Dr Shuliang Li
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Dr Shuliang Li is a Reader in Business Information Management at Westminster Business School, the University of Westminster. He is a life Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS). He acted as BIM&O departmental Research Leader from January 2010 to July 2013. His research outputs were submitted to the UK Research Assessment Exercises, RAE2001 and RAE2008, and the Research Excellence Framework, REF2014.
Dr Li is also a Sichuan 100-Talent Scheme Visiting Professor at SWJTU in China for research collaboration purposes.
He acts as a supervisor of PhD students, postdoctoral researchers and academic visitors.
Dr Li has served as or currently acts as: a keynote speaker for ICICTA 2014 (China); a named General Chair for MMSSE 2015 & 2016 (Vienna, Austria), and MMSSE 2017 (Athens, Greece); a keynote speaker and a Conference Chair, Committee Chair, or General Chair for ISDEA 2015 (China), ICIM 2016 & ICBIS 2016 (London, UK), ICRIS 2016 (China), ICICM 2016 (England, UK), ICIM 2017 (China), ISDEA 2017 (China), ICKEA 2017 & ICFET 2017 (London, UK), ICETC & ICDLE 2017 (Barcelona, Spain), and ICIM 2018 (London, UK). He is a member of the editorial board for Industrial Management & Data Systems (covered by SCI) and a reviewer for several international journals.
Dr Shuliang Li teaches Digital Analytics (Web Analytics and Business Intelligence), and other modules. He also supervises postgraduate students, and PhD/doctoral students.
Dr Shuliang Li's main research interests cover business information systems, decision support systems, hybrid intelligent business systems, Web-based intelligent business systems and knowledge automation, Internet-enabled multi-agent-based intelligent decision support systems, business intelligence, quantum strategies, quantum knowledge management, Web analytics, e-commerce systems evaluation, systems modelling and computer simulation, simulation & computerised support for open innovation, multi-agent-based modelling & simulation of low carbon management, Web dynamics, and social media dynamics, models & intelligent systems for marketing & digital marketing decision making.
He has created and developed various intelligent decision support software systems, and published a number of research papers on peer-reviewed journals and international conferences. His publications have appeared in the following international refereed journals: Decision Support Systems (the international journal), European Journal of Marketing, Expert Systems with Applications (an international journal), Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance and Management (international journal), Marketing Intelligence and Planning, Industrial Management & Data Systems, and International Journal of Management and Decision Making. His papers have also appeared in various conference proceedings published by IEEE.
His journal articles and conference papers have been cited and used by professors and researchers in USA, Finland, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Greece, Spain, Turkey, South Africa, Taiwan, mainland China and many other countries. The world renowned decision support systems field teaching textbook, Decision Support Systems and Intelligent Systems (Seventh editions, Prentice Hall International, 2005), has included two pages of Shuliang’s research paper. According to Google Scholar, google.com, Science Citation Index (SCI), EI, Ei and baidu.com, Shuliang’s research papers and books have been cited widely in a large number of journal articles, reputable conference proceedings, books and research reports across the world.
With established international research excellence for many years, Shuliang has submitted for the UK Research Assessment Exercises (RAE) 2001 and 2008, and the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
He is a member of the editorial board for Industrial Management & Data Systems, the Journal of Modelling in Management, and the International Journal of Marketing Studies. He also acted as a reviewer/referee for Expert Systems with Applications, the Journal of the Operational Research Society, European Journal of Operational Research, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, the Journal of Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory, Asia Pacific Journal of Marketing and Logistics, and Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing. In addition, he served as an Application Stream Programme Committee member and reviewer for British Computer Society SGAI AI2004, AI2005, AI2006, AI2007, AI2008, AI2009, AI2010, AI2011 and AI2012, and a reviewer for several other international conferences and book publishers. Moreover, he was invited to review research proposals for ESRC (2007, 2012) and EPSRC (2011). Dr Li served as a technical co-chair for ICMTMA2015 conference (China), a general chair for MMSSE 2015 & 2016 (Vienna, Austria) and MMSSE 2017 (Athens, Greece), a Keynote Speaker for the 7th international conference on intelligent computation technology and automation (ICICTA2014) (China), a General Chair & Keynote Speaker for the 6th international conference on intelligent systems design and engineering applications (ISDEA2015) (China), and a Committee Chair & Keynote Speaker for international conferences on information management (ICIM2016) & systems (ICBIS2016), London, UK. He acted as a General Chair & Keynote Speaker for the 2016 international conference on robots & intelligent systems (ICRIS2016) (China), and a Committee Chair & Keynote Speaker for the 6th International Conference on Information Communication and Management (ICICM2016) (England, UK). He is a Conference Chair & Keynote Speaker for the 3rd International Conference on Information Management (ICIM2017) (China), a General Chair for the 7th international conference on intelligent systems design and engineering applications (ISDEA2017) (China), and a Conference Chair & Keynote Speaker for the international conference on knowledge engineering and applications (ICKEA2017) & the international conference on the frontiers of knowledge related educational technologies (ICFET2017), London, UK, ICETC & ICDLE 2017, Barcelona, Spain. Most of the conference proceedings have been or will be published by IEEE, covered by IEEE Xplore, and indexed by Ei.
From 1994 to 1997, He was a fund-holder and principal investigator of a production/manufacturing systems simulation and decision support project which was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No: 79470072). His research has also been supported by QR (Quality Related) funding, industrial research gift and NSFC. Furthermore, he has been officially granted the 100-Talent Scheme research award by Sichuan provincial government, China, for undertaking cutting-edge research. Shuliang was awarded Fellowship status in January 2010 by the British Computer Society.