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Stefan Decker
RWTH Aachen

Brief Bio
Prof. Dr. Stefan Decker is Professor of Databases and Information Systems at RWTH Aachen University and Managing Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology in Birlinghoven.Previously, he was Professor of Digital Enterprise at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Director of the Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI) and the Insight Center in Galway, Ireland, ResearchAssistant Professor at the Information Sciences Institute of the University of Southern California, USA, and held research positions at Stanford University and the University of Karlsruhe (now KIT).He is an elected member of the Royal Irish Academy and a Fellow of Engineers Ireland.Since 1998 he has been working with linked data and semantic web technology. His current research interests include knowledge representation and data modeling, research data management, and applications for linked data technologies. More information on Prof. Decker's publications can be found at and at Google Scholar.  ... More >>

Francisco José Domínguez Mayo
Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería Informática, Departamento de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, University of Seville

Brief Bio
Francisco José Dominguez Mayo received his Ph.D. in Software Engineering by the University of Seville, Spain in 2013. Since 2008, He has been a lecturer and a researcher in the Department of Computer Languages and Systems at the University of Seville. His lines of interesting research are plotted in the areas of Software Engineering, Software Quality, Model-Driven Development and Web Engineering. He also collaborates with public and private companies in projects about testing and software quality.Francisco José Dominguez Mayo received his Ph.D. in Software Engineering by the University of Seville, Spain in 2013. Since 2008, He has been a lecturer and a researcher in the Department of Computer Languages and Systems at the University of Seville. His lines of interesting research are plotted in the areas of Software Engineering, Software Quality, Model-Driven Development and Web Engineering. He also collaborates with public and private companies in projects about testing and software quality.

Massimo Marchiori
University of Padua

Brief Bio
Massimo Marchiori is Professor at the University of Padua (Italy) and Technical Director of the European Institute for Science, Media and Democracy (Belgium). Working at MIT (USA) he led the development of several world standards, like P3P (web privacy), XQuery (semi-structured information) and OWL (web reasoning). Among others, he created Hypersearch (Google's forerunner), Volunia (the next-generation social search engine), Negapedia (the negative version of Wikipedia). He works in many multidisciplinary fields, also in cooperation with several companies, focusing on new technologies that can impact our society. He won a variety of awards, including the IBM research award, the Lifetime Membership Award of the Oxford Society, the Microsoft Data Science Award, the MIT Technology Review TR35 award given to the world best innovators. ... More >>


Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Jesús Arias Fisteus, Department of Telematic Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Elarbi Badidi, College of Information Technology, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates
Antonio Balderas, Computer Science, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain
Demis Ballis, University of Udine, Italy
Faiza Belala, Ali Mendjeli, LIRE Laboratory, Constantine2-University, Algeria
Devis Bianchini, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Fernando Bobillo, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Pasquina Campanella, University of Bari "Aldo Moro", Italy
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
Christophe Cruz, Computer Science, University of Burgundy, France
Daniel Cunliffe, Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science, University of South Wales, United Kingdom
Clodoveu A. Davis Júnior, Computer Science Department, UFMG, Brazil
Martine De Cock, Institute of Technology, University of Washington Tacoma, United States
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
Martin Drlik, Computer Science Department, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
Vítor E. Silva Souza, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil
Karim El Guemhioui, Computer Science and Engineering, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada
Larbi Esmahi, School of Computing & Information Systems, Athabasca University, Canada
Przemyslaw Falkowski-Gilski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Luís Ferreira Pires, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Twente, Netherlands
Josep-Lluis Ferrer-Gomila, Computer Science Department, Balearic Islands University, Spain
Karla D. Fook, IEC, Instituto Tecnológico de Aeronáutica-ITA/IEC, São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil
Xiang Fu, Department of Computer Science, Hofstra University, United States
Matteo Gaeta, DIEM, University of Salerno, Italy
Ombretta Gaggi, Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Padova, Italy
Francisco García-Sánchez, Informatics and Systems, University of Murcia, Spain
John Garofalakis, Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Ilche Georgievski, IAAS Service Computing, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Jose Gonzalez, University of Seville, Spain
Julián Grigera, LIFIA, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Francesco Guerra, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Shanmugasundaram Hariharan, Computer Science and Engineering, Vardhaman College of Engineering, India
Ioannis Hatzilygeroudis, Computer Engineering & Informatics, University of Patras, Greece
Jose L. Herrero Agustin, Sistemas informáticos y telemáticos, University of Extremadura, Spain
Hanno Hildmann, Intelligent Autonomous Systems, TNO, Netherlands
Andreas Hinderks, ETS Ingenéera Informática, Universidad de Sevilla, Germany
Sergio Ilarri, Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura, Edificio Ada Byron, Maria De Luna, 1, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Edmond Jajaga, Computer Science and Engineering, UBT- Higher Education Institution, Albania
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
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
Ilan Kirsh, ObjectDB Software, United Kingdom
Andreas M. Klein, University of Seville, Spain
Matthias Klusch, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH, Germany
Hiroshi Koide, Research Institute for Information Technology, Kyushu University, Japan
Fotios A. Kokkoras, Digital Systems Department, University of Thessaly, Greece
Stavros A. Koubias, ECE Department, University of Patras, Greece
Sylvain Kubler, Centre de Recherche en Automatique de Nancy, University of Lorraine, France
Martin Llamas-Nistal, Telematics Engineering Department, University of Vigo, Spain
Francisco J. Lopez-Pellicer, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Andrea Mauri, EECMS, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Miroslaw Mazurek, Department of Complex Systems, Rzeszów University of Technology, Poland
Inmaculada Medina-Bulo, Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos, Universidad de Cádiz, Spain
Michele Melchiori, Dept. of Information Engineering, University of Brescia, Italy
Santiago Meliá, Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Ingo Melzer, ITC/NO, Daimler Truck North America, United States
Marzal Miguel Ángel, Biblioteconomía Y Documentación, Universidad Carlos III De Madrid, Spain
Akiyo Nadamoto, Konan University, Japan
Alex Norta, Department of Informatics, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Kalpdrum Passi, Mathematics And Computer Science, Laurentian University, Canada
David Paul, School of Science and Technology, The University of New England, 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
Gustavo Rossi, Facultad De Informatica. Universidad Nacional De La Plata, Lifia, Argentina
Davide Rossi, Department of Computer Science end Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy
Lloyd Rutledge, Information Science, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
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
Weiming Shen, NRC Canada, Canada
Marianna Sigala, School of Management, University of South Australia Business School, Australia
Stian Soiland-Reyes, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Eliza Stefanova, Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Sergio Tessaris, Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Dirk Thissen, Computer Science, Informatik 4, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Christos Troussas, Department of Informatics and Computer Engineering, University of West Attica, Greece
William Van Woensel, Dalhousie University, Canada
Costas Vassilakis, Informatics and Telecommunications, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Guillermo Vega-Gorgojo, University of Valladolid, Spain
Jari Veijalainen, Faculty of Information Technology, Univ. of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Victoria Vysotska, Lviv Polytechnic National University, Ukraine
Jason Whalley, Newcastle Business School, Northumbria University, United Kingdom

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