Yi-Chen Lan

Brief Introduction

Name: Yi-Chen Lan
Highest qualification and awarding university PhD, Western Sydney University
Designation Professor
Employer Western Sydney University
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Key areas of interest Green ICT, carbon emissions & management systems, carbon footprints labelling, life cycle assessment, energy management, environmental management, knowledge management, business process reengineering,
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Yi-Chen Lan is the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Global Development, Provost of Western Sydney University’s Vietnam Campus and Professor in Information Management at the Western Sydney University. Yi-Chen holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree and a PhD degree from the same institution. Yi-Chen is responsible for developing high value international partnerships through maintaining close relationships with government agencies and flagship institutions across the world particularly in the East and South East Asia. , Yi-Chen is always cautious about the impacts of climate change globally and is continuously considering innovative approaches to manage environmental issues from an academic perspective. 

Research Project

  1. Protected Cropping for Warm Climates (in collaboration with CSIRO)
  2. Connecting Vietnamese and Australian Women Entrepreneurs in Agri-food Business (funded by Australia-ASEAN Council)
  3. A Carbon Reduction Implementation Framework for Adoption by Energy Intensive Corporations in China (funded by Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia)

Key Publications/Reports

  1. Chen J, Lan Y, Chang Y, Chang P. (2020). Exploring doctors’ willingness to provide online counseling services: the roles of motivations and costs, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, vol 17, no 1.
  2. Trinh L, Hu A, Lan Y, Chen Z. (2019). Comparative life cycle assessment for conventional and organic coffee cultivation in Vietnam, International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 17(3), 1307-1324.
  3. Chang, Y., Hsu, P., Lan, Y. (2019). Cooperation and competition between online travel agencies and hotels. Tourism Management, vol 71, April 2019, pp 187-196.
  4. Le L., Tang Q. and Lan Y. (2013). Comparison of Propensity for Carbon Disclosure between Developing and Developed Countries: A Resource Constraint Perspective. Accounting Research Journal, Vol 26, Issue 1
  5. Lan Y. (2011). Reengineering a green business. International Journal of Green Computing, Vol.2, No.1. January-June 2011.