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Editorial Board

 

Prof Graeme Wilkinson

Prof Graeme Wilkinson Vice-Chancellor, Sunway University
Chair, Sunway University Press Editorial Board

Prof Graeme Wilkinson is the Vice-Chancellor of Sunway University. He is a graduate of Imperial College London and has a doctorate in atmospheric physics from Oxford University. He held academic posts at several UK universities, led a research team at the EU Joint Research Centre in Italy and took up senior management positions in three UK universities before joining Sunway. He has co-authored over 100 publications and co-edited several books, including Neurocomputation in Remote Sensing Data Analysis and Machine Vision and Advanced Image Processing in Remote Sensing. He has served on the editorial boards of several international remote sensing journals.

Prof Peter J Heard

Prof Peter J Heard Provost, Sunway University

Prof Peter J Heard gained his PhD on the study of molecular dynamics in organo-transition metal complexes from University of Exeter, UK. Following brief spells at Yale University, USA, and Swansea University, UK, he worked for 12 years at Birkbeck University of London as a lecturer in chemistry. In 2007, he moved to Glyndwr University where he rose rapidly to become Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research. In 2013, he moved to Sunway University to take up the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research, and subsequently, Provost. As Provost, he has overall responsibility for the academic portfolio of the university.

Prof Jarlath Ronayne

Prof Jarlath Ronayne, AM Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Professor, Sunway University

Prof Jarlath Ronayne is Tan Sri Jeffrey Cheah Distinguished Professor and member of the Board of Directors at Sunway University. He is a graduate of Trinity College, Dublin and received his PhD from Cambridge. Amongst his many senior leadership roles are Deputy Vice-Chancellor of University of New South Wales, and Vice-Chancellor of Victoria University and Sunway University College. Since 2015 he has established links between Sunway and Oxford and Cambridge. These now include Jeffrey Cheah Professorial Fellowships and Jeffrey Cheah Scholar-in-Residence programmes in Cambridge and Oxford. He is also responsible for collaborations with the Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and the Royal Papworth Hospital both of which he administers. He is a former Visiting Fellow at Oriel College, Oxford, and St John’s College, Cambridge, and is a Visiting Professor and Honorary Fellow of Trinity College. He has published extensively in areas ranging from chemistry and science policy to academic history.

Carol Wong

Carol Wong Head, Sunway University Press

Carol Wong heads and oversees the publishing initiatives of Sunway University Press. With 17 years in publishing and education, and managing across functions including P&L, product creation, branding, and marketing, she has served in a diverse blend of roles in Singapore and Malaysia with leading publishers like Pearson and Marshall Cavendish. Having gained valuable insights into academia during a tenure as Director of Cambridge A-Levels at Sunway College, Carol hopes to positively impact lives through her work in academic publishing. She enjoys reading and aspires to someday join an orchestra as a violinist.

Prof Sabine Chaouche

Prof Sabine Chaouche Professor, School of Arts, Sunway University

Prof Sabine Chaouche is Professor at the School of Arts, Sunway University. She studied at the University of Oxford, UK (social and economic history) and the University of Paris-Sorbonne, France (literature and theatre). Being a versatile scholar, she has interest in diverse disciplines such as the philosophy of creation, trade and business practices, and the visual arts. Her main expertise lies in cultural studies, in particular the history of European acting and staging, and she has extensively published on early modern performances. Her recent research works include studies on prompter-books and revivals (2013 and 2015), female performers (2015), lighting across the centuries (2017), and playwriting (2017). She is proud to be part of the Editorial Board of Sunway University Press.

Dr Sim Tze Ying

Dr Sim Tze Ying Head, Center for American Education, Sunway University

Dr Sim Tze Ying heads the Center for American Education of Sunway University. She holds a Doctorate of Engineering Degree (Magna Cum Laude) from University of Kassel, Germany, where she was also a researcher and teaching assistant for seven years. Subjects covered by her during her time in Germany included Embedded System, Automotive Programming, and Software Tools for Engineering. She acquired her Master of Science degree from Universiti Putra Malaysia, specialising in Software Engineering, and has worked in Motorola Semiconductor Malaysia for about five years as a System Engineer. Her research areas include variability modelling and engineering education. She enjoys teaching and continues to experiment with different technologies as well as methods that would enhance the teaching and learning engagement. Making education available for all is one of her interests.

Dr Yuka Fujimoto

Prof Yuka Fujimoto Head, Department of Management, Sunway University Business School

Prof Yuka Fujimoto is Head of the Department of Management, Sunway University Business School at Sunway University. She acquired her PhD in Business Administration from Monash University, Australia and a Bachelor of Business Management First Class Honours from the University of Queensland Business School, Australia. She has been researching in the areas of diversity and inclusion for the past 15 years and has published over 30 journal articles and book chapters to date. Her research has been published in leading journals such as British Journal of Management, Business & Society, Journal of Applied Psychology, International Journal of Manpower, and Personnel Review. She is also Associate Editor for the Journal of Management & Organization and co-author of the textbook, Human Resource Management (Pearson). From 2015–2017, she served as an executive member of the Diversity & Inclusion Theme Committee of the US Academy of Management.

 


 

Executive Team

 

Carol Wong

Carol Wong Head, Sunway University Press

Carol Wong heads and oversees the publishing initiatives of Sunway University Press. With 17 years in publishing and education, and managing across functions including P&L, product creation, branding, and marketing, she has served in a diverse blend of roles in Singapore and Malaysia with leading publishers like Pearson and Marshall Cavendish. Having gained valuable insights into academia during a tenure as Director of Cambridge A-Levels at Sunway College, Carol hopes to positively impact lives through her work in academic publishing. She enjoys reading and aspires to someday join an orchestra as a violinist.

Hani Hazman

Hani Hazman Editor, Sunway University Press

Hani Hazman is Editor at Sunway University Press. She read law and received her LLB from University of Bristol, UK. In pursuit of a career in publishing, she joined Wolters Kluwer, Cyberjaya in the capacity of Subeditor where she helped edit newsletters, case books and legislation books. She later joined BASS Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur as Technical Writer to further flex her writing muscles. Also an enthusiast of literature and the arts, she studied world literature and modern art history at SOAS University of London, UK. She finds great comfort in books, old films and her cat.

Sarah Loh

Sarah Loh Editor, Sunway University Press

Sarah Loh is Editor at Sunway University Press. She was previously Research Analyst with Thomson Reuters, specialising in due diligence. With a strong interest in human behaviour, she holds a Master of Science in Psychology (Research) from Sunway University and a Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) from HELP University. Always caught with a book in hand, she hopes to combine her love for both research and reading through publishing. She also occasionally dabbles in photography, has a pet dog named Summer and is forever consumed by wanderlust.