• IISA2021
  • IISA2021
  • IISA2021

General Chair:

Prof.Dr.Madjid Tavana

Professor and Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics

Chairman, Business Systems and Analytics Department

La Salle University ● Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141 ● United States

Honorary Professor, Business Information Systems Department

University of Paderborn, D-33098 Paderborn, Germany


Decision Analytics Journal (Elsevier)

Healthcare Analytics (Elsevier)

International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences

International Journal of Management and Decision Making

International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems

International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining

International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences

International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems

Madjid Tavana is Professor and Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics at La Salle University, where he serves as Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department. He also holds an Honorary Professorship in Business Information Systems at the University of Paderborn in Germany.  Dr. Tavana is Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kennedy Space Center, the Johnson Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds an MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published 21 books and over 300 research papers in international scholarly academic journals.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics Journal, Healthcare Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.

Publication&Programme Chair:

Prof. Dr.Srikanta Patnaik
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
SOA University, Bhubaneswar Odisha, India

Dr. Srikanta Patnaik is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India. He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering) on Computational Intelligence from Jadavpur University, India in 1999 and supervised 12 Ph. D. theses and more than 30 M. Tech theses in the area of Machine Intelligence, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published more than 60 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 2 text books and edited 12 books and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, etc.. Dr. Patnaik was the Principal Investigator of TAPTEC project “Building Cognition for Intelligent Robot” sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Major Research Project “Machine Learning and Perception using Cognition Methods” sponsored by University Grant Commission. He is the Editors-in-Chief ofInternational Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics published from Inderscience Publishing House,England and also Editors-in-chief of Book Series on “Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology” published from Springer, Germany.

Organising Chair:

Prof. Zuhua Jiang
School of  Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 

He is a doctor of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and a deputy director of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management , School of Mechanical Engineering. He is a member of Shanghai dawn Scholar&Automotive Modernization Management Branch of China Society of Automotive Engineers in 2005. Member of the Industrial Engineering Committee of Shanghai Mechanical Engineering Society. In 2002 and 2006, he visited the University of Hong Kong and Konstanz Applied University respectively for half a year. Participate in the 973 project in Knowledge management method and technology of  innovative design in Grid Environment and National Natural Science Foundation key projects “ Virtual Manufacturing” and 863 key project “ Innovative design of passenger car ”. Responsible for or participated in more than 20 projects including 863 Project Concurrent Design, Shanghai Science and Technology Commission Project Concurrent Engineering, SAIC Mechanical CAD/CAE Project, Huawei and Baosteel Equipment Management Project. He obtained second prize of China State Shipbuilding Corporation and Jiangsu Science and Technology progress ( second and fourth). He extensive experiences with Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management, Virtual Design, AI, Management Information System. He has published more than 60 papers, 5 of which are included by SCI and 20 of  which are included by EI. He is the author of two books and participated in the compilation of two books. He also has published one invention patent. He is mainly engaged in Knowledge Management, Decision Support System ( DSS), Customizing Product Designs, Ergonomics, Device Maintenance and Life Prediction research. 

Publicity Chair:

Prof.Dr.Yingxu Wang

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schulich School of Engineering and Hotchkiss Brain Institute, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Yingxu Wang is professor of cognitive systems, brain science, software science, and denotational mathematics. He is the Founding President of International Institute of Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICIC, http://www.ucalgary.ca/icic/). He is Fellows of BCS, ICIC and WIF, P.Eng of Canada, and Senior Members of IEEE and ACM. He has held visiting professor positions at Oxford University (1995), Stanford University (2008 | 2016), UC Berkeley (2008), and MIT (2012), respectively. He received a PhD in Computer Science from the Nottingham Trent University, UK, in 1998 and has been a full professor since 1994. He is the founder and steering committee chair of the annual IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC) since 2002. He is founding Editor-in-Chiefs of Int’l Journal of Cognitive Informatics & Natural Intelligence, Int’l Journal of Software Science & Computational Intelligence, and Journal of Mathematical & Computational Methods. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Cognitive and Development Systems (TCDS) and the Computer Society Representative to the steering committee of TCDS.

Dr. Wang is the initiator of a few cutting-edge research fields such as cognitive informatics, denotational mathematics (concept algebra, process algebra, system algebra, semantic algebra, inference algebra, big data algebra, fuzzy truth algebra, fuzzy probability algebra, fuzzy semantic algebra, visual semantic algebra, and granular algebra), abstract intelligence (aI), the spike frequency modulation (SFM) theory, mathematical models of the brain, cognitive computing systems, cognitive learning engines, and the cognitive knowledge base theory. His work and basic studies have been across contemporary disciplines of intelligence science, robotics, knowledge science, computer science, information science, brain science, system science, software science, data science, neuroinformatics, cognitive linguistics, computational intelligence, and engineering systems. He has published 490+ peer reviewed papers and 36 books in aforementioned transdisciplinary fields. He has presented 43 invited keynote speeches in international conferences. He has served as honorary, general, and program chairs for more than 28 international conferences. He has led 10+ international, European, and Canadian research projects as PI by intensive collaborations with renowned peers and leading industrial partners. He is the recipient of dozens international awards in the last three decades. He is a top 2.5% scholar worldwide and top 10 at University of Calgary according to Research Gate’s international statistics.

Finance Chair:

Mr. Zhou

Technical Program Committee:

Prof. Xilong Qu, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, China

Dr. Hao Wang, State Key Laboratory of Rolling and Automation, Northeastern University, China

Dr. Liang Zong, Shaoyang University, China

Prof. Junjie Lv, University of Wuhan Polytechnic, China

Dr. Xilang Tang, Airforce Engineering University, China

Dr. Zaid Ameen AbdulJabbar Al-Selmi,Basrah Univ. College of Education for Pure Science,Basrah, Iraq

Prof. Vladicescu Popentiu, Florin, City University, UK

Prof. Kittiwat Sirikasemsuk,King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

Prof. Guangzhi Qu, Oakland University, USA

Prof. V.S.S. Yadavalli, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Prof. Bruno Apolloni, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy

Prof. Harry Bouwman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Prof. Shyi-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Prof. Yahaya Coulibaly, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia

Prof. Ing Kong, RMIT University, Australia

Prof. Gerald Midgley, Centre for Systems Studies, Business School, University of Hull, UK

Prof. Khubaib Ahmed, Hamdard University, Pakistan

Prof. Moustafa Mohammed Eissa, Faculty of Engineering-Helwan University, Egypt

Dr. Zhaoxia Zhang,Hunan Chemical Industry Vacation Technology College,China

Dr. Fernando Boronat Seguí, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain

Dr. Alexandros Fragkiadakis, Institute of Computer Science (FORTH-ICS), Greece

Dr. Cristina Alcaraz, University of Malaga, Spain

Dr. Mohamed Atef, Assiut University, Egypt

Dr. Weilin Wang , University of Georgia, USA

Ph.D. Xinxing Mu,University of Science and Technology Beijing,China

Dr. Zhixiao Wang, Xi'an University of Technology, China

Important Dates

Conference Date:

July 9-11, 2021


June 30, 2021

Notification of Acceptance:

July 6, 2021

Camera Ready Submission Due:

July 10, 2021



Invitation Letter

Template  Description

Contact Us

Email: iisaconference@163.com
Phone: 153 8711 8351
Tel: 027-87153536
QQ: 3357066350 

Join Us

1.All submitted papers MUST be written in English.

2.Any submission must not have been, or will not be published elsewhere or submitted to another conference before the review notification date of this conference.

3.All submissions will be peer-reviewed based on originality, technical quality and presentation.

4.Each paper should be at least 4 pages or longer.

5.To complete the paper plan in advance and expand the scale of the meeting, IISA2021 encourages you to recommend more manuscripts

6.Article repetition rate cannot be higher than 18%, otherwise it will be rejected directly.

7.If you have a brilliant contribution in Information and Communication Technology area, and willing to serve as a TPC/Keynote Speaker, Please send your CV via email .

8.If your university is willing to serve as the conference co-organizer, please contact directly.


Conference Photos from IISA2019