Fitri Suraya Mohamad holds a doctorate from the Institute of Education, London, United Kingdom (now part of University College London (UCL). She is currently Associate Professor in Learning Technology in Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS). She has been teaching postgraduate and undergraduate courses, presented and published widely on topics related to Educational Technology, Teacher Knowledge, and Remote Rural Education for Children.
Nguyen Thi Khanh Thuan works as an official at the Department of International Cooperation, MIC, Viet Nam. She graduated from Post and Telecommunication Instititute of Technology (PTIT) in 2004 and completed an MA in Politecnico di Torino University, Italy in 2006. She coordinates the standardization activities in APT and ITU for Viet Nam. She is the chairman of the Expert Group on Bridging Standardization (BSG) since 2010, and currently chairing the Working Group on Policy Strategic and Coordination (PSC) since 2014 in Asia- Pacific Telecommunity Standardization Program (ASTAP). She has great interest in the work she does in various BSG activities in the Asia Pacific region.
Dr Anan Pusittigul currently works as the Agricultural Land Reform Office, Bangkok, Thailand. He is the President of the Coop Cyber Brain Foundation, and is instrumental in the development of CyberBrain in Thailand, a next generation social intelligence that addresses Thailand's needs for agricultural reform in the country.
Associate Professor Dr Nathaniel Joseph Libatique is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Electronics Computer and Communications Engineering at Ateneo de Manila University. He is also one of the founders of Ateneo Innovation Centre. He was an International Center For Theoretical Physics Junior Fellow (from 1990-91), a Japan JASCAA Fellow (from 1990-93), and a Fullbright Student Fellow (from 1996-99). His current interests include the engineering and design of systems for sustainable development- technology platforms for health, renewable community based energy, clean water and scalable wireless sensors and logistics for aquaculture.
Kitso Kusin works at CIMTROP Palangka Raya University, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. He is the key person at CIMTROP, under the tutelage of Prof. Suwido Limin. Kitso's research focuses on peatland which makes up Central Kalimantan, where huge forest fires at the peatland engulfs almost the entire South East Asia each year. He works on many projects which studies carbon dioxide and methane release at the Natural Laboratory and the Mega Rice area in Kalimantan. He is also involved in the calculation of forest gas releases, measuring water tables, creating dams at canals, and assessing reforestation areas after large forest fires.
Dr Ici Piter Kulu is heading CIMTROP Palangka Raya University, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia. He completed his PhD education in 2015 in University of Brawijaya-Malang, and his expertise is on pests that cause plant diseases on peatlands. Between year 2009-2015, he has served as the Secretary General in a joint project with JICA, Japan on peat wise use for the betterment of environmental solutions.
Dr Hideyuki Iwata is the Senior Manager, Global R & D and Standardization, R & D Planning Department at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Japan. He graduated from Yamagata University, Japan in Electrical Engineering and has been actively involved in SHARE research and development projects in Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.
Dr Hideki Yamamoto is the Director of IPTV Business Unit, Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd (Japan). He received his BA (Electric Engineering) from Kyoto University (1984) and Ph.D from Tokyo (1995). He was a project leader for the e-disaster project supported by APT-J2 that applied IPTV and narrow band broadcasting to disaster information system. He is the Chairman of Expert Group on Multimedia in Asia- Pacific Telecommunity Standardization Program (ASTAP) which focuses on IPTV, digital signage and other multimedia applications. He is also the ITU-T liaison officer to the Asia Pacific Telecommunity.
Masatoshi Mano is the Director, Project Management for the Telecommunication Technology Committee, Japan. He graduated from Chuo University, Japan in Law before joining OKI Electronic Co. Ltd. He has been actively involved with Asia-Pacific Telecommunity Standardization Program (ASTAP) and APT J1 training courses since 2011 and has a keen interest in working on ICT projects with rural communities.