Prof. Witold Pedrycz
University of Alberta, Canada
(IEEE Life Fellow & H-Index 119)
Biography: Witold Pedrycz received the M.Sc. degree in computer science, the Ph.D. degree in computer engineering, and the D. Sci. degree in systems science from the Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, in 1977, 1980, and 1984, respectively. He is a Professor and the Canada Research Chair of computational intelligence with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. He is also with the System Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. He has authored 15 research monographs covering various aspects of computational intelligence, data mining, and software engineering. His current research interests include computational intelligence, fuzzy modeling, granular computing, knowledge discovery and data mining, fuzzy control, pattern recognition, knowledge-based neural networks, relational computing, and software engineering., Prof. Pedrycz was a recipient of the IEEE Canada Computer Engineering Medal, the Cajastur Prize for Soft Computing from the European Center for Soft Computing, the Killam Prize, and the Fuzzy Pioneer Award from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He is intensively involved in editorial activities. He is an Editor-in-Chief of Information Sciences, WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (Wiley), and the International Journal of Granular Computing (Springer). He currently serves as a member of a number of editorial boards of other international journals and is a Former Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics—Part A: Systems and Humans. He is a Foreign Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.(Based on document published on 25 December 2020).
Keynote Speaker II
Prof. Yang Yang
ShanghaiTech University, China
(IEEE Fellow )
Biography: Dr. Yang Yang is currently a full professor at ShanghaiTech University, China, serving as the Director of Shanghai Institute of Fog Computing Technology (SHIFT) and Master of Kedao College. He is also an adjunct professor with the Department of Broadband Communication at Peng Cheng Laboratory, China. Before joining ShanghaiTech University, he has held faculty positions at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Brunel University (UK), University College London (UCL, UK), and SIMIT, CAS (China).
Yang’s current research interests include multi-tier computing networks, wireless sensor networks, IoT applications, and advanced testbeds and experiments. He has published more than 300 papers and filed more than 80 technical patents in these research areas. Yang is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Keynote Speaker III
Prof. Koichi Asatani, Shanghai
(IEEE Fellow and IEICE Fellow)
Koichi Asatani: received his B.E.E.E., M.E.E.E. and Ph. D.
degrees from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and 1974, respectively. From
1974 to 1997, Dr. Asatani was with NTT and engaged in R&D on optical
fiber communication systems, hi-definition video transmission systems,
FTTH, ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM networks, IP Networks and their strategic
planning. From 1997 to 2014, he served as Professor at Kogakuin
University. From 1999 to 2012, he joined Graduate School of Global
Information and Telecommunication, Waseda University as Visiting
Professor. He is Adjunct Professor, Shanghai University from 2019. He
was Chair Professor, Nankai University, Tianjin, China for 2014
through2018. He is also Professor Emeritus, Kogakuin University. He is
Life Fellow of IEEE and Life Fellow of IEICE. He was appointed as
Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society for 2006-2009,
2011-2012, and 2013-2014.
He is the founder of Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling Symposium at IEEE ICCs and IEEE Globecoms. He served as co-chair for this symposium at ICCs and Globecoms for 2002-2004. He is Ex-Chair and Advisory Board Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Communication Quality and Reliability (CQR-TC), Feature Editor on Standards (1993-1999), Senior Technical Editor (1999-2005) of IEEE Communications Magazine. He also served as Executive Chair, ICC2011 in Kyoto. From 1988 through 2000, he served as Vice-Chairman of ITU-T SG 13 (formerly CCITT SG XVIII), responsible for digital networks including GII, IP networks, NGN and Future Networks. He served as Chair for National Committee on Next Generation Networks in Japan. He also served as Chair, R&D and Standardizations Working Group, Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum. He served as IEEE Communications Society Director, Membership Programs Development for 2014-2015 term. He is currently Chair, IEEE Com Soc GIMS Committee and Fellow Evaluation Committee member. He has been serving as a Board member, IEICE, and Chair, IEICE Standards Activities since 2014.
He has published more than fifty papers, authored/co-authored nineteen books, and gave more than 120 talks including keynotes and invited talks at the prestigious international conferences such as IEEE ICC and Globecom.
His current interests include Information Networks including Broadband networking, Internet Interworking, IP telephony, NGN, Future Networks, IoT, 5G Networking and their QoS aspects.
Speakers in 2023 to be announced soon......