Prof. Xiangjie Kong
Zhejiang University of Technology, China
Dr. Xiangjie Kong is currently a Full Professor in the College of Computer Science & Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT), China. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in School of Software, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China, where he was the Head of the Department of Cyber Engineering. He is the Founding Director of City Science of Social Computing Lab (The CSSC Lab) (http://cssclab.cn/). He is/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 160 scientific papers in international journals and conferences including IEEE TKDE, ACM TKDD, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, IEEE NETW, IEEE COMMUN MAG, IEEE TVT, IEEE IOJ, IEEE TSMC, IEEE TETC, IEEE TASE, IEEE TCSS, WWWJ, etc.. 5 of his papers is selected as ESI- Hot Paper (Top 1‰), and 18 papers are ESI-Highly Cited Papers (Top 1%). His research has been reported by Nature Index and other medias. He has been invited as Reviewers for numerous prestigious journals including IEEE TKDE, IEEE TMC, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TII, IEEE IOTJ, IEEE COMMUN MAG, IEEE NETW, IEEE TITS, TCJ, JASIST, etc.. 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 40 and i10-index of 100, and a total of more than 5800 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. His research interests include big data, network science, and computational social science. He is a Distinguished Member of CCF, a Senior Member of IEEE, a Full Member of Sigma Xi, and a Member of ACM.
Technical Program Committee Chair
Prof. 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.
Prof. Zhikui Chen
Dalian University of Technology, China
Dr. Chen Zhikui, professor and doctoral supervisor of Dalian University of technology since November 2007, director of big data Research Institute of Dalian University of technology. Research direction: big data and artificial intelligence. 1998-2007 engaged in scientific research on network and data computing in Hong Kong Baptist University, French Institute of automation, University of Stuttgart, Germany. National projects in recent five years: National key R & D project, Key technology research for cross domain case filing and collaboration among professional courts (2018YFC083130020, 18.7.1-2021.6.30, with a total funding of 11.15 million yuan); National key R & D program, Source apportionment and pollution characteristics of heavy metals in farmland and agricultural products (2016YFD08030202016.1.1-2020.12.31);Key project of National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) (technical director), research on management analysis and mining of multi-source heterogeneous big data for "three old" transformation (u13012532014.1-2017.12); Two general projects of NSFC, research on adaptive depth computing model for land resource feature learning (61672123), Research on few-shots cross-modal learning model for interpretation of land utilization status data (62076047), 2021 / 01-2024 / 12.
Academic achievements and contributions in recent five years: A series of big data computing theories and algorithms as well as artificial intelligence technology have been created, a big data algorithm library platform has been developed, and an artificial intelligence computing platform has been constructed, which has been applied in engineering practice. Published more than 100 academic papers and more than 50 SCI retrieved journals. 20 invention patents have been applied and 13 have been authorized. Four software copyrights were issued and three books were published. One special award, first award and second award of science and technology progress of Geographic Information Association in 2020,2018,2016; One third award of Huaxia Construction Science and technology in 2021.
Organizing Program Committee Chair
Prof. Dhananjay Kumar
Department of Information Technology, Anna University, MIT Campus, Chennai.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
(ii) The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), India
(iii) The Institution of Engineers (IE), India
(iv) TPC Member of ITU Kaleidoscope Events, Geneva, Switzerland
Professional Academic Experiences:
Joined Department of Information Technology, Anna University, MIT Campus, Chennai, India on 20th January2003. Presently working as a Professor and head of the department；Worked at School of Computer Science & Engineering (Now Department of Computer Science & Engineering), Anna University Chennai during 2nd April 2002 to 19 January 2003 as a lecturer；Worked as a Senior Lecturer cum H.O.D in-charge at Vel Multimedia Engineering College, Avadi during 5th January 2001 to 31st March 2002.
Awards/Fellowships: Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi scholarship (GATE) to；pursue M.E. and M.Tech. programs；Reward by Intel® Software Network group for a contest “Show Us Your Threads” in the year 2007；Name & brief resume included in World’s Whose Who published by MARQUIS, USA in 27th；Edition, for the year 2010；Nominated for "Rashtriya Gaurav Award" by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi in the year 2010；Fellowship by ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), Geneva, year 2009；Fellowship by United Nation Development Program (UNDP), through ITU-T, Geneva, Year 2011；Selected for the “Mother Teresa Excellence” award by the Integrated Council for Scio-Economic
Progress, Thrissur, Year 2012；Fellowship by ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), Geneva, Year 2017；Third best paper award (USD1,000) at the 11th ITU Kaleidoscope conference 2019, hosted by the Georgia Tech., at Atlanta, USA in the year 2019；Fellowship by ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T), Geneva, Year 2019
Prof. Arun Balodi
Visvesvaraya Technological University, Karnataka
Dr Arun Balodi, Senior Member IEEE, Fellow IETE, Life Member ISTE is currently working as Professor & Head at Atria Institute of Technology in Bangalore, India. Dr Arun bestowed with PhD, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India, 2018, M. Tech., Digital Signal Processing, Govind Ballabh Pant Engineering College, Pauri, India, 2010, and B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering, Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, India, 2005. He was awarded Gold Medal in M. Tech., and the Academic Excellence award in the year 2010 and 2011. His research area in Biomedical Signal and Image Processing, Artificial Intelligence. Dr Arun has more than 14 years of teaching and research experience in the various institutions in India, which include Shobhit Institute of Engineering and Technology, Gangoh, Saharanpur, Shivalik College of Engineering, Dehradun, National Institute of Technology, Delhi, and presently, Atria Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India. Dr Arun also received MHRD scholarships during the research work at IIT Roorkee. His research area is Digital Signal and Image Processing, Medical Image Analysis, Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition. He has published more than 14 papers in peer-reviewed journals and international conferences. He is an active researcher and reviewer for various indexed Journals and Conferences and given various technical talks. He has actively participated in more than 22 FDPs and more than 100 webinars and conducted workshops in the domain of Signal and Image Processing. He is currently advising IEEE Student Branch at Atria Institute of Technology, Bangalore, for the IEEE Bangalore Section.
Prof. Yuanchang Zhong
Chongqing University, China
Dr. Yuanchang Zhong, Professor and Doctoral Supervisor. He has served as the deputy director of Chongqing University Electronic Technology Basic Teaching Laboratory Center and the deputy director of Chongqing University Space Electronic Information Technology Research Institute.
Now he is the main professor of "National Electrical and Electronic Technology Teaching Team of Chongqing University". The backbone expert of wireless energy transfer team of State Key Laboratory of Power of Transmission Equipment & System Security and New Technology, School of Electrical Engineering of Chongqing University. The deputy general manager of Bishan Space Solar Power Station Base of Chongqing University.
Social groups and academic adjuncts: IEEE PES Smart Buildings-Loads-Customer Systems (SBLC) Technical Committee-Vice Chairman of Intelligent User System Sub-Committee. Vice Chairman of the Air Platform Working Group of China Emergency Communication Industry Alliance. Vice Chairman of Chongqing Industrial Internet Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance. China emergency society public safety committee, Chinese Society of Astronautics (CSA)-Space Solar Power Plant Professional Committee, Chongqing Internet of Thing (IoT) Association experts. Education informatization expert of Chongqing Municipal Education Commission. Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Telecommunication engineering. Senior Member of Chinese Institute of Electronics, Senior Member of Chinese Institute of Electronics, China Institute of Communications, China Instrument and Control Society, China Electrotechnical Society, China Energy Society. Specially review expert for many journals such as Chinese Journal of Computers. Project review experts of the Ministry of Science and Technology, project review experts of science and technology projects of the Ministry of Education. He has been serving as a special commissioner of Chongqing Science and Technology Commission, Chongqing Education Commission and Chongqing Science and Technology Bureau. Chongqing Chief Science Popularization Expert, also acts as a science and technology consultant for many companies. Professor Zhong has taught undergraduate courses such as "Electrical Engineering", "Electronic Technology", "Circuit Principles", "Electronic Measurement Technology", and "Systems Engineering", as well as graduate courses such as "Electromagnetic Compatibility Technology" and "Multi-sensor Information Fusion Technology".Presided over 2 projects of National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2 projects of "973", 1 project of "863", and 1 key project of National Science and Technology Support Program; presided over 6 projects of Provincial Natural Science Foundation of China and more than 20 horizontal projects.
Applied for and obtained 8 national invention patents. Received 5 achievement awards at or above provincial and ministerial level.He has published more than 80 papers in first-class journals such as Journal of Communications, Journal of Transactions of China Electrotechnical Society and other overseas journals (more than 20 SCI and EI core indexed papers). He has published 2 scientific monographs and 3 experimental textbooks. He has trained more than 70 master and doctoral students.
Prof. Kannimuthu Subramaniyam
Karpagam College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, India
Kannimuthu Subramaniyam is currently working as Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Karpagam College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He is also an In-Charge for the Center of Excellence in Algorithms. He is an IBM Certified Cybersecurity Analyst. He did PhD in Computer Science and Engineering at Anna University, Chennai. He did his M.E (CSE) and B.Tech (IT) at Anna University, Chennai. He has more than 15 years of teaching and industrial experience. He is the recognized supervisor of Anna University, Chennai. Two PhD candidate is completed their research under his guidance. He is now guiding 7 PhD Research Scholars. He has published 55 research articles in various International Journals. He published 2 books ("Artificial Intelligence" & “LinkedList Demystified-A Placement Perspective” and 3 Book Chapters (WOS / Scopus Indexed). He is acting as mentor / consultant for DeepLearning.AI, Hubino, MaxByte Technologies and Dhanvi Info Tech, Coimbatore. He is the expert member for AICTE Student learning Assessment Project (ASLAP). He has presented a number of papers in various National and International conferences. He has visited more than 100 Engineering colleges and delivered more than 131 Guest Lectures on various topics. He is the reviewer for 50 Journals and 3 Books. He has successfully completed the consultancy project through Industry-Institute Interaction for ZF Wind Power Antwerpen Ltd., Belgium. He has received funds from CSIR, DRDO and ISRO to conduct workshops and seminars. He has completed more than 610 Certifications (41 Specializations and 4 Professional Certifications) in Coursera, Hackerrank and NPTEL on various domains. He has guided a number of research-oriented as well as application-oriented projects organized by well-known companies like IBM. He is actively involving in setting up lab for Cloud Computing, Big Data Analytics, Open-Source Software, Internet Technologies etc., His research interests include Artificial Intelligence, Data Structures and Algorithms, Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, Virtual Reality & Blockchain. One of his research works is incorporated SPMF Open-Source Data Mining Tool. Source: http://www.philippe-fournier-viger.com/spmf/index.php?link=algorithms.php. He Conferred Second Best Team in NLP Challenge as part of FIRE 2019 conference. He secured first Position in NLP Challenge as part of FIRE 2018 Conference.
Local Organizing Committees Members
A. Prof. Wei Wei, Xi'an University of Technology, China
Prof. Ling Cen, South China University of Technology, China
Prof. Tao Wang, Sun Yat-Sen University, China
Prof. Zhihong Qian, Jilin University, China
Prof. Yongkang Xing, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Zhiwu Li, Xidian University, China
Prof, Zhiyuan Zhu, Southwest University, China
Prof. Jianhua Liu, The Second Hospital of Jilin University, China
Prof. Zhihan Lv, IEEE Senior Member, Qingdao University, China
Local Organizing Committees Members
Prof. Noreddine Gherabi, Sultan Moulay Slimane University, Morocco
Prof. Yuanzhu Chen, Queen's University, Canada
Prof. Dmitriy V. Ivanov, Samara State University of Transport, Russia
Prof. Kathiravan Srinivasan, Vellore Institute of Technology, India
Prof. Ke-Lin Du, Concordia University, Canada
Prof. Yongkang Xing, Chongqing University, China
Prof. Yongtang Zhang, Guangdong Neusoft Institute, China
Assoc. Prof. Yousef Abubaker El-Ebiary, University Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Malaysia