Panel I: “Emerging Research Challenges in the Era of IOT”

This panel will discuss the emerging research challenges in the context of Internet of Things. Various aspects will be discussed including security, networking, communication, data processing, etc.

Panel Organizer: Kui Ren, SUNY Buffalo


Jiangchuan Liu, Simon Fraser University
TommasoMelodia, Northeastern University
Aaron Striegel, University of Notre Dame
Jie Wu, Temple University

Panel II:“Research Challenges in Big Data and Cloud Computing”

This panel will discuss some state-of-the-art research projects in the areas of big data and cloud computing. Panelists from government, industry, and academia will shed some lights on the future research directions in these areas.

Panel Organizer: Min Song, Michigan Tech

Krishna Kant, Temple University
Hong Jiang, University of Texas at Arlington
Hui Zang, Huawei, USA
Mehmet Can Vuran, University of Nebraska-Lincoln