Professor Tony Peyton

Chair Electromagnetic Tomography Engineering, University of Manchester, UK

Electromagnetic Sensing and Imaging Techniques for the Characterisation of Metal Targets

Prof. Tony Peyton graduated with a first B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Electronics from UMIST, 1983 and later received his Ph.D. "Device for the assessment and rehabilitation of kinetic muscle function and circuitry for monitoring localized muscle fatigue" also from UMIST in 1986. He was appointed as Principal Engineer at Kratos Analytical Ltd to 1989, developing precision electronic instrumentation systems for magnetic sector and quadrupole mass spectrometers, from which an interest in electromagnetic instrumentation developed. He returned to UMIST as a Lecturer and worked with the Process Tomography Group. He moved Lancaster University in 1996 taking up post of Senior Lecturer, promoted to a Reader in 2001 and Professor in May 2004. He moved with his research team to the Chair of Electromagnetic Tomography Engineering at the University of Manchester in Dec. 2004.


 Prof. Yulin Wang

Wuhan University, China

Detection of Software Source Code Clone

Prof. Yulin Wang is a full professor and PhD supervisor in International School of Software, Wuhan University, China. He got PhD degree in 2005 in Queen Mary, University of London, UK. Before that, he has worked in high-tech industry for more than ten years. He has involved many key projects, and hold 8 patents. He got his master and bachelor degree in 1990 and 1987 respectively from Xi-Dian University, and Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyHUST, both in China. His research interests include digital rights management, digital watermarking, multimedia and network security, and signal processing. In recently 10 years, Prof. Wang has published as first author 3 books, 40 conference papers and 45 journal papers, including in IEEE Transactions and IEE proceedings and Elsevier Journals. Prof. Wang served as editor-in-chief for International Journal of Advances in Multimedia in 2010. He served as reviewer for many journals, including IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Elsevier Journal of Information Sciences. He served as reviewer for many research funds, including National High Technology Research and Development Program of China ( ‘863’ project). Prof. Wang was the external PhD adviser of Dublin City University, Ireland during 2008-2010. He was the keynote speakers in many international conferences. He bas been listed in Marcus ‘who’s who in the world’ since 2008. 

  Professor Rosni Abdullah

NAV6, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

Research Collaboration Opportunities Through Internet of Things Smart Campus

Rosni Abdullah is a Professor in Computer Science at the School of Computer Sciences, UniversitiSains Malaysia. She received her Bachelors in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics and Masters in Computer Science from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A. in 1984 and 1986 respectively. She obtained her PhD in 1997 from Loughborough University, United Kingdom, specialising in Parallel Algorithms.

She has led more than 20 research grants including two European Union grants and 2 Intel grants, and has published more than 100 papers in journals and conference proceedings. A notable initiative she led was with Intel to develop the Entry Level Intel Architecture (based on Intel Galileo and Edison Boards) curriculum for the School of Computer Sciences, which is the first for a Malaysian Public University and one of the 17 Universities worldwide appointed to develop the curriculum.

She has held various administrative positions at the School of Computer Sciences, including being the Dean of the School from 2004-2012 and Head of the Parallel and Distributed Processing Research Group. She is currently the Director of the National Advanced Research Center for IPv6 (Nav6), a center of research excellence in future internet research aligned towards the Internet-of-Things.