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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

César Benavente-Peces
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Brief Bio
César Benavente obtained his PhD. in telecommunications engineering in 1999 by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. He is at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid in the circuits and Systems Engineering Department at the Institute of Telecommunicacions (E.U.I.T. Telecomunicación). His research interests are related to digital signal processing in communication systems, software radio systems and MIMO communication systems.


Program Co-Chairs

Luis Gomes
Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Brief Bio
Luis Gomes received his Electrotech. Eng. Degree from Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal, in 1981, and a PhD degree in Digital Systems from Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal, in 1997. He is a professor at the Electrical Engineering Department, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Nova University of Lisbon, Portugal and a researcher at UNINOVA Institute, Portugal. From 1984 to 1987, he was with EID, a Portuguese medium enterprise, in the area of electronic system design, in the R&D engineering department. His main interests include the usage of Petri nets and other models of concurrency, applied to reconf igurable and embedded systems co-design and cyber-physical systems. He was made Honorary Professor of Transilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania, in 2007, as well as Honorary Professor of Óbuda University, Budapest, Hungary, in 2014. He has received the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Anthony J. Hornfeck Service Award in 2016. Dr. Gomes is author/co-author of more than 200 papers and chapters published in journals, books and conference proceedings, as well as co/author of one book and co-editor for three books. ... More >>

Haibin Zhu
Nipissing University

Brief Bio
Dr. Haibin Zhu is a Full Professor, the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Mathematics, and the Founding Director of Collaborative Systems Laboratory, Nipissing University, Canada. He received M.S. (1988) and Ph.D. (1997) degrees in computer science from the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), China. He was a visiting professor and a special lecturer in the College of Computing Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA (1999-2002) and a lecturer, an associate professor and a full professor at NUDT (1988-2000). He has accomplished over 200 research works, including over 20 IEEE T ransactions articles, five books, five book chapters, three journal issues, and three conference proceedings. He is a senior member of IEEE and is serving and served as co-chair of the technical committee of Distributed Intelligent Systems of IEEE SMC Society, Associate Editor (AE) of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC): Systems, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, and IEEE SMC Magazine, and IEEE Canada Review. He is a founding researcher of Role-Based Collaboration and Adaptive Collaboration. His research has been being sponsored by NSERC, IBM, DRDC, and OPIC. He is the receipt of the meritorious service award from IEEE SMC Society (2018). ... More >>