Keynote Speakers

Professor Hai Jin
Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Hai Jin is a Chair Professor of computer science and engineering at Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in China. Jin received his PhD in computer engineering from HUST in 1994. In 1996, he was awarded a German Academic Exchange Service fellowship to visit the Technical University of Chemnitz in Germany. Jin worked at The University of Hong Kong between 1998 and 2000, and as a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California between 1999 and 2000. He was awarded Excellent Youth Award from the National Science Foundation of China in 2001.

Jin is a Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of CCF, and a life member of the ACM. He has co-authored more than 20 books and published over 900 research papers. His research interests include computer architecture, parallel and distributed computing, big data processing, data storage, and system security.

Professor Fan Wu, 
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Fan Wu is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He received his B.S. in Computer Science from Nanjing University in 2004, and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2009. He has visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as a Post Doc Research Associate. His research interests include wireless networking and mobile computing, data management, algorithmic network economics, and privacy preservation. He has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in technical journals and conference proceedings. He is a recipient of the first class prize for Natural Science Award of China Ministry of Education, NSFC Excellent Young Scholars Program, ACM China Rising Star Award, CCF-Tencent “Rhinoceros bird” Outstanding Award, and CCF-Intel Young Faculty Researcher Program Award. He has served as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, an area editor of Elsevier Computer Networks, and as the member of technical program committees of more than 90 academic conferences.

Professor Min-Ling ZHANG
Southeast University, China

Min-Ling Zhang received the BSc, MSc, and PhD degrees in computer science from Nanjing University, China, in 2001, 2004 and 2007, respectively. Currently, he is a Professor and Dean of the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, China. His main research interests include machine learning and data mining. In recent years, Dr. Zhang has served as the General Co-Chairs of ACML'18, Program Co-Chairs of PAKDD'19, CCF-ICAI'19, ACML'17, CCFAI'17, PRICAI'16, Senior PC member or Area Chair of KDD 2021-2023, AAAI 2022-2023, IJCAI 2017-2023, ICDM 2015-2022, etc. He is also on the editorial board of Science China Information Sciences, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, Frontiers of Computer Science, Machine Intelligence Research, etc. Dr. Zhang is the Steering Committee Member of ACML and PAKDD, Vice-Chair of the CAAI Machine Learning Society, standing committee member of the CCF Artificial Intelligence & Pattern Recognition Society. He is a Distinguished Member of CCF, CAAI, and Senior Member of AAAI, ACM, IEEE.

Professor Houbing Herbert Song, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA

Houbing Herbert Song received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, in August 2012.

He is currently a Professor, the Director of the NSF Center for Aviation Big Data Analytics (Planning), and the Director of the Security and Optimization for Networked Globe Laboratory (SONG Lab, www.SONGLab.us), University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), Baltimore, MD. He serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence (TAI) (2023-present), IEEE Internet of Things Journal (2020-present), IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (2021-present), and IEEE Journal on Miniaturization for Air and Space Systems (J-MASS) (2020-present). He was an Associate Technical Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine (2017-2020). He is the editor of ten books, the author of more than 100 articles, and the inventor of 2 patents. His research interests include AI/machine learning/big data analytics, cyber-physical systems/internet of things, and cybersecurity and privacy. His research has been featured by popular news media outlets, including IEEE GlobalSpec's Engineering360IEEE TransmitterAssociation for Uncrewed Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI)Security MagazineCXOTech MagazineFox NewsU.S. News & World ReportThe Washington Times, and New Atlas.

Dr. Song is an IEEE Fellow and an ACM Distinguished Member. He is an ACM Distinguished Speaker (2020-present), an IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Distinguished Lecturer (2023-present), and an IEEE Systems Council Distinguished Lecturer (2023-present). Dr. Song has been a Highly Cited Researcher identified by Clarivate™ since 2021. Dr. Song received Research.com Rising Star of Science Award in 2022, 2021 Harry Rowe Mimno Award bestowed by IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, and 10+ Best Paper Awards from major international conferences.