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World of Shipping Portugal

An International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs

28 - 29 January 2021, Hotel Riviera, Carcavelos, Portugal

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International Steering Committee

 
The 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs International Steering Committee (IStC) is made up of well-known representatives (hereinafter Members) that have developed a high reputation in shipping, ports and logistics matters, and which are internationally recognized by the industry they serve. It embraces a balanced selection of about XX Members chosen according to their area of research and work performed and who are the cornerstone of the shipping and ports research network. IStC Members were individually invited 'ad personam' by the Conference Chairman. The IStC function is to provide guidance and assistance to the Local Organising Committee, and contribute to the publicity and promotion of the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs. Maintaining the quality of submitted research papers, and an appropriate balance between the interests of researchers and practitioners, are also particularly important goals. The following Members are part of the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs International Steering Committee:
 
 
Chin-Shan Lu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Dong-Wook Song, World Maritime University, Sweden
Harilaos Psaraftis, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Heather McLaughlin, De Montfort University, United Kingdom
Jan Hoffmann, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Switzerland
Kevin Cullinane, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Masato Shinohara, The University of Fukuchiyama, Japan
Michael Roe, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom
Mihalis Chasomeris, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Paul Tae-Woo Lee, Zhejiang University, China
Stephen Cahoon, University of Tasmania, Australia
 
 
 
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International Scientific Committee

 
The 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs International Scientific Committee (IScC) will be made up of Members who are familiar with the blind peer review process, even though new blood is always encouraged and welcomed. To follow a robust procedure, each Member will be asked to review/rank a number of papers, whose reviews/comments will be compiled by the Local Organising Committee and sent to the Authors to improve the quality of the work being presented. Amélia Loja is the Chairman of the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs International Scientific Committee. The following Members are part of the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs International Scientific Committee:
 
Agata Krystosik-Gromadzińska, West Pomeranian University of Szczecin, Poland
Alessio Tei, University of Genoa, Italy
Alkis John Corres, City Law School/ALBA Graduate Business School, Greece
Assunta di Vaio, University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy
Bruce Hartman, California State University Maritime, United States of America
Cassia Bomer Galvão, Texas A&M University at Galveston, United States of America
Chin-Shan Lu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Claudio Ferrari, University of Genova, Italy
Cláudio Soares, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dimitrios V. Lyridis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Dongping Song, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Enrico Musso, University of Genova, Italy
Evi Plomaritou, Frederick University, Cyprus
Francesco Parola, University of Genoa, Italy
Ghiorghe Batrinca, Constanta Maritime University, Romania
Gul Denktas Sakar, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Helen A. Thanopoulou, University of the Aegean, Greece
Hyunmi Jang, Pusan National University, Republic of Korea
Ioannis Lagoudis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Irwin Ooi Ui Joo, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia
Jose L. Tongzon, Inha University in Tashkent, South Korea and Uzbekistan
Kee-hung Lai, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Lawrence Henesey, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden
Lourdes Trujillo, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Maria de Lourdes Bravo, Faculdade de Economia - Universidade Agostinho Neto, Angola
María Jesús Freire Seoane, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
Maxim A. Dulebenets, Florida A&M University-Florida State University, United States
Michele Acciaro, Kühne Logistics University, Germany
Mihalis Chasomeris, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Republic of South Africa
Newton Narciso Pereira, Federal Fluminense University, Brazil
Nikitas Nikitakos, University of the Aegean, Greece
Okan Duru, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Pedro Antão, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Peggy Shu-Ling Chen, University of Tasmania, Australia
Pierre Cariou, Kedge Business School, France
Soner Esmer, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Stephen Pettit, Cardiff University, United Kingdom
Stratos Papadimitriou, University of Piraeus, Greece
Taih-Cherng Lirn, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan
Thierry Vanelslander, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Tsz Leung Yip, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
 
 
 
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About the International Scientific Committee Chairman

 
Amélia Loja is presently Adjunct Professor at Mechanical Engineering Department of the Engineering Institute of Lisbon (ISEL, IPL), invited Associate Professor at Physics Department of the University of Évora (UEvora) and Senior Researcher of the Mechanical Engineering Institute (IDMEC, IST). Her academic background integrates a BSc with honours in Marine Engineering from the Portuguese Nautical School and a BSc in Computer Science. Her MSc and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering were conferred by the Technical University of Lisbon and the Habilitation in Mechatronic Engineering by the University of Évora. Her major areas of interest include the scientific areas of Computational Solids Mechanics, Optimization and Reverse Engineering, among others. Until now she published 48 papers in scientific international journals. Amélia Loja is Chairperson of the ECCOMAS thematic series of conferences SYMCOMP (International Conference on Numerical and Symbolic Computation: Developments and Applications) and she coordinates the Research Centre on Modelling and Optimization of Multifunctional Systems (CIMOSM, ISEL). Since 2017 she has been invited by the European Commission Research Agencies to evaluate project proposals in different subjects related to her competences.
 
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IScC Members Expertise Areas Online Survey

 
In order to facilitate the 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs Paper Review Process, please fill in the IScC Members Expertise Areas Online Survey. Thank you for your cooperation!
 
  IScC Members Expertise Areas Online Survey  
 
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Local Organising Committee

 
The 2021 World of Shipping Portugal, an International Research Conference on Maritime Affairs Local Organising Committee (LOC) is responsible for handling all administrative, organisational and financial tasks related with the preparation, execution and closure of the conference. Currently, the 2021 WoSPortugal LOC is made up of:
Ana Cristina Paixão Casaca (Chairman and Conference Organiser, Portugal)
Amélia Loja (IScC Chairman and Assistant Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon’ Engineering School, Portugal)
 
 
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International Steering Committee

International Scientific Committee

About the International

Scientific Committee Chairman

IScC Members Expertise Areas Online Survey

Local Organising

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