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Prof. Chen Wei, Zhejiang University, China
Dr. Wei Chen is a professor in State Key Lab of CAD&CG
at Zhejiang University
, P.R.China. From June 2000 to June 2002, he was a joint Ph.D student in Fraunhofer Institute for Graphics
, Darmstadt, Germany and received his Ph.D degree in July 2002. His Ph.D advisors were Prof.Qunsheng Peng
, and Prof.Georgios Sakas
. From July. 2006 to Sep. 2008, Dr. Wei Chen was a visiting scholar at Purdue University, working in PURPL
with Prof.David S. Ebert
. In December 2009, Dr.Wei Chen was promoted as a full professor of Zhejiang University. He has performed research in visualization and visual analysis and published more than 30 IEEE/ACM Transactions and IEEE VIS papers. His current research interests include visualization, visual analytics and bio-medical image computing.
Prof. Qigang Gao, Dalhousie University, Canada
Dr. Qigang Gao is a professor of Computer Science at Dalhousie University, Canada. He received both PhD and MASc degrees from the University of Waterloo, Canada in 1993 and 1988 respectively. His research interests include Computer vision & Pattern recognition, Data mining and Data warehousing, Web-based intelligent information systems, and Cloud computing. He has supervised/co-supervised 52 graduate students at both PhD and Masters levels, and published (authored/co-authored) 110 peer-reviewed research papers & book articles in the related areas. He has also served on the organizing and technical program committees of many conferences, and served as reviewer as well. Speaker URL: https://web.cs.dal.ca/~qggao/
Prof. Chang Liu, Northern Illinois University, USA
Professor & Department Chair
Operations Management & Information Systems (OM&IS)
Chairperson, OM&IS Department, College of Business, Northern Illinois University (7/2010 – present).
Acting Department Chair, OM&IS Department, College of Business, Northern Illinois University (8/2009 – 6/2010).
Professor of Management Information Systems (MIS), Northern Illinois University (8/2009 – present).