VICTOR CHANG PhD

Associate Professor
Director of PhD Programme

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Dr. Victor Chang is an Associate Professor in Information Management and Information Systems and also a Director of PhD Programme at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi'an Jiaotong Liverpool, China. Dr. Victor Chang was a Senior Lecturer in Computing at Leeds Beckett University, UK and a Visiting Researcher at the University of Southampton, UK. He has been a technical lead in web applications, web services, database, grid, cloud, storage/backup, bioinformatics, financial computing which subsequently have become his research interests. Victor has also successfully delivered many IT projects in Taiwan (place of birth), Singapore, Australia, and the UK since 1998. Victor is experienced in a number of different IT subjects and has 27 certifications with 97% on average. He completed PGCert (Higher Education, University Greenwich, 2012) and PhD (C.S, University of Southampton, 2013) within four years while working full-time, whereby the distance between his work and research is about hundreds of miles away. He has over 100 published peer-reviewed papers, including several high-quality journals up-to-date. Victor won £20,000 funding in 2001 (Singapore-Cambridge Trust) and £81,000 funding in 2009 (Department of Health). He was involved in part of the £6.5 million project in 2004, part of the £5.6 million project in 2006 and part of a £300,000 project in 2013. He also won another £200,000 to support his scholarly activities. He is a PI and Co-PI in some projects. Victor is a winner in 2011 European Identity Award in "On Premise to Cloud Migration". He has won a prestigious European award, Best Project in Research, at the European Cloud and Identity Award in 2016. He was selected to present his research at the United Nations in 2003 and at the House of Commons, UK, in 2011. He won the best papers in 2012 and 2015. Dr Victor Chang has taught numerous undergraduate and postgraduate modules since Year 2011. In some modules he taught, students like his teaching and enjoy his labs and lectures.

Dr Victor Chang is leading expert on Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things and Security. He has demonstrated Storage as a Service, Health Informatics as a Service, Financial Software as a Service, Education as a Service, Big Data Processing as a Service, Integration as a Service, Security as a Service, Social Network as a Service, Data Visualization as a Service (Weather Science) and Consulting as a Service in Cloud Computing and Big Data services in both of his practitioner and academic experience. The contributions that he has offered will be published in high-quality journals. Additionally, his proposed frameworks have been adopted by several organisations. In April 2014 he received 5 certificates in a single international conference to set a record. Dr Victor Chang received 1 award and 4 certificates in one single international conference in May 2015 to set another record. He is the Founding Chair of international workshops in Emerging Software as a Service and Enterprise Security. His workshops have been described as the most successful workshops by conference organizers and have attracted audiences with positive response. As a result, he received an IEEE Outstanding Service Award in 2015. One of his workshops has stepped up as an international conference on Internet of Things, Big Data and Security (IoTBDS) that has attracted high-profiled submissions and high-quality journals' backing. He is also the founding chair for the international conference on Complexity, Future Information Systems and Risk (COMPLEXIS). He is an editor of the Cloud Computing adoption book with IGI Global. He is a reviewer of International Journal of Information Management (IJIM), Expert Systems with Applications, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, Journal of Internet Services and Applications and Journal of Computing and Information Technology. Dr Victor Chang is a joint Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence (IJOCI), and Open Journal of Big Data (OJBD). He has a leading journal, Business Intelligence as a Service in the Cloud" published in July 2014 by a highly prestigious journal, Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS). He has been promoted as an Editor of FGCS since October 2014. He has the most popular article in a transaction world leading journal, called "Towards Achieving Data Security with the Cloud Computing Adoption Framework". He is a guest editor for FGCS, IJIM, JNCA (J of Network and Computer Application) and ASOC (Applied Soft Computing) special issues. He welcomes submission of any high-quality papers to his journals. Some of his publications are available here.

Dr. Victor Chang also gives keynotes and talks nationally and internationally in the UK, Germany, Qatar, Singapore, Spain, France, Portugal and China. He is a keynote speaker for three international conferences: CLOSER 2015, WEBIST 2015 and ICT4AgeingWell 2015. He is the keynote speaker for Math-CEng 2016 Indonesia, SPNCE 2016 Guangzhou China, ICCMIT 2017 Chennai India, ICRTCCM 2017 India, ICEIS 2017 Porto Portual, ICEMIS 2017 Tunisia, DeSE 2017 Paris France and GI 2017 Fuzhou China. He has published three books on Cloud Computing and they are available for purchase on Amazon: A proposed model to analyse risk and return for Cloud adoption, A proposed Cloud Computing Business Framework and Delivery and Adoption of Cloud Computing Services in Contemporary Organizations.