CONFERENCE CHAIR

Xudong He, Florida International University, USA

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CHAIR

Oscar Mortagua Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal

PROGRAM COMMITTEE CO-CHAIR

Angelo Perkusich, Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil

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
Swapna Gokhale, Univ. of Connecticut, 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, Oakland University, USA
Taisira Al-Belushi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Mark Allison, University of Michigan - Flint, USA
John Anvik, Univ. of Lethbridge, Canada
Omar El Ariss, Penn State Univ at Harrisburg, USA
Doo-Hwan Bae, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
Ebrahim Bagheri, Ryerson University, Canada
Hamid Bagheri, George Mason University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Xiaoying Bai, Tsinghua University, China
Fevzi Belli, University of Paderborn, Germany
Ateet Bhalla, Consultant, India
Swapan Bhattacharya, NITK, Surathakl, India
Alessandro Bianchi, University of Bari, Italy
Raul Garcia Castro, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Chih-Hung Chang, Hsiuping University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Keith Chan, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Lily Chang, University of Wisconsin, Platteville, USA
Shu-Ching Chen, Florida International University, USA
Wen-Hui Chen, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan
William Chu, Tunghai University, Taiwan
Stelvio Cimato, University of Milan, Italy
Fabio M. Costa, Universidade Federal de Goias, Brazil
Jose Luis De La Vara, Carlos III University of Madrid, Spain
Scott Dick, University of Alberta, Canada
Junhua Ding, East Carolina University, USA
Zhijian Dong, Middle Tennessee State University, 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
Magdalini Eirinaki, San Jose State University, USA
Ruby ElKharboutly, Quinnipiac University, Canada
Behrouz Far, University of Calgary, Canada
Liana Fong, IBM, USA
Ellen Francine Barbosa, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Jerry Gao, San Jose State University, USA
Kehan Gao, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA
Olivier Le Goaer, University of Pau, France
Swapna Gokhale, Univ. of Connecticut, USA
Wolfgang Golubski, Zwickau University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Anurag Goswami, North Dakota State Univ., USA
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
Hao Han, National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Xudong He, Florida International University, USA
Rubing Huang, Jiangsu University, China
Shihong Huang, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Bassey Isong, North-West University, South Africa
Clinton Jeffery, University of Idaho, USA
Jason Jung, Chung-Ang University, South Korea
Pankaj Kamthan, Concordia University, Canada
Ananya Kanjilal, B.P. Poddar Institute of Technology and Management, India
Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Aneesh Krishna, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
Vinay Kulkarni, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Meira Levy, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel
Bixin Li, Southeast University, China
Yuan-Fang Li, Monash University, Australia
Zhi Li, Guangxi Normal University, China
Jianhua Lin, Eastern Connecticut State University, USA
Lan Lin, Ball State University, USA
Shih-hsi Liu, California State University, Fresno, USA
Ting Liu, Xian Jiaotong University, China
Xiaodong Liu, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Luanna Lopes Lobato, Federal University of Goias, Brazil
Jian Lu, Nanjing University, China
Baojun Ma, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Ivan Machado, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Marcelo de Almeida Maia, Federal University of Uberlendia, Brazil
Beatriz Marin, Universidad Diego Portales, Chile
Riccardo Martoglia, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Santiago Matalonga, University of the West of Scotland, UK
Andre Menolli, Universidade Estadual do Norte do Parana (UENP), Brazil
Ali Mili, NJIT, USA
Alok Mishra, Atilim University, Turkey
Hiroyuki Nakagawa, Osaka University, Japan
Amjad Nusayr, University of Houston-Victoria, USA
Edson A. Oliveira Jr., State University of Maringa, Brazil
Oscar Mortagua Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Antonio Piccinno, University of Bari, Italy
Alfonso Pierantonio, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Rick Rabiser, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Claudia Raibulet, University of Milan, Italy
Damith C. Rajapakse, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Rajeev Raje, IUPUI, USA
Henrique Rebelo, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Marek Reformat, University of Alberta, Canada
Hassan Reza, University of North Dakota, USA
Ignacio Garcia Rodriguez De Guzman, University of Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
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
Abdelhak-Djamel Seriai, University of Montpellier 2 for Sciences and Technology, France
Michael Shin, Texas Tech University, USA
Martin Solari, Universidad ORT Uruguay, Uruguay
George Spanoudakis, City University London, United Kingdom
Jing Sun, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Meng Sun, Peking University, China
Yanchun Sun, Peking University, China
Gerson Sunye, University of Nantes, France
Chuanqi Tao, Nanjing University of Science and Technology, China
Mark Trakhtenbrot, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
Burak Turhan, Oulu University, Finland
Christelle Urtado, LGI2P Ecole des Mines d'Ales, France
Sylvain Vauttier, Ecole des mines d'Ales, France
Silvia Vergilio, Federal University of Parana (UFPR), Brazil
Gennaro Vessio, University of Bari, Italy
Sergiy Vilkomir, East Carolina University, USA
Aaron Visaggio, University of Sannio, Italy
Arndt Von Staa, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Huanjing Wang, Western Kentucky University, USA
Xiaoyin Wang, University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Ye Wang, Zhejiang Gongshang University, China
Yong Wang, New Mexico Highlands University, USA
Zhongjie Wang, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Ziyuan Wang, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China
Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan
Bingyang Wei, Midwestern State University, USA
Guido Wirtz, Bamberg University, Germany
Franz Wotawa, TU Graz, Austria
Peng Wu, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Dianxiang Xu, Boise State University, USA
Frank Weifeng Xu, Bowie State University, USA
Haiping Xu, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
Guowei Yang, Texas State University, USA
Hongji Yang, Bath Spa University, United Kingdom
Huiqun Yu, East China University of Science and Technology, China
Du Zhang, Macau University of Science and Technology, China
Pengcheng Zhang, Hohai University, China
Yong Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
Zhenyu Zhang, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Zhigao Zheng, Central China Normal University, USA
Hong Zhu, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Huibiao Zhu, East China Normal University, China
Xingquan Zhu, Florida Atlantic University, USA
Eugenio Zimeo, University of Sannio, Italy

PROGRAM SUB-COMMITTEE ON BDKE

Shunxiang Zhang, Anhui Univ. of Sci. & Tech., China
Xiao Wei, Shainghai Univ., China
Kun Gao, Zhejiang Wanli Institute, China
Zheng Xu, Tsinghua University, China
Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, University of South Australia, Australia
Vijayan Sugumaran, Oakland University, USA

PROGRAM SUB-COMMITTEE ON DISA

Abdelrahman Osman Elfaki, University of Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
Ajay Kattepur, Tata Consultancy Services, India
Alex Norta, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Antonella Longo, Univ. of Salento,Italy
Guoray Cai, Pennsylvania State University, USA
Honghao Gao, Shanghai University, China
Joe Tekli, Lebanese American University
Klaus-Dieter Schewe, Information Science Research Centre, New Zealand
Kumiko Tadano, NEC, Japan
Lai Xu, Bournemouth University,UK
Li Kuang, Hangzhou Normal University, China
Nanjangud Narendra, MS Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, India
Nianjun Zhou, IBM T. J. Watson Res. Center, USA
Peng Di, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Qing Wu, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China
Chang Rong, IBM Res.,USA
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester, UK
YuYu Yin, Hangzhou Dianzi University, China

DEMO&POSTER SESSION CO-CHAIRS

(TBA)

PUBLICITY CHAIR

Robert Heinrich, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

ASIA LIAISON

Hironori Washizaki, Waseda University, Japan

AUSTRALASIA LIAISON

Jing Sun, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

EUROPE LIAISON

Raul Garcia Castro, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

INDIA LIAISON

Swapan Bhattacharya, National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathakl, India

SOUTH AMERICA LIAISON

Jose Carlos Maldonado, ICMC-USP, Brazil