Dr. Peiling Wang

Professor
School of Information Sciences
College of Communication and Information
The University of Tennessee Knoxville
Knoxville, TN 37996-0341
Voice (1) 865 974 3700; Fax (1) 865 974 4967
e-mail: peilingw@utk.edu

 
Teaching Research Publications Conferences Others  

EDUCATIONS:

Ph.D. Information Science, University of Maryland, 1994.
M.S. Information Science, Institute of Scientific & Technical Information of China, 1986.
B.S. Chem. Engr., East China University of Science & Technology, Shanghai, 1982.

BIO SKETCH: (Full Vita)

Dr. Wang joined the university in 1995. She teaches courses in Organization of Information, Database Management, Research Methods, Information Retrieval, and Information Seeking. Her research areas include Information Seeking Behaviors, Knowledge Structures, Research Methodologies and Methods, Data Mining, and Citation Analysis. She is the PI of a two-year IMLS grant (2005-2007) entitled "Modeling Web Searching Behaviors and Designing New Effective Interactions for Digital Libraries." Her honors include the 1994 ASIST Doctoral Forum Award, the 1999 Best JASIST Paper Award, the 2005 OCLC/ALISE Research Grant Award, and the 2005 ASIST Outstanding Information Science Teaching Award. She is a frequent speaker at conferences, reviews for several journals and conferences, and serves program committees.

AWARDS & HONORS:

2005 ASIST Outstanding Information Science Teaching Award
2005 OCLC/ALISE Research Grant
1999 John Wiley and Sons Best JASIS Paper Award
1994 ASIS Doctoral Dissertation Award
1994 Speaker, CLIS May Commencement

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES/SERVICES:

Editorial board. Library & Information Science Research (2003-2008).

Referee/Reviewer:

Information Processing & Management
Information Retrieval
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Journal of the Association for Library and Information Science Education
Journal of Information Science
Library and Information Science Research
Library Quarterly

Program Committee and Reviewer:

International Conference on Conceptions of Library and Information Science (CoLIS)
International Conference on Information Seeking in Context (ISIC)
Symposium on Information Interaction in ConteXt (IIiX)
American Society for Information Science & Technology Annual Meetings.

Professional Membership:

American Society for Information Science and Technology, since 1989.
Association for Library and Information Science Education, since 1993.
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIG on Information Retrieval, since 1995.
ACM SIG on Human Computer Interaction, since 1998.