Professor Nick Freris
University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
Nick Freris is Professor in the School of Computer Science at USTC, and Vice Dean of the International College. He received the Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, in 2005, and the M.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the M.S. degree in Mathematics, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering all from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2007, 2008, and 2010, respectively. His research lies in AIoT/CPS/IoT: machine learning, distributed optimization, data mining, wireless networks, control, and signal processing, with applications in power systems, sensor networks, transportation, cyber security, and robotics. Dr. Freris has published several papers in high-profile conferences and journals held by IEEE, ACM, and SIAM and holds three patents. His research has been sponsored by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, Anhui Dept. of Science and Technology, Tencent, and NSF, and was recognized with the National High-level Talent award, the USTC Alumni Foundation Innovation Scholar award, and the IBM High Value Patent award. Previously, he was with the faculty of NYU and, before that, he held senior researcher and postdoctoral researcher positions at EPFL and IBM Research,respectively. Dr. Freris is a Senior Member of ACM and IEEE, and a member of CCF and SIAM.
Professor Sandeep Saxena
IMS Unison University，India
Prof. (Dr.) Sandeep Saxena is working as Professor (IT) and Director-IQAC at IMS Unison University, Dehradun, INDIA. He has more than 15 Years of Teaching and Research Experience.He has performed the role of a key member in more than 10 International Conferences as a Keynote Speaker/Organizing Secretary/ Organizing Chair/ Session Chair. He has written 3 technical books for UP Technical University, Lucknow, and published multiple research papers in reputed international journals and conferences. He has published more than 30 research papers in reputed peer-reviewed journals/conferences indexed by (Scopus, SCIE, Google Scholars, DBLP) with high impact factors, more than 10 Patents published, and 2 Patents are granted. He is participating in multiple professional societies like IEEE (Senior Member), IAASSE (Senior Member), Life Time Member in CSI, and Life Time Member in CRSI.
Professor. Linlin Shen
Shenzhen University, China
Professor Linlin Shen received Ph.D. degree from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK. Prof. Shen is currently the “Pengcheng Scholar” Distinguished Professor at School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China. He is also an Honorary professor at School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, UK and Visiting Professor at School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Ningbo, China. He serves as the director of Computer Vision Institute, AI Research Center for Medical Image Analysis and Diagnosis and China-UK joint research lab for visual information processing. He also serves as the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the IET journal of Cognitive Computation and Systems. He is listed as the “Most Cited Chinese Researchers” by Elsevier, and listed in a ranking of the “Top 2% Scientists in the World” by Stanford University. He received the Most Cited Paper Award from the journal of Image and Vision Computing. His cell classification algorithms were the winners of the International Contest on Pattern Recognition Techniques for Indirect Immunofluorescence Images held by ICIP 2013 and ICPR 2016.