IMCEC 2024 Keynote Speakers

Dr. Yinong Chen,Arizona State University, USA

Yinong Chen received his Ph.D. from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, in 1993. He conducted postdoctoral research at KIT in 1993 and at the LAAS-CNRS (Laboratory of Architecture and Analysis of Systems - French National Scientific Research Organization), France in 1994. From 1994 to 2000, he was with the Wits University at Johannesburg, South Africa and was the funding director for the Highly Dependable System Research Program at the university and a C rated research fellow at South African National Science Foundation. Dr. Chen joined Arizona State University in 2001 and is a full professor (teaching) in the School of Augmented Intelligence, Ph.D. student chair advisor in Computer Engineering, the director of the Internet of Things and Robotics Education Laboratory, and an honors faculty in the Barrett Honors College of the university. Dr. Chen is the Editor in Chief of Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Technology (JAIT) since March 2020, an associate editor of the Elsevier Journal: Simulation Modeling Practice and Theory, since Jan 2006, an associate editor of the International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling (IJSPM) since Jan 2004, an associate editor of CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology since Jan 2016, and an editorial board member of the Journal of Systems & Software (JSS) since Jan 2004. Dr. Chen’s primary research interests are in service-oriented computing, cloud computing, Robot as a Service, Internet of Things, and computer science education. He (co-) authored ten books and over 200 technical papers in these areas, including the textbooks 《Service-Oriented Computing and Web Software Integration》 8th edition 2021, 《Introduction to Programming Languages》 6th edition, 2019 published in the U.S., and《面向服务的计算和Web数据管理—从原理到开发》2013, 《计算机科学与工程导论: 基于IoT和机器人的可视化编程实践方法》, 第二版, 2017, and 《浅谈深析面向服务的软件工程》2008.

Dr. Tianhua Xu,University of Warwick, UK

Dr. Xu received his Ph.D. degree in the area of Optical Communications and Intelligent Signal Processing in School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), at Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. Following this, he worked as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at KTH and RISE Acreo Sweden and a visiting Research Fellow at Technical University of Denmark (DTU). After that, he worked as a Senior Research Fellow in Optical Networks Group (ONG) at University College London (UCL). His current research interests include optical communication systems and networks, intelligent signal processing, machine learning techniques, optical sensing systems and opto-electronics. He is a Senior Member of American Physical Society (APS) and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy. Dr. Xu is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access and Journal of the European Optical Society-RP. He has been the Chair of Optics in Digital Systems Technical Group in Optical Society of America (Optica), and the TPC co-chair/members of over 20 IEEE conferences, e.g. GLOBECOM, ICC etc. He is the project manager for an EU Horizon 2020 Grant and a UK National Grid Project. He has published over 160 journal and conference papers (including over 30 invited) and 2 invited book chapters.

Dr. Hui Li, Harbin University of Commerce

Hui LI received Ph.D. from College of Automation, Harbin Engineering University, China, in 2013. He is a Full Professor, and Doctoral Supervisor with the School of Computer and Information Engineering, Harbin University of Commerce, and is elected into the High Level Talents of Heilongjiang Province. He is awarded by the Outstanding Youth Science Foundation of Heilongjiang Province. He is the member of the Leading Talent Team of Electronic Commerce, the member of Heilongjiang Provincial Key Laboratory of Electronic Commerce and Information Processing, the member of the Excellent Youth Science and Technology Talent Pool of Heilongjiang Association for Science and Technology, and the review expert of The Ministry of education degree. He is also the Director of the Decision Science Branch for ORSC, the member of Quantum Computing Committee for CCF, the member of Artificial Intelligence & Pattern Recognition Committee for CCF, and the member of Intelligent Robot for CCF. He is the Director of Heilongjiang Software Society, the Heilongjiang Power Source Society. He focuses on the application of quantum computing and information processing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, intelligent control and decision making. He has published with the identity of first author and corresponding author more than 40 papers indexed by SCI/EI in journals such as “IEEE Access”, “Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing”, “International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications”, etc. He held several research projects, such as the Natural Science Foundation of Heilongjiang Province of China, University Nursing Program for Young Scholars with Creative Talents in Heilongjiang Province, etc., and held 10 China Inventive Patents as the first inventor.