Shunyuan Zhang Shunyuan Zhang
I'm a fourth-year Ph.D. student in Business Technologies at the Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University.

 

Research Interests

Sharing Economy

Crowdsourcing

Social Media

 

Methods

Econometrics (Structural Modeling, Dynamic Models, Bayesian Inference)

Machine Learning (Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing)

 

Conference/Workshop Publications

Shunyuan Zhang, Param Vir Singh, Anindya Ghose, 2015, "Analyzing the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests: A Structural Model," Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Philadelphia, PA.

Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Kannan Srinivasan, 2016, “How Much Is An Image Worth? An Empirical Analysis of Property’s Image Aesthetic Quality on Demand at AirBNB”, International Conference in Information Systems (ICIS), Dublin, Ireland.

Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Kannan Srinivasan, 2016, “Professional versus Amateur Images: Investigating Differential Impact on Airbnb Property Demand”, Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Nashville, TN. [WINNER BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD AT CIST 2016]

Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Kannan Srinivasan, 2016, "Image Feature Extraction and Demand Estimation on Airbnb: A Deep Learning Approach", Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), Dublin, Ireland.

Shunyuan Zhang,Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Tridas Mukhopadhyay, 2017,"The Sharing Effects of Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Airbnb and Uber/Lyft," Conference on Information Systems and Technology (CIST), Houston, TX.

Shunyuan Zhang,Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Tridas Mukhopadhyay, 2017,"Analyzing the Demand Interaction in Sharing Economy", Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (WISE), Seoul, Korea.

 

Working Papers

Shunyuan Zhang, Param Vir Singh, Anindya Ghose, 2016, "A Structural Analysis of the Role of Superstars in Crowdsourcing Contests," Accepted at Information Systems Research.

Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Kannan Srinivasan, 2016, "How Much Is an Image Worth? Airbnb Property Demand Estimation Leveraging Large Scale Image Analytics,” Revising for 2nd round of review at Management Science.

Shunyuan Zhang, Dokyun Lee, Param Vir Singh, Tridas Mukhopadhyay, 2017, "The Sharing Effects of Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Natural Experiment Involving Airbnb and Uber/Lyft," Drafting.

 

Programming Skills

Matlab, Python, SQL, PHP, R

 

Teaching Experience

Strategic Information Technology (TA 2014), Tepper School of Business, by Tridas Mukhopadhyay

Pricing Strategy (TA 2016), Tepper School of Business, by Kaifu Zhang

Digital Marketing and Social Media Strategy (TA 2017), Tepper School of Business, by Param Vir Singh

Topics in Deep Learning (TA 2017), School of Computer Science (MLD), by Ruslan Salakhutdinov

 

Education

Bachelor of Science in Physics, 2010,  University of Science and Technology of China

PhD in Physics, 2014, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Purdue University

PhD Student in Business Technologies, 2014- , Tepper School of Business, Carnegie Mellon University.