Prof. Galal Hassan Galal-Edeen (Cairo University & UCL, University of London) is a professor of Information Systems Engineering and a Certified Usability Analyst. He is visiting professor to University College London, the University of London, Nile University, Egypt and the American University in Cairo. He has applied experiences in information systems analysis, specification, high-level design and usability evaluation. He also served as Cairo University Chair on Innovation and supported university staff, students and industry in their innovation efforts and trained university staff and industry in innovation management and research proposal writing, among other professional development areas. He has degree qualifications in management sciences, systems analysis and design, information systems engineering, architecture and spatial design, and gained professional certifications or trainings in innovation management.
Ali Emrouznejad is a Professor and Chair in Business Analytics and has been working in various areas of Operations Research and Statistic generally and Data Envelopment Analysis specifically since 1993. He holds an MSc in applied mathematics and received his PhD in operational research and systems from Warwick Business School, UK. Having got PhD in DEA, in 1998, he has joined to the development team of Performance Indicators (PI) in Higher Education (HE) at HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England). The PI in HE has widely published and it is now annual publication of HESA (Higher Education Statistical Agency). He has worked on several research projects including: “assessing cost efficiencies in higher education” funded by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) and “Analysis of efficiencies and productivity evolution in manufacturing industries with CO2 emissions in China” funded by Royal Academy of Engineering. His areas of research interest include performance measurement and management, efficiency and productivity analysis as well as data mining and big data.
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