(一) Professor Diane Sonnenwald
Professor, Chair of Information and Library Studies at the School of Information and Library Studies at University College Dublin, Ireland
Diane H. Sonnenwald holds the title of Professor and Chair of Information and Library Studies at the School of Information and Library Studies (SILS) at UCD, Dublin, Ireland, and Adjunct Professor in Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was elected President of the Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) for 2011-2012, and is currently serving as Immediate Past President.
Diane conducts research on collaboration and collaboration technology in a variety of contexts, including inter-disciplinary and inter-organizational collaboration in police work, emergency healthcare, academia and industry. In addition, she has been awarded over 20 research grants from national and international foundations, corporations, and funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, the European Science Foundation, and most recently the Motorola Foundation.
In 2002 Diane was a Fulbright Professor in Finland. Other awards and recognition include a U.S. Army Research Laboratory Scientific Contribution Award, UNC Junior Faculty Research Award, ALISE Research Methodology Best Paper Award, and Bell Communications Research Award of Excellence. Professor Sonnenwald has a PhD from the School of Communication and Information, Rutgers University.
(二) Professor Pertti Vakkari
Professor of Information Studies at the School of Information Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland
Dr. Pertti Vakkari is professor of Information Studies at the School of Information Sciences, University of Tampere, Finland. He has been involved in collaborative European research projects. He has been a member in several program committees of conferences in information studies like ISIC, IIiX and SIGIR. He is a member of the editorial board of journals “Journal of Documentation” and “Information Processing & Management”.
Vakkari’s research interests include task-based information searching and use, the use of digital libraries, the evaluation of information search systems, fiction retrieval, and perceived outcomes of public libraries. His publications include several monographs and readers and over 100 articles. He has received ASIS&T SIGUSE Award for Outstanding Contributions to Information Behavior.
(三) 鄭卜壬 教授 (Professor Pu-Jen Cheng)
Assistant Professor at the the Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (ROC)
Pu-Jen Cheng received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at National Chiao Tung University, 2001. He went to the Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, as a Postdoctoral Fellow for more than four years (2001~2006). Starting from August 2006, he joined the department of Computer Science and Information Engineering faculty at the National Taiwan University, and also jointly appointed as an assistant professor of the Graduate Institute of Networking and Multimedia, National Taiwan University.
Prof. Cheng's current research interests include Information Retrieval, Web Data Mining, and Multimedia Databases. He usually served as a committee member in IR related international conferences, such as a PC member of SIGIR, AAAI and ACL, the conference chair of AIRS 2010, and the area chair of IJCNLP 2013. He was a recipient of the 2007 Google Research Award. He is also a member of the ROC Phi Tau Phi Scholastic Honor Society and the ACM/SIGIR.
(四) 邱銘心 教授 (Professor Ming-Hsin Phoebe Chiu)
Assistant Professor at the Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan (ROC)
Ming-Hsin Phoebe Chiu is currently the assistant professor at the Graduate Institute of Library and Information Studies. She received her Ph.D. degree from the School of Library and Information Studies at University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Master’s of Science degree in Educational Technology from Purdue University. Her current primary research area is health informatics with specific interests in health communication on the Internet, online health information services, and evaluation of health information services. She is also interested in social informatics, surrounding the social, cultural, and organizational aspects of ICT use. She is the Chinese editor of Journal of Library and Information Science.