Keynote Speaker of ICGIP 2018
Prof. Patrick Wang, Northeastern University, USA
Prof. Patrick S.P. Wang, PhD. Fellow, IAPR, ISIBM, WASE, IETI Distinguished Fellow and IEEE & ISIBM Outstanding Achievement Awardee, is Tenured Full Professor, Northeastern University, USA, iCORE (Informatics Circle of Research Excellence) Visiting Professor, Harvard, MIT, University of Calgary, Canada, Otto-Von-Guericke Distinguished Guest Professor, Magdeburg University, Germany, Zijiang Visiting Chair, ECNU, Shanghai, China, as well as honorary advisory professor of several key universities in China, including Sichuan University, Xiamen University, East China Normal University, Shanghai, and Guangxi Normal University, Guilin.
Prof. Wang received his BSEE from National Chiao Tung University (Jiaotong University), also known as China's MIT, MSEE from National Taiwan University, MSICS from Georgia Institute of Technology, and PhD, Computer Science from Oregon State University. Dr. Wang has published over 26 books, 200 technical papers, 3 USA/European Patents, in PR/AI/TV/Cybernetics/Imaging, and is currently founding Editor-in-Chief of IJPRAI (International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence) , and Book Series of MPAI, WSP. In addition to his technical interests, Dr. Wang also published a prose book, "Harvard Meditation Melody" 《哈佛冥想曲 》, 《劍橋狂想曲 》and many articles and poems regarding Du Fu and Li Bai's poems, Beethoven, Brahms, Mozart and Tchaikovsky's symphonies, and Bizet, Verdi, Puccini and Rossini's operas.
Keynote Speaker of ICGIP 2017
Prof. Peter Eisert
Humboldt Universty Berlin, Germany
Peter Eisert is Professor for Visual Computing at the Humboldt University Berlin and heading the Vision & Imaging Technologies Department of the Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications - Heinrich Hertz Institute Berlin, Germany. He received the Dipl.-Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering "with highest honors" from the Technical University of Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1995 and the Dr.-Ing. degree "with highest honors" from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, in 2000. In 2001, he worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Stanford University, USA, on 3D image analysis and synthesis as well as facial animation and computer graphics. In 2002, he joined the Image Processing Department at FhG-HHI, where he is coordinating and initiating numerous national and international 3rd party funded research projects with a total budget of more than 10 Mio Euros. He has published more than 150 conference and journal papers on the subject of 3D reconstruction, facial expression analysis and synthesis and image-based rendering. In 2002, he received the SPIE VCIP Young Investigator Award, in 2008 the best paper award of the CVPR Nordia Workshop, and in 2011 and 2012 the best poster awards of Eurographics. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Image and Video Processing and in the Editorial Board of the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. His research interests include 3D image analysis and synthesis, face processing, image-based rendering, computer vision, computer graphics, as well as image and video processing.
Prof. Godfried T. Toussaint
New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Godfried Toussaint is a Professor and the Head of the Computer Science Program at New York University Abu Dhabi, in Abu Dhabi, The United Arab Emirates. He is also an affiliate researcher in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA, USA. For many years he taught and did research in the School of Computer Science at McGill University in Montreal, in the areas of information theory, pattern recognition, textile-pattern analysis and design, computational geometry, machine learning, music information retrieval, and computational music theory. In 2005 he became a researcher in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Music Media and Technology, in the Schulich School of Music at McGill University. He is a founder and co-founder of several annual international conferences and workshops, including the ACM Symposium on Computational Geometry, and the Canadian Conference on Computational Geometry. He is an editor of several journals, including Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications, the International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications, ISRN Geometry, and the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts. He received several distinguished awards including a Killam Fellowship from the Canada Council for the Arts, and in 2009 a Radcliffe Fellowship from Harvard University, where he spent one year at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and one year in the Music Department. His research on the phylogenetic analysis of musical rhythms has been reported in several media, and was the focus of two Canadian television programs.
Prof. Vit Vozenilek
Palacky University, Czech Republic
Prof. Vit Vozenilek is a full professor and Ph.D. supervisor in Faculty
of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic.
He got his master degree in geography and mathematics in 1988 in Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. He got a Ph.D. degree in physical geography in 1992 in the same university. Then he worked at Dept. of Geography at Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic, as an assistant for cartography and spatial modeling for more than seven years. He has involved many key projects as a supervisor for geocomputation and scientific visualization. In 1993, he received research scholarship at Birbeck College, University of London, UK. In 2001 he established Dept. of Geoinformatics at Faculty of Science, Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic. He is still its head. In 20010-2014, he held the position of vice-president of Palacky University Olomouc.
His research interests include geovisualisation (map making, atlas compilation, cognition aspects of map use) and spatial modeling. In recently 10 years, Prof. Vozenilek has published 7 books, 5 atlases, 35 conference papers and 28 journal papers.
Prof. Vozenilek serves as vice-president of International Cartographic Association, vice-president of Czech Cartographic Society, a member of many scientific journals, boards, councils, and committees. He serves as a reviewer for many research funds and journals, including once with a high impact factor. Prof. Vozenilek gave many invited lectures at universities abroad – UK, USA, Israel, Germany, China, Poland etc. He was the keynote speakers in many international conferences.
Prof. Junyu Dong
Ocean University of China, China
Prof. Junyu Dong received his BSc and MSc from the Department of Applied Mathematics at Ocean University of China in 1993 and 1999 respectively. From 2000 to 2003, he studied in the Department of Computer Science at Heriot-Watt University in the UK, and received his PhD in Image Processing in November 2003. Prof. Dong joined Ocean University of China in 2004. He is currently a professor and the head of the Department of Computer Science and Technology. His research interests include computer vision, underwater image processing and machine learning, with more than 10 research projects supported by NSFC, MOST and other funding agencies. He has published more than 100 journal and conference papers.
Prof. Jianhao Tan
Hunan University, China
I am Jianhao Tan, aged 53, born in Liuyang, Hunan, China. I received the B.S. degree in the Forging Equipment and Engineering from Huazhong Technology College, Wuhan, China, in 1983, and the M.S. degree in the Pressure Process from Huazhong University of Engineering and Technology, Wuhan, China, in 1989, and the Ph.D . degree in Control Science and Engineering from Hunan University, Changsha, China, in 2010. From 1989 to 1997,I worked with Hunan Province Computing Technology Research Institute as an assistant-researcher. I has worked with Hunan University since 1998.I has been a professor at Hunan University since 2008. My research interests include data mining, pattern recognition, system identification, and image processing. I published more than 30 pieces of articles, has undertaken more than 10 items of projects.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Matsumoto Mitsuharu,
University of electro-communications, Japan
Mitsuharu Matsumoto is currently an associate professor in the University of Electro-Communications. He received a B.E. in Applied Physics, and M.E. and Dr. Eng. in Pure and Applied Physics from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, in 2001, 2003, and 2006, respectively. His research interests include acoustical signal processing, image processing, pattern recognition, self-assembly, human-robot interaction and robotics. He received Ericsson Young Scientist Award from Nippon Ericsson K.K, Japan and FOST Kumada Award, in 2009 and 2011, respectively. He published around a hundred of journal and international conference papers. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE).
Assoc. Prof. Linhua Deng,
Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Linhua Deng is currently an associate professor in Yunnan Observatories, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He received a Ph. D degree of astrophysics in 2014 in University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. His research interests include solar image processing, time series analysis, and pattern recognition, with more than ten research projects supported by NSFC, CAS, and other funding agencies. He has published more than 50 international journal and conference articles.