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DR. SAMEER KUMAR

Asia-Europe Institute
 
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  sameer@um.edu.my
 Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
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BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Sameer has a PhD in Social Networking and is presently working as Associate Professor at Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya. He has over two decades of work experience in the industry and academia and also holds a PMP® (Project Management Professional) certification from PMI, USA. At Asia-Europe Institute (AEI) Dr. Sameer has taught courses at the Masters level on Information Technology K-Economy, Social and economic dimensions of Digital Economy, History of Southeast Asia and Research Methods . He has been the Program Co-ordinator for International Masters in Information Management (2014 - 2016) and is currently the Programme Co-ordinator for International Masters in ASEAN Studies program (2016 -). He is the founding Managing Editor of AEI Insights (an official AEI peer reviewed journal) since 2014. During 2015 he was the visiting scientist at Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany.   His current research and teaching interests are in the field of Social Networks, Data Analytics, Educational Technologies, Social informatics, Digital economy in Asia-Europe, and History of Southeast Asia. Dr. Sameer has successfully completed grant-based research projects (High Impact Research and UM Frontier Science Research) as Principal Investigator and a bilateral interational project (ETH- Switzerland funded). He has organised international workshops and events and has chaired panels in international foras. He is the life member of Computer Society of India and member of several national and international research centers and associations. He has several papers published in ISI-Web of Science indexed journals (publishers include Springer, Emerald, Wiley, McMillan Palgrave, Elsevier and others). He has regularly reviewed for top ISI journals including JMIR, PlosOne, JASIST, Scienometrics, and several others and supervises candidates at both Masters and PhD levels. 


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Computer Society of India, Life Members, 2002, (National)
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE (PMI), USA, Project Management Professional, Us, 2008 to 2021, (International)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI), USA, Project Management Professional, Us, 2008 to 2021, (International)
  • COLLNET - Global interdisciplinary research network Collaboration in Science and in Technology , Member, 2013, (International)
  • Centre For Theoretical And Computational Physics, Member, 2014, (University)
  • UM Centre for Data Analytics (UMCDA), Founding Member, 2016, (University)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


  • Pengawasan institut Asia-Eropah, Faculty, 28/03/2018 to 30/03/2018
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 05/01/2018 to 31/08/2020 (Social Cultural (Year3), Jean Monnet Center of Excellence)
  • Member of Committee of Examiners for International Master programmes of Asia Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya, Faculty, 01/01/2018 to 31/12/2018
  • REVIEWER, University Malaya, 05/04/2017 to 11/04/2017 (Menyertai FPPEDUMedia Eduexpos India & UM Exculusive Seminar)
  • Pengawasan institut Asia-Eropah, Faculty, 28/11/2016 to 30/11/2016 (Pengawasan institut Asia-Eropah)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 22/11/2016 to 31/08/2019 (International Masters of ASEAN Studies (IMAS))
  • Coordinator, International, 03/10/2016 to 13/07/2017 (Member of the SAR Team and programme co-ordinator for the International Masters in ASEAN studies program AUN-QA Assessment at the Asia-Europe Institute)
  • Pengawasan institut Asia-Eropah, Faculty, 01/09/2016 to 06/09/2016 (Pengawasan institut Asia-Eropah)
  • Member of Committee of Examiners for International Master programmes of Asia Europe Institute (AEI), University of Malaya, Faculty, 01/01/2015 to 31/12/2019 (Member of the committee of Examiners at AEI)
  • Project Leader, Network Structure Dynamics and Distribution of Scholarly Ties (RP020D-14AFR), Frontier Science Research Cluster (UMRG)., University Malaya, 01/07/2014 to 30/06/2017 (UMRG funded project)
  • Member, Selection Committee for International Masters students Mesyuarat Pemilihan Calon sarjana Antarabangsa, Institut Asia-Eropah (AEI), Universiti Malaya, Faculty, 09/06/2014 to 31/12/2017 (Selection panel for selecting Masters candidates)
  • Member, Academic Committee. Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Akademik Institut Asia-Eropah (AEI), Universiti Malaya., Faculty, 24/04/2014 to 31/12/2018 (Member Academic Committee)
  • Programme Coordinator, Faculty, 14/04/2014 to 31/08/2016 (International Masters in Information Management (IMIM))
  • Managing Editor, AEI Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations (Official Academic journal of Asia Europe Institute) , Faculty, 07/04/2014 to 30/11/2019 (Managing Editor, AEI Insights)
  • MOHE-HIR (Ministy of Higher Education - High Impact Research) Project Co-ordinator and Principal Investigator for Project Account under HIRGA - H-21001-F000044 , University Malaya, 26/03/2014 to 30/06/2016 (MOHE-HIR (Ministy of Higher Education - High Impact Research) Project Co-ordinator and Principal Investigator for Project Account under HIRGA - H-21001-F000044 )
  • Fellow, University Malaya, 23/07/2013 to 07/11/2013 (Scientometric Studies on Malaysia and ASEAN - Research Evaluation, Mixing Patterns, Network analysis, Research Collaboration perceptions)

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Social Networks (Social Networking, Social Media, Informetrics, Scientometrics)
  • International Relations (Asia-Europe Studies, History of Southeast Asia, ASEM, ASEAN, Asia-Europe Research Collaborations)
  • Information and Management (Information Management, Project Management, Big Data, E-Commerce, Entrepreneurship, Business)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2017
  • Sameer Kumar, Managing Editor, AEI Insights: An international Journal of Asia-Europe Relations (Ed.) , Volume 3,2017, ISSN 2289-800X, Published by Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya 

2016
  • Sameer Kumar, Managing Editor, AEI Insights: An international Journal of Asia-Europe Relations (Ed.) , Volume 2,2016, ISSN 2289-800X, Published by Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya 

2015
  • Kumar S, Managing Editor, AEI Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations (2015) (Ed.), Volume 1, ISSN 2289-800X, Published by Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya 
Chapter in Book

2019
  • Kumar Sameer (2019), ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018 - Regional and Inter-Regional Economic Cooperation: Identifying Priorities for ASEAN and the EU, Chapter: The ASEAN-EU Comparative Perspective in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI), Pages 51-55, Published by: Asia Europe Institute, ISBN 978-983-42302-3-4 

2018
  • J Huang, S Kumar, C Hu (2018). Regional Conference on Science, Technology and Social Sciences, Theoretical and Applied Sciences, In Yacob, N.A., et. al. (Eds.), Physical Attractiveness or Personal Achievements? Examining Gender Differences of Online Identity Reconstruction in Terms of Vanity, Springer Singapore. 

2017
  • Sameer Kumar (2017), "The EU─ASEAN Socio-Cultural Cooperation", EU-ASEAN Relations: Perspectives from Malaysia, , Pages 27-38. Published by Asia-Europe Institute and supported by Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Malaysia. 
  • Kumar Sameer, The Dual Nature of Participatory Web: How Misinformation Seemingly Travels, in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, 2017. ISBN13: 9781522522553;ISBN10: 1522522557;EISBN13: 9781522522560;DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3 Published by IGI Global USA ( ISI Indexed book chapter) 
  • Chan D and Sameer Kumar (2017), Social Media Strategies for Small and Medium Scale Enteprises in the Klang Valley of Malaysia (280116-101830), Handbook of Research on Small and Medium Enterprises in Developing Countries, Published. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2165-5.ch018. Published by IGI Global USA (Indexed in Scopus and ISI Indexed). 
  • Chan D and Sameer Kumar (2017), Mobile Apps Threats, (110316-034809), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology-4th ed. ISBN13: 9781522522553;ISBN10: 1522522557;EISBN13: 9781522522560;DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3 Published by IGI Global USA ( ISI Indexed book chapter) 
  • Chan D, Kumar Sameer, Has Bitcoin achieved the characteristics of Money (2017) in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology ISBN13: 9781522522553;ISBN10: 1522522557;EISBN13: 9781522522560;DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3 Published by IGI Global USA ( ISI Indexed book chapter) 
  • Ho E, Kumar Sameer (2017), The Trends and Challenges of 3D Printing in Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology ISBN13: 9781522522553;ISBN10: 1522522557;EISBN13: 9781522522560;DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3 Published by IGI Global USA ( ISI Indexed book chapter) 

2012
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Social Media's Impact on Teenagers and Women." Inclusion and outreach in libraries, ICOLIS2012. ISBN 978-983- 43491-3-4 
Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • C Hu, Sameer K, J Huang, K Ratnavelu (2019) The expression of the true self in the online world: a literature review November, Behaviour and Information Technology, DOI: 10.1080/0144929X.2019.1685596, Accepted (ISI-Indexed)
  • J. Huang, Sameer K, Hu C (2020) "Does culture matter? A comparative study on the motivations for online identity reconstruction between China and Malaysia", Sage Open, Accepted (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Sameer Kumar, (2019) "Do prestige and trust sustain knowledge-based communities? Evidence from Medical Ethics co-authorship networks in France: A micro study", Aslib Journal of Information Management, Vol. 71 Issue: 2, pp.281-302, https://doi.org/10.1108/AJIM-06-2018-0155 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chuan Hu, Sameer Kumar, et al (2019) "The predictors of users’ satisfaction in an anonymous environment: the role of the negative true self" Behaviour & Information Technology, Taylor and Francis, ISI Tier 2, Accepted. https://doi.org/10.1080/0144929X.2019.1597165 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Huang Jiao , Sameer Kumar ; Hu Chuan (2018),Gender Differences in Motivations for Identity Reconstruction on Social Network Sites, International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, Volume 34, 2018 - Issue 7 Pages 591-602 , https://doi.org/10.1080/10447318.2017.1383061 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar, Sameer (2018). Ethical concerns in the rise of co-authorship and its role as a proxy of research collaborations. Publications , 6, 37. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wuzaik NM and Sameer K (2018), The Levers of HR and how It Influences Corporate Culture, AIP Conference Proceedings 2020, 020051 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5062677, ISSN‎: ‎0094-243X (print); 1551-7616 (web) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Chuan H , Sameer K, , Jiao H, Kurunathan R, How to Better Satisfy Online Users? A Quantitative Study of Identity Reconstruction Based on Advanced Self-discrepancy Theory, AIP Conference Proceedings 2020, 020081 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5062707, ISSN‎: ‎0094-243X (print); 1551-7616 (web) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kumar Sameer (2018), Innovation of Products, Services and Business Processes In ASEAN through Design Thinking, AIP Conference Proceedings 2020, 020048 (2018); https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5062674, ISSN‎: ‎0094-243X (print); 1551-7616 (web) (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Sameer Kumar (2018), The US withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement: What lies ahead and who fills the vacuum?: AEI Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations, Vol.4, Issue 1, pp 81-82, ISSN 2289-800X (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Azman Amira and Sameer Kumar (2018), ASEAN’s principled pragmatism and the evolving normative security strategy on the South China Sea, AEI Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations, Vol.4, Issue 1, pp 33-48, ISSN 2289-800X (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2017
  • C Hu, S Kumar, J Huang, K Ratnavelu (2017) Disinhibition of negative true self for identity reconstructions in cyberspace: Advancing self-discrepancy theory for virtual setting PloS one. Published. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sameer Kumar (2017, Homophily among researchers: An empirical study, Asia-pacific journal of Advanced Business and Social Studies, Vol 3 , Issue 2, Pages 187-195 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2016
  • Kumar Sameer, Ratnavelu K (2016), Perceptions of scholars in the field of Economics on co-authorship associations: Evidence from an international survey, PLoSOne, 11(6): e0157633. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157633 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lewison, G., Kumar, S., Wong, C. Y., Roe, P., & Webber, R. The contribution of ethnic groups to Malaysian scientific output, 1982 2014, and the effects of the new economic policy. Scientometrics, Vol 109, Issue 3, Pages - 1877 - 1893 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar Sameer, Bernd M (2016), Bonded-communities in HantaVirus research: A Research Collaboration Network (RCN) Analysis, Scientometrics, Volume 109, Issue 1, pp 533–550 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar Sameer, Efficacy of a Giant Component in Co- authorship Networks: Evidence from a Southeast Asian Dataset in Economics, Aslib Journal of Information Management (ISI Indexed, Vol 68, Issue 1 pp.19 - 32 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Tamjidyamcholo A, Kumar Sameer, Sulaiman A, Gholipour R. Willingness of members to participate in professional virtual communities. Quality & Quantity, Volume 50, Issue 6, pp 2515–2534 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Waheed M, Kiran K, Sameer K (2016), What role does knowledge quality play in online students satisfaction, learning and loyalty? An empirical investigation in an eLearning context (2016), Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Volume 32, Issue 6, pp 561–575 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer, Effect of gender on collaborative associations of researchers in Malaysia, The Electronic Library (TEL), Vol 34, Issue 1 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2015
  • Kumar Sameer, Co-authorship networks: A review of the literature, Aslib Journal of Information Management. Vol 67, Issue 1, Pages 55-73 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "The Assortativity of Scholars at a research-intensive university in Malaysia", The Electronic Library, Volume: 33 Issue: 2 Pages: 162-180 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2014
  • Rohani, V. A., Kasirun, Z. M., Kumar, S., et al (2014). An effective recommender algorithm for cold-start problem in academic social networks. Mathematical Problems in Engineering, 2014. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Relationship between Authors Structural Position in Collaboration Network and Research Productivity: Case of Indian Earth Scientists" Program: electronic library and information systems, Vol. 48, Issue 4, Page 355-369. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. Vala Ali Rohani and Kuru Ratnavelu. "International Research Collaborations of ASEAN Nations in Economics, 1979 -2010" Scientometrics, Vol. 101, Issue:1, Page: 847-867 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Research Collaboration Networks of two OIC Nations: Comparing work in the field of 'Energy Fuels' in Turkey and Malaysia, 2009-2011" Scientometrics, (2013). (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2013
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "On Giant Components in Research Collaboration Networks: Case of Four Engineering Disciplines in Malaysia." Malaysian Journal of Library and Information Science. 18(2), 65-78 (2013) (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. Review of Understanding Social Networks: Theories, Concepts and Findings. Information Research-an International Electronic Journal 18, no. 1 (2013) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Mapping research collaborations in the business and management field in Malaysia, 1980 -2010,Volume: 97 Issue: 3 Pages: 491-517 Scientometrics (2013). (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "The challenge of Social Security in developing Asian nations: Case of India and Malaysia,3 (2013) vol 3. pages 319-326 (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2012
  • Kumar, S., & Jan, M. (2012). Discovering Knowledge Landscapes: An Epistemic Analysis of Business and Management Field in Malaysia. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 65, 1027-1032 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. Review of The New Edge in Knowledge: How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business. Knowledge Management Research & Practice 10, no. 1 (2012): 99-101. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Mapping the Structure, Evolution and Geo-Spatiality of a Social Media Network." International Journal of Physical Sciences 7, no. 13 (2012): 2038-2051. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Hubs as Catalysts for Geospatial Communication in Kinship Networks." International Journal of Social and Human Sciences 6, (2012): 548 -550. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2011
  • Kumar, Sameer. Review of Analyzing Social Media Networks with Nodexl: Insights from a Connected World. Information Research-an International Electronic Journal 16, no. 2 (2011). (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
Proceeding

2017
  • Kumar, Sameer (2017), Homophily among researchers: An empirical study, 1st International Conference on Advanced Research (ICAR- 2017), Manama, Bahrain. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Naqshbandi M, Kumar Sameer and Bernd Markscheffel, "The evolving knowledge landscape of Open Innovation Research - International networks and keywords analysis" COLLNET Conference, 2017, Kent, UK 

2016
  • Jiao Huang, Sameer Kumar, Chuan Hu (2016) "Physical Attractiveness or Personal Achievements? Examining Gender Differences of Online Identity Reconstruction in Terms of Vanity", Regional Conference on Sciences, Technology and Social Sciences, RCSTSS-2016, 04 Dec 2016 to 06 Dec 2016, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pahang, (National) 

2012
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. "Social Media s Impact on Teenagers and Women." In International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society (ICOLIS 2012). Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2012 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Kumar, Sameer. and Jariah Mohd. Jan. ""I'll E-Mail You a Handshake": Is Social Media Making Us Virtual ?" In National Conference on Social Networking (NCSN 2012), 1- 4. Hyderabad, India 2012. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Kumar Sameer and Jariah Mohd Jan, Discovering Knowledge Landscapes: An Epistemic Analysis of Business and Management Field in Malaysia, International Congress on Interdisciplinary Business and Social Sciences 2012 (ICIBSoS 2012) (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2011
  • Sameer Kumar and Jariah Mohd. Jan. 2011. Social Networks and the Business Value of Social Media, Proceedings from the International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture. IPEDR Vol 20 (2011), Kuala Lumpur, 4-6 November. (Conference proceedings is ISI-indexed in Web of Science). pp.12-16. (ISI-Indexed)
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,Tv,Popular Magazine)

2019
  • Sameer Kumar (2019), 5G and ASEAN Connectivity, New Strait Times, August 10, 2019. https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2019/08/511898/5g-and-asean-connectivity 
  • Kumar Sameer (2019), "Deploy science now to reach sustainable growth goals" , New Strait Times, July 30, 2019" https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/columnists/2019/07/508534/deploy-science-now-reach-sustainable-growth-goals 
Other Media(Tape,Video,Internet)

2017
  • Kumar Sameer (2017)The US withdrawal from the Paris Climate agreement: What lies ahead and who fills the vacuum?, AEI Website, 1 June 2017 
  • Kumar, S. (2017). ‘Grexit’ whispers are making the rounds yet again. Retrieved from http://carum.my/publication/2172/ 
Others

2010
  • Patterns in Business and Social Networks amongst Women Entrepreneurs: An Ethnography Inquiry at the Third Annual Conference of Explorations in Ethnography, Language and Communication (EELC): Perspectives on Data held on 23 -24 September 2010 at Aston University, Birmingham, UK (Poster) 

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).


  • Social Network Structure of Research Collaborations between ASEAN and EU: Centrality Social Capital and the Mapping of Research Landscape, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2021, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Erasmus+ Programme Jean Monnet Activities Centres of Excellence; Project Title: "ASEAN-EU in Dialogue: Learning from Each Other" 2017 EAC/A03/2016, Fund grant: 95,580 Euros, Coordinator, 2017 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Collaboration in Science and in Technology . COLLNET, Germany a global inter disciplinary research network, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2019, NONE, (International)
  • Investigation of Academic Communications using Network Analysis tools, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (International)
  • Pilot activities with Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam funded by the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), Co-Investigator, 2014 - 2015, ETH, Switzerland (Swiss Federal Inst. of Tech Zurich), (National)
  • Investigation Of Academic Communications Using Network Analysis Tools, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 1, (National)
  • Network Structure Dynamics And Distribution Of Scholarly Ties, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Network Analysis of Social, Technological and Biological Networks, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2016, High Impact Research (HIR), (University)
  • Scientometric Studies on Malaysia and ASEAN - Research Evaluation, Mixing Patterns, Network analysis, Research Collaboration perceptions
  • Patterns of Complex networks in business: Socially sustainable gender based business networks

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Review of an article in Library HiTech, 2019-2019, Emerald Group Publishing
  • Reviewer of an article in Publications journal, Scopus journal, 2019-2019, MDPI
  • Review of an article in Online Information Review, Emerald Group Publishing, 2019-2019, Emerald Group Publishing
  • Review of research paper in Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Taylor and Francis Group, 2019-2019, Taylor and Francis
  • Reviewer for a Research paper in Business Ethics: A European Review (ISI JCR journal), 2018-2018, Wiley
  • Reviewer for a research article in Scientometrics journal (SCIM) - ISI, 2018-2018, Springer
  • Reviewer of a research paper in Journal for Southeast Asian Economies Special Issue, 2018-2018, Journal for Southeast Asian Economies
  • Reviewer for a research paper in Scientometrics (Tier 1 - ISI JCR), 2018-2018, Springer
  • Reviewer of a research paper in Journal of Informetrics (Elsevier), ISI JCR Tier 1 journal, 2018-2018, Elsevier
  • Invited by TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION (THE) to participate in the Academic Reputation Survey, undertaken in partnership with Elsevier., 2017-2017, TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION in partnership with Elsevier
  • Reviewer for Library Hitech (ISI journal), 2017-2017, Emerald
  • Reviewer, Research paper PONE-D-16-18672 in PLOS One (ISI Tier 1), Public Library of Science, USA, 2016-2016, Public Library of Science, USA
  • SCIM-D-15-00874. article reviewer for Scientometrics Tier 1 ISI journal, 2016-2016, Springer
  • Reviewer for a paper for JASIST (ISI journal), 2016-2016, Wiley
  • Reviewer/ Resource Person to review a research paper in Scientometrics - SCIM-D15-00045 (ISI JCR Tier 1), 2015-2015, springer
  • Reviewer/ Resource Person to review a research paper in Journal of Internet Medical Research (ISI JCR Tier 1), 2015-2015, JMIR
  • Reviewer for a journal article in The Electronic Library (ISI Tier 3) journal, 2015-2015, Emerald
  • Reviewer for Scientometrics journal (ISI Web of Science Tier 1) for paper ID: SCIM-D-14-00571, 2014-2014, Springer International Publishing AG
  • Reviewer for journal Scientometrics (ISI Web of Science Tier 1) for paper ID SCIM-D-14-00611, 2014-2014, Springer International Publishing AG
  • Internal Examiner and Committee member for the award of Masters by Dissertation at University of Malaya, 2014-2014, Faculty of Science
  • Reviewer for Research Article in Electromic Library, ISI indexed (Q3), 2014-2014, Emerald Group Publishing Limited

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).


  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Appreciation and Participation Letter Isis Praxis Economic Seminar #Gamechangers2019 On 4 October 2018, Isis Malaysia, 2018, (International)
  • Certificate of Participation With Cpd Hours for Presenting Multiple (3) Papers - Mg006, Tc004,Mg004 At Icacest 2018, Pinang Organised by Uitm, Penang. Each Certificate Carries Cpd Hours - 9.5 Hours. Ref Number Iem18/Pp/050/C , Uitm, Penang, Malaysia, 2018, (International)
  • Judge, Ayks Reflective Report, The Asean-Korea Young Scholars Workshop, 20 July 2016, Ayks Secretariat, 2016, (International)
  • Two Isi Web of Sc. /Jcr Indexed Papers Published in Scientometrics Journal (Springer) Were Given "Hot Paper" Status by Isi Web of Science, in 2015. a Note from Isi Web of Science: The Hot Paper Was Published in The Past Two Years and Received Enough Citations in January/February 2015 to Place it in The Top 0.1% of Papers in The Academic Field of Social Sciences, General., Information Provided On The Web of Science, 2015, (International)
  • Research Visit Confirmation and Joint Researh Contribution, Tu-Ilmenau, Germany, 2015, (International)
  • Confirmation Certificate for Positive Results in Terms of Contents and Collaboration Perspective in a Joint Work for Supsi Deass and AEI., Supsi, Switzerland, 2015, (International)
  • Certificate of Merit Recognized for Outstanding Research and Presentation At The International Conference of Academic Disciplines Joseph B Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Ma, Usa, Ijas, 2014, (International)
  • Certificate of Appreciation for Chairing a Session At The Interdisciplinary Conference At Harvard University, Boston, Usa, Ijas, 2014, (International)
  • Gold Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Social Sciences and Humanities At Innovation and Creativity Expo 2010 in Recognition of Research Excellence Titled 'Patterns of Complex Networks in Business: Socially Sustainable Gender Based Business Networks', University of Malaya, 2010, (University)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Small Worlds: A Comparative Study between a Social Media Network and a Researchers Network in the Malaysian Context, Asia Europe Institute, Faculty Seminar , 2012-06-20 to 2012-06-20, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, (University)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Can social networking be instrumental in the success of Malaysian Enterprises?, Workshop on Social networking for socially sustainable business , 2010-01-18 to  , (University)
  • Experience with the Brightsparks program, Sharing Experience Session, 2013-05-20 to 2013-05-20, University of Malaya, (University)
  • Balanced Mobility as a way to improving ASEM Connectivity, ASEM Think Tank Symposium, 2014-07-22 to 2014-07-23, SIIS, China, (International)
  • Industry 4.0 (Industrie 4.0) and its implication on ASEAN, International visit, 2018-03-02 to 2018-03-02, Marketing and Recruitment Centre (MRC), University of Malaya, (International)
  • Comparative Perspective on Technology and Innovation (Panel 3), ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018, 2018-07-25 to 2018-07-26, Asia-Europe Institute, (International)
  • Dealing with Revision & Rejection, Academic Writing for Journal Publication in Social Sciences & Humanities Workshop, 2019-06-25 to 2019-06-25, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, (National)
PRESENTER
  • Presentation of Website design for bagson project, Inaugural project meeting for Bagson, 2010-01-14 to  , (University)
  • Social Networks and the Business Value of Social Media, International Conference on Humanities, Society and Culture (ICHSC 2011), 2011-11-04 to 2011-11-06, IEDRC (Indexed in ISI Web of Science Conference Proceedings Citations Index), (International)
  • "I'll E-Mail You a Handshake": Is Social Media Making Us Virtual ? , National Conference on Social Networking (NCSN 2012), 2012-03-16 to 2012-03-17, Aurora's Engineering College,Bhongir,Nalgonda (Dist), AP and Computer Society of India, (National)
  • Social Media s Impact on Teenagers and Women, International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society (ICOLIS 2012), 2012-11-01 to  , (International)
  • Discovering Knowledge Landscapes: An Epistemic Analysis of Business and Management Field in Malaysia, International Congress on Interdisciplinary Business and Social Sciences 2012, 2012-11-01 to  , (International)
  • Mapping the Social Cohesion of Economics Researchers in ASEAN Countries, Multidisciplinary Conference in Boston, 2014-05-26 to 2014-04-30, IJAS, 55 Farm Drive Cumberland, Rhode Island 02864-3565 USA, (International)
  • Publication Ethics involving Co-authorship in ASEAN countries, The 4th International Conference on Advancement of Development Administration 2015 SSIS, NIDA, Bangkok, 2015-05-28 to 2015-05-30, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA), Bangkok, Thailand, (International)
  • Homophily among researchers: An empirical study, ICAR 2017, International Conference. Bahrain 25-26 January 2017, 2017-01-25 to 2017-01-26, Asia-Pacific Institute of Advanced Research, (International)
OTHERS
  • SOCIO-POLITICAL CONCEPT OF CITIZENSHIP IN EUROPE, FULL-DAY WORKSHOP ON SOCIO-POLITICAL CONCEPT OF CITIZENSHIP IN EUROPE DR. FILIPPO BIGNAMI, UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES OF SOUTHERN SWITZERLAND (SUPSI) ON 7 MAY 2015, ASIA-EUROPE INSTITUTE (AEI), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA. Moderator and Event Organizer, 2015-05-07 to 2015-05-07, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, (International)
  • Jiao Huang, Sameer Kumar, Chuan Hu (2016) "Physical Attractiveness or Personal Achievements? Examining Gender Differences of Online Identity Reconstruction in Terms of Vanity", Regional Conference on Sciences, Technology and Social Sciences, RCSTSS-2016, 2016-12-04 to 2016-12-06, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pahang, (National)
  • Sustainable Development and Income Equity (Panel 2), ASEAN-EU Dialogue 2018, 2018-07-25 to 2018-07-26, Asia-Europe Institute, (International)
  • The challenges of Pluralism and the future of Cultural Diversity, AEI-ASEM Summer School 2018, 2018-08-10 to 2018-08-10, Asia-Europe Institute, (International)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).


  • Managing Editor, AEI Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations, Asia-Europe Institute, University of Malaya, 2019, 12, (International)
  • Network perspective of internationalization in Open innovation, TU Ilmenau - Bernd M, 2017, 6, (International)
  • Research Visit, Interviews, NTU and NUS, Singapore, 2016, 1, (Research Project)
  • Research Collaboration for a project to examine NEP and ethnicity related research productivity in Malaysia, Prof. Lewison Grant, King's college London, 2016, 10, (Researcher Level)
  • Scientometric Analysis in biomedical field (as Visiting Scientist), TU-lmenau, Thuringia, Germany, 2015, 1, (International)
  • Research and joint activities Collaboration, University of applied sciences of Southern Switzerland, SUPSI � Department of economics, health and social sciences, DEASS Stabile Piazzetta Via Violino CH - 6928 Manno - Lugano Switzerland( Dr.Filippo Bignami) , 2014, 12, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).


  • Reviewer for a paper in Publications (Scopus indexed), Publications Journal, Reviewer, 2019-2019, (International)
  • Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, AEI, Asia-Europe Institute, Committee Member, 2017-2020, (International)
  • Reviewer/ Resource Person to review a research paper in Scientometrics - SCIM-D15-00045 (ISI JCR Tier 1), Springer, Resource Person, 2015-2015, (International)
  • As a Think Tank on ASEM Connectivity, SIIS, Shanghai China, Think Tank, 2014-2014, (International)
  • Managing Editor and member of the Editorial Board, AEI Insights: An international Journal of Asia-Europe Relations, University of Malaya, Managing Editor, 2014-2019, (International)

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).


  • A Comparative Study of Open Data Policies: Lessons Learnt from Indonesia's and the Philippines participation in Open government partnership, Nindya Miesye Agita Pasaribu, Project Paper/dissertation ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Attitudes and awareness toward ASEAN among students in ASEAN University (A comparative analysis between member and non-member of AUN) --Muhammad Nazrul Bin Ariffin, Project Paper/dissertation ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • The Economic Impact of EU enlargement after the accession of the Visegrad Group compared to ASEAN's enlargement to include CLMV. Mohd. Rashidi Bin Baba, Project Paper/dissertation ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • Media Ownership and elections in Malaysia and the USA -- Nishaline Priya, Project Paper/dissertation ,  (2017 - 2017)
  • The Wodeyar dynasty and their contribution to the well-being of the society, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • University initiative in creating student’s awareness toward entrepreneurship: a case study of University of Malaya, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Influence of gamification on consumer’s purchase decision in online marketing, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Mobilization to the ASEAN identity: a comparison of regional identity processes in the past and digital era, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Social media marketing; Facebook engagement strategies for the page of Kuala lumpur International book fair 2016, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Muhammad Shafiy bin Mazlan (QGB140003) IMRI, Pipeline of Permanent War Economy: russia-Turkey war Coalition, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Nurhafizzah Binti Tamsir (QGA140001) IMIM 2014-15|A Study of interrelation Electronic word-of-mouth and technology acceptance model in Social Commerce: An empirical study on Facebook, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Ko Won-Gee (QGC140008), IMSME, Factors Affect users in using social media and consumer behaviour: A study of college students, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Liu Ying (QGB140014) IMRI, Great Powers' impacts on East Asian Regionalism - security perspectives, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2015 - 2015)
  • Vocational Education and Economic Growth: Study on the relationship between Vocational Secondary Education and GDP per capita in selected ASEAN Countries, Li Feng (QGD130008) International Masters in ASEAN studies, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2014)
  • Factors influencing International Students in Choosing Malaysia as Education Hub: A case study of Universiti Malaya, Muhammad Haziq Syuwari Bin Mahazir (QGC130002), International Masters in SME, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2014)
  • Social Protection studies for Foreign Workers in ASEAN, Zhang Song (QGD130009) , International Masters in ASEAN studies, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2014)
  • Factors that drive purchase intention for products online, Zufazlin Baharuddin (QGC130007), International Masters in SME, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2014)
  • The influence of social media in Malaysian politics: A case study of Malaysia�s 13th General elections, Nor Azrina Binti Abd. Aziz (QGA130001), International Masters in IM, Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2014)
  • Comparative Analysis on Mediamorphosis towards Social capital in Malaysia and Australia, Mona Simarani (QGB130006), International Masters in regional Integration., Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2014)
  • Examiner for Masters dissertation of a candidate pursuing International Masters in Information Management at Asia-Europe Institute, 2012-13, Dissertation ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Examiner for Masters dissertation of a candidate pursuing International Masters in Information Management at Asia-Europe Institute, 2012-13, Dissertation ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Examiner for Masters dissertation of a candidate pursuing International Masters in Regional Integration (IMRI) at Asia-Europe Institute, 2012-13, Dissertation ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Implementation of Self-checkout in Malaysia Super-markets, Michelle Yeo Sook Chin (QGA130002), Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2013 - 2014)
  • New Marketing Approach in Eco-fashion: Service-dominant logic and many-to-many marketing; Amierah Binti Amer (QGC130009), Dissertation/project Paper ,  (2013 - 2014)
  • The Factors that affect consumer purchasing behavior towards onlinse social shopping in China; Zhou Yodong (QGA130004), Dissertation ,  (2013 - 2014)
  • Examiner for Masters dissertation of candidate pursuing International Masters in ASEAN Studies at Asia-Europe Institute., Dissertation ,  (2013 - 2013)
  • Internal Examiner of Masters of Science thesis by full research of a candidate from Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 2014, Thesis ,  (2007 - 2014)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).


  • Organizing Committee Member, Symposium on Big Data and Applications, HIR Building, UM, UMCDS, Frontier Science Cluster, 25 Oct 2016, (University), 25/10/2016 until 25/10/2016
  • Judge, AYKS Reflective report, The ASEAN-Korea Young Scholars Workshop, 20 July 2016, (International), 20/07/2016 until 20/07/2016
  • Reviewer, Participant Essays for selection of candidates from THAILAND, MALAYSIA, MYANMAR for the ASEAN Young Scholars Workshop held at AEI from 11-20 July 2016., (International), 11/07/2016 until 20/07/2016
  • Unicef, Malaysia. Support for the cause of children (UN Children's Fund). Unicef has worked with govt. to achieve improvements in health, nutrition, water and sanitation, formal and informal education as well as welfare services for children in rural and poor urban areas. , (Community), 27/12/2014 until 31/12/2017
  • Regularly Reviewing scholarly articles for ISI top tier journals., (International), 01/10/2014 until 31/12/2016
  • Moderator - "Media and Generations: A Research and Learning Approach for Media Education and Audience Studies" by Professor Cristina Ponte, University NOVA, Lisbon, Portugal. , (Ptj), 11/09/2014 until 11/09/2014
  • Chairing a Session at Multidisciplinary Conference at Harvard University, Boston, USA, (International), 28/05/2014 until 28/05/2014
  • Contribution the academic community. Managing Editor, AEI Insights: An International Journal of Asia-Europe Relations (Official Academic journal of Asia Europe Institute) , Faculty, 07/04/2014 to 31/12/2018 (Managing Editor, AEI Insights). Currently I am involved with all aspects of the journal process , (International), 07/04/2014 until 31/12/2018

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed
  • Master Degree, Sami Sang Do, Protests and Civil Society: A look into the SCS protests of Vietnam and the Philippines, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Guna Seelan A/l Balakrishnan, Non-tariff barriers in the context of ASEAN economic integration, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Xia Menghu, Belt and road and its influence on the three pillars of ASEAN, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Marweena Binti Manan, ACIA: Evaluating the progress of ASEAN s Policy on Intra ASEAN Investment, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Nur Nazifah Bt. Ahmad Rosland, ASEAN-Korea: Beyond Economic Co-operation, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Azman Azra Bin Abdul Rahman @md Salleh, The South China Sea Disputes: A growing geopolitical risks on ASEAN - China Relations, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Yilzi Firdausi Ilmy, ASEAN's NOn Interference Policy and the Human rights in Southeast Asia: A Case Study of Rohingya Crisis in Myanmar, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Syamimi Binti Abdullah Saaban, The Push and Pull Factors of Usage of ICT in Rural School: Case Study of Malaysian Rural School, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Luis Gabriel Alfonso Raquel Estrada, Service in the Midst of Dispute: Consular Service Provision to Filipino Nationals in Sabah, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Amira Athira Azman, The Principled Pragmatism in ASEAN Normative Strategy, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Muhammad Fakhruddin Bin Dzulkarnain, ASEAN Naval Modernization, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Siti Noranis Atiqah Binti Azemin, The Emergence of Cosmetic Industry in Malaysia : In IT Perspective, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Nathalie Magdalena Wizniuk, The role of HRM in the transition of corporate culture in the digital age, 2015/2016
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Jiao Huang, Motivational Differences in Online Identity Reconstruction: A Comparative between China and Malaysia, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Kheng Po Ha, Effectiveness of Human Resource Information Management System (HRMIS), 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Nursyazreen Amalina Binti Rahim, The impact of Social Media Technology on organisation's CSR, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Lim Sin Yee, Social Media Marketing: Facebook advertising and Consumer Behaviour, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Nurul Amira Binti Mat Ariffin, Factors Influencing Brand Loyalty of using Mobile Social Commerce in Malaysia, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Donovan Peter Chan Wai Loon, SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES FOR SMALL MEDIUM ENTERPRISES IN KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA, 2014/2015
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Chuan Hu, Predictors of Online Identity Reconstruction from an Advanced Self-discrepancy theory Perspective, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Nur Zalikha Binti Razali, Making Halal Food Global: An observation of Halal food industry in EU (Munich, Germany), 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Jin Xiaoying, THE EFFECTIVE WAYS TO IMPROVE LOGISTICS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA ONLINE SHOPPING:A CASE STUDY OF TAOBAO, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Huda Binti Ab Rahman, Social media propaganda, 2014/2015
  • Master Degree, Vealmurugan Thirumalai, Development of E-Commerce in Malaysia with a special focus on Klang, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Mawaddah Binti Mohamad Sharif, Decision making in e-commerce, 2013/2014
  • Master Degree, Ammar Sulong, Factors that influence buying selling product items via internet among Thai Students in Malaysia, 2013/2014

Ongoing
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Phang Yong Soon, -
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Zhou Ying, A Study of Major Factors Affecting Consumer Psychology and Behavior of Online Shopping in China, 2019/2020
  • Master Degree, Zhao Fang, ASEAN Logistics, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Phang Yong Soon, Digital economy - iHRM, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, He Manke, Audio Visual policies and integration of EU, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Naimah Binti Ahmad Sazaki, SMEs Potential in Bridging the Digital Divide in ASEAN, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), G M Shafayet Ullah, Online buying behavior -Social Networks, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Jin Xiaoying, Social Media's effect on teenagers: A comparative study, 2017/2018
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ephrance Abu Ujum, FINDING UNUSUAL STRUCTURES ON NETWORKS, 2014/2015

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


POST GRADUATE
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2020/2021(1), 19, 0
  • HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2019/2020(1), 11, 0
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2018/2019(1), 16, 0
  • HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2018/2019(1), 12, 0
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2017/2018(2), 5, 0
  • HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2017/2018(2), 2, 0
  • HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2017/2018(1), 7, 0
  • RESEARCH METHODOLOGY, 2017/2018(1), 9, 0
  • HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE IN SOUTHEAST ASIA, 2016/2017(2), 13, 42
  • Information Technology And The K-economy, 2015/2016(1), 8, 49
  • Social And Economic Dimensions Of IT And The Digital Economy, 2015/2016(2), 8, 49
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND THE K-ECONOMY, 2014/2015(2), 7, 49
  • SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DIMENSIONS OF IT AND THE DIGITAL ECONOMY, 2014-15(1), 7, 49