Program Committee

Program Chair

  • Ling Liu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Program Vice Chairs and TPC Members (Research Tracks)

  • Cloud Computing and Data Centers
    Co-Chair: Michael A. Kozuch, Intel, USA
    Co-Chair: Anshul Gandhi, Stony Brook University, USA

    • George Amvrosiadis, Carnegie Mellon University
    • Ganesh Ananthanarayanan, Microsoft Research
    • Danilo Ardagna, Politecnico di Milano
    • Alvin AuYoung, Uber
    • Bharath Balasubramanian, ATT Labs Research
    • Sonia Ben Mokhtar, LIRIS CNRS
    • Sara Bouchenak, INSA, Lyon
    • Ali R. Butt, Virginia Tech
    • Irina Calciu, VMware Research Group
    • Maria Carla Calzarossa, Universita di Pavia
    • Giovanni Toffetti Carughi, ZHAW
    • Giuliano Casale, Imperial College London
    • Claris Castillo, RENCI@UNC Chapel Hill
    • Lydia Y. Chen, IBM Research Zurich Lab
    • Keke Chen, Wright State University
    • Byung-Gon Chun, Seoul National University
    • Erik Elmroth, Umeå University and Elastisys
    • Renato Figueiredo, University of Florida
    • Sahan Gamage, VMware
    • Christos Gkantsidis, Microsoft Research
    • Chris Gniady, University of Arizona
    • Kartik Gopalan, Binghamton University
    • Daniel Grosu, Wayne State University
    • Xiaohui Gu, North Carolina State University
    • Haryadi S. Gunawi, University of Chicago
    • Yu Hua, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
    • Alexandru Iosup, Delft University of Technology
    • Evangelia Kalyvianaki, City, University of London
    • Eric Keller, University of Colorado, Boulder
    • Steve Ko, SUNY Buffalo
    • Donald Kossmann, Microsoft Research Redmond & ETH Zurich
    • Diwakar Krishnamurthy, University of Calgary
    • Purushottam Kulkarni, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
    • John Lange, University of Pittsburgh
    • Marin Litoiu, York University
    • Zhenhua Liu, Stony Brook University
    • Fangming Liu, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
    • Amiya Maji, Purdue University
    • Lena Mashayekhy, University of Delaware
    • Thu Nguyen, Rutgers University
    • Balaji Palanisamy, University of Pittsburgh
    • Donald E. Porter, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Chen Qian, University of California Santa Cruz
    • Ioan Raicu, Illinois Institute of Technology
    • Shriram Rajagopalan, IBM Watson Research
    • Shaolei Ren, University of California, Riverside
    • Henry Robinson, Cloudera
    • Stefan Schmid, Aalborg University & TU Berlin
    • Haiying Shen, University of Virginia
    • Evgenia Smirni, College of William and Mary
    • Yuzhe Tang, Syracuse University
    • Devesh Tiwari, ORNL
    • Bhuvan Urgaonkar, Pennsylvania State University
    • Xiaorui Wang, The Ohio State University
    • Anduo Wang, Temple University
    • Jianguo Yao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    • Ming Zhao, Arizona State University
    • Xiaobo Zhou, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
    • Xiaoyun Zhu, Futurewei Technologies, Inc.
  • Distributed Big Data Systems & Analytics
    Chair: Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

    • Gagan Agrawal, Ohio State University
    • Rajesh Bordawekar, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
    • Polo Chau, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Alin Dobra, University of Florida
    • Vijay Gadepally, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Bugra Gedik, Bilkent University, Turkey
    • Tony Xiaohua Hu, Drexel University
    • Hans-Arno Jacobsen, University of Toronto
    • George Karypis, University of Minnesota
    • Tevfik Kosar, State University of New York at Buffalo
    • Zhenhui (Jessie) Li, Pennsylvania State University
    • Ron Oldfield, Sandia National Laboratories
    • Srinivasan Parthasarathy, Ohio State University
    • Peter Pietzuch, Imperial College
    • Vijay Raghavan, Louisiana State University
    • Yogesh Simmhan, Indian Institute of Science
    • Nesime Tatbul, Intel Labs and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Ying Xie, Kennesaw State University
    • Jianfeng Zhan, Chinese Academy of Sciences
    • Justin Z. Zhan, University of Nevada Las Vegas
  • Distributed Operating Systems & Middleware
    Chair: Fred Douglis, Dell EMC, USA

    • Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
    • Surendar Chandra, Datrium, USA
    • Yuan Chen, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA
    • Geoffrey Fox, Indiana University, USA
    • Indranil Gupta, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    • Yu Hua, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    • Hong Jiang, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
    • Vana Kalogeraki, Athens Institute of Economics and Business, Greece
    • Fabio Kon, University of São Paulo, Brazil
    • Xiaosong Ma, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
    • Rajesh Panta, AT&T Labs – Research, USA
    • Luís Rodrigues, IST, ULisboa, Portugal
    • Liuba Shrira, Brandeis University, USA
    • Francois Taiani, University of Rennes 1, IRISA / Inria, France
    • Maarten Van Steen, University of Twente, Netherlands
    • Chitra Venkatramani, Google, USA
    • Zhen Xiao, Peking Univ, China
    • Gala Yadgar, Technion, Israel
    • Ming Zhao, Arizona State University, USA
  • Distributed Algorithms and Theory
    Chair: Kui Ren, SUNY, Buffalo, USA

    • Jiannong Cao, Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ.
    • Xiuzhen Cheng, The George Washington University
    • Ding-Zhu Du, University of Texas at Dallas
    • Michael Fang, University of Florida
    • Vincent Gramoli, University of Sydney
    • Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hong Kong
    • Murat Kantarcioglu, University of Texas at Dallas
    • Nei Kato, Tohoku Univ.
    • Sastry Kompella, Naval Research Lab
    • Sam Kwong, City University of Hong Kong
    • Baochun Li, University of Toronto
    • Xiangyang Li, University of Science and Technology of China
    • Phone Lin, National Taiwan University
    • Benyuan Liu, University of Massachusetts Lowell
    • Jiangchuan Liu, Simon Fraser University
    • Xue Liu, McGill University
    • Tommaso Melodia, Northeastern University
    • Aziz Mohaisen, SUNY Buffalo
    • Guevara Noubir, Northeastern University
    • Francesco Pasquale, Sapienza Università di Roma
    • Sherman Shen, University of Waterloo
    • Paul Spirakis, RA.CTI and University of Patras
    • Anna Squicciarini, The Pennsylvania State University
    • Lu Su, SUNY Buffalo
    • My Thai, University of Florida
    • Peng-Jun Wan, Illinois Institiute of Technology
    • Jie Wu, Temple University
    • Nicholas Zhang, Huawei Technologies
    • Sheng Zhong, SUNY Buffalo
  • Distributed Fault Tolerance & Dependability
    Chair: Doug Blough, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

    • Emmanuelle Anceaume, IRISA, France
    • Saurabh Bagchi, Purdue University, USA
    • Antonio Casimiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    • Xavier Defago, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
    • Felicita di Giandomenico, ISTI-CNR, Italy
    • Elias Duarte, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
    • Christof Fetzer, Technical University of Dresden, Germany
    • Roy Friedman, Technion, Israel
    • Patrick Lee, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    • Michael Lyu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
    • Cristina Nita-Rotaru, Northeastern University, USA
    • Fernando Pedone, University of Lugano, Switzerland
    • Sebastiano Peluso, Virginia Tech, USA
    • Ravi Prakash, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
    • Tatsuhiro Tsuchiya, Osaka University, Japan
    • Ymir Vigfusson, Emory University, USA
  • Distributed Green Computing & Energy Management
    Chair: Canturk Isci, IBM T.J. Watson, USA

    • Niklas Carlsson, Linköping University, Sweden
    • Ayse Coskun, Boston University
    • Yuanxiong (Richard) Guo, Oklahoma State University
    • David Irwin, University of Massachusetts Amherst
    • Prabhakar Kudva, IBM TJ Watson Research Center
    • Fangming Liu, Huazhong University of Science & Technology
    • Vijay Janapa Reddi, University of Texas at Austin
    • Suzanne McIntosh, Cloudera & NYU
    • Shaolei Ren, University of California, Riverside
    • Tajana Simunic Rosing, University of California, San Diego
    • Anand Sivasubramaniam, Pennsylvania State University
    • Christopher Stewart, Ohio State University
    • Devesh Tiwari, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • Di Wang, Microsoft Research, Redmond
    • Carole-Jean Wu, Arizona State University
  • Internet of Things & Cyber-Physical Systems
    Chair: Thiemo Voigt, SICS and Uppsala Univ. Sweden

    • Tarek Abdelzaher, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    • Carlo Boano, TU Graz, Austria
    • Qing Cao, University of Tennessee, USA
    • Octav Chipara, University of Iowa, USA
    • Wan Du, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    • Simon Duquennoy, Inria, France, and SICS, Sweden
    • Yuan He, Tsinghua University, China
    • Wen Hu, University of New South Wales, Australia
    • JeongGil Ko, Ajou University, South Korea
    • Linghe Kong, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
    • Mike Chieh-Jan Liang, Microsoft Research Asia
    • Margaret Loper, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
    • Pedro Marron, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
    • Luca Mottola, Politecnico di Milano, Italy and SICS, Sweden
    • Edith Ngai, Uppsala University, Sweden
    • Gian Pietro Picco, University of Trento, Italy
    • Mo Sha, SUNY Binghamton, USA
    • David Smith, Data61, CSIRO, Australia
    • Eduardo Tovar, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal
    • Chenshu Wu, Tsinghua University, China
    • I-Ling Yen, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
    • Haibo Zhang, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Mobile and Wireless Network Computing
    Chair: Karthik Sundaresan, NEC Labs Princeton, USA

    • Ehsan Aryafar, Intel, USA
    • Zhipeng Cai, Georgia State Univ
    • Mehmet Can Vuran, Univ of Nebraska Lincoln
    • Guohong Cao, Penn State Univ
    • Aveek Dutta, Univ at Albany
    • Monisha Ghosh, Univ of Chicago
    • Tian He, Univ of Minnesota
    • Ravi Kokku, IBM research
    • Dimitrios Koutsonikolas, Univ of Buffalo
    • Sandeep Kulkarni, Michigan State Univ
    • Mo Li, NTU
    • Shiwen Mao, Auburn Univ
    • Joerg Ott, Aalto University
    • Neal Patwari, Univ of Utah
    • Feng Qian, Indiana University
    • Sampath Rangarajan, NEC Labs America
    • Kay Romer, ETH Zurich
    • Theodoros Salonidis, IBM research
    • Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos, Eurocom
    • Lu Su, Univ of Buffalo
    • Nalini Venkatasubramanian, Univ of California, Irvine
    • Xinbing Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ
    • Jie Wu, Temple Univ
    • Jie Xiong, Singapore Management University
    • Jongwon Yoon, Hanyang university, Korea
    • Moustafa A. Youssef, Egypt-Japan University of Science and Technology (E-JUST)
  • Edge and Fog Computing
    Co-Chair: Weisong Shi, Wayne State University, USA
    Co-Chair: Tao Zhang, Cisco, USA

    • Gary Chan, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
    • Dilma Da Silva, Texas A&M University
    • Schahram Dustdar, TU Wien
    • Sangtae Ha, University of Colorado at Boulder
    • Robert Hall, AT&T Labs Research
    • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, USC
    • Tian Lan, GWU
    • Martin Lehofer, Siemens VAI Metals Technologies GmbH
    • Qun Li, College of William and Mary
    • Michael Rabinovich, Case Western Reserve University
    • Eve Schooler, Intel Research
    • Andrew Weinert, MIT
    • Fan Ye, Stony Brook University
    • Junshan Zhang, Arizona State University
    • Yanyong Zhang, Rutgers University
  • Security, Privacy, Trust in Distributed Systems
    Chair: Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA

    • Ehab Al-Shaer, UNC Charlotte
    • Salman A Baset, IBM Research
    • Nilanjan Banerjee, UMBC
    • Barbara Carminati, University of Insubria, Italy
    • Aniello Castiglione, University of Salerno, Italy
    • Dario Catalano, University of Catania, Italy
    • Yan Chen, Northwestern University
    • Lucas Davi, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
    • Robert Deng, Singapore Management University
    • Elena Ferrari, University of Insubria, Italy
    • Aurelien Francillon, Eurecom
    • Michael Franz, University of California at Irvine
    • Gabriel Ghinita, UMass at Boston
    • Guofei Gu, Texas A&M
    • Xinyi Huang, Fujian Normal University
    • Aniket Kate, Purdue University
    • Florian Kerschbaum, SAP
    • Taesoo Kim, Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Zhenkai Liang, National University of Singapore
    • Dan Lin, Missouri University of Science and Technology
    • Alex Liu, Michigan State University
    • Surya Nepal, CSIRO, Australia
    • Kui Ren, SUNY Buffalo
    • Seung-Yun Seo, Korea University
    • Anna Squicciarini, Pennsylvania State University
    • Cong Wang, Hong Kong City University
    • Danfeng Yao, Virginia Tech
    • Xun Yi, RMIT, Australia
    • Ting Yu, Qatar Computing Research Institute
  • Social Networks and Crowdsourcing
    Chair: Munindar P. Singh, NCSU, USA

    • Alessandro Bozzon, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    • James Caverlee, Texas A&M University, USA
    • Peng Cui, Tsinghua University, China
    • Raghu Ganti, IBM T J Watson Research Center, USA
    • Chung-Wei Hang, IBM, USA
    • Catholijn Jonker, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
    • Anup Kalia, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA
    • Vana Kalogeraki, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
    • Sharad Mehrotra, University of California, Irvine, USA
    • Pradeep Kumar Murukannaiah, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
    • Mirco Musolesi, University College London, UK
    • Nishanth Sastry, King’s College London, UK
    • Murat Sensoy, Ozyegin University, Turkey
    • Erez Shmueli, Tel-Aviv University, Turkey
    • Mudhakar Srivatsa, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA
    • Guangchao Yuan, Microsoft, USA
    • Zhe Zhang, IBM Watson, USA

Special Tracks TPC Chairs and TPC Members

  • Industry and Experimentation
    Co-Chair: Scott Klasky, Oak Ridge National Lab. USA
    Co-Chair: Aameek Singh, IBM T.J. Watson

    • Dorian Arnold, UNM, USA
    • Rong Chang, IBM, USA
    • Carlos Costa, IBM, USA
    • Alfredo Cuzzocrea, University of Trieste, Italy
    • Raghu Ganti, IBM, USA
    • Garth Gibson, CMU, USA
    • Tahsin Kurc, SBU, USA
    • Qing Liu, NJIT, USA
    • Xuanzhe Liu, Peking University, China
    • Heiko Ludwig, IBM, USA
    • Carlos Maltzahn, UCSC, USA
    • Nagapramod Mandagere, IBM, USA
    • Manish Parashar, Rutgers, USA
    • Yang Song, IBM, USA
    • Matthew Wolf, Oak Ridge National Lab., USA
    • Pengcheng Xiong, Hortonworks, USA
    • Pingpeng Yuan, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
    • Fan Zhang, IBM, USA
    • Yiming Zhang, National University of Defense Technology, China
    • Xiaomin Zhu, National University of Defense University, China
  • Applications and Experiences
    Co-Chair: Songqing Chen, George Mason University, USA
    Co-Chair: Sangeetha Seshadri, IBM Almaden, USA

    • Kun Bai, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA
    • Bhuvan Bamba, Oracle, USA
    • Anu Bourgeois, Georgia State University, USA
    • Umesh Deshpande, IBM, USA
    • Xiaoning Ding, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA
    • Vijay Gopalakrishnan, AT&T Labs – Research, USA
    • Yang Guo, NIST, USA
    • Vana Kalogeraki, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
    • Kisung Lee, Louisiana State University, USA
    • Qi Li, Tsinghua University, China
    • Fei Li, George Mason University, USA
    • Baochun Li, University of Toronto, Canada
    • Yao Liu, SUNY Binghamton, USA
    • Aziz Mohaisen, SUNY Buffalo, USA
    • Shannon Quinn, University of Georgia, USA
    • Lukas Rupprecht, Imperial College London, UK
    • Aki-Hiro Sato, Kyoto University, Japan
    • Viswanathan Swaminathan, Adobe, USA
    • Masashi Toyoda, Univ Tokyo, Japan
    • Qingyang Wang, Louisiana State University, USA
    • Ting Wang, Lehigh University, USA
    • Li Xiao, Michigan State University, USA
    • Weijun Xiao, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
    • Jianwei Yin, Zhejiang University, China
    • Gong Zhang, Oracle Corporation, USA
    • Rui Zhang, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
    • Yanqing Zhang, Georgia State University, USA
    • Zhao Zhang, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    • Xuan Zhou, Renmin University of China, China
  • Vision / Blue Sky Thinking
    Co-Chair: Manfred Hauswirth, TU Berlin, Germany
    Co-Chair: Manish Parashar, Rutgers University, USA

    • Ozalp Babaoglu, University of Bologna, Italy
    • Umesh Bellur, IIT Bombay, India
    • Jesus Carretero, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
    • Frederic Desprez, INRIA, France
    • Dieter Kranzlmüller, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
    • Christine Morin, INRIA, France
    • Thu Nguyen, Rutgers University, USA
    • Vladimir Vlassov, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden

Short Papers Track

  • Co-Chair: Laksmish Ramaswamy, UGA, USA
    Co-Chair: Jianwei Yin, Zhejiang Univ. PR China

    • Amir Abdolrashidi, The University of Georgia, USA
    • Cao Bin, College of Computer Science and Technology, Zhejiang University of Technology, China
    • Vinay Boddula, University of Georgia, USA
    • Arash Fard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, USA
    • Rong Ge, Clemson University, USA
    • Takahiro Hara, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, Osaka University, Japan
    • Kyu Lee, University of Georgia, USA
    • Wenjia Li, New York Institute of Technology, USA
    • Xinjian Lu, East China University of Science and Technology, China
    • Shuai Ma, Beihang University, China
    • Rohit Mullangi, University of Georgia, USA
    • Aibek Musaev, The University of Alabama, USA
    • Surya Nepal, CSIRO, Australia
    • Balaji Palanisamy, University of Pittsburgh, USA
    • Shannon Quinn, University of Georgia, USA
    • Michael Sheng, The University of Adelaide, Australia
    • Varun Soundararajan, Google, USA
    • Anna Squicciarini, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
    • Yueshen Xu, Xidian University, China
    • Yun Yang, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
    • Emre Yigitoglu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Demonstration and Posters Track

  • Co-Chair: Gerald F Lofstead, Sandia Nat. Lab., USA
    Co-Chair: Balaji Palanisamy, Univ. Pittsburg, USA

    • Nathalie Baracaldo, IBM Research, USA
    • Suren Byna, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA
    • Toni Collis, EPCC, UK
    • Liting Hu, Florida International University, USA
    • Suzanne McIntosh, NYU Courant Institute, and Cloudera Inc., USA
    • Devesh Tiwari, ORNL, USA
    • Ming Zhao, Arizona State University, USA