IWBIS 2020 Speakers

Prof. Toshio Fukuda

Toshio Fukuda (LF’16) received the B.S. degree from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, in 1971, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, in 1973 and 1977, respectively, all in mechanical engineering.,From 1977 to 1982, he was with the National Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Tsukuba, Japan. From 1982 to 1989, he was with the Science University of Tokyo. He was a Professor with the Department of Micro System Engineering, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan, from 1989 to 2013. He is currently a Professor with Meijo University, Nagoya, and a Professor with the Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, mainly involved in the research fields of intelligent robotic systems, cellular robotic systems, mechatronics, and micro/nanorobotics.,Prof. Fukuda was the President of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society from 1988 to 1999, the Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics from 2000 to 2002, the Director of the IEEE Division X: Systems and Control from 2001 to 2002 and from 2017 to 2018, the IEEE Founding President for the Nanotechnology Council from 2002 to 2003 and in 2005, and the Director of Region 10 from 2013 to 2014. In 2019-2020, He became president of IEEE.

Prof. Kukjin Chun

Kukjin Chun received a BS degree from Seoul National University in Korea and a PhD degree from the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department of the University of Michigan majored in MEMS. He was an Assistant professor at the Electrical Engineering department of Washington State University and is now a Professor at Electrical and Computer Engineering department of Seoul National University (SNU), where he served as head of the department in 2009-2011. He also served as the director of the Inter-university Semiconductor Research Center of SNU in 2005. He has been an outside director of Daeduk GDS company of Korea. He served as Vice-chair and Secretary of IEEE Region 10 in 2009-2012 and is now the Award Chair. He served as Seoul Section Chair in 2007 and is now a member of IEEE MGA SDEA committee. He was the President of the Institute of Electronics Engineers of Korea with the largest membership in 2012 and now a President-Elect of Korea Sensor Society. He has been a member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea since 2007. He served as an editorial board member of Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering and is a fellow of the Institute of Physics in UK. He was a Founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Sensor Science and Technology in 2011 and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Semiconductor Technology and Science from 2005 to 2008. He is also serving on the International Editorial Advisory Committee of the Institute of Electrical Engineering of Japan and International Advisory Board member of the LIMMS of University of Tokyo.

Prof. Akinori Nishihara

Akinori Nishihara received the B.E., M.E. and Dr. Eng. degrees in electronics from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1973, 1975 and 1978, respectively. Since 1978 he has been with Tokyo Institute of Technology, where he is now Designated Professor at HAPPIER (Human Assets Promotion Program for Innovative Education and Research) after his retirement in 2016 as Professor at Department of Human System Sciences, Decision Sciences and Technology. His research interests are in signal processing and educational technology. He has published more than 300 technical papers in refereed international journals and conferences. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences from 1990 to 1994, and then an Associate Editor of the Transactions of IEICE Part A (in Japanese) from 1994 to 1998. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II from 1996 to 1997 and Editor-in-Chief of Transactions of IEICE Part A (in Japanese) from 1998 to 2000.
He was Chair or the IEICE Technical Group on Circuits and Systems from 1997 to 1998, and served as an Advisor of that Technical Group from 1998 to 2011. He served as Vice President, Service Activities of the IEICE Engineering Sciences Society, Director, Conferences, Student Activities and Education during 2007-2009, and Director, General Affairs during 2011-2013. He has been serving in IEEE Region 10 Executive Committee, as Student Activities Committee Chair (1996-1996), Treasurer (1999-2000), Educational Activities Committee Chair (2001-2004), Strategic Planning Coordinator (2007-2010), History Coordinator (2016), and Director-Elect (2017-2018. He is currently (2019-2020) a member of IEEE Board of Directors as Region 10 Director.

Prof. Anil K. Jain

Anil K. Jain (PhD, 1973, Ohio State University; B. Tech., IIT Kanpur) is a University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University where he conducts research in pattern recognition, machine learning, computer vision, and biometrics recognition. He was a member of the United States Defense Science Board and Forensics Science Standards Board. His prizes include Guggenheim, Humboldt, Fulbright, and King-Sun Fu Prize. For advancing pattern recognition, Jain was awarded Doctor Honoris Causa by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence and is a Fellow of ACM, IEEE, AAAS, and SPIE. Jain has been assigned 8 U.S. and Korean patents and is active in technology transfer for which he was elected to the National Academy of Inventors. Jain is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering (NAE), foreign member of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), a member of The World Academy of Science (TWAS) and a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Dr. Hammam Riza

Dr. Ir. Hammam Riza M.Sc, IPU, (born in Medan , North Sumatra , August 8, 1962), is an information and communication technology (ICT) expert from Indonesia who focuses in the field of artificial intelligence. Hammam obtained a bachelor’s degree (S-1) in Electrical Engineering at ITB , then received a scholarship from the Habibie program for a master’s degree (S-2) in the United States. After undergoing a semester at the University of Illinois at Chicago in a computer science program , Hammam then earned his Master of Science degree at the University of Kentucky , United States  Hammam earned a doctorate (S-3) at ITB, graduating cum laude , by doing research at New Mexico State University , United States.  Currently, he is the Head of the 10th Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT) .

Prof. Zainal Arifin Hasibuan

Prof. Zainal A. Hasibuan, Ph.D. was born in Pekan Baru, Indonesia in 1959. He received BSc. degree in Statistic from Bogor Institute of Agriculture, Indonesia, 1986, MSc. and PhD in Information Science, Indiana University, in 1989 and 1995 respectively. His research interests include e-Learning, Digital Library, Information Retrieval, Information System, and Software Engineering. Currently, he serves as chairman of Indonesia Association of Higher Education in Informatics and Computing (APTIKOM).

Vice Admiral TNI Dr. Amarulla Octavian, S.T., M.Sc., D.E.S.D., CIQnR., CIQaR.

Vice Admiral TNI Dr. Amarulla Octavian, S.T., M.Sc., D.E.S.D., CIQnR., CIQaR. is a high ranking Indonesian Navy officer who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1988 who is currently the Rector of the Defense University. Previously he was the Commander of Seskoal. He is a doctorate holder from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, University of Indonesia2013. His dissertation entitled “Globalization and Transformation of Indonesian Navy Educational Institutions: A Sociological Study of Indonesian Navy Command and Staff Schools” was tested by a team consisting of Prof. Dr. Paulus Wirutomo, Dr. Purnaman, Lugina Setyawati, Ph.D, and Dr. Linda Damajanti in a session led by Prof. Dr. Bambang Shergi Laksmono. Previously he served as Dean of the Defense Management Faculty of the Indonesian Defense University.
Amarulla Octavian has been recorded as having held several important positions. He is a former Adjutant to the President of the Republic of Indonesia Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono . He then served as Chief of Staff for Guspurlabar, Commander of Guspurlabar, Chief of Staff of the Indonesian Defense Forces, Dean of the Defense Management Faculty of the Indonesian Defense Forces, Commander of Seskoal and most recently as Rector of the Indonesia Defense University.

Beno K. Pradekso

Beno Kunto Pradekso, M.Sc.EE (born in Semarang, Central Java, August 14, 1967), is an entrepreneur, solution architect, and big data evangelist. He receive a bachelor and master degree from Electrical Engineering TU Delft.  Currently, he is the Chief Executive Officer of SOLUSI247 and LABS247.  His Company currently has more than 300 staff in 2000 until now. Building national products in the field of software (Big Data, AI, IoT), Hardware (Big Data Server and AI; National Radar: Coastal Surveillance, Weather, Ground Penetrating and Over the Horizone; AIS and SART). Established the BIG DATA community (idBigData) and Data Science (AIDI). Build a system for Interoperability in Health Care with HL7-FHIR above Big Data, PACS above BIG DATA and Bekraf Database (GoStartUpId above Big Data) as CSR.