Eran Rubin, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Department of Management
Office: CBA 351
Phone: (330) 972-6443

Education

  • PhD, Management Information Systems, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, November 2009
  • Dissertation: “Domain Knowledge Representation in Information Systems”
  • MSc, Management Information Systems, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia, 2002
  • BSc, Computer Science, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Cum Laude, 2000

Professional & Academic Experience

University Positions

  • 2016 – Present, Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, The University of Akron.
  • 2010 – 2016, Lecturer, Department of Technology Management, Holon Institute of Technology (HIT), Holon, Israel.
  • 2010 – 2009, Instructor, DSauder School of Business University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Teaching Experience

Electronic Commerce, Decision Support Systems, Introduction to Computer Programming, Object Oriented Programming, Database Development and Application, Advanced Database Development, Introduction to Management Information Systems.

Professional Service

Associate Editor, Association of Information Systems - International Conference of Information Systems 2017 (ICIS 2017).

Reviewer, Conference Paper, Association of Information Systems - International Conference of Information Systems 2016 (ICIS 2016).

Session Chair, POMS Conference 2016, Orlando, FL.

Professional Experience

  • Jan 2013 – August 2016, Founder & CEO, Comalong
    Comalong is a startup company, situated in the personal productivity and social networking landscape. Comalong’s initial version was publicly launched on September 2014.
  • Jan 2013 – August 2016, Founder & CEO, Comalong
    Comalong is a startup company, situated in the personal productivity and social networking landscape. Comalong’s initial version was publicly launched on September 2014.
  • Jan 2011 – Aug 2016, Consultant
    Consultant for Database Management and System Architecture of real time systems. Primary client: Nice Systems Ltd
  • Jan 2000 - Jan 2011, R&D, Software Engineer
    Nice Systems Ltd (NASDAQ:NICE) Zarhin St 22, Ra'anana, 43622, Israel. Work included design and development of digital video recording and surveillance systems. Led R&D projects for recording servers and middle tier servers under multithreaded environments, incorporating real-time data processing.
    Projects include: Design and development of Windows NT based security systems; Design and development of middle-tier servers under the .NET framework;
    Enhancement and acceleration of video retrieval and playback capabilities; Development of management and control applications; Development of device drivers for video recording hardware.
    Projects incorporated a variety of development environments, programming languages, and operating systems.
  • Jan 1999 – Jan 2000, R&D, Software Engineer
    Amdocs Ltd (NYSE:DOX) HaPnina St 8, Ra'anana, 43000, Israel. Work included development of large scale billing systems incorporating intensive data processing and querying under7 Oracle databases.

Programming Languages: C/C++, C#, Java, Delphi, PHP, Cobol, SQL, Visual Basic, Ada, Prolog, Small-Talk, ML, ProC, Assembly, Objective C OS/Infrastructure include: Windows/NT, Unix, iOS, Android, .NET, JVM, COM, MVC


Research

Research Publications

Refereed Journal Papers
  • Mantin, B. and Rubin, E. (2016) “Fare Prediction Websites and Transaction Prices: Empirical Evidence from the Airline Industry”, Marketing Science, 35(4), 640-655.
  • Rubin, E. and Rubin, A. (2013) “The Impact of Business Intelligence Systems on Stock Return Volatility”, Information & Management, 50, 67-75.
  • Rubin, E. and Mantin, B. (2012) “Tabulated Decision Aids and Airfare Pricing”, Journal of Electronic Commerce Research and Applications (ECRA), 11(2), 159-170.
  • Rubin, E. and Rubin, H. (2011) “Supporting Agile Software Development through Active Documentation”, Requirements Engineering, 16(2), 117-132.
  • Rubin, A. and Rubin, E. (2010) “Informed Investors and the Internet”, Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 37(7/8), 841-865.
  • Rubin, H., Rubin, E. and Schüttrumpf, H. (2010). “Managing Contaminated Aquifers as Sources of Drinking Water”, Journal of Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, 6(5), 13-28.
Publications in Hebrew (refereed)
  • Rubin, E., Rubin, H. and Schüttrumpf, H. (2011). “Management of the Water Quality Monitoring of Water Supply Wells; Part I: Methodologies and Methods”, Water and Environment, 77, 38-50 (in Hebrew)
  • Rubin, E., Rubin, H. and Schüttrumpf, H. (2011). “Management of the Water Quality Monitoring of Water Supply Wells; Part II: Testing Results and Conclusions”, Water and Environment, 78, 22-33 (in Hebrew)
Refereed Conference Papers
  • Rubin, E., Argyris, Y. A., Benbasat, I. (in press). Consumers’ Trust in Price-Forecasting Recommendation Agents. 19th Human Computer Interaction International Conference (HCII 2017), Vancouver, Canada, July 9-14, 2017 Springer.
  • Mantin, B. and Rubin, E. Volatility as a Measure for Route Level Productivity,27th Annual Conference on Production and Operations Management Society (POMS 2016), United States, Orlando FL. May 6-9, 2016 (Abstract).
  • Mantin, B. and Rubin, E. What Can We Learn from Price Volatility of Revenue-managed Goods? Evidence from the Airline Industry, 26th Annual Conference on Production and Operations Management Society (POMS 2015), United States, Washington DC. May 8-11, 2015 (Abstract).
  • Mantin, B. and Rubin, E. On The Information Embedded in Pricing Behavior of Airline Tickets,14th Annual Revenue Management and Pricing Conference (RMP 2014), Turkey, Istanbul. June 4-6, 2014 (Abstract).
  • Mantin, B. and Rubin, E. On the Impact of Strategic Consumer Behavior: Evidence from the Airline Industry, 19th European Conference on Operations Research, (EURO INFORMS 2013), Italy, Rome. July 1-4, 2013 (Abstract).
  • Rubin, E. and Rubin, H. Information Systems Facilitating Groundwater Sustainability Management, The 18th American Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2012), Seattle, Washington. August 9-12, 2012.
  • Rubin, H., Rubin, E. and Schüttrumpf, H. Managing Groundwater Quality Monitoring for Sustainable Supply of Drinking Water, The 7th International Conference on Sustainable Heritage Development: Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Hamilton, New-Zealand. January 5-7, 2011.
  • Rubin, E. and Rubin, A. Information Systems and Stock Return Volatility, 14th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2008), Toronto, Canada. August 14-17, 2008
  • Rubin, E. and Mantin, B. Online Decision Aids and Pricing: An Empirical Analysis of the Airline Industry, The International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2008), Paris, France. December 14-17, 2008
  • Rubin, E. and Wand, Y. A Framework Supporting the Utilization of Domain Knowledge Embedded in Software, 26th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2007), Auckland, New-Zealand. November 4-9, 2007
  • Rubin, E. and Wand, Y. Software Architecture to Support Domain Semantics Representation, IEEE International Conference on Software - Science, Technology and Engineering (SwSTE 2005), Herzliya, Israel. May 15-18, 2005
Book Chapters
  • Rubin E., Rubin H., "Agile development processes and knowledge documentation" in: State-of-the-Art Concepts and Future Directions in Software Engineering, Imran Ghani, Wan Mohd Nasir Wan Kadir, Mohammad Nazir Ahmad (Eds.), IGI-Global, 2014
  • Rubin A., Rubin E, “Measuring Corporate Responsibility”, in: Socially Responsible Finance and Investing, John Nofsinger and Kent Baker (Eds.), John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2012
  • Rubin H., Yaniv S., Rubin E., Schüttrump H., “Supporting Remediation Decision Making: The Effect of the Aquifer Heterogeneity” in: Aquifers: Types, Impacts and Conservation, Zoubeir Ouakili and Habib Chippo (Eds.), Nova Publishing, 2012
  • Rubin H., Rubin E., Schüttrumpf H., "Modeling and implementation of sustainable remediation based on bioventing" in: Bioremediation and Sustainability: Research and Applications, Romeela Mohee, Ackmez Mudhoo (Eds.), Scrivener, 2012

Research Interests

Systems Analysis and Design, Requirements Engineering, Knowledge Management, IT and Decision Making, IT Value, Impact of IT, Financial Impacts of IT, Environmental Information Systems

Honors and Awards

  • 2000 – Cum laude, BSc Computer Science, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
  • 2006 – 2009 Dean Earle D. MacPhee Fellowship Award, University of British Columbia
  • 2013 – 2015 Research Excellence Award, HIT, Holon Institute of Technology