Prof. Hesheng Wang, IEEE Senior Member
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Hesheng Wang received the Ph.D. degrees in Automation & Computer-Aided Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Currently, he is a Professor of Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Prof. Wang has published more than 100 papers in refereed professional journals and international conference proceedings. He has received a number of best paper awards from major international conferences in robotics and automation. Dr. Wang is an Associate Editor of Assembly Automation and the International Journal of Humanoid Robotics, a Technical Editor of the IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ROBOTICS from 2015 to 2019. He serves as The Technical Activities Board Member of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society and an associate editor in Conference Editorial Board of IEEE Robotics and Automation Society. Prof. Wang was the program chair of the 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics, the program chair of The 2019 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics and the general chair of the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Real-time Computing and Robotics. He is He was a recipient of Shanghai Rising Star Award in 2014, The National Science Fund for Outstanding Young Scholars in 2017 and Shanghai Shuguang Scholar. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.
近年来，在国内外刊物和会议发表SCI/EI索引论文共150+篇，其中SCI索引49篇，IEEE TRANSACTIONS论文20余篇，SCI引用200+次，google scholar引用1400+次。在国际机器人顶级会议ICRA及IROS共发表论文20余篇。已获国家发明专利授权27项，转让1项，另已公开7项。
曾担任2014国际机器人及仿生学大会(IEEE ROBIO2014)的大会程序主席(Program Chair)， 2016年国际实时计算与机器人大会（IEEE RCAR2016）的大会总主席（General Chair）, 将担任2019年国际先进智能机电系统(IEEE AIM2019)的大会程序主席。担任包括IEEE ROBIO2009、IEEE ICRA2011、IEEE NANO2013、IEEE ROBIO2015、IEEE SII2016等多个国际会议组委会主席。目前担任国际期刊IEEE Transactions on Robotics(SCI)，Assembly Automation(SCI)，International Journal of Humanoid Robotics(SCI)和Robotics and Biomimetics的副编辑（Associate Editor），IEEE机器人及自动化学会会议编委会副编辑。曾担任Mathematical Problems in Engineering（SCI），International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems（SCI期刊）和Journal of Applied Mathematics的客座编委。现为IEEE高级会员。
Prof. Eric Jiang,
University of San Diego, USA
Professor Jiang has been a member of the faculty since 1998.
Professor Jiang's research has been in parallel computing, information retrieval, data mining, Web link analysis and mining, machine learning and scientific computation. He has co-authored a book "Nonlinear Numerical Analysis and Optimization" and has published papers in several edited books and in journals such as Neural, Parallel & Scientific Computations, Numerical Linear Algebra with Applications, International Journal of Knowledge-based Intelligent Engineering Systems. Professor Jiang has also given a number of presentations at international conferences, workshops and invited seminars. Since 2010, he has been serving on the editorial board of International Journal of Intelligent Data Analysis.
Professor Jiang has taught a variety of courses at USD, including computer programming, object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm analysis, operating systems, programming languages, digital modeling, data mining and neural networks. In addition to teaching regular courses, Professor Jiang has advised computer science research projects, independent studies and Honors theses in database design and management, information retrieval modeling, data mining and predictive analysis, genetic algorithms and applications. He has also participated in teaching team-taught interdisciplinary courses for the Honors Program at USD.
Prof. Girija Chetty, Senior Member of IEEE
University of Canberra, Australia
Dr. Girija Chetty has a Bachelors and Masters degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and PhD in Information Sciences and Engineering from Australia. She has more than 35 years of experience in Industry, Research and Teaching from Universities and Research and Development Companies from India and Australia, and has held several leadership positions including Head of Software Engineering and Computer Science, and Course Director for Master of Computing Course. Currently, she is the Head of Multimodal Systems and Information Fusion Group in University of Canberra, Australia, and leads a research group with several PhD students, Post Docs, research assistants and regular International and National visiting researchers. She is a Senior Member of IEEE, USA, and senior member of Australian Computer Society, and her research interests are in the area of multimodal systems, computer vision, pattern recognition and image processing. She has published extensively with more than 150 fully refereed publications in several invited book chapters, edited books, high quality conference and journals, and she is in the editorial boards, technical review committees and regular reviewer for several IEEE, Elsevier and IET journals in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing.