Committee Members

Conference Co-Chairs

Srinivas Aluru, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Chengxiang Zhai, Univ of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Program Co-Chairs

Chris Jermaine, Rice University, USA
Xintao Wu, University of Arkansas, USA
Li Xiong, Emory University, USA

Vice Chairs in Big Data Science and Foundations
Prof. Wei-Shinn Ku: Auburn University and National Science Foundation, USA
Prof. Carlos Ordonez : University of Houston, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Infrastructure
Prof. San-Woo Jun : University of California, Irvine, USA
Prof. Jia Zou : Arizona State University, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Management
Prof. Yannis Velegrakis : Utrecht University, Netherlands
Prof. Masatoshi Yoshikawa : Kyoto University, Japan
Vice Chairs in Big Data Search and Mining
Prof. Prasenjit Mitra : Penn State University, USA
Prof. Chandan Reddy : Virginia Tech, USA
Vice Chairs in Big Data Security, Privacy and Trust
Prof. Murat Kantarcioglu : University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Prof. Anna Squicciarini : Penn State University, USA
Vice Chairs in Hardware/OS Accelerating for Big Data
Prof. Spyro Blanas, Ohio State University, USA
Prof. Kai Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China
Vice Chairs in Big Data Applications
Prof. Xiaoqian Jiang : University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA
Prof. Huzefa Rangwala : George Mason University, USA

Industry and Government Program Committee Co-Chairs

Olivera Kotevska, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), USA
Siyuan Lu, IBM T.J. Watson Research center, USA
Weija Xu, Texas Advanced Computing Center, USA

Workshop Co-Chairs

Eyhab Ai-Masri, University of Washington, USA
Zhiyuan Chen, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, USA
Jeff Saltz, Syracuse University, USA

Tutorial Co-Chairs

Rafal A. Angryk, Georgia State University, USA
Hui Zhang, University of Louisville, USA

Big Data Cup Co-Chairs

Yicheng Tu, University of South Florida
Xingquan Zhu, Florida Atlantic University

Big Data Sponsorship Co-Chairs

Dr. Erin-Elizabeth A. Durham, Georgia State University, USA (edurham@cs.gsu.edu)
Xiaohua Tony Hu, Drexel University, USA (xh29@drexel.edu)

Local Arrangements Chair

Yubao Wu, Georgia State University, USA

Registration Chair

Berkay Aydin, Georgia State University, USA

Steering Committee Chair

Xiaohua Tony Hu, Drexel University, USA (xh29@drexel.edu)