International Conference on
    Enterprise Information SystemsICEIS 2000

2nd International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems

Stafford, UK

5-7 July, 2000


Albert Cheng

Dr. Albert M. K. Cheng is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Houston, where he is the founding Director of the Real-Time Systems Laboratory. He has served as a technical consultant for several organizations, including IBM, and was also a visiting faculty in the Departments of Computer Science at Rice University and at the City University of Hong Kong.

He is the author/co-author of over sixty refereed publications in IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE), Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), Real-Time Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS), and other leading conferences. He is serving and has served on the program committees of many conferences in his areas of research. He is a frequent reviewer for the IEEE-CS Publications Office as well as for many international journals and conferences, One of his recent work presents a timing analysis of the X-38 Space Station Crew Return Vehicle Avionics, which contains a fault-tolerant distributed system.

Dr. Cheng has received numerous awards, including the National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award (now known as the NSF CAREER award). He has been invited to present seminars and tutorials at over 25 conferences, including IEEE CAIA, IEEE COMPASS, IEEE PDIS, IEEE SAST, IEA/AIE, SEKE, SEA, DAIS, IEEE CBMS, IEEE IC3N, ICCIMA, EIS, ICPDCS, IEEE ICECCS, IEEE IPCCC, IEEE MASCOT, ACM SAC, ICEIS, IEEE ICMCS, IEEE ISSRE, ACM CIKM, and IEEE IECON; and has given invited seminars/keynotes at many universities and organizations.

He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, a Guest Co-Editor of two IEEE TSE Special Issues on Software and Performance (Nov. and Dec. 2000), an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Computer and Information Science, the work-in-progress program chair of the 2001 IEEE-CS Real-Time Technology and Applications (RTAS), the invited special panel chair for the software engineering for multimedia session at the 1999 IEEE-CS International Conference on Multimedia Computing Systems (ICMCS), and a Senior Member of the IEEE.

Dr. Cheng received the B.A. with Highest Honors in Computer Science, graduating Phi Beta Kappa, the M.S. in Computer Science with a minor in Electrical Engineering, and the Ph.D. in Computer Science, all from The University of Texas at Austin, where he held a GTE Foundation Doctoral Fellowship. He is the author of the new senior/graduate-level textbook entitled Real-Time Systems: Scheduling, Analysis, and Verification (John Wiley & Sons) ISBN # 0471-184063, 2002.