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September 30, 2023October 15, 2023
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November 15, 2023
November 30, 2023
Beijing University of Technology
Jingsha He, Professor, Beijing University of Technology
Jingsha He：Professor, Beijing University of Technology; Leading Professor, "Chutian Scholars Program" of Hubei Province, China.
Research field：computer networks; information safety; 3D printing; big data and cloud computing security; digital forensics.
Jingsha He received his Bachelor's degree in computer science from Xi'an Jiaotong University in China in July 1982 and his Master's and Ph.D. degrees in computer engineering from the University of Maryland at College Park in U.S. in December 1984 and December 1990, respectively. Prof. He has been with the Faculty of Information Technology of Beijing University of Technology (BJUT) in Beijing, China since August 2003, starting therein as a distinguished professor of the Beijing municipality during the first three years. Prior to joining BJUT in August 2003, Prof. He had worked for several multi-national companies in the U.S., including IBM Corp. (as a senior computer scientist), MCI Communications Corp. (as a senior engineer) and Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. (as a senior member of research staff), and published more than 10 papers and received 12 U.S. patents. Since joining BJUT in August 2003, Prof. He has published over 300 papers in scholarly journals and major international conferences, received 90 Chinese patents and 53 software copyrights and authored or co-authored 9 books in software engineering and information security. Prof. He has been the principal investigator of more than 40 research projects, including grants from National Natural Science Foundation of China, Beijing Natural Science Foundation, Ministry of Science and Technology and Beijing Municipal Science & Technology Commission.
Yudong Zhang：Professor, University of Leicester, UK.
Research field：artificial intelligence; deep learning; computer vision; pattern recognition; computer-aided medical diagnosis; medical image processing; biomedical engineering; graph neural network; IoT; optimization.
Prof. Yudong Zhang serves as a Chair Professor at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Leicester, UK. He is the Fellow of IET, Fellow of EAI, and Fellow of BCS. He is the Senior Member of IEEE, IES, and ACM. He is the Distinguished Speaker of ACM. He was included in Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Computer Science) by Elsevier from 2014 to 2018. He was 2019, 2021 & 2022 recipient of Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher. He is included in World’s Top 2% Scientist by Stanford University from 2020 to 2022. He won Information Fusion 2022 Best Paper Award, etc. His three papers are included in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021.
He has (co)authored over 400 peer-reviewed articles in the journals: Ann Oncol, JACC, JAMA Psychiatry, IJIM, Inf Fus, IEEE TFS, IEEE TII, IEEE TIP, IEEE TMI, IEEE IoTJ, Neural Networks, IEEE TITS, Pattern Recognition, IEEE TGRS, IEEE JBHI, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TETCI, IEEE TCSS, IEEE JSTARS, IEEE TNSRE, IEEE SJ, ACM TKDD, ACM TOMM, IEEE/ACM TCBB, IEEE TCAS-II, IEEE JTEHM, ACM TMIS, etc. There are more than 60 ESI Highly Cited Papers and 5 ESI Hot Papers in his (co)authored publications.
His citation reached 24192 in Google Scholar (h-index 86). He is the editor of Neural Networks, IEEE TITS, IEEE TCSVT, etc. He has conducted many successful industrial projects and academic grants from NIH, Royal Society, GCRF, EPSRC, MRC, BBSRC, Hope, British Council, Fight for Sight, and NSFC. He has given over 120 invited talks at international conferences, universities, and companies. He has served as (Co-)Chair for more than 60 international conferences and workshops (including more than 20 IEEE or ACM conferences). His research outputs have been reported by more than 50 news press, such as Reuters, BBC, Telegraph, Physics World, UK Today News, EurekAlert! Science News, India Times, Association of Optometrists (AOP) news, Medical Xpress, etc.
Hamid Reza Karimi：Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
Research field：control system synthesis; lyapunov methods; nonlinear control systems; uncertain systems; time-varying systems; observers and delays.
Ping Wang：Associate Professor, York University, Canada.
Research field：wireless communications and networking; internet of things; machine learning; resource management in cloud computing; power energy management in smart grid.
Raja Sarath Kumar Boddu：Professor, Lenora College of Engineering, India.
Research field：data science; machine learning; big data.
Pooja Singh：Assistant Professor, SIES Graduate School of Technology, India.
Research field：mathematical modelling; image processing; artificial intelligence; reliability; system design; safety and security of safety critical computer based systems.
Issa Khalil：Principal Scientist with the Cyber Security Group, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI); Member, Qatar Foundation, Qatar.
Research field：computer security and privacy; security data analytics; network security; AI security; private data sharing.
Himal A. Suraweera：Senior Lecturer, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
Research field：cooperative relay networks; full–duplex communications; multipleinput– multiple–output systems; energy harvesting communications; and cognitive radio systems.