Guest Editorial: Introduction to the Special Issue on Modeling and Implementation of Service Enterprise Systems
A.R. Hevner is with the Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department, College of Business, University of South Florida, 4202 East Fowler Ave., CIS1040, Tampa, FL 33620. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
D. Zhang is with the Department of Information Systems, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250. E-mail: email@example.com.
J.L. Zhao is with the Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong, 83 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Alan Hevner received the PhD degree in computer science from Purdue University. He has held faculty positions at the University of Maryland and the University of Minnesota, and is currently an Eminent Scholar and professor in the Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department in the College of Business at the University of South Florida. He also holds the Citigroup/Hidden River Chair of Distributed Technology. Dr. Hevner's areas of research expertise include information systems development, software engineering, distributed database systems, health care information systems, and service-oriented systems. He has published more than 150 research papers on these topics and has consulted for several Fortune 500 companies. Dr. Hevner is a member of the IEEE, ACM, AIS, and INFORMS. He recently completed an assignment as a program manager in the Computer and Information Science and Engineering directorate at the US National Science Foundation.
Dongsong Zhang received the PhD degree in management information systems from the Eller School of Management at the University of Arizona. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Information Systems at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He His current research interests include mobile HCI, computer-mediated collaboration and communication, knowledge management, and e-services. He has published more than 100 papers in academic journals, conference proceedings, and book chapters, including journals such as MIS Quarterly, the Journal of Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, and the IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication, among others. He has received research grants and awards from the National Institution of Health, Google Inc., and the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
J. Leon Zhao received the BS degree from the Beijing Institute of Agricultural Mechanization, the MS degree in engineering from University of California, Davis, and the MS and PhD degrees from the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley. He is currently the head and chair professor in the Information Systems Department at the City University of Hong Kong. He was previously the interim head and Eller professor in the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Arizona. His research has been supported by the US National Science Foundation, SAP, and other funding agencies. He has served as an associate editor of Information Systems Research, the ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, Decision Support Systems, and Electronic Commerce Research and Applications, among other journals. He has coedited numerous special issues in various information systems journals, including Decision Support Systems and Information Systems Frontiers. He received an IBM Faculty Award in 2005 for his work in business process management and Services Computing and was awarded Chang Jiang Scholar Chair Professorship at Tsinghua University by the Ministry of Education of China in 2009. He has chaired numerous conferences, including the IEEE International Conference on Services Computing in 2006 and 2009, among others. He is a member of the IEEE.