Keynote Speaker

Prof. Leon Shyue-Liang Wang
National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Speech Title: (To be Announced)

Biography

Leon Shyue-Liang Wang, currently distinguished professor and President of National University of Kaohsiung, received his Ph.D. from State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1984. From 1984 to 1994, he joined the University of New Haven and New York Institute of Technology as assistant/associate professor. From 1994 to 2002, he joined I-Shou University in Taiwan and served as director of computing center, chairman of information management department, and director of library. From 2003 to 2007, he rejoined NYIT. From 2009 to 2016, he was professor, chairman, Dean of College of Management, and vice president at National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan. From August 2016, he started to serve as President of the University. He is the recipient of the 2011-2014, 2014-2017 national flexible wage awards from Ministry of Education in Taiwan, and a Fellow of Institute of Engineering and Technology in UK. He received 2016 outstanding leadership award from Chinese American Academic and Professional Society, New York, USA and a member of Phi Tau Phi scholar honor society. He is Editor-In-Chief of the International Journal of Information Privacy, Security and Integrity and was a former president of the Taiwanese Association of Social Networks. He has published over 230 papers in the areas of data mining, privacy preservation, soft computing, and served PC member and session chair of over 160 international conferences.


Prof. Goutam Chakraborty
Iwate Prefectural University, Japan

Speech Title: (To be Announced)

Biography

Prof. Goutam Chakraborty received his Ph.D. in 1993 from Tohoku University, Japan. Before joining Tohoku University, he worked in Telecommunication Industry in India. Presently he is Professor and head of the Intelligent Informatics laboratory, Department of the Software and Information Science, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan. He is also a member of the Sendai Foundation of Applied Information Sciences, JapanHis research interests are Machine Learning, Soft Computing algorithms including deep-neural networks and their applications to solve pattern recognition, prediction, scheduling and optimization problems, including applications in wired and wireless Networks. He is interested in the analysis of various time-series signals like ECG, EEG, and other bio-signals, for health/medical applications. He also works in the area of data-mining, text-mining and analysis of scale free networks.