Prof. MA Jian (馬建)

MA - Higher Education
DEng. - Computer Science
BEng. - Computer Science              

Visiting address
Visiting address
Phone: +852 34428514

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Jian Ma is Professor in Department of Information Systems at City University of Hong Kong.  He is specialised in the research areas of research information systems, business intelligence and research social networks.  He has publised over 120 journal articles with SCI H index 22.  His applied research work has been widely used in government funding agencies (e.g. National Natural Science Foundation of China) and universities (e.g. University of Hong Kong).

Jian Ma is also the founder of with the vision to connect people to research and innovate smarter.

Research Interests/Areas

  • Decision and decision support systems
  • Business intelligence
  • Research information systems
  • Research Social Networks
  • Big Data Research Analytics



Department - Institution


9/2006 - Now

Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong


12/1997 - 9/2006

Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong

Associate Professor

1/1999 - 12/2001

Faculty of Information Technology - Zhongshan University, China

Visiting Professor

12/1993 - 11/1997

Information Systems - City University of Hong Kong

Assistant Professor

1/1992 - 12/1993

Computer Science and Engineering - University of New South Wales, Australia



Talk or presentation at a conference

  • C. Yang; J. Ma; J. Sun; T. Silva; X. Liu; Z. Hua (2014/6/24-2014/6/28), "A Weighted Topic Model Enhanced Approach for Complementary Collaborator Recommendation", Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS) 2014, Chengdu, China.


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