Organizing Committee Members

Hu Mingjun

Xi'an Chest Hospital, China

Prof Hu Mingjun, MD, PhD, Deputy Dean of Xi'an Chest Hospital, Deputy chairman of imaging committee of Chinese Antituberculosis Association, Deputy chairman of imaging committee of Shanxi Antituberculosis Association,Mainly engaged in neurosurgical treatment of tuberculosis.

Xiao Chunfeng

Capital Medical University, China

Xiao Chunfeng is a Medical Editor of the column on Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry in DXY.cn. Xiao Chunfeng has been working in the National Clinical Research Center for Mental Disorder & Beijing Key Laboratory of Mental Disorders, Beijing Anding Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China and in Advanced Innovation Center for Human Brain Protection, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China. His research interest lies in Psychiatry & Mental Health, Clinical Psychology and Public Health.

Ali Safaa Sadiq

University of Wolverhampton, UK

Ali Safaa Sadiq is a senior IEEE member and currently a faculty member at Faculty of Science and Engineering, School of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Wolverhampton, UK; he is also an adjunct staff at Monash University and Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research and Optimisation, Torrens University Australia. Ali has served as a lecturer at the School of Information Technology, Monash University, Malaysia. Previously he has also served as a senior lecturer at the Department of Computer Systems & Networking Department, Faculty of Computer Systems & Software Engineering, University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. Ali has received his PhD, M.Sc, and B.Sc degrees in Computer Science in 2004, 2011, and 2014 respectively. Ali has been awarded the Pro-Chancellor Academic Award as the best student in his batch for both Masters and PhD. Ali has also been awarded the UTM International Doctoral Fellowship (IDF). He has published several scientific/research papers in well-known international journals and conferences. He was involved in conducting 5 research grants projects, whereby 3 of them are in the area of network and security and the others in analyzing and forecasting floods in Malaysia. He has supervised 5 PhD students and 3 Masters students as well as some other undergraduate final year projects. His current research interests include Wireless Communications, Network security and AI applications in networking.

Rongbao Gao

National Institute for Viral Disease Control And Prevention, China

Rongbao Gao professor from National institute for viral disease control and prevention, China CDC. His research interests are in the emergence and control of influenza viruses, viral immunology, pathogenesis of viral pneumonia and the development of new diagnosis techniques. He was a guest researcher fellow in infectious diseases pathology branch of US CDC during 2009-2010, and got CDC’s ” NCEZID RECOGNITION AWARDS CEREMONY” for 2009 pdmH1N1 works. He published over 60 science papers on NEJM, The LANCET, Nature, CID, and so on, and obtained several Chinese scientific and technology honors for H5N1, 2009 pdmH1N1 and H7N9 associated works. He joined the control and prevention of COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan China.

Keith Dunker

Indiana University School of Medicine, USA

Professor A Keith Dunker received a BS in chemistry (1965) from the University of California, Berkeley, an MS in physics (1967) and a PhD in biophysics (1969) from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and postdoctoral experience (1969-1973) in structural and molecular biology at Yale University. He has held positions at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1973-1975), Washington State University (1975-2003) and Indiana University School of Medicine (2003-present), where he is currently Emeritus Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and the Founding Director of the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics. On November 15, 1995, Dr Dunker abruptly switched his research to machine-learning-based studies on intrinsically disordered proteins (IDPs), and by now has published more than 200 papers on these proteins, with a focus on their roles in cell signaling and regulation.

Victor Alexander Okhuese

Pan African University, Institute for Basic Science Technology and Innovation, Kenya

Victor Alexander Okhuese, PhD, is a Doctor of Applied Mathematics and Doctor of Financial Mathematics with vast research interest is focused on solving real world problems from disease control, financial recession, economic instability and unemployment. He currently lectures at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology as well as at the Strathmore Institute of Mathematical Sciences – Strathmore University, Kenya. Also, he currently serves as a project lead at Schemas Group as well as Global Entrepreneurship Network Exchange after servicing a grant for social research on financial inclusion in Nigeria with the Gate Foundation. Victor is a seasoned researcher with recent interest in disease control. He is currently working on a series of research finding with his new deterministic endemic SEIRUS model to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa and COVID-19 among other global pandemics.

Chen Yongwen

PLA of the Third Military Medical University (TMMU), China

Chen Yongwen is a professor from Institute of Immunology, PLA of the Third Military Medical University (TMMU) in China. He received his PhD in Medical Immunology (2005) from TMMU and got his postdoctoral experience (2008-2010) in Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Karolinska Institute in Sweden. He interested in studying virus infection and host immunity, and focus on the regulatory mechanisms of T cell activation and tolerance following HBV, LCMV or SARS-CoV-2 infection. His research helps us understand the potential roles of T cell in the pathogenesis of viral infection.