Keynote Speakers – 2022 IEOM Sydney, Australia Conference
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Conference Welcome and Opening: Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 9:30 – 10:00 am
Keynote I (Opening Keynote): Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 10:00 – 10:40 am
Devdas Shetty Ph.D, PE
Dean, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor of Mechanical Engineering
University of the District of Columbia
Washington, DC, USA
Dean Shetty joined University of the District of Columbia in 2012, having previously served as Dean of Engineering at Lawrence Technological University and Dean of Research at the University of Hartford.
While with the University of Hartford, Dr. Shetty was first Chair of the Vernon D. Roosa Endowed Professorship. In addition, he was the Director of the Engineering Applications Center, through which he established partnerships with more than 50 Connecticut industries. During 2008 and 2009, Dr. Shetty served as Dean of the College of Engineering for Lawrence Technological University in Michigan. During that time, he initiated several new academic programs, established partnerships and contributed to curricular innovation. Prior to coming to Hartford, Dr. Shetty held academic positions at the Albert Nerkin School of Engineering at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in New York City.
Dr. Shetty is the author of three books and more than 200 scientific articles and six patents. His books on Mechatronics and Product Design are widely used as a textbooks in many universities around the world. Dr. Shetty’s research work has been cited for original contribution to the understanding of engineering surface measurement, for significant intellectual achievements in mechatronics and for contributions to product design. He is especially well-known for his contributions in establishing partnerships between the University and industries. He is the recipient of academic and research grants from organizations like National Science Foundation, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, US Army, Air force etc.
Dr. Shetty had been leading research efforts in a U.S. Army research project on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. In partnership with Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, he invented the patented mechatronics process for supporting patients. Dr. Shetty has chaired several international conferences and presented keynote lectures. Major honors received by Prof. Shetty include James Frances Bent award for Creativity, the Edward S. Roth National Award for Manufacturing from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, American Society of Mechanical Engineer Faculty Award, and Society of Manufacturing Engineers Honor award. He is an elected member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.
Keynote II: Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 10:40 – 11:20 am
Raimo P. Hämäläinen
Systems Analysis Laboratory
Aalto University, Finland
Decision Sciences, School of Business and Economics
Loughborough University, UK
Topic: Systems Intelligence (SI) in Management – High Performing Organizations and People Score High in SI
Raimo P. Hämäläinen is well known for his publications in behavioral operational research, decision analysis, dynamic game theory and systems thinking with applications in energy and environmental management and participation. He is also the designer of many widely used decision support systems. As a consultant he has helped to solve problems especially in the areas of environmental policy and risk analysis. In 2013 he coined the term Behavioral Operational Research (BOR), which has become an active new research area. He is the founding chair of the European Working Group on BOR. His current interest is focused on modelling and analyzing human behavior in problem solving and in organizational contexts. He initiated research on Systems Intelligence which foregrounds the importance of the human dimension in management and organizational development.
He was awarded the INFORMS Group Decision and Negotiation Section Award in 2021 and the Ramsey Medal in 2019 for his distinguished contributions in decision analysis as well as the MCDM Edgeworth-Pareto Award of the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making. He is the Honorary President of the Finnish OR society.
Keynote III: Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 11:20 – 12:00 pm
Professor Shams Rahman
Professor of Supply Chain Management,
Department of Supply Chain and Logistics, School of Accounting, Information Systems and Supply Chain, College of Business and Law RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Topic: Supply chain management: Changing landscape – what to teach and research?
Dr Shams Rahman is a Professor at the Department of Supply Chain and Logistics, RMIT University, Australia, who in 2021 has been recognised among the world’s top 2% scholars. Prior to joining RMIT, he worked at the University of Sydney and University of Western Australia. He is a former British Commonwealth scholar who held visiting fellowship at several universities including MIT (Zaragoza Logistics Center), Virginia Tech and University of Exeter.
During his academic career which spans over 30 years, Professor Rahman has had a prominent career as an academic and has served in executive and leadership positions for several universities in research and innovation. He has advised multinational companies and consulting firms on lean manufacturing, remanufacturing, sustainability, food cold chain, and talent management and successfully led several externally funded projects.
Professor Rahman is frequently called upon to make presentations for professional bodies and senior executives and run workshops on issues such as supply chain sustainability, talent management in logistics, lean six-sigma, reverse supply chain, and theory of constraints.
Professor Rahman is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Information Systems and Supply Chain Management and sits on the editorial board of fifteen international journals. He has published over 245 research papers and served as a Guest Editor for several top-ranked journals. Professor Rahman is dedicated to interdisciplinary research and education, and integrated approaches to defining and unravelling supply chain challenges and societal concerns. His current research interest is in supply chain sustainability and disruptive technology, and talent management.
Keynote IV: Tuesday, December 20, 2022, 12:00 – 12:40 pm
Professor Morris Fan
Dean, International Affairs Office
Department of Industrial Engineering & Management,
National Taipei University of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan
Vice President and Board Member, Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Society
Convener of Industrial Engineering & Management Program, Department of Engineering & Technologies, Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), Taiwan, Editor-in-Chief, Engineering Optimization (SCI), Taylor & Francis
Topic: AI Roadmap for the Front End of Wafer Production
Dr. Morris Fan serves as Dean of Office of International Affairs and is a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, National Taipei University of Taiwan. He now serves as the Vice President and Board Member of Asia Pacific Industrial Engineering and Management Society (APIEMS). He was also a Y.S. Hsu Outstanding Professor of Science, Technology and Humanity Category sponsored by Far Eastern Y.S. Hsu Science and Technology Memorial Foundation. Professor Fan received Quality Award sponsored by Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ) and Industry-Academy Cooperation Award sponsored by Ministry of Education (MOE). He received B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Tung-Hai University (1988). He received M.S. in Industrial Engineering from University of Pittsburgh (1992) and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from University of Texas-Arlington (1996). He was a Visiting Professor in University of Science and Technology Beijing sponsored by Taipei Tech-USTB Bilateral Cooperation Project during 2017-2019.
Professor Fan’s research interests include Engineering Statistics & Quality Engineering, Applied Mathematical Programming, Applied Operations Research & Evolutionary Computation, Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Big Data Analytics & Intelligent Computing. He now serves an Editor-in-Chief of Engineering Optimization (SCI) published by Taylor & Francis since 2020. He used to serve as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Quality published by Chinese Society for Quality and an Associate Editor of Journal of Industrial and Production Engineering published by Taylor & Francis.
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Keynote V: Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 10:00 – 10:40 am
Dr. Ir. Wahyudi Sutopo
Industrial Engineering Department
Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS)
Topic: Accelerating A Commercialization of The Innovation Technology Using Early Supply Chain Integration: A Case Study the Electric Motorcycle Swap Battery in Indonesia
Dr. Wahyudi Sutopo is a professor (since April 2020) and Head of Industrial Engineering and Techno-Economics (RITE) Research Group (since January 2014), Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS). He is serving as President of IEOM Indonesia Profesional Chapter (since 2020). Since 2020, he has been assigned as Vice Dean for Human Resources, Finance, and Logistics (2020-2023). He was as deputy dean of the general and financial affairs of the faculty of engineering UNS (2019-2020). He was the head of the industrial engineering undergraduate study program (2015-2019); as an asset auditor of the internal supervisory unit (2014-2019); the head of UNS technology innovation center (2014-2016); and the general chair of the Indonesian industrial engineering higher education institution cooperation agency/BKSTI (2017-2020). He is an Assessor of BAN-PT (Noreg. 2017-01215). He had experience working in the electronics industry as an engineer at PT. Panasonic Manufacturing Indonesia from 2000-2003. His educational background is the profession of an engineer (Ir) from the Professional Engineer Program – Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS) in 2018; Doctor (Dr) in Industrial Engineering & Management from Institut Teknologi Bandung in 2011; Master of Management (M.Si.) from Universitas Indonesia in 2004, and Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (S.T.) from Institut Teknologi Bandung in 1999. He has professional qualifications as an associate professional engineer (P. Eng) since 2016.
Keynote VI: Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 10:40 – 11:20 am
Founder and CEO
Ino8 Pty Ltd
Keynote VII: Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 11:20 – 12:00 pm
Professor Srinath Perera PhD MSc IT BSc (Hons) QS FRSN FAIB MRICS AAIQS ICECA MICCPM
MAIPM Director, Centre for Smart Modern Construction c4SMC
Chair of Built Environment & Construction Management Director
PG Construction Management programs School of Engineering Design and Built Environment
Western Sydney University, Australia
Professor Srinath Perera joined Western Sydney University in June 2016 after serving as Professor of Construction Economics at Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK. He currently leads the Construction Management group and the Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) at WSU. During his period at Northumbria University he led the Construction Economics & Management Research Group in Faculty of Engineering & Environment. Prior to joining Northumbria University he was the Course Director leading the Quantity Surveying group at University of Ulster in Northern Ireland from 2003 to 2009. Srinath is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales (FRSN). He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building (AIB) and a Chartered Surveyor and a corporate member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS). He has worked as a consultant Quantity Surveyors and Project Manager in the construction industry in the private sector.
Srinath’s career commenced as he graduated with First Class Honours from the BSc Honours in Quantity Surveying degree at University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka where he received the Best Graduate Award for topping the cohort in all four years of the programme. Since then he has worked as a consultant quantity surveyor, project manager and as an academic in quantity surveying in Sri Lanka, Ireland, UK and Australia. In1995 he completed Master of Science in Information Technology (in property & construction) at the University of Salford, UK achieving the Top Student Award. He then went on to complete his doctoral studies in applying Artificial Intelligence techniques in Project Management. He received his PhD in 1997 from the University of Salford, UK.
Keynote VIII: Wednesday, December 21, 2022, 12:00 – 12:40 pm
Prof. Dr. Kannan Govindan., M.E., PhD., DIAS- Chair Professor and Head The Faculty of Engineering Department of Technology and Innovation SDU Centre for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering
University of Southern Denmark
Kannan Govindan is currently a Chair Professor and Head of the Center for Sustainable Supply Chain Engineering with the Department of Technology and Innovation, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, and Distinguished Professor with the China Institute of FTZ Supply Chain, and the Head of Intelligent Supply Chain Center. He has been recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher for the forth year in a row (2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021) from Thomson-Reuters/Clarivate Analytics. He has authored/co-authored more than 300 international journal articles (more than 39700+ citations and an H-index of 108) in leading journals such as Nature, Omega, Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Journal of Environmental Management, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Journal of Cleaner Production, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Ecological Indicators, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics-Part A: Systems and Humans, European Management Journal, Computers and OR, International Journal of Production Economics, and International Journal of Production Research. Many of his papers were selected as the ESI top 1% highly cited papers or 0.1% hot papers or identified and highlighted as the Key Scientific Article contributing to the excellence in Engineering and Environmental research (Source: Web of Science). His research interests include digital supply chain, Industry 4.0 on supply chain, sustainable development goals, reverse logistics, closed-loop supply chain, digitalized sustainable circular economy, green supply chain management, and sustainable supply chain management. Dr. Govindan is an Executive Editor of the Journal of Cleaner Production, an Associate Editor of Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, a Senior Editor of Industrial Management and Data Systems, an Editor of Annals of Operations Research, an Area Editor of INFOR: Information Systems and Operational Research, an Area Editor of Computers and Industrial Engineering, and was a Guest Editor in journals such as Decision Sciences, European Journal of Operations Research, Computers and OR, Annals of OR, Journal of Cleaner Production, and International Journal of Production Economics. Finally, he was an Editorial Board Member of several international journals.
Thursday, December 22, 2022
Keynote IX: Thursday, December 22, 2022, 10:00 – 10:40 am
Dr. Mohammed Abdur Razzaque
School of Marketing
University of New South Wales
Dr. Razzaque obtained his PhD from the School of Marketing, University of New South Wales. He also has MBA from Indiana University, Bloomington, USA, and a BSc (Engineering) from East Pakistan University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka (1968). He also has an Advanced Diploma in Business Consultancy from RVB, The Netherlands.
His research interests include Cross-cultural Marketing, Islamic Marketing, Social Marketing, distribution, and channel management as well as Marketing Education.
Keynote X: Thursday, December 22, 2022, 10:40 – 11:20 am
Dr. Mukhamad Najib
Education Attaché, Indonesian Embassy in Canberra
Vice Chair, IPB SDGs Network, IPB University Risk Monitoring committee, PT BRI Syariah
Vice Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management, IPB University
Head of Department, Department of Management, IPB University Development Planning Committee, Local Government Development Planning Agency (BAPPEDA) Bogor City
Program Secretary, Post Graduate Study of Management, IPB University
Topic: Strengthening the Quality of Higher Education through Education Cooperation between Indonesia and Australia
Mukhamad Najib is a professor of Strategic Marketing and Management at Department of Management, IPB University, Indonesia. He got PhD from The University of Tokyo in the field of Farm Business Management and Rural Development. Besaides teaching, he is also active as a speaker and trainer in various scientific seminars, conferences and training as well as conducting research and writing papers for national and international journals. Several books have been writen by Najib such as Strategic Management, International Marketing, and Strategic Marketing. He published more than 30 articles in Scopus Indexed journal related to business survival and business sustainability, particularly small and medium business.
Keynote XI: Thursday, December 22, 2022, 11:20 – 12:00 pm
Keynote XII: Thursday, December 22, 2022, 12:00 – 12:40 pm
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