Computer Department, Islamic Azad University, Science and Research Branch Tehran, Tehran ,Iran. 2011-2016 Major: Software Systems Thesis Title: Improving Dynamic Resource Provisioning Applications in Cloud Computing Environments Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Sam Jabbehdari G.P.A of 19 over 20 Computer Department, Islamic Azad University, North-Branch Tehran, Tehran ,Iran. 2008-2010. Major: Computer Engineering (Software) Thesis Title: A Novel QoS-based Approach for Improving Scheduling and Resource Management in Economic Grids Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Sam Jabbehdari G.P.A of 18.34 over 20 Computer Department, Islamic Azad University, Kashan Branch, Kashan ,Iran. 2004-2008. Major: Computer Engineering (Software) Thesis Title: Automation Compiler Design Tools (Flex,Bison) G.P.A of 17.25 over 20
Christos Bouras is Professor in the University of Patras, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics. Also he is a scientific advisor of Research Unit 6 in Computer Technology Institute and Press - Diophantus, Patras, Greece. His research interests include Analysis of Performance of Networking and Computer Systems, Computer Networks and Protocols, Mobile and Wireless Communications, Telematics and New Services, QoS and Pricing for Networks and Services, e-learning, Networked Virtual Environments and WWW Issues. He has extended professional experience in Design and Analysis of Networks, Protocols, Telematics and New Services. He has published more than 450 papers in various well-known refereed books, conferences and journals. He is a co-author of 9 books in Greek and editor of 2 in English. He has been member of editorial board for international journals and PC member and referee in various international journals and conferences. He has participated in R&D projects.
Professor Ying has published one single-author research monograph/advanced textbook entitled Fuzzy Control and Modeling: Analytical Foundations and Applications (IEEE Press, 2000, 342 pages; foreword by Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh), which contains solely his own research results. He has coauthored another book titled Introduction to Type-2 Fuzzy Logic Control: Theory and Applications (IEEE Press and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014). In addition, he has published more than 110 peer-reviewed journal papers, over 160 peer-reviewed conference papers, and 5 book chapters. Prof. Ying's work has been widely cited - his Google Scholar h-index is 47. The 47 publications included in his index have by themselves generated more than 4,000 citations whereas the total number of citations for all his publications is over 7,700. He holds two U.S. patents. He is serving as an Associate Editor or a Member of Editorial Board for 9 international journals, including the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems and the IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems. Also, he served as a member of the Fellow Evaluation Committee of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society in 2016 and 2017 and has been serving as a member of the Fuzzy Systems Technical Committee of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society since 2008 (except 2014). He was elected to serve as a board member of the North American Fuzzy Information Processing Society for two terms (2005-2008 and 2008-2011). He served as Program Chair/Co-Chair for 4 international conferences. He served as the Publication Chair for the 2000 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems and the Competition Chair for this annual conference 2009-2011. He also served as a Program/Technical Committee Member for over 100 international conferences. He is an IEEE Fellow.
Tzung-Pei Hong received his Ph.D. degree in computer science and information engineering from National Chiao-Tung University in 1992. He was an associate professor in Chung-Hua Polytechnic Institute from 1992 to 1994 and in I-Shou University from 1994 to 1999. He served as the first director of the Library and Computer Center, the Dean of Academic Affairs, the Administrative Vice President, and the Academic Vice President in National University of Kaohsiung. He is currently a chair professor at the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering. He has published more than 500 research papers in international/national journals and conferences and has planned more than fifty information systems. His current research interests include knowledge engineering, soft computing and granular computing.
Sunil Vadera is a Professor of Computer Science and the Dean of the School of Computing, Science and Engineering at the University of Salford. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) and Chartered IT Professional (CITP). He gained a first class BSc(Hons) in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Salford in 1982, receiving three best student prizes. Following graduation, he began his career as a Research Assistant and progressed to a Lectureship in Computer Science in 1984. He holds a PhD from the University of Manchester in the area of Formal Methods of Software Development which was awarded in 1992. He was promoted to a Senior Lecturer in 1997 and to a Chair in Computer Science in 2000. His research is driven by the desire to close the gap between theory and practice in data mining and AI, something he has been doing for over two decades by working with industry. Examples of his work includes: • Developing new models for real time sensor validation of gas turbines in collaboration with the Mexican Instituto de Electricas • Data mining of near miss explosions data for project funded by and in collaboration with the Health and Safety Executive • Analysis of SMART meters data of over 40,000 households for British Gas that aimed to gain insight into consumer behaviour An FP7 funded project on Self-Learning Energy Efficient Buildings and Open Spaces • Analysing factors affecting children in need and troubled families • Credit risk assessment for sub-prime lending aimed at improving financial inclusion • Prediction of customer churn for a software house He is currently working on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership that aims to develop a capability for applying cost-sensitive data mining methods for optimising online car finance brokerage, leading to the best deals for customers. Sunil was Programme Chair of the 5th BCS Symposium on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining in 2009, Chair of the IFIP Conference on Intelligent Information Processing held in Salford in 2010 and organised a Workshop on Cost-Sensitive Data Mining as part of the IEEE International Data Mining Conference held in Brussels in 2013. More recently, he is Chair of the International Conference on Information Management and Engineering (2015, 2016, and 2017) and is the Chair of the International Conference on Knowledge and Software Engineering held in March 2017. His main line of research in recent years been in the field of cost-sensitive learning, where he has developed novel algorithms and in deep learning, where he is studying methods of reducing the size of the neural networks. His research has been published in some of the leading outlets in the field, including the Computer Journal, ACM Transactions on Knowledge Discovery from Data, ACM Computing Surveys, Journal of the Operational Research Society, Expert Systems Journal, Foundations of Science, and IEEE Transactions of Power Systems.
Borko Furht is a professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science (CEECS) at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida. He is also Director of the NSF-sponsored Industry/University Cooperative Research Center on Advanced Knowledge Enablement at FAU. From 2010 to 2013, he served as Chair of the CEECS Department, and from 2002-2009 as Chair of Computer Science and Engineering Department at FAU. From 2006-2008, he was also Senior Assistant Vice President for Engineering and Technology at FAU. Before joining FAU, he was a vice president of research and a senior director of development at Modcomp (Ft. Lauderdale), a computer company of Daimler Benz, Germany, a professor at University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, and a senior researcher in the Institute Boris Kidric-Vinca, Yugoslavia. Professor Furht received Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Belgrade. His current research is in multimedia systems, multimedia big data, video coding and compression, 3D video and image systems, wireless multimedia, cloud computing, and social networks. He has been presently Principal Investigator and Co-PI of several multiyear, multimillion dollar projects. He received total funding of $15 million from government agencies including NSF, NIH, Department of Navy, DoD, and NASA, and private industries including IBM, Google, Apple, LexisNexis, Motorola, Emerson, and others. He is the author of numerous books and articles in the areas of multimedia, computer architecture, real-time computing, and operating systems. He is a founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer), and he recently co-founded Journal of Big Data (Springer). He has received several technical and publishing awards, and has consulted for many high-tech companies including IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, General Electric, JPL, NASA, Honeywell, and RCA. He was named as 2013 Researcher of the Year at FAU. He has also served as a consultant to various colleges and universities. He has given many invited talks, keynote lectures, seminars, and tutorials. He served as Chairman and Director on the Board of Directors of several high-tech companies and as an expert witness for Cisco, Qualcomm, Adobe, and Bell Canada. He is presently Special Advisor for Technology and Innovations for the United Nations Global Millennium Development Foundation.
Alessio Ishizaka is Professor in Decision Analysis, research lead and Deputy Director of the Centre of Operations Research and Logistics (CORL) at the Portsmouth Business School of the University of Portsmouth. He received his PhD from the University of Basel (Switzerland). He worked successively for the University of Exeter (UK), University of York (UK) and Audencia Grande Ecole de Management Nantes (France). He has been visiting professor at the Politecnico di Torino, Università degli Studi di Trento, INSA Strasbourg, Université de Lorraine, Universität Mannheim, Università degli Studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg, Université d’Aix-Marseille, Università degli Studi di Torino, Università degli Studi della Tuscia and Università degli Studi di Padova. His research is in the area of decision analysis, where he has published more than 70 papers. He is regularly involved in large European funded projects. He has been the chair, co-organiser and guest speaker of several conferences on this topic. Alongside his academic activities, he acts as a consultant for companies in helping them to take better decisions. He has written the key textbook Multicriteria Decision Analysis: methods and software.
Vijay Bhuse is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the Grand Valley State University. He is received his Ph.D. from Western Michigan University in 2007 and completed his postdoctoral fellowship from the Dartmouth College. His research interests are Network Security, Wireless Sensor Networks and Secure Coding.
Kheireddine Mekkaoui is PhD in computer sciences from SAB university in algeria. He received the "Laurea" degree (Magister 2 years program) in industrial computer science from the University of Mustapha Stambouli of Mascara. He received, in 2001, an engineering degree in Computer Science from the Computer Science department of Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel-Abbes . From 2010 to 2018 he was visiting and collaborating with Wireless Addhoc senseor laboratory at the University of Parma, Italy. Between September 2009 until 2016, he was a Research member at the EDDIS laboratory of the University of SBA. Since January 2009, he has been an Associate Professor at the department of computer sciences at the university of Saida. He received the Algerian nation-wide habilitation in 2018 from SBA university. Mekkaoui Kheireddine has been and still being involved in several teaching and research activities in the area of the wireless sensors and the artificial intelligence such as: artificial genetics, neural networks, fuzzy logic and fuzzy systems, hybrid intelligent systems, genetic programming… His works are published in several international research journals as well as presented in conferences all around the world.
Dr. T. Velmurugan is working as an Associate Professor in the PG and Research Department of Computer Science and Applications, D.G.Vaishnav College, Chennai-600106, India. Also, he is the Head of the Department of Computer Science and Applications (UG). He holds a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Madras and a Master and Bachelor degree of science in Mathematics from Bharathidasan University. He has published more than 75 articles in journals indexed in the Web of Science – Journal Citation Reports and in SCOPUS such as Applied Soft Computing, Journal of Computer Science, Information Technology Journal, Indian Journal of Science and Technology and etc. He acted as a Chair Person in the International Conference on Information and Convergence Technology for Smart Society held at Swissotel Le Concorde, Bangkok, Thailand, 2015. He was an invited speaker of the 10th Int'l Conference on Computational Intelligence and Software Engineering (CiSE 2018) held from January 5-7, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. He has guided more than 300 M.Phil. Research Scholars in the field of Computer Science. He guided 4 Ph.D. scholars and currently guiding 10 Ph.D. scholars in the same field. He served as a nominated Senate Member in Middle East University, Dubai, UAE for a period of three years. He is a member in Board of studies for many autonomous institutions and Universities like Periyar University, Salem, India. He hosted a lot of programmes in Doordharsan television about recent topics in Information Technology field. He arranged and acted as an Organizing Secretary of International Conference on Computing and Intelligence Systems (ICCIS 2015). In addition, he was a resource person for various national workshops entitled "Scientific Research Article Writing and Journal Publications". He is an editorial board member of many International Journals. He is also a reviewer in many peer reviewed journals like Elsevier, Springer, IOSPress Journals etc. Further, he is a visiting faculty for M.Phil. course for various universities throughout India.
Hanmin Jung works as a chief researcher at Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information(KISTI), Korea since 2004. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from Pohang University of Science and Technology(POSTECH), Korea in 1992, 1994, and 2003. Previously, he was senior researcher at Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute(ETRI), Korea, and worked as CTO at DiQuest Inc, Korea. Now, he is also full professor at University of Science & Technology(UST), Korea, visiting professor at National Human Resources Development Institute(NHI), Korea, visiting fellow at University of Southampton, UK, guest professor at Graz University, Austria, guest professor at Paderborn University, Germany, editor at Korea Contents Association, director at Korean Society for Internet Information, director at Korean Society for Big Data Service, director at The Korean Society Of Computer And Information, and committee member of ISO/IEC JTC1/SC32. His current research interests include the 4th industrial revolution, semantic web, artificial intelligence, text mining, big data, information retrieval, human-computer interaction (HCI), data analytics, natural language processing(NLP), and internet of things(IoT). For the above research areas, over 520 papers and patents have been published and created.
Joao Manuel R. S. Tavares graduated in Mechanical Engineering at the Universidade do Porto, Portugal in 1992. He also earned his M.Sc. degree and Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Universidade do Porto in 1995 and 2001, and attained his Habilitation in Mechanical Engineering in 2015. He is a senior researcher at the Instituto de Ciência e Inovação em Engenharia Mecânica e Engenharia Industrial (INEGI) and Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering (DEMec) of the Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP). João Tavares is co-editor of more than 40 books, co-author of more than 35 book chapters, 600 articles in international and national journals and conferences, and 3 international and 2 national patents. He has been a committee member of several international and national journals and conferences, is co-founder and co-editor of the book series “Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics” published by Springer, founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization” published by Taylor & Francis, and co-founder and co-chair of the international conference series: CompIMAGE, ECCOMAS VipIMAGE, ICCEBS and BioDental. Additionally, he has been (co-)supervisor of several MSc and PhD thesis and supervisor of several post-doc projects, and has participated in many scientific projects both as researcher and as scientific coordinator. His main research areas include computational vision, medical imaging, computational mechanics, scientific visualization, human-computer interaction and new product development.
Toomula N (born August 16, 1974) is a scientist, philanthropist, and deep-sea explorer. He received an honorary doctorate in 1998 from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, for his accomplishments in the international film industry. After working in special effects, he found major success after directing and writing the science fiction action film The Terminator. He then became a popular Hollywood director and was hired to write and direct Aliens. He found further critical acclaim for his use of special effects in Terminator 2: Judgment Day. After his film True Lies, Cameron took on his biggest film at the time, Titanic, which earned him Academy Awards for Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing. After Titanic, he began a project that took almost 10 years to make: his science-fiction epic Avatar, which was in particular a landmark for 3D technology, and for which he received nominations for the same three Academy Awards. He had published nearly 65 articles in various reputed journals.
Dr. Vishal Sharma received the Ph.D. and B.Tech. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from Thapar University (2016) and Punjab Technical University (2012), respectively. He worked at Thapar University as a Lecturer from Apr'16-Oct'16. He was a post-doctoral researcher in MobiSec Lab. at Department of Information Security Engineering, Soonchunhyang University, and Soongsil University, Republic of Korea. Dr. Sharma is now a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Security Engineering under Industry-Academy Cooperation Foundation at Soonchunhyang University, The Republic of Korea and associated with the Mobile Internet Security Lab. (MobiSec). Dr. Sharma received the best paper awards from the IEEE International Conference on Communication, Management and Information Technology (ICCMIT), Warsaw, Poland in April 2017; from CISC-S'17 South Korea in June 2017; and from IoTaas Taiwan in September 2017. He is the member of IEEE, a professional member of ACM and past Chair for ACM Student Chapter-Patiala. He has authored/coauthored more than 50 journal/conference articles and book chapters. He serves as the program committee member for the Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications (JoWUA). He was the track chair of MobiSec'16 and AIMS-FSS'16, and PC member and reviewer of MIST'16 and MIST'17, respectively. He was the TPC member of ITNAC-IEEE TCBD'17 and serving as TPC member of ICCMIT'18, CoCoNet'18 and ITNAC-IEEE TCBD'18. Dr. Sharma also serves as a guest editor for special issues in Drones-MDPI and Autosoft journals. Dr. Sharma has successfully handled and participated in projects entitled “UAVs-Assisted Next Generation Wireless Networks”, “Study on a Secure and Effective Route Optimization Protocol between a Mobile Device and a Home IoT Device in Smart Home Environments”, “Study on Securing Mobile Xhaul Wireless Link” during his postdoc in South Korea, and is also involved in the project entitled “An Adaptive Security Protocol for Fast and Secure Handover in 5G HetNet based Distributed IP Mobility Management Environments”. Dr. Sharma is a certified engineer with certifications - Oracle Certified Associate, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist and Microsoft Certified Professional Developer.
Dr.Nalini N. is currently working as Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. She has completed her PhD from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi in the year 2007 on the specialization of Heuristic Algorithms in Secure Networks: A Study. She has completed her M.S. in Software Systems from BITS, Pilani, Rajasthan in 1999 and her B.E in Computer Science and Engineering from Kuvempu University in the Year 1996.She has Teaching, Research and Administrative experience of more than 21 years. • Her area of Interest include, Computer Networks, Wireless Sensor Networks, Distributed Sensor Networks, Optimization Heuristics, Genetic Algorithms, Cloud Computing Applications, Security issues in Cloud, IoT, etc…
Hongfei Zhu is a faculty member in College of Computer Science and Technology, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications. He received his Ph.D degree in the school of Computer Science and Technology from Beijing Institute of Technology in 2018. His research focus on lattice-based cryptography, and security & privacy. Now he serves as a peer reviewer for Journal of Network and Computer Applications, soft computing, and International Journal of Communication Systems, etc
Prof Iyer obtained his B.Tech. (Hons.) from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, M.S in Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign, USA, and Ph.D. in Systems Engineering from the University of California, Davis, USA. Prof. Iyer’s Teaching and Research interests include: Project Management; Technology Management and Entrepreneurship; Business Systems Analysis; and Knowledge Management. He has written books on Engineering Project Management with Case Studies; Project Evaluation and Implementation; Strategic Management (all published by Vikas Publishing, New Delhi); and a Chapter on Bio - diesel Energy Systems and Technology, in a Book on Capacity Building for Sustainable Development published by the Third World Academy of Sciences, Trieste, Italy. Dr Iyer also has published over 48 papers in international and national journals and conferences.
Phill Kyu Rhee is a Professor in Inha University. He is a well known researcher for his work on Deep Learning based Computer Vision such as Multi-Object Object Detection, Recognition, and Tracking and Optimized Context-aware Evolvable and Adaptable Systems. He has experienced R and D projects span from Computer Vision and Machine Learning to Evolutionary Computing, Reinforcement Learning based Intelligence Systems. About my recent success, last year my team was awarded 2nd place at “Object Detection from Video” task in ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge (ILSVRC: http://image-net.org/challenges/LSVRC/2015/) 2015. ILSVRC is the top level world challenge in Computer Vision area. In addition, our team ranked 2nd place in PASCAL Visual Object Challenge (VOC) and 1st place in Multi-Object Tracking Challenge (https://motchallenge.net/). Recently, our team ranked 1st place in KITTI tracking benchmark (http://www.cvlibs.net/datasets/kitti/ eval_tracking.php).
Prof. Nazim Agoulmine is a full professor at the University of Evry Val d'Essonne, France since 2000. He is also the head of the LRSM group - COSMO Team of the IBISC Computer Science Research Lab. Since 1989, he has been involved in several large research projects in ICT funded by EU.
Fionn Murtagh is Professor of Data Science and was Professor of Computer Science, including Head of Department, in many universities. Fionn was Editor-in-Chief of the Computer Journal (British Computer Society) for more than 10 years, currently Section Editor, and is an Editorial Board member of many journals. With over 300 refereed articles and 30 booksauthored or edited, his fellowships and scholarly academies include: Fellow of: British Computer Society (FBCS), Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications (FIMA), International Association for Pattern Recognition (FIAPR), Royal Statistical Society (FRSS), Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy (SF HEA), Senior Member, IEEE. Elected Member: Royal Irish Academy (MRIA), Academia Europaea (MAE). He was formerly President of the Classification Society of North Ameica, and of the British Classification Society, and a member of the Council/Executive of the International Association for Statistical Computing.
Nik is a full Professor of Computer Science and the founding Head of the Department of Computer Science at Edge Hill University, UK. He has led the department's £13m (partially funded by LEP) new Tech Hub building development in 2016. Prior to that, Nik was a full Professor of Computer Science and founding Director of Distributed and Intelligent Systems (DISYS) research center at University of Derby, UK. Nik started his career at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.
Yi Hu graduated from the University of Arkansas with Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 2006. My Ph.D. advisor is Dr. Brajendra Panda. In August 2007, Yi Hu joined the Department of Computer Science at Northern Kentucky University as a faculty member.
Dawit Demissie is an Assistant Professor and faculty program director for the Computer Science and IT Cybersecurity programs at The Sage Colleges, and recently received faculty of the year award for Excellence in Teaching and Academic Advising. Previously, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY), receiving the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011. He has also served as a Lecturer/Course Developer at the State University of New York at Oswego, Hudson Valley Community College, Excelsior College and Syracuse University. He received his B.A. in Computer Science from the State University of New York at Oswego, an M.S. in Telecommunication & Network Management from Syracuse University and Ph.D., in Informatics from University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY).
Dr. Pramod Pal has completed his PhD Computer Science and Engineering from Techno Global University, India and has done MTech Information Technology from Manipal University, India. He is the Associate Professor Head of Department of Roorkee College of Engineering under Uttara Khand Technical University, UK, India a premier top Engineering college of India. Previously He has worked in Wolkite University( A Central university of Ethiopia) He has published more than 32 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.
Dr.Nalini is a professor at NMIT, Banglore,india. She completed B.E(C.S.E), M.S(Software Systems) and Ph.D(VTU). “DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR” –Awarded to Dr.NALINI.N, Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology by TechNext India 2017 in association with Computer Society of India-CSI , Mumbai Chapter on 14-15 Jan 2017 at IIT-Mumbai. Nalini Worked as Principal at Shridevi Institute of Engineering and Technology(SIET), Tumkur from 1/04/2015 till 31/07/2015. (Was on Deputation from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore). She Received “ Dr.Abdul kalam Life time achievement National Award “ for excellence in Teaching, Research Publications, and Administration by International Institute for Social and Economic Reforms, IISER, Bangalore on 29th Dec 2014. and Received “Bharath Jyoti Award” by India International Friendship Society, New Delhi on 20/Dec/2012 PROGRAM CHAIR- International Conference on Emerging Research in Computing, Information, Communication and Applications-ERCICA-2013 , 2014, and 2015 , NMIT, Bangalore