Invited Speakers



Suraya Masrom, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia (Online)


Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Suraya Masrom leads the Machine Learning and Interactive Visualization (MaLIV) Research Group at the Perak Branch of Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), MALAYSIA. She serves as the chief editor of the Mathematical Sciences and Informatics Journal published by UiTM Press and has been recognized as the recipient of the university's Best Journal Editor award in 2023. She received her Ph.D. in Information Technology and Quantitative Science from UiTM in 2015. Her professional journey began in the realm of information technology, holding a position as an Associate Network Engineer at Ramgate Systems Sdn. Bhd (a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM) in June 1996, shortly after completing her bachelor's degree in computer science from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in March 1996.
After achieving a master's degree in computer science from Universiti Putra Malaysia in 2001, she transitioned into an academic career, starting as a lecturer at UTM. Her path led her to the Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) campus in Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia, in 2004. Her commitment to excellence in education was acknowledged when she was honored with the Best Educator award as part of the University Academic Award Program in 2019.
Suraya Masrom remains a highly active researcher in the fields of meta-heuristics search approach, scripting language, machine learning, and educational technology. Her research endeavors have secured substantial funding, totaling 600K in grants, encompassing 10K in international grants, 20K in industry grants, and 900K in national grants. Over the past five years, she has authored and co-authored more than 200 indexed journal and conference papers, culminating in a noteworthy h-index of 6 in Scopus and 8 in Google Scholar from 404 citations. For those wishing to get in touch, she can be reached via email at





Manolis Vavalis, University of Thessaly, Greece


Professor Manolis Vavalis, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece He is also Senior Researcher at the Information Technologies Institute (ITI) of the Centre of Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH)and he has served as a faculty member at the University of Crete and Purdue University and as a Senior Researcher at the Institute of Computer Science (ICS) of the Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH). He authored more than 100 peer reviewed publications and supervised more than 80 students. His research has been supported by NSF, European Commision and the General Secretariat for Research and Technology - Greece and currently focuses on Smart Energy Systems, Web Technologies, and Information and Knowledge Management Systems.






Anand Nayyar, Duy Tan University, Vietnam


Dr. Anand Nayyar received Ph.D (Computer Science) from Desh Bhagat University in 2017 in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence and Network Simulation. He is currently working in School of Computer Science-Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam as Professor, Scientist, Vice-Chairman (Research) and Director- IoT and Intelligent Systems Lab. A Certified Professional with 125+ Professional certifications from CISCO, Microsoft, Amazon, EC-Council, Oracle, Google, Beingcert, EXIN, GAQM, Cyberoam and many more. Published more than 175+ Research Papers in various High-Quality ISI-SCI/SCIE/SSCI Impact Factor- Q1, Q2, Q3,Q4 Journals cum Scopus/ESCI indexed Journals, 70+ Papers in International Conferences indexed with Springer, IEEE and ACM Digital Library, 40+ Book Chapters in various SCOPUS/WEB OF SCIENCE Indexed Books with Springer, CRC Press, Wiley, IET, Elsevier with Citations: 10000+, H-Index: 53 and I-Index: 190. Member of more than 60+ Associations as Senior and Life Member. He has authored/co-authored cum Edited 50+ Books of Computer Science. Associated with more than 600+ International Conferences as Programme Committee/Chair/Advisory Board/Review Board member. He has 18 Australian Patents, 7 German Patents, 4 Japanese Patents, 33 Indian Design cum Utility Patents, 8 UK Patents, 1 USA Patent, 3 Indian Copyrights and 2 Canadian Copyrights to his credit in the area of Wireless Communications, Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, IoT, Healthcare, Drones, Robotics and Image Processing. Awarded 43 Awards for Teaching and Research—Young Scientist, Best Scientist, Best Senior Scientist, Asia Top 50 Academicians and Researchers, Young Researcher Award, Outstanding Researcher Award, Excellence in Teaching, Best Senior Scientist Award, DTU Best Professor and Researcher Award- 2019, 2020-2021, 2022, Distinguished Scientist Award by National University of Singapore, Obada Prize 2023 and many more. He is listed in Top 2% Scientists as per Stanford University (2020, 2021, 2022) , Ad Index (Rank No:1 Duy Tan University, Rank No:1 Computer Science in Viet Nam) and Listed on (Top Scientist of Computer Science in Viet Nam- National Ranking: 2; D-Index: 31). He is acting as Associate Editor for Wireless Networks (Springer), Computer Communications (Elsevier), International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNET) (Inderscience), Frontiers in Computer Science, PeerJ Computer Science, Human Centric Computing and Information Sciences (HCIS), Tech Science Press- IASC, IET-Quantum Communications, IET Wireless Sensor Systems, IET Networks, IJDST, IJISP, IJCINI, IJGC, IJSIR. He is acting as Managing Editor of IGI-Global Journal, USA titled “International Journal of Knowledge and Systems Science (IJKSS)” and Editor-in-Chief of IGI-Global, USA Journal titled “International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST)”. He has reviewed more than 2500+ Articles for diverse Web of Science and Scopus Indexed Journals. He is currently researching in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Internet of Things, Swarm Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Drones, Blockchain, Cyber Security, Healthcare Informatics, Big Data and Wireless Communications.