Committee Members

Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Donald Kossmann : Microsoft Research, USA
Prof. Bing Liu : University of Illinois at Chicago, USA


Program Co-Chairs

Dr. Naoki Abe : IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
Prof. Huan Liu : Arizona State University, USA
Prof. Calton Pu : Georgia Institute of Technology, USA


Program Vice Co-Chairs

Prof. Kisung Lee : Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Jiliang Tang : Michigan State University, USA


Industry and Government Program Committee Co-Chairs

Dr. Nesreen Ahmed : Intel Labs, USA
Dr. Mu Qiao : IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Dr. Yang Song : Google Seattle Lab, USA


Workshop Co-Chairs

Prof. Jingrui He : Arizona State University, USA
Prof. Jeffrey Saltz : Syracuse University, USA


Tutorial Co-Chairs

Prof. Honggang Wang : University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA
Dr. Lingfei (Teddy) Wu : IBM Research AI, USA


Big Data Cup Chairs

Prof. Mohammad Al Hasan (Hasan) : IUPUI, USA
Prof. Yicheng Tu : South Florida University, USA


Poster Chairs

Prof. Michael Gubanov : University of Texas at San Antonio, USA
Prof. Xia (Ben) Hu : Texas A&M University, USA


Sponsorship Chairs



Local Arrangement Chairs

Dr. Mengwen Liu : Amazon, USA
Dr. Zunyan Xiong : T-Mobile, USA


Proceeding Chairs


Registration Chair

Prof. Yuan An : Drexel University, USA


Publicity Chairs

Prof. Hyoil Han : Illinois State University, USA
Prof. Alfredo Cuzzocrea : University of Trieste, Italy
Prof. Dominik Slezak : University of Warsaw, Poland


Student Travel Award Chair


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