- Associate Professor
- Paul H. Chook Department of Information Systems and Statistics
Before joining the Zicklin School in 1997, Dr. Ma was an assistant professor of Management Information Systems at the University of Delaware (1987-1994), and a visiting scholar/assistant professor of Information and Systems Management at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong (1994-1997). Prior to his graduate study at SUNY Buffalo (MBA, 1982) and New York University (Ph.D. in I.S., 1988) in U.S., he headed the sales department in Far Eastern Department Store, Inc. (1979-1980) and Lai-Lai Department Store, Inc., Taipei, Taiwan (1978-1979).
Dr. Ma’s research interest includes data warehouse and OLAP, workflow management systems, information retrieval, negotiation support systems, scenario management for mathematical programming systems, semantic data modeling support systems, and metagraph applications.
Multi-Agent Approach to the Coalition Formation in the Power Industry (with J. Yen, Y. Yan, and F. Wu). Decision Support Systems, 28 (3): 279-90, 2000.
Evaluation of User Interface Designs for Information Retrieval Systems: A Computer-Based Experiment (with Paul J. H. Hu and Patrick Y. K. Chau). Decision Support Systems, 27: 125-43, 1999.
ARBAS: A Formal Language to Support Argumentation in Network-Based Organization (with T. Bui and F. Bodart). Journal of MIS, 14 (3): 223-37, Winter 1997-98.
An Implementation of LPFORM (with F. H. Murphy and E. A. Stohr). INFORMS Journal on Computing, 8 (4): 383-401, Fall 1996.
Composition Rules for Building Linear Programming Models from Component Models (with F. H. Murphy and E. A. Stohr). Management Science, 38 (7): 948-63, July 1992.
Best Paper Award, HICSS, 1996.