Yen-Wei Chen received the B.E. degree in 1985 from Kobe Univ., Kobe, Japan, the M.E. degree in 1987, and the D.E. degree in 1990, both from Osaka Univ., Osaka, Japan. He was a research fellow with the Institute for Laser Technology, Osaka, from 1991 to 1994. From Oct. 1994 to Mar. 2004, he was an associate Professor and a professor with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Univ. of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan. He is currently a professor with the college of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Japan. He is the founder and the first director of Center of Advanced ICT for Medicine and Healthcare, Ritsumeikan University. He was a chair professor with the college of computer technology and science, Zhejiang University, China during 2014-2016. His research interests include medical image analysis, computer vision and computational intelligence. He has published more than 300 research papers in a number of leading journals and leading conferences including IEEE Trans. Image Processing, IEEE Trans. Medical Imaging, CVPR, ICCV, MICCAI. He has received many distinguished awards including ICPR2012 Best Scientific Paper Award, 2014 JAMIT Best Paper Award. He is/was a leader of numerous national and industrial research projects.
C Krishna Mohan received the M.Tech degree from National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, India, in 2000 and the Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India, in 2007, all in Computer Science and Engineering. Dr. C. Krishna Mohan is currently a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IIT Hyderabad), India. He is the founding member of IIT Hyderabad working since 2009. He was also the first Head of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Hyderabad from May 2010 till October 2014. He worked as Dean Public and Corporate Relations from Jan 2020 till Jan 2023. Before joining IIT Hyderabad, he was a senior faculty member at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal. He held a Visiting Professor's position at Nihon University, Japan. He was a Visiting Researcher at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA during the summer of 2007. Also, he was a Visiting Researcher at University of California Irvine, California during the summer of 2013. Dr. Krishna Mohan is a Senior Member of IEEE, Member of ACM, AAAI Member, Fellow of Telangana Academy of Sciences (FTAS), Fellow of IETE, Fellow of IEI, and Life Member of ISTE.
Guohua Cao is an Associate Professor and heads the X-ray Systems Lab at ShanghaiTech University's School of Biomedical Engineering in China. He earned his PhD from Brown University in the United States after completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Science and Technology of China. Prior to joining ShanghaiTech in 2021, he held positions as an Assistant Professor of Physics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science at Virginia Tech. Dr. Cao's research is centered around biomedical imaging, focusing on developing innovative imaging tools. His team achieved a major breakthrough by creating a carbon nanotube micro-CT that can capture detailed images of a beating mouse heart. He also pioneered a stationary CT architecture that holds potential for stop-action cardiac CT examinations. He has published more than 100 research papers in respected journals and conference proceedings and received several awards including a prestigious NSF CAREER award in 2014.
Yutaro Iwamoto received the B.E. degree in 2011, the M. E. in 2013, and the D. E. in 2017 from Ritsumeikan University, Shiga, Japan. He is currently an Assistant Professor with Osaka Electro-Communication University, Osaka, Japan. His research interests include medical image processing, computer vision, and deep learning.