Keynote Speakers

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Rajkumar Buyya

NEW FRONTIERS IN CLOUD, FOG, AND EDGE COMPUTING FOR INTERNET-OF-THINGS (IOT) APPLICATIONS

Dr. Rajkumar Buyya is a Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor and Director of the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is also serving as the founding CEO of Manjrasoft, a spin-off company of the University, commercializing its innovations in Cloud Computing. He has authored over 650 publications and seven text books including "Mastering Cloud Computing" published by McGraw Hill, China Machine Press, and Morgan Kaufmann for Indian, Chinese and international markets respectively. Dr. Buyya is one of the highly cited authors in computer science and software engineering worldwide (h-index=127, g-index=255, 80,200+ citations). He is named in the recent Clarivate Analytics’ (formerly Thomson Reuters) Highly Cited Researchers and “World's Most Influential Scientific Minds” for three consecutive years since 2016. Dr. Buyya is recognized as Scopus Researcher of the Year 2017 with Excellence in Innovative Research Award by Elsevier for his outstanding contributions to Cloud computing.

Software technologies for Grid, Cloud, and Fog computing developed under Dr.Buyya's leadership have gained rapid acceptance and are in use at several academic institutions and commercial enterprises in 40 countries around the world. Manjrasoft's Aneka Cloud technology developed under his leadership has received "2010 Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation Award". He served as founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing. He is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of Software: Practice and Experience, a long standing journal in the field established ~50 years ago. For further information on Dr.Buyya, please visit his cyberhome: www.buyya.com


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Lydia Y. Chen

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, THE DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE, THE DELFT UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

Lydia Y. Chen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the Delft University of Technology. Prior to joining TU Delft, she was a research staff member at the IBM Zurich Research Lab from 2007 to 2018. She received her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University, and her B.A. from the National Taiwan University in 2006, and 2002, respectively. Her research interests center around dependability management, resource allocation, and privacy enhancement for large scale data processing systems and services. 

She has published more than 100 papers in journals, e.g., IEEE Transactions on Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, and conference proceedings, e.g., INFOCOM, SIGMETRICS, DSN and EUROSYS. She was a co-recipient of the best paper awards  CCgrid15, and eEnergy15. She received a prestigious TU Delft technology fellowship in 2018. She was program co-chair for Middleware Industry Track 2017, and IEEE ICAC 2019, and track vice-chair for ICDCS 2018. She has served on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Service Computing, and IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management. She is a Senior Member of IEEE.

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Andrew Sporle

Doing Data Different - Indigenous Approaches to Using Data as a Transformational Resource