Professor Young Im Cho is the Dean of University Industrial Technology Force and the Director of U-city R&D Center, in the University of Suwon, South Korea. She has done her PhD from the Department of Computer Science, Korea University in the year 1994. Later she joined Samsung Electronics as a Researcher in 1995. Prof. Cho has done her post-doctoral studies from the University of Massacusetts, USA during 1999-2000. She had been an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of Pyeongtaek. In 2005, she has joined the University of Suwon as a Professor in the Department of Computer Science. Prof. Cho is also the Editor and Director of ICROS, KFIS, KISS society, KOREA. She is in the Editorial Board of several international journals. Her research interests include agent-based systems, ubiquitous System, speech recognition, and information retrieval.
Keynote Address and Plenary Lecture
Professor Dipankar Dasgupta, University of Memphis, USA
Professor Dipankar Dasgupta, a senior member of IEEE, life-member of ACM, is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Memphis. Prof. Dasgupta is the founding Director of the Center of Information Assurance at the University of Memphis, a nationally designated center of Academic Excellence. He is in the editorial board of 5 international journals and also an advisory board member of Geospatial Data Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
His research interests broadly encompass the field of scientific computing,design and development of intelligent software solutions inspired by biological processes. His primary area of research is Bio-Inspired Computing which includes Artificial Immune Systems, Genetic Algorithms, Neural Networks, multi-agent systems and their applications. He has published more than 195 research papers in book chapters, journals, and international conferences. He has authored one textbook, 2 edited volumes and co-edited several conference proceedings.
Professor Aditya K. Ghose, University of Wollongong, Australia
Professor Aditya Ghose holds PhD and MSc degrees in Computing Science from the University of Alberta, Canada. He has also spent parts of his PhD candidature at the Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and the University of Tokyo.
A recipient of prestigious Jeffrey Sampson Memorial Award, his research has been published in the top journals and conferences in service-oriented computing (SCC and ICSOC), software modelling (ER), software evolution (IWSSD, IWPSE) and AI (Artificial Intelligence Journal, AAAI, AAMAS and ECAI). Prof. Ghosh is technical Advisor to several companies in Australia and Canada. Professor Ghose is a Research Leader in the Australian Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Services, Co-Director of the Centre for Oncology Informatics at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, Co-Leader of the University of Wollongong Carbon-Centric Computing Initiative and Co-Convenor of the Australian Computer Society NSW SIG on Green ICT. He is also Vice-President of CORE, Australia's apex body for computing academics.
Professor Sushil Jajodia received his PhD from the University of
Oregon, Eugene. He is BDM International Professor of Information
Technology, and the Director of Centre for Secure Information Systems
at the George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia. Dr. Jajodia served
as the Chair of the Department of Information and Software Engineering
during 1998-2002. He joined GMU after serving as the Director of the
Database and Expert Systems Program within the Division of
Information, Robotics, and Intelligent Systems at the National Science
Foundation. Before that Dr. Jajodia was the Head of the Database and Distributed Systems Section in the Computer Science and Systems Branch at the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington and Associate Professor of Computer Science and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He has also been a Visiting Professor at the University of Milan and University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy and at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, England.
Professor Dong Hwa Kim received his two PhD degrees at the Department of Electronic Engineering, at Ajou University in Korea and at the Department of Computational Intelligence and Systems Science at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Since 1993 he is a Professor at the Department of Instrumentation and Control Engineering, at Hanbat National University. He is currently the President of Daedeok Korea‐India Forum and Vice‐President of Daedeok Korea‐Japan Forum. He is the author of a number of papers and articles and the co‐author of two books: Hybrid Genetic Algorithm and Bacterial Foraging Approach for Global Optimization and Robust Tuning of PID Controller with Disturbance Rejection and Hybrid Genetic: Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm. Among his many awards, he received, in 2010, the International Einstein Award for Scientific achievement; in 2008, he was included in the Top 100 Engineers of the year (UK), and received the Lifetime of Scientific Achievement Award (UK) and the Universal Award of Accomplishment (USA).
Professor Heinrich Voss received the Diploma in mathematics (1972), PhD (1974) and Habilitation (1977) from the Hamburg University, Germany. He was a Reader (1978-1982) and Professor of Applied Mathematics (1983-1984) at the University of Essen, and Full Professor (1984- 1995) at the Hamburg University. From 1996 until 2009 he was Full Professor and Head of the Institute of Numerical Simulation at the Hamburg University of Technology. After his retirement in 2009 he is still teaching and doing research in the same institute. Since 2004 Heinrich Voss is a Corresponding Member of the European Academy of Sciences, in 2009 he was awarded the Medal of the Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic. He published three books and more 180 scientific papers in journals, proceedings, and collections.