Committee Members

Conference Co-Chairs

Vijay Raghavan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, USA

Shusaku Tsumoto, Shimane University, Japan

Program Co-Chairs

Lei Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Yukio Ohsawa. The University of Tokyo, Japan

Dirk Van den Poel, Ghent University, Belgium

Industry and Government Program Co-Chairs

Yoichi Motomura, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan

Lingfei Wu, JD.com Silicon Research Center, USA

Takuya Takagi, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Japan

Special Session Co-chair

Akihiro Sato, Yokohama City University, Japan

Dominik Slezak, University of Warsaw, Poland

Workshop Co-chairs

Akihiro Abe, Chiba University, Japan

Ying Xie, Kennesaw State University, USA

Tutorial Co-chairs

Yasufumi Takama, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Dries Beniot, Ghent University, Belgium

Proceeding Co-Chairs

T.P. Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Big Data Cup Challenges Co-chairs

Aleksandra Gruca, Silesian University of Technology, Poland

Mario Krenn, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, Germany

Takashi Kido, Teikyo University, Japan

Big Data Sponsorship Co-chairs

Hideki Takeda, FRONTEO, Japan

Katsutoshi Yada, Kansai University, Japan

Big Data Poster Co-chairs

Mitsunori Matsushita, Kansai University , Japan

Local Arrangement Co-chairs

Daisuke Katagami, Tokyo Polytechnic University, Japan

Takafumi Koshinaka, Yokohama City University, Japan

Registration Chair

Akiko Yamanobe, May project, Japan

Financial Co-chairs

Mayumi Kamata-Itakura, Microsoft Japan

Tony Xiaohua Hu, Drexel University, USA

Publicity Chair

Weiping Ding, Nantong University, China

Sayaka Shiota, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan

Sakiko Mishima, NEC Corporation, Japan

Student Travel Award Chair

Yuan An, Drexel University, USA

Steering Committee Chair

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

PC Vice-Co-Chairs
(1) Big Data Science and Foundations

Naoki Masuda, Univ. of Buffalo, USA

Hua Lu, Roskilde University, Denmark

(2) Big Data Infrastructure

Derrick I-Hsien, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Michele Ciavotta Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy

(3) Big Data Management

Shaoxu Song, Tsinghua University, China

Wook-Shin Han, POSTECH, south Korea

(4) Big Data Search and Mining

Ilaria Bartonlini University of Bologna, Italy

Yongxin Tong, Beihang University, China

(5) Big Data Learning and Analytics

Sule Gunduz, Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Yanyan Shen, SJTU, China,

Elisabetta Fersini, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Italy

(6) Data Ecosystem

Teruaki Hayashi, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Alfredo Cuzzocrea University of Calabria, Italy

(7) Big Data Applications

Yu Yi, Nara Women's University, Japan

Xiang Lian, Kent State University, USA