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Program Chair

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

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 >>


Andreas Ahrens, Hochschule Wismar, University of Technology, Business and Design, Germany
Vicente Alarcon-Aquino, Universidad de las Americas Puebla, Mexico
Fulvio Babich, University of Trieste, Italy
Jose M. Barcelo-Ordinas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Luis Bernardo, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
Luis Castedo, University of A Coruña, Spain
Llorenç Cerdà-Alabern, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain
Carl J. Debono, University of Malta, Malta
Aaron Gulliver, University of Victoria, Canada
Sandor Imre, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Prasanta K. Jana, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), India
Georgios Kambourakis, University of the Aegean, Greece
André B. Kokkeler, University of Twente, Netherlands
Stavros A. Koubias, ECE Department, University of Patras, Greece
Emanuele Lattanzi, University of Urbino, Italy
Cintia Borges Margi, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Marek Natkaniec, AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Anand Nayyar, Duy Tan University, Vietnam
Grammati Pantziou, University of West Attica, Greece
Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, United International University, Bangladesh
Jordi Pérez-Romero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Spain
Vicent Pla, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Jorge Portilla, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
Jörg Roth, University of Applied Sciences Nuremberg, Germany
Manuel García Sánchez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain
Loren Schwiebert, Wayne State University, United States
Nadir Shah, COMSATS University Islamabad, Wah Campus, Pakistan
Tat-Chee Wan, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia