Prof. Shigang Chen (IEEE Fellow)
University of Florida, USA
Biography: Dr. Shigang Chen (email@example.com) is a professor with Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering at University of Florida. He received his B.S. degree in computer science from University of Science and Technology of China in 1993. He received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996 and 1999, respectively. After graduation, he had worked with Cisco Systems for three years before joining University of Florida in 2002. His research interests include Internet of things, big data, cybersecurity, RFID technologies, intelligent cyber-transportation systems, etc. He published over 200 peer-reviewed journal/conference papers. He received the NSF CAREER Award and several best paper awards. He holds 13 US patents, and many of them were used in software products. He served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and a number of other journals. He served in various chair positions or as committee members for numerous conferences. He holds the University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship and the University of Florida Term Professorship. He is a Fellow of IEEE and an ACM Distringuished Scientist.
Prof. Lijun Wang (千人学者)
North China University of Technology, China
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Prof. Jixin Ma
University of Greenwich, UK
Biography: Prof. Jixin Ma is a Reader of Computer Science in the Department of Computing and Information Systems, the Director of the Centre for Computer and Computational Science, and the Leader of Artificial Intelligence Research Group, at University of Greenwich, U.K. He is also a Visiting Professor of Beijing Normal University, Auhui University and Zhengzhou Light Industrial University, China. Dr Ma obtained his BSc and MSc of Mathematics in 1982 and 1988, respectively, and PhD of Computer Sciences in 1994. His main research areas include Artificial Intelligence, Software Engineering and Information Systems, with special interests in Temporal Logic, Temporal Databases, Reasoning about Action and Change, Case-Based Reasoning, Pattern Recognition and Graph Matching. He has published more than 100 research papers in international journals and conferences. Dr Ma has been the Editor of many international journals, including, "Computer and Systems", "Software Innovation", "Polibits", "Computer & Information Science", "Studies in Computational Intelligence", "Information & Communications Technology Law". He is also the Program Chair, Program Member and Invited Speakers of various international conferences, and has served as reviewers of many international journals and conferences. Dr Jixin Ma has been a Member of various international professional societies, including: British Computer Society, American Association of Artificial Intelligence, ICIS/IEEE, World Scientific and Engineering Society, UK Temporal Reasoning, Artificial Intelligence and Logic Group, and Special Group of Artificial Intelligence of BCS. In particular, Dr Ma has been acted as the Invited Keynote Speaker and Tutorial Presenter at many International Conferences/Symposiums/Workshops.