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Dr. Noureddine Boudriga

Noureddine Boudriga received the Doctorate degree in Algebraic Topology from University Paris XI, France, and the Doctorate of Science in Computer Science from the University of Tunis, Tunisia. He is currently an emeritus professor of Telecommunications at the University of Carthage, Tunisia, and an extraordinary professor at the University of the Western Cape, RSA. He served as the General Director and founder of the Tunisian National Digital Certification Agency (2000-2004). He also served as the Director of CNAS Research Lab, University of Carthage (2011-2016)). Professor Boudriga is the recipient of the Tunisian Presidential award in Scientific Research (2004) and the recipient of the Shoman Arab Researchers Award (2019). He has been involved in very active research in communication networks and system security. He authored and co-authored many chapters and books on information security, security of mobile networks, communication networks, and massive data and healthcare. He published over 500 refereed journal and conference papers

Dr. Rodrigo da Rosa Righi

Rodrigo da Rosa Righi is a professor and researcher at the University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos), Brazil. Rodrigo concluded his post-doctoral studies at KAIST – Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea, under the following topics: RFID and cloud computing. He obtained his MS and PhD degrees in Computer Science from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, in 2005 and 2009, respectively. During his doctorate, Rodrigo performed a stage at Tecnische Universitaet Berlin, Germany. His research interests include performance analysis, process scheduling and migration, load balancing and resource provisioning on Cluster, Grid and Cloud environments. In addition, he has expertise on mobile and embedded computing systems in which employ Linux or WinCE operating systems. Finally, he is a member of both IEEE Computer Society and ACM.

Dr. Boon Giin Lee

Boon Giin Lee received his BA degree from Multimedia University, Malaysia; MA from Dongseo University, Korea; and Ph.D. from Pukyong National University, Korea. He worked in Changsung Ace Co. company as a software engineer for a year in Seoul, Korea. After this, he served as Assistant Professor in Keimyung University, Korea for 6 years. He joined the University of Nottingham Ningbo China in 2019. Dr. Lee research interests covered a number of areas, including human-computer interaction, sensors application, and computer vision.

Garima Bajpai

Garima is the strategy and execution manager for network and technology at Ericsson and serves on the executive board of Capital Carbon Consulting providing strategic recommendations. She is a co-founder of the DevOps community of practice in Canada and co-organizer of the DevOps Summit, Canada. She is a mentor with Women in Communication and Technology (Canada Chapter) and was nominated for Young Leader of the Year 2019 at the Women IT Awards (Canada Chapter)

Dr. Rajesh Sankaran

Rajesh Sankaran is an experimental systems specialist at the Argonne National Laboratory, USA. He is a lead engineer on the Array of Things project and the research and development of the Waggle research platform and is also associated with the COOLR project. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Louisiana State University and he has primarily focused on applications of electrical and computer engineering techniques toward solving problems in related science and engineering fields. His research and development activities include Embedded Computing, Embedded Linux Platforms, Distributed Systems and Protocols for Cyber-Physical Systems, Data Aggregation, Management and Analysis, Robust Embedded Computing Platforms, and Energy-driven Computing.