Adolf K.Y. Ng is Professor of Transport and Supply Chain Management at the Asper School of Business of the University of Manitoba (Canada) and the Director of the University of Manitoba Transport Institute (UMTI) (Canada). He obtained his DPhil from University of Oxford (UK), and worked as a faculty member at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (China) and Erasmus University Rotterdam, (Netherlands).
He primary research interests include maritime management, transport geography, climate change, transport infrastructure planning and management, and global supply chains. He has (co-)authored three scholarly books, more than 40 papers in leading scholarly journals, and other forms of publications. He has received numerous prestigious accolades around the world. Notable examples include Fulbright Scholar Program (USA), Endeavour Research Fellowship (Australia), Universités Parisiennes Fellowship (France), Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research in Interdisciplinary Studies (Canada), Associates’ Achievement Award for Outstanding Business Research (Canada), Eagle Prize for Outstanding Young Scholar in Maritime Research (International Association of Maritime Economists) (IAME), and several Best Paper Awards by various international transport, logistics, and supply chain conferences. With such expertise, he has provided strategic advice to major intergovernmental organizations, such as the United Nations (UN), European Commission (EC) and the African Development Bank (AFDB).
Currently, he is a council member of IAME, Associate Editor of Maritime Policy & Management, Co-Editor of Journal of Transport Literature, Associate Editor of The Maritime Economist, and an editorial board member of reputable geography, transport, and logistics journals.