Professor Yoshifumi Manabe
Faculty of Informatics, Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan
Yoshifumi Manabe was born in 1960. He received his B.E., M.E., and Dr.E. degrees from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1983, 1985, and 1993, respectively. From 1985 to 2013, he worked for Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation. From 2001 to 2013, he was a guest associate professor of Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University. Since 2013, he has been a professor of the Faculty of Informatics, Kogakuin University, Tokyo, Japan. His research interests include distributed algorithms, cryptography, game theory, and graph theory. Dr. Manabe is a member of ACM, IEEE, IEICE, IPSJ, and JSIAM.
Professor Yen-Wei Chen
Ritsumeikan University, Japan
Yen-Wei Chen was born in Hangzhou, China in 1962. He received his B.E. degree in 1985 from Kobe Univ., Kobe, Japan. He received his M.E. degree in 1987, and his D.E. degree in 1990, both from Osaka Univ., Osaka, Japan. He was a research fellow at the Institute of Laser Technology, Osaka, from 1991 to 1994. From Oct. 1994 to Mar. 2004, he was an associate Professor and a professor in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Univ. of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan. He is currently a professor at the college of Information Science and Engineering, and the director at the Research Center of Advanced ICT for Medical and Healthcare, Ritsumeikan Univ., Kyoto, Japan. He is also a chair professor at the college of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang Univ., Hangzhou, China. He was a visiting scholar at Oxford University, Oxford, UK in 2003 and at Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA in 2010.His research interests include medical image analysis, pattern recognition. He has published more than 300 research papers. He has received many distinguished awards including Best Scientific Paper Award of ICPR2013, Outstanding Chinese Oversea Scholar Fund of Chinese Academy of Science. He is the Principal Investigator of several projects in bio-medical engineering and image analysis, funded by Japanese Government.