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Keynote Speakers

Speaker: Prof. Rita Yi Man Li
Graduated from the University of Hong Kong (HKU) (global subject ranking 10 in QS 2017), Ms. Rita Yi Man LI now serve as an Associate Professor in Dept of Economics and Finance, Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU). She is the founder and director of Sustainable Real Estate Research Center and HKSYU Real Estate and Economics Research Lab. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in China-Australia Centre for Sustainable Urban Development, Tianjin University in China. Her major field of research interests lie in artificial intelligence, construction safety, sustainable development, real estate economics and finance.
Speaker: Prof. Abdollah Esmaeili
He is the professor of Cyprus International University, Cyprus. He works in National Iranian Oil Company (N.I.O.C). He works in this company as a senior petroleum engineer and he has a permanent position in this company. His experience in this company from beginning to now is 25 years. Also, he teaches petroleum engineering courses in universities of Iran. I lead several international scientific workshops and master classes and have attended in several scientific international conferences as speaker.
Speaker: Prof. Andrey V. Brazhnikov
Prof. Andrey V. Brazhnikov is presently an associate professor of the Siberian Federal University (Krasnoyarsk, Russia) and a professor of the Russian Academy of Natural History. He had his graduation in Electrical Engineering from the Krasnoyarsk Polytechnical Institute (Krasnoyarsk, Russia) in 1982 (major in Automatics and Telemechanics, Honors Degree, cum laude). He received Ph.D. degree in Electromechanics from the Tomsk Polytechnical Institute (Tomsk, Russia) in 1985. Now he has more than 200 published scientific works and inventions.
Speaker: Prof. Arjun K. Gupta
Prof. A.K. Gupta is Distinguished University Professor and former Chairman, Department of mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USA. He has made wide-ranging and far-reaching contributions to multivariate statistics. His fundamental contributions in multivariate statistics include: multivariate distribution theory; elliptically contoured distributions; matrix valued multivariate statistics; skew-multivariate distributions; change point analysis and modeling to mention a few which are key for the underlying developments and tools for high-dimensional data mining.
Speaker: Prof. Dongli Han
Prof. Dongli Han was born in 1973. He received a B.S. degree in Computer and Information Science from Harbin Engineering University, China, in 1995. He received a M.S. degree and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Information Mathematics from the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan, in 2000 and 2003. He had been working at Aoyama University since 2003 for three years as a research associate and then became a faculty staff in2006 at Nihon University in Tokyo, Japan. From December 2011 until July 2012, he had been working with Professor Ungar Lyle as a visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania in the United Sates. Since April 2014, he has been a professor and a doctoral supervisor at Nihon University. His research interests lie in the fields of Artificial Intelligence, including knowledge engineering, human computation, and natural language processing. He has published more than 40 journal or international conference papers so far, many of which have been indexed by SCI or EI. He is a member of ANLP and IEICE.
Speaker: Prof. Riad Taha Al- Kasasbeh
He is the professor of Al-Balqa Applied University, Jordan. He had many special courses as follows:
1-Processing EEG Signals;1993, 1994,1995; Russian Academy.
2-Management engineering for biomedical equipment (1996) Ministry of Higher Education,Syria.
3-Special courses in many computer software systems
His Research Interests are Multiattribute decision making for vector estimates of operators' group activity in manmachine systems, Processing EEG signals, Mathematical processing for the selection of acupuncture points towards optimised design of biomedical equipment and Automated detection of artifacts in electroencephalography signals.
Speaker: Prof. Lincan Yan
He is Research scientist for the Office of Mine Safety and Health Research (OMSHR), the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Speaker: Prof. S. Chithra
She is the professor of SSN College of Engineering, India. And she is majored in Computer Science and Engineering.
Speaker: Dr. Yunpeng Zhang
Dr. Yunpeng Zhang hold a Ph.D. degree in computer science. He is working as an Assistant Professor at University of Houston, U.S. Dr. Zhang is a software engineering, Infrastructure security, and cybersecurity expert. Dr. Zhang has invented more than 30 high-performance/ security new algorithms/methods, and developed 8 software systems. He has published more than 60 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference, 5 books and 3 books chapters. He also holds 6 patents. Dr. Zhang is equally dedicated to academic service and has participated in more than 20 international conferences - serving 5 times as IPC, 4 times as session chair and once as a Keynote Speakers. He supervised 40 undergraduate and 25 graduate Students with their projects and thesis, 8 of them received Outstanding Thesis Award. Dr. Zhang has worked for Boise State University (U.S.), Dakota State University (U.S.), University of Melbourne (Australia), Imperial College London (U.K.), Queen's University Belfast (U.K.) and Northwestern Polytechnical University (China) for more than 15 years.
Speaker: Prof. Changsoo Je
Prof. Changsoo Je is currently a Research Professor of Electronic Engineering at Sogang University, Seoul, Korea. He received a BS degree in Physics and MS and PhD degrees in Media Technology from Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, in 2000, 2002, and 2008, respectively. He was a Research Professor (2009-2010) and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2008-2009) of Computer Science and Engineering at Ewha Womans University. His research interests include computer vision, computer graphics, and image processing. He has published many research papers, and has served many international journals and conferences as Reviewer/Committee Member/Editorial Member/Co-Chair. He received an Outstanding Paper Award at the Korea Computer Graphics Society Conference in 2008 and a Samsung Humantech Thesis Prize Award from Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. in 2004.
Speaker: Dr. Bappaditya Mandal
He is the doctor of Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore. His Research Interests: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Image and Signal Analysis, Pattern Recognition, Biomet-rics, Face Recognition, Affective Computing, Video Analytics, Deep Learning and Content Based Image/Information Retrieval.
Speaker: Prof. Ali Mohammad-Djafari
Signal and Systems laboratory, CNRS-CS-UPSa, France
Speaker: Dr. Hadi Haeri
He is the doctor of Department of Civil Engineering, Islamic Republic of Iran. His Research Interests: Rock Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Crack propagation, and fracturing process, Dynamic analysis, Nonlinear analysis, Numerical simulation, Rock slope.
Speaker: Dr. B.S. Harish
Currently Working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Information Science & Engineering, JSS Science & Technology University, Mysore. (Jan - 2014 – to till date), Total year of experience: 10 Years.
Speaker: Prof. R. C. Mehta
R. C. Mehta received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. He was former Head of Aerodynamics Division of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre/Indian Space Research Organization. He has actively participated in design and development of satellite launch vehicle and reentry capsule. His research interest includes CFD, Propulsion, MPD, Problem of inverse heat conduction, Analysis of High Altitude Test Facility, and Depressurization system. He has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed national and international journals. He has served as Senior Fellow in School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore during 2008 - 2009. He has recipient of the Life Time Achievement award from the Flow Physics Society of India. He is a senior member of AIAA. He co-authored of a book. He is doing research on a respond program of LPSC/ISRO. Reviewer for many National and International Journals and books (CRC Press). He is presently dean and professor in Department of Aeronautical Engineering, Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Thuckaly, Tamil Nadu, India.
Speaker: Prof. Javad A. Esfahani
He is the Professor of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran. His Research Interests: Modeling and Simulation of Industrial Process, Heat and Mass Transfer, Numerical Heat Transfer, Combustion, air pollution, and safety, Energy.
Speaker:Prof. Bob Barrett
American Public University System (American Public University and American Military University) – Charles Town, WV. Professor, Business/Management Studies at AMU/APU Teach and design online business and management graduate and undergraduate courses to be taught with Educator software.
Speaker:Prof.Akira Namatame
Dept. of Computer Science,National Defense Academy, Yokosuka, 239-8686, Japan
Dr. Akira Namatame (www.nda.ac.jp/~nama) is Professor of Computer Science Department at National Defense Academy of Japan. He is well-known as an international research leader in the field of multi-agent modeling and socio-economic complexity. In the past ten years he has given over 30 invited talks, and over 10 tutorial lectures. He has also been a leading figure in the community of researchers working on socio-economic complexity, for instance as program leader in many international conferences in the fields. His research interests include multi-agent systems, complex networks, financial networks, evolutionary computation, and game theory. He is the editor-in-chief of Springer’s Journal of Economic Interaction and Coordination. He has published more than 250 refereed scientific papers, together with eight books on multi-agent systems, collective systems and game theory.
Speaker: Prof. Hitoshi Soyama
Prof. Hitoshi Soyama has completed his PhD from Tohoku University, Japan. He has been working at Tohoku University since 1991, and he was promoted to a professor at 2003. He was awarded as a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME and a honorary member of Water Jet Technology Society of Japan. He is known for his work in the fields of cavitation and its practical applications such as water treatment and mechanical surface treatment, i.e., cavitation peening. Although cavitation impacts causes severe damage in hydraulic machineries, his research utilized cavitation impacts for enhancement of fatigue properties of metallic materials.
Speaker: Prof. Choonkil Park
Prof. Choonkil Park has accomplished his doctoral degree in Mathematics from the University of Maryland and is currently working as a professor at Hanyang University. He is working for several journals such as Journal of Nonlinear Science and Applications and Journal of Computational Analysis and Applications as the associate editors and Journal of Nonlinear Analysis and Applications as the Editor-in-Chief. His main research topics include operator algebras, functional inequalities, functional equations, non-commutative geometry, fixed point theory and fuzzy mappings. He has published a number of academic articles on international journals related to operator algebras, functional inequalities, functional equations, fixed point results related to graph, non-commutative geometry, soft and rough set, fixed point theory and fuzzy mappings. Within the last twenty years, he has successfully published more than 500 articles on SCI-E journals.
Speaker: Prof. Zhenyuan Wang
Prof. Zhenyuan Wang graduated from Department of Mathematics, Fudan University in 1962. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Systems Science, State University of New York at Binghamton in 1991. He taught various mathematical courses in Hebei University for many years since 1962, supervised graduate students from 1978, and served as the Chair of the Mathematics Department there from 1985 to 1990. He was a visiting scholar, visiting professor, or research fellow in University Paris VI, Binghamton University (SUNY), Chinese University of Hong Kong, New Mexico State University, and University of Texas at El Paso during the period from 1979 to 2009. Currently, he is a tenured full professor in the Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska at Omaha. He received a number of honors and awards including the title of “National expert” from the Chinese National Scientific and Technological Commission in 1986 and the “Citation Classic Award” from the Institute for Scientific Information (USA) in 2000. His research interests are nonadditive measures, nonlinear integrals, probability and statistics, optimization, soft computing, and data science. He is the author or a co-author of more than 160 research papers and three monographs: “Fuzzy Measure Theory” (1992), “Generalized Measure Theory” (2008), and “Nonlinear Integrals and Their Applications in Data Mining” (2010). He is currently serving as a member of Editorial Board for international journals such as Fuzzy Sets and Systems.
Speaker: Prof. Chen Hsu
Prof. Chen Hsu received his D. Phil. degree from Oxford University in Materials in 1999. Now Dr. Chen Hsu, D. Phil, is a professor of Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Editor-in-chief of Nanomedicine & Nanotechnology Open Access published by Medwin publishers, Editorial member of SCIRES Journal of materials, Editorial member of OPAST advanced in nanoscience and nanotechnology. He is also the members of many association. Dr. Chen Hsu and his coworkers have done many interesting research works on, such as, high temperature alloys by heat-pressed process, optical modulation of nanoporous materials, novel semiconductors, superparamagnetics, sensing devices for biosensor in vitro, and nanomedicine…etc. Currently his researches focus on the laser additive and plasma processes for various materials to forming devices, such as normal-temperature hydrogen, hydrocarbon sensors, thermoelectrical semiconductor, superconductor, novel batteries, light emitting displays and touch technique, and novel drug delivery systems without using superpararmagnetic nanoparticles. His especial research aims are concentrated on microstructures to applications.
Speaker: Prof. Seongah Chin
Prof. Seongah Chin is full Professor of Sungkyul University, Republic of Korea from 2001. He got his Ph.D in in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA on December 1999. His B.S. in Mathematics, Feb. 1991, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea , M.S. in Computer Science, August 1993, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Korea and Ph. D. in Computer Science, December 1999, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA. He attended in ICCSIE2018 as Keynote speaker in Xi’an China during Sep. 21-22, 2018 with the topic, “Virtual Figure Model Crafting and Structural Motion Grammar with Enhanced PBR”. He works as General Chair in 2018 International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Optimization in Shenzhen, Jan on 21-22, 2018. His main research areas are Physically-based Rendering Virtual reality technology, Computer Graphics, Biomedical visualization, Facial modeling and expression, Visual computing, Brain computer interface, Pattern recognition, Text segmentation and recognition etc.
Speaker: Prof. Pedro J. Zufiria
Prof. Pedro J. Zufiria received the Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) in 1986, the M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. degrees from the University of Southern California (USC) and the Doctor Ingeniero de Telecomunicación degree by the Ministry of Education and Science (MEC) and the Licenciado en Ciencias Matemáticas degree by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM).
He was Teaching and Research Assistant in USC from 1987 to 1990. Since 1991 he holds a teaching position (currently as a Full Professor) in the Telecommunications Engineering School (ETSIT) of the UPM where he was Chairman of the Applied Mathematics for Information and Communication Technologies Department from 1999 to 2004. In 1999, he was Vice-Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, and since 2009 is Co-Director of the Orange Chair. He has also been founder and the scientific responsible of the Neural Networks Group and now of the Dynamical Systems, Learning and Control Research Group.
His research interests focus on the analysis, control and fault diagnosis of dynamical systems, and the application of statistics, machine learning paradigms and complex network theory on system modelling and data processing, having authored over one hundred international publications in all these fields.
Speaker: Prof. Igor Kuzle
Prof. Igor Kuzle is the Head of the Department of Energy and Power Systems at the University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. Since 2017, he has been an associate member of the Croatian Academy of Engineering. Prof. Kuzle was awarded the National Science Award for the year 2017 for his outstanding contribution in the field of smart grid applications in the transmission system. Also, he got 2016 Faculty Science award - for outstanding achievement in research work or innovations in the last five years.
His scientific interests include problems in electric power systems dynamics and control, maintenance of electrical equipment, as well as power system analysis, smart grids and integration of renewable energy sources.
He serves in 10 international journals as an associate editor or a member of editorial board. Igor Kuzle published four books and more than 200 journal and conference papers including technical studies for utilities and private companies. He served as chairman (IEEE Eurocon 2013, IEEE Energycon 2014, IET Medpower 2018) and participant in organization of many international scientific conferences and workshops. Also, he was the project leader for more than 70 technical projects for industry and electric power companies. Since 2012, he has been a member of Croatia TSO Coordination Group for Connection of renewable energy sources and member of Advisory expert committee of the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection in the evaluation of environmental impact of the RES. He is a member of technical commission for assignation of Croatian quality mark of Croatian Chamber of Economy and a member of Croatian Chamber of Electrical Engineers and a Licensed Engineer since 1994. He is very active member of IEEE (S’94-M’97-SM’04). In 2015-2016 he was IEEE Region 8 Vice Chair for technical activities and he was IEEE Croatia Section Chair (2009-2012). Prof. Kuzle is CIGRE member and he has been a member of the Croatian National Committee CIGRE executive board (2009-2012).
Speaker: Prof. Pavel Shcherbakov
Prof. Pavel S. Shcherbakov was born in Moscow, Russia, in 1958. He received his M.S. degree in applied mathematics from Moscow University of Transportation, Dept. of Applied Mathematics in 1980, and the Candidate of Science degree (Russian equivalent of Ph.D) in physics and mathematics from Institute for Control Science, Russian Academy of Sciences in 1991. In 2004, he received the Doctor of Science degree (highest scientific degree in Russia) from the same Institute. From 1988, he has been with the Department of Robust and Adaptive Systems (Tsypkin lab) in the Institute for Control Sciences. In addition, Prof. Shcherbakov serves as Associate Editor and IPC member of IEEE CSS Conference Editorial Board.
Prof. Shcherbakov has held several visiting research positions in the USA, Italy, France and England. He is recipient of the NATO-CNR Outreach Fellowship award (2002), Fulbright Fellowship (1993), and B.N. Petrov award from the Russian Academy of Sciences (2016).
His interests are in parametric robustness of control systems, probabilistic and randomized methods in control, linear matrix inequalities, invariant ellipsoid technique in systems and control theory, analysis of peak effects in stable difference/differential equations, and sparse feedback design. On these topics, he has published more than 100 research papers in leading Russian and international scientific journals and in the proceedings of referreed conferences. He also co-autores the monographs "Robust Stability and Control" (Nauka Publishers, in Russian) and "Control of Linear Systems Subject to Exogenous Disturbances'' (LENAND Publishers, in Russian).
Speaker: Prof. Xunwei Zhou
Prof. Xunwei Zhou is professor emeritus in Beijing Union University now. He constructs mutually-inversistic logic and applies it to computer science and artificial intelligence since 1984. He has published about 80 papers and authored 4 books on them. From Mar. 1978 to Jan. 1982 he was an undergraduate in Beijing University of Technology, obtaining B. E. From Sept. 1985 to Jan. 1987 he was a graduate student in Beijing University of Technology, obtaining no degree. From Feb. 1987 to June 1992 he was a lecturer in Beijing University of Technology. From July 1992 to Sept. 2012 he was an associate professor, professor in Beijing Union University. He is a senior member of Chinese Computer Federation, a member of Technical Committee of Artificial Intelligence Theory of Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence, a director of Beijing Logic Association.
Speaker: Prof. James Ren
Prof. James Ren is currently a Professor of Engineering and Director of the Mechanical Engineering and Materials Research Centre, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK. He graduated from Yanshan University (China) with a BEng degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 1991; He obtained his MSc/ PhD degree (UK) in Advanced Manufacturing and Design in 2000. He has worked at several institutions in the UK including University of Exeter (UK), Loughborough University, Serco Assurance/AMEC sponsored by the EPSRC, HEFCE and the Royal Academy of Engineering (UK). Prof. Ren’s research activities covered a wide range of areas including Advanced Materials Development and Processing; Smart Materials and Structures; Computational Mechanics and Applications; Physical modelling and Data Science. Prof Ren has authored/co-authored over 85 SCI journal papers and gave numerous conference presentations/invited talks. He is the reviewer for several leading scientific and engineering journals and serves as an editorial board member of SCI journal “Materials & Design” and EI Journal “Surface Technology”. He has supervised over 15 PhD students in the past 10 years, and acted as PhD/academic program examiners for several Universities in the UK and overseas. Prof. James Ren will share his research based on a recent royal society project and three current EU H2020 consortium projects involving over 10 academic and industrial partners in Europe and Asia on Modelling and Data Driven Research in Green Materials in multi-components Hardfacings, Geopolymers and Advanced Stainless Steels.
Speaker: Prof. Tao Gong
Prof. Tao Gong received the MS degree in Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems and PhD degree in Computer Science from the Central South University respectively in 2003 and 2007. He is a professor of computational immunology / immune computation at Donghua University, China, and he was a visiting scholar at Department of Computer Science and CERIAS, Purdue University, USA. He is the General Editors-in-Chief of the first leading journal Immune Computation in its field, and an editorial board member of some international journals. He was a Technical Committee Chair of ISEEIP 2012, and a Publicity Chair of ISA 2012 and ICSI3 2015. He was Invited Speaker for some conferences such as SecTech 2012, ICAMR 2014, ITA 2016, CSA 2016 and ICBEB 2019. He was also a program committee member of some international conferences such as IEEE ICNC 2011, IEEE BMEI 2011, WMSE 2011, ICARIS 2012, AITS 2012, CCA 2012, ASP 2012, IST 2012, ISA 2012 and SIS2013 etc. He is a Life Member of Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, a Vice-Chair of IEEE Computer Society Task Force on Artificial Immune Systems (2012-2018), and Chen Guang Scholar of Shanghai. His research has been supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China, Shanghai Natural Science Foundation, Shanghai Educational Development Foundation and Shanghai Education Committee etc. He has published over 100 papers in referred journals and international conferences, and over 20 books such as Artificial Immune System Based on Normal Model and Its Applications, and Advanced Expert Systems: Principles, Design and Applications etc. His current research interests include computational immunology and immune computation. He is also a committee member of intelligent robots committee and natural computing committee in the Association of Artificial Intelligence of China.
Speaker: Prof. Degui Sun
Prof. Degui Sun A Professor of Changchun University of Science and Technology (CUST), China, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Ottawa, Canada, an IEEE Member.
He received his B.S. degree in 1985 from the Harbin Institute of Technology, China, and in 1988 and 1993 he respectively earned his Master and Ph.D degrees from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) at Changchun Institute of Optics and Fine Mechanics (CIOM). From August 1994 to March 1998, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the Microelectronics Research Centre, University of Texas at Austin, USA, where he started his research on optical waveguide based EO switches and modulators. From April 1998 to December 2001, he ever worked in an Ottawa-based start-up, the Nu-Wave Photonics for developing the products of positive integrated optic communication components; from January 2002 to July 2003, he was a Research Associate and Group Leader at the Faculty of Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA; and from 2003 to end of 2006 he executed his “100-Talent-Plan” Project of the CAS entitled by “research on advanced components for optical communications” at Changchun Institute of Optics, Fine Mechanics and Physics (CIOMP). Since 2008, in Centre for Research in Photonics at uOttawa, he had ever been appointed as the Project Director and the Chief Scientist of a start-up company– D&T Photonics (DTP) spun-off from uOttawa to execute research on photonic integrated circuit (PIC) high-speed switching devices on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) waveguide platform.
His major interests include silicon micro-/nanoscale optoelectronic integrated switching devices/modules and the fabrication techniques and quality metrology of silicon/silica waveguide on the large-scale wafers for optical communications networks; the dielectric properties of BaTiO3 crystal thin-film waveguide and the high bandwidth electro-optic (EO) modulators for the next generation (5G) high-speed high-capacity communications systems. Since 2009, he has published some 20 papers in SCI indexed and erudite journals, more than 20 articles in conference proceedings including invited speeches a chapter in a book, he ever awarded 1 US patent and 1 China patent, issued 5 China patents.
Speaker: Prof. Shuo Zhao
Prof. Shuo Zhao is the distinguished professor in Xi’an University, professor in Northwestern Polytechnical University and guest professor in University of Malaya(UM). He received his two Ph.D in Shanghai International Studies University and Northwestern Polytechnical University. He did his Postdoctoral Research both in Fudan University, Shanghai of China and Universitat of Barcelona, Barcelona of Spain. He is majored in comparative education and applied linguistics.
Professor Shuo Zhao ever presides over National Social Science Fund in China, China Postdoctoral Science Fund, Humanities and Social Science Fund of Chinese Ministry of Education, National Education Science Program, Social Science Fund of Shaanxi Province and Research Project on Major Theoretical and Practical Problems in Shaanxi Province, etc. He publishes 100 papers and articles approximately. He is awarded as International Humanity Scholar by American Common Ground Publishing and CEU of Spain in 2014. In addition he is awarded as Emerging Humanity Scholar by American Common Ground Publishing and Imperial College London in 2017. Recently he is awarded as Emerging Scholar by University of Pennsylvania in 2018.
Speaker: Prof. Da-kun Lai
Porf. Da-kun Lai is currently the director of the Biomedical Imaging and Electrophysiology Lab at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). He received his Ph.D. in Medical Electronics from Fudan University in 2008. Then he completed a three-year Postdoctoral Associate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, USA. From 2012, he has been on the faculty of the School of Electronic Science and Technology, UESTC, China, where he was appointed as an Associate Professor of Electrical Science and Technology. Dr. Lai is members of IEEE and the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, and the member of American Heart Associate. He has served as a peer reviewer of IEEE Transaction on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE ACCESS, and related Chinese Journals. He has published 30 peer-reviewed papers in Circulation, Physics in Medicine and Biology, IEEE Transaction on Information Technology in Biomedicine etc. and holds 20 Chinese Patents. His research interests and main contributions include computational medicine and deep learning, bioelectromagnetism and medical applications, automated detection and prediction cardiac/neuro electrical disorder.
Speaker: Prof. Igor Ivitsky
Prof. Igor Ivitsky is a professor in National Technical University of Ukraine, Ukraine. He has made some achievements. The highest award for young scientists in Ukraine. Awarded for outstanding achievements in science. The second highest award for young scientists in Ukraine. Won 2 times. Award of the Kyiv mayor for special scientific achievements in the development of the capital of Ukraine. The winner of the contest among university research teaching fellows under 35 years 4 years in a row. The captain of the team that won the 1st place in the All-Ukrainian engineering competitions.
Speaker: Prof. Kalyana C. Veluvolu
Dr. Kalyana C. Veluvolu is a Professor at the College of IT Engineering, Kyungpook National University, South Korea. He heads an interdisciplinary research group where research interests lie at the intersection of intelligence, robotics, sensing systems and health-care. Specifically, my interests are on developing technology for biomedical, health-care related fields, with primary focus on smart medical robotics, and EEG based human/brain computer interface applications.
Since 2009, he has been with the College of IT Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, South Korea. He received the B.Tech degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Nagarjuna University, Guntur, India, in 2002, and the Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2006. From 2006 to 2009, he was a Research Fellow with the Biorobotics Group, Robotics Research Center, Nanyang Technological University. He was attached to the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, as a Visiting Professor during 2016–2017. He has also held several visiting positions in University of Newcastle, UK, and University of Valenciennes, France.
He has been a Principal Investigator or a Co-Investigator on a number of research projects funded by government, industry, and universities with a total budget of over 2.5 Million US$. He also received several awards for research excellence including the 2020 KNU Academic Award and 2017 Excellent Research Award awarded by Ministry of Education, South Korea in 2018. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 journal articles and conference proceedings. He is currently the Associate Editor for Journal of The Franklin Institute, Systems Science and Control Engineering Journals. He has been on technical/program committee’s of several international conferences. Dr. Veluvolu is also a senior member of IEEE.
Speaker: Prof. Mohd. Hudzari Bin Haji Razali
Prof. Mohd Hudzari bin Haji Razali was born on 07rd February 1974 in Muar, a small village in North of Johor, boundary neighbour with Jasin, Melaka Malaysia. He did his elementary education in his village school. He passed his secondary school certificate from High School Muar, Johor, Malaysia. He started his university education at the Universiti Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang, and Selangor, Malaysia, where he obtained a Diploma of Agriculture Engineering in 1996. He obtained his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in 1999 and Master of Science degree on Agriculture Automation and Robotic from Universiti Putra Malaysia at the same University on program of structure A (research basis) in 2003. He worked as an Assistant Researcher for the national research grant during 2003 till present under his supervisor; Professor Wan Ishak Wan Ismail. In 2005, he was awarded a partial scholarship from Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia when appointed as a Graduate Research Assistant to pursue Ph.D program at Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia and received Ph.D on Smart Technology and Robotic Engineering in October 2010. Previously worked as an Associate Professor in Department of Agriculture Science and Biotechnology, Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA); and currently worked as at same gred of Associate Professor in UiTM; the position as academician took up on 6 February 2011, a day to his 37th anniversary. Mohd Hudzari also hold other posts, including Research Assistant at Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (1999 -2000), then offered as an Automation Engineer at private sector in STMicroelectronic Sdn Bhd, 84000, Muar, Johor, Malaysia (2000-2002), Program Manager and Graduate Research Assistant, Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia (2003-2010). He is registered graduate engineer, Board of Engineer (BEM) Malaysia (2011-now) and also currently appointed as Deputy Dean (Student Affairs and Alumni) at same faculty from 1 September 2015.