Mohsen Attaran | Manufacturing | Excellence in Research

Prof.Mohsen Attaran | Manufacturing | Excellence in Research 

Dr. Mohsen Attaran is a distinguished Professor of Operations Management with a rich academic background and extensive contributions to the field. His expertise spans operations management, systems science, and digital transformation, highlighted by numerous publications and awards. Dr. Attaran’s research focuses on innovative technologies such as blockchain, digital twins, and additive manufacturing, exploring their applications in healthcare, manufacturing, and beyond. With a career spanning decades at CSU Bakersfield and Portland State University, he has mentored countless students and authored influential books and articles that shape the discourse in operations management and business intelligence.

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🎓 Education

Ph.D., Systems Science, 1984 Portland State University, Portland, Oregon Major: Operations Management; Minor: Forecasting. M.S., Management Science, 1977 Northrop University, Inglewood, California Area of Study: Production and Operations Management, Decision Analysis, Management Information Systems. B.A., Management, 1975 College of Mass Communication

🏆 Awards and Honors

February 2006, 2017, 2020 CSUB nominee for Wang Family Excellence Award. May 2017 Recipient of Emeritus Award, School of BPA, CSU, Bakersfield. June 2004 Recipient of Millie Ablin Outstanding Professor Award, School of BPA, CSU, Bakersfield. June 2002 Most Downloaded and Relevant Article – “Creating the Right Structural Fit for Self-Directed Teams,” Top Journal Article Presented in 2002 by Emerald Literati Network. March 1997, 1998 Recipient of Performance Salary Step Increase, School of BPA, CSU, Bakersfield. May 1996 Recipient of El Paso Natural Gas Foundation Faculty Achievement Award, School of BPA, CSU, Bakersfield. March 1986, 1987, & 1989 Recipient of Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award, School of BPA, CSU, Bakersfield

👨‍🏫 Teaching Experience

September 1994 to Present. Professor of Operations Management, School of Business and Public Admin., CSUB. September 1989 to September 1994 Chair, Department of Management, School of Business and Public Admin., CSUB. September 1988 to September 1989 Professor of Operations Management, School of Business and Public Admin., CSUB. September 1984 to September 1988 Associate Professor of Operations Management, CSUB. September 1982 to August 1984 Instructor, School of Business Administration, Portland State University. September 1980 to August 1982 Research Assistant, Systems Science Ph.D. Program, Portland State University

📖 Book Publications

Attaran, M. and Gunasekaran, A. (2019). Applications of Blockchain Technology in Business: Challenges and Opportunities. Springer; 1st ed. 2019 edition. ISBN-10: 3030277976. Attaran, M. Operations Management Information Systems, John Wiley & Sons, January 1992.. Attaran, M. Management Science Information Systems, John Wiley & Sons, February 1992.. Attaran, M., B. Render and R. Stair, Micro Computer Software for Management Science and Operations Management, Allyn and Bacon, Inc., January 1989.

 

Publications Top Notes 📝

    • The Rise of Additive Manufacturing and Advantages over Traditional Manufacturing
      • Publication: Harvard Business Review Case
      • Volume: 12
      • Pages: 1753*
      • Year: 2017
      • This article discusses the rise of additive manufacturing (3D printing) and its advantages compared to traditional manufacturing methods.

 

    • Exploring the relationship between information technology and business process reengineering
      • Journal: Information & Management
      • Volume: 41
      • Issue: 5
      • Pages: 585-596
      • Year: 2004
      • Citations: 664
      • This study explores the impact of information technology on business process reengineering.

 

    • RFID: an enabler of supply chain operations
      • Journal: Supply Chain Management: An International Journal
      • Volume: 12
      • Issue: 4
      • Pages: 249-257
      • Year: 2007
      • Citations: 470
      • This article discusses RFID technology and its role as an enabler in supply chain operations.

 

    • Collaborative supply chain management: the most promising practice for building efficient and sustainable supply chains
      • Journal: Business Process Management Journal
      • Volume: 13
      • Issue: 3
      • Pages: 390-404
      • Year: 2007
      • Citations: 413
      • This study examines collaborative supply chain management practices for enhancing efficiency and sustainability.

 

    • Industrial diversity and economic performance in US areas
      • Journal: The Annals of Regional Science
      • Volume: 20
      • Issue: 2
      • Pages: 44-54
      • Year: 1986
      • Citations: 355
      • This article explores the relationship between industrial diversity and economic performance across different regions in the US.

 

    • The impact of 5G on the evolution of intelligent automation and industry digitization
      • Journal: Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing
      • Volume: 14
      • Issue: 5
      • Pages: 5977-5993
      • Year: 2023
      • Citations: 335
      • This study evaluates the impact of 5G technology on intelligent automation and the digitization of industries.

 

    • Digital technology enablers and their implications for supply chain management
      • Journal: Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal
      • Pages: 1-15
      • Year: 2020
      • Citations: 333
      • This article discusses digital technology enablers and their implications for improving supply chain management practices.

 

    • Blockchain technology in healthcare: Challenges and opportunities
      • Journal: International Journal of Healthcare Management
      • Volume: 15
      • Issue: 1
      • Pages: 70-83
      • Year: 2022
      • Citations: 261
      • This study examines blockchain technology and its potential challenges and opportunities in healthcare.

 

    • The need for digital workplace: Increasing workforce productivity in the information age
      • Journal: International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems (IJEIS)
      • Volume: 15
      • Issue: 1
      • Pages: 1-23
      • Year: 2019
      • Citations: 246
      • This article discusses the importance of digital workplaces in enhancing workforce productivity in the modern era.

 

    • Cloud computing technology: improving small business performance using the Internet
      • Journal: Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship
      • Volume: 31
      • Issue: 6
      • Pages: 495-519
      • Year: 2019
      • Citations: 245
      • This study explores how cloud computing technology can enhance performance for small businesses.

 

Kulsoom Saima Bughio | Information System | Women Researcher Award

 Mrs. Kulsoom Saima Bughio | Information System| Women Researcher Award

 Mrs. Edith Cowan University Australia,  Australia

👩‍🔬A diligent and ambitious researcher nearing completion of a PhD in Computing and Security from the esteemed School of Science at Edith Cowan University, WA. My research endeavors focus on the intersection of Semantic modeling and reasoning applied to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), aiming to identify and address cyberattacks and vulnerabilities in medical devices within healthcare systems. Alongside my academic pursuits, I’ve honed my teaching skills within the field of computer science, contributing to the academic growth of students. With a robust understanding of both theoretical concepts and practical applications in computer science, I offer a unique perspective to my work and possess a penchant for thriving in challenging and dynamic environments. I am enthusiastic about collaborating with like-minded individuals and organizations to foster innovation and advancement in the field.

 

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Experience💼

Jan 2022 – Present | Casual Academic Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus. Jan 2024 – Present | Academic Teacher
Curtin College and University. Mar 2018 – Present | Assistant Professor University of Sindh, Pakistan. Aug 2014 – Mar 2018 | Lecturer University of Sindh, Pakistan. Jan 2013 – Jan 2016 | Visiting Faculty (Computer Science) University of Sindh Pakistan, at Thatta Campus. Apr 2012 – Aug 2014 | Teaching Assistant University of Sindh Pakistan. Dec 2015 – Jun 2019 | Focal Person (Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Laptop Scheme) HEC: Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. Sep 2011 – Jan 2012 | Science Teacher City School, Thatta Pakistan. May 2011 – Aug 2011 | IT Trainer. GIBCE: Government Institute of Business and Commercial Education Mar 2010 – Mar 2011 | Lecturer. GGDCT: Government Girls Degree College Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan Jan 2010 – Dec 2014 | Volunteer and Supporter SHSO-Sindh Human Support Organization Sujawal, Thatta, Pakistan. Feb 2009 – June 2009 | IT Trainer BBSYDP Pakistan: Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development Program.

Education🎓

2019 – Present | PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, WA 2013 – 2015 | M.Phil. (Master of Philosophy) University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan GPA: 4.0/4.0 2010 – 2011 | C.T (Certificate in Teaching) Technical College, Thatta, Sindh, Pakistan Grade: A Division 2009 – 2010 | B. Ed (Bachelor of Education) University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan GPA: 3.78/4.0 2004 – 2007 | BS (Bachelor of Computer Science (Hons)) University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Skills🛠️

  • Project Management
  • Written and Verbal Communication
  • Team Leadership
  • Data Management
  • Technical Documentation
  • Problem-Solving
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Time Management

Certifications 📜

Various Certifications obtained during PhD study and Casual Teaching at Edith Cowan University, including PDA Trainings, Epigium, Risk management, Ethical Management, etc., spanning from 2019 to 2023. Certificate of participation as a Presenter and Team Leader for the “WA HEALTH HACKATHAN 2022” organized by WA Data Science Innovation Hub on August 18th, 2022. Certificate of participation as a Team Leader for “ECU Open Day” organized on July 31st, 2022. Worked as a Team Leader for the TCP-ECU program held at ECU Perth along with four campuses: Joondalup, Mount Lawley, Bunbury, and Southwest from August to November 2022. Certificate of Completion for Training as a Microsoft Office Specialist by Microsoft on December 30th, 2017. Training Workshop Certificate on “Social Research Methods (SRMs)” at FESEA Library, Area Study Centre for East and South Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro with the collaboration of Higher Education Commission, from February 6th to 17th, 2017. Certificate of Participation for the Seminar and Training, “Achieving Excellence in Research”, organized in Hyderabad, by the collaboration of Research Gateway Society and the Australian Islamic Library, on November 5th, 2016. Certificate of Participation for the training program on “Chinese Language Course” at Chinese Corner, Digital FESEA Library, Area Study Centre, University of Sindh, Jamshoro- Pakistan, from August to September 2016. Training Workshop Certificate on “Academic Excellence” at the University of Sindh, Jamshoro, on November 26th, 2015. Training program Certificate on “Active Citizens Training of Facilitators” at the University of Sindh Pakistan, with the collaboration of the British Council and the University of Sindh, from September 4th to 18th, 2015. Certificate of Participation during the 1st International Conference on WSNs (Wireless Sensor Networks) for developing countries at Mehran EUT Jamshoro, Pakistan, from April 24th to 26th, 2013. Graduate Program Internship for a bachelor’s in education (B. Ed), at County Cambridge High School Hyderabad from April 27th, 2010, to May 28th, 2010. Certificate of Training on “Web Developer” under the project titled Benazir Shaheed Youth Development Program at AIMS from February 1st, 2009, to May 31st, 2009. OCA (Oracle Certified Associate) from APTECH, Karachi, Pakistan, in 2007, with a score of 96%.

Awards and Recognition 🏆

2024: School of Science Research Scholarship, $22,600. 2023-2024: School of Science HDR Tuition Fee Scholarship, $20,000. 2023: Nominated for Graduate Women in WA (GWWA) Centenary Dinner. 2022: Nominated for Judging Committee for School of Science Symposium. 2019-2024: School of Science HDR Research Funding for Travel and Publication, $4,500. 2019-2023: ECU-HEC Scholarship (Edith Cowan University-Higher Education Commission Pakistan), Fully Funded Scholarship for PhD Studies.

Publications Top Notes 📝

  • Knowledge organization systems to support cyber-resilience in medical smart home environments
    • Authors: KS Bughio, LF Sikos
    • Book: Cybersecurity for Smart Cities: Practices and Challenges
    • Year: 2023
    • Pages: 61-69

 

  • An interactive system for visualization of cultural heritage objects of Sindh in a web-based environment
    • Authors: KS Unar, AM Unar, Z Patoli
    • Conference: 2016 Sixth International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology
    • Year: 2016

 

  • Knowledge organization system for partial automation to improve the security posture of IoMT networks
    • Author: KS Bughio
    • Journal: Procedia Computer Science
    • Year: 2023
    • Volume: 225
    • Pages: 3471-3478

 

  • Developing a Novel Ontology for Cybersecurity in Internet of Medical Things-Enabled Remote Patient Monitoring
    • Authors: KS Bughio, DM Cook, SAA Shah
    • Journal: Sensors
    • Year: 2024
    • Volume: 24
    • Issue: 9
    • Pages: 2804

 

  • Reconstruction and archival approaches with 3D visualization of Cultural Heritage in Museums of Sindh Region
    • Authors: AM Unar, KS Unar, S Talpur, TJ Khanzada
    • Conference: 2019 IEEE 6th International Conference on Engineering Technologies and …
    • Year: 2019

 

  • Visualization and interaction methods for portable antiquities of Sindh
    • Authors: KS Unar, Z Patoli, S Chandio, S Solangi