Digital Governance and Analytics Lab
Events & News
CPACS Inquiry Award
Dr. Jooho Lee, principal investigator, received CPACS Inquiry Award on project titled "Citizens' Use of Electronic Participation Services in Local Government and Its Effects on Their Perceptions of Public Values: A Case of City of Omaha" (November, 2019 - June, 2020).
Congratulations to Dr. Chen for his university professorship as Isaacson Professor.
Dr. Chen was granted university professorship as Isaacson Professor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha on September 1st, 2019.
Guest Lectures by Scholars visiting DGA Lab.
Dr. Shih-Yi Chein, epartment of Management Information System, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, lectured on Human Automation Collaboration.
Dr. Wei-Ning Wu, Institute of Public Affairs Management, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan, lectured on Participatory Governance.
Announcement of the new name of Lab: "Digital Governance and Analytics Lab"
On August 1st, our Lab announced the new name to be “Digital Governance and Analytics Lab” by adding data analytics and insight to the strategic focus of our Lab.
Dr. Yu-Che Chen serves as co-editor for the Government Information Quarterly's Special Issue.
Starting July, Dr. Yu-Che Chen serves as co-editor for the Government Information Quarterly’s special issue on Public Governance in the Age of Artificial Intelligence.
International Conference on Digital Government Research
Dr. Chen served as the lead program chair with Anneke Zuiderwijk and Fadi Salem as program co-chairs.
Dr. Lee presented at Public Management Research Conference.
Dr. Jooho Lee presented “Performance Improvement Pressure, Citizen Participation Demands, and Interagency Collaboration” at Public Management Research Conference, Chapel Hill, NC, June 11-14, 2019.
Dr. Lee participated in Interdisciplinary Research Conversation.
Dr. Jooho Lee participated in Interdisciplinary Research Conversation, cohosted by Public Policy Center and Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Consortium at University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, March 28th, 2019.
Dr. Lee became an Elective President of Section on Korean Public Administration in ASPA.
Dr. Lee became an elective president of Section on Korean Public Administration (SKPA) in ASPA for a three-year term (2018-2021). SKPA attempts to expand understanding of public administration between the U.S. and Korea by facilitating the relationships between two countries' public administration academics and practitioners at both institutional and individual levels.
Dr.Chen, Dr. Lee, Xian Gao and Teng-Wen Chang Attended the 2018 Annual ASPA Conference in Denver.
During March 9-13, Dr. Chen, Dr. Lee, Xian
Dr.Chen became a new board member of the Digital Government Society
Dr. Chen is one of the new board members of the Digital Government Society for a two-year term starting January 1, 2018. Digital Government Society (http://dgsociety.org/) is a prominent global and multi-disciplinary organization of scholars and practitioners for digital government. The society hosts annual international conferences on digital government research with conference proceedings. Dr. Chen is also selected as the new chair of the Student Support committee with the focus on designing and conducting the doctoral colloquium at annual international conferences.
RTAP Conference successfully ended!
RTAP conference was held from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 in Hilton Omaha. The conference featured workshops, presentation, keynote speakers and round-tables to share the knowledge and experience. Dr. Chen and Dr. Lee presented transit technology practices
A team of scholars led by Assistant Professor DeeDee Bennett, Ph.D., a member of Leadership of the GDG Lab, also from UNO's emergency services program, has received $300,000 for a two-year project that seeks to increase the recruitment, retention, and matriculation of racial and ethnic minorities in STEM Ph.D. programs contributing to hazards and disaster research.
Welcome to Sai Aditya Vogeti and Chethan Kumar Miriyala!
Our lab is happy to have two brilliant members joined us! Sai and Chethan are two master students of Computer Science at UNO, they will work
Welcome to Yeonkyung Kim!
Our lab is happy to have a new member joined us! Yeonkyung Kim is a new doctoral student from South Korea, She will work
Dr. Nan Zhang Visited our Lab
Dr. Nan Zhang, Associate Professor of Electronic Government in the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University in China visited our lab in
Farewell to Sweety Goenka
Thanks for Sweety's great work for our lab! We appreciated her timely support and hard-work. We've been working as a team efficiently. Hope she will have a great future!
Dr. Jae Moon Visited our LabDr. Jae Moon, a professor of Yeonsei in Korea a research fellow of the lab, visited us on June 5th, 2017 and shared his thoughts on our vision and direction as a global digital
Dr. Jing Shi Attended the 2017 Annual ASPA Conference in Atlanta
During March 17-21, Dr. Jing Shi attended the 2017 Annual ASPA (American Society for Public Administration) Conference in Atlanta. Dr. Shi presented the co-authored paper: E-Government Services and Social Media Adoption: Experience of Small Local Governments in Nebraska in the track of International Perspectives on E-Governance
Dr. Chen and Yunseung Kim Attended the 2017 Annual ASPA Conference in Atlanta
During March 17-21, Dr. Chen and Yunseung Kim attended the 2017 Annual ASPA (American Society for Public Administration) Conference in Atlanta. Dr. Chen was the moderator of the Session: E-Government Service and Application in Public Administration, and
Sweety Goenka and Tejaswi Kandula Joined the Lab
Welcome to Sweety and Tejaswi! In January 2017, Sweety and Tejaswi Joined our Lab as programmers, and their main work is developing and maintaining the nebraskatransit.com website. Thanks for their
The Lab Joined the Advance Project
Since January 1st, 2017, the Lab has officially joined the Advanced Project as a partner with the Center for Public Affairs Research at UNO, the Nebraska Department of Road, and the University of Nebraska at Kearney. In this 5-year federally-funded project, the lab will play a key role in managing transit technologies including nebraskatransit.com.
A New Visiting Scholar from HUST in China: Dr. Jing Shi
As a visiting scholar from Huazhong University of Science and Technology(HUST) in China, Dr. Jing Shi has joined the lab since Oct.2016. During her visit (2016-2017), Dr. Shi is going to work in close collaboration with Dr. Chen and Dr. Lee about big data and social media in the Chinese government.
Dr. Chen Presented at Digital Government Society 2016
Dr.Chen served as one of the co-chairs of the "Organizational factors, Adoption Issues and Digital Government Impacts" track for dg.o
Dr. Lee Taught an E-government Course at KDI School of Public Policy and Management
In 2016, Dr. Lee taught a
Dr. Chen Presented at Tsinghua University, China
In June 2016, Dr. Chen gave a presentation on digital governance at the School of Public Policy and Management at Tsinghua University of China.
Dr. Chen's Presentation in Taiwan
Technological Innovations for Public Service Conference
In April 2016, 18th the Global Digital Governance Lab along with the School of Public Administration and the Section on Science and Technology in Government, American Society for Public Administration hosted the Technological Innovations for Public Service Conference at UNO's Community Engagement Center. The main topics include innovative city, open data, big data, innovative IT use by nonprofits, and open collaboration. It was a great event featuring speakers from across the country, including Boston, Kansas City, and Jacksonville, Florida.
Dr. Yi Zhang & Dr. Jing Shi's Visit to the GDG Lab
Dr. Yi Zhang and Dr. Jing Shi from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) visited the Lab at the end of April. We discussed research collaborations in the area of e-participation, social media, and smart city.
Dr. Chen & Dr. Lee Visit Wuhan
The Lab's Director, Dr. Yu-Che Chen, and Associate Director, Dr. Jooho Lee, Visited our partners at Huazhong University of Science and Technology in late May. Dr. Chen and Dr. Lee gave a presentation on digital governance and social media and conducted research meetings with Dr. Zhang, Dr. Shi, and other scholars and doctoral students.
Dr. Chen, Dr. Lee, and Xian Gao's Presentation
At the 2015 Social Innovation Research Conference (SIRC), Dr.Chen and Xian, and Dr. Lee presented the findings from their studies on the innovative collaborative mechanisms for e-government services and the role of agency's brokerage position in innovative local governance.
Dr. Chen's Visit to Agder University
Dr.Chen visited Agder University in Norway as part of the delegation from both the College of Information Science and Technology and the College of Public Affairs and Community Service. Dr. Chen participated in the two-day workshop to develop research collaboration proposals. Moreover, he met with the Chair of the Department of Information Systems and the Director of E-Government Center.