Professor Yang Xiao, IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow Department of Computer ScienceThe University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0290 USA
Dr. Yang Xiao currently is a Full Professor of Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA. His current research interests include Cyber Physical Systems, Internet of Things, Security, Wireless Networks, Smart Grid, and Telemedicine. He has published over 280 SCI-indexed journal papers (including over 50 IEEE/ACM transactions papers) and over 200 EI indexed refereed conference papers related to these research areas. His research has been supported by the U.S. NSF, U.S. Army Research, GENI, Fleet Industrial Supply Center-San Diego, FIATECH, and The University of Alabama's Research Grants Committee.Dr. Xiao was a Voting Member of IEEE 802.11 Working Group from 2001 to 2004, involving IEEE 802.11 (WIFI) standardization work. He is an IEEE Fellow (FIEEE) and an IET Fellow (previously IEE) (FIET). He served/serves as a Panelist for the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), The Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI), Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)'s Telecommunications expert committee, The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)'s Site Visit Committee (SVC), U.S. Army Medical Research & Materiel Command's (USAMRMC) Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) via American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS), The National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowships under the Department of Defense (DoD), The Science, Mathematics, Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship under DoD, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), as well as a Referee/Reviewer for many national and international funding agencies. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Cyber-Physical Systems (Journal), International Journal of Security and Networks, and International Journal of Sensor Networks. He had (s) been an Editorial Board or Associate Editor for 20 international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, during 2014 to 2015, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, during 2007 to 2009, and IEEE Communications Survey and Tutorials, during 2007 to 2014. He served (s) as a Guest Editor for over 20 times for different international journals, including IEEE Network , IEEE Wireless Communications, and ACM/Springer Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET). Dr. Xiao had supervised 16 Ph.D. graduates and 19 M.S. graduates in the past.
ProfessorArif Ali Khan
College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
Arif Ali Khan is working as an Associate Professor with the College of Computer Science and Technology, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China. He received B.S. degree in Software Engineering from the University of Science and Technology, Bannu, Pakistan and M.Sc. in Information Technology from Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia. He obtained Ph.D. degree in Software Engineering from the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong. He has participated in and managed several empirical software engineering related research projects. Dr Khan has expertise in multi-criteria decision analysis, global software development, process improvement, 3C’s (communication, coordination, control), DevOps, agile software development, requirements change management and evidence-based software engineering. He is professionally active is conducting publication-based research workshops, serving as guest editor in main track software engineering journals and editing research books. He has published over 60 articles in peer reviewed software engineering conferences and journals.
Professor Shaohua Wan
Zhongnan University of Economics and Law,China
Shaohua Wan received the joint Ph.D. degree from the School of Computer, Wuhan University and the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University, USA in 2010. Since 2015, he has been holding a post-doctoral position at the State Key Laboratory of Digital Manufacturing Equipment and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. From 2016 to 2017, he was a visiting professor at with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Germany. He is currently an associate professor with the School of Information and Safety Engineering, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law. His main research interests include deep learning for Internet of Things and edge computing. He is an author of over 100 peer-reviewed SCI indexed papers. He had served as the lead Guest Editor of ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communication, Journal of Systems Architecture, Computer Communications, Pattern Recognition Letter, Multimedia Tools and Applications, Image and vision computing and Computers and Electrical Engineering. He is a senior member of IEEE.
Professor Lianyong Qi
Qufu Normal University, China
Lianyong Qi received his Ph.D. degree in Department of Computer Science and Technology from Nanjing University, China, in 2011. In 2010, he visited the Department of Information and Communication Technology, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Now, he is a full professor and Ph.D. Supervisor of the School of Information Science and Engineering, Qufu Normal University, China. His research interests include big data and recommender systems. He has published over 80 research papers (first author or corresponding author) in international journals (e.g., IEEE JSAC, IEEE TCC, IEEE TBD, IEEE TII, IEEE T-ITS, IEEE TCSS, IEEE TNSE, ACM TOMM) and international conferences (e.g., ICWS, ICSOC, HPCC, TrustCom), including 2 Best Paper Awards. He has served several international conferences including CPSCom'2018-2020, EAI Cloudcomp'2019-2020, ML4CS'2020, IIoTBDSC'2020, SPDE'2020, NeuRec’2020 as chairs. He is serving as the managing editor of JOEUC journal.