Committee Members


Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Ricardo Baeza-Yates : NTENT, USA / Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain
Prof. Xiaohua Tony Hu : Drexel University, USA
Dr. Jeremy Kepner : MIT Lincoln Laboratory, USA


Program Co-Chairs

Prof. Jian-Yun Nie : University of Montreal, Canada
Prof. Zoran Obradovic : Temple University, USA
Dr. Toyotaro Suzumura : IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA


Industry and Government Program Committee Chairs

Dr. Raghunath Nambiar : CISCO, USA
Dr. Sudarsan Rachuri : Dept of Energy, USA
Dr. Rumi Ghosh : BOSCH, USA
Dr. Chonggang Wang : InterDigital Inc., USA
Dr. Hui Zang : Huawei Research, USA


Workshop Chairs

Prof. Alfredo Cuzzocrea : University of Trieste, Italy
Prof. Jian Tang : Syracuse University, USA
Prof. Masashi Toyoda : University of Tokyo, Japan


Tutorial Chairs

Prof. Feng Chen : SUNY at Albany, USA
Dr. Jianliang Gao : Drexel University, USA
Dr. Mu Qiao : IBM Almaden Research Center, USA


Poster Chairs

Prof. Alexandru Costan : IRISA/INSA, France
Prof. Jingrui He : Arizona State University, USA
Prof. Feng Luo : Clemson University, USA


Sponsorship Chairs

Prof. Yicheng Tu : University of South Florida, USA


Registration Chair

Prof. Yuan An : Drexel University, USA


Publicity Chairs

Prof. Yihua Huang : Nanjing University, China
Prof. Wookey Lee : Inha University, Korea
Dr. Dominik Slezak : Infobright, Canada / University of Warsaw, Poland


Student Travel Award Chair

Prof. Jianwu Wang : Univ of Maryland at Baltimore Country, USA


BigData Steering Committee

Dr. Amr Awadallah : Cloudera, USA
Dr. Xueqi Cheng : Chinese Academy of Science, China
Prof. Yi-ke Guo : Imperial College, UK
Prof. Jimmy Lin : University of Waterloo, Canada
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. Athanasios Vasilakos : Lulea University of Technology(LTU), Sweden
Prof. Qiang Yang : Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Pro. Wei Wang : University of California at Los Angle, USA