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Floriano De Rango
Dimes, University of Calabria

Brief Bio
Floriano De Rango is Associate Prof. in Telecommunication and Networking technologies at DIMES Dept., University of Calabria from 2017. He 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) under the supervision of Prof. Mario Gerla. From November 2004 until September 2007, he has been a Research Fellow in the D.E.I.S. Department, University of Calabria and he became Assistant Prof. in Telecommunication from 2007 to 2017. 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 Internet of Things, Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks, Drones, Adaptive Wireless Networks, Satellite networks, IP QoS architectures, , Ad Hoc Networks and Pervasive Computing. In 2019 he has been ranked in the top italian scientist (TIS) via academy data base where the most cited Italian scientists are recorded. He founded 3 startup companies: Spintel srl, Thuderbit srl and FireFly srl working in the field of IoT applied to Home&Building Automation, Smart Cities and Public Lighting. Spintel srl has been ranked in 2013 among the most promising startups by Intel in the Intel Business Challenge Europe (IBCE) competition. ... More >>

Tuncer Ören (honorary)
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 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 >>


Saleh Abdel-Afou Alaliyat, IKT, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Magdiel Ablan, Centro de Simulación y Modelos (CESIMO), Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de los Andes, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela
Mikulas Alexik, Technical Cybernetic, University of Zilina, Slovak Republic
Vera Angelova, Intelligent systems, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Carlos Argáez, Science Institute, Faculty of Physical Sciences, University of Iceland, Iceland
Gianfranco Balbo, Computer Science, University of Torino, Italy
Mohamed Bettaz, Faculty of Information Technology, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Louis Birta, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Ottawa, Canada
Wolfgang Borutzky, Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Christos Bouras, Computer Engineering and Informatics Department, University of Patras, Greece
Larysa Burtseva, Physical Engineering, Instituto de Ingeniería, Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexico
Jesus Carretero, Avda de la Universidad, 30, Computer Architecture Group, University Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
Francesco Casella, DEIB, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Srinivas Chakravarthy, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Kettering University, United States
Gopinath Chennupati, Information Sciences (CCS-3), Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
Franco Cicirelli, ICAR - CNR, Italy
Flavio S. Correa da Silva, Computer Science, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
David Crookall, Independent Researcher, France
Andrea D'Ambrogio, Dip. Ingegneria dell'Impresa, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Italy
Guyh Dituba Ngoma, 445, boulevard de l'Université, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Canada
Anatoli Djanatliev, Ursula-Wolfring-Str. 43, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany
Karim Djemame, Computing, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Atakan Dogan, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Eskisehir Technical University, Turkey
Stephan Eidenbenz, Los Alamos National Laboratory, United States
Zuhal Erden, Department of Mechatronics Engineering, ATILIM University, Turkey
Jonathan W. Essex, School of Chemistry, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
Paul Fishwick, University of Texas at Dallas, United States
Jason Friedman, Physical Therapy, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
José Manuel Galán, Civil Engineering, Universidad de Burgos, Spain
Charlotte Gerritsen, Computer Science, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Netherlands
Apostolos Gkamas, University Ecclesiastical Academy of Vella, Ioannina, Greece
Alexandra Grancharova, Department of Industrial Automation, University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Bulgaria
Mykola Gusti, ESM, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Austria
Cathal Heavey, School of Engineering, University of Limerick, Ireland
Tsan-Sheng Hsu, No 128 Section 2 Academy Road, Nankang, Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, Republic of China
Xiaolin Hu, Computer Science, Georgia State University, United States
Giuseppe Iazeolla, University of Roma TorVergata, Italy
Nobuaki Ishii, Faculty of Engineering, Kanagawa University, Japan
Mhamed Itmi, LITIS, INSA, Rouen, France
Segismundo Samuel Izquierdo, Industrial Organization, University of Valladolid, Spain
Emilio Jimenez Macias, Electrical Engineering, University of La Rioja, Spain
Nina Kargapolova, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, Russian Federation
Anniken Karlsen, Larsgårdsvegen 2, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Peter Kemper, Computer Science, College of William and Mary, United States
Etienne Kerre, Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Ghent University, Belgium
Radek Koci, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Juš Kocijan, Department of Systems and Control, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Petia Koprinkova-Hristova, IICT - Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Vladik Kreinovich, University of Texas at El Paso, United States
Claudia Krull, Otto-von-Guericke University, Germany
Jean Le Fur, Ecology, Biodiversity and Functioning of Continental Ecosystems (ECOBIO), IRD (Inst. Res. Development), France
Willem H. le Roux, Defence, Peace, Safety and Security, CSIR, South Africa
Sanghyun Lee, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, United States
Mike Lees, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
Richard Lipka, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
Maria Celia S. Lopes, COPPE-UFRJ, Brazil
Antonio M. Lopes, Mechanical Engineering, University of Porto, Portugal
Johannes Lüthi, Rectorate, FH Kufstein Tirol, Austria
José T. Machado, Electrical Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Polytechnic of Porto, Portugal
Carla Martin-Villalba, Informática y Automática, UNED, Spain
Moreno Marzolla, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Bologna, Italy
Radek Matušu, Faculty of Applied Informatics, Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic
Nuno Melão, Gestão, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão de Viseu, Portugal
Francesco Mercaldo, National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Italy
Adel Mhamdi, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Bozena Mielczarek, Faculty of Computer Science and Management, Wroclaw University of Science Technology, Poland
Gabriele Milani, Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Federico Milani, CHEM.CO Consultant, Italy
Vikram Mittal, Department of Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy, United States
Roberto Montemanni, Department of Methods and Sciences for Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio emilia, Italy
Jairo R. Montoya-Torres, Facultad de Ingenieria, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia
Nobuhiko Mukai, Computer Science, Tokyo City University, Japan
Bertie Müller, Department of Computer Science, Swansea University, United Kingdom
Navonil Mustafee, University of Exeter Business School, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Àngela Nebot, Computer Science Department, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Bao Nguyen, School of mathematics and statistics, Defence R&D Canada and University of Ottawa, Canada
Lialia Nikitina, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI), Germany
Paulo M. Oliveira, Engineering, Universidade de Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Portugal
Feng Pan, Physics, Liaoning Normal University, China
George Pavlidis, Institute for Language and Speech Processing, "Athena" Research Centre, Greece
Alessandro Pellegrini, Department of Civil and Computer Engineering, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
Régis Plateaux, SUPMECA, France
Tomas Potuzak, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
M. R. Riazi, Chemical & Natural Gas Engineering, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, United States
José Risco-Martín, Arquitectura de Computadores y Automática, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Ella E. Roubtsova, MST, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands
Jaroslav Rozman, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Katarzyna Rycerz, Institute of Computer Science, AGH, Krakow, Poland
Antonella Santone, University of Molise, Italy
Xiao Song, Automation, Beihang University, China
Yuri Sotskov, Surganova Str, 6, United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Belarus, UIIP, Minsk, Belarus
James C. Spall, Applied Physics Laboratory, The Johns Hopkins University, United States
Giovanni Stea, Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Italy
Mu-Chun Su, Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Central University, Taiwan, Republic of China
Nary Subramanian, Computer Science, University of Texas at Tyler, United States
Peter Summons, School of Design, Communication and IT, Faculty of Science and IT, University of Newcastle, Australia
Halina Tarasiuk, Institute of Telecommunications, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Constantinos Theodoropoulos, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Klaus G. Troitzsch, Institute of Information Systems in Business and Public Administration, University of Koblenz-Landau, Koblenz Campus, Germany
Alfonso Urquia, Informática y Automática, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Spain
Durk-Jouke van der Zee, Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Svetlana Vasileva-Boyadzhieva, 30, Boris Rangelov Str., Bulgarian Modeling and Simulation Association (BULSIM), Bulgaria
Maria J. Viamonte, Dep. Computer Science, Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Manuel Villen-Altamirano, Universidad de Malaga, Spain
Antonio Virdis, Ingegneria dell'Informazione, University of Pisa, Italy
Friederike Wall, Controlling and Strategic Management, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt, Austria
Frank Werner, Faculty of Mathematics, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg, Germany
Kuan Yew Wong, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia
Hui Xiao, Management Sciience, School of Statistics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, China
Yiping Yao, College of Information System and Management, National University of Defense Technology, China
František Zboril, Faculty of Information Technology, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic