Siau honored with three international awards

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On July 7, 2020
Keng Siau

Dr. Keng Siau, chair and professor of business and information technology, has received three awards from the Association for Information Systems (AIS) in recognition of his contributions to the field of information systems. Across nearly 100 countries, the more than 4,800-member AIS serves society through the advancement of knowledge and promotion of excellence in the practice and study of information systems. 

Siau’s awards include:

  • AIS Award for Outstanding Contribution to IS Education is an annual award to only one faculty member who has made outstanding contributions to information systems pedagogy, including competency in subject matter, curriculum development, new teaching methods, ability to inspire students’ independent and original thinking, guidance of research projects, and in student advisement. 
  • AIS Sandra Slaughter Service Award recognizes five to six longstanding members annually who have provided leadership and service within the association through activities such as involvement in conferences and service in council positions, association committees and on journal editorial boards.
  • AIS Distinguished Member Program, Cum Laude designation recognizes 50 members who have made a significant impact on the association. The additional cum laude designation recognizes those who have held continuous membership for at least 10 years, served in a leadership role in the organization, and have been published in at least four publications in an AIS or AIS-affiliated journal.

Siau holds a Ph.D. in business administration from the University of British Columbia and master and bachelor of science degrees in computer and information sciences from the National University of Singapore. He joined Missouri S&T in 2012 from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where he was an endowed chair professor of management. 

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