2023 3rd Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Artificial Intelligence And Big Data Forum
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Keynote Speaker 1

Professor. Zhu Han

John and Rebecca Moores Professor, ECE Department and CS Department, University of Houston, USA
IEEE Fellow,AAAS Fellow

Zhu Han received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. From 2000 to 2002, he was an R&D Engineer of JDSU, Germantown, Maryland. From 2003 to 2006, he was a Research Associate at the University of Maryland. From 2006 to 2008, he was an assistant professor at Boise State University, Idaho. Currently, he is a John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as the Computer Science Department at the University of Houston, Texas. Dr. Han is an NSF CAREER award recipient of 2010, and the winner of the 2021 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award. He has been an IEEE fellow since 2014, an AAAS fellow since 2020, an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer from 2015 to 2018, and an ACM Distinguished Speaker from 2022-2025. Dr. Han is also a 1% highly cited researcher since 2017.


Keynote Speaker 2

Prof. Tsung-Hui Chang

IEEE Fellow

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Tsung-Hui Chang received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in communications engineering from the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 2003 and 2008, respectively. From 2012 to 2015, he was an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taipei, Taiwan. In August 2015, Dr. Chang joined the School of Science and Engineering (SSE), The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHKSZ), China, as an Assistant Professor, and since August 2018, as an Associate Professor. Prior to being a faculty member, Dr. Chang held research positions with NTHU, from 2008 to 2011, and the University of California, Davis, CA, USA, from 2011 to 2012. Prof. Chang was elevated to an IEEE Fellow in the year 2023.



Keynote Speaker 3

Professor Qingliang Chen

Jinan University, China

Qingliang Chen received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from Sun Yat-Sen University, China. He is currently a professor with Department of Computer Science, Jinan University and an adjunct professor with Institute for Integrated and Intelligent Systems (IIIS), Griffith University. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Peking University, from 2010 to 2012. His research interests are machine learning and pattern recognition, and he has published more than 30 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences such as AAAI, IJCAI and ECCV, and has served as the principal investigator for three research grants from National Natural Science Foundation of China.


Keynote Speaker 4

Prof. Saman Halgamuge

IEEE Fellow, AAIA Fellow, Fellow of IET

The University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof Saman Halgamuge, Fellow of IEEE, IET and AAIA, received the B.Sc. Engineering degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka, and the Dipl.-Ing and Ph.D. degrees in data engineering from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany. He is currently a Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the School of Electrical Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also an honorary professor of Australian National University. He is listed as a top 2% most cited researcher for AI and Image Processing in the Stanford database. He was a distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (2018-21). His research interests are in AI, machine learning including deep learning, optimization, big data analytics and their applications in biomedicine and engineering.