Prof. Guo Song, IEEE Fellow
Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Song Guo is a Full Professor and Associate Head at Department
of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Before joining
PolyU, he was a professor at the University of Aizu, Japan. He obtained his
PhD degree in Computer Science from University of Ottawa, Master's degree in
Computer Engineering from Beijing University of Posts and
Telecommunications, and Bachelor degree in Computer Software from Huazhong
University of Science and Technology.
His research interests are mainly in the areas of big data,
cloud computing, mobile computing, and distributed systems. Some of his
Transactions papers were selected as Featured or Spotlight papers. He is the
recipient of the 2019 IEEE TCBD Best Conference Paper Award, 2018 IEEE TCGCC
Best Magazine Paper Award, 2019 & 2017 IEEE Systems Journal Annual Best
Paper Award, and other 6 Best Paper Awards from IEEE/ACM conferences. His
work was also recognized by the 2016 Annual Best of Computing: Notable Books
and Articles in Computing in ACM Computing Reviews.
Prof. Guo is an IEEE Fellow (Computer Society) and the
Editor-in-Chief of IEEE
Open Journal of the Computer Society. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of
IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) and served in the IEEE ComSoc Board of
Governors. Prof. Guo has been named on editorial board of a number of
prestigious international journals like IEEE Transactions on Parallel and
Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions
on Emerging Topics in Computing, etc. He has also served as chairs of
organizing and technical committees of many international conferences.
Prof. Marimuthu Palaniswami, IEEE Fellow
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Marimuthu Palaniswami is a Fellow of IEEE and a
distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He
received his Ph.D. from the University of Newcastle, Australia before
joining the University of Melbourne, where he is a Professor of Electrical
Engineering and Director/Convener of a large ARC Research Network on
Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing (ISSNIP)
with about 100 researchers on various interdisciplinary projects.
Previously, he was a Co-Director of Centre of Expertise on Networked
Decision & Sensor Systems. He served in various international boards and
advisory committees including a panel member for National Science Foundation
(NSF). He has published more than 480 refereed journal and conference
papers, including 3 books, 10 edited volumes.
He was given a Foreign Specialist Award by the Ministry of
Education, Japan in recognition of his contributions to the field of Machine
Learning and communications. He received University of Melbourne Knowledge
Transfer Excellence Award and Commendation Awards. He served as associate
editor for Journals/transactions including IEEE Transactions on Neural
Networks, Computational Intelligence for Finance. He is editor of Journal of
Medical, Biological Engineering and Computing and the Subject Editor for
International Journal on Distributed Sensor Networks. Through his research,
he supported various start-ups, local and international companies.
As an international investigator, he is involved in FP6, FP7
and H2020 initiatives in the areas of smart city and Internet of Things
(IoT). To enhance outreach research capacity, he founded the IEEE
international conference series on sensors, sensor networks and information
processing and served as General Chair for over 15 IEEE and IEEE sponsored
Conferences. He has given several keynote/plenary talks in the areas of
sensor networks, IoT and machine learning. His research interests include
Smart Sensors and Sensor Networks, Machine Learning, IoT and Biomedical
Engineering and Control.
Prof. David Zhang, IEEE
Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China
David Zhang graduated in Computer Science from Peking University. He
received his MSc in 1982 and his PhD in 1985 in both Computer Science from
the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT), respectively. From 1986 to 1988 he
was a Postdoctoral Fellow at Tsinghua University and then an Associate
Professor at the Academia Sinica, Beijing. In 1994 he received his second
PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo,
He has been a Chair Professor at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University where
he is the Founding Director of Biometrics Research Centre (UGC/CRC)
supported by the Hong Kong SAR Government since 2005. Currently he is
Presidential Chair Professor in Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen).
He also serves as Visiting Chair Professor in Tsinghua University and HIT,
and Adjunct Professor in Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Peking University,
National University of Defense Technology and the University of Waterloo. He
is both Founder and Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Image &
Graphics (IJIG) (http://www.worldscinet.com/ijig/ijig.shtml) and Springer
International Series on Biometrics
(KISB)(http://www.springer.com/series/6191); Organizer, the first
International Conference on Biometrics Authentication (ICBA); and Associate
Editor of more than ten international journals including IEEE Transactions
and so on. Over past 30 years, he have been working on pattern recognition,
image processing and biometrics, where many research results have been
awarded and some created directions, including palmprint recognition,
computerized TCM and facial beauty analysis, are famous in the world. So
far, he has published over 20 monographs, 400 international journal papers
and 40 patents from USA/Japan/HK/China. He has been continuously listed as a
Highly Cited Researchers in Engineering by Clarivate Analytics (formerly
known as Thomson Reuters) in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively(http://highlycited.com).
He is also ranted about 80 with H-Index 103 at Top 1000 Scientists for
international Computer Science and
Electronics(http://www.guide2research.com/scientists). Professor Zhang is a
Croucher Senior Research Fellow, Distinguished Speaker of the IEEE Computer
Society, and a Fellow of both IEEE and IAPR.
His research interests are in Machine Learning including Deep Learning, Big
Data Analytics and Optimization and their applications in Energy,
Mechatronics, Bioinformatics and Neuro-Engineering. His fundamental research
contributions are in Unsupervised and Near Unsupervised type learning as
well as in transparent Deep Learning and Bioinspired Optimization. His
h-index is 42 (9100 citations) in Google Scholar and he graduated 50 PhD
students as the primary supervisor. He has also been a keynote speaker for
40 research conferences. In China, he presented research seminars at many
research institutions including Chinese Academy of Sciences, Tsinghua
University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Harbin
Institute of Technology and Tong Ji University. He is also invited to serve
as a Distinguished Professor at multiple Universities in China.
Prof. Minho Jo, IEEE Senior Member
Korea University, South Korea
Founder and Editor-in-Chief, KSII Transactions on Internet and Information
Indexed in SCIE/JCR (Web of Science) and Scopus
Minho Jo is the professor in the Department of Computer
Convergence Software, Korea University, Sejong Metropolitan City, South
Korea. He is the Director of the IoT & AI Lab, Korea University (http://iot.korea.ac.kr/Member/ProfMinhoJo.htm).
Prof. Jo currently serves for the South Korea’s Presidential Commission on
Policy Planning. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
He received a BA from the Department of Industrial Engineering, Chosun
University, South Korea, in 1984, and received a PhD from the Department of
Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, USA, in 1994,
He was a recipient of the 2018 IET Best Paper Premium Award
by the United Kingdom’s Royal Institute of Engineering and Technology. He
received the Headong Outstanding Scholar Prize in 2011. He received the
Stone Pagoda Award for Outstanding Research by Korea University in Year
2018, 2019, respectively.
He is one of the founders of the Samsung Electronics LCD
Division. He has published over 100 articles in reputable peer-reviewed
journals/magazines and for international conferences. He was Vice President
of the Institute of Electronics and Information Engineers (IEIE) and is
currently the Vice President of the Korean Society for Internet Information
(KSII). He is the Founder and the Editor-in-Chief of KSII Transactions on
Internet and Information Systems (SCI/JCR and SCOPUS indexed.
http://itiis.org) and is the Founder of IEIE
Transactions on Smart Processing and Computing (SCOPUS indexed.
http://journal.auric.kr/ieiespc/EditorialBoard). He is currently an
Associate Editor of IEEE Systems Journal, an Associate Editor of IEEE
Access, an Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications, and an Editor of the IEEE
Internet of Things Journal, respectively. He is an Associate Editor of
Electronics, an Editor of Security and Communication Networks, and an Editor
of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, respectively.
His current research interests include IoT, blockchain,
artificial intelligence and deep learning, big data, network security,
cloud/edge computing, wireless energy harvesting, autonomous vehicles, and