Wingyan Chung

Associate Professor


Ph.D. in Management Information Systems, University of Arizona

M.S. in Information & Technology Mgmt., The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong

P.C. Ed., The University of Hong Kong

B.B.A., Business Administration, The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong

Phone: (407) 882-1435


Dr. Wingyan Chung is currently an Associate Professor in the Institute for Simulation and Training at University of Central Florida. His scholarly interests and expertise include social media analytics, cybersecurity, business intelligence, knowledge management, network science, data and text mining, simulation, and human-computer interaction. He has over 100 refereed publications in Communications of the ACM, IEEE Computer, Journal of Management Information Systems, Scientific Reports, Decision Support Systems, and Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, among others. He has received over $7 million in research funding from NSF, DARPA, DHS, and Florida Center for Cybersecurity, among others. He is a Fulbright US Scholar and is ranked among Top 20 Researchers in Business Intelligence and Analytics. He is the founder and director of the IST Cyber Intelligence Lab 


Cyber Intelligence Lab

The Cyber Intelligence (CI) Lab at the UCF Institute for Simulation and Training focuses on basic and applied research in intelligence informatics, cybersecurity, social media analytics, network science, data and text mining, modeling and simulation, and human-computer interaction. 

Detecting Cognitive Hacking in the U.S. Financial Market: A Social Media Study

The research develops specific data collection from the U.S. stock market and from relevant social media posts. Human knowledge and machine intelligence will be used to identify cognitive hacking scenarios. 

Computational Simulation of Online Social Behavior

The research shall develop models and simulations to help understand online social behavior and predict the spread of information in online social networks.

Fulbright US Scholarship at CUHK

The research shall model cybersecurity risks in social media community in the context of Hong Kong financial market.

NSF Computing in Context Project

The NSF-funded project aims to develop and evaluate new teaching materials and pedagogies in four inter-disciplinary areas of relevance to computing.