ICCSC 2024

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Anand Nayyar
Professor, Scientist, Vice-Chairman (Research), Director (IoT and Intelligent Systems Lab) in School of Computer Science, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Viet Nam.

Short Bio: Dr. Anand Nayyar received Ph.D (Computer Science) from Desh Bhagat University in 2017 in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence and Network Simulation. He is currently working in School of Computer Science-Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam as Professor, Scientist, Vice-Chairman (Research) and Director- IoT and Intelligent Systems Lab. A Certified Professional with 100+ Professional certifications from CISCO, Microsoft, Amazon, EC-Council, Oracle, Google, Beingcert, EXIN, GAQM, Cyberoam and many more. Published more than 160+ Research Papers in various High-Quality ISI-SCI/SCIE/SSCI Impact Factor- Q1, Q2, Q3 Journals cum Scopus/ESCI indexed Journals, 70+ Papers in International Conferences indexed with Springer, IEEE and ACM Digital Library, 40+ Book Chapters in various SCOPUS/WEB OF SCIENCE Indexed Books with Springer, CRC Press, Wiley, IET, Elsevier with Citations: 10000+, H-Index: 53 and I-Index: 190. Member of more than 60+ Associations as Senior and Life Member. He has authored/co-authored cum Edited 50+ Books of Computer Science. Associated with more than 600+ International Conferences as Programme Committee/Chair/Advisory Board/Review Board member. He has 18 Australian Patents, 7 German Patents, 4 Japanese Patents, 40 Indian Design cum Utility Patents, 4 UK Patent, 1 USA Patent, 3 Indian Copyrights and 2 Canadian Copyrights to his credit in the area of Wireless Communications, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, IoT, Healthcare, Drones, Robotics and Image Processing. Awarded 40 Awards for Teaching and Research—Young Scientist, Best Scientist, Best Senior Scientist, Asia Top 50 Academicians and Researchers, Young Researcher Award, Outstanding Researcher Award, Excellence in Teaching, Best Senior Scientist Award, DTU Best Professor and Researcher Award- 2019, 2020-2021, 2022 and many more. He is listed in Top 2% Scientists as per Stanford University (2020, 2021, 2022) , Ad Index (Rank No:1 Duy Tan University, Rank No:1 Computer Science in Viet Nam) and Listed on Research.com (Top Scientist of Computer Science in Viet Nam- National Ranking: 2; D-Index: 31). He is acting as Associate Editor for Wireless Networks (Springer), Computer Communications (Elsevier), International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNET) (Inderscience), Frontiers in Computer Science, PeerJ Computer Science, Human Centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS), Tech Science Press- IASC, IET-Quantum Communications, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, IET Networks, IJDST, IJISP, IJCINI, IJGC, IJSIR. He is acting as Managing Editor of IGI-Global Journal, USA titled “International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS)” and Editor-in-Chief of IGI-Global, USA Journal titled “International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST)”. He has reviewed more than 2500+ Articles for diverse Web of Science and Scopus Indexed Journals. He is currently researching in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Swarm Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Healthcare Informatics, Big Data and Wireless Communications.

Prof. Dr. Faisal Shafait
Professor, SEECS, NUST Director, TUKL-NUST Research & Development Center
President, Pakistani Pattern Recognition Society (PPRS)

Short Bio: Prof. Dr. Faisal Shafait has 15+ years of research and teaching experience in Artifi-cial Intelligence and Machine Learning, primarily focusing on computer vision and document image analysis. He completed his PhD in Computer Engineering from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern (TUKL), Germany in 2008 with the highest distinction. Currently, he is working as a Professor and is heading the Department of Computing at School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS) as well as the Deep Learning Lab (DLL) under National Center of Artificial Intelligence (NCAI), NUST. Previously, he has worked as an Assis-tant Research Professor and is currently an Adjunct Professor at the University of Western Australia in Perth, Australia; as a Senior Researcher at the German Research Center for Artifi-cial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany, and Google Inc., Mountain View, USA. Dr. Faisal has made a significant international reputation in the field of Artificial Intelligence by earning 11,900+ citations with i10 and h indices of 161 and 53 (Google Scholar) respectively.

Professor Ning Wang,
Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Marine Robotics College of Marine Electrical Engineering Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China

Senior Member, IEEE

Ning Wang (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.Eng. degree in marine engineering and the Ph.D. degree in control theory and engineering from the Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China, in 2004 and 2009, respectively. From September 2008 to September 2009, he was financially supported by China Scholarship Council to work as a joint-training Ph.D. Student with the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. From August 2014 to August 2015, he was a Visiting Scholar with the University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, USA. His research interests include self-learning autonomy, unmanned (marine) vehicles, and autonomous systems. He has authored or coauthored more than 100 SCI-indexed journal papers.,Dr. Wang was the recipient of the Nomination Award of Liaoning Province Excellent Doctoral Dissertation, State Oceanic Administration Outstanding Young Scientists in Marine Science and Technology, the China Ocean Engineering Science and Technology Award (First Prize), the Liaoning Province Award for Technological Invention (First Prize), the Liaoning Province Award for Natural Science (Second Prize), the Liaoning Youth Science and Technology Award (Topten Talents), the Liaoning BaiQianWan Talents (First Level), the Liaoning Excellent Talents (First Level), the Science and Technology Talents the Ministry of Transport of the P. R. China, the Youth Science and Technology Award of China Institute of Navigation, and the Dalian Leading Talents. In view of his significant research with NTU, he received the Excellent Government-funded Scholars and Students Award in 2009. He has been Leading Guest Editors of International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, Neurocomputing, and International Journal of Fuzzy Systems. He is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Systems Journal, International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, the Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control, IET Electronics Letters, Electronics (MDPI), and Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology. He was recognized as the Highly Cited Researcher 2021 by Clarivate Analytics, and the Highly Cited Chinese Researcher 2020 in Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering by Elsevier.

Professor Ahmed Boutejdar
Communication and Microwave Engineering Department

University of Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany

Dr. Ahmed Boutejdar was born in Souk El-Arbaa du Gharb, Morocco. He received the Bachelor of Science B.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Physics from both universities Technische Hochschule Köthen and from Ibn Tofeil University, Kénitra, Morocco between 1991 and 1995. From 1992 to 1993 Preparatory Year of german language and Preparatory Year of Engineering high School in köthen, Germany. B.Sc. and Diplom-Eng degrees (with highest honors) in Electrical Engineering, Communication, and Microwave Engineering from Otto-von-Guericke university, Magdeburg, Germany in 2002 and 2004 respectively, and the Ph.D. degree, Thesis title: Design, development and optimization of compact microstrip RF filters using "Defected Ground Structure" (DGS) technology (with highest honors) in electrical engineering from the Otto-von-Guericke university, Magdeburg, Germany in 2010. He worked until 2009 on research project entitled "Design, Analysis, and manufacturing of Microstrip Monopole DMS-Antennas and Compact Planar DGS-Filters ", founded by Land Sachsen-Anhalt at the University Magdeburg. From 2010 worked as a research on the project entitled "Design, optimization, CMOS-compatible fabrication and characterization of MEMS tunable planar and coplanar DGS filters". He is currently working in cooperation with the German Research Foundation (DFG) on a new research DFG-project entitled "Capacitive and resistive microelectromechanical switch with bridge structures made of spring steel, in particular for HF applications". His research interests include microwave and filter measurements, design and fabrication of UWB patch antennas, minimisation of compact Defected Ground Structure DGS-filters and antennas using MEMS-technology, design and optimisation of microstrip couplers, Defected Microstrip Structure DMS- compact antennas, reconfigurable planar filters and monopole antennas using varactor devices, measurement techniques and calibration of RF components, electromagnetic modeling (EM) and simulation and RF-circuit simulations.

Professor Belkheir HAMMOUTI
Laboratory of Applied Chemistry & Environment, Faculty of Science, Mohammed Premier

Editor-in-Chief : Journal of Materials and Environmental Science
Elsevier Award : the most published author in Morocco since 2000.

Prof. Dr. B. Hammouti was awarded a PhD degree in corrosion science in 1994. He is currently a Professor in the Faculty of Science, University of Mohammed I, Oujda, Morocco. His research interest covers acidity sensors and corrosion inhibition of iron, steel, lead, aluminium and copper in mineral acids by tetrazole, pyrazole, polymer, thiophene, pyridine, peptide, aminoacid and ester compounds. Additionally his research interest is moreover directed towards the field of the pesticides, selective electrodes water treatments. He has published more than 700 papers in corrosion and sensors fields. In last March, 2006, he received the Elsevier Award as the most published author in Morocco since the year 2000.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Korhan Cengiz
Department of Computer Engineering, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey

Chair of the research committee of University of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Korhan Cengiz was born in Edirne, Turkey, in 1986. He received the BSc degrees in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Kocaeli University and Business Administration from Anadolu University, Turkey in 2008 and 2009 respectively. He took his MSc degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Namik Kemal University, Turkey in 2011, and the PhD degree in Electronics Engineering from Kadir Has University, Turkey in 2016. Since October 2023, He is at the world top 2% scientist list. Since March 2023, He has been a Senior Researcher in the department of Information Technologies, University of Hradec Kralove, Kralove, Czech Republic. Since September 2022, He has been an Associate Professor in the department of Computer Engineering, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey. Since April 2022, he has been the chair of the research committee of University of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. Since August 2021, he has been an Assistant Professor at the College of Information Technology in University of Fujairah, UAE. Dr. Cengiz is the author of more than 40 SCI / SCI-E articles including IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Access, Expert Systems with Applications, Knowledge Based Systems and ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, 5 international patents, more than 10 book chapters, and 1 book in Turkish. He is editor of more than 20 books. His research interests include wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, statistical signal processing, indoor positioning systems, internet of things, power electronics and 5G. He is the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Potentials Magazine, Handling Editor of Microprocessors and Microsystems, Elsevier, Associate Editor of IET Electronics Letters, and IET Networks. He serves several reviewer positions for IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Sensors Journal and IEEE Access. He serves several book editor positions in IEEE, Springer, Elsevier, Wiley and CRC. He presented 40+ keynote talks in reputed IEEE and Springer Conferences about WSNs, IoT and 5G. He is Senior Member, IEEE and Professional Member of ACM. Dr. Cengiz’ s awards and honors include the Tubitak Priority Areas PhD Scholarship, the Kadir Has University PhD Student Scholarship, best presentation award in ICAT 2016 Conference and best paper award in ICAT 2018 Conference.

Prof. Dr. Mohamed A. Moustafa Hassan
Department of Electrical Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt

Vice Dean for ITEC Alamieria

Mohamed A. Moustafa Hassan (S. Member IEEE): received the B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. in 1977, 1982, and 1988 respectively, in Electrical Engineering, from Cairo University, Egypt. Since 1977, He joined the faculty of Electrical Engineering at Cairo University, Egypt as a Teaching staff. During his PhD research program, He visited Department of Electrical Engineering, BUGH - Wuppertal funded by DAAD, Germany for the academic years of 1984 to 1987. During the academic years of 1989 to 1992, he was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Electrical Engineering, at The University of Calgary, Canada, funded partially by CIDA. He is currently a Professor of control of Power Systems at Cairo University. He was working as Vice Dean for ITEC Alamieria (Funded via EDF, Egyptian Ministry Cabinet) Cairo Egypt (from Sept 2012 till Feb 2014), and Vice Dean for graduate Studies at FISCS October 6 University, Giza Egypt (for the Academic Year 2014/2015). He is appointed as Electro mechanics Dept. Chairperson at Heliopolis University From October 2019 till July2020. His research activities include Control Systems, Fuzzy Logic, and ANN, Artificial intelligence techniques in protection, control of power systems, Modeling and Control of Renewable Energy Applications. He worked in many universities inside Egypt (Cairo University, AUC, Suez Canal University, Banha University, South Valley University, PHI, IAEMS, IAET, October 6 University), and outside Egypt (University of Calgary in CANADA, UAEU in UAE, TSI in UAE, AUST in UAE, and JEGC in KSA). He is offering many practical consultations for different sectors in Egypt like Water utilities (HCWW), especially in the field of Automation, SCADA, DCS, and Renewable Energy Applications. He offered various training courses (c.a. 25) in the field of control systems, in addition to other technical subjects, in different countries (Egypt, KSA, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman (on Line); and UAE). He attended many international scientific Conferences in these countries (Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, UK, Italy, Turkish Cyprus, Russia, Canada, and Ukraine). He published c.a. 165 scientific papers in International Journals and International Conferences. He is supervising many Graduate Thesis in Cairo University (43 finished) and outside Cairo University (Banha University, Al Azhar University, Fayioum University, S. Valley University (18 awarded). He examined ca 82 Graduate Thesis at (Cairo University, Banha University, Al Azhar University, Fayioum University, and S. Valley University). He is also a reviewer for some International Scientific Journals (IJSDA, IJMIC, EPSC, ASEJ, JEAS, JES-AUN … Energy, … etc.).