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Keynote: Cloud Computing and Corporate Social Responsibility for Engineering Sustainability


Professor Ezendu Ariwa 
Dept. of Computer Science and Technology 
University of Bedfordshire, UK

Professor Ezendu Ariwa

Professor Ezendu Ariwa  holds the position of  Professor in Computer Science at University of  Bedfordshire, United Kingdom, Department  of Computer Science & Technology, with speciality in Practice in Computing. He is also a Visiting Professor at Gulf University, Bahrain, Visiting Professor in Engineering Sustainability and ICT, Anadolu University, Turkey, Visiting Professor, University of Lagos, Nigeria, Visiting Professor and Co-Director of the Centre of Excellence in Cloud Computing, IAMTECH University, Sierra Leone  and Visiting Professor, Kano State Polytechnics, Nigeria as well as Visiting Affiliate of the Green IT Observatory, RIMT University, Australia and Visiting Affiliate of ICT University, USA.  He also holds the position of Director - Technical and Non-Executive Director and Research Professor for Enterprise Projects at Sun Bio IT Solutions Pvt. Ltd, India.  He is also the Chair for the IEEE Consumer Electronics Chapter, United Kingdom & Republic of Ireland (UKRI),  Chair for the IEEE Broadcast Technology Chapter, UKRI and Chair for the IEEE Technology Management Council Chapter, UKRI. He is a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (SMIEE); Chartered FELLOW of the British Computer Society (CITP, FBCS),  Fellow of the Institute of Information Technology Training (FIITT), Fellow of Institute of Leadership and Management (FInstLM), Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA).

 

He is also a member of the Elite Group of The British Computer Society (BCS),  Fellow of Global Strategic Management, Inc., Michigan, USA and Fellow of  the UK Council for Health Informatics Professionals (UKCHIP). He was the Co-ordinator of the Digital Enterprise Research Group (DERG), African Research in Business Group (ARBG) and worked with the team to achieve African Business Enterprise Research Observatory (ABERO). The ABERO achieved good collaboration with multicultural SMEs in the United Kingdom and internationally, with respect to mentoring and working on joint professional development enterprise programmes. He has experience of doctoral research supervision as well as doctoral external examiner for various Universities both in the UK and internationally.

 

He has a good research profile and the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Green Computing (IJGC), Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computing and Digital Systems (IJCDS), Journal of E-Technology, and the Associate Editor of the International Journal of E-Politics and the Associate Editor of International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies (IJDST). He is a member of Policy Co-ordination Committee of the International Research Foundation for Development (A Corporation of NGO in special Consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations).  Professor Ezendu Ariwa is author of a number of books and more than 200 papers published in international journals and conference proceedings. He has also delivered keynote speeches at various international conferences.  He recently published a book on Green Technology Applications for Enterprise and Academic Innovation, 2014; Publisher: IGI Global, USA.