Guodong "Gordon" Gao

Professor | Co-Director, CHIDS

4325 Van Munching Hall
Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Guodong (Gordon) Gao is a 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 healthcare and innovation, and the transparency in service quality. 

His paper has been published or accepted at leading academic journals like Management Science, Information Systems Research, 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, AcademyHealth, AshEcon, and iHEA. His research has won several grants and best paper awards, including the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award. 

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.