Professor Hwang Ha Jin

Professor Hwang Ha Jin

  • Head - Department of Business Analytics
Department of Business Analytics


Professor Ha Jin Hwang received MBA (1986) and DBA (1990) from Mississippi State University, U.S.A.. He is currently Head and Professor at Department of Business Analytics, Sunway University Business School, Sunway University(SU), Malaysia.

He taught at Minnesota State University (Associate Professor of MIS, 1989-1991), Mankato, Minnesota, U.S.A., Australian Catholic University (ACU, Visiting Professor, 2009, Visiting Senior Lecturer, 1999), North Sydney, Australia, Catholic University of Daegu (1991-2010), Korea, and KIMEP University, Kazakhstan (2010-2016). Before joining SU in August 2016, He had worked at KIMEP University, Kazakhstan for six years, where he served as Dean of Bang College of Business (Feb. 2014-June 2016) and Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems. He also served as Vice President of External Relations and Cooperation (2005-2009) and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs (1997-1999) for Catholic University of Daegu, Korea.

He served as President of Korea Association of Information Systems (2005) and President of Korea Internet Electronic Commerce Association (2008). He also served as Program Co-Chair for IEEE/SNPD International Conference (2018), Publicity Chair for IEEE/ACIS International Conference (2008), Portland, U.S.A., and Conference Chair for KAIS International Conference (2005), Daegu, Korea.

Prof. Hwang’s research interests include Internet of Things, U-Healthcare systems, Social Media Analytics, Intelligent Supply Chain Management Systems, and Information Security and Privacy.

Academic & Professional Qualifications

DBA Business Information Systems, Mississippi State University, (1990)
MBA, Mississippi State University, (1986)
BBA, Chung Ang University, (1984)

Teaching Areas

  • Business Analytics (Information Systems)

Notable Publications

2021 -

(Coauthored with Norazryana Mat Dawi, Hamidreza Namazi) “Attitude towards Protective Behaviour Engagement during COVID-19 Pandemic in Malaysia: The Role of e-Government and Social Media,” Frontiers in Public Health, (SCOPUS Q2), .

2021 -

(Coauthored with Mmd Uddin, Monowar Mahmood, A. Ostrovsky) “Can Social Networks Improve User Subjective Wellbeing? Role of Passion and Personality Traits,” Journal of Global Information Management (SCOPUS, Q2, SSCI, ABDC=A Indexed), .

2019 -

(Coauthored with Naser Valaei, S.R. Nikhashemi,) “Extending Task-Technology Fit to Performance Characteristics in Mobile App Industry,” Journal of Enterprise Information Management (SCOPUS, Q1, SSCI, ABDC=B Indexed), Vol. 32, No. 5, , pp. 887-912.

2015 -

(Coauthored with Yvette Gelogo, Haeng Kon Kim,) “Internet of Things (IoT) Framework for u-healthcare System,” International Journal of Smart Home (SCOPUS, Q3), Vol. 9, No. 11, , pp. 323-330.

2014 -

(Coauthored with Heon Baek,) “Measuring Gratification of Social Media Use in Kazakhstan,” International Journal of Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (SCOPUS, Q3), Vol. 9, No. 12, , pp. 453-462.