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EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education


  • Angelica Reyes-Munoz
  • Ping Zheng
  • David Crawford
  • Victor Callaghan
Conference proceedings TIE 2017

Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 532)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Education: Effective Approaches in Learning and Teaching Creativity and Innovation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Víctor Zamudio, María del Pilar Pérez Mata, Victor Callaghan, Shumei Zhang, Carlos Lino
      Pages 19-25
    3. Fatima Ezzahraa Louhab, Ayoub Bahnasse, Mohamed Talea
      Pages 95-107
    4. Andre Campos, Mário Rodrigues, Marlene Amorim, Alberto Signoretti
      Pages 109-119
    5. Sarunya Kanjanawattana, Masaomi Kimura
      Pages 121-134
  3. Technology and Innovation: Models and Processes for Managing Firm Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Rastislav Petráš, Jaromíra Vaňová, Martina Horváthová, Miloš Mrva
      Pages 163-178
    3. Tiina Kymäläinen, Olli Suominen, Susanna Aromaa, Vladimir Goriachev
      Pages 179-193
    4. Keiran Brown, Emanuele Lindo Secco, Atulya Kumar Nagar
      Pages 211-224

Other volumes

  1. EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education
  2. TIE'2018

About these proceedings


This book presents the proceedings of the 1st EAI International Conference on Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education (TIE 2017), which took place at Canterbury Christ Church University on September 11-12, 2017. The central theme of the conference is creativity and innovation, especially in relation to technology, business, education, social and political needs that make modern society flourish. The proceedings feature papers from a cross-disciplinary audience that explore the process of creativity and innovation. The goal is that the various disciplines can learn from each other and see how they might benefit from the cross-fertilization of practices.


Technology, Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Education TIE 2017 Creativity and innovation Multi-disciplinary technology Interdisciplinary technology Cross-disciplinary technology

Editors and affiliations

  • Angelica Reyes-Munoz
    • 1
  • Ping Zheng
    • 2
  • David Crawford
    • 3
  • Victor Callaghan
    • 4
  1. 1.Universitat Politècnica de CatalunyaCastelldefelsSpain
  2. 2.Business SchoolCanterbury Christ Church UniversityCanterburyUK
  3. 3.Ravensbourne UniversityLondonUK
  4. 4.University of EssexColchesterUK

About the editors

Angélica Reyes holds a Ph.D. with a Doctoral European mention from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) 2003. She has been working at the Computer Architecture Department of the UPC since 2004. Currently, she is an associate professor at the School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering of Castelldefels (EETAC) and member of the ICARUS research group. Her research interests are in the fields of vehicular communications networks and cognitive workload assessment.

Ping Zheng was awarded her Ph.D. in Management from University of Kent (UK) in 2007, after completing an MBA with distinction at the same school in 2003. Before embarking on an academic career, she worked as executive manager for number of years in a US-owned joint venture developing business relations between US and China. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University Business School in the UK. Prior to this she was a Lecturer at Essex Business School of University of Essex from 2006 to 2010. Her research interests range from entrepreneurship and innovation in SMEs to institutional change and firm growth strategies in emerging economies. She has published on a numerous journals, such as Journal of General Management, Thunderbird International Business Review, Futures. She received the “Best Paper Award” at the Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Annual Conference in 2010. She is also the principal author (with Prof. Richard Scase) of a book (research monograph) - “Emerging Business Ventures under Market Socialism: Entrepreneurship in China” (Routledge, London, 2014). Her recent book chapter adopts a novel future perspective in analyzing the possible future outcome of technological change, 'How change agencies can affect our path towards a signgularity' is published by Springer. 

David Crawford has been working as a Professor at the University of Essex at Colchester, lecturing in ‘Transmission Systems’ and ‘Intellectual Property’, and with research interests in high capacity networks and broadcasting for ‘beyond HD’ multimedia. He has worked for over 40 years in the telecoms & broadcast industries and academia, and has led both ETSI Standardisation and DVB Technical Work Groups. David is a Member of the Royal Television Society, Fellow and Council Board Member of the IET, Editor of the EBU Tech Review, Director of a small French start-up, and Executive Producer for the industry’s annual ‘IBC’ Conference in Amsterdam. David is now a staff member at Ravensbourne working as the Associate Course Leader for this Work Based Learning course, and as a Consultant helping to build up the research project portfolio at Rave.

Victor Callaghan is a professor emeritus at University of Essex, Department of Computer Science. His previous positions include Head of Brooker Laboratory, Director of Industrial Collaboration, IT Policy Steering Committee, VR Steering Committee, Community Technology Committee, Academic, Assistant Editor CSE. Areas of expertise include Intelligent embedded systems, Mobile robots, Community Technology.

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