CONFERENCE CHAIR

Swapna Gokhale, Univ. of Connecticut, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR

Marek Reformat, University of Alberta, Canada

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS

Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Claudia Werner, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Kehan Gao, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA

STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIR

Shi-Kuo Chang, University of Pittsburgh, USA

STEERING COMMITTEE

Vic Basili, University of Maryland, USA
Bruce Buchanan, University of Pittsburgh, USA
C. V. Ramamoorthy, University of California, Berkeley, USA

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Natalia Juristo, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Guenther Ruhe, University of Calgary, Canada
Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA
Du Zhang, California State University, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Silvia Teresita Acuna, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Shadi Alawneh, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Taiseera Albalushi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Omar El Ariss, Penn State Univ at Harrisburg, USA
Doo-hwan Bae, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Ebrahim Bagheri, National Research Council Canada, Canada
Hamid Bagheri, University of Virginia, USA
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Purushotham Bangalore, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn, Germany
Ateet Bhalla, Oriental Institute of Science & Technology, Bhopal, India
Swapan Bhattacharya, NITK, Surathakl, India
Alessandro Bianchi, University of Bari, Italy
Ivo Bukovsky, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Jaelson Castro, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - UFPE, Brazil
Raul Garcia Castro, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Keith Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Kuang-nan Chang, Eastern Kentucky University, USA
Ned Chapin, InfoSci Inc., USA
Meiru Che, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Wen-Hui Chen, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
Zhenyu Chen, Nanjing University, China
Stelvio Cimato, University of Milan, Italy
Peter Clarke, Florida International University, USA
Esteban Clua, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Nelly Condori-fernandez, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Fabio M. Costa, Instituto de Informatica, Brazil
Maria Francesca Costabile, University of Bari, Italy
Jose Luis Cuadrado, University of Alcala, Spain
Aldo Dagnino, ABB, USA
Jose Luis De La Vara, Simula Research Laboratory, Norway
Massimiliano Di Penta, University of Sannio, Italy
Scott Dick, University of Alberta, Canada
Junhua Ding, East Carolina University, USA
Jing Dong, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Weichang Du, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Philippe Dugerdil, HEG - Univ. of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Christof Ebert, Vector Consulting Services, Germany
Ali Ebnenasir, Michigan Technological University, USA
Raimund Ege, NIU, USA
Magdalini Eirinaki, San Jose State University, USA
Davide Falessi, University of Rome, TorVergata, Italy
Behrouz Far, University of Calgary, Canada
Liana Fong, IBM, USA
Ellen Francine Barbosa, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Fulvio Frati, University of Milan, Italy
Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Felix Garcia, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Ignacio Garcia Rodriguez De Guzman, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Vahid Garousi, University of Calgary, Canada
Swapna Gokhale, Univ. of Connecticut, USA
Wolfgang Golubski, Zwickau University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Desmond Greer, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom
Christiane Gresse Von Wangenheim, UFSC - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
Katarina Grolinger, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Irit Hadar, University of Haifa, Israel
Hassan Haghighi, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran
Hao Han, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Xudong He, Florida International University, USA
Miguel Herranz, University of Alcala, Spain
Rubing Huang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Bassey Isong, University of Venda, South Africa
Clinton Jeffery, University of Idaho, USA
Jason Jung, Yeungnam University, South Korea
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Claudiu V. Kifor, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu, Romania
Jun Kong, North Dakota State University, USA
Aneesh Krishna, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Vinay Kulkarni, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Jeff Lei, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Meira Levy, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel
Bixin Li, Southeast University, China
Ming Li, Nanjing University, China
Zhi Li, Guangxi Normal University, China
Shih-hsi Liu, California State University, Fresno, USA
Xiaodong Liu, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Yi Liu, GCSU, USA
Luanna Lopes Lobato, Federal University of Goi, Brazil
Hakim Lounis, UQAM, Canada
Baojun Ma, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Marcelo de Almeida Maia, Federal University of Uberlândia, Brazil
Vijay Mann, IBM Research, India
Michele, Marchesi, University of Cagliari, Italy
Riccardo Martoglia, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Santiago Matalonga, Universidad ORT Uruguay, Uruguay
Hong Mei, Peking University, China
Hsing Mei, Fu Jen Catholic Unicersity, Taiwan
Andre Menolli, Universidade Estadual do Norte do Parana (UENP), Brazil
Ali Mili, NJIT, USA
Alok Mishra, Atilim University, Turkey
Manuel Mora, Autonomous University of Aguascalientes, Mexico
Kia Ng, ICSRiM - University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Allen Nikora, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, USA
Amjad Nusayr, University of Houston-Victoria, USA
Edson A. Oliveira Junior, State University of Maringa, Brazil
Xin Peng, Fudan University, China
Oscar Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Antonio Piccinno, University of Bari, Italy
Alfonso Pierantonio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Daniel Plante, Stetson University, USA
Huseyin Polat, Anadolu University, Turkey
Rick Rabiser, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Filip Radulovic, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Damith C. Rajapakse, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rajeev Raje, IUPUI, USA
Jose Angel Ramos, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Kattur Soundarapandian Ravichandran, SASTRA University, India
Henrique Rebelo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Marek Reformat, University of Alberta, Canada
Robert Reynolds, Wayne State University, USA
Daniel Rodriguez, Universidad de Alcala, Spain
Ivan Rodero, The State University of New Jersey, USA
Samira Sadaoui, University of Regina, Canada
Masoud Sadjadi, Florida International University, USA
Claudio Sant'Anna, Universidade Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Andreas Schoenberger, Siemens AG, Germany
Ashish Sharma, GLA University, Mathura, India
Michael Shin, Texas Tech University, USA
Qinbao Song, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
George Spanoudakis, City University, United Kingdom
Jing Sun, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Yanchun Sun, Peking University, China
Gerson Sunye, Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systemes Aleatoires, France
Jeff Tian, Southern Methodist University, USA
Genny Tortora, University of Salerno, Italy
Mark Trakhtenbrot, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
Peter Troeger, Universitat zu Potsdam, Germany
T. H. Tse, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Burak Turham, Oulu University, Finland
Giorgio Valle, University of Milan, Italy
Sylvain Vauttier, Ecole des mines d'Ales, France
Silvia Vergilio, Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil
Sergiy Vilkomir, East Carolina University, USA
Aaron Visaggio, University of Sannio, Italy
Arndt Von Staa, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Gurisimran Walia, North Dakota State University, USA
Huanjing Wang, Western Kentucky University, USA
Jiacun Wang, Monmouth University, USA
Linzhang Wang, Nanjing University, China
Xiaoyin Wang, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Ye Wang, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan
Victor Winter, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA
Guido Wirtz, Bamberg University, Germany
Eric Wong, University of Texas, USA
Franz Wotawa, TU Graz, Austria
Dianxiang Xu, Boise State University, USA
Frank Xu, Gannon University, USA
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Chi-lu Yang, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Taiwan
Hongji Yang, Bath Spa University, United Kingdom
Huiqun Yu, East China University of Science and Technology, China
Jiang Yue, Fujian Normal University, China
Du Zhang, California State University, USA
Hongyu Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Yong Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Zhenyu Zhang, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lei Zhao, Wuhan University, China
Jiang Zheng, ABB US Corporate Research Center, USA
Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom
Jianlin Zhu, South-Central University for Nationalities, China
Xingquan Zhu, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Eugenio Zimeo, University of Sannio, Italy

DEMO&POSTER SESSIONS CO-CHAIRS

Farshad Samimi, USA
Dragutin Petkovic, San Francisco State University, USA

PUBLICITY CHAIR

Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China

ASIA LIAISON

Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan

EUROPE LIAISON

Raul Garcia Castro, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

INDIA LIAISON

Swapan Bhattacharya, NITK, Surathakl, India

SOUTH AMERICA LIAISON

Jose Carlos Maldonado, ICMC-USP, Brazil