9th International Conference on Information and Knowledge Technology(IKT 2017)

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Bahman Javadi

Dr. Bahman Javadi is a Senior Lecturer in Networking and Cloud Computing at the Western Sydney University, Australia. He is currently the Director of Academic Programs for the Postgraduate ICT Course in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics. Prior to this appointment, he was a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne, Australia. From 2008 to 2010, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the INRIA Rhone-Alpes, France. He has been a Research Scholar at the School of Engineering and Information Technology, Deakin University, Australia during his PhD course. He is co-founder of the Failure Trace Archive, which serves as a public repository of failure traces and algorithms for distributed systems. He has received numerous Best Paper Awards at IEEE/ACM conferences for his research papers. He served as a program committee of many international conferences and workshops. He has also guest edited many special issue journals. His research interests include Cloud computing, performance evaluation of large scale distributed computing systems, and reliability and fault tolerance. He is a member of ACM and Senior Member of IEEE. His website is: http://staff.scem.uws.edu.au/~bjavadi

Dr. Jemal H. Abawajy

Dr. Jemal H. Abawajy is a full professor at Deakin University, Australia, where he serves as the Director of the Distributed System and Security Research, a research strength within the University, leading a group of academics, research staff, and postgraduate students (30+ members). In 2016, he was awarded Doctorate of Science (DSc.) by Deakin University for his outstanding research achievements. He authored/co–authored seven books and more than 300 papers in premier venues such as IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, IEEE Transactions on Evolutionary Computation, and IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. I have delivered more than 50 keynote addresses (e.g., IEEE International Conference on Big Data and Cloud Computing, Sydney, Australia and 12th Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing, Auckland, New Zealand), numerous invited seminars (e.g., Central South University, Changsha, Hunan Province, P. R. China), and many media briefings (e.g., Voice of America's English Radio). He has been actively involved in the organisation of more than 300 national and international conferences in various capacity including chair, general co-chair, vice-chair, best paper award chair, publication chair, session chair and program committee. He has served on the editorial-board of numerous international journals including the IEEE Transaction on Cloud Computing.

Postal Address:
Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology,
Amirkabir University of Technology,
No 424 Hafez Ave, Tehran, Iran,

Contact Information:
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Email: ikt2017@aut.ac.ir
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