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Engineering and Information Sciences


Jun Shen

Current Positions:

Associate Professor (2015- )
Head of Postgraduate Studies (2014- )
Chair of School Research Committee (2014- )
Senior Lecturer (2009-2014).

Supervisor of research students (various funds available, 2007-).

Course Coordinator for Master of Information and Communication Technology (incl. Advanced) (2006-), GradCert of ICT (2006-2009).

Member of Faculty Education Committee (2010-2013)
Member of School Education Committee (formerly ABS-IT of SITACS) (2006-).
Member of School Research Committee (2007-).
Representative of HoS to Faculty Education Committee (2009-2010).
Faculty's nominee to UOW's Promotion Committe (2009-2010).


07/17: EB member of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies
10/16: EB member of Journal of Organizational and End-User Computing
01/15: associate editor of Journal of Computational Intelligent Systems
07/14: EB member of Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking
05/14-: associate editor of Journal of Web Services Research
06/13-: associate editor of Intl Journal of Cloud Computing
05/13-: editorial member of Intl Journal of Embedded Systems
07/12-01/13: visiting scholar to overseas institutions
01/11-12/13: editor of Springer journal of SOCA
01/09-12/14: senior lecturer, UoW.
02/06-12/08: lecturer in IT, teaching subjects on e-business and Web technologies, esp. patterns, designs, integration, and Web services for e-business
08/05-01/06: Research Fellow, at Advanced Computing Research Centre (ACRC), School of Computer and Information Science, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia, funded by ARC/CRC projects
12/01-07/05: Post-doctoral Fellow, Center for Internet Computing and Electronic Commerce (CICEC), Faculty of information and Communication Technologies, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, funded by Vice-Chancellor's Initiative

09/95-09/01: PhD in Computer Science, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, P. R. China
09/91-07/95: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Application, Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, P. R. China

Research Interests:

Services economis, Bio-inpires algorithms, Cost-effective and energy-saving computing, Services computing, Cloud computing, SaaS, Mobile Web services, Semantic Web, SOC adoption in SMEs, Business process management and workflow, Ontology engineering, Petri nets, Location based services, Transport and Geo information systems, Supply chain management and logistics, Network management, Knowledge management, Context aware systems, Mobile learning, Agile systems, and Big Data in transport and bioinformatics

Note: Jun has 140+ publications so far affiliated with different institutions, and these include 40+ published by journals and conferences above tier A according to ERA ranking.

Professional Activities:

*ACM/AIS MSIS review task force (2014-2016 )
*Senior Member of ACM (SIGACT, SIGEC and SIGMIS)
*Senior Member of IEEE (Computer Society and Education Society)
*Senior Member of ACS (Australian Computer Society)

*Guest editor of CCPE, HISS and AJIS
*Guest editor for SOCA and IJCSSE
*PC member of 150+ conferences
*Program-Chair of SOCA10, SKG2013, CBD2017, ICCMS2018
*Area Chair of BigData2013, SCC 2016
*Vice-Chair of SOCA09
*Publicity chair of ISWPC09
*Organiser of GPWW06 (with BPM06), OC member of QSIC05
*Reviewer for many (120+) highly respected international journals and conferences, which are organised or published by IEEE, ACM, IEE, Elsevier, Springer, ACS, etc.

*Assessor for (inter-)national competitive research grants
*Volunteer to Education Society Chapter of IEEE NSW Branch
*Representative to DSDM Consortium (Dynamic Systems Development Methods) for UoW


*Education Scholarship awarded by Shanghai Baoshan Steel Co., the biggest company in China, in 1994
*First Class Science and Technology Progress Awards presented by the Ministry of Education China, in 1998
*Ph.D. Scholarship awarded by Rockwell Automation Co. of America, in 1999
*Outstanding Expert of Guangzhou City's Talent Bank in 2001
*Recognised contributor to Elsevier's Journal of System and Software in 2003
*Senior member of both IEEE and ACS in 2006
*Senior member of ACM in 2007
*UIC grant recipient to work with top Universities overseas in 2008-2009, 2014-2016
*IEEE Education Society Distinguished Leadership Award 2012

Future Research Topics:

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Research Students

  • Abdulaziz Alghazi : Assessing the determinants of business value related to IT Projects. A strategic alignment perspective in public sector organisations in Saudi Arabia.
  • Jianqing Wu : Large Scale Nonparametric Modelling for Dynamic Public Transit Accessibility
  • Jiayin Lin : AI enhanced segmentation, annotation, and recommendation for micro-learning
  • Keran Wang : Delivering adequate micro learning in mobile MOOC learning
  • Mahesh Kayastha : Pedagogical Approaches to Integrating Virtual Reality in MOOC to Enhance Learning Outcomes
  • Fucun Li : Machine Learning Based Product Quality and Cost Control
  • He Jin : Machine Learning techniques for adaptive mobile cloud based online learning
  • Timothy Jackson : Inferential Factors on the effective Use of Knowledge Management Systems
  • Huaming Chen : A Computational Framework for Pathogen-Host Protein-Protein Interactions
  • Fei Xie : Integrated and Adaptive Data Management Strategies for Scientific Workflows in Multi-Cloud Environments