• Invited Speakers 特邀嘉宾

    Prof. Hong Huang

    Chongqing University, China

    Hong Huang received M.S. degree of Pattern Recognition in 2005 and Ph.D. degree of Instrument Science and Technology in 2008 from Chongqing University, China. He is currently a Professor in the Image Information Processing Laboratory, Chongqing University, China, and a Visiting Scholar with the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Biomedical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, United States. His main research activities are in the fields of image processing, pattern recognition, and remote sensing. In particular, he pays more attention to manifold learning, deep learning, graph learning, and hyperspectral remote sensing.

    Dr. Huang is a Reviewer of over 20 international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, Information Sciences, and IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging.

    Prof. Weihong Deng

    Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

    Weihong Deng is a professor in School of Artificial Intelligence, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. His research interests include computer vision and affective computing, with a particular emphasis in face recognition and expression analysis. He has published over 150 technical papers in international journals and conferences, such as IEEE TPAMI, TIP, IJCV, CVPR and ICCV. He serves as area chair for major international conferences such as IJCAI, ACMMM, IJCB, FG, and ICME, and guest editor for IEEE TBIOM, and Image and Vision Computing Journal and the reviewer for dozens of international journals, such as IEEE TPAMI, TIP, TIFS, TNNLS, TAFFC, TMM, IJCV, and PR. His dissertation titled “Highly accurate face recognition algorithms” was awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award by Beijing Municipal Commission of Education in 2011. He has been supported by the program for New Century Excellent Talents in 2014, Beijing Nova in 2016, Young Chang Jiang Scholar, and Elsevier Highly Cited Chinese Researcher in 2020.

    Prof. Hui Yuan

    Shandong University, China

    Hui Yuan received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunication engineering from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. In April 2011, he joined Shandong University, Ji’nan, China, as a Lecturer (April 2011–December 2014), an Associate Professor (January 2015-October 2016), and a Professor (September 2016). From January 2013-December 2014, and November 2017-February 2018, he also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow (Granted by the Hong Kong Scholar Project) and a Research Fellow, respectively, with the Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong. From November 2020 to November 2021, he also worked as a Marie Curie Fellow (Granted by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme) with De Montfort University. His current research interests include video/image/immersive media processing, coding, adaptive streaming, and computer vision, etc. He served as an Area Chair of IEEE ICME2020 and ICME2021.

    Prof. Sen Jia

    Shenzhen University, China

    Sen Jia is currently a full Professor and doctoral supervisor with the College of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Shenzhen University, China. His research interests include machine learning and hyperspectral image processing. As a senior member of IEEE, he served as a Top Associate Editor (IF=5.63) of IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, a leading international journal in the field of remote sensing, and was awarded the journal’s 2017 and 2019 Outstanding Reviewers (5 per year). Moreover, he has been granted 16 patents for inventions (including 6 domestic patents, 2 US patent and 8 PCT international patents).

    Prof. Liang Xiao

    Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China

    Liang Xiao received the B.S. degree in applied mathematics and the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the Nanjing University of Science and Technology (NUST), Nanjing, China, in 1999 and 2004, respectively., From 2006 to 2008, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Pattern Recognition Laboratory, NUST. From 2009 to 2010, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA. He is currently a Professor with the School of Computer Science and Engineering, NUST. His fields of interests include signal processing, image processing and computer vision, machine learning, and remote sensing. He is serving as vice leader of The Key Lab of Spectral Imaging and Intelligent Sensing of Jiangsu Province and The Key Lab of High Dimensional Information Intelligent Sensing and System of Ministry of Education.
    He has published more than 100 papers on technical papers in international journals, such as IEEE TIP, TMM, TMI, TGRS and TCSVT, etc.. Dr. Xiao is a Reviewer of over 20 international journals.

    Prof. Lutao Zhao

    University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

    Lutao Zhao received the B.S. degree in mathematics and applied mathematics from University of Science and Technology Beijing, China, 2001, and the Ph.D. degree in management science and engineering from Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, 2012. Meanwhile, he is supported by the China Scholarship Council to work as a visiting scholar from August, 2016 to August, 2017 in Adelphi University, USA. He is a professor in School of Management and Economics, Beijing Institute of Technology, China. His current research interests include statistical optimization and data science.

    Prof. Tao Zhou

    North Minzu University, China

    Tao Zhou received the Ph.D. degree in Computer science & technology from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, 2010. Meanwhile, He had a short-term study at the Chinese University of Hong Kong on 2014,2017. He is a professor in School of Computer Science & Technology, North Minzu University, China. His current research interests include Medical image analysis and processing, Pattern recognition and Computer Aided Diagnosis.

    Assoc. Prof. Zhenbing Zhao

    North China Electric Power University, China

    Dr. Zhenbing Zhao is a Professor and Doctoral Supervisor of School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, North China Electric Power University. He won 2 first prizes of provincial scientific and technological progress, published 2 monographs and more than 50 papers in IEEE TDEI, Tim and other authoritative journals or conferences at home and abroad as the first person, and presided over 20 projects; 16 national patents were granted as the first person. He has been engaged in the research of power vision technology for a long time.

    Assoc. Prof. Zhen Ye

    Chang'an University, China

    Zhen Ye received the B.S. degree in Electronic & Information Engineering M.S. and the Ph.D. degree in information & communication engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University, China, in 2007, 2010 and 2015, respectively. Meanwhile, she spent one year as a co-training Ph. D student from September, 2011 to October, 2012 in Mississippi State University, USA. Her research interests include hyperspectral image analysis, pattern recognition and machine learning.

    Assoc. Prof. Jobenilita Cuñado

    University of Mindanao, Philippines

    Jobenilita Cuñado finished her BS in Computer Engineering at the University of the Immaculate Conception, Davao City, Philippines. She earned two master’s degrees – Master in Engineering – ECE from the University of Mindanao, Davao City, Philippines, and MS in Computer Engineering at Mapua University, Intramuros, Manila, Philippines. She is currently doing her dissertation in PhD in Computer Engineering by Research at Mapua University. She has been a faculty of the Engineering Education Department of the University of Mindanao – Tagum, Philippines, since 2003. She took on administrative positions at the same university such as Program Head of the Computer Engineering program for 12 years, then became the Engineering Education Department Head and, later, Campus Administrator. She authored and co-authored published papers, after successful presentations in national and international conferences. She is a member of the Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines, Inc and is also serving as an officer in the organization’s regional chapter.


    Assoc. Prof. Mary Jane Samonte

    Mapua University, Philippines

    Dr. Mary Jane Samonte has been teaching Information Technology and Computer Science for more than 2 decades. She is currently the IT Program Coordinator of School of IT, Mapua University, Philippines. Her research interest includes deep Learning, NLP, Assistive Technology, Information Systems, Sentiment Analysis, e-Health, Persuasive Technology and, E-Learning. She is passionate with topic that supports mental health issues and development of information systems for the improvement of learning and teaching for all types of students.


    Prof. Janaka Rajapakse

    Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan, China

    Janaka Rajapakse is a Professor at the Graduate Institute of Animation and Film Art, Tainan National University of the Arts, Taiwan, China. He is also a visiting scholar at the Department of Media Engineering, The Graduate School of Engineering, Tokyo Polytechnic University of Japan. He was an Assistant Professor in the CG Application Laboratory, Graduate School of Engineering, and special researcher in the Center for Hyper Media Research, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan. He received his B.Sc. degree in computer science from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. He won the Japanese Government Scholarship for his higher studies in Japan. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 2005 and 2008. His research interests include computer animations, virtual reality, augmented reality, haptic interfaces, artificial intelligence, motion capture techniques, computer graphics, 3D printing, interactive media, and Kansei engineering. Prof. Rajapakse is the author or co-author of over eighty academic publications. He is a member of the Society for Art and Science, Motion Capture Society (MCS), Association of AISIA NETWORK BEYOND DESIGN, ASIAGRAPH Association, IEEE, and SIG-Design Creativity.