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Program Co-Chairs

Muthu Ramachandran
Leeds Beckett University
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Dr Muthu Ramachandran is currently a Principal Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the School of Computing, Creative Technologies, and Engineering at Leeds Beckett University in the UK. Prior to this, he spent eight years in industrial research at Philips Research Labs and subsequently at Volantis Systems Ltd, Surrey, UK where Muthu has worked on various research projects for Software Engineering Applications for Consumer Electronics including software architecture design and reuse for large scale telecommunication, multi-media and car navigation systems. Currently, Muthu is leading research in the areas of Cloud Software Engineering, Big Data Software Engineering, IoT Software Engineering, Software Security Engineering, SOA, Cloud Computing, and in the main areas of Software Engineering on RE, CBSE, software architecture, reuse, quality and testing. Muthu’s first career started as a research scientist where Muthu has worked on large scale high integrity real-time systems for Aerospace industrial applications. Muthu is the author of books: Software Components: Guidelines and Applications (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2008) and Software Security Engineering: Design and Applications (Nova Publishers, NY, USA, 2011). He has also widely authored and published over 10 books, 100s of journal articles, over 50 book chapters and 200 conferences papers on various advanced topics in software engineering, software security, cloud computing and education. Muthu has been leading conferences as chairs and as keynote speakers on global safety, security and sustainability, emerging services, IoTBDS, Complexis, Big Data, and Software Engineering for Service and Cloud Computing (SE-CLOUD 2018). Muthu is a member of various professional organizations and computer societies: IEEE, ACM, Fellow of BCS, and a Senior Fellow of HEA. Muthu’s had worked on several research projects including all aspects of software engineering, SPI for SMEs (known as a Prism model), emergency and disaster management systems, software components and architectures, good practice guidelines on software developments, software security engineering, and service and cloud computing. Project details can be accessed at: LeedsBeckett: http://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/staff/dr-muthu-ramachandran/ Scopus profile: https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=8676632200 Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=KDXE-G8AAAAJ&hl=en ... More >>

Gary Wills
University of Southampton
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Gary Wills is associate professor at the University of Southampton, He graduated from the University of Southampton with an Honours degree in Electromechanical Engineering, and then a PhD in Industrial Hypermedia systems. He is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Institute of Engineering Technology and a Principal Fellow of the Higher Educational Academy. He is also a visiting associate professor at the University of Cape Town and a research professor at RLabs. Gary’s research focuses on secure information systems, this includes information assurance, cloud computing, IoT and distributed ledgers. Gary is part of the Cyber Physical research group in the department of Electronics and Computer Science. Gary is also part of the Southampton‘s GCHQ Academic Centre of Excellence for Cyber Security Research. ... More >>

Robert Walters
University of Southampton
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Robert John Walters is an Emeritus Fellow of Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. His research interests include middleware, distributed computing, hypermedia and graphical formal modelling language. He is supervising PhD students specializing in Cloud Computing.Robert John Walters is an Emeritus Fellow of Department of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton. His research interests include middleware, distributed computing, hypermedia and graphical formal modelling language. He is supervising PhD students specializing in Cloud Computing.

Víctor Méndez Muñoz
IUL, S.A. & Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB

Brief Bio
Dr. Víctor Méndez Muñoz has a main background in big data management and distributed systems. He participated in scientific international projects in physics and bioinformatics like AGATA, LHCb, ENRM and EISCAT, collaborating with several more. Currently, he is Head of Software Development at Mind the Byte, a bioinformatics company specializing in computational drug discovery using a pay-per-use SaaS platform (Software as a Service). He also works in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) as a part time professor. He holds the program chair in INSTICC conferences in the fields of cloud computing, big data, complexity and the internet of things, as well as editorial collaboration in some journals of high impact. ... More >>


Antonio Alberti, , Brazil
Mitra Arami, EM Normandie Business School, France
Khin Aung, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Data Storage Institute, Singapore
Galip Aydin, Firat University, Turkey
Daniele Bailo, , Italy
George Baryannis, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reinhold Behringer, Knorr Bremse GmbH, Germany
Leila Ben Saad,, , Tunisia
Tapalina Bhattasali, University of Calcutta, India
Lars Brenna, University of Tromsø, Norway
Fábio Buiati, University of Brasilia, Brazil
Ali Cakmak, Istanbul Sehir University, Turkey
Godwin Caruana, Harvest, Malta
Sidney Chapman, , Australia
Qiang Cheng, University of Kentucky, United States
Yunja Choi, Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of
Worasit Choochaiwattana, Dhurakij Pundit University, Thailand
Michele Ciavotta, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Vedat Coskun, Beykent University, Turkey
Katerina Doka, National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece
Renato dos Santos, ULBRA - Lutheran University of Brazil, Brazil
Yucong Duan, Hainan University, China
Ali Emrouznejad, Aston University, United Kingdom
Marcial Fernandez, Universidade Estadual do Ceara, Brazil
Corina Forascu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania
Neil Fraser, Macquarie University, Australia
Jorge García Gutiérrez, University of Seville, Spain
Moneeb Gohar, Yeungnam University, Korea, Republic of
Mesut Günes, University of Münster, Germany
Moutaz Haddara, Kristiania University College, Norway
Akram Hakiri, , France
Longzhe Han, Nanchang Institute of Technology, China
Andreas Hapfelmeier, Siemens AG, Germany
Chen He, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
Amin Hosseinian-Far, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Jun Huang, Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunications, China
Martin Jaatun, University of Stavanger, Norway
Geun-Sik Jo, Inha University, Korea, Republic of
Nikolay Kakanakov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria
Young-Bae Ko, Ajou University, Korea, Republic of
Alessandro Koerich, École de Technologie Supérieure, Canada
Nikolaos Konstantinou, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Stefan Kraxberger, Secinto eU, Austria
Rocco Langone, , Belgium
Seppo Leminen, Laurea University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Xiufeng Liu, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Tariq Mahmoud, Oldenburg University, Germany
Taras Maksymyuk, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine
Marco Mancini, CMCC Foundation, Italy
Massimo Marchiori, University of Padua, Italy
Joberto Martins, Salvador University - UNIFACS, Brazil
Dulani Meedeniya, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
Davide Merico, Paradox Engineering SA, Switzerland
Mohamed Mohamed, IBM Research, Almaden, United States
Ehsan Mohammadi, Northwestern University, United States
Óscar Mortágua Pereira, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Thomas Moser, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Roberto Natella, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
David Nguyen, Facebook, USA, United States
Jan Nolin, University of Borås, Sweden
Massimiliano Nuccio, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Jukka Nurminen, VTT - Technical Research Centre of Finland, Finland
Bogdan Oancea, University of Bucharest, Romania
Richard Olejnik, University of Lille I, France
Yaozhang Pan, , Singapore
Yannis Panagis, University of Copenhagen, Faculty of Law, iCourts, Denmark
Herbert Pang, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Milan Petkovic, Technical University Eindhoven, Netherlands
Cássio Prazeres, Federal University of Bahia (UFBA), Brazil
Yongrui Qin, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Ramakrishnan Ramanathan, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Choopan Rattanapoka, King's Mongkut University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Stephan Reiff-Marganiec, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Peter Richtarik, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Imed Romdhani, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom
Marta Rukoz, Universite Paris Ouest La Defense, France
Volker Sander, FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Riyanarto Sarno, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Indonesia
Ashwin Satyanarayana, New York City College of Technology, United States
Mark Schueler, , United Kingdom
Aviv Segev, University of South Alabama, United States
Bikash Sharma, Microsoft Corp., United States
Maxim Shcherbakov, Volgograd State Technical University, Russian Federation
Jun Shen, University of Wollongong, Australia
Kamal Singh, , France
Andrey Somov, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Tehnology, Russian Federation
Dezhao Song, , United States
Karagiorgou Sophia, University of Piraeus, Greece
Jouni Tervonen, University of Oulu, Finland
Thibaut Tiberghien, , Singapore
Riccardo Tomasi, Instituto Superiore Mario Boella, Italy
Thomas Triplet, , Canada
M. Usha, KPR Institute of Engineering and Technology, India
Massimo Vecchio, Università degli Studi eCampus, Italy
Isaac Velázquez, Inflammation Research Center, Ghent University., Belgium
Quentin Vincent, , France
Shenghua Wan, WalmartLabs, United States
Hanli Wang, Tongji University, China
Hai Wang, Saint Mary's University, Canada
Liang Wang, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Tomasz Wiktorski, University of Stavanger, Norway
wang xianzhi, , Australia
Pengcheng Xiong, , United States
Hongji Yang, Leicester University, United Kingdom
Dongfang Zhao, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, United States
Dimitrios Zorbas, University of Piraeus, Greece

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