Xiaoni Zhang, Ph.D.
Department of Business Informatics Interim Chair
I was born in Lanzhou, China. In 1994, I came to the U.S. to further my education. In my spare time, I like to practice yoga, dance Zumba, read novels, watch movies and travel with my family to fun places.
I received my Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from University of North Texas in 2001. My research interests include text mining, big data, business intelligence, technology adoption in healthcare, digital government, IT workforce management. My publications appear in Communications of the ACM, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, European Journal of Information Systems, Information & Management, International Conference on Information Systems, and other journals. In 2004, I won Outstanding Scholarship Award in the College of Business at NKU. In 2010, I won the Sustained Excellence in Scholarly Activities Award at NKU.
I enjoy teaching and has taught many different courses ranging from 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600 to 800 levels in the BIS, MBI, MHI, MBA, and DNP programs. My teaching specialties are in research methods in healthcare, health informatics, web development, data warehouse, database, data mining, text mining, and data analytics.