Keynote Speakers-IWPR2019

Prof. Yiu-ming Cheung

IEEE&IET Fellow, Prof. Yiu-ming Cheung, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong

Yiu-ming Cheung is a Full Professor of Department of Computer Science and an Associate Director of Institute of Computational and Theoretical Studies at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). He received PhD degree from Department of Computer Science and Engineering at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2000, and then joined the Department of Computer Science at HKBU in 2001. He is an IEEE Fellow, IET/IEE Fellow, British Computer Society (BCS) Fellow, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (RSA), and Distinguished Fellow of International Engineering and Technology Institute, Hong Kong (IETI), as well as the “Chu Tian Scholars (楚天學者)” in China.

He is the Founding Chairman of IEEE (Hong Kong) Computational Intelligence Chapter and the Chair of Technical Committee on Intelligent Informatics (TCII) of IEEE Computer Society. He has served in various capacities (e.g., Organizing Committee Chair, Program Committee Chair, Program Committee Area Chair, Financial Chair, Senior Program Committee Member, etc.) at several top-tier international conferences, including IEEE-sponsored IJCAI-ECAI’2018, ICDM’2017 & 2018, WCCI’2016, WI-IAT’2012, ICDM’2006 & WI-IAT’2006. Currently, he is the Associate Editor of several prestigious journals, including IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Pattern Recognition, Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), and International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, as well as the Guest Co-editor in several international journals.


Prof. Xudong Jiang


Prof. Xudong Jiang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. Xudong Jiang received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and received the Ph.D. degree from Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany. From 1986 to 1993, he worked as Lecturer at UESTC where he received two Science and Technology Awards from the Ministry for Electronic Industry of China. He was a recipient of the German Konrad-Adenauer Foundation young scientist scholarship. From 1993 to 1997, he was with Helmut Schmidt University Hamburg, Germany as scientific assistant. From 1998 to 2004, He worked with the Institute for Infocomm Research, A*Star, Singapore, as Senior Research Fellow, Lead Scientist and appointed as the Head of Biometrics Laboratory where he developed an software that achieved the fastest and the second most accurate fingerprint verification in the International Fingerprint Verification Competition (FVC2000). He joined Nanyang Technological University, Singapore as a faculty member in 2003 and served as the Director of the Centre for Information Security from 2005 to 2011. Currently, Dr Jiang is a tenured Association Professor in Nanyang Technological University. Dr Jiang has published over 120 research papers, including 20 papers in top IEEE journals: TPAMI, TIP, TSP and SPM, which are well-cited on Web of Science. He is also an inventor of 7 patents (3 US patents).


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