Keynote Speakers

Rajesh K. Gupta, University of California, San Diego, USA

Title: TBD
Abstract: TBD
Bio: Rajesh Gupta is a professor and holder of the QUALCOMM endowed chair in Embedded Microsystems in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at UC San Diego, California. He leads the Microelectronic Embedded Systems Lab and is head of the Embedded Systems Group at UCSD. Rajesh did his undergraduate education at IIT-Kanpur and his graduate education at UC Berkeley and Stanford. He currently serves as an advisor to Tallwood Venture Capital, RealIntent, Calypto and Packet Digital Corporation.

Choong Seon Hong, Kyung Hee University, Korea

Title: TBD
Abstract: TBD
Bio: Choong Seon Hong (hereafter CS) received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea, in 1983, 1985, respectively. In 1988, he joined KT, where he worked on Broadband Networks as a member of the technical staff. From September 1993, he joined Keio University, Japan. CS received the Ph.D. degree at Keio University in March 1997. CS had worked for the Telecommunications Network Lab., Korea Telecom (KT) as a senior member of technical staff and as a director of the networking research team for research and development of the next generation operation support system until August 1999. Since September 1999, CS has worked as a professor of the department of computer engineering, Kyung Hee University. And CS is now serving as the Dean for Office of Information Services, Kyung Hee University. CS has served as a General Chair, TPC Chair/Member, or an Organizing Committee Member for International conferences such as NOMS, IM, APNOMS, E2EMON, CCNC, ADSN, ICPP, DIM, WISA, BcN, TINA, SAINT, ICOIN, ICCE, ICUMU, ICUIMC, ICDC, ISPLC, ICC and many other international conferences. Especially, CS was the General Chairs in IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT) 2010 and Asia Pacific Network Operation and Management Symposium (APNOMS) 2012, and the Organizing Committee Chair of International conference on Information Networking (ICOIN) 2009. And CS was TPC Co-chairs of IEEE/IFIP International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM) 2013, APNOMS 2002, APNOMS 2007, APNOMS 2009 and IEEE/IFIP Broadband Convergence Networks Workshop 2009. As for Awards, CS received Best Paper Award from ICOIN 2012, APNOMS 2008, and APNOMS 2007. And CS received Gaheon Scientific Research Award (which is the most honorable academic award in Korean information and computer science society) from Korean Institute of Information Scientist and Engineers (KIISE) in 2010, and The Year 2006 Scientific Research Award from Korea Information Processing Society (KIPS). CS is also serving as an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, International Journal of Network Management, Journal of Communications and Networks, and an Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine. And CS is a Senior Member of IEEE, and a Member of ACM, IEICE, IPSJ, KIISE, KICS, KIPS and OSIA. CS was the president of Open Standard and Internet Association (OSIA) in 2013. And CS has been Vice-President of the Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers since 2010. CS’s research interests include Future Internet, Ad hoc Networks, Network Management, Service Management, Network Security and Internet Services. CS published 156 international papers and 250 international conference papers.

Ranveer Chandra, Microsoft Research, USA

Title: TBD
Abstract: TBD
Bio: Ranveer Chandra is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research where he is leading an Incubation on IoT Applications. His research has shipped as part of multiple Microsoft products, including VirtualWiFi in Windows 7 onwards, low power Wi-Fi in Windows 8, Energy Profiler in Visual Studio, and the Wireless Controller Protocol in XBOX One. He is active in the networking and systems research community, and has served as the Program Committee Chair of IEEE DySPAN 2012, and ACM MobiCom 2013. Ranveer is also leading the battery research project, and co-leading the white space networking project at Microsoft Research. He was invited to the FCC to present his work on TV white spaces, and spectrum regulators from India, China, Brazil, Singapore and US (including the FCC chairman) have visited the Microsoft campus to see his deployment of the world’s first urban white space network. As part of his doctoral dissertation, Ranveer developed VirtualWiFi. The software has been downloaded more than 750,000 times and is among the top 5 downloaded software released by Microsoft Research. It is shipping as a feature in Windows since 2009. Ranveer has published more than 75 papers, and filed over 100 patents, more than 80 of which have been granted by the USPTO. His research has been cited by the popular press, such as CNET, MIT Technology Review, Scientific American, New York Times, WSJ, among others. He has won several awards, including best paper awards at ACM CoNext 2008, ACM SIGCOMM 2009, IEEE RTSS 2014, USENIX ATC 2015, and Runtime Verification 2016 (RV’16), the Microsoft Research Graduate Fellowship, the Microsoft Gold Star Award, the MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators Under 35, TR35 (2010) and Fellow in Communications, World Technology Network (2012). Ranveer has an undergraduate degree from IIT Kharagpur, India and a PhD from Cornell University.

Mohammad S. Alam, Texas A & M University, USA

Title: TBD
Abstract: TBD
Bio: Mohammad S. Alam is presently the Dean of College of Engineering in Texas A & M University, Kingsville (TAMUK), USA. He did his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio in 1992. He did his M.S. in Computer Engineering from Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan in 1989. He did his B.S. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from BUET in 1983. His research interests are pattern recognition and tracking, digital/optical image processing, multispectral/hyperspectral image processing, infrared imaging systems, smart energy management and control (SEMaC), ultrafast computing architectures and algorithms, novel instrumentation and measurement techniques, wireless communication systems, fiber optic sensors, microprocessor systems and interfacing, and wireless sensor networks. He is a fellow member of IEEE, IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Photonics Society, IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Industry Applications Society, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, IEEE Education Society, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society.

Invited Speakers

Abdullah Mueen, University of New Mexico, USA

Title: TBD
Abstract: TBD
Bio: Abdullah Mueen is an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at University of New Mexico since 2013. Earlier he was a Scientist in the Cloud and Information Science Lab at Microsoft Corporation. His major interest is in temporal data mining with a focus on two unique types of signals: social networks and electrical sensors. He has been actively publishing in the data mining conferences including KDD, ICDM and SDM and journals including DMKD and KAIS. He has received runner-up award in the Doctoral Dissertation Contest in KDD 2012. He has won the best paper award in the same conference. Earlier, he earned PhD degree at the University of California at Riverside and BSc degree at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology.

Endadul Hoque, Florida International University, USA

Title: TBD
Abstract: TBD
Bio: Endadul Hoque is an Assistant Professor in the School of Computing and Information Sciences at Florida International University. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University and BSc in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. After his PhD, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Northeastern University. His research revolves around practical cybersecurity problems in the networking domain, where the overarching goal is to create automated techniques to achieve higher assurance on networked systems, including real-world implementations of network protocols and IoT systems. During his PhD, he received the Graduate Teaching Fellowship award in 2014 and the Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship award in 2015. His research work has been published in several top security and networking conferences (e.g., S&P, DSN) and journals (e.g., ToN).