Prof. Yu-Dong Zhang

School of Informatics, University of Leicester, UK


Prof. Yu-Dong Zhang received his PhD degree from Southeast University in 2010. He worked as a postdoc from 2010 to 2012 in Columbia University, USA, and as an assistant research scientist from 2012 to 2013 at Research Foundation of Mental Hygiene (RFMH), USA. He served as a full professor from 2013 to 2017 in Nanjing Normal University. Now he serves as Professor in Department of Informatics, University of Leicester, UK.
He was included in “Most Cited Chinese researchers (Computer Science)” by Elsevier from 2014 to 2018. He was the 2019 recipient of “Highly Cited Researcher” by Web of Science. He won “Emerald Citation of Excellence 2017” and “MDPI Top 10 Most Cited Papers 2015”. He was included in “Top Scientist” in Guide2Research. He published over 160 papers, including 16 “ESI Highly Cited Papers”, and 2 “ESI Hot Papers”. His citation reached 11194 in Google Scholar, and 6811 in Web of Science. He is the fellow of IET (FIET), and the senior members of IEEE and ACM.

Dr. Gautam Srivastava

Associate Professor, Computer Science
Brandon University, Canada


Dr. Gautam Srivastava was awarded his B.Sc. degree from Briar Cliff University in U.S.A. in the year 2004, followed by his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada in the years 2006 and 2011, respectively. He then taught for 3 years at the University of Victoria in the Department of Computer Science, where he was regarded as one of the top undergraduate professors in the Computer Science Course Instruction at the University. From there in the year 2014, he joined a tenure-track position at Brandon University in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, where he currently is active in various professional and scholarly activities. He was promoted to the rank Associate Professor in January 2018. Dr. G, as he is popularly known, is active in research in the field of Data Mining and Big Data. In his 8-year academic career, he has published a total of 60 papers in high-impact conferences in many countries and in high-status journals (SCI, SCIE) and has also delivered invited guest lectures on Big Data, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, and Cryptography at many Taiwanese and Czech universities. He is an Editor of several international scientific research journals. He currently has active research projects with other academics in Taiwan, Singapore, Canada, Czech Republic, Poland and U.S.A. He is constantly looking for collaboration opportunities with foreign professors and students. Assoc. Prof. Gautam Srivastava received Best Oral Presenter Award in FSDM 2017 which was held at the National Dong Hwa University (NDHU) in Shoufeng (Hualien County) in Taiwan (Republic of China) on November 24-27, 2017. He is also an IEEE Senior Member.