Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania
Guodong (Gordon) Gao is an assistant professor in the Decision, Operations and Information Technologies
Department at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. His research interests
include IT's impact on Health care and innovation, and information asymmetry problems in service quality.
His paper has been published or accepted at leading academic journals like Management Science, Manufacturing &
Service Operations Management, Journal of Management Information Systems, and MIS Quarterly Executive. He has
presented extensively at various conferences like ICIS, WISE, INFORMS, CIST, and iHEA. His research has won
several grants and the 1st Runner-up for Best Paper Award in ICIS 2004.
He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and B.A. in Economics from Tsinghua University in 1998, his M.B.A.
from the Tsinghua and MIT Sloan Joint Program in 2000, and PhD in Information System and Economics from the Wharton
School of University of Pennsylvania in 2005.