Keynote Speakers



Assoc. Prof. Chei Sian Lee

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore


Dr. Chei Sian Lee is currently an Associate Professor at the Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, where she is also the Associate Chair (Faculty). She is actively involved in research on issues related to everyday user-information interaction at work, school or play. Specifically, her research focuses on how digital and emerging technologies can be designed to facilitate everyday user-information exchanges and be used to change social behaviors, benefit communities, and create social good. More recently, she has been investigating the deepfakes phenomena from an information-oriented perspective. Dr Lee is on the editorial board for Computers and Education, Online Information Review, The Electronic Library and Journal for STEM Education Research. Dr Lee received her B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Computer and Information Sciences from the National University of Singapore and her PhD in Management Information Systems from the University of Illinois at Chicago, Liautaud Graduate School of Business.



Invited  Speakers



Prof. Jie Liu, Western Oregon University, US


Dr. Jie Liu is a tenured full professor in the Computer Science Division at Western Oregon University (WOU), bringing over more than three decades of experience to the academic realm. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Oregon State University in 1993, specializing in Parallel Processing.


Outside of academia, Dr. Liu has shared his expertise with various government agencies and renowned enterprises such as Microsoft, HP, and HollySys, just to name a few. In roles ranging from consultant to senior Software Engineer/Data Engineer and web architect, he has cultivated a diverse skill set. Recent projects at HPI have focused on Mobile, ETL, and Big Data, and AI, showcasing his proficiency across emerging technological domains.


As a prolific researcher, Dr. Liu has made significant contributions to the academic landscape, publishing over 50 peer-reviewed papers covering topics such as big data security, networks, data processing, and parallel processing. Recognized for his expertise in Blockchain and Big Data, he has been invited to author a series of articles for China's Financial News and provide specialized Blockchain training to HollySys, demonstrating a commitment to advancing knowledge dissemination and industry application.  Dr. Liu became interested in Computer Science education recently, especially with the recent introduction and popularity of Generative AI.


Dr. Liu has delivered over 200 invited talks at various universities and organizations in both the USA and China. He currently serves as a visiting professor at Beijing Jiaotong University and Xuchang University.




Assoc. Prof. Chew Fong Peng

University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia


Associate Professor Dr. Chew Fong Peng is the Chair of the Centre for Research in Language Education (CRiLE), Faculty of Education, University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia. She teaches Malay Language Education, Chinese Language Education, and early childhood education programs. She has presented approximately 180 working papers in international and international seminars and conferences in Malaysia and foreign countries, published 9 books, 148 articles published in journals, 74 papers in conference proceedings, 45 chapters in books, 21 translated books including creative writings, 14 edited books, and edited creative writings. She is the book editor of Taylor & Francis, editor for Malaysian Year 4, 5, and 6 History textbooks, and Year 1 Arts and Music Education textbooks. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chew has completed 31 research projects, 10 of which were led by Chew. She won many medals in the academy and innovative expo, besides being listed in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. Chew is an article reviewer for established international journals on the Web of Science and Scopus, such as Frontiers in Psychology, Frontiers in Education, Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, Asia Pacific Journal of Education, SAGE Open, Educational Research and Reviews (ERR), Pertanika: Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, GEMA Online, etc.  Associate Professor Dr. Chew is also a member of the editorial board of many national and international journals including the Journal of Contemporary Educational Research, Review of Educational Theory, GATR Global Journal for Business & Social Science Review, and Advisory of International Research and Development Center for Publication (IRDCP). She was invited as a visiting professor at Peking University, China from October 2011 to June 2012.



Assoc. Prof. Qin Ni

Shanghai International Studies University, China


Qin Ni is an associate professor in College of Education of Shanghai International Studies University, PR China. She received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain in 2016 with the scholarship from China Scholarship Council. She took the post of visiting scholar at the University of Ulster, U.K. in 2015. Currently She serves as a member of International Expert Group for UNESCO. Her research interests include educational data mining, AI application design for education and smart environment.