Committee

Honorary Chairs

Prof. Maoqing Li

Automation Department, Xiamen University, China

Prof. Clarence de Silva

The University of British Columbia, Canada

Prof. Claudio Paoloni

Department of Engineering, Lancaster University

General Chair

Dr. Min Xia

Department of Engineering, Lancaster University, UK.

Organizing Chairs

Prof. HONG Wenxing

Xiamen University, China

Prof. HU Jie

Zhejiang University, China

Dr. Yingtao Tian

Lancaster University, UK

Dr. Yu Zhang

Loughborough University, UK

Prof. Yonghong Peng

Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

Dr. Brett Bligh

Lancaster University, UK

Award Chairs

TBD

Program Chairs

Prof. LI Xin

Louisiana State University, USA

Dr. WENG Yang

Sichuan University, China

Prof. Haoxiang Lang

Ontario Tech University, Canada

Prof. Jiafu Wan

South China University of Technology, China

Dr. Haidong Shao

Hunan University, China

Publications Chairs

Dr. CUI Binyue

Hebei University of Economics & Business, China

Dr. WANG Qing

Tianjin University, China

Dr. LI Chao

Tsinghua University, China

Prof. Xiaochun Cheng

Middlesex University, UK

Dr. Teng Li

University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Chaoqun Wang

Chinese University of Hongkong, China

Industry Chairs

Dr. Darren Williams

The Welding Institute, UK

Dr. Sherry Zhao

Mitacs, Canada

Dr. Yunfei Zhang

VIWISTAR Technologies Ltd, Canada

Prof. WANG Ning

Florida International University, USA

Dr. DING Yu

Netease, Fuxi AI Lab, China

Regional Chairs

Prof. Hiroki Takada, University of Fukui, Japan

Prof. Ching-Shoei Chiang, Department of Computer and Information Science, Soochow University, Taiwan

Prof. Farbod Khoshnoud, California State University, USA

Dr. Wenjie Ruan, University of Exeter, UK

Prof. Haoxiang Lang, Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Ontario Tech University, Canada

Prof. Hiromu IShio, Fukuyama City University, Japan

Prof. Koliya Pulasinghe, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT), Sri Lanka

Dr. Tom Worthington, Australian National University, Australia

Dr. Wang Dan, Chongqing University, China

Dr. Ze Ji, Cardiff University, UK

TPC

Prof. Adel Merabet, Faculty of Engineering, Saint Mary University, Canada

Dr. Ahmed Zobaa, Brunel University, UK

Prof. Ben M. Chen, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Prof. Xi Bin, Automation Department, Xiamen University, China

Dr. Xi Chunyan, Computer Education Press, China

Prof. Zhang Chenjing, School of Control Science and Engineering, Shangdong University, China

Prof. Farrokh Sassani, University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Farshid Amirabdollahian, University of Hertfordshire, UK

Prof. Fei Liu, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, La Trobe University, Australia

Prof. Fu Zhixin, , University of Bath, UK

Prof. Pang Grantham, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Prof. He Zhixue, Civil Aviation University of China,China

Dr. Hiroaki Kudo, Nagoya University, Japan

Dr. Hiroki Takada, University of Fu Kui, Japan

Prof. Jason Gu, Dalhousie University, Canada

Prof. Jianming Yong, Faculty of Business, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Prof. Huang Jie, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China

Prof. Jien Kato, IEEE JC WJE, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Prof. Jim A.N. Poo, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Jonathan Li, University of Waterloo, Canada

Prof. K. Robert Lai, Yuan Ze Univrsity, Taiwan

Prof. Kok-Kiong Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Kui Xiang, Faculty of Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China

Ms. Wen Lifang, China Machine Press / Huazhang Co., China

Prof. Xie Lihua, School of Electrical and Electrical Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. Marcelo Ang, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Meng Max, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Prof. Xiao Meihua, School of Software, East China Jiaotong University, China

Prof. Mohamed Gadala, University of British Columbia, Canada

Prof. Chiao Mu, University of British Columbia, Canada

Prof. Peter Liu, Carleton University, Ottawa

Prof. Jiang Qingshan, Shenzhen Institues of Advanced Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Dr. Rahil Garnavi, IBM Research Lab, Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Liu Renren, , Xiangtan University, China

Prof. Rickey Dubay, University of New Brunswick, Canada

Prof. Du Ruxu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Prof. Shen Xiajiong, Henan University, China

Prof. Saman Kumara, Halgamuge, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Zhu Shunzhi, Computer Science Department, Xiamen University of Technology, China

Prof. Steve Feng, University of British Columbia, Canada

Prof. Li Taoshen, Nanning University, China

Prof. Liu Tenghong, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China

Prof. Tong-Heng Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Zhang Wei, Shandong University, China

Prof. Zhong Wende, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

Prof. Xiangjian (Sean) He, University of Technology, Sydney (UTS), Australia

Prof. Lin Xianke, Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, Ontario Tech University, Canada

Prof. Wang Xiaoyu, Faculty of Engineering, Calreton University, Canada

Prof. Zhang Xuesong, Southeast Missouri State University, USA

Dr. Yu Xiao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Prof. Yu Yuanlong, Fuzhou University, China

Prof. Zhangxi Lin, Texas Tech University, USA

Dr. Qin Zhen, Dalhousie University, Canada

Dr. Chen Zheng, Dalhousie University, Canada

Prof. Deng Zhigang, University of Houston, USA

Prof. Wang Zidong, Brunel University, UK

Prof. Lin Zongli, University of Virginia, USA

Prof. Chen Zhiguo, Henan University, China

Prof. Senzhang Wang, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Dr. Mengyu Guo, Tsinghua University, China

Local Organizing Committee

TBD.