Francesco Benedetto SP4TE - Signal Processing for Telecommunications and Economics Laboratory, University of Roma Rome Italy Biography
Biography of Francesco Benedetto
Dr. Francesco Benedetto is currently the Chair of the IEEE 1900.1 Working Group on "Definitions and Concepts for Dynamic Spectrum Access: Terminology Relating to Emerging Wireless Networks, System Functionality, and Spectrum Management". Since 2008, he has been an Assistant Professor of Telecommunications at the Third University of Rome, where he currently teaches the courses of "Elements of Telecommunications", "Software Cognitive Radio", and “Cognitive Communications”. He is a Senior Member of the Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and a member of: IEEE Standard Association, IEEE Young Professionals, IEEE Software Defined Networks, IEEE Communications, IEEE Signal Processing, IEEE Vehicular Technology.
Vangipuram Radhakrishna Department of Information Technology Vnr Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering And Technology Hyderabad India Biography
Biography of Vangipuram Radhakrishna
Dr.Vangipuram Radhakrishna is a member of ACM and a recipient of the prestigious
ACM SENIOR MEMBER award. He is awarded Ph.D in Computer Science and
Engineering from JNTU, Hyderabad in the area of Temporal Data Mining. He is a
Professional Member of IEEE, Member IEEE Computer Society Technical
Committee on Data Engineering and Technical Council on Software Engineering. He
received several best paper awards at International Conferences within and abroad
and has been an active researcher under guidance of Professor Dr. P.V. Kumar and
Dr.V. Janaki. His passion for research is inspired from his beloved father and
Professor Dr. V. Narasimha Charyulu. He is serving as a Regional Editor, Section
Editor, Editorial Board Member, Guest Editor and Reviewer for several international
journals and is also a technical committee member for several international
conferences. His research interests include Temporal Data Mining, AI and Data
Analytics, Machine Learning, Algorithm design.
Chia-Chen Lin Department of Computer Science and Information Management Providence University Taichung Taiwan
Andrea De Lucia Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, Università degli Studi di Salerno Fisciano Italy
Evangelos Sapountzakis Institute of Structural Analysis and Antiseismic Research School of Civil Engineering National Technical University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of Evangelos Sapountzakis
Dr. Evangelos Sapountzakis is a Civil Engineer, Professor at the Institute of Structural Analysis and Antiseismic Research of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA). Diploma from NTUA (1984), MSc and DIC degrees from Imperial College, London (1985), PhD degree from NTUA (1991).
Apart from NTUA, he is also Professor of Structural Analysis at the School of Corps of Engineers of the Hellenic Army and the Hellenic Open University. His published research comprises 105 original papers in international journals, 143 papers in international conference proceedings, 12 Chapters in books and 5 educational books, while he is the editor of 4 Books or Conference Proceedings. Honorary Editor, Editor-in-Chief, Academic Editor, Regional Editor and Associate Editor of international journals.
He has extensive experience (30 years) in the design and analysis of bridge and other large scale structural projects.
Section: Optical Communications
Hang Chen Department of automatic measurement and control University de Lorraine Metz France Biography
Biography of Hang Chen
Dr. Hang Chen is currently working as a guest professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Automation, Jiangxi University of Science and Technology. He completed his PhD from University de Lorraine. His research interests include Optical image information processing: including optical image encryption, image fusion processing and hyperspectral image processing, spectroscopy analysis for skin precancerous stages classification. He has had articles published in many well-renowned journals such as Optics and Lasers in Engineering etc.
Section: Big Data and Data Analytics
Zne-Jung Lee Department of Information Technology, and Deputy Dean Fuzhou University of Foreign Studies and Trade Fuzhou China Biography
Biography of Zne-Jung Lee
Zne-Jung Lee received B.E. degree in Electronic Engineering, M.E. degree in Automatic Control Engineering from Feng-Chia University (FCU), Taichung, Taiwan, in 1986 and 1988, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan, in 2002. He is a Full Professor with the Department of Information Technology, and Deputy Dean, School of Technology, Fuzhou University of International Studies and trade, China. He published 208 papers, including more than 60 papers in SCI/SSCI or EI. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Artificial Intelligence Evolution. His current research interests include big data, data mining, computational intelligence, and information security.
Section: Big Data Analysis and Machine Learning Technologies
Yang Liu Sichuan University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Yang Liu
Dr. Changqing Shen received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in instrument science and technology from the
University of Science and Technology of China, in 2009 and 2014, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in
systems engineering and engineering management from the City University of Hong Kong, in 2014. He is
currently an Associate Professor with the School of Rail Transportation, Soochow University, China. His
research interests include machinery data mining, and intelligent fault diagnosis.
Section: Software engineering
Sanjay Misra Covenant University Ota Nigeria Biography
Biography of Sanjay Misra
Sanjay Misra is full Professor of Computer Engineering at Covenant University. He is PhD. in Software Engg from the Uni of Alcala, Spain. As of today(15.07.2020)- As per SciVal(SCOPUS- Elsevier) analysis)- He is the most productive researcher(no.1) https://t.co/fBYnVxbmiL in Nigeria during 2012-17,13-18,14-19 & 15-20 (in all disciplines),in comp science no 1 in the country & no 4 in the whole continent. Total around 400 articles (SCOPUS/WoS) with 300 coauthors from around the world (-90 JCR/SCIE) in the core & appl. area of Soft Engg, Web engg, Health Informatics,Cybersecurity, Intelligent systems, AI etc. He got several awards for outstanding publications (2014 IET Software Premium Award(UK)), and from TUBITAK-Turkish Higher Education, and Atilim University). He has delivered more than 100 keynote/invited talks/public lectures in reputed conferences and institutes (traveled around 60 countries). He got several awards for outstanding publications (2014 IET Soft. Premium Award(UK)), &from TUBITAK-Turkish Higher Education,& Atilim Uni).He edited 42 LNCS & 6 IEEE proc, 3books, EIC of ‘IT Personnel and Project Management, Int J of Human Capital & Inf Technology Professionals -IGI Global & editor in various SCIE journals.
Section: IoT, Blockchain and Healthcare Technologies
Kathiresan Shankar Department of Computer Applications Alagappa University Karaikudi India
Section: Machine Learning/Radar Area
Silvia L. Ullo Università degli Studi del Sannio Benevento Italy Biography
Biography of Silvia L. Ullo
Silvia Liberata Ullo (Senior Member, IEEE) received the Graduate degree in electronic engineering from the Faculty of Engineering, of Federico II University, Naples, Italy, in 1989, and the M.Sc. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, in June 1992. Since 2004, she has been a researcher and teacher at the University of Sannio di Benevento, Benevento, Italy. She is a IEEE Senior Member, Industry Liaison for IEEE Joint ComSoc/VTS Italy Chapter and also a National Referent for FIDAPA BPW Italy Science and Technology Task Force. She authored 80+ research papers in reputed journals and conferences and co-authored many book chapters. Her research interests mainly deal with signal processing, remote sensing, image and satellite data analysis, radar systems, and sensor networks.
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Ali Ahaitouf Sidi Mohammed Bin Abdellah University Fez City Morocco
Ihsan Ali Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology University of Malaya Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Biography
Biography of Ihsan Ali
Dr. Ihsan Ali. currently working as a Research Associate at the Faculty
of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of
Malaya, has published more than 40 high impact research journal
papers including, highly reputable journals, IEEE communications
surveys and tutorials, Communication Magazine with more than 170
cumulative Impact factor. He has been actively involved in research
and teaching activities for the last 10 years in different countries including Saudi Arabia, USA, Pakistan, and Malaysia. I have served as a technical program committee member
for several well-known conferences including IWCMC2017-2018,
AINIS 2017, Future 5V 2017, ICACCI-2018, INAIT 2019, DiCES-N19,
CCNC2020, ICCAIS2020 and CSNT2020. My research interests include Wireless Sensor Networks,
Cloud Computing, Sensor Cloud, Fog Computing, IoT, and Underwater
Andrzej Bartoszewicz Technical University of Lodz Lodz Poland Biography
Biography of Andrzej Bartoszewicz
Andrzej Bartoszewicz received the M.Sc. degree in 1987 and the Ph.D. degree in 1993 both from Technical University of Lodz, Poland. Then he obtained the degree of doktor habilitowany in control engineering and robotics from Academy of Mining and Metallurgy in Cracow, Poland. He was visiting scholar at Purdue University, West Lafayette, In., USA and at Strathclyde University, Glasgow, UK. Then for one year he was at University of Leicester, UK. Currently he is Full Professor at Technical University of Lodz, head of Electric Drive and Industrial Automation Group and director of Institute of Automatic Control. He has published three monographs and over 300 papers, primarily in the fields of sliding mode control and congestion control in data transmission networks. He served as an invited speaker at 12 international conferences in the field of automatic control.
Dhasarathan Chandramohan Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science Madanapalle India Biography
Biography of Dhasarathan Chandramohan
Dr. D. Chandramohan is currently Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Madanapalle Institute of Technology & Science, Madanapalle, Andhara Pradesh, India .His area of interest includes Distributed Web Service, Web Service (Evaluation) Testbed, Software Metrics, GVANET and Cloud Computing, Opportunistic Computing, Evolutionary Computing, Service Computing, Software Engineering, Multi-Agent, Privacy and Security. Currently he is working on Designing of Testbed for Distributed web service environment, A Privacy Preserving Generic Framework for Cloud Data Storage, Optimization approach for minimizing agro-crops.
Haruna Chiroma School of Science, Computer Science Department Federal College of Education (Technical) Gombe Nigeria Biography
Biography of Haruna Chiroma
Haruna Chiroma received B.Tech., M.Sc., and Ph.D in computer science from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bayero University Kano and University of Malaya, respectively. His research interest includes: nature inspired algorithms, machine learning with emphasis on deep learning, and their applications in internet of vehicles, self-driving vehicles, big data analytics, cybersecurity, IoT and edge computing. He has published over 100 academic articles relevant to his research interest in SCIE/Scopus indexed journals. He has an H-index of 8 in Web of Science and 10 in Scopus. Delivered more than 10 research talks. He has been a technical programme committee member for more than 20 international conferences.
Mohamed Elhoseny Mansoura University Mansoura Egypt Biography
Biography of Mohamed Elhoseny
Dr. Mohamed Elhoseny is currently an Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Computers and Information, Mansoura University. Collectively, Dr. Elhoseny authored/co-authored over 85 ISI Journal articles in high-ranked and prestigious journals. Besides, he authored/edited Conference Proceedings, Book Chapters, and 10 books published by Springer and Taylor & Francis. His research interests include Smart Cities, Network Security, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Intelligent Systems. Dr. Elhoseny serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Smart Sensor Technologies and Applications, IGI Global. Moreover, he is an Associate Editor of many journals such as IEEE Access, IEEE Future Directions, PLOS One journal, Remote Sensing, and International Journal of E-services and Mobile Applications, IGI Global. Also, he is an Editorial Board member in reputed journals such as Applied Intelligence, Springer and Recent Patents on Computer Science.
Ahmed Elmesiry Nottingham Trent University Nottingham United Kingdom Biography
Biography of Ahmed Elmesiry
Dr. Ahmed ELMESIRY received his Ph.D. degree in computing - Information security and assurance from Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland. He visited the center for advanced technology in telecommunications and secure systems at Monash University, Australia from May 2014 till June 2015. Before he joined the Computer Science department of Nottingham Trent University, Currently, He is a full-time Senior Lecturer at the computer science department of Nottingham Trent University Since September 2018 and a researcher at the Network Infrastructures & Cyber-security group where he is working on a Microsoft funded project related to "Adaptive Security for IoT Applications" and holds the position of an associate editor of the international journal of cloud applications, the international journal of fog computing and IEEE Access.
Joshua Fogel Brooklyn College of the City City University of New York New York, NY USA Biography
Biography of Joshua Fogel
Joshua Fogel, PhD, is a full Professor with tenure in the Department of Business Management at Brooklyn College (Brooklyn, New York). His academic training includes a PhD in Clinical Health Psychology from Yeshiva University (Bronx, New York), an internship in Clinical Psychology from the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre (Halifax, Nova Scotia), and a postdoctoral fellowship in Psychiatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland). He has published or accepted for publication over 145 peer reviewed journal articles. His research has been quoted on television, on radio, in newspapers, and in magazines, both nationally and internationally.
Manuel Noguera Garcia Universidad de Granada Granada Spain
Brij B. Gupta Department of Computer Engineering National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra Kurukshetra India Biography
Biography of Brij B. Gupta
Brij B. Gupta received PhD degree from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India in the
area of Information and Cyber Security. In 2009, he was selected for Canadian Commonwealth
Scholarship awarded by Government of Canada. He published more than 250 research papers in
International Journals and Conferences of high repute. He has visited several countries, i.e.
Canada, USA, Japan, Malaysia, UK, Spain, China, Italy, Thailand, Hong-Kong, Australia, etc to
present his research work. His biography was selected and published in the 30th Edition of
Marquis Who's Who in the World, 2012. Dr. Gupta also received Young Faculty research
fellowship award from Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, Government of
India in 2018. He is also working as principal investigator of various R&D projects. Moreover,
he is serving as associate editor and reviewer of various reputed journals. At present, Dr. Gupta
is working as Assistant Professor in National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra India. His
research interest includes Information security, Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Web security,
Intrusion detection and network performance evaluation.
Majid Haghparast Department of Computer Engineering Azad University Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of Majid Haghparast
Majid Haghparast, received his B.Sc. in computer hardware engineering in 2003. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer architecture in 2006 and 2009, respectively. Since 2007, he has been affiliated with the Computer Engineering Faculty, Yadegar-e-Imam Khomeini (RAH) Shahre Rey Branch, IAU University, Tehran, Iran. He is currently an associate professor and the head of computer engineering department at Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty, Yadegar-e-Imam Khomeini (RAH) Shahre Rey Branch, IAU University, Tehran, Iran. He has also been selected as his university’s best researcher in 2017. Majid has published more than 100 research papers in various international journals and conferences. He has also been selected as Faculty’s best researcher and outstanding professor in 2018. His research interests include cloud computing, WSNs, reversible logic, quantum computing, computer arithmetic, QCA, IoT and Fault Tolerant Circuit Design. Since April 2017 he is conducting his sabbatical at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria, where he also is a Research Fellow. He served in more than 40 international conference advisory and technical program committees. Dr. Haghparast is on the panel of reviewers and editorial board of various international journals.
Laurent Heutte University de Rouen Rouen France
Adam Hou National Tsing Hua University Hsinchu Taiwan
Samuel Huang University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH USA Biography
Biography of Samuel Huang
Samuel H. Huang is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, the University of Cincinnati. His research focuses on big data analytics, supplier-based manufacturing, and complex system analysis and optimization, with applications in health care and manufacturing. He has published over 130 technical papers. Dr. Huang received the Robert A. Dougherty Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) in 2005. In addition to many industrial projects, he has been awarded five grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his research in health care and manufacturing research and education.
Stepan Hubalovsky University of Hradec Kralove Hradec Králové Czech Republic
Robert Istepanian Faculty of Medicine Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London UK
Karthik Iyer Universityof South Carolina Columbia, SC USA
Hyunsung Kim Kim Kyungil University Gyeongsan South Korea Biography
Biography of Hyunsung Kim Kim
Hyunsung Kim received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from Kyungpook National
University, Korea, in 1998 and 2002. He is a Professor with the School of Computer Science, Kyungil
University, Korea from 2002. Furthermore, he is currently a visiting professor at the Department of
Mathematical Sciences, Chancellor College, University of Malawi, Malawi from 2015. He also was a
visiting researcher at Dublin City University for 2009. From 2000 to 2002, he worked as a senior
researcher at Ditto Technology. His research interests include cryptography, VLSI, authentication
technologies, network security, ubiquitous computing security, blockchain architecture and security
Dong-Soo Kwon Human-Robot Interaction Research Center Yusong South Korea
Szu-Yin Lin Chung Yuan Christian University Taoyuan City Taiwan Biography
Biography of Szu-Yin Lin
Szu-Yin Lin received the M.A. and Ph.D. degree from National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, in 2012. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Information Management in Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan. His expertise is on service-oriented architecture and computing, intelligent data analysis, big data analytics, and multi-agent distributed computing.
Eva Milkova Univ. of Hradec Králové Hradec Králové Czech Republic Biography
Biography of Eva Milkova
Prof. Milková is a full professor at the University of Hradec Králové, Faculty of Science, and Department of Informatics. She has more than 20 years of experience in the research and pedagogy in the area of Graph Theory, Combinatorial Optimization and ICT in Education. Prof. Milková holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Czech Republic. She is a coordinator for doctoral studies at the Faculty of Science, and guarantee of doctoral studies ICT in Education at the Faculty of Education, University of Hradec Králové. She is a supervisor of considerable number of doctoral students. Her publication activity includes more than hundred contributions at international conferences and journals. Prof. Milková is a member of scientific program committees of prestigious international conferences and she is a member of editorial board of several international journals.
Satyaranjan Mishra Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan Deemed to be University Bhubaneswar India
Jolanta Mizera-Pietraszko Wroclaw University of Technology Wroclaw Poland
Carlo Morabito University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria Reggio Calabria Italy
Michal Munk Constantine the Philosopher University Nitra Slovakia
Prasant K. Pattnaik Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology Bhubaneswar India Biography
Biography of Prasant K. Pattnaik
Prasant Kumar Pattnaik, Ph.D (Computer Science), Fellow IETE, Senior Member IEEE is a Professor at the School of Computer Engineering, KIIT Deemed University, Bhubaneswar. He has more than a decade of teaching and research experience and awarded half dozen of Ph.D. Dr. Pattnaik has published numbers of Research Papers in peer-reviewed International Journals and Conferences and filed many patents. He also edited book volumes in Springer and IGI Global Publication. His areas of interest include Mobile Computing, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security, Intelligent Systems and Brain Computer Interface. He is one of the Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, IOS Press and Intelligent Systems Book Series Editor of CRC Press, Taylor Francis Group.
Kemal Polat Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Abant Izzet Baysal University Bolu Turkey
Chongchong Qi Central South University Changsha China Biography
Biography of Chongchong Qi
Professor Chongchong Qi received his Bachelor degree from China University of
Mining and Technology, China and PhD degree from The University of Western
Australia, Australia. He has considerable expertise in rock and soil mechanics, artificial
intelligence, signal processing, materials science, and chemistry. Prof. Qi has published
33 peer reviewed SCI papers. He served as lead guest editor, guest editor, and editorial
board member of several SCI Journals and also served as chair and committee member
for several international conferences. He was awarded the Outstanding Reviewers by
reputed SCI journal for several times.
Zia Ur Rahman K. L. University, Koneru Lakshmaiah Educational Foundation Guntur India Biography
Biography of Zia Ur Rahman
MD ZIA UR RAHMAN (M’09) (SM’16) received M.Tech. and Ph.D. degrees from Andhra
University, Visakhapatnam, India. Currently, he is a Professor with the Department of
Electronics and Communication Engineering, K. L. University, Koneru Lakshmaiah Educational
Foundation Guntur, India. His current research interests include Signal Processing Applications;
Biomedical Image & Signal Processing; Bio-informatics; Wireless Communications; Remote
Health Care Monitoring. He published more than 100 research papers in various journals and
proceedings. He is serving in various editorial boards in the capacity of Editor in Chief,
Associate Editor, reviewer for publishers like IEEE, Elsevier, Springer, IGI, American Scientific
Publishers, Hindawai etc.
Laura Roa University of Seville Sevilla Spain Biography
Biography of Laura Roa
Laura M. Roa is a full professor of Control Systems Engineering and Automation at the University of Seville, in Spain. She is head of the Biomedical Engineering Research Group at the University of Seville - CIBER-BBN. She has been author of more than 350 papers, including journal papers, peer reviewed conference papers, book chapters, and books. Her R&D research activities include computational modeling for multimodal analysis, smart biomedical systems for independent assisted living, integration of social/health service architectures, and bioelectromagnetics. Dr. Roa is a Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), Fellow of the International Academy for Medical and Biological Engineering Sciences (IAMBES), Founding Fellow of the European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering & Science (EAMBES), and Honorary Life Member of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE).
Tanzila Saba Prince Sultan University Riyadh Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of Tanzila Saba
Dr. Tanzila Saba received her Ph.D. in Document Information Security and Management from Faculty of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia in 2012. Currently, she is serving as an Associate Prof. and Associate Chair of the Information Systems Department in the College of Computer and Information Sciences, Prince Sultan University, Riyadh, KSA. Her primary research focus in recent years is medical imaging, pattern recognition, data mining, MRI analysis, and Soft-computing. She has more than one hundred publications. Her mostly publications are in biomedical research published in ISI/SCIE indexed. Currently, she is an editor and reviewer of reputed journals and on the panel of TPC of international conferences. She has full command on various subjects and has taught several courses at the graduate and postgraduate levels.
Apostolis Salkintzis Mobile Devices Technology Office Motorola Athens Greece Biography
Biography of Apostolis Salkintzis
Dr. Salkintzis received his Diploma in 1991 and his Ph.D. degree in 1997, both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. During 1999 he was a sessional lecturer and a post-doctoral fellow at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of British Columbia, Canada. He’s currently working for Motorola Mobility and Lenovo on defining and standardizing 5G mobile communications. His primary research interests include mobile communications, IoT and Network Function Virtualization (NFV).
Sayed C. Shah Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Seoul South Korea Biography
Biography of Sayed C. Shah
Sayed Chhattan Shah received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Korea University in 2012 and the M.S. degree in computer science from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences in 2008. He held faculty positions with the Seoul National University of Science and Technology, Korea University, Dongguk University, Hamdard University, and Isra University. He is currently an Associate Professor of computer science with the Department of Information Communications Engineering at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies Korea. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the IEEE Communications Society, the IEEE Internet of Things Community, the IEEE Smart Cities Community, the International Telecommunication Union, and the European Research Council. He was the conference chair and on the program committees of various international conferences. He is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, Information Processing Systems and Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing.
Chuan Su Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Yuan Ze University Chung-Li Taiwan Biography
Biography of Chuan Su
Dr. Chuan Jun Su is a professor of Industrial Engineering and Management at the Yuan Ze University, Taiwan. Prior to joining the University, he was a visiting assistant professor at Texas A&M University and an assistant professor with Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He also served as Chairman and Chief
Technology Officer of Horky.com Hong Kong. Dr. Su has more than 20 years experience in Information Technology, Virtual Reality, AI Applications, and is the author of more than 100 scientific publications.
Ahmed Tarabia Al-Jouf Univ Al-Jouf Saudi Arabia
Chih-Fong Tsai Department of Information Management National Chung Cheng University Minsyong Taiwan Biography
Biography of Chih-Fong Tsai
Dr. Chih-Fong Tsai received a PhD at School of Computing and Technology from the University of Sunderland, UK in 2005. He is now a professor at the Department of Information Management, National Central University, Taiwan. His current research focuses on data mining and machine learning. He received the Highly Commended Award (Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence) from Online Information Review (“A Review of Image Retrieval Methods for Digital Cultural Heritage Resources”) and the award for top 10 cited articles in 2008 from Expert Systems with Applications (“Using Neural Network Ensembles for Bankruptcy Prediction and Credit Scoring”).
Enrico Vezzetti Politecnico di Torino Torino Italy Biography
Biography of Enrico Vezzetti
He received the Master Degree in Management Engineering from the Polytechnic of Turin in 1997, and the PhD Degree in Manufacturing Engineering from the University of Parma in 2001. In 1998 he was in the 3DPrinting Laboratory of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He is currently Associate Professor of Design Tools and Methods at the Department of Management and Production Engineering of the Polytechnic of Turin. He is author of more than one hundred of scientific papers on product design and development with specific attention on reverse engineering, rapid prototyping and collaborative design topics and Geometric Modelling.
Shuai Wan Northwestern Polytechnical University Shaanxi China Biography
Biography of Shuai Wan
Dr. Wan is a full Professor with Northwestern Polytechnical University and serves as the Head of Department. She is also an Adjunct Professor at Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University. She has 15 years of experience in the research and cooperation with industry in video technologies. Previously she received her Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from Queen Mary, University of London and once worked as a researcher in an FP6 EU project. Dr. Wan has authored more than 70 manuscripts, 7 patents, and co-edited two books. Her current research interests include advanced video technologies, video perception and quality assessment, and big data video.
Yi-Hsien Wang Department of Banking & Finance Chinese Culture University Taipei Taiwan Biography
Biography of Yi-Hsien Wang
Yi-Hsien Wang is a professor in the Department of Banking & Finance at Chinese Culture University in Taiwan. He earned his Ph.D. from the Graduate School of Management, Ming Chuan University. His currentresearch focuses on econometrics, Patent Risk, Pantent Analysis for Quantity and Quality, Decision Science, Applied Economics, Time Series. He has publications in Economic Modelling, Applied Economics, Journal of Business Economics, Technological and Economic Development of Economy and Management, Hitotsubashi Journal of Economics, International Journal of Computer Mathematics, International Journal of Information and Management Sciences, International Journal of Mobile Communications, International Journal of Computational Economics and Econometrics, PeriodicaPolytechnica Social and Management Sciences, Physica A and Panoeconomicus.
Zhouchao Wei School of Mathematics and Physics China University of Geosciences Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Zhouchao Wei
Dr. Zhouchao Wei is currently a Professor at China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China. He received his BSc degree in Applied Mathematics in 2006. In 2011, he received a PhD degree in Applied Mathematics from South China University of Technology. He joined the College of Mechanical Engineering of Beijing University of Technology in 2014 as a Postdoctoral Fellow, and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Lodz in Poland in 2015 as a Visiting Researcher. He has also been serving as a Visiting scholar at the Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford, UK, between 2016 and 2017. His current research interests include the qualitative theory of differential equations, chaotic theory, and bifurcation theory.
Ouri Wolfson University of Illinois Chicago, IL USA Biography
Biography of Ouri Wolfson
Ouri Wolfson, Ph.D., is the Richard and Loan Hill Professor of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He is the founder of Mobitrac, a venture-funded high-tech startup that was acquired in 2006, and of Pirouette Software. Wolfson authored over 200 publications, four of them award winning, and holds seven patents. He is a Fellow of the ACM, AAAS, IEEE, and a University of Illinois Scholar. Wolfson’s main research interests are in databases, distributed systems, mobile/pervasive computing, and intelligent transportation.
Ning Xi Faculty of Engineering The University of Hong Kong Pok Fu Lam Road Hong Kong Biography
Biography of Ning Xi
Dr. Ning Xi is Chair Professor of Robotics and Automation and Director of Emerging Technologies Institute of The University of Hong Kong. He has more than 25 years of experience in academic and research in robotics, manufacturing automation, micro/nano manufacturing, nano sensors and devices, and intelligent control and systems. Before joining The University of Hong Kong, he was a University Distinguished Professor, the John D. Ryder Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director of Robotics and Automation Laboratory at Michigan State University. Dr. Xi received his D.Sc. degree in Systems Science and Mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis. He is a fellow of IEEE and also served as the President of IEEE Nanotechnology Council (2010-2011), a member of Administrative Committee of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2013-2015). He has been elected as the President of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (2018-2019).
Wankou Yang Southeast University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of Wankou Yang
Wankou Yang received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the School of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST), PR.China, 2002, 2004 and 2009, respectively. From July 2009 to Sep. 2011, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Automation, Southeast University. From Sep. 2011 to April 2015, he worked as an assistant professor at the School of Automation, Southeast University. Now he is an associate professor in the School of Automation, Southeast University, P.R. China. His research interests include pattern recognition and computer vision.
Alex Zelinsky Department of Defence Science & Technology Group CSIRO ICT Centre Marsfield Australia Biography
Biography of Alex Zelinsky
Dr Alex Zelinsky is Australia’s Chief Defence Scientist. His scientific career includes working as a computer scientist, a systems engineer and a roboticist. His career spans innovation, science and technology, research and development, commercial start-ups and education.
Prior to joining Defence, Dr Zelinsky was Group Executive for Information Sciences at the CSIRO. Dr Zelinsky was Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Seeing Machines, a high-technology company developing computer vision systems. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a start-up from the Australian National University in Canberra, Australia, where Dr Zelinsky was Professor of Systems Engineering.
Ligang Zhang Central Queensland University Rockhampton Australia Biography
Biography of Ligang Zhang
Dr Ligang Zhang is a Senior Research Officer within the School of Engineering and Technology at CQUniversity, Australia. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the Queensland University of Technology. His research interests include image segmentation and recognition, facial expression recognition, affective computing and computer vision. He has published one book (Springer) and 40 peer-reviewed articles in prestigious journals and conference proceedings.
Liwei Zhang Dalian University of Technology Dalian China Biography
Biography of Liwei Zhang
He received the PhD Degree in Computational Mathematics from the Dalian University of Technology in 1998. From 1999 to 2001 he was a post-doctoral fellow in Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China. He is currently Professor of Operations Research at School of Mathematical Sciences of Dalian University of Technology. He is author of more than one hundred of journal papers on optimization.
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Hang Chen University de Lorraine Metz France Biography
Biography of Hang Chen
Dr. Hang Chen is a Research Fellow in CNRS UMR7039, France, and Adjunct
Professor at Jiangxi University of Technology, China. Dr. Chen obtained his B.Eng. and M.Eng.
degrees from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2011, and Academy of
Equipment, Beijing, China, in 2013, respectively. He then received his Ph.D. degree in 2017 from the Department of Automatic Measurement and Control, University de Lorraine, France. Dr.
Chen has published over 20 peer reviewed journal articles in the field of optics. He is a member of The Optical Society of America (OSA) and his current research interests include hyperspectral image processing, optical image encryption, computer vision, and information security.
Ashkan Ebadi National Research Council Canada Montréal, QC Canada Biography
Biography of Ashkan Ebadi
Dr. Ashkan Ebadi is a multidisciplinary applied data scientist with expertise in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, deep learning, and graph analytics. He received his PhD in information systems engineering with an emphasis on AI-based decision support systems. Dr. Ebadi is currently a senior research officer at the National Research Council (NRC) that is the government of Canada’s largest research organization. His research aims to leverage advanced analytics and machine learning to solve complex reallife problems in various domains.
Mohammad J. Ershadi Iranian Institute for Information Science & Technology (IRANDOC) Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of Mohammad J. Ershadi
Mohammad Javad Ershadi is a PhD in Industrial Engineering, graduated in 2015 from Iran University of Science and Technology. He received his MSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2009. He holds a BSc degree in Industrial Engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in 2005.
He began his scientific experience in 2015 as a faculty member in Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology (IranDoc) and now he is an assistant professor of IT Management Research Group. His efforts at IranDoc has mainly devoted to application of quality engineering and management into data, information science and services. His research interests include data quality, statistical quality control (SQC), total quality management (TQM), business process reengineering (BPR), optimization, meta-heuristic algorithms, systems analysis, and data mining.
Ahmed F. Metwaly Department of Physics and Computer Science Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo Canada Biography
Biography of Ahmed F. Metwaly
Ahmed Farouk received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Mansoura University, in 2009 and 2015, respectively. Now, he is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Wilfird Laurier University and Ryerson University. He is one of the Top 20 technical co-founders of the Quantum Machine Learning Program by Creative Destruction Lab at the University of Toronto. Furthermore, he is selected as Top 25 of InnovateTO150 Canada to showcase the best of Toronto’s next generation of change-makers, innovators and entrepreneurs. He is especially well known for his seminal contributions to theories of Quantum Mechanics, Communication and Cryptography. He published 70 papers in reputed and high impact factor journals like Nature Scientific Reports, Physical Review A. Also, he joined the editorial board for scientific reports (Nature), IEEE Access, IET Quantum Communication and Recent Advances in Computer Science and Communications.
Rupendra K. Pachauri Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun India Biography
Biography of Rupendra K. Pachauri
Dr. Rupendra Kumar Pachauri received his PhD degree in
Renewable energy from Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida, India.
Presently working as an Assistant Professor- Sr. Scale in the Department of
Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of Petroleum and Energy
Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India. He has published more than 65 research
publications in international repute science citation/Scopus indexed journals and
conferences. His fields of research are Solar Energy, Fuel cell technology,
Embedded system and Internet of Things (IoT).
P. Paul Victer Department of Computer Science and Engineering Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam Kerala India Biography
Biography of P. Paul Victer
Dr. P. Victer Paul is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Indian Institute of Information Technology Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has been awarded a degree of Ph.D. in the Department of Computer Science (2015) from Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry, India. He has done his B.Tech. In Information Technology (2007) from SMVEC and M.Tech. in Network and Internet Engineering (2011) from Pondicherry Central University, Pondicherry, India. He is a recipient of eminent INSPIRE fellowship from Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi. He is a University Gold medalist and University Rank holder in M.Tech and B.Tech studies respectively. He has also received “TCS Best Student Award 2010” from TCS for academic excellence at Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry. He has more than 7 years of academic & industrial experience and published over 90 research articles in various International Journals & Conferences. Currently, he is working in the fields of Optimization algorithms, Cloud Computing and Data Analytics.
Manik Sharma DAV University Jalandhar Jalandhar India Biography
Biography of Manik Sharma
Dr. Manik Sharma is an MCA, UGC-NET qualified and has received
his Ph.D. degree in “Distributed Query Optimization” from IKG Punjab
Technical University, Kapoorthala, India. Dr. Sharma has 15 years of
teaching and research experience. His research interests include Machine
Learning, Optimization Techniques, Health Informatics and Smart
Systems. The thrust area is to design a smart and innovative artificial
intelligence based Clinical Decision Support System for the effective
management of major human psychological disorders. Dr. Sharma
authored/coauthored over 50 International Journal articles, Conference
Proceedings, and Book Chapters. Dr. Sharma is serving as an Associate
Editor for IEEE Access, BMC Public Health, and Journal of Medical
Imaging and Health Informatics. He is also acting as an Editor in Chief
for EAI Transaction of Pervasive Health and Technology. He is also
serving as a reviewer for various international Journals including IEEE,
Springer, Elsevier, MDPI, and SAGE publications.
Executive Guest Editor(s)
Gaurav Dhiman Department of Computer Science Goverment Bikram College of Commerce Patiala India Biography
Biography of Gaurav Dhiman
Gaurav Dhiman received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Thapar
Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala. He has completed his Master
Degree of Computer Applications from Thapar Institute of Engineering &
Technology, Patiala. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor with the
Department of Computer Science, Government Bikram College of Commerce,
Patiala. He was selected as an outstanding reviewer from Knowledge- Based
Systems (Elsevier). He has published more than 25 peer-review research papers
(indexed in SCI-SCIE). He is also in editorial board member of Artificial
Intelligence Evolution journal. His research interest includes Single-, Multi-,
Many-objectives optimization (Bio-inspired, Evolutionary and Quantum), Soft
computing (Type-1 and Type-2 fuzzy sets), Power systems, and Change
detection using remotely sensed high-resolution satellite data. His research
articles can be found in Knowledge-Based Systems (Elsevier), Advances in
Engineering Software (Elsevier), Applied Intelligence (Springer), Journal of
Computational Science (Elsevier), Engineering with Computers (Springer),
Applied Soft Computing (Elsevier), Engineering Applications of Artificial
Intelligence (Elsevier), and so on.
Marimuthu Karuppiah Department of Computing Science and Engineering SRM University Delhi India Biography
Biography of Marimuthu Karuppiah
Marimuthu Karuppiah received his B.E. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Madurai Kamaraj
University, Madurai, India in 2003, M.E. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University,
Chennai, India in 2005, Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from VIT University, Vellore, India
in 2015. Presently, he is a Professor in Department of Computing Science and Engineering, SRM University,
Delhi-NCR, India. Before joining SRMIST, he was with the VIT University, Vellore, India as an Associate
Professor. He has published more than 30 research papers in SCI indexed journals. Also, he has published more
than 40 research papers in SCOPUS indexed journals and international conferences. He is a life member of
Cryptology Research Society of India (CRSI) and Computer Society of India (CSI), senior member of IEEE and
member of ACM. His main research interests include cryptography and wireless network security, in particular,
authentication and encryption schemes.
Majid Khan Department of applied mathematics and statistics Islamabad Pakistan Biography
Biography of Majid Khan
Dr. Majid Khan did his PhD from Quiad-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan in 2015. His
area of research mainly related to Cryptography and its application in various fields of cyber and
information security. In the modern era of communication, cyber warfare direly needs to shield
the sensitive information not to be captured by hostile forces. Dr. Majid Khan research aims to
guarantee the exchange of sensitive information of paramount significance upon which the survival of states depends entirely. His research offer the bridge between theory and applications.
Presently, he is serving as Core member of Cyber and Information Security Lab (CISL) /
Assistant Professor at Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics, Institute of Space
Technology, and Islamabad. He is one of the dynamic researcher who explore various new
dimensions in the development of new cryptosystems.
Venkata Krishna Sri Padmavati Mahila University Tirupati India
Vijay Kumar Department of Computer Science & Engineering National Institute of Technology Hamirpur Hamirpur India
Sandeep Kumar Sreyas Institute of Engineering and Technology Hyderabad India
Raju Pal Department of Computer science and engineering Jaypee Institute of Information Technology Noida India
Dilbag Singh Computer Science and Engineering Department Manipal University Jaipur India
Luming Zhang Zhejiang University Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of Luming Zhang
Luming Zhang received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from Zhejiang University, China. Currently he is a Professor at Zhejiang University. Previously he was a Senior Research fellow at School of Computing, National University of Singapore. He was a visiting scholar at the Viterbi School of Engineering, University of Southern California. His research interests include multimedia analysis, image enhancement, and pattern recognition. He has authored/co-authored more than 130 scientific articles at top venues including IEEE T-PAMI, IEEE T-IP, T-MM, T-CYB, CVPR, ACM MM, IJCAI, AAAI and KDD. He was the program committee member/organizer of many international conferences, such as MMM, PCM, ACM Multimedia. He served as a Guest editor of 10+ international journals, such as IEEE Trans. Big data, Neurocomputing , Signal Processing, Multimedia tools and applications, Multimedia systems ,and JVCI. He is an associate editor of Neurocomputing and KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems. As the first author, he received the best paper award at PCM 2015. He is an adjunct investigator at NUSRI.
Chaolong Zhang Wuhan University Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Chaolong Zhang
Chaolong Zhang received a PhD degree from the Hefei University of Technology in 2018. He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at Electrical Engineering and Automation, Wuhan University, China. He is also an Associate Professor at School of Physics and Electronic Engineering, Anqing Normal University, China. His current research interests include fault diagnostics and prognostics of analogue and mixed-signal circuits, and battery capacity prognostic. He has published several articles in well-reputed journals.