Keynote Speaker I
IEEE and IET Fellows, Feng Chia University, Taiwan
Professor Chin-Chen Chang obtained his Ph.D. degree in computer engineering from National Chiao Tung University. His 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. And since his early years of career development, he consecutively won Institute of Information & Computing Machinery Medal of Honor, Outstanding Youth Award of Taiwan, Outstanding Talent in Information Sciences of Taiwan, AceR Dragon Award of the Ten Most Outstanding Talents, Outstanding Scholar Award of Taiwan, Outstanding Engineering Professor Award of Taiwan, Chung-Shan Academic Publication Awards, Distinguished Research Awards of National Science Council of Taiwan, Outstanding Scholarly Contribution Award of the International Institute for Advanced Studies in Systems Research and Cybernetics, Top Fifteen Scholars in Systems and Software Engineering of the Journal of Systems and Software, Top Cited Paper Award of Pattern Recognition Letters, and so on. 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 serval hundred papers in Information Sciences. In the meantime, he participates actively in international academic organizations and performs advisory work to government agencies and academic organizations...
Keynote Speaker II
Prof. James C.N. Yang,
National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan
CHING-NUNG YANG received the B.S. degree and the M.S. degree, both from Department of Telecommunication Engineering at National Chiao Tung University. He received Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University. He is a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at National Dong Hwa University. Also, Prof. Yang is currently a Fellow of IET (IEE) and an IEEE senior member. He has published several hundreds of journal and conference papers in the areas of information security, multimedia security and coding theory. He is the guest editor of a special issue on "Visual Cryptography Scheme" for Communication of CCISA, and a coauthor of a series of articles on "Image Secret Sharing" for the Encyclopedia of Multimedia. He is the coeditor of two books "Visual Cryptography and Secret Image Sharing" published by CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, and "Steganography and Watermarking" published by Nova Science Publishers, Inc. He serves as a technical reviewer for over 30 major scientific journals in the areas of his expertise, and serves as editorial boards of some journals. Also, has served chairs, keynote speakers, and members of program committees of various international conferences. He is the recipient of the 2000, 2006, 2010, 2012, and 2014 Fine Advising Award in the Thesis of Master/PhD of Science awarded by Institute of Information & Computer Machinery. His current research interests include coding theory, information security, and cryptography.
Keynote Speaker III
Prof. Jeng-Shyang Pan,
National Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences, Taiwan
Assistant President, Fujian University of Technology, China; Dean, College of Information Science and Engineering
Jeng-Shyang Pan received the B. S. degree in Electronic Engineering from the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 1986, the M. S. degree in Communication Engineering from the National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan in 1988, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, U.K. in 1996. Currently, he is the Assistant President and Dean of the College of Information Science and Engineering in Fujian University of Technology. He is also the Professor in the Harbin Institute of Technology. He has published more than 500 papers in which 200 papers are indexed by SCI, the H-Index is 37 and the total cited times are more than 5500. He is the IET Fellow, UK and has been the Vice Chair of IEEE Tainan Section. He was Awarded Gold Prize in the International Micro Mechanisms Contest held in Tokyo, Japan in 2010. He was also awarded Gold Medal in the Pittsburgh Invention & New Product Exposition (INPEX) in 2010, Gold Medal in the International Exhibition of Geneva Inventions in 2011 and Gold Medal of the IENA, International “Ideas – Inventions – New products“, Nuremberg, Germany. He was offered Thousand Talent Program in China in 2010. He is on the editorial board of International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control, LNCS Transactions on Data Hiding and Multimedia Security, Journal of Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, Chinese Journal of Electronics and Springer Plus. His current research interests include soft computing, robot vision and big data mining.