General Chair


Prof. Dr.Srikanta Patnaik

I.I.M.T., Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Prof. Srikanta Patnaik is Director of I.I.M.T., Bhubaneswar, India. He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering) on Computational Intelligence from Jadavpur University, India in 1999. He has supervised more than 30 Ph. D. Theses and 100 Master theses in the area of Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published around 100 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 2 text books and 55 edited volumes and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like IEEE, Elsevier, Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, etc.

Dr. SrikantaPatnaik is the Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics published from Inderscience Publishing House, England and, Editor of Journal of Information and Communication Convegence Engineering and Associate Editor of Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems (JIFS), which are all Scopus Index journals.  

He is also Editors-in-Chief of Book Series on “Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology” published from Springer, Germany and Advances in Computer and Electrical Engineering (ACEE) and Advances in Medical Technologies and Clinical Practice (AMTCP), published by IGI Global, USA.

He is a member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE) and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also Fellow of IETE, Life Member of ISTE, and CSI. Dr. Patnaik has visited more than 20 countries across the globe and visiting professors to some of the universities. 

General Co-Chair


Prof.Dr. Andrew W. H. Ip

University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Prof. Andrew W. H. Ip received his PhD from Loughborough University (U.K.), MBA from Brunel University (U.K.), MSc in Industrial Engineering from Cranfield University (U.K.), and LLB (Hons) from the University of Wolverhampton (U.K.). Dr Ip was awarded in 2015 “Gold Medal with the Congratulations of Jury” and “Thailand Award for Best International Invention” in the 43rd International Exhibition of Geneva, and he was awarded the “Natural Science Award ” in 2013 Ministry of Education Higher Education Outstanding Scientific Research Output Awards by the Ministry of Education of Mainland China. Dr. Ip is visiting professor of Civil Aviation University of China, South China Normal University, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and Honorary Fellow of the University Warwick, Warwick Manufacturing Group. He is Professor Emeritus and adjunct professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Saskatchewan and principal research fellow of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is a chartered engineer, senior member of IEEE and member of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and members of various professional bodies in mechanical and electrical engineering. He is Editor in Chief of the journal of Enterprise Information System (SCI index), Taylor & Francis; Founder & Editor in Chief of International Journal of Engineering Business Management (ESCI & SCOPUS index), SAGE.

Programme Chair


Prof. Florin Popentiue Vlădicescu

University “Politehnica” in Bucharest

Faculty Automatic Control and Computer Science,Romanian

Professor Florin Popentiue Vlădicescu, was born on 17 September 1950,  graduated in Electronicsand Telecommunications from University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest in 1974, holds a PhD in Reliability since  1981. He has been appointed Director of the  “UNESCO Chair in Information Technologies Department”  at University of Oradea.   Also,  he is Professor to University “Politehnica” of Bucharest, Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Science. Professor Florin Popentiue Vlădicescu is the founder of the first  “UNESCO Chair of Information Engineering” , in UK, established at City University London,  in 1998. He  published over 150 papers in international journals and conference proceedings. Also he  is author of one book co-author of 4 books.

He has worked for many years on problems associated with software reliability and has been Co-Director of two NATO Research Projects. Also he is on the advisory board of several international journals, including “Reliability and Risk Analysis: Theory & Applications”  and is a reviewer to “ACM Computing Reviews. He is currently Associated Editorto the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology (IJICT) – Inderscience Publishers.

He is an independent expert to the European Commission - H2020 programme, for Net Services – Software and Services, Cloud.

Professor Florin Popentiue Vlădicescu is currently Visiting Professor to:

Telecom Paris, ENST

Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines Paris, ENSMP

Ecole Nationale Superieure de Techniques Avancees, ENSTA

ETH - Zurich

Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris, UPMC

Delft University of Technology

University of Twente Enschede

Technical University of Denmark Lyngby

Sultan Qaboos University

University of Calcutta

He was elected Fellow of the Academy of Romanian Scientists in 2008.

Programme Co-Chair


Dr. WU Chun Ho, Jack

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong,China

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Dr Wu excels in his role with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as a researcher with more than a decade of professional experience. Having held numerous roles with the university previously, his expertise precedes him. Previously, he was a project fellow for the RFID Solutions Laboratory, and a visiting lecturer for the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, PolyU, and the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management, Hang Seng Management College.

Over the years, Dr Wu worked closely with many industrial partners such as Towngas Telecommunications Co Ltd, Leo Paper Bags Manufacturing (1982) Ltd, Dr Kids Education Group Ltd, and Photon Int. Ltd, to support and contribute to the formulation of their business strategies, operations improvement and new product development. Dr Wu was the recipient of the Big Data Analysis Award from the China & Hong Kong Enterprise Market Development Association in 2014, and the Best Reviewer Award for a journal entitled Internet Research in 2016. In 2015, his biographical profile has been selected for inclusion in the Marquis Who's Who in the World(R) 2016.

Dr Wu holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Industrial and Systems Engineering, and a PhD in Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering. He also holds a six sigma black belt certification from the Hong Kong Society of Quality and he contributes regularly to research papers in the areas of Internet of Things, Engineering Optimisation and Business Intelligence. In collaboration with several scholars at PolyU, Tianjin University, Sun Yat-sen University, The University of York, etc, his project works and research outcomes have been presented in 10+ international conferences and published in 30+ international refereed journals, such as Information Science, Internet Research, Expert Systems with Applications, Enterprise Information Systems, Industrial Management and Data Systems. He is also one of the authors of IoT: The Basic, Applications and Case Studies (in Chinese; ISBN: 978-986-925-960-6), and System Design and Technology of Biomedical Internet of Things (in Chinese; ISBN: 978-986-84784-7-3).

To stay at the top of his field, Dr Wu is a member of IEEE and the British Machine Vision Association & Society for Pattern Recognition, and a senior member of the Hong Kong Society of Quality. Additionally, Dr Wu serves on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Engineering Business Management, and Enterprise Information Systems. As he looks to the future, Dr Wu intends to continue researching in the field of smart logistics and manufacturing.

Publication Chair


Prof.Dr. Vipul JAIN

Victoria University of Wellington,New Zealand

Dr Vipul Jain is a Senior Lecturer in Operations and Supply Chain Management atVictoria Business School, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has also worked as a French Government researcher for the French National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control at Nancy, France, and was also involved in theEuropean project I* PROMS (Innovative Production Machines and Systems) from UK. Vipul has more than 85 archival publications to his credit in high impact factorjournals, as well as conference papers and books chapters, is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Intelligent Enterprise, and an Editorial Board member forseven international journals. Vipul is ranked 7th in India in a list of top 20 Indian leading academicians publishing in the area of Logistics and Supply Chain management in an exhaustive study entitled “Analysis of the Logistics research in India- white paper (2012), pp.1-11” conducted by researchers from Institute of Transport Logistics, Dortmund University, Institute for Supply Chain and Network Management, TechnischeUniversität Darmstadt, and University of Münster, Germany. Vipul is involved as a scientific and advisory committee member for various international conferences. He was the Programme Coordinator for the Masters in Industrial Engineering Programme at IIT Delhi, and has been actively involved in conducting Management Development Programmes/Training Programmes for Senior Managers andExecutives of Public and Private Organisations in India on various issues and challenges encountered in Operations, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.

Organising Chair


Prof. Xiaogang Qi

Xidian University, China

Qi Xiaogang, born in December 1973, Ph.D., professor and doctoral supervisor of Xidian University, and the head of Complex System Modeling and Engineering Optimization Laboratory. his interests include network optimization theory and method, complex system modeling, algorithm design and analysis. He has published more than 100 academic papers in important academic journals and conferences.


Prof. Shi DONG

School of Computer Science and Technology,

Zhoukou Normal University, 

Zhoukou, Henan 466001,China

Prof. Shi DONG is a senior member of the China Computer Federation, IEEE member, a Distinguished Professor and vice president in the School of Computer Science and Technology with Zhoukou Normal University, reviewer of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (SCI journal); IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking(SCI journal); IEEE ACCESS (SCI journal); Computer Networks(SCI journal); IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering(SCI journal); IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics(SCI journal);IEEE Internet of Things Journal(SCI journal);Journal of Internet Technology (SCI journal); Computers & Electrical Engineering (SCI journal); KSII Transactions on Internet and Information Systems (SCI journal).


Prof. Xu Yuelin

The Science and Technology on Near-Surface Detection Laboratory, China

Xu Yuelin, male, born in 1970, graduated from Southeast University with a master's degree in mechanical and electronic engineering. He is currently the executive vice-director of the Science and Technology on Near-Surface Detection Laboratory. He is engaged in the research of proximity positioning and detection technology. He has won three first-class prizes and six second-class prizes for military scientific and technological progress, and eight national invention patents.


Prof.Dr. Xilong Qu

Hunan University of Finance and Economics,China

Prof. Xilong Qu is the dean of School of Information Technology and Management, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, he is also the master degree student advisor for both Xiangtan University and Hunan Institute of Engineering. Prof. Xilong Qu received his Ph.D on Southwest Jiaotong University, he finished his post-doctor study in Post-doctoral Research Center of Computer Science and Technology, South China University of Technology. Prof. Xilong Qu is the young core teacher of Hunan and a member of “121” talents program of Hunan. Prof.Xilong Qu joined 4 projects from the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, also he led the National Natural Science Foundation of Hunan, the Research Foundation of Education Bureau of Hunan Province, China and the National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China for 3, 1 and 1 times respectively. Prof. Xilong Qu published 4 books 35 articles (5 articles are indexed by SCI and the rest are indexed by EI). Prof. Xilong Qu is also invited for chairs and keynote speakers of numerous conferences and forums in China.


Prof.Dr. Jinwen Wu

South China Normal University (SCNU), Guangzhou, China

Dr. Jinwen Wu is a Professor of Economics School of Economics and Management, South China Normal University(SCNU), Guangzhou, China, she received her Ph. D. on Politic Economics from South China Normal University in 2008 and her M.Sc. on Information Management from Sun Yat-sen University in 1994; Dr. Wu is the Director of The Population Resources and Environment Research Institution, School of Economics & Management, South China Normal University, she is also a Visiting Professor of Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering University of Saskatchewan, Canada; She is the Editor of International Journal of Engineering Business Management and Editorial board member of Journal of Higher Education, Dr Wu is a member of the American Association for Science and Technology and president of Guangzhou Youth Culture Communications Co. Ltd; She is a master supervisor and supervised more than 20 graduate students; As a professor of economics, she responses several policies and regulations courses who has a solid theoretical foundation and takes over 10 scientific research programs sponsored by the national and provincial level, she is the author of 12 books and publishes more 100 articles in high-standard journals and conference proceedings, her interests include Labor transfer and training, Information Policies and Regulations, Mobile Internet Development, Decision-making Ways (Macro market level), Culture Capital and Competitiveness, HR-MIS, Knowledge Management, Internet of Things (Medium organization level), Competency Models & Application, Data Mining, The Research of Investment Behavior (Micro individual level).


Dr. Shoulin Yin

Shenyang Normal University, China

Shoulin Yin is a PhD. Currently he is a lecture in Shenyang Normal University, Shenyang, China and the Deputy Director of Intelligent Information Processing Laboratory in Shenyang Normal University. He has published more than 100 technical articles in scientific journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include Software Engineering, AI, Cloud Computing, Network Security, Image processing, Remote Sensing, Pattern Recognition. Dr. Yin's research work focuses on various image processing and computation communication methods through technology, developing new and innovative approaches for industrial control, remote sensing image, medical imaging. He has worked with hospitals, education groups in China and internationally on a number of projects. Dr. Yin has worked with a number of engineers, educator. Projects included work with images, sensors, web applications, and HIPAA compliant cloud servers. His experience extends to working with military institution in China. Dr Yin is an associate editor of International Journal of Imaging and Sensing Technologies and Applications (IJISTA), associate editor of Journal of Applied Science and Engineering (JASE) is included in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), COMPENDEX PLUS (EI) and SCOPUS, associate editor of International Journal of Image Processing and Vision Science (IJIPVS), editor member of International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), a mentor of Interscience Research Network (, Lead Guest editor of SN Applied Sciences (indexed by EI and ESCI), Lead guest editor of Computer Science and Information Systems (ComSIS) (SCI indexed, IF=1.167), Lead Guest editor of Current Medical Imaging, (SCI indexed, IF=0.85), Lead Guest editor of Electronics.


Dr. Prof. Hang Li

Shenyang Normal University, China

Director of Intelligent Information Processing Laboratory in Shenyang Normal University. President of Software College, Shenyang Normal University. Editors-in-Chief of International Journal of Imaging and Sensing Technologies and Applications (IJISTA). Lead Guest editor of SN Applied Sciences (indexed by EI and ESCI).

Prof. Dr. Hang Li is a Professor and master supervisor in the Software College, Shenyang Normal University. His research interests include Software Engineering, AI, Cloud Computing, Network Security, Network Protocol Design and Verification, Distributed Systems, cloud and edge computing, blockchain, Image processing. He is the president of Software College, Shenyang Normal University. He is the director of Intelligent Information Processing Laboratory. His research has been funded by NSFC, and Provincial Natural Science Foundation. He is a Senior Member of CCF, a member of IEEE. He had published more than 50 papers related to the research area. He had been awarded by Outstanding Young Backbone Teacher of Colleges and Universities in Liaoning Province (Education Department of Liaoning province 200612225), Second prize of National Defense Science and Technology Award of Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense 2005GFJ2126-6), First Prize of Science and Technology Award of China North Industries Group (China North Industries Group 2005-BQJ-1-0019-6).

Finance Chair


Prof. Dr.Sc.Kazumi Nakamatsu

Hyogo University, Japan

Kazumi Nakamatsu received the Ms. Eng. and Dr. Sci. from Shizuoka University and Kyushu University, Japan, respectively. He is a full Professor at School of Human Science and Environment, University of Hyogo, Japan. His research interests encompass various kinds of logic and their applications to Computer Science, especially paraconsistent annotated logic programs and their applications. He has developed some paraconsistent annotated logic programs called ALPSN(Annotated Logic Program with Strong Negation), VALPSN(Vector ALPSN), EVALPSN(Extended VALPSN) and bf-EVALPSN (before-after EVALPSN) recently, and applied them to various intelligent systems such as a safety verification based railway interlocking control system and process order control. He is an author of over 150 papers and 20 book chapters, and 10 edited books published by prominent publishers. Kazumi Nakamatsu has chaired various international conferences, workshops and invited sessions, and he has been a member of numerous international program committees of workshops and conferences in the area of Computer Science. He serves as Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems(IJRIS) by Inderscience Publisher(UK) and an editorial board member of many international journals. He has contributed numerous invited lectures at international workshops, conferences, and academic organizations. He also is a recipient of some conference and paper awards. He is a member of Japan AI Society, Japan Facial Society, etc.

CMS Manager

Mrs. Soma Mitra.

Secretary, Interscience Research Network


Technical Program Committee

Dr. Ding Kai, the Science and Technology on Near-Surface Detection Laboratory, China

Prof. QI Xiaogang, Xidian University, China

Prof. LIU Lifang, Xidian University, China

Prof. Na Dong, Tianjin University, China

Prof. Vladicescu Popentiu, Florin, City University, UK

Prof. Junjie Lv, University of Wuhan Polytechnic, China

Prof. Yadavalli Sarma, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Dr. Liang Zong, Shaoyang University, China

Dr. Akshya Kumar Swain, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

Dr. Xilang Tang, Airforce Engineering University,China

Dr. Muhammad Noman Sohail ,Yanshan Univeristy,Pakistan

Prof. Rabi Mahapatra, Texas A&M University, USA

Prof. Reza Langari, Texas A&M University, USA

Prof. Kazumi Nakamatsu, University of Hyogo, Japan

Prof. Ma Maode , Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. Bruno Apolloni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Prof. DeSouza, Guilherme N., West University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Ishwar Sethi, Oakland University, USA

Dr. Zbigniew Michalewicz, School of Computer Science, Australia

Dr. FARKHANDA AFZAL, Military College of Signals(MCS), NUST, Pakistan

Dr. Rikikumar Hasmukhbhai Patel, Charotar University of Science and Technology, India

Dr. An Liu, Tsinghua University, China