Yu-Dong Zhang School of Informatics University of Leicester Leicester UK Biography
Biography of Yu-Dong Zhang
Prof. Yu-Dong Zhang now serves as Professor with the School of Informatics, University of Leicester, UK. His research interests include deep learning and medical image analysis. He is a Fellow of IET, and Senior Members of IEEE, IES, and ACM. He was included in “Most Cited Chinese researchers (Computer Science)” by Elsevier from 2014 to 2018. He was the 2019 recipient of “Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher”. He is the author of over 300 peer-reviewed articles, including more than 40 “ESI Highly Cited Papers”, and 3 “ESI Hot Papers”.
Zhitao Kang School of Materials Science and Engineering Georgia Tech Research Institute Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA USA Biography
Biography of Zhitao Kang
Dr. Zhitao Kang is a Senior Research Engineer in Georgia Tech Research Institute and an Adjunct
Professor in School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. His current
research interest focuses on optic and electronic materials development, thin film growth and processing,
photonic/optoelectronic devices fabrication. He developed and worked on various phosphor and scintillator
materials and luminescent nanocrystals for lighting, display, scintillation and biological applications. He has
over 100 publications in journals and conference proceedings and holds a few patents.
Xinying Li Corning Incorporated New York, NY USA Biography
Biography of Xinying Li
Dr. Xinying Li is an outstanding scientist in the area of large-capacity
long-distance fiber-wireless integration systems and networks. She
earned Ph.D. degree from Fudan University and then has been
conducting research as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Georgia Institute of
Technology. She has authored and co-authored 174 peer-reviewed
technical journal and international conference papers. She also has
made a number of major presentations at recognized conferences
including OFC, ECOC, and SPIE Photonics West, and has been a
reviewer for several top journals in her field. She now serves as Associate Editor of
Recent Patents on Engineering and Digital Communications and Networks.
Zeshui Xu Antai School of Economic and Management Shanghai Jiaotong University Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Zeshui Xu
Zeshui Xu received the Ph.D. degree in management science and engineering
from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2003. He is a Distinguished Young
Scholar of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Chang
Jiang Scholar of the Ministry of Education of China. He is currently a Professor
with the Business School, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China. He has
contributed more than 500 journal articles to professional journals. His current
research interests include information fusion, decision making, and fuzzy sets.
Tounsi Abdelouahed University of Sidi Bel Abbes Sidi Bel Abbes Algeria Biography
Biography of Tounsi Abdelouahed
Prof. Tounsi Abdelouahed is currently working in the Department of Civil Engineering (Faculty of Technology) at University of Sidi-Bel-Abbes, Algeria. His specialization is in Mathematical Modeling of Mechanical behavior of Composite Structures. Moreover, his research interests lie in the areas of Non-local Elasticity, FEM, Composite Structures, Functionally graded Materials, Nanostructures and Nano-Biology. Prof. Abdelouahed is the editorial board member of 7 renowned scientific journals. He, as an author/co-author, has published more than 200 articles in various journals.
J. Cao Southeast University Nanjing China Biography
Biography of J. Cao
Jinde Cao (M’07-SM’07-F’16) is a Distinguished Professor, the Dean of Department of
Mathematics and the Director of the Research Center for Complex Systems and Network
Sciences at Southeast University. From July 2001 to June 2002, he was a Postdoctoral
Research Fellow at the Department of Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering,
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Professor Cao was an Associate Editor of the
IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, Journal of the Franklin Institute and
Neurocomputing. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics,
Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation,
and Neural Networks. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and a Member of the Academy of Europe. He
has been named as Highly-Cited Researcher in Mathematics, Computer
Science and Engineering by Thomson Reuters.
John D. Clayton US Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering Department University of Maryland New York, NY USA Biography
Biography of John D. Clayton
Dr. Clayton obtained a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from
the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002. Dr. Clayton is
now a Research Team Leader and Fellow of the U.S. Army
Research Laboratory (Maryland, USA) and an adjunct
professor at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has
served as a visiting scholar at the Courant Institute of
Mathematical Sciences and Columbia University (New York,
USA). He has published over 60 journal articles and two
books dealing with topics in solid mechanics, condensed
matter physics, applied mathematics, and materials science.
Hongli Dong School of Electrical and Information Engineering Northeast Petroleum University Daqing China Biography
Biography of Hongli Dong
Dr. Dong received the Ph.D. degree in Control Science and Engineering in 2012 from
Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China. From January 2011 to January 2012, she
was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Information Systems and Computing, Brunel
University, London, U.K. From November 2012 to October 2014, she was an Alexander
von Humboldt research fellow at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany.
She is currently a professor with the College of Electrical and Information Engineering,
Northeast Petroleum University, Daqing, China. She has published more than 40 papers
in refereed international journals.
Dr. Dong is serving as a Regional Editor of this journal and an Associate Editor for four
international journals, including Systems Science and Control Engineering, Journal of
The Franklin Institute, Neurocomputing and Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing.
E.J. Sapountzakis University of Athens Athens Greece Biography
Biography of E.J. 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
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: Materials Science and Engineering
Syed S. Akhtar Department of Mechanical Engineering King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals Dhahran Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of Syed S. Akhtar
Dr. Syed Sohail Akhtar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals (KFUPM). His research areas are applied materials, manufacturing, and computational mechanics focusing on a mix of futuristic and present-day research that is of practical significance and has immediate relevance and impact in the industry. He has authored/co-authored more than 100 archival technical publications, including more than 90 ISI journal papers, published 02 books, and many book chapters. He has presented his research at several international conferences as an invited speaker. In collaboration with other research fellows, he worked on more than 20 basic and applied research projects; some of them were internally funded by the KFUPM, while others were funded by agencies like King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) etc. He also served as Co-PI on a KFUPM/MIT collaborative research project related to TBCs. Dr. Akhtar has been awarded the “Excellence in Research” Award 2016 by the College of Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals in recognition of his research achievements.
Section: Nuclear Physics
A.V. Arzhannikov Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics Novosibirsk Russia Biography
Biography of A.V. Arzhannikov
Andrey V. Arzhannikov Master Degree in Physics and Applied Mathematics from Novosibirsk State University - 1973.
Degree of Candidate in Physics and Mathematics – 1980.
Senior Scientist in Physics and Chemistry of Plasma – 1985.
Russian Degree Doctor of Physics and Mathematics - 1994.
Professor of Physics and Chemistry of Plasma – 1998.
From 2000 up to now - Head Researcher of Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics.
More than 400 publications on the following topics: high power relativistic electron beams, beam – plasma interactions, generation and applications of MM and THz waves, calculation and measurement of neutron flux, hybrid fusion-fission reactor.
Section: Electronics & Communication Engineering
Vikrant Bhateja Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC) Lucknow India Biography
Biography of Vikrant Bhateja
Vikrant Bhateja is Associate Professor, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Shri
Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC), Lucknow and also the Head (Academics &
Quality Control) in the same college. He is doctorate in Bio-Medical Imaging & Signal Processing and has a total
academic teaching experience of 16 years with around 130 publications in reputed international conferences,
journals and online book chapter contributions; out of which 18 in SCIE indexed journals. His areas of research
include digital image and video processing, computer vision, medical imaging, machine learning, pattern analysis
and recognition. Dr. Vikrant has edited around 20 proceeding books/editorial volumes with Springer Nature. He is
Editor-in-Chief of IGI Global--International Journal of Natural Computing and Research (IJNCR). He is also
associate editor in International Journal of Synthetic Emotions (IJSE) and International Journal of Ambient
Computing and Intelligence (IJACI) under IGI Global press. He is guest editor Special Issues in reputed
Scopus/SCIE indexed journals under Springer-Nature: “Evolutionary Intelligence” and “Arabian Journal of
Science and Engineering”.
Section: Signal Processing
Changqing Shen School of Rail Transit National Natural Science Foundation of China Soochow University Jiangsu China Biography
Biography of Changqing Shen
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.
Editorial Board Members
P. Agarwal Anand International College of Engineering Jaipur India Biography
Biography of P. Agarwal
PRAVEEN AGARWAL is a professor at the Department of Mathematics, Anand International College of Engineering, Jaipur, India. He has published over 130 articles on special functions and fractional calculus in several leading mathematics journals, such as Applied Mathematics and Computation, the Journal of Nonlinear Science and Applications, and the Journal of Inequalities and Applications. Recently, his research has focused on partial differential equations and fractional differential equations. He has been on the editorial boards of a number of journals, including the Maejo International Journal of Science and Technology. He has been involved in various conferences and has also been awarded numerous international research grants, such as the Research in Group by the International Centre for Mathematical Sciences and the World Academy of Sciences Visiting Scientist fellowship.
T Allahviranloo Daneshgahe Azad Eslami, Science and Research Branch Tehran Iran Biography
Biography of T Allahviranloo
Tofigh Allahviranloo obtained a B.S. in Mathematics from University of Tabriz, Iran and a doctorate
(Ph.D.) in Numerical analysis from IAU Science and Research Branch, Tehran Iran. He works at IAU
Science and Research Branch in Iran, and has taught at Izmir University, Turkey and was a research
professor in UPEI Canada. Prof. Allahviranloo has published 190 papers and 9 books in the areas of Fuzzy
numerical analysis, Fuzzy support decision system and the Intelligent decision science.
He is the editor in chief of two journals and associate editor of some other journals.
Wojciech Budzianowski Renewable Energy Sources - Research and Business Wroclaw University of Technology Wroclaw Poland Biography
Biography of Wojciech Budzianowski
Wojciech Budzianowski is an Associate Professor at Wrocław University of Science and Technology, Wrocław, Poland. He received his PhD in chemical engineering with specialty energy (1998) and DSc in mechanical engineering with specialty energy (2014). Involved in consultancies for national and international R&D agencies, various organisations and industries. A specialist in energy, process engineering as well as in innovative business development. Editor (area Bioenergy) on scientific journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (Elsevier). Founder of Renewable Energy Sources - Research and Business (RESRB) conference.
R. Capozucca Polytechnic of Marche Ancona Italy Biography
Biography of R. Capozucca
Confirmed Associate Professor of Structural Engineering – Vice Director Dept. DICEA
Faculty of Engineering, University Polytechnic of Marche, Ancona, Italy
Author of approximately 140 scientific publications in the following main fields of research: masonry structures; damage in reinforced concrete beams; composite materials in civil structures.
Participation of scientific committees of Conferences and Organizer of sessions.
Member of Int. Council Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) as masonry structure expert in Commission W023 - Wall Structures. Elected Convenor of Seismic Work Group in 2013 – CIB Commission W023 - Wall Structures.
Reviewer of international scientific journals and Editorial board member.
S. Cebi Yildiz Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of S. Cebi
Dr. Selcuk Cebi is currently a Professor of Industrial Engineering at Yildiz Technical University. He received PhD degree from Industrial Engineering Program of Istanbul Technical University in 2010 and MSc from Mechanical Engineering Department of Karadeniz Technical University in 2004. His current research interests are Customer oriented product development, Decision support systems, Multiple Criteria Decision Making, and Risk Management. He published more than 40 international journal papers having over 1800 total citations.
K.W. Chau The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hunghom Hong Kong Biography
Biography of K.W. Chau
Prof. K.W. Chau was awarded the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering degree with First
Class Honours by the University of Hong Kong, the Master of Science in Civil Engineering
degree with Distinction by the University of Hong Kong, and the Doctor of Philosophy degree
by University of Queensland in Australia. He is currently Professor in Department of Civil and
Environmental Engineering of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is very active in
undertaking research works and the scope of his research interest is very broad, covering
numerical flow modeling, water quality modeling, hydrological modeling, knowledge-based
system development and artificial intelligence applications. Prof. Chau has published over 160
Science Citation Index journal papers and the total number of non-self citations is over 7,000.
C.H. Chen Nanyang Technol. University Singapore Singapore Biography
Biography of C.H. Chen
Chun-Hsien Chen is Associate Professor and Director of the Design Stream in the School of Mechanical &
Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received his BS degree in
Industrial Design from National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, MS and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial
Engineering from the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He has several years of product design &
development experience in the industry. His teaching and research interests are in collaborative/humancentric/
consumer-oriented product design and development, knowledge engineering, design sciences,
engineering informatics and artificial intelligence in product/engineering design. He has more than 150
publications in these areas.
L.W.H. Cheung The Chinese University of Hong Kong Shatin Hong Kong Biography
Biography of L.W.H. Cheung
Professor Cheung is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director of Musculoskeletal Laboratories, Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology, CUHK. He is also a Programme Committee Member of Biomedical Engineering Programme, Faculty of Engineering, CUHK. His research interest is tissue regeneration using biophysical intervention or mechanical stimulation. He serves as reviewers for professional societies; meanwhile, he is editorial board members of a few international journals and ad hoc reviewers of >20 professional journals. He has published >80 peer-reviewed international articles, 7 book chapters, >250 conference abstracts, 1 book editor and obtained 4 patents (1 PCT and 3 US/China).
Wei Chu Department of Civil and Structural Engineering The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Kowloon Hong Kong
S. Comani University "G. d'Annunzio" Chieti Italy Biography
Biography of S. Comani
Silvia Comani is Associate Professor of Applied Physics and
Director of the BIND – Behavioral Imaging and Neural
Dynamics Center (www.bindcenter.eu) at the University “G.
d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara (Italy). Prof. Comani is affiliated
to the Department of Neuroscience, Imaging and Clinical
Sciences of the University “G. d’Annunzio”, and is Scientific
Consultant for Translational and Technological Innovation in
Neuroscience at the private hospital “Casa di Cura Villa
Serena”, Città S. Angelo (Pescara, Italy). Prof. Comani
presently coordinates the ANDREA European Project “Active
Nanocoated DRy-electrode for Eeg Applications”.
T.N. Dantas University Fed. do Rio Grande do N Natal Brazil Biography
Biography of T.N. Dantas
She holds a Bachelor's degree in chemistry from the Federal University of Ceará (1975),
master's degree in organic chemistry for the same UFC (1979), Doctorate third cycle
(1981) and “Docteur D’État” in Chemistry (1983), both by the Institut National
Polytechnique of Toulouse, France. Member of the European Academy of Sciences, arts
and literature. He is currently a Voluntary Teacher at the Federal University of Rio
Grande do Norte, working in teaching and research. Scholarship in research
productivity B 1 CNPq. She is a teacher at UNI-RN. Was Executive Coordinator of
Primary processing core and Waste water-NUPPRAR of UFRN. He exercised the
function of President of the Regional Council of chemistry-XV region until February
2015 and is currently a Counselor of the Federal Council of chemistry and FUNPEC
Director. He is a member of the editorial board of the Brazilian Journal of Petroleum
and Gas-BJPG. Has experience in the areas of chemical technology and chemistry of
natural products, working in the areas of oil, gas and the environment, involving
applications of plant oils, surfactant and microemulsioned and nanoemulsioned systems.
I.E. Dikaros School of Civil Engineering NTUA Athens Greece Biography
Biography of I.E. Dikaros
Dr. Ioannis Dikaros is a Civil Engineer specializing in Structural Engineering. He holds a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Computational Mechanics (2016), a M.Sc. (Distinction) in Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures (2011) and a Diploma in Civil Engineering (2009) from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Dr. Dikaros research is focused on the area of computational mechanics, higher-order structural elements and nonlinear structural dynamics. He is a co-author of 11 publications in international journals, of 17 publications in international conference proceedings and of 2 chapters in books published by international publishing companies.
H. Djojodihardjo Universiti Putra Malaysia Selangor Malaysia Biography
Biography of H. Djojodihardjo
Prof. Harijono Djojodihardjo (Sarjana Teknik Mesin, Institut Teknologi Bandung, 1962; M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 1964; Mech.E. 1965, S.M. in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, 1966 and Sc.D. in Aerodynamics and Gas Dynamics, 1968, all from Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Insinyur Professional Utama (IPU, Prime Professional Engineer) certification was conferred by the Indonesian Institution of Engineers (PII) in 2009 and ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer in September 2010 by the ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer. He is an Academician of the International Academy of Astronautics (since 2008). In 2009 he was appointed as the AIROD Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra. Formerly he was Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Universiti Sains Malaysia (2004-2008), Universitas Al-Azhar Indonesia (2005-2010) and Institut Teknologi Bandung (1989-2005), and Visiting Professor at Technische Unversitaet Muenchen (2002) and Toyohashi University of Technology (2002 - 2003), Chairman, Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (Lembaga Penerbangan dan Antariksa Nasional – LAPAN), and Secretary, Indonesian National Council for Aeronautics and Space (DEPANRI - Feb.1999-June.2000), Adviser for Aerospace Affairs to the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, April-June 1998, Inspector General for Development, Technology and Strategic Industries, at the Office of the President of the Republic of Indonesia (June 1998 – January 1999), Deputy Chairman for Technology Development, The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology/ Badan Pengkajian dan Penerapan Teknologi (1991-1998). He has devoted a combined teaching, research, industrial and management experience totaling of 51 years since, which is a manifestation of his career objectives, strong interest, dedication and commitments in education, science and technology.
J.A. Dourakopoulos Institute of Structural Analysis and Antiseismic Research of NTUA Athens Greece Biography
Biography of J.A. Dourakopoulos
Diploma of Civil Engineer, National Technical University of Athens (N.T.U.A.,
2005). M.Sc. in “Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures”, N.T.U.A.
(2007), PhD in Civil Engineering, N.T.U.A. (2009). Adjunct Lecturer at the
Department of Architecture at the University of Patras. Professor at the School of
Corps of Engineers of the Hellenic Army and a member of the Coactive
Educational Staff of the Hellenic Open University.
Publications in International Journals and in International Conference
Proceedings. Several Fellowships and third prize in International competition
entitled “Earthquake Engineering Workshop”. Studies of reinforced concrete,
masonry, steel and wood structures.
Steven L. Fernandes Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering Karunya University Karnataka India Biography
Biography of Steven L. Fernandes
Dr. Steven Lawrence Fernandes has Postdoctoral Research experience working in the area of Deep Learning at The University of Central Florida, USA and The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA. He has received the prestigious US Award from Society for Design and Process Science for his outstanding service contributions and Young Scientist Award by Vision Group on Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka, India. His research interests include Deep Learning, Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
Dr Gheorghita (George) Ghinea is a Reader in Computer Science in the Department of Computer
Science at Brunel University in the United Kingdom. . His research activities lie at the confluence
of Computer Science, Media and Psychology. In particular, his work focuses on the area of
perceptual multimedia quality and the end-to-end communication systems incorporating user
perceptual requirements. His area of expertise involves eye-tracking, telemedicine, multi-modal
interaction, ubiquitous and mobile computing. He has authored over 250 publications and co-edited
two books on Digital Multimedia Perception and Design, and Multiple Sensorial Media Advance
and Applications. He consults regularly for both public and private institutions within his research
area and is currently the lead Brunel investigator of NEWTON.
Mohammad Gholami Department of Engineering and Technology University of Mazandaran Babolsar Iran Biography
Biography of Mohammad Gholami
Dr. Mohammad Gholami received the B.Sc. in Electronic Engineering from University of Mazandaran,
Babol, Iran in 2008. He also received the M.Sc. in Micro Electronic Circuit Design from the Sharif
University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2010 and Ph.D. from the Babol Noshirvani University of
Technology in 2014. From 2013 he has been a member of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Faculty at University of Mazandaran. He was part of the scientific and organizing committee of
international journals and conferences in the field of circuit design. His current research interests
include the design of RFIC integrated circuits, mixed-signal design, VLSI, Digital and Analog
Electronics and also digital design by emerging technologies, mainly on QCA. Dr. Gholami, as an
author/co-author, has published more than 60 articles in various journals. Also,he has published 4
books in his field of work.
R. Goncalves Nova University Lisbon Caparica Portugal Biography
Biography of R. Goncalves
Dr. Rodrigo Gonçalves is an Associate Professor at the Civil Engineering Department of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology, NOVA University Lisbon. His research interests lie in the field of steel and steel-concrete composite structures, structural stability and thin-walled beams, focusing on Generalised Beam Theory methods and geometrically exact beam finite elements. He has over 80 publications in Scopus, over 1100 citations.
Vinod K. Gupta Indian Inst. of Technology Roorkee India
Megat Ahmad Kamal M. Hanafiah Deptartment of Applied Sciences Universiti Teknologi MARA Shah Alam Malaysia Biography
Biography of Megat Ahmad Kamal M. Hanafiah
Dr. Megat Ahmad Kamal Megat Hanafiah is an associate professor of chemistry at Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He received his first degree in Chemistry from RMIT University, Australia and his M.Sc in Environment from Universiti Putra Malaysia. He completed his Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry from Universiti Sains Malaysia. His scientific record comprises more than 50 journal articles, 3149 citations (Scopus), h-index = 18, and a member of editorial board of Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering. Two of his review articles published in Bioresource Technology and Carbohydrate Polymers are listed 'Top 1% Highly Cited Articles in Chemistry' by Clarivate Analytics.
W. He East China of Science and Technology University Shanghai China Biography
Biography of W. He
Dr. Wangli He (M’10) received the B.S. degree in information and computing
science and Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from Southeast University, Nanjing,
China, in 2005 and 2010, respectively.
From January 2010 to January 2012, she was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with
the School of Information Science and Engineering, East China University of Science
and Technology, China. From July 2010 to July 2011, she was a Visiting Postdoctoral
Research Fellow with the Centre for Intelligent and Networked Systems, Central
Queensland University, Australia. From December 2013 to February 2014, she was a
Research Associate with the Department of Mechanical Engineering, the University
of Hong Kong. From October 2014 to December 2014, she was a Research Fellow
with the Centre for Chaos and Complex Networks at the City University of Hong
Kong. From January 2015 to February 2014, she was a Research Fellow with the
Potsdam Institute for Climate Research Institute, Germany.
R.R. Hussain King Saud University Riyadh Saudi Arabia
P. Hvizdos Institute of Materials Research Kosice Slovakia Biography
Biography of P. Hvizdos
Dr. Pavol Hvizdoš is a leading scientist in the Slovak Academy of Sciences where he has been working since 1988 in the field of modern structural ceramics. In 2000-2002 he worked at QMUL London, UK, in 2003-2008 at UPC, Barcelona, Spain. He is a senior scientist, teacher, and student supervisor (4 PhD, 13 MSc theses). He is a principal investigator and reviewer of research projects, reviewer of world renowned material science journals, member of several journal editorial boards. He authored over 200 scientific papers with more than 900 citations (h-index 16), 3 monograph chapters and 3 university textbooks.
D. Janežič University of Primorska Koper Slovenia
M. Janus Szczecin University of Technology Szczecin Poland Biography
Biography of M. Janus
Dr. Magdalena Janus is an associated professor at West Pomeranian Univeristy of Technology,
Szczecin. Dr. Janus has many years of experience in the research area of photocatalysis,
photoactive building materials and water and wastewater treatment technologies. She has worked
at the project founded by National Science Centre and The National Centre for Research and
Development, Poland. Dr Janus has received many awards including First degree award for
individual scientific achievements from Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
Andreas E. Kampitsis School of Civil Engineering NTUA National Technical University, Zografou Campus Athens Greece Biography
Biography of Andreas E. Kampitsis
Dr. Andreas Kampitsis is a Structural Engineer specializing in Computational Mechanics. He holds a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Computational Mechanics (2014), a M.Sc. (Distinction) in Analysis and Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures (2011) and a Diploma (Honours 1st) in Civil Engineering (2009) from the National Technical University of Athens, Greece. Dr. Kampitsis obtained a post-doctoral Research Fellow at The University of Nottingham, UK (2015-16) holding the Dean of Engineering Award. Currently, he is a Research Associate at Imperial College London, UK. Dr. Kampitsis research is focused on the area of nonlinear structural dynamics and multiscale computational methods for structures and materials.
M. Khandelwal Federation University Australia Ballarat Australia Biography
Biography of M. Khandelwal
Dr. Manoj Khandelwal is a Senior Lecturer of Mining Engineering at Federation University Australia. He did his undergraduate degree in Mining Engineering, a Master’s degree in Rock Mechanics and Ph.D. in Rock Blasting. His main research area is rock mechanics and rock sciences. So far, Dr. Khandelwal has published more than 100 research papers in different reputed national and international journals and conference proceedings of repute. He has completed some research and consultancy research projects in his area of interest. He has been awarded a number of prestigious national and international awards. Dr. Khandelwal is a member of the editorial board of several international journals publishing from various continents.
Maatouk Khoukhi Architectural Engineering Department United Arab Emirates University Al Ain UAE Biography
Biography of Maatouk Khoukhi
Maatouk Khoukhi is an Associate Professor in Building Insulations and Building Energy Systems
at United Arab Emirates University. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Tohoku
University (Japan). He has developed expertise in building energy systems, building science, and
building insulation materials. He has published more than 100 journal and conference papers.
The total budget of his projects exceeds 5 Million USD.
Andrew Leung Department of Electrical Engineering City University of Hong Kong Kowloon Hong Kong Biography
Biography of Andrew Leung
Professor Andrew Leung taught in HKU and Manchester U and is now associating with HK City
University. He is honorary/guest professor of 15 universities internationally and is the President
of Asian Institute of Intelligent Buildings, Chairman of the Chinese Green Building (HK)
Council, a member of The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors HK Board, the Join Structural
Division Committee HKIE & IStructE, a Special Fellow of CIOB and HK BEAM Faculty.
Q.S. Li City University of Hong Kong Kowloon Hong Kong Biography
Biography of Q.S. Li
Prof. Qiusheng Li obtained his PhD and the best PhD thesis award (Professor K.H.
Hunt medal) from Monash University, Australia. His main research interests and
technical expertise are in wind engineering, structural dynamics, earthquake
engineering, computational mechanics. His research in these fields has resulted in
over 270 refereed international journal papers. Prof. Li is one of the most cited
researchers in civil engineering according to Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
2016 by Elsevier. Prof. Li has received several awards for his academic contributions
including National Natural Science Foundation of Chinese Outstanding Oversea
Scientist Award in 2004 and The First Class Award of the Scientific and Technological
Progress from the Ministry of Education of China in 2010. He was appointed as
Cheung Kong Chair Professor by the State Education Ministry of China in 2007. In
particular, Prof. Li is the recipient of the 2016 Jack E. Cermak Medal from the
American Society of Civil Engineers, the highest honor in wind engineering, in
recognition of 'his many contributions to wind engineering that range from
fundamental to applied research'.
P.-C. Ma The Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry Beijing China Biography
Biography of P.-C. Ma
Professor Ma graduated with BSc in Chemistry and MSc in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, both from
Lanzhou University, China. He obtained a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from The Hong Kong University of
Science and Technology (HKUST). From 2010 to 2012, he was working in Leibniz Institute of Polymer
Research Dresden in Germany. Professor Ma joined the Xinjiang Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry,
Chinese Academy of Science (XJIPC-CAS) in May, 2012.
Professor Ma has been active in materials with hierarchical structures for engineering and environmental
applications. He authored a monograph, 2 book chapters and published more than 40 papers in the broad field of
science and engineering. He was a holder of 10 patents, and 3 of them have been transferred to industry.
Professor Ma’s other research achievements include two Best Paper Awards in international conferences,
Humboldt Research Fellowship, Composites Part A--Editor's Top Reviewer Award 2015, and so on. He was an
awardee of the National 1000-Talent Scheme (Recruitment Program of Global Expert).
F. Micelli University of Salento Lecce Italy Biography
Biography of F. Micelli
Francesco Micelli is associate professor of structural design at the University of Salento, Italy. He obtained a Ph.D. in “Composites for Construction” from the University of Lecce, Italy. He was visiting scholar at the University of Missouri Rolla (USA) and Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil (Ecuador). He has published more than 150 scientific publications and is associate member of Scientific international institutions in the field of civil engineering. He is reviewer for more than 15 important journals in the field of structural civil engineering and mechanics of materials. He was part of scientific and organizing committee of international conferences in the field of structural engineering, and received awards for published papers in this research field.
C.E. Michailides Cyprus University of Technology Limassol Cyprus Biography
Biography of C.E. Michailides
Dr. Constantine E. Michailides is a Lecturer in the Department of Civil Engineering and Geomatics at Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus, since July 2017. Dr. Michailides holds a BSc, MSc and PhD in Civil Engineering from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. His research focuses on global and local numerical analysis of offshore and coastal structures and systems (oil and gas, renewable energy, ports, coastal protection and processes), wave-structure interaction, wave kinematics, hydro-dynamics-elasticity, ocean energy devices and offshore wind turbines. Dr. Michailides has authored/co-authored more than 60 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings in the field of coastal and offshore engineering.
A.R. Mohamed Universiti Sains Malaysia Pulau Pinang Malaysia
M.A.D. Nobile University of Foggia Foggia Italy Biography
Biography of M.A.D. Nobile
Matteo Alessandro Del Nobile, who received the
PhD Degree in Material Science from the
University of Naples “Federico II”, is now
working at the University of Foggia as Full
Professor. The main areas of interest include
functional foods and food packaging design. This
topic has been approached both from a
theoretical and from an experimental point of
view. He has published over 250 papers on
topics related to polymer science and food.
A. PISANO University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria Reggio Calabria Italy Biography
Biography of A. PISANO
Dr. Aurora Angela Pisano got her M.S. degree in Civil Engineering at the School of Engineering,
University of Palermo, Italy and obtained the Ph.D title in Civil Engineering – Structures, from the
University of Pavia, Italy. Since 2005 she is Associate Professor of Solid and Structural Mechanics
at University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy.
She is founder member and vice-president of IAdiMe – (International Association on Direct
Methods). Germany. http://www.iadime.unirc.it/. Her scientific interests mainly involve:
Reinforced concretes, Limit analysis of structures and prototypes, Composite Materials, Non-local
elasticity, Structural System Identification.
She is author of about 100 publications both educational and scientific and Co-Editor of the book:
Direct Methods for Limit and Shakedown Analysis of Structures: advanced computational
algorithms and material modelling – Springer.
A Pal Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India Biography
Biography of A Pal
Professor Anjali pal, M. Sc., Ph. D. was graduated from University of Calcutta, India in
Chemistry. At present she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Prof. Pal is actively engaged in teaching and research
in the field of Environmental Engineering and Science. She has published more than 170
research papers. Dr. Pal has received an International Hall of Fame Award (USA), R & D 100
Award (USA) and Convention Award from the Indian Chemical Society. She has visited many
countries as a Visiting Professor. She works in the field of adsolubilization, catalysis and
spectroscopy, mainly for environmental remediation.
D. Pathania Central University of Jammu Jammu India Biography
Biography of D. Pathania
Deepak Pathania is Professor Cum Head Cum Dean, Central University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He is presently also serving as founder President of Him Science Congress Association, Himachal Pradesh, India, scientific society. He is also working as conveners of different committees. He is Visitor Nominee for court of University of Hyderabad. He is a member of Academic Council and Board of Studies of different Universities. He served as President of Jammu Central University Shikshak Sangh affiliated to Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh. He had about 19 years of teaching and research experience. He has edited 4 books from international publishers. He is an editorial member and reviewer of different national and international journals. He had about 147 publications in reputed Journals and 140 publications in conferences to his credit. He has filled ten national patents. His research h-index is 41 and i10-index is 80. He has published 18 book chapters from national and international publishers. He is a reviewer of different international journals.
R. Peng Beijing University of Technology Beijing China Biography
Biography of R. Peng
Prof. Rui PENG obtained his bachelor degree in University of Science & Technology of China, and Ph. D degree from National University of Singapore. He is now a school professor in School of Economics & Management, Beijing University of Technology. He studies system reliability modelling and optimization (on which he has published more than 50 SCI indexed journal papers). He is an IEEE senior member and an editorial board member of the Reliability Engineering & System Safety.
J. Pou University of Vigo Santiago Spain
F. Qi Beijing Forestry University Beijing China
L. Qin The Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
E. Rosenberg AT&T Lab Middletown, NJ USA Biography
Biography of E. Rosenberg
Dr. Rosenberg obtained a B.A. in Mathematics from Oberlin College, and a doctorate (Ph.D.) in Operations Research from Stanford University. He works at AT&T Labs in New Jersey, and has taught at Princeton University and New Jersey Institute of Technology. Dr. Rosenberg holds 14 patents and has published in the areas of convex analysis and nonlinearly constrained optimization, computer aided design of integrated circuits and printed wire boards, and telecommunications network design and routing.
Mohammad M. Sarafraz School of Mechanical Engineering University of Adelaide Adelaide Australia Biography
Biography of Mohammad M. Sarafraz
Dr Sarafraz received his PhD from University of Adelaide in 2019 and has more than ten
years of research experience on Renewable Energy, Micro-reactors, Thermal Sciences
and Nanotechnology. Currently, he is an editor in PLOS ONE journal. He has published
more than 100 papers in high-impact journals.
Anil K. Sarma Chemical Conversion Division Sardar Swaran Singh National Institute of Renewable Energy University of Tezpur Tezpur India
Raffaele Savino Department of Aerospace Engineering University of Naples Tecchio, Napoli Italy Biography
Biography of Raffaele Savino
Raffaele Savino, Ph.D., is full professor of Aerodynamics at the University of Naples Federico II. He was
responsible as of several research programs in collaboration with Research Centers, Industries and Space
Agencies (ASI, CIRA, ESA, NASA). His memberships include the International Academy of Astronautics
(IAA), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), the Italian Association of Aeronautics and
Astronautics (AIDAA), the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). He is author of
over 220 publications in the fields of Fluid Dynamics, Microgravity and Space Experimentation, Physics of
Fluids, Hypersonic Aerodynamics, Heat transfer, Aerospace Propulsion Recent research activities include
hypersonic numerical and experimental aerodynamics, aerothermochemistry, innovative heat pipes for
ground and space applications, hybrid rocket propulsion.
B. Sevim Yildiz Technical University Istanbul Turkey Biography
Biography of B. Sevim
Dr. Barış Sevim obtained his Ph.D. degree (2010) in Civil Engineering from Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey. Currently, Dr. Sevim is an academician (Assoc. Prof. Dr.) in the Department of Civil Engineering at Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey. His skills and expertise mainly lie in the subject areas of Finite Element Analysis, Structural Analysis, Digital Signal Processing, Finite Element Modeling, Numerical Modeling, Construction, Structural Dynamics, etc. Dr. Sevim, as an author/co-author, has published more than 65 articles in various journals, having over 720 total citations.
A.-D.G. Tsonos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Thessaloniki Greece Biography
Biography of A.-D.G. Tsonos
His research interests include the inelastic behaviour of reinforced concrete structures,
structural design, fiber-reinforced concrete and especially ultra-high strength fiber reinforced
concrete, seismic repair and rehabilitation of reinforced concrete structures especially with
new materials (FRPs) and the seismic repair and rehabilitation of monuments.
Giovanni Vozzi was graduated in Electronic Engineering in 1998 at the University of Pisa. In 2002 got the
PhD in Bioengineering at Polytechnic of Milan. From 1/05/2006 to 28/12/2014 he was Assistant Professor
of Industrial Bioengineering at the Department of Ingegneria dell’Informazione of University of Pisa.
Actually he is Associate Professor of Bioengineering at the Department of Ingegneria dell’Informazione of
University of Pisa He is member of Directors board of International Society for Biofabrication, of IEEE and
Of National Group of Bioengineering. His research interests are: 1)development of new micro and
nanofabrication techniques; 2) development of bioreactors; 3) mechanical, chemical and cell
characterisation of new biomaterials; 4) development of cell models through the fusion of Automatic
Controls principles and of cell biochemical reactions.
Guiwu Wei School of Economics and Management Institute of Decision Sciences Chongqing University of Arts and Sciences Chengdu China Biography
Biography of Guiwu Wei
Guiwu Wei has an MSc and a PhD degree in applied mathematics from SouthWest Petroleum
University, Business Administration from school of Economics and Management at SouthWest
Jiaotong University, China, respectively. He is
a Professor in the School of Business at Sichuan Normal University. He has published more than 100
papers in journals, books and conference proceedings .He
has published 1 book. He has participated in several scientific committees and serves as a reviewer in a
wide range of journals
Chunchuan Xu Underground System, Inc Armonk, NY USA Biography
Biography of Chunchuan Xu
Chunchuan (Charles) Xu received his Master degree in Physics from Zhongshan University,Guangzhou,
China in 2002 and received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Connecticut in 2007. Dr.Xu joined
USi in 2007 as an Electronic Development Engineer.
Presently, he holds a position of senior research engineer. Prior to joining USi, he did research in the
areas of solid dielectric cables and nonlinear grading materials. Dr. Xu has authored and co-authored
numerous papers in these fields. Currently, his research interests are mechanical and thermal property
study of Aluminum Conductor Steel Reinforced cables, development of dynamic line rating systems and
wireless intelligent devices, ovherhead line and underground cable real-time monitoring. He is a senior
member of IEEE, and Editorial Board of the Journal, “Recent Patents on Engineering”.
D.L. Young Department of Civil Engineering National Taiwan University Taipei Taiwan
Mauro Zarrelli CNR-Research National Council
IPCB-Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials P.le E. Fermi, Granatello Naples Italy Biography
Biography of Mauro Zarrelli
Mauro Zarrelli, born in 1974, he received his Master degree cum Laude in Material Engineering at
University of Naples in 1998 and his PhD degree in Advanced Materials at Cranfield University in 2004.
He was assistant Research at School of industrial and Manufacturing Science at Cranfield University from
1998 to 2002 working on thermo-chemo characterization of novel polymer composite matrix for
aerospace application (Cranfield University - EPSRC funded project) and he received an AUDI Foundation
grant (2001) as young researcher for the development of new holder jig to measure mechanical
modulus during the polymerization reaction of modified thermosetting matrix system.
Jie Zhang School of Mechatronic Engineering Southwest Petroleum University Sichuan China Biography
Biography of Jie Zhang
Dr. Jie Zhang received his Ph.D. in 2016, and he is a visiting scholar at the University of Alberta from 2016.12 to 2017.6. He is an associate professor at School of Mechatronic Engineering, Southwest Petroleum University. He won 2 second prizes for scientific and technological progress in Sichuan Province. He has published three monographs. He has published more than 50 papers, including 30 SCI papers, 14 EI papers. He applied for more than 10 China invention patents. He is currently the guest editor of the special issue of "Advances in Mechanical Engineering ", and reviewers of 20 SCI journals.
G. Zhang State Key Lab Base of Green Chemical Synthesis Technology Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of G. Zhang
Professor Guoliang Zhang received SM (1991) in Biochemical Engineering from Tianjin University and PhD
(2007) in Polymer Chemistry and Physics from Zhejiang University. He joined 2nd Institute of Oceanography
and Research & Development Center of Water Treatment Technology, State Oceanic Administration (SOA)
as Senior Engineer and Director of Department of Technology during 1991-2003. In 1999, he was promoted
to be Research Fellow and Senior Engineer of Professorship. He won the 2nd Grade Award for the State
Science & Technology Award of Oceanography in 2000. He moved to Zhejiang University of Technology as a
full professor on Biological & Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Material Science.
Z.W. Zhong Nanyang Technol. University Nanyang Singapore Biography
Biography of Z.W. Zhong
Dr. ZhaoWei Zhong (Z.W. Zhong) has over 20 years research and development experience in
Japan and Singapore. He teaches Ultraprecision & Micromachining Processes, Advanced
Metrology and Sensing Systems, and Theory of Mechanisms in the School of MAE, NTU,
Singapore. He has published over 460 journal and conference papers, books and book chapters.
His Hirsch Index in Oct 2016 was 32 (SCI) or 33 (Scopus) with total citations over 3500 (SCI)
and 3700 (Scopus). His research interests include mechatronics and design for advanced
manufacturing, AI, optimization, advanced industrial informatics, data mining for decision
making, modelling and analyses, UAVs, automation and control, FEA, air traffic management,
etc. A number of journal and conference papers authored or co-authored by him received best
paper awards. He has served the Editorial Boards for several international journals, conducted
short courses/workshops, and served dozens of international conferences as conference chairs,
international program committees, or keynote speakers in various countries.
J. Zhu The University of Western Ontario Ontario Canada Biography
Biography of J. Zhu
Dr. Jesse Zhu is a Distinguished University Professor and Canada Research Chair in Chemical
Engineering, at Western University. Dr. Zhu has many years of experience in the research area of
powder handling, fluidized bed and multi-phase flow systems and has worked on a very wide range
of R&D projects, many from the industry. In addition to fundamental research, he is particularly
active in technology development and transfer, with several inventions commercialized or being
commercialized. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Canada and has received many awards
including the highest career award from the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering.
A. Zouboulis Aristotle University Thessaloniki Greece Biography
Biography of A. Zouboulis
Dr. Anastasios I. Zouboulis is (Full) Professor of Chemical & Environmental
Technology, Department of Chemistry, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki (GR) since
2007. He is performing research in the field of water and wastewater treatment
technologies, including Environmental Biotechnology, wastewater management,
reclamation and reuse, as well as in industrial toxic solid wastes stabilization and/or
recovery/reuse. He is author/co-author of more than 200 papers, published in refereed
scientific journals, and of more than 150 papers published in the Proceedings of
National & International conferences, attracting more than 6000 citations (current
Scopus H-factor: 47). He has supervised 12 Ph.D. and 18 M.Sc.
Associate Editorial Board Members
S. Chin Sungkyul University Anyang City South Korea Biography
Biography of S. Chin
Dr. Seongah Chin is a full professor, director of virtual reality and visual computing laboratory named XICOM LAB. He received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology in 1999. Dr. Chin’s research interests include virtual reality, physically-based material rendering, human computer interaction, computer graphics, facial expression and computer vision. He has published more than 135 leading academic journals and conference papers. His research outcomes have been achieved through more than 21 projects which are mainly supported by the funding from IITP, NRF, KOSEF, SMBA, MOCIE and KOFAC. Currently, Dr. Chin is serving as editorial board member, program committee, invited and keynote speaker in his expertise.
Dr. Fuat Kara is an Assistant Professor at the Duzce University, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. He obtained his BSc degree from University of Dumlupınar, Kütahya in 2005 and MSc degree from University of Afyon Kocatepe, Afyonkarahisar in 2010. He received his PhD degree in Mechanical Education from University of Karabük, Karabük, Turkey in 2014. His research interests include machining-metal cutting (surface roughness, tool life, temperature, vibration, sound, turning, milling, drilling, grinding etc.), material science (mechanical properties, retained austenite, residual stress, fatigue life, wear, microstructure, phase analyses etc.), cryogenic treatment, Taguchi method, ANOVA, regression analysis, and Artificial Neural Networks.
Saad Motahhir National School of Applied Sciences Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University Fez Morocco Biography
Biography of Saad Motahhir
Saad Motahhir (Eng., Ph.D., IEEE member) has previous expertise acting in industry as Embedded System
Engineer at Zodiac Aerospace morocco from 2014 to 2019, and more recently became a professor at
ENSA, SMBA university, Fez, Morocco since 2019. He received the engineer degree in embedded system
from ENSA Fez in 2014. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from SMBA University in
2018. He has published a good number of papers in journals and conferences in the last few years, most
of which are related to photovoltaic (PV) solar energy and Embedded Systems. He published number of
patents in Morocco patent office. He edited a springer book and acted as a guest editor of different
special issues and topical collections. He is reviewer and in the editorial board of different journals. He
was associated with more than 30 international conferences as a Program Committee/Advisory
Board/Review Board member.
Jinqiang Ning Mechanical Engineering, Department Member Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA USA Biography
Biography of Jinqiang Ning
Jinqiang Ning received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Previously, he obtained his Master's degree from Northwestern University and a Bachelor's degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. His research focuses on analytical modeling of material constitutive behaviors and process mechanics in precision machining and additive manufacturing. He currently has 22 journal publications, 4 patents, and more than 200 review experience for more than 40 journals and conferences in the fields of manufacturing and material science. He also serves as committee members for 8 international conferences.
Ahmed H. Osman Department of Information Systems King Abdulaziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia Biography
Biography of Ahmed H. Osman
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Hamza Osman currently works as Associate Professor in King Abduaziz University (KAU) Saudi Arabia.His research interest includes Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Information Retrieval, Plagiarism Detection, Soft Computing, and Data Mining, Natural Language Processing and Text Summarization.He has also authored over 50 journal articles and conference papers describing research into novel techniques for computerized Information Technology and Computer Science, with particular reference to textual, Soft Computing, NLP, and biological information.Among the research and innovation awards received by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ahmed Hamza Osman are the PECIPTA 2011 Gold Medal award, the I-inova 2010 Gold Medal award, BioInnovation 2011 Bronze Award, UTM 2010 Best PhD student Award 2013, Best Postgraduate student Award 2013.
Huahao Shou College of Science Zhejiang University of Technology Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of Huahao Shou
Dr. Huahao Shou is a full Professor (since 2008) at Department of Applied Mathematics, College of Science, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, China. He received B.S.(1983) M.S.(1998) Ph.D.(2004) all from Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University. His research focuses on computer-aided geometric design and computer graphics. He has studied interval analysis and it’s application in computer graphics, intelligent algorithms and their applications in computer aided design, and mesh processing. He has published more than 70 academic papers and 2 books.
Dr. Aysegul Ucar is an associate professor in Mechatronics Engineering Department at the Firat University in Turkey. She is also vice chair of Computer Science Research Center at the same university. She has more than 20 years of experience in area of artificial intelligence (engineering applications, teaching and research). Dr. Ucar is active in several professional bodies; in particular she is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers and a member of Eurepean Artifical Intelligence Committee.
Xiao-Guang G. Yue Rattanakosin International College of Creative Entrepreneurship Rajamangala University of Technology Phra Nakhon Salaya Thailand Biography
Biography of Xiao-Guang G. Yue
Dr. Yue is currently the Full Professor and College Consultant of Rattanakosin International College of Creative Entrepreneurship (RICE), Rajamangala University of Technology Rattanakosin, Thailand. He received PhD in Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan. He is Co-Founder of (IETI) , (IRIEM) , (IDSAI) and International Association for Decision Sciences and Business (IADSB). He is an elected IETI Foundation Fellow, ACM Member, ACM-W Member, IEEE Member, IDSAI Member, IRIEM Member, IADSB Member. His research interests include Computer Applications, Intelligent Information Processing, Safety Engineering. He has published over 100 articles in SSCI AHCI SCI EI SCOPUS ESCI CPCI conferences and journals and books (chapters) and so on.
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Waled M. El-Senousy Environmental Research Division and Food-Borne Viruses Group Water Pollution Research Department National Research Center Cairo Egypt Biography
Biography of Waled M. El-Senousy
Professor of Virology and Head of Environmental Virology Lab., Water Pollution Research
Department, Environmental Research Division, National Research Centre (NRC) in Cairo.
Head of Food-Borne Viruses Group, Centre of Excellence for Advanced Sciences, National
Research Centre. Ph.D. (2003) Faculty of Biology University of Barcelona (Spain), He has
94 articles in human and animal virology field published in highly impact per-reviewed
journals. He is a member in Editorial Board of Food and Environmental Virology Journal. He
had the Incentive Award Centre of National Research Center (NRC) in Environmental
Sciences 2007. He had the award of Ministry of Higher education and scientific research
(States Award) in Environment (2009).
H. Shou Zhejiang University of Technology Hangzhou China Biography
Biography of H. Shou
Dr. Huahao Shou is a full Professor (since 2008) at Department of Applied Mathematics, College of Science, Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, China. He received B.S.(1983) M.S.(1998) Ph.D.(2004) all from Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University. His research focuses on computer-aided geometric design and computer graphics. He has studied interval analysis and it’s application in computer graphics, intelligent algorithms and their applications in computer aided design, and mesh processing. He has published more than 70 academic papers and 2 books.