Organizing Committee

ICWS 2009 Organizing Committee

General Chair



Paul Hofmann, Ph.D.
Vice President Research, SAP Labs, USA
Research Areas: Semantic Web, supply chain management, business process management, data Warehouse, benchmarking and KPI, data mining, and economic benefits of business SW, Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), IT Services Management (M.14).


Program Committee Chairs

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Ernesto Damiani, Ph.D.
Professor, Dept. of Computer Technology, University of Milan, Italy. Head of the University of Milan's Ph.D. School in Computer Science
Research Areas: Secure service oriented architectures, business process representation, monitoring and certification, knowledge management and sharing, and emergent semantics.

Rong Chang, Ph.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Distributed services computing, service product offering, SLA management solution, Web indexing & search engine, and collaborative application services platform, Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services and Standards (M.12), IT Services Management (M.14).

Program Committee Vice Chair

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Jia Zhang, Ph.D.
Assiatant Professor, Department of Computing Science, Northern Illinois University, USA
Research Areas: Services Computing, with a focus on QoS testing, data management, mobile learning, and collaborative learning, Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Application Services and Standards (M.12).


Applications and Industry Chair


Wu Chou, Ph.D., IEEE Fellow
Director, Avaya Labs Fellow, Avaya Labs Research, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Application Services and Standards (M.12), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13), Converged and service-oriented communication, Web services/SOA, VoIP, wireless communication, multimedia systems, intelligent router/gateway, service delivery platform, and multimodal dialogue interaction.


Work-in-Progress Chair


Onyeka Ezenwoye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University, USA
Research Areas: Service-oriented computing, Grid computing, autonomic computing, distributed computing, and software engineering.


Poster Chairs

Incheon Paik, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, The University of Aizu, Japan
Research Areas: Automatic Web services composition on semantic Web, intelligent Web services and e-business application, and automating the design support in supply chain based on semantic Web service, Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).


Ali Bahrami, Ph.D.
Associate Technical Fellow, The Boeing Company, USA
Research Areas: Semantic information integration, adaptive context aware information aggregation and retrieval, adaptive workflow and business process modeling languages, Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).


Hong Cai, Ph.D.
Chief Architecture, IBM China Software Development Lab
Research Areas: Web services.                                                                                          

Publication Chair

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Patrick C.K. Hung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Canada, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada
Research areas: Security and privacy, services and mobile computing, business process integration, electronic negotiation and agreement.

Local Arrangement Chair

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Qun Zhou
IBM, USA.                                                                                                                                                                  

Global SOA Industry Summit Chair

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Tony Shan
IBM, USA
Research Areas: Life-cycle design and development                                                                                 

Dejan Milojicic, Ph.D.
Senior research manager, HP Labs, USA
Research Areas: Distributed computing, SOA, service oriented computing, service management, systems and systems software, mobility, and load distribution.   

Publicity Chairs

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Charles Shoniregun, Ph.D.
Programme Leader for MSc TM, School of Computing & Technology, University of East London, UK
Research Areas: Internet security, risks assessment of technology-enabled information, electronic and mobile commerce (emC), Infonomics, and telecommunications and applied information systems

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Mikio Aoyama, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Information and Telecommunication Engineering, Nanzan University, Japan
Research Areas: Web services, component-based software, software architectures, and software process

Hong Mei, Ph.D.
Professor, Director, Institute of Software, Dean, School of Electronics Engineering and Computer Science, Peking University, China
Research Areas: Software engineering and software engineering environment, software reuse and software component technology, distributed object technology, software production technology, and programming language.

Panel  Chairs

Calton Pu, Ph.D.
Professor and John P. Imlay, Jr. Chair in Software, Georgia Tech, USA
Research Areas: Distributed computing, Internet data management, and operating systems, Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).

Geng Lin, Ph.D.
CTO of Cisco IBM Alliance, USA
Research Areas: Business planning, product development and technology strategy.

Bhavani Thuraisingham, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Research Areas: Business planning, product development and technology strategy.
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Casey Fung, Ph.D.
Boeing Phantom Works, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Application Services and Standards (M.12), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).

Tutorial Chairs

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Ling Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Research Areas: Distributed data intensive systems, decentralized overlay networks, peer to peer computing, grid computing, mobile information management systems, ensore network systems, and enterprise computing technology, Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13)..


Brian Blake, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Computing Science, Georgetown University, USA
Research Areas: Enterprise integration, with a focus on design, specification, proof  of correctness, implementation/experimentation, performance evaluation, and application.

Workshop Chairs

Umesh Bellur, Ph.D.
Professor, IIT Bombay, India
Research Areas: revolve around adaptability in service oriented environments, autonomic computing techniques for distributed component based applications and model driven development techniques in software engineering, Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).

Jian Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Computing, Macquaire University, Australia
Research areas: E-business transaction management, Web service description, discovery, and composition, Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Application Services and Standards (M.12), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13), IT Services Management (M.14).
Pradip K Srimani, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computer Science, Clemson University, USA
Research areas: Parallel and distributed computing, interconnection networks, self-stabilizing systems, graph theory applications, mobile computing.

Ph.D. Symposium Chair


Stephen S. Yau, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Computer Science, Arizona State University, USA.
Research Areas: Cyber Trust, Software Engineering, Service-based Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems.                                                                                                    

Services Cup Contest Chairs

Min Luo, Ph.D.
IBM Global Services, USA.
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Service-Oriented Consulting Methodology (M.10), Application Services and Standards (M.12).
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Yuhong Yan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Concordia University, Canada
Research Areas: Web service modeling and computing, Monotonicity analysis in model abstraction and data mining.

Sujoy Basu, Ph.D.
HP Labs - Palo Alto, USA
Research Areas: Resource and service discovery for overlay networks and grids, Fault and performance management for applications deployed using service-oriented architecture, Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), IT Services Management (M.14).
Sushil Prasad, Ph.D.
Professor, Georgia State University, USA
Research Areas: Parallel and distributed computing - parallel algorithms and data structures, parallel discrete event simulation, middleware and collaborative applications for heterogeneous mobile devices, and Web-based distributed and collaborative computing and workflows, Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).

Body of Knowledge Chairs


Michael Goul, Ph.D.
Professor, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, USA
Research Areas: Enterprise modeling, information systems strategy, data warehousing, decision support, knowledge management, and services-oriented systems development.                                                                                                                         

Yanchun Zhang, Ph.D.
Director,  Centre for Applied Informatics Research School of Computer Science & Mathematics, Victoria University, Australia
Research Areas: Database and information systems, internet and Web information systems, Web services and transaction management, Web mining and Web search, database support for cooperative work, Web data management, and e-Research, M.3  Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6).

Services Education Methodology Summit Chairs

Hemant Jain, Ph.D.
Wisconsin Distinguished Professor, Management Information Systems, Tata Consulting Services Professor, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
Research Areas: Architecture design, Distributed and co-operative computing systems, database management, data warehousing, and data mining and visualization, Services Lifecycle (M.2), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Application Services and Standards (M.12), IT Services Management (M.14).
Andreas Wombacher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Research Areas: Data management in sensor networks, notions of consistency in multi-lateral collaborations and between different models, decentralized data management, Web Services, electronic commerce (especially information commerce), and modelling of business processes.

Job Fair Chair


Anup Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Louisville, USA
Research Areas: Wireless networks, security, parallel and distributed computing.                                                          

Innovation Show Case Chairs


Atilla Elci, Ph.D.
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus
Research Areas: Semantic Web, multi-agent systems, computational linguistics, information security, semantic robotics, programming languages and systems, Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).                                                                                                   

Wing-Kwong Chan, Ph.D.
City of University of Hong Kong, China
Research Areas: Software engineering and programming languages, software analysis and testing, pervasive computing, and Service Computing.

Registration Chairs

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Zhixiong Chen, Ph.D.
Professor, Mathematics and Computer Information Science, Mercy College, USA
Research Areas: Intelligence in IT Services Computing, digital copyrights, Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).                                                                       

chen Thomas Kwok, Sc.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Services Computing, e-Business, Information Retrieval and 3D Graphics, Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6).   

Technical Steering Committee

Carl K. Chang, Ph.D.
Department Chair and Professor, Iowa State University, USA
Research Areas: Software engineering, focusing on two major activities: software architecture based requirements engineering (SABRE) and project management with genetic algorithms (PROMGA). His research in net-centric computing currently focuses on rule-mitigated collaboration technology to support formal electronic meetings. He also studies distributed requirements engineering using mobile agents.

Ephraim Feig, Ph.D.
President, Innovations-to-Market, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Software as a Service, signal processing.
Hemant Jain, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee , USA
Research Areas: Electronic commerce, component based system development & Web services, design of distributed systems & infrastructure, data warehousing & data administration, design of system architecture.

Frank Leymann, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Service oriented computing and middleware, workflow- and business process management, programming in the large, transaction processing, integration technology, and architecture patterns.
Calton Pu, Ph.D.
Professor and John P. Imlay, Jr. Chair in Software, Georgia Tech, USA
Research Areas: Distributed computing, Internet data management, and operating systems, Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Jeffrey Tsai, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Research Areas: Sensor networks, ubiquitous computing, services computing, intrusion detection, bioinformatics, knowledge-based software engineering, formal modeling and verification, distributed real-time systems, multimedia systems, and intelligent agents.
Zhiwei Xu, Ph.D.
Institute of Computing Technology, China
Research Areas: Services Computing, distributed computing.
Liang-Jie Zhang, Ph.D. (Chair)
Research Staff Member and Founding Chair of Services Computing Professional Interest Community, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Services Computing with a focus on SOA Services, Industry Solutions, and Application Services

Program Committee

 

Marco Aiello, Ph.D.
Profesor, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).


Sriram Anand, Ph.D.
Accenture, India
Research Areas:Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Service-Oriented Consulting Methodology(M.10),Application Services and Standards(M.12),IT Services Management(M.14). 
aoyama Mikio Aoyama, Ph.D.
Professor, Nanzan University, Japan
Research Areas:Principles of Services(M.1),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7) .

Danilo Ardagna, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Application Services and Standards (M.12).

Akhilesh Bajaj, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Tulsa, USA
Research Areas: Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).

Matteo Baldoni, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Torino, Italy
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Services Relation (M.5).
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Alistair Barros, Ph.D.
SAP Research, USA
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Boualem Benatallah, Ph.D.
University of New South Wales, Australia 
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Elisa Bertino, Ph.D.
Professor, Purdue University, USA
Research Areas:Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.2), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Athman Bouguettaya, Ph.D.
CSIRO ICT Center, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13). 
Christoph Bussler, Ph.D.
Merced Systems, Inc., USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.2), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).
Jorge Cardoso, Ph.D.
SAP Research,Germany and University of Madeira, Portugal
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).
Fabio Casati, Ph.D.
Professor, Trento University, Italy
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Malu G.Castellanos, Ph.D.
HP Labs, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).
Wing-Kwong Chan, Ph.D.
Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Areas: Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6).
Coimbatore Chandersekaran, Ph.D.
Air Force, IDA, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
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Jeane Chen, Ph.D.
Kintera, USA
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Shiping Chen, Ph.D.
CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Ying Chen, Ph.D.
IBM China Research Lab, China
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), IT Services Management (M.14).
Dickson K.W.Chiu, Ph.D.
Dickson Computer Systems, Hong Kong, China
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture  (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Service-Oriented Consulting Methodology (M.10), Application Services and Standards (M.12), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13), IT Services Management (M.14).
Wu Chou, Ph.D.
Avaya Labs Research,Avaya, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Application Services and Standards (M.12), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).

William Cheng-Chung Chu, Ph.D.
Tunghai University,Taiwan
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4).
Cecil Chua, Ph.D.
Professor, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Research Areas: Business Process Management and Integration(M.7),Enterprise Modeling and Management(M.9),IT Services Management(M.14).
Florian Daniel, Ph.D.
University of Trento, Italy
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition(M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).
 
Nirmit Desai, Ph.D.
IBM India Research Lab
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Relationships (M.5), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Stefan Dessloch, Ph.D.
Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).
Tharam Dillon, Ph.D.
Professor, Curtin University, Australia
Research Areas:Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7),Security and Privacy in Services(M.13), Reliability evaluation, dependability and fault tolerance in SOA and web services.
Marlon Dumas, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Tartu, Estonia
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).
Schahram Dustdar, Ph.D.
Professor, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).
Vadim Ermolayev, Ph.D.
Zaporozhye National University, Ukraine
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
Atilla Elci, Ph.D.
Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus Cyprus.
Research Areas: Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services(M.3),Services Composition(M.6),Security and Privacy in Services(M.13).
Onyeka Ezenwoye, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.3), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8).
Ben Falchuk, Ph.D.
Telcordia Technologies,Inc., USA
Research Areas: Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services and Standards (M.12).
Ephraim Feig, Ph.D.
Innovations-to-Market,USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4).
Elena Ferrari, Ph.D.
University of Insubria at Como, Italy
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Sebastian Fischmeister, Ph.D.
University of Waterloo, Canada
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6).
Piero Fraternali, Ph.D.
Professor, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
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Dimitrios Georgakopoulos, Ph.D.
CSIRO ICT Center, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Research Areas:Services Lifecycle(M2),Web Services(M3),Services Composition(M6),Business Process Management and Integration(M7),Services Delivery Platform and Methodology(M11)
Vladimir Getov, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Westminster, UK
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services and Standards (M.12).
 
Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Southern California, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), IT Services Management (M.14).
Vijay K. Gurbani, Ph.D.
Bell Laboratories, Alcatel-Lucent, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology ( M.11), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Nils Gruschka, Ph.D.
NEC Research Europe
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Business Grid (M.8), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Mohand-Said Hacid, Ph.D.
Universit Claude Bernard Lyon, France
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13)
Satoshi Hada, Ph.D.
IBM Tokyo Research Lab, Japan
Research Areas: Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
James Harland, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, RMIT University, Australia
Research Areas: Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services(M.3),Services Composition(M.6).
 
Ken Hopkinson, Ph.D.
Air Force Institute of Technology, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Grid (M.8), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services and Standards (M.12), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Jinpeng Huai, Ph.D.
Professor, Beihang University, China
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University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
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Toru Ishida, Ph.D.
Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
Research Areas: Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).

Arun Iyengar, Ph.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Business Grid (M.8), Service-Oriented Consulting Methodology (M.10), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), IT Services Management (M.14).
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Varghese S. Jacob, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
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Hemant Jain, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Application Services and Standards (M.12), IT Services Management (M.14).
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Hai Jin, Ph.D.
Professor, HUST, China
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Sandeep M Karamongikar, Ph.D.
InfoSys, India
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Rania Khalaf, Ph.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).
Soo Dong Kim, Ph.D.
Professor,Computer Science,Soongsil University, Korea
Research Areas:Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),IT Services Management(M.14).
Akhil Kumar, Ph.D.
Professor, Penn State, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
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Axel Kupper, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Munich Mobile and Distributed Systems Group
Research Areas: Principles of Services(M.1),Services Lifecycle(M.2),Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Application Services and Standards(M.12).
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Herman Lam, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Florida, USA
Research Areas:Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6).
Konstantin laufer, Ph.D.
Professor, Loyola University Chicago, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6).
Frank Leymann, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Service oriented computing and middleware, workflow- and business process management, programming in the large, transaction processing, integration technology, and architecture patterns.
Zhangxi Lin, Ph.D.
Director and Associate Professor Center for Advanced Analytics and Business Intelligence Texsa Tech University Lubbock, Texas, USA
Research Areas:Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Delivery Platform and Methodology(M.11),Security and Privacy in Services(M.13).
liu Ling Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Research Areas:Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Xiaoqing  (Frank) Liu, Ph.D.
Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Application Services and Standards (M.12), IT Services Management (M.14).

Shiyong Lu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, USA
Research Areas: Services Composition  (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration  (M.7).
Heiko Ludwig, Ph.D.
IBM Research, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), IT Services Management (M.14).
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Tiziana Margaria, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Potsdam, Germany
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Carolyn McGregor, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Research Areas: Principles of Services(M.1),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7),Enterprise Modeling and Management(M.9),Application Services and Standards(M.12).
Dennis McLeod, Ph.D.
Professor, Univeristy of Southern California, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Hong Mei, Ph.D.
Professor, Peking University, China
Research Areas:Web Services(M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6).
Weiyi Meng, Ph.D.
Binghamton University, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Services Composition (M.6), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Application Services and Standards (M.12), IT Services Management (M.14).
Dejan S. Milojicic, Ph.D.
HP Laboratories, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle(M.2),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Business Grid(M.8),Enterprise Modeling and Management(M.9),Services Delivery Platform and Methodology(M.11),IT Services Management(M.14).
Simanta Mitra, Ph.D.
Iowa State University, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services and Standards (M.12).
Louise Moser, Ph.D.
Professor, U.C. Santa Barbara, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Services Relationships (M.5), Service-Oriented Consulting Methodology (M.10), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).
Gilles Muller, Ph.D.
Ecoles des Mines de Nantes, France
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6).

Krzysztof Ostrowski, Ph.D.
Cornell University, USA
Research Areas:Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6).
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Srinivas Padmanabhuni, Ph.D.
Infosys, India
Research Areas:
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Massimo Paolucci, Ph.D.
Docomo Euro-Labs, Germany
Research Areas: Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6).
Sushil Prasad, Ph.D.
Professor, Georgia State University, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7).
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Thierry Priol, Ph.D.
Professor, Georgia State University, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6),Business Grid(M.8) .
Calton Pu, Ph.D.
Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Research Areas:Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7),Business Grid(M.8),Security and Privacy in Services(M.13).
 
Manfred Reichert, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Ulm, Germany
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
Norbert Ritter, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Hamburg, Germany
Research Areas: Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Application Services and Standards (M.12), IT Services Management (M.14).

Marcus Rothenberger, Ph.D
Professor, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA
Research Areas: Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Service-Oriented Consulting Methodology (M.10), IT Services Management (M.14).
Ming-Chien Shan, Ph.D.
SAP Research, USA
Research Areas: Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).
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Liuba Shrira, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Brandeis University, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle(M.2),Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Services Delivery Platform and Methodology(M.11),Security and Privacy in Services(M.13).
Gautam Shroff, Ph.D.
Tata Consultancy Services, India
Research Areas:Principles of Services(M.1),Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4), Services Relationships(M.5),Services Composition(M.6),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7),Enterprise Modeling and Management(M.9),Services Delivery Platform and Methodology(M.11),Application Services and Standards(M.12).
 
Munindar P. Singh, Ph.D.
Professor, North Carolina State University, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
 
George Spanoudakis, Ph.D.
Professor, City University, UK
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
Judith Stafford, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Tufts University, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2),Web Services (M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4),Services Composition (M.6),Business Process Management and Integration (M.7),Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
Vijayan Sugumaran, Ph.D.
Professor, Oakland University, USA
Research Areas: Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7).
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Kevin Sullivan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, University of Virginia, USA
Research Areas:
Stefan Tai, Ph.D.
Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology  (KIT), Germany
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services and Standards (M.12).
Azzel Taleb-Bendiab, Ph.D.
Professor, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11).

Bhavania Thuraisingham, Ph.D.
Professor, UT Dallas, USA
Research Areas:
Scott Tilley, Ph.D.
Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Grid (M.8), Services Delivery Platform and Methodology (M.11), Application Services (M.12), Standards,Security and Privacy in Services (M.13).
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Vladimir Tosic, Ph.D.
NICTA, Australia; University of New South Wales, Australia; University of Western Ontario, Canada
Research Areas:
Wei-tek Tsai, Ph.D.
Professor, Arizona State University, USA
Research Areas: Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4).
 
Kunal Verma, Ph.D.
Accenture Technology Labs, USA
Research Areas: Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).
Harry Jiannan Wang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Delaware, USA
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), IT Services Management (M.14).
Andreas Wombacher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Twente, Netherlands
Research Areas:
Jian Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Macquaire University, Australia
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), Security and Privacy in Services (M.13), IT Services Management (M.14).

Hongji Yang, Ph.D.
Professor, Montfort University, UK
Research Areas: Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Application Services and Standards (M.12).
Stephen J.H. Yang, Ph.D.
Professor, National Central University, Taiwan
Research Areas: Web Services  (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture  (M.4), Services Composition  (M.6).
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Pinar Yolum, Ph.D.
Professor, Bogazici University, Turkey
Research Areas:
Liang-Jie Zhang, Ph.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas:
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Leon Zhao, Ph.D
Professor, University of Arizona, USA
Research Areas: Principles of Services (M.1), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Relationships (M.5), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9), IT Services Management (M.14).
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Alexander Zeier, Ph.D.
Professor, Hasso Plattner Institute for Software Systems Engineering, Germany UK
Research Areas: Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Enterprise Modeling and Management(M.9),IT Services Management(M.14).
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Nianjun  (Joe) Zhou, Ph.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle (M.2), Web Services (M.3), Service-Oriented Architecture (M.4), Services Composition (M.6), Business Process Management and Integration (M.7), Business Grid (M.8), Enterprise Modeling and Management (M.9).

Hong Zhu, Ph.D.
Professor, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Research Areas: Principles of Services  (M.1), Service-Oriented Architecture  (M.4).

Kezysztof Zielinski, Ph.D.
Professor, University of Science and Technology, Poland
Research Areas: Services Lifecycle(M.2),Sevice-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6), Service Delivery Platforms and Methodology(M.11).
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Wolf Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Professor, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Research Areas: Web Services(M.3),Service-Oriented Architecture(M.4),Services Composition(M.6),Business Process Management and Integration(M.7).