Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Mohamed Khan Afthab Ahamed Khan

UCSI University (Block E) Kuala Lumpur Campus, Malaysia , Malaysia

He received his BE degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Madras University, India and MS degree in Electronics and Control engineering from BITS Pilani, India. He received his advanced diploma in Power electronics and drives from Lucas – Nuelle, Germany in 2002 and also from Woo sun, Korea. He obtained his PhD in Robotics, Power electronics and controls from Atlantic University, USA.

Research specialisation: Robotics, Power Electronics and controls and Motor Drives.


Prof. Dr. Fadi Al-Turjman

Near East University, Nicosia, Turkey

Prof. Dr. Fadi Al-Turjman received his Ph.D. in computer science from Queen’s University, Canada, in 2011. He is the “advisor to the chairman of the board of trustees on AI and informatics” at Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus, and the “associate dean for research” at the faculty of engineering in the same university. Prof. Al-Turjman is the head of Artificial Intelligence Engineering Dept., and a leading authority in the areas of smart/intelligent IoT systems, wireless, and mobile networks’ architectures, protocols, deployments, and performance evaluation in Artificial Intelligence of Things (AIoT). He is the founding director of the International Research Center for AI and IoT and the AI and Robotics Institute at Near East University. His publication history spans over 500 SCI/E publications, in addition to numerous keynotes and plenary talks at flagship venues. He has authored and edited more than 50 books about cognition, security, and wireless sensor networks’ deployments in smart IoT environments, which have been published by well-reputed publishers such as Taylor and Francis, Elsevier, IET, and Springer. He has received several recognitions and best research awards at key international venues. Prof. Al-Turjman has led a number of international conferences and workshops in flagship AI and IoT societies. Currently, he serves as book series editor and the lead guest/associate editor for several top tier journals, including the IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (IF 23.9) and the Elsevier Sustainable Cities and Society (IF 10.8), in addition to organizing international conferences and symposiums on the most up to date research topics in AI and IoT.

Research specialisation: Internet of Things, artificial intelligence,data privacy, mobile computing, wireless sensor networks