Keynote Speakers of ITEA 2024 (Alphabetize by Last Name)

Dr. Feifei Han


Australian Catholic University, Australia





Dr. Feifei Han's research expertise lies in educational technology, learning analytics, and learning and teaching in higher education. She has over 100 peer-reviewed publications, including a single-authored book, 28 book chapters, 67 journal articles, and 21 conference proceedings. Attracting over 2,050 citations, her publications appear in high-quality educational technology journals, such as Computers & Education, The Internet & Higher Education, International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education, Journal of Computing in Higher Education, and Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. Her work has also been referenced by government agencies in different countries. She currently serves as a co-lead editor of Australasian Journal of Educational Technology. In a recent bibliometric analysis of studies in blended learning between 2013 and 2022, she is amongst the top four most prolific researchers and in the third place of the authors with the strongest citations in the field.


Prof. Agnes Kukulska-Hulme


The Open University, UK





Agnes Kukulska-Hulme is Professor of Learning Technology and Communication in the Institute of Educational Technology (IET) where she leads the Learning Futures research and innovation programme. She joined IET in 1996. As an expert in mobile learning, she has led many projects and participated in international initiatives, including the EU MOTILL project on mobile lifelong learning, the EU MASELTOV project's Learning Services for social inclusion of immigrants, British Council-sponsored research on Mobile Pedagogy for English language teaching and on Marginalisation in low-resource contexts, and the SALSA project on language learning in urban settings for the next generation of smart cities. Professor Kukulska-Hulme's research has been supported by external funding and commissions from the EU, The British Council, RCUK, UNESCO, Refugee Action, Paul Hamlyn Foundation, Jisc, Commonwealth of Learning, MK Smart, Becta, TIRF, National College of School Leadership, Mellon Foundation, and Cambridge University Press.
Professor Kukulska-Hulme has served in numerous management and leadership roles, as Associate Director (Learning & Teaching and Academic Professional Development), Deputy Director IET, Co-Head of the Technology Enhanced Learning Group; and Programme Lead for Next Generation Distance Learning, Innovating Pedagogy, and Learning Futures. She has chaired several conferences, including the annual international mLearn conference on Mobile and Contextual Learning. She has served as an External Examiner of over 30 doctoral theses and an External Evaluator for grant-giving bodies and for overseas universities' research quality assessments (Hong Kong Institute of Education, University of Gothenburg, Athabasca University).


Prof. Anand Nayyar


Duy Tan University, Vietnam





Dr. Anand Nayyar received Ph.D (Computer Science) from Desh Bhagat University in 2017 in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence and Network Simulation. He is currently working in School of Computer Science-Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam as Professor, Scientist, Vice-Chairman (Research) and Director- IoT and Intelligent Systems Lab. A Certified Professional with 125+ Professional certificates. Published more than 160+ Research Papers in various High-Quality ISI-SCI/SCIE/SSCI Impact Factor Journals cum Scopus/ESCI indexed Journals, 70+ Papers in International Conferences indexed with Springer, IEEE and ACM Digital Library, 50+ Book Chapters with Citations: 10000+, H-Index: 55 and I-Index: 190. He has 18 Australian Patents, 6 German Patents, 4 Japanese Patents, 33 Indian Design cum Utility Patents, 1 USA Patent, 3 Indian Copyrights and 2 Canadian Copyrights to his credit. Awarded 44 Awards for Teaching and Research. He is listed in Top 2% Scientists as per Stanford University (2020, 2021, 2022). He is Listed on (No:2 in Viet Nam; D-INDEX: 31). He is acting as Editor-in-Chief of IGI-Global, USA Journal titled "International Journal of Smart Vehicles and Smart Transportation (IJSVST)", and Managing Editor "IJKSS"- Scopus Q3 Indexed.


Prof. Yi-Shun Wang


National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan





Prof. Yi-Shun Wang is currently a Tenured Distinguished Professor and Chair in the Department of Information Management at the National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. in MIS from National Chengchi University, Taiwan. His current research interests include e-commerce, Internet entrepreneurship education and management, adoption strategies of innovative technologies, information systems success models, online user behavior, customer relationship management, knowledge management, and e-learning. He has published papers in journals such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, Computers & Education, International Journal of Management Education, British Journal of Educational Technology, Education and Information Technologies, Information Systems Journal, Information & Management, International Journal of Information Management, Government Information Quarterly, Internet Research, Tourism Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Information Technology and People, Information Technology and Management, Behaviour and Information Technology, Computers in Human Behavior, Thinking Skills and Creativity, among others. He is a former Chairman for the Research Discipline of Applied Science Education in the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan. According to the comprehensive rankings by the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS), Prof. Yi-Shun Wang is among the top 2% of scientists worldwide.
Prof. Yi-Shun Wang specializes in two research fields, namely Information Systems and Education. In the Information Systems field, Prof. Yi-Shun Wang is ranked as the 1st scientist in Taiwan and 38th globally based on the "Lifetime Scientific Impact (excluding self-citations)" announced in 2022. Additionally, in the "Annual Scientific Impact (excluding self-citations)" category, Prof. Yi-Shun Wang is ranked as the 1st scientist in Taiwan and 16th globally (Ioannidis, 2022). In the Education field, Prof. Yi-Shun Wang is ranked as the 3rd scientist in Taiwan and 115th globally in the "Lifetime Scientific Impact (excluding self-citations)" category according to the rankings published in 2023. Furthermore, in the "Annual Scientific Impact (excluding self-citations)" category, Prof. Yi-Shun Wang is ranked as the 3rd scientist in Taiwan and 64th globally (Ioannidis, 2023).


Dr. Lung Hsiang Wong


Nanyang Technological University, Singapore





Dr. Lung Hsiang Wong is a Senior Education Research Scientist at the Centre for Research in Pedagogy and Practice, Office of Education Research, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He is also an Adjunct Professor of Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. He received his Ph.D. degree from NTU, major computer engineering and with a focus on artificial intelligence in education. Dr. Wong has been very active in various international academic organisations. He is a former president of the Asia-Pacific Society on Computers on Education, an Executive Committee member of the Global Chinese Society for Computers in Education, and the Singapore representative of Technical Committee 3 (e-Learning), International Federation on Information Processing, UNESCO since 2001. He was the General Chair of ICCE' 18 and ICCE' 19 and the International Programme Chair of GCCCE'20.
His current research interests are in the areas of mobile and seamless learning, computer-assisted language learning and science learning, computer-supported collaborative learning, and teachers' professional development. Drawing upon his vast experience in conducting design-based research and school-based longitudinal intervention studies, he developed his niches in both seamless learning and computer assisted language learning. In particular, he has become a key researcher on mobile seamless learning by leading the synthesis efforts. He developed "10 Dimensions of Mobile Seamless Learning" (10D-MSL) -- one of the most influential and well-referenced frameworks in the field. In the "Innovating Pedagogy 2012 Report "curated by the Open University, UK and the chapter on mobile learning in "Handbook of the Learning Sciences (2nd Ed.)", 10D-MSL was cited as an important resource for mobile/seamless learning researchers and practitioners. In addition, he proposed the "artefact-oriented analysis's method-- a scheme to analyse how students" interact with their environments and peers, with the aim of discovering conducive and constraining socio-cultural conditions for seamless learning or situated learning.


Prof. Xinguo Yu


Central China Normal University, China





Prof. Xinguo Yu is the dean of CCNU Wollongong Joint Institute and a professor of National Engineering Research Center for E-Learning at Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China. He is a senior member of both IEEE and ACM, and an adjunct professor of University of Wollongong, Australia. He is a vice director of Smart Educational Technology Branch Society under Automation Society in China, and the chair of Hubei Society of Artificial Intelligence in Research and Education. He received B.Sc. degree in Mathematics from Wuhan University of Technology, M.Eng. degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, another M. Eng. degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from National University of Singapore.
His current research mainly focuses on intelligent educational technology, educational robotics, multimedia analysis, computer vision, and machine learning. He has published over 170 research papers. He is Associate Editor and Guest Editors for several international journals. He was general chairs or program chairs or Keynote speakers for more than 30 international conferences. He is the main founder of annual International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education and Research.