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Conference Chair

Jaime Lloret Mauri
Universidad Politecnica de Valencia

Brief Bio
Jaime Lloret received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Physics in 1997, his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in electronic Engineering in 2003 and his Ph.D. in telecommunication engineering (Dr. Ing.) in 2006. He is a Cisco Certified Network Professional Instructor and he has 7 Cisco Networking Academy Certifications. He also has the Hewlett-Packard IT Architect Certification. He worked as a network designer and administrator in several enterprises. He is Full Professor at the Polytechnic University of Valencia. He is the Chair of the Integrated Management Coastal Research Institute (IGIC) since January 2017. He was the founder of the “Com munications and Networks” research group of the IGIC and he is the head (and founder) of the "Active and collaborative techniques and use of technologic resources in the education (EITACURTE)" Innovation Group. He is the director of the University Diploma “Redes y Comunicaciones de Ordenadores” and he has been the director of the University Master "Digital Post Production" for the term 2012-2016. ... More >>


Program Chair

Joel Rodrigues
College of Computer Science and Technology, China University of Petroleum (East China), Qingdao 266555, China; Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

Brief Bio
Joel J. P. C. Rodrigues [S’01, M’06, SM’06, F’20] is a professor at the Federal University of Piauí (UFPI), Brazil; and senior researcher at the Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal. He received the Academic Title of Aggregated Professor in informatics engineering from UBI, the Habilitation in computer science and engineering from the University of Haute Alsace, France, a PhD degree in informatics engineering and an MSc degree from the UBI, and a five-year BSc degree (licentiate) in informatics engineering from the University of Coimbra, Portugal. His main research interests include IoT and sensor networks, e -health technologies vehicular communications, and mobile and ubiquitous computing. Prof. Rodrigues is the leader of the Next Generation Networks and Applications research group (CNPq), IEEE Distinguished Lecturer [2018-2021], Director for Conference Development - IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors [2018-2019], Technical Activities Committee Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Latin America Region Board [2018-2019], the President of the scientific council at ParkUrbis – Covilhã Science and Technology Park, a Past-Chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on eHealth, a Past-chair of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Communications Software, Steering Committee member of the IEEE Life Sciences Technical Community and Publications co-Chair, and Member Representative of the IEEE Communications Society on the IEEE Biometrics Council. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal on E-Health and Medical Communications and editorial board member of several high-reputed journals (IEEE Network, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, etc.). He has been general chair and TPC Chair of many international conferences, including IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE HEALTHCOM, and IEEE LATINCOM. He has authored or coauthored over 850 papers in refereed international journals and conferences, 3 books, 2 patents, and 1 ITU-T Recommendation. He had been awarded several Outstanding Leadership and Outstanding Service Awards by IEEE Communications Society and several best papers awards. Prof. Rodrigues is a licensed professional engineer (as senior member), member of the Internet Society, a senior member of ACM, and an IEEE Fellow. ... More >>