Karl Aberer is a full professor for Distributed Information Systems at EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, since 2000; from 2005 to 2012 the director of the Swiss National Research Center for Mobile Information and Communication Systems (NCCR-MICS, www.mics.ch); since September 2012 he is Vice-President of EPFL responsible for information systems; member of the editorial boards of VLDB Journal, ACM Transaction on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems and World Wide Web Journal.
Adnan Abid is a Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science at University of Management and Technology, Pakistan. He is a member of IEEE and has been associated with Editorial Boards of well-reputed journals in the area of Computer Science. He completed his PhD from Politecnico di Milano, Italy in 2012.
Assistant Professor in the department of computer systems technology at North Carolina A & T State University. Research interests: Big data Analytics, Cloud Computing, Topic Modelling, and Geo Spatial information systems. Member of IEEE, ACM, and ASEE. Published more than 50 referred journal and conference papers and 4 book chapters.
Dr. Irfan Ahmad is an Assistant Professor in Information and Computer Science department at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. He received his PhD in Computer Science from TU Dortmund, Germany in 2017.
Dr. Ahmad's research interests are in the areas of pattern recognition especially in document-image analysis, handwriting recognition, and machine-printed text recognition. In addition, he is also interested in machine learning and its applications including deep learning.
Research interests include: crop physiology, Agroecosystems modeling, simulation Modeling, forage modeling and Climate Change with experience in teaching, field/laboratory experiments, model parameterization and simulations, soil water dynamics, modeling nutrient use efficiency, forecasting using climatic drivers.
Hazrat Ali is an Assistant Professor at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus, Abbottabad. His research interests lie in unsupervised learning, generative and discriminative approaches, medical imaging and speech and image processing. He has published more than 50 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is an Associate Editor at IEEE and served as a reviewer at many journals and conferences including IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, IET Signal Processing, Springer Neural Processing Letters, ACM Transactions on Asian and Low Resource Language Information Processing, Elsevier Computers and Electrical Engineering, ACL 2020, MICCAI 2020. He was selected as young researcher at the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, Heidelberg, Germany.
Shadi A. Aljawarneh is a full professor within the Department of Software Engineering, at the Jordan University of Science and Technology. His research is centered in software engineering, web and network security, e-learning, AI, machine learning, and cloud computing. Professor Aljawarneh has presented at and been on the organizing committees for a high number of international conferences and esteemed Journals, he is also a board member of the International Community for ACM, Jordan ACM Chapter, ACS, and IEEE. A number of his papers have been selected as "Best Papers" in conferences and journals.
Davide Aloini is Associate Professor of Business Process Management, Informatics for Logistics and Project Management at the Department of Energy, Systems, Land and Constructions Engineering at the University of Pisa, Italy. He holds a PhD in Management Engineering from the University of Rome.
His main research interests include Healthcare Operation Management, Information Systems, Innovation and Risk Management. During Phd studies, research activity has mostly concerned with the application of Risk management techniques to ERP projects. Most recent research interests lie in Business Process Management, Decision Support Systems and Collaborative/Advanced ICT solutions, with special interest in large-scale project, healthcare systems and innovation in high tech firms. More specifically, this includes process identification, modelling, analysis and improvement in complex healthcare systems and networks; exploitation of big data potential in operation management with a particular interest on marketing and CRM; collaborative ICT platform enhancing open innovation.
Head of Research Group at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University of Bern (Switzerland). Christian Althaus uses mathematical and computational modeling in combination with data analyses to investigate how the population biology of infectious diseases is affected by environmental changes, dynamic patterns of host immunity, or public health interventions. Key areas of his research are the transmission and control of sexually transmitted infections (STI), antimicrobial resistance and emerging infectious diseases.
Ilkay Altintas is a research scientist at SDSC, UCSD since 2001. She has worked on different aspects of data science and scientific computing in leadership roles across a wide range of cross-disciplinary projects. She is a co-initiator of and an active contributor to the open-source Kepler Workflow System, and co-author of publications at the intersection of scientific workflows, provenance, distributed computing, bioinformatics, sensor systems, conceptual data querying, and software modeling.
As a veterinary epidemiologist I specialize in dairy cattle infectious diseases and welfare. I received my veterinary medicine degree from Cairo University (1998), practiced for two years before completing the Food Animal Production Medicine Internship at the Caine Veterinary Teaching Center at the U of Idaho, followed by the Food Animal Reproduction and Herd Health Residency at U of California, Davis. I completed my masters and doctoral degrees at UC Davis in Preventive Veterinary Medicine and Epidemiology, respectively.
Diego Raphael Amancio is an Associate Professor at University of São Paulo (Brazil). His research interest includes complex networks, machine learning, data mining, science of science, scientometrics, natural language processing and complex systems.