Research

Undergraduate and Graduate Research Presented at ICTMOD 2021

April 2022
A team consisting of undergraduate student Allison Garrell (UNCW - Cameron School of Business), Susana Santos (Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Rowan University), and Xaver Neumeyer (Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Cameron School of Business) presented one of their research projects at the IEEE International Conference on Technology Management, Operations and Decisions Engineering Board(IEEE ICTMOD) in November 2021. Their work titled "Poverty, entrepreneurship, and digitalization: A review and future research agenda" is part of a larger initiative that explores the role (digital) technology has in poverty alleviation.

Another team including students Kangning Cheng (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Yanru Chen (Tsinghua University, Beijing, China), Keith Swartz (UNCW - Cameron School of Business) and Xaver Neumeyer (Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Cameron School of Business presented one of their research projects at the same conference. Their work titled "Blockchain and sustainability: An overview of challenges and main drivers of adoption" is part of a larger initiative that explores the challenges and opportunities of digitalization in sustainable development. The collaboration was facilitated through the GEARS program (NCSU).

Although the conference was held last year, the proceedings were published last week.

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