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Assistant Professor

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-2438 Information Systems & Op Mgmt B200J , Box 115


This is Yang (Jack) Lu. I am an Assistant Professor of ISOM, Business School, UCO.

Classes Taught

  • Business Analytics
  • Spreadsheet Modeling
  • Management Information Systems
  • Enterprise Data Management
  • Production and Operations Management
  • Independent Study

Education and Certifications

Old Dominion University (U.S.A., 2015-2020)

PhD: Management Information Systems & Decision Sciences

The University of Manchester (U.K., 2004-2005)

MSc: Economics and Statistics

Jilin University (P.R. CHINA, 2000-2004)

BA: International Trade & Economics


  • University of Central Oklahoma

Assistant Professor, ISOM, School of Business

August 2020 –

  • College of Charleston

Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Business

August 2018 – May 2020

  • ODUOnline International, ODU

Data Analyst (Part-Time)

August 2015 - August 2018

Research, Published Work, and Scholarly Activities

  • Lu, Y., Zheng, X. R., Li, L. & Xu, Li D. (2019). Pricing the cloud: a QoS-based auction approach. Enterprise Information Systems, 14 (3), pp. 334-351. DOI: 10.1080/17517575.2019.1669827. (2019 Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) Journal Quality List A ranking)
  • Lu, Y. & Xu, Li D. (2018). Internet of Things (IoT) cybersecurity research: a review of current research topics. IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 6(2), pp. 2103-2115. (2018 Impact Factor 9.515; Computer Science/Information Systems Category, ranked 3 of 155, Q1; Engineering, Electrical & Electronic Category, ranked 8 of 266, Q1)
  • Lu, Y. (2017). Industry 4.0: a survey on technologies, applications and open research issues. Journal of Industrial Information Integration, 6, pp. 1-10. (This paper was recognized as one Essential Science Indicators (ESI) paper. As of November /December 2019, this highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Engineering and Information Systems based on a highly cited threshold for the field and publication year.)
  • Lu, Y. (2019). The blockchain: state-of-the-art and research challenges. Journal of Industrial Information Integration, 15, pp. 80-90. (SCI indexing, Elsevier 2019 CiteScore 14.7. One of the top journals in the category of Information Systems and Management, 1/119.)
  • Lu, Y. (2019). Artificial intelligence: a survey on evolution, models, applications and the future trends. Journal of Management Analytics, 6(1), pp. 1-29.

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