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Andreas Holzinger
Medical University Graz

Brief Bio
Andreas Holzinger is lead of the Holzinger Group HCI–KDD, Institute for Medical Informatics & Statistics  at the Medical University Graz, and Associate Professor of Applied Computer Science at the Faculty of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering at Graz University of Technology. Currently, Andreas is Visiting Professor for Machine Learning in Health Informatics at the Faculty of Informatics at Vienna University of Technology. He serves as consultant for the Canadian, US, UK, Swiss, French, Italian and Dutch governments, for the German Excellence Initiative, and as national expert in the European Co mmission. Andreas obtained a PhD in Cognitive Science from Graz University in 1998 and his Habilitation (second PhD) in Computer Science from Graz University of Technology in 2003. Andreas was Visiting Professor in Berlin, Innsbruck, London (twice), and Aachen. Andreas and his Group work on extracting knowledge from data and foster a synergistic combination of methodologies of two areas that offer ideal conditions towards unraveling problems with complex health data: Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and Knowledge Discovery/Data Mining (KDD), with the central goal of supporting human intelligence with machine learning to discover novel, previously unknown insights into data. To stimulate crazy ideas at international level without boundaries, Andreas founded the international Expert Network HCI–KDD. Andreas is Associate Editor of Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), Associate Editor of Springer Brain Informatics (BRIN) and Section Editor of BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making (MIDM). He is member of IFIP WG 12.9 Computational Intelligence, the ACM, IEEE, GI and the Austrian Computer Society. Home: http://hci-kdd.org
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Mohammad Obaidat
University of Jordan, Jordan and Nazarbayev University

Brief Bio
Professor Mohammad S. Obaidat (Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of SCS) is an internationally well-known academic/researcher/scientist. He received his Ph.D. and M. S. degrees in Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Dr. Obaidat is currently the Chair and Full Professor of Computer and Information Science at Fordham University, NY, USA. He has received extensive research funding and has published Forty Six (46) books and over Six Hundreds and Eighty (680) refereed technical articles in scholarly international journals and proceedings of international conferences, and currently working on three more books. Mohammad is the Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, the FTRA Journal of Convergence and the KSIP Journal of Information Processing. He is also an Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications. He is now an editor of the Wiley Security and Communication Networks Journal, Journal of Networks, International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence, IJITCC, Inderscience. Prof. Obaidat is an associate editor/editorial board member of seven other refereed scholarly journals. He has guest edited numerous special issues of scholarly journals. Obaidat has served as the steering committee chair, advisory Committee Chair and program chair of numerous international conferences. ... More >>


Program Co-Chairs

Petros Nicopolitidis
Aristotle University

Brief Bio
Petros Nicopolitidis received B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Department of Informatics, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. From 2004 to 2009 he was a Lecturer at the same Department, were he currently serves as an Assistant Professor. He has published more than 70 papers in international refereed journals and conferences. He is co-author of the book Wireless Networks (Wiley, 2003). His research interests are in the areas of wireless networks and mobile communications. Since 2007 he serves as an associate editor for the International Journal of Commun ication Systems published by Wiley. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. ... More >>

Franco Davoli
University of Genoa

Brief Bio
Franco Davoli received the "laurea" degree in Electronic Engineering in 1975 from the University of Genoa, Italy. Since 1990 he has been Full Professor of Telecommunication Networks at the University of Genoa. He is currently serving as Chair of the Multimedia Signal Processing and Telecommunication Networks Master Degree Program. He was with the Department of Communications, Computer and Systems Science (DIST), and since January 2012 he has been with the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Telecommunications Engineering, and Naval Architecture (DITEN). His current research interests are in dynamic re source allocation in multiservice networks and in the Future Internet, wireless mobile and satellite networks, multimedia communications and services, and in flexible, programmable and energy-efficient networking. On these and other aspects he has co-authored over 350 scientific publications in international journals, book chapters and conference proceedings. In 2004 and 2011 he was Visiting Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand. He has been Principal Investigator in a large number of projects and has served in several positions in the Italian National Consortium for Telecommunications (CNIT), an independent organization joining 37 universities all over Italy. He was a co-founder and the Head, for the term 2003–2004, of the CNIT National Laboratory for Multimedia Communications, Naples, Italy, and Vice- President of the CNIT Management Board for the term 2005–2007. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE. ... More >>

Dimitrios Vergados
University of Piraeus

Brief Bio
Dimitrios D. Vergados is an Ass. Professor in the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus. He has held position as a Lecturer in the Department of Informatics, University of Piraeus and in the Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean. He received his Ph.D. from the National Technical University of Athens, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests are in the area of Communication Networks (Wireless Broadband Networks, Sensor Networks, Ad-hoc Networks, WLANs, IMS, Mesh Networks), Cloud Computing and Green Technologies, and Com puter Vision. He has participated in several projects funded by EU and National Agencies and has several publications in journals, books and conference proceedings. He has served as a committee member and evaluator in National and International Organizations and Agencies and as a chair and a Technical Program Committee member in several international conferences. He is a member of the editorial board and a reviewer in several journals. He is an IEEE Senior Member. ... More >>