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Keynote Speakers of ICET 2022

Keynote Speakers 主旨报告人


Prof. Ronghuai Huang, Beijing Normal University, China


Ronghuai Huang is a Professor in Faculty of Education of Beijing Normal University (BNU). He has being engaged in the research on smart learning environment, artificial intelligence in education, educational technology as well as knowledge engineering. He received ‘Changjiang (Yangtze River) Scholar’ award in 2016, which is the highest  academic award issued to an individual in higher education by the Ministry of Education of China. He serves as Co-Dean of Smart Learning Institute, Director of UNESCO International Rural Educational and Training Centre, and Director of China National Engineering Lab for Cyber learning Intelligent Technology. He is very active in academic events and organizations internationally. In China, he is Committeeman of the Science Subject Expert Committee of the National Textbook Committee, Co-Leader of Information and Communication Technology Course Standard Group in Ordinary Senior High School, Vice-Chairman of China Educational Technology Association, Vice-Chairman of Teaching Guidance Committee of Educational Technology at Institutions of Higher Education, Vice-Chairman of Beijing Education Informatization Expert Committee, and Expert of MOE AI Innovation Panel. He is also President of The Global Chinese Society for Computers in Education and Vice President of International Association of Smart Learning Environments. For the academic journals and publications, He is Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Smart Learning Environment, Journal of Computers in Education and the book series of Lecture Notes of Educational Technology and Smart Computing and Intelligent.


Title: Rethinking and Redesigning National Smart Education Strategy (Abstract)




Prof. Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan

IEEE Computer Society Vice President, Professional and Educational Activities


Prof. Dr. Hironori Washizaki is a Professor and the Associate Dean of the Research Promotion Division at Waseda University in Tokyo and a Visiting Professor at the National Institute of Informatics. He also works in the industry as Outside Directors of SYSTEM INFORMATION and eXmotion. Hironori’s research interests include systems and software engineering. He received his Ph.D. in information and computer science from Waseda University in 2003. Since 2017, he has been the lead on a large-scale grant at MEXT called enPiT-Pro SmartSE, which encompasses professional training and education in IoT, AI, software engineering, and business. He is also leading projects on STEM education with a particular focus on introductory programming environments. He currently serves as IEEE Computer Society Vice President for Professional and Educational Activities. He also serves as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, Editorial Board Member of MDPI Education Sciences, Steering Committee Member of the IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, Advisory Committee Member of the IEEE CS flagship conference COMPSAC, and Convener of ISO/IEC/JTC1 SC7/WG20.

For a complete publication list, see: http://www.washi.cs.waseda.ac.jp/publications/



Prof. Jiyou Jia, Peking University, China

Dr. Jiyou Jia is a full professor and the Head of the Department of Educational Technology, Graduate School of Education, Peking University, China and is also the founding director of International Research Center for Education and Information at Peking University. He was invited to work as a guest professor in 2015 by School of Education, Technical University of Munich, Germany, and Distinguished Professor at Institute for Research in Open and Innovative Education, the Open University of Hong Kong from August 2017 to December 2018.
Dr. Jia received B. S. and Master of Education from Peking University, and Ph.D. in artificial intelligence from Augsburg University, Germany. His research interests include educational technology and artificial intelligence in education, especially in TELL (Technology Enhanced Language Learning), math education with ICT, and decision making support system. He has been responsible for a dozen of national projects and international cooperation projects. His research has won a number of national and international prizes including the First Class Award of the Fifth National Award for Outstanding Achievements in Educational Research, from Ministry of Education, China, 2016, and IAAI (Innovative Application of Artificial Intelligence) Deployed Application Award by AAAI (Association of Advancement of Artificial Intelligence), USA, 2008.
Jia has published more than 100 articles in internationally or nationally peer-reviewed journals and conferences including Computers and Education, Knowledge-Based Systems, etc. He has edited one book and authored another one, both written in English and published by IGI Global, USA. He is also the author of one Chinese book and one book in German. He serves as a reviewer for several international journals indexed in SCI/SSCI, a co-chair or PC member of more than 20 international conferences including ICCE, ICALT and GCCCE, and an advisory expert for some scientific and governmental organizations.





Prof. Maiga Chang, Athabasca University, Canada

Chair of IEEE Technical Committee of Learning Technology (TCLT)


Dr. Maiga Chang is a Full Professor in the School of Computing and Information Systems at Athabasca University, Canada. His research mainly focuses on game-based learning, training and assessment; learning behaviour analysis; learning analytics and academic analytics; intelligent agent technology; health informatics; data mining; computational intelligence; natural language processing; artificial intelligence; museum education; mobile and ubiquitous learning; healthcare technology, etc.
Dr. Chang is now Chair (2018~2023) of IEEE Technical Committee of Learning Technology (TCLT), Executive Committee member of IEEE Computer Society Special Technical Communities, Executive Committee member of Asia-Pacific Society for Computers in Education (2017~2024, APSCE) and Global Chinese Society for Computing in Education (2016~2021, GCSCE), Secretary and Treasurer (2019~) of International Association of Smart Learning Environments (IASLE), and Chair (2021) of Educational Activities Committee, IEEE Northern Canada Section. Dr. Chang is also a Steering Committee member (2020~) for International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems (ITS).
Dr. Chang is editors-in-chief (2019~) of Journal of Educational Technology & Society (SSCI), editor-in-chief (2014~) of International Journal of Distance Education Technologies (ESCI, SCOPUS, EI), and editor-in-chief (2020~) of Bulletin of Technical Committee on Learning Technology (ESCI).
Dr. Chang serves for being program chair (2015, 2018 to 2020) of International Conference on Smart Learning Environments, program advising chair (2020~2021) and program committee chair (2019) International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, general program chair (2017~2021) of IEEE International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies, executive chair (2020) of inaugural English Paper Track (EPT) of 24th Global Chinese Conference on Computers in Education, consultant (2020), IPC Coordination chair (2019) and co-chair (2018) of International Conference on Computers in Education.
Dr. Chang has given more than 110 talks and lectures in different events. He has also (co-)authored more than 227 edited books, book chapters, journal and conference papers. He is an IEEE member for twenty-five years since 1996.


Title: Chatbot in Education (Abstract)




Prof. Fuan Wen, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China


Fuan Wen is a professor of computer application technology in Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT). He is the director of Network Teaching System Research Center in Beijing Key Laboratory of Network System and Network Culture. Fuan Wen has worked in School of Network Education since 2000 and has engaged in research and development on virtual experiment, multimedia network learning system, and Metaverse applications. From 2003 to 2005, he had been appointed to be one of the key experts for "Narrowing Digital-divide—West Action Program” and the senior expert for “Network Education” project by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China. He was elected to be the special education supervisor by Beijing city government in 2004. He was a visiting scholar in Computer Science and Engineering School at University of Washington in 2006. Fuan Wen has published 150 papers, authored 4 books, obtained 15 copyrights and 5 patents in computer application technology. He has led several major research projects funded by Chinese government.