XU Xin, professor and associate dean of the School of Economics and Management of Tsinghua University (Tsinghua SEM), won the AIS Fellow Award at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Information Systems (AIS) held in Copenhagen, Denmark on December 12, 2022.
AIS is the most authoritative academic group in the field of information systems. It has more than 5,000 members in the information systems discipline around the world. Its AIS Fellow Award aims to commend scholars who have made outstanding contributions and influence in research, education, and service in the field. Tsinghua SEM Professor CHEN Guoqing became the first scholar in the Chinese mainland to win this award in 2019. Professor XU Xin was the next to win, reflecting the international influence of the school's information systems discipline.
Professor XU Xin wins the AIS Fellow Award at the Annual Meeting of the International Association for Information Systems
XU Xin is the Starr Endowed Chair Professor of Tsinghua SEM and director of the Artificial Intelligence and Management (AIM) Research Center. He previously won the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars and has been selected as a national high-level talent. XU's research includes enterprise digital strategy and governance, as well as business intelligence and analysis. He has published more than 80 papers in international academic journals and at international conferences, 16 of which were published in UTD journals. His papers have 8,500 citations on Google. XU Xin's research achievements won the Best Paper Award at the International Information System Annual Conference (ICIS) twice, have been nominated for the Best Paper Award at ICIS for four times, and have won the Best Paper Award at international academic conferences such as the American Management Annual Conference, the American Information System Annual Conference, and the Asia Pacific International Accounting Annual Conference. In 2016, he won the first Wujiapei Award of China Information Economics. XU Xin and Tsinghua SEM Professor ZHANG Xiaoquan won the MIS Quarterly Annual Best Paper Award in 2014. MIS Quarterly is one of the journals with the longest history and the greatest influence in the field of international information systems. It was the first time a scholars from the Chinese mainland won the award.
The research achievements of doctoral students directed by XU Xin have also won awards at international academic conferences, including the Best Doctoral Thesis Award in the field of online education at ICIS in 2020, the Best Doctoral Thesis Award at CIST in 2021, the Best Doctoral Thesis Award by Michael J. Shaw at WeB in 2021, and the Best Doctoral Thesis Nomination at ICIS in 2021 and 2022.
XU Xin has been actively promoting exchanges and cooperation between China's information systems programs and the international academic community for many years. He is now Chairman of the China Branch of the International Information Systems Society (CNAIS), a representative of the Asia-Pacific region of the Nomination Committee of the Information Systems Society (AIS), and a member of the Hong Kong Research Grants Council (RGC). XU has participated in and organized more than 30 international academic conferences as co-executive chairman, co-executive chairman of the Doctoral Consortium, and co-executive chairman of the Junior Faculty Consortium.
Editor: REN Zhong