International Conference on Medical Engineering and Health Informatics (MEHI-2018) will be held in Kunming,China , during May 20-21, 2018.


Organizing Committee

General Chair:

Professor Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen
Professor and Chair
Department of Computer Science and Information Technology
La Trobe University
Melbourne Bundoora, Victoria 3086,Australia,
Office: Melbourne Campus
Building/Room: Beth Gleason/BG239
Phone: +61-3-9479 6768; Fax: +61 3 9479 3060

Professor Yi-Ping Phoebe Chen is Professor and Chair at the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, La Trobe University, Melbourne Australia. She was Head of Department of Department of Computer Science and Computer Engineering, La Trobe University from Sep 2010 to April 2012. Prof Chen is the Chief Investigator of ARC Centre of Excellence in Bioinformatics. Phoebe received her BInfTech degree with First Class Honours and PhD in Computer Science (Bioinformatics) from the University of Queensland. Before she joined La Trobe, Phoebe was Associate Professor (Reader) in Deakin University from Dec 2003 to April 2010. She worked as a Associate Lecturer/Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Queensland University of Technology from Jul 1999 to Nov 2003. Professor Chen has been doing multi-discipline researches for more than 18 years. Her research focus is to find effective solutions for visualizing, integrating, analyzing and mining big data, complex structures and functions for scientific and biomedical applications. She has been working in many emerging areas such as bioinformatics, scientific visualization, pattern recognition, health informatics, multimedia and databases. She has published over 220 research papers, many of them appeared in top journals and conferences such as IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, Pattern Recognition, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Molecular Systems Biology, Aging Cell, Nucleic Acids Research, Journal of Medical Genetics, RNA, BMC Genomics, BMC Bioinformatics, Current Drug Metabolism, Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, Information Systems, SIGMOD, etc . She is steering committee chair of Asia-Pacific Bioinformatics Conference (founder) and International conference on Multimedia Modelling. She has been on the program committees of over 100 international conferences, including top ranking conferences such as ICDE, ICPR, ISMB, CIKM etc. Phoebe is a senior member of IEEE, senior member of ACM.

Programme Chair:

Dr. Priti Das
Department of Pharmacology,
CB Medical College and Hospital, Odisha, India

Dr. Priti Das is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Odisha, India. She is Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices published from Indescience Publishing House.

Publication Chair:

Prof.Dr.Nilanjan Dey
Department of Information Technology,
Techno India College of Technology,
Kolkata, INDIA.

Nilanjan Dey, PhD. is an Asst. Professor in the Department of Information Technology in Techno India College of Technology, Rajarhat, Kolkata, India. He holds an honorary position of Visiting Scientist at Global Biomedical Technologies Inc., CA, USA and Research Scientist of Laboratory of Applied Mathematical Modeling in Human Physiology, Territorial Organization Of- Sgientifig And Engineering Unions, BULGARIA, Associate Researcher of Laboratoire RIADI , University of Manouba, TUNISIA. He is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Ambient Computing and Intelligence(IGI Global), US , International Journal of Rough Sets and Data Analysis (IGI Global), US, Series Editor of Advances in Geospatial Technologies(AGT) Book Series, (IGI Global), US, Executive Editor of International Journal of Image Mining (IJIM), Inderscience, Regional Editor-Asia of International Journal of Intelligent Engineering Informatics (IJIEI), Inderscience and Associated Editor of International Journal of Service Science, Management, Engineering, and Technology, IGI Global. His research interests include: Medical Imaging, Soft computing, Data mining, Machine learning, Rough set, Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation, Modeling of Biomedical Systems, Robotics and Systems, Information Hiding, Security, Computer Aided Diagnosis, Atherosclerosis. He has 8 books and 160 international conferences and journal papers. He is a life member of IE, UACEE, ISOC etc.

Organizing Chair:

Prof.Dr. Qu Xilong
School of Information Technology and Management
Hunan University of Finance and Economics
Number 139, the second roads of Fenglin, Yuelu district,Changsha,Hunan,China

Prof. Xilong Qu is the dean of School of Information Technology and Management, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, he is also the master degree student advisor for both Xiangtan University and Hunan Institute of Engineering. Prof. Xilong Qu received his Ph.D on Southwest Jiaotong University, he finished his post-doctor study in Post-doctoral Research Center of Computer Science and Technology, South China University of Technology. Prof. Xilong Qu is the young core teacher of Hunan and a member of “121” talents program of Hunan.
Prof.Xilong Qu joined 4 projects from the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, also he led the National Natural Science Foundation of Hunan, the Research Foundation of Education Bureau of Hunan Province, China and the National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China for 3, 1 and 1 times respectively. Prof. Xilong Qu published 4 books 35 articles (5 articles are indexed by SCI and the rest are indexed by EI). Prof. Xilong Qu is also invited for chairs and keynote speakers of numerous conferences and forums in China.

Technical Program Committee:

  • Prof.Dr. Xilong Qu, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, China
  • Prof.Dr. Hao Wang, State Key Laboratory of Rolling and Automation, Northeastern University, China
  • Prof.Dr. Imran Memon, Zhejiang University, China
  • Prof.Dr. Guodong Wang , South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Rapid City, USA
  • Prof.Dr. Vladicescu Popentiu, Florin, City University, UK
  • Prof.Dr. Guangzhi Qu, Oakland University, USA
  • Prof.Dr. V.S.S. Yadavalli, University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Prof.Dr. Bruno Apolloni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
  • Prof.Dr. Harry Bouwman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
  • Prof.Dr. Shyi-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Prof.Dr. Yahaya Coulibaly, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof.Dr. Ing Kong, RMIT University, Australia
  • Prof.Dr. Gerald Midgley, Centre for Systems Studies, Business School, University of Hull, UK
  • Prof.Dr. Khubaib Ahmed, Hamdard University, Pakistan
  • Prof.Dr. Moustafa Mohammed Eissa, Faculty of Engineering-Helwan University, Egypt
  • Dr. Alexandros Fragkiadakis, Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), Greece
  • Dr. Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain
  • Dr. Mohamed Atef, Assiut University, Egypt
  • Dr. Weilin Wang , University of Georgia, USA
  • Dr. Bensafi Abd-Ei-Hamid, World Islamic Sciences and Education University, Jordan
  • Dr. Yudi Gondokaryono, Institute of Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
  • Dr. Hadi Arabshahi, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran
  • Dr. Qian Lv , Western Digital, USA
  • Dr. Alojz Poredo, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Dr. Mohamed F. El-Santawy, Cairo University, Egypt
  • Dr. Tongpin Liu, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
  • Dr. Seema Verma, Banasthali University, India

International Advisory Committee:

  • Popentiu Vladicescu, Florin, City University, UK
  • Qu, Guangzhi, Oakland University, USA
  • Yu, Zhengtao, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
  • Yadavalli, V.S.S., University of Pretoria, South Africa
  • Apolloni, Bruno, Universit degli Studi di Milano, Italy
  • Chen, Shyi-Ming, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Coulibaly, Yahaya, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Cui, Zhihua, Taiyuan University of Science and Technology, China
  • Das, B.K., Government of India, India
  • Davis, Joseph, The University of Sydney, Australia
  • De La Escalera Hueso, Arturo, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
  • El Mohajir, Mohammed, Dhar Mahraz University, Morocco
  • Hessami, Ali, Vega Systems, UK
  • Hsu, Yen-Tseng, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
  • Jain, Lakhmi C., Bournemouth University, UK
  • Jain, Sanjay, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Khatua, Chidananda, Intel Corporation Inc., USA
  • Kiper, Ayse, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
  • Kohout, Ladislav J., Florida State University, USA
  • Koukam, Abderrafiaa, Universit de Technologie de Belfort Montbliard, France
  • Langari, Reza, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Liu, Feng, Wuhan University, China
  • Ma, Maode, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Mahalik, N. P., California State University, Fresno, USA
  • Mahapatra, Rabi N, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Misra, Subhas C., IIT Kanpur, India
  • Mitra, Pabitra, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India
  • Phillips-Wren, Gloria, Loyola University Maryland, USA
  • Reddy, P. Krishna, International Institute of Information Technology, India
  • Serhani, M. Adel, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
  • Shafazand, M. Hassan, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran
  • Shan, Tony C., Wachovia Bank, USA
  • Shukla, Anupam, Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management, Gwalior (ABV-IIITM), India
  • Soto Acosta, Pedro, University of Murcia, Spain
  • Trappl, Robert, Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (OFAI), Austria
  • Tzafestas, Spyros, National Technical University, Greece
  • Yeap, Wai-Kiang, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
  • Zhang, Yudong, Nanjing Normal University, China
  • Zorat, Alessandro, University of Trento, Italy