Prof. Hiroshi FUJITA

Gifu University, Japan

Hiroshi FUJITA was born in Gifu, Japan, in 1952. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Gifu University, Japan, in 1976 and 1978, respectively, and Ph.D. degree from Nagoya University in 1983. He was a Research Associate at University of Chicago, USA, from 1983 to 1986. He was an assistant professor (1978-1983) and an associate professor (1986-1991) in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Gifu National College of Technology. He became an associate professor in 1991 and a professor in 1995 in the Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University. He was a Chairman and Professor (2002-2017) in the department of Intelligent Image Information, Division of Regeneration and Advanced Medical Sciences, Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University, Japan. He was a director of Virtual System Laboratory in Gifu University (2002-2004). He became a Professor in the department of Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering in 2017, and currently is a Research Professor/Emeritus Professor of Gifu University. He is a member of the Society for Medical Image Information (president), the Research Group on Medical Imaging (adviser), the Japan Society for Medical Image Engineering (director), and some other societies. He has been also served as scientific committee and/or program committee members, such as in International Workshop on Digital Mammography (IWDM), Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS), International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), International Workshop on Breast Image Analysis, and Symposium of the Japanese Scandinavian Radiological Society and Nordic Japan PACS Symposium. He was also worked as a General co-chair of Asian Forum on Medical Imaging 2007 held in Cheju National University, Korea, and he hosted the International Workshop of Breast Imaging (IWDM2014), which was held in Gifu, Japan. He has worked as a Guest Editor-in-Chief in Special Section Editorial Committee for Medical Imaging, issued in April, 2013, from IEICE Society in Japan, and also in some other special issues. His research interests include computer-aided diagnosis system, image analysis and processing, and image evaluation in medicine. He has published over 1000 papers in Journals, Proceedings, Book chapters and Scientific Magazines.



Prof. Yen-Wei Chen

Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Prof. Yen-Wei Chen received his B.E. degree in 1985 from Kobe University, Kobe, Japan. He received his M.E. degree in 1987 and his D.E. degree in 1990, both from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan. From 1991 to 1994, he was a research fellow at the Institute of Laser Technology, Osaka, Japan. From October 1994 to March 2004, he was an associate Professor and a professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan. He is currently a professor at the college of Information Science and Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan. He was a visiting professor at Oxford University, Oxford, UK in 2003 and at Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, USA in 2010. He is also a chair professor at College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. He is associate Editors for the International Journal of Image and Graphics (IJIG), and the International Journal of Knowledge-based and Intelligent Engineering Systems. His research focuses on computer vision, medical image analysis and machine learning. He has published more than 300 research papers in these fields. He received various awards, such as Best Paper Award of ICPR2012, Paper Award of Meical Imaging Technology (Journal).



Assoc. Prof. Ken¨ichi Morooka

Kyushu University, Japan

Ken¨ichi Morooka received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Kyushu University, in 1997 and 2000, respectively. He was a visiting researcher with Institute of Systems & Information Technologies/KYUSHU. From 2000 to 2006, he was an associate professor in Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. He was an associate professor in Digital Medicine Initiative (2006-2010) and Department of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University (2010). Currently, he is an associate professor in Graduate School of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University. Also he was a visiting researcher, Illinois Institute of Technology, U.S. (2016). He has published more than 100 journal and conference articles. He has served as a member of organizing and program committees at numerous conferences, e.g. he has been program committes of MLMI 2018 and 2017, IFMIA 2017, CARS 2014 and EMBC 2013. His research interests cover computer-aided support system for therapy and surgery by image information processing and machine learning.




Assoc. Prof. Sugiono Sugiono

Brawijaya University, Indonesia

Sugiono, Ph.D was born in Blitar, Indonesia, in 1978. He finished Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering Department at Brawijaya University in 2001, received Master Degree in Industrial Engineering at Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Surabaya in 2004, and graduated Ph.D. degree of Art, Design and Technology from University of Derby, UK, in 2012. Title of his thesis (PhD) is: Investigating an Intelligent Concept Design Tool for Automotive Car Body Design. His research interests lie in bioengineering - ergonomics and intelligent product design. He worked as project analyser in investigating of fuel distribution for industry at PT. Surveyor Indonesia from 2001 to 2002. He also worked as purchasing vice leader at PT. Mitra Saruta (Textile) from 2004 to 2005. Currently, he is working as a lecturer at Department of Industrial Engineering, Brawijaya University start from 2005. He is a head of Work Design and Ergonomics Laboratory and head of Research Committee at Brawijaya University. He is an international reviewer of research, certificated by ISO 17024. He is also working as editor in chief of the Indonesian Journal of Disability Studies (IJDS). He is a senior member of Hong Kong Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Society (HKCBEES), member of Indonesian Ergonomics Society (Perhimpunan Ergonomi Indonesia C PEI) and Member of International Association of Engineers (IAENG).





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