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Professor Nazrul Islam


Professor of Business & Director of Research Degrees (PhD/MPhil) Associate Director, Centre of FinTech

Department of Business Entrepreneurship & Finance , Royal Docks School Of Business And Law

Professor Nazrul Islam has an active research profile and varied research interests that have evolved over time. His subject specialisation drives him to work across disciplines and his research has made important theoretical, conceptual, and empirical contribution to different fields, particularly on technological transformation, business intelligence, and innovation themes - all of which are highly significant subjects beyond academia and likely to grow in importance given the current economic environment in the UK.

Prof Islam publishes consistently in the leading international journals and has secured research grants from the UK, EU, and Japan. His research papers have been shortlisted by the Research and Development Management Association (RADMA) and Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) for best paper prizes. He has received awards including the Brad Hosler Award for Outstanding Paper from the USA, and the Pratt & Whitney Best Paper Award from Canada. This has subsequently led him to various invited keynote talks across the globe.

Prof Islam serves as Associate Editor (Lead Bureau Editor for Emerging Technologies) for Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Department Editor for IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, and Editor-in-Chief for International Journal of Technology Intelligence and Planning.


  • BSc
  • MSc
  • MEng
  • PhD

Areas Of Interest

  • Management of Technology and Innovation
  • Technological Transformation
  • Disruptive and Industry 4.0 Technologies
  • Business Sustainability