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Alexander Brodsky
George Mason University
United States
cs.gmu.edu/~brodsky


Brief Bio
Alex Brodsky is Professor in the department of Computer Science and Director of the Masters of Science Degree in Information Systems at George Mason University. He teaches classes in Database Management and Decision Guidance Systems, graduated 15 PhD students and currently advises other four. Alex’s current research interests include Decision Support, Guidance and Optimization (DSGO) systems; and DSGO applications, including to Energy, Power, Manufacturing, Sustainability and Supply Chain. He earned his Ph.D. and prior degrees in Computer Science and/or Mathematics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Alex
has published over 115 refereed papers, including five that received Best Paper Awards, in scholarly peer-reviewed journals, books and conference/workshop proceedings. For his research work related to DSGO systems, Alex received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, NSF Research Initiation Award, and funding from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and Dominion Virginia Power.
Alex serves/ed in leadership roles in research conferences, including as Conference Chair of IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI-2017); Program Chair of IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI-2013); Program Co-chair of the IEEE ICDE workshop on Data-Driven Decision Guidance and Support Systems (DGSS 2012, and DGSS 2013); General Vice Co-chair of the IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2012); and Conference Chair of the Fifth International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming (CP99).
Prior to joining Mason in 1993, Alex worked at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, at Israel Aircraft Industries and was an R&D officer in the Computer Division of Communications, Electronics and Computer Corps, Israel Defense Forces. He also has start-up and commercialization experience, and is a member of ACM, IEEE, INFORMS and INSTICC.
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Slimane Hammoudi
ESEO, MODESTE
France
http://slimane.hammoudi.free.fr/


Brief Bio
Slimane Hammoudi is Professor at ESEO in Angers-France, a graduate school of engineering in electronics, computing, networking and telecommunications. Since 2003 his research interests have been in the main area of Model Driven Engineering with the focus on two application domains: Web Services and Context-Awareness. Since 2005, he has served as a co-chair of a workshop on Model Driven Development (MDEIS and FTMDD), a satellite workshop of ICEIS, international conference on enterprise information systems.

 

Program Co-Chairs


Joaquim Filipe
Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal / INSTICC
Portugal


Brief Bio
Joaquim B L Filipe is currently a Coordinator Professor of the School of Technology of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal (EST-Setúbal), Portugal. He got his Ph.D. at the School of Computing of the Staffordshire University, U.K, in 2000. His main areas of research involve Artificial Intelligence and Multi-Agent System theory and applications to different domains, with an emphasis on social issues in activity coordination, especially in organizational modeling and simulation, where he has been actively involved in several R&D projects, including national and international programs. He represented EST-Setúba l in several European projects. He has over 100 publications including papers in conferences and journals, edited books and conference proceedings. He started several conference series, sponsored by INSTICC and technically co-sponsored or in cooperation with major International Associations. He participated in more than 40 conference and workshop program committees and he is in the editorial board of several international scientific journals. ... More >>


Michal Smialek
Warsaw University of Technology
Poland


Brief Bio
Michal Smialek holds a habilitation degree in informatics from the Department of Cybernetics of the Military University of Technology and PhD (Eng) in electrical engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology. He also has MSc degrees in Computer Science and in Advanced Software Engineering from the Warsaw University of Technology and the University of Sheffield (Department of Computer Science) respectively. He is currently a Professor at the Chair of the Theory of Electrical Engineering and Applied Informatics and was a senior consultant at Infovide-Matrix S.A. He al so teached as a Visiting Professor at the University of Carlos III in Madrid. Prof. Smialek has over 20 years of experience in systems development using object-oriented methods. He has been developing software as a programmer, analyst, process engineer and project manager. He is a certified Rational Unified Process instructor. Michal Smialek has already conducted almost 200 editions of various courses in the area of software engineering for major Polish banks, telecoms, insurance companies, software houses and others. He has published over 80 articles in national and international journals and conference proceedings. Currently, Michal Smialek is engaged in research around Model-Driven Software Development and specifically in Model-Driven Requirements Engineering. He is the author of “Understanding UML. Methods of object modeling” (in Polish, Helion, 2005) and “From Requirements to Java in a Snap” (Springer, 2015). He was also the scientific coordinator of the ReDSeeDS project conducted within the European Union’s 6th Framework Program for Scientific Research by the Warsaw University of Technology together with 10 other renown European institutions. He currently leads the SMoG research group that develops methods and tools for requirements-based model-driven development. He also lead the WUT team within the REMICS project conducted under the 7th Framework Program. ... More >>

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