Keynote Speakers

Prof. Cheng-Zhong XU (IEEE Fellow)
University of Macau, China

Dr. Cheng-Zhong Xu, IEEE Fellow, is the Dean of Faculty of Science and Technology and the Interim Director of Institute of Collaborative Innovation, University of Macau, and a Chair Professor of Computer and Information Science. He was a professor of Wayne State University and the Director of Institute of Advanced Computing of Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technologies, Chinese Academy of Sciences before he joined UM in 2019. Dr. Xu is a Chief Scientist of Key Project on Smart City of MOST, China and a Principal Instigator of the Key Project on Autonomous Driving of FDCT, Macau SAR. Dr. Xu’s main research interests lie in parallel and distributed computing and cloud computing, in particular, with an emphasis on resource management for system’s performance, reliability, availability, power efficiency, and security, and in big data and data-driven intelligence applications in smart city and self-driving vehicles. The systems of particular interest include distributed systems and the Internet, servers and cloud datacenters, scalable parallel computers, and wireless embedded devices and mobile edge systems. He published two research monographs and more than 300 peer-reviewed papers in journals and conference proceedings; his papers received over 10K citations with an H-index of 57. He was a Best Paper Nominee or Awardee of the 2013 IEEE High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA), the 2013 ACM High Performance Distributed Computing (HPDC), IEEE Cluster’2015, ICPP’2015, GPC’2018, UIC’2018, AIMS’2019. He also received more than 100 patents or PCT patents and spun off a business “Shenzhen Baidou Applied Technology” with dedication to location-based services and technologies. Dr. Xu received the most prestigious “President’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching” of Wayne State University in 2002. He serves or served on a number of journal editorial boards, including IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Science China: Information Science and ZTE Communication. Dr. Xu has been the Chair of IEEE Technical Committee on Distributed Processing (TCDP) from 2015 to 2020. He obtained BSc and MSc degrees from Nanjing University in 1986 and 1989 respectively, and a PhD degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1993, all in Computer Science and Engineering.

Prof. Chin-Chen Chang (IEEE Fellow)

Feng Chia University, Taiwan

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, Taiwan.
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.

Prof. Chuan Qin

University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China

Chuan Qin received his Ph.D. degree in signal and information processing from Shanghai University, Shanghai, China, in 2008. Since Dec. 2008, he has been with the faculty of the School of Optical-Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, where he is currently a Professor. He was with Feng Chia University at Taiwan as a Postdoctoral Researcher and Adjunct Assistant Professor from July 2010 to July 2012. He has served as the Editorial Board Member for Signal Processing (Elsevier), Journal of Real-Time Image Processing (Springer) and International Journal of Network Security. He has been the Associate Editor for Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (Elsevier), EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing (Springer) and EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing (Springer), Area Editor for Signal Processing: Image Communication (Elsevier), and the Editor for KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems, and IETE Technical Review (Taylor & Francis). He also has been the Leading Guest Editor for JRTIP, MTAP, JIT and IETE TR for six special issues. He has been the technical reviewer for 30+ international journals, such as IEEE TIP, IEEE TIFS, IEEE TMM, IEEE TCSVT, Pattern Recognition, Information Sciences, Signal Processing and IET Image Processing. He was the program co-chair of ICMSS 2019, the co-chair of the international workshop “Multimedia Content Security and Privacy Protection” for ICAIS 2019 and ICCCS 2018, and the co-chair of the invited session “Security and Privacy in Computer Forensics Applications” for IEEE IIHMSP 2014-2015. He served on the Technical Program Committee of 30+ academic conferences, such as NCIG 2020, SICBS 2018, ICAIP 2017-2018, IWDCF 2015-2016, UBICOMM 2014-2015, ICS 2014, IUCC 2013, MINES 2010-2013, and FCST 2011-2012.

His research interests include image processing and multimedia security. He has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers in journals and conferences including IEEE TIP, IEEE TCSVT, IEEE Multimedia Magazine, Information Sciences, Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition Letters. His current research works are supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China. He won the Best Paper Award of CIHW 2016 and the Candidate of Excellent Paper Award of IEEE IIHMSP 2014. Five of his published papers were selected as the Most Cited Articles of IEEE TCSVT (2013~2018), Signal Processing (Elsevier), Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation (Elsevier), Displays (Elsevier), and Imaging Science Journal, respectively. He is the member of technical committee on Image Forensics and Security for China Society of Image and Graphics.