Keynote Speakers


       Prof. Guo Song, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong


Bio: Song Guo received his Ph.D. in computer science from University of Ottawa. He is currently a full professor at Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Prior to joining PolyU, he was a full professor with the University of Aizu, Japan. His research interests are mainly in the areas of cloud and green computing, big data, wireless networks, and cyber-physical systems. He has published over 300 conference and journal papers in these areas and received multiple best paper awards from IEEE/ACM conferences. His research has been sponsored by JSPS, JST, MIC, NSF, NSFC, and industrial companies. Dr. Guo has served as an editor of several journals, including IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (2011-2015), IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (2013-), IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (2016-), IEEE Communications Magazine (2015-), and Wireless Networks (2013-). He has been actively participating in international conferences as general chair and TPC chair. He is a senior member of IEEE, a senior member of ACM, and an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer.


       Prof. Girija Chetty, University of Canberra, Australia


Bio: Dr. Girija Chetty has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and PhD in Information Sciences and Engineering from Australia. She has more than 25 years of experience in Industry, Research and Teaching from Universities and Research and Development Companies from India and Australia, and has held several leadership positions including Head of Software Engineering and Computer Science, and Course Director for Master of Computing Course. Currently, she is the Head of Multimodal Systems and Information Fusion Group in University of Canberra, Australia, and leads a research group with several PhD students, Post Docs, research assistants and regular International and National visiting researchers. She is a Senior Member of IEEE, USA, and senior member of Australian Computer Society, and her research interests are in the area of multimodal systems, computer vision, pattern recognition and image processing. She has published extensively with more than 120 fully refereed publications in several invited book chapters, edited books, high quality conference and journals, and she is in the editorial boards, technical review committees and regular reviewer for several IEEE, Elsevier and IET journals in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing.


       Prof. Harumi Watanabe, Tokai University, Japan


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       Prof. Dong Hwa Kim, Hanbat National University, South Korea


Bio: Dr. Dong Hwa Kim received Ph.D from Ajou University in Korea and also got Ph.D from Dept. of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science, TIT (Tokyo Institute of Technology, K. Hirota Lab.), Tokyo, Japan.
He has experience in many areas such as Visiting Professor, Mechanical, Optic, Engineering Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economic (March 20, 2012-2013), President, Korea Institute HuCARE (President of Hu-CARE (Human-Centered Advanced Technology Research/Education, 2009 – ), EU-FP NCP (ICT) in Korea (Nov. 2009-), Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (Nov., 1977-March, 1993), President, Daedeok Korea-India Forum (March 1, 2010 – ), Vice-president of the recognition board of the world congress of arts, sciences and communications, IBC (Sept. 1, 2007, UK), Co-editor, Japan Society for Fuzzy Theory and Intelligent Informatics, executive committees (June 2, 2007 -2009), Co-editor, Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics (JACIII, Fujii press, Japan (2006-), Director of National Science Foundation (2006-2008).
He wrote many columns about science & technology strategy and policy in major newspaper in Korea. He also had ever have lecture and keynote speaker in over 100 University and conference or forum over the world. He was Book Author in Hybrid Evolutionary Algorithms (Computational Intelligence 75), Springer, Germany, 2007, and published 200 papers in international Journal and awards 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century, Top 100 Engineers 2008 (UK), International Einstein Award for Scientific achievement.
He got also best innovation award from Hankook Illbo (Korea major daily newspaper) on 2009. He is now working at Hanbat National University (2009 – ).