Dr. Chen obtained her PhD degree from City University of Hong Kong in Information Systems. She worked in some world-famous financial institutions before joining in SUSTech, including Australian Capital Market Research Center, Securities and Futures Commissions of Hong Kong, and Shenzhen Stock Exchange. She also was one of the two recipients that have received Global CMCRC scholarship in Hong Kong. Her current research focuses on financial intelligence and big data analytics. She has 26 SSCI/SCI papers published in Information Systems Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Journal of Management Information Systems, Information &Management, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology，European Journal of Operational Research among others.
2011, PhD, Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
2008, MSc, Computer Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences & Shandong University of Science and Technology Joint Program, China.
2005, BEng, Information Management and Information Systems, Shandong University of Science and Technology, China.
2021/05 - now, Associate Professor, Department of Information Systems and Management Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology of China, China.
2021/03 – 2021/05, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems and Management Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology of China, China.
2013/06 – 2021/03, Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, Southern University of Science and Technology of China, China.
2011/09 – 2013/06, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China.
2010/10 –2011/07, Research Staff, Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
2010/04 –2010/10, Research Staff, Australian Capital Markets Cooperative Research Center, Australian.
Token Incentives in Decentralized Autonomous Social Media Platforms，National Natural Science Foundation of China，72271114，2023-2026，440,000 RMB，PI
Big Data Based Market Structure Model and Its Decision Making Mechanisms, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 92046012, 2021, 200,000 RMB, PI
The Big Data Supported Security Market Surveillance System: A Design Science Perspective, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 7160109, 2017-2019, 170, 000 RMB, PI
The Strategy of Developing Blockchain and Cryptocurrency in the Guangdong-Hong Kong- Macao Greater Bay Area. Guangdong Province Research Grant, 2020-2021, 100,000, PI
News-Revealed Dynamic Business Relations and their Economic Implications, Guangdong Province Research Grant, 2019-2020, 50,000, PI
Big Data based Sense-making Analytics and Decision Support Framework, Shenzhen Government Research Grant, JCYJ2010417105742712, 2015-2017, 300,000 RMB, PI.
Big Data Supported Market Surveillance System, SUSTech Competitive Research Grant, FRG-SUSTC1501A-20, 2016-2016, 300,000 RMB, PI.
SUSTech Starting-up Research Grant, 2017-2020, 1,000,000 RMB, PI.
Blockchain Technology and Distributed Ledger Management, Shenzhen Government Research Grant, 2017, 300,000 RMB, Co-PI
Noise or Information? – Investigation of Stock Forum Induced Attention, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 71673318, 2017-2019, 480,000 RMB, Co-PI
Theories and Applications for Cultivating Creativity via Social Learning Networks, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 51475347, 2015-2018, 620,000 RMB, Co-PI.
Selected Journal Publications
“Token Incentives in a Volatile Cryptocurrency Market: The Effects of Token Price Volatility on User Contribution”, Kun Chen*, Yifan Fan, and Stephen Liao, Journal of Management Information Systems, Forthcoming. FT-50 Journal.
“News-induced Dynamic Networks for Market Signaling: Understanding Impact of News on Firm Equity Value”, Kun Chen*, Xin Li, Peng Luo and J. Leon Zhao, Information Systems Research, 32 (2), 2021, 356-377.UTD-24 Journal.
A Commonsense Knowledge-enabled Textual Analysis Approach for Financial Market Surveillance，Xin Li+, Kun Chen+, Sherry Sun, Terrence Fung, Huaiqing Wang, and Denial Zeng, INFORMS Journal on Computing, 2016, 28(2), 278-294. UTD-24 Journal
Design Theory for Market Surveillance Systems, Xin Li, Sherry Sun, Kun Chen*, Terrence Fung, and Huaiqing Wang, Journal of Management Information Systems, 32 (2), 2015, 278–313. FT-50 Journal
The Dynamic Predictive Power of Company Comparative Network on Stock Sector Value, Kun Chen*, Peng Luo, Dongming Xu, and Huaiqing Wang, Information and Management, 53, 2015, 1006-1019.
An Influence Framework on Product Word of Mouth (WoM) measurement, Kun Chen*, Peng Luo, and Huaiqing Wang, Information and Management, 54, 2017, 228-240.
A Utility-based Link Prediction Method in Social Networks, Yongli Li, Peng Luo, Zhiping Fan, Kun Chen, European Journal of Operational Research, 260 (2), 2017, 693-706.
Exploring the Social Influence of Multi-Channel Access in an Online Health Community, Peng Luo, Kun Chen*, Chong Wu, Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 69(1), 2018, 98-109
Commonsense Knowledge based Security Market Surveillance Systems, China, CN105335888A
Big Data Sense-making Analytics and Decision Support Systems, China, CN105243069A
Honors and Awards
Teaching Award, 2020, SUSTech.
First Place Award in SUSTech Teaching Competition, 2019.
Outstanding Award on Natural Science (co-contributor), 2018, Shenyang.
Research Award, 2018, SUSTech.
Shenzhen Overseas High-Caliber Personnel, 2015-2020, Shenzhen.
CMCRC Global Scholarship, 2010-2011, Capital Markets CRC Ltd.
Research Tuition Scholarship, 2010-2011, City University of Hong Kong.
Opening positions for Postdoc, RAs in the research group.