Yun Wan

Wan Yun

Yun Wan, Ph.D.
Chair of Science, Technology & Mathematics Division
Director of graduate Computer Information Systems & undergraduate BAAS programs
Professor of Computer Information Systems
Phone: (281) 396-3701

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Dr. Wan’s primary research interests are electronic commerce and the Internet. He also studies artificial intelligence, decision support systems, knowledge management, enterprise systems Integration, and intelligent agent design. He serves as Editorial Board member for International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector (IJISSS) and Journal of Electronic Commerce in Organizations (JECO). He is a columnist for Communications of the China Computer Federation (CCCF) since 2013. Wan received his Ph.D. in MIS from University of Illinois at Chicago, B.E. in Software Engineering, B.S. in Economic Management from University of Science and Technology of China.

Selected Publications


The Evolution of eBusiness (电商进化史)China Machine Press, 2015 ISBN: 9787111507772 (in Chinese language)

Comparison-Shopping Services and Agent Design, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, 2009, ISBN:1599049791 (edited)

Peer-reviewed Journal

Wan, Y., The Matthew Effect in social commerce. Electronic Markets, 2015. 25(4): p. 313-324.

Wan, Y. and M. Nakayama, The reliability of online review helpfulness. Journal of Electronic Commerce Research, 2014. 15(3): p. 179.

Peng, G., Y. Wan, and P. Woodlock, Network ties and the success of open source software development. The Journal of Strategic Information Systems, 2013. 22(4): p. 269-281.

Wan, Y., M. Nakayama, and N. Sutcliffe, The impact of age and shopping experiences on the classification of search, experience, and credence goods in online shopping. Information Systems and e-Business Management, 2012. 10(1): p. 135-148.

Nakayama, M., N. Sutcliffe, and Y. Wan, Has the web transformed experience goods into search goods? Electronic Markets, 2010. 20(3-4): p. 251-262.

Wan, Y., S. Menon, and A. Ramaprasad, The paradoxical nature of electronic decision aids on comparison-shopping: The experiments and analysis. Journal of theoretical and applied electronic commerce research, 2009. 4(3): p. 80-96.

Wan, Y., The social aspects of agent design. First Monday, 2009. 14(7).

Wan, Y., V. Kumar, and A. Bukhari, Will the overseas expansion of Facebook succeed? Internet Computing, IEEE, 2008. 12(3): p. 69-73.

Wan, Y., S. Menon, and A. Ramaprasad, A classification of product comparison agents. Communications of the ACM, 2007. 50(8): p. 65-71.

Desouza, K.C., Y. Awazu, and Y. Wan, Factors governing the consumption of explicit knowledge. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2006. 57(1): p. 36-43.