Associate professor of Computer Science
University of Brest (UBO), France
Ahcène Bounceur is an associate professor of Computer Science at the university of Brest (UBO). He received a Ph.D. in Micro and nano electronics at Grenoble INP, France in 2007. He received the M.S. degrees from ENSIMAG, Grenoble, France in 2003. From April 2007 to August 2008, he was a postdoctoral fellow at TIMA Laboratory. From September 2007 to August 2008, he was with Grenoble INP, France where he was a temporary professor. He has obtained the 3rd place of the Annual IEEE Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC-IEEE) Doctoral Thesis Contest, VLSI Test Symposium, Berkeley, USA, May 2007. His current research activities are focused in: Tools for physical simulation of Wireless Sensor and IoT Networks, parallel models for accelerating simulations and predicting parameters in WSN, sampling methods for data mining, development of CAT (Computer Aided Test) tools for analog, mixed-signal and RF circuits and statistical modeling of analog, mixed-signal and RF circuits. He is the coordinator of the project ANR PERSEPTEUR and a partner of the project Suidia.
Senior Lecturer in Software Systems Engineering
Liverpool John University (LJMU), UK
Dr Thar Baker is a Senior Lecturer in Software Systems Engineering and
leader of Computer Science Research Group at the Department of Computer
Science, Liverpool John University (LJMU). He has received his PhD in
Autonomic Cloud Applications from LJMU in 2010. Since then, Dr Baker has
published numerous refereed research papers in multidisciplinary research
areas including: Cloud Computing, Algorithm Design, and IoT. He has been
actively involved as a member of editorial boards and review committee of
a number of peer reviewed international journals including Future
Generation Computer Systems of Elsevier, and is on programme committee for
a number of international conferences including CCGrid. He is Expert
Evaluator in the Future Internet Research and Experimentation (FIRE)
initiative at the European H2020 Framework, and ICTFunds of UAE.
Irina Gudkova (Sponsored by JSAN)
Peoples’ Friendship University, Russia
Irina Gudkova is an Associate Professor of Applied Probability and Informatics Department at the Faculty of Sciences of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia..
Anne James (Tentative)
Professor of Data Systems Architecture in the Distributed Systems
Nottingham Trent Universit, UK
Anne James is Professor and Head of Computing and Technology at Nottingham Trent University.
Holding BSc and PhD degrees in computer science and data modelling, she has been engaged in higher education for many years and has
focused her research in the area of data and distributed systems. She has co-authored many peer-reviewed publications and has edited
books, journals and conference proceedings. She has successfully directed many PhD projects, whilst also being active in international
research collaborations and serving on the committees of a number of international conferences. She is currently a member of the Network
Infrastructures & Emerging Technologies (NIET) research group at Nottingham Trent University. Her current projects include Cloud
Forensics and Biometric Public Key Infrastructure. Formerly Anne held the position of Professor of Data Systems Architecture at Coventry
University where she oversaw research degrees across her faculty.