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Ernesto Damiani
United Arab Emirates

Brief Bio
Ernesto Damiani is the Director of the Information Security Research center of Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi where he also leads the Big Data Initiativce at the Etisalat British Telecom innovation Center. He is on extended leave from the Department of Computer Science, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy, where he leads the SESAR research lab. Ernesto's research interests include secure service-oriented architectures, privacy-preserving Big Data analytics and Cyber-Physical Systems security. Ernesto holds/has held visiting positions at a number of international institutions, including George Mason University in Virginia, US, Tokyo Denki University, Japan, LaTrobe University in Melbourne, Australia, and the Institut National des Sciences Appliquées (INSA) at Lyon, France. He is a Fellow of the Japanese Society for the Progress of Science. He has been Principal Investigator in a number of large-scale research projects funded by the European Commission, the Italian Ministry of Research and by private companies such as British Telecom, Cisco Systems, SAP, Telecom Italia, Siemens Networks (now Nokia Siemens) and many others. Ernesto serves in the editorial board of several international journals; among others, he is the EIC of the International Journal on Big Data and of the International Journal of Knowledge and Learning. He is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Service-oriented Computing and of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems. Ernesto is a Senior Member of the IEEE and served as Vice-Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Industrial Informatics. In 2008, Ernesto was nominated ACM Distinguished Scientist and received the Chester Sall Award from the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Ernesto has co-authored over 350 scientific papers and many books, including "Open Source Systems Security Certification" (Springer 2009). ... More >>

George Spanoudakis
City University London
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
George Spanoudakis (BSc, MSc and PhD) is full Professor in the School of Mathematics, Computer Science and Engineering at City University of London and Director of the Research Centre on Adaptive Computing Systems (CeNACS). He is also a member of the Council of the University of Piraeus in Greece (2013-). Prior to his current posts, he had been Head of the Department of Computing at City University (2004-07) and Associate Dean for Research of the School of Informatics (2010-14). He has held visiting positions at the Universities of Crete, Essen, Malaga, London School of Economics and ICS-FORTH. His research interests are in the field of software systems engineering with a current focus on service oriented and cloud computing, and software systems security. Within the wider field of his research, he has published more than 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers and books and has attracted research funding in excess of €7m, including R&D projects funded by the EU, national research councils and the industry. His research activity has involved extensive collaboration with the industry including companies such as SAP, BT, and INTEL. Prof. Spanoudakis has served in the program committees of more than 170 international conferences and workshops. He is also a member of the editorial boards of 10 international journals. Beyond research, he has been providing advisory services to private companies, universities, public funding and standardization bodies in the UK and overseas. ... More >>


Muhammad Ovais Ahmad, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Karlstad University, Sweden
Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Mehmet Aksit, University of Twente, Netherlands
Apostolos Ampatzoglou, Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Greece
Claudio Ardagna, Dipartimento di Informatica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Costin Badica, Software Engineering, University of Craiova, Romania
Mourad Badri, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Quebec at Trois-Rivières, Canada
Paul Bailes, The University of Queensland, Australia
Richard Banach, School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Boualem Benatallah, Computer Systems And Electronic Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia
Jan O. Blech, Aalto University, Finland
Danilo Caivano, Informatics, University of Bari, Italy
Jessie Carbonnel, LIRMM, CNRS and University of Montpellier, France
Glauco F. Carneiro, Universidade Federal de Sergipe (UFS), Brazil
Tomas Cerny, Computer Science, Baylor University, United States
William C. Chu, dept of computer science, Tunghai University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Rem Collier, School Of Computer Science And Informatics, University College Dublin, Ireland
Rebeca Cortazar, P.O. Box 1, University of Deusto, Spain
Bernard Coulette, Département Mathématiques-Informatique, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France
Guglielmo De Angelis, CNR - IASI, Italy
Fatma Dhaou, 16 rue yahia ibn tamime, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia
Tadashi Dohi, Information Engineering, Hiroshima University, Japan
Sophie Ebersold, FSL / SM@RT, IRIT, France
Mahmoud El Hamlaoui, IMS-ADMIR Team, ENSIAS, Rabat IT Center, Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco
Elena Epure, Independent Researcher, France
Angelina Espinoza, Business Information Systems Department, University College Cork (UCC), Ireland
Vladimir Estivill-Castro, Departament de Tecnologies de la Informació i les Comunicacions, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Anna R. Fasolino, DIETI- Dep. of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Maria J. Ferreira, Ciência e Tecnologia, Universidade Portucalense, Portugal
João E. Ferreira, Department of Computer Science, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Tarik Fissaa, Computer Science, INPT, Morocco
Bogdan Franczyk, Independent Researcher, Germany
Martin Gaedke, Fakultät für Informatik, TU Chemnitz, Germany
Stéphane Galland, Laboratoire Systèmes et Transport, Université de Technologie de Belfort Montbéliard, France
Aymen Gammoudi, IUT Lannion, University of Rennes 1, France
Juan Garbajosa, Technical University of Madrid, UPM, Spain
Amjad Gawanmeh, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Frédéric Gervais, Informatique, Université Paris-Est, LACL, France
Atef Gharbi, INSAT, Tunisia
Claude Godart, University Henri Poincare, Nancy 1, France
José-María Gutiérrez-Martínez, Ciencias de la Computación (Computer Science), Universidad de Alcalá, Spain
Hatim Hafiddi, MIR, INPT, Morocco
Peter Herrmann, IIK, NTNU, Norway
Rene Hexel, School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Australia
Lom M. Hillah, MoVe, LIP6 (CNRS, Sorbonne Université), France
Benjamin Hirsch, Degussa Bank, Germany
Robert Hirschfeld, Hasso-Plattner-Institut, Germany
Hoda Hosny, The American University in Cairo, Egypt
Mirjana Ivanovic, Department of Mathematics and Informatics, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Stefan Jablonski, Applied Informatics IV, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Dongwon Jeong, Dept. of Software Convergence Engineering, Kunsan National University, Korea, Republic of
Ozgur Kafali, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Georgia Kapitsaki, Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Somnuk Keretho, Computer Engineering, Kasetsart University Bangkok, Thailand
Siau-Cheng Khoo, Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Diana C. Kirk, Computer Science, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Piotr Kosiuczenko, Cybernetics, WAT, Poland
Nectarios Koziris, Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Robert S. Laramee, Computer Science, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Bogdan Lent, Business School, University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Bixin Li, School of Computer Science and Engineering, Southeast University, China
Jorge López, Secure Communications, Airbus, France
André Ludwig, Logistics, Kühne Logistics University, Germany
Ivan Lukovic, Department of Computing and Control, University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technical Sciences, Serbia
Lech Madeyski, Department of Applied Informatics, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Nazim H. Madhavji, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Neil Maiden, Bayes Business School, City, University of London, United Kingdom
Neil Maiden, City University, United Kingdom
Johnny Marques, Computer Science Division, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica, Brazil
Patricia Martin-Rodilla, Facultad de Informática., University of A Coruña, Spain
Raul Mazo, University Paris 1 Pantheon,Sorbonne, France
Francesco Mercaldo, Institute of Informatics and Telematics of Pisa CNR, Italy
Breno Miranda, Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil
Arthur-Jozsef Molnar, Mathematics and Computer Science, Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Ines Mouakher, 15 Ibn Sina Elmolk street, Gazala city, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis, University of Tunis El manar, Tunisia
Sascha Mueller-Feuerstein, Information Sciences, Ansbach University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Malcolm Munro, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, Durham Universtiy, United Kingdom
Andrzej Niesler, Department of Information Systems, Wroclaw University of Economics and Business, Poland
Janis Osis, Applied Computer sciences, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Sonya Ouali, University of Sfax and MIR@CL Laboratory, Tunisia
Meriem Ouederni, IRIT/INPT, France
Mourad Oussalah, Laboratoire Lina CNRS Fre 2729, University of Nantes, France
Claus Pahl, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Dana Petcu, Computer Science Department, West University of Timisoara, Romania
Marcelo Pimenta, Institute of Informatics, UFRGS, Brazil
Naveen Prakash, New Delhi, ICLC, India
Deepika Prakash, Department of Computer Science, JK Lakshmipat University, India
Adam Przybylek, Department of Software Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Elke Pulvermüller, Dept. of Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Osnabrueck, Germany
Lukasz Radlinski, Department of Software Engineering, West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin, Poland
José M. Redondo López, Computer Science, University of Oviedo, Spain
Philippe Roose, Computer science, LIUPPA/IUT de Bayonne/UPPA, France
Francisco Ruiz, Information Technologies & Systems, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Stefano Russo, DIETI - Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica e delle Tecnologie dell'Informazione, Universita' di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Krzysztof Sacha, Institute of Control and Computation Engineering, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Camille Salinesi, CRI, University Paris 1 - Pantheon Sorbonne, France
Antonella Santone, University of Molise, Italy
Markus Schatten, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Rainer Schmidt, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Richa Sharma, Department of Business and Computer Science, Lock Haven University, United States
Keng L. Siau, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
Marcin Sikorski, Faculty of Management and Economics, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Josep Silva, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Ioana Sora, Department of Computer Engineering, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Andreas Speck, Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel, Germany
Maria Spichkova, School of Science, RMIT University, Australia
Witold Staniszkis, Board, Intelligent Document Engineering, Poland
Miroslaw Staron, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Ulrike Steffens, HAW Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Chang-Ai Sun, Department of Computer Science, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Jakub Swacha, Institute of Information Technology in Management, University of Szczecin, Poland
Stephanie Teufel, iimt - international institute of management in technology, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Feng-Jian Wang, Department of Computer Science, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Bernhard Westfechtel, Applied Computer Science I, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Danny Weyns, Computer Science, KU Leuven, Belgium
Martin Wirsing, Institut für Informatik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
Igor Wojnicki, EAIiIB, KIS, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Michalis Xenos, Computer Engineering Department, Patras University, Greece
Alfred Zimmermann, Faculty of Informatics, Reutlingen University, Germany