Prof. Weijia Jia，Beijing Normal University, China
（IEEE Fellow,Distinguished Member of CCF）
Weijia Jia is currently a Chair Professor and Director of Joint AI and Future Networking Research Institute of Beijing Normal University (BNU, Zhuhai) and United International College (UIC), Zhuhai, Guangdong, China. He also serves as the VP for Research at UIC China. Prior joining BNU/UIC, he served as the Deputy Director ofState Kay Laboratory of Internet of Things for Smart City at the University of Macau and Zhiyuan Chair Professor at the Shanghai Jiaotong University, PR China. He received BSc/MSc from Center South University, China in 82/84 and PhD from Polytechnic Faculty of Mons, Belgium in 93, respectively; all in computer science. For 93-95, he joined German National Research Center for Information Science (GMD) in Bonn (St. Augustine) as a research fellow. From 95-13, he worked in City University of Hong Kong as a professor. His contributions have been recoganized for the research of optimal network routing and deployment; vertex cover; anycast and multicast protocols; sensors networking; knowledge relation extractions; NLP and intelligent edge computing. He has over 600 publications in the prestige international journals/conferences and research books and book chapters. He hasreceived thebest product awards from the International Science & Tech. Expo (Shenzhen) in 2011/2012 and the 1st Prize of Scientific Research Awards from the Ministry of Education of China in 2017 (list 2) and many provincial science and tech awards. He has served as area editor for various prestige international journals, chair and PC member/keynote speaker for many top international conferences. He is the Fellow of IEEE and the Distinguished Member of CCF.
Prof. Ke Tang, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
（IEEE Fellow, Changjiang Scholar Professor for Artificial Intelligence）
Ke Tang is a Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech). His major research interests include evolutionary computation and machine learning, as well as their applications. He is a Fellow of IEEE and Changjiang Scholar Professor for Artificial Intelligence. He is also the recipient of a few national and international awards, such as the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Early Career Award, the Natural Science Award of Ministry of Education of China, and the Newton Advanced Fellowship of the Royal Society, UK.