ICoHSE 2017 Keynote Speakers

​Prof. Dr. Hamadullah Kakepoto, Director, Area Study Centre, Far East & South East Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan

Role of Social Science and Humanities in Engineering

The social science and humanities are indispensable to understanding and addressing contemporary global challenges and to grasping emerging opportunities. Every challenge the world faces has a human dimension, and no solution can be achieved without enlisting the support and efforts of individuals, communities and societies.

​Prof. Dato’ Seri Dr. Md. Salleh Yaapar.  Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

The Signinificance of Humanities in Engimeering Education

It is commonly thought that humanities, which generally includes academic disciplines such as language, literature, geography, history, religion, philosophy and the arts, is not relevant to contemporary life and does not contribute to the progress of nations. It is usually negatively compared to STEM -- science, technology, engineering and mathematics -- which is highly viewed.

Prof. Dr. Christophe Rosenberger, Normandie Université, Normandy, France

Should we be afraid of biometrics?

Biometrics is used in our daily life to secure access to buildings or computers. There is also a dark side to biometrics as it could used to trace individuals.This talk presents the main trends in biometrics to make it sage and useful for the user.