Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Chin-Chen Chang
Feng Chia University, Taiwan

Professor C.C. Chang obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from National Chiao Tung University. He's first degree is Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and master degree is Master of Science in computer and decision sciences. Both were awarded in National Tsing Hua University. Dr. Chang served in National Chung Cheng University from 1989 to 2005. His current title is Chair Professor in Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Feng Chia University, from Feb. 2005.

Prior to joining Feng Chia University, Professor Chang was an associate professor in Chiao Tung University, professor in National Chung Hsing University, chair professor in National Chung Cheng University. He had also been Visiting Researcher and Visiting Scientist to Tokyo University and Kyoto University, Japan. During his service in Chung Cheng, Professor Chang served as Chairman of the Institute of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Dean of College of Engineering, Provost and then Acting President of Chung Cheng University and Director of Advisory Office in Ministry of Education, Taiwan.

Professor Chang's specialties include, but not limited to, data engineering, database systems, computer cryptography and information security. A researcher of acclaimed and distinguished services and contributions to his country and advancing human knowledge in the field of information science, Professor Chang has won many research awards and honorary positions by and in prestigious organizations both nationally and internationally. He is currently a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IEE, UK. On numerous occasions, he was invited to serve as Visiting Professor, Chair Professor, Honorary Professor, Honorary Director, Honorary Chairman, Distinguished Alumnus, Distinguished Researcher, Research Fellow by universities and research institutes. He also published over 1,100 papers in Information Sciences. In the meantime, he participates actively in international academic organizations and performs advisory work to government agencies and academic organizations.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Yong Jin Park
University Malaysia Sabah, Malaysia

Yong Jin Park received B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Waseda University, Tokyo. From 1978 to 2010, he was a Professor at Hanyang University, Seoul.  He was also a Professor of Waseda University, Tokyo, during 2010-2016. He joined University Malaysia Sabah in 2016, where he is now a Professor of Faculty of Computing and Informatics. In addition, he was a Visiting Associate Professor from 1983 to 1984 in the Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a Research Fellow at the Computing Laboratory, University of Kent, England, from 1990 to 1991. He joined to deploy Research & Development Network in Korea from the early stage in 1980s. Furthermore, he was one of founding members of the Open Systems Interconnection Association, which promoted standardization activities of communication networks in Korea, and the President from 1991 to 1992. He was the Chairman of the IEEE Seoul Section from 1999 to 2000 and the President of the Korea Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers (KIISE) in 2003. As international academic activities, he was the Director of the Secretariat of the Asia Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) from 1999 to 2003 and the Director of IEEE Region 10 concurrently holding a member of IEEE Board of Directors from 2009 to 2010. He served successively various IEEE committees such as Nominations and Appointment Committee, Conference Committee, Public Visibility Committee, and Ethics & Member Conduct Committee, and is now a member of Life Member Committee, Service Award Committee, Theodore W. Hissey Outstanding Young Professional Award Committee member, and Teaching Award Committee in IEEE as well as IEEE Region 10 Nominations & Advisory Committee. Currently he is a Professor Emeritus of Hanyang University and IEICE fellow. His research interest is the area of Computer Networks, especially Future Internet Architectures.

Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Tatsuya Yamazaki
Niigata University, Japan

Tatsuya Yamazaki received the B.E., M.E. and Ph.D. degrees in information engineering from Niigata University, Niigata, Japan, in 1987, 1989 and 2002, respectively. He joined Communications Research Laboratory (at present, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) as a researcher in 1989. Since August 2013, he has been with the Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University, Niigata, where he is currently a Professor. Currently, he is also the director at the Big Data Activation Research Center of Niigata University. From 1992 to 1993 and 1995 to 1996 he was a visiting researcher at the National Optics Institute, Canada. From 1997 to 2001 he was a senior researcher at ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories. His research interests include pattern recognition, statistical image processing, sensing data analysis, and communication service quality management. He served as general co-chair of IEEE Workshop on Knowledge Media Networking (KMN'02) and general chair of the 5th International Conference On Smart Homes and Health Telematics (ICOST 2007). He is a member of the IEEE, the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, the Information Processing Society of Japan, the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers, and the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence.

Keynote Speaker IV

Prof. Ford Lumban Gaol,
SM IEEE (Binus University), Indonesia

Dr Ford Lumban Gaol is currently Associate Professor Informatics Engineering and Information System, Bina Nusantara University He is the Vice Chair of Bina Nusantara University Doctorate Program in Computer Science and Research Interest Group Leader “Advance System in Computational Intelligence & Knowledge Engineering “ (IntelSys) Dr Ford is the Vice Chair of IEEE Indonesia section on the period of 2013 – 2016 He is theDirector of Region Office Ford Lumban Gaol, Ph.D., Co-Chair, IIAI Southeast Region (Indonesia Office) Dr Ford was the ACM Indonesia Chapter Chair on year 2012. Dr Ford already involved with some project relate with Technology Alignment in some of multinational companies as well as some government projects. For International highlight, Dr Ford is the recipient of Visiting Professor in Kazan Federal University, Russia 2014 and 2015, Visiting Professor in Vladimir State University, Russia 2016, Visiting Professor in Financial State University 2017 and Southern Federal University, Russia 2018. He also Visiting Researcher in Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Tokyo Metropolitan University Japan 2018 and 2019. He was Invited Scholar in Aligarh Muslim University, keynote speaker in ICCNT 2014 and Invited Scholar in ICTP Trieste Italy. He has 164 papers that indexed in SCOPUS and 12 books that published by Springer-Verlag German. He was General Chairs or Co-Chairs for some International conferences and IEEE conferences including ACIIDS, Tensymp and Tencon. Dr Ford is member of Indonesian Mathematical Society (IndoMS), The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Professional, The International Association of Engineers (IAENG), and the Indonesia Society for Bioinformatics. He hold the B.Sc. in Mathematics, Master of Computer Science. and the Doctor in Computer Science from the University of Indonesia, Indonesia in 1997, 2001 and 2009, respectively.

Keynote Speaker V

Prof. Francesco Colace
University of Salerno, Italy

Francesco Colace, PhD, is associate professor of Computer Science at the University of Salerno (Department of Industrial Engineering), has research experience in Computer Science, Data Mining, Knowledge Management, Computer Networks and e-Learning. He is the author of more than 150 papers in the field of Computer Science, of each, more of 30 were published in international journals with impact factor (ORCID Number: 0000-0003-2798-5834).

He worked as a Guest Editor for many journals as:  Special Issue Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence Techniques for Cultural Heritage (; Special Issue “SI: Big Data Analytics in the Cloud: Emerging Theories and Current Practice” on Clustering Computing Springer Journal; Heliyon (; International Journal of Information and Network Security (IJINS) – IAES;  "Journal of Visual Languages and Sentient Systems (VLSS)" - ISSN: 2326-3261 (

He is reviewer for about fifty international scientific journals and international conferences as for example:  International Journal of Human Computer Studies – Elsevier; Signal Processing: Image Communication – Elsevier; Information Sciences – Elsevier; Journal of Visual Languages and Computing – Elsevier; Knowledge Based Systems – Elsevier; Transactions on Education – IEEE;  International Journal on E-Learning – AACE; Transactions on Learning Technologies – IEEE;  Interactive Learning Environment – Taylor & Francis Online.

Project experience: He took part in many international and national projects (, He has experience in coordination of Erasmus+ KA2 “Digital Humanist Project” ( and as a partner of Erasmus+ KA2 “LINCE” Project ( He is coordinator of the research group Knowman (

Invited Speaker

Dr. Sandeep Singh Sengar
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Dr. Sandeep Singh Sengar is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Machine Learning Section of Computer Science Department, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has more than nine years of academic and research experience at the reputed places. He holds an M. Tech. degree in Information Security from Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad, India, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (ISM), Dhanbad, India. Dr. Sengar’s current research interests include medical image segmentation, motion segmentation, visual object tracking, object recognition, and video compression. His broader research interests include machine learning, computer vision, image/video processing and its applications. He has published several research articles in reputed international journals and conferences in the field of computer vision and image processing. He has also filed patent and submitted research projects in different research organizations. He is a Reviewer of several reputed International Transactions, Journals, and conferences including IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics: Systems, Pattern Recognition, Neurocomputing, Optik. He has also served as Technical Program Committee member in many International Conferences. He has organized several special sessions and given keynote presentations in International Conferences. In addition to these, he has also given many expert talks in reputed organizations.



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