Keynote Speakers

Prof. Yike Guo (郭毅可)

Imperial College London
Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), Member of Academia Europaea (MAE), Fellow of British Computer Society

Bio: Yike Guo, is a Professor of Computing Science in the Department of Computing at Imperial College London. He is the founding Director of the Data Science Institute at Imperial College. He is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (FREng), Member of Academia Europaea (MAE), Fellow of British Computer Society and a Trustee of The Royal Institution of Great Britain.
Professor Guo received a first-class honours degree in Computing Science from Tsinghua University, China, in 1985 and received his PhD in Computational Logic from Imperial College in 1993 under the supervision of Professor John Darlington. He founded InforSense, a software company specialized in big data analysis for life science and medicine, and served as CEO for several years before the company's merger with IDBS, a global advanced R&D software provider, in 2009. He was then the Chief Innovation Officer of the IDBS until 2018. He also served as the Chief Technical Officer of the tranSMART foundation, a global alliance in building open source big data platform for translational medicine research.
英国皇家工程院院士、欧洲科学院院士、英国帝国理工学院教授、香港浸会大学副校长。1980年至1987年在清华大学计算机系计算机专业就学,获一等荣誉工学学士学位并成为首批清华硕博联读生。1987年被公派至英国留学,1994年博士毕业于英国帝国理工学院计算机系,获计算机科学博士学位。 2014年创建帝国理工数据科学研究所并被任命为所长。2015年4月,上海大学聘请郭毅可出任计算机工程与科学学院院长。郭毅可院士是世界知名的数据科学家,他自1995年以来从事数据挖掘和机器学习领域的工作。研究重点为大规模科学应用的数据挖掘,包括用于生物、化学、地球物理、医学、卫生保健、环境和安全等应用领域的分布式数据挖掘方法、机器学习和信息系统。

Prof. Lei Xu (徐雷)

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Chinese University of Hong Kong
IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow, European Academy of Sciences

Bio: Emeritus Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Zhiyuan Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU); Chief Scientist, SJTU AI Research Institute; Director of Neural Computation Research Centre in Brain and Intelligence Science-Technology Institute, Shanghai ZhangJiang National Lab; Completed Ph.D thesis at Tsinghua Univ by the end of 1986, joined Peking Univ as postdoc in 1987 and associate professor in 1988, became postdoc and visiting scientist in Finland, Canada and USA (including A.Yuille team in Harvard and M. Jordan team in MIT) during 1989-93. Joined CUHK as senior lecturer in 1993, professor in 1996, chair professor since 2002. Served as EIC and associate editors of several academic journals, e.g., including Neural Networks (1995-2016), IEEE Tr. Neural Networks (1994-98). Taken various roles in academic societies, e.g., INNS Governing Board (2001-2003), the INNS award committee (2002-2003), and the Fellow committee of IEEE Computational Intelligence society (2006-2007), and European Academy of Sciences scientific committee (2014-2017). Received several national and international academic awards, including 1993 National Nature Science Award, 1995 Leadership Award from International Neural Networks Society (INNS) and 2006 Asia Pacific Neural Network Society (APNNS) Outstanding Achievement Award. Elected to Fellow of IEEE in 2001; Fellow of Intl. Association for Pattern Recognition in 2002 and of European Academy of Sciences in 2003.
上海交通大学致远讲席教授,电信学院认知机器和计算健康研究中心主任。上海交通大学人工智能研究院首席科学家、大学脑科学与技术研究中心首席科学家。欧洲科学院院士,IEEE Fellow, IAPR Fellow。

Prof. Qiang Yang (杨强)

Chief AI Officer, WeBank (微众银行首席人工智能官), Chair Professor at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
IEEE/ ACM/ AAAI/ IAPR Fellow

Bio: Prof. Yang is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He received his MSc degree in Astrophysics, MSc in Computer Science and PhD in Computer Science at University of Maryland, USA. His research interests include transfer learning, machine learning, planning and data mining in artificial intelligence. He is also the President of IJCAI, Executive Council Member of AAAI, and Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on Big Data. He was the founding Editor in Chief of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology. He was the founding director of the HKUST's Big Data Institute. He is a fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAI, AAAS, IAPR and CAAI.
杨强,香港科技大学计算机系讲座教授,首位国际人工智能学会华人Fellow(AAAI Fellow), 并为IEEE Fellow等多个国际学术协会的Fellow,ACM TIST和IEEE 大数据期刊创始主编,中国人工智能学会海外副理事长,国际人工智能协会(IJCAI)常务理事,AAAI Executive Council member。曾任华为诺亚方舟实验室创始主任和2015年国际人工智能大会(IJCAI)程序主席。主要研究兴趣是人工智能和大数据,是迁移学习领域的开拓者。发表论文共计400余篇,引用超过三万次。

Prof. Mohamad Sawan

Chair Professor at Westlake University, China
IEEE Fellow, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada

Bio: Mohamad Sawan, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, Fellow of the IEEE, is an internationally renowned scientist in the field of smart medical devices. He has made significant contributions in implantable and wearable medical devices based on smart microsystems. Professor Sawan got a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Sherbrooke in 1990, was a postdoc fellow in Biomedical Engineering in McGill University in 1991, and was assistant professor, associate professor and full professor from 1991 to 2018 in Polytechnique, the Engineering School of University of Montreal. Recently, he joined the School of Engineering of Westlake University as a Chair Professor, Founder and Principle Investigator of the Center for Biomedical Research and Innovation (CenBrain).
加拿大工程院院士、加拿大工程研究院院士、IEEE Fellow,国际著名智慧生物医疗器械领域科学家,在基于智能微系统技术的可植入式和可穿戴式智慧医疗器械方面作出了重大贡献。萨万院士1990年在加拿大舍布鲁克大学获得电子工程博士学位,1991年在加拿大麦吉尔大学从事生物医学工程博士后研究,1991-2018在加拿大蒙特利尔大学历任助理教授、副教授和教授。2001-2015任加拿大研究主席(智慧医疗器械领域)。目前是国际著名期刊IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems的主编。2018年加入西湖大学,任工学院讲席教授、生物医学研究与创新中心首席科学家。

Prof. Licheng Jiao (焦李成)

Xidian University, China
IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow

Bio: Licheng Jiao (SM'89) received the B.S. degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, in 1982, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 1984 and 1990, respectively. From 1990 to 1991, he was a postdoctoral Fellow in the National Key Laboratory for Radar Signal Processing, Xidian University, Xi'an, China. Since 1992, Dr. Jiao has been a Professor in the School of Electronic Engineering at Xidian University, Xi'an, China, Currently, he is the Dean of the Electronic Engineering School and the Director of the Key Lab of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding of Ministry of Education of China at Xidian University, Xi'an, China. In 1992, Dr. Jiao was awarded the Youth Science and Technology Award. In 1996, he was granted by the Cross-century Specialists Fund from the Ministry of Education of China. And he was selected as a member of the First level of Millions of Talents Project of China from 1996. In 2006, he was awarded the First Prize of Young Teacher Award of High School by the Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation. From 2006, he was selected as an Expert with the Special Contribution of Shaanxi Province. Dr. Jiao is a Senior Member of IEEE, member of IEEE Xi'an Section Execution Committee and the Chairman of Awards and Recognition Committee, vice board chairperson of Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence, councilor of Chinese Institute of Electronics, committee member of Chinese Committee of Neural Networks, and expert of Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council.
现任西安电子科技大学计算机科学与技术学部主任、智能感知与图像理解教育部重点实验室主任、智能感知与计算国际联合研究中心主任、智能感知与计算国际合作联合实验室主任、“智能信息处理科学与技术”高等学校学科创新引智基地(“111计划”)主任、教育部科技委学部委员、中国人工智能学会副理事长、IET西安分会主席、IEEE西安分会奖励委员会主席、IEEE计算智能协会西安分会主席、IEEE GRSS西安分会主席,IEEE TCYB、IEEE TGRS副主编、教育部创新团队首席专家,IEEE Fellow、IET Fellow、CAAI Fellow、CCF Fellow、CIE Fellow、CAA Fellow,PC of NeurlPS、ICML、CVPR、AAAI、IJCAI and ICCV, 连续六年入选爱思唯尔高被引学者榜单。国务院学位委员会学科评议组成员,人社部博士后管委会评议组专家,曾任第八届全国人大代表。1991年被批准为享受国务院政府津贴的专家,1996年首批入选国家“百千万”人才工程(第一、二层次),陕西省首批“三五人才”第一层次。当选为全国模范教师、陕西省突出贡献专家和陕西省师德标兵。

Prof. Dinggang Shen (沈定刚)

Jeffrey Houpt Distinguished Investigator, Professor of UNC-Chapel Hill
IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow, IAPR Fellow

Bio: Dinggang Shen is Jeffrey Houpt Distinguished Investigator, and a Professor in the Department of Radiology and BRIC at UNC-Chapel Hill. Before joining UNC as an associate professor in April 2008, he was a tenure-track assistant professor in the University of Pennsylvania since July 2002, and a faculty member in Johns Hopkins University in 2001 and 2002. Dr. Shen is on the Advisory Board of Physics in Medicine & Biology (PMB) and Cognitive Computation (Springer Neuroscience, USA), and also the Editorial Board of the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease (2016-2017), Medical Image Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI), Pattern Recognition, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, International Journal of Image and Graphics, CMBBE: Imaging & Visualization, and Brain Informatics. He also has served as a reviewer for numerous international journals and conferences. Dr. Shen has published >1000 articles in journals and proceedings of international conferences. He is the recipient of the title of SJTU Top Ten Research Elite (1994), best paper awards (1993,2001,2003,2005,2007), and the most cited paper award (2007). He is Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and also Fellow of The International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).
沈定刚是Jeffrey Houpt杰出研究员,北卡罗来纳大学教堂山分校Radiology和BRIC教授。在2008年4月加入UNC担任副教授之前,他自2002年7月起担任宾夕法尼亚大学的终身助理教授,并于2001年和2002年在约翰霍普金斯大学任教。 沈博士是医学、生物学(PMB)和认知计算(Springer Neuroscience,USA)的物理顾问委员会成员,以及“Journal of Alzheimer's Disease”(2016-2017),Medical Image Analysis,IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering,IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI), Pattern Recognition, Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, International Journal of Image and Graphics,CMBBE:Imaging & Visualization, 以及Brain Informatics的编辑委员会成员。他还担任过多个国际期刊和会议的审稿人。 沈博士在国际会议期刊上发表了800多篇文章。曾获得上海交通大学十佳科研精英(1994),优秀论文奖(1993,2001,2003,2005,2007),引用次数最多的论文奖(2007)。他是IEEE的会士,也是美国医学和生物工程研究所(AIMBE)的会士。

Prof. Yueting Zhuang (庄越挺)

Zhejiang University, China
Changjiang Distinguished Professor

Bio: Yueting Zhuang received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Zhejiang University, China, in 1986, 1989 and 1998 respectively. From February 1997 to August 1998, he was a visiting scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He served as the Dean of College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University from 2009 to 2017, the director of Institute of Artificial Intelligence from 2006 to 2015. Currently, he is a full professor at the College of Computer Science, Director of MOE-Digital Library Engineering Research Center, Zhejiang University. His research interests mainly include multimedia retrieval, artificial intelligence, cross-media computing, digital library. He has won various awards and honors such as National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China from National Natural Science Foundation(2005), the “Chang Jiang Scholars Program” Professor of the Ministry of Education of China(2008), the chief scientist of 973 Project(2012CB316400). He was the leading PI of the digital library project— “China America Digital Academic Library(CADAL)”, which has now become one of the largest non-profit digital libraries in the world. Also he is the director of the technical center of UNESCO Category II International Knowledge Center of Engineering Science and technology(IKCEST). Yueting Zhuang is now a CAAI Fellow(2018) and serves as the standing committee member of CAAI. He is a Fellow of China Society of Image and Graphics(2019). Also he is a member of Zhejiang Provincial Government AI Development Committee(AI Top 30).
浙江大学计算机学院教授,国家杰出青年科学基金获得者(2005年)、“百千万人才工程”国家级人选者(2006年)、教育部长江学者特聘教授(2008年)、浙江省特级专家(2014年)、973首席科学家(2011年)、享受国家政府特殊津贴(2000年)、浙江省有突出贡献中青年专家(2013年)、浙江省“151人才工程”第一层次培养人员(2000年),教育部“网络多媒体智能信息处理技术”创新团队带头人。国务院学位委员会第七届学科评议组成员。中国人工智能学会(CAAI)会士(2018)、常务理事,中国图像图形学学会会士(2019,首批)。浙江省计算机学会理事长。中国计算机学会(CCF)2018中国计算机大会(CNCC 2018)程序委员会主席。主要从事跨媒体、人工智能、计算机动画、数字图书馆等领域研究,取得了突出的创新成果,在国际权威期刊以及顶级学术会议发表论文100余篇。作为技术总负责人完成的“大学数字图书馆国际合作计划(CADAL),成功结合了跨媒体、AI、大数据处理技术,建成了具有250万册数字资源的全球最大公益性数字图书馆,产生了很大的国际影响力。

Prof. Erping Li (李尔平)

Zhejiang University, China
IEEE Fellow, Changjiang Distinguished Professor
Speech Title: Artificial intelligence spiking neuromorphic chip

Bio: Li ERPING, holds the appointment of Changjiang Distinguished Professor in Zhejiang University, China, Dean for Zhejiang University-UIUC Institute since April 2016. He authored or co-authored over 400 papers published in the referred international journals, authored two books published at John-Wiley Press(2012) and Cambridge University Press(2014). Dr Li is a Fellow of IEEE(2007), and a Fellow of MIT Electromagnetics Academy, USA. He received numerous international awards including the IEEE EMC Richard Stoddard Award in 2015, IEEE EMC Technical Achievement Award , and Changjiang Schaolr Chair Professorship(2006) from the Ministry of Education in China. He has served as General Chair and Technical Program Chair for more than 20 prestigious international conferences and delivered over 100 invited talks and plenary speeches at various international conferences and forums.
长江学者(2006年度),IEEE Fellow(2007年),求是讲席教授(2009年), 现任浙江大学信电学院讲席教授,伊利诺伊大学厄巴纳香槟校区(UIUC)电气与计算机工程学院兼聘教授,浙江大学-伊利诺伊大学联合学院院长(ZJU-UIUC Institute, http://zjui.zju.edu.cn),浙江省先进微纳电子器件与应用重点实验室主任,浙江大学射频与纳米电子研究中心主任,浙江大学-华为先进电磁信息联合实验室主任。浙江大学学术委员会委员,浙江大学国际校区学术委员会主任。

Prof. Changbin Yu (于长斌)

Westlake University, China
Speech Title:

Bio: Changbin Yu (M’08–SM’10) was born in Shandong, China. He received the B.Eng. degree with first class honors in computer engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in engineering from the Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia, in 2008.,Since 2008, he has been a faculty member with the Research School of Engineering, ANU. In 2017, he became the first engineering faculty member to join the Westlake Institute for Advanced Study, and helped establish the first private research-oriented university in China—Westlake University, Hangzhou, China.,Dr. Yu was a recipient of the 2010 ANU Top Supervisor Award, the 2006–2008 Asian Journal of Control Best Paper Award, the ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2007, the Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship in 2010, the 2006 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Students Abroad, and the 2005 Australian Government's Endeavor Asia Award. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia and a Member of IFAC Technical Committee on Networked Systems. He served as a Subject Editor for the International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control and was an Associate Editor for the System & Control Letters and IET Control Theory & Applications.
2004年毕业于新加坡南洋理工大学,获计算机工程一等荣誉学士学位;2008年毕业于澳洲国立大学,获工学博士学位并留校任教,历任讲师,高级讲师,特聘研究员,终身教授及网络化系统学科方向负责人;曾兼任澳洲国立大学工学院副院长,澳洲国家信息通信技术研究院主任研究员。现为西湖大学人工智能与机器人中心负责人(PI)。
自2010 年起先后担任过3 个SCI国际期刊杂志的副编辑和责任主编,是国际电子电气工程师学会资深会员 (IEEE senior member),国际自动控制联合会(IFAC)技术委员,澳洲工程院信息与电子学部会士(Fellow, IEAustralia), 中国自动化学会控制理论专业委员会(TCCT)委员,中国电子学会高级会员(青年科学家俱乐部成员)。曾获得澳洲政府奋进亚洲奖,奋进行政奖;澳洲研究委员会澳大利亚博士后(APD Fellow)荣誉称号,女王伊丽莎白二世研究员(QEII Fellow)荣誉称号,澳洲科学院及澳洲工程院多项奖励;合作成果入围澳洲尤里卡科学奖,亚洲控制期刊最佳论文等;曾获得2006年中国国家优秀自费留学生奖,并作为在澳中国留学生唯一代表成为2008年奥运火炬手。

Prof. Feifei Gao (高飞飞)

Tsinghua University, China
IEEE Fellow
Speech Title: Deep Learning in  Physical Layer Communications: An Attempt Towards 6G

Bio: Feifei Gao received the B.Eng. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 2002, the M.Sc. degree from McMaster University, Canada in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree from National University of Singapore in 2007. He was a Research Fellow with the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), A*STAR, Singapore in 2008 and an Assistant Professor with the School of Engineering and Science, Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany from 2009 to 2010. In 2011, he joined the Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, China, where he is currently an Associate Professor. Prof. Gao's research interest include signal processing for communications, array signal processing, convex optimizations, and artificial intelligence assisted communications. He has authored/ coauthored more than 150 refereed IEEE journal papers and more than 150 IEEE conference proceeding papers that are cited more than 8400 times in Google Scholar. Prof. Gao has served as an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (Lead Guest Editor), IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, and China Communications. He has also serves as the symposium co-chair for 2019 IEEE Conference on Communications (ICC), 2018 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Spring (VTC), 2015 IEEE Conference on Communications (ICC), 2014 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2014 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC), as well as Technical Committee Members for more than 50 IEEE conferences.
高飞飞,清华大学自动化系信息处理研究所,副教授,博士生导师,IEEE Fellow,国家自然科学基金委优秀青年项目获得者。一直从事人工智能与无线通信交叉融合的理论与应用工作,已发表学术论文300余篇,其中IEEE国际期刊论文150余篇,IEEE国际会议论文150余篇,被国内外学者引用8400余次,SCI他引2500余次,获授权国家发明专利17项。获2018年中国通信学会青年科技奖,2017年中国通信学会自然科学奖二等奖(排名1),担任中国电子学会信息论分会委员,中国通信学会青年工作委员会协作委员,IEEE信号处理协会通信信号处理分会(SPCOM-TC)委员;担任IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking,IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications,IEEE Wireless Communications Letters,IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Signal Processing Letters以及China Communications编委;担任IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, IEEE ICC 2015, IEEE VTC 2014 Fall, IEEE VTC 2018 Spring,IEEE ICC2019等无线通信领域国际旗舰会议的讨论分会共主席,以及50多次IEEE国际大会的技术委员会委员。

Prof. Baoliang Lv (吕宝粮)

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Bio: Bao-Liang Lu received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, in 1994. From April 1994 to March 1999, He was a Frontier Researcher at the Bio-Mimetic Control Research Center, the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research (RIKEN), Nagoya, Japan. From April 1999 to August 2002, he joined the RIKEN Brain Science Institute, Wako, Japan, as a research scientist. Since August 2002, he has been a full professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He has been an adjunct professor of the Laboratory for Computational Biology,Shanghai Center for Systems Biomedicine since 2005.His research interests include brain-like computing,neural networks,machine learning,computer vision, brain-computer interface and computational biology. He was the past President of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) and the general Chair of the 18th International Conference on Neural Information Processing(ICONIP2011).He is an Associate Editor of the Neural Networks and a senior member of the IEEE.
工学博士、上海交通大学计算机与工程系教授、博士生导师、IEEE高级会员。智能计算与智能系统重点实验室、 上海市教委智能交互与认知工程重点实验室。主要从事模块化神经网络结构与学习算法和多层神经网络逆映像的计算方法及其应用的研究,提出了多级筛选神经网络模型和基于线性与非线性规划方法的多层神经网络逆映像计算方法。 IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing指导委员会委员, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems 副主编,《模式识别与人工知能》编辑委员会委员,亚太神经网络学会理事。

Prof. Yanqiu Chen (陈雁秋)

Fudan University, China

Bio: Yan Qiu Chen received his Ph.D. from Southampton University, United Kingdom in 1995; and his M.Eng. and B.Eng. from Tongji University, Shanghai, China in 1988 and 1985 respectively. Dr. Chen is currently a full professor with School of Computer Science at Fudan University, Shanghai, China, and is a member of Fudan University Academic Committee, and chairman of Computer Science School Academic Committee. He had been Chairman of Department of Communication Science and Engineering from 2004 through 2007, and Associate Chairman of Department of Computer Science and Engineering from 2002 through 2004. Dr. Chen was an assistant professor with School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore from 1996 through 2001; and was a postdoctoral research fellow with Glamorgan University, UK in 1995.
复旦大学 计算机学院 教授、博导;上海市引进海外高层次留学人员 称号 获得者;上海市计算机学会 理论与人工智能专业委员会 副主任。陈雁秋 1995年 获得 英国南安普顿大学 电子与计算机科学 博士学位,1988年 获得 同济大学 信号与系统 硕士学位,1985年 获得 同济大学 工业自动化 学士学位。   陈博士 2001年 被复旦大学 作为 中青年杰出人才 引进,担任 信息学院教授,2003年 被评为 博士生导师,2004年 获得 上海市引进海外高层次留学人员 称号。陈博士 2004-2007年 历任 通信系主任,2002-2004年 历任 计算机系副主任, 1996-2001年 历任 新加坡南洋理工大学 电气电子工程学院 助理教授,1995年 历任 英国格拉摩根大学 计算机系 助理研究员。

Prof. Donglian Qi (齐冬莲)

Vice Dean, College of Electrical Engineering
Fudan University, China

Bio: Dr. Qi’s research interest is in the theories and applications of renewable energy, robot control and digital image processing. She has published more than 80 papers in her research areas. Dr. Qi has several projects funded by National Science Foundation of China, Natural Science Foundation of Zhejiang Province, and so on.
博士,教授,博士生导师。现任浙江大学电气工程学院副院长。入选教育部新世纪优秀人才计划、浙江省151人才计划,浙江省杰出青年基金获得者。

Prof. Chi Liu (刘驰)

Co-chair of IVPAI PhD Forum (博士生论坛主席)
Vice Dean, School of Computer Science & Technology, Beijing Institute of Technology
IET Fellow

Bio: Deputy Dean of School of Computer Science, Beijing Institute of Technology, Fellow of IET, Fellow of British Computer Society and Fellow of Royal Society of the Arts. In 2006, he graduated from the Department of Electronic Engineering of Tsinghua University. In 2010, he graduated from the Imperial College of Science and Technology. He later served as a research director at the IBM TJ Watson Research Center and IBM China Research Institute in the United States. The main research directions are: big data, artificial intelligence and Internet of Things technology.
刘驰,教授、博士生导师、北京理工大学计算机学院副院长、英国工程技术学会会士(Fellow of IET)、 英国计算机学会会士(Fellow of British Computer Society)和英国皇家艺术学会会士(Fellow of Royal Society of the Arts)。2006年本科于清华大学电子工程系,2010年博士毕业于英国帝国理工学院。后在美国IBM TJ Watson研究中心和IBM中国研究院任研究主管。主要研究方向是:大数据、人工智能和物联网技术。发表高水平SCI/EI论文百余篇,其中CCF-A类论文21篇,授权国内外发明专利16项,编著中英文书籍9本,Google Scholar统计引用3500余次,H index为28。获得省部级一等奖、二等奖、三等奖各1项。   现任国家自然科学基金会评专家、科技部重点研发计划会评专家、第四节全国信标委技术委员会委员、中国计算机学会物联网/大数据/普适计算专委会委员、中国自动化学会大数据专委会委员、中国电子学会物联网专委会副秘书长、中国电子学会物联网青年专业技术组秘书长、中国卫生信息学会大数据健康医疗保险特别委员会委员、中国工程院“十三五”战略性新兴领域高级咨询专家等。

Prof. Rongrong JI (纪荣嵘)

Co-chair of IVPAI PhD Forum (博士生论坛主席)
Xiamen university, "Minjiang" Chair Professor of Fujian Province

Bio: Rongrong Ji is a professor in Xiamen university, "Minjiang" Chair Professor of Fujian Province, the director of Media Analytics and Computing Lab, the recipient of the National Science Foundation for Excellent Young Scholars (2014), and the recipient of National Ten Thousands Plan for Young Top Talents (2017).His research falls in the field of computer vision, multimedia and machine learning. He has published nearly 50 ACM/IEEE Transaction papers including TPAMI (4) and IJCV (2), and 88 full papers of CCF A international conferences such as CVPR and NeurIPS. The paper citations in Google Scholar and SCI reach 8938 and 3328 respectively. 8 papers are elected into ESI highly cited/hot topic papers. He won the Microsoft scholar award in 2007, the best paper award of ACM Multimedia in 2011, the excellent doctoral thesis of Harbin Institute of Technology in 2012, the second prize of provincial natural science in 2015, the first prize of technology invention of the ministry of education in 2016, science and technology innovation outstanding talent award of Xiamen in 2016, and the first prize of the Fujian provincial science and technology award in 2018. In recent years, he has presided over the joint key projects of the national natural science foundation of China, National key research and development project/sub-project, etc. He has served as area chair of top-tier international conferences such as IEEE CVPR 2021, ACM Multimedia 2020/2019/2018, the TPC member of NeurIPS/ICML/CVPR/ICCV/ECCV/IJCAI/AAAI for over 20 times, and associate editor of over 10 international journals such as ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, and IEEE Multimedia.
Speech title: Compact Computer Vision Analysis System
厦门大学教授,国家优秀青年科学基金获得者,厦门大学信息学院人工智能系博士生导师,媒体分析与计算实验室主任。主要研究方向为计算机视觉、多媒体技术和机器学习。近年来发表PAMI(4)、IJCV(2)、ACM汇刊、IEEE汇刊共49篇,CVPR、NeurIPS等中国计算机学会推荐A类国际会议长⽂88篇(其中第⼀作者/通讯作者共计47篇)。论文谷歌学术引用8938次,H指数46,SCI他引3328次,ESI⾼被引论⽂8篇,获批中美专利8项。曾获2007年微软学者奖、2011年ACM Multimedia最佳论文奖、2015年省自然科学二等奖(第2)、2016年教育部技术发明一等奖(第4)、2016年厦门市科技创新杰出⼈才奖、2018年省科技进步一等奖(第1)、2019年福建省青年科技奖。曾/现主持国家重点研发计划课题1项,国家自然科学基金项目3项(联合重点/优青/面上各1项)。

Prof. Zhaoxiang Zhang (张兆翔)

Co-chair of IVPAI PhD Forum (博士生论坛主席)
Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Anhui University
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences

Bio: Zhaoxiang Zhang received his bachelor’s degree from the Department of Electronic Science and Technology in the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2004. After that, he was a Ph.D. candidate under the supervision of Professor Tieniu Tan in the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, where he received his Ph.D. degree in 2009. In October 2009, he joined the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Beihang University, as an Assistant Professor (2009-2011), an Associate Professor (2012-2015) and the Vise-Director of the Department of Computer application technology (2014-2015). In July 2015, he returned to the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is now a full Professor in the Center for Research on Intelligent Perception and Computing (CRIPAC) and the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR).
His research interests include Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition, and Machine Learning. Recently, he specifically focuses on deep learning models, biologically-inspired visual computing and human-like learning, and their applications on human analysis and scene understanding.
He has been awarded with “The National Youth Talent Support Program” and “New Century Excellent Talents in University“. His research has won  the “Technical Inovation Award of the Chinese Association of Aritifical Intelligence“.
中国科学院自动化研究所研究员,博士生导师,安徽大学研究生导师,中国科学院大学岗位教授,中国科学院脑科学与智能技术卓越创新中心年轻骨干,IEEE高级会员,CCF高级会员,VALSE在线理事会成员,计算机学会YOCSEF委员,计算机视觉专委会委员,模式识别与人工智能专委会委员,人工智能学会模式识别专委会委员,中国图像图形学会会员发展与服务委员会副主任。


Past IVPAI Keynote Speakers

Prof. Lei Xu

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Chinese University of Hong Kong
Fellow of IEEE, IAPR Fellow, European Academy of Sciences

Bio: Emeritus Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Zhiyuan Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU); Chief Scientist, SJTU AI Research Institute; Director of Neural Computation Research Centre in Brain and Intelligence Science-Technology Institute, Shanghai ZhangJiang National Lab; Completed Ph.D thesis at Tsinghua Univ by the end of 1986, joined Peking Univ as postdoc in 1987 and associate professor in 1988, became postdoc and visiting scientist in Finland, Canada and USA (including A.Yuille team in Harvard and M. Jordan team in MIT) during 1989-93. Joined CUHK as senior lecturer in 1993, professor in 1996, chair professor since 2002. Served as EIC and associate editors of several academic journals, e.g., including Neural Networks (1995-2016), IEEE Tr. Neural Networks (1994-98). Taken various roles in academic societies, e.g., INNS Governing Board (2001-2003), the INNS award committee (2002-2003), and the Fellow committee of IEEE Computational Intelligence society (2006-2007), and European Academy of Sciences scientific committee (2014-2017). Received several national and international academic awards, including 1993 National Nature Science Award, 1995 Leadership Award from International Neural Networks Society (INNS) and 2006 Asia Pacific Neural Network Society (APNNS) Outstanding Achievement Award. Elected to Fellow of IEEE in 2001; Fellow of Intl. Association for Pattern Recognition in 2002 and of European Academy of Sciences in 2003.

Prof. Mohamad Sawan

Polytechnique Montreal
FIEEE, FCAE, FEIC

Bio: Dr. Sawan has made outstanding contributions in bridging microelectronics into biomedical engineering to build smart medical devices dedicated to improve the quality of human life. For more than a decade his research has been directed towards designing and building wireless implantable microsystems to restore lost sensory ability or functions of body organs through monitoring and low-current stimulation. The medical applications of these microsystems have won Dr. Sawan worldwide visibility and recognition and multiple honors and awards. In particular, he was recently elected a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, the most prestigious honor aspired to by Canadian engineering researchers, and a Fellow of the IEEE, the most prestigious honor aspired to by worldwide electrical engineers. Dr. Sawan was awarded the Medal of Honor from the President of Lebanon for his outstanding achievements, and the J. A. Bombardier Award for research innovation and technology transfer.

Prof. Licheng Jiao

Xidian University, China
IEEE fellow

Bio: Licheng Jiao (SM'89) received the B.S. degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, in 1982, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 1984 and 1990, respectively. From 1990 to 1991, he was a postdoctoral Fellow in the National Key Laboratory for Radar Signal Processing, Xidian University, Xi'an, China. Since 1992, Dr. Jiao has been a Professor in the School of Electronic Engineering at Xidian University, Xi'an, China, Currently, he is the Dean of the Electronic Engineering School and the Director of the Key Lab of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding of Ministry of Education of China at Xidian University, Xi'an, China. In 1992, Dr. Jiao was awarded the Youth Science and Technology Award. In 1996, he was granted by the Cross-century Specialists Fund from the Ministry of Education of China. And he was selected as a member of the First level of Millions of Talents Project of China from 1996. In 2006, he was awarded the First Prize of Young Teacher Award of High School by the Fok Ying Tung Education Foundation. From 2006, he was selected as an Expert with the Special Contribution of Shaanxi Province. Dr. Jiao is a Senior Member of IEEE, member of IEEE Xi'an Section Execution Committee and the Chairman of Awards and Recognition Committee, vice board chairperson of Chinese Association of Artificial Intelligence, councilor of Chinese Institute of Electronics, committee member of Chinese Committee of Neural Networks, and expert of Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council.

Prof. Xin Yao

Southern University of Science and Technology, China
IEEE fellow

Bio: Xin Yao is a Chair Professor of Computer Science at the Southern University of Science and Technology, Shenzhen, China, and a part-time Professor of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, UK. His major research interests include evolutionary computation, ensemble learning and search-based software engineering. His work won the 2001 IEEE Donald G. Fink Prize Paper Award; 2010, 2015 and 2017 IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation Outstanding Paper Awards; 2010 BT Gordon Radley Award for Best Author of Innovation (Finalist); 2011 IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks Outstanding Paper Award; and many other best paper awards. He received a prestigious Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award in 2012 and the IEEE CIS Evolutionary Computation Pioneer Award in 2013. He was recently selected to receive the 2020 IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award.

Prof. James Kwok

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
IEEE Fellow

Bio: James Kwok is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is an IEEE Fellow. Prof Kwok received his B.Sc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Hong Kong and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He then joined the Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong Baptist University as an Assistant Professor. He returned to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and is now a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. He served/is serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Neurocomputing, International Journal of Data Science and Analytics (JDSA), Governing Board Member, and Vice President for Publications of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Society (APNNS). He also served/is serving as Area Chairs of major machine learning / AI conferences including NIPS (2015,2016,2018), ICML (2015-2019), IJCAI (2017,2018), AAAI (2019) and ECML (2011,2012).

Prof. Shyi-Ming Chen

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, IFSA Fellow, IETI Distinguished Fellow

Bio: Shyi-Ming Chen received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in June 1991. He is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. From August 2007 to July 2010, he was the Dean of the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jinwen University of Science and Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan. From August 2011 to July 2012, he was the Vice President of the National Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan. Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow, an IET Fellow, an IFSA Fellow, and an IETI Distinguished Fellow. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE) from December 2008 to December 2012 and from December 2014 to December 2016. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI) from January 2005 to January 2009. He has published more than 520 papers in referred journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2001 Distinguished Talented Person Award for Distinguished Contributions in Information Technologies, the 2002 Distinguished Electrical Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (CIEE), the 2008 Distinguished Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), the 2013 Distinguished Contributions Award of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE), and the 2019 Amity Researcher Award, India, for significant contribution in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He is an Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Granular Computing (Published by Springer), an Associate Editor-in-Chief of Applied Intelligence (Published by Springer), an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, an Associate Editor of Information Sciences, an Editorial Board Member of Information Fusion, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, an Editor of New Mathematics and Natural Computation, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Information Science and Engineering, an Associate Editor of Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, an Editorial Board Member of Knowledge-Based Systems, an Associate Editor of Knowledge and Information Systems, and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control. He was a 2014 Fellows Evaluation Committee Member of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.”

Prof. Jianguo Ma

Guangdong University of Technology, China
IEEE fellow

Bio: He received his B.Sc. degree from Lanzhou University, China, in 1982 and his doctoral degree in engineering from Duisburg University, Germany. His research interests are RFICs and RF-integrated systems for wireless microwave electronics and terahertz microelectronic systems, as well as the Internet of Things. In these areas, he has published more than 300 technical papers and four books, has six U.S. patents granted, and has 30 filed/granted China patents. Dr. Ma served as associate editor of IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters from January 2003 to December 2005. He was a member of the IEEE University Program Ad Hoc Committee from 2010 to 2012. He has also served on the editorial board of Proceedings of the IEEE since January 2013. He was named Changjiang Professor by the Ministry of Education of China and also awarded the Distinguished Young Investigator prize by the National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Prof. Peter Bradley Shull

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Bio: Prof. Shull received a PhD and MS degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, USA in 2012 and 2008. Now, he is working with the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China as the Associate Professor. He is the director of the Wearable Systems Lab. His laboratory develops wearable systems to explore principles of human movement and movement modification. We combine robotic, haptic, biomechanics, and machine learning principles to create unique sensors, real-time models, sensor fusion algorithms, and novel feedback devices. We focus on human movement in laboratories, in clinics, and in natural environments such as a home or office. Our target applications are in medicine such as osteoarthritis and stroke and athletics such as basketball and running.

Prof. Andre Rosendo

Shanghaitech University, China

Bio: Andre Rosendo received his B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering at UFBA, Brazil, and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Information Science at Hokkaido University (2011) and Osaka University (2014) under the fully funded MEXT scholarship. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge from 2015 until 2017, and is currently an Assistant Professor and Director of the Living Machines Laboratory. His research interests are related to evolutionary robotics, soft manipulation and robotic locomotion. Robots are increasingly present in our lives, and they must be safe to interact with humans while also being capable of adapting to our world. Andre's research combines walking robots capable of intelligently creating themselves, with safe humans/environment interactions through soft materials. His research output was recognized by one special with Discovery Channel, two IEEE Spectrum articles (here and here), and online articles (ENG, FRA, ITA, GER, CHI, POR, RUS, etc.). He has published more than 30 scientific papers in more than 10 IEEE conferences, was a program committee for MOD 2017, a keynote speaker for ICINCO 2017, and currently holds an Erdos number of 5. He was a Guest Editor for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine and a referee for Science Robotics, IEEE Transactions on Robotics, IEEE Trans. on Mechatronics, IEEE Intl. Conf. on Intelligent Robots and Systems, and IEEE Intl. Conf. on Automation and Robotics.

Other IVPAI Invited Speakers

Mr. Tao Luo, Cambricon, CEO
Mr. Lei Chen, PPDAI Group Inc., VP, Head of Decision Science
Mr. Zhongqin Wu, Baidu
Mr. Xiaojian Chen, UCloud, VP
Mr. Wenming Shao, iFLY TEK, VP
Prof. Rongxing Li, Tongji University, China. ASPRS Fellow, ASCE Fellow
Dr. Xiaowei Ding, VoxelCloud, CEO
Prof. Feng Gao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Mr. Zhan Liu, Gold Wood Learning, CEO
Prof. Wei Chen, Fudan University, China. Director Center for Intelligent Medical Electronics (CIME)
Prof. Dongrui Wu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Mingyi He, Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. APSIPA TMcmt Chair
Prof. Youquan Liu, Chang'an University, China
Prof. Chen Gong, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Ke Tang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China