Donald Y. C. Lie received his B.S.E.E. degree from the National Taiwan University in 1987, and the M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering (minor in applied physics) from Caltech, Pasadena, in 1990 and 1995, respectively. He held technical and managerial positions at companies such as Rockwell International, Silicon-Wave (now Qualcomm), IBM, Microtune, and is currently the Keh-Shew Lu Regents Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University, and also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. He was a Visiting Lecturer to the ECE Department, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) during 2002-2007 and co-supervised Ph.D. students. He and his students have won 16 Best Paper Awards and authored 220 peer-reviewed technical papers and book chapters with three TOP 100 most downloaded papers in IEEE Xplore™ and he holds seven U.S. patents. Dr. Lie has been awarded with 6 DARPA contracts, and appointed as a Chair Professor, College of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, since 2018. He is a Fellow of IEEE. His research interests are: (1) power-efficient 5G/6G mm-Wave/RF/Analog IC design; and (2) interdisciplinary/clinical research on medical electronics, biosensors, oncology, and AI-assisted medicine.
Dr Suresh Chandra Satapathy is a Ph.D in Computer Science Engineering, currently working as Professor of School of Computer Engg and Dean- Research at KIIT (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneshwar, Odisha, India. He is quite active in research in the areas of Swarm Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Cognitive Sciences. He has developed two new optimization algorithms known as Social Group Optimization (SGO) published in Springer Journal and SELO ( Social Evolution and Learning Algorithm) published in Elsevier. He has delivered number of Keynote addresses and Tutorials in his areas of expertise in various events in India and abroad. He has more than 150 publications in reputed journals and conf proceedings. Dr. Suresh is in Editorial board of IGI Global, Inderscience, Growing Science journals, Asso Editor of Springer Complex and Intelligent System and also Guest Editor for Arabian Journal of Science and Engg published by Springer. He is the Editor-in-Chief of IJIDSS from Inderscience and Associate Editor of KES Journal from IOS press. He is a visiting professor to number of reputed Universities like University of Leicester, London, NTU, Singapore, Duy Tan University, Vietnam, etc. He was awarded Leadership in Academia Award in India by ASSOCHEM for the year 2017.
Speech Title: "Social Group Optimization ( SGO) and Applications to Medical Imaging Analysis"