Keynote Speaker


2020 Communication Technologies and Cloud Computing Conference

Keynote Speakers

Prof. Graziano Chesi (IEEE Fellow)

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Graziano Chesi is a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Hong Kong. He received the Laurea in Information Engineering from the University of Florence and the PhD in Systems Engineering from the University of Bologna. Before joining the University of Hong Kong, he was with the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Siena.

He served as Associate Editor for various journals, including Automatica, the European Journal of Control, the IEEE Control Systems Letters, the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, the IEEE Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, and Systems and Control Letters. He also served as Guest Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, for the International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, and for Mechatronics.

He founded and served as chair of the Technical Committee on Systems with Uncertainty of the IEEE Control Systems Society. He also served as chair of the Best Student Paper Award Committees for the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control and the IEEE Multi-Conference on Systems and Control.

He is author of the books "Homogeneous Polynomial Forms for Robustness Analysis of Uncertain Systems" (Springer 2009) and "Domain of Attraction: Analysis and Control via SOS Programming" (Springer 2011). He is first author in more than 160 publications. Since 2012, he is in the Top 1% HKU Scholars. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.



Prof. Farid Meziane

University of Salford, UK

Farid Meziane obtained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Salford on his work on producing formal specification from Natural Language requirements. He is currently holding a chair in Data and Knowledge Engineering and is the director of the informatics research centre at the University of Salford, UK. He has authored over 100 scientific papers and participated in many national and international research projects. He is the co-chair of the international conference on application of Natural Language to information systems and in the programme committee of over ten international conferences and in the editorial board of three international journals. He was awarded the Highly Commended Award from the Literati Club, 2001 for his paper on Intelligent Systems in Manufacturing: Current Development and Future Prospects. His research expertise includes Natural Language processing, semantic computing, data mining and big data and knowledge Engineering.