Biographical Sketch

Biographical Sketch

Xiaobai (Bob) Li


Dr. Xiaobai Li is a professor of information systems in the Department of Operations and Information Systems, Manning School of Business at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He received his Ph.D. in management science from the University of South Carolina.

Dr. Li's research focuses on data science, machine learning, business analytics, data privacy, and information economics. He has received funding for his research from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF). His work has appeared in Information Systems Research, Management Science, MIS Quarterly, Operations Research, INFORMS Journal on Computing, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Decision Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, and European Journal of Operational Research, among others. He currently serves as an associate editor for Information Systems Research, Decision Support Systems, ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, and Information Technology and Management.

Dr. Li has taught database management, programming languages, data analytics, data mining, statistics, and other information systems and business analytics courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Prior to joining UMass Lowell, Dr. Li taught at the University of Texas at Dallas. In addition, he had worked in industry for 10 years as an engineer, an analyst, and a manager.

Curriculum Vitae


| University of Massachusetts Lowell | Manning School of Business | Department of Operations & Information Systems |