Professor Zhe George Zhang is a professor of Management Science in the Department of Decision
Sciences at Western Washington University and a professor of Operations Management in Beedie
School of Business at Simon Fraser University. He is also a long-term visiting professor of Sauder
School of Business at the University of British Columbia. He has published more than 100 papers in
prestigious journals such as Management Science, Operations Research, Manufacturing & Service
Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, IIE Transactions, IEEE
Transactions, Queueing Systems, Journal of Applied Probability. Professor Zhang is the one of
Editor-in-Chiefs for new journal Queueing Models and Service Management and is on the editorial
board of several international journals in Operations Research and Management Science.
Dr. Ross received his B. S. degree in Mathematics from Brooklyn College in 1963. He received his M.S. degrees in Mathematics from Purdue University in 1964 and his Ph.D. degree in Statistics from Stanford University in 1968.
Dr. Ross served as a Professor at the University of California, Berkeley from 1976 until joining USC in 2004. Dr. Ross also serves as the Editor for Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, the Advisory Editor for International Journal of Quality Technology and Quantitative Management, and an Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Bond Trading and Management. Dr. Ross is the author of Introduction to Mathematical Finance: Options and Other Topics, Simulation, A First Course in Probability, Probability Models for Computer Science , and many more titles, articles and reports.
Dr. Dongfeng Xue is a professor of Materials Chemistry and Engineering, at State Key Laboratory of Rare Earth Resource Utilization, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry (CIAC), Chinese Academy of Sciences; Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC); Corresponding Member of the European Academy of Arts, Sciences and Humanities (Paris); Associate Editor of CrystEngComm. He received his Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry at CIAC in 1998. Following postdoctoral studies at Universität Osnabrück, University of Ottawa, National Institute for Materials Science in Tsukuba, he was promoted to a full professor in 2001 at Dalian University of Technology, China. In 2011, he returned to CIAC to assume his professorship in inorganic chemistry. His research interests focus on multiscale crystallization of inorganic matter for energy and optical applications. He has published more 400 journal papers, with H=64.
Prof. (Dr.) Ashwini Sharma is presently working as DEAN in school of engineering and
Professor of Mechanical Engineering in Kaziranga University, Assam, India. Prof. Sharma
earned his first degree in Mechanical Engineering (B.E.) from University of Pune and
M.Tech. From Punjab technical University. He did his PhD from department of Mechanical
Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.
He started his teaching carrier as a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering in 1999.
He worked with many institutions in different capacities such as Assistant professor,
Associate Professor, HOD and became DEAN of School of Engineering and Center of
Excellence at Kaziranga University in 2017. His contribution includes projects,
consultancies, patents, project-based learning, innovation and team leading.
He has rich experience of 20 years in engineering education. His main research areas
are Supply chain, Quality, Product recall, Social Innovation and Industrial Engineering.
He has received several awards and awards including best teacher, Gwalior Gaurav, Best
DEAN, Personality of the year, Distinguished leader in engineering. He won national
design contest by 3D PLM software in professor category. He has been involved with
professional project evaluation at MSME ministry and had several student project grants
in India. He has publication in international journal and conferences of repute. He is on
board of number of International Journals/conferences and has delivered several keynote
speeches and invited talks in international conferences, seminars and institutions. He has
been associated with BAJA SAEINDIA, SUPRA SAEINDIA, Efficycle as faculty advisor,
Judge in ESVC, HVC, Go-kart championship by ISIE INDIA, Design consultant for DCS
MSME and is Master trainer of ZED. He pioneered introducing the project-based learning
for the students of engineering and faculty and developed innovative teaching and
Professor Shams Rahman is dedicated to interdisciplinary research in defining and
unravelling supply chain challenges and societal concerns. Within the domain of supply
chain sustainability, his research addresses areas ranging from sustainable sourcing and
manufacturing to the environmental, ethical, and social implications of improper
management of physical resources. Professor Rahman has attracted several external funds
for conducting research and successfully led number of research projects for Australian and
multinational firms. As an expert in the field of supply chain management, he is frequently
called upon to deliver presentations and seminars for various professional bodies and senior
executives on issues such as supply chain sustainability and strategy, and talent
management in supply chain industry. Professor Shams Rahman works the foundation
member of the International Advisory Committee of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Logistics
& Supply Chain Systems and member of the editorial board of fifteen international journals.
He has published over 200 research papers.
Manjeet leads Operations Science team which specializes in complex data analytics and mathematical modeling projects across DHL’s Global Center of Design Excellence. He has lead development of innovative advanced analytics tools and processes for multiple warehousing and transportation functions. Under his leadership the Operations Science team has won three innovation awards, two hackathons and three start up lab competitions at DHL. The packaging optimization tool developed by his team won second place in the innovation competition at 2019 Retail Industry Leaders Association conference. Prior to joining DHL in February 2015, he worked at Netjets in their Business Insights & Analytics department, developing analytical tools for scheduling of pilots, capacity planning and network modeling for spare parts inventory. He has extensive research experience in Advanced Operations Research, Scheduling, Logistics, Data Mining, and New Product Development. He has a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Ohio University concentrating in Math Modeling of Job Shop systems. He has published more than 14 papers in premier scientific journals and peer reviewed conferences, and has given more than 20 talks nationally and internationally.
GUILHERME F. FREDERICO is currently Professor of Operations and
Supply Chain Management (SCM) at the Federal University of ParanÃ¡
(UFPR), School of Management, Brazil where he joined on 2013. He is
also a Professor of the MSc and PhD programs in Information
Management at UFPR. Before joining the UFPR he worked at
Pontifitical Catholic University of Campinas â€“ PUCCAMP as an Adjunct
Professor for 3 years. Currently, Prof. Frederico has also been working in
collaboration with the Center for Supply Chain Improvement at
University of Derby, UK, as a Visiting Scholar Professor. He holds a Ph.D in Industrial
Engineering from Federal Univesity of SÃ£o Carlos â€“ UFSCar (2012), a MSc in Industrial
Engineering from SÃ£o Paulo State University - UNESP (2008) and a BEng. in Civil Engineering
from this same University (2003). Before the academic carrer he has dedicated more than 10
years working in strategic and executive positions at global companies such as Bunge and Deere
& Company in SCM field. He has been teaching and researching for 10 years and his research
interests and expertise on SCM area are related to maturity evaluation, performance
measurement, knowledge and information management and Industry 4.0 impacts and strategy.
His research outcomes have been communicated in journals such as supply chain management:
an international journal, international journal of logistics systems and management and
international journal of business excellence.
Dr. Fay Cobb Payton completed her PhD from Case Western Reserve University, USA and worked in industry as a systems engineer and programmer in consulting, healthcare and tech organizations. She is a full tenured professor and University Faculty Scholar at North Carolina State University in Information Technology/Analytics. She has published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 70 conferences papers/presentations. She is the author of â€œLeveraging Intersectional: Seeing and Not Seeingâ€ and has delivered a number of keynote talks in industry settings. Dr. Payton served as a co-editor of Health Systems, an Operational Research Society journal, and currently an Associated Editor for a number of peer-reviewed journals.
Born in 1951 at Langenau, Germany.In 1978, received PhD in Mathematical Statistics at Technical University. Bergakademie Freiberg (TU BAF, Germany).1988 Doctor of Science degree (DSc., habilitation) in Mathematics and Statistics at TUBAF, Germany. 1989 - 1993 Professor of Mathematical Geology at the Dept. of Geosciences of TU BAF, Germany . 1991 ï¿½ 1992 Humboldt Fellow at the Free University of Berlin, SFB Math. Geology and Geoinformatics. Since 1994 Professor and Chair of Applied Statistics at Alpen - Adria University (AAU), Austria. Since 2007 Head of the Department of Statistics at AAU. Guest Professorships at Purdue Univ. (West Lafayette, USA), Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark), Charles Univ. Prague (Czech Rep.), Univ. of Augsburg (Germany), Univ. of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada), Univ. of Canterbury (Christchurch, New Zealand) Author/co-author of seven books; including " Bayesian Estimation and Experimental Design in Linear Regression Models & quot; published by J.Wiley & amp; Sons, New York, 1991, ï¿½Interfacing Geostatistics and GISï¿½, published by Springer, 2009, and ï¿½Optimal Experimental Design with Rï¿½, published by Chapman and Hall/CRC, Boca Raton, 2011. Actually, Wiley, Oxford, is preparing ï¿½Applied Statistics ï¿½ Problem Solutions with Rï¿½ by Rasch/Verdooren/Pilz for publication in October 2019. Author of more than 170 scientific papers. Member of the Editorial Board of the Elsevier Journal ï¿½Spatial Statisticsï¿½, ï¿½The Open Statistics & Probability Journalï¿½, ï¿½SOP Transactions on Statistics and Analysisï¿½, Geoinformatics & Geostatistics - An overviewï¿½, Assoc. Editor of ï¿½Frontiers in Environmental Sciences, Section on Environmental Informaticsï¿½, Past Associate Editor of the statistics journals " Metrika & quot; and & quot; Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference & quot; Past Associate Editor of the Springer Journal ï¿½Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA). Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI) and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), Member of the International Assoc. of Math. Geology (IAMG) and of the Austrian Statistical Society.
Md. Mamun Habib
BRAC University, Bangladesh University of Texas - Arlington (UTA), USA
BRAC University, Bangladesh University of Texas - Arlington (UTA), USA
Dr. Md. Mamun Habib is an Associate Professor at BRAC Business School (BBS), BRAC
University, Bangladesh. In addition, Dr. Habib is the Visiting Scientist of University of Texas –
Arlington, USA. Prior to that, he was Associate Professor at Asia Graduate School of Business
(AGSB) at UNITAR International University, Malaysia and the Dept. of Operations
Research/Decision Sciences, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM), Malaysia. Earlier, he was also
working as Associate Professor at the Dept. of Operations Management, American International
University-Bangladesh (AIUB). He is the Editor-in-Chief in International Journal of Supply Chain
Management (IJSCM), London, UK (SCOPUS Indexed). He accomplished his Ph.D. and M.S. with
outstanding performance in Computer & Engineering Management (CEM) under the Graduate
School of Business (GSB) from Assumption University, Thailand. His Ph.D. research was in the
field of Supply Chain Management.
He has more than 17 years’ experience in the field of teaching as well as in training, workshops,
consultancy and research. At present, he is supervising some Ph.D. students at locally and
internationally. Furthermore, he has several Ph.D. involvements with UUM, AIMST University,
UNITAR, Asia e University (AeU), Malaysia; Assumption University of Thailand; Institute for
Technology and Management (ITM) – University and Birla Institute of Technology (BIT)–Deemed
University, India, National Institute of Technology (NIT), India, SOA University, India; University of
the Assumption, Philippines. He also involved with online learning programme at University of
Roehampton (UoR), London, UK and as International Ph.D. Reader. He is actively involved with
national and international research grant projects.
As a researcher, Dr. Habib published about 120+ research papers, including Conference
Proceedings, Journal articles, and book chapters/books. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief/Lead Guest
Editor/Editor/Editorial Board Member/Reviewer of more than 20 journals, particularly Elsevier
(Scopus) and Thomson Reuters (Web of Science) Indexed Journals. Also, he delivers lecture as
Keynote Speaker at 40+ international conferences, at various countries, particularly USA, China,
Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Turkey, Korea, India, UK, Italy, etc. He also serves as
General Chair, Program Chair, Technical Chair, Organizing Committee Member, Technical
Committee Member, Track Chair, Session Chair as well as Reviewer of numerous international
conferences. He received Best Track Chair Award at IEOM’2012 Conference.
His core research areas are supply chain management, production & operations management,
operations research, research methodology, engineering management, technology management, and
educational management. Finally, Dr. Habib is an active member of different professional
organizations, including IEEE (Senior Member), IEOM (President, SCM Technical Division), IETI
(Senior Member and Board of Director), IRED (Fellow), GRDS (Vice-President), IEB, AIMS,
INFOMS, just to name a few. He is involved with QS World University Ranking and Times Higher
Education Ranking as an academician.
Dr Sanjeev Kumar received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra(India). Currently he is associated with the department of mechanical engineering at J.C.BoseUniversity of Science & Technology,YMCA Faridabad India. He also served as Professor and Head at AKG Engineering College Ghaziabad about 8 years.He served as members: Life Member Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering, Senior Member of Institutions of Engineers (India), Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG).Member, Member, Institute for engineering research and publication (IFERP). Member of organizing committee of International/National conferences in India and abroad. He appointed as examiner of various Universities and colleges.His research interests include Reliability Engineering, Performance evaluation and optimization, decision support systems, RAMS, Stochastic Modelling etc. He has published about 60 research papers in International journals and conferences; he is serving as an editorial board member of Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering.He also served as a member of advisory board of number international and national conferences and as a reviewer of international journals of repute. He also chaired the many technical sessions during the conferences and delivered the expert talk. He has been awarded best researcher of the year in 2009 by Ghaziabad Management Association.
Dr. Pamela McCauley is an internationally recognized engineering researcher in fuzzy
mathematical models, human engineering, biomechanics and leadership. Author of over 100
publications, and an international Ergonomics textbook, she is a Professor and Director of the
Ergonomics Laboratory at the University of Central Florida and previously held the position of
Martin Luther King, Jr. Visiting Associate Professor of at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology (MIT). The U.S. State Department awarded Dr. McCauley the prestigious Jefferson
Science Fellowship in 2015 and in 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) selected Dr.
McCauley to serve as Program Director for the I-Corps Program.
Patrick Penfield is a Professor of Practice - Supply Chain Management and Director of Executive Education at the Whitman School of Management - Syracuse University. He is Certified in Purchasing Management (CPM), Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management (CFPIM) and Certified in Integrated Resource Management (CIRM). He was voted Professor of the Year at the Whitman School of Management in 2007 & 2018, awarded the prestigious Syracuse University Meredith Teaching award in 2011 and in 2015 received the Whitman School of Management Oberwager Award for mentoring and dedication to students. Penfield has over 28 years of work experience in Supply Chain Management.
Abdullah Abbas Kendoush has completed his PhD at the age of 30 years from Strathclyde University (UK) in 1976 and was a Chief Scientist at the Iraqi Atomic Energy Commission and the Ministry of Sciences and Technology in Baghdad. He taught at the Universities of Baghdad, Al-Mustansiryah, Al-Nahrain, and the University of Technology. He was a visiting professor at the University of Florida in 2006 and then a post doctoral fellow at Georgia Institute of Technology. Currently, he teaches nuclear engineering technology at Augusta Technical College, Augusta, Georgia, USA. He has published more than 60 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of some journals.
Li, Yupeng, professor and vice president of Shenyang Jianzhu University, received her Ph.D. in 2005 from the school of engineering and applied science, Washington University in St. Louis, MO., USA. She worked for Intel Corporation, AZ., USA, for about 7 years, mainly in charge of interface related product development and path finding researches. She worked for Shenyang Tooling Machine Groupï¼ŒChina, for about 2 years, mainly in charge of core technology development and path finding researches. She worked for Liaoning Energy & Investment Group, China, for about 4 years, mainly in charge of IC system development and path finding researches. Her current area of concentration is in industrial intelligence and integrated circuit.
Jay Daniel is a Programme Leader for MSc Supply Chain Improvement and Senior Lecturer in the Derby Business School at University of Derby. Before joining the Derby Business School he was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Supply Chain and Information Systems at University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Previously with DB Schenker, Australia, and Alliance International Registrar, Asia Pacific, he held positions of Senior Management Consultant, Supply Chain Solution Analyst, Project Manager, Industry Trainer and Lead Auditor.
He have made contributions to multiple research areas in the context of logistics and supply chain management with demonstrated practical applications across a wide range of industries.His primary areas of research focus are:
Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management
Information Systems and Sustainable Supply Chain
Decision Making in Logistics and Supply Chain
Healthcare Supply Chain Management
An expert in applied and problem-driven research, he have used analytical tools and innovative optimization approaches to help managers create efficient, resilient and sustainable supply chains.He have been engaged in consulting to wide range of industries and organization structures, from small and medium size Australian companies to Fortune 500 corporations.
Maryam holds a Bachelorâ€™s degree in Industrial Engineering and a Master's degree in Supply Chain and Logistic Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology. Maryam graduated with a high distinction GPA and was selected as an outstanding graduate. Maryam has also provided consultancy services to companies in various industries including Food and Beverage, Oil and Gas, Freight Forwarding and Machinery. She has been highly engaged in consulting services around supply chain management in Australia which has developed her analytical skills in design and management of robust and sustainable supply chains. Maryam commenced as a PhD candidate with the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies in July 2017 under the supervision of Professor Behnam Fahimnia and Dr Andrew Collins. She is the recipient of the Industry Partnered Scholarship. Her research focuses on behavioral decision-making in supply chain and operations management.
Sun Hur has completed his PhD from Texas A&M University, USA and worked in Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., several years. He was the vice president of Korean Institute of Industrial Engineers. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Nadia Ndhaief has obtained her PhD in logistics this in march 2018. Currently, she is working as
a Research Engineer at Lorraine University, and is also a member of the UP&S Ditex, France.
Her main research interest is the optimization of distribution policies of urban distribution center.
She is also considering the last mile problem of urban freight according to sustainable
FASOYIN, Stephen Adebola was born on 7th August, 1985 in Supare-Akoko, Akoko South West local Government Area of Ondo State.
He joined the service of Ondo State Government at Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo on the 27th May, 2011 as a Higher Technical Officer in the Department of Works and Maintenance Services, He was transferred to the Department of Agricultural and Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology and later redesignated to Technologist Cadre as Technologist II and was promoted to the position of Technologist I on the 1st October, 2014.
He had his Senior School Certificate at Agbogbo Grammar School Supare-Akoko in the year 2000. He proceeded to The Federal Polytechnic Ado Ekiti where he obtained National Diploma and High National Diploma Certificates in Agricultural Engineering Technology (Farm Power and Machinery Option) in 2003 and 2006 respectively. He proceeded to The Federal University of Technology Akure.
Where he had his postgraduate diploma (PGD) in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Technology in 2015 and Masters in Engineering (M. ENG) in Agricultural and Environmental Engineering Technology (Farm Power and Mechanization Option) in 2019.
FASOYIN Stephen Adebola had a year Industrial Attachment at Ondo State Ministry of Agriculture Akure between 2003 and 2004. He had his one year mandatory NYSC scheme with Petroleum Equalizations Fund (Mgt) Board Lagos State between September 2006 and August 2007.
FASOYIN Stephen Adebola is a member of The Nigeria Institution of Agricultural Engineers (MNIAE) since 2012 and a member of International Research and Development Institute (MIRDI) 2014. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Management (MNIM). He has published papers in local and international journal and conferences.
FASOYIN Stephen Adebola has been involved in effective teaching, research and various committees that contribute to the progress of Agricultural and Bio-Environmental Engineering Technology in Nigeria.
FASOYIN Stephen Adebola is married to Adenine Oluwakemi FASOYIN Nee; DAODU and the family is blessed with four children.
Orosnjak Marko is a Ph.D. student at Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad. During the studies, he was part of the Erasmus+ training mobility at Radboud University, Politecnico di Porto, and Groningen University, and he was hired as a Ph.D. fellow researcher at Hamburg University as a part of Erasmus Miletus Project. Besides, he was part of the World Engineers Forum in Russia, Ulyanovsk. Currently, he is a full-time teaching assistant at the Faculty of Technical Sciences, Novi Sad.
Dr. Ashwani Kumar Dhingra is presently working with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University Institute of Engineering and Technology at Maharshi Dayanand University Rohtak. He obtained his Doctorate Degree from National Institute of Technology (NIT) Kurukshetra Haryana, India in 2011 and Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Panjab Engineering College Chandigarh in 2004. He has authored more than fifty research papers in International journals, presented number of papers/Talks as a Keynote/Plenary Speaker and Chaired Technical Session(s) in the International Conferences in INDIA and ABROAD. He has also been the Visiting Researcher in the field of Micro-Machining at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. He has also Awarded International Travel Support/grant under young Scientist by Department of Science & Technology for presentation of Research paper(s) in an International Conferences ABROAD. He is having more than 15 years of teaching/Reasearch Experience and guided number of PhD and M.Tech disseration(s) in the area of Production and Industrial Engineering. His research interests include Sequencing and Scheduling, Metaheuristics, Lean Manufacturing, Modern Machining Methods, Biofuels etc.
Dr. Debamalya Banerjee has completed his Ph.D. from Jadavpur University, India. He is a Professor & Ex-Head, Production Engg. Dept., Jadavpur University, India. He has a teaching experience of more than 21 years & an industrial experience of 5 years. He has published some 61 papers & 59 papers in reputed journals & Conference proceedings respectively, both national, as well as international. He has supervised 8 scholars, who have got their Ph.D. degrees. 5 more scholars are working under his supervision currently in different Universities in India. He was a Guest Scientist in Technical University of Munich in 2006 & 2007.
Mohammad Golrou was born in 1975.he received his Bachelor degree in Chemical engineering from faculty of engineering of University of Tehran(UT)in 1999,then he started his professional activity in production of raw material and final products in the field of detergent in great holdings in Iran,as production ,project and factory manager.
He has about 19 years hands-on experience in process,automation,control,
Planning,supply chain management.
He received his Master degree in Industrial management from University of Tehran(UT) in 2016,and now,he is factory manager in food industry.
Dr. Mohamed F. Hamoda is professor of Environmental Engineering in the
Department of Civil Engineering at Kuwait University. He obtained his Ph.D.
degree in 1975 from the University of Toronto, Canada and worked in the academic
and consultation fields since then. His practical experience and research interests
extends for more than 40 years in the field of waste management. It included Canada,
USA, New Zealand, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, and Kuwait, He served as a
Consultant to leading international firms, a Project Manager with Environment
Canada, and as an International Adviser to WHO, UNDP, and UNEP. He is the
author or co-author of over 180 papers published in international journals and
conference proceedings, and served on the editorial boards of four journals in the field
of environmental engineering. He is an active member of IWA since 1977 and
received a number of professional awards from national and international
Milad Gorji Ashtiani
Iran University of Science and Technology Session Iran
Iran University of Science and Technology Session Iran
MiladGorji has trained in the field of Industrial Engineering at Iran University of Science and Technology. His PhD research focuses onthe modeling and analysis of the competitive supply chain.His expertise is in analyzing and optimizing various problems such as facility location, product mix selection, supplier management, assortment optimization, pricing and promotion modeling, in the retail industry, especially chain stores in intense competitive environment.Furthermore, the research interest of MiladGorji is in focused on solving different classes of optimizationproblems in industrial engineering areas.
Guessab Ahmeb is a teacher of some disciplines in National Polytechnic School from 2005 to present day. He is a teacher researcher at the National Polytechnic School of Oran in Algeria. He is a Doctor in mechanical Engineering since 2015. He is a director of the mechanical manufacturing Technology research Laboratory (LaRTFM). His field of research is on simulation and numerical modeling in mechanical engineering (Combustion , turbulence, heat transfer)