Tai-Quan "Winson" Peng Ph.D.

Tai-Quan "Winson" Peng

Associate Professor

Department
  • Communication
pengtaiq@msu.edu
(517) 355-0221

Biography

Winson Peng (Ph.D., City University of Hong Kong) joined the Department of Communication at Michigan State University in 2016. Prior to that, he taught at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 2013 to 2016 and Macau University of Science and Technology in Macau from 2009 to 2013. 

His research outputs appeared in top-ranked journals of communication science, information science, public health, and computer science, such as Communication Research, New Media & Society, Journal of Informetrics, JASIST, Scientometrics, AIDS Care, International Journal of Medical Informatics, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, and elsewhere. 

He was the co-founder and inaugural chair (2016-2017) of computational methods interest group at International Communication Association.

Key Research Interest

Dr. Peng's broad research interests concern the application of various computational methods (e.g., network modeling, text mining, temporal and spatial modeling) in examining human communication phenomena on social media.

Recent Publications:

  • Zhu, J. J. H., Chen, H. X., Peng, T. Q., Liu, X. F., & Dai, H. X. (in press). How to measure sessions of mobile device use? Quantification, Evaluation, and Applications. Mobile Media & Communication.

  • Sun, G. D., Tang, T., Peng, T. Q., Liang, R. H., & Wu, Y. C. (2017). SocialWave: Visual analysis of spatio-temporal diffusion of information on social media. ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, 9(2), 1-23.

  • Zhang, L., Zheng, L., & Peng, T. Q. (2017). Structurally embedded news consumption on mobile news applications. Information Processing & Management, 53, 1242-1253. 

  • Xu, X. X., Yang, X. D., Lu, J. H., Lan, J., Peng, T. Q., Wu, Y. C., & Chen, W. (2017). Examining the effects of network externalities, density, and closure on in-game currency price in online games. Internet Research, 27, 924-941. 

  • Peng, T. Q., Sun, G. D., & Wu, Y. C. (2017). Interplay between public attention and public emotion towards multiple social issues on Twitter. PLoS ONE, 12, e0167986. 

  • Shi, J. Y., Wang, X. H., Peng, T. Q., & Chen, L. (2017). Understanding interactions in virtual HIV communities: Using social network analysis approach. AIDS Care, 29, 239-243.

Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd, Room 566
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

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