Ahmed, M.A. (Malik Aleem)

Delft University of Technology

Section: ICT / Values & Technology
Faculty: Technology, Policy & Management

Malik
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Jaffalaan 5 Room b4.120 2600 GA Delft The Netherlands

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Malik Aleem Ahmed is a PhD candidate in the Values and Technology Department and Infrastructure Systems & Services Department (Section of Information and Communication) at Faculty of Technology, Policy, and Management at the Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands. He has earned a Masters degree in Business Administration with specialization in Information Technology Management from Pakistan. His areas of research interests are ICT and Ethics, ICT for Governance in developing countries. His PhD research concerns the usage of ICT for better Governance in developing countries. The main emphasis of the research is on the public sector institutional strengthening with the help of ICT in the developing countries and the effect of intercultural variations of values. He has worked in different capacities in the field of Information and Communication Technology for seven years in Pakistan. His last job was in the capacity of “IT Advisor” for a USAID sponsored project (Pakistan Legislative Strengthening Project) in Pakistan. He has also been involved in the field of teaching at University level.

Scientific publications (selection)

2012

  • Ahmed, M.A. (2011). Role of information capabilities of judicial institutions in fragile states in creating safe environment for the citizens. Proceedings of the HDCA conference:Innovation, Human Development & Capabilities, 5th to 8th September, 2100, The Hague, The Netherlands.

2011

  • Ahmed, M.A. (submitted). Capability Approach perspective on aid assisted e-government projects. Journal.
  • Ahmed, M.A. 2011. Social media for Higher Education in developing countries. An intercultural perspective, ed. Charles Wenkel in: Higher Education with Social Media. to be published by Emerald Publishing (Bingley, UK) in January, 2011.
  • Ahmed, M.A. August 2011 (forthcoming). "Obstacles and proposed solutions for developing parliamentary web portals during aid assisted parliamentary strengthening projects" in: E-Parliament and ICT-Based Legislation: Concept, Experiences and Lessons, ed. Zahid Sobaci. IGI Global.
  • Ahmed, M.A. August 2011 (forthcoming). Role of ICTs in expanding information capabilities of parliamentary stakeholders in developing countries in: E-Parliament and ICT-Based Legislation: Concept, Experiences and Lessons, ed. Zahid Sobaci. IGI Global.
  • Ahmed, M.A. Janssen, M. & Van den Hoven, J. (forthcoming). Value Sensitive Transfer of E-government Systems among Countries and Cultures. International Journal of e-government research (IJEGR), 4th Issue 2011. IGI Global.
  • Ahmed, M.A. September 2011 (forthcoming). "Family Vlogging" Good or bad? Freelance family vlogging on social computing web systems " in proceedings of ETHICOMP 2011: The Social Impact of Social Computing, Wednesday 14th September to Friday 16th September 2011, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Ahmed, M.A. September 2011 (forthcoming). "Online buzzing - using friendship for benefits" in proceedings of ETHICOMP 2011: The Social Impact of Social Computing, Wednesday 14th September to Friday 16th September 2011, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
  • Ahmed, M.A. September 2011 (forthcoming). "Social computing for expanding information capabilities of pre-service teachers in developing countries – Capability Approach Perspective" in proceedings of ETHICOMP 2011: The Social Impact of Social Computing, Wednesday 14th September to Friday 16th September 2011, Sheffield Hallam University, UK.
  • Ahmed, M.A. September 2011 (forthcoming). "Technology choice in aid assisted parliamentary strengthening projects in developing countries: A capability approach" in 'Human capabilities, technology and design", eds. Jeroen van den Hoven and Ilse Oosterlaken. Springer, Netherlands

2010

  • Ahmed, M.A. 2010. A Capabilities Approach Perspective on Aid Assisted e-Government Projects, in: WORLDCOMP'10 - The 2010 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing. 12-15 July 2010, Naveda, USA.
  • Ahmed, M.A. 2010. Equilibrium for CMC Systems' Alteration: An Intercultural Perspective. in: IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society - ISTAS2010 - Social Implications of Emerging Technologies, 7-9 June 2010, University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. available online
  • Ahmed, M.A. 2010. Improving Information Capabilities of Parliamentary Stakeholders through ICTs in Developing Countries. in WORLDCOMP'10 - The 2010 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing. 12-15 July 2010, Naveda, USA.
  • Ahmed, M.A., and van den Hoven, J. 2010. "Agents of responsibility - freelance web developers in web applications development", 415 - 424, 12(4), Information Systems Frontiers. available online

2009

  • Ahmed, M.A. 2009. "Web 2.0 as a tool for resolving issues related to quality in higher education in developing countries and technology alteration (design and management) framework" in INTED 2009 in Valencia (Spain).

2008

  • Ahmed, M.A. 2008. "Cultural variations of values - Challenge for information and communication technology transferring projects in the globalizing world" Proceedings of SAICON, 2008 South Asian International Conference 2008 - Globalisation & Change: Issues, Concerns & Impact: 1-11.
  • Ahmed, M.A. 2008. "Management of ICT projects to strengthen Public sector institutions in developing countries - A proposed methodology," in Comsats International Conference on Management - Management for Humanity and Prosperity.
  • Ahmed, M.A. 2008. Improving Practicum and Internship through ICT in Developing Countries. International Conference on Transforming Teacher Education: Improving Practicum and Internship by Canada Pakistan Basic Education Project.
  • Ahmed, M.A., and van den Hoven, J. 2008. "Freelance Web Developers as Agents of Responsibility in Web Application Development" in Ethicomp 2008, University of Pavia, Mantua, Itlay.
  • Malik Aleem Ahmed (2008). Developing parliamentary web portals for citizens and members of parliaments in developing countries. Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, June 26 - 28, 2008. available online

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