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Program Co-Chairs

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 >>

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 Motor 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 >>


Markus Abel, Ambrosys GmbH, Germany
Sebastian Ahnert, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Eleonora Alfinito, Università del Salento, Italy
Frédéric Amblard, UT1, France
Marcio Argollo de Menezes, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Tomaso Aste, University College London, United Kingdom
Fatihcan Atay, , Germany
Franco Bagnoli, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Christian Beck, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), United Kingdom
Gilles Bernot, Université Côte d'Azur, France
Ginestra Bianconi, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), United Kingdom
Bruce Boghosian, Tufts University, United States
Raffaella Burioni, Università di Parma, Italy
Heriberto Cabezas, Pazmany Peter Catholic University & US Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Alessio Cardillo, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland
Guoqian Chen, Peking University, China
Chantal Cherifi, Lyon 2 University, France
Dante Chialvo, , Argentina
Richard Clegg, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Manuel Clergue, Université des Antilles, France
Bernat Corominas-Murtra, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Mario Cosenza, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Carmen-Eugenia Costea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Regino Criado, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Andrew Crooks, George Mason University, United States
Guillaume Deffuant, Irstea, France
Jean-Charles Delvenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Bayram Deviren, Nevsehir University, Turkey
Ali Ebnenasir, Michigan Technological University, United States
Duccio Fanelli, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Harold Fellermann, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Eliseo Ferrante, , Belgium
Luigi Fortuna, University of Catania, Italy
Jean-Marc Girault, Tours University, France
Paolo Grigolini, University of North Texas, United States
Jean-Loup Guillaume, Université de la Rochelle, France
Dilek Günneç, Ozyegin University, Turkey
Abraham Gutiérrez, INRA, France
Mirsad Hadzikadic, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Fred Hasselman, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Ken Hawick, University of Hull, United Kingdom
Emilio Hernandez-Garcia, , Spain
Edward Huang, George Mason University, United States
Jose Iglesias, Instituto de Física, UFRGS, Brazil
Giulia Iori, City University London, United Kingdom
Sabir Jacquir, Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, France
Rushed Kanawati, LIPN CNRS UMR 7030, France
Abder Koukam, UNiversite de technologie de Belfort Montbeliard, France
Ladislav Kristoufek, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Ferenc Kun, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Renaud Lambiotte, University of Namur, Belgium
Ralf Lämmel, Universität Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Ney Lemke, , Brazil
John Lock, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Javier M. Buldu, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Krzysztof Malarz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Susanna Manrubia, , Spain
Antonio Manzalini, Ingegnere, Telecom Italia, Italy
Massimo Marchiori, University of Padua, Italy
Nicolas Marilleau, UMI 209 UMMISCO, Institut de Recherche pour le Développment (IRD), Bondy, France
Sebastian Martorell, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Jose Mateos, Instituto de Fisica, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Jackson Mayo, Sandia National Laboratories, United States
Matus Medo, Fribourg University, Switzerland
José Mendes, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Byungjoon Min, City College of New York, United States
Henk Nijmeijer, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
Jinzhong Niu, City University of New York, United States
A. Ozbayoglu, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
Arka Pandit, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Massimo Panella, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Fragkiskos Papadopoulos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Abani Patra, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Camelia Pintea, Technical University Cluj Napoca, Romania
Tobias Preis, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Faustino Prieto, University of Cantabria, Spain
Francisco Prieto-Castrillo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Andrea Rapisarda, University of Catania and INFN - Unict, Italy
Martín Ravetti, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Grzegorz Redlarski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Michael Richardson, University of Cincinnati, United States
Ismael Rodea-Palomares, University of Florida, Spain
Caesar Saloma, University of the Philippines, Philippines
Ricardo Sanz, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Satu Schaeffer, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico
Roberto Serra, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Yongtang Shi, Nankai University, China
Constantinos Siettos, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Russell Standish, Kingston University, Australia
Samir Suweis, University of Padova, Italy
Michael Szell, Northeastern University, CCNR, United States
Bedir Tekinerdogan, Wageningen University, Netherlands
Guy Theraulaz, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, INAOE, Mexico
Miguel Valencia Ustárroz, Foundation for Applied Medical Research / Universidad de Navarra, Spain
Imre Varga, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Sandro Wimberger, Parma University, Italy
Michael Wolf-Branigin, George Mason University, United States
David Wolpert, , United States
Mustak Yalcin, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey
Muhittin Yilmaz, Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK), United States
Emanuela ZACCARELLI, CNR-ISC, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Massimiliano Zanin, Instituto de Física Interdisciplinar y Sistemas Complejos IFISC-CSIC, Spain

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