"3D Scene Analysis and Modeling both for Static and Dynamic Environments"
Prof. Hongbin Zha
Peking University, China
Brief Bio of Prof. Hongbin Zha
Hongbin Zha received PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Kyushu University, Japan, in 1987 and 1990, respectively.
After working as a research associate at Kyushu Institute of Technology, he joined Kyushu University in 1991 as an associate professor.
He was also a visiting professor in the Centre for Vision, Speech, and Signal Processing, Surrey University, Unite Kingdom, in 1999.
Since 2000, he has been a professor at the Key Lab on Machine Perception (MOE), Peking University, China.
"Can computers be more intelligent than humans?"
Prof. Bogdan Wilamowski
Auburn University, USA
Bogdan M. Wilamowski received his MS in computer engineering in 1966, PhD in neural computing in 1970, and Dr. Habil. in integrated circuit design in 1977. He received the title of full professor from the President of Poland in 1987. He was the Director of the Institute of Electronics (1979-1981) and the Chair of the Solid State Electronics Department (1987-1989) at the Technical University of Gdansk. He was Professor at the University of Wyoming (1989-2000) From 2000 to 2003 he was Associate Director of Microelectronics Research and Telecommunication Institute at University of Idaho and he was Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and in Computer Science Department at the University of Idaho. Currently he is Director of ANMSTC - Alabama Nano/Micro Science and Technology Center and Alumna Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Auburn University. Dr. Wilamowski was with the Communication Institute at Tohoku University, Japan (1968-1970) and he spent one year at the Semiconductor Research Institute, Sendai, Japan as a JSPS Fellow (1975-1976). He was a visiting scholar at Auburn University (1981-1982 and 1995-1996), and a visiting professor at the University of Arizona, Tucson (1982-1984). He is the author of 9 books, more than 300 refereed publications, and has 27 patents. He was the major professor for about 140 graduate students. His main areas of interest are: semiconductor devices and sensors, mixed signal and analog signal processing, and computational intelligence. Dr. Wilamowski was the Vice President of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2000-2004) and the President of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (2004-2005). He served as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks, IEEE Transactions on Education, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, and Journal of Computing, International Journal of Circuit Systems and IES Newsletter. He was (2007-2010) the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics and currently he is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Trans. on Industrial Informatics. Professor Wilamowski is an IEEE Fellow, he is an Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Science and in 2008 the President of Poland awarded him with Commander Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland for outstanding service in proliferation of international scientific collaborations and for achievements in areas of microelectronics and computer science.
"Expanded Human with HSI -Universality and Individuality-"
Prof. Shuji Hashimoto
Waseda University, Japan
Prof. Shuji Hashimoto is currently a Professor in the Department of
Applied Physics, School of Science and Engineering, Waseda University. He received the B.S., M.S. and
Dr. Eng. degrees in Applied Physics from
Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, in 1970, 1973 and 1977, respectively.
From 1979, he was with the Faculty
of Science, Toho University, Funabashi, Japan until he moved to Waseda
University. Since 2000, he has been
a director of the Humanoid Robotics Institute, Waseda University for
ten years. After serving as the Dean of
the Faculty of Science and Engineering from 2006 to 2010, he was
appointed as the Vice President for Academic
Affairs of Waseda University.