Invited Speakers

Prof. Tasos Dagiuklas
London South Bank University, UK

I am Professor at Computer Science and Informatics Division, London South Bank University, carrying out research and teaching activities in the field of Cloud Computing and Future Internet Technologies. I am the Head for Cognitive Systems Research centre carrying out research in the areas of robotics, autonomous systems and smart Internet technologies for smart cities, smart health and smart manufacturing verticals.

I obtained my PhD in Electronics Systems Engineering from the University of Essex and my MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Patras-Greece. My research focuses on the areas of 5G networking technologies (O-RAN, IAB, UAV-Swarm, Edge/Fog Computing), Network Automation Technologies (NFV orchestration, error-resilient control plane, programmable data-planes with P4), and QoE for immersive media applications (e.g. 360 video, AR/VR, volumetric video, point-cloud).
My research work has been published in leading IEEE Journals and published in prestigious conferences such IEEE ICC, GLOBECOM and ICME. I have served as a Chair for IEEE MMTC 3DIG WG and Vice-Chair for IEEE MMTC QoE WG and Key Member for IEEE MMTC MSIG and 3DRPC WGs. I have served as Associate Technical Editor for IEEE Communications Magazine and served as Guest Editor in many scientific journals. I am currently serving on the Editorial Board for EURASIP on Image and Video processing, ELSEVIER Signal Processing: Image Communications and MDPI Energies.

Prof. Gyu Myoung Lee
Liverpol Jonn Moores University, UK

Gyu Myoung Lee is a professor at the Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU), UK. He is also affiliated with KAIST, Daejeon, Rep. of Korea, as an Adjunct Professor since 2012. Before joining the LJMU in 2014, he worked at the Institut Mines-Telecom from 2008. Until 2012, he was invited to work at ETRI, Rep. of Korea. He worked as a research professor at KAIST, Rep. of Korea and as a guest researcher at NIST, USA, in 2007.
His research interests include Internet of Things, digital twin, computational trust, blockchain with privacy preservation, data and AI governance, knowledge centric networking and services considering all vertical services, Smart Grid, energy saving networks, cloud-based big data analytics platform and multimedia networking and services.
Prof. Lee has been actively participating in standardization meetings including ITU-T SG 13 and SG20, IETF and oneM2M, etc., and currently serves as a Working Party chair and the Rapporteur of Q16/13 on trustworthy networking and services and Q4/20 on data analytics, sharing, processing and management in ITU-T. He is the Vice-Chair of ITU-T FG-AN and FG-AI4A as well as the Convenor of CG-AIoT and Web3-adhoc. He was also the chair of ITU-T Focus Group on Data Processing and Management (FG-DPM). He has contributed more than 500 proposals for standards and published more than 200 papers in academic journals and conferences. He received several Best Paper Awards in international and domestic conferences and served as a reviewer of IEEE journals/conference papers and an organizer/member of committee of international conferences. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
Prof. Lee received his BS degree in electronic and electrical engineering from Hong Ik University, Seoul, Rep. of Korea, in 1999 and MS, and PhD. degree from KAIST, Daejeon, Rep. of Korea, in 2000 and 2007, respectively.

Assoc. Prof. Henrique Mamede
Universidade Aberta, Portugal

Henrique S. Mamede, Associate Professor with Habilitation in Department of Sciences and Technology of Portuguese Open University. Ph. D. in Information Systems and Technologies, M. Sc. in Informatics, B. Sc. in Computer Engineering, Post-graduation in Information Management. Director of the master's in Information and Enterprise Systems. Member of the Scientific Committee of the Doctoral Program in Web Science and Technology. Senior Researcher at INESC TEC.

Assoc. Prof. Radu Laura-Diana
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University from Iasi, Romania

Laura-Diana Radu received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Accounting and Business Information Systems from the "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iasi, Romania, in 2003, and the Ph.D. degree from the same university, in 2006.

She has been employed at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi since 2006, initially as a PhD Researcher and subsequently transitioning to the positions of PhD Lecturer and PhD Associate Professor. In these positions, she has taught various subjects in the fields of Agile Project Management, Software for Project Management, Information System Analysis and Design, and Office Information Systems. Since 2019, she has been a Habilitated Doctor (doctoral supervisor) in Business Informatics at the Doctoral School of Economics and Business Administration at "Alexandru Ioan Cuza" University of Iaşi.
Diana is the author or co-author of 10 books on information technology, she has contributed to over 60 scientific papers, and she has actively participated in more than 30 international conferences. Her current research interests are in smart cities, green ICT, agile project management, and business information systems.

Assoc. Prof. Hazura Zulzalil

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Hazura Zulzalil is an Associate Professor at the Department of Software Engineering and Information Systems, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). She received her PhD in Software Engineering (2011) and Master of Science (1998), both from Universiti Putra Malaysia. Over the past 25 years, Hazura has successfully supervised and co-supervised 16 PhD students, 4 master's research students, and 24 master's coursework students. Her research interests include software requirement engineering, software measurement, software quality, and multi-criteria evaluation. To date, she has successfully secured 13 research grants as the principal investigator and co-researcher and has published more than 100 journal and conference articles. Currently, she is appointed as a committee member of the Board of Studies and an external examiner for the Software Engineering Program at a few higher Malaysian institutions. She is also a committee member of the Malaysian Standard for NSC 07/TC 11, a member of the Malaysian Software Engineering Interest Group (MySEIG), an associate member of the National Council of Professors and a Certified Tester, Foundation Level (MY0372-18)

Assoc. Prof. Luisito Lolong Lacatan

University of Cabuyao, Philippines

Dr. Lacatan is an active researcher, evaluator, and participant in different scholarly events, journal publications, local and international conferences, and symposiums. He authored, co-authored, and published numerous papers in international journals indexed in SCOPUS and published 49 researches where 21 researches were indexed in SCOPUS, with 170 citations and an h-index of 8 in Google Scholar and 73 citations with an h-index of 5 in SCOPUS. Member of Technical Committees, Paper Reviewer of different International and Local Conferences and International Journal. Awarded the BEST PAPER at different international conferences. Attended and presented research at international conferences in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and Las Vegas USA. Also, invited speakers for Local and International Conferences and resource speakers for Universities and Colleges. Dr. Lacatan, is currently the DEAN of the College of Engineering at Pamantasan ng Cabuyao (University of Cabuyao), Philippines.

Assoc. Prof. Norjihan Abdul Ghani

Universiti Malaya, Malaysia

Norjihan is currently an Associate Professor in Department of Information Systems, FCSIT, Universiti Malaya. Her PhD in Computer Science from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (2013), and her Master in Information Technology (2000) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and she obtained her Bachelor Degree in Information Technolgy from Universiti Utara Malaysia (2000). Currently, she is the Head of Department for Information Systems since 7 October 2019. Her research interest is in the areas of information security which she focuses more on information privacy, data security and data protection where it has been applied in several domains such as smart transportation, smart health and many more soon. She has interest and welcome any collaborations with other researchers from any universities in the same field domains.

Assoc. Prof. Sabrina Ahmad

Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia

Dr. Sabrina Ahmad is an Associate Professor in Software Engineering at the Faculty of Information and Communication Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka. She obtained her PhD in Computer Science from The University of Western Australia in 2012 under the supervision of Professor Mark Reynolds and Professor Terry Woodings. Throughout her career, she has experiences as Head of Software Engineering Department, Coordinator for Centre of Excellence (Centre for Advanced Computing Technology), and Deputy Dean (Research & Postgraduate Studies). She endeavours to maintain the bridge between academia and practitioners and therefore, while being an academic, she also applies the knowledge through consultation projects with various industries. She is also a Certified Professional Requirements Engineer, a Certified Tester and a Certified Professional IT Architect

Asst. Prof. Jeyaprakash Chelladurai
East Stroudsburg University of Pennslyvania, United States

Dr. Jeyaprakash (Jey) Chelladurai is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at East Stroudsburg University, specializing in Biological Modeling, Graphics, Animation, and Virtual Reality. Jey commenced his research career as a master's student at the University of Northern British Columbia, focusing on CPU scheduling algorithms. Later, he pursued his Ph.D. under the guidance of the world-renowned scientist, Dr. Przemysław Prusinkiewicz, at the University of Calgary, dedicating over six years to research on computational models of plant development, which incorporates concepts from mathematics and physics, in addition to computer science. He is an enthusiastic educator with nine years of teaching experience, and several of his former students are now employed at Amazon, Siemens, Walt Disney Studios, and Lockheed Martin.

Asst. Prof. Michele Mastroianni

University of Salerno, Italy

Michele Mastroianni is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at University of Salerno, Italy, where he teaches Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics. He has received the National Scientific Qualification to the role of Associate Professor in Computer Engineering. He holds a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering and a Ph.D. degree in Management Engineering (Thesis in Management of Information Systems) at University of Naples Federico II. His research activity is focused mainly on Security and privacy, energy management in computer systems and networks, performance evaluation and simulation of Networks/Cloud Systems, and Information Systems Management. He is member of the Editorial Board of the journals PLOS ONE, EAI Endorsed Transactions on Energy Web and Journal of High-Speed Networks (JHSN). He also served as a reviewer for many scientific journals and a member of the Program Committee of a number of international scientific conferences.

Asst. Prof. Stefan Nastic
Technische Universität Wien, Austria

Prof. Stefan Nastic is an Assistant Professor at TU Wien, working in the Distributed Systems Group. He is also a Founder and CEO of IntelliEdge GmbH- a company that provides consulting and development services for Cloud Computing, IoT/Industry 4.0, and Artificial Intelligence worldwide. Stefan is also a member of the Technical Steering Committee in Linux Foundation's Centaurus project. Stefan got his Ph.D. in 2016 from TU Wien, with a thesis: "Programming, Provisioning, and Governing IoT Cloud Applications". His research interests include serverless computing, edge-cloud continuum, AI /Edge AI, and Reliability engineering.
Over the last decade, Stefan has been involved with a number of large commercial and research projects related to the Internet of Things, Edge Computing, and Cloud Computing, such as a multi-million Pacific Controls Cloud Computing Lab (PC3L) and Futurewei Polaris Cloud. During this time, Stefan has gained extensive experience acting as a researcher, product owner, project manager, technical coordinator, and advisor. Stefan also has a rich portfolio working as an independent consultant, solution architect, and expert software engineer, assisting companies from various industries to develop and advance their Cloud, IoT, and Edge solutions.

Asst. Prof. Luvim Moldez Eusebio

Technological Institute of the Philippines, Philippines

Dr. Luvim M. Eusebio is a distinguished professional currently serving as the Program Chair of the Bachelor of Science in Information Technology at the University of Cabuyao in the Philippines. With a solid academic background, Dr. Eusebio holds degrees in Information Technology, including a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (BSIT), a Master of Information Technology (MIT), and a Doctorate in Information Technology (DIT). Her expertise and research focus primarily on green technology, reflecting a commitment to environmentally sustainable practices within the field of Information Technology. She currently leads a team of researchers commissioned by the Department of Technology, a prominent national government agency responsible for steering the Philippines' science and technology research and innovation efforts. With a rich academic history, a focus on green technology, and leadership in national research endeavors, Dr. Luvim M. Eusebio emerges as a prominent figure shaping the future of Information Technology and contributing significantly to sustainable technological development in the Philippines

Asst. Prof. Rajesh Doriya

National Institute of Technology Raipur, India

Rajesh Doriya received his BE in IT from MITS Gwalior, India. He has done his MTech in IT with specialization in Robotics from IIIT Allahabad, India. He has also received his PhD from IIIT Allahabad, India. He has got teaching experience of more than 12 years and presently he is working as Assistant Professor in Department of IT, NIT Raipur. He has also been associated in research projects at Institute for System Studies & Analyses (ISSA) lab of DRDO New Delhi, India, and Division of Remote Handling & Robotics (DRHR) lab of BARC Mumbai, India.  He has authored more than 80 research articles including Peer Reviewed Journals, Conferences, and Book Chapters. He has also edited two books. He has visited countries Thailand, Singapore, Japan, Italy, UK to present his research work. He is an active member of IEEE and ACM technical societies. He has organized International Conference MIND-2019, MIND-2021, ICISS-2023 as Organizing Chair/Secretary. He has also organized around Nine STTPs/Workshops in the fields of Soft Computing Techniques, Robotics, and Cloud Computing, out of which two were TEQIP-III sponsored and one was ATAL sponsored. He has delivered more than 20 invited guest lectures in/at many conferences/workshops/institutes. His research interests include Distributed Computing, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Soft Computing Techniques, Network Security, etc.

Asst. Prof. S. M. Emdad Hossain
University of Nizwa, Oman

Dr. S.M. Emdad Hossain, Assistant Professor and the Head of the Department of Information Systems, University of Nizwa, Oman. He has received his PhD degree in Information Science and Engineering from University of Canberra, Australia, followed by Post-Doc from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Florida, USA. He has diverse educational and teaching experience from a number of countries around the world. He is in the technical review committees and regular reviewer for several IEEE, Elsevier, ISI, and IET journals/conferences. His research interest includes multi-modal systems, computer vision, pattern recognition, data mining, medical image computing and mobile banking. He is holding a long-list of fully refereed Journal/Conference/Book Chapter publications with TWO (2) Intellectual PATENTS in pattern recognition and mobile banking. He established one of largest biometric gait-database named "UCMG-Database" which is open for world research community. However, he is highly interested in seeking wide and interdisciplinary collaborations in teaching and research.