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International Conference on AI and Metaverse in Supply Chain Management

AIMSCM-2023 November 18th and 19th, 2023
IIMT, Bhubaneswar, India

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):

  1. Enterprise Information Systems, (I.F. Taylor and Francis publication (Impact Factor= 4.4)
  2. 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

Dr. Chun Ho WU,
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:

Dr. Manoj Kumar Dash,
Associate Professor
Department of Management Studies
Atal Bihari Vajpayee-Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management (ABV-IIITM), Gwalior

Short Bio-data:
Dr. Manoj Kumar Dash published over 75 research papers in various International and nationally reputed journals. He is the author of seven research books on International reputation titled "Customer-Centricity in Organized Retailing: A Guide to the Basis of Winning Strategies," "Social and Sustainability Marketing; A Casebook for Reaching Your Socially Responsible Consumers through Marketing Science" published by Routledge, Taylor & Francis New York U.S.A. and "Applying Predictive Analytics in Service Sector," "Intelligent Techniques and Modelling Applications in Marketing Analytics," and "Fuzzy Optimization and Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Digital Marketing" published in I.G. I. Global U.S.A., "Applied Demand Analysis" and "Think New-Think Better: A case study of Entrepreneurship" published by Serial Publication India and 1. Global Professional Publication published two "Managerial Economics" textbooks in the United Kingdom, and five books were edited. He was a visiting faculty member at the Indian Institute of Management Indore, an Adjunct faculty at Lancaster University in the United Kingdom, a Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Science and Education Research, and a Visiting Professor at I M.I. Kolkatta, and a visiting professor at Symbiosis Institute of Operation Management Nashik and G.D. Goenka World Institute Gurgaon. He has conducted 32 Faculty Development programs sponsored by A.I.C.T.E., M.H.R.D., and I.I.I.T.M. on Data Analytics, Data Visualisation, Multivariate Analysis, Econometrics, Research Methodology, Multi-Criteria Optimisation, Multivariate analysis in Marketing, S.P.S.S. software, etc. He delivered a lecture as a resource person and Keynote speaker in 91 programs organized by reputed institutes in India and abroad, i.e., the Indian Institute of Management Lucknow, I.I.M. Rohtak, Ho Chi Minh City University of Amount; Technology and Education, Vietnam, etc. He was Chair Member of the International Conference of Arts and Science held at Harvard University, Boston (U.S.A.), and Chair of the World Finance Conference held in Cyprus. A total of seven research scholars were awarded their Ph.D. Degree under his guidance, and three research scholars were pursuing their Ph.D. under the direction of Dr. Dash. Out of Seven funded projects, three projects have been completed to date. He visited two countries, U.S.A. and Cyprus, to present a paper at an international conference.

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