Speakers | 特邀报告
Prof. Ying Tan | 谭营教授
Peking University, China | 北京大学
Biography: Ying Tan is a full professor of Peking University, and director of Computational Intelligence Laboratory at Peking University. He worked as a professor of Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan, in 2018, at Columbia University as senior research fellow in 2017, and at Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999 and 2004-2005 as research fellow, and at University of Science and Technology of China in 1998, 2005-2006 as a professor under the 100-talent program of CAS. He also visited many universities including Columbia University, Auckland University of Technology, Kyushu University, California University, etc. He is the inventor of Fireworks Algorithm (FWA). He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Pattern Recognition (IJCIPR), the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (TEC), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (CYB), International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR), International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJAI), etc. He also served as an Editor of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) for 32+ volumes, and Guest Editors of several referred Journals, including IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Information Science, Neurocomputing, Natural Computing, Swarm and Evolutionary Optimization, etc. He is a senior member of IEEE. He is the founder general chair of the ICSI International Conference series since 2010 and the DMBD conference series since 2016. He won the 2nd-Class Natural Science Award of China in 2009 and many best paper awards. His research interests include computational intelligence, swarm intelligence, swarm robotics, data mining, machine learning, intelligent information processing for information security and financial prediction, etc. He has published more than 300+ papers in refereed journals and conferences in these areas, and authored/co-authored 11 books, including “Fireworks Algorithm” by Springer-Nature in 2015, and “GPU-based Parallel Implementation of Swarm Intelligence Algorithms” by Morgan Kaufmann (Elsevier) in 2016, and 25 chapters in book, and received 4 invention patents.
Prof. Tianrui Li | 李天瑞教授
Southwest Jiaotong University, China | 西南交通大学
Biography: Tianrui Li received his B.S. degree, M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree from the Southwest Jiaotong University, China in 1992, 1995 and 2002 respectively. He was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at Belgian Nuclear Research Centre (SCK • CEN), Belgium from 2005-2006, a visiting professor at Hasselt University, Belgium in 2008, the University of Technology Sydney, Australia in 2009 and the University of Regina, Canada in 2014. And, he is presently a Professor and the Director of the Key Lab of Cloud Computing and Intelligent Technique of Sichuan Province, Southwest Jiaotong University, China. Since 2000, he has co-edited 6 books, 10 special issues of international journals, 15 proceedings, received 6 Chinese invention patents and published over 300 research papers (e.g., Artificial Intelligence, IEEE Transaction on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Audio Speech and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing) in refereed journals and conferences (e.g., KDD, IJCAI, UbiComp, ICDM, WWW). 3 papers were ESI Hot Papers and 12 papers was ESI Highly Cited Papers. His Google H-index is 37. He was recognized as the Top 1% Scientists (ranked 529/3248) in the field of Computer Science based on Thomson Reuter's Essential Science Indicators (ESI) in Nov. 2018. He serves as area editor of International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems (SCI), editor of Knowledge-based Systems (SCI) and Information Fusion (SCI), etc.
He has served as KDD2018 Media & Publicity Chair, IEEE ICCC2015-2018 chairs, ICCCBDA2016-2018, ISKE2007-2018, CRSSC2015, CWI2014, JRS2012 program chairs, IEEE HPCC 2015, GrC 2009 program vice chairs and RSKT2008, FLINS2010 organizing chairs, etc. and has been a reviewer for several leading academic journals. He is an IRSS fellow and steering committee chair (2019-2020), a distinguished member of CCF, a senior member of ACM, IEEE, CAAI, ACM SIGKDD member, Chair of IEEE CIS Chengdu Chapter (2013-2017), Treasurer of ACM SIGKDD China Chapter and CCF YOCSEF Chengdu Chair (2013-2014). Over sixty graduate students (including 8 Post-Docs, 15 Doctors) have been trained. Their employment units include Microsoft Research Asia, Sichuan University, Huawei, JD.com, Baidu, Alibaba and Tencent. They have received 2 "Si Shi Yang Hua" Medals, Best Papers/Dissertation Awards 16 times, Champion of Sina Weibo Interaction-prediction at Tianchi Big Data Competition (Bonus 200,000 RMB), Second Place of Social Influence Analysis Contest of IJCAI-2016 Competitions and Second Place of Weather forecast Contest of AI Challenger 2018.