Assistant Professor

Pôle : Supply Chain Management and Information Systems

Nationalités :


  • Information Technology Management
  • Data Management


  • Ph.D. ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich), Management Information Systems (2014)
  • M.Sc École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne), Communication Systems (2009)
  • B.Sc Beijing Jiaotong University, Communication Engineering (2007)

Work Experience


  • Assistant Professor, Supply Chain Management & Information Systems Academic Area, Rennes School of Business (September, 2014 – Present)
  • Research Associate ETH Zurich (March, 2010 – June, 2014)

Non academic

  • Swisscom AG, Bern, Switzerland (2009)

Intellectual contributions

Refereed Articles

  • Yan, J., Wang, K., Liu, Y., Xu, K., Kang, L., 2018. “Mining Social Lending Motivations for Loan Project Recommendations,” Expert Systems with Applications (forthcoming). [3 stars ABS]
  • Liu, Y., Tan, C.H., and Sutanto, J., 2018. “A Media Symbolism Perspective on the Choice of Social Sharing Technologies,” Electronic Commerce Research and Applications. (29), pp. 19-29. [2 stars ABS/FNEGE]
  • Hasan, M.R., Jha, A.K., and Liu, Y., 2018. “Excessive Use of Online Video Streaming Services: Impact of Recommender System Use, Psychological Factors, and Motives,” Computers in Human Behavior (80), pp. 220-228. [3 stars ABS]
  • Sutanto, J., Liu, Y., Grigore, M., and Lemmik, R., 2018. “Does Knowledge Retrieval Improve Work Efficiency? An Investigation under Multiple Systems Use,” International Journal of Information Management (40), pp. 42-53. [2 stars CNRS]
  • Liu, Y., Tan, C.H., and Sutanto, J., 2016. “Selective Attention to Commercial Information Displays in Globally Available Mobile Application,” Journal of Global Information Management (24:2), pp. 18-38. [3 stars CNRS]
  • Liu, Y., and Sutanto, J., 2015. “Online Group-Buying: Literature Review and Directions for Future Research », DATABASE for Advances in Information Systems (46:1), pp. 39-59. [2 stars CNRS]
  • Liu, Y., and Sutanto, J., 2012. “Buyers’ Purchasing Time and Herd Behavior on Deal-of-the-day Group-buying Websites », Electronic Markets (22:2), pp. 83-93. [2 stars CNRS]

Refereed Proceedings

  • Yan, J., Liu, Y., Shi, Y., and Wang, K. “Lending Motivation Meets Home and Cultural Bias: A Study on Kiva”, International Conference on Information Systems, 2017.
  • Deng, H., and Liu, Y. “Evaluating the Citations of Information Systems Journals in Wikipedia”, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, 2017.
  • Liu, Y., and Tarigan, B. “Effects of Promotion Tweets on the Number of Followers in Micro-Blogging Site”, International Conference on Electronic Commerce, 2016.
  • Liu, Y., Bahli, B., and Borgman, H. “Cross-Cultural Research in IS: An Updated Review from 2005”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (9191), 2015.
  • Liu, Y., Tan, C.H., Sutanto, J., Sia, C.L., and Wei, K.K. “Critical Examination of Online Group-Buying Mechanisms”, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (8527), 2014.
  • Liu, Y., and Sutanto, J., “Audience Response on Conflicting Information Dissemination by Government Organization and Individuals in Social Media”, IFIP WG 8.2 OASIS Workshop, Milan, Italy, December 2013.
  • Liu, Y., Phang, C.W., Tan, C.H., and Sutanto, J., « ‘Share’ on SNS and Get Referral Reward? » Eleventh Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2012), Orlando, USA, December 2012.
  • Sutanto, J., and Liu, Y., « From Resistance to Acceptance of IS Implementation: The Dynamics of Overcoming User’s Status Quo Bias », DIGIT 2012, Orlando, USA, December 2012.
  • Liu, Y., and Sutanto, J., “Social Sharing Behavior Under E-commerce Context”, Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems, Brisbane, Australia, July 2011.