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Keynote Speakers of CSEA 2020



Prof. MengChu Zhou

Fellow of IEEE, IFAC, AAAS and CAA

Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, USA

Dr. MengChu Zhou received his B.S. degree in Control Engineering from Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China in 1983, M.S. degree in Automatic Control from Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China in 1986, and Ph. D. degree in Computer and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY in 1990. He joined New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ in 1990, and is now a Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests are in Petri nets, intelligent automation, Internet of Things, big data, web services, and intelligent transportation. He has over 800 publications including 12 books, 500+ journal papers (400+ in IEEE transactions), 23 patents and 29 book-chapters. He is the founding Editor of IEEE Press Book Series on Systems Science and Engineering and Editor-in-Chief of IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica. He is presently Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Internet of Things Journal and IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. He is a recipient of Humboldt Research Award for US Senior Scientists from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award and the Norbert Wiener Award from IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society, and Excellence in Research Prize and Medal from NJIT. He has been among most highly cited scholars for years and ranked top one in the field of engineering worldwide in 2012 by Web of Science/Thomson Reuters and now Clarivate Analytics. His work has been cited for over 35,000 with his H-index being 91 according to Google Scholar. He is a life member of Chinese Association for Science and Technology-USA and served as its President in 1999. He is a Fellow of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Chinese Association of Automation (CAA).


Prof. Mu-Chun Su
National Central University, Taiwan

Mu-Chun Su received the B. S. degree in electronics engineering from National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, in 1986, and the M. S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from University of Maryland, College Park, in 1990 and 1993, respectively. He was the IEEE Franklin V. Taylor Award recipient for the most outstanding paper co-authored with Dr. N. DeClaris and presented to the 1991 IEEE SMC Conference. He has authored more than 100 journal and refereed conference papers. From August 1993 to July 2000 he was an associate professor of electrical engineering at Tamkang University, Taiwan. He is currently a professor of computer science & information engineering at National Central University, Taiwan. He is a senior member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society and Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. His current research interests include neural networks, fuzzy systems, swarm intelligence, assistive technologies, pattern recognition, physiological signal processing, and image processing.

Fields of Specialty: Machine Learning, Computational Intelligence, Swarm Intelligence, Neural Networks, Fuzzy Systems, Optimization Algorithms, Pattern Recognition, Image Processing, Rehabilitation Technology, Bioinformatics Processing, Robotics, E-Learning, Augmented Reality, Human-Computer Interfaces and Interactions

Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, 2002/08~present
Director, Office of Institutional Research of NCU, 2017/05~present
Director, Computer Center of NCU, 2013/01~2017/01
Vice Dean, College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, 2011/08~2012/12
Director, Dept. of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, 2008/08~2011/07
Vice Dean, College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, 2007/10~2008/07
Director, Software Research Center, National Central University, 2006/08~2008/07



Prof. Wenbing Zhao
Cleveland State University, USA

Wenbing Zhao received his Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of California, Santa Barbara, in 2002. Dr. Zhao has a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics in 1990, and a Master of Science degree in Physics in 1993, both at Peking University, Beijing, China. Dr. Zhao also received a Master of Science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering in 1998 at University of California, Santa Barbara. Dr. Zhao joined Cleveland State University (CSU) faculty in 2004 and is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at CSU. Dr. Zhao has authored a research monograph titled: “Building Dependable Distributed Systems” published by Scrivener Publishing, an imprint of John Wiley and Sons. Furthermore, Dr. Zhao published over 200 peer-reviewed papers in the area of distributed systems (three of them won the best paper award), smart and connected health, physics, and education. Dr. Zhao’s research is Teled in part by the US National Science Foundation, the US Department of Energy, the US Department of Transportation, Ohio State Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, Ohio Department of Higher Education, and by Cleveland State University. Dr. Zhao is currently serving on the organizing committee and the technical program committee for numerous international conferences. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access and for MDPI Computers. Dr. Zhao is a senior member of IEEE and a senior member of International Economics Development and Research Center (IEDRC).

Prof. Yongsheng Ma
University of Alberta, Canada

Dr. Yongsheng Ma joined the faculty of engineering, University of Alberta in 2007, and has been a full professor since 2013. Dr. Ma is a member of ASEE, SME, SPE and an Alberta registered Professional Engineer. He teaches Capstone Design Projects, Engineering Informatics, Engineering Economics and Manufacturing Processes. His main research areas include e-Manufacturing, feature-based design and manufacturing modeling, CADCAM, ERP process modeling and product lifecycle management. Dr. Ma received his B.Eng. from Tsinghua University, Beijing (1986), both M.Sc. (1990) and Ph.D. (1994) from UMIST, UK. In 2000-2007, he was a faculty with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Dr. Ma publishes actively in top international journals and conferences, especially in the field of Semantic Modeling for Product and Process Engineering. Dr. Ma had been an associate editor of IEEE Transaction of Automation Science and Engineering (2009-2013). Since 2012, he has served as an editor of Advanced Engineering Informatics. Due to his fruitful collaboration with a Canadian manufacturer, in 2012, he won the prestigious ASTech award sponsored by Alberta Science and Technology Leadership Foundation. Dr. Ma started his career as a polytechnic lecturer in Singapore (1993); and then a senior research fellow and group manager (1996-2000) at Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology. Dr. Ma also served in department selection committee (2012), faculty nominating (2009-2011) and evaluation committees (2011). Dr. Ma had been a member of General Faculty Council (GFC) and a university senator from July, 2013 to July, 2016.