Researcher biography

Bikesh Raj Upreti is a Lecturer in the Department of Business Information Systems at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia. He completed his doctoral degree from Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki. His doctoral dissertation, " Untangling the Application of Text-mining Methods in Information Systems Domain", focused on developing applications to uncover insights from the large-scale text data. After graduating, he continued as a postdoctoral researcher and visiting scholar at the Department of Information Service Management, Aalto Business school, before joining the University of Queensland.

Bikesh's research interests are in the areas of applied computational methods and quantitative inquiry of inter-disciplinary phenomena. He has applied advanced machine learning, deep learning and other analytical tools for large-scale behavioural and predictive analytics set in Information systems, marketing, finance, and political discourses. His work has been published in several journals (European Journal of Information systems, Industrial Marketing Management, Journal of Travel Research, Electronic Markets) and peer-reviewed conference proceedings (ICIS, HICSS, and Bled).

His work has won the inaugural edition of the Paper-at-hon competition at ICIS 2017, the Best paper award at the Bled conference 2019, and the nomination for the best paper award at HICSS 2020. He also actively serves as a reviewer for the journals such as (European Journal of Information systems, Decision Sciences, Internet research and Information & Management, and International Journal of Information Management) and conferences (ICIS, ECIS, HICSS, AMCIS, PACIS).