MIS Faculty Update
Welcome MingFeng Lin
The MIS Department is proud to welcome Mingfeng Lin to the department this Fall.
Mingfeng comes to us from the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, College Park.
His research interests include IT-enabled decentralization and disintermediation, social networks in e-commerce and entrepreneurship and the role of IT.
While at the University of Maryland he received the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Dissertation Fellowship Grant for hispaper titled "Borrowing from Strangers: An Empirical Investigation of Online Peer-to-Peer Lending for Entrepreneurs."
His current publications include
- "Can Social Networks Mitigate Information Asymmetry in Online Markets?" with Professors Siva Viswanathan and N. Prabhala, forthcoming in the Proceedings of the 30th International Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, Arizona, US (Refereed). Nominated for Best Conference Paper award.
- "Peer-to-peer Lending: An Empirical Investigation", published in the Proceedings of the 2009 America’s Conference on Information Systems, San Francisco, California, US (Refereed)
- "Bidder Migration", with Wolfgang Jank, published in the Proceedings of the 2008 America’s Conference on Information Systems, Toronto, Canada (Refereed)
Mingfeng will begin teaching MIS courses in Spring 2011.