Dr Ida Asadi Someh
Ida Asadi Someh
Lecturer in Business Information Systems
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Business Information Systems (The University of Melbourne)
+61 7 334 64479
Room 426, Colin Clark Building, St. Lucia Campus

Dr Ida Asadi Someh is a lecturer in the Business Information Systems discipline at the UQ Business School, The University of Queensland, Australia, and a research affiliate at the Centre for Information Systems Research (CISR), MIT Sloan School of Management, US. Her research focuses on organizational and societal impact of data, analytics and artificial intelligence. She completed her PhD in 2015 at The University of Melbourne and was awarded the best PhD thesis in Melbourne School of Engineering, and the Vice Chancellor’s PhD Prize at The University of Melbourne.

Ida teaches business analytics in undergraduate and postgraduate information systems programs. She previously has taught databases and data warehousing to both computing and information systems students.

Research interests

Business Analytics
The goal of this research is to help organizations create value from business analytics systems. This research focuses on the use and value of data for decision making as well as data governance to better manage the risks associated with data-driven decision making.
Business Value of IT
The goal of this research is to help organizations maximise the value from their IT investments. It includes explaining how value is created as well as approaches to measure the impact of IT.
Ethics of Big Data
This research explores the impact of big data and artificial intelligence on society. It particularly focuses on issues related to ethics, privacy and accountability as data and algorithms become pervasively used for decision making. The goal of this research is to create pathways to better distribute the value of data-driven services between various stakeholders.


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Jan-16 - Chancellor's Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis, The University of Melbourne
Dec-15 - Best PhD thesis in Melbourne School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne

Major research grants

Title Agency Year Amount
Big Data Analytics and Organizational Performance The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education 2017 $22,836