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Victor Chang
Aston Business School, Aston University
United Kingdom
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Brief Bio
Victor Chang is currently a Full Professor of Data Science and Information Systems at the School of Computing, Engineering and Digital Technologies, Teesside University, UK, since September 2019. He was previously a Senior Associate Professor, Director of Ph.D. and Director of MRes at International Business School Suzhou, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China. He was also a very active contributing key member at the Research Institute of Big Data Analytics, XJTLU. Before that, he worked as a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University, UK. Within 4 years, Prof Chang completed Ph.D. (CS, Southampton) and PGCe rt (Higher Education, Fellow, Greenwich) while working for several projects at the same time. Before becoming an academic, he has achieved 97% on average in 27 IT certifications. He won 2001 full Scholarship, a European Award on Cloud Migration in 2011, IEEE Outstanding Service Award in 2015, best papers in 2012, 2015 and 2018, the 2016 European award: Best Project in Research, 2016-2018 SEID Excellent Scholar, Suzhou, China, Outstanding Young Scientist award in 2017, 2017 special award on Data Science, 2017-2019 INSTICC Service Awards, Talent Award Suzhou 2019, Outstanding Reviewer of several Elsevier journals 2018-2019 and Outstanding Editor of FGCS (stepped down). He is the Associate Editor of IEEE TII and an Editor of Information Fusion. He is the Editor-in-Chief of IJOCI and OJBD journals, and hold important or lead guest editor roles in several prestigious journals. Prof Chang was involved in different projects worth more than £13 million in Europe and Asia. He has published 3 books as sole author and the editor of 2 books on Cloud Computing and related technologies. He gave 25 keynotes at international conferences. He is widely regarded as one of the most active and influential young scientist and expert in IoT/Data Science/Cloud/Security/AI/IS, as he has the experience to develop 10 different services for multiple disciplines. He is the founding conference chair for IoTBDS, COMPLEXIS and FEMIB to build up and foster active research communities globally with positive impacts. ... More >>

 

Program Co-Chairs


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


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, c omplexity and the internet of things, as well as editorial collaboration in some journals of high impact. ... More >>


Oleg Gusikhin
Ford Motor Company
United States


Brief Bio
Oleg Gusikhin is a Technical Leader at Ford Global Data, Insight and Analytics (GDI&A) Organization. Before joining GDI&A, he was the Manager and Technical Leader of the Advanced Connected Services and Mobility Applications Department at Ford Research & Advanced Engineering. He received his Ph.D. from the St. Petersburg Institute of Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences, an MS in Electrical Engineering from St. Petersburg State Technical University, and an MBA from the Ross Business School at the University of Michigan. For over 20 years, he has been working at Ford M otor Company in different functional areas. During his tenure at Ford, Dr. Gusikhin has been involved in the design and implementation of advanced information technology and intelligent control for manufacturing and vehicle systems. Dr. Gusikhin is a Fellow of INFORMS and a Certified Fellow in Production and Inventory Management by the American Production and Inventory Control Society. He is a recipient of three Henry Ford Technology Awards, 2014 INFORMS Daniel H. Wagner Prize and the 2009 Institute of Industrial Engineers Transactions Best Application Paper Prize in Scheduling and Logistics. He is an Industry Vice-Chair of IFAC Technical Committee "Manufacturing Modeling for Management and Control,” and a Lecturer in the Industrial and Operations Engineering department at the University of Michigan. ... More >>

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