OAA Team

Advisory Board

The OAA journal database is a comprehensive online resource for researchers, librarians, and academic institutions seeking information on legitimate academic journals. The Advisory Board of Open Access Asia provides strategic guidance and advice to the organization on issues related to open-access publishing. The Advisory Board is made up of experts from various fields, including publishing, librarianship, scholarly communication, and research. They offer insights into policy and practice, provide feedback on new initiatives, and contribute to the ongoing development and improvement of the OAA.

The role of the Advisory Board for Open Access Asia is crucial in guiding the initiative towards achieving its mission of promoting ethical scholarly publishing and combating predatory practices in the Asia region. The key responsibilities of the Advisory Board should include:

  1. Strategic Guidance: Provide strategic direction and advice to ensure the initiative's goals and objectives align with the broader mission of enhancing the integrity of scholarly publishing in Asia.
  2. Expertise and Insights: Leverage their expertise and experience in scholarly publishing, academia, and related fields to offer valuable insights and recommendations on key issues and challenges.
  3. Policy Development: Assist in developing and implementing policies and standards for open-access publishing that promote high-quality, ethical research dissemination.
  4. Stakeholder Engagement: Facilitate collaboration and communication with various stakeholders, including academic institutions, publishers, researchers, and funding bodies, to foster a united effort against predatory publishing.
  5. Awareness and Education: Support awareness campaigns and educational initiatives to inform researchers and the academic community about the dangers of predatory journals and how to avoid them.
  6. Resource Allocation: Advise on allocating resources, including funding and manpower, to ensure that the initiative's activities are effectively supported and prioritized.
  7. Monitoring and Evaluation: Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of the initiative's progress and impact, providing feedback and suggestions for continuous improvement.
  8. Advocacy and Representation: Advocate for Open Access Asia, representing the initiative at conferences, meetings, and other forums to raise its profile and promote its mission.
  9. Ethical Oversight: Ensure that all activities and decisions made by Open Access Asia adhere to the highest ethical standards, maintaining the initiative's credibility and trustworthiness.

The Advisory Board plays a pivotal role in steering Open Access Asia towards success, ensuring that the initiative makes a meaningful impact in the fight against predatory publishing in the region.

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Advisory Board

Ensuring that the indexing process is fair, comprehensive, and relevant to the needs of the academic community.

Dr. Gazi Mahabubul Alam
Professor, Department of Foundation of Education, Faculty of Educational Studies, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang 43300, Selangor, Malaysia
Dr. Mukesh Singh Sikarwar
Professor, College of Pharmacy, Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradabad, UP, India
Dr. Jyh-Woei Lin
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Tainan, Taiwan
Dr. Mohammad Arif Kamal
Associate Professor, Architecture Section Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh – 202002, India
Dr. Pijush Samui
Professor, Department of Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology Patna, Patna – 800005, Bihar, India
Dr. Waheed Said Ali Sabry
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Higher Technological Institute, 10th of Ramadan City, Sharqia, Egypt
Dr. Shaaban Abd-Rabou
Plant Protection Research Institute, Agricultural Research Center, Dokki, Giza, Egypt
Dr. Oscar Yecid Aparicio Gómez
Professor, Research Associate, Terranova T.1 A.405, Km. 1.3 Vía Chía-Cota (COLOMBIA)
Dr. Lina M. Alnaddaf
Associate Professor, Biotechnology and Molecular Biology, Department of Field Crops, College of Agriculture, Albaath University, Homs, Syria
Dr. Adnan Khan
Assistant Professor Department of Geology University of Karachi Karachi, Pakistan
Dr. Vahid Rashedi
Assistant Professor, Department of Aging, Iranian Research Center on Aging, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Alexandre M. Pereira Figueiredo
Adjunct Professor, Urbanização Parque Verde, 24, 2350-379 Riachos, Portugal
Dr. Osama Mohamed Ahmed
Professor of Physiology, Physiology Division, Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Beni-Suef University Egypt
Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Ahmed Abdel-Azeem
Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, The University of Suez Canal, Ismailia, 41522, Egypt
Dr. Hamid Reza Balouchi
Professor, Department of Agronomy & Plant Breeding, Faculty of Agriculture, Yasouj University, Yasouj, I.R. Iran
Dr. Rafal J. Al-Saigh
Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratories Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Babylon University, Al-Jameaa Quart, Hilla, Babylon, Iraq
Dr. Mariela Insúa
Editora Hipogrifo. Revista de literatura y cultura del Siglo de Oro Universidad de Navarra, GRISO ESPAÑA
Dr. Mingfang Lu
Executive President AiScholar Institute of Academic Exchange, Guangzhou KEO Information Technology Co., Ltd. Guangdong 510300, China
Kitherian Sahayaraj
Associate Professor Former Dean of Sciences, Head of the Department of Zoology, St. Xavier’s College (Autonomous), Tamil Nadu, India
Dr. Roland J.W. Meesters
Founder and CEO Betasciencepress Publishing Scientist II and Line Manager Cell and Gene Therapy Development Services., Lonza Netherlands, Geleen, The Netherlands
Banmali S. Rawat
Emeritus Professor Dept. of Electrical and Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557-0260 U.S.A.
Dr. Abdelali Bey Zekkoub
Deputy Dean Faculty of Islamic Sciences Al-Madinah International University, Malaysia