Keynote Speaker: Chair Prof. Sun-Yuan Hsieh
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Biography:Sun-Yuan Hsieh received the PhD degree in computer science from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in June 1998. He then served the compulsory two-year military service. From August 2000 to January 2002, he was an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Chi Nan University. In February 2002, he joined the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, and now he is a chair professor. His awards include the 2007 K. T. Lee Research Award, President's Citation Award (American Biographical Institute) in 2007, Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Engineers (Kaohsiung Branch) in 2008, National Science Council’s Outstanding Research Award in 2009, IEEE Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (IEEE Tainan Section) in 2011, Outstanding Electronic Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineers in 2013, and Outstanding Engineering Professor Award of Chinese Institute of Engineers in 2014. He is Fellow of the British Computer Society (BCS).
Dr. Hsieh is also an experienced editor with editorial services to a number of journals, including serving as associate editors of IEEE ACCESS, IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Theoretical Computer Science (Elsevier), Discrete Applied Mathematics (Elsevier), Journal of Supercomputing (Springer), International Journal of Computer Mathematics (Taylor & Francis Group), Parallel Processing Letters (World Scientific), Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications (World Scientific), Fundamental Informaticae (Polish Mathematical Society), and Journal of Interconnection Networks (World Scientific). In addition, he has served on organization committee and/or program committee of several dozens international conferences in computer science and computer engineering. His current research interests include design and analysis of algorithms, fault-tolerant computing, bioinformatics, parallel and distributed computing, and algorithmic graph theory.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Shigeo Akashi
Tokyo University of Science, Japan
Biography: Shigeo Akashi was certified as a Ph.D. holder by Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1987 and he is now a professor at Tokyo University of Science. He was the chair professor at the Department of Information Sciences at this university from 2015 through 2016. As for the academic and educational activities, he has been a member of the Experts Committee leading scientific education for Japanese senior high schools, which is authorized by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japanese Government since 2016. He is interested in the interdisciplinary research area ranging from applied mathematics and information sciences. As for the aspect of applied mathematics, he was an invited speaker in Asian Mathematical Conference which was held at Busan City in Korea in 2013, and moreover, he was a member of Scientific Committee for Asian Conference on Nonlinear Analysis and Optimization which was approved as a satellite international conference of International Congress of Mathematicians 2014. As for the aspect of information science, he has been certified as Distinguished Cisco Certified Active Instructor by Cisco Networking Academy, which is administrated by Cisco Systems, since 2012, and moreover, he was awarded 2018 APSCIT Fellowship by Asia Pacific Society for Computing and Information Technology. His joint research work with RKC Instruments Co. Ltd., which is the largest company in all Japanese companies producing temperature-measuring instruments, named as "An algorithm for discriminating the inside of a closed curve from the outside" has been approved with Patent ID. 4760768 by Japan Patent Office attached to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japanese Government in 2011.
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute-Alsace, France
Biography: Pascal Lorenz (firstname.lastname@example.org) received his M.Sc. (1990) and Ph.D. (1994) from the University of Nancy, France. Between 1990 and 1995 he was a research engineer at WorldFIP Europe and at Alcatel-Alsthom. He is a professor at the University of Haute-Alsace, France, since 1995. His research interests include QoS, wireless networks and high-speed networks. He is the author/co-author of 3 books, 3 patents and 200 international publications in refereed journals and conferences.
He was Technical Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine Editorial Board (2000-2006), IEEE Networks Magazine since 2015, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology since 2017, Chair of IEEE ComSoc France (2014-2018), Financial chair of IEEE France (2017-2019), Chair of Vertical Issues in Communication Systems Technical Committee Cluster (2008-2009), Chair of the Communications Systems Integration and Modeling Technical Committee (2003-2009), Chair of the Communications Software Technical Committee (2008-2010) and Chair of the Technical Committee on Information Infrastructure and Networking (2016-2017). He has served as Co-Program Chair of IEEE WCNC'2012 and ICC'2004, Executive Vice-Chair of ICC'2017, TPC Vice Chair of Globecom'2018, Panel sessions co-chair for Globecom'16, tutorial chair of VTC'2013 Spring and WCNC'2010, track chair of PIMRC'2012 and WCNC'2014, symposium Co-Chair at Globecom 2007-2011, Globecom'2019, ICC 2008-2010, ICC'2014 and '2016. He has served as Co-Guest Editor for special issues of IEEE Communications Magazine, Networks Magazine, Wireless Communications Magazine, Telecommunications Systems and LNCS. He is associate Editor for International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS-Wiley), Journal on Security and Communication Networks (SCN-Wiley) and International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA-Elsevier).
He is senior member of the IEEE, IARIA fellow and member of many international program committees. He has organized many conferences, chaired several technical sessions and gave tutorials at major international conferences. He was IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Tour during 2013-2014.
Plenary Speaker: Prof. YongYue
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Biography: Yong Yue received the B.Eng. degree from Northeastern University, China, and the Ph.D. degree from Heriot–Watt University, UK. He is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology and Fellow of Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK. He has a wide range of experience in both industry and academia in China and the UK, and has held positions as Design Engineer, Professor, Director of Research and Head of Department. He is currently Professor and Director of Virtual Reality Engineering Centre at Xi’an Jiaotong–Liverpool University, China. His research interests include CAD, virtual reality, robot navigation and operations research. He has over 200 peer reviewed publications and supervised 20 PhD students to successful completion. He has led over 20 research and professional projects with substantial funding from major funding bodies and industry. He is currently an Associate Editor for International Journal of Distributed Systems and Technologies.
Invited Speaker: Dr. Paul Craig
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Biography: Dr. Paul Craig has been a researcher working in the area of Information visualization and bioinformatics for over 15 years. He completed his PhD, studying the use of Animated Information Visualization for the Exploratory analysis of microarray time-course data, with Professor Jessie Kennedy at Edinburgh Napier University, and has since worked on research projects for the US National Science Foundation, Scottish enterprise, the European Community, the Mexican Conacyt and the Suzhou Local Government in the areas of taxonomy, bioinformatics and intelligent user interfaces. He is currently working on a collaborative research project with an international group of scientists to develop explainable AI interfaces that interpret and help with the analysis of data from bio-chips for antibiotic pollution detection.
Invited Speaker: Dr. Hadi Sutopo
Kalbis Institute, Indonesia
Biography: Hadi Sutopo is the Dean of Faculty of Creative Industries Kalbis Institute, Indonesia. He received his Doctor of Educational Technology from Universitas Negeri Jakarta in 2009, Master of Management Information Systems from Universitas Gunadama in 1998, and Bachelor of Informatics from Universitas Persada Indonesia YAI in 1995. He has authored many books on multinedia, information technology and educational technology. Many articles on the topics were published in international journals and proceedings. He has reviewed many articles for international journals and conferences covering various emerging topics in information technology especially multimedia. His current research focuses on multimedia, computer graphics, and various aspects of educational technology. Hadi Sutopo alias Ariesto Hadi Sutopo alias Topaz has been a painting artist and graphic designer since the time before his activities as a lecturer began. He has been lecturing multimedia and educational technology since he had completed his study majoring in informatics. He decided to improve his skills with technology when he started studying informatics in his 46 year age. He is a realize painting artist and focuses on human painting, so that sometimes he creates a beautiful one that colors his life. He has unique competency in art and information technology that its integration brought him to deliver talk on multimedia in many countries and universities. Dr. Hadi Sutopo is senior member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
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