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Zhi Li

  • Assistant Professor of Practice
Academic Division: Operations and Information Management
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Bio

Dr. Zhi Li joins the Technology, Operation and Information Management Division at Babson College in the fall of 2014 as Assistant Professor of Information Technology Management. Zhi's research and teaching interests are at the intersection of economics and information technology. He uses analytical modeling, econometrics, financial theories and data mining techniques to explore individual and organizational decision-making mechanism in different IT contexts. His doctoral dissertation and continuing research study the economic issues in cloud computing, crowdfunding market and big data. At Babson College, Dr. Li teaches courses including Web Technologies, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics. Prior to Babson, he taught several courses at the University of Florida, including Business System Design and Applications, Business Systems I and II.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph D, University of Florida
  • BS, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Academic Interest / Expertise

Information Systems; Information Technology Strategy; Data Mining

Courses

  • Degree Courses 2022

    • OIM 3640 PROBLEM SOLVING & SOFTWARE DESIGN
    • OIM 3690 WEB TECHNOLOGIES
  • Degree Courses 2021

    • OIM 3640 PROBLEM SOLVING & SOFTWARE DESIGN
    • OIM 3690 WEB TECHNOLOGIES
    • MIS 3640 PROB SOLV/SOFTWARE
    • MIS 3690 WEB TECHNOLOGIES

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Glover, W.J., Li, Z., Pachamanova, D.A. (2022). The AI-Enhanced Future of Health Care Administrative Task Management. New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst Innovations in Care Delivery. Issue: March. Massachusetts Medical Society. link
  • Pachamanova, D.A., Glover, W.J., Li, Z., Docktor, M., Gujral, N. (2021). Identifying Patterns in Administrative Tasks through Structural Topic Modeling: A Study of Task Definitions, Prevalence, and Shifts in a Mental Health Practice’s Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. Vol: 28, Issue: 12, Page: 2707-2715. Oxford University Press. link
  • Marston, S., Li, Z., Bandyopadhyay, S., Zhang, J., Ghalsasi, A. (2011). Cloud Computing - The Business Perspective. Decision Support Systems.

Department & College Wide Services

  • Honors Council (Fall 2018 - Spring 2020)