Here are Organising Committee Members
Dr. Frank Hsu currently working as a Professor of Computer and Information Sciences, Fordham University, New York, NY, USA. He obtained his Ph.D. in Combinatorial and Applied Mathematics from the University of Michigan in the year of 1979, after that he served as a assistant professor of Computer and Information Sciences in Fordham University. He acts as a chair for many scientific conferences and chair for academics. He published books, journals, and articles and he was positioned as a board member in the editorial board for IEEE publications.
University of Naples Parthenope
Agostino Iadicicco (Member, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree in information engineering from the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy, in 2005. He is currently an Associate Professor with the University of Naples Parthenope, Italy, and serves as the Associate Editor for the IEEE Sensors Journal. Since 2002, his research activity has been focused on optoelectronics and photonics devices for sensing and communications applications.
University of Waterloo
Sagar Naik is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo. He has also been a member of IEEE since 1994. His research interests include computer network protocols, wireless and mobile communication systems, sensor networks, peer-to-peer networks, cognitive radio systems and energy saving in hand-held devices and data centers. Delay tolerant networks, body-area networks, mHealth (mobile health) and eHealth applications, vehicular networks, and intelligent transportation systems are also areas of research that interest Professor Naik.
The University of Queensland
Professor Yusuke Yamauchi received his Bachelor's degree (2003), Master's degree (2004), and Ph.D. degree (2007) from the Waseda University, Japan. After receiving his Ph.D., he joined the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, to start his own research group. At the same time, he started to serve as an adjunct professor to supervise Ph.D. students at the Department of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, Waseda University. After being granted the ARC Future Fellowship, in May 2016, he joined the Institute for Superconducting & Electronic Materials (ISEM), the Australian Institute for Innovative Materials (AIIM), the University of Wollongong (UOW) as a Professor. In 2018, he moved to the University of Queensland (UQ). Presently, he is a Senior Group Leader at the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (AIBN) (on secondment from the School of Chemical Engineering until 2026), a Professor at the School of Chemical Engineering, and a Director at the Australian Materials nanoelectronic Centre. He concurrently serves as an ERATO Research Director at the JST-ERATO Yamauchi Materials Space-Tectonics, a Group Leader at the Mesoscale Materials Chemistry Group, the International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), a Visiting Professor at the Waseda University, an Advisory Board Member of prestigious journals (Small, Small Structures, ChemCatChem, J. Inorg. Organomet. Polym. Mater., etc.), and an Associate Editor of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and Chemical Engineering Journal (Elsevier).
Florida International University
S.S. Iyengar is currently the Distinguished University Professor, Founding Director of the Discovery Lab, and Director of the US Army-funded Centre of Excellence in Digital Forensics at Florida International University, Miami. He has been involved with research and education in high-performance intelligent systems, Data Science and Machine Learning Algorithms, Sensor Fusion, Data Mining, and Intelligent Systems. Since receiving his Ph.D. degree in 1974 from MSU, USA, he has directed over 65 Ph.D. students, 100 Masterâ€™s students, and many undergraduate students who are now faculty at Major Universities worldwide or Scientists or Engineers at National Labs/Industries around the world. He has published more than 600 research papers, has authored/co-authored, and edited 26 books. His h-index is 63 with over 19000 citations and is among the list of top 2% cited scholars of Stanford study this year. His books are published by MIT Press, John Wiley, and Sons, CRC Press, Prentice-Hall, Springer Verlag, IEEE Computer Society Press, etc. One of his books titled Introduction to Parallel Algorithms has been translated into Chinese. During the last thirty years, Dr. Iyengar has brought in over 65 million dollars for research and education. In recent, he has received $2.25 Million (USD) funding from the United States Army Research Office to develop a Centre of Excellence in Digital Forensics in collaboration with HBCU institutions. This is considered to be one of the biggest achievements in the whole FIU; many such grants are in the past. He has provided the students and faculty with a vision for active learning and collaboration at Jackson State University, Louisiana State University, Florida International University, and across the world. Dr. Iyengars career is a distinguished one, marked by his incredible record of success in groundbreaking research, inspirational teaching, and excellence in community service. It is his consistent drive to fight for and promote the minority and underrepresented groups that are his passion.
University of Guelph
Simon X. Yang received the B.Sc. degree in engineering physics from Beijing University, Beijing, China, in 1987, the first of two M.Sc. degrees in biophysics from the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, in 1990, the second M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Houston, Houston, TX, in 1996, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada, in 1999. Dr. Yang is currently a Professor and the Head of the Advanced Robotics and Intelligent Systems Laboratory at the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada. His research interests include artificial intelligence, robotics, sensors, and multi-sensor fusion, wireless sensor networks, control systems, bio-inspired intelligence, machine learning, neural networks, fuzzy systems, and computational neuroscience. Prof. Yang has been very active in professional activities. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Robotics and Automation; an Advisory Editorial Board member of Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing; and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence, and several other journals. He was on the grant review panel of NSERC, CIHR, and several other grant agencies. He was the General Chair of the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Logistics and Automation and the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Information and Automation. Among many of his awards, he was a recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award at the University of Guelph.
Prof. Dongsoo Har received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronics engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, and his Ph.D. degree from Polytechnic institute at Brooklyn, US. He received the Best Paper Award (Jack Neubauer Memorial Award) from IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology in 2000, from ENICS international conference in 2008, and from APWCE international conference in 2016. Since 2013, he has been a faculty member of the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea. He is the director of railway specialized graduate school in KAIST, the director of the center for the green transportation system in KAIST, and the director of the steering board of electronic warfare workshop in Korea. He was the General co-chair of the APWCE international conference in 2016, TPC chair of IFEV international workshop in 2014, and TPC member of many international conferences. He is also appointed as General co-chair of the APWCE international conference in November 2017. He is an associate editor of IEEE Sensors journal.
Marc Le Menn, Ph.D., received an engineering degree in Physics Instrumentation from CNAM Paris in 1990, a D.E.A. (Research Masters degree) in Metrology and Physics Systems, and a Ph.D. degree in Electronics from University de Bretagne Occidental (UBO) in 2000. From 1991 to 1994, he was head of Instrumentation Service of Center for Studies and Research in Aerospace Medicine (CERMA) of the French Army health Service. Since 1999, he is in charge of the metrology and chemical oceanography laboratory; he created 1994 and 1999, to the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Service of the French Navy (SHOM, Brest). Since 2000, he is a part-time lecturer at the UBO in the master of Instrumentation and Physics of Sensors and from 2005 to 2014; he was a visiting professor at the University Saint Joseph of Beirut (Lebanon) in Master of Physics of Sensors. He is the author or co-author of 24 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals, of a book edited in 2007 at Hermes Lavoisier and another one in 2012 at Wiley ISTE entitle Metrology and instrumentation in oceanography, of 21 conferences in international congress and 43communications in French. His passion is to bring metrology into all areas of oceanographic measurement and to improve measurement techniques. Temperature, salinity, sea currents, or sea level are the quantities where he has been able to make his contribution.
Allel HADJALIis a Full Professor in Computer Science at the National Engineering School for Mechanics and Aerotechnics (ISAE-ENSMA), Poitiers, France. He is a member of the Data & Model Engineering research team of the Laboratory of Computer Science and Automatic Control for Systems (LIAS/ISEA-ENSMA). His main area of research falls within the Data Science field, and more specifically, the research topics related to Data Exploitation & Analysis (sensor data, semantic data, incomplete data), Knowledge Extraction, and Recommendation. His current research interests include Soft Computing and Computational Intelligence in Databases (Cooperative/Intelligent Databases, Data fusion/integration, Data Quality, Data Uncertainty, Data Privacy, and Trust), Machine Learning-based Recommendation, Approximate/Uncertain Reasoning with applications to Artificial Intelligence, and Information Systems. His recent works were published in well-known journals (e.g., Applied Soft Computing, Knowledge and Information Systems, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Journal of Intelligent Information Systems, and Annals of Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence). He also published several papers in International Conferences (ESWC, ICTAI, Fuzz-IEEE, DEXA, FQAS, SUM, ISMIS, IPMU, CoopIS, IFSA, ACM SAC, ICWS, SCC, ER, VLDB, and EDBT (demo papers)). He co-organized several special sessions on Advances in Soft Computing Applied to Databases and Information Systems in conjunction with EUSFLAT (2009 and 2011) Conference, Advances in Bipolarity in Databases in conjunction with EUSFLAT (2013), Advances in Data Management in the Context of Incomplete Databases in conjunction with IFSA (2015) Conference, Uncertainty in Cloud Computing in conjunction with DEXA (2017). He co-organized also several special issues in well-known journals, among them, Flexible Queries in Information Systems in Journal of Intelligent Information Systems (2009), On Advances in Soft Computing Applied to Databases and Information Systems in Fuzzy Sets and Systems Journal (2011), Post-LFA 2015 Conference in Fuzzy Sets and Systems Journal (2017), Uncertain Cloud in International Journal of Approximate Reasoning (2019)
Lulea Technical University
Nadhir Al-Ansari is currently a Professor at the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Natural Resources Engineering at Lulea Technical University Sweden. Research interests are mainly in Water Resources and Environment. Served several academic administrative posts (Dean, Head of Department). Publications include more than 700 articles in international/national journals, chapters in books, and 22 books and special issues. He executed more than 60 major research projects in Iraq, Jordan, and the UK. Awarded several scientific and educational awards, among them is the British Council on its 70th Anniversary awarded him top five scientists in Cultural Relations. One patent on Physical methods for the separation of iron oxides. Supervised more than 70 postgraduate students at different universities. Member of several scientific societies like International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Chartered Institution of Water and Environment Management, Established and President (till 1995) of the Iraqi Water Resources Societyâ€¦ etc. Member of the editorial board of 24 international journals.
Dr. Anat Tchetchik holds a B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. in Environmental Economics and Management from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Geography and Environment at Bar-Ilan University. She has established and is the head of a program in Environmental Innovation Management in Corporates for MA students at her department. Her main research interests include environmental consumer behavior, evaluation of consumer preferences towards non-market goods, and decision-making in the presence of heterogeneity and latent psychographics as well as the evaluation of ecosystem services, mainly those supplied by urban green infrastructure, including the analysis of the synergies and trade-offs they create. Anat published 25 peer-reviewed articles, many of which are in top journals including Ecological Economics, American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Journal of Business Research, Transportation Research Part E, and Resources, Conservation and Recycling. She holds competitive grants from several agencies including H2020, the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection, and the Israeli National Insurance Institution.
University Malaysia Sabah
Ag. Asri Ag. Ibrahim is an associate professor at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics, University Malaysia Sabah (UMS). He received his Doctor of Philosophy (Electronics) from The University of York, United Kingdom. Before that, he completed his Masters's Degree in Computer Science and Bachelors's Degree in Computer Science at the University of Malaya. Dr. Ag. Asri is now serving as Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the university and also the Director of the Department of Information and Communication Technology. He has served the university for more than 20 years. He is the author and co-author of more than 80 articles and proceedings. He is also the principal investigator and research member of more than 30 research grants. He is also active in community engagement activities especially in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) programs and technology adoption for entrepreneurs.