Invited Speakers

Yucong Duan
Hainan University, China

Yucong Duan is a full professor and director of Data Science and Technology Department at Hainan University. He received the Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Science, China in 2006. He was a Post-doc fellow in School of Software, Tsinghua University, China from 2006-2007. He was a Post-doc fellow in the Software Engineering Laboratory at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea, from 2007-2008. He was a lecturer of Biomedical Engineering Institute, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China, from 2008 to 2009. He was a Post-doc fellow in Le2i, CNRS, University of Bourgogne, France, from 2009-2010. He was a postdoc in DISCO, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy, From 2011 to 2012. He is a senior member of IEEE and CCF. He has published more than 130 international papers and applied more than 120 patents with 26 authorized. His research interests include Software Modeling, Knowledge Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc. (Research Group website:

Lei Li
Hefei University of Technology, China

Lei Li is an associate professor of Key Laboratory of Knowledge Engineering with Big Data (Hefei University of Technology) and School of Computer Science and Information Engineering at the Hefei University of Technology, Hefei, China. He received his Bachelor's degree in information and computational science from Jilin University, Changchun, China, in 2004, his Master's degree in applied mathematics from the Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada, in 2006, and his Ph.D. degree in computing from Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, in 2012. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed papers in prestigious journals and top international conferences including IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, Knowledge-Based Systems, World Wide Web Journal, Pattern Recognition Letters, AAAI, IJCAI, ICDM, ICSOC and IEEE ICWS. His research interests include graph computing, social computing, data mining and intelligent computing. He is a senior member of IEEE.