Committee Members


Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri : DoE,USA
Prof. Lyle Ungar : University of Pennsylvania, USA
Prof. Philip S. Yu : University of Illinois at Chicago,USA


Program Co-Chairs

Prof. James Joshi :University of Pittsburgh,USA
Prof. George Karypis :University of Minnesota,USA
Prof. Ling Liu :Georgia Institute of Technology,USA


Industry and Government Program Committee Chairs

Dr. Ronay Ak :NIST,USA
Dr. Rama Govindaraju :Google,USA
Dr. Toyotaro Suzumura :IBM Research,USA
Dr. Yinglong Xia :Huawei Research America,USA


Workshop Chairs

Prof. Aki-Hiro Sato :Kyoto University,Japan
Dr. Weijia Xu :University of Texas at Austin,USA


Tutorial Chairs

Prof. Yi Fang :Santa Clara University,USA
Dr. Felix Gessert :University of Hamburg,Germany
Prof. Hanghang Tong :Arizona State University,USA


Poster Chairs

Prof. Lin-Ching Chang :The Catholic University of America,USA
Prof. Mohammad Al Hasan (Hasan) :IUPUI,USA
Prof. Jianwu Wang :University of Maryland Baltimore Country,USA


Sponsorship Chairs

Prof. Balaji Palanisamy :University of Pittsburgh,USA
Dr. Shipeng Yu :LinkedIn,USA


General Chair

Prof. Jianliang Gao :Drexel University,USA


Registration Chair

Prof. Yuan An :Drexel University,USA


Publicity Chairs

Dr. Mark Hedges : King's College,UK
Prof. Houman Homayoun :George Mason University,USA
Prof. Dominik Slezak : University of Warsaw & Infobright, Poland


Student Travel Award Chair

Prof. Yu-ru Lin :University of Pittsburgh,USA


BigData Steering Committee

Dr. Amr Awadallah : Cloudera,USA
Prof. Nick Cercone :York University,Canada
Mr. Wo Cheng :National Institute of Standard and Technology,USA
Dr. Xueqi Cheng :Chinese Academy of Science,China
Prof. Xiaohua Tony Hu (Chair) (xh29@drexel.edu) : Drexel University,USA
Dr. Raghunath Nambiar :Cisco Systems,USA
Prof. Jian Pei :Simon Fraser University,Canada
Prof. Vijay Raghavan :University of Louisiana at Lafayette,USA
Prof. Amit Sheth :Wright State University, USA
Prof. Matthew Smith :Leibniz Universit├Ąt Hannove,Germany
Dr. Shusaku Tsumoto :Shimane University,Japan
Prof. Yike Guo :Imperial College London, UK