Associate Professor Haifeng Shen - Nat Peter Faber Business School (Faculty of Law and Business)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor


Dr Haifeng Shen is the Discipline Leader of Information Technology in the Peter Faber Business School at Australian Catholic University (ACU). Before joining ACU in 2019, he had been a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in the School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics at Flinders University in Australia since 2009 and an Assistant Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore from 2003 to 2009. Dr Shen also has over six years working experience in industry as a software engineer, computer system administrator and programmer before becoming an academic.

Dr Shen's primary research expertise is in Intelligent and Interactive Software and Technology. He develops and studies intelligent human-centred collaborative and social software systems across a variety of platforms for people to share, communicate, interact, and collaborate with one another over communication networks through seamless intergration of artificial and human intelligence.

Dr Shen has published over 110 research papers at international conferences and journals, including top venues such as ACM Transactions on Computer Human Interaction (TOCHI), ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), and IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS).

Dr Shen has supervised 8 PhD completions as the principle supervisor at Flinders University and Nanyang Technological University. Dr Shen has been a general chair or program chair for a number of international conferences such as International Conference on Information Visualization, International Conference on Computer Graphics, Imaging, and Visualization, Australasian Software Engineering Conference, and Australasian Human Computer Interaction Conference.


Phone :9366 (North Sydney)
URIs : Staff Directory Profile

Research Interests

Human Computer Interaction ; Ubiquitous computing ; Software Engineering ; Information Visualisation ; Social and Collaborative Computing ;

Methods Expertise

Experimental ; Quantitative ; Qualitative ; Mixed Method ; Systematic Reviews ;

Research Projects

Selected Publications


SORCER: A Decentralised Continuous Integration Platform for Service-Oriented Software Systems, in In 16th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC)

Extending Attention Span for Children with ADHD using an Attentive Visual Interface, in 22nd IEEE International Conference Information Visualisation (IV), 188-193

A smartphone-based point-of-care quantitative urinalysis device for chronic kidney disease patients., in JOURNAL OF NETWORK AND COMPUTER APPLICATIONS, 115 pp. 59-69


Are you a Human or a Humanoid: Predictive User Modelling through Behavioural Analysis of Online Gameplay Data, in ADVANCED ENGINEERING INFORMATICS, 33 pp. 410-424.


Web of Credit: Adaptive Personalized Trust Network Inference From Online Rating Data, in IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, 3(4) pp. 176-189

Cloud for e-Learning: Determinants of its Adoption by University Students in a Developing Country, in In 13th IEEE International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE), 71-78.

Sentiment analysis and visualisation in a backchannel system, in In 28th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction (OzCHI), 353-357


Online Silk Road: Nurturing Social Search through Knowledge Bartering, in ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), 1193-1201


Personalized Multi-user View and Content Synchronization and Retrieval in Real-time Mobile Social Software Application, in Journal of Computer and System Sciences, 78(4) pp. 1185-1203.


Achieving Data Consistency by Contextualization in Collaborative Web-based Applications, in ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, 10(4) pp. 1-37


Inspiring Innovative Design Integration by Collaborative Exploration of Boolean Operations, in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 6(2) pp. 243-250


Transparent adaptation of single-user applications for multi-user real-time collaboration., in ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 13(4) pp. 531-582