Yingxu Wangis professor of cognitive systems, brain science, software science, and denotational mathematics. He is the Founding President of International Institute of Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICIC, http://www.ucalgary.ca/icic/). He is Fellows of BCS, ICIC and WIF, P.Eng of Canada, and Senior Members of IEEE and ACM. He has held visiting professor positions at Oxford University (1995), Stanford University (2008 | 2016), UC Berkeley (2008), and MIT (2012), respectively. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the Nottingham Trent University, UK, in 1998 and has been a full professor since 1994. He is the founder and steering committee chair of the annual IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC) since 2002. He is founding Editor-in-Chiefs of Int’l Journal of CognitiveInformatics & Natural Intelligence, Int’l Journal of Software Science & Computational Intelligence, and Journal of Mathematical & Computational Methods. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Cognitive and Development Systems (TCDS) and IEEE Computer Society Representative to the steering committee of TCDS. Dr. Wang is the initiator of a few cutting-edge research fields such as cognitive informatics, denotational mathematics (concept algebra, process algebra, system algebra, semantic algebra, inference algebra, big data algebra, fuzzy truth algebra, fuzzy probability algebra, fuzzy semantic algebra, visual semantic algebra, and granular algebra), abstract intelligence (aI), the spike frequency modulation (SFM) theory, mathematical models of the brain, cognitive computing systems, cognitive learning engines, and the cognitive knowledge base theory. His work and basic studies have been across contemporary disciplines of intelligence science, robotics, knowledge science, computer science, information science, brain science, system science, software science, data science, neuroinformatics, cognitive linguistics, computational intelligence, and engineering systems. He has published 490+ peer reviewed papers and 36 books in aforementioned transdisciplinary fields. He has presented 44 invited keynote speeches in international conferences. He has served as general chairs or program chairs for 28+ international conferences. He has led 10+ international, European, and Canadian research projects as PI by intensive collaborations with renowned peers and leading industrial partners. He is the recipient of dozens international awards on academic leadership, outstanding contributions, best papers and teaching in the last three decades. He is a top 2.5% scholar worldwide and top 10 at University of Calgary according to Research Gate’s international statistics.
Prof. Dr. Ling Liu is a Professor in the School of Computer Science at Georgia Institute of Technology. She directs the research programs in Distributed Data Intensive Systems Lab (DiSL), examining various aspects of large-scale data intensive systems. Prof. Liu is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of Big Data Systems and Analytics, Distributed Systems, Database and Storage Systems, Internet Computing, Privacy, Security and Trust. Prof. Liu has published over 300 international journal and conference articles, and is a recipient of the best paper award from a number of top venues, including ICDCS 2003, WWW 2004, 2005 Pat Goldberg Memorial Best Paper Award, IEEE CLOUD 2012, IEEE ICWS 2013, ACM/IEEE CCGrid 2015, IEEE Edge 2017. Prof. Liu is an elected IEEE Fellow and a recipient of IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award. Prof. Liu has served as general chair and PC chairs of numerous IEEE and ACM conferences in the fields of big data, cloud computing, data engineering, distributed computing, very large databases, World Wide Web, and served as the editor in chief of IEEE Transactions on Services Computing from 2013-2016. Currently Prof. Liu is co-PC chair of The Web 2019 (WWW 2019). Prof. Liu’s research is primarily sponsored by NSF, IBM and Intel.
Dr. Andrew Goldenberg PhD- founder (1982) of Engineering Services Inc (ESI). In May 2015 ESI has been acquired by a Chinese consortium located in Shenzhen, P.R. China. In 2016 the company went public in Hong Kong. Dr. Goldenberg is the CTO of the public company and of its wholly owned subsidiaryAnzer Intelligent Engineering Ltd. of Shenzhen, China, as well as the CEO of ESI. Since 1982 Dr. Goldenberg has also been a Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Toronto, cross appointed in the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering and theDepartmentofElectricalandComputerEngineering. Currently Dr. Goldenberg is a Professor Emeritus at the University of Toronto.
Mr. Torrie has a master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Utah State University and is founder and CEO of Autonomous Solutions Inc. (ASI) in Logan, Utah. ASI develops and sells systems for driverless ground vehicle control in Mining, Military, Agriculture, Material Handling, Automotive Proving Grounds, Industrial Cleaning and Security. Prior to founding ASI 16 years ago, Mr. Torrie worked at Utah State University where he managed two NASA Space Shuttle payloads. Mel is a sought after speaker in the robotics community and has delivered addresses at conference events such as the Precision Farming Expo, RoboBusiness, The Canadian Institute of Mining, Optimizing Mining Operations, Robotics Alley, and Rise Hong Kong.
Hoong Chuin LAU is Professor of Information Systems and Director of the Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing and Engineering Corp Lab at the Singapore Management University. His research in the interface of Artificial Intelligence and Operations Research has contributed to advances of algorithms in a variety of complex planning and optimization problems in logistics, transportation, and safety and security. The common thread running through his research is a focus on going beyond publications to build usable novel tools and prototypes, a number of which have been testbedded and deployed in industry. He has served on a number of editorial boards, including IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Journal of Heuristics, and Journal of Scheduling, as well as senior programme committees in AAAI, IJCAI and AAMAS.
Zheng H. Zhu completed his B.Eng., M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in mechanics from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China. He aslo received M.A.Sc. from University of Waterloo and Ph.D. from University of Toronto all in Canada. He is currently a professor, Tier 1 York Research Chair in Space Technology, and Department Chair at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, York University in Canada. He has published more than 240 articles with 126 papers in reputed journals. Prof. Zhu is the fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, Associate fellow of AIAA, Fellow of CSME and ASME, and senior member of IEEE.
Diego Andina was born in Madrid, Spain, were he received simultaneously two Master degrees, on Computer Science and on Telecommunications by the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), Spain, in 1990. He achieved the Ph D. degree in 1995 with a thesis on Artificial Neural Networks applications in Signal Processing. He presently works for UPM where he heads the Group for Automation in Signals and Communications (GASC/UPM), a multidisciplinary research group interested in Signal Processing and Computational Intelligence applications: Man-Machine Systems and Cybernetics. He is author or coautor of more than 250 national and international publications, being director of more than 60 R+D projects financed by National Government, European Commission or private Institutions and Firms. He is also Associate Editorial Member of several International research Journals and Transactions, and has participated in the organization of more than 60 international Research, Innovation or Technology Transfer events.
Sergey Ulyanov has completed his PhD from Moscow Institute of Physical-Technical Problems, Russia and postdoctoral studies from Bauman Technical University, Russia. He is the scientific director of PronetLabs, Co., a scientific consultant of Yamaha Motor Co., and ST Microelectronics. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of Biomedical Engineering, Soft Computing, and Robotics and Mechatronics Journals.
Ir Prof. Peter W. Tse is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), a Foundation Fellow of the International Society of Engineering Asset Management and a Guest Professor of Qingdao University of Technology. He is the Director of Smart Engineering Asset Management Laboratory. As of today, he has published more than 350 articles in various journals and proceedings. His research outcomes have been applied to over 30 local and international companies. He has been recognized by the Council of Canadian Academies as the author of Top 1% most highly cited papers in the related research field worldwide.
Dr. Bojan Jerbić is a full professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, University of Zagreb, Department for Robotics and Automation of Manufacturing Systems. He teaches courses in the field of automatic system design, intelligent robotics and engineering computing.His scientific research is in the field of artificial intelligence in robotics, especially behavioristic problems. He is engaged in the research and development of intelligent control models for multi-agent robotic systems, medical robotics, interaction of robots and humans and robotic models of consciousness. Prof. Jerbić conducted his doctoral studies in the United States at Florida State University. He has published more than 100 scientific papers and three books, participated in ten research projects and more than 30 industrial projects. He has held numerous invited lectures at home and abroad.
Anna Maria Di Sciullo completed her PhD from University of Montreal. She was at MIT in her post-doctoral studies and visiting scholar at MIT and Harvard subsequently. She received several honors and awards from Canada and Italy for her achievements in language science and technology. She is the director of the Interface asymmetry Lab. She has written several books and papers on the properties of human language and asymmetry based parsing, published by prestigious publishers including MIT Press and Oxford University Press. She created the International Network in Biolinguistics,a platform emulatingresearch and interactions between linguistics, computational linguistics and biologists.
Julius Golovatchev is Head of PLM Competence Team at Detecon International GmbH (Deutsche Telekom Group) in Gologne, Germany. He holds Diploma in Mathematics and PhD in Economics. Julius has over 20 years of experience in the telecommunication industry specializing in innovation management as well as product lifecycle management. He is the author of numerous publications on the subject of innovation management and product development and often speaks at the international conferences. Julius is a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (Branch of the Information and Telecommunication Technologies).
Kramarov Sergey Olegovich defended the Candidate’s dissertation in 1979 and the Doctorial dissertation in physical and mathematical sciences in 1989. At present he is Chief researcher in Surgut State University. He is the author of more than 350 scientific works, such as 11 monographs, 29 patents and inventions, articles in international science journals. Under his scientific guidance seventeen candidates and one doctor defended their dissertations, number of scientific projects are realized, which results were the winners of competitions of international and Russian grants of different levels, included such as International Soros Fund, IREX Fund (USA), programs of TACIS, Fund of modern natural sciences, Fund “Dynasty” and others. Also Prof. Kramarov is Regional Coordinator of the company Casio in the South of Russia. In different periods of his scientific activities he was participant of number of science and expert councils and editorial boards of scientific journals. At present he takes part in editorial board of scientific journals, such as International scientific journal “Modern international technologies and IT education”, “Russian technological journal” and others. Science interests of Prof. Kramarov are in the field of researches of complex objects and systems and use of modern informational technologies. He often takes part in international conferences (The USA, Canada, The Netherlands, Portugal, Poland, China and others). Prof. Kramarov was awarded the number of state and public awards: “Inventor of The USSR”, by medal “Labore et scientia”, by medal of “A. Nobel” and others. He is the Head of scientific and researcher school “The features of formation and forecast of macroscopic qualities of micro-inhomogeneous objects and systems”.
Prof. Wahied G. Ali Abdelaal, Dean of Egyptian Academy for Engineering & Advanced Technology (EAE&AT), Affiliated to Ministry of Military Production, Egypt (www.eaeat.edu.eg). He is on loan from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. He received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, in 1984 and 1989 respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control and Production Planning from INPG-Grenoble France in 1994. From 2004 to 2013, he worked in Electrical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Saud University (KSU), KSA. He was awarded excellence prizes in teaching and research from KSU, KSA. His research interests include Intelligent Control Systems, Robotic Applications, Assistive Technology, PLC Applications, Nano-positioning Control, Piezoelectric Actuators, Energy Harvesting Systems, and Biomedical Applications. He published more than 40 international papers, 4 books, and USA-Patent. He is an editor-in-Chief in Control Engineering, World Journal of Engineering and Technology
Prof. Dr. Abdurazzag Ali Aburas received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences Tripoli University, Tripoli-Libya in 1987. He obtained his Master degree in Computer & Information Technology and PhD in Digital Image Processing from Dundee University and De Montfort University, UK in 1993 and 1997 respectively. He worked in Jordan and UAE universities, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia and International University of Sarajevo. At present time, working at University of KwaZulu Natal, School of Engineering, South Africa. He was working as visiting full Professor at Tecnológico De Monterrey, San Luis Potosi Campus, Mexico. He has more than 50 publications in different international conferences and several papers in international journals. He has two research patents in Image processing filed. Recently, he gives consultation for IT Company as senior software developer. His areas of research interest are Big data/data science, Curriculum development, Digital Signal / image / video processing, Coding and Compression, Fractal and Image / Voice Pattern Recognition, Human Mobile Interaction, Algorithms. He is a member in IEEE, HCI-UK, ARISE and IMA Societies. He was a Member Board of Studies of Engineering Curriculum development (Review and Improvement). Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic University Malaysia. He introduced two new course curriculums for HMI (2015) and Programming for Engineering (2008). He is Coordinator of Cloud Computing and Mobile Research Group – CCMRG at present time and Coordinator of Software Engineering Research Group – SERG (2006-2009), IIUM. He has published new book based Engineering Education (2013) and Human Mobile Interaction (2015) and proposed publish his third book on Data Engineering in progress.
Prof. Guoqiang Hu joined the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2011, and is currently a tenured Associate Professor and the Director of the Centre for System Intelligence and Efficiency. He was an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, USA, from 2008 to 2011. He received the B.Eng. degree in Automation from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2002, the M.Phil. degree in Automation and Computer-Aided Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida in 2007. His research focuses on analysis, control, design and optimization of distributed intelligent systems, with applications to cooperative robotics and smart city systems. He was a recipient of the Best Paper in Automation Award in the 14th IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation, and a recipient of the Best Paper Award (Guan Zhao-Zhi Award) in the 36th Chinese Control Conference. He serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Technical Editor for IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, and Subject Editor for International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control.
Prof. Babulak is accomplished global scholar, consultant, educator, engineer and polyglot. He successfully published and presented his work worldwide. He was Invited Speaker at the University of Cambridge, MIT, Purdue University, Yokohama National University and University of Electro Communications in Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sungkyunkwan University in Korea, Penn State in USA, Czech Technical University in Prague, University at West Indies, Graz University of Technology, Austria, and other prestigious institutions worldwide. His biography was cited in Cambridge Blue Book, Cambridge Index of Biographies, Stanford Who’s Who, and number of issues of Who’s Who in the World and America.
Sergei Gorlatch has been Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Muenster (Germany) since 2003. Earlier he was Associate Professor at the Technical University of Berlin, Assistant Professor at the University of Passau, and Humboldt Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, all in Germany. Prof. Gorlatch has about 200 peer-reviewed publications in renowned international books, journals and conferences. He was principal investigator in several international research and development projects in the field of parallel, distributed, Grid and Cloud algorithms, networking and computing, as well as e-Learning, funded by the European Commission and by German national bodies. Among his recent achievements in the area of communications and future Internet is the novel Real-Time Framework (www.real-time-framework.com) developed in his group as a platform for high-level development of real-time, highly interactive applications for entertainment. In the area of networking, his group has been recently working in the pan-European project OFERTIE on an application-oriented Quality of Service approach for emerging Software-Defined Networks (SDN).
Dr. Muhammad Zeeshan Asghar is a Post-doctoral Researcher at Faculty of Information Technology, University of Jyväskylä, Finland. He received his master degree in mobile systems and doctoral degree from Department of Mathematical Information Technology at University of Jyväskylä in 2010 and 2016 respectively. He contributed results to several international conferences and journals since 2010 in the field of telecommunications as part of doctoral studies at University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. Currently, he is leading half a million euro Project on 5G Cognitive Self-organizing Networks at University Of Jyväskylä. He has one patent granted (US Patent no: 9326169) and another patent application is filed. He has global collaborative research network spanning both academia and key industry players in field of wireless communications He participated in several research projects in Nokia Solutions and Network, NSN Finland (former Nokia Siemens Networks) from 2009 till 2014. He conducted three months intensive research on 5G SON, at 5G Innovation Center (5GIC), University of Surrey, UK in year 2016. His research interests primarily focus on Self-organizing Networks, 5G technology, Heterogeneous small cells network, massiveMIMO, Artificial neural networks, cognitive computing, software-defined network and Internet-of-Things (IoT).
Dr. Isaac Chairez has completed his PhD from Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados (CINVESTAV) from National Polytechnique Institute, México. He is the director of the Medical Robotics and Biosignal Processing Laboratory at the Professional Interdisciplinary Unit of Biotechnology, National Polytechnique Institute. He has published 1 book, 102 referred papers in reputed international journals, 350 papers in international congresses and has been serving as an editorial board member as well as reviewer of several journals associated to the application of the automatic control and artificial intelligence theories. His current interests include the application of automatic control theory in biomedical sciences, biotechnological processes and microtechnological systems.
Dr. Wei Wang received his PhD in Computer Science from University of Nottingham, in 2009. He is currently an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong Liverpool University, China. His research interests lie in the broad area of data and knowledge engineering; in particular, knowledge discovery from textual data, social media data and data on the Internet of Things, semantic search and deep learning for data processing and knowledge discovery. He has published several highly cited works on Internet of Things and semantic search and more than 40 papers in reputed journals and conferences.
Yoshifumi Nishida is a Team Leader of Living Intelligence Research Team at the Artificial Intelligence Research Center (AIRC) of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Japan. He received a PhD from the Graduate School of Mechanical Engineering, the University of Tokyo in 1998. In 1998, he joined Intelligent System Division of Electrotechnical Laboratory at AIST of the ministry of international trade and industry (MITI), Japan. In 2001, he joined Digital Human Laboratory. In 2003, he joined the Digital Human Research Center (DHRC) of AIST. He is also a Prime Senior Research Scientist at AIST from 2013. His research interests include human behavior sensing, human behavior modeling, injury prevention engineering, and social participation support. He is a member of the Robotics Society of Japan, and the Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence. He received the best paper awards from the Robotics Society of Japan, the Japan Ergonomics Society, and the Information Processing Society of Japan.
Alexander N. Karkishchenko has completed his PhD from Taganrog Radio Engineering Institute, Russia, and postdoctoral studies from Taganrog State University of Radio Engineering, Russia. He is a Professor in Southern Federal Uneversity, a Leading Researcher in Research and Development Institute of Robotics and Control Systems. He has published more than 35 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Timnit Gebru is the technical co-lead of Ethical AI at Google and just finished her postdoc in the Fairness Accountability Transparency and Ethics (FATE) group at Microsoft Research, New York. Prior to joining Microsoft Research, she was a PhD student in the Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, studying computer vision under Fei-Fei Li. Her main research interest is in data mining large-scale, publicly available images to gain sociological insight, and working on computer vision problems that arise as a result, including fine-grained image recognition, scalable annotation of images, and domain adaptation. She is currently studying the ethical considerations underlying any data mining project, and methods of auditing and mitigating bias in sociotechnical systems. The New York Times, MIT Tech Review and others have recently covered her work. As a cofounder of the group Black in AI, she works to both increase diversity in the field and reduce the negative impacts of racial bias in training data used for human-centric machine learning models.
Vahideh Hayyolalam received her B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Payam-noor university of Tabriz, Iran, in 2005 and her M.Sc. degree in Computer Software engineering from Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Iran in 2016. Currently, she is a researcher at Islamic Azad University. Her research interests include Evolutionary computing, Optimization, Metaheuristic algorithms, Cloud computing and Service composition. she is recently a refree for these journals: “Journal of Experimental & Theoretical Artificial Intelligence” and “American Journal of Networks and Communications”.
Konstantin S. Ivanov has completed his Candidate of Technics from Moskow Technical University, Russia, and D.E. from Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan. He is the Professor of Almaty University of Power Engineerung and Telecommunication, Kazakhstan. He has published more than 125 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Mrs. Vassiliki S. Stavropoulou is an Assistant Professor at the Technological Educational Institute of Central Greece, where she has been teaching Technical English Terminology for the last twenty years. Also, for the last five years, she has been teaching Business Administration for students of Engineering, and more specifically the subjects of "Entrepreneurship" and "Man and Science" for the Automation Department. She has studied English and Greek literature at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and she holds a Master of Arts in TESL from St Michael’s College, Winooski, Vermont USA. She has published four books, the most recent of which are: English for Avionics, Electrical Systems & Navigation, Student’s Book & Workbook, Modern Publishing Ltd, Athens, 2013; English for Mechanical Engineering, Student’s Book, Modern Publishing Ltd, Athens, 2009; Study Guide on Mechanical Engineering Terminology, Modern Publishing Ltd, Athens, 2009.
Dr. Paul Robertson has completed his D.Phil from University of Oxford, UK. He is the chief scientist of DOLL Inc., a premier Artificial Intelligence and Robotics research organization. He has published numerous journal and conference articles, served as program chair for a major conference and served on numerous program committees.
Dr. Dennis Anderson is Chairman and Professor of Management and Information Technology at St. Francis College, New York City. He also serves as Founding Executive Director of the Institute of E-government and Global Sustainability and the Center for Entrepreneurship. Prior to this appointment, he was a Professor of Information Systems and Associate Dean at Pace University. He also served as Founding Director of the University’s Center for Advanced Media. He is a strong advocate of technology-enhanced learning, emerging technologies, sustainable technologies, and knowledge entrepreneurship. He has taught various business, information systems and computer science courses at NYU Courant Institute, City University of New York, and Pace University. He also serves as the Chairman of NABU – Knowledge Transfer Beyond Boundaries (Special Consultative NGO to the UN ECOSOC since 2015). Anderson received his Ph.D. and M.Phil. in Mathematics Education from Columbia University. He also received an Ed.M. in Instructional Technology and Media from Columbia University. In addition, Anderson holds an M.S. in Computer Science from New York University’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and his B.A. in Computer Science from Fordham University. He also completed an executive-education program in E-Commerce at Columbia University’s School of Business and a professional program in multimedia at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is an alumnus of Harvard University’s Institute for Management and Leadership in Education Program.
Miss. Rayane El Sibai received her master degree in software engineering from the Antonine University, Beirut, Lebanon, in 2014. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in computer sciences from the Pierre and Marie Curie - Sorbonne University, Paris, France, in 2018. Currently, she is an instructor at Al Maaref University, Beirut, Lebanon. She is also an active researcher working in collaboration with the Institut supérieur d'électronique de Paris, Paris, France. Her research interests include Data streams processing, Data summarization, Data quality, and Cloud Computing.
Lydia RABIA has a Master degree in Mathematics and Computer Science, option: Information Systems and Web Technologies from Polytechnical Military School, Algeria. She is responsible for software development in the Department of Medical and Hospital Informatics at the Central Hospital of Army, Algiers, Algeria. She is a teacher in the Polytechnical Military School, Algiers, Algeria and she supervised several engineering dissertations. She has published and participated with her works in renowned international conferences.
Dr. Murad Al Shibli has completed his Ph.D. in 2006 from Concordia University in Canada. Working as the Head of Autonomous and Artificial Intelligent Systems at Abu Dhabi Polytechnic in UAE. Holds more than 25 years of industrial and academic experience in Canada, Jordan and UAE at Concordia University, German Jordanian University, American University of Sharjah, UAEU University, and Abu Dhabi Polytechnic. Established new programs in AI, Autonomous Systems, Electromechanical Engineering Technology and Mechatronics Systems. Published more than 47 publications in international journals and conferences. Registered 4 provisional patents in USA. Active researcher in robotics control, AI, IR 4.0, autonomous systems, UAVs, neural networks, mechatronics, control and space systems.
Marek Ososinski has completed his PhD from Aberystwyth University, Wales where he continued his postdoctoral work. He is a research developer at Tadano Ltd. a global manufacturer of lifting equipment. He has worked on Mars Terrain Simulator for ESA3 Exomars mission and GPS denied autonomous navigation for the Defence sector.
Elashiri, M.A has completed his PhD from Computer Sciences and information Dept., Institute of Statistical Studies and Researches, Egypt. He is member of many international scientific societies such as: International Rough Set Society (IRSS), Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Community and Egyptian Syndicate of Scientific profession. He has published more than 10 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute for several international Computer and information journals such as: Egyptian Informatics Journal (Elsevier), International Journal of Computer Science and Information Technology (IJCSIT), International Journal of Computer-Aided technologies (IJCAx), International Journal of Hybrid Intelligence (IJHI) and Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science (JITeCS).
Hasan Abdulrahman1 has completed his PhD from University of Montpellier 2017, Ecole des mines ales, France. He is the asst. professor in the Northern Technical University, Department of Technical Computer systems. He has published more than 16 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Fernando Jimenez was born at Bogota, Colombia in 1958. Doctor Jimenez is an Electric Engineer (Uniandes, 1979), Diplome d Etudes Approfondies in Automatic Control (SupAero, 1983) and Doctor in Systems (INSA, 2000 and Uniandes, 2001). He is Associate Professor at Uniandes since 1986.
Janio Jadán-Guerrero has completed his PhD from Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Ricaand Universidad Politénica de Valencia, España. He is the director of Mechatronics and Interactive Systems (MIST) Research Center, at Universidad Tecnológica Indoamérica, Ecuador. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute (Revista CienciAmérica, International Design & Children, and others).
Peng Lu has completed his PhD from Tsinghua University and postdoctoral studies from Tsinghua University, China. He is now the professor of sociology. He has published more than 25 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of reputable academic journals.
Dr. Shaneeta Johnson is an Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of Minimally Invasive, Robotic, and Bariatric Surgery, and Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency Program at Morehouse School of Medicine, Department of Surgery and Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, and Fellow of the International College of Surgeons. She is board certified in General Surgery and Obesity Medicine. Dr. Johnson is an expert in the field of robotic minimally invasive surgery. She is a published author and presenter with manuscripts and presentations in the fields of obesity, robotic surgery, preoperative endoscopy and bariatric surgery.
Pablo Cortés is a full Professor in Industrial Engineering at the Universidad de Sevilla. His PhD in Operations Research and Network Flows obtained a Special Doctoral Award. His research interests focus on the fields: soft computing, operations research, transport and logistics, energy efficiency, and vertical transportation. He has been appointed as guest editor and is associate editor of relevant scientific journals such as the International Journal of Bio-Inspired Computation amongst others. He is author of more than 50 papers in diverse JCR – Web of Science journals He has also been the leader researcher in several public and private funded projects and has served as evaluator of projects for international agecies. Luis Onieva is a full Professor of Production and Operations Management at the School of Engineering of the Universidad de Sevilla since 1995. He obtained his PhD degree at the same University in 1986. In 1996 he was commissioned as CEO of the Association for Research and Industrial Cooperation in Andalusia (AICIA). He has also been Vice-chancellor of the Seville University. He is currently the Director of the Departamento de Organización Industrial y Gestión de Empresas II of the Universidad de Sevilla. Jesús Muñuzuri is a full Professor at the University of Seville. His background includes a BSc in Industrial Engineering at the University of Seville, an MSc in Industrial Design and Production at the University of Wales Swansea and a PhD in Organisation Engineering at the University of Seville. His main fields of work, where he has published numerous research papers in international journals and completed many R&D projects, include logistics and transport, production management and the application of operations research to industrial engineering problems. José Guadix is a Full Professor in the School of Engineering at the Universidad de Sevilla. He earned his doctorate in 2004 from University of Seville. His research interests include operations research and computational intelligence methods applied on industrial engineering problems. He has been consultant for several leading services companies and Regional Government Administrations since 2000. He is currently the General Manager for Technology Transfer in the Universidad de Sevilla.
Dr Wim JC Melis currently works at the University of Greenwich. Previously, he worked as a patent examiner at the European Patent Office, and as a CEO Fellow at the University of Tohoku Japan. He obtained his PhD and second MSc at Imperial College London and first MSc in Belgium. His research interests lie in the area of optimising the overall efficiency of a system at system level by developing cross-disciplinary solutions that go back and question basic principles. He approaches these challenges holistically to the areas of computer hardware design for AI and sustainable energy generation.
Noorjahan Khatoon Completed PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from Sikkim Manipal University, Currently Working as Sr. Lecturer at Advanced Technical Training Centre, Bardand, East Sikkim
Chih-Hung Wu received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan, in 1992 and 1996, respectively. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and the CEO of the Artificial Intelligence Research Center, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Dr. Wu is the director of ICAL (Intelligent Computation and Applications Lab.), National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. His research interests include AI, soft computing, robotics, GPS, and cloud-computing. He is a member of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence, Taiwan Fuzzy Systems Association, and Taiwan Automation Intelligence and Robotics Association. He is also a member of the IEEE (CI, I&M, and SMC Societies).
Dr. Marzieh Jalal Abadi is researcher and consultant in the field of cyber threat intelligence, security analysis in IoT, cybersecurity risk assessment and human behavior analysis using machine learning algorithms. She has experiences in both academia and industry and provides customized cybersecurity solutions for development and implementations in complex environments. Marzieh was research fellow and project manager at Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity (CIC) and worked on different projects for financial institutes (TD Bank), smart Industries (McCain food Company) and R&D companies (IBM Canada). Prior to joining CIC, she worked as researcher in Cyber Physical Systems Research Group at Data61|CSIRO in Sydney, Australia while she was lecturer at university. Marzieh received her PhD in Computer Science and Engineering from UNSW in Sydney, Australia. During her PhD, she was research assistant in Data61|CSIRO and worked on modeling various sensory data from smartphones, vibration energy harvesting and text data from different online sources. Her researches are based on empirical data sets and it includes but not limited to time series, imbalanced data and heterogeneous data. Prior to her PhD, she completed her Master’s degree in Mobile and Personal Communication at King’s College, University of London and B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, Iran. She has a broad set of interests in cybersecurity and privacy in IoT, threat modelling, machine learning algorithms, fake news analysis, and parallel and distributed iterative algorithms for data fusion.
Minoru Sasaki received the B. E. degree in mechanical engineering from the Yamagata University in 1979, and the M. Eng. and D. Eng. degrees in mechanical engineering from Tohoku University in 1983 and 1985, respectively. He was a research associate at Tohoku University in 1985 and a lecturer at Miyagi National College of Technology, and a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles. From 1993, he has been with Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University and is currently a professor. His current research interests include the control theory, mechatronics and robotics, vibration control, intelligent control and BMI. Now he has published more than 300 papers and got 14 items of awards.
Waweru Njeri graduated from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya with Bachelor of Science and Master of science inTelecommunication Engineering in 2009 and 2014 respectively. He has been a PhD student in Mechanical Engineering of Gifu University since 2016. His current research interests include, vibration control of flexible manipulators, intelligent control of electro-mechanical system, robot dynamics and design
Issa SALIM has completed his Master degree in medical cybernetic at the age of twenty six years from Ilmenau University in Germany, and his PhD in monitoring the brain signals from Graz university in Austria. He is a Member of the Bioresonance international association.In addition, he was Deputy of World University Service in UN- Austria and the Director of electrophysiology EEG in Wurzburg Germany. He is the director of medical center of Bioresonance in Rashid Hospital in DUBAI, He was awarded by Dubai’s Government (Excellence Program for the year 2010) In recognition of his outstanding, creative achievements and initiatives.
Hussein AlNabulsi is a PhD student in computer faculty at Charles Sturt University/ Albury, Australia, he is interesting in computer security research. He has a master degree at computer engineering from Yarmouk University/Jordan. AlNabulsi has been published 5 conference papers, 1 Journal paper, and 2 book chapter.
Dr Edwin Foo is a Lecturer of the Mechatronics & Systems Integration Group at Nanyang Polytechnic. He graduated from Loughborough University of Technology with first class honours in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He also obtained his PhD from Loughborough University working in control engineering pertaining to active suspension. After graduation, he joined TRW (Automotive, UK) as a research engineer to develop new sensor fusion algorithms for driverless car. In 2002, he joined Singapore Technologies Dynamics as a Control Engineer to develop an autopilot control system for an unmanned aircraft. He was later transferred to Singapore Technologies Aerospace to further work on various unmanned aircraft projects. In 2005, he joined Nanyang Polytechnic as a lecturer to teach C programming, control system engineering and embedded system technology. Through the years, he was involved in several local robotics competitions, industrial projects and Temasek Foundation, Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) training program. In 2010, he was awarded a $239,000 fund in the “Development of a Semi-Portable Rehabilitation System for Upper Limb Disability” from NRF (NRF2010OTH-TRD001-015).
Amine Chemchem received the license in academic computer science at the University of Jijel-Algeria in 2009. After-that, he joined USTHB university, and received the M.S degree in intelligent computer systems in 2011. After graduation, Amine was admitted as Ph.D student at LRIA (laboratory of research in artificial intelligence) in USTHB university. His PhD thesis, which is directed by Prof. Habiba Drias, is entitled "from data mining, to knowledge mining: An incremental learning and multilevel approaches". In 2015, Amine graduated his PhD degree in computer science. From September 2015, to January 2018, Amine was a lecturer-researcher at the computer science department of Saad Dahleb university, Algeria, and at the Algerian Marines High School as a part-time teacher. Since January 2018, Amine is a Post-Doctoral researcher at CReSTIC Lab at the University of Reims Champagne Ardenne, his research domain is focused on artificial intelligence, Data mining, Machine and Deep learning, GPU, Multi-agents systems, and Meta-heuristics.
Dr M. Sornam has done her Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Madras in the year 1987, Master’s Degree in Computer Applications from the University of Madras in the year 1991 and received her Ph.D from the University of Madras in the year 2013. She has been working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Madras. Her area of interest includes artificial intelligence and artificial neural networks, evolutionary computing, image processing, soft computing,data mining, pattern recognition and applications.
Ayodele Periola has completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. His research focuses on applying artificial intelligence to improve access to wireless technologies and applications. This is necessary to increase technology adoption in contexts when capital constraints pose a significant barrier. In this regard, he has published research articles aiming to increase reducing the cost of conducting radio astronomy surveys, designing earth observation systems. He has proposed solutions that improve subscriber quality of service derived from wireless communications. His research findings have been presented in IEEE Conferences and Journal Articles
Utpal Chakraborty is an eminent Data Scientist and researcher having 20 years of experience, including working as an Principal Architect in IBM, Capgemini, L&T Infotech and other MNCs in his past assignments. At the moment he is Head of Artificial Intelligence at YES BANK. Utpal is a well-known speaker and researcher on Artificial Intelligence, Agile and Lean speaking at conferences around the world. His recent research on machine learning titled “Layered Approximation for Deep Neural Networks” has been appreciated in different conferences and institutions. He has also demonstrated few completely out-of-the-box hybridized Agile & Lean implementations in different industries, out of those his implementation framework for movie productions and government enterprises are remarkable and appreciated by the agile & lean communities across the globe.
Surbhi Bhatia has completed her PhD from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan and is currently teaching in K.R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon as an Assistant Professor and has almost 7 years of teaching experience. She has published 20 research papers in various International/National Journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute. Her areas of interests include Data mining, Machine Learning and Information Retrieval.
Amir Hossein Niknamfar received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees both in Industrial Engineering at the Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch, Iran, in 2009 and 2013, respectively. He is recently Member of American Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, U.S.A., and a referee for these journals: Applied Mathematical Modelling Applied Soft Computing Assembly Automation Computers & Industrial Engineering Expert Systems with Applications Knowledge-Based Systems Transportation Research Part E
LE THI Hoai An obtained his PhD with Distinction in Optimization in 1994, his Habilitation in 1997 from university of Rouen, France. She is currently serving as Full Professor Exceptional Class, university of Lorraine. She is the author/co-author of more than 230 journal articles, international conference papers and book chapters, the co-editor of 20 books and/or special issues of international journals. She has been president of Scientific Committee and president of Organizing Committee and member of Scientific Committee of various international conferences, and has been heading of several research projects. Her research interests include Machine Learning, Optimization and Operations Research and their applications in Information Systems and Industrial Systems. She is the co-founder (with Pham Dinh Tao) of DC programming and DCA, an innovative approach in non-convex programming.
Wael Yafooz is associate professor in information technology department at al-madinah international university (Malaysia). He is a dean of faculty of computer and information technology. He received his bachelor degree in area of computer science from Egypt 2002 and Master of Science in Computer Science from Egypt and university of MARA Technology (UiTM) 2010, PhD in Computer Science in 2014 from UiTM. During his studies and working in the Malaysia, he awarded Gold and silver Medals for his contribution in international expo of innovation and invention in area of computer science. In addition, to excellent research award from UiTM. He chaired and member of various committees in many international conferences. In addition, he deliver and conduct many workshops in the research area and practical courses in data management and visualization. His research interest includes big data, data mining, machine learning and data management.
I am working as a Senior Researcher at the University of Agder, Norway. In my 6 years of research career, I have published 20 papers. I have worked on interdisciplinary applications of Machine Learning. I am currently working on developing an eCoach application for athletes and coaches, which can help athletes in food intake and physical activity, whereas for coaches, it will guide in getting an overview of athletes. My research interests lie in CNNs, RNNs (basically all neural networks), and Computer Vision.