ISTAS 22 Conference Committee

Laurie Lau

Dr Laurie Lau

Chair, Conference Committee
Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society (APATAS), Hong Kong, China
Dr Greg Adamson

Dr Greg Adamson

Chair, Advisory Committee
Principal, Digital Risk Innovation, Australia
Dr TV Gopal

Dr TV Gopal

Chair, Technical Programme Committee
Anna University Chennai, India
Dr Lennon Chang

Dr Lennon Chang

Chair, Finance Committee
Senior Lecturer, Criminology School of Social Sciences, Monash University, Australia

Advisory Committee

Prof. Greg AdamsonChair, Advisory Committee
Dr. Jay PearlmanConference Chair, IEEE SSIT
Dr. Clinton AndrewsPresident, IEEE SSIT
Dr. Luis KunPresident – Elect, IEEE SSIT
Mr. Deepak MathurDirector, IEEE R10
Dr. Lewis TermanPast President, IEEE
Dr. Robert DentIEEE Foundation

Programme Committee

Akira FuruiHiroshima UniversityJapan
Aman AgarwalIndian Institute of FinanceNew Delhi, India
Amir ShafaatArak University of TechnologyIran
Amjad HussainUniversity of Engineering and Technology LahorePakistan
Anandi GiridharanIndian Institute of ScienceBengaluru, India
Asitkumar DasIndian Institute of Social Reform and ResearchKolkatta, India
Brandiff CaronConcordia UniversityCanada
Charles WallaceMichigan Technological UniversityUSA
Chun Che FungMurdoch UniversityAustralia
Denis DennehySwansea University, Bay CampusUK
Francesco SicurelloItalian Association on Telemedicine and Medical. InformaticsItaly
Galina BogdanovaInstitute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of SciencesBulgaria
Heather LoveUniversity of WaterlooCanada
Hiroshi SakaiKyushu Institute of TechnologyJapan
Joseph SarkisWorcester Polytechnic InstituteUSA
Kamal AlhaddadÉcole de technologie supérieure MontrealCanada
Kathleen VogelArizona State UniversityUSA
Katina MichaelArizona State UniversityUSA
Kenneth FosterUniversity of PennsylvaniaUSA
Long-Thành NgôLe Quy Don UniversityVietnam
Lyuba AlboulIndustry & Innovation Research Institute, Sheffield Hallam UniversityUK
Maheshi DissanayakeUniversity of PeradeniyaSri Lanka
Mariana ZafeirakopoulosUniversity of SydneyAustralia
Maya DimitrovaInstitute of Robotics, Bulgarian Academy of SciencesBulgaria
Mengchu ZhouNew Jersey Institute of TechnologyUSA
Mohd Helmy Abd WahabUniversiti Tun Hussein Onn MalaysiaMalaysia
Muhammad Uzair KhanNational University of Computer and Emerging SciencesPakistan
Nirmal NairThe University of AucklandNew Zealand
Patri SreehariNational Institute of TechnologyWarangal, India
Philip ChmielewskiLoyola Marymount UniversityUSA
Prasanta GhoshSyracuse UniversityUSA
Raymond MamattahE-Governance and Internet Governance Foundation for Africa (EGIGFA)Africa
Ricardo ArmentanoUniversidad de la RepúblicaUruguay
Rob NichollsThe University of New South WalesAustralia
Roba AbbasUniversity of WollongongAustralia
Robert DavisonCity University of Hong KongHong Kong
S M SameerNational Institute of Technology CalicutIndia
Samiran GuptaPublic Policy for India and South Asia for TwitterIndia
Sardar IslamVictoria UniversityAustralia
Satyanarayana BheesetteTata Institute of Fundamental ResearchMumbai, India
Shaikh FattahBangladesh University of Engineering and Technology [BUET]Bangladesh
Shing Chiang TanMultimedia UniversityMalaysia
Tek Tjing LieAuckland University of TechnologyNew Zealand
Tianji CaiUniversity of MacauChina
Trevor SmithMcMaster UniversityCanada
Uthayakumar GSt.Joseph's Institute of TechnologyIndia
Valentina E Balas“Aurel Vlaicu” University of AradRomania
Zhong Sara HuaChinese University of Hong KongHong Kong

Local Committee Members

Dr. Hua ZHONG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hua ZhongDr. Hua (Sara) Zhong is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, an Honorary Research Fellow of Hong Kong Police College, and the newly elected Vice-Chairperson of the General Assembly for Asian Criminological Society. She has been a visiting scholar at Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University and Cybercrime Observatory, Australian National University. Her research and teaching interests include criminology, criminal justice, social development, and gender studies. Currently she has several ongoing projects on social change and trends of cybercrime and digital delinquency by gender and across cultures.  Her publications have appeared in Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Criminal Justice, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Feminist Criminology, and Journal of Youth and Adolescence etc.

Dr. Tianji Cai, University of Macau

Tianji CaiTianji Cai is an Associate Professor at University of Macau. He received his PhD degree at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2010. His research interests concentrate on new forms of data and new methods of analysis. Reflecting on his broad intellectual pursuits, his research topics are diverse, ranging from methodological, such as quantitative methods and data mining, to substantive ones, such as gene-environmental interplay and adolescent health behaviors. He has published widely in leading international journals including American Sociological Review, American Journal of Sociology, Demography, Sociological Methodology, Sociological Methods & Research, Chinese Sociological Review, etc.