Speakers | 特邀报告
Prof. Ying Tan | 谭营教授
Peking University, China | 北京大学
Biography: Ying Tan is a full professor of Peking University, and director of Computational Intelligence Laboratory at Peking University. He worked as a professor of Faculty of Design, Kyushu University, Japan, in 2018, at Columbia University as senior research fellow in 2017, and at Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1999 and 2004-2005 as research fellow, and at University of Science and Technology of China in 1998, 2005-2006 as a professor under the 100-talent program of CAS. He also visited many universities including Columbia University, Auckland University of Technology, Kyushu University, California University, etc. He is the inventor of Fireworks Algorithm (FWA). He serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computational Intelligence and Pattern Recognition (IJCIPR), the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation (TEC), IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (CYB), International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research (IJSIR), International Journal of Artificial Intelligence (IJAI), etc. He also served as an Editor of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) for 32+ volumes, and Guest Editors of several referred Journals, including IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Information Science, Neurocomputing, Natural Computing, Swarm and Evolutionary Optimization, etc. He is a senior member of IEEE. He is the founder general chair of the ICSI International Conference series since 2010 and the DMBD conference series since 2016. He won the 2nd-Class Natural Science Award of China in 2009 and many best paper awards. His research interests include computational intelligence, swarm intelligence, swarm robotics, data mining, machine learning, intelligent information processing for information security and financial prediction, etc. He has published more than 300+ papers in refereed journals and conferences in these areas, and authored/co-authored 11 books, including “Fireworks Algorithm” by Springer-Nature in 2015, and “GPU-based Parallel Implementation of Swarm Intelligence Algorithms” by Morgan Kaufmann (Elsevier) in 2016, and 25 chapters in book, and received 4 invention patents.
Prof. Yan Yang | 杨燕教授
Southwest Jiaotong University, China | 西南交通大学
Biography: Dr. Yan Yang is a Professor and vice dean of the School of Information Science and Technology at Southwest Jiaotong University. She worked as a visiting scholar one and a half years at the Center of Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI) in the Waterloo University of Canada. She is an Academic and Technical Leader of Sichuan Province. Her research interests include artificial intelligence, big data analysis and mining, ensemble learning, cloud computing and service. She has leaded three projects supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), one project supported by the NSFC International (Regional) Cooperation and Exchanges Program, a project of National Science and Technology Support Program, and a Supporting Program for Science and Technology of Sichuan Province. She also participated in more than 10 high-level projects. She has published over 180 papers in journals and conferences (including IEEE TKDE, IEEE TCYB, IEEE TCC, IJCAI, EMNLP, ICDM, ACML, etc.). She also authored one special issue of international journal, one conference proceeding and two books. She serves as the Vice Chair of ACM Chengdu Chapter, a distinguished member of CCF, a senior member of CAAI, a member of IEEE, ACM, ACM SIGKDD, CCF Education Work, CCF Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition, CCF Theoretical Computer Science, CAAI Machine Learning, CAAI Grain Calculation and Knowledge Discovery Committee, Vice Chairman of Sichuan Computer Society, Vice Chair of Big Data Industry University Research Council of Sichuan Institute of Electronics, and Standing Director of Sichuan Artificial Intelligence Alliance.