Chair: Filip de Turck
Filip De Turck leads the network and service management research group at the Department of Information Technology of the Ghent University, Belgium and the IBBT (Interdisciplinary Institute of Broadband Technology, Flanders). He is a full-time professor at the Ghent University in the area of telecommunication and software engineering. He is author or co-author of more than 300 refereed papers published in international journals or in the proceedings of international conferences. His main research interests include scalable software architectures for telecommunication network and service management, performance evaluation and design of new telecommunication and services. In this research area, he is involved in several research projects with industry and academia, both on a national and European scale (FP7 projects). He is a member of the network management research community by serving to Technical Program Committees of many network management conferences such as NOMS, IM, CNSM, APNOMS, and several workshops held in co-location.
Vice Chair: Laurent Ciavaglia
Technical Program Chair: Carol Fung
Secretary: Carlos Raniery P. dos Santos
Santa Maria, RS
Carlos Raniery is Adjunct Professor of Computer Science at the Department of Applied Computing of the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Brazil. He holds Ph.D. (2013) and M.Sc. (2008) degrees in Computer Science, both received from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), where he was also Postdoctoral Research Fellow from October 2013 to September 2014. From May 2010 to April 2011 he was a visiting researcher at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center – Hawthorne, where he developed projects on IT Service Management and Security Management. As an Adjunct Professor he’s involved with supervision and education activities on undergraduate and graduate courses on Computer Science, Information Systems, and Computer Engineering.
Standard Liaison: Marcus Brunner
Dr Marcus Brunner is chief researcher at the Network Laboratories of NEC Europe Ltd. in Heidelberg, Germany. He received his Ph.D. from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) in 1999. He got his M.S. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich in 1994. Aside from the involvement in different national and international projects, his primary research interests include network architectures (fixed and mobile), programmability in networks, network and service management. He is a member of the network management research community with being in the Organization and Technical Program Committees of many network management conferences such as NOMS, IM, DSOM, IPOM, etc. E.g., he was TPC co-chair of NOMS’08. Also in the networking area he is in the Organization and Technical Program Committees of major conferences such as IEEE Globecom, IEEE ICC, etc. He is currently ICC’09 symposium chair on Next Generation Networks and ICC’10 symposium chair on Communication Software and Services Symposium. He is in the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (TNSM), the Journal of Network and Systems Management (JNSM), and the Journal on Peer-to-Peer Networking and Applications. Finally, he is secretary of the IEEE Communication Society Technical Activities Council (TAC), secretary of the IEEE ComSoc technical committee on Network Operation and Management (CNOM), and member of the IEEE ComSoc Nomination and Election Committee.