Prof. Ying Tan
Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions, Peking University, China
Profile: Prof. Ying Tan is a full professor and PhD advisor at Peking University. He is the inventor of Fireworks Algorithm (FWA). He received his BEng, MS from Xidian University, and PhD from Southeast University, in 1985, 1988, and 1997, respectively. He worked as a professor of Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan, in 2018, at Columbia University as senior research fellow in 2017, and at Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999 and 2004-2005 as research fellow, etc. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of IASEI Transactions on Swarm Intelligence, Research Reports on Computer Science (RRCS) and International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Pattern Recognition (IJCIPR), the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (CYB), IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning System (NNLS), IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Magazine, Neural Networks, Machine Learning with Applications, etc. He also served as an Editor of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) for 50+ volumes, and Guest Editors of several referred Journals, including IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Information Science, Neurocomputing, Natural Computing, Swarm and Evolutionary Optimization, etc. He is the founder general chair of the ICSI International Conference series since 2010 and the DMBD conference series since 2016. He is the president of International Association of Swarm and Evolutionary Intelligence (IASEI). He won the 2nd-Class Natural Science Award of China in 2009 and 2nd-Class Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education of China in 2019 and many best paper awards. His research interests include computational intelligence, swarm intelligence, deep neural networks, machine learning and data mining for information security and financial prediction, etc. He has published more than 380+ papers in refereed journals and conferences in these areas, and authored/co-authored 15 books, including “Fireworks Algorithm” by Springer in 2015, and “GPU based Parallel Implementation of Swarm Intelligence Algorithms” by Morgan Kaufmann (Elsevier) in 2016, and received 5 invention patents.
Prof. Jiahu Qin
IEEE Senior Member, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Profile: Prof. Jiahu Qin received the first Ph.D. degree in control science and engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2012, and the second Ph.D. degree in systems and control from The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia, in 2014. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Automation, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China. His current research interests include networked control systems, autonomous intelligent systems, and human–robot interaction.
Prof. Hongzhi Wang
IEEE Senior member, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Profile: Prof. Hongzhi Wang, Professor, PHD supervisor, the head of massive data computing center, the secretary general of ACM SIGMOD China, outstanding CCF member, IEEE Senior member, a standing committee member CCF databases and a member of CCF big data committee. Research Fields include big data management and analysis, database systems, knowledge engineering and data quality. He was “starring track” visiting professor at MSRA and postdoctoral fellow at University of California, Irvine. Prof. Wang has been PI for more than 10 national or international projects including NSFC key project, NSFC projects and National Technical support project, and co-PI for more than 10 national projects include 973 project, 863 project and NSFC key projects. He also serves as a member of ACM Data Science Task Force. He has won First natural science prize of Heilongjiang Province, MOE technological First award, Microsoft Fellowship, IBM PHD Fellowship and Chinese excellent database engineer. His publications include over 300 papers in the journals and conferences such as VLDB Journal, IEEE TKDE, VLDB, SIGMOD, ICDE and SIGIR, 6 books and 6 book chapters. His PHD thesis was elected to be outstanding PHD dissertation of CCF and Harbin Institute of Technology. He severs as the reviewer of more than 20 international journal including VLDB Journal, IEEE TKDE, and PC members of over 50 international conferences including SIGMOD, VLDB, KDD, ICML, NeurpIS, ICDE, etc. His papers were cited more than 4000 times.
Prof. Xiuxian Li
IEEE Senior Member, Tongji University, China
Profile: Prof. Xiuxian Li received the B.S. degree in mathematics and applied mathematics and the M.S. degree in pure mathematics (number theory under the supervision of Prof. Jianya Liu) from Shandong University, China, in 2009 and 2012, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2016, under the supervision of Prof. Michael Z. Q. Chen and Prof. James Lam. From 2016 to 2020, he has been a research fellow with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, working with Prof. Lihua Xie, and a senior research associate with the Department of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, working with Prof. Gang Feng. In 2020, he joined the Department of Control Science & Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China, where he has been a full professor since 2022. He held a visit to the group of Prof. Peter Richtárik at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia, in September 2019. He was finalist for the best paper award at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics.
Prof. Yunpeng Xiao
Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Profile: Prof. Xiao Yunpeng, PhD, Professor, Doctoral Supervisor, Vice Dean of the School of Communication and Information Engineering at Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Recipient of Chongqing Youth Science and Technology Innovation Talent Funding Program, member of the Service Computing Committee of the Chinese Computer Society, and member of the Young Scientists Club of the Chinese Electronics Society. The current Chief Engineer of the National Broadband Mobile Communication Military Civil Integration Terminal Mobilization Center, a core member of the research team for pan network wireless communication technology at Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and the head of the graduate supervisor team for social networks and complex software systems. Main research directions: intelligent security, network social security, social networks, false information analysis, e-commerce, and complex software systems.Hosted over 50 national key research and development projects, national natural science foundation general projects, Ministry of Education China Mobile Fund, Chongqing key research and development projects, Chongqing Natural Science Foundation, Chongqing Education Commission key projects, and enterprise horizontal projects. Received the Excellent Award (Ranking 1) of the China Industry University Research Cooperation Innovation Achievement Award, the First Prize (Ranking 1) of the Second,respectively. The first author/corresponding author has published over 100 papers in IEEE TKDE, TNNLS, TBD, TMM, TETC, TETCI, TNSE, TCSS, TCDS, TNSM, TSC, INS, KBS, JNCA, CNSNS, ND, SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences.
Assoc. Prof.Xiaofang Xia
Member of ACM, IEEE, CCF, CAA; Xidian University, China
Profile: Prof. Xiaofang Xia is currently an associate professor with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Xidian University, China. She was selected for the 8th China Association for Science and Technology Young Talents Entrustment Project in 2022. She received her Ph.D. degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Shenyang Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, in 2019. She was a visiting scholar at the Department of Computer Science, University of Alabama, USA, from August 2016 to February 2018. Her research interests are mainly in cyber physical systems, smart grid security, database management system and anomaly detection. She serves as the Principal Investigator for nearly 10 research grants, including National Natural Science Foundation of China, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and multiple enterprise cooperation projects. In these areas, she has published over 20 papers in Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE TIFS, IEEE TII, IEEE TFS, IEEE TASE, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TETC, IEEE IOTJ, IEEE JBHI, Computers & Security, etc.
Assoc. Prof. Francesco Fontanella
University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy
Profile: Prof. Francesco Fontanella is an associate professor of computer science at the University of Cassino and Southern Lazio (Italy). His main research interests relate to investigating and implementing new techniques in evolutionary computation and machine learning for solving real-life problems. These problems include detecting and predicting neurodegenerative diseases through handwriting analysis, writer identification in ancient manuscripts, and water pollution detection. He has been guest editor of several special issues published and co-chair of several workshops. He has authored over ninety scientific papers in journals and international conference proceedings.