Dr. Riswan Efendi
Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Malaysia

Riswan Efendi received his B.Sc. degree (Mathematics) from Andalas University at West Sumatra (Indonesia), M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Mathematics (Statistics Major) from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia in Johor, Malaysia.
His career has been started from 2003 as academician and researchers in the higher education. Currently, he is a senior lecturer at Mathematics Department, Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI), Malaysia. Basically, his research topics are focused on fuzzy time series, and fuzzy-regression models for prediction. Since 2018, his research has been focused on integrating rough set theory into regression models. In this research, the main target is to handle the inconsistent samples using data reduction of rough sets theory. He is also active in research grants, publications, and conferences. Active as a reviewer, an editorial board member and a topical advisory panel in some reputable journals such as, Neural Computing and Applications (Springer), Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), Transaction on Fuzzy Systems (IEEE) and Computational Economics (Springer), Axioms, Symmetry and Applied Sciences Journals (MDPI) and Journal of Psychology (Taylor and France). Besides, a scientific committee on International Conferences, such as SCDM 2022, HP3C 2020-2024 and WSAI 2021.




Assoc.Prof. Riktesh Srivastava
Business and Management, City University, UAE

Dr. Riktesh Srivastava holds a PhD in Electronics Engineering and has additional qualifications in Management from the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). He has garnered certifications in Marketing from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA, Electronic Commerce from NTU, Singapore, and Innovation and Information Technology Management from the Indian Institute of Management, India. With a notable academic and professional background, Dr. Srivastava has authored over 50 papers published in esteemed international journals, including IEEE, ACM, and Elsevier.   In recognition of his research contributions, he was honored with the Innovation Research Award by the Government of UAE in 2013. Furthermore, Dr. Srivastava has received two research awards from different universities in the UAE, highlighting his significant impact in the academic community. Serving on the editorial boards of more than five reputable international journals, he plays a pivotal role in advancing scholarly discourse.   Currently holding the position of Associate Professor in MBA at City University Ajman, UAE, Dr. Riktesh Srivastava is also a Six Sigma Black Belt holder, showcasing his expertise in process improvement methodologies. His research interests span across Business Analytics, Six Sigma, and Management Information Systems, reflecting a comprehensive and interdisciplinary approach to his academic pursuits..