Jaime Rubin, Ph.D. is Professor and Vice Chair for Investigator Development in the Department of Medicine at Columbia University in New York. She received her undergraduate degree in physics at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, also in New York. Her doctoral degree, from the University of Toronto in Canada, described the first molecular identification of a human DNA repair gene. Her current, as well as previous positions at Columbia University, have all involved the support and career advancement of junior investigators, from students to new faculty. Her responsibilities also include research development and management, at institutional as well as local levels. She teaches formal courses at Columbia University on “Research Ethics” and “Best Practices for Funding & Grantsmanship”, as well as similar workshops and seminars for other organizations across the U.S. Her efforts also include initiating and developing effective programs to diversity the research workforce. She is currently a Fulbright Scholar in Kosovo with the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation.
Mustafa Yunus Eryaman
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Yunus Eryaman serves as the president of International Association of Educators and as a Research Expert at the European Commission. He is currently the immediate past president of World Education Research Association (WERA) and professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University. He has worked as a DAAD-TUBITAK professor at the Institute for International Comparative and Intercultural Education in the University of Hamburg, Germany for two years. He was a visiting Professor and Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies in Education at London Metropolitan University, UK in 2011. He received his MEd from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.
Dr. Eryaman currently serves as the series editor of a Springer Book series entitled “Evidence, Science and Public Good in Education”, as a co-editor of Routledge Book series entitled “Global Perspectives on Education Research”, and as the regional editor of the “Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies” series of Bloomsbury Publishing.
Mustafa Yunus Eryaman
Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University
Anita Mirijamdotter is Professor of Informatics at Linnaeus University, Sweden. In that role she serves as Head of Subject, which involves disciplinary responsibility for Informatics research and education, including its development, and leading the Informatics research group. She is also co-founder of the Linnaeus University Systems Community and member of the steering group of the Linnaeus Knowledge Environment: Digital Transformation. Research and teaching specialization include Systems Thinking Methodologies and Models, Digital Business Models, embracing design, implementation and evaluation, and Participatory Action Research in relation to change management. Anita has extensive experience delivering higher education across the globe, including countries in the Balkan Region, such as Kosovo and Albania. Additionally, she has been granted Erasmus + International Credit Mobility funds 2018-2023 for exchange of faculty, staff and students with Universities in Kosovo, and University of Tirana, Albania. A recent Erasmus + KA2 funded project, 2019-2023, concerns Development and Implementation of National Research School in ICT for Kosovo Education System.
Michael Goldberg is an experienced venture capitalist and entrepreneur whose teaching is focused on the fields of entrepreneurship and early stage finance. Goldberg is an Associate Professor of Design and Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University. Goldberg is also the inaugural Executive Director of the Veale Institute for Entrepreneurship at Case Western Reserve University. With support from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, Goldberg created a massive open online course (MOOC) called Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies, which has attracted over 175,000 students from 190 countries with subtitles in 16 languages (most on Coursera platform). Inc.com named Beyond Silicon Valley one of the top online classes that “will make you smarter and more interesting.” Beyond Silicon Valley was also named by the AACSB as one of its 25 winners of its Entrepreneurship Spotlight Challenge (2017) and Innovations That Inspire (2020).
Case Western Reserve University
University of Szczecin
Dr. Kurti works as an associate professor at the Department of Computer science and Media Technology and is also a Head of the Informatics Department at Linnaeus University. Dr. Kurti has more than 15 years of international academic working experiences that includes among other universities in Sweden, Kosovo, and Macedonia. Beside this, Dr. Kurti has a four-year research leadership experience working as a studio director of RISE Research Institutes of Sweden in Norrköping. Dr. Kurti has a strong applied research interest on interactive and visual computing and its applicability across different application domains. The guiding research challenge that he has been investigated is related to the finding the most optimal approaches and methods for reaching sustainable digitalization using interactive and visual computing. During the academic year Dr. Kurti serves as a program committee member of several international conferences, serves in the editorial board of the journals, and gives invited talks and presentations both in academic and industrial settings. .
Prof. Dr. Tobias Cremer Professor for Forest Utilization and Timber Markets. He is a dean of the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (HNEE) in the Faculty of Forest and Environment. He has study of Forestry Faculty at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, had wok as Research assistant at the Institute of Forest Utilization and Forest Work Science at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany. On year 2009 Doctorate at the Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, award “Magna cum laude.
On 2009-2013 Project manager in the Strategy and Upstream Development department of RWE Innogy in Dortmund, Germany.
Author of more than 20 different scientific articles, with high scientific and academic performance.
Education: (2001) Diploma in Law, (2006) Diploma in Political Science, University of Bologna, Faculty of Political Science, Forli. (2007) Master University of Bologna, Diplomatic Institute of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, (2015) Doctor of Science, University of Pavia (Milan)
Research directions: The research activity of Entela Nikaj is focused on the following topics: European Law, Approximation of legislation, Public Law, studies about legal changes, constitutional changes due to the reform in justice.
Experience: Has a scientific research experience of fifteen (15) years. For eight (8) years, Advisor in the Assembly of Albania for Legal Affairs, Approximation of Legislation. Lecturer/Researcher at the Department of Public Law Rule of Law, University of Tirana.
Publications: Author of several books, articles and presentations at national and international scientific event.