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 Faculty of Computing and Information Technology at the University of the Punjab, Pakistan. He is a senior member of IEEE, and member of the ACM. He 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.
Prof. Alatas received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Firat University. He works as a Professor of Software Engineering at Firat University and he is the head of same department. He is the founder head of the Computer Engineering Department of Munzur University and Software Engineering Department of Firat University. His research interests include artificial intelligence, data mining, social network analysis, metaheuristic optimization, and machine learning. Dr. Alatas has published over 250 papers in many well-known international journals and proceedings of the refereed conference since 2001. He has been editor of twelve journals five of which are indexed in SCI and reviewer of seventy SCI-indexed journals.
Dr. Rajanikanth Aluvalu, Professor, Department of Information Technology, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology and Science, Hyderabad, India; Past Vice-Chair, IEEE, Hyderabad Section Entrepreneurship and Startup Committee
Dr. Aluvalu is conducting research in the fields of cloud computing security, big data analytics, and artificial intelligence. His inventive research has resulted in instrumental contributions that are paramount to the field. Dr. Aluvalu organized international conferences such as the International Conference on Machine Learning and Soft Computing, the 11th International Conference on Soft Computing and Pattern Recognition, SoCPaR 2019, and the 9th World Congress on Nature and Biologically Inspired Computing (NaBIC 2019).
Dr.Aluvalu was the recipient of the IUCEE faculty fellow award in 2018 and the Bronze level from Infosys for the year 2015 and 2016. Dr.Aluvalu has delivered sessions for audiences at various capacities and he has been a keynote speaker and author for many years.
Wolfgang Banzhaf is the John R. Koza Chair in Genetic Programming at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Michigan State University and an Honorary University Research Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland. He received a "Diplom in Physik" degree in Physics from the LMU Munich and his Dr.rer.nat (PhD) from the Dept. of Physics of the TH Karlsruhe, now KIT. After a postdoc at the U. of Stuttgart, he was a Visiting and Senior Researcher at the Central Research Lab of Mitsubishi Electric in Japan and at MERL in Cambridge, USA. From 1993 to 2003 he was Associate Professor for Applied Computer Science at TU Dortmund.
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".
Dr. Siddhartha Bhattacharyya is currently serving as a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Christ University, Bangalore. He is a co-author of 5 books and the co-editor of 60 books and has more than 300 research publications in international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has got two PCTs to his credit. He has been a member of the organizing and technical program committees of several national and international conferences.
His research interests include hybrid intelligence, pattern recognition, multimedia data processing, social networks and quantum computing.
Professor of Biology and Associate Vice President for Research at the University of Oregon. Research focuses on the genetics and genomics of evolutionary change. Elected Fellow, AAAS.
Assistant professor at the Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit of Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata. Published more than 200 research articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. Is the founding co-editor-in-chief of “Swarm and Evolutionary Computation”, an international journal from Elsevier. Also serves as associate editors of the IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, IEEE Computational Intelligence Magazine and Information Sciences (Elsevier).
Olga De Troyer has a Masters degree in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences. She has held research positions in industry and at universities. Since 1998 she is professor in the Computer Science Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) where she is co-director of the WISE research lab. Her research focus is on conceptual modeling formalisms and design methodologies. Over the years, the focus has moved from Database over Web systems towards Virtual Reality and Serious Games.
Elisabetta Di Nitto is full professor at Politecnico di Milano. Her research interests are mainly on software engineering, cloud computing, process support systems, service-centric applications, dynamic software architectures, and autonomic systems. She has served in the Editorial Board of ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, SOCA Journal, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process. She has been program co-chair of SEAMS 2020, ASE 2010 and ServiceWave 2010 and general chair of ESEC/FSE 2015.
Research director for the Belgian F.R.S.-FNRS and co-director of IRIDIA, the AI lab of the Université Libre de Bruxelles. Editor-in-Chief, Swarm Intelligence, Springer. Recipient of: Italian Prize for Artificial Intelligence (1996), Marie Curie Excellence Award (2003), Dr. A. De Leeuw-Damry-Bourlart award in applied sciences (2005), Cajastur International Prize for Soft Computing (2007), ERC Advanced Grant (2010), and IEEE Frank Rosenblatt Award (2015). Elected Fellow of IEEE, AAAI, and ECCAI.