Muhammad Aleem received his Ph.D. degree with distinction in computer science from Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria in 2012. His research interests include parallel and distributed computing comprise programming environments, multi-/many-core computing, performance analysis, cloud computing, and big-data processing. He has published more than 50 research papers in the reputed Journals and International conferences and authored 3 book chapters and 2 books. He is a co-director of the Parallel Computing and Networks (PCN) research group. He is currently working as Professor at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Li-minn Ang is currently the Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the School of Science and Engineering at University of the Sunshine Coast (USC). His research interests are in computer, electrical and systems engineering including Internet of Things (IoT), intelligent systems and data analytics, machine learning, visual information processing, embedded systems, wireless multimedia sensor systems, reconfigurable computing (FPGA) and the development of innovative technologies for real-world systems including smart cities, engineering, agriculture, environment, and health.
Training: Dentistry, Biomedical Research, Bioengineering, Pathology
Postdoctoral: TGF-beta, wound healing, regeneration, radiation biology, light biology, stem cells, biomaterial, Lasers.
Current: Clinical translational research and molecular mechanism.
Positions: Past-President, NAALT; President-Elect WALT, Co-Chair SPIE, Chair, ASLMS
Interests: Signal Transduction, Lasers, Biological regulation, Photobiomodulation.
Imran Ashraf is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Information and Communication Engineering, College of Engineering, Yeungnam University, Gyeongsan-Si, South Korea. He received a Ph.D. degree from the Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Yeungnam University, Korea, in 2018. He got his MS degree from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden in 2011 with distinction. He earned Sparbanksstiftelsen Kronan Scholarship for his M.Sc. degree from Sweden as well as a Gold Medal for outstanding achievements in BS from Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan.
At HP Labs Mary has worked on a diverse set of topics including digital preservation, user experiences for desktop and mobile video conferencing, wearables, mobile systems and applications, and design for 3D print. Before coming to HP Labs she was on the faculty of the computer science department at Stanford University where she led the MosquitoNet and Mobile People projects. She and her students also helped design and test the distributed audit and repair protocol for the LOCKSS digital preservation system.
Wolfgang Banzhaf is the John R. Koza Chair in Genetic Programming at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University and an Honorary University Research Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He received a "Diplom in Physik" degree in Physics from the LMU Munich and his Dr.rer.nat (PhD) from the Dept. of Physics of the TH Karlsruhe, now KIT. After a postdoc at the U. of Stuttgart, he was a Visiting and Senior Researcher at the Central Research Lab of Mitsubishi Electric in Japan and at MERL in Cambridge, USA. From 1993 to 2003 he was Associate Professor for Applied Computer Science at TU Dortmund.
Dr Tossapon Boongoen obtained his PhD in Computer Science from Cranfield University, UK (in 2003), and his 2-year PostDoc in Aberystwyth University, UK (2007-08). His research interest includes AI, machine/deep learning, image analysis and pattern recognition, fuzzy systems and security. He serves as an Associate Editor for several international journals like IEEE Access.
Christine L. Borgman, Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA, is the author Big Data, Little Data, No Data ( 2015), Scholarship in the Digital Age (2007) and From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastructure (2000), and about 200 other publications in information studies, computer science, and communication. She is a Fellow of the ACM and of AAAS; and a member of the Board of Directors of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
Nirupama Bulusu is a Professor of Computer Science at Portland State University. She received her Ph.D from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2002, and her B.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 1997, in Computer Science.Her research interests span networking, data analytics and information security and privacy. She is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award for her work in trustworthy participatory sensing.
María Emilia Cambronero received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Castilla-La Mancha, in 2007, where she was an Assistant Professor for several years. She is currently an Associate Professor of computer science with Castilla-La Mancha University, Spain, obtaining the Tenure Distinction, in 2012. Her research goals are aimed to make the software more reliable, more secure, and easier to design. Her research interests include software engineering and related areas, including contract specification, program monitoring, testing, and verification. Her research combines strong theoretical foundations with realistic experimentation in the areas of web services and cloud computing.
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. Mukund Chorghade is President and Chief Scientific Officer, THINQ Pharma / MVRC Research/ Chicago Discovery Solutions. He has had Adjunct Research Professor / Visiting Fellow / Scientists appointments at Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Cambridge, Caltech, Univ. of Chicago, Rutgers, Strathclyde and others. He provides synthetic chemistry and pharmaceutical development expertise to academic laboratories, pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies. His research interests are in Traditional Medicine derived New Chemical Entities and the discovery of “chemosynthetic livers” that find utility in drug metabolism, valorization of biomass and environmental remediation.
Dr. Chorghade earned B. Sc. M. Sc. degrees from the University of Poona, and a Ph. D. at Georgetown University. He completed postdoctoral appointments at the University of Virginia and Harvard, visiting scientist appointments at University of British Columbia, College de France / Universite’ Louis Pasteur, Cambridge and Caltech and directed research groups at Dow Chemicals, Abbott Laboratories, CytoMed and Genzyme. He received three “Scientist of the Year Awards”, and is on the Scientific Advisory Board of several corporations / foundations. He is a Fellow of the ACS, AAAS, AIC and RSC, the Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Telengana Academy of Sciences and has been a featured speaker in national and international symposia