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.
Professor 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 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. Fang’s research interests are in the area of employment relations, strategic management, knowledge management and innovation, and strategy of multinational firms. She has been involved in more than 30 externally funded projects, leading many of them. Funding bodies include, for example, International Labour Organization; Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, UK; Department for International Development, UK; Department of Health, UK; European Social Fund, European Union; National Natural Science Foundation of China; Australian Research Council; and Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research, Australia. Fang is currently involved in the project: ‘Digital Futures at Work Research Centre’ (£7.9 million full costing), funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, UK: https://digit-research.org/.
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.
Professor Ziqiang Zeng
Associate researcher and master supervisor of Business School of Sichuan University
Doctor of joint training of University of Florida, postdoctoral of University of Washington and postdoctoral of Sichuan University
Ziqiang Zeng, is currently an Associate Professor at Business School of Sichuan University. He received the B.S. degree in applied mathematics and the Ph.D. degree in management science and engineering from Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, in 2009 and 2014, respectively, and was a Visiting Scholar at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA, from 2012 to 2013. He has also been a Research Associate at University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, from 2016 to 2019. He has been selected as a Youth Talent of the Sichuan Provincial “Ten-Thousand Talents Program”, the Expert of Sichuan University “Double Hundred Talents Program”, and the Sichuan Overseas High-Level Talent. He is an INFORMS Member, IEEE Member, ASCE Associate Member. He has published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers in journals, such as Risk Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Computer-aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, Applied Energy, Renewable Energy, Accident Analysis and Prevention, and International Journal of Project Management. He has co-authored 3 books by Elsevier, Springer, and Sichuan University Press. He has been the principle investigator of 10 research projects, including a research project of US Department of Transportation, two projects from National Natural Science Foundation of China, the General Program of China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and so on. His current research interest includes data analysis and decision making, intelligent transportation systems, and system simulation and modeling.
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.
Professor Fausto Pedro García Márquez
Director of Ingenium Group, European doctor.
Research topics on Operation Research, Predictive Maintenance
Prof. Garcia is member of the AI4 People 2020 Committees in Energy. AI4People’s 2020 program aims towards the creation of the first 7 Good AI Global Frameworks, with the concrete objective of considering the impact that the 7 Key Requirements will have within 7 vertical business sectors (Automotive, Banking & Finance, Energy, Healthcare, Insurance, Legal Services Industry, Media & Technology) and, establishing concrete and practical steps that each sector must take to be compliant with respect to the 7 Key Requirements for a Trustworthy AI.”
Professor Liming Yao
Assistant to the dean, Business School, Sichuan University
Director of the Office of Development Planning and Discipline Construction
Liming Yao, (PhD in management science and Engineering), is a researcher and doctoral supervisor in the Business School of Sichuan University. He is also a visiting scholar at the Katz Business School of the University of Pittsburgh and the School of Logistics and Maritime Affairs of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Sichuan academic and technical leaders reserve candidate, Sichuan overseas high-level talents. INFORMS, the institute for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, and the INFORMS, IEEE Member, IWRA Member. He has presided over more than 10 projects, including the National Natural Science Foundation of China, humanities and Social Science Projects of the Ministry of Education, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, Sichuan Social Science Projects, Sichuan Soft Science Projects, And Sichuan University Social Science Outstanding Youth Fund. INFORMS Journal on Computing, Energy Policy, Journal of Hydrology, Resources, Conversation & Recycling, and International Journal of Approximate Reasoning.He has published two English monographs in Springer press.
Ph.D. of Probability Statistics
National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, AzerbaijanIvey
Professor Hajiyev is an internationally recognized scholar, a graduate of renowned Kolmogorov’s probability school at Lomonosov Moscow State University, where he went from being a student to becoming a professor. Now, he has more than 130 papers, published in the world leading journals. For queues with complicated structure, A. Hajiyev created control theory which by introducing of delays of beginning service allows to improve a service. Besides, he constructed new type of regression models with increasing numbers of unknown parameters, which are typical for applications. He also created the new method for an optimal placement of the letters for Azerbaijani alphabets on a computer keyboard, which has been adopted as a State Standard Placement by Azerbaijan State Agency on Standardization, Metrology and Patents and is used today in the Windows 8.1 and later versions. He is also as authors of Probability and Statistics Encyclopedia in Azerbaijani language.