Committee Members

Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Roger Barga : Amazon.com, USA
Prof Carlo Zaniolo : UCLA, USA

Program Co-Chairs

Dr. Chaitanya Baru : San Diego Supercomputer Center/Univ. of California San Diego, USA
Dr. Jun (Luke) Huan : Baidu Big Data Lab, China
Prof. Latifur Khan : University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Vice Chairs in Big Data Science and Foundations
Prof. Jingrui He : UIUC, USA
Prof. Wenqing Hu : Missouri S&T University, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Infrastructure
Prof. Hanghang Tong : UIUC, USA
Dr. Yinglong Xia : Facebook AI, Menlo Park, CA, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Management
Prof. Christopher Jermaine : Rice University, USA
Prof. Yongluan Zhou : Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark
Vice Chairs in Big Data Search and Mining
Prof. Quanquan Gu : UCLA, USA
Prof. Aditya Prakash : Virginia Tech, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Security, Privacy and Trust
Prof. Dongwon Lee : Penn State University, USA
Prof. Julia Stoyanovich : New York University, USA
Vice Chairs in Hardware/OS Accelerating for Big Data
Prof. Sang-Woo Jun, UC Irvine, USA
Prof. Harry Xu, UCLA, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Applications
Prof. Xia Ning : Ohio State University, USA
Prof. Tim Weninger : Univ. of Notre Dame, USA

Industry and Government Program Committee Co-Chairs

Dr. Ronay Ak : NVIDIA, USA
Dr. Yuanyuan Tian : IBM Almaden Research Center, USA

Workshop Co-Chairs

Prof. Kisung Lee : Louisiana State University, USA
Prof. Yanfang Fanny Ye : West Virginia University, USA

Tutorial Co-Chairs

Prof. Xia (Ben) Hu : Texas A&M Univ, USA
Prof. Chen Li : UC Irvine, USA
Prof. Jeffrey Saltz : Syracuse University, USA

Big Data Cup Chairs

Prof. Yicheng Tu : South Florida University, USA

Poster Co-Chairs

Prof. Anna Cinzia Squicciarini : Penn State University, USA
Dr. Haoyi Xiong : Baidu, China
Prof. Sihong Xie : Lehigh University, USA
Dr. Lingfei Wu : IBM Research, USA

Sponsorship Chairs

Prof. Xiaohua Tony Hu : Drexel University, USA
Dr. Salloum Mariam : UC Riverside, USA

Local Arrangement Chairs

Dr. Wei Ye : UC Santa Barbara, USA

Registration Chair

Prof. Yuan An : Drexel University, USA

Publicity Chairs

Prof. Ruoming Jing : Kent State University, USA
Prof. Amr Magdy : UC Riverside, USA

Student Travel Award Chairs

Prof. Weimao Ke : Drexel University, USA
Dr. Christine Kirkpatrick : San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA
Prof. Jianwu Wang : University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA

BigData Steering Committee

Dr. Amr Awadallah : Cloudera, USA
Dr. Xueqi Cheng : Chinese Academy of Science, China
Prof. Yi-ke Guo : Imperial College, UK
Prof. Xiaohua Tony Hu (Chair) (xh29@drexel.edu) : Drexel University, USA
Prof. Jimmy Lin : University of Waterloo, Canada
Dr. Raghunath Nambiar : AMD, USA
Prof. Jian Pei : Simon Fraser University, Canada
Prof. Vijay Raghavan : University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA
Prof. Amit Sheth : University of South Carolina, USA
Prof. Matthew Smith : Leibniz Universit├Ąt Hannove, Germany
Dr. Shusaku Tsumoto : Shimane University, Japan
Prof. Athanasios Vasilakos : Lulea University of Technology(LTU), Sweden
Pro. Wei Wang : University of California at Los Angeles, USA
Prof. Qiang Yang : Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China