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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 >>

Muthu Ramachandran
Leeds Beckett University
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Dr Muthu Ramachandran is currently a Principal Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the School of Computing, Creative Technologies, and Engineering at Leeds Beckett University in the UK. Prior to this, he spent eight years in industrial research at Philips Research Labs and subsequently at Volantis Systems Ltd, Surrey, UK where Muthu has worked on various research projects for Software Engineering Applications for Consumer Electronics including software architecture design and reuse for large scale telecommunication, multi-media and car navigation systems. Currently, Muthu is leading research in the areas of Cloud Software Engineering, Big Data Software Engineering, IoT Software Engineering, Software Security Engineering, SOA, Cloud Computing, and in the main areas of Software Engineering on RE, CBSE, software architecture, reuse, quality and testing. Muthu’s first career started as a research scientist where Muthu has worked on large scale high integrity real-time systems for Aerospace industrial applications. Muthu is the author of books: Software Components: Guidelines and Applications (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2008) and Software Security Engineering: Design and Applications (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2011). He has also widely authored and published over 10 books, 100s of journal articles, over 50 book chapters and 200 conferences papers on various advanced topics in software engineering, software security, cloud computing and education. Muthu has been leading conferences as chairs and as keynote speakers on global safety, security and sustainability, emerging services, IoTBDS, Complexis, Big Data, and Software Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing (SE-CLOUD 2018). Muthu is a member of various professional organizations and computer societies: IEEE, ACM, Fellow of BCS, and a Senior Fellow of HEA. Muthu’s had worked on several research projects including all aspects of software engineering, SPI for SMEs (known as a Prism model), emergency and disaster management systems, software components and architectures, good practice guidelines on software developments, software security engineering, and service and cloud computing. Project details can be accessed at: LeedsBeckett: http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staff/dr-muthu-ramachandran/ Scopus profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=8676632200 Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=KDXE-G8AAAAJ&hl=en ... More >>


Enrique Abad, University of Extremadura, Spain
Eleonora Alfinito, Università del Salento, Italy
Tomaso Aste, University College London, United Kingdom
Ganesh Bagler, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT-Delhi), India
Daniele Barettin, Unicusano - University Nicolò Cusano Rome, Italy
Matteo Beccaria, Università del Salento, Italy
Christophe Berenguer, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
Gilles Bernot, Université Côte d'Azur, France
Ghassan Beydoun, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Vincenza Carchiolo, Università degli Studi di Catania, Catania, Italy
Guoqian Chen, Peking University, China
Richard Clegg, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Manuel Clergue, Université des Antilles, France
Mario Cosenza, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Carmen-Eugenia Costea, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Martin Crane, Dublin City University, Ireland
Regino Criado, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Andrew Crooks, George Mason University, United States
Cihan Dagli, Missouri University of Science & Technology, United States
Francesco Di Maio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Aquino Espindola, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Duccio Fanelli, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Harold Fellermann, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Francesco Fontanella, Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Italy
Luigi Fortuna, University of Catania, Italy
Didier Georges, Grenoble Institute of Technology - Grenoble INP, France
Jean-Marc Girault, Tours University, France
Alex Graudenzi, Univ. of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
Dilek Günneç, Ozyegin University, Turkey
Mirsad Hadzikadic, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Steve Homer, Boston University, United States
Edward Huang, George Mason University, United States
Christopher Hudson, Salem State University, United States
Jose Iglesias, Instituto de Física, UFRGS, Brazil
George Kampis, Eotvos University (Hungary), DFKI (Germany), ITMO University (Russia), Hungary
Rushed Kanawati, LIPN CNRS UMR 7030, France
Jasleen Kaur, Philips Research North America, United States
Helena Knyazeva, Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation
Igor Kotenko, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russian Federation
Ladislav Kristoufek, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Jiri Kroc, Charles University in Prague, Biomedical Center (Pilsen), Czech Republic
Tyll Krüger, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Krzysztof Kulakowski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Zoran Levnajic, Faculty of Information Studies in Novo mesto, Slovenia
Tao Li, Nankai University, China
Krzysztof Malarz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Byungjoon Min, City College of New York, United States
Víctor Méndez Muñoz, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Jinzhong Niu, City University of New York, United States
Massimo Panella, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Abani Patra, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Faustino Prieto, University of Cantabria, Spain
Francisco Prieto-Castrillo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Denise Pumain, University Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne, France
Derek Raine, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Muthu Ramachandran, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Andrea Rapisarda, University of Catania and INFN - Unict, Italy
Martín Ravetti, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Grzegorz Redlarski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Francesca Saglietti, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Ricardo Sanz, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Satu Schaeffer, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico
Cristina Seceleanu, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Roberto Serra, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Horst Simon, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States
Samir Suweis, University of Padova, Italy
Mahbubur Syed, Minnesota State University, United States
Katarzyna Sznajd-Weron, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Bosiljka Tadic, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Misako Takayasu, Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling Unit, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, INAOE, Mexico
Imre Varga, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Huijuan Wang, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Sandro Wimberger, Parma University, Italy
Tarynn Witten, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States
Wei-Chang Yeh, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Muhittin Yilmaz, Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK), United States
Soon-Hyung Yook, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Massimiliano Zanin, Instituto de Física Interdisciplinar y Sistemas Complejos IFISC-CSIC, Spain
Dmitry Zinoviev, Suffolk University, United States

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