Jiaheng Xie is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Management Information Systems Department at the University of Arizona. He is expected to graduate in May 2020.

His research interests lie in business analytics and health risk analytics. His research aims to develop fine-grained deep learning-based analytical framework to understand, predict, and mitigate health risks from three progressive levels: patient behavior risk, disease risk, and intervention risk.

His prior works have been published or under review at many premier journals, including MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, and Journal of American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA). Jiaheng Xie has also presented his work at many top conferences, including International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) and Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST).


  • 2015-2020 (Expected)Ph.D., University of Arizona

    Ph.D. in Management Information Systems
    Eller College of Management

  • 2011-2015B.A., Renmin University

    B.A. in Management Science and Engineering
    Renmin Business School

  • 2017-2018Certificate, University of Arizona

    Certificate of College Teaching
    Graduate College

Selected Awards and Honors


CHITA Doctoral Consortium Fellow


Best Paper Runner-Up (ICSH 2018)


Selected for Pre-AMCIS MISQ Author Development Workshop


Nunamaker-Chen MIS Doctoral Scholarship


First Price, Renmin University Contest of Business Proposals


Renmin University Scholarship of Excellent Academic Performance

List of Publications