6 Professors are elected as Fellows of IETI.

October 08, 2016, 6 Professors are elected as Fellows of IETI. They come from UK, Canada, Austria and China (Macau, Suzhou). They are:

[Distinguished Fellow of IETI] Prof. Dr. Ron Perrott, Oxford University, UK

Ron Perrott is a Visiting Professor at the Oxford e-Research Centre. He has a long established and well documented record of research in the areas of software engineering, distributed and parallel systems and operating systems and authored/edited five books on these topics as well as founded the Journal of Scientific Programming. His current research interests are based on parallel and distributed computing and cloud/grid computing.

From 2000 to 2008 he was Director of the Belfast e-Science Centre a Centre which engaged in cloud/grid middleware and application development and had a wide range of projects with both academia and industry. It deployed the world’s first media grid in conjunction with BBC Research and Development, as well as developing grids for finance, life sciences, military and data mining applications.

He was a founding member of UK Computing Research Committee and a member of two HEFCE Research Assessment Panels as well as the HEFCE Teaching Quality Assessment Exercise.  For six years he Chaired the RCUK’s High End Computing Strategy Committee which advised the UK’s Research Councils on strategic issues and policy initiatives in high performance computing and before that Chairman of the Technology Watch Panel in High End Computing.  He has led two UK Delegations to US and one to China and Japan developing the topics of HPC and Grid computing and among other things negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding between EPSRC and the US NSF. 

He was one of the two EPSRC representatives appointed to the OST’s Informatics Committee to scope out the UK’s e-Science initiative in both content and finance; a member of the RCUK e-Science Steering Committee and the e-Science Technical Advisory Group and a member of EPSRC e-Science SAT.  In Europe he has held several positions, for example, Chair of the Information Society Monitoring Panel and Chair of the Committee on Grid Computing. In 2006 he was the leader of an EU group which developed a Roadmap and Vision for Software Services throughout the European Union. In the US he has been a member of several NSF Panels, in particular, the eXtreme Digital cyber infrastructure panel.

In 1994 he received the British Computer Society’s NI IT Professional of the Year Award for services to the software industry. He was Chairman, Board of Directors, Optima Numerics a University spin off company developing and promoting software products in the international market, a Director of Momentum and a Director of the Institute of Software Engineering Institute set up by the Government to promote software technology transfer; a Director of EoverI Ltd developing cloud computing software and applications.

In 1996 he was elected a Fellow of US Association of Computing Machinery for contributions towards the understanding of software for parallel computers and in 2000 elected a Fellow of the IEEE.  He has served as a Member and then Chair of the ACM Fellows Awards Committee; a Committee which recognises and honours outstanding achievements among members.  He is Editor in Chief of the ACM International Conference Proceeding Series which enables conferences and workshops to cost effectively produce print proceedings for their attendees, and dissemination the material through the ACM Digital Library. 

He was a founder member of the ACM SIGHPC [High Performance Computing] and is a member of their Advisory Board; the first international group in that topic within a major professional society. He is a member of the ACM Heidelberg Laureate Forum which convenes the Turing, Fields, and Abel Prize honourees together with young computer science researchers; competitively selected from a large field of candidates.  The SC [Supercomputing and Networking] conference series is one of the major conferences sponsored by ACM.  He is member of the SC Steering Committee and has held a number of posts over the last twenty years, in particular, Chair of the International Program which saw international involvement in the conference increase by 30 %.

He has been a consultant for strategic IT national development for a large number of countries including UK, US, France, Portugal, Norway, Costa Rica, Colombia, Greece, Ireland, Cyprus, Colombia, European Union, Latvia etc. providing him with a wide appreciation of international IT strategies and developments.

[Distinguished Fellow of IETI] Prof. Dr. Hari Mohan Srivastava, University of Victoria, Canada

Honorary Professor, The Institute for Basic Research, Palm Harbor, Florida, U.S.A.
Honorary Advisory Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China
Honorary Professor, Istituto per la Ricerca di Base, Monteroduni, Molise, Italy
Honorary Professor, La Universidad del Zulia, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Honorary Chair Professor, Chung Yuan Christian University, Chung-Li, Taiwan, Republic of China
Honorary Professor, "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia, Alba Iulia, Romania
Honorary Chair Professor, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Chartered Mathematician (U.K.)
Honorary Foreign Member, The Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts
Fellow, The Royal Astronomical Society (London, U.K.)
Fellow, The National Academy of Sciences of India
Fellow, The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (U.K.)
Honorary Fellow, The Vijnana Parishad (Science Academy) of India
Fellow, The American Association for the Advancement of Science (U.S.A.)
Honorary Academician and Corresponding Member (Foreign Fellow), La Academia Canaria de Ciencias (Spain)
Foreign Fellow, Forum d'Analystes (India)
Honorary Academician and Foreign Member, The Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts (Skopje, Republic of Macedonia)
Fellow, The International Academy of Physical Sciences
Honorary Member (Foreign Fellow), The EU Academy of Sciences
Honorary Academician and Corresponding Member (Foreign Fellow), The Royal Academy of Sciences of Spain
Honorary Member, The Research Board of Advisors, American Biographical Institute (U.S.A.)
Past President, The Jangjeon Mathematical Society (Hapcheon [Kyungshang], Republic of Korea)
Past Vice-President, The Calcutta Mathematical Society (Kolkata, India)
Chartered Scientist (U.K.)
Editor, Honorary Editor, Managing Editor, Associate Editor, or Editorial Board Member of over 200 international scientific research journals
Referee and Editorial Consultant for several Asian, European, and American Journals and Publishers
Recipient of numerous Honors, Awards, Prizes, and Grants [including (among the latest) the NSERC 25-Year Award in Canada and the Nishiwaki Prize in Japan in the calendar year 2004, the Honorary Doctor of Science degree awarded by Chung Yuan Christian University in Taiwan in the calendar year 2006, and the Honorary Doctor of Science degree awarded by the "1 Decembrie 1918" University of Alba Iulia in Romania in the calendar year 2007]
Listed in the Second Place among Canada's Top Researchers in the discipline of Mathematics and Statistics in Terms of Productivity and Impact Based Upon a Measure of Citations to Their Published Works (The Globe and Mail, Toronto, March 27, 2012, Page B7 et seq.)
Distinguished Visiting (Research) Professor at numerous Academic Institutions throughout the world
External Examiner for (carefully-selected and discretely-chosen) Ph. D. and D. Sc. Theses submitted to Universities around the world (Especially in North America, Europe, and Asia)
2015 Thomson-Reuters Highly Cited Researcher


[Distinguished Fellow of IETI] Prof. Dr. Yuk-Chow SO, University of Macau, Macau

• Chair-Professor of Finance, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau. (2010 to present)
• BBVA-Compass Bank Distinguished Professor of Finance, Texas A&M International University (2004 to 2009).
• Professor of Finance, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (1993 - 2004).
• Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Spring, 2003).
• Visiting Professor of Finance, City University of Hong Kong (Summer, 1998).
• Associate Professor of Finance (tenured), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (1988-1993).
• Visiting Scholar and Consultant, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Summer, 1992).
• Assistant Professor of Finance, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (1983-1988).
• Teaching and Research Assistant, Ohio State University (1980-82).
• Assistant Lecturer, Hong Kong Baptist College (1979).
• Asian Pacific American Heritage Award- U.S. Customs and Border Protection (2008).
• Distinguished Alumnus- Hong Kong Baptist University (2006).
• Honorable Recognition- Dissertation Competition of the Academy of Int’l Business (1983).
• Founding Member- Society of Chinese American Professionals and Scholars (2005 to present).


[Fellow of IETI] Prof. Dr. Michael E. Auer, Carinthia University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr.sc. techn. Dr. h.c. Michael E. Auer received his Ing. degree (1971) and his Ph.D. degree (1975) with a thesis on “Design and Analysis of ECLCircuits” from the Dresden University of Technology. His working field was the analysis and design of high-speed integrated microelectronic circuits. As a result of this work about ten patents were registered.
In 1995 Michael Auer was appointed as first Professor of Electrical Engineering of the School of Electronics at the new founded Carinthia Tech Institute, Villach, Austria (now Carinthia University of Applied Sciences). He was heavily involved in building up the university as dean, leader of a research group and now head of the Center of Competence in Online Laboratories and Open Learning (CCOL).
His current research is directed to technology enhanced learning and remote working environments. Michael Auer is a senior member of IEEE and member of ASEE, IGIP, etc., author or co-author of more than 190 publications and leading member of numerous national and international organizations in the field of online technologies.
In 2009 Michael Auer was appointed as member of the Advisory Board of the European Learning Industry Group (ELIG, http://www.elig.org ). Furthermore he is chair of the Advisory Board of the International E-Learning Association (IELA, www.ielassoc.org ) and member of the Board of Consultants of the International Centre for Innovation in Education (ICIE, http://www.icieparis.net).
Michael Auer is Founder, President and CEO of the “International Association of Online Engineering” (IAOE), a non-governmental organization that promotes the vision of new engineering working environments worldwide with 2.000+ members on all continents.
In September 2010 he was elected as President of the “International Society for Engineering Education” (IGIP). His first term of office as IGIP President was 2010-2014 and last year he was re-elected for the term 2014-2018.
The work of IGIP is especially directed to the pedagogic qualification of engineering educators. More than 1.500 Engineering Educators worldwide bear the title “International Engineering Educator” – Ing.Paed.IGIP, based on the IGIP Prototype Curriculum in Engineering Pedagogy.
Michael Auer is one of the founders and General Secretary of the “Global Online Laboratory Consortium” (GOLC, www.online-lab.org). GOLC is the result of an initiative; started in 2009 at MIT to coordinate the work on educational online laboratories worldwide.

[Fellow of IETI] Prof. Dr. Steven Sheng-Uei Guan, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, Suzhou

Aug. 2015 – now
 Director, Research Institute of Big Data Analytics, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China
Jan. 2008 – now
 Professor (tenured), Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China
 Adjunct Professor, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
 Recognised Teacher at University of Liverpool
Jan. 2008 – Mar. 2012
 Head of Department, Department of Computer Science & Software Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China
Jun. 2006 – Dec. 2007
 Chair in Intelligent Systems (tenured), School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, UK
Jan. 1999 – Jun. 2006
 Associate Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), National University of Singapore
Jul. 1998 - Dec. 1998
 Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical Engineering, National University of Singapore
Jan. 1996 - Jul. 1998
 Lecturer (highest level), School of Computer Science & Computer Engineering
La Trobe University, Bundoora, Vic. Australia
Aug. 1992 - Jan. 1996
 Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Yuan-Ze University, Taiwan
Aug. 1994 - Jul. 1995
 Chairman, Department of Information & Communication Technology, Yuan-Ze University
Aug. 1992 - Jul. 1994
 Deputy Director, Computer Center, Yuan-Ze University
Feb. 1990 - Jul. 1994
 Adjunct associate professor:
- Providence University, Taiwan (1990)
- Tamkang University, Taiwan (1990-1991)
- National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan (1991-1992)
- National Tsinghua University, Taiwan (1992-1993)
- Chung Hua University, Taiwan (1993 - 1994)

[Fellow of IETI] Prof. Dr. Hossein Kazemian, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Kazemian is a Chartered Chemist with many years of experience as a senior Analytical, Environmental and Material Chemist and a team leader in both academia and industry with extensive background on porous zeolitic materials from natural and synthetic zeolite to MOFs & ZIFs

He has developed several technology-based processes (up to pilot scales) and products (up to prototypes) and also directed industrial scale projects.

He has written many client-oriented R&D proposals and secured  funding from industries and government agencies by forecasting the trend of research and development in manufacturing novel materials for separation and catalyst applications. he is a senior consultant for several Canadian and International companies, helping them developing new products and marketing their technology-based products worldwide. he has worked with, developed SOPs for and troubleshoot many analytical instrumentation such as GC, HPLC, AA, ICP, TGA, DSC, BET, XRD, XRF, SEM, DVS, UV-vis, FTIR, DLS, KF, Radioanalytical techniques (Gamma, Alpha and Beta spectroscopy), etc.

Dr. Kazemian is serving as a member of editorial board of several international journals and as a member of scientific board of many international conference.

He has taught several chemistry courses such as analytical chemistry, general chemistry, material and environmental chemistry, etc. and facilitated many technical & scientific workshops  and also published many scientific articles including 100plus papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and 200plus presentations