Dr Ping Wang

Associate Professor

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 334 68130


Ping Wang is on the faculty at the University of Queensland Business School. He is also an associate of the Information Systems Research Program at UCLA Anderson School of Management and an associate editor at MIS Quarterly. His research draws on institutional theory to understand the popularity of new information technologies. In recent years he has taken an ecological perspective to study digital innovations in organizations, communities, and ecosystems. He received the Best Paper Award at the 37th International Conference on Information Systems in 2016 and the Best Published Paper Award from the Organizational Communication and Information Systems Division of the Academy of Management in 2010.

Research Interests

  • Digital Innovation
  • Platform and Ecosystem
  • Information Ecology
  • Trends and Popularity of Information Technology
  • Business, Social, and Environmental Sustainability


  • Doctor of Philosophy of Information Systems


  • Wang, Ping, Stein, Amanda and Lutters, Wayne (2023). Early diffusion of innovations with quantum computing. Australasian Conference on Information Systems, Wellington, New Zealand, 5-8 December 2023. Dunedin, New Zealand:

  • Upreti, Raj Upreti, Wang, Ping, Akhlaghpour, Saeed, Karanasios, Stan and Burton-Jones, Andrew (2023). Trending topics and stale subjects: detecting fashion in information systems research. Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Wellington, New Zealand, 5-8 December 2023. Dunedin, New Zealand: Association for Information Systems.

  • Lee, Myeong, Tang, Xinlin and Wang, Ping (2023). The NYC311 app and community engagement in coproducing municipal services. 29th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Panama City, Panama, 10-12 August 2023.

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  • Doctor Philosophy

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