Yu-Kai Lin, assistant professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems (CIS) and the Center for Digital Innovation at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has received the Early Career Award from the Association for Information Systems (AIS). The award, which was presented at the International Conference on Information Systems in Copenhagen, recognizes individuals in the beginning stages of their career who have already made outstanding research, teaching, and/or service contributions to the field of information systems.
Yu-Kai's research and teaching interests are centered around making predictions or inferences based on large-scale structured and unstructured data. He studies topics including digital innovation, open-source projects, intellectual property, crowdfunding, health information technology, and business analytics. His work has been published in MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Organization Science, and the Journal of Management Information Systems, among others.
“It is truly an honor to receive this prestigious award,” Lin said. “I am very grateful for my wonderful colleagues in the CIS Department and the Center for Digital Innovation, who have offered tremendous support and guidance in my early career development.”