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Hamed Taherdoost
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1. Introduction

Hamed Taherdoost is an award-winning leader and research and development professional. He is the Founder of Hamta Group | Hamta Business Solution and Associate Professor at University Canada West. He has over 20 years of experience in both industry and academic sectors. He has worked at international companies from Cyprus, the UK, Malta, Iran, Malaysia, and Canada and has been highly involved in development of several projects in different industries, healthcare, transportation, residential, oil and gas and IT.

2. Achievements

Apart from his experience in industry, he also has some achievements in academia. He has been a university lecturer in three different parts of the world, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North America. His academic experience started from 2009, as a lecturer in AU and PNU. He is Adjunct Professor at Westcliff University and Canadian College. Beside on lectureship positions, he was a researcher at IAU for over 8 years. Most recently, he was Team Leader, R&D Manager, Technical R&D Consultant, and Academic Program Manager of Research Club and Hamta Academy, Malaysia, Mentor at Publons Academy, and is Advisory Board of Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK, and Scientific Board of NASS, Singapore, and the Mentor at Futurpreneur Canada, and Vancouver Island University CETP program.

He has continued his path in teaching concentrating on research and development for over 13 years teaching to undergraduate students, postgraduates, and executive staff in different countries. He has also developed many R&D teams in different businesses inspiring project team members from various educational backgrounds to play effective roles in R&D teams. He has developed his customized approaches in teaching research methodology and shared his viewpoints in research methods area in more than 30 open-access publications over years.

Besides, he has organized and chaired numerous workshops, conferences, and conference sessions respectively, and has delivered speeches as chief guest and keynote speaker. Moreover, he is the editorial, reviewer, and advisory board member of some authentic peer-reviewed journals publishing with Taylor & Francis, Springer, Emerald, Elsevier, MDPI, EAI, & IGI Publishing, and Inderscience.

Hamed has been an active multidisciplinary researcher and R&D specialist involved in several academic and industrial research projects. He has been working with researchers from various disciplines and has been actively engaged in different research studies. His views on science and technology have been published in top-ranked scientific publishers such as Elsevier, Springer, Emerald, IEEE, IGI Global, Inderscience, Taylor and Francis and Dr. Hamed has published over 170 scientific articles in authentic peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings (h-index = 34; i10-index = 65; over 8,800 citations on Google Scholar; over 2.6 million reads and 4,521 citations on Researchgate; 123,839 downloads on SSRN), 12 book chapters as well as 9 books in the field of technology and research methodology.

He was the PeerJ Award winner and the winner of Business Excellence Award for business leadership, innovation and creativity, and results achieved, and was also selected as a qualified recipient of the Promising Startups in Asia at Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards. He was the finalist for the Innovation in Teaching of Research Methodology Excellence Awards and was nominated as the finalists in Southeast Asian Startup Awards by Global Startup Awards. He was ranked as 9th top SSRN Business Authors among world’s most-cited researchers till end of July 2022, awarded the most read contributions from Canada by ResearchGate, July and October 2021. His research achievements also include winning several best paper awards, outstanding reviewer awards and best presentation awards like MLIS 2021 & 2022. He has been listed on the Stanford-Elsevier list of World’s top 2% of scientist by August 2021 and 2022.

He is a Certified Cyber Security Professional and Certified Graduate Technologist. He is senior member of IEEE, IAEEEE, IASED, IEDRC & HKSRA, Fellow Member of ISAC, WGM of IFIP TC11 - Assurance and Information Security Management, and member of CSIAC), ACT-IAC, and AASHE. Currently, he is involved in several multidisciplinary research projects, including studying innovation in information technology, blockchain and cybersecurity, and technology acceptance.

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Name: Hamed Taherdoost
Born: Mar 1982
Title: Associate Professor
Affiliation: University Canada West | Hamta Group | Hamta Business Corporation
Honor: Ph.D., P.Eng., P.Tech., SMIEEE
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