Keynote Speakers

Prof. Qun Jin
Waseda University, Japan

Qun Jin is a Professor at the Networked Information Systems Laboratory, Department of Human Informatics and Cognitive Sciences, Faculty of Human Sciences, Waseda University, Japan. He is currently the Dean of Graduate School of Human Sciences. He has been extensively engaged in research works in the fields of computer science, information systems, and social and human informatics. His recent research interests cover human-centric ubiquitous computing, behavior and cognitive informatics, big data, personal analytics and individual modeling, intelligence computing, blockchain, cyber security, cyber-enabled applications in healthcare, and computing for well-being. He is a senior member of Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ).

Prof. Juan Manuel Corchado

University of Salamanca, Spain

Juan Manuel Corchado (corchado.netborn May 15, 1971, Salamanca, Spain). He is Full Professor with Chair at the University of Salamanca. He was Vice President for Research from December 2013 to December 2017 and the Director of the Science Park of the University of Salamanca. Chosen twice as the Dean of the Faculty of Science, he holds a PhD in Computer Sciences from the University of Salamanca and a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of the West of Scotland. He is the Director of BISITE (Bioinformatics, Intelligent Systems and Educational Technology), which was created in the year 2000 and also the director of the IOT Digital Innovation Hub and a Member of the AIR Institute. J.M. Corchado is a Visiting Professor at the Osaka Institute of Technology since January 2015 and Visiting Professor at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan. He has also been President of the IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Spanish Chapter and the academic coordinator of the Institute of Digital Art and Animation of the University of Salamanca. Juan M. Corchado has also been a researcher at the Universities of Paisley (UK), Vigo (Spain) and at the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (UK). Juan M. Corchad has been member of the Advisory group on Online Terrorist Propaganda of the European Counter Terrorism Centre (EUROPOL). He also oversees Master's Degrees in: Security, Digital Animation, Mobile Telephony, Information Systems Management, Internet of Things, Social Media, 3D Design and Printing, Blockchain, Z Systems, Industry 4.0, Agile Project Management and Smart Cities & Intelligent Buildings, at the University of Salamanca. J.M Corchado is Editor-in-Chief of Specialized Journals like ADCAIJ (Advances in Distributed Computing and Artificial Intelligence Journal), OJCST (Oriental Journal of Computer Science and Technology) or Electronics MDPI (Computer Science & Engineering section).

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.

Invited Speakers

Dr. Sourav SEN GUPTA

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Dr. Sourav SEN GUPTA is a Lecturer and Assistant Chair of School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He takes an active interest in mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research areas of his interest. He also love to deliver talks and workshops to make technology accessible to diverse interest groups and audiences. Time and again, He participated in professional services as an active member of the global academic community, and consult industry partners on problems of mutual interest. Occassionally, He writes code to help him teach and learn. His research interest revolves around the "science of security" (cryptology, cybersecurity) and he current research, teaching and consultancy interests dwell in the exciting domain of Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain Technology, as well as in applications of Machine Learning in Security.

Dr. Mario Larangeira

Tokyo Institute of Technology/IOHK, Japan

Mario Larangeira is a computer engineer and cryptographer who attended the Aeronautical Institute of Technology in Brazil and holds a master’s degree and PhD from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He now is a Research Manager at Input Output and he is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. His professional background before joining IOHK in 2016 embraces software development and testing in aircraft, banking and telecommunication industries in both Brazil and Japan. Mario also has research experience in cryptography and has written scientific articles on cryptographic models and proof of security in public-key cryptography.


University of Southampton Malaysia

Dr. Jing Huey Khor is an Assistant Professor at the University of Southampton Malaysia and a visiting academic at the University of Southampton, UK. She joined the university as a lecturer in 2014 and currently she teaches different subjects that include Digital Systems, Electronic Engineering Design, and Advanced Programming Modules. Starting 2021 she is a visiting researcher at Yonsei University under the International Scholar Exchange Fellowship (ISEF) Program of the Chey Institute for Advanced Studies. During her early research career, she has focused on designing lightweight cryptographic protocols for RFID systems. Starting the year  of 2016, she has been actively designing privacy preserving protocols for communication between IoT devices and blockchain, designing new consensus algorithms and decentralized application for IoT purposes. She has served as a technical committee member for several international conferences, and as a reviewer of IEEE and Elsevier journals.