Program Committee Members (2017)

 

Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), United States
Jose Aguilar, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Miltos Alamaniotis, Purdue University, United States
Abdulrahman Altahhan, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Plamen Angelov, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Paolo Arena, DIEEI - University of Catania, Italy
Raju Bapi, International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT), India
Barry Bentley, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Vitoantonio Bevilacqua, DEI - Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Monica Bianchini, University of Siena, Italy
Michael Biehl, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Veronica Bolon-Canedo, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
Giacomo Boracchi, Politecnico di Milano, DEIB, Italy
Anna Bosman, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Ilias Bougoudis, PhD student, Germany
Antonio de Padua Braga, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
David Brown, USFDA, United States
Ivo Bukovsky, Tohoku University, Japan
Kerstin Bunte, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Hyeran Byun, Yonsei University, Korea (South)
Angelo Cangelosi, Plymouth University, United Kingdom
Cristiano Cervellera, National Research Council of Italy, Italy
Hatim Chahdi, Espace-Deve and LIPN, France
Ke Chen, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Vladimir Cherkassky, University of Minnesota, United States
Hyuk Cho, Sam Houston State University, United States
Sung-Bae Cho, Yonsei University, Korea (South)
Heeyoul Choi, Handong Global University, Korea (South)
Seungjin Choi, POSTECH, Korea (South)
David Coufal, Institute of Computer Science AS CR, Czech Republic
Marcilio de Souto, LIFO/University of Orleans, France
Kostantinos Demertzis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
Alessandro Di Nuovo, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Zejin Ding, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, United States
Nhat-Quang Doan, University of Science and Technology of Hanoi, Viet Nam
Simona Doboli, Hofstra University, United States
Richard Duro, Universidade da Coruna, Spain
Mark Eastwood, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Mark Elshaw, Coventry University, United Kingdom
Eyad Elyan, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom
Andries Engelbrecht, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Peter Erdi, Kalamazoo College, United States
Pablo Estevez, University of Chile, Chile
Jan Faigl, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Igor Farkas, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
Maurizio Fiasche', Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Benoit Frenay, Universite de Namur, Belgium
Siyao Fu, UMass Boston, United States
Mohamed Gaber, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom
Jose Garcia-Rodriguez, University of Alicante, Spain
Paolo Gastaldo, University of Genoa, Italy
Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College, United Kingdom
Alexander Gepperth, HAW Fulda, Germany
Agostino Gibaldi, University of Genova, Italy
Andrej Gisbrecht, Aalto University, Finland
Nistor Grozavu, Paris 13 University, France
Petr Hajek, University of Pardubice, Czech Republic
Haibo He, University of Rhode Island, United States
Hongmei He, Cranfield University, United Kingdom
Sebastien Helie, Purdue University, United States
Sven Hellbach, HTW Dresden, Germany
Akira Hirose, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Martin Holena, Institute of Computer Science, Czech Republic
Catherine Huang, Intel Corporation, United States
Guang-Bin Huang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Kaizhu Huang, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China
Amir Hussain, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Khan Iftekharuddin, Old Dominion University, United States
Lazaros Iliadis, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece
George I Kamberov, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States
Rhee Man Kil, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea (South)
Sakai Ko, University of Tsukuba, Japan
Mikko Kolehmainen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Bart Kosko, University of Southern California, United States
Oliver Kramer, University of Oldenburg, Germany
Jaerock Kwon, Kettering University, United States
Mustapha Lebbah, LIPN, UMR CNRS 7030, Paris 13 university, France
John Lee, Universite catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Minho Lee, Kyungpook National University, Korea (South)
Helmut Leopold, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Daniel Levine, University of Texas at Arlington, United States
Gang Li, Deakin University, Australia
Peng Li, Texas A&M University, United States
Yuhua Li, University of Salford, United Kingdom
Zhao Liang, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gordon Lightbody, University College Cork, Ireland
Paulo Lisboa, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Derong Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Huaping Liu, Tsinghua University, China
Teresa Ludermir, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil
Elena Marchiori, Radboud University, Netherlands
Konstantinos Margaritis, University of Macedonia, Greece
Stewart Massie, Robert Gordon university, United Kingdom
Francesco Masulli, DIBRIS University of Genoa, Italy
Satoshi Matsuda, Nihon University, Japan
Stefano Melacci, QuestIT, Italy
Patricia Melin, Tijuana Institute of Technology, Mexico
George Mengov, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Cory Merkel, Air Force Research Lab, United States
Alessio Micheli, University of Pisa, Italy
Kenrick Mock, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States
Frank W Moore, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States
Francesco Carlo Morabito, University Mediterranea of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Fionn Murtagh, University of Derby; Goldsmiths University of London, United Kingdom
Prospero Naval, University of the Philippines, Philippine
Barry Nichols, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Nicoletta Nicolaou, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Shogo Okada, Tokyo Institute of Tehcnology, Japan
Madalina Olteanu, SAMM, Pantheon Sorbonne University, France
Seiichi Ozawa, Kobe University, Japan
Guenther Palm, Ulm University, Germany
Massimo Panella, DIET Dept., University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
German I. Parisi, University of Hamburg, Germany
Daniel Perez, University of Oviedo, Spain
Leonid Perlovsky, Northeastern Unversity, United States
Antonio Luigi Perrone, Philips Healthcare Research and Development, Netherlands
Andras Peter, Keele University, United Kingdom
Georgieva Petia, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Vincenzo Piuri, Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Italy
Robi Polikar, Rowan University, United States
Girijesh Prasad, Ulster University, United Kingdom
Alexander Rast, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
René Felix Reinhart, Fraunhofer IEM - Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design, Paderborn, Germany
Bernardete Ribeiro, University of Coimbra (UC), Portugal
Rodriguez Rivero, National University of Cordoba, Argentina
Nicoleta Rogovschi, LIPADE, Paris Descartes University, France
Asim Roy, Arizona State University, United States
George Rudolph, Utah Valley University, United States
Humberto Sandmann, Univ. of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Carlo Sansone, Univ. of Naples, Italy
Jagannathan Sarangapani, Missouri University of Science and Technology, United States
Sreela Sasi, Gannon University, United States
Franco Scarselli, University of Siena, Italy
Frank-Michael Schleif, University of Applied Sciences Wuerzburg-Schweinfurt, Germany
Friedhelm Schwenker, ULM University, Germany
Jennie Si, Arizona State University, United States
Pierluigi Siano, University of Salerno, Italy
Pekka Siirtola, University of Oulu, Finland
Leslie Smith, University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Dora Souliou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece 
Stefano Squartini, Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Ioannis Stephanakis, Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A. (OTE), Greece
Jeremie Sublime, ISEP, France
Ron Sun, RPI, United States
Shiliang Sun, East China Normal University, China
Chul Sung, IBM, United States
Sundaram Suresh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Johan Suykens, KU Leuven, ESAT, Belgium
Roberto Tagliaferri, DISA-MIS, University of Salerno, Italy
Tatiana Tambouratzis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Bo Tang, Hofstra University, United States
Ricardo Tanscheit, PUC-Rio, Brazil
David Tax, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Marcello Trovati, Edge Hill University, United Kingdom
Lefteri Tsoukalas, Purdue University, United States
Lorenzo Valerio, IIT-CNR, Italy
Marley Vellasco, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Alfredo Vellido, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain
Brijesh Verma, Central Queensland University, Australia
Petra Vidnerova, The Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Thomas Villmann, University of Applied Sciences Mittweida, Germany
DeLiang Wang, Ohio State University, United States
Ding Wang, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Lipo Wang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Zhangyang Wang, TAMU, United States
Juyang (John) Weng, Michigan State University, United States
Stefan Wermter, University of Hamburg, Germany
Nirmalie Wiratunga, Robert Gordon University, United Kingdom
Jia Wu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Rolf Wuertz, Ruhr-University, Germany
Rui Xu, GE Global Research, United States
Wei-Chang Yeh, Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, Taiwan
Bo Zhang, IBM, United States
Zhao Zhang, Soochow University, China
Jacek M. Zurada, University of Louisville, United States