Prof. Dapeng Oliver Wu, University of Florida, USA
Bio: Dapeng Oliver Wu received Ph.D. in
Electrical and Computer Engineering from
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA,
in 2003. Since 2003, he has been on the
faculty of Electrical and Computer
Engineering Department at University of
Florida, Gainesville, FL, where he is
currently Professor. His research interests
are in the areas of networking,
communications, video coding, image
processing, computer vision, signal
processing, and machine learning.
He received University of Florida Term Professorship Award in 2017, University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Award in 2009, AFOSR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award in 2009, ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award in 2008, NSF CAREER award in 2007, the IEEE Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (CSVT) Transactions Best Paper Award for Year 2001, the Best Paper Award in GLOBECOM 2011, and the Best Paper Award in QShine 2006.
He has served as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Advances in Multimedia between 2006 and 2008, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He has served as Technical Program Committee (TPC) Chair for IEEE INFOCOM 2012. He was elected as a Distinguished Lecturer by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society in 2016. He is an IEEE Fellow.
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Prof. Robert Minasian, The University of Sydney, Australia
IEEE Fellow & OSA Fellow
Bio: Professor Minasian is a Chair Professor with the School of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney, Australia. He is also the Director of the Fibre-optics and Photonics Laboratory. His research has made key contributions to microwave photonic signal processing. He is recognized as an author of one of the top 1% most highly cited papers in his field worldwide. Professor Minasian has contributed over 380 research publications, including Invited Papers in the IEEE Transactions and Journals. He has 70 Plenary, Keynote and Invited Talks at international conferences. He has served on numerous technical and steering committees of international conferences. Professor Minasian was the recipient of the ATERB Medal for Outstanding Investigator in Telecommunications, awarded by the Australian Telecommunications and Electronics Research Board. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, and a Fellow of the Optical Society of America.
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Prof. Tao Zhang, North China University of Technology, China
Bio: Prof. Tao Zhang is a full professor in school of information, North China University of Technology (NCUT). He received his phd degree in computer science from Kent State University in 1995. From September 1982 to August 1985, he worked in the image processing and scientific computation research office of the 203rd institute of the ministry of electromechanical industry. From June 1988 to January 1991, he was director of system and network department in Beijing Lenovo electronic technology co., ltd. From May 1993 to September 1995, he was Chief scientific adviser, north American headquarters, Volkswagen group, Germany. From September 1995-september 1996, he became senior banking consultant of IBM banking division, United States. From September 1996 to September 2000, he worked as vice President of technology and operations, bank of America. From September 2000 to March 2003, he was the CTO of PRECOM, a Silicon Valley company. In 2003, he came back to China and founded the Wise-Code Information Technology Co.,Ltd. It has designed and developed 18 software products with independent intellectual property rights, which have been widely used in the fields of banking, government, telecommunications, education, tobacco, urban construction, manufacturing and software outsourcing, etc. He is currently the chief technical expert of the National Golden Shield project, the overseas Senior Technical Adviser of the CBRC, the chief scientist of Beijing Aerospace Changfeng Co., Ltd., President of Electronic branch of Beijing Expert Association and Vice President of Western Returned Students' Club. His research interests include the application of neural network in the field of big data analysis, business process synergy integration, knowledge base, rule engine trigger, unified data exchange synchronization, big data and analysis mining, etc.
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Prof. Mao Kezhi, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Bio: Dr. Mao Kezhi obtained his BEng, MEng
and PhD from Jinan University, Northeastern
University, and University of Sheffield in
1989, 1992 and 1998 respectively. He joined
School of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering, Nanyang Technological
University, Singapore in 1998, where he is
now a tenured Associate Professor. Dr. Mao
has over 20 years of research experience in
artificial intelligence, machine learning,
big data, image processing, natural language
processing, and information fusion. Besides
academic research, Dr. Mao is also active in
development and consulting. He has
successfully developed and delivered several
intelligent systems and software tools to
government agencies, hospitals and
Dr. Mao Kezhi serves on Editorial Board of Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience. He has served as Keynote Speaker/Programme Chair/Organizing Committee Member for multiple international conferences. In addition, he has served as a reviewer for multiple international journals.
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