Warut Khern-am-nuai

Title: 
Assistant Professor, Information Systems
Contact Information
Email address: 
warut.khern-am-nuai [at] mcgill.ca
Alternate email address: 
rola.zoayter [at] mcgill.ca
Address: 

Bronfman Building [Map]
1001 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montreal, Quebec
Canada
H3A 1G5

Degree(s): 
  • Ph.D. in Management (Management Information Systems) with Minor in Computer Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  • Master of Science in Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  • Master of Business Administration (Honors), National Institute of Development Administration, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Engineering) (First-Class Honors), King Mongkut Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand

Area(s): 
Information Systems
Office: 
573
Courses: 

INSY 446 DataMiningforBusinessAnalytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 662 Data Mining and Visualization 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

INSY 652 Predictive Analytics 3 Credits
    Offered in the:
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Area of expertise: 
  • Online Platforms
  • Management of Information Security
  • Predictive Analytics
Curriculum vitae: 
Group: 
Faculty
Tenured & Tenure Track
Research areas: 
Management of Information Security
Platform for Online Marketplaces
Predictive Analytics
Selected publications: 

Khern-am-nuai, W., Kannan, K., and Ghasemkhani, H. “Extrinsic Versus Intrinsic Rewards for Contributing Reviews in an Online Platform.”  Information Systems Research, 29(4), 871-892.
https://pubsonline.informs.org/doi/10.1287/isre.2017.0750 | Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2496528

Furnell, S., Khern-am-nuai, W., Esmael, R., Yang, W., and Li, N. “Enhancing security behaviour by supporting the user.” Computers & Security, 75(2018), 1-9.
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167404818300385

Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

2019: Principal Investigator, McGill’s Internal Social Sciences and Humanities Development Grant for "The Cost of Fairness: Evaluating Economic Implications of Fairness-Aware Machine Learning." $4,000 CAD

2017: Principal Investigator, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (2017 - 2018) for "Closer look at online reviews: discovering underlying structures and hidden values." $24,930 CAD

2017: Principal Investigator, Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Société et Culture (2017 – 2020) for “L'impact du système de questions et réponses sur les plateformes en ligne.” $57,150 CAD

2017: Principal Investigator, McGill’s Internal Social Sciences and Humanities Development Grant for “Impacts of an Augmented Reality Game on Local Businesses: A Study of Pokemon Go on Restaurants.” $5,000 CAD

Current research: 

Khern-am-nuai, W., Shimao, H., and Kannan, K. “So You Think You Are Safe: Implication of Quality Uncertainty in Security Software.” 
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2621846

Kannan, K., Saha, R., and Khern-am-nuai, W. “A Model of Online Trading Platforms: Provisioning Trust for Transactions versus Enabling Discoveries.”
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3046625

Yu, Y., Khern-am-nuai, W., and Pinsonneault, A. "When Paying for Reviews Pays Off: The Case of Performance-Contingent Monetary Incentives."
Available on SSRN: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3161667

Khern-am-nuai, W., Hashim, M., Pinsonneault, A., Yang W., and Li, N. “Augmenting Password Strength Meter Design with Contextual Information: Evidence from Randomized Experiment.”
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2800499

Shimao, H., Komiyama, J., and Khern-am-nuai, W. "The Cost of Fairness: Evaluating Economic Implications of Fairness-Aware Machine Learning."
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3314373

Yu, Y., Khern-am-nuai, W., Pinsonneault, A., and Wei, Z. "The Role of Social Technologies in Review Evaluation and Online Platform Implications."
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3369407

Pamuru, V., Khern-am-nuai, W., and Kannan, K. "The Impact of an Augmented Reality Game on Local Businesses: A Study of Pokémon Go on Restaurants."
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2968221

Khern-am-nuai, W., Ghasemkhani, H., Qiao, D., and Kannan, K. “The Impact of Online Q&As on Product Sales: The Case of Amazon Answer.” 
Available on SSRN: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2794149