Meet Hengwei (Rachel) Zhang
Assistant Professor, Cybersecurity
Phone: (813) 257-3149
Address: 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. Tampa, FL 33606
Building: TECH Room: 581B
2011 The Beijing Technology and Business University, B.S.
2015 The Claremont Graduate University, M.B.A.
2017 The Claremont Graduate University, M.S.
2020 The Claremont Graduate University, Ph.D.
Management Information Systems
Hengwei Zhang’s research interests include design science research, decision support system, IT management, cybersecurity, health informatics, data visualization, machine learning and data mining (especially mining the electronic health record).
Professional and Community Activities
Zhang’s research stems from the extreme interest in diversity, interdisciplinary and practical-oriented research to address socio-technical issues and solve real-world problems.
Zhang’s research can be classified into two fields: 1) embedding advanced analytics (e.g., data mining, data visualization, analytic pipeline, machine learning, etc.) into a business process; and 2) managing and adopting IT technologies and innovations (e.g., disruptive technologies, cybersecurity management, etc.) to deliver business values.
Alismail, S., & Zhang, H. (2020). Exploring and Understanding Participants’ Perceptions of Facial Emoji Likert Scales in Online Surveys: A Qualitative Study. ACM Transactions on Social Computing, 3(2), 1-12.
Bechor, T., Zhang, H., & Cruz, L. (2018, March). Holistic Understanding of Challenges with Autonomous Vehicles. In Proceedings of the 9th International Multi-Conference on Complexity, Informatics, and Cybernetics, Orlando, FL.
Alismail, S., & Zhang, H. (2018, January). The Use of Emoji in Electronic User Experience Questionnaire: An Exploratory Case Study. In Proceedings of the 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HCISS).
Alismail, S., Zhang, H., & Chatterjee, S. (2017, May). A Framework for Identifying Design Science Research Objectives for Building and Evaluating I.T. Artifacts. In International Conference on Design Science Research in Information Systems (pp. 218-230) (DSR). Springer, Cham.
Involvement in the community:
Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Member of Association for Information Systems (AIS)
Honors and Awards
CGU Transdisciplinary Studies Dissertation Travel Award, 2020