The Meheroo Jussawalla Research Prize Award for the best participant research paper, submitted for the PTC Annual Conference, is named in honor of the late international telecommunications scholar Meheroo Jussawalla. A leading scholar in the Economics of Telecommunications, Jussawalla published 15 books in the field and garnered several national and international awards, including two from the Pacific Telecommunications Council.
The award for 2019 goes to Bin Zhang, a professor and doctoral supervisor at the School of Economics and Management of Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Her paper titled Study on the Informatization Measurement System Under the Background of [the] Embedded Infosphereexplores how the composition of “Embedded Infosphere” (EI) represents all the new ubiquitous, smart, connected technologies and applications working as an integrated system for China of informatization, under the background of EI. Zhang provides a theoretical basis for improving China’s construction of informatization and puts forward constructive policy suggestions that are of great significance to developing informatization.
Zhang will present her paper at PTC’19 on Sunday, 20 January 2019 in Research Workshop: Cross Market Comparative Approaches, from 14:00–15:15 in South Pacific 2.