Professor Makoto Iwasaki, Dr. Eng., IEEE Fellow, IEE Japan Fellow
Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Makoto Iwasaki received the B.S., M.S., and Dr. Eng. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, in 1986, 1988, and 1991, respectively. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology. As professional contributions of the IEEE, he has participated in various organizing services, such as, a Co-Editors-in-Chief for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics since 2016, a Vice President for Planning and Development in term of 2018 to 2021, etc. He is IEEE fellow class 2015 for "contributions to fast and precise positioning in motion controller design". He has received many academic, foundation, and government awards, like the Best Paper and Technical Awards of IEE Japan, the Nagamori Award, the Ichimura Prize, and the Commendation for Science and Technology by the Japanese Minister of Education, respectively. He is also a fellow of IEE Japan, and a member of Science Council of Japan. His current research interests are the applications of control theories to linear/nonlinear modeling and precision positioning, through various collaborative research activities with industries.
Prof. B (Bedir) Tekinerdogan
Information Technology group at Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Speech Title: Architecting Smart Systems Platforms
Bedir Tekinerdogan is full professor and chair of the Information Technology group at Wageningen University, The Netherlands. He has more than 25 years of experience in software/systems engineering. He is the author of more than 400 peer-reviewed scientific papers. He has been active in dozens of national and international research and consultancy projects with various large software companies, whereby he has worked as a principal researcher and leading software/system architect. Hence, he has got broad experience in software and systems engineering in different domains such as consumer electronics, enterprise systems, automotive systems, critical infrastructures, cyber-physical systems, satellite systems, defense systems, production line systems, command and control systems, physical protection systems, radar systems, smart metering systems, energy systems, and precision farming. His current research at Wageningen University concerns smart system of systems engineering, with an emphasis on software engineering, artificial intelligence, and information technology. More details can be found on his LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bedir
Prof. Hideki Tode
Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Speech Title: Time-Guarantee Aware CSMA/CA based Random Access Protocols
Hideki Tode received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in communications engineering from Osaka University in 1988, 1990, and 1997, respectively. From 1991 to 2008, he was an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor with Osaka University. He has been a Professor with the Department of Computer Science and Intelligent Systems, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University since 2008, which is renewed as Graduate School of Informatics, Osaka Metropolitan University from 2022. His current research interests include architectures and controls for optical networks, wireless LAN and sensor networks, future Internet, and content distribution networks. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electronics Information and Communication Engineers, Japan.