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College of Business Administration

Dr. Zhongming Ma

Zhongming MaPhone: (909) 869-3242
 Building 164, Room 3027
Research Interests: Data Mining


Dr. Ma received his bachelor's degree from Tsinghua University, M.S. in management information systems from the University of Arizona, and Ph.D. (concentration on information systems) from the University of Utah. He has taught classes in programming, systems analysis and design, and databases. He has published in journals, such as ACM Transactions on Information Systems and Decision Support Systems. His main research interest is web mining for knowledge discovery.

Recent Courses

  • CIS 304 Mobile Communication & Wireless Networks
  • CIS 310 Mgmt Information Systems
  • CIS 315 Introduction to Object-Oriented Systems Analysis and Design

Recent Publications

  • Can Visible Cues in Search Results Indicate Vendors’ Reliability?
  • Mining Competitor Relationships from Online News: A Network-Based Approach
  • Examining Organic and Sponsored Search Results: A Vendor Reliability Perspective