Zenan "Alan" Chen

IS Ph.D. Candidate @ UMN Carlson
Incoming Assistant Professor @ UTD, JSOM

Our comprehension of techologies often falls behind their adoption. I study design and use of technologies to fully harness their benefits.


Selected research projects

  • 2023 - Now

    Large Language Model in Creative Work

    The Role of Collaboration Modality and Expertise

    Best Student Paper Runner-up @ CIST 2023

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  • 2020 - 2023

    Platform Functionality, First-party Content, and Revenue-sharing Strategies

    How does the platform's provision of productivity-enhancing tools to developers affect its revenue-sharing strategies?

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  • 2020 - 2023

    Less (social media) is not always more (productivity)

    What are the effects of blocking social media on individuals' productivity? It may be more complex than you think.

    Best Paper Award @ General Track, ICIS 2022

    Best Student Paper Award @ WITS 2022

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