Prof. Elsadig Ahmed (Malaysia)
Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed is Professor of Economics and Technology Management at Multimedia University (MMU) Senate member, MMU Students’ disciplinary committee and Board of Postgraduates, Coordinator for Post Graduate programs of the Faculty of Business (March 2006-April 2014), Chairperson of Center for Globalization and Sustainability Research (CGSR) (March2009-April2014), Multimedia University (MMU), Melaka Campus, Malaysia, member of Research and Development, research grants panel and the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) Coordination Committee (ICC) MMU. He is currently teaching Advanced Research Methodology, Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, and Economics for Managers at postgraduate level and economic subjects at undergraduate level. His research interests include development economics, productivity analysis, knowledge-based economy, productivity and environment (green productivity), Bioeconomy, Islamic finance and microfinance, economic growth, (environment, tourism) and Entrepreneurship. He is the author of the book entitled (Green Productivity: Applications in Malaysia’s Manufacturing) in 2012. He has published more than 100 publications in international refereed journals and presented several papers at conferences. He produced 10 PhD, 2 DBA, 3 Masters and 8 MBA students. Currently, supervise number of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and MBA projects. In terms of research grants he received 5 external projects in ICT and Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment Spillover Effects and Mobile Banking for Microfinance. He is a member of The Council for Sudanese Experts and Scientists Abroad, World Economics Association, World Assembly of Youth (WAY), Arab Science and Technology Foundation (ASTF), World Academy of Sciences, Engineering and technology (WASET), Scientific and Technical Committee on Humanities and Social Sciences and several associations. He is reviewer and an expert of the second Millennium Ecosystem Assessment report “Biodiversity and Human Well–being: A Synthesis Report for the Convention on Biological Diversity, 2005” He is editorial board member and reviewer for various international Journals and conferences such as (Economic Modelling, Journal of Productivity Analysis, Applied Economics, Journal of Information and Knowledge Management, Telecommunications Policy). He awarded the best paper award at XXth Conference of CEDIMS, Laval University, Quebec, Canada in November 2010, and the academic staff and excellent research awards of Multimedia University several times.