BigData Congress 2018 Organizing Committee

BigData Congress 2018 Organizing Committee

General Chairs

Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada
Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain

Program Chairs

Shadi Ibrahim, Inria, France
Isaac Triguero, University of Nottingham, UK
Bingsheng He, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Track Chairs

Big Data Models and Algorithms
Byron Choi, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Sourav S Bhowmick, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Big Data Architectures
Qiang He, Swinburne University Technology, Australia
Haikun Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Big Data Management
Anna Queralt, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy

Big Data Security and Privacy
Haibo Hu, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Xiaokui Xiao, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Quality of Big Data Services
Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
Helene Coullon, IMT Atlantique, France

Big Data Science and Optimization
Patrick De Causmaecker, KU Leuven, Belgium
Ender Ozcan, University of Nottingham, UK

Big Data Mining and Visualization
Mikel Galar Idoate, Public University of Navarre, Spain
Sebastian Ventura, University of Cordoba, Spain

Big Data Applications and Experiences
Sheng Di, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Amelie Chi Zhou, Shenzhen University, China

Enabling Resources for Big Data Research
Jaume Bacardit, Newcastle University, UK
Sherif Sakr, The University of New South Wales, Australia

Special Track on Real-Time Big Data Analytics
Alberto Cano, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Edward Curry, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland

Special Track on Big Data/Smart Cities and IoT
Zengxiang Li, A*star, Singapore
Anne-Cécile Orgerie, CNRS, France

Special Track on Big Data/Health
Miguel A. Vega-Rodriguez, University of Extremadura, Spain
Hao Wang, Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway

Work-in-Progress Papers Track (Short papers track)
Marcos Dias de Assuncao, Inria, France
Shut Shang, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Technical Program Committee

Big Data Models and Algorithms
Stephane Bressan, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Bogdan Cautis, ENST Paris - UMR, France
James Cheng, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
George H. L. Fletcher, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherland
Wook-Shin Han, POSTECH, Korea
Jan Hidders, VUB, Belgium
Xin Huang, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Adam Jatowt, Kyoto University, Japan
Chengkai Li, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Hui Li, Xidian University, China
Hua Lu, Aalborg University, Denmark
Shuai Ma, Beihang University, China
Yinghui Wu, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Da Yan, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Shuigeng Zhou, Fudan University, China

Big Data Architectures
Marco Aldinucci, University of Torino, Italy
Bin Cheng, NEC Laboratories Europe, Germany
Liting Hu, Florida International University, USA
Dingding Li, South China Normal University, China
Shaoning Pang, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Lianyong Qi, Qufu Normal University, China
Shanjiang Tang, Tianjin University, China
Jianwu Wang, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
Zeke Wang, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Yunni Xia, Chongqing University, China
Quanqing Xu, A*STAR, Singapore
Ramin Yahyapour, GWDG - University of Göttingen, Germany
Chi Yang, Unitec Institute of Technology, New Zealand
Dong Yuan, The University of Sydney, Australia
Xuyun Zhang, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
Yu Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Jianlong Zhong, GRAPHSQL INC, USA

Big Data Management
Alberto Abelló, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Eugenio Cesario, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Patrizio Dazzi, CNR, Italy
Mario José Diván, Engineering School (UNLPam) & Divsar, Argentina
Matthieu Dorier, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Florin Isaila, University Carlos III, Spain
Tahar Kechadi, University College Dublin, Ireland
Scott Klasky, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Michael Kuhn, University of Hamburg, Germany
Sunil Kumar Khatri, Amity University, India
Manolis Marazakis, Instutute of Computer Science, FORTH, Greece
Fabrizio Marozzo, University of Calabria, Italy
Jonathan Martí, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain
Meikel Poess, Oracle, USA
Oscar Romero, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
Rekha Singhal, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Paolo Trunfio, University of Calabria, Italy
Guangyou Zhou, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Big Data Security and Privacy
Karl Aberer, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA
Liyue Fan, State University of New York Albany, USA
Gabriel Ghinita, University of Massachusetts, USA
Le Gruenwald, The University of Oklahoma, USA
Brad Malin, Vanderbilt University, USA
Amirreza Masoumzadeh, State University of New York Albany, USA
Zhan Qin, State University of New York Buffalo, USA
Bharath Kumar Samanthula, Montclair State University, USA
Pierangela Samarati, Universita’ degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Matthias Schunter, Intel, Germany
Weidong Shi, University of Houston, USA
Ke Wang, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Fengyuan Xu, Nanjing University, China

Quality of Big Data Services
Frederico Alvares, Easyvirt, France
Daniel Balouek-Thomert, Rutgers University, France
Alexandru Costan, INSA Rennes, France
Schahram Dustdar, TU Wien, Austria
Gr Gangadharan, Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology, India
Bahman Javadi, Western Sydney University, Australia
Burak Kantarci, University of Ottawa, Canada
Sébastien Limet, LIFO-Université d’Orléans, France
Donato Malerba, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy
Dimitri Pertin, Inria, France
Thomas Ropars, Grenoble Alpes University, France
Anthony Simonet, Rutgers University, USA
Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA
Cheng Wang, University of Houston, USA
Laurence T. Yang, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

Big Data Science and Optimization
Emilio Carrizosa, University of Seville, Spain
Jin-Kao Hao, University of Angers, France
Ahmed Kheiri Lancaster University, UK
Andrea Lodi, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Andrew J. Parkes, University of Nottingham, UK
Dolores Romero Morales, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Mercedes Torres, University of Nottingahm, UK
Michael Trick, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Big Data Mining and Visualization
Veronica Bolon-Canedo, University of A Coruna, Spain
Alberto Cano, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Alberto Fernández, University of Granada, Spain
Salvador García, University of Granada, Spain
Jarek Gryz, University of York, USA
Mohamed Hamlich, FSTM, Morocco
José María Luna, University of Cordoba, Spain
Francesco Marcelloni, University of Pisa, Italy
Miguel Molina-Solana, Imperial College London, UK
Yusuke Nojima, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Daniel Peralta, Ghent University, Belgium
Alessandro Provetti, Birkbeck University of London, UK
Oscar Gabriel Reyes Pupo, University of Cordoba, Spain
Jose Antonio Sanz, Public University of Navarr, Spain

Big Data Applications and Experiences
Hanhua Chen, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Dong Dai, Texas Tech Universify, USA
Matthieu Dorier, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Min Du, University of Utah, USA
Yanfei Guo, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Jiong He, Advanced Digital Sciences Centre, Singapore
Yusen Li, Nankai University, China
Hao Liao, Shenzhen University, China
Shanjiang Tang, Tianjin University, China
Xueyan Tang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Dingwen Tao, University of California, Riverside, USA
Anis Yazidi, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway
Orcun Yildiz, Inria, France
Dongfang Zhao, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

Enabling Resources for Big Data Research
Ahmed Awad, Cairo University, Egypt
Amin Beheshti, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Khouloud Boukadi, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Western Sydney University, Australia
Matthew Forshaw, Newcastle University, UK
Shadi Khalifa, Queen’s University, Canada
Zuhair Khayyat, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Amr Magdy, University of California, Riverside, USA
Raghava Mutharaju, GE Global Research, USA
Abdelmounaam Rezgui, New Mexico Tech, USA
Mohammad Sadoghi, University of California, Davis, USA
Javid Taheri, Karlstad University, Sweden
Hannes Voigt, TU Dresden, Germany

Special Track on Real-Time Big Data Analytics
Payam Barnaghi, University of Surrey, UK
Rodrigo Barros, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Krzysztof Cios, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Youcef Djenouri, LRIA_USTHB, Algeria
Mohamed Gaber, Birmingham City University, UK
Feng Gao, Wuhan Univ. of Science and Technology, China
Carlos García-Martínez, University of Cordoba, Spain
Souleiman Hasan, Maynooth University, Ireland
Martin Hirzel, IBM T.J. Watson, USA
Elisabeth Ilie-Zudor, MTA SZTAKI, Hungary
Boris Koldehofe, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Bartosz Krawczyk, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Edwin Lughofer, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Mykola Pechenizkiy, University of Jyvaskyla, The Netherlands
Louie (Yongrui) Qin, University of Huddersfield, UK
Oscar Gabriel Reyes Pupo, University of Cordoba, Spain
Luciano Sanchez, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
Martin Strohbach, AGT International, Switzerland
José Antonio Sanz Delgado, Universidad Publica de Navarra, Spain
José Ramón Villar, University of Oviedo, Spain
Matthias Weidlich, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Michal Wozniak, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Holger Ziekow, Furtwangen University, Germany

Special Track on Big Data/Smart Cities and IoT
Rajkumar Buyya, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Alexandra Carpen-Amarie, Vienna University of Technology Austria
Subarna Chatterjee, Inria, France
Félix Cuadrado, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Ismael Cuadrado-Cordero, University of Seville, Spain
Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Trieste, Italy
Helen Karatza, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Zaheer Khan, University of the West of England, UK
Young Chong Lee,Macquarie University, Australia
Yusen Li, Nankai University, China
Xiaoyi Lu, The Ohio State University, USA
Nathalie Mitton, Inria, France
Ivan Rodero, Rutgers University, USA
Sebastien Varrette, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Shangguang Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Qingsong Wei, A*Star, Singapore
Jianguo Yao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Special Track on Big Data/Health
Miguel Cárdenas-Montes, CIEMAT, Spain
Hong-Ning Dai, Macau Univ. of Sci. and Tech., Macao
Antonio Gómez-Iglesias, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
José M. Granado-Criado, University of Extremadura, Spain
Wenbo He, McMaster University, Canada
Guo Kehua, Central South University, China
Zhibo Pang, ABB Corporate Research, Sweden
Lei Ren, Beihang University, China
Álvaro Rubio-Largo, University Nova of Lisbon, Portugal
Sergio Santánder-Jiménez, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Neeraj Singh, University of Toulouse, France
Di Wu, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Gengy Yang, Zhejiang University, China
Shih-Ching Yeh, Fudan University, China
Guoxian Yu, Southwest University, China

Work-in-Progress Papers Track (Short papers track)
Mohsen Amini Salehi, University of Louisiana Lafayette, USA
Ana Paula Appel, IBM, Brazil
Daniel Balouek-Thomert, Rutgers University, USA
Rodrigo N. Calheiros, Western Sydney University, Australia
Xin Cao, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Carlos Cardonha, IBM, Brazil
Lisi Chen, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Shirley Chen, Two Sigma Investments, USA
Yueguo Chen, Renmin University, China
Dilma Da Silva, Texas A&M University, USA
Yoshiharu Ishikawa, Nagoya University, Japan
Fernando Koch, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Ioana Manolescu, Inria, France
Marco Netto, IBM, Brazil
Maria Alejandra Rodriguez Sossa, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Yanyan Shen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Hao Wang, Nanjing University, China
Bin Yang, Aalborg University, Denmark
Quan Yuan, Facebook, USA