Keynote Speakers of ICCSE 2021

Prof. Min Xie (谢旻), IEEE Fellow

Chair Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management and Chair Professor, School of Data Science

City University of Hong Kong

Prof Xie has published over 200 journal papers and 100 conference papers. Prof Xie serves as editor, associate editor and on the editorial board of over 15 international journals. He has served as conference chair in a number of conferences and delivered keynote speeches at many others. Prof Xie served as Program Manager for MSC(ISE) program for many years at National Univ of Singapore, and also as Associate Head (ISE) 2009-2011 there. He was Acting Head (SEEM at CityU) during fall 2011. He served as Associate Dean (Internationalization) at College of Science and Engineering.


Prof. Mengchu Zhou (周孟初), IEEE Fellow

Distinguished Professor and Director, Laboratory for Discrete Event Systems,

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Zhou is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and a Fellow of the Chinese Association of Automation (CAA). Zhou is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE/Wiley Book Series on Systems Science and Engineering and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica. In 2015, he received the Norbert Wiener Award for "fundamental contributions to the area of Petri net theory and applications to discrete event systems," from the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society which also awarded him the Franklin V. Taylor Memorial Award for Best Paper award in 2010.[citation needed] In 2000, Zhou received the Humboldt Research Award for US Senior Scientists, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. In 1994, he received the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Computer-Integrated Manufacturing UNIVERSITY-LEAD Award (Leadership and Excellence in the Application and Development of integrated manufacturing). The number of his publications receiving 200 or more citations is 24 according to Google Scholar. He is one of the world's Highly Cited Researchers in Web of Science and has a total of more than 34,000 citations with an h- index of 89.