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Frank Lin

Frank Lin



Information and Decision Sciences
Office Phone(909) 537-5787
Office LocationJB-539


Frank Lin, Ph.D., is a professor of Information and Decision Sciences, entrepreneur, consultant and business expert. He is also a Co-Director of the Center for Global Management at the Jack H Brown College of Business and Public Administration.  He has an extensive industrial experience, has done extensive research and consulting with more than 30 years in strategy, information technology, enterprise architecture, organizational modeling, technology diffusion, cyber security, ERP, decision making and analytics, management systems, Chinese State-Own-Enterprise (SOEs), business, and education. He is a global guest speaker, international expert, member of the International Think Tank for Chinese Economic Development of Hebei Academy of Social Sciences, Past President and Supervisory Board Member of Inland Chinese Association. He has published articles and monographs in books and journals such as MIS Quarterly, Business Process Management Journal and Journal of International Information Management as well as international, national, and regional conferences. He has received a number of grants and/or gifts from National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, Oracle Corp., GTE and Microsoft Corp., TMC Corporation, and Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Japan. He was the Associate Editor of the Journal of International Technology and Information Management; Program Chair for the 2015 International Conference on Cyber Security and the 2014 Annual Conference of International Information Management Association and Past President of the International Information Management Association (2016-2017). He is a Fellow of International Information Management Association and members of ACM, ACM-SIGMIS ACM SIGCPR, AIS, DSI, Phi Beta Delta International Scholar Honor Society and ACME.


Ph.D.       Management Information Systems, State University of New York at Buffalo, Sept. 1991

M.B.A.     Management Information Systems, State University of New York at Buffalo, May 1986

B.S.         Business Administration, Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, June 1981


Teaching Interest: Enterprise Architecture, Strategic Planning for Information Technology, Business Processes and Management, Information Systems and Technology, Database, Business Analytics, Project Management and Research Methodology.

Spring 2023:

ADMN 1003: Leadership for Global Challenges: Exploring the Digital Mindset

IST: 2110: Information Technology

IST 6090: Information Systems and Technology Management


Research and Teaching Interests

Research Interest: Enterprise Architecture, Decision Making and Analytics, Cyber Security, Blockchain, Digital Intelligence, Business Process Management, Performance and Measurement

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