Prof. Kehua Guo
Central South University, China
Biography: He is the deputy Director of The Department of Development Planning and Discipline Construction of Central South University, the Top Young Talent of the National Ten Thousand Talents Program of Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee, The Lotus Scholar of Hunan Province, the winner of the Outstanding Youth Fund of Hunan Province, and the second prize of Hunan Provincial Technological Invention Award (ranked first). He has won the second prize of Technological Invention Award of Hunan Province (ranked no.1). He has presided over 3 national Natural Science Foundation of China, participated in 1 key RESEARCH and development program of Ministry of Science and Technology as the subject backbone, presided over 1 sub-project of national international science and technology cooperation project, 4 provincial and ministerial research projects, 10 local government and horizontal technical cooperation projects, etc. In recent years, as the first author or corresponding author, he has published 30 papers on internationally renowned journals or conferences, 29 of which were retrieved by SCI, including 13 papers in JCR1 area, 2 papers with an impact factor greater than 10, and the average impact factor of the top five papers was 11. He has applied for 13 patents and granted 7 patents as the first inventor. He is a member of the program committee of many international conferences and a guest editor of many well-known SCI journals. He has been engaged in the research of artificial intelligence, big data, intelligent computing and other fields for a long time. He is the evaluation expert of national Science and Technology Award, Ministry of Education Science and Technology Award, National Key RESEARCH and development Program and National Natural Science Foundation of China.
Prof. Xiangjie Kong
Zhejiang University of Technology, China
Biography: Dr. Xiangjie Kong is currently a Full Professor in the College of Computer Science & Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT), China. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in School of Software, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China, where he was the Head of the Department of Cyber Engineering. He is the Founding Director of City Science of Social Computing Lab (The CSSC Lab) (http://www.cssclab.cn). He is/was on the Editorial Boards of 6 International journals. He has served as the General Co-Chair, Workshop Chair, Publicity Chair or Program Committee Member of over 30 conferences. Dr. Kong has authored/co-authored over 140 scientific papers in international journals and conferences including IEEE TKDE, ACM TKDD, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, IEEE NETW, IEEE COMMUN MAG, IEEE TVT, IEEE IOJ, IEEE TSMC, IEEE TETC, IEEE TASE, IEEE TCSS, WWWJ, etc.. 5 of his papers is selected as ESI- Hot Paper (Top 1‰), and 16 papers are ESI-Highly Cited Papers (Top 1%). His research has been reported by Nature Index and other medias. He has been invited as Reviewers for numerous prestigious journals including IEEE TKDE, IEEE TMC, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TII, IEEE IOTJ, IEEE COMMUN MAG, IEEE NETW, IEEE TITS, TCJ, JASIST, etc.. Dr. Kong has authored/co-authored three books (in Chinese). He has contributed to the development of 14 copyrighted software systems and 20 filed patents. He has an h-index of 42 and i10-index of 104, and a total of more than 6200 citations to his work according to Google Scholar. He is named in the 2019 and 2020 world’s top 2% of Scientists List published by Stanford University. Dr. Kong received IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Best Land Transportation Paper Award, and The Natural Science Fund of Zhejiang Province for Distinguished Young Scholars. He has been invited as Keynote Speaker at 2 international conferences, and delivered a number of Invited Talks at international conferences and many universities worldwide. His research interests include big data, network science, and computational social science. He is a Distinguished Member of CCF, a Senior Member of IEEE, a Full Member of Sigma Xi, and a Member of ACM.
Prof. Yan Yang
Southwest Jiaotong University,
Biography: Dr. Yan Yang is currently Professor and deputy dean of Computing and Artificial Intelligence, Southwest Jiaotong University. She holds an Academic and Technical Leader of Sichuan Province. Her mainly research interests include artificial intelligence,big data analysis and mining, ensemble learning and multi-view learning, etc. She has undertaken more than 10 high-level projects and published more than 230 papers, one of which was selected as one of the 100 most influential international academic papers in China in 2021. She won the special award of Zhan Tianyou Railway Science and Technology Award, and first prize of computer science and technology of Sichuan Province. She also serves as the Vice Chair of ACM Chengdu Chapter, and Vice-Chairman General of Sichuan Computer Society.