Keynote Speaker

Keun Ho Ryu

Chungbuk National University

Keun Ho Ryu received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Yonsei University, Korea, in 1988. He is also an honorary doctorate of the National University of Mongolia. He is currently a Professor at Chungbuk National University (CBNU), South Korea, and has been a leader in the Database and Bioinformatics Laboratory, South Korea, since 1986. Also, he has served the Korean Army as an ROTC. He has worked at the University of Arizona, U.S.A., as a postdoctoral Research Scientist, and also at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, South Korea, as a Senior Researcher. He was a Vice-President of the Personalized Tumor Engineering Research Center.

Professor Ryu has served on numerous program committees including as a demonstration co-chair of the VLDB, a panel and tutorial co-chair of the APWeb, and a general co-chair of the FITAT. He has published or presented more than 1,000 referred technical articles in various journals and international conferences and is the author of several books. His research interests include temporal databases, spatiotemporal databases, temporal GIS, stream data processing, knowledge-based information retrieval, data mining, biomedicine, and bioinformatics. Professor Ryu has been a member of the IEEE and the ACM since 1983.