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Abdul Rafay Selected as Editor-in-Chief for an International Book

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Abdul Rafay, FCA, Department of Finance, School of Business and  Economics, has been selected to act as Editor-in-Chief for an international book titled “FinTech as a Disruptive Technology for Financial Institutions” to be published by IGI Global, Pennsylvania, USA,  scheduled for release in 2019. IGI Global is one of the largest North American publishers of Technology and Medical Sciences. Most of its publications are indexed in the master list of Web of Science.

In order to strengthen the overall quality of this important publication, Rafay was responsible for organizing an International Editorial Advisory Board (EAB) for this valuable reference. Based on his own research credentials and active research culture of UMT, he approached top-tier US professors of Financial Technology (Fintech). one of these professors are also venture capitalists that provide resources to FinTech startups in the US.The following professors have given their final consent to act as members of EAB of this book:

  • Prof Hayden Wimmer; Georgia Southern University, Georgia, USA
  • Prof Wulf A. Kaal; University of St. Thomas, Minnesota, USA
  • Prof Mohammad Kabir Hassan; University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Prof Andy Borchers; Lipscomb University, Tennessee, USA

 This is very encouraging for UMT Research community in general and UMT-HSM in particular that one of its faculty members is acting as an Editor-in-Chief of an international editorial board. 

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