Prof. Victor Chang Prof. Victor Chang
Aston University, UK

Speech Title: Federated Learning-Based Synchrotron X-ray Microdiffraction Image Screening

Biography: Prof. Victor Chang is a Professor of Business Analytics at the Department of Operations and Information Management, Aston Business School, Aston University, UK. He will be involved in leading a New Research Center. He has been a Full Professor of Data Science and Information Systems at the School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK, where he has led the Cybersecurity, Information Systems and AI Research Group at Teesside University, UK until May 2022. He has been a Full Professor of Data Science and Information Systems, School of Computing and Digital Technologies, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, UK, since September 2019. He leads Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems Research Group at Teesside University. He was a Senior Associate Professor, Director of Ph.D. and MRes Programs at International Business School Suzhou (IBSS), Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China. He joined XJTLU in June 2016. He is still a Visiting Researcher at the University of Southampton, UK. Previously he worked as a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University, UK, for 3.5 years. Within 4 years, he completed Ph.D. (CS, Southampton) and PGCert (Higher Education, Fellow, Greenwich) while working full time. Before becoming an academic, he has achieved 97% on average in 27 IT certifications. He won a European Award on Cloud Migration in 2011, IEEE Outstanding Service Award in 2015, best papers in 2012, 2015 and 2018, 2016 European award: Best Project in Research, 2016–2018 SEID Excellent Scholar, Suzhou, China, Outstanding Young Scientist 2017, 2017 special award on Data Science and 2017–2021 INSTICC Service Awards. He is in top 2% Scientists in 2017, 2019 and 2021 and the most productive AI-based Data Analytics Scientist between 2010 and 2019 and numerous awards since 2011. He is ranked number 2 in distributed computing and number 42 in AI globally based on top 2% Scientists from Stanford University. Prof Chang is an Editor-in-Chief of IJOCI & OJBD journals, former Editor of FGCS, Editor of Information Fusion and Associate Editor of TII, and founding Conference Chair of IoTBDS, COMPLEXIS, FEMIB and IIoTBDSC He was involved in different projects worth more than £14 million in Europe and Asia. He has published 3 books as sole authors and the editor of 2 books on Cloud Computing and related technologies. He gave 30 keynotes at international conferences.

Pro. Michael Short Prof. Michael Short
Teesside University, UK

Speech Title: Innovations in Smart Digital Trade
Keywords: Digitalization, International Trade, Innovation, AI, Automation

Biography: Michael Short is a professor of control engineering and systems informatics at Teesside University in the UK and leads the multidisciplinary Centre for Sustainable Engineering. He holds a BEng degree in electronic and electrical engineering (1999, Sunderland) and a PhD degree in real-time robot control (2003, Sunderland). Michael’s research interests encompass aspects of applied control engineering and systems informatics applied to smart energy systems and robotics. He has authored over 160 reviewed publications in international conferences and journals, has received over 1500 citations and has won six best paper awards. He currently has an h-index of 23 and an i-10 index of 41. He has supervised six PhD completions and is investigator on numerous completed and ongoing funded research projects. He is an associate editor for the International Journal of Energies, a full member of the IET and IEEE, and a fellow of the HEA.

Assoc. Prof. Mahmoud Al Shawabkeh Assoc. Prof. Mahmoud Al Shawabkeh
Guangxi Normal University for Nationalities (GXNUN)

Speech Title: Current Issues and Research of Internet of Things (IoT)
Biography: Mahmoud is a researcher in the field of computer network security, database and information systems. He obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in science and technology from Malaysia, Master of Science in computer science from Malaysia, Master of Science in cybersecurity and management from the UK, and Master of Science in international technology management for defence and security from UK. His degree, Bachelor of Science in computer science and information systems obtained from Philadelphia University in Jordan. Now he is working as an associate professor at Guangxi Normal University for Nationalities, China (English is the medium of instruction). Before that, he was an academic staff and researcher since the year 1999. Since then, he has taught several computer courses (Web Front-end Development, JavaScripts, Computer Network Security, Principles of Database, ORACLE Database, Professional Computer English, System Analysis and Design, C Programming, Data Transmission Through Networks, Human-Computer Interaction, and Object-Oriented Database). Also, he was holding several academic positions as module leader, course leader, and coordinator. Several publications were published by him, especially, the textbook “Programming in C for Foundation” ISBN 978-967-418-294-6. He also published several articles in the field of computer security and information systems indexed journals. During his long journey as an academician and researcher, he gains leadership and managerial skills, allowing him to be a good team member for any level of research or project. He has conducted few funded projects and shows the ability to manage project resources in time and efficiency. Recently, he was invited several times to be a keynote speaker in international conferences. Mainly he delivers speeches on the latest issues of network security and the effect of implementing emerging technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data.

Anand Nayyar - NCIT Prof. Anand Nayyar
Duy Tan University, Viet Nam

Speech Title: Cobotics and Internet of Robotic Things

Biography: Dr. Anand Nayyar received Ph.D (Computer Science) from Desh Bhagat University in 2017 in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks and Swarm Intelligence. He is currently working in Graduate School, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam. A Certified Professional with 75+ Professional certificates from CISCO, Microsoft, Oracle, Google, Beingcert, EXIN, GAQM, Cyberoam and many more. Published more than 350 Research Papers in various National & International Conferences, International Journals (Scopus/SCI/SCIE/SSCI Indexed) with High Impact Factor. Member of more than 50+ Associations as Senior and Life Member and also acting as ACM Distinguished Speaker. He has authored/co-authored cum Edited 25+ Books of Computer Science. Associated with more than 500 International Conferences as Programme Committee/Chair/Advisory Board/Review Board member. He has 5 Australian Patents to his credit in the area of Wireless Communications and Artificial Intelligence. He is currently working in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, MANETS, Swarm Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Blockchain, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Cyber Security, Network Simulation, Wireless Communications. Awarded 27+ Awards for Teaching and Research—Young Scientist, Best Scientist, Young Researcher Award, Outstanding Researcher Award, Excellence in Teaching and many more. He is acting as Editor-in-Chief of IGI-Global, USA Journal titled “International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST)”.

Pro. Sudan Jha Prof. Sudan Jha
Kathmandu University, Nepal

Speech Title: Dynamicity in Information Systems and edge computing towards Internet of Vehicles
Keywords: Internet of Vehicles; Edge server placement; Evolutionary multi-objective optimization

Biography: Prof. Sudan Jha is a Senior IEEE member; Editor-in-Chief, International book series editor and acclaimed Principal Scientist. He received his first Ph.D. degree in 2015 and second in 2019*; presently working as a Professor in Department of Computer Science & Engineering, Kathmandu University, Nepal. Previously, he has worked in reputed universities in India. His graduation/post-graduation in engineering are from MNREC (Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College), Allahabad, India and schooling from Saint Xavier, Kathmandu, Nepal. His research area of interest includes Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning (Deep Learning), Neutrosophic theory and Neutrosophic Soft Set Systems.

Prof. Pascal Lorenz Prof. Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute-Alsace, France

Speech Title: Advanced architectures of Next Generation Wireless Networks
Biography: Pascal Lorenz received his M.Sc. (1990) and Ph.D. (1994) from the University of Nancy, France. Between 1990 and 1995 he was a research engineer at WorldFIP Europe and at Alcatel-Alsthom. He is a professor at the University of Haute-Alsace, France, since 1995. His research interests include QoS, wireless networks and high-speed networks. He is the author/co-author of 3 books, 3 patents and 200 international publications in refereed journals and conferences. He was Technical Editor of the IEEE Communications Magazine Editorial Board (2000-2006), IEEE Networks Magazine since 2015, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology since 2017, Chair of IEEE ComSoc France (2014-2020), Financial chair of IEEE France (2017-2022), Chair of Vertical Issues in Communication Systems Technical Committee Cluster (2008-2009), Chair of the Communications Systems Integration and Modeling Technical Committee (2003-2009), Chair of the Communications Software Technical Committee (2008-2010) and Chair of the Technical Committee on Information Infrastructure and Networking (2016-2017). He has served as Co-Program Chair of IEEE WCNC'2012 and ICC'2004, Executive Vice-Chair of ICC'2017, TPC Vice Chair of Globecom'2018, Panel sessions co-chair for Globecom'16, tutorial chair of VTC'2013 Spring and WCNC'2010, track chair of PIMRC'2012 and WCNC'2014, symposium Co-Chair at Globecom 2007-2011, Globecom'2019, ICC 2008-2010, ICC'2014 and '2016. He has served as Co-Guest Editor for special issues of IEEE Communications Magazine, Networks Magazine, Wireless Communications Magazine, Telecommunications Systems and LNCS. He is associate Editor for International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS-Wiley), Journal on Security and Communication Networks (SCN-Wiley) and International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking, Journal of Network and Computer Applications (JNCA-Elsevier). He is senior member of the IEEE, IARIA fellow and member of many international program committees. He has organized many conferences, chaired several technical sessions and gave tutorials at major international conferences. He was IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer Tour during 2013-2014.

Invited Speaker

Dr. Arti Jain Dr. Arti Jain
Jaypee Institute of Information Technology
Assistant Professor

Speech Title: NLP for Hindi Language Using Python Programming
Keywords:Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Hindi Language, Devanagari Script, Text Summarization, Python Programming

Dr. Arti Jain (SMIEEE) has academic experience of 20+ years. She is an editorial board member of the Journal of Technological Advancements, International Journal of Information Technology and Web Engineering, IGI Global; American Journal of Neural Networks and Applications, SciencePG; International Journal of Innovations in Engineering & Technology. She is an International advisory committee member of the International Conference on Applied Engineering and Natural Sciences during 2021-2022, Turkey; International Conference on Recent Trends in Multi-Disciplinary Research during 2020-2021, Maldives; International Conference on Applied Sciences, Engineering, Technology, and Management, UAE. She is a reviewer of reputed International Journals- World Scientific, Taylor & Francis, Springer, IGI Global, John Wiley & Sons, Inderscience, GRD, Premier, and guest-edited Special Issues. She is a PC member of several International Conferences and has conducted Special Sessions. She has Chaired Sessions at International Conferences- 2022 ICRASES, ICICC; 2021 KDIR, AIMV, and FTSE. She has been the invited speaker for various workshops, seminars, and conferences such as the 2021 Workshop on Computer Methods in Medicine & Health Care, Transdisciplinary Information Sciences Conferences, China; 2nd International Webinar on Big Data Analytics and Data Science, Coalesce Research Group, USA; National Workshop on Soft Computing and Language Processing, India. She has also been the key resource person for prestigious FDPs such as Deep Learning for Natural Language Processing, Applications of Machine Learning, and International Knowledge Development Program by Special Minds. She has published the book, “Handbook of Research on Lifestyle Sustainability and Management Solutions Using AI, Big Data Analytics, and Visualization”, IGI Global, 2022. She has more than 25 research papers in International Journals, Book Chapters, and International Conferences. Her research interests include Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Data Science, Deep Learning, Social Media Analysis, Soft Computing, Big Data, and Data Mining.