Keynote Speakers

  • GS. Bhaskar Krishnamachari, University of Southern California (USA)


Bio: Bhaskar Krishnamachari is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Director of the Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. His research spans the design and evaluation of algorithms, protocols, and applications for wireless networks, distributed systems, and the internet of things. He is the co-author of more than 300 technical papers, and 3 books, that have been collectively cited more than 30,000 times. He has received best paper awards at IPSN (2004, 2010), Mobicom (2010), and VNC (2021). He is the recipient of the NSF Career Award, the ASEE Terman Award, and has been listed in MIT Technology Review's TR-35 and Popular Science magazine's "Brilliant 10".

  • GS. My Thai, University of Florida (USA)



My T. Thai is a UF Research Foundation Professor of Computer & Information Sciences & Engineering and Associate Director of Nelms Institute for the Connected World at the University of Florida. Dr. Thai has extensive expertise in billion-scale data mining, machine learning, and optimization, especially for complex graph data with applications to blockchain, social media, critical networking infrastructure, cybersecurity, and healthcare. The results of her work have led to 7 books and 220+ publications in leading academic journals and conferences, including 2014 IEEE MSN Best Paper Award, 2017 IEEE ICDM Best Papers Award, and 2018 IEEE/ACM ASONAM Best Paper Runner Up.

In 2009, Dr. Thai was awarded the Young Investigator (YIP) from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and in 2010, she won the NSF CAREER Award. She was also awarded the UF Research Foundation Professorship in 2016. Dr. Thai is a Fellow of the IEEE.

Dr. Thai has engaged in many professional activities, including being TPC-chairs of many IEEE international conferences and on the editorial board of several journals. She is presently the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Combinatorial Optimization (JOCO) journal. She is a book series editor of Springer Optimization and its Application.