Prof. Dr. Hamid Khobzi

Ehemaliger Lehrbeauftragter und ehemaliger Assistenzprofessor am Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik

Since 2022 Lecturer in Information Systems, University of Sussex Business School
2022 - 2023 Visiting Lecturer, University of Bern, Institute of Information Systems
2019 - 2022 Assistant Professor of Information Systems at the University of Bern
2015 - 2019 Ph.D. in Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR 
2017 - 2018 Visiting Ph.D. Student (Graduate Research Trainee), McGill University, Canada
2011 - 2014 MSc in Socio-economic Systems Engineering, University of Eyvanekey, Iran
2007 - 2011 BSc in Industrial Engineering, Shomal University, Iran
  • Data Science Applications in Business
  • Social Media
  • User engagement
  • Online Social Interactions
  • Online Social Movements

Journal Article

Khobzi, H., Lau, R.Y.K., and Cheung, T.C.H. (2018). “The Outcome of Online Social Interactions on Facebook Pages: A Study of User Engagement Behavior”, Internet Research, 29(1), pp. 2-23. 

Khobzi, H., and Teimourpour, B. (2015). “LCP Segmentation: A framework for evaluation of user engagement in online social networks”, Computers in Human Behavior, 50, pp. 101-107. 

Khobzi, H. and Teimourpour, B. (2014). “How Significant are Users’ Opinions in Social Media?”, International Journal of Accounting & Information Management, 22(4), pp. 254-272.

Khobzi, H., Akhondzadeh-Noughabi, E., Minaei-Bidgoli, B., (2014). “A new application of RFM clustering for guild segmentation to mine the pattern of using banks’ e-payment services”, Journal of Global Marketing, 27(3), pp. 178-190. 


Conference or Workshop Item

Khobzi, H. (2019). “Hashtagivism: Making Online News Great Again?”, Twenty-Fifth Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS2019), Cancun, Mexico, August 2019.

Khobzi, H., Lau, R.Y.K, and Cheung, T.C.H. (2017). “Consumers’ Sentiments and Popularity of Brand Posts in Social Media: The Moderating Role of Up-votes”, Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-50), Hawaii, USA, January 2017.

  • Highly Recommended Paper Award, Internet Research, 2020
  • Outstanding Academic Performance Award (City University of Hong Kong, 2017)
  • Research Tuition Scholarship, (City University of Hong Kong, 2016 - 2018)
  • University Grants Committee (UGC) Scholarship, (City University of Hong Kong, 2015 - 2018)
Editorial Review Board  Internet Research (since 2020)
Associate Editor Digital Customer Experiences and Interactions Track, European Conference on Information Systems 2020