Tawfik Al-Hadhrami is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He received his MSc degree in IT/Applied System Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. He received his PhD degree in Mesh Communication and IoT from the University of the West of Scotland, Glasgow, UK, 2015. He was involved in research at the University of the West of Scotland, Networking Group. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, PeerJ computer Science, Frontiers in Communications and Networks (IoT and Sensor Networks) and International Journal of Cyber Forensics and Advance Threat Investigations journals. His research interest includes the Internet of Things (IoT) and Applications, Data Science, Network Infrastructures & Emerging Technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Computational Intelligence and 5/6G Wireless Communications. He has established collaboration with the different international institutions over the world. He is a member of the Network Infrastructure and Cyber Security group (NICS) at NTU. He is involved in different projects with industries.
Muhammad Aleem received his Ph.D. degree with distinction in computer science from Leopold-Franzens University, Innsbruck, Austria in 2012. His research interests include parallel and distributed computing comprise programming environments, multi-/many-core computing, performance analysis, cloud computing, and big-data processing. He has published more than 50 research papers in the reputed Journals and International conferences and authored 3 book chapters and 2 books. He is a co-director of the Parallel Computing and Networks (PCN) research group. He is currently working as Professor at National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Islamabad, Pakistan.
Luca Ardito is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Control and Computer Engineering at Politecnico di Torino, where he works in the Software Engineering research group. He received BSc, MSc, and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Politecnico di Torino. His current research interests are mobile development and testing, green software, new programming language analysis, and empirical software engineering methodologies.
Lora Aroyo is a Full Professor at the Web & Media group, Department of Computer Science, Department of Computer Science, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Within the framework of the Network Institute, she is involved in several research projects focussed on crowdsourcing and human computation, collecting data, data quality, and especially hybrid human-AI systems for video understanding. She has led major research projects in semantic search, recommendation systems, event-driven access to online multimedia collections, and through these has become a recognized leader in digital humanities, cultural heritage, and interactive TV.
A. Taufiq Asyhari received the BEng (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2007, and the PhD degree in Information Engineering from the University of Cambridge, UK, in 2012. He is currently an Associate Professor (equivalent to Reader) in Networks and Communications at Birmingham City University, UK. He has been an Academic Visitor at Cranfield University, UK, and Telkom University, Indonesia. He previously held full-time/visiting positions at National Chiao Tung University, Bell Laboratories, and the University of Stuttgart. His research interests include the areas of information theory, communication and coding theory, and signal processing techniques with applications to wireless and molecular communication networks, the Internet of Things, and data analytics.
Dr Asyhari is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK and Senior Member of IEEE. He has served as a member of the Editorial Board and the Technical Program Committee in numerous leading international journals and conferences. He is currently the Academic Lead for the multi-million pound 5G Connected Forest project funded by the UK DCMS. He received the notable Samsung Global Research Outreach Award, in 2017, the Silver Medal at the International Trade Fair iENA 2017, the IEEE-EURASIP Best Paper Award at ISWCS 2014, the National Science Council of Taiwan Starting Grant, in 2013, and the Cambridge Trust - Yousef Jameel Scholarship.
At HP Labs Mary has worked on a diverse set of topics including digital preservation, user experiences for desktop and mobile video conferencing, wearables, mobile systems and applications, and design for 3D print. Before coming to HP Labs she was on the faculty of the computer science department at Stanford University where she led the MosquitoNet and Mobile People projects. She and her students also helped design and test the distributed audit and repair protocol for the LOCKSS digital preservation system.
Ali Kashif Bashir is a Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor and Course Leader of BSc (H) Computer Forensics and Security at the Department of Computing and Mathematics, Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom. He is also with School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, National University of Science and Technology, Islamabad (NUST) as an Adjunct Professor and School of Information and Communication Engineering, University of Electronics Science and Technology of China (UESTC) as an Affiliated Professor and Chief Advisor of Visual Intelligence Research Center, UESTC. He is a senior member of IEEE, member of IEEE Industrial Electronic Society, member of ACM, and Distinguished Speaker of ACM. He has worked on several research and industrial projects of South Korean, Japanese and European agencies and Government Ministries.
He received his Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from Korea University South Korea. He has authored over 180 research articles; received funding as PI and Co-PI from research bodies of South Korea, Japan, EU, UK and Middle East; supervising/co-supervising several graduate (MS and PhD) students. His research interests include internet of things, wireless networks, distributed systems, network/cybersecurity, network function virtualization, machine learning, etc. He is serving as the Editor-in-chief of the IEEE Future Directions Newsletter.
I received the Laurea degree in Computer Science Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, in 2003 and the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering from the University of Sannio in 2007.
Since 2003 I have worked as a researcher in the field of software engineering writing more than 90 papers published in journals and conference proceedings. My main research interests include software maintenance and testing, software reuse, software reverse engineering, and re-engineering, with a particular interest in software modularization.
I also served both as a member of the program and organizing committees of several international conferences, and as a reviewer of papers submitted to some of the main journals and magazines in the field of data and process mining, software engineering, software maintenance, program comprehension, and the application of computational intelligence approaches in the above fields.
Currently, I am an Senior Researcher at University of Sannio, holding the course of "Pervasive Computing".
Nirupama Bulusu is a Professor of Computer Science at Portland State University. She received her Ph.D from the University of California at Los Angeles in 2002, and her B.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras in 1997, in Computer Science.Her research interests span networking, data analytics and information security and privacy. She is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award for her work in trustworthy participatory sensing.
Licia is a Reader (Associate Professor) in the Dept of Computer Science at University College London. She conducts research in the area of ubiquitous computing. Specific topics include: crowd-sourcing and crowd-sensing, urban computing, location-based services, recommender systems, data mining for development. The aim of her research is to provide developers with abstractions and algorithm to ease application development, and end users with better experiences when interacting with technology.
John M. Carroll researches methods and theory in HCI, particularly as applied to internet tools for collaborative learning and problem solving, and design of interactive systems. He received the Rigo Award and CHI Lifetime Achievement Award from ACM, and the Goldsmith Award from IEEE. He is a fellow of AAAS, ACM, IEEE, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, and the Association for Psychological Science, and received an honorary doctorate in engineering from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.
Cerf is the co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He is the past President of ACM and is a member of the National Science Board.
Cerf has received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, US National Medal of Technology, the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering, the Prince of Asturias Award, the Tunisian National Medal of Science, the Japan Prize, the Charles Stark Draper award, the ACM Turing Award, the Legion d’Honneur and 24 honorary degrees.