Hershey, PA, March 12, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- IGI Global is proud to announce a new partnership with the International Center for Informatics Research (ICIR) of Beijing Jiaotong University in China.
This new partnership was instated to support the future of technological development by strengthening the relationship between students, faculty, staff, and cutting-edge global research, especially in the areas of ICIR focus: information management, logistics management, engineering and IT, e-business and enterprise information, cloud computing technology and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology. China stands as a world leader in the growing information science and technology market, and IGI Global continuously seeks to facilitate and support technology education and research initiatives among academia throughout the world.
This research collaboration between ICIR and IGI Global will include 30 seminars offered by ICIR throughout China and four international conferences throughout 2016. A mentoring program for graduate students and faculty interested in scholarly publishing in leading information science and technology journals will also be introduced. There will also be collaborative promotion of the use of e-resources based research contents published by IGI Global throughout China.
Dr. Mincong Tang, ICIR’s Managerial Board Officer remarked, “The partnership is a milestone in ICIR's efforts in becoming internationalized. Resources from IGI Global provide incredible support in the research and teaching of ICIR. The collaboration between ICIR and IGI Global will set a precedent for domestic institutes for their research.” IGI Global President and CEO Dr. Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, shared the sentiment: “It is IGI Global’s goal to disseminate high quality research content related to the latest discoveries in the field of information science and technology among prominent research institutions around the world to support the future of information science and technology research. We are honored to partner with an outstanding research facility such as ICIR and look forward to assisting their research initiatives of the future and learn from their experiences.”
About International Center for Informatics Research (ICIR)
ICIR was jointly founded in 2009 by Beijing Jiaotong University, China, and University of Reading, UK. By developing focused talent training and progressive scientific research while serving the educational society and its cultural inheritance, ICIR has become established as a respected international teaching and research base. ICIR specializes in information technology, logistics management, and other related areas, through international cooperation and communication. Key ICIR leadership includes: Professor Zhenji Zhang (President), Professor Shifeng Liu (Research Leader) and Dr. Mincong Tang (International Cooperation).
International Center for Informatics Research
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About IGI Global
Founded in 1988, IGI Global, headquartered in Hershey, Pennsylvania (USA), is an innovative international publishing company specializing in the publication of information science and technology reference works including books, encyclopedias, journals, teaching cases, proceedings, and databases focusing on the subject areas of: engineering, healthcare, business, education, social science, library science, environmental science, public administration, computer science, and the humanities. IGI Global produces high-quality scholarly publications aimed at providing the research community and academic research libraries with reference publications on emerging innovations in diverse fields. For more information about IGI Global, please visit www.igi-global.com.
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