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Markus Helfert
Dublin City University

Brief Bio
Markus Helfert is Director of the Business Informatics Group at Dublin City University, and a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the School of Computing, Dublin City University (Ireland). He is senior academic at Lero - The Irish Software Research Centre. He is a research affiliate at The Open Government Institute at Zeppelin University in Germany. His research interests include Information Management, Innovation, Cloud Computing, Service Science, Enterprise Architecture and Open Data and Smart Cities. Currently he advises several small and medium sized Enter prise in relation to Inno vation and IT Management. Markus Helfert has authored more than 200+ academic articles, journal and book contributions and has presented his work at international conferences. He is member of international programme committees and reviewer and associate editor of several IS journals. Dr. Helfert has received national and international grants from agencies such as European Union (FP7; H2020), Science Foundation Ireland and Enterprise Ireland. Prior to his appointment at Dublin City University, he held a research position at the Institute of Information Management at the University of St. Gallen. Dr. Helfert holds a PhD from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), an MSc from the University of Mannheim (Germany) and a BSc from Napier University in Scotland (UK). ... More >>

António Pascoal
Instituto Superior Técnico

Brief Bio
António M. Pascoal received the Ph.D. degree in Control Science from the Univ. Minnesota, Mpls, USA in 1987. From 1987-88 he was a Research Scientist with Integrated Systems Incorporated, Santa Clara, California. Since 1988 he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST), Lisbon, PT where he lectures in the areas of Control and Robotics. From 1996-1998 he was a Visiting Associate Professor with the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the US Naval Postgraduate School of Monterey, Californi a. He is currently an Associate Professor of IST, a senior researcher with the Institute for Systems and Robotics (ISR)/Dynamical Systems and Ocean Robotics (DSOR) group, and coordinator of the Thematic Area “Technologies for Ocean Exploration and Exploitation” of the Associate Laboratory of Robotics and Engineering Systems (LARSyS). Since 2012, he has been an Adjunct Scientist with the National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, India. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, a new open access megajournal and a member of the Editorial Board of the Springer Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation Book Series. He was elected Chair, IFAC Technical Committee Marine Systems, from 2008-2014. He has coordinated and participated in a large number of international projects that have led to the design, development, and field-testing of single and multiple autonomous marine and air vehicles and systems in cooperation with partners in India (National Institute of Oceanography, Goa), USA (Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA), Korea (KAIST, Daejeon), and Europe. His research interests include Dynamical Systems Theory, Marine Robotics, Navigation, Guidance, and Control of Autonomous Vehicles, and Networked Control and Estimation with applications to air and underwater robots. He has published more than 300 journal and conference papers.

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Carlos Abreu, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Konstantinos Ampountolas, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Ramachandran Balakrishna, Caliper Corporation, United States
Francesco Basile, Università degli Studi di Salerno, Italy
Mohamed Benbouzid, University of Brest, France
Sandford Bessler, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), Austria
Neila Bhouri, IFSTTAR, France
Christine Buisson, Université de Lyon, France
Catalin Buiu, Universitatea Politehnica din Bucuresti, Romania
Gihwan Cho, Chonbuk University, Korea, Republic of
Seibum Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of
Andy Chow, University College London, United Kingdom
Baldomero Coll-Perales, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Spain
Ned Djilali, University of Victoria, Canada
Mariagrazia Dotoli, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Bertrand Ducourthial, Université de Technologie de Compiegne, France
Nicola Epicoco, Politecnico di Bari, Italy
Peppino Fazio, University of Calabria, Italy
Lino Figueiredo, ISEP - Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Yi Guo, University of Alberta, United States
Ghulam H. Bham, University of Alaska Fairbanks, United States
Yoichi Hori, University of Tokyo, Japan
William Horrey, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, United States
Zhongsheng Hou, Beijing Jiaotong University, China
Zechun Hu, Tsinghua University, China
Hocine Imine, IFSTTAR, France
Chul-Goo Kang, Konkuk University, Korea, Republic of
Hakil Kim, Inha University, Korea, Republic of
Xiangjie Kong, Dalian University of Technology, China
Anastasios Kouvelas, EPFL, Switzerland
Zdzislaw Kowalczuk, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
Milan Krbálek, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic
Wei Liu, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reinhard Mahnke, University of Rostock, Germany
Johann Marquez-Barja, University of Antwerpen - imec, Belgium
Zeljko Medenica, Altran, Germany
Youcef Mezouar, IFMA/Institut Pascal, France
Lyudmila Mihaylova, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Pedro Moura, Institute of Systems and Robotics - University of Coimbra, Portugal
Mirco Nanni, CNR, Italy
Katsuhiro Nishinari, University of tokyo, Japan
Alfredo Núñez, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Mehmet Onder Efe, Hacettepe University, Turkey
Dario Pacciarelli, Roma Tre University, Italy
Sara Paiva, Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo, Portugal
Markos Papageorgiou, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Ioannis Papamichail, Technical University of Crete, Greece
Brian Park, University of Virginia, United States
Paulo Pereirinha, INESC Coimbra/ Polytechnic of Coimbra /APVE, Portugal
Fernando Pereñiguez, Catholic University of Murcia, Spain
Xiaobo Qu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Claudio Roncoli, Aalto University, Finland
José Santa Lozano, University of Murcia, Spain
Oyunchimeg Shagdar, Institute VEDECOM, France
Sanjay Sharma, Plymouth University, United Kingdom
Shih-Lung Shaw, University of Tennessee, United States
Silvia Siri, University of Genova, Italy
Uwe Stilla, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
Tatsuya Suzuki, Nagoya University, Japan
Richard Tay, RMIT University, Australia
C. James Taylor, Lancaster University, United Kingdom
Tomer Toledo, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Esko Turunen, Tampere University of Technology, Department of Mathematics, Finland
István Varga, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Francesco Viti, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Eleni Vlahogianni, NTUA, Greece
Peter Vortisch, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Anil Vuppala, International Institute of Information Technology Hyderabad, India
Wai Yuen Szeto, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Peng Zhang, Shangai University, China