Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Incheon Paik
The University of Aizu, Japan

Prof. Incheon Paik is an accomplished academic who holds both a Master of Engineering degree and a Ph.D. in Electronics Engineering, which he received from Korea University in 1987 and 1992, respectively. From 1993 to 2000, he worked as an associate professor at Soonchunhyang University in Korea. During this time, Dr. Paik also served as a visiting researcher at the State Key Laboratory in Beihang University, Beijing, China from 1996 to 1998. In 2001, Dr. Paik moved to Japan and became a professor in the Intelligent Data Analytics Lab at the University of Aizu. He remains in this position to this day. Prof. Paik's research interests include various aspects of data analytics, such as Deep Learning Applications in Semantic Web Services Composition, Natural Language Processing, and Web Data Analysis. He also has expertise in Big Data Infrastructure and Analytics. Prof. Paik has organized several international conferences throughout his career and has also served as a reviewer or editor for journals such as JIPS, IEICE, IEEE, and MDPI. He is a senior member of IEEE and is currently the director of IEIE Japan Branch. Dr. Paik has also been an executive committee member of IEEE Sendai section and previously served as the chair of IEICE Service Computing Technical Committee.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Chin-Chen Chang (IEEE Fellow)
Feng Chia University, China

Professor C.C. Chang obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from National Chiao Tung University. He's first degree is Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and master degree is Master of Science in computer and decision sciences. Both were awarded in National Tsing Hua University. Dr. Chang served in National Chung Cheng University from 1989 to 2005. His current title is Chair Professor in Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Feng Chia University, from Feb. 2005.
Prior to joining Feng Chia University, Professor Chang was an associate professor in Chiao Tung University, professor in National Chung Hsing University, chair professor in National Chung Cheng University. He had also been Visiting Researcher and Visiting Scientist to Tokyo University and Kyoto University, Japan. During his service in Chung Cheng, Professor Chang served as Chairman of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Dean of College of Engineering, Provost and then Acting President of Chung Cheng University and Director of Advisory Office in Ministry of Education.
Professor Chang's specialties include, but not limited to, data engineering, database systems, computer cryptography and information security. A researcher of acclaimed and distinguished services and contributions to his country and advancing human knowledge in the field of information science, Professor Chang has won many research awards and honorary positions by and in prestigious organizations both nationally and internationally. He is currently a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IEE, UK. On numerous occasions, he was invited to serve as Visiting Professor, Chair Professor, Honorary Professor, Honorary Director, Honorary Chairman, Distinguished Alumnus, Distinguished Researcher, Research Fellow by universities and research institutes. He also published over 1,100 papers in Information Sciences. In the meantime, he participates actively in international academic organizations and performs advisory work to government agencies and academic organizations.


Invited Speaker

Assoc. Prof. HoshangKolivand
Liverpool John Moores University, UK

HoshangKolivand is an Associate Professor specializing in AI and Mixed Reality. Heholds an MS degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from AmirkabirUniversity of Technology, Iran, and a PhD from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia(UTM). With a Post-Doctoral background in Augmented Reality from UTM, he has awealth of expertise in the field.Previously,Dr. Kolivand worked as a lecturer at Shahid Beheshti University in Iran andlater as a Senior Lecturer at UTM. Currently, he serves as a AssociateProfessor and Head of Applied Computing Research group at Liverpool John MooresUniversity, UK.Dr.Kolivand has published extensively in international journals, conferenceproceedings, and technical papers. He is an active member of variousinternational conferences and journals as well as Senior member of IEEE.Additionally, he has authored several books on object-oriented programming andmathematics. His research interests encompass AI, AR/VR and HCI,where he explores innovative applications and advancements.