Services 2009 General Chairs:

J. Leon Zhao, Ph.D.
Head and Chair Professor, Department of Information Systems, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Areas: Modeling and Analysis Methodologies for Business and Workflow Processes, E-Business Workflow Management, Collaborative Process Management, Workflow Modeling and Verification, Organizational Knowledge Distribution, E-Market Security and Role-Based Access Control, Web Services Technology and Applications Integration, Embeded Facilitation in Distributed Group Systems, Distance Learning and Distributed Education Systems.
Harrick M. Vin, Ph.D.
Vice President (R&D) and the Chief Scientist of the Systems Research Lab, Tata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC) at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India
Research Areas: Networks, Operating Systems, Distributed Systems, and Multimedia Systems.
Sumit Sarkar, Ph.D.
Ashbel Smith Professor of Information Systems, Academic Director, ICDRiA, School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Research Areas: Management of Data and Knowledge in Business Environments, including, Personalization and Recommendation Technologies, Data and Information Quality, Data Privacy, Discovery of Knowledge from Data Repositories, Schemes for Representation of Uncertain Data in Databases and Knowledge Bases, Integration and Reconciliation of Data from Diverse Sources in Data Warehousing Environments, Software Releases, and Incentive-Compatibility Issues for Participants of Knowledge Management Projects.

IEEE SCC 2008 Program Committee

Program Committee Chairs:

Guruduth S Banavar, Ph.D.
Director of IBM India Research Lab, India
Research Areas: Service Science, Pervasive Computing, Distributed Systems, and Programming Models.
Stephen S. Yau, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer Science and Engineering
, Director, Information Assurance Center, Arizona State University, USA
Research Areas: Cyber Trust, Software Engineering
Service-based Systems, Ubiquitous Computing, Parallel and Distributed Computing Systems

Program Committee Vice-Chair:

Patrick C. K. Hung, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and IT Director, Faculty of Business and Information Technology, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Canada
Adjunct Faculty Member, 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

Technical Assistant:

Manish A. Bhide, Ph.D.
Research Staff Member, IBM India Research Lab, India

Program Committee Administrative Assistants:

Jordanne Christie
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Lalita Narupiyakul, Ph.D.
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

Thomas Trojer
Research Group Quality Engeneering, Institute of Computer Science
University of Innsbruck, Austria

Application and Industry Track Chairs:

Wu Chou, Ph.D.
Avaya Labs Research, Avaya, USA
Research areas: Service-oriented communication, new router/gateway for emerging communication paradigms, multimodal/multimedia interaction and dialogue systems.
Paul Hoffmann, Ph.D.
SAP Research, USA
Research areas: Semantic Web, Supply Chain Management, Business Process Management, Data warehouse, Benchmarking and KPI, Data Mining, and Economic Benefits of Web Services.

Work-In-Progress Chair: 

Soo Dong Kim, Ph.D.
Soongsil University, Korea
Research areas:

Publication Chair: 

Jia Zhang, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, USA
Research areas: Services Computing, with a focus on QoS testing, security, mobile learning, collaborative learning, and model-driven variation propagation analysis.

Global SOA Industry Summit Chair:

Tony Shan, Ph.D.
Bank of America, USA
Research Areas: SOA Strategic Architect.

Publicity Chair:

Althea Liang, Ph.D.
Singapore Management University, Singapore
Research Areas:

Tutorial Chairs: 

Elisa Bertino, Ph.D.
Purdue University, USA
Research Areas: Information Security, Services Oriented Architecture, and Database Systems
Shiping Chen, Ph.D.
CSIRO, Australia
Research Areas: Web Services.

Panel Chair: 

Yong Woo Lee, Ph.D.
The University of Seoul, Korea
Research Areas:

Workshop Chairs

Jian Yang, Ph.D.
Macquarie University, Australia
Research Areas: e-business transaction management, web service description, discovery, and composition; interoperability, trust and security issues in digital libraries and e-commerce; business process modelling, query languages and query optimization; distributed query processing; internet computing; materialized view design and data warehousing.
Akhil Kumar, Ph.D.
Penn State University, USA
Research Areas: workflow systems, e-services, various aspects of database systems, distributed information systems and intelligent systems.
Christian Huemer, Ph.D.
University of Vienna, Austria
Research Areas: methodologies for modelling e-business transactions, meta data support for electronic business and EDI environments.

Body of Knowledge Chairs: 

Ernesto Damiani, Ph.D.
University of Milan, Italy
Research Areas: Information Security, Services Oriented Architecture, and Database Systems
Zhixiong Chen, Ph.D.
Mercy College, USA
Research Areas: Soliton Dynamic System, Compiled Parallel Computing, Neuronal Network Modeling and J2EE Application.

Ph.D. Symposium Chairs: 

Kezysztof Zielinski, Ph.D.
AGH - University of Science and Technology, Poland
Research Areas:
Yuhong Yan, Ph.D.
Concordia University, Canada
Research Areas: Web service modeling and computing, Monotonicity analysis in model abstraction and data mining.

Innovation Showcase Chair: 

Wing-Kwong Chan, Ph.D.
City of University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Research Areas: Software Engineering and Programming Languages, Software Analysis and Testing, Pervasive Computing, and Services Computing

Local Arrangement Chair: 

A. Senthil Rajan, Ph.D.
Jyoti Nivas College, Bangalore, India
Research Areas: Operating System, System programming, C, COBOL, Computer Architecture.
Thomas Kwok, Sc.D.
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Research Areas: Services Computing, e-Business, Information Retrieval and 3D Graphics.

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).
Ephraim Feig, Ph.D.
President, Innovations-to-Market, USA
Research Areas: 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: 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.
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

IEEE SCC 2009 Program Committee:

  Mark Cameron
Research Engineer, CSIRO, Australia
  Yanchun Zhang
Professor, Victoria University, Australia
  Yanbo Han
Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
  Xiaofeng Yu
Assistant Professor, Nanjing University, China
  Meiyun Zuo
Professor, Renmin University of China, China
  Zhong Tian
Senior IT Architect, IBM Software Group, China
  Norbert Ritter
Professor, University of Hamburg, Germany
  Mathias Weske
Professor, University of Potsdam, Germany
  Srinivas Padmanabhuni
Principal Researcher, Infosys Technologies Limited, India
  Gianluigi Zavattaro
Associate Professor, University of Bologna, Italy
  Fumiko Satoh
Research Staff Member, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan
  Remco Dijkman
Assistant Professor, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands
  Andreas Wombacher
Professor, University of Twente, Netherlands
  Steve Ross-Talbot
CEO, Hattrick Software & Pi4 Technologies Foundation, UK
  Rong N. Chang
Manager of Service Management Environments, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  Michael Goul
Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  Hakan Hacigumus
Research Staff Member, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
  Jeffrey T. Kreulen
STSM, IBM Research, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
  Jia Zhang
Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University, USA
  Joe Zhou
Research Staff Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  Toru Ishida
Professor, Kyoto University, Japan
  Althea Liang
Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University, Singapore
  Sujoy Basu
Senior Researcher, HP Labs Palo Alto, USA
  Sheikh Iqbal Ahamed
Associate Professor, Marquette University, USA
  Christian Huemer
Associate Professor, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
  Carson Woo
Associate Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada
  Hai Jin
Dean of CS, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  Kanliang Wang
Associate Professor, Xi'An Jiaotong University, China
  Jiannong Cao
Professor, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  Cho-Li Wang
Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  Pontus Johnson
Associate Professor, KTH - The Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  Haluk Demirkan
Assistant Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  Murthy Devara
Senior Manager, Services Research, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
  Alan Hevner
Professor, University of South Florida, USA
  Shiyong Lu
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University, USA
  Calton Pu
Professor, Georgia Tech, USA
  Benjamin Shao
Associate Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  Biplav Srivastava
Research Staff Member, IBM Research, India
  Maggie Minhong Wang
Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  Paul Maglio
Senior Manager, IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
  Aditya Ghose
Professor, University of Wollongong, Australia
  N Vishwanathan
Clinical Professor, International School of Business, India
  Joseph Davis
Associate Professor, University of Sydney, Australia
  Kazuyoshi Hidaka
Senior Manager, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan
  Yuriko Sawatani
Manager, Innovation Informatics, IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory, Japan
  Avishai Mandelbaum
Professor, William Davidson Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management, Technion, Israel
  Bai Xiaoyin
Associate Professor, Computer Science, Tsinghua University, China
  Wei-Tek Tsai
Professor, Arizona State University, USA
  Elisa Bertino
Professor, Computer Science, Purdue University, USA
  Zhi Jin
Professor, School of Eletronics Engineering and Computign Sciences, Peking University, China
  Feng-Jian Wang
Professor, National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan
  Harrick Vin
Tata Consultancy Services, India
  Fariaz Karim
Senior Software Engineer, Intel Corporation, USA
  Subodha Kumar
Assistant Professor, Foster School of Business, University of Washington, USA
  Haishan Gong
Senior Software Engineer, eBay, USA
  Srinivasan Raghunathan
Associate Professor, University of Texas, Dallas, USA
  Sumit Sarkar
Professor, University of Texas, Dallas, USA
  Guru Banavar
Director, IBM India Research Lab and Chief Technologist, IBM India, India