Welcome to NEAIS Chapter


The New England region Association for Information Systems (NEAIS) is a Chapter of the Association for Information Systems (AIS) serving the New England region of U.S. members of AIS. The states served by this Chapter include Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, and Maine.


The goal of the Chapter is to promote the exchange of ideas, experiences, and knowledge among information system scholars and professionals in the New England region of the U.S. engaged in the development, management, and use of information and communications systems and technology. In addition, a goal is to develop academic/industry alliances with companies in the region for research and teaching.




The NEAIS chapter will provide a great opportunity for IS professional to exchange their research ideas and teaching pedagogies, cases, and other professional materials with their colleagues at regional workshops and conferences.  The large number of universities and colleges in the New England region is conducive for the community to advertise professional events and engage these campuses. This chapter has the potential to increase research and academic collaborations amongst the members.


Chapter Dues:


$10/- Annual (Free for doctoral students and Retired/Emeritus faculty)


Membership Types


There are four types of membership: Academic, Student, Retired, and Professional. For more information visit the AIS Website


NEAIS Executive Board


  1. President – Luvai Motiwalla, U Mass Lowell
  2. President-Elect/Vice-President: Yang Lee, Northeastern University
  3. Secretary: Xinru Page, Bentley University
  4. Treasurer: Inchan Kim, U New Hampshire
  5. At Large: David Murungi, Bentley Univesity


At-Large Directors:

  1. Jane Fedorowicz, Bentley University
  2. Yurong (Chrisy) Yao, Suffolk University
  3. Pratyush Bharati, U Mass Boston
  4. Eleanor T. Loiacono, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  5. Inchan Kim, University of New Hampshire
  6. Shankar Ganesan, Babson University
  7. Bharatendra K. Rai, U Mass Dartmouth