SEKE2013 Keynote Speakers

Professor Rosalind W. Picard (June 27, 2013)

Professor Rosalind W. Picard, Sc.D. is founder and director of the Affective Computing research group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab. She is also co-founder of Affectiva, Inc., delivering technology to help measure and communicate emotion.

Professor Shi-Kuo Chang (June 28, 2013)

Professor Shi-Kuo Chang is founder and steering committee chair of the international conference series on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering ( in its twenty fifth year), and founder and editor-in-chief of the Internation Journal of Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering ( in its twenth third volume). He is professor of computer science of the University of Pittsburgh (, and founder and research director of Knowledge Systems Institute, a private, non-profit graduate school of computer and management (

Professor Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar (June 29, 2013)

Taghi M. Khoshgoftaar is a professor of the Department of Computer and Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Florida Atlantic University and the Director of the Empirical Software Engineering Laboratory and Data Mining and Machine Learning Laboratory. His research interests are in software engineering, software metrics, software reliability and quality engineering, computational intelligence, computer performance evaluation, data mining, machine learning, and statistical modeling. He has published more than 400 refereed papers in these areas.