dorohonceanu, B., Krebs, A. and Marsic, I. “Size Does Matter in Computer Collaboration: Heterogeneous Platform Effects on Human-Human Interaction,” Proceedings ofthe 38th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS-38), IEEE Computer Society Press, January 2005, 10 pages.

Wu, D. “Utilizing Information Technology to Improve Time Management Systems,” Accepted by the Americas Conference on Information System Doctoral Consortium Program, New York City, NY, August 2004, 10 pages.

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

Wu, D., Achhpiliya, V., Kaur, S., Bieber, M. and Hiltz, S. R. “Participatory Examinations and Beyond,” Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA), April 12-16, 2004, San Diego, USA, 12 pages.

Wu, D., Bieber, M., Hiltz, S. R. and Han, H. “Constructivist Learning with Participatory Examinations,” Proceedings of the 37th Hawaii International Conferenceon Systems Sciences (HICSS-37), IEEE Computer Society Press, Big Island, Hawaii, January 2004, 10 pages. (Nominated for “Best Paper Award”)   

Gu, Q., Mendonca, D. and Wu, D. “An Exploration of Information-seeking Behavior in Emergency Management,” Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics, Washington, D.C., USA, October 5-8, 2003, pp. 1798-1803.

Wu, D. and Hiltz, S. R. “Online Discussions and Perceived Learning,” Proceedings of the 2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems, Tampa, Florida, August 4 - 6, 2003, pp. 687-696.

Tremaine, M. and Wu, D. “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, May 29-30, 2003.

Wu, D., Im, I., Tremaine, M., Instone, K. and Turoff, M.  “A Framework for Classifying Personalization Schemes Used on e-Commerce Websites,” Proceedings of the 36th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS-36), IEEE Computer Society Press, Big Island, Hawaii, January 2003, 12 pages.   

IV. Book Chapter

Reychav, I., and Wu, D., “Mobile Technologies Support Effective Learning,” Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Mehdi Khosrow-Pour (ed.), IGI Global, 2014, In Press. 

Bieber, M., Shen, J., Wu, D. and Hiltz, S. R. "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 Education 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.