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Professor Hubert Vaughan in China named Editorial Advisor for eJournal PM World Today

Professor Hubert Vaughan of Tsinghua University in Beijing has been named an editorial advisor by PMForum for its popular online project management eJournal PM World Today

Jan. 22, 2008 - PRLog -- Dallas, Texas, USA — PMForum, Inc. announced today that Hubert Vaughan, Professor of project management at the Institute of International Engineering Project Management at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, has been named an international editorial advisor for the online eJournal PM World Today.  In January 2007 the company announced the formation of the editorial advisory group, which now includes representatives from some of the world’s leading universities with graduate programs in project management.  

According to managing editor David L. Pells, “Professor Vaughan is one of the leading professors of project management in China.  He is in the midst of China’s national initiative to educate thousands of engineers and students in modern project management, the largest such initiative in the world.  With his industrial and technology background, he is also in a position to play a significant role in the global PM academic field.  It is an honor and a privilege to have him join our team of editorial advisors.”

Professor Hubert Vaughan is a graduate of Melbourne University in Australia, and has an MBA from York University in Canada.  Currently he is a Professor at the Institute of International Engineering Project Management of Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.  He also teaches program and project management at the Graduate School of the China Academy of Science; the Software College of Beijing University of Astronautics and Aeronautics; the Software College of Nankai University, and the School of Software Engineering of the Harbin Institute of Technology.

Professor Vaughan also acts as consultant for numerous State Owned Organizations in China. He is currently a program consultant for the China Galileo Navigation Satellite Program, an Advisor to the Jiangsu Provincial Transportation Technology Institute on Project Management, a Program Management Consultant to the 2010 Shanghai Expo, and most recently the Program Planner for the First Aviation Institute of China.  He has over 30 years of industrial experience as an engineer and executive with a number of major global technology companies, including IBM, DEC, Unisys, Tandem, Cable & Wireless, Bell Canada, ANZ Banking Group and Bank of Montreal. Further information can be found at http://www.pmworldtoday.net/team/editorial_advisors.htm.

Established in 1911 and recognized globally for academic excellence, Tsinghua University has eight colleges, 43 departments, 44 research institutes, nine engineering research centers, and 163 laboratories, including 15 national key laboratories.  The Institute of International Engineering Project Management (IIEPM) at Tsinghua University provides engineering management research, education, and consulting services to governmental bodies and corporations. IIEPM aims to become a research, consulting and training base which will help advance project management standards in China and raise the competitiveness of China's industries and companies to international levels.

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About PMForum

PMForum, Inc. administers and operates www.pmforum.org, the world’s first project management website and one of the world’s best known and leading sources of project management news and information.  PMForum also publishes the monthly online PM World Today e-Journal, where articles, case studies, papers and viewpoints by leading project management authorities and experts from around the world can be found.  Free subscriptions are available at www.pmworldtoday.net.

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