ICFSP 2017 - Welcome

Paris, France | 6 - 8 September 2017


Prof. Mounir Ghogho,
University of Leeds, UK

Mounir Ghogho received the M.S. degree in 1993 and the PhD degree in 1997 from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, France. He was an EPSRC Research Fellow with the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (Scotland), from September 1997 to November 2001. Since December 2001, he has been a faculty member with the school of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Leeds (England), where he is currently a Professor. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Signal Processing Letters from 2001 to 2004 and the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing from 2005 to 2008. He is currently an associate editor of the Elsevier Digital Signal Processing journal. He served as a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee from 2005 to 2010, a member of IEEE Signal Processing Society SPTM Technical Committee from 2006 to 2011, and is currently a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society SAM Technical Committee. He was the general co-chair of the eleventh IEEE workshop on Signal Processing for Advanced Wireless Communications (SPAWC’2010), the technical co-chair of the MIMO symposium of IWCMC 2007 and IWCMC 2008, and a technical area co-chair of Eusipco 2008, Eusipco 2009 and ISCCSP’05. He is the general co-chair of Eusipco2013. He was the guest co-editor of the EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking special issue on "synchronization for wireless communications" and the Elsevier Physical Communications Journal special issue on “advances in MIMO-OFDM”. His research interests are in signal processing and communication. He has published around 200 journal and conference papers. He held many invited scientist/professor positions at the US Army Research Lab (USA), Telecom Paris-Tech (France), University Carlos 3rd of Madrid (Spain), ENSICA (France), Darmstadt Technical University (Germany), Minnesota University (USA), Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunication (China), and University Mohamed V (Morocco). Prof. Ghogho was awarded the prestigious five-year Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship in September 2000.


Prof. Krzysztof Szczypiorski,
Warsaw University of Technology, Poland

Krzysztof Szczypiorski is Professor of Telecommunications at Institute of Telecommunications (IT), Faculty of Electronics and Information Technology (FEIT), Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Poland. Head and Founder of Cybersecurity Division at IT FEIT WUT. His research interests include: theory of observing change, network security, digital forensics, opensource intelligence, and wireless communications. He holds a M.Sc. (1997, with honours), a Ph.D. (2007, with honours) and a D.Sc. (a habilitation, 2012) all in Telecommunications from FEIT, WUT. He also finished the postgraduate studies in Psychology of Motivation (2013) at the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (SWPS), Warsaw, Poland. He graduated from Budapest Tech (now Óbuda University), Hungary in Advanced Networking (2003) and from Hass School of Business, University of California, Berkeley (2013). Visiting researcher at: University of California, Berkeley (2013) and George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (2014). Founder and Head of International Telecommunication Union Internet Training Centre (ITU-ITC– http://itu-itc.pl/) established in 2003. Co-founder and Head of Creative People Lab X-lab.PW (http://X-lab.PW) established in 2015. Since 2002 a research leader of Network Security Group at WUT (http://secgroup.pl/). He was a principal investigator leading R&D projects funded by: US Armed Forces (including US Army and US Air Force), European Union (FP7), The National Centre for Research and Development (Poland) and Fonds National de la Recherche (Luxembourg). He is the author or the co-author of 150+ papers, 2 patents (one is pending) and 50+ invited talks. For 20+ years he also serves as the independent consultant in fields of network security, telecommunications and computer science for many entities including: Cisco, Hewlett-Packard, Ministry of Finance (Poland), Oracle, Orange, Parliament of Republic of Poland, Polish Energy Group, Polkomtel (Polish mobile operator), PwC, T-Mobile. Senior Member of the following organizations: IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and ASR (American Society for Research).


Prof. Jacques Blanc-Talon, Université Paris XI, France
Jacques Blanc-Talon received the Ph.D. degree from Paris XI (Orsay) University in 1991. After a postdoc during 1991-1992 at the CSIRO of Canberra, Australia, he joined the Ministry of Defence procurement agency (DGA) in France. He worked as department Scientific Manager, Head of the "Information Engineering and Robotics" scientific domain at the DGA/MRIS and is currently with the Integrated Navigation Systems department.
Over the years, he has conducted and supervised more than 50 industrial and research contracts. He was the French Delegate of several NATO Groups and of the Horizon 2020 Security Research Programme Committee.
J. Blanc-Talon has conducted the review of around 400 Ph.D. and postdoc grant applications, has participated in 80 defence jurys and has supervised some 40 Ph.D. students. He was author or co-author of about 90 scientific papers and the editor or co-editor of 13 books and special issues of international journals. He served as Associate Editor for IOS Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering from 2000 to 2006, and IEEE TIP from 2005 to 2008; he was a reviewer for IEEE PAMI, IEE Electronics Letters, SIAM on Applied Mathematics and IAPR Pattern Recognition. He has been involved in the organization of more than 90 international conferences
J. Blanc-Talon was with the SEE (Société des Electriciens et Electroniciens) and the Australian Computing Society (ACS). He received the Outstanding Paper Award from the SCS in 1993; he was promoted "Officier de l'ordre des Palmes Académiques" in 2017, and IEEE Senior Member in 2015. He is currently the IEEE Chapter Chair for the French Signal Processing Chapter.




Prof. Gouenou Coatrieux,
Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom Bretagne, INSERM UMR1101 LaTIM, France

He received the Ph.D. degree in signal processing and telecommunication from the University of Rennes I, Rennes, France, in collaboration with the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications, Paris, France, in 2002. His research is conducted in the LaTIM Laboratory, INSERM U1101, Brest. He is currently a full professor with the Information and Image Processing Department, Institut Mines-Telecom, Telecom Bretagne, Brest, France. He conducts his research in the Laboratory of Medical Information Processing, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Brest. He is also the head of the joint laboratory SePEMeD (Security and Processing of Externalized Medical Image Data). His primary research interests concern watermarking (images and databases), crypto-watermarking, secure processing of outsourced data, information system security, digital forensics with a special interest for the medical field. Prof. Coatrieux is an Associate Editor of the IEEE JOURNAL ON BIOMEDICAL AND HEALTH INFORMATICS, Digital Signal Processing, and Innovation and Research in BioMedical Engineering. He is a member of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering "Global Citizen Safety and Security Working Group" and the European Federation for Medical Informatics "Security, Safety, and Ethics Working Group," and has contributed to the Technical Committee of "Information Technology for Health" of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Huseyin Seker
The University of Northumbria at Newcastle, UK

Dr Huseyin Seker is a multi-disciplinary researcher with a particular interest in big data mining, machine learning, and bio-medical and industrial applications. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, lead a number of projects, delivered keynote and invited talks at several events and organised a number of conferences and special sessions. He is currently a Reader in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences of Northumbria University in Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK). He is also the Director of Enterprise and Engagement, and leads Bio-Health Informatics Research Team and Big Data Analytics Lab within the department. In addition to his academic duties, he is an Advisory Board Member of the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence, Steering Group Member of Digital Catapult North East and Tees Valley, and member of the CyberNorth Initiative in the UK. Further information about his projects and publications can be found at http://computing.unn.ac.uk/staff/yqqd6/home.htm.



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