Prof. Benjamin Lev
Ph.D. of Operations Research/Management Science
Drexel University, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
Trustee Professor, Decision Sciences Department, LeBow College of Business,
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
EIC, OMEGA www.OmegaJournal.org
Benjamin Lev is a former Vice President of Meetings for both The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS) and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). Lev
received degrees in mechanical and industrial engineering from Technion Israel Institute of Technology prior to pursuing a PhD at Case Western Reserve University. After earning his doctorate, Lev joined Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Worcester
Polytechnic Institute, MA; University of Michigan Dearborn, MI and is currently a Trustee Professor at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Since 2002, he has been Editor-in-Chief of Omega, the International Journal of Management Science. An INFORMS Fellow since 2003. On the Editorial Board of 10 Journals. Affiliated with
7 universities in China.
Prof. Fang Lee Cooke
PhD, University of Manchester, UK
Associate Dean (Graduate Research), Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) and Asia Studies at Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia.
Fang Lee Cooke (PhD, University of Manchester, UK) is Associate Dean (Graduate Research) and Distinguished Professor of Human Resource Management (HRM) and Asia Studies at Monash Business School, Monash University, Australia. She is also a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia. Previously, she was a full professor (since 2005) at Manchester Business School, University of Manchester, UK. Her research interests are in the area of employment relations, gender studies, diversity management, strategic HRM, knowledge management and innovation, outsourcing, Chinese outward FDI and HRM, employment of Chinese migrants, and HRM in the care sector. Fang is the author of HRM, Work and Employment in China (Routledge, 2005), Competition, Strategy and Management in China (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008), and Human Resource Management in China: New Trends and Practices (Routledge, 2012). Fang has also published over 90 journal articles and 60 plus book chapters. She is Co-Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Human Resource management; Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources and Associate editor of Human Resource Management; International Business Review; Gender, Work, and Organization; and Asian Business and Management; Senior Editor of Asia Pacific Journal of Management; and Regional Editor of Gender in Management: An International Journal. Fang’s recent research projects include: Chinese firms in Africa and their employment/HRM practices and labour relations; employee resilience, HRM practices and engagement in the finance sector in the Asian region; the evolution of industrial relations and implications for foreign firms in South Asia; organizational practices and management models in the care sector; HRM in the care sector, including healthcare, aged care and disability care; and digitalization and implications for skill, employment and HRM. Fang is the recipient of the Dean’s Award for PRME Research Excellence (2018) and the 2011 Dean’s Award for Research Excellence, Faculty of Business and Economics, Monash University, Australia. She was also a DAAD (German Academic Exchange Scheme) Visiting Professor, Georg-August-Universität Goettingen, Germany (2016).
Prof. Anand N. Vidyashankar
George Mason University, Statistics, Faculty Member
Nguyen Engineering Building, 1715 4400 University Drive, MS 4A7
Fairfax, VA 22030 ; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anand N. Vidyashankar is a Professor in the Department of Statistics at George Mason University. His current research interests are in Healthcare data science, Evolution of drug resistance, Machine learning methods in clinical trials, Rare event analytics, and Networked data analyses. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and McKesson Corporation. Anand Vidyashankar’s primary research interests involve biostatistics, statistics, and biotechnology, statistical models for the Internet, statistics in finance, data confidentiality, probability, and stochastic processes.
Professor Mitsuo Gen
Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute
Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Japan.
Dr. Mitsuo Gen is a Senior Research Scientist at Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute and Visiting Professor at Research Institute for Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Science, Japan. He was Faculties at Ashikaga Institute of Technology for 1974 - 2003, at Waseda University for 2003 - 2010. He was Visiting Faculties at University of California at Berkeley for 1999 - 2000, Texas A&M University for 2000, Hanyang University for 2010 – 2012, National Tsing Hua University for 2012 – 2014, Fuzzy Logic Systems Institute for 2009 - current and Tokyo University of Science for 2014 - current. His Research Field is Evolutionary Computation, Manufacturing Scheduling & Logistics Routing and Decision Making. He was a President of APIEMS for 2005.1 – 2006.12 and IMS for 2010.8 – 2016.8. He is a Fellow of APIEMS and Honorary member of SOFT.
Dr. Janusz Kozinski
Founding Dean at Lassonde School of Engineering
Toronto, Canada Area
Dr. Kozinski has enjoyed a distinguished academic career in leading institutions in the USA, Europe, and Canada. He is an internationally-renowned higher education leader, research and entrepreneur, and one of the world’s most widely acknowledged experts in sustainable energy systems and immune building concepts focused on anti-bioterrorism. Dr. Kozinski’s research includes projects related to the next generation of nuclear reactors, the environmental impact of energy technology, greenhouse gas mitigation, fabrication of nanomaterials, public security in buildings vulnerable to bio-agents, and Mars exploration.
Dr Abdulkadir Hussein
PhD , University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada
Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Dr Abdulkadir Hussein is a Professor in Statistics, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Dr Hussein was trained in applied mathematics at the University of Trieste, Italy where he obtained his BSc degree. Between 1997 and 2003 he completed his MSc and PhD in the field of Statistics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, and since then was a faculty member at the University of Windsor. Dr. Hussein has worked intensively in various areas of research in statistics, including mixture models, survival analysis, shrinkage estimation with applications in fields such biostatistics, accounting, health care performance measures and industrial quality control. He actively collaborates with research teams from Enginering, Business, Nursing, Cancer research, Biological sciences to name few. He has held several national and provincial research grants from agencies such NSERC, CIHR and MITACS, AUTO21 and OCE.
Dr. S. Ejaz Ahmed
Dean of the Faculty of Math and Science at Brock University, Canada.
Dr. S. Ejaz Ahmed is Professor of Statistics and Dean of the Faculty of Math and Science at Brock University, Canada. Previously, he was Professor and Head of the Mathematics and Statistics Department at the University of Windsor, Canada and University of Regina, Canada as well as Assistant Professor at the University of the Western Ontario, Canada. He holds adjunct professorship positions at many Canadian and International universities. He has supervised numerous Ph.D. and Master Students and organized several international workshops and conferences around the globe. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. His areas of expertise include big data analysis, statistical learning, and shrinkage estimation strategy. Having authored several books, he edited and co-edited several volumes and special issues of scientific journals. He is Technometrics Review Editor for past ten years. Further, he is Editor and associate editor of many statistical journals. Overall, he published more than 175 articles in scientific journals and reviewed more than 100 books. He made more than 200 invited scholarly presentations (keyntes and plenary) in various countries around the globe.
Having been among the Board of Directors of the Statistical Society of Canada, he was also Chairman of its Education Committee. Moreover, he was Vice President of Communications for The International Society for Business and Industrial Statistics (ISBIS) as well as a member of the "Discovery Grants Evaluation Group" and the "Grant Selection Committee" of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.