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Floriano De Rango
University of Calabria

Brief Bio
Floriano De Rango received the Degree in Computer Science Engineering in October 2000, and a Ph.D. in Electronics and Communications Engineering in January 2005, both at the University of Calabria, Italy. From January 2000 to October 2000 he worked in the Telecom Research LAB C.S.E.L.T. in Turin as visiting scholar student. From March 2004 to November 2004 he was visiting researcher at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). From November 2004 until September 2007 he has been a Research Fellow in the D.E.I.S. Department, University of Calabria where he got the position of Assistant Professor. In 2013 He got the national habilitation to be Associate Prof. in Telecommunication. He was recipient of Young Researcher Award in 2007. He served as reviewer and TPC member for many International Conferences such as IEEE VTC, ICC, WCNC, Globecom, Med Hoc Net, SPECTS, WirelessCOM, WinSys and reviewer for many journals such as IEEE Communication Letters, JSAC, IEEE Trans.on Vehicular Technology, Computer Communication, Eurasip JWCN, WINET etc. His interests include Wireless Ad Hoc Networks and Pervasive Computing, Internet of Things, Adaptive Wireless Networks, Social Networks, Satellite networks, IP QoS architectures. He co-authored till now more than 190 papers in International Conferences and Journals. He is also in the Review Board of a newly published Journal (IGI Pubblication) called Interdisciplinary Issues in Telecommunication Systems, in the International Journal of Communications Systems (Wiley), in Scientific World Journal (Hindawi), in International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks (Hindawi), in International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (Hindawi). He founded two start-up companies: Spintel Ltd and Thunderbit Ltd. The first one that works in the field of Internet of Things and Smart Control for Home and Building Automation has been ranked as one of the top 20 promising startups in the Intel Business Challenge Competition in 2013. The second company works in the field of the broadband wireless networks and advanced services for Smart Cities. More details can be found to this link: http://culture.deis.unical.it/derango/ . ... More >>

Tuncer Ören (honorary)
University of Ottawa

Brief Bio
Tuncer Ören is a professor emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Ottawa, Canada. He has been involved with simulation since 1965. His research interests include: (1) advancing modeling and simulation methodologies; (2) agent-directed simulation (full synergy of agents and simulation); (3) agents for cognitive and emotive simulations including representations of human personality, emotions, emotional intelligence, understanding, sources of misunderstanding and conflict; (4) reliability, quality assurance, failure avoidance, and ethics; as well as (5) body of knowledge and (6) terminology of modeling simulation. He has over 540 publications –some translated in Chinese, German and Turkish– including 50 books and proceedings. He has contributed to over 500 conferences and seminars held in 40 countries. He has been keynote or invited speaker, or honorary chair in about half of them. Dr. Ören has been recognized, by IBM Canada, as a pioneer of computing in Canada. He received "Information Age Award" from the Turkish Ministry of Culture and an Honor Award from the Language Association of Turkey. He was inducted to SCS Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame –Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a distinguished lecturer, a fellow as well as AVP for ethics of SCS. A book about him was edited by L. Yilmaz in 2015 (Concepts and Methodologies for Modeling and Simulation: A Tribute to Tuncer Ören, Springer.) ... More >>


Magdiel Ablan, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Erika Ábrahám, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, University of California, Riverside, United States
Carole Adam, , France
Lyuba Alboul, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Mikulas Alexik, University of Zilina, Slovak Republic
Manuel Alfonseca, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Achraf Ammar, International Institut of Technologie IIT, Tunisia
Gianfranco Balbo, University of Torino, Italy
Bartosz Balis, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Simonetta Balsamo, University of Venezia Ca' Foscari, Italy
M. Bardossy, University of Baltimore, United States
Isaac Barjis, City University of New York, United States
Jordi Batalla, National Institute of Telecommunications, Poland
Mohamed Bettaz, Prague College, Czech Republic
Wolfgang Borutzky, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Christos Bouras, University of Patras and CTI&P Diophantus, Greece
Felix Breitenecker, Vienna Univ. of Technology, Austria
António Brito, INESC TEC, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Agostino Bruzzone, University of Genoa, Italy
Marian Bubak, AGH University of Science and Technology Krakow, Poland / University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Robin Bye, NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Christian Callegari, Dip Ing Informaz, Italy
Rodrigo Castro, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
François Cellier, , Switzerland
Srinivas Chakravarthy, Kettering University, United States
Ioannis Chatzigiannakis, Computer Technology Institute (CTI), Greece
Jiangzhuo Chen, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States
Bruno Ciciani, University of Rome "La Sapienza", Italy
Franco Cicirelli, Università della Calabria, Italy
Tanja Clees, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Germany
Flavio Correa da Silva, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Douglas Creighton, Deakin University, Australia
Andrea D'Ambrogio, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Paul Davis, RAND and Pardee RAND Graduate School, United States
Guyh Dituba Ngoma, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada
Anatoli Djanatliev, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Atakan Dogan, Eskisehir Technical University, Turkey
Julie Dugdale, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble, France
Sabeur Elkosantini, University of Monastir, Tunisia
Zuhal Erden, ATILIM University, Turkey
Jinan Fiaidhi, Lakehead University, Canada
Denis Filatov, Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Paul Fishwick, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Ian Flood, University of Florida, United States
Jason Friedman, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Marco Furini, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
José Manuel Galán, Universidad de Burgos, Spain
Charlotte Gerritsen, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Luis Gomes, UNL/UNINOVA, Portugal
John Goulermas, The University of Liverpool, United Kingdom
Alexandra Grancharova, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
Francisco Grimaldo, Universitat de València, Spain
Murat Gunal, Turkish Naval Academy, Turkey
Mykola Gusti, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
Mirsad Hadzikadic, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Sigurdur Hafstein, University of Iceland, Iceland
Maamar Hamri, Laboratoire d'Informatique et Systèmes, France
Scott Harmon, Zetetix, United States
Samer Hassan, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Cathal Heavey, University of Limerick, Ireland
Monika Heiner, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus, Germany
Brian Hollocks, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Tsan-Sheng Hsu, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Xiaolin Hu, Georgia State University, United States
Ralph Huntsinger, California State University, Chico Campus, United States
Eric Innocenti, IUT DE CORSE - University of Corsica, France
Nobuaki Ishii, Kanagawa University, Japan
Segismundo Samuel Izquierdo, University of Valladolid, Spain
Shafagh Jafer, Embry-Riddle University, United States
Syed Waqar ul Qounain Jaffry, University of the Punjab, Pakistan
Mats Jägstam, University of Jönköping, Sweden
Emilio Jimenez Macias, University of La Rioja, Spain
Catholijn Jonker, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Anniken Karlsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Peter Kemper, College of William and Mary, United States
Etienne Kerre, Ghent University, Belgium
William Knottenbelt, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Juš Kocijan, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Petia Koprinkova-Hristova, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgaria
Sunil Kothari, HP Labs, United States
Vladik Kreinovich, University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Claudia Krull, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany
Aatto Laaksonen, Stockholm University, Sweden
Willem le Roux, CSIR, South Africa
Sanghyun Lee, University of Michigan, United States
Mike Lees, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Alberto Leva, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Bin Li, University of Science and Technology of China, China
Fengyuan Li, , United States
Bertrand Lin, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Richard Lipka, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Margaret Loper, Georgia Tech Research Institute, United States
Antonio Lopes, University of Porto, Portugal
Maria Celia Lopes, COPPE-UFRJ, Brazil
Ahmad Lotfi, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
Johannes Lüthi, FH Kufstein Tirol, Austria
José Machado, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Maciej Malawski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Michael Manitz, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Andrea Marin, University of Venice, Italy
Carla Martin-Villalba, UNED, Spain
Moreno Marzolla, University of Bologna, Italy
Geraldo Mateus, DCC UFMG, Brazil
Radek Matušu, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Roger McHaney, Kansas State University, United States
Nuno Melão, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Viseu, Portugal
Adel Mhamdi, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Qi Mi, University of Pittsburgh, United States
Bozena Mielczarek, Wroclaw University of Science Technology, Poland
Federico Milani, CHEM.CO Consultant, Italy
Ali Mili, NJIT, United States
Michael Möhring, University of Koblenz, Germany
Cristina Montañola Sales, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Roberto Montemanni, University of Modena and Reggio emilia, Italy
Jairo Montoya-Torres, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
Tingting Mu, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Bertie Müller, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Ivan Mura, Duke Kunshan University, China
Navonil Mustafee, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Nazmun Nahar, University of Jyvaskyla, University of Tartu, Finland
Àngela Nebot, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Lialia Nikitina, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Germany
Michael North, Argonne National Laboratory, United States
Paulo Novais, Universidade do Minho, Portugal
James Nutaro, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, United States
Paulo Oliveira, Universidade de Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Alessandra Orsoni, Kingston University, United Kingdom
Feng Pan, Liaoning Normal University, China
María Parra Santos, University of Valladolid, Spain
George Pavlidis, "Athena" Research Centre, Greece
Krzysztof Pawlikowski, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Alessandro Pellegrini, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
L. Felipe Perrone, Bucknell University, United States
Alexandre Petrenko, Centre de Recherche Informatique de Montreal, Canada
Régis Plateaux, SUPMECA, France
Katalin Popovici, The MathWorks, Inc., United States
Tomas Potuzak, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Francesco Quaglia, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy
Jacinto Quintero, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Urvashi Rathod, Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT), India
Manuel Resinas, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
Jerzy Respondek, Silesian University of Technology, Poland
M. Riazi, Kuwait University, Kuwait
José Risco-Martín, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Oliver Rose, Universität der Bundeswehr München (University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich), Germany
Rosaldo Rossetti, FEUP, Portugal
Ella Roubtsova, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
Jaroslav Rozman, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Katarzyna Rycerz, Institute of Computer Science, AGH, Krakow, Poland
Janos Sallai, Vanderbilt University, United States
Paulo Salvador, Instituto de Telecomunicações, DETI, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Antonella Santone, University of Molise, Italy
Jean-François Santucci, SPE UMR CNRS 6134 - University of Corsica, France
Massimo Scala, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Philippe Serré, Supméca, France
Clifford Shaffer, Virginia Tech, United States
Chien-Chung Shen, University of Delaware, United States
FRANK SHI, California Institute for Telecommunication and Information Technology, United States
Peer-Olaf Siebers, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Andrzej Sluzek, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Xiao Song, Beihang University, China
Yuri Sotskov, United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Belarus, UIIP, Minsk, Belarus
James Spall, The Johns Hopkins University, United States
Giovanni Stea, University of Pisa, Italy
Bernhard Steffen, TU Dortmund University, Germany
Mu-Chun Su, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Nary Subramanian, University of Texas at Tyler, United States
Peter Summons, University of Newcastle, Australia
Claudia Szabo, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Antuela Tako, Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Halina Tarasiuk, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Pietro Terna, Università di Torino, Italy
Mamadou Traoré, University of Bordeaux, France
Klaus Troitzsch, University of Koblenz-Landau, Koblenz Campus, Germany
Giuseppe Trunfio, University of Sassari, Italy
Zhiying Tu, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Kay Tucci, Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela
Bruno Tuffin, INRIA Rennes Bretagne Atlantique, France
Alfonso Urquia, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Durk-Jouke van der Zee, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Svetlana Vasileva-Boyadzhieva, Bulgarian Modeling and Simulation Association (BULSIM), Bulgaria
Maria Viamonte, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Manuel Villen-Altamirano, Universidad de Malaga, Spain
Friederike Wall, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Hao Wang, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Aalesund, Norway
Frank Werner, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Hannes Werthner, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Philip Wilsey, Univ. of Cincinnati, United States
Kuan Yew Wong, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Yiping Yao, National University of Defense Technology, China
Gregory Zacharewicz, IMT - Mines Ales, France
František Zboril, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Republic
Lin Zhang, Beihang University, China
Suiping Zhou, Middlesex University, United Kingdom
Konstantinos Zografos, Lancaster University Management School, United Kingdom

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