Dr. Ke-Lin Du
Founder, Xonlink Inc., Ningbo, China Affiliate Associate Professor, Concordia University, Canada
K.-L. Du received the PhD in electrical engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 1998. He founded Xonlink Inc., Ningbo, China in 2014. He was Chief Scientist at Enjoyor Inc., Hangzhou, China from 2012 to 2014. He was on research staff at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada from 2001 to 2010. Prior to 2001, he was on technical staff with Huawei Technologies, China Academy of Telecommunication Technology, and Chinese University of Hong Kong. He visited Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2008. Dr. Du has authored four books (Neural Networks in a Softcomputing Framework, Springer, London, 2006; Wireless Communication Systems, Cambridge University Press, New York, 2010; Neural Networks and Statistical Learning, Springer, London, 2014; Search and Optimization by Metaheuristics, Springer, 2016). He has also published over 50 papers, and has 4 issued U.S. patents and 30 Chinese patents. Currently, his research interests are signal processing, wireless communications, and machine learning. In the past five years, he has co-supervised 11 MSc students.Dr. Du has become a Senior Member of the IEEE since 2009. He is currently an Affiliate Associate Professor at Concordia University. He has been on Editorial Board or been Associate Editor of 10 journals, including IET Signal Processing and Circuits, Systems & Signal Processing. He also serves on the editorial board of the Chinese edition of IEEE Spectrum. He served as member of technical / program / organizing committees of 94 international conferences. He has reviewed papers for 103 international journals, and numerous conferences, grants, theses, and qualifications. He was included in Marquis Who's Who in 2018.
Dr. Vladimir Chigrinov
Professor Vladimir G. Chigrinov is Professor of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology since 1999. He is an Expert in Flat Panel Technology in Russia, recognized by the World Technology Evaluation Centre, 1994, and SID Fellow since 2008. He is an author of 6 books, 25 reviews and book chapters, about 295 journal papers, more than 640 Conference presentations, and 112 patents and patent applications including 32 US patents in the field of liquid crystals since 1974. He got Excellent Research Award of HKUST School of Engineering in 2012. He obtained Gold Medal and The Best Award in the Invention & Innovation Awards 2014 held at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2014, which was hosted in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 20-22 Feb 2014. He is a Member of EU Academy of Sciences (EUAS) since July 2017. He got a Slottow Owaki prize of SID in 2018 http://www.ee.ust.hk/ece.php/enews/detail/660. He is a coauthor of the best display prototype in I-zone in Display Week 2018 http://www.ece.ust.hk/ece.php/enews/detail/675 as well as Bronze KID Award for the paper in IMID 2018 http://www.ece.ust.hk/ece.php/enews/detail/687.
Dr. Abdeen Mustafa Omer
Associate Researcher at Energy Research Institute , UK
Dr. Abdeen Mustafa Omer (BSc, MSc, PhD) is an Associate Researcher at Energy Research Institute (ERI). He obtained both his PhD degree in the Built Environment and Master of Philosophy degree in Renewable Energy Technologies from the University of Nottingham. He is qualified Mechanical Engineer with a proven track record within the water industry and renewable energy technologies. He has been graduated from University of El Menoufia, Egypt, BSc in Mechanical Engineering. His previous experience involved being a member of the research team at the National Council for Research/Energy Research Institute in Sudan and working director of research and development for National Water Equipment Manufacturing Co. Ltd., Sudan. He has been listed in the book WHO’S WHO in the World 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2010. He has published over 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 200 review articles, 17 books and 150 chapters in books.
Dr. Osman Adiguzel
Professor, Firat University ,Turkey
Dr. Osman Adiguzel graduated from Department of Physics, Ankara University, Turkey in 1974 and received PhD- degree from Dicle University, Diyarbakir-Turkey. He studied at Surrey University, Guildford, UK, as a post doctoral research scientist in 1986-1987, and his studies focused on shape memory alloys. He worked as research assistant, 1975-80, at Dicle University and shifted to Firat University in 1980. He became professor in 1996, and he has already been working as professor. He published over 50 papers in international and national journals; He joined over 100 conferences and symposia in international and national level as participant, invited speaker or keynote speaker with contributions. He served the program chair or conference chair/co-chair in some of these activities. Dr. Adiguzel served his directorate of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Firat University in 1999-2004. He supervised 5 PhD- theses and
Dr. Eduard Babulak
Professor Eduard Babulak is accomplished international scholar, researcher, consultant, educator, professional engineer and polyglot, with more than thirty years of experience. He served as Editor, reviewer, Conference Chair, has successfully published, his research was cited by scholars all over the world. He served as Chair of the IEEE Vancouver Ethics, Professional and Conference Committee. He was Invited Speaker at the University of Cambridge, MIT, University of Surrey, Purdue University, Penn State, Yokohama National University & University of Electro Communications in Tokyo, Japan, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Sungkyunkwan University in Korea, Czech Technical University, Graz University of Technology, Austria, and other prestigious academic institutions worldwide. His academic and engineering work was recognized internationally by the Engineering Council in UK, the European Federation of Engineers and credited by the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers and APEG in British Columbia in Canada. He was awarded higher postdoctoral degree DOCENT - Doctor of Science (D.Sc.) in the Czech Republic, Ph.D., M.Sc., and High National Certificate (HNC) diplomas in the United Kingdom, as well as, the Diploma Engineer (MSc and B.Sc. ) in Electrical Engineering in Slovakia. He is Fellow of the Royal Society RSA, London, UK; Chartered Fellow, Mentor and Member of the ELITE Group of the British Computer Society, London, UK; 2013-2014 Invited Panel Member for the DoD & National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, USA; Expert Consultant for HORIZON 2020 & CORDIS FP6 - FP7 European Commission, Brussellex, Belgium; Mentor and Senior Member of the IEEE and ACM, USA; Nominated Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, UK and Distinguished Member of the ACM, USA; Chartered Member of the IET, London, UK; His biography was cited in the Cambridge Blue Book, Cambridge Index of Biographies and number of issues of Who’s Who.
Dr. Ivan Bozovic
Ivan Bozovic received his PhD in Solid State Physics from Belgrade University, Yugoslavia, where he was later elected a professor and the Physics Department Head. After moving to USA in 1985 he worked at Stanford University, the Varian Research Center in Palo Alto, California, and in Oxxel, Bremen, Germany. Since 2003, he is the MBE Group Leader at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and since 2014 also an Adjunct Professor of Applied Physics at Yale University. He is a Member of European Academy of Sciences, Foreign Member of the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts, Fellow of APS, and Fellow of SPIE. He received the Bernd Matthias Prize for Superconducting Materials, SPIE Technology Award, the M. Jaric Prize, the BNL Science and Technology Prize, was Max Planck and Van der Waals Lecturer, and is a Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation PI. Ivan’s research interests include basic physics of condensed states of matter, novel electronic phenomena including unconventional superconductivity, innovative methods of thin film synthesis and characterization, and nano-scale physics. He has published 11 research monographs and over 290 research papers, including 30 in Science and Nature journals.
Dr. Antti Niemi
Dr. Antti Niemi is Professor of NORDITA- Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, Theoretical Physics. His field of research are Condensed Matter, Statistical and Biological Physics
Dr. Karl Heinz Gresslehner
Karl-Heinz Gresslehner have completed his PhD in the field of semiconductor physics in 1981 at the Johannes Kepler University, Linz. He was working more than 10 years in the industry and 24 years as a teacher at a school for higher technical educatio