Prof Dr Hanne Thomas
FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Art Northwestern Switzerland
Thomas Hanne received master's degrees in Economics and Computer Science, and a PhD in Economics. From 1999 to 2007 he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) as senior scientist. Since then he is Professor for Information Systems at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and Head of the Competence Center Systems Engineering since 2012. Thomas Hanne is author of more than 200 journal articles, conference papers, and other publications and editor of several journals and special issues. His current research interests include computational intelligence, evolutionary algorithms, metaheuristics, optimization, simulation, multicriteria decision analysis, natural language processing, machine learning, systems engineering, software development, logistics, and supply chain management.
Prof Dr Abdul Rauf
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology
Abdul Rauf currently is working as a Full Professor at the School of Management Science and Engineering, Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology, Nanjing China. Abdul does research in Business Economics, Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Stock Market volatility, Tourism Economics, ICT, etc. He has been published more than 30 SSCI, SCI, EI, and International papers in renowned journals. He is working on various research projects based on "Belt and Road Initative economies and challenges and prospects in diverse aspects.
My mission is to take in-depth study in the field finance (Energy economics, Environment issues, and Financial markets) to cope with the market dynamism and predict the behavioral flow. Secure a professional position in the appropriate field of a dynamic and reputed institution to contribute my knowledge and skills towards the progress of an institution, with opportunities for growth and research advancement.
Prof. Cheng Chin
IEEE Senior Member
He is a Chair Professor of Intelligent Systems Modelling and Simulation at Newcastle University. He is a founding Director of Innovation (and Engagement), where he led numerous multi-disciplinary research initiatives with industries at Newcastle University in Singapore. He obtained 6 Economic Development Board (EDB)-Industrial Postgraduate Programme (IPP) and 2 Singapore Maritime Institute (SMI) grants from the Singapore government in intelligent systems design, simulation, and predictive analytics.
He has achieved over 150 publications, 5 authored books (e.g., IET, CRC Press, and Springer), 2 edited books, 2 Singapore Patent applications, and 3 US Patents. He also published in various AI-related conferences such as EANN/EAAAI, IJCNN, AIAI, and DCASE. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of IMarEST, a Senior Member of IEEE, and a Chartered Engineer with IET. He served as a Lead Guest Editor for the Journal of Advanced Transportation (Special Issue on Intelligent Autonomous Transport Systems Design and Simulation) with Wiley. In 2023, he was awarded the Best Presentation at the 8th International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Applications by IEEE. Before that, he was awarded the Outstanding Contributions in Reviewing for Future Generation Computer Systems Journal, Elsevier, and Best Paper Award in the 10th International Conference on Modelling, Identification, and Control, sponsored by IEEE.
Prof. Tao Lei
IEEE Senior Member
Shaanxi University of Science & Technology
Tao Lei (Senior Member, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree in information and communication engineering from Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi’an, China, in 2011.,From 2012 to 2014, he was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the School of Electronics and Information, Northwestern Polytechnical University. From 2015 to 2016, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Quantum Computation and Intelligent Systems Group, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. He is currently a Professor with the School of Electronic Information and Artificial Intelligence, Shaanxi University of Science and Technology, Xi’an. He has authored or coauthored 80+ research articles, including the IEEE Transactions on Image Processing (TIP), IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems (TFS), and IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (TGRS). His research interests include image processing, pattern recognition, and machine learning.