Lai   C.  Liu

Professor  

Office: EMAGC MAGC 3.330
Phone: (956) 665-2960
Email: lai.liu@utrgv.edu

Dr. Lai C. Liu

  • Education

    • DBA, Business Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis, Mississippi State University, 1989
    • MS, Applied Mathematics, University of Central Missouri, formerly Central Missouri State University, 1983
    • BS, Mathematics Education, University of Central Missouri, formerly Central Missouri State University, 1981
    • CERT, Life Certification for teaching 7th through 12th Grade Mathematics in Missouri, 1980
  • Currently Teaching

    INFS 6330 01I - Infor Systems for Managers:
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    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    INFS 2300 09 - Data Modeling Management Tools:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    INFS 2300 08 - Data Modeling Management Tools:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
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    INFS 6330 02I - Infor Systems for Managers:
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    Course Evaluations
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Selected Publications


  • Kai Koong, Lai Liu, Hong Qin, and Ting Ying. "Occurrences of Online Fraud Complaints: 2002 Through 2015," Emerald: International Journal of Accounting and Information Management 25, no. 4 (2017): 484-504.

  • Grace Koong, Lai Liu, Ting Ying, and Kai Koong . Governmental Internships as a Source of Experiential Learning. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, March 2017.

  • Yuntao Zhang, Haoyu Wen, Kai Koong, and Lai Liu. Graduate Programs in Analytics: A Content Analysis. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute , March 2017.

  • Haoyu Wen, Qi Li, and Lai Liu. "Relationship between Bus Driver Characteristics and Traffic Violations," International Journal of Services and Standards 11, no. 1 (May 2016): 43-59.

  • Grace Koong, Lai Liu, Kai Koong, and Yuntao Zhang. Forensic Accounting: A Study of Student Learning Outcomes. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute , March 2016.

  • Anmin Wang, Kai Koong, Haoyu Wen, Lai Liu, and Hong Qin. The United States Information Technology Trade: A Global View. March 2016.

  • Haoyu Wen, Kai Koong, and Lai Liu. "Some Observations on the US E-Commerce Trade Statistics," International Journal of Services and Standards 10, no. 3 (2015): 148-168.

  • Haoyu Wen, Kai Koong, and Lai Liu. An Analysis of the E-Commerce Data Reports. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute , March 2015.

  • Grace Koong, Lai Liu, and Jerald Hughes. Content Coverage in the Forensic Accounting Course. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, March 2015.

  • Ruizhu Xiong, Kai Koong, and Lai Liu. Some Observations on the Entrepreneurship and Innovative Curriculum. Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Houston, March 2015.



Selected Grants and Fellowships


  • Hong Qin. SAP University Alliance Training, UTPA Faculty Development Fund Program, $1,400.00 (2014 - 2014)

  • Lai Liu. Undergraduat Research Initiative (URI), University of Texas Pan American, $2,000.00 (2014 - 2014)

  • Lai Liu. Enhancement Initiate Grant, Saint Gobain Corporation Foundation, $2,500.00 (2013 - 2013)

  • Lai Liu. SAP University Alliance Training, UTPA Faculty Development Fund Program, $3,000.00 (2013 - 2013)

  • Lai Liu. Undergraduat Research Initiative (URI), University of Texas Pan American, $2,000.00 (2012 - 2013)

  • Francis Andoh-Baidoo. SAP University Alliance Training, Faculty Development Fund Program, $3,000.00 (November 2012 - February 2013)

  • Lai Liu. Enhancement Initiate Grant, Saint Gobain Corporation Foundation, $2,000.00 (2012 - 2012)

  • Lai Liu. Enhancement Initiate Grant, Saint Gobain Corporation Foundation, $1,800.00 (2011 - 2011)

  • Lai Liu. Enhancement Initiate Grant, Saint Gobain Corporation Foundation, $1,710.00 (2010 - 2010)

  • Lai Liu. Educational Enhancement and Outreach, Saint Gobain Corporation Foundation, $1,720.00 (2009 - 2009)



Selected Presentations


  • Grace Koong, Lai Liu, Kai Koong, and Yuntao Zhang. "Forensic Accounting: A Study of Student Learning Outcomes," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (March 2016)

  • Anmin Wang, Kai Koong, Haoyu Wen, Lai Liu, and Hong Qin. "The United States Information Technology Trade: A Global View," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (March 2016)

  • Haoyu Wen, Kai Koong, and Lai Liu. "An Analysis of the E-Commerce Data Reports," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Houston, Texas (March 2015)

  • Grace Koong, Lai Liu, and Jerald Hughes. "Content Coverage in the Forensic Accounting Course," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Houston, Texas (March 2015)

  • Ruizhu Xiong, Kai Koong, and Lai Liu. "Some Observations on the Entrepreneurship and Innovative Curriculum," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Southwest Decision Sciences Institute, Houston, Texas (March 2015)

  • Lai Liu, Victoria Olivarez, and Evelyn Ramirez. "A Study of Required Job Skills for Entry-Level Information Technology Professional," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Dallas, Texas (March 2014)

  • Kai Koong, Lai Liu, and Bin Wang. "High Touch and Assessment Outcomes," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Dallas, Texas (March 2014)

  • Lai Liu and Evelyn Ramirez. "A Study of Internship Opportunities on USAJOBS.GOV," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico (March 2013)

  • Kai Koong, Lai Liu, and Jun Sun. "Public Key Infrastructure Products: A Cross-Vendor Comparison," Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana (February 2012)

  • Lai Liu and Kai Koong. "A Study of Compensation for Information Technology Managers," Decision Sciences Institute Conference, San Diego, California (November 2010)

Current Courses

INFS 6330 01I - Infor Systems for Managers:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
INFS 2300 09 - Data Modeling Management Tools:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
INFS 2300 08 - Data Modeling Management Tools:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
INFS 6330 02I - Infor Systems for Managers:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses