Hamid Mcheick Computer Science Department University of Quebec at Chicoutimi Chicoutimi, Quebec Canada Biography
Biography of Hamid Mcheick
Dr. Hamid Mcheick is working as an associate professor in Computer Science department at the University of Québec at Chicoutimi, Canada. He has more than 20 years of experience in both academic and industrial area. He has done his PhD in Software Engineering and Distributed System in the University of Montreal, Canada. He is working on design and adaption of distributed and intelligent software application. He has supervised many post-doctorate, PhD, master and bachelor students. He has six book chapters, more than 26 research papers in international journals and 65 research papers in international/national conference proceedings in his credit. Dr. Mcheick has given many keynote speeches in his research area, particularly in Ubiquitous computing, Distributed Middleware, Software Connectors, Service Oriented Computing and Cloud Computing. He is a chief in editor, chair, co-chair, reviewer, member in many organizations (IEEE, ACM, Springer, Inderscience) around the world.
Chengqing Li received his M.Sc. degree in Applied Mathematics from Zhejiang University, China in 2005 and his Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from City University of Hong Kong in 2008. Thereafter, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University till September 2010. Then, he worked at the College of Information Engineering, Xiangtan University, China as an Associate Professor. From April 2013 to July 2014, he worked at the University of Konstanz, Germany. From Dec 2017, he worked at Hunan University, China as a full professor. Prof. Li focuses on security analysis of multimedia encryption schemes and privacy protection schemes.
Bharat Bhargava Departments of Computer Sciences and Electrical & Computer Engineering Purdue University West Lafayette, IN USA
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.
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 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.
Editorial Board Members
A. Bartoszewicz Technical University of Lodz Lodz Poland Biography
Biography of A. 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.
J. Fogel City University of New York New York, NY USA Biography
Biography of J. 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.
M. Garcia Universidad de Granada Granada Spain
C. Gravino University of Salerno Fisciano Italy Biography
Biography of C. Gravino
Carmine Gravino received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Salerno. From March 2006 to March 2015 he was an Assistant Professor and an adjunct professor of several courses at the School of Science of the University of Salerno. His research interests Software Maintenance and Evolution, Software Project Management, and Software Measurement. He has published more than 100 papers in international journals, books, and conference proceedings. He was involved in the organizations of several conferences and is in the editorial boards of international journals. He is an IEEE member.
L. Heutte University de Rouen Rouen France
A.J.L. Hou National Tsing Hua University Hsinchu Taiwan
S.H. Huang University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH USA Biography
Biography of S.H. Huang
Samuel H. Huang is 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
R.S.H. Istepanian Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London UK
K. Iyer Universityof South Carolina Columbia, SC USA
D-S. Kwon Human-Robot Interaction Research Center Yusong South Korea
D. Laefer University College Dublin Dublin Ireland
L.T. Lilien Western Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI USA
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.
E. Milková Univ. of Hradec Králové Hradec Králové Czech Republic Biography
Biography of E. Milková
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 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.
A. Milosavljevic Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX USA Biography
Biography of A. Milosavljevic
Aleksandar Milosavljevic is a Professor of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM)where he directs the Bioinformatics Research Laboratory. His career spans industry and academia. He directs the PhD Program in Structural and Computational Biology and Molecular Biophysics at BCM and is an author of over 60 publications and 3 issued patents. His research interests are in genomics, cancer genomics, extracellular RNA, epigenomics, and bioinformatics.
J. Mizera-Pietraszko Wroclaw University of Technology Wroclaw Poland
C. Morabito Univ. Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria Reggio Calabria Italy
M. Munk Constantine the Philosopher University Nitra Slovakia
K. Polat Abant Izzet Baysal University Bolu Turkey
Laura M. Roa is 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).
A. Salkintzis Mobile Devices Technology Office Motorola Athens Greece Biography
Biography of A. 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).
D. Schonfeld Univ. of Illinois Chicago, IL USA Biography
Biography of D. Schonfeld
Dan Schonfeld received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Johns Hopkins University, in 1986, 1988, and 1990, respectively. In 1990, he joined the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he is currently a Professor in the Departments of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, and Bioengineering. Dr. Schonfeld has been elected Fellow of the IEEE and SPIE and University Scholar of the University of Illinois. He has authored over 200 technical papers in various journals and conferences.
F.Y. Shih New Jersey Inst. of Technol New Jersey, NJ USA Biography
Biography of F.Y. Shih
Dr. Frank Shih is presently a professor in the Department of Computer Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology. He is the Director of Computer Vision Laboratory. Dr. Shih is currently on the editorial board of ten international journals. He has served as a steering member, committee member, and session chair for numerous professional conferences and workshops. He has received numerous grants from National Science Foundation, Navy and Air Force, and Industry. He is the recipient of Research Initiation Award from NSF. His research interests focus on Image Processing, Computer Vision, Information Security, Neural Networks, Artificial Intelligence, and Parallel Processing.
C. Su Yuan Ze University Chung-Li Taiwan Biography
Biography of C. 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.
A.M.K. Tarabia Al-Jouf Univ Al-Jouf Saudi Arabia
C-F. Tsai National Chung Cheng Univ Minsyong Taiwan Biography
Biography of C-F. 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”).
E. Vezzetti Politecnico di Torino Torino Italy Biography
Biography of E. 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.
S. Wan Northwestern Polytechnical University Shaanxi China Biography
Biography of S. 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.
Z. Wei China University of Geosciences Wuhan China Biography
Biography of Z. 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.
O. Wolfson University of Illinois Chicago, IL USA Biography
Biography of O. 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.
N. Xi Michigan State Univ East Lansing, MI USA Biography
Biography of N. 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).
W. Yang Southeast University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of W. 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, computer vision.
A. Zelinsky CSIRO ICT Centre Marsfield Australia Biography
Biography of A. 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.
L. Zhang Dalian University of Technology Dalian China Biography
Biography of L. 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.
Associate Editorial Board Member
H. Chen University de Lorraine Metz France Biography
Biography of H. Chen
Dr. Hang Chen is research fellow in CNRS UMR7039, France and adjunct
Professor of Jiangxi University of Technology, China. He received the BEng and MEng
degree from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2011 and Academy of
Equipment, Beijing, China, in 2013, respectively. He received his PhD degree in 2017
from the Department of automatic measurement and control, University de Lorraine. Dr.
Chen published over 20 peer reviewed journal articles in the field of optics. He is a
member of OSA and his current research interests include hyperspectral image
processing, optical image encryption, computer vision, information security.
Hamid Mcheick Computer Science Department University of Quebec at Chicoutimi Chicoutimi, Quebec Canada