Professor of Knowledge and Information Sciences
Tarbiat Modares University (TMU)
Speaker Bio: Dr Mohammad Hassanzadeh is a professor of knowledge and Information Sciences at Tarbiat Modares University, Iran. He received his PhD from Ferdowsi University, Mashhad in 2006. He was appointed to the Department of Management and Economics at Tarbiat Modares University in 2001 as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Full Professor in 2019. Dr Hassanzadeh has made over 250 scholarly contributions, including more than 200 peer-reviewed research papers and over 50 books (Nov, 2022) in addition to being co-investigator on numerous major research initiatives. Among his books are “Knowledge Management, Concepts and Infrastructures”, “Popularization of Science from Theory to Practice”, “Information Retrieval and Knowledge Economy”. He has been visiting professor at several other universities as a lecturer and has supervised over 200 Masters and PhD dissertations. He has been appointed to varied managerial and administrative positions in Higher Education including Director of the Centre for the Development of Humanities Technologies, Consultant to Business Intelligence (BI) Initiatives, Head of the department for Humanity Technologies Incubator and Director of Technology Development and Transfer Office, Modares ST Park through the years. For his research efforts he was awarded several national and international awards e.g. the Article of the Year award by the Library and Information Science Society for Asia and the Pacific (LISSASPAC) in 2017. Dr. Hassanzadeh has established several international journals among them are The International Journal of Learning Spaces Studies (LSS), The International Journal of Metaverse and Virtual Transformation (MVT), and The International Journal of Knowledge Processing Studies (KPS). He also serves as an editor-in- chief for The International Journal of Digital Content Management (DCM), The Iranian Journal of Information Processing and Management (JIPM). and The Journal of Information Science and Techniques (STIM). He currently is president of The Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology. Alongside having various managerial positions, being involved in academic responsibilities, Dr Hassanzadeh has paid special and enduring attention to Research Impact and indicated advocacy for knowledge translation and improving research impact in society.