Keynote Speaker

Prof. Tiong Sieh Kiong
University Tenaga Nasional, Malaysia

Dr. Ir. Tiong Sieh Kiong is currently a professor in the College of Engineering. He is also the Director for Institute of Sustainable Energy (ISE), Universiti Tenaga Nasional. He received his B.Eng.(Hons), MSc and PhD, in Electrical, Electronic and System Engineering from the Nasional University of Malaysia (UKM) in year 1997, 2000 and 2006 respectively. His research interests are renewable energy, artificial intelligence, data analytics, microcontroller system and communication system. In his capacity, he has led and involved in more than 40 research and consultancy projects for industries. He has published more than 200 technical papers in his research field. Besides, he has been also actively conducting workshops and short courses that are involving artificial intelligence and microcontroller system in the application of communications, renewable energy and machine system. He is currently a Professional Engineer registered with the Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM). He is also a Member of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and he was the Chair of its Communication & Vehicular Technology Society (Malaysia Chapter) in the year of 2011 and 2012.

Assoc. Prof. P. W. T. Pong
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Philip W. T. Pong is a chartered physicist, a chartered electrical engineer, and a chartered energy engineer. He is a registered professional engineer in electrical, electronics, and energy. He is working on spintronic magnetic field sensors, smart grid, and nano-bio at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), the University of Hong Kong (HKU). He received a PhD in engineering from the University of Cambridge in 2005. After working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Magnetic Materials Group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the United States for three years, he joined the HKU Faculty of Engineering where he is now an associate professor working on development and applications of spintronic sensors and magnetic nanoparticle technologies in smart grid and smart living. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and Corporate Member of HKIE in Electrical, Electronics, and Energy Divisions. He is an associate editor for two SCI journals, and he serves on the editorial review board of the IEEE Magnetics Letters. He published over 200 technical papers. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and also a Fellow of the NANOSMAT Society.

Invited Speaker

Dr. Anand Nayyar
Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam

Anand Nayyar is working as Faculty, Researcher and Scientist in Graduate School, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam from January 2018. Prior to this, he has worked as Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Applications & IT from August 2011 to December 2017. Before that, he served as Lecturer in Computer Science Department of Arya College and KLSD College, Affiliated to Punjab University, Chandigarh from 2009 to 2011. He did his MCA from Punjabi University, Patiala in 2008. He completed his PhD in Computer Science from Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh in 2017. He is a Certified Professional in more than 75+ World Renowned Certifications from CISCO, Microsoft, Oracle, Cyberoam, Google, GAQM, EXIN, Beingcert.com, ISQTB and many more. He is member of 50+ Research Organizations on Grade of Professional & Life Member like IAENG, CSTA, CRSI, ISDS, ISOC, MCDM, ISITA, IAOIP and many more. He is life Member of CSI, ISTE and CEGR He is Senior Member of ACM and IEEE. He has been awarded more than 20 Awards for Teaching and Research like- Shiksha Ratan Award, Young Scientist Award, Best Scientist Award, Rashtriya Gaurav Award, Exemplary Educationist Award, ISTE Best Computer Science Teacher Award, Distinguished Faculty Award, Global Role Model Teacher Award, Young Researcher Award. He has been cited in Marquis Who's Who in the world from 2014-onwards and Rifacimento International: Reference Asia: Who's Who of Men and Women of Achievement from 2014 onwards.