Elsadig Ahmed

Multimedia University

Dr. Elsadig Musa Ahmed is Professor of Economics and Technology Management at Multimedia University (MMU), MMU Senate member, 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 the postgraduate level and economic subjects at the 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 book\'s author (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 supervised and produced 14 PhD, 4 DBA, 3 Masters, and 8 MBA Theses. Currently, supervises several students at Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and MBA project, undergraduate final levels. In terms of research grants he received 5 external projects in ICT and Economic Growth, Foreign Direct Investment Spillover Effects from the Malaysian government, and Mobile Banking for Microfinance from the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Jeddah KSA. He examined several PhD theses from Malaysian Universities, Indian Universities, and other countries. I have been appointed as auditor, assessor, and editorial board member for several programmes, journals, conferences, and professorial positions. He has been appointed as a panel review of the Malaysian Ministry of Education research grants and reviewer for the IsDB proposals for postdoctoral and PhD scholarships. In terms and training, he conducted several workshops and public lectures not limited to writing research grants proposals, postgraduate thesis writing, Writing scientific papers for publishing in Scopus and WoS indexed journals, leadership, and performance analysis appraisal in Malaysia, KSA, and Sudan. He is the leader of the Economic Planning Forum and Research skills Workshops of Sudanese researchers’ initiatives. 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, World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD), Sudan Knowledge and several associations. He is an 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 was 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.