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Program Co-Chairs

Farshad Firouzi
IMEC/Katholieke Univ. Leuven

Brief Bio
is a senior researcher and program manager at MSG Systems AG, Germany working in the fields of statistics, machine learning, neuromorphic computing, IoT, Big Data, and eHealth. Prior to joining MSG Systems, he was senior scientist at KU Leuven, KIT, SRC, and SI LAB. Dr. Firouzi is the author of more than 40 journals and conference papers. He has served as reviewer (e.g. IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and System, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems, Elsevier Microelectronics Reliability, Elsevier Microelectronics, etc.), managing guest editor (e.g. TVLSI, FGCS, TCAD), Program Chair (e.g., Complexis) and program committee member in several conferences (e.g. ICCAD, ATS, etc.). ... More >>

Ernesto Estrada
University of Strathclyde
United Kingdom

Brief Bio
Professor Estrada has an internationally leading reputation for shaping and developing the study of complex networks. His expertise ranges in the areas of network structure, algebraic network theory, dynamical systems on networks and the study of random models of networks. He has a distinguished track record of high-quality publications, which has attracted more than 8,000 citations. His h-index (number of papers with at least h citations) is 51. His publications are in the areas of network theory and its applications to social, ecological, engineering, physical, chemical and biological real -world problems. Professor Estrada has published two text books on network sciences both published by Oxford University Press in 2011 and 2015, respectively. He has demonstrated a continuous international leadership in his field where he has been invited and plenary speaker at the major conferences in network sciences and applied mathematics. ... More >>

Víctor Méndez Muñoz
IUL, S.A. & Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, UAB

Brief Bio
Dr. Víctor Méndez Muñoz has a main background in big data management and distributed systems. He participated in scientific international projects in physics and bioinformatics like AGATA, LHCb, ENRM and EISCAT, collaborating with several more. Currently, he is Head of Software Development at Mind the Byte, a bioinformatics company specializing in computational drug discovery using a pay-per-use SaaS platform (Software as a Service). He also works in the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) as a part time professor. He holds the program chair in INSTICC conferences in the fields of cloud computing, big data, complexity and the internet of things, as well as editorial collaboration in some journals of high impact. ... More >>


Enrique Abad, University of Extremadura, Spain
Aldana Aldana, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
Eleonora Alfinito, Università del Salento, Italy
Hany Ammar, West Virginia University, United States
Marcio Argollo de Menezes, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
Tomaso Aste, University College London, United Kingdom
Franco Bagnoli, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Daniele Barettin, Unicusano - University Nicolò Cusano Rome, Italy
Mohamed Batouche, Université Constantine 2 - Abdelhamid Mehri, Algeria
Matteo Beccaria, Università del Salento, Italy
Roberto Benzi, Universidad Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Christophe Berenguer, Grenoble Institute of Technology, France
Gilles Bernot, University Nice Sophia Antipolis, France
Ginestra Bianconi, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), United Kingdom
Raffaella Burioni, Università di Parma, Italy
Vincenza Carchiolo, Dipartimento di Matematica ed Informatica, Italy
Guoqian Chen, Peking University, China
Richard Clegg, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Manuel Clergue, Université des Antilles, France
Carmen-Eugenia Costea, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
Martin Crane, Dublin City University, Ireland
Regino Criado, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Spain
Andrew Crooks, George Mason University, United States
Jose Cruz Jr, National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines, Philippines
Cihan Dagli, Missouri University of Science & Technology, United States
Marija Dankulov, Institute of Physics Belgrade, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Guillaume Deffuant, Irstea, France
Jean-Charles Delvenne, Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Bayram Deviren, Nevsehir University, Turkey
Francesco Di Maio, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Craig Douglas, University of Wyoming, United States
Ali Ebnenasir, Michigan Technological University, United States
H. Eugene Stanley, Boston University, United States
Duccio Fanelli, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
Maria Fanti, Polytechnic of Bari (Italy), Italy
Bahar Farahani, Shahid Beheshti University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Francesco Fontanella, Università di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale, Italy
Jason Gallas, Universidade Federal da Paraíba, Brazil
Jianxi Gao, Northeastern University, United States
Didier Georges, Grenoble Institute of Technology - Grenoble INP, France
Guido Germano, University Colllege London, United Kingdom
Jean-Marc Girault, Tours University, France
Adrian Gligor, Petru Maior University of Tirgu Mures, Romania
Jesus Gomez-Gardenes, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
Alex Graudenzi, Univ. of Milan-Bicocca, Italy
Paolo Grigolini, University of North Texas, United States
Jean-Loup Guillaume, Université de la Rochelle, France
Dilek Günneç, Ozyegin University, Turkey
Abraham Gutiérrez, INRA, France
Mirsad Hadzikadic, University of North Carolina Charlotte, United States
Davut Hanbay, inonu University, Turkey
Rudolf Hanel, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Chris Hankin, Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Fred Hasselman, Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Yurij Holovatch, Institute for Condensed Matter Physics, National Acad. Sci. of Ukraine, Lviv, Ukraine
Janusz Holyst, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Edward Huang, George Mason University, United States
Christopher Hudson, Salem State University, United States
Jose Iglesias, Instituto de Física, UFRGS, Brazil
Sabir Jacquir, Université de Bourgogne-Franche Comté, France
Hawoong Jeong, KAIST, Korea, Republic of
George Kampis, Eotvos University (Hungary), DFKI (Germany), ITMO University (Russia), Hungary
Rushed Kanawati, LIPN CNRS UMR 7030, France
Jasleen Kaur, Philips Research North America, United States
Imran Khan, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Hyoungshick Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea, Republic of
Igor Kotenko, St. Petersburg Institute for Informatics and Automation of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SPIIRAS), Russian Federation
Abder Koukam, UNiversite de technologie de Belfort Montbeliard, France
Ladislav Kristoufek, Institute of Information Theory and Automation, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Krzysztof Kulakowski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
José Lages, CNRS / Institut UTINAM - Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics group, France
Renaud Lambiotte, University of Namur, Belgium
Tao Li, Nankai University, China
Adolfo lopez-paredes, Valladolid University, Spain
Krzysztof Malarz, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Antonio Manzalini, Ingegnere, Telecom Italia, Italy
Massimo Marchiori, University of Padua, Italy
Alexandre Martinez, University of S. Paulo, Brazil
Matus Medo, Fribourg University, Switzerland
Eunika Mercier-Laurent, University Lyon3, France
Paolo Moretti, Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
Jinzhong Niu, City University of New York, United States
Flavio Oquendo, European University of Brittany (IRISA), France
A. Ozbayoglu, TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
Arka Pandit, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Fragkiskos Papadopoulos, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Ben Parker, Mathematically Speaking Ltd, United Kingdom
Abani Patra, The State University of New York at Buffalo, United States
Boris Podobik, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Faustino Prieto, University of Cantabria, Spain
Francisco Prieto-Castrillo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States
Denise Pumain, University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne, France
Derek Raine, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Martin Randles, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Martín Ravetti, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Grzegorz Redlarski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Francisco Rodrigues, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Caesar Saloma, University of the Philippines, Philippines
Ricardo Sanz, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
Antonio Scala, Institute for Complex Systems (ISC), CNR, Universita` degli Studi "La Sapienza", Italy
Björn Schuller, Imperial College London & University of Passau, United Kingdom
Cristina Seceleanu, Mälardalen University, Sweden
Roberto Serra, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Yongtang Shi, Nankai University, China
Mohammad Shojafar, Sapienza University di Roma, Rome, Italy
Constantinos Siettos, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Seung-Woo Son, Hanyang University, KOREA, Korea, Republic of
Samir Suweis, University of Padova, Italy
Mahbubur Syed, Minnesota State University, United States
Katarzyna Sznajd-Weron, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland
Bosiljka Tadic, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Misako Takayasu, Advanced Data Analysis and Modeling Unit, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Esteban Tlelo-Cuautle, INAOE, Mexico
Ivan Tyukin, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Sandro Vaienti, Centre de Physique Theorique, France
Miguel Valencia Ustárroz, Foundation for Applied Medical Research / Universidad de Navarra, Spain
Imre Varga, University of Debrecen, Hungary
Huijuan Wang, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Sandro Wimberger, Parma University, Italy
Min Xie, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Liudong Xing, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, United States
Wei-Chang Yeh, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Muhittin Yilmaz, Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK), United States
Soon-Hyung Yook, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Massimiliano Zanin, INNAXIS Foundation and Research Institute, Spain
Dmitry Zinoviev, Suffolk University, United States
Vinko Zlatic, Ruder Boškovic Institute, Croatia

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