Keynote Speakers on ICCCBDA 2019!

 

Prof. William Wei Song, Dalarna University, Sweden
Dr. William Wei Song is full professor of Information Systems and Business Intelligence and Director of Micro-data Analysis at Dalarna University and docent in Stockholm University, Sweden. Previously he was academic staff at Durham University and the head of the Web Intelligence, Services, and Agent Technology Lab in England. He is also guest professor at Zhejiang University. Prof. Song is PC member of many international conferences and workshops (among others, he was workshop organizer and chair for the WISE conferences in 2000, 2013, and 2014) and editorial boards of international journals. He is a guest editor of the international journal on web services research (IJWSR). Prof. Song has been leader of many research projects, funded by ESPRIT and FP6 (EU), EPSRC (UK), VINOVA (Sweden), NSFC (China) and ITF (Hong Kong SAR). He has published over 150 research papers in key international journals and conferences and has been keynote speaker at a number of international conferences and national forums such as ICKET and Annual IT-Forum Sweden. His research interests cover the research fields of conceptual modelling, semantic web, micro-payment in e-commerce, intensive data analysis, web and service science, requirements engineering, e-learning, e-healthcare, aging care, e-governance, etc.
Dr. Song received his BSc in Computer Science from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 1982, and his PhD in Computer and Information Sciences from Stockholm University and the Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden, 1995. Since then he has been working at Swedish Research Institute of Systems Development in Sweden, Hong Kong University in Hong Kong, and Durham University in England (UK).

 

Prof. En-Bing Lin, Central Michigan University, USA
Dr. En-Bing Lin is Chair and Professor of Mathematics at Central Michigan University, USA. He has taught and visited at several institutions including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of California, Riverside, University of Toledo, UCLA, and University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his Ph. D. in Mathematics from Johns Hopkins University. His research interests include Data Analysis, Image Processing, Applied and Computational Mathematics, Wavelet Analysis and Applications, and Mathematical Physics. He has supervised a number of graduate and undergraduate students. Dr. Lin serves on the editorial boards of several mathematics journals and several academic committees of regional and national associations. He has organized several special sessions at regional IEEE conference and American Mathematical Society national and regional meetings.

 

Prof. Tianrui Li, Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Tianrui Li received his B.S. degree, M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree from the Southwest Jiaotong University, China in 1992, 1995 and 2002 respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK • CEN), Belgium from 2005-2006, a visiting professor at Hasselt University, Belgium in 2008, the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia in 2009 and the University of Regina, Canada in 2014. And, he is presently a Professor and the Director of the Key Lab of Cloud Computing and Intelligent Technique of Sichuan Province, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Since 2000, he has co-edited 6 books, 10 special issues of international journals, 15 proceedings, received 5 Chinese invention patents and published over 240 research papers (e.g., IEEE TKDE, IEEE TEC, IEEE TFS, IEEE TIFS, IEEE ASLP, IEEE TIE, IEEE TC, IEEE TVT) in refereed journals and conferences (e.g., KDD, IJCAI, UbiComp). 3 papers were ESI Hot Papers and 12 papers was ESI Highly Cited Papers. His Google H-index is 32. He serves as the area editor of International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems (SCI), editor of Knowledge-based Systems (SCI) and Information Fusion (SCI), etc. He is an IRSS fellow, a distinguished member of CCF, a senior member of ACM, IEEE, CAAI, ACM SIGKDD member, Chair of IEEE CIS Chengdu Chapter (2013-2018), Treasurer of ACM SIGKDD China Chapter and CCF YOCSEF Chengdu Chair (2013-2014). Over fifty graduate students (including 8 Post-Docs, 13 Doctors) have been trained. Their employment units include Microsoft Research Asia, Sichuan University, Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent and Huawei. They have received 2 "Si Shi Yang Hua" Medals, Best Papers/Dissertation Awards 15 times, Champion of Sina Weibo Interaction-prediction at Tianchi Big Data Competition (Bonus 200,000 RMB), Second Place of Social Influence Analysis Contest of IJCAI-2016 Competitions.

 

Assoc. Prof. Qing Tan,
School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada

Dr. Qing Tan is an associate professor in School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. He was born and raised in Chengdu. He left his beloved hometown in 1977 to study Aviation Automation at the Northwest Polytechnic University. He earned his PhD in Cybernetics Engineering for Robotics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology) in 1993. As a foreign senior research fellow, he did the research on Telepresence Robot for the human acts simulation program at the Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute in 1994. He did his post-doctorial fellowship at University of Alberta in 1996. He joined Athabasca University in 2007 with extensive IT industrial working experiences in Canada. Dr. Tan is teaching and developing both undergraduate and graduate courses including Mobile Computing, Computer Networking, E-Commerce, Enterprise Modeling, Cloud Computing, and Big Data Analytics. Dr. Tan’s research interests and engagements include Location-Based Technologies, Mobile Computing, Adaptive Mobile Learning, Telepresence Robot, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, Cyber-Physical Systems, and Computer Network and Cyber Security. Dr. Tan received several Canadian national and provincial research grants. He has published many research papers on International journals and conferences. He also sits on many international journal editor boards and various conference committees.