Keynote Speakers


Prof. Yiu-Wing Leung
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong


Yiu-Wing Leung received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Now he is Professor of Computer Science in the Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong. On the teaching side, he has rich university teaching experience. He has received a number of teaching awards, including the President’s Award for Outstanding Performance in Teaching in 2011. He also has rich experience in curriculum design and development. He has been the Programme Director of an MSc in IT Management programme for fifteen years, leading its development and expansion. This programme is now the largest postgraduate programme in his university. At the same time, he has been serving as external examiners for local and overseas universities as well as accreditation organizations. On the research side, his research interests include computer communication, Internet computing and cloud computing. He has published more than 100 research papers and some of these papers are highly cited.
 

Prof. Mido Chang
Florida International University, USA

Dr. Mido Chang's research deals with statistical issues of Hierarchical Linear Models, Survival Analysis, Structural Equation Models, and Longitudinal Growth Models. She also applies the statistical models to a wide range of issues associated with the provision of equitable access to educational resources for all students, including linguistic and racial minority students. Her research findings support efforts to improve educational practice and policies for school programs, teacher instructional practices, and parent involvement. Dr. Chang's research projects have been funded from the Discovery Research K-12 Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She has served on review panels for national and international funding agencies and professional journals.