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Yasaman Gheidar

PhD in Digital Transformation and Innovation: “ICT-enabled solutions for clinician wellbeing” (working title)

Co-supervision with Prof. Yao Yao

Scholarships and awards:

  • University of Ottawa International Doctoral Scholarship, 2021-2025
  • University of Ottawa Admission Scholarship
  • Faculty of Engineering Merit Scholarship, 2021-2022
  • Telfer School of Management DTI Scholarship, 2021-2024

Cathryn Espadero

MSc in Health Systems: “Towards and evaluation framework for Learning Health Systems” (working title)

Co-supervision with Dr. Amy Hsu

Scholarships and awards:

  • Telfer MSc International Admisssion Scholarship, 2021-2022

Raphaël Ménard-Grenier

MSc in Health Systems: “A Patient-Oriented Learning Cycle for Treatment Decision-Making” (working title)

Co-Supervision with Prof. Antoine Sauré

Scholarships and awards:

  • Telfer School of Management Student Thesis Research Grant, 2021

Thesis-related publications:

  • Lessard, L., Sauré, A., Grudniewicz, A., Gardner, W., King, J., Michalowski, W., Murphy D., Pajer, K., Schipper, E., Suntharalingam, S. Ménard-Grenier, R., Cheng, M., 2019. “Data Requirements for a Patient-Centered Learning Health System”, Poster Session, AMIA 2019 Annual Symposium, Washington, D.C., USA, November

Oday Aswad Portrait Oday Aswad

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PhD in Digital Transformation and Innovation: “Service Personalization Through Value-in-Use: A Service Design Method to Improve Patients’ Long-term Adherence to Telehealth Treatment ” (working title)

Scholarships and awards:

  • Bourse de doctorat de l’Institut du savoir Montfort (ISM), 2017-2018

Thesis-related publications:

  • Aswad, O., Lessard, L., 2021. “Toward a Service Design Method for Telehealth Personalization” Proceedings, Emergent Research Forum, Twenty-Seventh Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Association for Information Systems Montreal, August, 1
  • Aswad, O., Lessard, L., 2021. “Service Design Methods’ Ability to Personalize Telehealth: A Systematic Literature Review” Proceedings, Twenty-Seventh Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Association for Information Systems Montreal, August, 1
  • Lessard, L., Amyot, D., Aswad, O., Mouttham, A., 2020. “Expanding the nature and scope of requirements for service systems through Service-Dominant Logic: the case of a telemonitoring service“, Requirements Engineering, 25(3), 273-293, DOI: 10.1007/s00766-019-00322-z.

Alexander ChungPortrait Alex Chung

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PhD in Management: “Designing Information Systems to Support Habit Formation for Sustained Health Behaviour Change” (working title)

Co-Supervision with Prof. Pavel Andreev

Selected Scholarships and awards:

  • University of Ottawa Graduate Student Knowledge Mobilization Training Scholarship, 2021
  • Telfer PhD Student Engagement Award, 2020
  • John Duncan and Deb Cross Award (Best Publication by a Telfer PhD Student), 2018, 2019
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2018, 2019
  • Lilian and Swee Chua Goh Doctoral Scholarship, 2016

Thesis-related publications:

  • Chung, A., Lessard, L., Andreev, P., 2021. “Information Systems Promoting Habit Formation for Users: From Theories to Design Principles”, Proceedings, The European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2021 Research-in-Progress Papers, Association for Information Systems, Marrackech, June, 18
  • Chung, A., Lessard, L., Andreev, P., OReilly, P., 2021. “Designing Information Systems to Break Habits and Promote Preventive Behaviours During Large-Scale Disease Outbreaks”, Proceedings, The 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 54), Kauai, HI,pp. 3484-3493, January, ScholarSpace
  • Chung, A., Lessard, L., Andreev, P., 2018. “Facilitating Behaviour Change: Meta-Model for Personal Mobile Health Behaviour Change Support Systems“, Poster Session, 13th International Conference on Persuasive Technology (PERSUASIVE 2018), Waterloo, ON, Canada, April

Students who have completed their thesis

Portrait Daoyang XiaoDaoyang Xiao

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Master’s Thesis in E-Business Technology: “Modeling resource configuration in ICT enabled service systems” (working title)


Soumya Roy Portrait Soumya Roy

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Master’s Thesis in Management: “Competitive Advantage of Knowledge Intensive Service Providers: The Influence of Knowledge Processes”

Co-Supervision with Prof. Greg Richards

Scholarship and awards:

  • Telfer School of Management Research Grant, 2017
  • John de la Mothe Admission Scholarship, 2016
  • Telfer Research in Management Scholarship, 2016

Wei Chen Li Portrait Wei Chen Li

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Master’s Thesis in Computer Science: “Supporting Pathology Process Management with Real-time Business Intelligence”, 2016

Co-Supervision with Prof. Daniel Amyot and Prof. Wojtek Michalowski

Thesis-related publications:

  • Lessard, L., Michalowski, M., Chen Li, W., Amyot, D., Halwani, F., Banerjee, D., 2016
    “Predictive Analytics to Support Real-Time Management in Pathology Facilities”, Proceedings, AMIA 2016 Annual Symposium, Chicago, IL, (Forthcoming).
  • Halwani, F., Li, W.C., Banerjee, D., Lessard, L., Amyot, D., Michalowski, W., Giffen, R., 2016
    “A real-time dashboard for managing pathology processes”, Journal of Pathology Informatics, 7(24): 35, May.

Chidinma Priscilla Okakwu

Master’s Thesis in E-Business Technology: “Knowledge Management systems support for Value Co-Creation in KIBS Engagement”, 2015

Grants:

  • Telfer School of Management Research Fund, 2014-2015

Thesis-related publications:

  • Lessard, L., Okakwu, P., 2016
    “Enablers and Mechanisms of Value Cocreation in Knowledge-Intensive Business Service Engagements: A Research Synthesis” Proceedings, 2016 49th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2016), Kauai, HI, January (IEEE Computer Society).
  • Okakwu, C.P., Lessard, L., 2014
    “Knowledge Management System Support for Value Cocreation in KIBS”, Poster Session, CASCON 2014, Toronto, ON, November.

Students who have completed their Master’s project

Olufemi Ebenezer Adeniyi

Master’s Project in E-business Technologies: “Digital Customer Experience: A way to improve customer acquisition and retention”, 2016

Akinola Olasoji

Master’s Project in E-Business Technologies: “Should your business use a cloud-based ERP system?”, 2015

Kedi Zhao

Master’s Project in E-Business Technology: “Evaluating IT Service Management Frameworks for Knowledge Intensive Service Systems”, 2014

Undergraduate students who have worked on a research project with me

Marwan Kashef Portrait Marwan Kashef

Undergraduate research project part of “Refining and validating modeling requirements for improved value creation in KIBS engagements”, 2014

Grant:
University of Ottawa’s Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP)

Project-related publication:

Kashef, M., Lessard, L., 2014
“Refining and validating modeling requirements for improved value creation in KIBS engagements”, Poster Session, Symposium PIRPC / UROP 2014, Ottawa, ON, March. Online at uO Research.

Contact: mkash065@uottawa.cahttps://ca.linkedin.com/in/mrmarwankashef

Cassy Aite

Undergraduate research project part of “Refining and validating modeling requirements for improved value creation in KIBS engagements”, 2014

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