Organizing Committee


General Chair:


Prof. Dr. Madjid Tavana

Professor and Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics
Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department

La Salle University ¡ñ Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19141 ¡ñ USA
Phone: (215) 951-1129 ¡ñ Fax: (267) 295-2854 ¡ñ Skype: madjidtavana
Email: tavana@lasalle.edu ¡ñ Web: http://tavana.us
Editor-in-Chief

Decision Analytics
International Journal of Management and Decision Making

International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences
International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining
International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences
International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems

Dr. Madjid Tavana is Professor and Lindback Distinguished Chair of Business Analytics at La Salle University, where he serves as Chairman of the Business Systems and Analytics Department. He also holds an Honorary Professorship in Business Information Systems at the University of Paderborn in Germany.  Dr. Tavana is Distinguished Research Fellow at the Kennedy Space Center, the Johnson Space Center, the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, and the Air Force Research Laboratory. He was recently honored with the prestigious Space Act Award by NASA. He holds an MBA, PMIS, and PhD in Management Information Systems and received his Post-Doctoral Diploma in Strategic Information Systems from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has published 11 books and over 200 research papers in international scholarly academic journals.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of Decision Analytics, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences, International Journal of Management and Decision Making, International Journal of Knowledge Engineering and Data Mining, International Journal of Strategic Decision Sciences, and International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems.


Program Chair:


Prof. Dr.  Srikanta Patnaik
Professor, SOA University, Bhubaneswar
& Chair Professor , Interscience Institute of Management & Technology, Bhubaneswar 
Odisha, India

Dr. Srikanta Patnaik is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SOA University, Bhubaneswar, India. He has received his Ph. D. (Engineering) on Computational Intelligence from Jadavpur University, India in 1999 and supervised 12 Ph. D. theses and more than 30 M. Tech theses in the area of Machine Intelligence, Soft Computing Applications and Re-Engineering. Dr. Patnaik has published more than 60 research papers in international journals and conference proceedings. He is author of 2 text books and edited 12 books and few invited book chapters, published by leading international publisher like Springer-Verlag, Kluwer Academic, etc.. Dr. Patnaik was the Principal Investigator of TAPTEC project ¡°Building Cognition for Intelligent Robot¡± sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and Major Research Project ¡°Machine Learning and Perception using Cognition Methods¡± sponsored by University Grant Commission. He is the Editors-in-Chief of  International Journal of Information and Communication Technology and International Journal of Computational Vision and Robotics  published from Inderscience Publishing House, England and also Editors-in-chief of Book Series on ¡°Modeling and Optimization in Science and Technology¡± published from Springer, Germany.


Organizing Chair £º


Prof.Dr. Qu Xilong

School of Information Technology and Management

Hunan University of Finance and Economics

Number 139, the second roads of Fenglin, Yuelu district,Changsha,Hunan,China

Prof. Xilong Qu is the dean of School of Information Technology and Management, Hunan University of Finance and Economics, he is also the master degree student advisor for both Xiangtan University and Hunan Institute of Engineering. Prof. Xilong Qu received his Ph.D on Southwest Jiaotong University, he finished his post-doctor study in Post-doctoral Research Center of Computer Science and Technology, South China University of Technology. Prof. Xilong Qu is the young core teacher of Hunan and a member of¡°121¡± talents program of Hunan.

 Prof.Xilong Qu joined 4 projects from the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, also he led the National Natural Science Foundation of Hunan, the Research Foundation of Education Bureau of Hunan Province, China and the National Science Foundation for Post-doctoral Scientists of China for 3, 1 and 1 times respectively. Prof. Xilong Qu published 4 books 35 articles (5 articles are indexed by SCI and the rest are indexed by EI). Prof. Xilong Qu is also invited for chairs and keynote speakers of numerous conferences and forums in China.



Coordinator:


Tommy Hu
Secretary, IRNet 


Technical Program Committee£º


Prof. Zhengtao Yu, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
Prof. Dr. Syed Abdul Rehman Khan, Chang¡¯an University, China
Dr. Hao Wang, State Key Laboratory of Rolling and Automation, Northeastern University, China

Prof. Harry Bouwman, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands

Prof. Shyi-Ming Chen, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

Prof. Yahaya Coulibaly, University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr. B.K. Das, Government of India, India
Prof. Joseph Davis, The University of Sydney, Australia
Prof. Arturo De La Escalera Hueso, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Dr. Ali Hessami, Vega Systems, UK
Prof. Yen-Tseng Hsu, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Prof. Lakhmi C Jain, Bournemouth University, UK
Prof. Sanjay Jain, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Dr. Chidananda Khatua, Intel Corporation Inc., USA
Prof. Ayse Kiper, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
Prof. Ladislav J. Kohout, Florida State University, USA
Prof. Reza Langari, Texas A&M University, USA
Prof. Maode Ma, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Prof. N. P. Mahalik, California State University, Fresno, USA
Prof. Rabi N, Mahapatra, Texas A&M University, USA













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