Program Committee

MOD 2017 Program Committee  (TBC)

Ajith Abraham, Machine Intelligence Research Labs, USA

Andy Adamatzky, University of the West of England, UK

Agostinho Agra, University of Aveiro, Portugal

Hernán Aguirre, Shinshu University, Japan

Nesreen Ahmed, Intel Research Labs, USA

Youhei Akimbo, Shinshu University, Japan

Leman Akoglu, Stony Brook University, USA

Richard Allmendinger, University College London, UK

Paula Amaral, University “Nova de Lisboa”, Portugal

Ekart Aniko, Aston University, UK

Paolo Arena, University of Catania, Italy

Ashwin Arulselvan, University of Strathclyde, UK

Jason Atkin, University of Nottingham, UK

Martin Atzmueller, University of Kassel, Germany

Chloé-Agathe Azencott, Mines ParisTech – Institut Curie, France

Jaume Bacardit, Newcastle University, UK

James Bailey, University of Melbourne, Australia

Baski Balasundaram, Oklahoma State University, USA

Wolfgang Banzhaf, Memorial University, Canada

Helio Barbosa, Laboratório Nacional Computação Científica, Brazil

Thomas Bartz-Beielstein, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Simone Bassis, University of Milano, Italy

Christian Bauckhage, Fraunhofer IAIS, Germany

Aurélien Bellet, INRIA, France

Gerardo Beni, University of California at Riverside, USA

Tanya Berger-Wolf, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Heder Bernardino, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, Brazil

Daniel Berrar, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

Martin Berzins, University of Utah, USA

Rajdeep Bhowmik, Cisco Systems, Inc., USA

Mauro Birattari, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

J. Blachut, University of Liverpool, UK

Konstantinos Blekas, University of Ioannina, Greece

Maria J. Blesa, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya,Spain

Christian Blum, Basque Foundation for Science, Spain

Flavia Bonomo, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina

Gianluca Bontempi, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Pascal Bouvry, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Larry Bull, University of the West of England, UK

Tadeusz Burczynski, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

Róbert Busa-Fekete, University of Paderborn, Germany

Sergio Butenko, Texas A&M University, USA

Stefano Cagnoni, University of Parma, Italy

Mustafa Canim, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Luigia Carlucci Aiello, Sapienza Università di Roma, Italy

Tania Cerquitelli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Uday Chakraborty, University of Missouri – St. Louis, USA

Lijun Chang, University of New South Wales, Australia

W. Art Chaovalitwongse, University of Washington, USA

Ying-Ping Chen, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Koke Chen, Wright State University, USA

Kaifeng Chen, NEC Labs America, USA

Silvia Chiusano, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Miroslav Chlebik, University of Sussex, UK

Sung-Baa Cho, Yonsei University, South Korea

Siang Yew Chong, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus, Malaysia

Philippe Codognet, University of Tokyo, Japan

Pietro Colombo, Università dell’Insubria, Italy

Ernesto Costa, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Jole Costanza, Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy

Maria Daltayanni, University of California Santa Cruz, USA

Raj Das, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Mahashweta Das, Hewlett Packard Labs, USA

Kalyanmoy Deb, Michigan State University, USA

Noel Depalma, University Joseph Fourier, France

Clarisse Dhaenens, Université Lille 1, France

Luigi Di Caro, University of Torino, Italy

Gianni Di Caro, IDSIA, Switzerland

Tom Diethe, University of Bristol, UK

Federico Divina, Pablo de Olavide University, Spain

Stephan Doerfel, University of Kassel, Germany

Karl Doerner, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria

Rafal Drezewski, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

Ding-Zhou Du, University of Texas at Dallas, USA

George S. Dulikravich, Florida International University, USA

Talbi El-Ghazali, University of Lille, France

Michael Emmerich, Leiden University, The Netherlands

Andries Engelbrecht, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Roberto Esposito, Università di Torino, Italy

Cesar Ferri, Universitat Politcnica de València, Spain

Steffen Finck, Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences, Austria

Jordi Fonollosa, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Spain

Carlos M. Fonseca, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Giuditta Franco, University of Verona, Italy

Piero Fraternali, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Valerio Freschi, University of Urbino, Italy

Enrique Frias-Martinez, Telefonica Research, Spain

Marcus Gallagher, University of Queensland, Australia

Patrick Gallinari, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France

Xavier Gandibleux, Université de Nantes, France

Amir Hossein Gandomi, The University of Akron, USA

Inmaculada Garcia, Fernandez University of Almeria, Spain

Deon Garrett, Icelandic Institute Intelligent Machine, Iceland

Paolo Garza, Politecnico di Torino, Italy

Martin Josef Geiger, Helmut-Schmidt-University, Germany

Michel Gendreau, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada

Kyriakos Giannakoglou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece

Giovanni Giuffrida, University of Catania, Italy & Neodata Intelligence Inc.

Aris Gkoulalas Divanis, IBM Dublin Research Lab, Ireland

Christian Gogu, Universite Toulouse III, France

Michael Granitzer, University of Passau, Germany

Mario Guarracino, ICAR-CNR, Italy

Heiko Hamann, University of Paderborn, Germany

Jin-Kao Hao, University of Angers, France

William Hart, Sandia Labs, USA

Richard F. Hartl, University of Vienna, Austria

Mohammad Hasan, Indiana University Purdue University, USA

Geir Hasle, SINTEF, Norway

Verena Heidrich-Meisner, Extraterrestrial Physics – CAU Kiel, Germany

Eligius Hendrix, Universidad de Málaga, Spain

Carlos Henggeler Antunes, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Alfredo G. Hernández-Díaz, Pablo de Olvide University, Spain

Francisco Herrera, University of Granada, Spain

J. Michael Herrmann, University of Edinburgh, UK

Vasant Honavar, Penn State University, USA

Hongxuan Huang, Tsinghua University, China

Fabric Huet, University of Nice, France

Sam Idicula, Oracle, USA

Yoshiharu Ishikawa, Nagoya University, Japan

Christian Jacob, University of Calgary, Canada

Hasan Jamil, University of Idaho, USA

Gareth Jones, Dublin City University, Ireland

Laetitia Jourdan, INRIA/LIFL/CNRS, France

Narendra Jussien, Ecole des Mines de Nantes/LINA, France

Valeriy Kalyagin, Higher School of Economics, Russia

George Karakostas, McMaster University, Canada

George Karypis, University of Minnesota, USA

Ioannis Katakis, University of Athens, Greece

Saurabh Kataria, Xerox Research, USA

Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham, UK

Kristian Kersting, TU Dortmund University, Germany

Zeynep Kiziltan, University of Bologna, Italy

Joshua Knowles, University of Manchester, UK

Andrzej Kochut, IBM TJ Watson Research Center, USA

Yun Sing Koh, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Igor Konnov, Kazan University, Russia

Petros Koumoutsakos, ETHZ, Switzerland

Georg Krempl, University Magdeburg, Germany

Erhun Kundakcioglu, Ozyegin University, Turkey

Halina Kwasnicka, Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland

Joerg Laessig, University of Applied Sciences Zittau/Görli, Germany

Albert Y.S. Lam, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Niklas Lavesson, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

Kang Li, Groupon Inc USA Edo Liberty Yahoo Labs, USA

Arnaud Liefooghe, University Lille, France

Weifeng Liu, China University of Petroleum, China

Giosue’ Lo Bosco, Universita’ di Palermo, Italy

Fernando Lobo, University of Algarve, Portugal

Marco Locatelli, University of Parma, Italy

Manuel Lopez-Ibanez, University of Manchester, UK

Jose A. Lozano, The University of the Basque Country, Spain

Paul Lu, University of Alberta, Canada

Angelo Lucia, University of Rhode Island, USA

Luigi Malagò, Shinshu University, Japan

Lina Mallozzi, University of Naples Federico II, Italy

Vittorio Maniezzo, University Bologna, Italy

Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Marco Maratea, University of Genova, Italy

Elena Marchiori, Radboud University, The Netherlands

Tiziana Margaria, Lero, Ireland

Juan Enrique Martinez-Legaz, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Basseur Matthieu, LERIA Angers, France

Giancarlo Mauri, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy

Suzanne McIntosh, NYU Courant Institute & Cloudera Inc., USA

Gabor Melli, VigLink, USA

Silja Meyer-Nieberg, Universitaet der Bundeswehr Muenchen, Germany

Alessio Micheli, University of Pisa, Italy

Martin Middendorf, University of Leipzig, Germany

Taneli Mielikäinen, Nokia, Finland

Kaisa Miettinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Marco A. Montes De Oca, Clypd, Inc., USA

Antonio Mora, University of Granada, Spain

Christian L. Müller, Simons Center for Data Analysis, USA

Mohamed Nadif, University Paris Descartes, France

Hidemoto Nakada, National Institute of Advanced Industrial, Japan

Amir Nakib, Université Paris Est Créteil, France

Mirco Nanni, ISTI-CNR Pisa, Italy

Giuseppe Nicosia, University of Catania, Italy

Jian-Yun Nie, Universit de Montral, Canada

Xia Ning, Indiana University – Purdue U. Indiana, USA

Eirini Ntoutsi, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Munich, Germany

Salvatore Orlando, Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, Italy

Sinno Jialin Pan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Pan Pan, Alibaba Inc., China

George Papastefanatos, IMIS/RC “Athena”, Greece

Luis Paquete, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Andrew J. Parkes, University of Nottingham, UK

Ioannis Partalas, Viseo R&D, France

Jun Pei, University of Florida, USA

Nikos Pelekis, University of Piraeus, Greece

David Pelta, University of Granada, Spain

Diego Perez, University of Essex, UK

Vincenzo Piuri, University of Milan, Italy

Silvia Poles, Noesis Solutions NV, Belgium

George Potamias, FPORTH-ICS, Greece

Adam Prugel-Bennett, University of Southampton, UK

Buyue Qian, IBM T. J. Watson, USA

Chao Qian, Nanjing University, China

Günther Rail, Technische Universität Wien, Austria

Helena Ramalhinho, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain

Jan Ramon, INRIA Lille, France

Vitorino Ramos, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Zbigniew Ras, University of North Carolina, USA

Khaled Rasheed, University of Georgia, USA

Jan Rauch, University of Economics – Prague, Czech Republic

Steffen Rebennack, University of Florida, USA

Celso Ribeiro, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

Florian Richoux, Université de Nantes, France

Juan J. Rodriguez, University of Burgos, Spain

Andrea Roli, University of Bologna, Italy

Samuel Rota Bulò, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy

Arnab Roy, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, USA

Alessandro Rozza, Università di Napoli-Parthenope, Italy

Thomas Runarsson, University of Iceland, Iceland

Berc Rustem, Imperial College London, UK

Florin Rusu, University of California, Merced, USA

Nick Sahinidis, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Lorenza Saitta, Università del Piemonte Orientale, Italy

Horst Samulowitz, IBM Research, USA

Ganesh Ram Santhanam, Iowa State University, USA

Vítor Santos Costa, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Claudio Sartori, University of Bologna, Italy

Frédéric Saubion, University of Angers, France

Andrea Schaerf, University of Udine, Italy

Robert Schaefer, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

Fabio Schoen, University of Firenze, Italy

Christoph Schommer, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Oliver Schuetze, CINVESTAV-IPN, Mexico

Michèle Sebag, University Paris-Sud, France

Giovanni Semeraro, University of Bari, Italy

Roberto Serra, University of Modena Reggio Emilia, Italy

Marc Sevaux, Université de Bretagne-Sud, France

Junming Shao, University of Electronic Science & Technology, China

Ruey-Lin Sheu, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan

Patrick Siarry, Universit de Paris 12, France

Dan Simovici, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA

Karthik Sindhya, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Anthony Man-ChoSo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Christine Solnon, LIRIS – CNRS, France

Oliver Stein, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Catalin Stoean, University of Craiova, Romania

Thomas Stützle, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium

Ponnuthurai Suganthan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Johan Suykens, K.U. Leuven, Belgium

El-Ghazali Talbi, University of Lille, France

Domenico Talia, University of Calabria, Italy

Wei Tan, IBM, USA

Letizia Tanca, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Ke Tang, University of Science & Technology of China, China

Andrea Tettamanzi, University Nice Sophia Antipolice, France

Jerzy Tiuryn, Warsaw University, Poland

Heike Trautmann, TU Dortmund University, Germany

Vincent S. Tseng, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Theodoros Tzouramanis, University of the Aegean, Greece

Satish Ukkusuri, Purdue University, USA

Giorgio Valentini, University of Milano, Italy

Pascal Van Hentenryck, University of Michigan, USA

Analucia Varbanescu, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Carlos A. Varela, Rensselaer Polytecnic Institute, USA

Iraklis Varlamis, Harokopio University of Athens, Greece

Eleni Vasilaki, University of Sheffield, UK

Sébastien Verel, Université du Littoral Côte d’Opale, France

Vassilios Verykios, Hellenic Open University, Greece

Henna Viktor, University of Ottawa, Canada

Maksims Volkovs, University of Toronto, Canada

Dean Vucinic, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

Jason Wang, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Jianwu Wang, University of Maryland, USA

Lipo Wang, NTU, Singapore

Liqiang Wang, University of Wyoming, USA

Lin Wu, The University of Adelaide, Australia

Yinglong Xia, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, USA

Ning Xiong, Mälardalen University, Sweden

Chang Xu, Peking University, China

Xin Xu, George Washington University, USA

Shengxiang Yang, De Montfort University, UK

Qi Yu, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA

Tina Yu, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

Kunpeng Zhang, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Nan Zhang, The George Washington University, USA

Qingfu Zhang, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Rui Zhang, IBM Research – Almaden, USA

Ying Zhao, Tsinghua University, China

Bin Zhou, University of Maryland, USA

Zhi-Hua Zhou, Nanjing University, China

Djamel A. Zighed, University of Lyon 2, France

Antennas Zilinskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania

Julius Zilinskas, Vilnius University, Lithuania