Keynote Speakers of ISMSI2018 


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Keynote Speakers of ISMSI2017 



Prof. KWONG, Tak Wu Sam 鄺得互教授

City University of Hong Kong 

Biography: Prof Kwong joined City University as a lecturer in the Department of Electronic Engineering in 1989. Before joining City University, he worked for Control Data Canada and Bell Northern Research as diagnostic engineer and member of Scientific Staff, respectively. Besides being elected a Fellow of IEEE, at present, he is the associate editor of the IEEE transactions on Industrial Informatics and IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Journal of Information Sciences. He is also the Admissions Officer for the graduate programme in the Department. His research interests are evolutionary algorithms, pattern recognition, digital watermarking, video coding and network intrusion systems.


Prof. Meng-Hiot Lim

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 

Biography: Meng-Hiot Lim is a faculty member at the School of EEE, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He grew up in Malaysia and pursued his tertiary education at the University of South Carolina, USA. Dr Lim is the Managing Editor-in-Chief of Memetic Computing journal and a Chief Editor of the Book Series on Adaptation, Learning and Optimization (ALO). He is also the Chief Editor of the book series on Proceedings of ALO. While his current research is mainly in the field of memetic computation and data analytics, he is also passionate about pedagogical engineering. His interests also include nurturing entrepreneurship, and is the co-founder of several startup companies. He is the founder and President of Memetic Computing Society, a professional body that promotes research and socio-educational activities related to the area of meme-centric problem-solving. He has 10 patents and previously served as a founding co-director of the Financial Engineering graduate program at the Nanyang Business School. He also plays an active role as organizer of the series of annual ELM(12-16) conferences. 


Prof. Thomas Hanne

University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Switzerland 

Biography: Thomas Hanne received master's degrees in Economics and Computer Science, and a PhD in Economics. From 1999 to 2007 he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) as senior scientist. Since then he is Professor for Information Systems at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and Head of Competence Center Systems Engineering since 2012.
Thomas Hanne is author of more than 100 journal articles, conference papers, and other publications and editor of several journals and special issues. His current research interests include multicriteria decision analysis, evolutionary algorithms, metaheuristics, optimization, simulation, systems engineering, software development, logistics, and supply chain management.