<span style="font-family: " times="" new="" font-size:=""><span style="font-family: times new roman; font-size: 16px;">ICICC 2019::KEYNOTE</span></span>

General Chair


Prof. Dr. Srikanta Patnaik

SOA University, India

Prof. Dr. Srikanta Patnaik is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India. He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering) on Computational Intelligence from Jadavpur University, India in 1999 and supervised 12 Ph. D. theses and more than 30 M. Tech theses in the area of Machine Intelligence, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published more than 60 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 2 text books and edited 12 books and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, etc.. Dr. Patnaik was the Principal Investigator of TAPTEC project “Building Cognition for Intelligent Robot” sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Major Research Project “Machine Learning and Perception using Cognition Methods” sponsored by University Grant Commission. He is the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics published from Inderscience Publishing House, England and also Editors-in-chief of Book Series on “Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology” published from Springer, Germany.

Program Chair


Prof. Dr. Sc.Kazumi Nakamatsu

School of Human Science and Environment University of Hyogo

Kazumi Nakamatsu received the Ms. Eng. and Dr. Sci. from Shizuoka University and Kyushu University, Japan, respectively. He is a full Professor at School of Human Science and Environment, University of Hyogo, Japan.  His research interests encompass various kinds of logic and their applications to Computer Science, especially paraconsistent annotated logic programs and their applications. He has developed some paraconsistent annotated logic programs called ALPSN(Annotated Logic Program with Strong Negation), VALPSN(Vector ALPSN), EVALPSN(Extended VALPSN) and bf-EVALPSN (before-after EVALPSN) recently, and applied them to various intelligent systems such as a safety verification based railway interlocking control system and process order control. He is an author of over 150 papers and 20 book chapters, and 10 edited books published by prominent publishers.
Kazumi Nakamatsu has chaired various international conferences, workshops and invited sessions, and he has been a member of numerous international program committees of workshops and conferences in the area of Computer Science. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems(IJRIS) by Inderscience Publisher(UK) and an editorial board member of many international journals. He has contributed numerous invited lectures at international workshops, conferences, and academic organizations. He also is a recipient of some conference and paper awards. He is a member of Japan AI Society, Japan Facial Society, etc.

Organising Chair


Prof. Dr. Xilong Qu

School of Information Technology and Management, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, China 

Prof. Xilong Qu is the dean of School of Information Technology and Management, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, he is also the master degree student advisor for both Xiangtan University and Hunan Institute of Engineering. Prof. Xilong Qu received his Ph.D on Southwest Jiaotong University, he finished his post-doctor study in Post-doctoral Research Center of Computer Science and Technology, South China University of Technology. Prof. Xilong Qu is the young core teacher of Hunan and a member of“121” talents program of Hunan.Prof.Xilong Qu joined 4 projects from the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, also he led the National Natural Science Foundation of Hunan, the Research Foundation of Education Bureau of Hunan Province, China and the National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China for 3, 1 and 1 times respectively. Prof. Xilong Qu published 4 books 35 articles (5 articles are indexed by SCI and the rest are indexed by EI). Prof. Xilong Qu is also invited for chairs and keynote speakers of numerous conferences and forums in China.

Publication Chair


Prof. Dr. Roumen Kountchev

Faculty of Telecommunications, Department of Radio Communications and Video Technologies at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

RoumenKountchev, Ph.D., D. Sc. is a professor at the Faculty of Telecommunications, Department of Radio Communications and Video Technologies at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria.  His scientific areas of interest are: digital signal and image processing, image compression, multimedia watermarking, video communications, pattern recognition and neural networks. Prof. Kountchev has 341 papers published in magazines and conference proceedings (71 international); 15 books; 46 book chapters; 20 patents (3 international). He had been principle investigator of 38 research projects (6 international). At present he is a member of Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences (EMAAS) and President of Bulgarian Association for Pattern Recognition (member of Intern. Association for Pattern Recognition). Editorial board member of: Intern. Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems; Intern. Journal Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience; KES Focus Group on Intelligent Decision Technologies; Egyptian Computer Science Journal; Intern. Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics and e-Health, and Intern. Journal Intelligent Decision Technologies. He has been a plenary speaker at: WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing 2009, Istanbul; WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation, University of Cambridge 2010, UK; WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing, Computational Geometry and Artificial Vision 2012, Istanbul, Turkey; Intern. Workshop on Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics and e-Health 2013, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Workshop SCCIBOV 2015, DjillaliLiabès University, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algérie; Intern. Conf. on Information Technology 2015 and 2017, Al Zayatoonah University, Amman, Jordan; WSEAS European Conf. of Computer Science 2016, Rome, Italy.

Finance Chair


Prof. Dhananjaya Sarangi

Interscience Institute of Management and Technology (IIMT) Bhubaneswar, India

Dhananjaya Sarangi is a Professor of Computer Science and Applications of Interscience Institute of Management and Technology (IIMT), Bhubaneswar , Odisha since April 2019 .He received his MCA degree from NIT , Rourkela in 1989. He is having 30 years of rich experience as Head of IT invariousreputedMNCs both in India & abroad . Professor Sarangi was Head of IT of Hindalco Industries , a Aditya Birla Group company located at Hirakud , Odisha for both its Smelter & Power plant and then relocated to Malaysia as Head of IT for its Palm Oil Edible Oil and Oleo Chemical division. Subsequently professor Sarangi moved to Singapore as Head of Business Information System of Palm Oil Business of RGE Pte Ltd Singapore. Professor Sarangi has vast experience mainly focused on IT Strategy, IT Project Management, IT Planning & Governance, IT Infrastructure Management, Business Transformation, Change Management, People Management, IT Policy & Security, Vendor Management, ERP implementation etc.. He has undergone various training& seminars from reputed institute like NTU-Singapore, IIM-Kolkata, NITIE-Mumbai, Human Synergistic International- Bangalore, Nityo Infotech-Singapore . Currently Professor Sarangi is continuing his PhD from Birla Global University (BGU), Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Professor Sarangi has travelled various countries like Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, China , Hong Kong , Vietnam & Australia .

Advisory Chair


Dr. Muhammad Ibrar

Ilma University

Muhammad Ibrar is Ph.D in Public Administration. Before commencing his doctoral research, he worked as a Lecturer in Government Postgraduate College Dargai Malakand. He also worked as a tutor at Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan. He received his post-graduation degree in Sociology from the University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan. He published several research papers in Social Sciences and Management domain in various international journals and international conferences. He has served as committee member, international advisory chair, keynote/guest speaker and reviewer with various international conferences and journals including International Business Information Management Association Conference, International Conference on Economics and Business Management, 2nd and 3rd International Conference on Decision Science & Management, 2nd International Conference on Information Technologies and Electrical Engineering,  the 10th Annual International Conference of Information and Communication Technology, Journal of Public Affairs, Sage Open Journal, Journal of Settlements and Spatial Planning etc. Currently he is working as a Research Associate at Ilma University, Karachi.

International Advisory Board

Professor Robyn Gillies
School of Education
The University of Queensland
St Lucia QLD 4072, Australia

Dr. Alex Bowers, 
Associate Professor of Educational Leadership
Teachers College, Columbia University New York, USA

Prof. Nir Friedman
The Rachel and Selim Benin School of Computer Science and Engineering
The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  Israel

Prof. Jerusalem Yibeltal Yizengaw
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Prof. S. Srinivas Kumar
Vice-Chancellor, JNT University Anantapur, India

Prof. Navin Sheth
Vice-Chancellor, Gujarat Technological University

Programme Committee:

· David Ben-Arieh, Kansas State University, USA
· Tony Brooks, Aalborg University, Denmark
· B.S. Chowdhry, Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan
· Thierry Courbis, Leader Health, Switzerland
· O. Ferrer-Roca, University of La Laguna, Spain
· Hee-Cheol Inje Kim, University, South Korea
· Sukanta Kumar Sabut, Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University, India
· Sugam Sharma, Iowa State University, USA
· Kenei, Shie ViewSend ICT Co., Ltd., Japan
· O.Paolo Antonio S. Silva, Joslin Diabetes Center, USA
· M., Simonov, Politecnico di Milano , Italy
· Mayank Singhal, Methodist University, USA
· Sittiprapaporn, Wichian, Mahasarakham University, Thailand
· Wu-Chen, Su, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
· Yonghang Tai, Yunnan Normal University, China
· B.J.F. Van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
· Khin Than Win, University of Wollongong, Australia
· Jialing Zhang, Yale University, USA
· Liang Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
· S. Chakraverty, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India
· Li Cheng, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
· Jeng-Haur Horng, National Formosa University, Yulin, Taiwan
· Abderrafiaa Koukam, Université de Technologie de Belfort-Montbéliard, France
· Pedro U. Lima, Institute for Systems and Robotics, Lisbon, Portugal
· Mun-Kew Leong, National University of Singapore
· Luis Martínez López, University of Jaén
· Vladimir Mazalov, Karelia Research Center of Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
· Muhammad Nur, Diponegoro Unersity, Semarang, Indonesia
· Luca Oneto, University of Genoa, Italy
· B. K. Panigrahi, IIT Delhi, India
· Kay Chen Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
· Sarma Yadavalli, University of Pretoria, South Africa
· Yeon-Mo Yang, Kumoh National Institute of Technology, Gumi, South Korea
· Liangchi Zhang, The University of New South Wales, Australia
· Baojiang Zhong , Soochow University, Suzhou, China
· Ahmed Zobaa, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UK
· Hakim Bendjenna, University of Larbi Tebessi, Algeria
· Sanjiv K. Bhatia, University of Missouri - St. Louis, USA
· Debasis Chaudhuri, Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory, India
· R.I., DamperUniversity of Southampton, UK
· Guilherme N. DeSouza, University of Western Australia, Australia
· Maria Gini, University of Minnesota, USA
· Lapo Governi, University of Florence, Italy
· Wang Han, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
· Takamasa, Koshizen, Honda Research Institute Japan Co. Ltd., Japan
· Ravi, Kothari, IBM Research - India, India
· Roumen Kirilov, Kountchev, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
· Hamid Krim, North Carolina State University, USA
· Chan-Su Lee, Yeungnam University, South Korea
· Pedro U., Lima, Instituto Superior Técnico, Puerto Rico
· Mario Mata, Universidad Europea de Madrid, Spain
· Zbigniew Michalewicz, University of Adelaide, Australia
· Luis Moreno, University of Carlos III, Spain
· Ali, K.N. Nahvi, Toosi University of Technology, Iran
· Jayanthi Ranjan, Institute of Management Technology (IMT), India
· Yassine Ruichek, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard, France
· Ashok Samal, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
· Ishwar Sethi, Oakland University, USA
· M. Hassan, Shafazand, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
· Rajeev, Sharma, Pennsylvania State University, USA
· Yu, Sun, Michigan State University, USA
· Kok Kiong, Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
· Christopher R., Wren, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, USA
· Yeon-Mo, Kumoh Yang, National Institute of Technology, South Korea
· Mohammed,Yeasin, University of Memphis, USA
· Anthony Yezzi, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
· Peng-YengYin, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan