ICIM2018 Keynote Speakers
Prof. Alan Eardley
Staffordshire University, United Kingdom
Biography: Professor W. Alan Eardley was born in Stoke-on-Trent, England in 1949. Through part-time study as a mature student, he obtained a B.A. in Business Studies with first class honours in 1984 and a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Aston University in the U.K. in 1989. His PhD, in Strategic Information Systems from Southampton University in the U.K., supervised by Professor David Avison, was awarded in 2001. Alan is Professor of Enterprise Computing in the School of Computing at Staffordshire University in the U.K. and is an Adjunct Professor at Asia Pacific University of Technology and Innovation in Kuala Lumpur. Professor Eardley researches, publishes and supervises PhD students in knowledge management and IT strategy and teaches research methods. He is a long-standing Member of the British Computer Society and is a Chartered IT professional.
Prof. Shuliang Li
PhD, Life Fellow of the British
Reader in Business Information Management & Systems Westminster Business School,
University of Westminster, United Kingdom
(Also Sichuan 100-Talent Scheme Visiting Professor at Southwest ng University, China)
Prof. Dr Shuliang Li is a Reader in Business Information Management at Westminster Business School, University of Westminster. He acted as BIM&O departmental Research Leader from January 2010 to July 2013. Prof. Li is also Sichuan 100-Talent Scheme Visiting Professor in China for research collaboration purposes. He is a life Fellow of the British Computer Society (FBCS).
(Official Web page: https://www.westminster.ac.uk/about-us/our-people/directory/li-shuliang )
Title of speech: Quantum strategies, quantum games, hybrid density games, evolutionary equilibrium dynamics, agent-based simulation, big data, and intelligent systems for business, management and engineering
Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Biography: Dr Cosma is a senior lecturer at Nottingham Trent University. She received the Ph.D degree in Computer Science from the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, in 2008, and prior to that she received a First Class Honours BSc degree in Computer Science from Coventry University, UK, in 2003. Dr Cosma is a member of the IEEE Computer Society with Computational Intelligence, and Big Data Community membership. Her research interests strongly reside in data science, computational intelligence, machine learning and deep learning algorithms. Georgina is particularly interested in biomedical applications and predictive modelling.
Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Biography: Mr. Tero Karvinen is author and teacher. He has co-authored five books on rapid prototyping, including Amazon category best sellers "Make: Arduino Bots and Gadgets" and "Make: Sensors". His books have been translated to more than ten languages, including Chinese. He teaches Linux, configuration management and embedded systems in Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland. He previously worked as a CEO of a small advertisement agency. Tero is currently doing research on the survivability of configuration management tools in unreliable and hostile networks.