Doctoral thesis award runner-up

Congratulations to Dr Caddie Gao from the Faculty of Information Technology on placing second in the ACPHIS Information Systems Doctoral Thesis Award Competition for 2010. The ACPHIS is the Australian Council of Professors and Heads of Information Systems and their panel of judges wrote as follows about her thesis:

"Dr Gao's thesis addressed an important and innovative topic. She proposed and implemented a well-thought-through methodology to address her research questions. It was both theoretically sound and technically competent".

A certificate to honour Dr Gao's achievement will be presented at the official dinner of the Australasian Conference of Information Systems (ACIS'20010) conference in Brisbane on December 2, 2010.

Dr Caddie Gao is a lecturer at the Caulfield School of Information Technology, Monash University and a researcher with the Monash DSS Laboratory and the Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics (COSI). Her research interests include business intelligence, decision science, risk management, financial information systems, business process management, and knowledge management. In particular, she has been doing research in the area of intelligent agent assisted business decision support systems, such as exception management systems, financial planning systems, anti-money laundering systems and knowledge management systems.