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
Prof. Maode Ma, a Fellow of IET, received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computer Science at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999. Prof. Ma is a Research Professor in the College of Engineering at Qatar University in Qatar. He has extensive research interests including network security and wireless networking. He has over 490 international academic publications including about 250 journal papers and over 240 conference papers. His publication has received close to 10,000 citations in Google Scholar. Prof. Ma currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering and the Journal of Communications. He also serves as a Senior Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing and the International Journal of Communication Systems. Prof. Ma is a senior member of the IEEE Communication Society and a member of ACM. He is now the Chair of the ACM, Singapore Chapter. Prof. Ma has been a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Communication Society from 2013 to 2016 and from 2023 to 2024.
Ms. Jassica Yao
IECC 2024 conference secretary