Dr. Berdakh Abibullaev received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Yeungnam University, South Korea in 2006, and 2010, respectively. He held research scientist positions at Daegu-Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (2010-2013) and at Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea (2013-2014). In 2014, he received the National Institute of Health postdoctoral fellowship to join a multi-institutional research project between the University of Houston and Texas Medical Center in developing neural interfaces for rehabilitation. He is currently an Assistant Professor at Robotics Department, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan. His research focuses on machine learning algorithms, neural signal processing and Brain-Computer/Machine Interfaces.
Associate Professor at the Department of Software Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila. PhD from University of Sheffield, UK and Fulbright Fellow at University of Central Florida, USA
Valentina E. Balas is currently Full Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, “Aurel Vlaicu” University of Arad, Romania.
She holds a Ph.D. in Applied Electronics and Telecommunications from Polytechnic University of Timisoara. Dr. Balas is author of more than 350 research papers. Her research interests are in Intelligent Systems, Fuzzy Control, Soft Computing.
She is the Editor-in Chief to IJAIP and to IJCSysE, and is evaluator expert for national, international projects.
Dr. Balas is the director of Intelligent Systems Research Centre in Aurel Vlaicu University of Arad and Director of the Department of International Relations.
She served as General Chair of SOFA conferences in nine editions organized in the interval 2005-2020 and held in Romania and Hungary.
Dr. Balas participated in many international conferences as Organizer, Honorary Chair, Session Chair, member in Steering, Advisory or International Program Committees and Keynote Speaker.
She is a member of EUSFLAT, member of SIAM and a Senior Member IEEE, member in TC Fuzzy Systems (IEEE CIS), chair of the Task Force 14 in TC Emergent Technologies (IEEE CIS), member in TC Soft Computing (IEEE SMCS).
Dr. Balas was past Vice-president ( Awards) of IFSA -(2013-2015), is a Joint Secretary of the Governing Council of Forum for Interdisciplinary Mathematics, and recipient of the "Tudor Tanasescu" Prize from the Romanian Academy (2019).
Xianye Ben received a Ph.D. degree in pattern recognition and intelligent system from the College of Automation, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, in 2010. She is currently working as a full Professor in the School of Information Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Qingdao, China. She has published more than 90 papers in major journals and conferences, such as IEEE T-IP, IEEE T-CSVT, IEEE T-MM, PR, CVPR, etc. Her current research interests include pattern recognition and image processing. She received the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation award from Harbin Engineering University. She was also enrolled by the Young Scholars Program of Shandong University.
Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Christ University, Bangalore. He is a co-author of 5 books and the co-editor of 60 books and has more than 300 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has got two PCTs to his credit. He has been a member of the organizing and technical program committees of several national and international conferences.
His research interests include hybrid intelligence, pattern recognition, multimedia data processing, social networks and quantum computing.
I am Associate Professor at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of SAPIENZA, University of Rome, since 2019. After graduating in Experimental Psychology at SAPIENZA, University of Rome, I obtained a PhD in Behavioral Neurophysiology at the same University. From 2005 to 2010 I worked at the Department of Physiology of Queen's University, Kingston (ON), Canada and the Institut Universitari de Audiovisual, University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Espana, focusing my research on the study of the neuronal correlate of motor decision in cortical brain areas. Since 2011 I have been working at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology of SAPIENZA, University of Rome, focusing my research on the study of the neuronal correlates of inferential reasoning in both humans and monkeys.
Current research is focused on testing & design-for-testability of integrated circuits; digital microfluidics, biochips, & cyberphysical systems; optimization of digital print and production system infrastructure. Currently an ACM Distinguished Speaker & has been a Distinguished Visitor of the IEEE Computer Society. Recipient of many awards, including the Humboldt Research Award. Editor-in-Chief of ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems and IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems.
Dr. Vincent Chen is an assistant professor of biomedical engineering with expertise in neuromodulation and rehabilitation engineering. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, and pursued a career in the tech industry while working on his graduate degrees. Before joining Loyola Chicago, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard Medical School, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and conducted clinical research at the Neuromodulation Center of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston. His experience in the tech industry and knowledge in the clinical rehabilitation field has enabled him to play a unique role in many research projects focusing on the development of neurorehabilitation devices.
Angelo Ciaramella received the Laurea degree (cum laude) in Computer Science and he is Associate Professor at the University of Naples “Parthenope”. The main research interests of Angelo Ciaramella are Soft Computing, Machine Learning and Data Mining. In particular he is interested in statistical and Machine Learning approaches for Blind Source Separation, Sparse Coding, Compressive Sensing and Dictionary Learning, for signal processing (i.e., audio, streaming, astrophysical and geological) and feature extraction. Moreover, he has been working on fuzzy and neuro-fuzzy systems for structured and unstructured data. Recently, he is interested for developing Fuzzy Decision Support Systems in risk assessment. He also studied and developed new methodologies for pre-processing, clustering, visualization and assessment of biological, air quality and social network data (e.g., twitter). Recently, he is also interested in signal processing by Deep Learning methodologies in Brain Computer Interfaces. He is associate editor of international journals (i.e., Information Sciences, Soft Computing, International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools). He has been co-general Chair (IDCS2019), technical chair (CIBB2018) and organizer chair of Special Sessions. He is in the Program Committee of international conferences. He is a Fellow Member of IEEE and member IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, IEEE Signal Processing, SIREN, GIRPR, AIxIA.
ROBERTAS DAMAŠEVIČIUS received his Ph.D. in Informatics Engineering from Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania) in 2005. His research interests include sustainable software engineering, human–computer interfaces, assisted living, data mining and machine learning. He is the author of over 300 papers as well as a monograph published by Springer. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Information Technology and Control journal and has been the Guest Editor of several invited issues of international journals (Biomed Research International, Computational Intelligence and Neuroscience, Journal of Healthcare Engineering, IEEE Access, and Electronics). Visit his ResearchGate profile: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Robertas_Damasevicius
Olga De Troyer has a Masters degree in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences. She has held research positions in industry and at universities. Since 1998 she is professor in the Computer Science Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) where she is co-director of the WISE research lab. Her research focus is on conceptual modeling formalisms and design methodologies. Over the years, the focus has moved from Database over Web systems towards Virtual Reality and Serious Games.
Shlomi Dolev is an Israeli computer scientist best known for his contribution to self-stabilization. He is a professor at the Computer Science Department of the Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He has published numerous papers in the area of distributed computing. He is the author of a text book on self-stabilization.