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The Society for Research Development thanks to Dr. Hamzah Abdul Rahman (Keynote speaker), Dr. Bunlay Nith (Session Chair), Dr. P. K. Paul, Dr. J. C. Patni. Dr. Hitesh Kumar Sharma, Ravi Tomar (Co-chairs) and all participants for their contribution for making the conference ICRDSTHM-17 (28-29 April 2017 at Hotel Royal Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) a grand success.


Session Chair – II (ICRDSTHM-17)

Dr. Prantosh Kumar Paul is Assistant Professor in  Computer and Information Science Department at
Raiganj University, Raiganj West Bengal, India. He is  Member of several International Learned Societies & Professional Associations including Internet Marketing Association, California, USA; International Association of Engineers, Hong Kong; Internet Society, Virginia, USA;  Healthcare Technology Management Association of South Carolina (HTMA-SC), Carolina, United States;  The Institute for Computer Science, Social Informatics and Telecommunication Engineering , Belgium; International Society for Environmental Information Sciences (ISEIS), Canada;  American Society for Research (ASR), Quartered in USA & China, etc. He has published several Scopus Indexed Papers in National/International Journals/Conferences. Dr. Paul has published five Books. His Research area includes  Information Science & Technology, Social & Community Computing, Green & Environmental Informatics, Education Technology & Higher Education, Community Sciences, etc.


Session Chair – I (ICRDSTHM-17)

Dr. Nith Bunlay is Deputy Director General of Higher Education, MoEYS, Cambodia. After returning from Hiroshima University, Japan in 2005 with his PhD in Language and Culture Education, Dr. NITH founded and directed Graduate Program of Education at Royal University of Phnom Penh. In late 2011, he was promoted to be the Deputy Director General of Higher Education and has since been actively involved in developing and monitoring the implementation of policies and strategies of higher education sub-sector. Supporting the Higher Education Quality and Capacity Improvement Project, Dr. NITH plans and leads all higher education capacity development programs including organizing in-country workshops, sending university faculty to post graduates studies, and to many workshops and conferences abroad. Some of the focus of the capacity building activities are higher education administration, leadership, research promotion, agricultural education and training, and STEM education. Dr. NITH has particular interests in Curriculum Development, Human Resource Development, Professional Development, Internationalization of Higher Education, Student Mobility, and Credit Transfer. For his voluntary experiences, he has been actively involved in Community Development, Youth Development, Student Exchanges, and Cross-cultural Understanding activities.


Keynote Speaker (ICRDSTHM-17)

Professor  (Dr.) Hamzah A. Rahman,

Department of Quantity Surveying,

Faculty of Built Environment,

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Brief Profile:

Professor Dr. Hamzah Abdul Rahman is currently a professor at the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. He was the first President/CEO of the International University of Malaya-Wales (IUMW) from August 2012-February 2017. IUMW is the private university set up through a joint venture between UM and the University of Wales, U.K.

Before joining IUMW, he was the Deputy Vice-chancellor (Research and Innovation). He has served as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Development and Estate Management in charge of development policies and projects from 1996 to 2003. He holds a PhD degree from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST, UK), M.Sc. from University of Florida, and BSc. (Hons) from Central Missouri State University. His research interests are in Quality and Project Management in Construction. He earned his Diploma from UiTM in 1979. Besides being a Fellow Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Professor Dr. Hamzah has authored many publications in international journals and conferences. His research interests include project management, mitigation of delay in construction projects, risk management, quality management and renewable energy.


New Members

SRD welcomes Dr. Nitul Dutta, Dr. Samarjeet Borah, Dr. Hiren Kumar Deva Sarma, and Dr. Anil Kumar Sahu to join the Technical Committee.


Collaboration Proposal

International Collaborations

Call for Papers (Second Round)

The paper/poster submission date for second round is 27 Nov 2016. The acceptance notification will sent by 5th Dec 2016. The registration deadline will be 10th Dec 2016.


Call for Papers (Last Round)

Last date for paper submission is 15 May 2016 (ICSTHBM-16)


Date Extended (Second Round)

The paper/poster submission date for second round is extended to 25 April 2016. The acceptance notification will sent by 27 April 2016. The registration deadline will be 30 April 2016.