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Francisco García Peñalvo
Computer Science, Salamanca University

Brief Bio
Francisco José García-Peñalvo is a Full Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Automation at the University of Salamanca (USAL), with four six-year periods of research, one six-year period of transferring and innovation, and five five-year periods of recognized teaching. He received the Gloria Begué award for teaching excellence in 2019. He was also a Distinguished Professor at the School of Humanities and Education at the Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico (2016-2018) and is a Researcher of International Impact at the Universidad Nacional San Agustín, Arequipa, Peru. Since 2006 he is the head of the Research Group Recognized by the USAL GRIAL (research GRoup on InterAction and eLearning), a group that is a Consolidated Research Unit of the Junta de Castilla y León Government (UIC 81). Included in the University of de Stanford’s World's Top 2% Scientists list (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022) He has supervised 29 Ph.D. thesis. He has been Vice-Dean of Innovation and New Technologies of the Faculty of Sciences of the USAL between 2004 and 2007 and Vice-Rector of Technological Innovation of this University between 2007 and 2009. He is currently the Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Educational Sciences (IUCE), the Rector's Delegate for Digital Learning and Teaching and the Coordinator of the Doctorate Programme in Education in the Knowledge Society at USAL. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journals Education in the Knowledge Society and Journal of the Information Technology Research, and Associate Editor of many journals, with a special mention to the journals IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, IEEE Access, Computers in Human Behavior, and Computers in Human Behavior Reports. He has published more than 100 research papers in JCR SCIE/SSCI-indexed journal (58 Q1). For more detailed information on the publications, these are the public links to the profiles in Google Scholar (, Publons (, Scopus (, and ORCID ( ... More >>

Karl Aberer

Brief Bio
Karl Aberer is a full professor for Distributed Information Systems at EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland, since 2000. His research interests are on semantics in distributed information systems with applications in peer-to-peer search, data integration, semantic web, trust management and social, mobile and sensor networks. Karl Aberer received his Ph.D. in mathematics in 1991 from the ETH ZŸrich. From 1991 to 1992 he was postdoctoral fellow at the International Computer Science Institute (ICSI) at the University of California, Berkeley. In 1992 he joined the Integrated Publication and Information Systems institute (IPSI) of GMD in Germany, where he was leading the research division Open Adaptive Information Management Systems. From 2005 to 2012 he was the director of the Swiss National Research Center for Mobile Information and Communication Systems (NCCR-MICS, From 2012 to 2016 he was Vice-President of EPFL responsible for information systems. He is co-founder and CEO of LinkAlong, a startup established in 2017 providing analytics capabilities for open source documents based on technologies for knowledge extraction developed in his research. He is member of the editorial boards of VLDB Journal, ACM Transaction on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems and World Wide Web Journal. He has also been consulting for the Swiss government in research and science policy as a member of the Swiss Research and Technology Council (SWTR) from 2004 to 2011.  ... More >>


Trond Aalberg, OsloMet, Norway
Hafiz F. Ahmad, Deaparmtnet of Computing, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia
Paulo Alencar, University Waterloo, Canada
Flora Amato, Dip. di Informatica e Sistemistica, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Cesar Analide, Department of Informatics, University of Minho, Portugal
Diana Andone, Digital Education Department, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
Ismailcem B. Arpinar, Computer Science, University of Georgia, United States
Hajer Baazaoui, ETIS Lab., CY Paris Cergy University, France
Mirjana P. Bach, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Demis Ballis, University of Udine, Italy
Jorge Barbosa, PIPCA, UNISINOS, Brazil
Nurlida Basir, Faculty of Science and Technology, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Malaysia
Bernhard Bauer, Institute of Computer Science, University of Augsburg, Germany
Faiza Belala, Ali Mendjeli, LIRE Laboratory, Constantine2-University, Algeria
Jitendra Bhatia, CSE Dept, Institute of Technology, Nirma University, India
Claudio Biancalana, Computer Science and Automation, Roma Tre University, Italy
James Blustein, Faculty Of Computer Science & School of Information Management, Dalhousie University, Canada
Fernando Bobillo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Leszek Borzemski, Department of Computer Science/W8, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland
Roberto Boselli, Statistics and Quantitative Methods, University of Milan Bicocca, Italy
Maroua Bouzid, Independent Researcher, France
Sabin Buraga, computer science, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania
Marut Buranarach, Data Science and Analytics Research Group, National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand
Pasquina Campanella, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
Maria L. Campos, Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Salem Chakhar, Operations & Systems Management, Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Maiga Chang, School of Computing and Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada
Dickson Chiu, Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Soon A. Chun, Info Systems and Informatics Program, City University of New York, United States
Pedro J. Clemente, University of Extremadura, Spain
Liviu-Adrian Cotfas, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Noel Crespi, Institut Telecom, Telecom SudParis, France
Christophe Cruz, Computer Science, University of Burgundy, France
Daniel Cunliffe, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales, United Kingdom
Antonina Dattolo, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica, University of Udine, Italy
Guglielmo De Angelis, IASI-CNR, Italy
Toon De Pessemier, Information Technology, Ghent University - Imec, Belgium
Enrico Denti, Dipartimento di Informatica - Scienza e Ingegneria (DISI), Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna, Italy
Erdogan Dogdu, Computer Science, Angelo State University, United States
Martin Drlik, Computer Science Department, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
Omar El Beqqali, Université Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah de Fès, Morocco
Larbi Esmahi, School of Computing & Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada
Przemyslaw Falkowski-Gilski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Giuseppe Fenza, University of Salerno, Italy
Luís Ferreira Pires, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Twente, Netherlands
Flavius Frasincar, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Piero Fraternali, Elettronica e Informazione, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Xiang Fu, Department of Computer Science, Hofstra University, United States
Jayant Gadge, Thadomal Shahani Engineering College, India
Martin Gaedke, Computer Science, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Ombretta Gaggi, Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Padova, Italy
Maria Ganzha, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Massimiliano Garda, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
John Garofalakis, Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Christos K. Georgiadis, Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Greece
Juan Miguel Gomez-Berbis, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
Jose Gonzalez, University of Seville, Spain
Prashant Goswami, Department of Computer Science, Blekinge Tekniska Högskola (BTH), Sweden
Gregor Grambow, Elektronik und Informatik, Hochschule Aalen, Germany
Foteini Grivokostopoulou, COMPUTER ENGINEERING AND INFORMATICS, University of Patras, Greece
Volker Gruhn, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Shanmugasundaram Hariharan, Computer Science and Engineering, Vardhaman College of Engineering, India
David Hästbacka, Computing Sciences, Tampere University, Finland
Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis, Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Sebastian Heil, Technische Universität Chemnitz, Germany
Sergio Ilarri, Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura, Edificio Ada Byron, Maria De Luna, 1, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Monique Janneck, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Luebeck University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Karel Jezek, Dept. of Comp. Science and Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Hanmin Jung, KISTI, Korea, Republic of
Christos K. K Georgiadis, Department of Applied Informatics, University of Macedonia, Greece
Mohsen Kahani, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Andreas Kanavos, Department of Informatics, Ionian University, Greece
Georgia Kapitsaki, Department of Computer Science, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Sokratis K. Katsikas, Dept. of Information Security and Communication Technology, Department of Information Security and Communication Technology, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Gjøvik, Norway
Dragutin Kermek, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Ilan Kirsh, ObjectDB Software, United Kingdom
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Fernando Koch, Independent Researcher, Brazil
Hiroshi Koide, Research Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University, Japan
Fotios A. Kokkoras, Digital Systems Department, University of Thessaly, Greece
Birgitta König-Ries, Independent Researcher, Germany
Ah-Lian Kor, School of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom
Kalliopi Kravari, Independent Researcher, Greece
Petr Kremen, Cognizone, Belgium
Francesco Lelli, Tilburg University, Netherlands
Isaac Lera, Ed. Anselm Turmeda, Universitat de les Illes Balears, Spain
Martin Llamas-Nistal, Telematics Engineering Department, University of Vigo, Spain
Angelica Lo Duca, IIT-CNR, Pisa, Italy
Francisco J. Lopez-Pellicer, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Ahmed Maalel, University of Sousse, Higher Institute of Applied Science and Technology, 4003, Sousse, Tunisia, Tunisia
Mimoun Malki, Graduate School of Computer Science, Algeria
Marco Manso, PARTICLE SUMMARY, Portugal
Andrea Maurino, Independent Researcher, Italy
Miroslaw Mazurek, Department of Complex Systems, Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland
Michele Melchiori, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Santiago Meliá, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Fabrizio Messina, University of Catania, Italy
Owen Molloy, School of Computer Science, University of Galway, Ireland
Marina Mongiello, Dipatimento di Ingegneria elettrica e dell'informazione, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Thomas Moser, Department of Media and Digital Technologies, St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Cédric D. Mouza, CNAM, France
Debajyoti Mukhopadhyay, Department of Information Technology, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, India
Martin Musicante, DIMAp, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Akiyo Nadamoto, Konan University, Japan
Akihito Nakamura, Division of Computer Science, University of Aizu, Japan
Anand Nayyar, Da Nang, Duy Tan University, Vietnam
El Habib Nfaoui, Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, Morocco
Alex Norta, Department of Informatics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Daniel O'Leary, University of Southern California, United States
Marcin Paprzycki, Systems Research Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Mario A. Paredes Valverde, Independent Researcher, Spain
Kalpdrum Passi, Mathematics And Computer Science, Laurentian University, Canada
David Paul, School of Science and Technology, University of New England, Australia
Salvatore Flavio Pileggi, Faculty of Engineering and IT, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Bhanu Prasad, Computer and Information Sciences, Florida A&M University, United States
Jim Prentzas, Department of Education Sciences in Early Childhood, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Birgit Pröll, FAW - Institute for Application Oriented Knowledge Processing, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Peter Quax, Expertise Center for Digital Media, Hasselt University, Belgium
Muhammad Asif Razzaq, Department of Computer Science, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
Marina Ribaudo, DIBRIS, Università di Genova, Italy
Om P. Rishi, Independent Researcher, India
Thomas Risse, Electronic Services, University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg, Germany
Davide Rossi, Department of Computer Science end Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy
Massimo Ruffolo, National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Michele Ruta, Politecnico Di Bari, Italy
Comai Sara, Dipartimento di Elettronica Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Claudio Schifanella, Informatica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Georg J. Schneider, Computer Science, Trier University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Wieland Schwinger, Dept. For Telecooperation, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Floriano Scioscia, Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Polytechnic University of Bari, Italy
Leonardo Scommegna, Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence, Italy
Álvaro Sicilia, Architecture Representation Computation - Human Environment Research, La Salle, Ramon Llull University, Spain
Selver Softic, IT & Business Informatics, CAMPUS 02 University of Applied Sciences, Austria
Christoph Stach, Applications of Parallel and Distributed Systems, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Aleksandar Stanimirovic, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Nis, Serbia
Eliza Stefanova, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Dragan Stojanovic, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Nis, Serbia
Fattaneh Taghiyareh, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Giorgio Terracina, University of Calabria, Italy
Chouki Tibermacine, Computer Science, LIRMM, CNRS and Montpellier University, France
I-Hsien Ting, Department of Information Management, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China
Sunita Tiwari, School of IT, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India
Gianluca Torta, Università di Torino, Italy
Sebastian Tramp, eccenca GmbH, Germany
Christos Troussas, Department of Informatics and Computer Engineering, University of West Attica, Greece
Liliana Patricia S. Valencia, King Juan Carlos University, Spain
Costas Vassilakis, Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Jari Veijalainen, Faculty of Information Technology, Univ. of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Maurizio Vincini, DIEF - Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
Chao-Tung Yang, Department of Computer Science, Tunghai University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Gustavo Zurita, Universidad de Chile, Chile

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