Keynote Speaker

Keun Ho Ryu

Ton Duc Thang University & Chungbuk National University

Keun Ho Ryu received the Ph.D. degree in computer science and engineering from Yonsei University, South Korea, in 1988. He has served at the Reserve Officers’ Training Corp (ROTC) of the Korean Army. He is also an Honorary Doctorate of the National University of Mongolia. He is currently a Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology in Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam, as well as an Emeritus and Invited Professor at Chungbuk National University, South Korea. He has been the Leader of the Database and Bioinformatics Laboratory, South Korea, since 1986. He has worked at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA, as a Postdoctoral and a Research Scientist, and also at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, South Korea, as a Senior Researcher. He is the former Vice-President of the Personalized Tumor Engineering Research Center.

He has published or presented over 1000 referred technical articles in various journals and international conferences, in addition to authoring a number of books. His research interests include temporal databases, spatiotemporal databases, temporal GIS, stream data processing, knowledge-based information retrieval, data mining, biomedical informatics, and bioinformatics. He is a Life member of IEEE and has been a member of the ACM since 1982 and 1983, respectively. He has served on numerous program committees, including roles as the Demonstration Co-Chair of the VLDB, as the Panel and Tutorial Co-Chair of the APWeb, and as the IIHMSP-FITAT General Co-Chair.