Published on 05/05/2023
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Professor Victor Chang, Aston University
  • Professor Victor Chang has been ranked number 121 in computer science by research.com
  • It recognises his expertise, research contributions and positive impacts on the academic community
  • He also won a prestigious Service Award for research communities.

Victor Chang, professor of business analytics in the College of Business and Social Sciences at Aston University, has been ranked among the best scientists in the United Kingdom for 2023 in computer science by research.com. 

The mission of research.com is to offer leading researchers better exposure of their achievements. Its rankings of scientists are based on transparent procedures based on well-established metrics gathered from trusted sources of data.

Professor Chang has made it to number 121 on the list in recognition of his expertise, research contributions and positive impacts on the academic community.

His research focuses on the intersection of technology and business, including topics such as blockchain, Internet of Things, cyber security and big data. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed academic papers, including numerous high-profile publications in top-tier journals.

He currently leads three international conferences sponsored by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC) which have attracted high-profile publications and participants from around the world.

As a result of his service in running and hosting these conferences, Professor Chang has been awarded the INSTICC Service Award. The conferences, IoTBDS 2023, COMPLEXIS 2023, and FEMIB 2023, are highly selective, top-tier events in their respective fields. 

Professor Zoe Radnor, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of the College of Business and Social Sciences at Aston University, said:

“Professor Chang's work has not only helped establish Aston University as a leader in the field of information systems, computing and data analytics, but his dedication to mentoring students and his commitment to fostering a collaborative research community are invaluable assets to the University.

“With Professor Chang's efforts, Aston University continues to be recognised as a leading centre for research and education in the field of information systems, computing and data analytics. 

“His dedication to academic excellence and leadership has earned him a place among the best computer scientists in the United Kingdom for 2023. 
 

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About Aston University

Founded in 1895 and a university since 1966, Aston is a long established university led by its three main beneficiary groups – students, business and the professions, and the West Midlands region and wider society. Located in Birmingham at the heart of a vibrant city, the campus houses all the University’s academic, social and accommodation facilities for our students. Professor Aleks Subic is the Vice-Chancellor & Chief Executive.

Aston University is ranked 22nd in the UK in the Guardian University Guide, based on measures including entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality and graduate prospects. The Aston Business School MBA programme was ranked in the top 100 in the world in the Economist MBA 2021 ranking.

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