Prof. Hesheng Wang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Dr. Hesheng Wang received the B.Eng. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Harbin Institute of Technology. Harbin, China, in 2002, the M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Automation & Computer-Aided Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. From 2007 to 2009, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Assistant in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He joined Shanghai Jiao Tong University as an Associate Professor in 2009. Currently, he is a Professor of Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He worked as a visiting professor at University of Zurich in Switzerland. His research interests include visual servoing, service robot, robot control and computer vision.
Prof. Wang has published more than 200 papers in refereed professional journals and international conference proceedings. He has received a number of best paper awards from major international conferences in robotics and automation. Dr. Wang is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, Assembly Automation, IET Cyber-systems and Robotics, the International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, a Technical Editor of the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, an Editorial Advisory Board in Advanced Intelligent Systems. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics from 2015 to 2019. He served as The Technical Activities Board Member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. He served an editor in Conference Editorial Board of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society since 2021. Prof. Wang is actively involving in organization of international conferences. He served as organizing committee member for many international conferences such as ICRA and IROS. He was the program chair of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, the program chair of the 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatroni program chair of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, the program chair of the 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, and the general chair of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics, the general chair of the 2023 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics. He will be the General Chair of The 2025 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS2025). He was a recipient of Shanghai Rising Star Award in 2014, The National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars in 2017, Shanghai Shuguang Scholar in 2019 and The National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars in 2023.


Prof. Dr. Ajit Khosla
Xidian University, China

Dr. Ajit Khosla is a distinguished professor at the Xidian University, Shaanxi Province. China. He is Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). He received his PhD from Simon Fraser University in 2012, where he was awarded the Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal as one of SFU’s most outstanding graduate students in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. He is the author of over 180 publications in refereed journals, 115 conference proceedings, 4 books and 5 US patents, with an h index of 40 and i-10 index of 101 and over 6000 citations. He has initiated numerous projects and developed collaborations with industry and universities globally.
He is Founding Editor-in-Chief of one of Electrochemical Societies first gold open access journals, ECS Sensors Plus; published on IOP Science. He is also Technical Editor for Sensors Topical interest area of Journal of Electrochemical Society and Journal of Solid-State Science and technology. He has been a champion of the Electrochemical Society’s (ECS) diversity, equity, inclusion, & access mission statement, in leading a focus issue in The Journal of Electrochemisty (JES), titled ‘Women in Electrochemisty’. He is chair and founder of ICTSGS and 4DMS+SoRo annual conference series. His research program is interdisciplinary in nature that bridges disciplines. His focus is on development of sustainable micro-nano fabricated flexible chemical and biological sensors for healthcare and environmental monitoring


Prof. Qiu Daowen, Sun Yat-sen University, China

I have been a full professor of computer science in Sun Yat-sen University since 2004, and my research interests are focused on quantum computing and quantum communication, non-classical automata as well as their applications to discrete event systems. I have published peer-reviewed papers over 180 in international journals and conferences. I am editors of two international academic journals: Theoretical Computer Science, Quantum Reports, and I am associate editors of two international academic journals: Frontiers in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence Evolution.


Prof. Xinagjie Kong, Zhejiang University of Technology, China

Dr. Xiangjie Kong is currently a Full Professor in the College of Computer Science & Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT), China. Previously, he was an Associate Professor in School of Software, Dalian University of Technology (DUT), China, where he was the Head of the Department of Cyber Engineering. He is the Founding Director of City Science of Social Computing Lab (The CSSC Lab) (http://cssclab.cn/). He is/was on the Editorial Boards of 6 International journals. He has served as the General Co-Chair, Workshop Chair, Publicity Chair or Program Committee Member of over 30 conferences. Dr. Kong has authored/co-authored over 160 scientific papers in international journals and conferences including IEEE TKDE, ACM TKDD, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, IEEE NETW, IEEE COMMUN MAG, IEEE TVT, IEEE IOJ, IEEE TSMC, IEEE TETC, IEEE TASE, IEEE TCSS, WWWJ, etc.. 5 of his papers is selected as ESI- Hot Paper (Top 1‰), and 18 papers are ESI-Highly Cited Papers (Top 1%). His research has been reported by Nature Index and other medias. He has been invited as Reviewers for numerous prestigious journals including IEEE TKDE, IEEE TMC, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TII, IEEE IOTJ, IEEE COMMUN MAG, IEEE NETW, IEEE TITS, TCJ, JASIST, etc.. Dr. Kong has authored/co-authored three books (in Chinese). He has contributed to the development of 14 copyrighted software systems and 20 filed patents. He has an h-index of 40 and i10-index of 100, and a total of more than 5800 citations to his work according to Google Scholar. He is named in the2019 and 2020 world’s top 2% of Scientists List published by Stanford University. Dr. Kong received IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Best Land Transportation Paper Award, and The Natural Science Fund of Zhejiang Province for Distinguished Young Scholars. He has been invited as Keynote Speaker at 2 international conferences, and delivered a number of Invited Talks at international conferences and many universities worldwide. His research interests include big data, network science, and computational social science. He is a Distinguished Member of CCF, a Senior Member of IEEE, a Full Member of Sigma Xi, and a Member of ACM.



Assoc. Prof. Lihong Zheng,
Charles Sturt University, Australia

A/Prof Lihong Zheng is with the School of Computing, Maths and Engineering, Charles Sturt University (CSU). She has broad expertise spanning from Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, and data analytics, to Robotics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Edge computing. Dr. Zheng's research focus is to design, model, develop or apply image processing, computer vision, computational intelligence, machine learning techniques, wireless sensor networks, and the Internet of Things (IoT) toward solving real-world problems in various domains, including agriculture, viticulture, and the environment. She has secured $7.4 million industry grants successfully in last 5 years. She has supervised 10 doctoral students to completion. She was a national winner of the Academia Award as part of the Women in IT Awards, Cisco in 2019, She also received Faculty Research Awards in 2021. She has contributed to an increased public awareness of STEM skills through promoting, organising and mentoring a variety of national and international events and competitions. She led a CSU team who won a Runner-up award in the Internet of Things (IoT) Spartans Challenge 2017, among 250 universities globally. Leading a research group of Imaging& Sensing, A/Prof. Lihong Zheng is conducting collaborative research in a multi-discipline team to provide innovative machine learning and image processing solutions to real applications. In addition to her active contribution to the research field of machine learning, computer vision, robotics, and biometrics identification through high-quality publications, A/Prof. Lihong Zheng is actively serving the various IEEE committees by organising international conferences and serving as an invited advisory committee member and session chairs, the editorial advisory board of journals, and frequently reviewing papers for international journals and conferences. 

Assoc.Prof.Sheng Li, Fudan University, China

I received the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2013, under the supervision of Prof. Alex Kot. From 2013 to 2016, I was a Research Fellow at the Rapid Rich Object Search Lab, Nanyang Technological University. I am currently an Associate Professor with the School of Computer Science, Fudan University, China. I am a recipient of the IEEE WIFS Best Student Paper Silver Award.



Prof. Jerry Chun-Wei Lin, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway

Jerry Chun-Wei Lin received his Ph.D. from the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan in 2010. He is currently a full Professor with the Department of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Bergen, Norway. He has published 500+ research articles in refereed journals (with 50+ IEE/ACM Journals, e.g., IEEE TKDE, IEEE TFS, IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TII, IEEE TITS, IEEE TNSE, IEEE TETCI, IEEE SysJ, IEEE SensJ, IEEE IOTJ, ACM TKDD, ACM TDS, ACM TMIS, ACM TOIT, ACM TIST, ACM TOS, ACM TALLIP) and international conferences (IEEE ICDE, IEEE ICDM, PKDD, PAKDD), 16 edited books, as well as 33 patents (held and filed, 3 US patents). His research interests include data mining, soft computing, optimization, artificial intelligence/machine learning, and privacy preserving and security technologies. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Data Science and Pattern Recognition, the Associate Editor of 11 SCI journals including IEEE TNNLS, IEEE TCYB, Information Sciences, etc, and Guest Editor for several IEEE/ACM journals such as IEEE TFS, IEEE TITS, IEEE TII, IEEE SysJ, ACM TMIS, ACM TALLIP, ACM TOIT and ACM JDIQ. He has recognized as the most cited Chinese Researcher respectively in 2018, 2019, and 2020 by Scopus/Elsevier. He is the Fellow of IET (FIET), ACM Distinguished Member and IEEE Senior Member.