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Program Co-Chairs

Christoph Quix
Hochschule Niederrhein, University of Applied Sciences and Fraunhofer FIT

Brief Bio
Christoph Quix is a senior researcher in the Life Science Informatics group at the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information Technology (FIT) in St. Augustin, Germany, where he leads the department for High Content Analysis. Earlier, he was an assistant professor in the Information Systems Group (Informatik 5) of RWTH Aachen University, Germany, where he completed his habilitation in early 2013 and received his Ph.D. degree in computer science. His research focuses on data integration, big data, management of heterogeneous data, metadata management, and semantic web technologies. He has a bout 80 publications in scientific journals and international conferences. He has been involved in several national and international research projects, which have been conducted in cooperation with research and industry partners. He was a PC chair of CAiSE 2014, member of the PC for several major conferences on databases and data modeling (e.g., ER, ICDE, and ODBASE), and the organizing chair of several international workshops. ... More >>

Jorge Bernardino
Polytechnic Institute of Coimbra - ISEC

Brief Bio
Jorge Bernardino received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Coimbra in 2002. He is a Coordinator Professor at ISEC (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra) of the Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal. His main research fields are big data, data warehousing, business intelligence, open source tools, and software engineering. He is actually President of Scientific Council of ISEC. Jorge Bernardino received the Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Coimbra in 2002. He is a Coordinator Professor at ISEC (Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra) of the Polytechnic of Coimbra, Portugal. His main research fields are big data, data warehousing, business intelligence, open source tools, and software engineering. He is actually President of Scientific Council of ISEC.


James Abello, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States
Muhammad Abulaish, South Asian University, India
Hamideh Afsarmanesh, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Abdulrahman Alarifi, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Markus Aleksy, ABB Corporate Research Center, Germany
Mansour Alsaleh, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Theodoros Anagnostopoulos, Ordnance Survey, United Kingdom
Christos Anagnostopoulos, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Nicolas Anciaux, INRIA Paris-Rocquencourt, France
Keijiro Araki, Kyushu University, Japan
Avi Arampatzis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Bernhard Bauer, University of Augsburg, Germany
Andreas Behrend, University of Bonn, Germany
Fevzi Belli, Izmir Institute of Technology, Turkey
Karim Benouaret, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France
Leopoldo Bertossi, Carleton University, Canada
Gloria Bordogna, CNR - National Research Council, Italy
Francesco Buccafurri, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Dumitru Burdescu, University of Craiova, Romania
Cinzia Cappiello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Yangjun Chen, University of Winnipeg, Canada
Yixiang Chen, Software Engineering Institute, China
Byron Choi, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Stefan Conrad, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany
Agostino Cortesi, Università Ca' Foscari di Venezia, Italy
Gianni Costa, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Theodore Dalamagas, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
Bruno Defude, Institut Mines Telecom, France
Steven Demurjian, University of Connecticut, United States
Martin Drlik, Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovak Republic
Fabien Duchateau, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 / LIRIS, France
John Easton, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Todd Eavis, Concordia University, Canada
Neamat El Tazi, Cairo University, Egypt
Tapio Elomaa, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Mohamed Eltabakh, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States
Markus Endres, University of Augsburg, Germany
João Ferreira, ISCTE, Portugal
Sergio Firmenich, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Francesco Folino, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Hamido Fujita, Iwate Prefectural University, Japan
Travis Gagie, Diego Portales University, Chile
Javier García, WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria
Faiez Gargouri, ISIM Sfax, Tunisia
Jérôme Gensel, Université Grenoble Alpes, France
Paola Giannini, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Giorgos Giannopoulos, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
John Gibson, Mines-Telecom - Telecom SudParis, France
Boris Glavic, Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, United States
Janis Grabis, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Aziz Guergachi, Ryerson University - ITM, Canada
Mena Habib, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Raju Halder, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, India
Slimane Hammoudi, ESEO, MODESTE, France
Jiyin He, Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Netherlands
Andreas Henrich, University of Bamberg, Germany
Jose Herrera, Universidad del Cauca, Colombia
Keiichi Horio, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
Tsan-Sheng Hsu, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Joshua Huang, Shenzhen University, China
Ivan Ivanov, SUNY Empire State College, United States
Wang Jianmin, Tsinghua University, China
Christos Kalloniatis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Konstantinos Kalpakis, University of Maryland Baltimore County, United States
Nikos Karacapilidis, University of Patras, Greece
Dimitris Karagiannis, University of Vienna, Austria
Pawel Kasprowski, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Foutse Khomh, École Polytechnique, Canada
Masaru Kitsuregawa, The University of Tokyo/National Institute of Informatics, Japan
Benjamin Klöpper, ABB Corporate Research, Germany
Kostas Kolomvatsos, University of Thessaly, Greece
Harald Kosch, University of Passau, Germany
Martin Krulis, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics Charles University, Czech Republic
Vladimir Kurbalija, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Jean-Charles Lamirel, LORIA, University of Strasbourg, France
Konstantin Läufer, Loyola University Chicago, United States
Dominique Laurent, ETIS Laboratory CNRS UMR 8051 - Cergy-Pontoise University - ENSEA, France
Wookey Lee, Inha University, Korea, Republic of
Raimondas Lencevicius, Nuance Communications, United States
Haikun Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Christos Makris, University of Patras, Greece
Giuseppe Manco, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Yannis Manolopoulos, Open University of Cyprus, Nicosia, Cyprus
Yuexin Mao, Deloitte Consulting, United States
Tiziana Margaria, University of Limerick and Lero, Ireland
Miguel Martínez-Prieto, University of Valladolid, Spain
Weiyi Meng, Binghamton University, United States
Fabio Mercorio, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Dimitris Mitrakos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Bernhard Mitschang, Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany
Yasser Mohammad, Assiut University, Egypt
Stefano Montanelli, Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Bongki Moon, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Mirella Moro, Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil
Mikhail Moshkov, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Josiane Mothe, Université de Toulouse, France
Dariusz Mrozek, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
Richi Nayak, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Erich Neuhold, University of Vienna, Austria
Anne Ngu, Texas State University-San Marcos, United States
Antonino Nocera, , Italy
Paulo Novais, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
Boris Novikov, Saint Petersburg University, Russian Federation
Riccardo Ortale, ICAR-CNR, Italy
Vincenzo Pallotta, HEIG-VD (Swiss Applied Science University, Vaud), Switzerland
Jisha Panackal, Sacred Heart College, Chalakudy, India
George Papastefanatos, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
José R. Paramá, Universidade da Coruña, Spain
Jeffrey Parsons, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
Adam Pelikant, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Ilia Petrov, Reutlingen University, Germany
Nirvana Popescu, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Philippe Pucheral, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin en Yvelines (UVSQ), France
Elisa Quintarelli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Christoph Quix, Fraunhofer FIT and RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Paraskevi Raftopoulou, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Praveen Rao, University of Missouri-Kansas City, United States
Alexander Rasin, DePaul University, United States
Kun Ren, Yale University, United States
Werner Retschitzegger, Johannes Kepler University, Austria
Peter Revesz, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
José Ríos Viqueira, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Colette Rolland, Université De Paris1 Panthèon Sorbonne, France
Gustavo Rossi, Lifia, Argentina
Gunter Saake, Institute of Technical and Business Information Systems, Germany
Dimitris Sacharidis, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
Iulian Sandu Popa, University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines & INRIA Saclay, France
Simone Santini, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Manuel Santos, Centro ALGORITMI, University of Minho, Portugal
Ralf Schenkel, University of Trier, Germany
Diego Seco, University of Concepción, Chile
lijun shan, INRIA, France
Nematollaah Shiri, Concordia University, Canada
Marius Silaghi, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Alkis Simitsis, HP Labs, United States
Krishnamoorthy Sivakumar, Washington State University, United States
Spiros Skiadopoulos, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Dominik Slezak, University of Warsaw, Poland
Yeong-Tae Song, Towson University, United States
Cosmin Spahiu, University of Craiova - Faculty of Automation, Computers and Electronics, Romania
Sergey Stupnikov, IPI RAN, Russian Federation
Zbigniew Suraj, University of Rzeszow, Poland
George Tambouratzis, Institute For Language and Speech Processing, Greece
Paolo Terenziani, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Babis Theodoulidis, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Catarci Tiziana, Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Italy
Christos Tryfonopoulos, University of the Peloponnese, Greece
Maurice van Keulen, University of Twente, Netherlands
Michael Vassilakopoulos, University of Thessaly, Greece
Goran Velinov, UKIM, Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of
Thanasis Vergoulis, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Greece
Karin Verspoor, University of Melbourne, Australia
Corrado Visaggio, Università degli Studi del Sannio, Italy
Gianluigi Viscusi, EPFL Lausanne, Switzerland
Robert Viseur, UMons - Polytech, Belgium
Hannes Voigt, Neo4j, Germany
Zeev Volkovich, Ort Braude College, Israel
Florian Wenzel, EXASOL, Germany
Leandro Wives, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Ouri Wolfson, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Yun Xiong, Fudan University, China
Filip Zavoral, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
Xiaokun Zhang, Athabasca University, Canada
Jiakui Zhao, State Grid Information & Telecommunication Group of China, China
Jianlong Zhong, GRAPHSQL INC, United States