Carnegie Mellon University

Param Singh

Param Vir Singh

Carnegie Bosch Associate Professor of Business Technologies

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  • TEP - Tepper Building - Room 5137
  • 412-268-3585
Address
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Areas of Study

Business Technologies

Education

  • University of Washington - MS - 2008
  • University of Washington - Ph D - 2008

Research

Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Social Media, Social Networks, Structural Modeling,

Publications

  • How Much Is An Image Worth? An Empirical Analysis of Property’s Image Aesthetic Quality on Demand at AirBNB

    (author(s): Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Singh, Kannan Srinivasan)
    International Conference on Information Systems, 2016

  • Professional versus Amateur Images: Investigating Differential Impact on Airbnb Property Demand

    (author(s): Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Singh, Kannan Srinivasan)
    Conference on Information Systems and Technology, 2016

  • A Structured Analysis of Unstructured Big Data Leveraging Cloud Computing

    (author(s): Xiao Liu, Param Singh, Kannan Srinivasan)
    Marketing Science

  • An Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Pre-Release Movie Piracy on Box-Office Revenue

    (author(s): Liye Ma, Alan Montgomery, Param Singh, Michael Smith)
    Information Systems Research 25(3), 2014; 590-603

  • Crowdsourcing New Product Ideas under Consumer Learning

    (author(s): Yan Huang, Param Singh, Kannan Srinivasan)
    Management Science 60(9), 2014

  • "How to attract and retain readers in Enterprise Blogging?"

    (author(s): Param Singh, Nachiketa Sahoo, Tridas Mukhopadhyay)
    Information Systems Research, 2014

  • A Hidden Markov Model of Collaborative Filtering

    (author(s): Nachiketa Sahoo, Param Singh, Tridas Mukhopadhyay)
    Management Information Systems Quarterly 36(4), 2012; 1329-1356

  • The Emergence of Opinion Leaders in a Networked Online Community: A Dyadic Model with Time Dynamics and a Heuristic for Fast Estimation

    (author(s): Kinshuk Jerath, Param Singh, Yingda Lu)
    Management Science

  • Networks, Social Influence and the Choice Among Competing Innovations: Insights from Open Source Software Licenses

    (author(s): Param Singh, Corey Phelps)
    Information Systems Research

  • A Hidden Markov Model of Developer Learning Dynamics in Open Source Software Projects,

    (author(s): Param Singh, Yong Tan, Nara Youn)
    Information Systems Research 22(4), 2011

  • Blog, Blogger, and the Firm: Can Negative Posts by Employees Lead to Positive Outcomes

    (author(s): Rohit Aggarwal, Ram Gopal, Ramesh Sankaranarayanan, Param Singh)
    Information Systems Research, 2011

  • Developer Heterogeneity and Formation of Communication Networks in Open Source Software Projects

    (author(s): Param Singh, Yong Tan)
    Journal of Management Information Systems 27(3), 2011; 179-210

  • Network Effects: The Influence of Structural Social Capital on Open Source Project Success

    (author(s): Param Singh, Yong Tan, Vijay Mookerjee)
    Management Information Systems Quarterly 35(4), 2011; 813-829

  • Learning Curves Of Agents With Diverse Skills In Information Technology-Enabled Physician Referral Systems

    (author(s): Tridas Mukhopadhyay, Param Singh, Seung Hyun Kim)
    Information Systems Research 22(3), 2011; 586-605

  • The Small World Effect: The Influence of Macro Level Properties of Developer Collaboration Networks on Open Source Project Success.

    ACM Transactions of Software Engineering and Methodology 20(2), 2010; 6:1-6:27

Working Papers

  • Image Feature Extraction and Demand Estimation on Airbnb: A Deep Learning Approach.

    (author(s): Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Singh, Kannan Srinivasan)
    Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, 2016

  • Jack of All, Master of Some: The Contingent Effect of Knowledge Breadth on Innovation

    (author(s): Elina Hwang, Param Singh, Linda Argote)
    Information Systems Research

  • A Structural Analysis of the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests

    (author(s): Shunyuan Zhang, Param Singh, Anindya Ghose)
    Management Science

  • Copycats versus Original Mobile Apps: A Machine Learning Detection Method and Empirical Analysis

    (author(s): Quan Wang, Beibei Li, Param Singh)
    Information Systems Research

  • Analyzing the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests

    (author(s): Shunyuan Zhang, Param Singh, Anindya Ghose)
    Conference on Information Systems and Technology, 2015

  • Trade-offs in Online Advertising: Modeling and Measuring Advertising Effectiveness and Annoyance Dynamics

    (author(s): Anindya Ghose, Param Singh, Vilma Todri)
    Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, 2015

  • Jack of All, Master of Some: The Interaction Effect of Knowledge Breadth and Depth on Innovation

    (author(s): Elina Hwang, Param Singh, Linda Argote)
    Conference of Information Technology and Systems, 2014

Awards and Honors

  • Tepper School of Business, CMU - Carnegie Bosch Chair (2016)
  • Tepper School of Business, CMU - Carnegie Bosch Junior Chair (2015)
  • Informs ISS - The Sandy Slaughter Early Career Award (2015)
  • Tepper School of Business, CMU - Carnegie Bosch Junior Chair (2012)
  • Information Systems Research - Information Systems Research Best Published Paper Runner Up Award 2012 (2012)
  • Tepper School of Business, CMU - Faculty Giving Chair (2011)
  • Google - America's Winner of Google Online Marketing Challenge (2010)
  • Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Foster Endowed Fellowship (2007)
  • Foster School of Business, University of Washington - Dean's Achievement Award (2006)
  • University of Washington - University of Washington Graduate School Top Scholar Award (2005)

University Service

  • PhD Affairs Committee Member, Committee Member, Representative of the Business Technology group in the PhD committee (2014 - )
  • University non-tenure committee, Committee Member, Tepper representative for university level non-tenure committee (2013 - 2016)
  • Masters Educational Affairs Committee (MEAC), Committee Member (2012 - 2016)
  • Business Analytics Faculty Search Committee, Committee Member, Analyze applicants by reading their research papers, attending their talks and meeting them. (2014 - 2015)
  • Business Technology Research Seminar, Coordinator, Invite and host speakers from various universities (2008 - 2015)
  • PhD Applicant Pool and Conversion Committee, Committee Member, Worked on identifying ways to increase the diversity and size of applicant pool as well as improving the conversion rate. (2014 - 2014)
  • Business Analytics Faculty Search Committee, Committee Member, Analyze applicants by reading their research papers, attending their talks and meeting them. (2013 - 2014)
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Review Committee, Committee Member, Analyze the undergraduate curriculum and suggest changes and improvements (2013 - 2014)
  • Berkman Faculty Development, Committee Member, Read and decide upon research proposals submitted to Berkman Faculty development Committee for financial support. (2012 - 2014)
  • Information Systems Faculty Search Committee, Committee Member, Analyze applicants by reading their research papers, attending their talks and meeting them. (2011 - 2012)
  • CIT Track Undergraduate Advisor (2010 - 2012)
  • Information Systems Faculty Search Committee, Committee Member, Analyze applicants by reading their research papers, attending their talks and meeting them. (2010 - 2011)
  • Information Systems Faculty Search Committee, Committee Member, Analyze applicants by reading their research papers, attending their talks and meeting them. (2008 - 2009)

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Management Science (2015 -)
  • Associate Editor, Ad hoc Associate Editor, Information Systems Research (January 2013 -)
  • Workshop Organizer, Co-chair for the Conference, Conference of Information Systems and Technology (2012 -)
  • Associate Editor, International Conference of Information Systems (2012 -)
  • Workshop Organizer, Conference Co-chair, Workshop on Information Systrems Economics (2012 -)
  • Journal Article Reviewer, Review of Economics and Statistics (2010 -)
  • Workshop Organizer, Structural Modeling Applications of Research on Technology (August 2015 - August 2015)
  • Workshop Organizer, Structural Modeling Applications of Research on Technology (August 2014 - August 2014)

Courses Taught

  • Dgtl Mktg Scl Md Stg (70443)
    • 2016 Section: A, A
  • Info Technology Finance (70339)
    • 2016 Section: A
  • Info Tchngy Finance (70339)
    • 2016 Section: A
  • Digital Marketing and Social Media Strategy (45882)
    • 2016 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2015 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2014 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2013 Mini 3 Section: E
    • 2013 Mini 4 Section: A
  • Seminar in Information Systems II (47952)
    • 2015 Mini 2 Section: A
  • DGTL MKTG SCL MD STG (70443)
    • 2015 Section: A
    • 2014 Section: A
    • 2013 Section: A3
  • INFO TCHNGY FINANCE (70339)
    • 2015 Section: A
    • 2014 Section: A
    • 2013 Section: A4
  • Seminar in Business Technologies III (47953)
    • 2014 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Seminar in Information Systems III (47953)
    • 2012 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Information Technology for Finance (70339)
    • 2012 Section: A4
    • 2012 Mini 4 Section: A4
  • Strategic Uses of Information Technology (70443)
    • 2012 Section: A
  • Strategic Uses of Information Technology (45877)
    • 2012 Mini 3 Section: E
    • 2012 Mini 4 Section: A
    • 2011 Mini 5 Section: E
    • 2011 Mini 4 Section: A, M
    • 2010 Mini 3 Section: A, M
  • Seminar in Information Systems I (47951)
    • 2010 Mini 1 Section: A
    • 2009 Mini 2 Section: A
  • Information Resource Management (70455)
    • 2010 Section: A
    • 2009 Section: A
  • System Analysis and Design (70453)
    • 2009 Section: A