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Khalid M Aamir

Khalid Mahmood Aamir received Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering (2008) from Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pakistan. In 1999, he received his MS in Systems Engineering, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor at Department of Computer Science and IT, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan. His research interests include machine learning, bioinformatics and medical signal processing.

Karl Aberer

Karl Aberer is a full professor for Distributed Information Systems at EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, since 2000; from 2005 to 2012 the director of the Swiss National Research Center for Mobile Information and Communication Systems (NCCR-MICS,; since September 2012 he is Vice-President of EPFL responsible for information systems; member of the editorial boards of VLDB Journal, ACM Transaction on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems and World Wide Web Journal.

Berdakh Abibullaev

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.

Adnan Abid

Adnan Abid is a Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science at University of Management and Technology, Pakistan. He is a member of IEEE and has been associated with Editorial Boards of well-reputed journals in the area of Computer Science. He completed his PhD from Politecnico di Milano, Italy in 2012.

Kabindra Adhikari

Kabindra Adhikari is a soil scientist with expertise in pedometrics, soil-landscape modeling, environmental data science and precision agriculture applications. He holds a PhD in Agroecology with research focusing on pedometrics. His research interests include digital soil mapping, pedology, soil sensing, terrain analysis, soil spectroscopy, soil carbon, soil morphometrics, and ecosystem services. He is developing tools and guidelines to promote precision conservation for croplands by coordinating geospatial data streams for the assessment of sub-field cropland productivity, economics, sustainability and environmental impacts.

Rajeev Agrawal

Assistant Professor in the department of computer systems technology at North Carolina A & T State University. Research interests: Big data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Topic Modelling, and Geo Spatial information systems. Member of IEEE, ACM, and ASEE. Published more than 50 referred journal and conference papers and 4 book chapters.

Irfan Ahmad

Dr. Irfan Ahmad is an Assistant Professor in Information and Computer Science department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He received his PhD in Computer Science from TU Dortmund, Germany in 2017.
Dr. Ahmad's research interests are in the areas of pattern recognition especially in document-image analysis, handwriting recognition, and machine-printed text recognition. In addition, he is also interested in machine learning and its applications including deep learning.

Sedat Akleylek

Sedat Akleylek received a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics majoring in Computer Science from Ege University in 2004 in Izmir, Turkey. His M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Cryptography are from Middle East Technical University in 2008 and 2010, in Ankara, Turkey, respectively.

He is currently employed as an associate professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey since 2016. He is also affiliated with the Cryptography Program at IAM, METU, Ankara, Turkey. He had a postdoctoral researcher position at the Cryptography and Computer Algebra Group, TU Darmstadt from July 2014 to July 2015. His research interests include in the areas of post-quantum cryptography, cryptographic functions, algorithms and complexity, architectures for computations in finite fields and machine learning for cyber security.

Vicente Alarcon-Aquino

Vicente Alarcon-Aquino received his Ph.D. and D.I.C. degrees in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Imperial College London, London, UK in 2003. He is a Full Professor and former department head in the department of computer systems and electronic engineering at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico. In 2017, he spent a short-term research stay as a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Informatics at King's College London, UK. He has served as Guest Editor for the Journal of Universal Computer Science and is currently acting as an Associate Editor for IEEE Access Journal, and as an Academic Editor for PeerJ Computer Science. His current research interests include Cybersecurity, network monitoring, anomaly detection, wavelet analysis, and machine learning.

Bilal Alatas

Prof. Alatas received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Firat University. He is head of the Software Engineering Department at Firat University in Elazig, Turkey and works as a Professor of Software Engineering at this department. He is the founder head of the Computer Engineering Department of Munzur University and Software Engineering Department of Firat University. His research interests include artificial intelligence, data mining, social network analysis, metaheuristic optimization, and machine learning. Dr. Alatas has published over 100 papers in many well-known international journals and proceedings of the refereed conference since 2001. He has been editor of twelve journals four of which are indexed in SCI and reviewer of sixty SCI-indexed journals.

Hazrat Ali

Hazrat Ali is an Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, Abbottabad. His research interests lie in unsupervised learning, generative and discriminative approaches, medical imaging and speech and image processing. He has published more than 50 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is an Associate Editor at IEEE and served as a reviewer at many journals and conferences including IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, IET Signal Processing, Springer Neural Processing Letters, ACM Transactions on Asian and Low Resource Language Information Processing, Elsevier Computers and Electrical Engineering, ACL 2020, MICCAI 2020. He was selected as young researcher at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Heidelberg, Germany.

Shadi A Aljawarneh

Shadi A. Aljawarneh is a full professor within the Department of Software Engineering, at the Jordan University of Science and Technology. His research is centered in software engineering, web and network security, e-learning, AI, machine learning, and cloud computing. Professor Aljawarneh has presented at and been on the organizing committees for a high number of international conferences and esteemed Journals, he is also a board member of the International Community for ACM, Jordan ACM Chapter, ACS, and IEEE. A number of his papers have been selected as "Best Papers" in conferences and journals.