Grants / Projects

Our group’s research is supported by government, university, and industry funds (a total of $1.3 million in 20 projects). We thank all the sponsors for their contributions!


Estimating the Economic Value of Mobile Device Management on Firm Performance

Sponsor: Samsung R&D Canada (SRCA), PI: Gene Moo Lee, Manager: Alvin Chan, RA: Jaecheol Park, Amount: $91,224 (12 months; 2024/01/18-2024/12/18)


Generative AI-based Framework to Improve Design Process Productivity

Sponsor: Hyundai NGV, PI: Gene Moo Lee, Manager: Voho Seo, Co-PI: Mi Zhou, RA: Xiaoke Zhang, Amount: $78,283 (Period: 9 months; 2024/02/01~2024/10/31)


Robots Serve Humans? Understanding the Economic and Societal Impacts of AI Robots in the Service Industry

Sponsor: SSHRC Insight Development Grant, PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Myunghwan Lee, Amount: $49,440 (2 years; 2022/06/01-2024/05/31)


Mobile Resilience: The Effect of Mobile Device Management on Firm Performance against Major Shocks

Sponsor: UBC Sauder School of Business, PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Jaecheol Park, Amount: $6,000 (1 year; 2023/08/01~2024/07/31)


Proposals under Review/Preparation


The Impact of Generative AI on the Creator Economy

Sponsor: SSHRC Insight Grant, PI: Mi Zhou, Co-Applicant: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Xiaoke Zhang, Amount: TBD (Period: TBD)

 


Completed Projects


R&D Collaboration Exploration for AI-Based Personalized Healthcare Solution

Sponsor: Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT, 한국산업기술진흥원), PI: Gene Moo Lee, Manager: Kwangtae Kim (AlgoCare / 알고케어), RA: Myunghwan Lee, Amount: $48,663 (7 months; 2023/06-2023/12)


How Does AI-Generated Voice Affect Online Content Creation? Evidence from TikTok

API Sponsor: Ensemble Data, PIs: Gene Moo Lee, Mi Zhou, RA: Xiaoke Zhang (2 years; 2022-2023)


AI Capability or AI Washing? Analyzing the Impacts of Stated AI Strategies and AI Executions

Sponsor: UBC Sauder School of Business, PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Myunghwan Lee, Amount: $6,500 (1 year; 2022/08/01~2023/07/31)


Data Analytics Consulting

Company: Samsung R&D Canada (SRCA)

Consultant: Gene Moo Lee (1 year; 2022/06~2023/06)


AI and Analytics Frameworks for Global Inter-Firm Value Network Construction

Sponsor: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (한국과학기술정보연구원, KISTI), PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Myunghwan Lee, Manager: Jinny Seo (KISTI), Amount: $80,000 (1.5 years; 2020/12/16 – 2022/07/31)


Robots Serve Humans: Does AI Robot Adoption Enhance Operational Efficiency and Customer Experience?

Sponsor: UBC Sauder School of Business, PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Myunghwan Lee, Amount: $7,800 (1 year; 2021/08/01~2022/07/31)


Combating Fake Reviews

Sponsor: SSHRC Insight Development Grant, PI: Arslan Aziz, Collaborator: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Jaecheol Park Amount: $53,672 (3 years; 2020/06/01-2023/05/31)


Predicting Litigation Risk via Machine Learning

Sponsor: SSHRC Insight Development Grant, PI: Gene Moo Lee, Collaborator: Xin Zheng, RA: Raymond Situ, Amount: $55,736 (4 years; 2019/06/01-2023/05/31)


Data Technical Mentorship

Company: Canada Energy Regulator

Consultant: Gene Moo Lee (1.5 years; August 2020 – March 2022)


Targeting Pre-Roll Ads using Video Analytics with Deep Learning

Sponsor: UBC Sauder School of Business, PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Raymond Situ, Amount: $5,000 (1 year; 2020/08/01~2021/07/31)

 


Data Science Expert Witness

Company: Technical Safety BC

Consultant: Gene Moo Lee (8 months; July 2021 – Feb 2022)


Opportunity Structure: Strategic Posture Identification and Positioning of IPO

Sponsor: UBC Sauder School of Business, PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Myunghwan Lee, Amount: $6,000 (1 year; 2019/08/01~2020/07/31)


Establishing a Cloud-based Learning Resource for Business Analytics

Sponsor: UBC Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund, PI: Harish Krishnan, Co-Applicants: Gene Moo Lee, etc., Amount: $45,246 (1 year; 2020/04/01~2021/03/31)


SaTC: Core: Small: Information Disclosure and Security Policy Design: A Large-Scale Randomization Experiment in Trans-Pacific Region

Sponsor: U.S. National Science Foundation, PI: Andrew Whinston, Co-PIs: Gene Moo Lee, Shu He, Amount: $422,227 USD (3 years; 2017/08/01~2020/07/31)


Data Science Technical Mentorship

Company: National Energy Board

Consultant: Gene Moo Lee (7 months; 2019/09~2020/03)


Developing Big Data Analytics Framework for Industry Intelligence

Sponsor: UBC Hampton Fund, PI: Gene Moo Lee, Amount: $10,000 (2 years; 2017/09/01~2019/08/31)

 


Online Labor Market Efficiency and Algorithmic Recommendations

Sponsor: UBC CIDE Small Grants for Innovative Data, PI: Gene Moo Lee, Co-PI: Sam Hwang, Amount: $19,200 (1 year; 2018/07/01~2019/06/30)

 


Research Consulting

Company: California State University

Consultant: Gene Moo Lee (7 months; 2019/09~2020/03)


Research on Data Valuation for New Analytics Model Development

Sponsor: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI, 한국과학기술정보연구원), PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Myunghwan Lee, Amount: $59,000 (6 months; 2018/05~2018/10)


Developing Cyber Risk Assessment Framework for Cyber Insurance: A Big Data Approach

Sponsor: Korea Insurance Research Institute (KIRI; 보험연구원), PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Austin Cho, Amount: $12,107 (4 months; 2018/03~2018/07)


The Impact of Monetary Policy on Firms’ Operation: A Lexical Analysis on Firms’ 10-K Annual Reports

Sponsor: University of Texas at Arlington, PI: C. Y. Choi, Co-PI: Gene Moo Lee, Amount: $5,000 USD (10 months; 2018/03/19~2018/12/31)


Development of Big Data Analytics based Methodology for U.S. Industry Intelligence using Public Data

Sponsor: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI, 한국과학기술정보연구원), PI: Gene Moo Lee, RA: Yash Nigam, Amount: $66,843 USD (6 months; 2017/02/01~2017/08/31)


A Pan-Asian Field Study of Corporate Awareness to Information Security and Preparedness Against Cybercrimes

Sponsor: Public Policy Research Funding, The Government of Hong Kong, PI: Alvin C. M. Leung, Co-PIs: Andrew Whinston, Gene Moo Lee, Amount: $655,500 HKD (2 years; 2016-2017)


Analyzing the Spillover Effects of User-Generated Reviews on Purchases

Data Sponsor: Wharton Customer Analytics Initiative, PIs: Young Kwark, Gene Lee, Paul Pavlou, Liangfei Qiu (1 year; 2015-2016)


Matching Mobile Applications for Cross Promotion

Data Sponsor: IGAWorks (아이지에이웍스), PIs: Gene Moo Lee, Joowon Lee, Andrew Whinston (1 year; 2014)