Prof. Chi (Harold) Liu, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Prof. Chi (Harold) Liu receives a Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from Imperial College, UK in 2010, and a B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Information Engineering from Tsinghua University, China in 2006.
He is currently a Full Professor, Vice Dean at the School of Computer Science and Technology, and Director of Beijing Key Lab of Intelligent Information Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology, China. Before moving to academia, he worked for IBM Research - China as a staff researcher and project manager from 2010 to 2013, worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Deutsche Telekom Laboratories, Germany in 2010, and as a Research Staff Member at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA in 2009. His current research interests include the big data analytics, mobile computing, and machine learning. He received the IBM First Plateau Invention Achievement Award in 2012, ACM SigKDD'21 Best Paper Runner-up Award, ACM MobiCom'21 Best Community Paper Runner-up Award, and IEEE DataCom'16 Best Paper Award. He has published more than 100 prestigious conference and journal papers and owned 37 EU/UK/US/Germany/Spain/China patents. He serves as the Associate Editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORK SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, Area Editor for KSII Trans. on Internet and Information Systems, the Symposium Chair for IEEE ICC 2020 on Next Generation Networking, and served as the (Lead) Guest Editor for IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing and IEEE Sensors Journal. He was the book editor for 11 books published by Taylor & Francis Group, USA and China Machine Press, China. He also has served as the general chair of IEEE SECON'13 workshop on IoT Networking and Control, IEEE WCNC'12 workshop on IoT Enabling Technologies, and ACM UbiComp'11 Workshop on Networking and Object Memories for IoT. He was a consultant to Asian Development Bank, Bain & Company, and KPMG, USA, and the peer reviewer for Qatar National Research Foundation, National Science Foundation, China, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Science and Technology, China. He is a senior member of IEEE and a Fellow of IET, British Computer Society, and Royal Society of Arts.
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.
Prof. Linlin Shen, Shenzhen University, China
Professor Linlin Shen received the BSc and MEng degrees from Shanghai JiaoTong University, Shanghai, China, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. He was a Research Fellow with the University of Nottingham, working on MRI brain image processing. 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, and Wenzhou-Kean University, Wenzhou, 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.
Assoc. Prof. Wei Wei, Xi’an University of Technology, China
Prof. Zhen Zhang,Zhengzhou University, China
Prof. Zhigui Liu, Southwest University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Hongzhi Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Prof. Xingcheng Liu, Sun Yat-sen University, China
Dr. Xianlong Jiao, Chongqing University, China
Assoc. Prof. Mamoun Alazab, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Technical Program Committee
Prof. Ying Zhang, North China Electric Power University, China
Prof. Baofeng Sun, Jilin University, China
Prof. Hehong Zhang, Fuzhou University, China
Prof. Yaobin Wang, Southwest University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Bingyao Wang, Southwest University of Science and Technology, China
Assoc. Prof. Pablo Chamoso, University of Salamanca, Spain
Assoc. Prof. Mohammad Amir Khusru Akhtar, Usha Martin University, India
Assoc. Prof. Guoqiang Han, Fuzhou University, China
Assoc. Prof. Jing Teng, North China Electric Power University, China
Assoc. Prof. Xumin Pu, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Assoc. Prof. Lukun Wang, Shandong University of Science and Technology, China
Assist. Prof. Muhammad Farhan, COMSATS University Islamabad, Pakistan
Dr. Sergi Trilles Oliver, Universitat Jaume I, Spain
Dr. Mingxuan Chen, Shanghai University Of Engineering Science, China
Dr. Jingwen Zhao, Shanghai University Of Engineering Science, China
Dr. Mandeep Kumar, National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar (Punjab), India
Dr. Yangyang Zhang, Army Engineering University, China