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Program Committee

Program Chair

Egon L. van den Broek
Utrecht University

Brief Bio
Egon L. van den Broek received a MSc in Artificial Intelligence (AI) (2001), a PhD in Social Sciences (2005), and a second PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Computer Science (2011). Currently, he is assistant professor and research director of the Center for Research on data-driven User eXperience (CRUX) at the Utrecht University, founding partner at Information eXperience (IX) BV, and consultant (e.g., for TNO, Philips, and the United Nations). His interests are on pattern recognition, interaction technology, and affective computing. Egon is Editor-in-Chief of Open Computer Sc ience, Area Editor of Pattern Recognition Letters, Section Editor of Journal of Theoretical and Applied Computer Science (JTACS), and Associate Editor of Behaviour & Information Technology. Further, Egon serves as external expert for various agencies (e.g., European Commission, IWT, and ANR), in conference program committees, on boards of advice, and on several journal editorial boards. He frequently serves as invited/keynote speaker, conference chair, and has received several awards (e.g., recently, the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 2015 best paper award). Egon has published 160+ scientific articles and holds several patents. ... More >>


Ankur Agarwal, Florida Atlantic University, United States
Anurag Agrawal, CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, Center for Translational Research in Asthma & Lung, India
Adil Alpkocak, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Flora Amato, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
Francois Andry, Philips, United States
Wassim Ayadi, LERIA, University of Angers, France and LaTICE, University of Tunis, Tunisia, Tunisia
Philip Azariadis, University of the Aegean, Greece
Omar Badreddin, Northern Arizona University, Canada
Shen Bairong, Soochow University, China
Adrian Barb, Penn State University, United States
Rémi Bastide, Jean-Francois Champollion University, France
Senjuti Basu Roy, The University of Washington - Tacoma, United States
Bert-Jan van Beijnum, University of Twente, Netherlands
Anna Belardinelli, University of Tübingen, Germany
Patrick Boissy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Université de Sherbrooke and Research Centre on Aging, Canada
Alessio Bottrighi, Universita' del Piemonte Orientale, Italy
Charalampos Bratsas, Aristotle University of Thesssaloniki, Greece
Edward Brown, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Computer Science, Canada
Sara C. Madeira, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Federico Cabitza, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Xiongcai Peter Cai, The University of New South Wales, Australia
Eric Campo, LAAS CNRS, France
Marc Cavazza, University of Kent, United Kingdom
Philip K. Chan, Florida Institute of Technology, United States
Taridzo Chomutare, University Hospital of North Norway, Norway
Malcolm Clarke, Brunel University, United Kingdom
Mihail Cocosila, Athabasca University, Canada
Miguel Coimbra, IT, University of Porto, Portugal
Emmanuel Conchon, University of Limoges, XLIM, France
Carlos Costa, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Sorana D. Bolboaca, Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Andrew D. Boyd, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Berry de Bruijn, National Research Council, Canada
Andre Dekker, MAASTRO Clinick, Netherlands
Chrysanne DiMarco, University of Waterloo, Canada
Liliana Dobrica, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
Stephan Dreiseitl, Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences at Hagenberg, Austria
Christo El Morr, York University, Canada
José Fonseca, UNINOVA, Portugal
Daniel Ford, Dell Research, United States
Ioannis Fudos, University of Ioannina, Greece
Laura I. Furlong, IMIM-UPF, Spain
Henry Gabb, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States
Hugo Gamboa, LIBPHYS-UNL / FCT - New University of Lisbon, Portugal
Amir Ghapanchi, Griffith University, Australia
Mauro Giacomini, University of Genoa, Italy
Laura Giarré, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Italy
Yves Gourinat, ISAE-SUPAERO, France
David Greenhalgh, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom
Murat Gunal, Turkish Naval Academy, Turkey
Igor Gurevich, Federal Research Center "Computer Science and Control"of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation
Jorge Henriques, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Chun-Hsi Huang, University of Connecticut, United States
Mahmood Hussain Shah, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom
Dragan Jankovic, Faculty of Electronic Engineering Nis, Serbia
Tahseen Jilani, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Noreen Kamal, University of Calgary, Canada
Enkelejda Kasneci, University of Tübingen, Germany
Finn Kensing, Professor of Computer Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Denmark
Waldemar W. Koczkodaj, Laurentian University, Canada
Irena Koprinska, University of Sydney, Australia
Sofia Kyratzi, University of the Aegean, Greece
Vimla L. Patel, The New York Academy of Medicine, United States
Elyes Lamine, University of Toulouse, CUFR J.F. Champollion, France
Gondy Leroy, University of Arizona, United States
Giuseppe Liotta, University of Perugia, Italy
Guillaume Lopez, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan
Guillermo Lopez Campos, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Martin Lopez-Nores, University of Vigo, Spain
Christoph M. Friedrich, University of Applied Science and Arts Dortmund, Germany
Pierre Maret, Université de Saint Etienne, France
Enrico Maria Piras, Fondazione Bruno Kessler - Trento, Italy
Alda Marques, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Paloma Martínez, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
José Luis Martínez, Universidade Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Ken Masters, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Sally Mcclean, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Gianluigi Me, Luiss University, Italy
Gerrit Meixner, Heilbronn University, Germany
Sabah Mohammed, Lakehead University, Canada
Mohyuddin Mohyuddin, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Saudi Arabia
Radhakrishnan Nagarajan, University of Kentucky, United States
Hammadi Nait-Charif, Bournemouth University, United Kingdom
Tadashi Nakano, Osaka University, Japan
Goran Nenadic, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
José Luis Oliveira, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Calvin Or, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Rui Pedro Paiva, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Danilo Pani, University of Cagliari, Italy
Guy Pare, HEC Montréal, Canada
Vimla L. Patel, Arizona State University, United States
Sotiris Pavlopoulos, ICCS, Greece
José G. Pereira Filho, Federal University of Espírito Santo (UFES), Brazil
Göran Petersson, eHealth Institute, Dept of Medicine and Optometry, Linnaeus University, Sweden
Arkalgud Ramaprasad, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Zbigniew W. Ras, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States
Grzegorz Redlarski, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Ita Richardson, University of Limerick, Ireland
Reinhard Riedl, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Ahmad Risk, Dr A Risk, United Kingdom
Alvaro Rocha, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Marcos Rodrigues, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
Alejandro Rodríguez González, Centro de Tecnología Biomédica, Spain
Valter Roesler, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Elisabetta Ronchieri, INFN, Italy
Stefan G. Ruehm, UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles), United States
Carolina Ruiz, WPI, United States
Tony Sahama, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
George Sakellaropoulos, University of Patras, Greece
Ovidio Salvetti, National Research Council of Italy - CNR, Italy
Akio Sashima, AIST, Japan
Jacob Scharcanski, UFRGS - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Bettina Schnor, Potsdam University, Germany
Yuval Shahar, Ben Gurion University, Israel
Kulwinder Singh, University of South Florida, United States
Jan Sliwa, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Min Soon Kim, University of Missouri School of Medicine, United States
George Spyrou, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Cyprus
Jan Stage, Aalborg University, Denmark
Clement T. Yu, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
Robyn Tamblyn, McGill University, Canada
Joseph Tan, McMaster University, United States
Adel Taweel, Birzeit University; King's College London, United Kingdom
Ioannis G. Tollis, University of Crete, Greece
Vicente Traver, ITACA, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Gary Ushaw, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Aristides Vagelatos, CTI, Greece
Sumithra Velupillai, KTH, Stockholm and King's College, London, Sweden
Sitalakshmi Venkatraman, Melbourne Polytechnic, Australia
Francisco Veredas, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Justin Wan, University of Waterloo, Canada
Szymon Wilk, Institute of Computing Science, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Janusz Wojtusiak, George Mason University, United States
Nabil Zary, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Fengfeng Zhou, Jilin University, China
Xuezhong Zhou, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
André Zúquete, IEETA, IT, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal