Masoud Besati | Nanotechnology | Excellence in Innovation Award

Masoud Besati | Nanotechnology | Excellence in Innovation Award

Mr Masoud Besati, Shahid Beheshti University of Tehran, Iran

Masoud Besati is a PhD candidate in Medicinal Chemistry at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran (2019-2024) ๐ŸŽ“, specializing in plant virus genomics, CRISPR, and gene ontology ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ”ฌ. He earned his MSc in Phytochemistry from the University of Kashan (2014-2016) with a focus on natural compound analysis ๐Ÿงช. With extensive research and development experience at NanoAlvand Pharmaceutical Company and Rabee Company ๐Ÿข, he excels in formulation, quality control, and essential oil extraction. Skilled in advanced techniques like HPLC, GC-MS, and bioinformatics tools ๐Ÿงฌ, he has published on antiviral nanoemulsions and anthelmintic activities ๐Ÿ“š.

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Education

๐Ÿ”ฌ From 2023 to 2024, worked as a researcher intern in Biotechnology at CSIC-University of Valencia, focusing on genomics, CRISPR, and gene ontology of plant viruses. ๐ŸŒฑ Pursuing a Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran (2019-2024), with a GPA of 18.05 and a major GPA of 20 (3.61/4), ranked 1st in graduation class. Thesis: “The effects of new formulations such as nanoemulsions, liposomes, and niosomes on plant viruses.” ๐ŸŒฟ Earned an M.Sc. in Phytochemistry from the University of Kashan (2014-2016), with a GPA of 17.86. ๐ŸŽ“ Completed a B.Sc. in Chemistry from Ilam University (2009-2014).

Experience

From 2020 to 2022, He served as a Research and Development Expert at Nanoalvand Pharmaceutical Company (Cinnagen Biotech Corporation) in Tehran, Iran. My responsibilities included formulating generic parenteral medicines, method development, risk assessment, and validation of stability packages ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ’‰. Prior to this, from 2017 to 2019, He was the Quality Control Manager at Rabee Company (Iran Golab Group) in Kashan, Iran, managing the QC laboratory and designing new products ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿ”ฌ. In 2017, I operated industrial essential oil extraction devices at Rabee Company and designed the industrial column extraction of Phenyl Ethyl Alcohol ๐Ÿญ๐ŸŒฟ. In 2016, He supervised the laboratory at the University of Kashan, teaching junior students and conducting essential oil quality control tests ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ”.

Research focus

Masoud Besati’s research primarily focuses on the extraction and analysis of bioactive compounds from medicinal plants. His work includes studying the anthelmintic, antioxidant, and antimicrobial properties of plant extracts, as well as optimizing extraction methods using techniques like response surface methodology. Besati has extensively investigated the chemical composition and biological activities of essential oils from various plant species, including Astrodaucus orientalis and Rosa damascena. His studies also extend to the toxicity assessments of plant extracts and their potential therapeutic applications. ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿ”ฌ

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In vitro anthelmintic activity of ethanol and aqueous extracts of Terminalia macroptera and Bridelia micrantha against Heligmosomoides polygyrus, Caenorhabditis elegans and inย โ€ฆ

In Vitro Anthelmintic Activities of Khaya anthotheca and Faidherbia albida Extracts Used in Chad by Traditional Healers for the Treatment of Helminthiasis and In Silico Studyย โ€ฆ

Anthelmintic Activity of Ethanolic and Aqueous Extracts ofKhaya grandifoliola Stem Bark against Heligmosomoides polygyrus: In Vitro and In Silico Approaches

Evaluation acute and sub-chronic toxicity assessments of Oleo-gum Resin of Ferula assa-foetida L. in Wistar rats

The optimization of Fenugreek seeds (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) extraction by response surface methodology based on ฮฒ-Sitosterol

Essential Oil Analysis, Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activity Evaluation of Astrodaucus orientalis (L.) Drude Grown in Iran

The study of essential oils yield variation in Rosa damascena Mill. from different regions of Iran

EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS OF EFFECTIVE CONSTITUENTS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF Astrodaucus orientalis (L.) Drude EXTRACT FROM KASHAN

EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS OF EFFECTIVE CONSTITUENTS FROM DIFFERENT PARTS OF Nectaroscordum tripedale (Trautv.) Grossh. EXTRACT FROM CENTRAL ZAGROS

EXTRACTION AND ANALYSIS OF PHYTOCANNABINOIDS AND OTHER CANNABIS CONSTITUENTS FROM LEAVES OF WHITE WIDOW โ€œMARIJUANAโ€ (Cannabis sativa ร— indica)

 

MONHESEA OBREY PATRICK BAH | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

MONHESEA OBREY PATRICK BAH | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Mr MONHESEA OBREY PATRICK BAH, Wuhan University of Technology, China

Monhesea Obrey Patrick Bah is an accomplished Operations Manager at BSD Group โ€“ China ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ, focusing on innovative product research and customer relationship management for the West Africa market. Since 2022, he has been a Shareholder and Operations Manager at Market Lead Africa โ€“ Abidjan, handling business development and sales management. Bah also manages BPM Technology, supplying major companies like Orange-CI and GVA-CI. As Vice-President of Expรฉrience pour Tous Foundation, he oversees youth work placements. He holds a PhD in Enterprise Management from Wuhan University of Technology ๐ŸŽ“, a Masterโ€™s in HR Management, and a Technical Baccalaureate from EMPT ๐Ÿซ.

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Dr. Mr MONHESEA OBREY PATRICK BAH completed a PhD in Enterprise Management with a focus on Risk and Strategy from Wuhan University of Technology, China (2018-2024) ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ณ. They earned a Master’s degree with honors in Human Resources Management from Institut Universitaire dโ€™Abidjan, Cรดte dโ€™Ivoire (2015-2017) ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฎ, where they also obtained a Licence in Human Resources Management (2012-2015) ๐Ÿ“˜. Their academic journey began with a Technical Baccalaureate in Vehicle and Machinery Maintenance from the Technical and Preparatory Military School (EMPT) (2011-2012) ๐Ÿ”ง. Dr. [Name] has a robust educational background in both management and technical fields.

Experience

As the Operations Manager at BSD Group in China, overseeing the outsourcing company for the West Africa market, I focus on innovative product research, customer relationship management, and shipping logistics. Since April 2022, I’ve also been a shareholder and Operations Manager at MARKET LEAD AFRICA in Abidjan, managing sales and business development. Previously, I managed BPM Technology, supplying major companies like Orange-CI and the Ministry of Mines. As Vice-President of Expรฉrience pour Tous Foundation, I oversee work placements for young graduates. I have also interned at Sociรฉtรฉ Ivoirienne de Raffinage, enhancing HR processes. Additionally, I presented at the 16th International Conference on Management and Innovation in Spain. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ“ฆ๐Ÿ‘ฅ

Research focus

This study, published in Sustainability, explores how employee involvement impacts the success of organizational change within telecommunications and refinery sectors. By examining these industries, the authors, Monhรฉsรฉa Obrey Patrick Bah, Zehou Sun, Uzapi Hange, and Akadje Jean Roland Edjoukou, provide evidence that active employee participation enhances adaptability and sustainability during transitions. The research highlights the importance of inclusive strategies for achieving effective change management. ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ”„๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ›ข๏ธ

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Effectiveness of Organizational Change through Employee Involvement: Evidence from Telecommunications and Refinery Companies

Tito Vagni | Social Sciences | Social Sciences Excellence Award

Tito Vagni | Social Sciences | Social Sciences Excellence Award

Prof Tito Vagni, Universitas Mercatorum, Italy

Prof Tito Vagniย ha una laurea in Scienze della Comunicazione dallโ€™Universitร  La Sapienza di Roma e due dottorati, uno in Sociologia alla Sorbonne e uno in Comunicazione e Nuove Tecnologie allo IULM. Attualmente insegna Sociologia dei Media presso Universitas Mercatorum, Universitร  di Macerata e Universitร  della Tuscia. Ha ottenuto lโ€™Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale come Professore di Seconda Fascia. รˆ stato consulente della Commissione Segre e ha insegnato in prestigiose universitร  internazionali. I suoi interessi di ricerca includono media, discorsi dโ€™odio digitali, estetica e gastronomia. Dirige la collana editoriale โ€œCulturologicaโ€ e collabora con diverse pubblicazioni. ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŽ“๐ŸŒ

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Qualification

Nel 2022, ha ottenuto l’Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale (ASN) per le funzioni di professore universitario di Seconda Fascia, valida dal 3 ottobre 2022 al 3 ottobre 2032. Questo riconoscimento รจ stato conseguito nel Settore Concorsuale 14/C2, che riguarda la Sociologia dei Processi Culturali e Comunicativi. ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ“š Questo prestigioso titolo riflette la competenza e la preparazione nel campo della sociologia, specialmente in ambiti legati alla cultura e alla comunicazione, e rappresenta un’importante tappa nella carriera accademica. ๐ŸŒŸ

Research focus

Tomas Vagniโ€™s research focuses on the interplay between media, communication, and culture, with a particular emphasis on how digital platforms and media influence social practices and perceptions. His work explores the theoretical and practical dimensions of media consumption, political branding, and the representation of food in media. Vagni’s studies often investigate the implications of media on public imagination and consumption patterns, particularly within the contexts of reality TV, digital activism, and cultural policies. His research includes topics such as “lo-fi politics,” digital influence, and the aesthetics of media representation. ๐Ÿ“บ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿฝ๏ธ

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Abitare la tv. Teorie, immaginari, reality show

Lo-fi politics. Il brand del politico e lo stile amatoriale in ยซbassa fedeltร ยป

Lโ€™influenza digitale

Food (is not) porn. Le immagini del cibo e lโ€™orizzonte della scomparsa

La teoria dei media e l’immaginario. Uno studio a partire da Edgar Morin

EXPO 2015: la decrescita da utopia a stile di vita

Servizio pubblico televisivo e politiche culturali della disabilitร : modelli di un immaginario consolatorio

Dallโ€™esposizione allโ€™algoritmo. Forme di organizzazione del consumo nelle piattaforme digitali

Comunicazione come consumo. Teorie, modelli e pratiche nello studio dei media

 

Gizachew Jekamo | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Gizachew Jekamo | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Mrs Gizachew Jekamo, university, Ethiopia

๐ŸŽ“ With a robust educational background, this individual began at Berkuncho Junior School and advanced through Wachamo Comprehensive High School, Awassa Teachers Education College, and Hawassa University, earning a BA in Business Management (2008), an MA in Development Management (2015), and an MBA (2012). Currently pursuing a PhD in Community Development at Hawassa University, focusing on youth participation. ๐Ÿ“š With over 8 years of experience, they have held various roles, including Director at SNNPR’s Bureau of Youth and Sport and BoWCYA. ๐Ÿข Their responsibilities span youth development, training, and project coordination, demonstrating a commitment to empowering youth and community development. ๐Ÿ’ผ

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๐ŸŒŸ Starting at Berkuncho Junior School, progressing to Wachamo Comprehensive High School, and then Awassa Teachers Education College, I built a solid educational foundation. ๐Ÿ“š I earned a Diploma in Physics from Hawassa College of Teachers Education and a BA in Business Management from Hawassa University in March 2008. ๐ŸŽ“ I advanced with an MA in Development Management in March 2015 and an MBA from the Institutes of International Church Management in September 2012. ๐Ÿ“ˆ Currently, I am pursuing a PhD in Community Development at Hawassa University since 2022, focusing on youth participation in community development. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ’ผ

Experience

With 8 years of extensive experience in youth development, I have served as the Director of the Youth Personality Development Directorate at SNNPR. My roles at SNNPRโ€™s Youth and Sport Bureau and Women, Children, and Youth Bureau involved coordinating UNFPA-assisted programs, providing technical support, improving youth centers, and organizing various training and networking events. Additionally, I facilitated sports events, managed sports facilities, and mobilized community resources at SNNPRโ€™s Bureau of Youth and Children. My expertise also extends to monitoring and evaluation in transport and road projects, and human resource management in security and administration. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ‘ฅ๐Ÿ…

Research focus

Gizachew B. Jekamo’s research focuses on exploring the intricate relationship between youth participation in community development and their positive development outcomes in the Hadiya Zone, Ethiopia. Using a CB-SEM analysis, the study highlights the significant impact of community engagement on youth empowerment, skills acquisition, and overall well-being. The research emphasizes the importance of active youth involvement in fostering sustainable development and social change. This study provides valuable insights for policymakers and practitioners aiming to enhance youth development programs. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿ“ˆ

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Exploring the Relationship Between Youth Participation in Community Development and Positive Youth Development in Hadiya Zone, Ethiopia: A CB-SEM Analysis

 

Marc-Andreas Muendler | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Marc-Andreas Muendler | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Prof Marc-Andreas Muendler, University of California, San Diego, United States

Prof. Marc-Andreas Muendler is a distinguished professor at the University of California, San Diego, specializing in economics since July 2017 and serving as the Department Chair since July 2023. He is the founding director of the Globalization and Prosperity Lab (GP-lab). With extensive affiliations, he is a research professor at the ifo Institute, a research associate at NBER, and a research fellow at CESifo. His work focuses on international trade, economic growth, and labor economics. His research has been published in top-tier journals, highlighting his influential contributions to the field ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ.

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Education

๐ŸŽ“ Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, with a dissertation titled “Essays on International Trade, Growth, and Finance” (May 2002). ๐Ÿ“š Spent 2000-01 as a visiting doctoral student at Pontifรญcia Universidade Catรณlica in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. ๐ŸŒ Holds a Diplom-Volkswirt in Economics from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, with a thesis on “The Impact of Government on Family Planning” (May 1998). ๐ŸŽ“ Earned an M.A. in Economics from Boston University (September 1997) and a Baccalaureat in Economics from Ludwig Maximilian University Munich (September 1996). ๐ŸŒŸ

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Marc-Andreas Muendler is a distinguished Revelle College Faculty Fellow at UC San Diego (2023-2024). He has collaborated with Reto Follmi and Hartmut Egger on projects funded by SNF and DFG (2021-2024). Muendler’s article on offshoring was among the top five most cited in the Journal of International Economics (2014-2016). He has co-investigated research for CEPR, PEDL, and Weiss Family Program Fund. He received numerous grants from NSF and the World Bank. Muendler’s work earned him the UCSD Faculty Teaching Award (2013-14) and the Journal of Development Economics Prize (2001). ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŒ

Research focus

Dr. Marc-Andreas Muendler’s research focuses on international trade and its economic impacts. His work explores firm-level export behaviors, market learning in employee spinoffs, and the relationship between trade and inequality. His studies often analyze data from various countries, examining how trade policies influence labor markets, wage inequality, and the allocation of tasks and skills both onshore and offshore. Key themes in his research include export dynamics, firm productivity, and multinational labor substitution. Dr. Muendlerโ€™s comprehensive approach bridges theoretical models with empirical evidence to better understand global economic patterns and their implications. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ’ผ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ

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Do employee spinoffs learn markets from their parents? Evidence from international trade

Trade and inequality: From theory to estimation

Trade and tasks: An exploration over three decades in Germany

Export or merge? Proximity vs. concentration in product space

Exporters and their products: A collection of empirical regularities

Sources of wage inequality

Offshoring and the onshore composition of tasks and skills

Employee spinoffs and other entrants: Stylized facts from Brazil

Margins of multinational labor substitution

 

Kareem Abdul Waheed | Business Hypotheses | Excellence in Research Award

Kareem Abdul Waheed | Business Hypotheses | Excellence in Research Award

Prof Dr Kareem Abdul Waheed, Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University, Greater Noida, India

Prof. Dr. Kareem Abdul Waheed is a distinguished marketing expert with a Ph.D. from IIT Bombay (2003). He currently serves as a Professor of Marketing at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, India. His prolific career includes roles at IMT Dubai, where he was Professor, Dean-Academics, and Associate Dean. Dr. Waheed has published 40 Scopus-indexed papers, focusing on marketing, e-waste recycling, and mindfulness in business education. His research is widely recognized, with publications in high-ranking journals. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŒ

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Education

With a Ph.D. in Marketing from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (2003) ๐ŸŽ“, the individual boasts a strong academic background. They earned an M.B.M. in Business Management from Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore in 1997 ๐Ÿ“˜, following a B.Sc. in Agriculture from AC & RI, Madurai, under the same university in 1995 ๐ŸŒพ. Their educational journey reflects a robust foundation in both business and agriculture, paving the way for a diverse and interdisciplinary career path.

Experience

Dr. Kareem Abdul Waheed is a distinguished academic in entrepreneurship and marketing at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, India, since November 2022. Previously, he served as a professor at IMT Dubai, UAE, from 2014 to 2022, holding roles like Dean-Academics and Chairperson for various departments. He was an Associate Dean at IMT Dubai from 2006 to 2012. His earlier roles include Assistant Professor at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Textile Management, Lecturer at BITS Pilani, and Teaching Assistant at IIT Bombay. He began his career as an Assistant Manager at Rasi Seeds. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ“š๐ŸŒ

Awards

Recognized for exceptional academic contributions, [Name] was awarded the Outstanding Reviewer โ€“ 2022 accolade by Knowledge Management Research & Practice, an ABDC A category journal. From July 2000 to March 2003, they received the prestigious Institute Teaching Assistantship from IIT Bombay. Their academic journey was supported by the Tamil Nadu Agri Merit Scholarship from the Government of Tamil Nadu (1995-1997) and the National Merit Scholarship from the Government of India (1988-1994), highlighting their outstanding merit and dedication throughout their educational career. ๐ŸŒŸ๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ…

Research focus

Based on the publications listed, the research focus of the individual seems to center around supply chain management, trust-building in business relationships, and leadership impact. They have explored topics like the trust-building processes in supply chains, the influence of transformational leadership on team performance, and factors affecting customer trust and loyalty. Additionally, they have investigated cultural intelligence, customer behavior, and organizational performance in various contexts, including the UAE and India. Their work emphasizes the integration of trust, leadership, and cultural factors in enhancing business and organizational effectiveness. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”๐Ÿ“ˆ

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Measuring trust in supply chain partners’ relationships

Trust building in supply chain partners relationship: an integrated conceptual model

Impact of transformational leadership on team performance: an empirical study in UAE

Supply chain partners’ trust building process through risk evaluation: the perspectives of UAE packaged food industry

Prescription loyalty behavior of physicians: an empirical study in India

Teaching cross-cultural management: A flipped classroom approach using films

Impact of cultural intelligence on SME performance: The mediating effect of entrepreneurial orientation

An empirical investigation of customer dependence in interpersonal buyerโ€seller relationships

The determinants of customer trust in buyerโ€“seller relationships: An empirical investigation in rural India

Diversity climate perceptions and its impact on multicultural team innovation and performance

Yiming Xu | Tech Innovations | Best Researcher Award

Yiming Xu | Tech Innovations | Best Researcher Award

Mr Yiming Xu, Cranfield University, United Kingdom

Yiming Xu is a Ph.D. candidate in Energy at Cranfield University (2020-2024) with a focus on AI for energy flexibility and decarbonisation. He holds an MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering from Cranfield University and a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Yiming has contributed to Innovate UK projects, presented at conferences such as ICAE and ISGT, and published papers on energy trading. He has interned at DJI Technology Co., Ltd, and holds patents in finger flexibility devices and mountain-climbing aids. Proficient in Python, C++, and data visualization, he is also an amateur Muay Thai fighter. ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ”‹๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ“š๐ŸฅŠ

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With a PhD in Energy from Cranfield University (2020-2024) ๐ŸŽ“, He focused on AI for energy flexibility modelling and decarbonisation ๐ŸŒฑ, vehicle-to-vehicle energy trading, and EV owner behaviour analysis ๐Ÿš—. He presented at ICAE, ISGT, ICPADS, and other seminars ๐ŸŽค. My MSc in Advanced Mechanical Engineering (2019-2020) included a thesis on peer-to-peer energy trading for EVs โšก and courses like CFD and risk engineering ๐Ÿ“š. During an AI exchange at Imperial College London (2018), I designed computer vision algorithms for a robotic arm ๐Ÿค–. My BEng from Nanjing University (2015-2019) involved a thesis on 3D printing and courses in mechanics and materials ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ.

Experience

During my internship at DJI Technology Co., Ltd in Shenzhen, China, from June to August 2018, I participated in the global young engineer competition ROBOMASTER, working with a team that included top universities from China and overseas. I served as venue maintenance personnel in the ROBOMASTER machinery group, responsible for debugging mechanical organs and sensors, and maintaining the visual recognition module of the referee system. I inspected and maintained over 50 units of equipment, resolving issues more than 10 times, ensuring the smooth operation of the event. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ง๐Ÿ“ทโœ…

Research Projects

As a Research Assistant on three Innovate UK projects, I optimized energy flow management in urban EV charging with Lesla Ltd (Aug 2023 – Jan 2024), designing AI models to schedule charging behavior and forecast energy demand ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ”‹. I established a smart home EV charger system for Entrust Smart Home Ltd (Jan 2021 – Mar 2021), focusing on app design and peer-to-peer energy trading ๐Ÿ“ฑ๐Ÿ . Additionally, I worked with SNRG Ltd and Electric Corby CIC (Oct 2020 – Mar 2021) on advanced grid services, analyzing driving behavior data and designing trading algorithms ๐Ÿš—๐Ÿ’ก. All projects met quality standards and were successfully delivered โœ….

Research focus

Yiming Xu’s research primarily focuses on vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) energy trading, particularly through innovative auction models and flexible trading platforms. His work explores sustainable energy solutions, fraud prevention, and efficient market mechanisms in V2V energy exchanges. Xu’s studies integrate advanced technologies like the K-factor approach and double auction systems to enhance energy trading efficiency and security. His research contributions are significant in the fields of smart grids, green computing, and sustainable energy, aiming to develop robust frameworks for future energy systems. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ”‹๐Ÿš—๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ“‰๐Ÿ”’

Publication top notes

Vehicle-to-Vehicle Energy Trading Framework: A Systematic Literature Review

An Anti-fraud Double Auction Model in Vehicle-to-Vehicle Energy Trading with the K-factor Approach

A Vehicle-to-vehicle Energy Trading Platform Using Double Auction With High Flexibility

 

Simon Wong | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Simon Wong | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Dr Simon Wong, College of Professional and Continuing Education, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Dr. Simon Wong is a distinguished educator with a Doctor of Education from the University of Leicester, UK. His extensive academic background includes an M.Phil. from PolyU and a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, USA. Dr. Wong serves as a lecturer at CPCE, PolyU, and holds professional certifications in financial technology and Oracle. His industrial experience spans roles as a senior consultant and software engineer. Dr. Wong has led numerous academic programs and research initiatives, specializing in subjects like database systems, e-commerce, and cloud computing. He is a committed member of professional organizations and has significantly contributed to academic management and leadership. ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’ผ

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Dr.ย  holds a Doctor of Education from the University of Leicester, UK (2012), where they researched effective online learning in Hong Kong higher education institutions, supervised by Prof. Paul Cooper ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ“š. They also earned a Master of Philosophy from PolyU (1997), focusing on designing and analyzing a bypass construction algorithm for self-healing asynchronous transfer mode networks under the guidance of Dr. K. C. Chang and Prof. Keith Chan ๐Ÿ“˜๐Ÿ’ก. Additionally, they graduated with distinction in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA (1993) ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’ป.

Experience

With extensive experience in the tech industry, the individual served as a Senior Consultant at Oracle Systems Hong Kong Ltd (Aug 2000 โ€“ Sep 2003) ๐Ÿข, a Software Engineer at Skyworld Technology Ltd (Jun 1993 โ€“ May 1994) ๐Ÿ’ป, and a Consultant at the Microcomputer Laboratory, University of Minnesota (Sep 1991 โ€“ Mar 1993) ๐Ÿ“Š. Since Sep 2003, they have been a Lecturer at CPCE, PolyU ๐Ÿ“š, and previously held roles as a Lecturer (Sep 1998 โ€“ Aug 2000) ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ, Demonstrator (Sep 1996 โ€“ Aug 1998) ๐Ÿ”ฌ, and Research Student (Jun 1994 โ€“ Jun 1996) ๐ŸŽ“ in the Department of Computing at PolyU.

Awards

With an illustrious career marked by numerous accolades and significant research contributions, I have received the Best Paper Awards in 2018, 2019, and 2023 ๐ŸŽ‰๐Ÿ“š. I have successfully led and contributed to various high-impact projects, including those funded by the Quality Education Fund and CPCE ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ’ก. My roles have ranged from Associate Academic Director to Co-Investigator and Consultant, focusing on innovative technologies like AI, blockchain, and machine learning ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ”—. My work has significantly advanced educational technology and pedagogy, earning over HK$2 million in funding for projects aimed at improving learning experiences and outcomes ๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ’ผ.

Research focus

Simon Wong’s research focus is on the integration of blockchain technology in supply chain management, emphasizing sustainability. His work includes examining the adoption of blockchain integrated with cloud-based systems and machine learning to enhance sustainable practices in supply chains. Through critical literature reviews and case studies, Wong investigates the technical sustainability and implications of blockchain technology. His research aims to provide insights into the practical applications and benefits of blockchain for improving transparency, efficiency, and sustainability in supply chain operations. ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“ฆ๐Ÿ”—๐Ÿ“Š๐ŸŒฟ

Publication top notes

A Critical Literature Review on Blockchain Technology Adoption in Supply Chains

A Case Study of How Maersk Adopts Cloud-Based Blockchain Integrated with Machine Learning for Sustainable Practices

Technical Sustainability of Cloud-Based Blockchain Integrated with Machine Learning for Supply Chain Management

Sustainability of Blockchain Technology in Supply Chains: Implications from a Critical Literature Review

 

William Lawless | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

William Lawless | Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence | Best Researcher Award

Dr William Lawless, Paine College, United States

W.F. Lawless is a pioneering mechanical engineer known for blowing the whistle on nuclear waste mismanagement in 1983. He earned his PhD in 1992, focusing on organizational failures among leading scientists. Invited to join the DOE’s citizens advisory board at Savannah River Site, he coauthored key recommendations for environmental remediation. His research centers on autonomous human-machine teams, and he has edited nine influential books on AI, including the award-nominated Human-Machine Shared Contexts. With over 300 peer-reviewed publications, he has organized multiple symposia and special issues, contributing significantly to the field of artificial intelligence. ๐Ÿ”ฌ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ“š

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William Lawless’s research focuses on the dynamics of human-machine collaboration, particularly in the context of autonomy and uncertainty. His work explores how knowledge, risk perception, and interdependence influence the effectiveness of autonomous teams. By examining models that integrate quantum-like principles, he aims to enhance our understanding of decision-making processes within complex systems. His publications highlight the essential tension between knowledge and uncertainty, proposing new frameworks for improving human-machine interactions. This interdisciplinary approach bridges technology and human factors, contributing significantly to fields like robotics, artificial intelligence, and human-computer interaction. ๐Ÿค–๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ”

Publication top notes

Shannon Holes, Black Holes, and Knowledge: The Essential Tension for Autonomous Humanโ€“Machine Teams Facing Uncertainty

A Quantum-like Model of Interdependence for Embodied Humanโ€“Machine Teams: Reviewing the Path to Autonomy Facing Complexity and Uncertainty

Risk Determination versus Risk Perception: A New Model of Reality for Human–Machine Autonomy

 

Bahareh Abedin | Business Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Bahareh Abedin | Business Hypotheses | Best Researcher Award

Dr Bahareh Abedin, University of Mazandaran, Iran

๐ŸŒŸ Dr. Bahareh Abedin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration at the University of Mazandaran. With a Ph.D. in Strategic Management, she specializes in business analysis and strategic planning for SMEs. As Director of Executive Management and Secretary of the University-Industry Relations Committee, she bridges academia and industry. Her research focuses on behavioral strategic management and the industry-academia relationship. Dr. Abedin has supervised numerous HDR students and serves as Internal Manager for the Journal of Sustainable Human Resource Management. Her work includes publications on green HR practices and effective organizational leadership. ๐Ÿ“ˆ๐Ÿ“š

Publication profile

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๐Ÿ“š Educationalย 

PhD in Strategic Management from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran.

Experience

Expertise in business analysis, strategic management, and marketing, with prior roles in sales and management consulting.

Research focus

B. Abedin’s research focuses on organizational behavior, leadership, and human resource management, with a particular emphasis on the impact of family functions on family business development. Their work explores strategic issues within organizations, particularly during crises like COVID-19, and includes studies on customer perceptions in marketing and the integration of technology in business practices. Recent contributions involve sustainable human resource management and the role of spiritual intelligence in leadership. Overall, Abedin’s research addresses the intersection of management theory and practical applications in diverse organizational contexts. ๐Ÿ“Š๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ผ๐ŸŒโœจ

Publication top notes

Effects of family functions and structural changes on family business development (social capital evidence)

Investigating what determines strategic issues in organizations: A qualitative study

Formation and Identification of Strategic Issues in Organizations: A review and classification of current studies

Investigating Effective Organizational Leadership’s Indicators in Covid19 Crisis Management.

Machine Learning in Behavioral Finance: A Systematic Literature Review.

designing a conceptual model of Talent Turnover among Iranian Organizations: An Exploratory Research in ICT industry

Spiritual Intelligence as a Transformational Tool for Organizational Leaders A Case Study of National Iranian Oil Company

Investigating Customers’ Attitude and Perception toward Mobile Marketing in the ICT Era

Explaining the Relationship between the Perceived Value of Customers of Luxury Car Brands and their Purchasingโ€Ž Behavior in Tehran

Customer Satisfaction Measurement: Through Multi-Criteria Analysis Model (MUSA)