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Sadia-Riaz

Sadia Riaz

Associate Professor (IT and Research Methods)


Education

  • PhD (Information Technology), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, 2012
  • MBA (Information Technology), Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Pakistan, 2002
SUBJECTS TAUGHT / STUDENT PROJECT MENTOR
  • Research Methodology/Quantitative Research Methods
  • Digital Literacy
  • Critical Thinking
  • Academic Research & Report Writing
  • Innovation & Technology Management
  • Business Disruptive Technologies
  • Basic/Advanced Data Analytics in SPSS
  • Software Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Analysis and Designing of Business Systems
  • E-commerce
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
EXPERIENCE

Academic experience

  • Associate Professor (IT & Research Methods), SP Jain School of Global Management, Dubai (September 2019 – Present)
  • Assistant Professor (Engineering & Computer Science) and Programme Chair, Amity School of Foundation Studies (February 2015 – August 2019)

Corporate Experience

  • Director IT (Research & Development), Board of Investment, Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad (August 2012 – September 2014)
  • Deputy Director, Board of Investment, Prime Minister’s Office, Islamabad (September 2008 – July 2012)
  • Investment Advisor (MPIII), Investment Division, Islamabad (November 2007 – September 2008)

Research Interests

  • Usability Engineering
  • Cognitive Learning Models
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Artificial Intelligence

International Peer-Reviewed Journals Publications:

  • Anand, T., Banerjee, A., & Riaz, S. (2020). “Corporate leadership exposed during COVID 19”. International Journal of Research - GRANTHAALAYAH, 8(9), 351-353. https://doi.org/10.29121/granthaalayah.v8.i9.2020.1602
  • Ansari, R. and Riaz. S (2020). “Construction of Anti-National, framing and othering discourse in Indian media”. Global Media Journal. Vol 18, No. 36:225. Open Access.
  • Anand, T., Kapur, M., Banerjee, A., and Riaz, S. (2020). “Qualitative Analysis into Liquidity Management by SMES in the UAE”. International Journal of Small Business and Entrepreneurship Research. Vol.8, No.4, pp.23-33, August 2020. Published by ECRTD-UK
  • Riaz, S., Kaur, M.J, and Mushtaq, A. (2020). “Developing happiness quotient among foundation students to support cognitive learning and academic performance". International Journal of Innovation in Education (IJIIE), Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020. Published by Inderscience.
  • Jaffar, B.A., Riaz, S. and Mushtaq, A. (2019). “Living in a Moment: Impact of TikTok on Influencing Younger Generation into Micro-Fame”. Journal of Content, Community and Communication (JCCC). Vol. 10, 12.19/19, pages 187–194.
  • Rajput, B.Q. and Riaz, S. (2019). “Media Reinforcement of Architectural Perceptions for Place Branding”. International Journal of Recent Technology and Engineering (IJRTE). Vol. 8, Issue-2, pages 230–235.
  • Riaz, S. and Mushtaq, A. (2019). “A pedagogical evaluation of knowledge acquisition by social media users” International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), Vol. 8, Issue 8, pages 1156–1163.
  • Ruhela, S. and Riaz, S. (2019). “Relationships through the lens of dating applications: A social-imaging and gender based study”. Journal of Content, Community and Communication (JCCC). Vol. 19, JCCC, 06.19/08, pages 50–56.
  • Thankachan, S., & Riaz, S. (2017). “Corporate Stereotyping of Women at Work Places”. PEOPLE: International Journal of Social Sciences, 4(1), pages 186–200.
  • Mushtaq, A. Sulaiman, S. Dominic, P. D. D. Riaz, S. and Khalil, M. A. T. (2011). “Integration of OTAs Features in SBTs for Flexible Online Airline Reservation Systems”. Information Technology Journal, Vol. 10, No. 7, pp. 1315–1324.
  • Riaz, S. Rambli, D. R. Salleh, R. and Mushtaq, A. (2011). “Aesthetic Perception & Motivation: Study to Develop a Motivational Scale by Examining Aesthetic-Emotions of Learners’ in Informal Visual Environments”. Information Technology Journal, Vol. 10, No. 7, pp. 1268–1284.
  • Riaz, S. Rambli, D. R. Salleh, R. and Mushtaq, A. (2010). “Study to Investigate Learning Motivation Factors within Formal and Informal Learning Environments and Their Influence upon Web-Based Learning”. International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 41–50.
  • Mushtaq, A. Sulaiman, S. and Riaz, S. (2009). “Flexibility Concept: Facilitating Post-Sale Changes in Online Reservation Systems”. International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering (IJCSE), Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 156–162.

International Conference Publications:

  • Tirupathi, A., Banerjee, A., & Riaz, S. (2020). Factors Leading to Sustained Growth of SMES in the U.A.E: A Concept Paper. Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Administrative Sciences, 1(2), 91-105. https://doi.org/10.47631/jareas.v1i2.85
  • Paul. S.K, Riaz. S, and Das, S. (2020). “Organizational Adoption of Artificial Intelligence in Supply Risk Management”. IFIP WG8.6 2020: IFIP WG8.6 Working Conference, IIM-Trichy, 17-19 Dec. 2020 (in press)
  • Anand, T., Banerjee, A., & Riaz, S. (2020). “Strategies for SMEs during Economic Crises” IABE Conference Proceedings, Vol 20, No. 3, 2020, ISSN: 1932-7498
  • S. Riaz, M. J. Kaur and A. Mushtaq, "Methodological Application of Bootstrapping for Predictive Data Analytics," 2020 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2020, pp. 1-5.
  • Gaur, B. and Riaz, S (2019). "A Two-Tier Solution to converge People Analytics into HR practices". 4th IEEE International Conference on Information Systems and Computer Networks (ISCON 2019), Mathura, India, 21-22th November 2019. pp. 167-173.
  • S. Ruhela and S. Riaz, "An Intelligent Combination: Assessing the Impact of harmonized Emotional and Artificial Intelligence for the Success of Industry 4.0," 2019 10th International Conference on Computing, Communication and Networking Technologies (ICCCNT), Kanpur, India, 2019, pp. 1-5.
  • S. Riaz, A. Mushtaq and M. J. Kaur, "Intelligent Tutoring for Informed Feedback in Interactive Learning Environments" 2019 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019, pp. 1-6.
  • R. Mehreen, S. Riaz, M. J. Kaur and A. Mushtaq, "Predictive Framework to Measure Mental Distress Caused by Economic Crises," 2019 Amity International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AICAI), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019, pp. 577-582.
  • R. Ansari, B. A. Jaffar, S. Riaz, M. J. Kaur and A. Mushtaq, "Datamining to Alert the Formation of Women Objectification Stereotypes in Video Games," 2019 Amity International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AICAI), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019, pp. 521-526.
  • S. Java, F. L. Basheer, S. Riaz, M. J. Kaur and A. Mushtaq, "Detection of Online Manipulation to Prevent Users Victimization," 2019 Amity International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AICAI), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2019, pp. 593-599.
  • A. Mushtaq, S. Riaz, H. Mohd and A. Saleh, "Perception and technology adoption trends for autonomous vehicles: Educational case study," 2018 Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), Abu Dhabi, 2018, pp. 1-5.
  • S. Riaz and A. Mushtaq, "A framework of innovation driven eco-system for Dubai," 2017 International Conference on Infocom Technologies and Unmanned Systems (Trends and Future Directions) (ICTUS), Dubai, 2017, pp. 1-8.
  • A. Mushtaq and S. Riaz, "Flexible airlines reservation systems using service quality attributes of airlines," 2016 Sixth International Conference on Innovative Computing Technology (INTECH), Dublin, 2016, pp. 245-250.
  • S. Riaz and A. Mushtaq, "E-learning motivation model based on learner's aesthetic perceptions and schematic thinking in Informal Visual Environments," 2016 2nd International Conference on Information Management (ICIM), London, 2016, pp. 6-11.
  • S. Riaz and A. Mushtaq, "Emerging themes analysis of learner's aesthetic-emotions in E-Learning environments," 2016 Sixth International Conference on Information Science and Technology (ICIST), Dalian, 2016, pp. 399-405.
  • Riaz, Sadia and Awang Rambli, Dayang Rohaya and Salleh, Rohani (2010) Integrating Media Psychology within Framework of Instructional Designing for Web-based Learning Environments (WBLEs). In: 5th International Conference of E-learning, 12-13 July 2010, Penang, Malaysia.
  • Riaz, S. Rambli, D. R. Salleh, R. and Mushtaq, A. (2010). Ergonomics & Media Psychology: Perceptual & Visual Limitations to Human Cognition Factors in a Web-based Interface Design,” In Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligence and Information Technology, Vol. 1, Lahore, Pakistan, pp. 493–498. Publisher: IEEE

Book Chapters

  • Riaz, S., Mushtaq, A & Kaur, M.J. (2021). Information Visualization Perception and Limitations for Data-Driven Designs. Taylor & Francis, CRC Press, 1st Edition. https://doi.org/10.1201/9781003083177
  • Kaur, M.J., Riaz, S. & Mushtaq, A. (2019). Cyber-Physical Cloud Computing Systems and Internet of Everything. In Peng, S. L., Pal, S., & Huang, L. (Ed.), Principles of Internet of Things (IoT) Ecosystem: Insight Paradigm.

International Debater/Motivational STEM Speaker

  • Riaz, S. (2017). “Female academic in higher education sector are severely under represented”. 7th QS Maple Higher Education Conference & Exhibition, World Trade Centre, 2-5th May 2017, Dubai, UAE. Publisher: QS

Student-Competition Research Mentorships

  • Hajji, A. and Riaz, S. (2015). “Critical Analysis of Emiratisation Policy Leading to Income Disparity in Dubai”. Manipal University Case Study Competition. 20th May 2015, Dubai, UAE.
  • Saddiqa, J. and Riaz, S. (2015). “A Study Based on Cultural Diversity and Gender Perception amongst Students in UAE”. Amity Business Day. 25th May 2015, Dubai. UAE.
  • Tanwar, T. and Riaz, S. (2015). “Is Dubai an Emerging Education Hub: A Fad or a Fact?” Amity Business Day. 25th May 2015, Dubai. UAE.
  • Talib, F. and Riaz, S. (2016). “Social Entrepreneurship: Enabling Sustainable Change in the Middle East”. Oikos Case Writing Competition 2016, Social Entrepreneurship Track, 16th Dec 2016. USA.

Memberships

  • IEEE Member (since 2016)
  • IEEE Technical Member & Reviewer 2017
  • Inderscience Publishers – Approved Reviewer and Member
  • Certified Supervisor Doctorate of Business Administration
  • Data Science Review Journal – Editor
  • Global Media Journal Arabian Edition – Editor