NEAIS Chapter Spring 2022 Newsletter


NEAIS 2022 Conference

  • This year’s conference will take place at the Northeastern University on Saturday, October 29th, 2022.
  • The following committees have been setup to help plan for the conference:
    • Conference planning & venue committee
    • Paper review committee
    • Fundraising and advertising committee

We are seeking volunteers to help with planning for the conference.  If you are interested in participating in any of these committees, please contact us at:  neaisconf@gmail.com 

  • Conference Submission Deadline: Monday, July 25, 2022

Past Conference (2021) News

  • Best paper awards ($1000) were awarded to the authors of the following articles:
    • The Association of mHealth Features with User Engagement in Weight Management Interventions: A Literature Review by An Tran, Bengisu Tulu and Gramos Kamberi (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
    • Second-Party Data Acquisition for Business Analytics by Xiaoping Liu (Northeastern University) and Xiaobai Li (University of Massachusetts Lowell)

Executive Board Updates

  • The face of our leadership has changed as a result of last year’s general conference meeting as well as the addition of new volunteers to serve as at-large directors.  The current listing of Executive Board and At-Large Directors is listed below:


NEAIS Executive Board:

President: Yang Lee, Northeastern University

Past President: Luvai Motiwalla, U Mass Lowell

Vice-President: David Murungi, Bentley University

Secretary: Ermira Zifla, U New Hampshire

Treasurer: Yuzhu Li, U Mass Dartmouth

Events/Communications Director: Jing Wang, U New Hampshire

At Large Directors:

Yurong (Chrisy) Yao, Suffolk University

Haijing Hao, Bentley University

Pratyush Bharati, U Mass Boston

Arnold Kamis, Brandeis University

Diane Strong, WPI

Shankar Ganesh, Babson University


Website and Social Media

For more information related to the chapter as well as community updates (job postings, IS related lectures etc.) please visit our website (NEAIS) and join us in the NEAIS LinkedIn group.

 NEAIS Event Advertisements

If you have any events such as speakers, workshops or job openings that may be of interest to NEAIS please direct these to our Events/Communications Director (Jing Wang) and who can help broadcast these to the rest of our community.