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Program Chair

Ana Fred
Instituto de Telecomunicações and University of Lisbon

Brief Bio
Ana Fred received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering, in 1989 and 1994, respectively, both from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is a Faculty Member of IST since 1986, where she has been a professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and more recently with the Department of Biomedical Engineering. She is a researcher at the Pattern and Image Analysis Group of the Instituto de Telecomunicações. Her main research areas are on pattern recognition, both structural and statistical approaches, with application to data mining, learning systems, behavioral biometrics, and biomedical applications. She has done pioneering work on clustering, namely on cluster ensemble approaches. Recent work on biosensors hardware (including BITalino – and ECG-based biometrics (Vitalidi project) have been object of several nacional and internacional awards, as well as wide dissemination on international media, constituting a success story of knowledge transfer from research to market. She has published over 160 papers in international refereed conferences, peer reviewed journals, and book chapters. ... More >>


Luis Anido-Rifon, University of Vigo, Spain
Alessandro Artusi, RISE Ltd, Cyprus
George Awad, National Institute Standards Technology, United States
Nebojsa Bacanin, Singidunum University, Serbia
Ulas Bagci, University Central Florida, United States
Michel Barlaud, University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
Rodrigo Barros, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande Sul, Brazil
Tomas Brazdil, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic
Hasan Bulut, Ege University, Turkey
Massimo Buscema, Semeion, Research Centre of Sciences of Communication, Rome, Italy, Italy
George Caridakis, National Technical University Athens, Greece
Matias Carrasco Kind, University Illinois Urbana Champaign, United States
Stefano Cavuoti, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
V Srinivasa Chakravarthy, Indian Institute Technology Madras, India
Stephan Chalup, The University Newcastle, Australia
Angelo Ciaramella, Università degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope, Italy
Krzysztof Cios, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Claudio Cusano, University of Pavia, Italy
Yang Dai, University Illinois Chicago, United States
Marcilio de Souto, LIFO/University of Orléans, France
Konstantinos Diamantaras, TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece
Tiziana D'orazio, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Bernadette Dorizzi, Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom SudParis, France
Qi Dou, Imperial College Science Technology Medicine, United Kingdom
Ke-Lin Du, Concordia University Montréal, Canada
George Fazekas, Queen Mary London, United Kingdom
Corneliu Florea, , Laboratory of Image Processing and Analysis, Applied Electronics and Information Engineering, Romania
Xin Gao, Makkah Provinceking Abdullah University Science Technology, Saudi Arabia
Efstratios Gavves, University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Pablo Gil, Computer Science Research Institute, University of Alicante, Spain
Gilles Guillot, iPRI, France
Bilge Gunsel, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Jie Han, University Alberta, Canada
César Hervás Martínez, University of Cordoba, Spain
Laurent Heutte, Université de Rouen, France
Pengyu Hong, Brandeis University, United States
Abdul Jalil, International Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan
Tae-Seong Kim, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Byung-Gyu Kim, Sookmyung Women's University, Korea, Republic of
Kuldeep Kumar, Bond University, Australia
Krista Lagus, University of Helsinki, Finland
Chih-Chin Lai, National University Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Chang-Hsing Lee, Chung Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Marco Leo, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Ge Li, Peking University, China
Huaqing Li, Southwest University, China
Yung-Hui Li, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Fuhai Li, Washington University Saint Louis, United States
Simon Liao, University Winnipeg, Canada
Yang Liu, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China
Guangming Lu, Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Jianguo Lu,, University of Windsor, Canada
Feng Luo, Clemson University, United States
Fernando Lyardet, Urban Software Institute GmbH, Germany
Joel Martin, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Pabitra Mitra, IIT Kharagpur India, India
Perry Moerland, Amsterdam UMC, University Amsterdam, Netherlands
Stavroula Mougiakakou, , Switzerland
Le-Minh Nguyen, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Francesca Odone, Università di Genova, Italy
S.N. Omkar, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India, India
Juan Pantrigo, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
George Papakostas, International Hellenic University, Greece
Philippe Pasquier, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Stefania Perri, University Calabria, Italy
Mihail Popescu, University of Missouri, United States
Zbynek Raida, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Andrew Reader, Kings College London, United Kingdom
Carlo Sansone, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Rafal Scherer, Czestochowa University Technology, Poland
Marcel Schulz, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Jaydip Sen, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, India
Li Shen, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, United States
Abhishek Kumar Singh, International Institute Information Technology Hyderabad, India
Sunghwan Sohn, Mayo Clinic, United States
Concetto Spampinato, University Catania, Italy
Abdulhamit Subasi, Effat University, Saudi Arabia
Minghe Sun, University Texas San Antonio, United States
Ryszard Tadeusiewicz, Agh University Science Technology, Poland
Marco Turchi, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Aalt van Dijk, Wageningen University Research Centre, Netherlands
Shiqi Wang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jun Wang, Community College City University, Hong Kong
Liqiang Wang, University Central Florida, United States
Liangjiang Wang, Clemson University, United States
Guo-Wei Wei, Michigan State University, United States
Wai Lok Woo, Northumbria University, United Kingdom
Seokwon Yeom, Daegu University, Korea, Republic of
Hujun Yin, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Yizhou Yu, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yu Zhang, Stanford University, United States
Kun Zhang, Xavier University Louisiana, United States
Kai Zhang, Temple University, United States

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