ICCCBDA 2023 Speakers


Prof. Assaf Schuster, ACM Fellow, IEEE Fellow

Israel Institute of Technology, Israel


Prof. Assaf Schuster of the Computer Science Department at the Technion is a leading researcher who published over 250 papers in the areas of Cloud Management, Machine Learning, AI, Cyber Security, Parallel and Distributed Computing, Scalability, Big data, Complex Event Streams, and others. He is a Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE.


Prof. Jixin Ma

University of Greenwich, UK

Dr Jixin Ma is a Full Professor of Computer Science in the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at University of Greenwich, U.K. He has been the Director of the Centre for Computer and Computational Science, and the Director of the School’s PhD/MPhil Programme. Professor Ma is also a Visiting Professor of Beijing Normal University, Hainan University, Auhui University, Zhengzhou Light Industrial University and Macau City University. Professor Ma obtained his BSc and MSc of Mathematics in 1982 and 1988, respectively, and PhD of Computer Sciences in 1994. His main research areas include Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Information Systems, with special interests in Temporal Logic, Information Security, Machine Learning, Case-Based Reasoning and Pattern Recognition. Professor has been a member British Computer Society, American Association of Artificial Intelligence, ICIS/IEEE, World Scientific and Engineering Society, and Special Group of Artificial Intelligence of BCS. He has also been the Editor of several international journals and international conference proceedings,  Conference/Program Chair, and Invited Keynote Speakers of many international conferences. Professor Ma has published more than 150 research papers in international journals and conferences.




Dr. Hongliang Zhang

Princeton University, USA


Hongliang Zhang received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Peking University, in 2014 and 2019, respectively. Currently, he is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Princeton University, New Jersey. His current research interests include reconfigurable intelligent surfaces, aerial access networks, optimization theory, and game theory. He received the best doctoral thesis award from the Chinese Institute of Electronics in 2019. He is an exemplary reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Communications in 2020. He is also the recipient of the 2021 IEEE Comsoc Heinrich Hertz Award for Best Communications Letters and the 2021 IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Paper Award. He has served as a TPC Member for many IEEE conferences, such as Globecom, ICC, and WCNC. He is currently an Editor for IEEE Communications Letters, IET Communications, and Frontiers in Signal Processing. He has also served as a Guest Editor for several journals, such as IEEE Internet of Things Journal, Journal of Communications and Networks, etc.