Prof. Andrew W. H. Ip Best Paper Award
The organizing committee of AIMSCM-2023 has installed the best award in the name of “Prof. Andrew W. H. Ip Best Paper Award” from the year 2023. Prof. Andrew W. H. Ip is associated with Interscience Research Network since its beginning and he has contributed a lot to the efforts of Interscience Research Network (IRNet).
AIMSCM-2023 will declare two best paper awards and the winners will get an opportunity to publish the extended version of his/her article in any one of the following Journals (without any APC):
- Enterprise Information Systems, (I.F. Taylor and Francis publication (Impact Factor= 4.4)
- International Journal of Engineering Business Management (IJEBM), SAGE publication (Impact Factor= 3.3) Short Bio-data of Prof. Andrew W. H. Ip:
Prof. Andrew Ip received his Ph.D from Loughborough University (U.K.), MBA from Brunel University (U.K.), MSc in Industrial Engineering from Cranfield University (U.K.), and LLB (Hons) from the University of Wolver hampton (U.K.). He is now a Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan, and a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also an Honorary Industrial Fellow of the University of Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group. Prof. Ip and his research team were awarded the "Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury" and "Thailand Award for Best International Invention from The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)" at the 43rd International Exhibition of Inventions of Geneva. And in 2013, he obtained the Natural Science Award - Second Class, presented by the Ministry of Education of Mainland China. Prof. Ip has published over 300 papers with over 150 papers in SCI-indexed journals and has written various books and invited book chapters. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Enterprise Information Systems, Taylor and Francis publishing, and the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of the International Journal of Engineering Business Management, SAGE publication and editorial member of various international journals. He is a Distinguished Professor and Visiting Professor at various universities in Mainland China. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE).
Jury of the Award Committee
Department of Supply Chain and Information Management (SCM),
The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK),Shatin, Hong Kong S.A.R., China
Short Bio-data:Dr. Wu is an Associate Professor in information systems management at the School of Decision Sciences, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong. He worked closely with many industrial partners to support and contribute to formulating their business strategies, operations improvement and new product development. Dr Wu holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering and a PhD in Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering. He regularly contributes to research papers on the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), digital transformation and enterprise information systems. In collaboration with global scholars, e.g. UK and China, his project works and research outcomes have been presented at 15+ international conferences and published in 80+ international journals, of which 70 international journal papers are in SCI/SSCI journals. He is also the leading author of IoT: Collective Intelligence for Smart Cities (ISBN: 978-012-820139-8), and IoT for Elderly, Aging and eHealth - Quality of Life and Independent Living for the Elderly (ISBN: 978-303-093386-9). As he looks to the future, Dr Wu intends to continue researching smart logistics and manufacturing. Personal Website: https://scm.hsu.edu.hk/hk/aboutus/faculty/64
Department of Management Studies
Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior