Dr. Yi Pan is a Distinguished University Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Associate Dean of Arts and Sciences at Georgia State University. He is also a visiting Changjiang Chair Professor at Central South University in China. Dr. Pan received his B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in computer engineering from Tsinghua University, China, in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Pittsburgh, USA, in 1991.
Dr. Pan's research interests include parallel and cloud computing, wireless networks, and bioinformatics. Dr. Pan has published more than 330 papers including over 150 SCI journal papers and 50 IEEE Transactions papers. In addition, he has edited/authored 40 books. He has received many awards from organizations such as IEEE, NSF, AFOSR, JSPS, IBM, ISIBM, IISF and Mellon Foundation. Dr. Pan has served as an editor-in-chief or editorial board member for 15 journals including 7 IEEE Transactions and a guest editor for 12 special issues for 10 journals including 2 IEEE Transactions. He has organized numerous international conferences and workshops and has delivered over 40 keynote speeches at international conferences around the world.
Dr. Pan is a "Great Master Face-to-Face" Series Speaker (2012), an IEEE Distinguished Speaker (2000-2002), a Yamacraw Distinguished Speaker (2002), a Shell Oil Colloquium Speaker (2002), and a senior member of IEEE. He is listed in Men of Achievement, Who's Who in Midwest, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who in Computational Science and Engineering, and Who's Who of Asian Americans.
Michael Weeks is an associate professor of computer science at Georgia State University. His areas of interest include digital signal processing, embedded systems, and computer science education. He has a Ph.D. in computer engineering.
A full Professor of the Computer Science Department at Georgia State University, Atlanta, USA. He received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of South Florida in 1997. His research interests include hybrid intelligent systems, computational intelligence, machine learning, data mining, bioinformatics, brain informatics, health informatics, computational web intelligence, green computing, granular computing, Yin-Yang computation, nature-inspired computing, security, cloud computing. He is a member of the Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. He received Outstanding Academic Service Award at IEEE 7th International Conference on Bioinformatics & Bioengineering (IEEE BIBE 2007), Achievement Award of the 2007 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Applied Computing, and 2005 IEEE-Granular Computing Outstanding Service Award at 2005 IEEE International Conference on Granular Computing.
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