Dr Morteza Namvar

Lecturer in BIS

School of Business
Faculty of Business, Economics and Law
+61 7 344 31211


Morteza Namvar is an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Business Information Systems and Analytics at the University of Queensland (UQ) in Brisbane, Australia. His research interests are in the areas of business analytics, social media analytics, and blockchain technologies. His articles have been published in several journals (e.g., CAIS, JAIS, MD) and peer-reviewed conference proceedings (ICIS, HICSS). He has served as Associate Editor at ACIS, PACIS and, as a track chair at ACIS, and as a reviewer for various international journals (e.g., I&M and ACIS) and conferences (e.g., ICIS, ACIS, HICSS).

Research Interests

  • Social media analytics
  • Blochchain technology
  • Sensemaking theory


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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Namvar, Morteza (2020). A novel approach to predict the helpfulness of online reviews. Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences , Maui, HI, United States, 7-10 January 2020. Honolulu, HI, United States: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. doi: 10.24251/hicss.2020.348

  • Akhavan, Peyman, Philsoophian, Maryam, Rajabion, Lila and Namvar, Morteza (2018). Developing a block-chained knowledge management model (BCKMM): beyond traditional knowledge management. 19th European Conference on Knowledge Management, ECKM 2018, Padua, Italy, 6-7 September 2018. Sonning Common, United Kingdom: Academic Conferences and Publishing International.

  • Namvar, Morteza and Cybulski, Jacob (2014). BI-based organizations: a sensemaking perspective. 35th International Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, New Zealand, 14-17 December 2014. Association for Information Systems.

  • Namvar, Morteza, Fathian, Mohammad, Gholamin, Mohammad R. and Akhavan, Peyman (2011). Exploring the role of human capital on firm's structural capital in Iranian e-business industry. 3rd International Conference on Information and Financial Engineering (ICIFE 2011), Shanghai, China, 19-21 August 2011 . Singapore: IACSIT Press.

  • Namvar, Morteza, Gholamian, Mohammad R. and KhakAbi, Sahand (2010). A two phase clustering method for intelligent customer segmentation. UKSim/AMSS 1st International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 27-29 Jan 2010. Los Alamitos, CA USA: IEEE Computer Society. doi: 10.1109/ISMS.2010.48

  • KhakAbi, Sahand, Gholamian, Mohammad R. and Namvar, Morteza (2010). Data mining applications in customer churn management. UKSim/AMSS 1st International Conference on Intelligent Systems, Modelling and Simulation, ISMS 2010, Liverpool, United Kingdom, 27-29 January 2010. Piscataway, NJ, United States: IEEE. doi: 10.1109/ISMS.2010.49

PhD and MPhil Supervision

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Possible Research Projects

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