Ksenia Reznikova graduated from Siberian Federal University with a degree in art history in 2007. In 2010-2014, she took part in several expeditions ranging from the northern territories of the Krasnoyarsk Kraj for researching indigenous peoples. In 2012, she presented her Ph.D. thesis in philosophy and in 2016, she completed her Ph.D. thesis in indigenous studies. Currently, she is working in the Department of Cultural Studies and Art History at Siberian Federal University. She is the author of over 90 publications.
Xingwei Li is a research environmental management scientist with the College of Architecture and Urban-Rural Planning, Sichuan Agricultural University. His research interests include industrial ecology, environmental psychology, green development, construction and demolition waste, green behavior, environmental management and supply chain management. He is editorial board member of Current Social Sciences, HighTech and Innovation Journal, Humanities & Social Sciences Communications.
Yiming He, is an international research professor and Ph.D. supervisor at National School of Agricultural Institution and Development in South China Agricultural University. He is also a National Ten Thousand Outstanding Young Scholar in China and research scholar at GTAP in Purdue University in the United States. He has published 3 books and more than 50 papers. His research involves energy and environmental finance, institutional and development economics, food policy evaluation and spatial big data econometrics.
Robert Nowacki is Associate Professor at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw. He is also a member of program boards and review bodies of Polish and foreign journals. Besides, he is the founding member of the Polish Society of Market and Opinion Researchers and the Polish Scientific Marketing Society. He is the implementer of scientific projects, as well as provide expert opinions at the request of the administrative center and business entities. He has over 200 publications including monographs, chapters, articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals in the field of marketing management, marketing communication, advertising and the service sector, to his credit.
Neetu Choudhary is an independent consultant and adjunct faculty with the Arizona State University. She has been a Fulbright Fellow with the School of Human Evolution and Social Change, ASU. Dr. Neetu did doctorate in Economics from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. She has published considerably in the area of nutrition and water insecurity, gender, and informal workers' organizations. Dr. Neetu was also awarded the Global Development Network Award for the best research on development in 2014. Among her non-academic assignments, Neetu has been engaged with several UN organizations.
Brian AN is an Associate Professor of Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa, and Faculty Associate for the Center for Research on Undergraduate Education. AN's research focuses on college choice, college access, college persistence, the impact of college on students, and degree attainment. Particularly, AN has concentrated on the role of accelerated programs (e.g., dual enrollment) on academic performance, college readiness, and degree attainment. AN's work has appeared in journals such as Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, Social Science Research, Journal of Higher Education, Research in Higher Education, Review of Higher Education, and Higher Education.
Jay Jahangiri is a full professor of Mathematical Sciences at Kent State University and Chair of Mathematical Sciences at Geauga and Twinsburg Regional Academic Center, Ohio, U.S.A. Jay received his Ph.D. in Geometric Function Theory from York University (England) in 1986 and held a Post-Doctoral position at the University of Kentucky (U.S.A.) during 1986-1987. He taught at California University Systems from 1987 to 1994 before joining Kent State University in 1994, where he was an Assistant Dean from 1999-2001. Jay is a life-member of American Mathematical Society and published over 130 mathematical analysis articles and over 25 pedagogical articles.
Dr. Ela Luria is a researcher in the fields of cross culture psychology, Teacher Education, language acquisition, motivation and Neuro-pedagogy. Dr. Luria had served as the Head of the English Department at Orot college Israel and as the head of the EAP department at Levinsky college of education. She is an English and Education Lecturer and a Teacher Trainer at Levinsky College of Education and Beit Berl college of education, Israel.
Dr. Wong, Tak Sum did Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics with research area of Corpus Linguistics during 2014-2018 from City University of Hong Kong. He then did Master of Philosophy in Humanities with Research Area of Chinese Linguistics during 2006-2008 from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). From February 2020, he has been teaching undergraduate courses as well as an MA course in the Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language programme at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Besides, he is also working in the same university on Brushtalk Data Organizing International Symposium from June 2018 till date. Besides, he also worked as Senior Research Assistant from 2017- 2018 in the Department of Linguistics and Translation at the City University of Hong Kong. He is also a member of Thai Culture Association of Hong Kong. He is on the editorial board of International Journal of Language and Linguistics and International Journal of Education.
Dr Rekai Zenda is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits School of Education). His research interest focuses on rural education, science teaching and learning, teacher professional development, online teaching and ICT integration. He is the guest editor for a special issue paper "Digital Education and Online Learning to achieve inclusivity and instructional equity" for the South African Journal of Computers (SAJC). He has published a number of articles and presented at conferences.
Dr. Feng Jiang is the deputy director of Research Center for Healthcare Management and Evaluation, at the Institute of Healthy Yangtze River Delta of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He received his Ph.D. degree from School of public health, Peking Union Medical College and MD degree from School of Mental Health, Capital Medical University. He joined the faculty of SJTU in 2020. His research areas are health policy, hospital management and public mental health.
Tugrul Erbaydar graduated from İstanbul University Faculty of Medicine in 1987; and he obtained a PhD degree in public health in 1996, from the same University. He worked in Marmara University (2000-2004), Yüzüncü Yıl University (2004-2009), Ankara University (2009-2022). Currently, he is associated with Istanbul Okan University from 2022. He took part in community based and community oriented activities at AIDS prevention and worked with vulnerable groups. He has worked in various commissions of the Ministry of Health for infectious disease control and post-earth-quake services. His primary working areas are communicable diseases, reproductive and sexual health and rights, health services and social medicine. His field of interest is communicable diseases, reproductive and sexual health and rights, health services and social medicine.
Siyu Ma, is a Senior Research Scientist at the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health at the Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies at Tufts Medical Center. Dr. Ma's research focuses on examining the outcomes and economic value of health interventions, factors that influence medication adherence, and the clinical and economic burden of diseases. Dr. Ma completed her Post-Doctoral training at Tufts Medical Center and holds a PhD in Health Policy from Brandeis University.
Dr. Stone has been a faculty member in the Department of Social Work since 2009. During that time, he spent 11 years as the Chair of the Department, and, currently he has been serving as the Associate Dean for Scholarship and Faculty Development in the College of Health. He has taught primarily in the areas of research methodology and statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. His research has focused on areas such as program evaluation, families, and social work practice. He has served as Co-PI on a Child Welfare Education Collaborative Grant (2009-2017) and the BSW and MSW Education Training Partnership Grant funded by Indiana Family and Social Services Administration and on HRSA Federal Support for NEI-AHEC. His service activities have focused on his work at Open Door Health Services where he currently serves as Chair of the Board.
Dr. Peihan Wen is an associate professor of the School of Management Science and Real Estate at Chongqing University, China. He received a BE degree in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD degree in Management Science and Engineering in 2004 and 2010, respectively, both from Tsinghua University, PR China. He has published over 40 referred SCIE/SSCI/EI papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conference proceedings. His current research interests are Information Systems and Digital Twin, Knowledge Graph and Complex Networks, Smart Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Dr. Chengyu LIU is a professor of linguistics at the College of International Studies, Southwest University, China. His major research interests include: systemic functional linguistics, discourse studies, teaching English as a second or foreign language (TESL/TEFL), teaching Chinese to speakers of other languages (TCSOL). He has published over 70 papers and 5 books in these fields.
Dr. Stamatis Papadakis has been a postdoctoral researcher in Educational Technology, with emphasis on mobile learning, from the Department of Preschool Education at the University of Crete, Greece since 2016. He graduated from the Department of Informatics, Athens University of Economics and Business, Athens, Greece. In 2006, he completed a master's degree (M.Ed.) in Pre-school Education and Educational Design at the University of Aegean, Rhodes, Greece at the School of Humanities, Department of Pre-school Education. In 2016, he completed a Ph.D. at the University of Crete, Department of Education in Rethymnon, Greece. He has worked as an adjunct lecturer in Education teaching Didactics in Programming (2017-2018) in the Department of Computer Sciences, School of Sciences and Engineering at the University of Crete, Greece.His scientific and research interests include the study of mobile learning, especially on the use of smart mobile devices and their accompanying mobile applications (apps) in the use of Preschool and Primary Education, focusing on the development of Computational Thinking and students' understanding of numbers. Furthermore, he currently investigates how a STEM learning approach influences learning achievement through a context-aware mobile learning environment in the preschool classroom and to explain the effects on preschoolers' learning outcomes.
Dr Wei Li obtained her PhD from the University of Hong Kong, and has been teaching public administration and policy study courses at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She has published about 20 original research articles in peer-reviewed academic journals.
Chunyan Hu is a Professor in Public Administration and the Vice President and Secretary General of Institute of Local Governance at Central South University. Her main research interests are local governance, PPP governance, environmental governance, accountability, etc. One of Hu's current research projects is a research on the risk prevention system of major public health emergencies in the era of big data and intelligence. She works with students and colleagues to collect data and conduct fieldwork on how to deal with COVID-19 in an entire province, covering Street Community, District CDC and Provincial Health Committee. Her forthcoming book National Civil Service System (China Renmin University Press, 2022) summarized her decade-long fieldwork and research on various aspects of changes of the civil service system in contemporary China. Recent publications include: Construction of Fault Tolerance and Error Correction Mechanism in Hunan Xiangjiang New Area: Theoretical Exploration and Practical Innovation (Central South University Press, 2021; with Jianjun Meng, Wen Liu), "Does Good Policy Mean Good Effect? —Empirical Analysis Based on the Policies of Fault Tolerance and Error Correction" (with Lianming Zhang, Journal of Public Administration 2021), and "Time-varying effects of international copper price shocks on China's producer price index", (with Fenghua Wen, Cong Zhao, Resources Policy 2019). With collaborators, Hu has published a series of academic articles on PPP governance and environmental governance in recent years. Before joining Central South University in 2007, Hu taught at Xiamen University. She is a guest professor of Hunan Provincial Department of Water Resources. She received her PhD in Philosophy of Science and Technology from Xiamen University in 2006.
Dr. Xintao Li is an assistant researcher in the Department of Political Science at the Zhou Enlai School of Government and Management, Nankai University. Besides, he is a researcher at the Joint Research Center for Chinese Government Development, Nankai University, a member of the Quality Control Center for Health Emergency Response Capacity Enhancement in Tianjin, and the secretary-general of the Tianjin Society for Assessment and Forecasting Science. His research interests are in political game theory, grassroots governance in the context of rural revitalization, environmental politics and governance research, and talent institutional mechanism reform.
Bao Yang is a professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Chongqing University of China. He obtained his PhD in the Management from the Renmin University of China. His research interests are in the fields of state-society relations, public service innovation, and social work localization, and research results have been published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, VOLUNTAS：International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations, Journal of Environmental Management, China： An International Journal.
Ying Wang received a Ph.D. degree in Demography Sociology from Nankai University in 2009. She is a professor at Lanzhou University, sociology Department. She has authored more than 50 papers published in international journals, conferences, and books. Her research interests include health care for older adults, e-social work, health education, and children's protection.
Paola Olimpia Achard did MS in Economics, from the Guido Carli Free International University for Social Studies -Rome, in 1991. She got her professional education as the Chattered Accountant from the University of L'Aquila, 1992. She completed her Ph.D. in Management from the University of Cassino, Guido Carli Free International University for Social Studies -Rome, University of L'Aquila, University "La Sapienza" -Rome, during 1994-1998. She became Associate Professor of Management and Economics, Faculty of Economics, at the University of L'Aquila, DIIIE Unit -Department of Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics Management. Professor of Economics and Business Management (graduate -9 credits) and Management and Governance International Business (post-graduate -9 credits) Faculty of Economics, University of L'Aquila, 2001 to present. She became the resource Management and Member of Committee of Master (II° level Specializing -Master) on HealthCare Management, Inter-Departmental Program by DIIIE Unit - Department of Industrial and Information Engineering and Economics and Department of Life, Health and Environmental Sciences, University of L'Aquila, 2008 to present. She became a Member of Ph.D. Committee Faculty of Economics, University of L'Aquila, from 2007 to 2015; and a Scientific Referee of the University of L'Aquila for HealthCare Education, from 2006 to 2009.
Sai Leung Ng is a Professor at the Graduate Institute of Earth Science, Chinese Culture University. His teaching and research interests include urban sustainability, resource management, environmental management, sustainable tourism, and environmental studies.
Dr. Marco Colizzi is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Udine, Italy. He qualified in Medicine from the University of Bari, Italy, in 2009. He completed his residency in Psychiatry, from the University of Bari, in 2015. He received a PhD in Neuroscience from the King's College London, United Kingdom, in 2018, where he then became a Clinical Research Fellow and, after returning to Italy, a Visiting Researcher. Between 2019 and 2021, he worked as Clinical Research Fellow at the University of Verona, Italy, and, became Assistant Professor at the University of Udine in 2021. Dr. Colizzi's research focuses on the neuropsychopharmacology and neurocognitive function of psychosis and neurodevelopmental conditions, with a focus on prevention and early intervention strategies in mental health. He has published a significant number of scientific articles in refereed international journals. He has received several awards and recognition by a number of prestigious national and international institutions.
Professor Matteo Balestrieri is the Head of the Psychiatry Clinic at the University of Udine and Director of the Residency Program in Psychiatry at the University Department of Medicine in Udine. Since 2002 he has been the Coordinator of the Degree Course in Professional Psychoeducation at the University of Udine. During his career, he devoted himself to the study of the functioning of psychiatric services and the interactions between psychiatric disorders and physical illnesses in hospital and community settings, with research in various areas of consultation psychiatry, psychopharmacology and the psychosocial components of mental health. He has a special interest in the representation of mental processes and psychiatric illnesses at the cinema. He is currently president of the Italian Society of Neuropsychopharmacology and vice-president of the Italian Society of Psychiatry.
Dr. Gianfranco Di Gennaro is a specialist in Epidemiology and Medical Statistics. He currently works as a researcher at the Magna Graecia University of Catanzaro, Italy. His interests ranged from observational studies in Public Health (e.g. HPV screening and antibiotic resistance), to psychosomatic implications in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), to statistics applied to the molecular biology of cancer.
Prof. Antonio Lasalvia (MD, PhD) is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Neuroscience, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona (Italy). He works as Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at the Psychiatric Unit, Verona University Hospital Trust. He also coordinates clinical activities of the South-Verona Community Mental Health Center. His main fields of interest include epidemiological and social psychiatry, mental health service evaluation, assessment of outcome of psychiatric disorders, first-episode psychoses, research on stigma and discrimination, research on the psychological impact of COVID-19 pandemic on healthcare professionals and other vulnerable populations. With this latter regard, Prof. Lasalvia participated as PI in a number EU funded multisite research projects. He is Associated Editor of Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences and has served as reviewer for several international psychiatric journals. Prof. Lasalvia has presented at several national and international meetings and has been invited to deliver teaching modules nationally and internationally. He is currently the president of the Veneto Section of the Italian Psychiatric Society and treasurer of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology (IFPE). His research activity has so far resulted in more than 250 papers published on national and international peer reviewed journals; papers published on peer-reviewed journals have been cited 3521 times in the international literature (Citation Index) according to ISI Web of Science (h-index = 33); 4147 times according to SCOPUS (h-index = 38); and 7078 times according to Google Scholar (h-index = 45).
Fabio Lugoboni is a Medical doctor, an Internist and a Director of the Addiction Unit at the University Hospital, Verona, Italy. He is an Adjunct Professor at the Psychiatry School, University of Verona. His research areas are Substance Use Disorders and comorbidities, Safety, adherence and efficacy of hepatitis vaccines among drug users, Nicotine dependence and drug treatment, Benzodiazepines: epidemiology of abuse and treatment. He is a scientific referee of the Swiss National Science Foundation, former consultant of the European Advisory Board on varenicline. He is an advisory member of the Italian Board on Opioid Induced Constipation. He is the President of 20 national conventions, author of several books and more than 100 articles on PubMed.
Dr. Grazia Rutigliano is a clinician scientist supported by the European Union's Horizon 2020 program under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant and based at Imperial College London. Her current work focuses on translational psychiatry and psychopharmacology. She investigates novel antipsychotic drugs using animal models and neuroimaging in Humans. Dr. Rutigliano graduated from Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies as Doctor of Medicine and PhD in Translational Medicine. She got training as a Psychiatrist from the University of Pisa. Her publication features articles based on the clinical high-risk state for psychosis and trace amine-associated receptors.
Dr. Antonella Trotta is Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care (Clinical Psychology) School of Health and Social Care, University of Essex. She is a trained Clinical Psychologist and completed a research doctorate at King's College London on the interaction between genetic vulnerabilities and childhood adversities in first episode psychosis. For post-doctoral fellowships, she investigated the developmental risk factors for adult psychopathology using a longitudinal twin cohort study. Her clinical and research interests focus on psychological mechanisms, such as affective regulation and cognition, through which childhood adversity contributes to the onset and outcomes of severe mental illnesses, with the aim to develop effective psychological treatment for young adults. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at University of Essex and supervises research projects focusing on the impact of psychosocial factors on physical and mental health development across the lifespan.
Dr. Antonio Ventriglio, MD, PhD is a Psychiatrist and Psychotherapist at "Riuniti" Hospital in Foggia, Italy, as well as Researcher and Professor of Psychopharmacology and Social Psychiatry at School of Psychiatry in Foggia, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia. He has been a Research Fellow in the Department of Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA; completed two PhD programmes on medical, clinical, and experimental sciences at University of Foggia. He is currently member of Italian Society of Psychiatry, Italian Society for Social Psychiatry, and honorary member of World Psychiatry Association. Dr. Ventriglio is editor for letters for International Journal of Social Psychiatry and is in the editorial board of International Review of Psychiatry, Current Drug Research Review, and Frontiers in Psychiatry e Neurosciences. Dr. Antonio is also an editor of books for the Oxford University Press and Springer Nature.
Dr. Pedro Gil Madrona is a Professor at the Faculty of Education of Albacete, University of Castilla- La Mancha, SpainMaster of Primary Education, Master of Physical Education, Bachelor of Science in Education and PhD with extraordinary doctorate award by the UNED (Madrid). Honorable Mention in the national prizes for educational research in 1998. Third Regional Research Prize (Castilla La Mancha, School Director and currently Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education of Albacete, Spain). in the Evaluation of Programs, Infant, Primary, Secondary Education and University in topics related to multiculturality, education in values, social skills, physical education and its contribution to child development from the point of view of parents, teachers and students, education physical and learning styles, physical education and body image, physical education and emotional development, physical education and obesity. He participated in more than 20 regional and national research projects (Spain) and 1 international research in Colombia, participated in more than 50 national conferences and international as a speaker and lecturer on intercultural education and multiculturalism. More than 100 articles in prestigious Journals, 30 of them in ISI-JCR and Scopus Journal. 1 Patent. He is author, co-author and director of more than 20 books, reviewer of articles in ISI-JCR journals and member of the editorial committee and scientist of several magazines.
Baloyi Magezi Elijah, is a full professor in Practical Theology since January 2015. He is a former discipline leader for Practical Theology from 2014 to 2016. He has been appointed as the Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Practical and Systematic Theology from 2017 till March 2021. As a proven researcher, Prof. Baloyi has more than forty published articles in accredited journals locally and internationally. He has peer reviewed more that forty articles from both local and international journals to date. He is a C2 NRF rated researcher. He successfully supervised more than ten Masters and Doctoral students combined to completion. An external examiner of more than forty Masters and Doctoral students across many South African Universities and abroad.
Kittisak Jermsittiparsert holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from Kasetsart University, Thailand. He is currently a Full-Professor of Public Administration at MBA School, Henan University of Economics and Law, China and an Adjunct Research Professor at Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Muhammadiyah Sinjai, Indonesia. His areas of expertise are Political Science, Public and Private Management, International Political Economy, and Social Research.
Alina Danet is an assistant lecturer at the University of Granada, Department of Political and Administration Science, Spain. She is a former researcher in the field of public health at CIBERESP, Spain (2008‐2019). BA in Political Sciences and Sociology, MA in Gender and Health, MA in Historical analysis of the present, PhD in Anthropology and History of Medicine. Her current research interests include health culture and communication, media and gender studies, history of medicine, cultural heritage, patients' expectations and training, public policies and sociology of health.
Shan Jiang, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University. His research interests focus on the social determinants of psychosocial development among children and adolescents. His works have appeared in prestigious academic journals, such as Health & Social Care in the Community, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, Journal of Adolescence, and Journal of Affective Disorders.
José Ángel Martínez López, completed PhD in Sociology by University of Murcia (2017). He studied a Social Work Degree (2001), Sociology Degree (2010) and Political Science and Public Administration (2012). He did Masters in Social Problems Analysis by UNED (2012). Since 2013, he works as Part Time Professor at the University of Murcia and has collaborated in national research projects. He is Vice Dean at Social Work Faculty at the University of Murcia. Moreover, since April 2021, he has been serving as University Social Services Office Director. His research interest is Labor Market, Social Policy, Welfare State, Long Term Care, Dependency and Social Inequality, Burnout and COVID-19, Pharmaceutical poverty.
Dr. Tiziana Guzzo is a researcher at the National Research Council of Italy. She obtained a PhD in Theory and Social Research in 2008 from the University "La Sapienza" of Rome. From 2005 to 2008, she was a lecturer of Sociology and Sociology of Cultural and Communicative Processes at tthe University of Catanzaro (Italy). She has participated in several national and international projects. She is involved in numerous editorial activities. She has been the guest editor of various special issues in international journals; she is a member of the programming committee of international conferences and workshops. Her main research interests are Social Informatics, Social Media and Social Networks, Internet Addiction, Technology Acceptance, Online Education, Communication.
Dr. Giulia Andrighetto is a researcher at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the National Research Council of Italy in Rome, where she is the coordinator of the Laboratory of Agent Based Social Simulation (LABSS). She is also a researcher at Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden and at the Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research focuses on the emergence, enforcement, change and decay of social norms and their effects on cooperation and conflicts. Her research topics include cooperation, altruism, honesty, as well as bad norms and misinformation. She uses theoretical and computational models, combined with on-line and laboratory experiments, surveys and big data to answer these and related questions about social norms.
Xiao Huang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Arkansas. His research primarily focuses on social media analysis, geospatial analysis, geovisualization, environmental modeling, computer and data science, and Big Data analytics. Dr. Huang has authored/co-authored about 120 peer-reviewed publications. He serves as a reviewer for 43 international/national journals.
Svetlana Sharonova Alekseevna obtained the degree of Doctor of sociological sciences in 2005. She worked as an associate professor of sociology in 2002. Since 2019, she has been working as professor in the Department of Advertising and Business, Communications Economic Faculty, RUDN University, Moscow, Russia. From 2017 – 2019, she worked as the Deputy Director for Scientific Work at the Institute of Foreign Languages of Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, and professor in the Department of Advertising and Business Communications. For more than 27 years, she has worked at different universities of the Russian Federation. She became the Federal Expert of professional education quality of Experts Guild in the sphere of professional education, and Vice-president of RS-04 Sociology of education ISA 2014-2018, 2019-2022. She is a member of a number of societies, such as member RS-22 Sociology of religion ISA, member ESA RN Social Theory Research Network, member SSIR/ISSR, and member Russian society of sociologists. She has more than 140 contents including 6 monographs, 4 textbooks to her credit.
Prof. Dr. Sandro Serpa has been an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the University of the Azores since 2013. He has been a higher education faculty member since 2000. He received his Master's in Sociology from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon in 2004, and his PhD in Education, with the specialty in Sociology of Education in 2013, from the University of the Azores. He is an integrated researcher at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Social Sciences of the Azores Centre. He has teaching experience in areas such as Research, Sociology of Education, Introduction to Sociology, General Sociology, Sociology of Organisations, Psycho-sociology of Educational Organisations, and Human Resources, among others. He has more than 300 publications in international journals, books and other scientific outlets in Brazil, Canada, China, Germany, India, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America. His research interests are Teaching Sociology; Sociology of Education; Sociology of Organisations; Organisational Culture; Scientific Communication, Digital Society; Digital Literacy and Society 5.0.
Dr. Zhe Han is a Research Associate in Center for Transportation Research (CTR) at The University of Texas at Austin and a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) in the state of Texas. His research focuses on infrastructure system management, traffic safety analysis, optimal resource allocation, resilience analysis, and asset valuation. Dr. Han also serves as an Editorial Board Member of Transportation Management, and Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Transportation Engineering and Technology (IJTET). He is the Chair of the Technical Committee on Infrastructure Asset Management, World Transport Convention (WTC). Dr. Han is a referee and reviewer for many international journals.
Dr. Qixiu Cheng obtained his PhD degree from Southeast University, Nanjing, China. Currently, he is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests include traffic flow theory, transportation network modeling and optimization, freeway traffic management and control, and transportation of big data analytics and urban informatics.
Prof. Nebojsa Bojovic is a full professor at the University of Belgrade – Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering (FTTE) since 2007, and Head of the faculty since 2015, President of the main scientific committee for traffic, urbanism and construction in the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development since 2017. In 1997, he defended his Ph.D. thesis "Dimensioning of fleets and distribution of empty cars on complex transport networks". He has delivered lectures on many subjects at all levels of studies in the field of organization and management in traffic, transport and communications, engineering economics, evaluation and management. His Scientific research and interest are: application of operational research, information systems and traffic management theory with special emphasis on: Sizing of rolling stock in railway traffic; Routing and scheduling of vehicles in railway traffic; Risk management and Project Management.
Dr. Habib GÜRBÜZ is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Automotive Engineering of Suleyman Demirel University. He graduated from the Mechanical Education Department of Gazi University in 2002. He received his PhD degree from the Mechanical Engineering Department of Süleyman Demirel University in 2010. Dr. Gürbüz mainly studied the internal combustion engine, alternative fuels and combustion, hydrogen energy, waste heat recovery, intelligent transport systems, and phase exchange materials.
Dr. Yongxiang Zhang obtained his PhD degree from Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor in the School of Transportation and Logistics at Southwest Jiaotong University. His research interests include large-scale railway train scheduling; real-time railway traffic management; railway crew and rolling stock scheduling; simulation-based optimization approaches for railway operations; and applications of big-data analytics and machine learning techniques.
Dr. Gangwei Cai is a Researcher in the College of CivilEngineering and Architecture, Zhejiang University (China) / Faculty ofEnvironmental Engineering, University of Kitakyushu (Japan). He is an Architectureand a Senior engineer. He is the Director of Asian Urban Environment Societyand Asian Low Carbon Design Society (Japan) Kyushu Housing andEnvironmental Planning Research Institute, Head of China Region, Besides, he isHead of Academician Gao Weijun Workstation of Zhejiang University. He is also amember of Architectural Society of China and full member of the ArchitecturalSociety of Japan. He has been serving as Reviewer of SCI/SSCI journals (InternationalJournal of Hospitality Management-IF 10.427 / /Sustainable Cities andSociety-IF10.696/ Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management-IF 9.821/Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management-IF7.629 / International Journalof Contemporary Hospitality Management-IF 9.321 / International Journal ofConsumer Studies 7.096/). He studied and worked in Tongji University, ZhejiangUniversity, Zhejiang Architectural Design and Research Institute (China) andAcademician Gao Weijun's Research Office of Kitakyu University (Japan).
Wei Wang, received his Ph.D. degree from the City University of Hong Kong. Currently, he is an associate professor in the School of Architecture, Southeast University, China. His research interests include the optimization of the urban building energy system and energy planning, low-carbon urban planning, urban big data and urban vitality. He is the editorial board member of Current Social Sciences.
Dr. Teodoro Georgiadis is a senior scientist at the Institute for Bioeconomy of the National Research Council, Degrees in Physics, Astronomy, Urban and Environmental Planning, Civil and Environmental Engineering, he was Professor of Atmospheric Physics and Environmental Methodologies, University of Sassari, and Laboratory of Atmospheric Measurements, University of Bologna. He deals with meteo-climatology of the urban and rural environment focused on population wellness and adaptation actions. He was a member of the Presidential Council of the Italian Federation of Earth Sciences and President of the Commission for the dissemination of scientific culture. He is a member of the IUGG Capacity Building and Education Committee, a member of several qualified Ministerial Expert Registers and an expert reviewer for EU programs. He is a vice-chair of the EU Marie Curie programme.
Dr. Rui Jing is Associate Professor in the College of Energy, Xiamen University. His research mainly focuses on urban energy decarbonization including multi-energy system modelling and optimization, climate resilience energy systems, demand- side management, and energy-related nexus research. He is involved in many huge research projects funded by NSFC, CAS, and EPSRC. He also has consultancy experience in enterprise energy management projects and providing policy-making support for the government. So far, he has authored/co-authored more than 50 peer-reviewed publications in international journals, book chapters and proceedings with citations of 1000 and an H-index of 15.
Gabriella Punziano, PhD in Sociology and Social Research is a Professor of Sociology and Methodology, Department of Social Sciences, University of Naples Federico II where she teaches New data and new methods for communication analysis and Mixed Methods in the digital scenario. Her research interests include: the methodology of social research, the new analytical frontiers and the challenges introduced by new data, mixed and integrated and digital perspectives; social policies and welfare regimes in relation to social inclusion, territorial cohesion and community integration; the analysis of public, institutional and political communication phenomena through innovative content analysis techniques; risk communication analysis on social and digital platforms; socioeconomic effects, individual behavior, risk governance, communication of science, and the role of expertise in the Covid-19 era.