Dr Patrick Pang is a Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) and an experienced researcher at Victoria University Business School (VUBS) in Australia. He received his PhD from the University of Melbourne and has many years of industry working experience in the public IT sector. He specialises in inter-disciplinary research studying how data can facilitate smart governance and improve people's wellbeing.
Some of his recent research investigates the governance of the Australian national electronic health records, information-driven decision making of patients, and the use of data science in policy formulation. He is also interested in applying AI and big data analytics as a new research methodology in socio-technical settings. His work is recognised internationally in prestigious journals such as Journal of Medical Internet Research (the most-cited digital health journal), Internet Research (SCI/SSCI Q1), Information Processing and Management (SCI/SSCI Q1) and Future Generation Computer Systems (SCI Q1).
Prior to joining VUBS, he held appointments at the University of Melbourne and Deakin University.