Biography of the Coordinator

Dr. Faruq Muhammad Abubakar is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Transport and Logistics Management, Nigerian Army University Biu. He received President Academic Excellence Award from his alma mater; Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, where he had graduated with First Class in Bachelors of Business Administration (E-Commerce). He further earned a PhD in Technology, Operations and Logistics Management from The Eminent Management University, Universiti Utara Malaysia. He served as a Reviewer at Industry Centre of Excellence (ICoE), UUM and a Research Fellow, Centre for University-Industry Collaboration (CUIC) UUM. Dr. Faruq also served as a Reviewer, for 1st Conference on Management, Technology and Development 2015, organized by Faculty of Management Technology, ATBU Bauchi, Nigeria.

He has published a number of articles in reputable scholarly journals and conference proceedings. He also presented papers in reputable international conferences, including the prestigious International Business and Information Management Association (IBIMA) Conference; Vienna, Austria in 2013, whose proceedings is indexed in Thomson Reuters’ Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) and Elsevier SCOPUS. He attended dozens of capacity building training programs, including Industrial Seminar on Leading Commercial Mindset (2013) Leadership in Higher Education (2013), Building Ethical Leaders (2014),  Personal Leadership (2018), Management and Administration of SIWES Operations (2021) etc. Dr. Faruq is an Associate Member, Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered). He is a member of International Editorial Board of IBIMA, USA and a Business Editor, International Journal of Intellectual Discourse. He started his career as a banker with Inland Bank Plc (2004-2009), then Bauchi State University Gadau (2012-2020).