Muhammad did his Bachelor in Information Technology in 2006 from N.W.F.P Agriculture University Peshawar, Pakistan, and Masters of Sciences in Computer Engineering in 2009 from COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan. He worked as lecturer in Afghanistan for two years and he worked as a lecturer at the state University of Swat, Pakistan between 2011 and 2015. His current research interests are machine learning, computer vision and crowd analysis.

Nikesh did his Masters in Communication and Information Systems (Signal Processing stream) from Aligarh Muslim University, India. With five years of teaching experience, he worked in Signal Processing, Image and Audio Processing and Machine Leaning. His current research interests focus on Brain Signal Processing with Machine Learning for Serious Games.

Yousef has a background in Electronic Engineering and Systems Engineering. He gained experience in computer vision, machine learning and the real-time processing of large amounts of data through building drone sensor systems. His current research interests focus on personal data, networks and privacy.

Rana received her BSC in Computer Sciences in 2013 and MS of Computer Sciences in Software Eng in 2015 from Lebanese University-Faculty of Sciences, Lebanon. She has experience on VOIP, Windows Phone and the .Net Framework having worked for more than one year at Telepaty Holding, Tripoli, Lebanon. Her current research interests are naturalistic vehicular data analysis, data science, On-Board Diagnostics protocol, automotive sensing data, eco-driving, driving behavior profiling, and serious games.

Andrea obtained his Masters in Communication Engineering in 2014 from University of Salento (Italy). His main research focused on the localisation problem in Wireless Sensor Networks where he gained experience at Austrian Institute of Technology (Vienna) and University of Salento. He is currently a PhD candidate and involved in the JD ICE programme.

Divya did her BSC in Electronics and Communication Engineering at University College of Engineering, Trivandrum, India. After a period in Industry, she obtained her MS in Multimedia Signal Processing and Telecommunication Networks in 2014 from University of Genoa, Italy. Her research interests include machine learning and Internet of Things for interactive and cognitive environments, and networks of 'Ego things'.

Muhammad did his BSC in Telecommunication Eng. (2010) and MEng in Communication Systems and Networks (2013) at Mehran Uni. of Eng. and Technology, Pakistan. He worked as a lecturer in the Dep. of Electrical Eng. at COMSATS Inst. of Inf. Technology (2013-2015) and in the College of Eng. at the Karachi Inst. of Economics and Technology (2015-2017), Pakistan. His research interests focus on dynamic spectrum modeling for cognitive radio, machine learning techniques for cognitive environment and adaptive modulation techniques for wireless communication.

Ali received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Telecommunication Engineering from Politecnico di Torino (Italy) in 2014 and from University of Florence (Italy) in 2017, respectively. He worked as a Software Engineer for several companies and he is currently a JD ICE PhD candidate. His current research interests include Cognitive Radios, self-awareness, Dynamic Bayesian Networks and Machine Learning.

Hafsa received her BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Engineering and Technology Taxila, Pakistan in 2016 and MS degree (President’s Gold Medal) in Electrical Engineering from National University of Sciences and Technology, Pakistan in 2018. She worked as a Research Assistant in Centre for Advanced Research in Engineering (CARE), Pakistan (2017) and got an experience on FPGA. Her research interests include signal processing techniques, estimation and detection methods, Internet of Things and Cognitive Radios. She is currently a PhD candidate and involved in the JD ICE programme.

Fouad received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Computer and Communication Engineering from the Lebanese International University in 2017 and 2019, respectively. His current research interests involve Artificial Intelligence, Embedded Machine/Deep Learning, Edge Computing, and Cloud Computing.

Fahad completed his Bachelors of Science in Computer Science & Software Engineering in 2014 and his Masters of Science in Computer Science (Summa Cum Laude) in 2016 from the American Int. University-Bangladesh (AIUB). He worked as a tertiary education teacher for 4 years and then as Assistant Professor at AIUB, prior to commencing his PhD with the JD-ICE program. His current research interests span across Affective Computing, Machine Learning, Computational Modelling, Gamification and Data Analytics.

Giulia obtained her B.S. in Electronics and Information Technologies Engineering in 2017 and her M.S. in Internet and Multimedia Engineering in 2020 at the University of Genova, Italy. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Genova in the JD ICE program. Her research interests include autonomous vehicles, self-awareness, and the use of Deep Learning and signal processing algorithms for prediction and anomaly detection in sequential, multisensory data.

Nobel received his B.E. degree in Electronic and Communications Engineering from Anna University, India in 2008 and M.Sc. degree in Telecommunications from University of Valencia, Spain in 2012. His experience spans the likes of premier telecommunication OEMs and energy consulting companies in the capacity of an engineer and with his latest industry assignment being Project Manager (reporting to Chairman). Nobel has also worked as Faculty in academia at a leading Business school in India. His research interests include Machine Learning, cognitive Radios, Internet of Things, self-awareness, Dynamic Bayesian Networks and Graph neural networks. He is currently a PhD scholar under the JD-ICE programme.

Nour Badini was born in Lebanon in 1997. I got a Masters degree in Computer and Communication Engineering at Lebanese University with a Thesis concerning a novel design of a Multi-Band Antenna for 5G Applications in 2019.

Tommaso Apicella obtained the Master's degree in Electronic Engineering in 2019 from Genoa University, Italy. He is pursuing a PhD in Interactive and Cognitive Environments at the Department of Electrical, Electronic, Telecommunications Engineering and Naval Architecture (DITEN) of the University of Genoa.

His main research areas include: Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition for Embedded Devices.