Ain shams UniveristyEgypt
Abdel Badeh M. Salem is a professor emeritus of Computer Science since September 2007 till now. He was a former Vice Dean of the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences at Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt (1996-2007). He was a full professor Dr.of Computer Science at Faculty of Science, Ain Shams University from 1989 to 1996. He was a Director of Scientific Computing Center at Ain Shams University (1984-1990).In 1996 he was moved to the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences at the same university. His research includes Knowledge engineering and computing, expert systems, intelligent medical and health informatics, and intelligent e-learning technologies. He has published around 400 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings in these areas. He has been involved in more than 500 conferences and workshops as a Keynote speaker, member of Int. Program Committees, organizer and Session Chair. He is author and co-author of 25 Books in English and Arabic Languages. He was one of the founders of the following events, First Egyptian Workshop on Expert Systems 1987, Int. Cairo Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications in 1992 and Int. Conf. on Intelligent Computing and Information Systems 2002, and one of the main sustainers of annual Int. Romanian Internet Learning Workshop Project (RILW), 1997. In addition he was Secretary of Egyptian Computer Society (1984-1990), Member of National Committee in Informatics - Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (1992-200), Member of Egyptian Committee in the Inter-Governmental Informatics Program, IIP-UNISCO, Paris (1988-1990) and Coordinator of the Annual International Conference for Statistics, Scientific Computing, and Social and Demographic Research (1983-1990). In addition he was a partner of a MEDCAMPUS Projects on Methodologies and Technologies for Distance Education in Mediterranean (1993-1995)
Ahmed Sharaf Eldin is among the first generation of the computer people in Egypt. He obtained his Ph. D. in Computer Science from Loughborough University in UK. His first degree was in Engineering from Cairo University. His postgraduate studies span over several fields of knowledge: computer science, statistics, operations research, management, and Islamic studies. He obtained the Cairo University prize in 1971and in 2017. He is a co-inventor of a programmable calculator 1978. Obtained several prizes from different universities and professional bodies. He published more than 150 scientific and technical papers in international and national journals and conferences.
University of Roma TREItaly
Francesco Benedetto received the Dr. Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of ROMA TRE, Rome, Italy, in May 2002, and the PhD degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of ROMA TRE, Rome, Italy, in April 2007. he was a research fellow of the Department of Applied Electronics of the Third University of Rome. Since 2008, he has been an Assistant Professor of Telecommunications at the Third University of Rome (2008-2012, Applied Electronics Dept.; 2013-Present, Economics Dept.), where he currently teaches the course of Elements of Telecommunications (formerly Signals and Telecommunications) in the Computer Engineering degree and the course of Software Defined Radio in the Laurea Magistralis in Information and Communication Technologies.The research interests of Francesco Benedetto are in the field of software defined radio (SDR) and cognitive radio (CR) communications, signal processing for financial engineering, digital signal and image processing in telecommunications, code acquisition and synchronization for the 3G mobile communication systems and multimedia communication. In particular, he has published numerous research articles on SDR and CR communications, signal processing applied to financial engineering, multimedia communications and video coding, ground penetrating radar (GPR) signal processing, spread-spectrum code synchronization for 3G communication systems and satellite systems (GPS and GALILEO), correlation estimation and spectral analysis.
Georgian Technical UniversityGeorgia
Paata J. Kervalishvili is Professor at department of Physics within Georgian Technical University, as well as Professor of faculty of exact and natural sciences of Tbilisi State University. He has served in several directions of physics and technology such as: condensed matter, molecular and quantum physics, nuclear and laser technologies, novel materials, sensory systems, energy and information technologies. He is author of more than 450 scientific publications, books, manuals, and inventions and among them scientific bestsellers published by IOS Press, Pergamon Press, Springer. He is a member of more then 10 top level academies and research councils and among them: full member of American, European, Russian and Georgian scientific academies, Georgian Engineering academy and other distinguish organizations. Currently he is the President of Georgian Academy of Natural Sciences and President of Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences. He received more than 20 prestigious prizes and state orders and among them USSR, Georgia, GermanyItaly, different public organizations, scientific academies and universities (USA, Greece, Russia, Turkey, Romania, etc.). He received his B.S. and M.S. in engineering physics from Georgian Technical University. The Soviet State institute of Rare Metals awarded him the title of Ph. D., and Dr.-Eng. in 1979, and Soviet atomic centre 'Kurchatov Institute' - degree of Doctor of physics and mathematics (1985). He got USSR Professor State title in 1989.
British University in EgyptEgypt
Amer El-Korashy graduated Ph. D. on Crystallography and physical characterization of single ferroelectric crystals in Strathclyde University in Glasgow He earned his M. Sc. In 1980 on the study of simple technique tofabricate a solar cell through a cooperation between Dr Sorour Res. Lab. in Assiut University and Semiconductors Lab in the American University in Cairo AUC under the supervision of Professor H Omar. He published about 60 papers in international journals of physics, supervised 20 M. Sc. and Ph. D. theses. Dr Amer a member in the Egyptian materials research society and in the organization commit of last three years international conferences. He is associate editor of Egyptian journal of solids and the prestigious editorial board member of Advances in Robotics and Automation.In the last three years he selected to join the national crystallography commit in the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research where he presented Egypt at the meeting of the International Union of Crystals. Resent publication.
University College LondonUK
Antoaneta Serguieva currently works in the fintech sector. She is a research associate with the Systemic Risk Centre at the London School of Economics, a visiting research fellow with the Centre for Computational Finance and Economic Agents at the University of Essex, and a visitor with the UCL Department of Computer Science. She has recently completed over a year fellowship in advanced analytics at the Bank of England, and in 2014-2015 Chaired the Computational Finance and Economics Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. Antoaneta guest-editited special issues in computational finance for the journal of Quantitative Finance in 2015 and for the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems in 2017. She organised and Chaired the 2014 IEEE Conference on Computational Intelligence for Financial Engineering at Merrill Lynch, and the 2014 UCL spring shool in Computational Finance. Antoaneta was Deputy Director of UCL MSc Business Analytics in 2016-2017 and Director of UCL MSc Financial Conputing in 2014-2016, and was elected to the UCL Academic Board. She holds a PhD Computer Science, MBA Finance, and MSc Systems Engineering. Her interests include nature inspired computational intelligence and heuristics in modelling complex socio-technical systems, fintech reg, systemic risk, market microstructure, and contagion mechanisms.
Arabian Gulf UniversityBahrain
Yas Al-Sultani Received the B.Sc. in 1982, the M.Sc. in 1991, and the Ph.D. in 1997. From 1997 to 2000, he was an assistant professor at the Baghdad University. From 2000-2005 associate professor and head of Computer Information Systems Dept. at the Applied Science University, Amman -Jordan. From 2005-2006 associate professor at Graduate College of Computing Studies-Amman Arab University for graduate studies, Amman-Jordan. From 2006-2007 associate Professor at Computer Engineering Dept. Applied Science University, Amman-Jordan. From 2007-till now associate professor at College of Graduate Studies-Arabian Gulf University-Bahrain, and from 2011-2016 Director, of community services, consultation, continuous training and education center of the Arabian Gulf University. He supervised more than 80 MSc and PhD theses. He published more than 100 papers.
Dawson has researched in artificial intelligence and machine learning since 1993. During this time, he has authored over 120 articles, research papers and books. He has been involved in grants amounting to over Â£100k, successfully supervised seven PhD students in related areas and is journal editor of computational intelligence and neuroscience. His research interests lie specifically in neural network modelling of which deep learning as a more recent development. He has particular expertise of machine learning with large data sets and data mining and has worked on projects in environmental modelling and climate change prediction. In terms of systems development he is co-author of SDSM-a modelling tool for climate change analysis-which has over 10,000 users in over 80 countries worldwide. This tool enables users in remote regions to assess the impacts of climate change on their local environment.
Mediterranea University of Reggio CalabriaItaly
Fabio La Foresta received in 1998 the MS Degree summa cum laude in Electronic Engineering at the University of Messina. In 1998 he has been a visiting research at the French Research Institute ISEN. From 2000 to 2003 he has been a PhD fellow in Advanced Technologies for Computer Science at the University of Messina. From 2003 to 2005 he has been Researcher in Biomedical Engineering at the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria. In 2004 he received the PhD from the University of Messina. From 2005 to 2016 he has been Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and since 2016 he is Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria. Since 2006 he conducts his teaching activity in the BS and MS Courses in Engineering. He conducts his research activity in Advanced Systems for the processing of the biomedical data. He is author/coauthor of about 100 papers and he is reviewer of international journals and conferences: From 2006 to 2016 he has been member IEEE and since 2017 he is Senior Member IEEE.
Mario Versaci received his Ph.D. In Electronic Engineering at Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria (Italy)in 1999. He received in 1994 the MS Degree in Civil Engineering at the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria (Italy). In 1996 he received the Diplome d'Etudes Approfondites at the Institute Nationale Politecnique de Grenoble (Cedex France). From 1999 to 2004 he was Researcher of Electrical Engineering at the Mediterranea University of Reggio Calabria. From 2005 to date he is Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at the same University. Since 1999 he conducts his teaching activity in the BS and MS Courses in Engineering and, in parallel, he conducts his research activity in NDT/NDE and soft computing domains. In 2013 he received the Degree summa cum laude in Mathematics at the University of Messina (Italy). He is also both Senior Member IEEE and SIMAI Member and reviewer for international journals and conferences as well. Finally, he is author/coauthor of more than 160 scientific papers
University of Ontario Institute of TechnologyCanada
Hossam Gaber is leading research in the area of waste-to-energy with advanced plasma technologies. He worked in international research projects related to biomass/biofuel (Japan), plastic production chain with recycling (Japan), and leading research group to plasma-based plastic-to-oil pyrolysis and MSW gasification process technology. He the founding chair of the IEEE technical committee on Intelligent Green Production Systems (IGPS) and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Process Systems Engineering (IJPSE). He is expert in intelligent safety and control systems and their applications on clean energy technologies. This research facility will extend the research capabilities in the research group within UOIT and will allow ROI for energy from waste. It will support the research activities in plasma generation, diagnostics, and control, and their applications on high performance waste-to-energy process technology.
University of HoustonUSA
Nam Nguyen received his Bachelor of Science from the Hanoi University of Technology , and Master of Science from the Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville in 2002 and 2008 respectively. From Fall/2009, he started his PhD study at the University of Houston, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. On December 20th, 2013, he received his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Houston. From Feb, 2014, he started his new career as a Data Scientist at Schlumberger. His major interests include indoor localization, mobile users behavior learning, Location Based Service (LBS), and wireless security. He is an expert in machine learning and statistics, especially in nonparametric Bayesian classification techniques, Markov models, Dirichlet Process, and Deep Learning. Nam Nguyen has received the 2013 IEEE Wireless Communication and Networking Conference Best Paper Award and the Vietnamese Government Scholarship.
University of Medicine and Pharmacy of CraiovaRomania
Florin Gorunescu received the MSc degree in mathematics from the University of Craiova, Romania, in 1976, and the Ph.D. degree in statistics from the University of Bucharest, Romania, in 1979. He is Prof. Habil. (Ph.D. supervisor) in Computer Science with the University of Pitesti, Romania. He is professor with the Chair of Mathematics, Biostatistics and Computer Science, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, Romania. His research includes Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Statistics. His current h-index is: ISI Web of Knowledge = 13, SCOPUS = 16, Google Scholar = 21. Professor Gorunescu was the recipient of the Outstanding Academic Title 2011 Award from the Choice Current reviews for Academic Libraries from American Library Association, for the book Data Mining: Concepts, Models and Techniques, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2011. He also received the Certificate of Achievement-2011 - IEEE/IEEE Romania at the 20th anniversary of the Romanian Section.
Lixin Gao received the M.S. degree in Mathematics from East China Normal University, China, in 1994, and the Ph.D. degree in Automatic Control from Zhejiang University, China, in 2003. He is currently a professor in Wenzhou University, China. He was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Institute of Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences from June 2004 to June 2006. He worked as visiting Professor form August 2016 to November 2016 in University of Northern British Columbia, Canada.
TEI of Western MacedoniaGreece
Michael Dossis obtained his Ph.D. degree in electronics and electrical engineering from the University of Bradford, Bradford, UK, in 1994. He worked as a senior/principal VLSI, ASIC design engineer in the R and D departments of LSI LOGIC Europe, ARM Ltd, and Virata (afterwards Conexant), all in UK. In 2007, he was elected Assistant Professor, in the Informatics Engineering Department of the TEI of Western Macedonia, Kastoria, Greece, and he became an Associate Professor in 2012, and a Professor in 2017. His current research interests include digital electronics, design methodologies of digital systems and VLSI/IC hardware, High-level Synthesis, EDA tools, embedded systems, custom hardware circuit design, computer programming and formal methods. Dr. Dossis is editor and reviewer of numerous scientific journals and international conferences. He also organizes his own international conference every year in September at Kastoria (SEEDA-CECNSM). He was the General Chair of the IEEE International Conference SEEDA-CECNSM 2016, and 2017, held in Kastoria. He holds a number of international patents in automated methodologies for digital hardware design. He was the recipient of the Excellence in Education by the Greek Ministry of Education, He also holds a great number of references to his work, which is currently used in Production Release E-CAD tools marketed in the international industry for automated production of digital circuits.
Universiti Teknikal MalaysiaMalaysia
Ahmad Yusairi Bani Hashim obtained Ph.D. from Universiti Malaya, MS from Universiti Putra Malaysia, and BS from the Pennsylvania State University. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Robotics and Automation, Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering at Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka. He is particularly interested in treating data as beings that giving life to data make the cyber world much more meaningful. Computational wise, this poses a challenge in connecting among the distinct graphs, regarding clustering data from a much bigger data, and dealing with the issues beyond the current understanding of how data would live in the virtual world.
Kennesaw State UniversityUSA
Jing (Selena) He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Kennesaw State University. She received her Ph.D. and M.S degrees from the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University (GSU) emphasized in Wireless Networking. Before joining GSU, she received a B.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China. She received another M.S. degree in computer science concentrated in Artificial Intelligence from Utah State University. Her research interests include Wireless Networking and Mobile Computing, Social Network Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, and Internet of Things
International Engineering and Technology InstituteHong Kong
Loc Nguyen holds his PhD degree in Computer Science and Education at Ho Chi Minh University of Science in 2009. His PhD dissertation was certificated by World Engineering Education Forum (WEEF) and awarded by Standard Scientific Research and Essays as excellent PhD dissertation in 2014. He is a Director of International Engineering and Technology Institute from 2016. He holds Master degree in Computer Science from University of Science, Vietnam in 2005. He holds Postdoctoral degree in Computer Science, certified by Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC) in 2015. Now he is interested in poetry, computer science, statistics, mathematics, education, and medicine. He serves as reviewer and editor in a wide range of international journals and conferences from 2014. He is volunteer of Statistics Without Borders from 2015. He was granted as Mathematician by London Mathematical Society for Postdoctoral research in Mathematics from 2016.
California State UniversityUSA
Doina Bein joined California State University, Fullerton, as an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department in August 2015. Her research spans the areas of energy-efficient wireless networks, graph algorithms, fault tolerance, distributed systems, distributed algorithms and data structures.Her past and current research topics include data sensor fusion, automatic and dynamic decision making, data gathering in wireless sensor networks, communication schedule in wireless networks, self-organizing ad hoc networks, wave algorithms, and graph embedding schemes. She has published five book chapters, 20 journal and 50+ conference papers. In July 2016 she was recently awarded a DURIP instrumentation grant (AFOSR, $84K) to develop a wireless sensor lab at California State University, Fullerton.
Arvind Jayant is presently working as Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Head, Department of Disabilities Studies, Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Deemed University, at India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in the field of Reverse supply chain management under joint research collaboration of SLIET Deemed University and Delhi Technological University, He is reviewer of 38 International Journals of repute including, IEEE Transaction on Engineering Management, IJAHP (USA), IJSCM (UK), OMEGA, Resource, recycling and conservation, African Journal of Business Management, International Journal of Science and Research, Issues in Business Management and Economics and many reputed International journals of Elsevier, Inderscience, and Springer publications.
City University of New YorkUSA
Bruce Kim is with the EE department at City University of New York. He is a Fellow and life member of IMAPS and received the Educator Award from IMAPS in 2012. He is associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Advanced Components and IMAPS Journal of Microelectronics. His current research is in IoT design, TSV tunable inductors and package modeling. He develops algorithms for testing VLSI circuits and designing CAD software. He is very interested in deep learning for new CAD software designs and VLSI.
West Virginia UniversityUSA
K.Subramani obtained his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Maryland, at College Park in 2000. He is currently a Full Professor in the Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at West Virginia University. . His primary research interests are in computational logic and combinatorial optimization. His work has been supported by awards from the AFOSR, NASA and NSF.
Dalian University of TechnologyChina
Xianchao Zhang got his Ph.D. in computer science from University of Science and Technology of China in 2000. From 2000 to 2003,He is a full professor at Dalian University of Technology. He got his scholar and master degrees in mathematics from National University of Defense Technology, China, in 1994 and 1998, respectively. He he worked as a research and development manager in some international companies. He joined Dalian University of Technology in 2003. His research interests include design and analysis of algorithms, machine learning, data mining, and information retrieval. He has published nearly 100 peered review papers in conferences or journals.
German University of TechnologyOman
Aydin Azizi is a university professor at the German University of Technology, also he is the Research Focal Point of The Research Council of OMAN (TRC). His research area is Mechatronics focusing on developing and investigating different Artificial Intelligent Techniques to model, control and optimize the complex nonlinear systems. Aydin holds BSc. MSc and PhD degrees in Mechanical Engineering-Mechatronics and Mechanical Engineering.
Zhiyong Xu is an associate professor in the department of mathematics and computer science, Suffolk University, Boston. He got his PhD in computer science and engineering from the University of Cincinnati. His research areas include cloud computing, big data analysis, security and storage system.
New Jersey City UniversityUSA
Abhishek Verma received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology, NJ, USA and he is presently Assistant Professor of Computer Science at California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA. His research interests are in deep learning, artificial intelligence, big data, machine learning (statistical learning, kernel methods, similarity measures), computer vision (object, scene recognition, video processing), security (biometrics), and image and video analysis. His recent research has been concerned with the development of novel and robust methods for image and video retrieval and object detection, tracking and recognition based on, deep learning, statistical and machine learning concepts.
National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & ResearchIndia
Saha is a faculty member in the department of Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technical Teachers' Training and Research (NITTTR), Kolkata. He has done his postdoctoral research at the National Research Council, Italy and University of Wroclaw, Poland. He was the visiting research scientist at CWI, Netherlands, INRIA France, IIT-CNR, Italy, ICM in University of Warsaw (UW), Poland. He received his Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering and Bioinformatics from Jadavpur University and Polish Academy of Sciences after doing B.Tech and M.Tech. He has co-authored about 50 research papers in various International Journals and Conferences. Dr. Saha is an active member of the board of reviewers for several International Journals. His research interest includes Computational Intelligence, Computational Biology, Machine Learning, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition.
Wanyang Dai received his Ph.D degree in applied mathematics jointly with industrial engineering and systems engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in U.S.A. he is Distinguished Professor in Mathematics Department of Nanjing University, Special Guest Expert in Jiangsu FinTech Research Center, Member/Group Leader of Judge Committee in Mathematics of National Natural Science Awards of China, Editors-in-Chief of Journal of Advances in Applied Mathematics and International Journal of Information Engineering,Scientist/Researcher (MTS) in U.S. based AT T Bell Labs (now called Nokia Bell Labs), His research includes stochastic processes related optimization and optimal control for BigData oriented intelligent cloud computing and the next generation of wireless and wireline communication systems, stochastic differential equations and their applications to queueing systems, stochastic differential games, FinTech, energy and power systems.
Indira Gandhi National Tribal UniversityIndia
Vishnu Narayan Mishra Received his PhD. at I.I.T. Roorkee. He is currently working as Associate Professor of Mathematics at Dept. of Mathematics, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Lalpur, Amarkantak 484 887, India. He got more than 12 scientific excellence awards. He has published more than 150 publications. His research interests are Linear Positive Operators, Approximation theory, Measure of non-compactness, Functional Analytic aspects in Summability, Fourier Analysis, Quantum Calculus, Asymptotic expansions, Fixed point theory and applications in dynamic programming, Inequalities, Non-linear analysis, Special Functions, Variational inequality, q-series and q-polynomials and Operator Theory, Fractals and Wavelets, Signal Analysis and Image processing.
Amity Institute of Information TechnologyIndia
Sunil Kumar Khatri is working as Director for Amity Institute of Information Technology and Additional Director for Amity Directorate of Engineering and Technology at Amity University UP, Noida, India. He has been conferred IT Innovation and Excellence Award for Contribution in the field of IT and Computer Science Education during a seminar at IIT, Delhi in 2012. He has also been conferred with the award for Exceptional Leadership and Dedication in Research during the 4th International Conference on Quality, Reliability and Infocom Technology in the year 2009. He has seven edited books, seven special issues of international journals, patent, international training projects, had written six chapters and published/presented more than 100 papers in international and national journals and proceedings. He has organized more than 40 international/national conferences/workshops/training programs and was involved in more than 50 international/national conferences in China, Korea, UAE, Vietnam, Bangladesh and Serbia apart from India. Dr. Sunil Kumar Khatri is Editor of International Journal of Systems Assurance Engineering and Management (IJSAEM), Springer Verlag. His areas of research are Software Reliability and Testing, Data Analytics and Pattern Recognition.
University of LiverpoolUK
Vitaliy Kurlin is an Associate Professor in Computer Science and Data Scientist at the Materials Innovation Factory within the University of Liverpool,United Kingdom. He completed a PhD in Geometry and Topology at Moscow State University in 2003 and was awarded the Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship in Combinatorial Knot Theory and the EPSRC grant Persistent Topological Structures in Noisy Images.His current interests are in Topological Data Analysis, which quantifies persistent structures hidden in unorganised data such as clouds of points. The application domains are Materials Science, Computer Vision and Climate.
Southern Illinois UniversityUSA
Ismail Shahin received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 1998, respectively, from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, U.S.A. Currently he is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. His research interests include speech recognition, speaker recognition under neutral, stressful, and emotional talking conditions, emotion and talking condition recognition, gender recognition using voice, and accent recognition. He has 46 journal and conference publications. He has remarkable contribution in organizing many conferences, symposiums and workshops.
University of Nottingham Malaysia CampusMalaysia
Geetha Baskaran completed her Diploma in Computer Science (Software Engineering) and BSc (Hons) in Computer Science majoring in Software Engineering at the University Putra Malaysia (UPM). She worked in industrial and completed Master in Software Engineering part time at University Malaya. She was awarded Silver Medal for her master's project.She has continued her journey to education sector as an IT Lecturer at Prime College. She won Excellent Presentation Award in Tokyo for her first PhD research scientific paper. In 2010, she received the prestigious Lord Dearing Award for her teaching. She also received the Best Paper Award in an international conference held in Jakarta 2014, Prague 2016 and Madrid 2017. Geetha's current research interests are domain transformation on staff scheduling problems using constructive and deterministic technique; information granulation; comparisons among different algorithms and search space analysis, complexity issues in scheduling, and case studies including other scheduling problem which involves Artificial Intelligence. She is also interested in developing multidisciplinary research which involves a diverse range of areas such as research on innovative technologies used in education, multimedia, human computer interaction and project management, research on students learning style and educational pschology, and communication network and security
Mr. Christoph Guger, received his PhD degree in 1999. The topic of his PhD work was the design of an EEG-based brain-computer interface. He was studied biomedical engineering at the University of Technology Graz and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA. He then carried out research work at the Department of Medical Informatics (Prof. Pfurtscheller) at the University of Technology Graz. This was the first real-time BCI system with continuous feedback. He also developed the real-time analysis with common spatial patterns, which is still the fastest and most accurate approach for oscillatory BCIs, and also developed a P300 BCI with very high accuracy and speed. In recent years, he also worked with a wide variety of patients in different countries. He has been the CEO of GTEC since it was founded.
University of NottinghamUK
Xin Chen is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the University of Nottingham. Previously, he has studied and worked at University of Central Lancashire, University of Manchester and King's College London. Chen's main researches focus on motion analysis in radiology imaging and machine learning methods for medical image segmentation and disease biomarkers quantification. He developed techniques for automatic construction of statistical shape and motion models of bones in articulated joint from CT images, a novel method for respiratory motion correction in MRI, and an automatic nerve fibre quantification tool which enables early detection of peripheral neuropathy for diabetic patients.
University of BariItaly
Antonio Piccinno obtained his Ph.D. degree, discussing a thesis titled Software Environments for Supporting End-User Development in 2005 from the University of Bari. He is currently Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department of the University of Bari. He received a Laurea degree with full marks and honors in computer science. His research interests focus on End-User Development, visual language theories, human-computer interaction, multimedia and multimodal interaction, and web interfaces. He is on the Steering Committee of the International Symposium on End-User Development and served as Program Co-chair in the third edition (IS-EUD 2011) held in Torre Canne (Brindisi), Italy, in June 2011. He is Member of ACM (Association of Computing Machinery), ACM SIGCHI (ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction), and SIGCHI Italy (the Italian Chapter of ACM SIGCHI).
Texas A&M International UniversityUSA
T. Tashtoush is an Assistant Professor of Engineering in Texas A and M International University (TAMIU), Laredo, TX. He got his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Systems and Industrial Engineering from State University of New York (SUNY) at Binghamton on 2013 and 2009, respectively and his B.S. in Electromechanical (Mechatronics) Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), Irbid, Jordan on 2005. He is the founder, faculty adviser and team leader of TAMIU DustyTRON Robotics and intelligent systems team, DustyMOTOR Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Team/Chapter, and the TAMIU Society of Woman Engineers (SWE) student Chapter, also, he is the Faculty Advisor of TAMIU Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) Chapter, Students Engineering Council. In addition, Dr. Tashtoush is the West Officer for the Corpus Christi Section of IEEE and the advisory and facilitator for the Youth Science Leader of Laredo non-profit organization. He is a professional member in Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and Society of Woman Engineers (SWE) organizations, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He is a multi-discipline engineer, who has experience in the field of Systems Simulation and Design, Production Quality and Management, Lean Manufacturing, Robotics and Automation, Artificial Intelligent, 3D Printing Processes, Engineering Statistical Analysis, Project Management, Optimization, Instruments and Electrical Devices, Reliability, Healthcare Systems, Nano-Technology and Energy Harvesting, and Human Factors.
Trai Shatabdi Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa CollegeIndia
Ikvinderpal Singh,Post Graduate Department of Computer Science and Applications, Trai Shatabdi Guru Gobind Singh Khalsa College, Amritsar, Punjab (India). He obtained his Ph.D. on the topic Study and Analysis for Face Identification and Recognition with Artificial Neural Networks. He has written 37 Books during such a short time span. He has Published 45 Research Papers in International/ National journals. He is an Editorial Board Member of 92 International/ National Journals. He is a Reviewer Board Member of 34 International/ National Journals. His research areas of interest include Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Genetic Algorithms and Image Processing.
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