Professor Nick Freris
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
Nick Freris is Professor in the School of Computer Science at USTC, and Vice Dean of the International College. He received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, in 2005, and the M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the M.S. degree in Mathematics, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2007, 2008, and 2010, respectively. His research lies in AIoT/CPS/IoT: machine learning, distributed optimization, data mining, wireless networks, control, and signal processing, with applications in power systems, sensor networks, transportation, cyber security, and robotics. Dr. Freris has published several papers in high-profile conferences and journals held by IEEE, ACM, and SIAM and holds three patents. His research has been sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Anhui Dept. of Science and Technology, Tencent, and NSF, and was recognized with the National High-level Talent award, the USTC Alumni Foundation Innovation Scholar award, and the IBM High Value Patent award. Previously, he was with the faculty of NYU and, before that, he held senior researcher and postdoctoral researcher positions at EPFL and IBM Research,respectively. Dr. Freris is a Senior Member of ACM and IEEE, and a member of CCF and SIAM.
Professor Sandeep Saxena
Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Saxena is working as Professor and HOD-CSE in Greater Noida Institute of Technology, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh, INDIA. He has received his Ph.D. degree in CSE from NIT Durgapur, West Bengal. He has received his MS degree in Information Security from the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Prayagraj. He has received his B.Tech. degree in CSE from U.P.T.U. Lucknow. He has more than 15 Years of Teaching and Research Experience. His areas of interest and research include Security and Privacy in Blockchain Technology and Cloud Computing, Architecture Design for Cloud Computing, Access control techniques in Cloud Computing and Blockchain Technology.He has performed the role of a key member in more than 10 International Conferences as Keynote Speaker/Organizing Secretary/ Organizing Chair/ Session Chair. He has written 3 technical books for UP Technical University, Lucknow, and published multiple research papers in reputed international journals and conferences. He has published more than 30 research papers in reputed peer-reviewed journals/conferences indexed by (Scopus, SCIE, Google Scholars, DBLP) with high impact factors, more than 10 Patents published, and 2 Patents are granted. He is participating in multiple professional societies like IEEE (Senior Member), IAASSE (Senior Member), Life Time Member in CSI, and Life Time Member in CRSI.He has been working for various research & development Activities, University Syllabus Design, and mentoring innovation and incubation related developments to students. He has served as reviewer and member of editorial boards of several prestigious Conferences/Journals /Transactions like IEEE, SPRINGERS and other Scopus Indexed International Journals. He was contributory in various prestigious Accreditations bodies like NAAC, NBA, and others.
Professor. Linlin Shen
Shenzhen University, China
Professor Linlin Shen received Ph.D. degree from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. Prof. Shen is currently the “Pengcheng Scholar” Distinguished Professor at School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China. He is also an Honorary professor at School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK and Visiting Professor at School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. He serves as the director of Computer Vision Institute, AI Research Center for Medical Image Analysis and Diagnosis and China-UK joint research lab for visual information processing. He also serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the IET journal of Cognitive Computation and Systems. He is listed as the “Most Cited Chinese Researchers” by Elsevier, and listed in a ranking of the “Top 2% Scientists in the World” by Stanford University. He received the Most Cited Paper Award from the journal of Image and Vision Computing. His cell classification algorithms were the winners of the International Contest on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images held by ICIP 2013 and ICPR 2016.
Professor Xiaofang Yuan
Hunan University, China
Yuan Xiaofang, PhD, Professor in Hunan University, doctoral supervisor. He is mainly engaged in intelligent control theory and application, electric vehicle control and other aspects of research work. He has presided over more than 10 projects, including general projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, youth projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, special postdoctoral projects of China, science and technology plan of Hunan Province and Doctoral Program Fund of Ministry of education.He has more than 50 papers have been published in IEEE Transactions and other international authoritative journals in the field of control, including 40 SCI papers.
Prof. Kanwalvir Singh Dhindsa
Department of Computer Science & Engg. Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engg. College
Prof. Kanwalvir Singh Dhindsa is Life-Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE); Fellow (FIE) of Institution of Engineers (IEI); Member, Association of Computer Electronics and Electrical Engineers (ACEEE); Member, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT); Life-Member, Punjab Academy of Science (PAC); Life-Member, Computer Society of India (CSI); Member of IDES group; Fellow and Lifetime Member of ISRD; Member, International Association of Engineers (IAENG) and Universal Association of Computer & Electronics Engineers (UACEE).
He has authored & also co-authored more than 95 publications in referred indexed International journals (including SCI, Scopus, WoS, and Thomas Reuters indexed) & also Proceedings of various reputed International and National conferences. He is also Reviewer of several referred journals of international repute such as Inderscience Journals (Switzerland), British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, JECR (USA), IJCTE (Singapore), JAIT of Academy Publisher (Finland), IJCA (USA) and IAENG International Journal of Computer Science.
Professor. Hongzhi Wang
Harbin Institute of Technology· Department of Computer Science and Engineering, China
Hongzhi Wang, Professor, PHD supervisor, the head of massive data computing center, the secretary general of ACM SIGMOD China, outstanding CCF member, IEEE Senior member, a standing committee member CCF databases and a member of CCF big data committee. Research Fields include big data management and analysis, database systems, knowledge engineering and data quality. He was “starring track” visiting professor at MSRA and postdoctoral fellow at University of California, Irvine. Prof. Wang has been PI for more than 10 national or international projects including NSFC key project, NSFC projects and National Technical support project, and co-PI for more than 10 national projects include 973 project, 863 project and NSFC key projects. He also serves as a member of ACM Data Science Task Force. He has won First natural science prize of Heilongjiang Province, MOE technological First award, Microsoft Fellowship, IBM PHD Fellowship and Chinese excellent database engineer. His publications include over 300 papers in the journals and conferences such as VLDB Journal, IEEE TKDE, VLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE and SIGIR, 6 books and 6 book chapters. His PHD thesis was elected to be outstanding PHD dissertation of CCF and Harbin Institute of Technology. He severs as the reviewer of more than 20 international journal including VLDB Journal, IEEE TKDE, and PC members of over 50 international conferences including SIGMOD, VLDB, KDD, ICML, NeurpIS, ICDE, etc. His papers were cited more than 3500 times.
Professor Xiangjie Kong
Zhejiang University of Technology · College of Computer Science & Technology, China
Dr. Xiangjie Kong s a Distinguished Member of CCF, a Senior Member of IEEE, a Full Member of Sigma Xi, and a Member of ACM. He is the Founding Director of City Science of Social Computing Lab (The CSSC Lab) He was on the Editorial Boards of 6 International journals. He has served as the General Co-Chair, Workshop Chair, Publicity Chair or Program Committee Member of over 30 conferences. Dr. Kong has authored/co-authored over 140 scientific papers in international journals and conferences 5 of his papers is selected as ESI- Hot Paper (Top 1‰), and 16 papers are ESI-Highly Cited Papers (Top 1%). His research has been reported by Nature Index and other medias. Dr. Kong has authored/co-authored three books (in Chinese). He has contributed to the development of 14 copyrighted software systems and 20 filed patents. He has an h-index of 36 and i10-index of 87, and a total of more than 4200 citations to his work according to Google Scholar. He is named in the2019 and 2020 world’s top 2% of Scientists List published by Stanford University. Dr. Kong received IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Best Land Transportation Paper Award, and The Natural Science Fund of Zhejiang Province for Distinguished Young Scholars. He has been invited as Keynote Speaker at 2 international conferences, and delivered a number of Invited Talks at international conferences and many universities worldwide.
Professor. Minho Jo
Korea University. Department of Computer Convergence Software, Korea
Minho Jo is the Full Professor in the Department of Computer Convergence Software, Korea University, Sejong Metropolitan City, South Korea. He is the Director of the IoT and AI Lab , Korea University. Prof. Jo was The South Korea’s Presidential Commission on Policy Planning. He is the Director of Brain Korea 21‘IoT Data Science Team’supported by the South Korean government. Prof. Jo is the Guest Professor of Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, and is the Guest Professor of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He was a Visiting Professor of the Autonomous Networks Research Group, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Univ. of Southern California, USA.
Prof. Minho Jo received a PhD from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, USA, in 1994, and a BA from the Department of Industrial Engineering, Chosun University, South Korea, in 1984, respectively. He is a recipient of the 2018 IET Best Paper Premium Award by the United Kingdom’s Royal Institute of Engineering and Technology. He won the 2011 Headong Outstanding Scholar Prize with 20,000 US Dollars of prize. Prof. Jo has received the award of the Stone Pagoda, which is awarded to the outstanding professor of Korea University, for three consecutive years, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Prof. Jo is the recipient of The First KU Internationalization Award in 2022. He is one of the founders of the Samsung Electronics LCD Division. He is the Founder and the Editor-in-Chief of KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems (SCI/JCR and SCOPUS indexed. http://itiis.org). He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Access, and IEEE Internet of Things Journal, respectively. Prof. Jo was an Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications, and IEEE Network, respectively.
Associate Professor Noor Zaman Jhanjhi
School of Computer Science Faculty of Innovation and Technology, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
Dr Noor Zaman Jhanjhi (NZ Jhanjhi) is currently working as Associate Professor, Director Center for Smart society 5.0 [CSS5], and Cluster Head for Cybersecurity cluster, at School of Computer Science and Engineering, Faculty of Innovation and Technology, Taylor’s University, Malaysia. He is supervising a great number of Postgraduate students, mainly in cybersecurity for Data Science. The cybersecurity research cluster has extensive research collaboration globally with several institutions and professionals. Dr Jhanjhi is Associate Editor and Editorial Assistant Board for several reputable journals, including IEEE Access Journal, PeerJ Computer Science, PC member for several IEEE conferences worldwide, and guest editor for the reputed indexed journals. Active reviewer for a series of top tier journals has been awarded globally as a top 1% reviewer by Publons (Web of Science). He has been awarded as outstanding Associate Editor by IEEE Access for the year 2020. He has high indexed publications in WoS/ISI/SCI/Scopus, and his collective research Impact factor is more than 350 points as of the first half of 2021. He has international Patents on his account, edited/authored more than 30 plus research books published by world-class publishers. He has great experience supervising and co-supervising postgraduate students. An ample number of PhD and Master students graduated under his supervision. He is an external PhD/Master thesis examiner/evaluator for several universities globally. He has completed more than 22 international funded research grants successfully. He has served as Keynote speaker for several international conferences, presented several Webinars worldwide, chaired international conference sessions.