Keynote Speakers of 2023 Conference 


    Prof. Bo Ai
    IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow,
    IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Vice Chair IEEE BTS Xi'an Chapter Chair

    Beijing Jiaotong University, China    



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.

    Prof. Yuhui Shi
    IEEE Fellow
    Chair Professor, Computer Science and Engineering

    Southern University of Science and Technology, China    



Bio: Dr. Yuhui Shi is a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China. Before joining SUSTech, he was with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China, from January 2008 to August 2017, and was with the Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS), Indiana, USA, from October 1998 to December 2007. He is an IEEE Fellow, and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research. Dr. Shi co-authored a book on Swarm Intelligence together with Dr. James Kennedy and Dr. Russell C. Eberhart, and another book on Computational Intelligence: Concept to Implementation together with Dr. Russell C. Eberhart.

Title: Automatic Design of Metaheuristic Algorithms for Solving Real World Application Problems
Abstract: This talk will introduce the automatic design of metaheuristic algorithms for solving real world application problems. First, a real world application problem, i.e., power system restoration problem, will be used as an example for illustration. The power system restoration problem will be represented as an optimization problem, which usually is difficult to solve mathematically. Second, the reasons for the necessity of utilizing metaheuristic algorithms to solve these optimization problems and the difficulty of selecting a suitable existing metaheuristic algorithm and tuning of its corresponding parameters will be discussed, which leads to the necessity of automatic design of the metaheuristic algorithm for solving the power system restoration problem. Third, the automatic design method will be introduced in detail, followed by experimental results on some benchmark problems to demonstrate the effectiveness and efficiency of the proposed design method.