Keynote Speakers

Chair Professor in National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

  • Prof. Shyi-Ming Chen

    Chair Professor in National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
    IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, IFSA Fellow

    Research Areas: Fuzzy Systems, Information Retrieval, Knowledge-Based Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, Genetic Algorithms
    Shyi-Ming Chen received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in June 1991. He is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. From August 2007 to July 2010, he was the Dean of the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jinwen University of Science and Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan. From August 2011 to July 2012, he was the Vice President of the National Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan.
    Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow, an IET Fellow and an IFSA Fellow. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE) from December 2008 to December 2012 and from December 2014 to December 2016. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI) from January 2005 to January 2009. He has published more than 520 papers in referred journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2001 Distinguished Talented Person Award for Distinguished Contributions in Information Technologies, the 2002 Distinguished Electrical Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (CIEE), the 2008 Distinguished Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), and the 2013 Distinguished Contributions Award of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE). He is an Editor-in-Chief of the journal of Granular Computing (Published by Springer) and is an Associate Editor-in-Chief of Applied Intelligence. He was a 2014 Fellows Evaluation Committee Member of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society.

  • Prof. Maode Ma

    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    IET Fellow
    Prof. Maode Ma, a Fellow of IET, received his Bachelor degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tsinghua University in 1982, his Master degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tianjin University in 1991, and his Ph.D. degree in Department of Computer Science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999. Now, Dr. Ma is a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He has extensive research interests including network security and wireless networking. He has led 25 research projects funded by government, industry, military and universities in various countries. He has supervised over 20 research students to get their Ph. D degree. He has been a conference chair, technical symposium chair, tutorial chair, publication chair, publicity chair and session chair for over 100 international conferences. He has been a member of the technical program committees for more than 200 international conferences. Dr. Ma has more than 400 international academic publications including about 200 journal papers and more than 200 conference papers. He has edited 4 technical books and produced over 25 book chapters. His publication has received about 5000 citation in Google Scholar. He has delivered about 70 keynote speeches and 10 tutorials at various international conferences. He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering, Journal of Communications and International Journal of Electronic Transport. He also serves as a Senior Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and an Associate Editor for International Journal of Security and Communication Networks, International Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing and International Journal of Communication Systems. He had been an Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Letters from 2003 to 2011. Dr. Ma is a senior member of IEEE Communication Society and IEEE Education Society, and a member of ACM. He is now the Secretary of the IEEE Singapore Section and the Chair of the ACM, Singapore Chapter. He has served as an IEEE Communication Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2013 to 2016.
    Speech Title: Design of Efficient and Secure Authentication Schemes for IEEE 802.11ah Networks

  • Mr. Aninda Bose

    Senior Editor, Springer India Pvt. Ltd
    Aninda Bose is presently working as a Senior Publishing Editor with Springer India Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Bose is part of the Global Acquisition Team at Springer and responsible for acquisition of scientific content, primarily in India and Southeast Asia. The disciplines he is responsible for are Chemistry, Physics, Material Sciences and Earth Sciences. He has more than 22 years of industrial experience in marketing and different fields of publishing. Mr. Bose has completed Masters in Organic Chemistry from Delhi University and Masters in Marketing Research from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies, Pune. He has published books for secondary level in Chemistry and a member of American Chemical Society, USA. Mr. Bose has delivered more than 50 talks on Scientific Writing and Publishing Ethics in reputed Universities, International Conferences and Author Workshops