Officers

Chair: Noura Limam

University of Waterloo
Department of Computer Science
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Phone: +519-888-4567, ext. 33501

Noura Limam is a research assistant professor of computer science at the University of Waterloo, Canada. She received the MSc and PhD degrees in computer science from the University Pierre & Marie Curie (now Sorbonne University), France, in 2002 and 2007, respectively. She is an active researcher and contributor in the area of network and service management. Her current interests revolve around network automation and cognitive network management. Her most recent contributions are in applying AI and in particular ML to networking and network management problems. In addition to her contributions to research, Noura Limam has been actively involved in the IEEE CNOM community for over a decade. She served and continues to serve on the Technical Program Committees as well as the Organizing Committees of CNOM flagship conferences including IEEE/ACM/IFIP CNSM, IFIP/IEEE IM, IEEE/IFIP NOMS, and IEEE NetSoft. Noura is on the Editorial Board of the IEEE Communications Magazine (Associate Technical Editor since January 2021), and the ACM/Wiley International Journal on Network Management (IJNM) (Associate Editor since 2018). She was Guest Editor of the 2020 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) SI on Advances in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Networking. She also serves as the Technical Program Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Network Intelligence (NI) and the Chair of the IEEE CNOM Young Professional Award committee.

Vice Chair: Marinos Charalambides

Huawei Technologies, Belgium

Marinos Charalambides holds a PhD degree in Network Management, an MSc in Communications Networks and Software (Distinction), and a BEng in Electronic and Electrical Engineering (First Class Honours), all from the University of Surrey, UK. He is currently a senior researcher at Huawei and previously he held research positions at University College London (12 years) and Surrey University (2 years). Since 2003 he has been working on key research challenges in the area of network and service management and has published high quality journal and conference papers. His research interests focus on network programmability, adaptive resource management, content distribution, and network monitoring. He has contributed to several European and UK national research projects, and he is on the technical program committees of the main network and service management conferences. Dr Charalambides was the recipient of the IEEE NSM Young Professional Award in 2016 for outstanding research contributions and leadership in the field of network and service management, he was on the editorial board of IEEE TNSM for 4 years, and he was the lead TPC co-chair of the 2017 IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management.

Technical Program Chair: Carol Fung

Virginia Commonwealth University
401 West Main Street
Office: E-4234

Richmond, Virginia, USA

Phone: +1 804 828 9731
Fax: +1 804 828 2771

Carol Fung received her PhD degree in computer science from the university of Waterloo (Canada). Her research interests include collaborative networks, next generation computer networks, social networks, and security issues in mobile networks, medical systems, and DDoS defense. She is the recipient of the IEEE/IFIP IM 2015 Young Professional Award, Alumni Gold Medal of university of Waterloo in 2013, best dissertation awards in IM2013, the best student paper award in CNSM2011 and the best paper award in IM2009. She received numerous prestige awards and scholarships including Google Anita Borg scholarship, NSERC Postdoc fellowship, David Cheriton Scholarship, NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship, and President’s graduate scholarship. She has been a visiting scholar at POSTECH (South Korea), a software engineer intern at Google, and a research intern at BlackBerry.

Secretary: Carlos Raniery P. dos Santos

Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM)
Avenida Roraima, 1000
Sala 1204-B, Anexo C, Prédio 70

97105-900
Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

Phone: +55 55 3220 6111
Fax: +55 55 3220 6111

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

Markus Brunner
Huawei, Switzerland

http://www.marcusbrunner.eu/

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.