Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Hyoungseop Kim received his B.A. degree in electrical engineering from Kyushu Institute of Technology in 1994, the Masters and Ph.D. degree from Kyushu Institute of Technology in 1996 and 2001, respectively. He is a professor in the department of control engineering at Kyushu Institute of Technology. His research interests are focused on medical application of image analysis.

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. Hiroshi Fujita received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Gifu University, Japan, in 1976 and 1978, respectively, and Ph.D. degree from Nagoya University in 1983. He became a research associate in 1978 and an associate professor in 1986 at Gifu National College of Technology. He was a visiting researcher at the K. Rossmann Radiologic Image Laboratory, University of Chicago, in 1983-1986. He became an associate professor in 1991 and a professor in 1995 in the Faculty of Engineering, Gifu University. He has been a professor and chair of intelligent image information since 2002 at the Graduate School of Medicine, Gifu University. He is a member of the Society for Medical Image Information (President), the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (Fellow), its Technical Groups on Medical Image (Adviser), the Japan Society for Medical Image Engineering (Director), and some other societies such as IEEE and SPIE. He has been also served as scientific committee or program committee members, such as in International Workshop on Digital Mammography, SPIE Medical Imaging, and Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (CARS). He was worked as a General co-chair of Asian Forum on Medical Imaging 2007 held in Cheju National University, Korea, and as a General Chair of International Workshop for Breast Imaging (IWDM2014, Gifu). He has also worked as a Guest Editor-in-Chief in Special Section Editorial Committee for Medical Imaging, issued in April, 2013, from IEICE Society in Japan. His research interests include computer-aided diagnosis system, image analysis and processing, and image evaluation in medicine. He has published over 1000 papers in Journals, Proceedings, Book chapters and Scientific Magazines.

Title of Speech: State-of-the-Art of Computer-Aided Medical Image Diagnosis


Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Kiyoshi Hoshino received two doctor's degrees; one in Medical Science in 1993, and the other in Engineering in 1996, from the University of Tokyo respectively. From 1993 to 1995, he was an assistant professor at Tokyo Medical and Dental University School of Medicine. From 1995 to 2002, he was an associate professor at University of the Ryukyus. From 2002, he was an associate professor at the Biological Cybernetics Lab of University of Tsukuba. He is now a professor. From 1998 to 2001, he was jointly appointed as a senior researcher of the PRESTO "Information and Human Activity" project of the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). From 2002 to 2005, he was a project leader of a SORST project of JST. His research interests include biomedical measurement and modelling, medical engineering, motion capture, computer vision, and humanoid robot design.

Plenary Speaker I

Prof. Hidetaka Arimura received a BS in 1989 and an MS in 1991 in electronics and information engineering, and his PhD in engineering from Kyoto Institute of Technology in 1996. He used to work for Shimadzu Corporation from 1991 to 1996, Tokyo Women’s Medical University from 1996 to 1998, Hiroshima International University from 1998 to 2002, and the University of Chicago from 2002 to 2004. He is currently working as a professor in Division of Quantum Radiation Science, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, and also he is a certificated medical physicist in Japan. His research interests include computer-aided diagnosis and image assisted radiation therapy based on medical image analysis and pattern recognition. Recently, he published “Image-Based Computer-Assisted Radiation Therapy” (Springer, 2017) as an editor.

Plenary Speaker II

Dr. Guangxu Li received his B.E. and M.E. degrees in automation engineering from Liaoning University of Technology in 2006 and 2009, the Ph.D. degree from Kyushu Institute of Technology in 2013, respectively. He is a lecturer in the school of electronics and information engineering at Tianjin Polytechnic University. His research interests are focused on medical image processing and image-guided surgical system.