Prof. Sharad Mehrotra
Director of the Center for Emergency Response Technologies (CERT)
Director and PI of the RESCUE project (Responding to Crisis and Unexpected Events)
University of California, Irvine, USA
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Bio: Sharad Mehrotra received the PhD degree in computer science from the
University of Texas, Austin, in 1993. He is currently a professor in the
Department of Computer Science, University of California, Irvine.
Previously, he was a professor with the University of Illinois at Urbana
Champaign. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the 2011
SIGMOD Best Paper Award, 2007 DASFAA Best Paper Award, SIGMOD test of time
award, 2012, DASFAA ten year best paper awards for 2013 and 2014, ACM ICMR
best paper award for 2013, IEEE NCA Best paper award for 2019, Dean’s Award
for Research 2016, and CAREER Award in 1998 from the US National Science
Foundation (NSF). He is a fellow of the IEEE. His primary research interests
include areas of database management, distributed systems, secure databases,
privacy, and Internet of Things.
Prof. Bo Ai
IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow,
IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Vice Chair IEEE BTS Xi'an Chapter Chair
Beijing Jiaotong University, China
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Bio: Prof. Bo Ai is now working as a full Professor and Ph.D. supervisor at Beijing Jiaotong University, where he is a deputy director of State Key Lab. of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, and a deputy director of Research Institute of Modern Telecommunications. He is one of the main responsible people for Beijing "Urban rail operation control system" International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, and the backbone member of the Innovative Engineering Based jointly granted by Chinese Ministry of Education and the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs. He was a visiting professor at EE department, Standard University during March and September, 2015. During his visiting period, he has been invited by Stanford International Developing Center, UC Berkeley, University of South California, Harvard, University of Maryland, Georgia Tech. for academic presentations. He has authored 6 books and published over 300 scientific research papers in his research area. He has hold 26 invention patents. He is serving as an associate editor for IEEE transactions on Consumer Electronics and an editorial member of Wireless Personal Communications. He has been notified by Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) that, based on Scopus database, Prof. Ai Bo has been listed as one of the Top 1% authors in his field all over the world. Prof. Ai Bo has also been Feature Interviewed by IET electronics Letters. Recently, he has coauthored a book with European Union and North American scholars invited by Wiley John & Sons for a 5G book: Fundamentals for 5G Mobile Networks. Prof. Bo Ai was elected as IEEE fellow for contributions to channel modeling and wireless communications in high-speed railways.