Keynote Speaker 1

Professor Limsoon wong

  • KITHCT Professor of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore,
  • Professor of Pathology, School of Medicine, National University of Singapore,
  • Leader, Bioinformatics Programme, NUS Office of Life Sciences,
  • Coordinator, Computational Biology Lab, NUS School of Computing,
  • Faculty Member, Graduate School for Integrative Sciences and Engineering, National University of Singapore.

Specialization: Knowledge discovery technologies and their application to biomedicine

Bibliography: Limsoon Wong is a KITHCT chair professor in the School of Computing and a professor in the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore. Before that, he was the Deputy Executive Director for Research at A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research. He currently works mostly on knowledge discovery technologies and their application to biomedicine. He has also done, especially in the earlier part of his career, significant research in database query language theory and finite model theory, as well as significant development work in broad-scale data integration systems. Limsoon has written about 250 research papers, some of which are among the best cited of their respective fields. He is a Fellow of the ACM, named in 2013 for his contributions to database theory and computational biology. Some of his other recent awards include the 2003 FEER Asian Innovation Gold Award for his work on treatment optimization of childhood leukemias, the 2006 Singapore Youth Award Medal of Commendation for his sustained contributions to science and technology, and the ICDT 2014 Test of Time Award for his work on naturally embedded query languages. Limsoon was also conferred, in 2014, a Public Administration Medal (Bronze) by the Singapore Government for outstanding efficiency, competence, and industry. He serves/served on the editorial boards of Journal of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Biology Direct, Drug Discovery Today, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Genomics Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Journal of Biomedical Semantics, Methods, Scientific Reports, Information Systems, and IEEE Transactions on Big Data. He is also an ACM Books Area Editor. He received his BSc(Eng) in 1988 from Imperial College London and his PhD in 1994 from University of Pennsylvania.

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Keynote Speaker 2

Professor Wai Kiang (Albert) Yeap

  • Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Director of Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research
    Auckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand

Specialization: Artificial Intelligence - Space and Language

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Keynote Speaker 3

Professor Takuro Sato

  • Director, Global Information and Telecommunication Institute,
  • Professor of Computer Science, School of Fundamental Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Japan.

Specialization: Next Generation Cellular Mobile Communication System, Next Generation Mobile Communication Network, ICT Applications

 

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Keynote Speaker 4

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