Distinguished professor of computer science at Naval Postgraduate School. Past president of ACM. Past editor in chief of Communications of ACM. Currently editor of ACM Ubiquity. Author of ten books, most recent Great Principles of Computing (MIT Press 2015). Author of over four hundred scientific papers and articles.
Professor Interrante is a recipient of the 1999 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, "the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers", and a 2001-2003 McKnight Land-Grant Professorship from the University of Minnesota.
She co-founded and served as the first general co-chair of the ACM/SIGGRAPH Symposium on Applied Perception, and is currently serving as co-editor-in-chief of the ACM Transactions on Applied Perception, as well as on the editorial boards of several other leading journals including the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.
Prof. Interrante is currently a member of the Steering Committee for the IEEE Virtual Reality Conference, for which she also served as co-General Chair in 2014 and co-Program Chair in 2015-2017. In recent years, she has also served as the co-General Chair of EuroVR 2017, and as co-Program Chair of the 2010 Joint Virtual Reality Conference of EGVE, EuroVR and VEC, and the 2008 Eurographics Workshop on Computational Aesthetics, as well as chair of the technical track on Graphics, Animation and Gaming at the 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing.
At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Interrante is currently serving as the Director of the Center for Cognitive Sciences and the Graduate Program in Human Factors.
Lydia Kavraki received her B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Crete in Greece and her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. Her research contributions are in physical algorithms and their applications in robotics as well as in computational structural biology and biomedciine. Kavraki is the recipient of the ACM Grace Murray Hopper Award; a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAS, AAAI, and AIMBE; and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
Zhihan Lv(SM’19) is currently an Associate Professor of Qingdao University, China. He has been an assistant professor at Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences from 2012 to 2016. He received his Ph.D. from Ocean University of China and Paris7 University in 2012. He worked in CNRS (France) as Research Engineer, Umea University (Sweden) as Postdoc Research Fellow, Fundacion FIVAN (Spain) as Experienced Researcher, University College London (UK) as Research Associate, University of Barcelona(Spain) as Postdoctor. He was a Marie Curie Fellow in European Union's Seventh Framework Program LANPERCEPT. His research mainly focuses on Internet of Things, Blockchain, Multimedia, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Computer Vision, 3D Visualization & Graphics, Serious Game, HCI, Big data, and GIS. He has contributed 200+ papers in the related fields on journals such as IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, IEEE TFS, IEEE TSMC, IEEE TETC, IEEE TBD, IEEE JSAC, IEEE JSTSP, IEEE IOTJ, ACM TOMM, ACM TOIT, ACM TIST, and conferences such as ACM MM, ACM CHI, ACM Siggraph Asia, ICCV, IEEE Virtual Reality.
Professor Lv is an associate editor of PLOS One (Since 2016), IEEE Access (Since 2016), Neurocomputing (2016-2018), IET Image Processing (Since 2017). He is the leading guest editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Network, IEEE Sensors and IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine.
Senior Lecturer in Data Science at the School of Mathematics and Statistics in Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). Former Scientist at the Institute of High Performance Computing, A*STAR (Singapore). Former Research Fellow at Duke-NUS Medical School and National University of Singapore (Singapore).
Dr. Yuan Shang works on Alzheimer's Disease (AD) at the University of Arizona. He combines any potential methods and data to search potential therapeutic opportunities for AD. He is an expert on omics data analysis, multi-omics integrations, network-based pattern recognition, and machine learning-based biomarker discoveries.
Prof. Daniel Thalmann is with the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Pioneer in research on Virtual Humans, he is coeditor-in-chief of the Journal of Computer Animation & Virtual Worlds, & editor of 7 journals. He has published 600 papers in Graphics, Animation, & Virtual Reality. Dr.hc from University Paul-Sabatier, France (2003), he also received the Eurographics Distinguished Career Award (2010) and the 2012 Canadian Human Computer Communications Society Achievement Award.
Former faculty at Johns Hopkins University and Dartmouth College. I have been teaching college students for over 20 years. My research expertise is in Internet phenomena: access, addiction, agency, control, dependency, governance, and policy; and engineering ethics in Science, Technology, and Society (STS) merging the Internet with physical bodies. I am the Editor for Machine Law, Ethics and Morality in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (2020); Androids, Cyborgs, and Robots in Contemporary Culture and Society (2017); and, Global Issues and Ethical Considerations in Human Enhancement Technologies (2014).
Marcin Woźniak received diplomas in Applied Mathematics and Computational Intelligence: MSc in 2007, PhD in 2012 and DSc in 2019. He is an Assoc. Professor at the Faculty of Applied Mathematics of the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland. His main scientific interests are neural networks with their applications together with various aspects of applied computational intelligence. He is a scientific supervisor in editions of ”the Diamond Grant” and ”the Best of the Best” programs for highly talented students from the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. He participated in various scientific projects (as lead investigator and scientific investigator or participant) at polish and italian universities. In his scientific career, he was visiting University of Wűrzburg in Germany, University of Lund in Sweden and University of Catania in Italy. He has published over one hundred research papers in volumes of international conferences and journals. Marcin Woźniak also served as an editor for various special issues of Sensors, IEEE ACCESS, PeerJ Computer Science, FiHN, JUCS, CIN, etc., and as an organizer or a session chair at various international conferences and symposiums like IEEE SSCI, IEEE CEC, etc.
Professor of Computer Science at Simon Fraser University (SFU), Canada. Editor-in-chief of Computer Graphics Forum. Directs the graphics (GrUVi) lab. Obtained his Ph.D. from Dept. of Computer Science, University of Toronto, and his M.Math. and B.Math degrees from the University of Waterloo. Richard's research area is computer graphics with a focus on geometry modeling and processing, shape analysis, 3D content creation, and 3D printing.
Prof. Huiyu (Joe) Zhou received a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Radio Technology from Huazhong University of Science and Technology of China and a Master of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from University of Dundee of United Kingdom, respectively. He was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Vision from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
Prof. Zhou currently heads the Applied Algorithms and AI (AAAI) Theme and leads the Biomedical Image Processing Lab at University of Leicester. He was the Director of MSc Programme (2018-19), and currently is the Coordinator of MSc Distance Learning and a Member of Research Committee at School of Informatics. Prior to this appointment, he worked as a Lecturer (2012-17) at the School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen's University Belfast.
Prof. Zhou has published widely in the field. He was the recipient of "CVIU 2012 Most Cited Paper Award", "MIUA 2020 Best Paper Award", "ICPRAM 2016 Best Paper Award in the Area of Applications" and was shortlisted for "ICPRAM 2017 Best Student Paper Award" and "MBEC 2006 Nightingale Prize".