Prof. Sharad Mehrotra


  IEEE Fellow

  Director of the Center for Emergency Response Technologies (CERT)
  Director and PI of the RESCUE project (Responding to Crisis and Unexpected Events)
  University of California, Irvine, USA



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Bio sketch: Sharad Mehrotra received the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Texas, Austin, in 1993. He is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science, University of California, Irvine. Previously, he was a professor with the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the 2011 SIGMOD Best Paper Award, 2007 DASFAA Best Paper Award, SIGMOD test of time award, 2012, DASFAA ten year best paper awards for 2013 and 2014, ACM ICMR best paper award for 2013, IEEE NCA Best paper award for 2019, Dean’s Award for Research 2016, and CAREER Award in 1998 from the US National Science Foundation (NSF). He is a fellow of the IEEE. His primary research interests include areas of database management, distributed systems, secure databases, privacy, and Internet of Things.

  Prof. Bo Ai


  IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow,
  IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Vice Chair  IEEE BTS Xi'an Chapter Chair

  Beijing Jiaotong University, China    


     

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Bio sketch: Prof. Bo Ai is now working as a full Professor and Ph.D. supervisor at Beijing Jiaotong University, where he is a deputy director of State Key Lab. of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, and a deputy director of Research Institute of Modern Telecommunications. He is one of the main responsible people for Beijing "Urban rail operation control system" International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, and the backbone member of the Innovative Engineering Based jointly granted by Chinese Ministry of Education and the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs. He was a visiting professor at EE department, Standard University during March and September, 2015. During his visiting period, he has been invited by Stanford International Developing Center, UC Berkeley, University of South California, Harvard, University of Maryland, Georgia Tech. for academic presentations. He has authored 6 books and published over 300 scientific research papers in his research area. He has hold 26 invention patents. He is serving as an associate editor for IEEE transactions on Consumer Electronics and an editorial member of Wireless Personal Communications. He has been notified by Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) that, based on Scopus database, Prof. Ai Bo has been listed as one of the Top 1% authors in his field all over the world. Prof. Ai Bo has also been Feature Interviewed by IET electronics Letters. Recently, he has coauthored a book with European Union and North American scholars invited by Wiley John & Sons for a 5G book: Fundamentals for 5G Mobile Networks. Prof. Bo Ai was elected as IEEE fellow for contributions to channel modeling and wireless communications in high-speed railways.

 

 

  Prof. Hai Jin


  IEEE Fellow, CCF Fellow, Changjiang Distinguished Professor

  Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China


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Bio sketch: Hai Jin received the PhD degree in computer engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, in 1994. He is a Cheung Kung scholars chair professor of computer science and engineering with Huazhong University of Science and Technology. In 1996, he was awarded a German Academic Exchange Service fellowship to visit the Technical University of Chemnitz in Germany. He worked with The University of Hong Kong between 1998 and 2000, and as a visiting scholar with the University of Southern California between 1999 and 2000. His research interests include computer architecture, virtualization technology, cluster computing and cloud computing, peer-to-peer computing, network storage, and network security. He was awarded Excellent Youth Award from the National Science Foundation of China in 2001. He is the chief scientist of ChinaGrid, the largest grid computing project in China, and the chief scientists of National 973 Basic Research Program Project of Virtualization Technology of Computing System, and Cloud Security. He has co-authored 22 books and published more than 700 research papers. He is a fellow IEEE, CCF, and a life member of the ACM.