Bio: Xin Xu received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science and engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2004 and 2012 respectively. He is currently a Full Professor with the School of Computer Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China. His research deals with image processing, computer vision, and deep learning. More specifically, his research areas focus on building a hierarchical person re-identification architecture including detection and recognition for nighttime surveillance scenarios. He has published more than 150 high-level papers in academic journals and academic conferences. His publication was selected as the cover paper of the journal International Journal of Intelligent Systems in 2022. He was shortlist in the Best Paper Finalist of the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) 2021.
Dr. Hoshang Kolivand, IEEE Senior member, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Bio: Hoshang Kolivand is an accomplished researcher in the field of computer science, specializing in AI and Mixed Reality. He received his MS degree in applied mathematics and computer from Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, in 1999. He went on to pursue his PhD at the Media and Games Innovation Centre of Excellence (MaGIC-X) in Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, completing it in 2013. Dr. Kolivand further honed his expertise in Augmented Reality through a Post Doctoral program at UTM in 2014. With a rich academic background, Hoshang has previously served as a lecturer at Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, and later as a Senior Lecturer at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Currently, he holds the position of Reader(Associate Professor) in AI and Mixed Reality at Liverpool John Moores University and is also a Visiting Professor at Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research: BIHER, Chennai, India. Throughout his career, Hoshang has made significant contributions to the academic community. He has authored numerous articles in international journals, conference proceedings, and technical papers, including book chapters. Additionally, he has published several books on object-oriented programming and mathematics.
Dr. Kolivand is recognized as a Senior member of IEEE and actively contributes to various conferences and international journals as a Technical Program Committee (TCP) member. His dedication to advancing the field of computer science and his passion for research continue to drive his pursuit of knowledge and innovation.
Dr. Ata Jahangir Moshayedi, Jiangxi University of Science and Technology, China
Bio: Dr. Ata Jahangir Moshayedi, an Associate Professor at Jiangxi University of Science and Technology in China, holds a PhD in Electronic Science from Savitribai Phule Pune University in India. He is a distinguished member of IEEE and ACM, as well as a Life Member of the Instrument Society of India and a Lifetime Member of the Speed Society of India. Additionally, he contributes to the academic community as a valued member of various editorial teams for international conferences and journals. Dr. Moshayedi's academic achievements are marked by a portfolio of over 90 papers published across esteemed national and international journals and conferences. In addition to his scholarly publications, he has authored three books and is credited with two patents and nine copyrights, emblematic of his pioneering contributions to the field. His research interests include robotics and automation, sensor modelling, bio-inspired robots, mobile robot olfaction, plume tracking, embedded systems, machine-vision-based systems, virtual reality, machine vision, artificial intelligence.