General Chair

Yu-Dong Zhang

Professor, IEEE Senior Member, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Chair in Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning, University of Leicester, UK.

Research field: Deep learning; Convolutional neural networks; Graph convolutional networks; Attention networks; Explainable AI; Biomedical image analysis; Bio-inspired computing; Pattern recognition; Transfer learning; Medical sensor.

Prof. Yudong Zhang serves as a Chair Professor at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Leicester, UK. He is the Fellow of IET, Fellow of EAI, and Fellow of BCS. He is the Senior Member of IEEE, IES, and ACM. He is the Distinguished Speaker of ACM. He was included in Most Cited Chinese Researchers (Computer Science) by Elsevier from 2014 to 2018. He was 2019, 2021 & 2022 recipient of Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher. He is included in World’s Top 2% Scientist by Stanford University from 2020 to 2022. He won Information Fusion 2022 Best Paper Award, etc. His three papers are included in Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. He has (co)authored over 400 peer-reviewed articles in the journals: Ann Oncol, JACC, JAMA Psychiatry, IJIM, Inf Fus, IEEE TFS, IEEE TII, IEEE TIP, IEEE TMI, IEEE IoTJ, Neural Networks, IEEE TITS, Pattern Recognition, IEEE TGRS, IEEE JBHI, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE TETCI, IEEE TCSS, IEEE JSTARS, IEEE TNSRE, IEEE SJ, ACM TKDD, ACM TOMM, IEEE/ACM TCBB, IEEE TCAS-II, IEEE JTEHM, ACM TMIS, etc. There are more than 60 ESI Highly Cited Papers and 5 ESI Hot Papers in his (co)authored publications. His citation reached 24192 in Google Scholar (h-index 86). He is the editor of Neural Networks, IEEE TITS, IEEE TCSVT, etc. He has conducted many successful industrial projects and academic grants from NIH, Royal Society, GCRF, EPSRC, MRC, BBSRC, Hope, British Council, Fight for Sight, and NSFC. He has given over 120 invited talks at international conferences, universities, and companies. He has served as (Co-)Chair for more than 60 international conferences and workshops (including more than 20 IEEE or ACM conferences). His research outputs have been reported by more than 50 news press, such as Reuters, BBC, Telegraph, Physics World, UK Today News, EurekAlert! Science News, India Times, Association of Optometrists (AOP) news, Medical Xpress, etc.

Zhe Chen

Professor, IEEE Fellow, Aalborg University, Denmark.

Research field: Wind energy; Power electronics; Power system and modern energy systems.

Professor Chen received his Ph.D. degree in Power and Control, from University of Durham, England, he has been a full Professor with the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark since 2002. He is the leader of Wind Power System Research program at the Department of Energy Technology, Aalborg University. His main current research interests are wind energy, power electronics, power system and modern energy systems. He has led many international and national research projects and has more than 800 technical publications. He is a panel member and a review expert for many international funding organizations. Professor Chen is a member of editor boards of many international journals, including Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Subject Editor (wind turbine control) of IET Renewable Power Generation, etc. He is a Fellow of IET, a Chartered Engineer in the U.K., a Fellow of IEEE, a Member of Danish Academy of Technical Sciences.


Jingsha He

Professor, Beijing University of Technology, China.

Research field: Computer networks; Information safety; 3D printing; Big data and cloud computing security; Digital forensics.

Graduated from University of Maryland, he  has worked in IBM Corp., MCI Communications Corp., GRIC Communications,  Inc., etc. in America, and got 15 American patents for invention. In  2003, he was introduced to Beijing University of Technology. At present,  he has published 261 papers in international journals and conference  proceedings, and got 58 Chinese patents for invention, presided over  more than 30 projects as well, such as National Natural Science  Foundation of China, 863 project, etc.

Yanling Cai

Associate professor, Master supervisor, Zhengzhou University, China.

Research field: Applicable technology innovation of digital economy and its promising integration with manufacturing industry and supply chain commerce; Product innovation strategy and its market planning, with focus on smart products; Innovation policy planning at metropolitan level with designed technology planning roadmap in any emerging industry; Intensive case analysis of various scenarios with application of Big Data, AI, Industry IoT, etc., under the macro-viewpoint of digital economy.

Dr. CAI Yan-Ling (Jeffrey), is currently working with the School of Management Engineering, Zhengzhou University, PR China, as an associate professor. He received his PhD degree in 2008 in the domain of Manufacturing System and Technology Innovation, conferred by National University of Singapore (NUS), with joint collaboration of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) under the Singapore-MIT Alliance (SMA) program. His research interest covers Product Planning, Healthcare Management and Telemedicine System, and E-commerce Platform Enterprise Strategy, as well as Manufacturing System etc. He has published 40+ journal papers and conference papers within his research interest, and among these journals are included CIRP Annuals – Manufacturing Technology, Computers in Industry, Concurrent Engineering: Research and Applications, etc. Meanwhile, he serves as editor or reviewer of a couple of international academic journals, like International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (IJAMT), Journal of Engineering Design (JED), Advances in Industrial Engineering and Management (AIEM), etc. He also works as principal research scientist with Henan Telemedicine Center of China (HTCC), and as deputy director with Henan Digital Healthcare Research Center (HDHRC).

International Scientific Committee Chair

Zhiwei Gao, University of Northumbria, UK

International Scientific Committee Member

Alankrita Aggarwal, Apex Institute of Technology, Chandigarh University, India

Amine Khaldi, Universite Kasdi Merbah Ouargla, Algeria

Anand Nayyar, Duy Tan University, Vietnam

Arun Balodi, Visvesvaraya Technological University, India

Bimal K. Bose, The University of Tennessee, USA

Biplob Ray, Central Queensland University, Australia

Boddu Raja Sarath Kumar, Lenora College of Engineering, India

Boris Andrievsky, Baltic State Technical University, Russia

Cheng Siong Chin, Newcastle University in Singapore, Singapore

Chinmay Chakraborty, Birla Institute of Technology, India

Chunhua Liu, City Unviersity of Hong Kong, China

Danilo Avola, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Enrique Ciro Quispe Oqueña, Universidad Autónoma de Occidente, Colombia

George K. Adam, University of Thessaly, Greece

Hamed Taherdoost, University Canada West, Canada

Henry Leung, University of Calgary, Canada

Jacek M. Zurada, University of Louisville, USA

Javier Gozalvez, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain

Joachim Holtz, University of Wuppertal, Germany

K. Thamizhmaran, Govt. College of Engineering, Bodinayakkanur, India

K. Vasudevan, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Kamran Iqbal, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA

Leila Ghomri, University of Mostaganem, Algeria

Ljiljana Trajkovic, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Meng Joo Er, Dalian Maritime University, China

Mihaela Popescu, University of Craiova, Romania

Mohan Lal Kolhe, University of Agder, Norway

Mohd. Faisal Khan, Aligarh Muslim University, India

Muhammad Firoz Mridha, American International University-Bangladesh, Bangladesh

Omer K. Jasim, University of Fallujah, Iraq

Omid Mahdi Ebadati E., Kharazmi University, Iran

Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France

Pooja Singh, SIES Graduate School of Technology, Navi Mumbai, India

Rajdeep Chakraborty, Chandigarh University, India

S. Masoud Barakati, University of Sistan and Baluchestan, Iran

Shashikant Patil, Atlas SkillTech University, India

Smain Femmam, UHA University, France

Sri Niwas Singh, Atal Bihari Vajpayee- Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, India

Umesh C. Pati, National Institute of Technology, India

Xu Du, Central China Normal University, China

Yang Han, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China

Yilun Shang, Northumbia University, UK


Beijing University of Technology

Zhengzhou University