Dr Linhao Fang

Dr Linhao Fang


I come from a background in Information Systems and Information Management. I received a PhD at the University of Sheffield with my doctoral thesis exploring students’ IT-enabled self-regulated learning.

In the past ten years, I worked as a leading researcher in a variety of research projects. Most of these projects are multi-disciplinary in nature, where I collaborated with colleagues in the fields of Organisational Psychology, Organisational Studies, Civil Engineering, etc.  




  • Departmental Lead for Curriculum Redefined

Research interests

I have a wide range of research interests that include Technology Affordances, Organisational Spaces, Materiality of Social Interactions, Technology Use and Appropriation, and New Ways of Working.


  • PhD in Information Systems - University of Sheffield
  • MSc in Information Systems - University of Sheffield

Professional memberships

  • Academic Member of Association for Information Systems
  • Academic Member of Academy of Management
  • Academic Member of British Academy of Management
  • Member of UK Academy for Information Systems

Student education

I teach a range of modules at both UG and PG levels, including Research Design and Methods, Information Systems Modeling, Information Management in Organisations, etc. I also supervise UG and PG dissertations.

I am currently the module leader for LUBS5395M Research Design and Analysis.

Research groups and institutes

  • Socio-Technical Centre
  • Workplace Behaviour Research Centre
  • Adaptation Information Management and Technology