Keynote and Plenary Speakers

ICDPA 2024 | June 19-21, 2024 | Phuket Island, Thailand

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Chin-Chen Chang
Feng Chia University
(IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, CS Fellow, AAIA Fellow)

Biography: Prof. Chang has worked on many different topics in information security, cryptography, multimedia image processing and published several hundreds of papers in international conferences and journals and over 30 books. He was cited over 44,608 times and has an h-factor of 95 according to Google Scholar. Several well-known concepts and algorithms were adopted in textbooks. He also worked with the National Science Council, Ministry of Technology, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Transportation, Ministry of Economic Affairs and other Government agencies on more than 100 projects and holds 25 patents, including one in US and nine in China. He served as Honorary Professor, Consulting Professor, Distinguished Professor, Guest Professor at over 50 academic institutions and received Distinguished Alumni Award's from his Alma Master's. He also served as Editor or Chair of several international journals and conferences and had given almost a thousand invited talks at institutions including Chinese Academy of Sciences, Academia Sinica, Tokyo University, Kyoto University, National University of Singapore, Nanyang Technological University, The University of Hong Kong, National Taiwan University and Peking University. Professor Chang has mentored 7 postdoctoral, 66 PhD students and 200 master students, most of whom hold academic positions at major national or international universities. He has been the Editor-in-Chief of Information Education, a magazine that aims at providing educational materials for middle-school teachers in computer science. He is a leader in the field of information security of Taiwan. He founded the Chinese Cryptography and Information Security Association, accelerating information security the application and development and consulting on the government policy. He is also the recipient of several awards, including the Top Citation Award from Pattern Recognition Letters, Outstanding Scholar Award from Journal of Systems and Software, and Ten Outstanding Young Men Award of Taiwan. He was elected as a Fellow of IEEE in 1998, a Fellow of IET in 2000, a Fellow of CS in 2020, an AAIA Fellow in 2021. In 2023, he was awarded the Honorary Ph.D. Degree in Engineering, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Maode Ma
Qatar University
(IET Fellow)

Biography: Prof. Maode Ma, a Fellow of IET, received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999. Prof. Ma is a Research Professor in the College of Engineering at Qatar University in Qatar. He has extensive research interests including network security and wireless networking. He has over 490 international academic publications including about 250 journal papers and over 240 conference papers. His publication has received close to 10,000 citations in Google Scholar. Prof. Ma currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering and the Journal of Communications. He also serves as a Senior Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing and the International Journal of Communication Systems. Prof. Ma is a senior member of the IEEE Communication Society and a member of ACM. He is now the Chair of the ACM, Singapore Chapter. Prof. Ma has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Communication Society from 2013-2016 and from 2023-2024..

Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Hong Lin
University of Houston-Downtown
(ACM Fellow)

Biography: Prof. Hong Lin received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Science and Technology of China. Before he joined the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), he was a postdoctoral research associate at Purdue University, and an assistant research officer at the National Research Council, Canada. Dr. Lin is currently a Professor in Computer Science with UHD. His research interests include cognitive intelligence, human-centered computing, parallel/distributed computing, and big data analytics. He is the supervisor of the Grid Computing Lab and a co-founder of the Data Center at UHD. Dr. Lin currently serves as the program director for the Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence program at UHD. Dr. Lin is a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Speakers in 2024 to be announced soon......