Program Committee

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CSCI'16 Committee Members


Professor Hamid R. Arabnia - Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer); Co-Editor/Board, Journal of Computational Science (Elsevier); Fellow & Adviser of Center of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence & Organized Crime Research (CENTRIC); Professor of CS, Department of Computer Science, The University of Georgia, Georgia, USA

Professor Leonidas Deligiannidis – Professor, Department of Computer Science and Computer Networking, Wentworth Institute of Technology; 2015/2016 Visiting Scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

Professor Mary Yang - Director of MidSouth Bioinformatics Center and Director of Joint Bioinformatics Ph.D. Program, University of Arkansas George Washington Donaghey College of Engineering & IT and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Professor Babak Akhgar - Fellow of the British Computer Society, CITP, Professor of Informatics, Co-Director of CENTRIC (Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence & organised Crime research), Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK

Professor Rajab Challoo - Professor and Chairman, EECS Department; Director, Center for Controls, Robotics, Intelligent Systems and Sensors Research, CRISS; President, Faculty Senate; Former Chair of Computer Society (for 7 years); Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Kingsville, Texas, USA

Professor Chien-Fu Cheng – Professor of CS, Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Graduate Institute of Networking & Communication, Tamkang University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Professor Hyunseung Choo - Director of Intelligent HCI Convergence Research Center (ITRC) of Ministry of Information and Communication; International Advisory Chair, ACM RACS; College of Information and Communication Engineering, Professor of IS, Department of Interaction Science, Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU), Suwon, Republic of Korea

Professor Eman M. El-Sheikh - Director, Center for Cybersecurity; Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences; Member of AWIS (Association for Women in Science); Professor of CS, Department of Computer Science, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida, USA

Professor Mary Mehrnoosh Eshaghian-Wilner - Professor of Engineering Practice, University of Southern California, California, USA; Adjunct Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles (UCLA), California, USA

Dr. David L. Foster – Associate Professor of CE; Director of the MS in Computer Engineering Program, Computer Engineering Department, Florida Polytechnic University, Florida, USA

Professor Ching-Hsien (Robert) Hsu - Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chung Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.; and Distinguished Chair Professor, Tianjin University of Technology, P. R. China

Professor Mohammad S. Obaidat - Fellow of IEEE; Fellow of SCS; Past President of Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS); Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Communication Systems (Wiley); Editor, IEEE Wireless Communications; Professor, Monmouth University, New Jersey, USA

Dr. Gerald Schaefer - Senior Lecturer, Computer Science; Leader of the Vision, Autonomous and Human-Computer Systems Research Group (VAHC); Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Professor Fernando G. Tinetti - Facultad de Informatica, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina; Professor of CS; Co-Editor of the Journal of Computer Science and Technology; Recipient of the NSF-TCPP Early Adopter Award, NSF/IEEE-TCPP Curriculum Initiative on Parallel and Distributed Computing

Professor Shiuh-Jeng Wang - Department of Information Management; Director, Information Cryptology & Construction Lab. (ICCL); Vice-President / Deputy President, Chinese Cryptology and Information Security Association (CCISA), R.O.C.; Chair, Forensic Research & Development task force group (ICCL-FROG); Professor, Central Police University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Professor Chao-Tung Yang - Director, Computer Center; Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee for Research and Lab. Equipment; High-Performance Computing Laboratory; Professor, Department of Computer Science, Tunghai University, Taichung City, Taiwan R.O.C.

Professor Nizar Al-Holou - Professor & Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Vice Chair, IEEE/SEM-Computer Chapter, University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan, USA



      • Professor Afrand Agah - Graduate Coordinator, Department of Computer Science, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
      • Bharat Bhushan Agarwal - Reader, IFTM University, Moradabad, India
      • Dr. Omaima Nazar Ahmad AL-Allaf - CIS Deptartment, Faculty of Sciences and Information Technology, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
      • Professor Wasim A. Al-Hamdani - Professor of Cryptography and InfoSec; Information Security Lab.; Computer Science; Kentucky State University, Frankfort, Kentucky, USA
      • Dr. Ismail Khalil Al Ani - Dean, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Ittihad University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
      • Professor Mehran Asadi - Information Technology; Department of Business and Entrepreneurial Studies, Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, USA
      • Mehdi Bahrami - IEEE Senior Member; Cloud Lab, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of California, Merced, California, USA
      • Dr. Petra Saskia Bayerl - Department of Organisation and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM), Erasmus University Rotterdam, Holland, The Netherlands
      • Professor Jane M. Binner - Chair in Finance, Department of Accounting and Finance, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
      • Dr. Rui Chang - Lab Director; Department of Genetics and Genomic Science, Icahn Institute for Genomics and Multiscale Biology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA
      • Professor Dongsheng Che - Director, Che Lab of Bioinformatics at ESU, Department of Computer Science, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA
      • Dr. Jianhung Chen - Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Chung-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
      • Professor Mu-Song Chen - Department of Electrical Engineering, Da-Yeh University, Changhua, Taiwan, R.O.C.
      • Dr. Xin (Thomas) Chen - Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
      • Professor Steve C. Chiu - EECS, College of Engineering, Idaho State University, Idaho, USA
      • Professor Mark Yul Chu - Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA
      • Dr. Jose Alfredo F. Costa - Member of IEEE Computational Intelligence Society; President, SBIC - Brazilian Computational Intelligence Society; Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, UFRN - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Federal University - UFRN), Brazil
      • Professor Noel De Palma - Associate Vice President for Research, Computer Science; Leader, ERODS Research, LIG Labs.; Board of Directors, OW2 Consortium; Department of Computer Science; University of Grenoble I, Grenoble, France
      • Professor Mohsen Doroodchi - College of Computing and Informatics, University of North Carolina Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
      • Dr. Mahmood Fazlali - Shahaid Beheshti University, Department of Computer Science, Tehran, Iran
      • Dr. Gheorghe Grigoras - Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, "Gheorghe Asachi" Technical University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania
      • Dr. Abdolreza Hatamlou - Data Mining & Optimization Research Group, Center for AI Technology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia; and Islamic Azad University, Khoy Branch, Iran
      • Dr. Bing He - Cisco System Inc., San Jose, California, USA
      • Professor Henry Hexmoor - IEEE Senior member; Department of Computer Science, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
      • Dr. Guofeng Hou - AQR Capital Management, New York, USA
      • Professor Ren-Junn Hwang - Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, Tamkang University, Taiwan, R.O.C.
      • Dr. Naseem Ibrahim - Computer Science and Software Engineering Department, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Erie, Pennsylvania, USA
      • Dr. Rabia Jafri - Department of Information Technology, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
      • Professor Shahram Javadi - Distinguished Professor and Director General of Research, Department of Electrical Engineering, Azad University, Central Tehran Branch, Iran; Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
      • Professor Young-Sik Jeong - Department of Multimedia Eng., Dongguk University, Republic of Korea
      • Professor Aleksandr Katkow - Member of PTI (Polish Information Processing Society); University of Computer Sciences and Skills, Faculty of Information Technology and Management, Lodz, Poland
      • Professor Sang-Wook Kim - Hanyang University, Republic of Korea
      • Professor Dattatraya Vishnu Kodavade - Head, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, D.K.T.E Society's Textile & Engineering Institute, India
      • Dr. Bo Liu - NEC Labs China, Beijing, P. R. China
      • Dr. Raymond A. Liuzzi - Founder and President, Raymond Technologies, New York, USA
      • Dr. Eleanor Lockley - The Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute (C3RI), Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK
      • Dr. Jianbing Ma - School of Design, Engineering and Computing, Bournemouth University, UK
      • Professor Julius Marpaung - Electrical Engineering Department; PI of HiPAC; University of Texas Pan American, Texas, USA
      • Dr. Juan Martinez - Director, Acantelys Research Group and Coordinator of the Computer Engineering Department, Universidad Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho, Venezuela
      • Dr. Satish Penmatsa - Computer Science, University of Maryland - Eastern Shore, Maryland, USA
      • Dr. Saman Parvaneh - Connected Aging Solutions Laboratory, Philips Research North America, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
      • Professor R. Ponalagusamy - Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India
      • Dr. Laura L. Pullum - Senior Research Scientist; Member of IEEE, Academy of Science & Eng., and Geological Society of America; Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Tennessee, USA
      • Professor Junfeng Qu - Department of Computer Science and Information Technology, Clayton State University, Morrow, Georgia, USA
      • Dr. Kalim Qureshi - Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Kuwait University, Kuwait
      • Professor Shahram Rahimi - Chair, Department of Computer Science; Member of IEEE Computational Intelligence New Standards Committee; Editor-in-Chief, Computational Intelligence Theory & Practice; Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, USA
      • Dr. Arvind Ramanathan - Research Scientist; Member of IEEE, American Chemical Society, and Biophysical Society; Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Tennessee, USA
      • Dr. Iman M. Rezazadeh - Center for Mind and Brain, University of California Davis, California, USA
      • Professor Om Prakash Rishi - Department of Computer Science & Informatics, University of  Kota, Kota (Rajasthan), India
      • Professor Cristian Rodriguez Rivero - IEEE Computational Intelligence Chapter Chair 2013, Aeronautical University Institute (IUA), Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Argentina
      • Professor Seyed Roosta - Chair, Mathematics & Computer Science Department, Albany State University, Albany, Georgia, USA
      • Professor Dr. P. Sanjeevikumar - (UniBo, Italy), MIUR Research Fellow (Govt. of Italy); Electrical & Electronics Engineering National Institute of Technology (NIT-Puducherry), Arignar Anna Govt. Arts College Campus, Nehru nagar, India
      • Dr. Zhefu Shi - Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, USA
      • Professor Emeritus Jawed Siddiqi – President, National Council of University Professors; Chair of The British Computer Society Formal Aspects of Computing Science; Sheffield Hallam University, UK
      • Dr. Akash Singh - IEEE Senior Member, Member of AAAS, AAAI, AAACR, Fellow of British Computer Society (BCS), BCS CSci.  IBM Corporation, Sacramento, California, USA
      • Dr. Omer Muhammet Soysal - Project Supervisor, Highway Safety Research Group; School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
      • Professor Emeritus Helman Stern - Department of Industrial Engineering and Management, Intelligent Systems Program, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
      • Professor Jonathan Z. Sun - School of Computing, University of Southern Mississippi, USA
      • Professor Rahman Tashakkori - Lowe's Distinguished Professor of Computer Science; Director, NSF Supported Appalachian Undergraduate Academy of Science; Director, S-STEM NSF Supported Scholarship Program; Director, NSF STEP; Program Director, NSF RET; Department of Computer Science, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA
      • Dr. Predrag Tosic - Microsoft, Washington, USA
      • Professor Quoc-Nam Tran - Chair, Department of Computer Science, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA
      • Professor Jesus Vigo-Aguiar - Chair, Department of Applied Math., University of Salamanca, Spain
      • Professor Patrick Wang - Fellow of IAPR, ISIBM, WASE; Zijiang Chair Professor, ECNU, Shanghai and NTUST, Taipei, Taiwan; Founding President and CEO, Wang Teknowlogy Lab.; Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
      • Dr. Weiqiang Wang - Senior Scientist, Opera Solutions LLC (a Big Data company), San Diego, California, USA
      • Dr. Yin Wang - Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, Michigan, USA
      • Professor A. Nicki Washington - Member of National Society of Black Engineers, Society of Women Engineers, ACM, IEEE; Department of Computer Science and Quantitative Methods, Winthrop University, South Carolina, USA
      • Dr. Wei Wei - School of Computer Science and Eng., Xi'an University of Technology, P. R. China
      • Professor Yong Wei - Department of Computer Science, University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, Georgia, USA
      • Dr. Santoso Wibowo - Co-editor: Int'l Journal on Data Mining & Intelligent Information Technology Applications & Journal of Computer Engineering and Science; Senior Lecturer, School of Engineering and Technology, Higher Education Division, Central Queensland University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
      • Dr. Alexander Woehrer - Program Manager ICT, Vienna Science and Technology Fund, Schlickgasse, Vienna, Austria
      • Professor Dr. Bernd E. Wolfinger - Telecommunications and Computer Networks Division, Computer Science Department, University of Hamburg, Germany
      • Jay Xiong - President, NSEsoftware, LLC., USA
      • Dr. Ismail Yusuf - Lamintang Education and Training (LET) Center, Indonesia
      • Professor Wei Zhong - Fellow of ISIBM; IEEE Senior member; Mathematics and Computer Science, University of South Carolina Upstate, South Carolina, USA