Zhiling Tu

Information Systems
McMaster University 1280 Main Street West Hamilton, ON, Canada L8S 4M4
DSB A211

905-525-9140, x26034

Zhiling joined the PhD program in September 2010. Her research interests include mobile commerce, information systems security and information systems alignment.

Supervisor: Yufei Yuan


  • M.Sc., Management Information Systems, Queen’s School of Business, Queen’s University
  • M.B.A., E-Business & Information Technology, Maastricht School of Management
  • M.Eng., Computer Software, Nanjing University, China
  • B.Sc., Computer Software, Nanjing University, China

Selected Publications and Presentations

Tu, Z. and Yuan, Y. (2012). “Understanding User’s Behaviours in Coping with Security Threat of Mobile Devices Loss and Theft”, Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-45), Grand Wailea, Maui, January 4-7, 2012.

Tu, Z. and McKeen J.D. (2011). “Research on Business Students’ Perceptions Regarding Information Systems”, Proceedings of 2011 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, Montreal, Canada, July 2-5, 2011.

Tu, Z. (2010). “The Effect of Computer Self-Efficacy on Perceived Ease of Use: A Meta-Analysis”, Proceedings of 2010 Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) Conference, Regina, Canada, May 22-25, 2010.


Zhiling has taught undergraduate courses such as Management Information Systems, Electronic Commerce, and Project Management. She has also worked as a programmer, database designer, system analyst, and project manager of several information systems development projects.


Zhiling received the Norm Archer Endowed Prize in 2011.

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