Ergun Gide

Central Queensland University

Associate Professor Ergun Gide is currently teaching at CQUniversity in Sydney. Professor Gide holds a BSc with a University Gold Medal for Academic Excellence, an MSc in engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D in e-commerce. He was also a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in knowledge-based e-business applications. He has published almost 80 chapters in books, refereed journal articles, and conference papers primarily in the field of e-commerce/information systems. Professor Gide is an editorial board member for many international journals in information systems and technology and extensively supervises doctoral research students in the same disciplines. He has personally contributed to many high-level international conferences including Harvard University (2010) and Oxford University (2011) just to name a few. His teaching and research interests are in e-commerce system development and implementation, smart e-commerce strategies, e-commerce project management, web-based information systems, e-business solutions, web-based education, e-government, and e-services. He also has a wide range of e-commerce consultancy experiences in international educational institutions, manufacturing and service industries both in Australia and overseas. Professor Gide’s contribution in his field is highly significant and justified with consistently outstanding student results and achievements. His outstanding contributions to tertiary student learning has been recognized by the following official awards: the Gold Medal Mort Award for Teaching Excellence, Sydney Campus, 2006; the CQUniversity Award for Teaching Excellence for Australian International Campuses, 2008; the CQUniversity Vice-Chancellor’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ Award, 2008 and more recently the Australian Learning and Teaching Council’s (ALTC) “Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning” Award, 2009.