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Víctor Méndez Muñoz
IUL, S.A. & Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB

Brief Bio
Dr. Víctor Méndez Muñoz has a main background in big data management and distributed systems. He participated in scientific international projects in physics and bioinformatics like AGATA, LHCb, ENRM and EISCAT, collaborating with several more. Currently, he is Head of Software Development at Mind the Byte, a bioinformatics company specializing in computational drug discovery using a pay-per-use SaaS platform (Software as a Service). He also works in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) as a part time professor. He holds the program chair in INSTICC conferences in the fields of cloud computing, big data, complexity and the internet of things, as well as editorial collaboration in some journals of high impact. ... More >>

Gary Wills
Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Gary Wills is associate professor at the University of Southampton, He graduated from the University of Southampton with an Honours degree in Electromechanical Engineering, and then a PhD in Industrial Hypermedia systems. He is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Educational Academy. He is also a visiting associate professor at the University of Cape Town and a research professor at RLabs. Gary’s research focuses on secure information systems, this includes information assurance, cloud computing, IoT and distributed ledgers. Gary is part of the Cyber Physical research group in the department of Electronics and Computer Science. Gary is also part of the Southampton‘s GCHQ Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research. ... More >>

Robert Walters
Electronics And Computer Science, University of Southampton
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Robert John Walters is an Emeritus Fellow of Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. His research interests include middleware, distributed computing, hypermedia and graphical formal modelling language. He is supervising PhD students specializing in Cloud Computing.Robert John Walters is an Emeritus Fellow of Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. His research interests include middleware, distributed computing, hypermedia and graphical formal modelling language. He is supervising PhD students specializing in Cloud Computing.

Farshad Firouzi
IMEC/Katholieke Univ. Leuven

Brief Bio
is a senior researcher and program manager at MSG Systems AG, Germany working in the fields of statistics, machine learning, neuromorphic computing, IoT, Big Data, and eHealth. Prior to joining MSG Systems, he was senior scientist at KU Leuven, KIT, SRC, and SI LAB. Dr. Firouzi is the author of more than 40 journals and conference papers. He has served as reviewer (e.g. IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and System, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Elsevier Microelectronics Reliability, Elsevier Microelectronics, etc.), managing guest editor (e.g. TVLSI, FGCS, TCAD), Program Chair (e.g., Complexis) and program committee member in several conferences (e.g. ICCAD, ATS, etc.). ... More >>


Omar Abdul-Rahman, Global Business Service,, IBM Japan, Japan
Janos Abonyi, MTA-PE "Lendület" Complex Systems Monitoring Research Group, University of Pannonia, Hungary
Siby Abraham, University of Mumbai, India
Bikash Agrawal, Analytic Innovation Center, DNV GL, Norway
Ejaz Ahmed, National Institute of Standards and Technology, United States
Amir H. Alavi, University of Pittsburgh, United States
Dhiya Al-Jumeily Obe, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Rafael Angarita, INRIA, ISEP, France
Muhammad Anshari, Universiti Brunei Darussalam School of Business & Economics, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam
Koichi Asatani, Nankai Universty, Japan
Mikael Asplund, Linköping University, Sweden
Khin M. Aung, Data Center Technologies Division, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Data Storage Institute, Singapore
Uchechukwu Awada, School of Computer Science, Jack Cole Building, North Haugh, University of St Andrews, United Kingdom
Galip Aydin, Bilgisayar Mühendisligi, Firat University, Turkey
João P. Barraca, Instituto De Telecomunicações, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
George Baryannis, Computer Science, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Pablo Basanta Val, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Peter Bednar, Department of Cybernetics and Artificial Inteligence, Technical University of Kosice, Slovak Republic
Eugénia M. Bernardino, Department of Computer Science, School of Technology and Management, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal
Tapalina Bhattasali, 9/5,Ambika Mukherjee Road,Belgharia,Kolkata, University of Calcutta, India
Leszek Borzemski, Department of Computer Science/W8, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Lars Brenna, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Tromsø, Norway
Petra P. Brzan, Research institute, University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences, Slovenia
Hoang Bui, Western Illinois University, United States
Fábio Buiati, Electrical Engineering, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Mike Burmester, Computer Science, Florida State University, United States
Prabhakar C J, Department of Computer Science, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Jnanasahyadri Campus, Kuvempu University, India
Ali Cakmak, Dept. of Computer Science, Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey
Rodrigo Calheiros, School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics, Western Sydney University, Australia
Mustafa Canim, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, United States
Alberto Cano, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Guangming Cao, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Godwin Caruana, Hili Ventures Technology Division, Harvest, Malta
Antonio Celesti, University of Messina, Italy
K. Chandrasekaran, Computer Science and Engineering, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India
Tzu-chun Chen, Computer Science, TU Darmstadt, Germany
Qiang Cheng, Computer Science and Institute for Biomedical Informatics, University of Kentucky, United States
Yunja Choi, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of
Worasit Choochaiwattana, Information Technology, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand
Stephan Clémençon, Telecom ParisTech, France
Daniel Corujo, Departamento de Eletrónica Telecomunicações e Informática, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Pawel Czarnul, Dept. of Computer Architecture, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Dipankar Dasgupta, University of Memphis, United States
Radu-Codrut David, Department of Automation and Applied Informatics, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Pablo de la Fuente, Informática, Universidad de Valladolid (UVA), Spain
Vivek Deshpande, Computer Engineering, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, India
Weilong Ding, North China University of Technology, China
Gillian Dobbie, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Erdogan Dogdu, Computer Science, Angelo State University, United States
Katerina Doka, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece
Tansel Dokeroglu, Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Renato P. dos Santos, PPGECIM - Doctoral Program in Science and Mathematics Education, ULBRA - Lutheran University of Brazil, Brazil
Qiang Duan, Information Science & Technology, The Penn State University, United States
Yucong Duan, Hainan University, China
Yanqing Duan, Business School, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Ata Elahi, Computer Science, Southern Connecticut State University, United States
Ahmed Elragal, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
Ali Emrouznejad, OIM, Aston Business School, Aston University, United Kingdom
Roberto R. Expósito, Computer Engineering, University of A Coruña, Spain
Elisabetta Farella, ICT Center, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy
Mohsen Farid, Department of Computing and Mathematics, University of Derby, United Kingdom
Gianluigi Ferrari, Information Engineering, University of Parma, Italy
Enrico Ferrera, Internet of Things and Pervasive Technologies (IPT), LINKS Foundation, Italy
Corina Forascu, Faculty of Computer Science, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Stefan Forsström, Information and communication systems, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Samuel Fosso-Wamba, 20 Boulevard Lascrosses, TBS Business School, France
Hossein Fotouhi, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Michaela Geierhos, Universität der Bundeswehr München, Germany
Angelo Genovese, Department of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Moneeb Gohar, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Yeungnam University, Korea, Republic of
Diogo Gomes, DETI - Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Marta C. Gomes, CERIS-CESUR, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Miguel González-Mendoza, Graduate School of Engineering and Sciences, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico
Jorge Granjal, Departamento Engenharia Informática, University of Coimbra, Polo 2, Portugal
Yi Gu, Middle Tennessee State University, United States
Holger Guenzel, Business Administration, Hochschule München, United States
Moutaz Haddara, Technology, Kristiania University College, Norway
Longzhe Han, Information Engineerning, Nanchang Institute of Technology, China
Chen He, 37917 Bright Cmn, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
Jing S. He, Computer Science, Kennesaw State University, United States
Jean Hennebert, Computer Science, HES-SO // Fribourg and University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Francisco Herrera, Dept. Of Computer Science And Artificial Intelligence, University of Granada, Spain
JeeHyun Hwang, Independent Researcher, United States
Renato P. Ishii, Faculdade de Computação, Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Martin G. Jaatun, IDE, University of Stavanger, Norway
Sohail Jabbar, Independent Researcher, Pakistan
Rune H. Jacobsen, Department of Engineering, Aarhus University, Denmark
Anne James, Computing and the Digital Environment, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Geun-Sik Jo, Computer and Information Engineering, Inha University, Korea, Republic of
Hanmin Jung, KISTI, Korea, Republic of
Nikolay Kakanakov, 63, Sankt Peterburg Blvd, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Alexandros Kaloxylos, Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, The University of Peloponnese, Greece
Latifah M. Kamarudin, Lot 21, Jalan Jejawi Permatang, Taman Muhibah, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Universiti Malaysia Perlis, Malaysia
Verena Kantere, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Mohamed Khafagy, Computer Science, Fayoum University, Egypt
Nawsher Khan, Computer Science, King Khalid University Abha, Saudi Arabia
Anna Kobusinska, Institute Of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Alessandro L. Koerich, LogTI, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Stefan Kraxberger, Secinto eU, Austria
Chang-Yong Lee, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Kongju National University, Korea, Republic of
Seppo Leminen, Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Imre Lendak, Department of Power, Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Xiufeng Liu, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Nuno V. Lopes, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Diego López-De-ipiña, Universidad de Deusto, Spain
Giuseppe Loseto, Dipartimento di Management, Finanza e Tecnologia, LUM University "Giuseppe Degennaro", Italy
Jean-Michel Loubes, Université Toulouse, France
Xin Lu, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Maria Lucka, Faculty of Informatics and Information Technologies, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Ping Ma, Statistics, University of Georgia, United States
Taras Maksymyuk, 2 Professorska str., Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine
Marco Mancini, Supercomputing Center, CMCC Foundation, Italy
Jyotsna K. Mandal, Computer Science & Engineering, University of Kalyani, India
Massimo Marchiori, University of Padua, Italy
Francisco Martínez Álvarez, Computer Science, Pablo de Olavide University of Seville, Spain
Joberto S. Martins, Computer Science, Salvador University - UNIFACS, Brazil
Fiammetta Marulli, Dept. of Maths and Physics, University of Campania "L. Vanvitelli", Italy
Hoda Mashayekhi, Computer Engineering, Shahrood University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Hamid McHeick, 555 Boul. De L'université, University of Quebec at Chicoutimi, Canada
Dulani Meedeniya, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Tobias Meisen, IMA, RWTH Aachen, Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering, Germany
Ernestina Menasalvas, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Davide Merico, Engineering, Paradox Engineering SA, Switzerland
Ivan Mezei, DEET, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
Mariofanna Milanova, Computer Science, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States
Aleksandra K. Milicevic, Department of mathematics and informatics, Univesity of Novi Sad, Serbia
Mohamed Mohamed, Cloud Services, IBM Research, Almaden, United States
Óscar Mortágua Pereira, Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Thomas Moser, Department of Media and Digital Technologies, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Fionn Murtagh, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Roberto Natella, DIETI (Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e delle Tecnologie dell'Informazione), Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Augusto V. Neto, Informatics and Applied Mathematics (DIMAp), University of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Jan Nolin, Swedish school of Library and information science, University of Borås, Sweden
Bogdan Oancea, Department of Applied Economics and Quantitative Analysis, University of Bucharest, Romania
Richard Olejnik, CRIStAL UMR CNRS 9189 - Bât M3, University of Lille I, France
Asil Oztekin, Operations & Information Systems, University of Massachusetts, United States
Herbert Pang, School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Zhibo Pang, Automation Solutions, ABB Corporate Research, Sweden
Jan Paralic, Dept. of Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, Technická univerzita v Košiciach, Slovak Republic
Prithviraj Patil, Vanderbilt University, United States
Anand Paul, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of
Indika Perera, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Milan Petkovic, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands
Jonas Poelmans, Independent Researcher, Andorra
Jaroslav Pokorny, Department Of Software Engineering, Charles University, Czech Republic
Edy Portmann, Departement of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Saad B. Qaisar, Independent Researcher, United States
Yongrui Qin, School of Computer Science, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Abderrezak Rachedi, University Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallee, France
Muthu Ramachandran, Integrated Cloud Solutions, AI Tech North and Public Intelligence, United Kingdom
Ramakrishnan Ramanathan, Putteridge Bury Campus, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Shahid Raza, Security Lab, RISE SICS, Stockholm, Sweden
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Illinois State University, United States
Domingo Rodríguez, University of Malaga, Spain
Imed Romdhani, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Joyanta K. Roy, Research & Development/ Admin, System Advance Technologies Pvt.Ltd, India
Ning Ruan, Independent Researcher, United States
Amit Rudra, Independent Researcher, Australia
Marta Rukoz, Math-Info, Universite Paris Ouest La Defense, France
Usha Sakthivel, Prof and HODDEPARTMENT OF CSE, RAJARAJESWARI COLLEGE OF ENGG,KUMBALGODU,BENGALURU-74, Rajarajeswari College of Engineering, India
Volker Sander, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Jose Santa, Electronics, Computer Technology and Projects, Technical University of Cartagena, Spain
Riyanarto Sarno, Department of Informatics, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia
Martin Sarnovsky, Department of cybernetics and artificial intelligence, Technical University of Kosice, Slovak Republic
Ashwin Satyanarayana, Computer Systems Technology, New York City College of Technology, United States
Matthieu-P. Schapranow, Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
Aviv Segev, University of South Alabama, United States
Subarna Shakya, Electronics and Computer Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Bikash Sharma, Microsoft Corp., United States
Maxim Shcherbakov, Computer-aided design (CAD), Volgograd State Technical University, Russian Federation
Jun Shen, University of Wollongong, Australia
Yogesh Simmhan, Computational and Data Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, India
Pedro Sobral, Faculdade de Ciência e Tecnologia, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal
Andrey Somov, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Tehnology, Russian Federation
Karagiorgou Sophia, Department of Informatics, Central Building, Office 501, University of Piraeus, Greece
Françoise Soulié-Fogelman, School of Computer Software, Tianjin University, China
Flávio C. Sousa, Computer Science, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
Xin Sui, Tableau Software, United States
Yunchuan Sun, Business school, Beijing Normal University, China
Heiko Tapken, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, Osnabrueck University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Jouni K. Tervonen, University of Oulu, Finland
Maurizio Tesconi, CNR - IIT, Italy
Ralf Tönjes, Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of Applied Science Osnabrück, Germany
Ahmet E. Topcu, Computer Engineering, Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey
Stephan Trahasch, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, University of Applied Sciences Offenburg, Germany
Gregory Van Seghbroeck, INTEC Broadband Communication Networks (IBCN), Universiteit Gent, Belgium
Blesson Varghese, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Massimo Vecchio, Engineering Faculty, Università degli Studi eCampus, Italy
Sebastian Ventura, Computing and Numerical Analysis, University of Cordoba, Spain
Christos Verikoukis, Independent Researcher, Spain
Shenghua Wan, Search, WalmartLabs, United States
Hua Wang, Victoria University, Australia
Junbo Wang, University of Southern California, United States
Tomasz Wiktorski, University of Stavanger, Norway
Przemyslaw Woznowski, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Celimuge Wu, University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Lingfei Wu, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, United States
Shuo Xu, Center for Information Science Theory and Methodology, Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China (ISTIC), China
Ramin Yahyapour, GWDG - University Göttingen, Germany
Hongji Yang, School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, Leicester University, United Kingdom
Laurance T. Yang, Department of Computer Science, Saint Francis Xavier University, Canada
Guuchang Yang, Electrical Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Yanyan Yang, School of Engineering, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Bin Yu, CTO Office, Infoblox, United States
Dongjin Yu, School of Computer, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Jian Yu, Department of Computer Science, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Jianhui Yue, Michigan Tech. University, United States
Arda Yurdakul, Computer Engineering Department, Bogazici University, Turkey
Mihai H. Zaharia, Computer Science and Engineering, "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University, Romania
Ivana P. Žarko, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Fan Zhang, Independent Researcher, United States
Jia Zhao, Nanchang Institute of Technology, China
Dimitrios Zissis, Dept. Of Product & Systems Design Engineering , University of the Aegean, Greece