Professor Qing Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

IEEE Fellow, Head of the Department of Computing

Qing Li is a Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Computing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He received his B.Eng. from Hunan University (Changsha), and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles), all in computer science. His research interests include multi-modal data management, conceptual data modeling, social media, Web services, and e-learning systems. He has authored/co-authored over 500 publications in these areas, with over 28100 total citations according to Google Scholars. He is actively involved in the research community and has served as an associate editor of a number of major technical journals including IEEE Transactions on Artificial Intelligence (TAI), IEEE Transactions on Cognitive and Developmental Systems (TCDS), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT), Data Science and Engineering (DSE), and World Wide Web (WWW), in addition to being a Conference and Program Chair/Co-Chair of numerous major international conferences. He also sits/sat on the Steering Committees of DASFAA, ACM RecSys, IEEE U-MEDIA, ER, and ICWL. Prof. Li is a Fellow of IEEE.

Professor Rui Zhang, Tongji University, China

Zhang Rui, Associate Professor, School of physical science and engineering, Tongji University, head of educational technology discipline Tongji University. Member of Engineering Physics sub committee, medical physics sub committee and teaching reform and research sub committee of University Physics Teaching directing Committee of the Ministry of education. Research interests: physics education, educational technology. At present, the research work mainly includes: the application of artificial intelligence technology in blended teaching, academic warning and collaborative learning. He has completed more than 20 relevant research papers and translated one textbook.