Dr. Tung Xuan Bui is a professor of information technology and systems management at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California. He holds the Ph.D. degree in information systems from New York University and the doctorate degree in managerial economics from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland. Dr. Bui was on the faculty at New York University, the Universities of Fribourg and Lausanne, Switzerland, the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada, and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Dr. Bui 's research interests focus on the effective implementation of information systems in large organizations, and in collaborative technology, including group decision and negotiation support systems. He is a departmental editor of the INFORMS Journal of Group Decision and Negotiation . He is also interested studying the use of information technology in Asia and developing countries. A frequent speaker worldwide, he has chaired five international conferences. He has published 9 books and over 80 papers.

A 1993 research paper, based on citation analysis, named Dr. Bui as "one of the most influential researchers in the field of Decision Support Systems for the period of 1970-1993". His 1996 paper on scenario management won a Best Paper Award at the 29-th Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences. Dr. Bui currently serves as the Consortium Director of PRIISM. PRIISM is a University of Hawaii-based Pacific Research Institute for Research in Information Systems and Management, a consortium of North American and Asia Pacific Universities interested in conducting research in information technology in the Pacific Rim. He is also a member of the board of directors for Dong Nam Associates Inc., and is a board director for VACETS. Tung Bui is listed in the Access Asia Directory published by the National Bureau Research, Seattle, Washington, and Marquis' Who is Who. He is a consultant for major private and public organizations. Dr. Bui was is currently the Chairman of VACETS Strategic Planning Board.

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