Prof. Witold Pedrycz, IEEE Life Fellow
Engineering - Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept, University of Alberta
Biography: Dr. Witold Pedrycz (IEEE Life Fellow) is Professor and Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Computational Intelligence in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. He is also with the Systems Research Institute of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. Dr. Pedrycz is a foreign member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. He is a recipient of several awards including Norbert Wiener award from the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, IEEE Canada Computer Engineering Medal, a Cajastur Prize for Soft Computing from the European Centre for Soft Computing, a Killam Prize, a Fuzzy Pioneer Award from the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and 2019 Meritorious Service Award from the IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics Society.,His main research directions involve Computational Intelligence, fuzzy modeling and Granular Computing, knowledge discovery, pattern recognition, data science, knowledge-based neural networks among others.,Dr. Pedrycz is involved in editorial activities. He is an Editor-in-Chief of Information Sciences, Editor-in-Chief of WIREs Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (Wiley), and Co-editor-in-Chief of Int. J. of Granular Computing (Springer) and J. of Data Information and Management (Springer).
Assoc.Prof. Pavel Loskot, IEEE Senior Member
Zhejiang University-University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Institute (ZJUI), China
Biography: Pavel Loskot joined the ZJU-UIUC Institute in January 2021 as the Associate Professor after being nearly 14 years with Swansea University in the UK. He received his PhD degree in Wireless Communications from the University of Alberta in Canada, and the MSc and BSc degrees in Radioelectronics and Biomedical Electronics, respectively, from the Czech Technical University of Prague in the Czech Republic. He is the Senior Member of the IEEE, Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the UK, and the Recognized Research Supervisor of the UK Council for Graduate Education. His current research interest focuses on problems involving statistical signal processing and importing methods from Telecommunication Engineering and Computer Science to other disciplines in order to improve the efficiency and the information power of system modeling and analysis.
Prof. Jinming Wen
Jinan University, China
College of Information Science and Techonology/College of Cyber Security of Jinan University, China
Biography: Jinming Wen is a full professor in the College of Information Science and Technology, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. He received his Ph.D degree in Applied Mathematics from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, in 2015. He was a postdoctoral research fellow at Laboratoire LIP (from March 2015 to August 2016), University of Alberta (from September 2016 to August 2017) and University of Toronto (from September 2017 to August 2018). He has been a full professor in Jinan University, Guangzhou since September 2018. His research interests are in the areas of green wireless communications, signal processing and machine learning. He has published around 60 papers in top journals such as IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access, IET Quantum Communications and Alexandria Engineering Journal.