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Program Committee

Program Co-Chairs

Donald Ferguson
Columbia University
United States

Brief Bio
Dr. Donald F. Ferguson is vice president and chief technology officer for Dell’s Software Group. Dell named Don a Senior Fellow in January 2013 Don is the only person to have been an IBM Fellow, Microsoft Technical Fellow and Dell Senior Fellow. Don leads the architecture, implementation design, technical strategy and innovation for Dell Software Group products and solutions. Don also works with colleagues across Dell to help ensure integration and innovation for software solutions spanning all of Dell’s businesses. Some of Don’s recent solution focus at Dell has been on hybrid cloud mana gement, BYOD/mobility management and security, and end-to-end next generation connected security. ... More >>

Víctor Méndez Muñoz
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 like AGATA and LHCb, collaborating with several more. Currently, he works in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) as a visiting professor and researcher. He is in charge of the European portal to ease the extreme scale computing and complex data management of international scientific communities like ENMR (Bioinformatics) or EISCAT (Physics), among others. 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 >>

Jorge Cardoso
University of Coimbra, Portugal and Huawei European Research Center

Brief Bio
Prof. Dr. Jorge Cardoso is Associate Professor and joined the Information System Group at the University of Coimbra in 2009. He is currently undertaking research at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Previously he worked for several major companies such as SAP Research (Germany) on the Internet of Services, the Boeing Company in Seattle (USA) on Enterprise Application Integration and CCG/Zentrum für Graphische Datenverarbeitung on Computer Supported Cooperative Work. Dr. Cardoso has a PhD from the University of Georgia (USA). From the scientific side, he has authored/co-authored/ed ited more than 130 scientific publications and has been part of more than 120 program committees and organization bodies, mainly on the fields of services, semantic web, and business process management. He is the Vice-Chair of the Semantic Keyword-based Search on Structured Data Sources COST Action. His current interests include service networks on the web, their (re)construction, analysis, and visualization using semantic web, linked data, and Linked USDL approaches. ... More >>


Ron Addie, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
Ejaz Ahmed, University Malaya, Malaysia
Sergio Andreozzi,, Netherlands
Vasilios Andrikopoulos, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Ashiq Anjum, University of Derby, United Kingdom
Claudio Ardagna, Universita` degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Danilo Ardagna, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Alvaro Arenas, Instituto de Empresa Business School, Spain
Muhammad Atif, Australian National University, Australia
Benjamin Aziz, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Amelia Badica, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, University of Craiova, Romania
Remi Badonnel, ESIAL - University of Nancy - LORIA/INRIA, France
Janaka Balasooriya, Arizona State University, United States
Daniela Barreiro Claro, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Brazil
Costas Bekas, IBM Zurich Research Lab, Switzerland
Simona Bernardi, Centro Universitario de la Defensa - Academia General Militar, Spain
Nik Bessis, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom
Luiz F. Bittencourt, IC/UNICAMP, Brazil
Anne Boyer, Loria - Inria Lorraine, France
Ivona Brandić, Vienna UT, Austria
Iris Braun, Dresden Technical University, Germany
Anna Brunstrom, Karlstad University, Sweden
Rebecca Bulander, Pforzheim University of Applied Science, Germany
Tomas Bures, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Massimo Cafaro, University of Salento, Italy
Miriam Capretz, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Eddy Caron, École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France
Noel Carroll, University of Limerick, Ireland
John Cartlidge, University of Nottingham in Ningbo China, United Kingdom
Valentina Casola, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Richard Chbeir, Université de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour (UPPA), France
Augusto Ciuffoletti, Università di Pisa, Italy
Dave Cliff, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Thierry Coupaye, Orange, France
Tarcísio da Rocha, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, Brazil
Sabrina de Capitani di Vimercati, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Eliezer Dekel, IBM Research Haifa, Israel
Yuri Demchenko, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Frédéric Desprez, Antenne Inria Giant, Minatec Campus, France
José Enrique Armendáriz-Iñigo, Universidad Pública de Navarra, Spain
Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Ruksar Fatima, KBN College of Engineering, India
Tomás Fernández Pena, Universidad Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Mike Fisher, BT, United Kingdom
Geoffrey Charles Fox, Indiana University, United States
Martin Gaedke, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Antonio García Loureiro, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
David Genest, Université d'Angers, France
Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, Swinburne University, Australia
Chirine Ghedira, IAE - University Jean Moulin Lyon 3, France
Martin Gilje Jaatun, SINTEF ICT, Norway
Lee Gillam, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Katja Gilly, Miguel Hernandez University, Spain
Tristan Glatard, CNRS, Canada
Jose Ramon Gonzalez de Mendivil, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain
Andrzej Goscinski, Deakin University, Australia
Patrizia Grifoni, CNR, Italy
Stephan Groß, T-Systems Multimedia Solutions, Germany
Dirk Habich, Dresden University of Technology, Germany
Carmem Satie Hara, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil
Souleiman Hasan, National University of Ireland, Ireland
Benjamin Heckmann, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany
Dong Huang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Eduardo Huedo Cuesta, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Mohamed Hussien, Suez Canal University, Egypt
Ilian Ilkov, IBM Nederland B.V., Netherlands
Anca Daniela Ionita, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Hiroshi Ishikawa, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Fuyuki Ishikawa, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Manuel Isidoro Capel-Tuñón, University of Granada, Spain
Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State College, United States
Keith Jeffery, Independent Consultant (previously Science and Technology Facilities Council), United Kingdom
Meiko Jensen, Kiel University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Yiming Ji, University of South Carolina Beaufort, United States
Ming Jiang, University of Sunderland, United Kingdom
Xiaolong Jin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Péter Kacsuk, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Yücel Karabulut, Oracle, United States
M-tahar Kechadi, University College Dublin, Ireland
Gabor Kecskemeti, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Attila Kertesz, University of Szeged, Hungary
Oleksiy Khriyenko, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Claus-Peter Klas, GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, Germany
Carsten Kleiner, University of Applied Sciences & Arts Hannover, Germany
Toshio Kodama, Advanced Computer Systems, Inc., Japan
George Kousiouris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Dimosthenis Kyriazis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Frank Leymann, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Kuan-ching Li, Providence University, Taiwan
Fei Li, Siemens AG, Austria, Austria
Donghui Lin, Kyoto University, Japan
Shijun Liu, School of Computer Science and Technology, Shandong University, China
Yanchen Liu, WalmartLabs, United States
Francesco Longo, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Simone Ludwig, North Dakota State University, United States
Glenn Luecke, Iowa State University, United States
Hanan Lutfiyya, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Theo Lynn, Dublin City University, Ireland
Mirella M. Moro, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil
Miroslaw Malek, USI-Lugano, Switzerland
K. Maly, Old Dominion University, United States
Mohammad Masdari, Islamic Azad university, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Ioannis Mavridis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Richard McClatchey, UWE, Bristol, United Kingdom
Andreas Menychtas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
António Miguel Rosado da Cruz, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Mohamed Mohamed, IBM Research, Almaden, United States
Kamran Munir, University of the West of England, Bristol, United Kingdom
Hidemoto Nakada, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Jean-Marc Nicod, Institut FEMTO-ST, France
Bogdan Nicolae, IBM Research, Ireland
Mara Nikolaidou, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece
Stephan Olariu, Old Dominion University, United States
Yacine Ouzrout, University Lumière Lyon 2, France
Joseph P. Loyall, BBN Technologies, United States
Federica Paganelli, CNIT - National Interuniversity Consortium for Telecommunications, Italy
Claus Pahl, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Michael A. Palis, Rutgers University, United States
Nikos Parlavantzas, IRISA, France
David Paul, The University of New England, Australia
Jean-Marc Pierson, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse 3, France
Agostino Poggi, University of Parma, Italy
Antonio Puliafito, Università degli Studi di Messina, Italy
Francesco Quaglia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Cauligi (Raghu) Raghavendra, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, United States
Rajendra Raj, Rochester Institute of Technology, United States
Arcot Rajasekar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States
Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, University of Connecticut, United States
Manuel Ramos-Cabrer, University of Vigo, Spain
Christoph Reich, Hochschule Furtwangen University, Germany
Kun Ren, Yale University, United States
Norbert Ritter, University of Hamburg, Germany
Rodrigo Romero, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Belen Ruiz-mezcua, Carlos Iii University, Spain
Zafer Sahinoglu, Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, United States
Rizos Sakellariou, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Evangelos Sakkopoulos, University of Patras, Greece
Elena Sanchez-Nielsen, Universidad De La Laguna, Spain
Patrizia Scandurra, University of Bergamo, Italy
Erich Schikuta, Universität Wien, Austria
Lutz Schubert, Ulm University, Germany
Michael Schumacher, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland, Switzerland
Uwe Schwiegelshohn, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Jean-Pierre Seifert, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
Wael Sellami, Higher Institute of Computer Sciences of Mahdia, Tunisia
Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Carlos Serrao, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal
Armin Shams, Sharif University of Technology, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Keiichi Shima, IIJ Innovation Institute, Japan
Richard O. Sinnott, University of Melbourne, Australia
Frank Siqueira, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Michael Sobolewski, Multidisciplinary Science and Technology Center, AFRL/WPAFB, United States
Josef Spillner, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Ralf Steinmetz, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Yasuyuki Tahara, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan
Konstantinos Tarabanis, Centre For Research and Technology Hellas-informatics and Telematics Institute, Greece
Samir Tata, TELECOM SudParis, France
Cedric Tedeschi, IRISA - University of Rennes 1, France
Joe Tekli, Lebanese American University (LAU), Lebanon
Gilbert Tekli, Nobatek, France, Lebanon
Guy Tel-Zur, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel
Orazio Tomarchio, University of Catania, Italy
Francesco Tusa, University College London, United Kingdom
Astrid Undheim, Telenor ASA, Norway
Athina Vakali, Aristotle University, Greece
Geoffroy Vallee, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
Robert van Engelen, Florida State University, United States
Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy
Bruno Volckaert, Ghent University, Belgium
Mladen A. Vouk, N.C. State University, United States
Jan-Jan Wu, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Bo Yang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Chao-Tung Yang, Tunghai University, Taiwan
George Yee, Carleton University, Canada
Ustun Yildiz, University of California, San Diego, United States
Michael Zapf, Georg Simon Ohm University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Wolfgang Ziegler, Fraunhofer Institute SCAI, Germany
Farhana Zulkernine, Queen's University, Canada

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