Prof. Isao Echizen
National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Isao Echizen received B.S., M.S., and D.E. degrees from the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, in 1995, 1997, and 2003, respectively. He joined Hitachi, Ltd. in 1997 and until 2007 was a research engineer in the company's systems development laboratory. He is currently a director and a professor of the Information and Society Research Division, the National Institute of Informatics (NII), a director of the Global Research Center for Synthetic Media, the NII, a professor in the Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, The University of Tokyo, a deputy dean in the School of Multidisciplinary Sciences, The Graduate University For Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI), and a professor in the Department of Informatics, School of Multidisciplinary Sciences, SOKENDAI, Japan. He was a visiting professor at the Tsuda University, Japan, at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and at the University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. He is currently engaged in research on multimedia security and multimedia forensics. He currently serves as a research director in CREST FakeMedia project, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). He received the Best Paper Award from the IPSJ in 2005 and 2014, the Fujio Frontier Award and the Image Electronics Technology Award in 2010, the One of the Best Papers Award from the Information Security and Privacy Conference in 2011, the IPSJ Nagao Special Researcher Award in 2011, the DOCOMO Mobile Science Award in 2014, the Information Security Cultural Award in 2016, and the IEEE Workshop on Information Forensics and Security Best Paper Award in 2017. He was a member of the Information Forensics and Security Technical Committee of the IEEE Signal Processing Society. He is the Japanese representative on IFIP TC11 (Security and Privacy Protection in Information Processing Systems), a member-at-large of board-of-governors of APSIPA, and an editorial board member of the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and the EURASIP Journal on Image and Video processing.
Prof. Ma Maode
Qatar University, Qatar
Dr. Maode Ma received his BE degree in computer engineering from Tsinghua University in 1982, ME degree in computer engineering from Tianjin University in 1991 and Ph.D. degree in computer science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999. Dr. Ma is a tenured Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He has extensive research interests including wireless networking, wireless network security and optical networking, etc. He has been a member of the technical program committee for more than 110 international conferences. He has been a technical track chair, tutorial chair, publication chair, and session chair for more than 50 international conferences. Dr. Ma has published more than 130 international academic research papers on wireless networks and optical networks. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Letters, an Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and an Associate Editor for International Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Security and Communication Networks, International Journal of Vehicular Technology, Journal of Computer Systems, Networks, and Communications, and International Journal of Computing & Information Technology.
Ms. Samantha Liu
IECC 2023 conference secretary