Neal and Jan Dempsey Professor of Information Systems
PhD, University of Washington, 2000 Specialties
PhD, University of Washington (Physics), 1993
MS, University of Washington, 1988
BS, University of Science and Technology of China, 1987
Electronic commerce, social technologies and commerce, economics of information systems.Positions Held
At the University of Washington since 2000Current Research
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom (1994-95)
Visiting Scientist at the Laboratoire de Physique Quantique, the Universite Paul Sabatier, France (1993-1994)
Online social networks, mobile commerce, , digital content distribution channels, information security.
Honors and Awards
Neal and Jan Dempsey Professorship (2011)Professional Affiliations
Ph.D. Outstanding Mentor Award (2010/11)
Ph.D. Outstanding Mentor Award (2007)
Dean's Faculty Research Award (2006)
Dean's Junior Faculty Research Award (2005)
Undergraduate Professor of the Year in Information Systems (2005)
Lex N. Gamble Family Award for Excellence in the Field of E-Commerce (2003)
Tyler Scholarship at the University of Washington (1999-2000)
Edna Benson Fellowship at the University of Washington (1999)
Dean’s Achievement Award at the University of Washington (1998)
Associate Editor: Management ScienceSelected Publications
Associate Editor: Information Systems Research (2008-2010)
For the complete list, see http://faculty.washington.edu/ytanCourses Taught
- IS 579 – Web 2.0 and the New Economy MBA elective on Web 2.0 based business models.
- IS 580 – Information Systems Research Topics Doctoral Seminar focused on current research topics in information systems.
- IS 461 – Systems Implementation Undergraduate course on building interactive Facebook applications.
- IS 460 – Systems Analysis and Design Undergraduate course on systems development.
- IS 423 – E-Commerce Systems Development Undergraduate course on developing E-Commerce Systems using C# and Java.
- IS 320 – Fundamentals of Application Programming Undergraduate course on programming using Visual Basic.
- MSIS 503 – Programming Business Logic Graduate course (for MS in Information Systems Program) on programming.
- MSIS 521 – Information Technologies and Marketing (for MS in Information Systems Program)
- MSIS 522 – Analysis, Modeling and Design Graduate course (for MS in Information Systems Program) on management of information systems development.
- MSIS 524 – Managing Information Technology Projects (for MS in Information Systems Program)