Wingyan Chung    Wingyan Chung, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Institute for Simulation and Training
University of Central Florida
Partnership II Building
3100 Technology Parkway
Florida 32826, USA
Email: wchung (at) ucf (dot) edu
Phone: +1-407-882-1300; Fax: +1-407-882-1335
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Short Biography
Dr. Wingyan Chung is an Associate Professor in the Institute for Simulation and Training at University of Central Florida. Dr. Chung received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from The University of Arizona. His scholarly interests and expertise include social media analytics, business intelligence, cybersecurity, data and text mining, Web analytics, knowledge management, information visualization, and human-computer interaction. He has over 100 refereed publications in Journal of Management Information Systems, Communications of the ACM, IEEE Computer, Scientific Reports, Journal of Medical Internet Research, IJHCS, Decision Support Systems, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, and ICIS, among others. Recognitions include top ranking in BI and analytics and press coverage in ForwardFlorida and in SIGCSE.

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  • Ph.D. in Management Info. Systems, The University of Arizona (dissertation, committee: H. Chen (director), J. Nunamaker, L. Zhao, R. Snodgrass, T. Langendoen).
  • M.S. in Information and Technology Management, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
  • P.C. Ed. (Major: Business and Accounts), The University of Hong Kong.
  • BBA (Hon), The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

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Research Topics:
  • Discovering social media intelligence using machine learning techniques
  • Profiling company risks using data and text mining
  • Automatic business stakeholder classification
  • Security informatics: cybercrime and terrorism analysis on the Web
  • Visualizing networks of a large number of companies
  • Supporting non-English Web searching, browsing, and analysis for multinational organizations
  • Exploring business intelligence using information visualization
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Teaching (sample student comments)  Go up
    Selected Quotes from Student Comments
  • "Professor Chung is probably one of the most well informed professors when it comes to information about databases."
  • "Professor Chung was an extremely dedicated professor and ... had a genuine desire to instill knowledge upon his pupils ... always tried to motivate students through various mediums."
  • "Dr. Chung is very enthusiastic about the subject matter in the course."
  • "Prof. Chung is the best professor here."
  • "Out of ALL my College of Business courses, this was the FIRST course that really challenged me."
  • "Dr. Chung is highly organized, know his subject inside and out, and is very likeable."
  • "Overall, I really enjoyed the Professor's teachings and I think that he is an Asset to the school and department."

    Selected Courses Taught
  • Database Management Systems (UG / MBA / MSIS, a full-semester course)
  • Cybersecurity Informatics (Graduate Course developed for the Intel Security Curriculum Program)
  • Data Mining Methodology I (Graduate Course in Statistics; invited guest lecture)
  • Natural Language Processing (Graduate Course in Computer Science; invited guest lecture)
  • Information Systems Theory and Practice (UG / MBA)
  • Managerial Decision Analysis (EMBA)
  • Predictive Analytics (UG)
  • Social Media Analytics (UG / MBA)
  • Data Analytics (Grad) (Student comment)
  • Business Statistics (UG)
  • Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing (UG / MSIS / MBA) (Student comment)
  • Knowledge management and data mining (UG)
  • Data Warehousing and Data Mining (UG)
  • Business Intelligence and Security Informatics (MBA)

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