Keynote Speaker I
Prof. Kai Hwang (IEEE Life Fellow)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China
Professor Kai Hwang earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972. He has taught at the University of Southern California and Purdue University for 46 years. In 2018, he joined The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) as a Presidential Chair Professor in Computer Science and Engineering. He has made significant contributions to computer architecture, parallel processing, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. Professor Hwang is widely recognized and is among the top 2% of global scientists. He is an IEEE Life Fellow, AAAI Fellow。He has received the very first CCF Outstanding Overseas Achievement Award and the IEEE Lifetime Achievement Award from the World Congress on Cloud Computing in 2012.
Keynote Speaker II
Prof. Wenbing Zhao
Cleveland State University, USA
Wenbing Zhao received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2002. Dr. Zhao has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1990, and a Master of Science degree in Physics in 1993, both at Peking University, Beijing, China. Dr. Zhao also received a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1998 at University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Zhao joined Cleveland State University (CSU) faculty in 2004 and is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at CSU. Dr. Zhao published over 200 peer-reviewed papers in the area of distributed systems (three of them won the best paper award), smart and connected health, computer vision, machine learning, physics, and education. Dr. Zhao’s research is supported in part by the US National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, the US Department of Transportation, Ohio State Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Ohio Department of Higher Education, and by Cleveland State University. Dr. Zhao is currently serving on the organizing committee and the technical program committee for numerous international conferences. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access and for MDPI Computers. Dr. Zhao is a senior member of IEEE.
Keynote Speaker III
Prof. Kenji Suzuki
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Kenji Suzuki, Ph.D. (Nagoya University) worked at Hitachi Medical Corp, Aichi Prefectural University, Japan, as a faculty member, in Department of Radiology, University of Chicago, as Assistant Professor, and Medical Imaging Research Center, Illinois Institute of Technology, as Associate Professor (Tenured). He is currently a Professor (Tenured) & Director of Biomedical Artificial Intelligence Research Unit in Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He published more than 350 papers (including 116 peer-reviewed journal papers). He has been actively researching on deep learning in medical imaging and AI-aided diagnosis in the past 25 years, especially his early deep-learning model was proposed in 1994. His papers were cited more than 13,000 times, and his h-index is 56. He is inventor on 38 patents (including ones of earliest deep-learning patents), which were licensed to several companies and commercialized. He published 15 books and edited 16 journal special issues. He has been awarded numerous grants including NIH, NEDO, and JST grants, totaling $17M. He serves as Editors of 34 leading international journals including Pattern Recognition. He chaired 114 international conferences. He received 23 awards, including 3 Best Paper Awards in leading journals. His research interests include Artificial intelligence, Deep learning, Machine learning, AI-aided system, Computer-aid diagnosis, Medical image analysis, Medical image processing, Data science.