Keynote Speakers
Prof. Antonio De Maio, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Antonio De Maio
He was born in Sorrento, Italy, 1974. He received the Dr.Eng. degree (with honors) and the Ph.D. degree in information engineering, both from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. From October to December 2004, he was a Visiting Researcher with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, NY. From November to December 2007, he was a Visiting Researcher with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Currently, he is a Professor at the University of Naples Federico II. His research interest lies in the field of statistical signal processing, with emphasis on radar detection and optimization theory applied to radar signal processing. Dr. De Maio is a Fellow member of IEEE and the recipient of the 2010 IEEE Fred Nathanson Memorial Award as the young (less than 40 years of age) AESS Radar Engineer 2010 whose performance is particularly noteworthy as evidenced by contributions to the radar art over several years, with the following citation for "robust CFAR detection, knowledge-based radar signal processing, and waveform design and diversity".
Prof. Li Chai, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, China
He is a chair professor and the director of the Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Information Fusion (AIIF) at Wuhan University of Science and Technology. He has been a visiting scholar at Newcastle University, Australia, and Harvard University. His research interests include distributed optimization, filter bank frames, graph signal processing, and networked control systems. Professor Chai is the recipient of the Distinguished Young Scholar of the National Science Foundation of China. He serves as the associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuit and Systems II: Express BriefsDecision and Control and Journal of Image and Graphs.
Prof. Hamid R. Ghaeini, CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security, Germany
He received the B.S. degree in software engineering from Arak University with honors, Arak, Iran, in 2010, and the M.S. degree of software engineering from Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, in 2013., and the Ph.D. degree in cyber-physical security from Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, in 2019. He is now a researcher at the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security. He served as session chair at the International Conference on Wired & Wireless Internet Communications (WWIC) 2014, Paris, France. He also served as a reviewer in academic journals or conferences such as the Wireless Personal Communications, Springer, and the China Communications, IEEE.
Prof. Qi Wang, Tiangong University, China
She is a professor in Department of Biomedical Engineering of Tiangong University. She is also the deputy director of Electrical Tomography Institute at Tiangong University. She received her Ph.D. degree in Control Science and Engineering from Tianjin University in 2012. She was a visiting scholar at the Agile Tomography Lab at the University of Edinburgh. Her research interests include image reconstruction and processing in medical imaging, especially chest electrical impedance tomography. She was awarded 5 research grants by external funding bodies as a PI and published about 30 papers in leading journals.
Prof. Weijian Liu, Wuhan Electronic Information Institute, China
He received the B.S. degree in information engineering and M.S. degree in signal and information processing, both from Wuhan Radar Academy, Wuhan, China, and the Ph.D. degree in information and communication engineering from National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, in 2006, 2009, and 2014, respectively. Now he is an IEEE senior member and an professor at Wuhan Electronic Information Institute. He published more than 100 papers indexed by  SCI. His research interests include multichannel signal detection, statistical and array signal processing. He is an editorial board member with Digital Signal Processing, also an Associate Editor for Circuits, Systems, and Signal Processing.
Dr. Aslina Baharum, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia
Aslina Baharum-2
She is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Computing and Informatics (FCI), Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS). She leads the User Experience Research Lab (UXRL) research group in FCI. She holds and has actively been involved in several grants as a project leader in many research projects and other projects as a co-researcher. Also active in community services such as being invited speaker for Entrepreneurship program, Online Business Workshop, etc. She won several medals in research and innovation showcases and was awarded several publication awards, teaching awards, Excellence Service award, and UMS Researchers Awards (2015 & 2016). She has co-authored 2 books in conservation and threatened species (2012) and this book received the FRIM Publication award for reference book (2012), published several books of chapters (6), technical papers in conferences, and peer-reviewed and indexed journals (>40) papers. She also served as editor for several journals, and scholarly contributed as a committee for conferences, editorial team, and manuscript reviewers and also invited to be session chair in conferences. Her research interests are in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Visual Informatics, Multimedia, User Experience (UX), Mental Model, Eye-tracking, Software Engineering, Mobile Application, Information Technology, E-Commerce, Entrepreneurship. She is also a Certified Professional Entrepreneurial Educator and Certified Executive Entrepreneurial Leader. Currently, she is appointed as a member of the Young Scientist Network, Academy Science Malaysia (2019-2021).