Kevin Bowyer is the Schubmehl-Prein Family Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. He has served as EIC of the IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behavior, and Identity Science and the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, as well as General Chair or Program Chair of conferences such as Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), and Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), Biometrics Theory, Applications and Systems (BTAS) and International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB). Professor Bowyer is a Fellow of the IAPR, IEEE and AAAS.
Subhas Mukhopadhyay (M’97, SM’02, F’11) holds a B.E.E. (gold medallist), M.E.E., Ph.D. (India) and Doctor of Engineering (Japan). He has over 31 years of teaching, industrial and research experience.
Currently he is working as a Professor of Mechanical/Electronics Engineering, Macquarie University, Australia and is the Discipline Leader of the Mechatronics Engineering Degree Programme. He is also the Director of International Engagement for the School of Engineering of Macquarie University. His fields of interest include Smart Sensors and sensing technology, instrumentation techniques, wireless sensors and network (WSN), Internet of Things (IoT), wearable sensors and medical devices. He has supervised over 40 postgraduate students and over 100 Honours students. He has examined over 70 postgraduate theses.
He has published over 450 papers in different international journals and conference proceedings, written ten books and fifty two book chapters and edited eighteen conference proceedings. He has also edited thirty five books with Springer-Verlag and thirty two journal special issues. He has been cited so far 13933 times and has a h-index of 58. He has received various awards, most notably: the Australian Research Field Leader in Engineering and Computer Science 2020; Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Sensors Council 2020-2022; Outstanding Volunteer by IEEE R10, 2019; World Famous Professor by Government of Indonesia, 2018; Certificate of Distinction from IEEE Sensors Council, 2017; IETE R.S. Khandpur Award – India, 2016; Best Performing Topical Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal from 2013 to 2018, six years consecutively. He has organized over 20 international conferences as either General Chairs/co-chairs or Technical Programme Chair. He has delivered 389 presentations including keynote, invited, tutorial and special lectures.
He is a Fellow of IEEE (USA), a Fellow of IET (UK), a Fellow of IETE (India), a Topical Editor of IEEE Sensors journal, an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurements, and IEEE Review of Biomedical Engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems and Springer Natura on Computer Science. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Sensors Council from 2017 to 2022. He is the Founding Chair of the IEEE Sensors Council New South Wales Chapter.
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Yiran Chen received B.S (1998) and M.S. (2001) from Tsinghua University and Ph.D. (2005) from Purdue University. After five years in industry, he joined University of Pittsburgh in 2010 as Assistant Professor and then was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2014, holding Bicentennial Alumni Faculty Fellow. He is now the Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University and serving as the director of the NSF AI Institute for Edge Computing Leveraging the Next- generation Networks (Athena) and the NSF Industry–University Cooperative Research Center (IUCRC) for Alternative Sustainable and Intelligent Computing (ASIC), and the co-director of Duke Center for Computational Evolutionary Intelligence (CEI). His group focuses on the research of new memory and storage systems, machine learning and neuromorphic computing, and mobile computing systems. Dr. Chen has published 1 book and about 500 technical publications and has been granted 96 US patents. He has served as the associate editor of a dozen international academic transactions/journals and served on the technical and organization committees of more than 60 international conferences. He is now serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Magazine. He received seven best paper awards, one best poster award, and fifteen best paper nominations from international conferences and workshops. He received many professional awards and is the distinguished lecturer of IEEE CEDA (2018-2021). He is a Fellow of the ACM and IEEE and now serves as the chair of ACM SIGDA.
Shervin Shirmohammadi received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 2000 from the University of Ottawa, Canada, where he is currently a Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is the Director of the DISCOVER Lab, doing research in measurement methods and Applied AI for multimedia and networking systems. The results of his research, funded by more than $26 million from public and private sectors, include 400 publications, 3 Best Paper awards, over 70 researchers trained at the postdoctoral, PhD, and Master’s levels, 30 patents and technology transfers to the private sector, and a number of awards. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, and was also the Associate Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Magazine in 2014 and 2015, and is currently on its editorial board.
He has been an IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society AdCom member since 2014, served as the Vice President of its Membership Development Committee from 2014 to 2017, and was a member of the IEEE I²MTC Board of Directors from 2014 to 2016.
Dr. Shirmohammadi is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to multimedia systems and network measurements, winner of the 2019 George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research, a Senior Member of the ACM, a University of Ottawa Gold Medalist, and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
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