Prof. Pierluigi Siano received the M.Sc. degree in electronic engineering and the Ph.D. degree in information and electrical engineering from the University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. In 2013 he received the Italian National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor in the competition sector electrical energy engineering, including power systems and power electronic subjects. He is an Associate Professor with the Department of Management & Innovation Systems, University of Salerno. His research activities are centered on demand response and smart grids, on the integration of renewable distributed generation into electricity networks. He published an international book. more than 400 technical papers including more than 200 international journal papers indexed in Scopus, that received more than 5400 citations with an H-index equal to 37.
Prof. Vavalishas served as a faculty member at the University of Crete and at Purdue University and as a Senior Researcher at ICS of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) and at ITI of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH). He authored more than 100 peer reviewed publications and supervised more than 80 students. His research has been supported by NSF, European Commission and the General Secretariat for Research and Technology – Greece. He currently focuses on Smart Energy Systems, Blockchain, Web Technologies, Information and Knowledge Management and Computational Science & Engineering.
Mikhail Yu. Glyavin was born in Nizhny Novgorod (former Gorky), Russia, on February 14, 1965. After graduation of the Politechnical Institute, Gorky, USSR in 1988, he has been working at the Institute of Applied Physics of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (from 1991—Russian Academy of Sciences), where he is engaged in the development of high-power gyrotrons for nuclear fusion. He received the Ph.D. degree and Dr.Sci. in physics from IAP RAS in 1999 and 2009, respectively. His dissertations was focused on studies of gyrotrons, development of gyrotron based systems for technological applications and more specifically on methods for increasing the gyrotron efficiency and mastering of THz band. From 1999 up to now, at intervals, he was a Visiting Professor at the FIR FU Center, Fukui, Japan. Currently Dr. Glyavin is a Deputy Director in Science and a Head of the Laboratory of microwave treatment of materials IAP RAS. His research interests are in the field of the theoretical and experimental investigations of various gyro-devices, including gyrotrons and their application to materials processing and diagnostic of various media.
Dr Xing-Gang Yan received the B.Sc. degree from Shaanxi Normal University, in 1985, the M.Sc. degree from Qufu Normal University in 1991, and the Ph.D. degree of engineering from Northeastern University, China in 1997. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Control Engineering at the University of Kent, United Kingdom.He worked as a Research Fellow/Research Associate in the NorthwesternPolytechnical University, University of Hong Kong, China, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. He was a Lecturer in Qingdao University,China from 1991 to 1994. He is the Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Engineering Research and Science & Technology. He serves as a member of the Editorial Board of several engineering journals and a member of TPC for several conferences. His research interests include sliding mode control, decentralised control, fault detection and isolation,nonlinear system and time delay system with applications. He has published three books, five invited book chapters and over 170 referred papers in these research areas.
Ljiljana Trajkovic received the Dipl. Ing. degree from University of Pristina, Yugoslavia, in 1974, the M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, in 1979 and 1981, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of California at Los Angeles, in 1986. She is currently a Professor in the School of Engineering Science at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Her research interests include high-performance communication networks, control of communication systems, computer-aided circuit analysis and design, and theory of nonlinear circuits and dynamical systems.
Jiann-Shiou Yang received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, USA, in 1983 and 1988, respectively. He has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth since September 1988, where he is currently a full Professor and also serving as Department Head. Dr. Yang has published over 150 technical journal and conference articles and book chapters, and has also been invited to serve on many conference organizing/program committees and conference sessions chairs. His research interests include robust control, system theory, computer-aided control system design, optimization, intelligent transportation systems, and control applications. Jiann-Shiou Yang is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society.
Prof. Dr. 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) He is a member of the Editorial Board of the following Journals: Int. Journal of Computing and Information Sciences(IJCIS), Canada; Egyptian Computer Science Journal, EC Newsletter, Education in Computing and Computers in Education, Italy; Scientific Journal of Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Series Informatica, Cluj – Napoca, Romania; International Journal of intelligent computing in medical sciences and image processing (IC-MED), Japan; Egyptian Journal for Specialized Studies, Faculty of Specific Education,Ain Shams University,Egypt; Int. Journal of Intelligent Computing & Information Science”,IJICIS, Egypt; Enformatika Transactions on Engineering, Computing and Technology, World Enformatika Society, Turkey; and Int. Journal of Soft Computing Approaches (IJSCA), Eurojournals.
S.Y. Kung, Life Fellow of IEEE, is a Professor at Department of Electrical Engineering in Princeton University. His research areas include machine learning, data mining, systematic design of (deep-learning) neural networks, statistical estimation, VLSI array processors, signal and multimedia information processing, and most recently compressive privacy. He was a founding member of several Technical Committees (TC) of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He was elected to Fellow in 1988 and served as a Member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (1989-1991). He was a recipient of IEEE Signal Processing Society's Technical Achievement Award for the contributions on "parallel processing and neural network algorithms for signal processing" (1992); a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Signal Processing Society (1994); a recipient of IEEE Signal Processing Society's Best Paper Award for his publication on principal component neural networks (1996); and a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (2000). Since 1990, he has been the Editor-In-Chief of the Journal of VLSI Signal Processing Systems. He served as the first Associate Editor in VLSI Area (1984) and the first Associate Editor in Neural Network (1991) for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. He has authored and co-authored more than 500 technical publications and numerous textbooks including ``VLSI Array Processors'', Prentice-Hall (1988); ``Digital Neural Networks'', Prentice-Hall (1993) ; ``Principal Component Neural Networks'', John-Wiley (1996); ``Biometric Authentication: A Machine Learning Approach'', Prentice-Hall (2004); and ``Kernel Methods and Machine Learning”, Cambridge University Press (2014).
Prof.Krešimir Meštrović was born in Zagreb, Croatia on December 10,1958. From ZagrebElectricalUniversity he received a B.Sc. degree 1982, a M.Sc. degree in in 1988, and a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering in 2008. He joined the KONČAR - Electrical Engineering Institute as a Development Engineer in 1982. In 1985 he was appointed Advanced Development Engineer in the High Voltage Engineering Department, where he was responsible for the development of HV apparatus, and especially for the development of SF6-Insulated Switchgear. In 1990 he was appointed Head of the High Voltage Switchgear Division. In 2001 he was appointed Manager of the Switchgear and Controlgear Department. Since 1984 he has been part-time Assistant Lecturer at Zagreb ElectricalUniversity, and Lecturer at RadeKončarHighTechnicalSchool. In 1991 he joined High Technical School Zagreb. In 1996 he joined University of Applied Sciences Zagreb and was appointed Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering. In 2005 he was elected for high school professor. He was the Member of the Study Committee SC A3 –High Voltage Equipment and the Member of the Working Group WG A3.06–Reliability of the High Voltage Equipment of the International Council on Large Electric Systems – CIGRÉ. He was the President of Croatian Committee of the International Council on Large Electric Systems – HRO CIGRÉ. In 2006 he received CIGRÉ Eminent Member Award. He is the Chairman of the Technical Committee TC17 - Switchgear and Controlgear of the Croatian Electrotechnical Commission. He is also the member of the Technical Committee TC1 - Terminology of the Croatian Electrotechnical Commission. He is the Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - IEEE, and also the member of the IEEE's Power Engineering Society - PES since 1996. He is the President of the Area Council for Technical Sciences - Council of Universities and University Colleges of Applied Sciences since 2011. According to the EOQ Harmonized Scheme for the Qualification and Registration of Quality Personnel he has two categories: EOQ quality systems manager and EOQ quality auditor.
Dr. Mohammed Abdel Razek, is a Professor of Computer Science at Azhar University. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science - Artificial Intelligence - from the Montreal University, Canada in 2004, titled “Intelligent e-learning systems”, and he was a member of the GRITI group, led by Prof. Claude Frasson. Dr.Abdel Razek's work lies mainly at applying artificial intelligence techniques on e-learning, e-commerce, digital library, and others. He has more than 70 papers published in the international journals, conferences, and workshops. During his work as assistant prof. at Faculty of Science Azhar University, Egypt, Dr. Abdel Razek founded the information systems and networks unit which is linking (42) faculties buildings in the campus. He was the director of the e-services project to design, develop some of information system such as coordination system, and e-university system. In 2007, Abdel Razek was one of the teamwork who established 17 e-learning centers at 17 Egyptian universities during his work at National E-learning Center (NELC) as part-time. By the end of 2007, Dr. Abdel Razek has joined National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE) and he shared a teamwork to write the e-learning standards. Dr. Abdel Razek has been added to Who is Who in the world in 2009. From 2010-2018, he was working as a consultant for e-learning quality assurance at the deanship of distance learning, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. Currently and beside his job as a professor at Azhar University, Dr. Razek is working as a consultant for the vice president of Development of the university.
Professor Er Meng Joo is currently a Full Professor in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He served as the Founding Director of Renaissance Engineering Programme and an elected member of the NTU Advisory Board and from 2009 to 2012. He served as a member of the NTU Senate Steering Committee from 2010 to 2012. He has authored five books entitled “Dynamic Fuzzy Neural Networks: Architectures, Algorithms and Applications” and “Engineering Mathematics with Real-World Applications” published by McGraw Hill in 2003 and 2005 respectively, and “Theory and Novel Applications of Machine Learning” published by In-Tech in 2009, “New Trends in Technology: Control, Management, Computational Intelligence and Network Systems” and “New Trends in Technology: Devices, Computer, Communication and Industrial Systems”, both published by SCIYO, 18 book chapters and more than 500 refereed journal and conference papers in his research areas of interest. Professor Er was bestowed the Web of Science Top 1 % Best Cited Paper and the Elsevier Top 20 Best Cited Paper Award in 2007 and 2008 respectively. In recognition of the significant and impactful contributions to Singapore’s development by his research projects, Professor Er won the Institution of Engineers, Singapore (IES) Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award twice (2011 and 2015). He is also the only dual winner in Singapore IES Prestigious Publication Award in Application (1996) and IES Prestigious Publication Award in Theory (2001). Recently, he was bestowed the Amity Researcher Award 2018 for his outstanding and significant contributions in Robotics and Automation. He received the Teacher of the Year Award for the School of EEE in 1999, School of EEE Year 2 Teaching Excellence Award in 2008, the Most Zealous Professor of the Year Award in 2009 and the Outstanding Mentor Award in 2014. He also received the Best Session Presentation Award at the World Congress on Computational Intelligence in 2006, Best Paper Award (First Prize) at the International Automatic Control Conference 2016, Best Presentation Award at the IEEE-sponsored International Conference on Intelligent Control, Power and Instrumentation (ICICPI) 2016 and Best Presentation Award at the IEEE-sponsored International Conference on Intelligent Autonomous System (ICoIAS) 2018 . On top of this, he has more than 70 awards received at international and local competitions. Currently, Professor Er serves as the Editor-in-Chief of 3 international journals, namely International Journal of Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Transactions on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and the International Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications. He also serves an Area Editor of International Journal of Intelligent Systems Science and an Associate Editor of 14 refereed international journals, namely IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics, Information Sciences, Neurocomputing, Asian Journal of Control, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, ETRI Journal, International Journal of Humanoid Robots, International Journal of Modelling, Simulation and Scientific Computing, International Journal of Applied Computational Intelligence and Soft Computing, International Journal of Business Intelligence and Data Mining, International Journal of Fuzzy and Uncertain Systems, International Journal of Automation and Smart Technology, International Journal of Intelligent Information Processing and an editorial board member of the Open Automation and Control Systems Journal and the EE Times. Professor Er has been invited to deliver more than 60 keynote speeches and invited talks overseas. He has also been active in professional bodies. Under his leadership, the IEEE CIS Singapore Chapter won the CIS Outstanding Chapter Award in 2012 (The Singapore Chapter is the first chapter in Asia to win the award). He was bestowed the IEEE Outstanding Volunteer Award (Singapore Section) and the IES Silver Medal in 2011. He is listed in Who’s Who in Engineering, Singapore, Edition 2013.
Ahmad Fakharian received his B.S. and M.S. degree in Control Engineering from University of Tehran, Iran in 1999 and 2002. He received his Ph.D. degree in control engineering from TarbiatModares University, Iran in 2010. Now, he is an associate professor at the faculty of Electrical, Biomedical and Mechatronics Engineering of Islamic Azad University, Qazvin Branch. His research interests include Convex Optimization, Large Scale Systems modeling and Control, Singular Perturbation Systems Control and Robust control. He was the recipient of a postdoctoral program award from Lulea University of Technology, Sweden in 2010. Now, he is a guest researcher in this university with some collaborating works in the field of control and optimization of complex and large scale systems especially with application in Microgrids and Biological Systems.
Abdelaziz Lakehal received the Engineer degree in Industrial Maintenance, the Magister degree in Mechanical Engineering, the PhD degree, and the Habilitation to supervise research activities in Electromechanical Engineering, in 2004, 2007, 2013, and 2016 respectively. From 04/2012 to 10/2014, he was appointed as Lecturer in the National Higher School of Technology, Algiers. In 2014, he moved to Mohamed-Chérif Messaadia University, Souk-Ahras, Algeria, where he is currently Senior Lecturer. Before joining higher education, he was head of district, the National Company of Electricity and Gas (SONELGAZ), Algeria. His research interests include maintenance, quality reliability and safety, sensors, fault diagnosis and prediction. On the application side he is mainly interested in the field of maintenance engineering. Dr Abdelaziz Lakehal is the author and co-author of many journal and conference papers. He has served on the technical program committees of numerous conferences, and is an editorial board member and reviewer of some journals. Currently he is a chair of the scientific committee of the department of mechanical engineering.
DBA from IMI of Iran. MSc Degree in Power engineering from K.N.T University of technology and Bachelor Degree in Electrical engineering from power & water university of technology and Bachelor of Physics. He is manager of the group of relation with universities and research institutes in Tehran metropolis power distribution company, He has published papers in international conferences and had been lecturer in electrical engineering faculty and member of board of directors and deputyship of planning in Hormozgan power distribution company and general manager of Bandar Abbas and Qeshm free zoon power affaire
University and educational institutes Lecturer of University, Computer and IT courses Seraj University (09/2014 – Present) Aras Higher Education Institute (09/2014 – 01/2015) University of Applied Sciences and Technology (09/2014 – 06/2015) Lecturer: Educational institutes (02/2011 – 09/2013) Teacher: High school (09/2009 – 06/2010) Teaching courses: Programming languages, System programming, Software analysis, Databases, Data structure, Operating system, Computer networks, Algorithm design, Logical circuits, Computer architecture, Software engineering, Internet engineering, Simulation methods, Artificial intelligence, Fuzzy logic, Neural networks, Network installation, Object-oriented programming, Advanced Programming, Website design, Computer hardware, Graphical programming, Information storage and retrieval, Electronic foundations, Design of digital systems
Educational Background March 1997 - August 2000: Ph. D, Department of Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology March 1995 - February 1997: M. S, Department of Physics, Pohang University of Science and Technology March 1991 - February 1995: B. S, Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University Research Experience March 2016 - Present: Professor, Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University March 2010 - 2016: Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University January 2006 - February 2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, Sungkyunkwan University September 2005 - December 2005: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and CNNC, Sungkyunkwan University September 2003 - August 2005: Research Assistant Professor, Center for Atomic Wires and Layers (CRi), Yonsei University March 2002 - August 2003: Post‐doc, Atomic‐Scale Surface Science Research Center (SRC), Yonsei University October 2000 - November 2001: Post‐doc, Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry, University of California at Irvine
Vladimir Medved obtained hisPh.D. in 1988from the University of Zagreb,Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing. He held the position of Professor of Biomechanics, Faculty of Kinesiology,University of Zagreb until 2017, when he was retired, and continues teaching elective and doctoral study courses since. He was Special Student at Harvard University and M.I.T. as a Baloković Scholar in 1979/80, and a Postdoctoral Fulbright Scholar at Harvard in 1990/91. He authored Measurement of Human Locomotion, CRC Press, 2001, and is member of editoral boards in Kinesiology, Clinical Biomechanics,Isokinetics and Exercise Science and Journal ofPhysiotherapy and Rehabilitation.
He is working as Assistant Professor in the department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore (Karnataka), India since 18th December 2013. He has more than 16 years of Teaching & Research experience. He has published more than 55 research papers in the area of Digital Image Processing, Medical Image Processing and remote sensing at International/National Journals & Conferences. He has been Guest Editor of IJSISE, Inderscience Publishers, Editorial member of Open Access Journal of Biomedical Engineering and its Applications, Lupine Publishers, USA. He has received Early Career Research Award (Young Scientist) in 2017 from Science Engineering and Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India. He is Member of IEEE, life member of ISTE, New Delhi, India, Life member of IAENG, Hong Kong and Life member of IACSIT, Singapore. His area of interest includes Digital Image Processing, Pathological Image Processing, Medical Image Processing, Remote Sensing Image Processing, Application of Optimization Algorithms in Digital Image Processing in general.
Dr. Haimeng Wu has received his PhD from Newcastle University, United Kingdom and currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at Electrical Power Research Group at the School of Engineering, Newcastle University since 2015. He has published more than 17research articles intopjournals, book chapter and international conferences, holding 3 invention patents. He also has been serving as areviewer for over 10 leading journals and conferences.During the period in the UK, he has undertook 4 EPSRC and Innovate UK research projects as a principal researcher.His recent research including power energy conversion,reliability and condition monitoring techniques.
Siqi Bu received the Ph.D. degree from the electric power and energy research cluster, The Queen’s University of Belfast, Belfast, U.K., in 2012, where he continued his postdoctoral research work before entering industry. Subsequently, he joined National Grid UK as a Power System Engineer and then became an experienced UK National Transmission System Planner and Operator. He is an Assistant Professor with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong, and also a Chartered Engineer with UK Engineering Council, London, U.K..He is senior member of IEEE. He serves as a committee member of IET Hong Kong Power and Energy Section and IET Power Systems and Equipment Network, and was a committee member of IET Berkshire local network. He is/was the organizing committee member and session chair of quite a few international conferences and research seminars.His research interests are power system stability analysis and operation control, including wind power generation, PEV, HVDC, FACTS, ESS and VSG. He has received various prizes due to excellent performances and outstanding contributions in operational and commissioning projects during the employment with National Grid UK. He is also the recipient of Outstanding Reviewer Awards from IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems,Renewable Energy and International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems.
Antonio Muñoz is currently professor at University of Málaga. He worked as security expert for Ericsson for 2.5 years. He has more than 15 years or experience as Cybersecurity Expert. He holds his PhD an MSc degree in Computer Science and a Postgraduate Master degree in Software Engineer and Artificial Intelligence, both of them from the University of Malaga. He has been researcher in the GISUM group at the University of Malaga since 2003. His principal research interests are in the area of Agent technology, Digital Content Protection, Cryptographic Hardware based Systems, Security Patterns and Security Engineering. Antonio was involved in the EU Sixth Framework Programme project within the projects Ubisec, Serenity, and in the EU Seventh Framework Programme projects OKKAM, ASSERT4SOA CUMULUS, SECFUTUR and PASSIVE. Excellent understanding of current enterprise software technologies and development practices and tools, including virtual environments, source control, remote development, issue tracking, build and test automation, and networking management.
Prof. Ahmed Yousef has completed his PhD in 1999 from Mansoura University and postdoctoral studies from Western Michigan University, USA. He is Ex-Head of Central Administration for Studies and Projects for water at the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture and is now the Professor of Water Resources in DRC, Egypt. He is Editor, Academic Editor and Associate Editor in Some International Journals. He has gained wide experience for more than 25 years in various management related, water resources policy, hydrology, hydrogeology, sedimentation, environmental planning, ICZM, disaster risk management of climate change, desertification and agriculture plans, transboundary strategic action programmes, economics and social issues, and documents. He has been working as a consultant and team leader for a number of development projects sponsored by the World Bank, WFP, EC, FOA, ADB, Nile Basin Initiative and United Nation related water resources policy, hydrogeology, dams, protected areas, climate change and agriculture plans. He has published more than 60 scientific papers.
Prof. 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 several prizes from national and international bodies. He published more than 150 scientific and technical papers in international and national journals and conferences. He is currently the dean of the Faculty of Information Technology and Computer Science in Sinai University.
Dr.Ann Reddipogu is a multidisciplinary Research and Development Professional with experience in Artificial Intelligence, Information Systems and Mechanical Engineering. She has worked in Industry and Academia, where she has developed innovative solutions and strategies in Technical Advancements, Business Operations and Education. She was invited by Science, Engineering and Technology for Europe to the UK Houses of Parliament as a Young Engineer of the Year, 2002.Ann’s international contribution to Science, Engineering and Technology include being a Technical Program Committee Member, Adviser and Reviewer on World Congress on Engineering (WCE), Journal, Ocean Engineering, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, Journal, Neuroscience Letters, ICTACT Journal on Image and Video Processing (IJIVP), International Conference on Innovative Methods for Intrusion Prevention and Detection Systems (IPDS), ICENTRIC, International Conference on Advances in Human-oriented and Personalized Mechanisms, Technologies, and Services, International Journal On Advances in Intelligent SystemsAnn’s interest in Artificial Intelligence not only involves applications of AI in various fields but also in developing new AI techniques. She studied the Toad’s Visual System and brain to develop new methods in Artificial Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms. Ann is keen on bridging the gap in AI skills and promote intelligent applications in Industry 4.0.
Ronald A. Coutu, Jr. is a Professor and the V. Clayton Lafferty Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering at Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1993, his M.S. in electrical engineering from the California Polytechnic State University (CalPoly) in San Luis Obispo in 1995, and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2004. He is a California Professional Engineer and Senior Member of the IEEE and SPIE. His research interests include MEMS, advanced microsystems, biosensors, device fabrication, micro-electrical contacts, and phase-change materials.
Yuriy S. Shmaliy, PhD, DSc, IEEE Fellow serves as full professor of electrical engineering at the Universidad de Guanajuato of Mexico. Prior to this, he served as full professor of electrical engineering at the Kharkiv Military University of Ukraine. His books Continuous-Time Signals and Continuous-Time Systems were published by Springer. His book GPS-based Optimal FIR Filtering of Clock Models was published by Nova Science Publ., New York. He also edited a book Probability: Interpretation, Theory and Applications published by Nova Science Publ., New York, and contributed to several books with invited chapters. He has authored 418 Journal and Conference papers and holds 81 patents. He was rewarded a title Honorary Radio Engineer of the USSR, listed in Outstanding People of the 20th Century, Cambridge, England, and granted with the Royal Academy of Engineering Newton Collaboration Program Award. He has been a visiting professor-researcher in City University London and in TELECOM SudParis. He was invited many times to give keynote and plenary lectures and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of several International Journals and Program Committees of various Int. Symposia. His current interests include statistical signal processing and optimal estimation with applications.
Jiann-Shiou Yang received the M.S. degree in control engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1978, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park, in 1983 and 1988, respectively. Dr. Yang has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Duluth since September 1988, where he is currently a Professor. Dr. Yang served as the EE Department Head from 2007 to 2017. He has published over 100 technical journal and conference articles and book chapters, and has also been invited to serve on many conference organizing/program committees and conference sessions chairs. Dr. Yang’s research interests include robust control, system theory, computer-aided control system design, optimization, and control applications. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
Dr. Reza Nekovei is a Professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He has been conducting research in the field of Micro/Nano scale integrated circuit design, including modeling of circuits for nano-electronic devices. Additionally, he has many years of experience in developing graduate and undergraduate programs. He is currently the Ph.D. program coordinator. Dr. Nekovei was a senior Fulbright grantee at Bucharest Polytechnic University. He has been the recipient of multiple distinguished teaching and outstanding research awards. He is a member of IEEE and Etta Kappa Nu honor society. Dr. Nekovei has two patents.
Lihong (Heidi) Jiao received her PhD in 1998 in Electrical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. She joined Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in 2004 after spending several years working as an engineer and researcher at Motorola and Lucent Technologies. She is a full Professor in the School of Engineering and the Manager of the Nanotechnology Laboratory at GVSU. She has published over 50 papers in reputed journals and conference proceedings. Her research interests include inorganic/organic solar cell characterization and fabrication, organic light emitting diodes, thin-film transistors, nano-materials, nano-devices, MEMs sensors, fiber optics, and optical communication networks.
Dr. David Hicks is an Associate Professor and Assistant Chair in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Texas A
Dr. Ibrahim Abdel-Motaleb, Professor and Director of the Microelectronics Research and Development Laboratory, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Program, and former Chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering. He earned a PhD in Electrical Engineeringfrom the University of British Columbia, Canada. His areas of research are:Growth, Fabrication,Characterization, and Modeling of Microelectronic Devices, Materials, MEMS, and ICs using Si, GaAs, GaN, SiC, Bi2Te3, Sb2Te3, BaSrTiO3, ZnO, and Diamond technologies. He is also expert in material growth of many materials using MOCV, PLD, and PECVD. Dr. Abdel-Motaleb published close to 100 referred papers and received hundreds of thousands of research funding.
Dr. Rahman holds a bachelors and a masters degree both in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from BUET. He obtained his Ph.D.in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in 2001.He has been teaching and doing research since 1994. His areas of interest include Soft-switching Techniques,Digital Logic Circuits and Power Electronics. In 1997 he was awarded the prestigious Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship for doctoral studies. Dr. Rahman is a Senior Member of IEEE.He has published more than 45 articles in reputed journals and conferences.
Kenji Suzuki, Ph.D. (by Published Work; Nagoya University) worked at Hitachi Medical Corporation, Japan, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan, as a faculty member, and in Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, as Assistant Professor. In 2014, he joined Department of Electric and Computer Engineering and Medical Imaging Research Center, Illinois Institute of Technology, as Associate Professor. He published more than 300 papers (including 110 peer-reviewed journal papers). He is inventor on 30 patents (including 12 granted patents), which were licensed to several companies and commercialized. He published 10 books and 22 book chapters, and edited 12 journal special issues. He was awarded/co-awarded more than 25 grants as PI including NIH R01 and ACS. He served as the Editor of a number of leading international journals, including Pattern Recognition and Medical Physics. He served as a referee for 80 international journals, an organizer of 25 international conferences, and a program committee member of 145 international conferences. He received 25 awards.