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
- 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
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.