Keynote Speakers on ICCCBDA 2018 !

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Keynote Speakers on the previous ICCCBDA 2017

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 3 books, 12 proceedings, 8 special issues of international journals, received 1 Chinese invention patent and published over 150 research papers (e.g., IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Information Science) in refereed journals and conferences. Five papers was included in ESI ISI database. He serves as area editor of IJCIS (SCI), editor of KBS (SCI), etc. He has served as ISKE2007-2015, CRSSC2015, CWI2014, JRS2012 program chairs, IEEE HPCC 2015, GrC 2009 program vice chairs and RSKT2008, FLINS2010 organizing chairs, etc. and has been a reviewer for several leading academic journals. He is a senior member of IEEE, CCF, CAI, Chair of IEEE CIS Chengdu Chapter and CCF YOCSEF Chengdu Chair 2013-2014)..

Prof.(Dr.) DP Sharma
AMIT, AMU MOE FDRE under UNDP and Ex. Academic Faculty Ambassador for Cloud Computing Offering (AI), IBM USA
External Consultant & Adviser (IT), ILO [ An autonomous Agency of United Nations]- Geneva

Confluence of the four; an eminent academician, Author, Researcher and Rehabilitation Technology Expert, Prof. DP Sharma is a strategic innovator and international orator. He is recipient of 46 National and International Awards and wide range of appreciations including India’s one of the highest civilian Award “Sardar Ratna Life Time Achievement International Award-2015” (in memory of first Deputy Prime Minister of Independent India )for Mind of Steel & Social Transformation through Education & Technology. He has published 16 text books and 6 distance learning Series of Computer Science, Information Technology and 127 International research paper/ articles in referred International Journals/conference pertaining to IT and multidisciplinary Informatics. He provides strategic counsel and future based advisory to transform the technology, management and governance practices through ICT and Cloud based Computing Systems and Models. He is serving various International Agencies like ILO (An autonomous Agency of United Nations), UNDP, DST, VLIR-UOS- Belgium, IICDEP and NYAS-USA in internal and external consulting capacities. Prof Sharma’s 27 keynote speeches around the world on innovation, techno imagination, change agents and strategic foresight in IT are commendable. He is member of Editorial/Reviewer boards of 29 International Journals like IEEE, Elsevier and Springer. He has supervised 12 PhD scholars in Cloud Computing and cross disciplinary informatics from USA, Fiji, India, Saudi Arabia and Ethiopia. He has guided over 25 Projects under Academic Initiative of IBM-USA and later awarded as ‘Academic Faculty Ambassador for Cloud Computing offering’ by IBM-USA. He holds fellowships of several International scientific organizations like International Fellow of FSFE- Germany, International Fellow of International Association of Computer Science and IT- Singapore and 22 Senior Memberships/Memberships like IEEE-USA, ISOC, UNV, UACEE-Australia, CSTA-ACM- USA & Canada, SIE-Singapore and ICST-Belgium. His contribution to the technology based rehabilitation under UN Convention for PWDs, ILO & UNDP schemes has been incomparable in the world. He has advised numerous projects and policy drafts for down-trodden communities under the schemes of UN Convention for PWDs and IT Ethical Policies for Least Developed Countries (LDCs). He is an iconic academic planner and promoter of innovations like blend of technology (ICTs) with teaching-learning process in higher education and research. He has traveled 39 countries like South Korea, China, India, North America, USA, Singapore, Malaysia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Dubai, Yemen, Netherlands, France, Germany, Sudan, Turkey etc. for academic assignments, distinguished Plenary/Keynote Speeches in International Conferences and conventions.

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.

Prof. Dr. Anu A. Gokhale, Illinois State University, USA
Dr. Anu A. Gokhale has completed twenty-five years of university teaching and is currently a professor and coordinator of the computer systems technology program at Illinois State University. She is named Fulbright Distinguished Chair in STEM at the University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 2016-17; is a Fulbright Specialist; and was a Fulbright Scholar to India in 2002. She isa Visiting Professor at Shandong University of Science & Technology in Jinan, China during spring 2017. Dr. Gokhale was honored with the 2011 University Outstanding Researcher Award. Originally from India, she has a master’s in physics‒electronics from the College of William & Mary, and a doctorate from Iowa State University. She presents and publishes her peer-reviewed research, and pursues multi-year projects funded by agencies like the US Department of Education, US Department of State, and National Science Foundation. The current NSF funded project is in Computing Education for the 21st Century. Dr. Gokhale authored a second edition of her book Introduction to Telecommunications, which has an international edition in Chinese. She continues to be an invited keynote speaker at various conferences, latest ones include: 2016 International Conference on Communication and Information Systems, Bangkok, Thailand; 2015  International Conference on Information Technology, Amman, Jordan; and 2014 International Conference on Control, Robotics and Cybernetics, Singapore. She consults for businesses and has delivered multiple workshops. As an active volunteer in IEEE, she has served as R4 Educational Activities Chair, Women in Engineering Coordinator, Chair of International Electro/Information Technology 2010 Conference, and MGA representative to Educational Activities Board. She was honored with the IEEE Third Millennium Medal.  

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). Following are his recent publications:
Lou Q., Zhang S., and Song W. Combination of Evaluation Methods for Assessing the Quality of Service for Express Delivery Industry, WISE-QUAT 2015, Wang et al (eds.) LNCS 9419, pp. 414-425
Yan S., Zheng X., Wang Y., Song W., Zhang W. A graph-based comprehensive reputation model: exploiting the social context of opinions to enhance trust in social commerce, Information Sciences, 2015, Vol. 318, 51-72.
Song W. A Conceptual Framework of Information Analysis and Modelling for E-health, International Conference on Smart Healthcare (ICSH), 2014, Zheng, et al (eds.) LNCS 8549, pp. 142-147
Li J., Zheng X., Chen S., Song W., Chen D. An efficient and reliable approach for quality-of-service-aware service composition, Information Sciences, 2014, Vol. 269, 238-254.
Li J., Zhen X., Chen D., Song W. Trust based service selection in service oriented environment, International Journal of Web Services Research, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 3, 23-42.
Geldart J. and Song W. Category-based Equational Reasoning: An Approach to Ontology Reasoning and Integration, in Journal of Logic and Computation (JLC), Vol. 19 (5), pp. 791-806
Song W., Du X., and Munro M. A Concept Graph Approach to Semantic Similarity Computation Method for e-Service Discovery, in the International Journal on Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, Vol. 1 (1), pp.50-68, Inderscience. 2010 Chen D. and Song W. An Analytic Model of Atomic Service for Services Descriptions, accepted to present at and included in the proceedings of the International Conference on Service Science (ICSS2010), Hangzhou, China, May 15-17, 2010.