Dr. Chau Kien Tsong, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
Speech Title: Audio, Visual, and Tactile Integration in Digital Multimedia using Sensing Technologies
Biography: Dr. Chau Kien Tsong is Deputy Director (Postgraduate, Network & Alumni) at the Centre for Instructional Technology and Multimedia, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM), Penang, Malaysia. Dr. Chau received his undergraduate degree from the National University of Malaysia (UKM). He has Master of Science (IT) from Prince University of Malaysia (UPM). His PhD. degree is from USM. His academic background is image processing, multimedia authoring, 2D and 3D animations, and educational technology. He has been recognised for excellence in teaching and research, earning 2 gold medals in two international innovation competitions held in 2018 in Malaysia and best paper award for research paper on motivated sensing multimedia system for preschoolers in “International Conference on Education, Teaching, and E-Learning” in 2017. Prior to his career at the USM, Dr. Chau was a research fellow in USM. Dr. Chau is currently editorial board members of three international journals, academic consultant and external examiner of private institutions of higher learning in Malaysia, META and IEEE member, and has been judge, session chair, and program committee for several conferences. Dr. Chau has over 25 publications, which include SCOPUS and ERA indexed journals.
Dr. Parameshachari B D, GSSS Institute of Engineering and Technology for Women, India
Biography: Dr. Parameshachari B D currently working as a Professor and Head in the Department of Telecommunication Engineering at GSSS Institute of Engineering &Technology for Women, Mysuru (Affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, Karnataka, India). Achieved Three years Accreditation for Telecommunication Engineering Programme under NBA Tier-II. He was worked as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of ECE at JSS Academy of Technical Education, Mauritius. He has total Research & Teaching experience of around 15 Years. He is the First Research Scholar who completed the research work under the faculty of Engineering in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Jain University, Bengaluru. Received Young ScientistAwards from Aufau International Awards and Venus International Research Awards-VIRA for the Initiatives, Discoveries, and Developments in the discipline of Image Processing. Also received Green ThinkerZAwards 2017 for Academic Leadership Award. He is the Outstanding Reviewer - Elsevier Signal Processing, Achieved Since June 2017 (This recognition has been awarded for only top 10th percentile of reviewers for the Elsevier Journal).Published /presented 65 papers in International Journals /International Conferences. (Few papers indexed Scopous) and having 87 Citations, 6 h-index and i10-index of 2 to his credit. Completed the Project under Institution of Engineers (India) R&D Grant-in-aid Scheme. Five Research Scholars are pursuing Ph.D. Degree under his supervision at Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belagavi. Resource Person for Various Symposiums and Workshops. He is the Senior Member of IEEE.