Bio

Dr. Daning Hu is an Associate Professor (with Tenure) at the Department of Finance of the Southern University of Science and Technology in Shenzhen, China.  He was evaluated by National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and selected into the 2018 "Thousand Talents Program for Young Scholars".

Prior to joining SUSTech, Daning was an Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the University of Zurich in Switzerland. He has also taught at Management or Computer Science schools in the University of Arizona, Zhejiang University, CityU HK, and CUHK (SZ).

Daning's research is in the areas of Business (Network) Analytics, Information Systems/Computer Science, and Applied Econometrics. His current research focuses on Fintech, Social and Economic Mechanisms in Complex Networks, and the Intersection of Econometrics and Machine Learning. His work has appeared in MISQ, JAIS, DSS, JASIST, and IEEE/ACM Transactions, among others.


Research Interests

  • Fintech
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Econometrics and Machine Learning
  • Computer-supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)

I am working on a wide spectrum of research projects, see the projects page for more details.


Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Management Information Systems, Minor in Finance, University of Arizona, 2009
  • BSc, Computer Science, Minor in English, Zhejiang University, 2004

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Fintech (with Tenure), SUSTech, 2018 - present
  • Assistant Professor of Information Systems, University of Zurich (UZH), 2011-2017

Funding

  • Co-PI, SSSTC Ric on Big Data Research, Swiss National Science Foudation (SNF) and National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC): 434,500 CHF, 2015 - 2017
  • PI, BK Research Fund (UZH): 315,000 CHF, 2013 - 2017
  • PI, Einrichtungskredit (UZH): 40,000 CHF, 2011 - 2017
  • Co-PI, Bank-NAST: Managing Systemic Risks in Banking Systems, Forschungskredit of Universität Zürich: 42,000 CHF, 2013 - 2014
  • PI, BankNet: A Network Approach for Managing Bank Systemic Risk, ZUNIV & Ecoscientia Foundation: 90,000 CHF, 2012 - 2014

Honors and Awards


Publications

2017
  • Xiao Li, Xuan Yang, Daning Hu, Ji Wu, Harry Jiannan Wang
    Understanding the Impacts of Social Influence on Initial and Sustained Participation in Open Source Software Projects, In: International Conference on Information Systems, Seoul, Korea, 2017.
  • Jiaoyan Chen, Huajun Chen, Zhaohui Wu, Daning Hu, Jeff Z. Pan
    Forecasting Smog-related Health Hazard based on Social Media and Physical Sensor, Information Systems (IS), Vol 64: 281-291, 2017.
2016
  • Daning Hu, Xiao Li, Xiaoquan (Michael) Zhang
    The Impacts of Geographic Dispersion on OSS Project Success:Face-to-face vs. Virtual Collaboration, In: International Conference on Information Systems, ICIS2016, 2016.
  • Daning Hu, Jiaqi Yan, René Algesheimer, Markus Meierer
    Understanding Moderators of Peer Influence for Engineering Viral Marketing Seeding Simulations and Strategies, International Conference on Information Systems, In: International Conference on Information Systems 2016, Dublin, Ireland, 2016.
  • Shuiguang Deng, Hongyue Wu, Daning Hu, J. Zhao
    Service Selection for Composition with QoS Correlations, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, Vol 9 (2): 2016.
  • Shuiguang Deng, Longtao Huang, Daning Hu, J. Leon Zhao, Zhaohui Wu
    Mobility-Enabled Service Selection for Composite Services, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (IEEE TSC), Vol. 9 (3): 94-407, 2016.
2015
  • Jiaqi Yan, Daning Hu, Yani Shi
    Systemic risk in P2P lending systems: An ontological Exploration, In: SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, 2015.
  • Jiaoyan Chen, Huajun Chen, Daning Hu, Jeff Z. Pan, Yalin Zhou
    Smog disaster forecasting using social web data and physical sensor data, In: 2015 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), IEEE, 2015.
  • Daning Hu, Gerhard Schwabe, Xiao Li
    Systemic risk management and investment analysis with financial network analytics: research opportunities and challenges, Financial Innovation, Vol. 1 (2), 2015.
  • Jiaqi Yan, Daning Hu, Stephen Liao, Huanqing Wang
    Mining Agents’ Goals in Agent-Oriented Business Processes, ACM Transactions on MIS (ACM TMIS), Vol. 5 (4), 2015.
  • Doug Vogel, Honggeng Zhou, Daning Hu
    Special Issue on Computation, Business, and Health Science, Big Data Research Journal (BDR), Vol. 2 (1), 2015.
2014
  • Jiaqi Yan, Sherry Sun, Huaiqing Wang, Yani Shi, Daning Hu
    Decision support systems to detect quality deception in supply chain quality inspections: Design and laboratorial evaluation, In: International Conference on Information Systems, Auckland New Zealand, 2014.
  • Jiaqi Yan, Dongming Xu, Daning Hu, Yani Shi
    Context-aware dynamic information push: A perspective of mass customization in digital supply chain, In: SIGBPS Workshop on Business Processes and Services , Auckland New Zealand, 2014.
  • J. Leon Zhao, Shaokun Fan, Daning Hu
    Business Challenges and Research Directions of Management Analytics in the Big Data Era, Journal of Management Analytics, Vol. 1 (3), 169-174 2014.
  • Daning Hu, Jiaqi Yan, J. Zhao, Zhimin Hua
    Ontology-based scenario modeling and analysis for bank stress testing, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 63, 2014.
2013
  • Raffaele Fabio Ciriello, Daning Hu, Gerhard Schwabe
    Identifying patterns of idea diffusion in innovator networks, In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), Milano, Italy, 2013-12-15.
  • Daning Hu, Xuan Yang, Jiexun Li, Jiaqi Yan
    Identifying Hidden Community Elites in Online Social Networks, In: the China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM 2013). 2013.
  • Wei Wang, Xuan Yang, Zhimin Hua, Xuepan Zhong, Daning Hu, Stephen Liao
    Software Piracy Governance and Tariff Policy in Emerging Markets, In: International Business Information Management Conference (21st IBIMA). 2013.
  • Xuan Yang, Daning Hu, Robert Davison
    How Microblogging Networks Affect Project Success of Open Source Software Development, In: 2013 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. 2013.
  • Jiaqi Yan, Daning Hu, J Leon Zhao
    An ontology-based approach for bank stress testing, In: the 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), IEEE, Hawaii, US, 2013-01-07.
2012
  • Daning Hu, J Leon Zhao
    Service network analysis of U.S. information technology industry, In: 2012 IEEE First International Conference on Services Economics, s.n., Honolulu, HI, 2012-08-24.
  • Daning Hu, J Leon Zhao, Jiesi Chen
    Reputation management in an open source developer social network: An empirical study on determinants of positive evaluations, Decision Support Systems, Vol. 53 (3), 2012.
  • Daning Hu, J Zhao, Zhimin Hua, Michael Wong
    Network-Based Modeling and Analysis of Systemic Risk in Banking Systems, MIS Quarterly, Vol. 36 (4), 2012.
2011
  • Daning Hu, J Zhao, Z Hua
    Banking Event Modeling in Scenario-oriented Stress Testing, In: Tenth workshop on E-business (WEB 2011), Shanghai, China, 2011-12-04.
  • Daning Hu, Sherry X Sun, J Leon Zhao, Xinlei Zhao
    Strategic choices of inter-organizational information systems: A network perspective, Information Systems Frontiers, Vol. 13 (5), 2011.
  • Jiesi Chen, Runpu Sun, Daning Hu, Dajun Zeng
    An information diffusion-based recommendation framework for micro-blogging, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Vol. 12 (7), 2011.
2010
  • Daning Hu, J Leon Zhao, Zhimin Hua
    Ranking Systemic Risk in Bank Networks, In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2010, Association for Information Systems; AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), St. Louis, USA, 2010-12-12.
  • Xuan Yang, Daning Hu, Robert Davison
    How Microblogging Networks Affect OSS Success, In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS ‘10), 2010.
  • Daning Hu, Xinlei Zhao, Leon Zhao
    Strategic Choices of Inter-organizational Information Systems: A Customer-Supplier Network Perspective, In: the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS ‘10), 2010.
2009
  • Daning Hu, Leon Zhao
    Discovering Determinants of Project Participation in an Open Source Social Network, In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS ‘09), 2009.
  • Leon Zhao, Shaokun Fan, Daning Hu
    A Knowledge Flow Management System for Community Software Development, In: the 19th Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS ‘09), 2009.
  • Daning Hu, Siddharth Kaza, Hsinchun Chen
    Identifying significant facilitators of dark network evolution, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Vol. 60 (4), 2009.
  • Jie Xu, Daning Hu, Hsinchun Chen
    The Dynamics of Terrorist Networks: Understanding the Survival Mechanisms of Global Salafi Jihad, Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Vol. 6 (1), 2009.
  • Xin Li, Daning Hu, Yan Dang, Hsinchun Chen, Mihail Roco
    Catherine Larson, Joyce Chan, Nano Mapper: an Internet knowledge mapping system for nanotechnology development, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Vol. 11, 2009.
2008
  • Daning Hu, J Leon Zhao
    Expert Recommendation via Semantic Social Networks, In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), Association for Information Systems; AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), Proceeding of International Conference on Information Systems, 2008-12-14.
  • Daning Hu, Zhu Zhang, Leon Zhao
    Expert Recommendation in Social Networks: Development and Comparison of Three Approaches, In: 18th Workshop on Information Technologies & Systems (WITS ‘08), , 2008.
  • Shaokun Fan, Daning Hu, Leon Zhao
    Integrating workflow and forum via event management, In: IEEE Symposium on Advanced Management of Information for Globalized Enterprises, IEEE, Tianjin, China, 2008-09-28.
  • Daning Hu, Leon Zhao
    A Comparison of Evaluation Networks and Collaboration Networks in Open Source Software Communities, In: the Proceedings of the 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS ‘08), 2008.
2007
  • J Zhao, Daning Hu, Shaokun Fan, SOFTFLOW
    A Prototype System for Software Change Workflow In: the 17th Workshop on Information Technologies &Systems, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2007-12-13.
  • Daning Hu, Surendra Samikar, Leon Zhao
    Towards a Process-Driven Intelligent Forum System (PIFS) for Efficient Organizational Knowledge Transfer In: International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS ‘07). 2007.
  • Siddharth Kaza, Daning Hu, Hsinchun Chen
    Dynamic social network analysis of a dark network: Identifying significant facilitators In: the 5th IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, IEEE, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 2007-05-23.
  • Siddharth Kaza, Daning Hu, Homa Atabakhsh, Hsinchun Chen
    Predicting criminal relationships using multivariate survival analysis In: International conference on Digital government research, ACM, Proceedings of the 8th annual international conference on Digital government research, 2007-05-20.
  • Daning Hu, Hsinchun Chen, Zan Huang, Mihail Roco
    Longitudinal study on patent citations to academic research articles in nanotechnology (1976–2004) Journal of Nanoparticle Research, Vol. 9 (4), 2007.
2005
  • Jialun Qin, Jie Xu, Daning Hu, Marc Sageman, Hsinchun Chen
    Analyzing terrorist networks: A case study of the global salafijihad network In: the 3rd IEEE Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, Springer, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2005-05-18.

Teaching

School of Management and Economics, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
  • IT in Business Applications (~260 students), Spring 2018
School of Management & College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou Department of Informatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • IT Project Management (~120 students), Fall 2015 - 2017
  • Business Network Analytics and Applications (~40 students), Fall 2012 - 2017
  • Seminar: Network-based Business Intelligence (~5 PhD students), Spring 2012 - 2017
College of Business, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Database Management Systems (~50 students), Spring 2010 - 2011
  • Management and Business Intelligence System (~80 students), Fall 2010
Eller College of Management, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Using and Managing Information Systems (~50 students), Summer 2007, Received Eller College Dean's Teaching Award

Professional Services

  • Chair/Co-Chair/Program Co-Chair/Track Co-Chair
    • Industrial Co-Chair of the International Conference on Smart Finance, 2018
    • Chair of the SSSTC Sino-Swiss Workshop on Big Data Research (SSBDR)2016-17
    • Co-Chair of the Workshop on Web Data Science meets Smart Cities – WDS4SC 2015, associated with WWW 2015
    • Program Co-Chair of the Workshop on Internet and BigData Finance (WIBF), 2014-15
    • Track Co-Chair of China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), 2012-13
    • Track Co-Chair for the Financial Intelligence and Applications Track at the Workshop on Business Process Service (BPS), 2012-15
    • Track Co-Chair for the Technical and Managerial Issues in Innovative Software Development Track at the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), 2011
  • Editorial Board Member/Special Issue Co-Editor/Track Associate Editor
    • Editorial Board Member: Financial Innovation Journal
    • Special Issue Co-Editor: Big Data Research Journal, Special issue on Computation, Business, and Health Science.
    • Track Associate Editor of the 2014 and 2015 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS).
    • Track Associate Editor of the 2014 European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
    • Track Associate Editor of the 2016 Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)
  • Program Committee Member
    • International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), 2014 - 15
    • European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), 2014
    • International Conference on Electronic Commerce (ICEC), 2014
    • China Summer Workshop on Information Management (CSWIM), 2012 - 17
    • Workshop on Business Processes and Services (BPS), 2012 - 15
    • Business Information Systems Workshops (BIS), 2014
    • Workshop on Applications of Knowledge-Based Technologies in Business (AKTB), 2014 - 17
    • IEEE Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) 2015 - 17

Contact

Email
  • hdaning AT gmail DOT com
Address
  • Department of Finance, Hui Garden 3-3
    Southern University of Science and Technology,
    Xue Yuan Street 1088,
    Nanshan, Shenzhen, 518055, Guangdong, China