Research Projects

  • Pradeep Ray, Mahfuz Ashraf, Xu Zhao, Sam Ro, Bronwen Morgan, “Development of Collaborations for Social Entrepreneurship to support the Development of Belt and Road Region and countries” (2018) Learn more
  • Sam Ro. “Poverty Reduction Challenge in Bangladesh”. 2018- (SJTU Global Challenge Grant) Learn more

Invited Talks and Keynotes Delivered

  • Invited Talk “Pradeep Ray, Role of Entrepreneurship in Welfare Technologies in Developing Countries: A Perspective of mHealth in Belt and Road region”, EU Lifebots Exchange Workshop on Care Practices and Welfare Technologies, Trondheim-Norway, November 4, 2019,
  • Invited Talk “Pradeep Ray, Robots for the Emotional health of the Elderly, BIT 6 th Annual Global Congress of Knowledge and Economy” (GCKE2019), Qingdao-China, September 2019
  • Invited Talk “Advancing the Role of Entrepreneurship in mHealth (Healthcare using Mobile Technologies)” InfTech2018, Nanjing-China, May 2019
  • Invited Talk “Telepresence Robots for the Elderly: A project across Europe and Australia” World Congress on Robotics (WCR2018), Shenyang China, Aug 30-Sept 1, 2018
  • Invited Talk “Technology Entrepreneurship for Social Business in the Belt and Road Region”, Social Business Academic Conference (SBAC2018), Wolfsburg, Germany, Nov 2018
  • Keynote Address “Role of mHealth in Universal Health Coverage (UHC)”, IEEE Conference on eHealth Networking, Applications and Services (Healthcom2017), Dalian China, October 2017
  • Panel presentation “Social Implications of eHealth/mHealth Technologies” at the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS2017), Sydney-Australia, August 11, 2017
  • Chair of the Closing Panel “Disruptive Technologies, Ethics and Global Development” at IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS2016), Trivandrum, India, Oct22, 2016
  • IEEE Distinguished Lectures on Social Implications of Technology at Bandung-Indonesia, Coimbatore-India, Dhaka-Bangladesh in Oct 2016
  • Keynote Address “Privacy and Ethics of Data Sharing across Jurisdictions in eHealth/mHealth Projects”, WHO Workshop on eHealth Information Network at the China Health Information Technology Exchange Conference (CHITEC2016), Nanjing-China, August 2016
  • Keynote Address “Towards an Intelligent and ubiquitous Healthcare Infrastructure: Challenges and Trends”, International Conference Biology and Biomedical Engineering, Shanghai , China, July 2016
  • Invited Speech “Cloud Based mHealth Service for Primary Care”, 6th Annual Academic Congress of Chinese Society of Digital Medicine and 1st International Conference on Digital Medicine, Nanjing China, June 17-19, 2016


  • Karpurika Raychaudhuri and Pradeep Ray, mHealth Technology Privacy and Control, Asian Hospital and Healthcare Management (2019) Issue 46 (October 2019),, last accessed October 9, 2019
  • Gang Zheng, Horst Hohberger, Chengbin Ma, Pradeep Ray Interdisciplinary Education to Effective Global Engineers, Proceedings of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference, June 2019
  • K. Ghorai and P.Ray “Factors Affecting the Acceptance of Mobile Based Multi-Feature Service For Smoking Cessation Using UTAUT” European Journal of Biomedical Informatics (EJBI), Volume 15 (2019), Issue 1
  • S.C. Ro, W.J. Huang and P.Ray “Advancing the Role of Entrepreneurship in the Healthcare Industry in Developing Countries” Asian Hospital & Healthcare Management (AHHM), Issue 44, 2019
  • Md Mahfuz Ashraf , M.Hasin, ABE. Salahuddin, S. Ahmed, SC Ro, P.Ray and MUH Uzir “The potential scope of m-health initiative into Grameen renewable energy in Bangladesh”, The International Technology Management Review, Vol. 7 (2018), No. 1, 144-150
  • Md Mahfuz Ashraf, Mohammed Abdur Razzaque, Siaw-Teng Liaw, Pradeep Kumar Ray, Md Rashadul Hasan, (2018) “Social business as an entrepreneurship model in emerging economy: Systematic review and case study”, Management Decision, Permanent link to this document:
  • R.R. Mukkamala, R. Vatrapu, P.K.Ray, G. SenGupta and S. Halder, Blockchain for Social Business: Principles and Applications, IEEE Engineering Management Review, Issue Date: FOURTH QUARTER, DECEMBER 2018, Volume: 46 Issue: 4 , On page(s): 1-13, Print ISSN: 0360-8581, Online ISSN: 1937-4178, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/EMR.2018.2881149
  • D. Kerr, A. Serrano and P.Ray, “The role of a disruptive digital technology for home-based healthcare of the elderly: Telepresence robot”, Digital Medicine2018; 4:173-9, Published by Wolters Kluwer
  • Y. Shen, H. Wu and P. Ray, “Why is Crowdfunded Medical Aid so Popular and Successful in China?”, Asian Hospital and Healthcare Management (AHHM 2018) Issue 41, pp 30-33
  • T.Lee, A. Ghapanchi, A. Talaei-Khoei and P.Ray, Strategic information system planning in healthcare organizations, Book Chapter in Global Business Expansion: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Appl.. 1048-1077. (2018), IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5481-3.ch048, ISBN: 1522554815
  • F. Khatun, J. U. Palas and P.Ray, Using the UTAUT model to analyse cloud-based mHealth service for primary care, Digital Medicine (2017) Vol 3 Issue 2 pp 69-75, Published by Wolters Kluwer
  • F. Khatun, J. U. Palas and P.Ray, Using the UTAUT model to analyse cloud-based mHealth service for primary care, Accepted (Aug 2017), Digital Medicine,  a publication of International Society of Digital Medicine
  • M. Ashraf, N. Hasan, L.Lewis, R. Hasan and P.Ray, A Systematic Literature Review of the Application of Information Communication Technology (ICT) for the Visually Impaired, the International Journal of Disability Management, Volume 11, March 2017, DOI: (ERA A)
  • A. Bakshi, A. Talaei-Khoei, P.Ray and T. Solvoll, PoDMan: Policy Deviation Management, for the Australasian Journal of Information Systems Volume 21, 2017
  • J. U. Palas, M. Ashraf and P.Ray, Financing Universal Health Coverage: A Systematic Survey, The International Technology Management Review, Vol. 6 (2017), No. 4, 133-148
  • Pradeep Ray, Junhua Li, Arni Ariani and Vasvi Shah, Tablet-Based Well-Being Check for the Elderly: Development and Evaluation of Usability and Acceptability, JMIR Human Factors, 2017 (May 12); 4(2):e12
  • P.Ray and C. Zhang, Role of Entrepreneurship in Universal Health Coverage (UHC) using mHealth, Proceedings of the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society Conference (TEMSCON2017) June 2017, Santa Clara, USA
  • ST Liaw, A. Marcelo, P. Narsimhan, M. Ashraf and P.Ray, Global eHealth, Social Business and Citizen Engagement: a Natural Convergence?, Proceedings of the MedInfo2017 Conference
  • Arni Ariani, Vasvi Kapadia, Amir Talaei-Khoei, Junhua Li, Pradeep Ray, Challenges in Adoption of Assistive Robots among Seniors, The International Technology Management Review, (Oct, 2016), Volume 6, Issue 2, June 2016
  • J. Lewis, P.Ray and ST Liaw, Recent Worldwide Developments in eHealth and mHealth to more Effectively Manage Cancer and other Chronic Diseases – A Systematic Review, IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics, 2016 (pp 93-108), ISSN: 0943-4747,
  • Jacqueline Blake and Pradeep Ray, Facilitating Digital Communication in Seniors, Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society (ISTAS2016), Trivandrum, India Oct 21-22, 2016


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