Dec. 19, 2021Online Conference
2021 International conference on Smart Technologies and Systems for Internet of Things

Keynote 1: Prof. Ishfaq Ahmad

University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Some Critical Ideas for Smart Cities

Keynote 2: Prof. Weidong Liu

Inner Mongolia University, China

Discovering the Realistic Paths towards the Realization of Patent Valuation

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad, is a professor of Computer Science and Engineering, and Director of Advanced Computing Systems Labs at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA) which he joined in 2002. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science and his M.S. in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University, New York, U.S.A., in 1992 and 1987, respectively; and his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1985. Prior to joining UTA, he was an associate professor in the Computer Science Department at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has authored 260-plus publications that include books, papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, related to software for supercomputing systems, parallel optimization algorithms, digital video compression and analysis, assistive technologies and sustainable computing. Professor Ahmad has received numerous international research awards, including five best paper awards at leading conferences and top-tier journals. His research work, according to the Google Scholar, is widely cited with over 20,000 citations of his papers. Aside from being the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal, Sustainable Computing: Informatics and Systems, he has served as an editor of six others journals, chaired over 20 computer-related conferences, and delivered more than 150 talks. A senior visiting scientist at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory in Rome, New York, and a visiting lecturer at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, he also holds honorary professorships at several universities around the world. Dr. Ahmad is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Dr. Weidong Liu, the associate professor in the college of computer science, Inner Mongolia University. He was born in 1988, China and received Ph.D. degrees Shanghai University, Shanghai, in 2016. His research interest include Intelligent Information Processing, Data Mining, Machine Learning and Financial Transaction Technology. Currently, he is the principal investigator of several research grants, including 1 National Science Foundation, 1 Provincial Natural Science Foundation and 1 Postdoctoral Science Foundation etc. He has published over 20 research papers on refereed journals and conferences.

Keynote 3: Prof. Jun Ye

Hainan University, China

Securely Outsourcing Services in Cloud Computing -----Computation and Retrieval

Dr. Jun Ye, received his B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics at Chongqing University. M.S. degree in Cryptography at Guilin University of Electronic Technology. Ph.D in Xidian University, He is a high level talent of Hainan Province, and he is working at school of Computer Science and Cyberspace Security of Hainan University. His current research interests include computer science and information security. He has authored or co-authored more than 20 high level publications, and he is also a reviewer of many well-known journals. He is one of the high level talents of Hainan Province, and got the "First prize" of science and technology progress prize of Hainan Province in 2019.