Prof. Bozenna Pasik-Duncan

University of Kansas Lawrence, USA

Courtesy Professor of AE & EECS | Life Fellow of IEEE & Fellow of IFAC | Distinguished Member of IEEE CSS | Past Chair of IEEE WIE

BOZENNA PASIK-DUNCAN received her Master's degree in Mathematics from University of Warsaw in 1970, and her Ph.D. and D.Sc. (Habilitation) degrees in Mathematics from the Warsaw School of Economics in 1978 and 1986 respectively. She is a Professor of Mathematics, a Courtesy Professor of both EECS and AE, and an ITTC Investigator at the University of Kansas. Her research interests are primarily in stochastic systems and stochastic adaptive control, system identification and estimation, and control education as a field that spans science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education.

Dr. Pasik-Duncan is actively involved with IEEE CSS and currently serves as Deputy Chair of the IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Control Education. Furthemore, Dr. Pasik-Duncan currently serves on the Board of Goveners for the IEEE SSIT and is a voting member of the IEEE Women In Engineering Committee. Dr. Pasik-Duncan was the 2017-2018 Chair of IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) She has been the CSS Vice-President of Member Activities, the IEEE CSS Liaison to IEEE WIE, an Associate Editor and Associate Editor at Large of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Chair of the Standing Committees on Assistance of Engineers at Risk and International Affairs, and Founder and First Chair of the WiC Group. Dr. Pasik-Duncan is also associated with the IFAC as a past Chair of the IFAC Technical Committee on Control Education and currently serves on the IFAC Harold Chestnut Control Engineering Textbook Prize Selection Committee and on the IFAC Technical Board as the Education Liaison to all IFAC Technical Committees. She is the past Program Director of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory and was formerly involved with SIAM in several other capacities.

Dr. Pasik-Duncan is an IFAC Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, Distinguished Member of the CSS, and a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. She has received many awards, including the Kemper Award, H.O.P.E Award, L. Hay Award, Steeples Service to Kansas Award, KU Chancellors Club Teaching Professorship and is a member of the KU Women's Hall of Fame. She served on the Friends of the Lied Center Board and currently serves on the SMA Academic Program Advisory Board. She is Founder and Faculty Advisor to the AWM Student Chapter at KU, Founder and Coordinator of the MAM / Outreach Program, and faculty advisor for the NSF GK-12 Program at KU.


Prof. Steven T. Moore

Central Queensland University Australia, Australia

Steven Moore received a PhD in biomedical engineering from the University of Sydney and subsequently took up a post-doctoral position at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Over the next 20 years Dr Moore received over USD$6.2 million in funding from NASA to study the effects of microgravity on neurological function, with experiments aboard the space shuttle and the Mir and International space stations. In 2016 Dr Moore returned to Australia to take up the position of Deputy Dean for Research at Central Queensland University, overseeing the research portfolio for the School of Engineering and Technology.


Prof. Chris Tisdell

University of New South Wales, Australia

Chris Tisdell is Professor of Mathematics, Digital Education and STEM Education at The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney. He is best known for contributions to digital education that have positively impacted millions of people around the world by exploring the challenges of scale, flexibility and personalized learning. This includes leading a YouTube educational channel that is ranked within the top 1% worldwide; and authoring textbooks with a readership of 10 million globally. A teacher at heart, the quality and impact of Chris’ work on student learning has been recognized at national and international levels, through fellowships and prestigious awards for educational excellence, including diversity and inclusion.

Chris promotes innovation in education through public engagement and thought leadership at national and international levels as an expert and public figure. He is proud to collaborate with key partners within the education industry, ensuring continuous improvement and collaborative advantage.


Prof. William W. Guo

Central Queensland University Australia, Australia

William is a teaching professor in mathematics education and computing at CQUniversity. He has made a profound impact on students learning outcomes and experience in mathematics for hundreds of engineering and education students at CQUniversity since 2013. This includes writing three brand-new mathematics textbooks published by Pearson since 2014, which have been liked by students. His effort on teaching mathematics subjects has been appreciated by students, which has brought him multiple Student Voice Commendation Awards since 2014. His excellence in education has been recognized nationally by Australian Research Council (ARC) as an ARC nominated Expert Peer Reviewer in STEM Education in the 2018 Excellence in Research of Australia (ERA) assessment. He was also an External Expert of Tertiary Education Quality & Standards Agency (TEQSA) of Australia (2017-2019).

His research in modelling, simulation and applied computation is also internationally recognized through his 100+ publications, leadership roles in international conferences, editorship of special issues in international journals, including Frontiers in Genetics, IEEE Access, International Journal of Computational Intelligence Systems, Mathematical Problems in Engineering.

William received his PhD from The University of Western Australia in 1999. He has been a faculty member at Edith Cowan University (2001-2007) and Central Queensland University (2007-). He is a member of IEEE and an Accredited Member of AustMS.