Program Committee Membership

  • 2013 - Member of the technical program committee for the International Conference on Human Factors in Computing and Informatics (SouthCHI). In Cooperation with ACM SIGCHI and IEEE. Springer Publication.

  • 2011 - Member of the technical program committee for the Workshop Human-Computer Interaction and Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (HCI KDD 2011)

  • 2012 - 2013 - Member of the technical program committee for the International Conference on Practical Applications of Computational Biology & Bioinformatics (PACBB). Springer Publication.

  • 2005 - 2011 - Member of the organising committee for the International Conference on Collaborative Computing (CollaborateCom). Served as PC Member, Publicity Chair, Publication Chair and General Chair. Publication and Technical sponsorship by the IEEE.

  • 2005 - 2012 - Member of the technical program committee for the 2010 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems (CTS). Also served as Demos Chair (2005). IEEE Publication.

  • 2008 - Co-Guest Editor of the Special Issue of the International Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications (MONET), Selected papers from CollaborateCom 2008. Springer. (Published in 2012).

  • 2008 - Workshop co-organiser for the 1st International Workshop on Collaborative Games (CoGames 2008), in conjunction with the 2008 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems.

  • 2006-2007 - Member of the Program Committee for the IFIP Working Conference on Virtual Enterprises and Collaborative Networks.

  • 2005 - Member of the local organising committee, responsible for the conference "look" (design of all publicity materials, conference proceedings cover and the conference brochure) for the International Conference on Very Large Data Base (VLDB 2005), Trondheim.

Review / referee assignments

Assignments as public examiner/opponent.

I have been member and chaired the following Doctoral Thesis Evaluation Committees:

  • 2013
    • Chair/Coordinator of the PhD evaluation committee for Wei Wei at the Dept. of Computer and Information Science, NTNU. Thesis title: "Mining Online Text Data Sentiment and News Impact Analysis". (Ongoing).

    • Chair/Coordinator of the PhD evaluation committee for Robert Neumayer at the Dept. of Computer and Information Science, NTNU. Thesis title: "Semantic and Distributed Entity Search in the Web of Data".

    • Chair/Coordinator of the PhD evaluation committee for Lars H. F. Edvardsen at the Dept. of Computer and Information Science, NTNU. Thesis title: "Using the Structural Content of Documents to Automatically Generate Quality Metadata".

  • 2012
    • Chair/Coordinator of the PhD evaluation committee for Min Shi at the Dept. of Computer and Information Science, NTNU. Thesis title: "An Exploration and Optimization of Cooperative Coevolution".

    • Chair/Coordinator of the PhD evaluation committee for João Batista Rocha Junior at the Dept. of Computer and Information Science, NTNU. Thesis title: "Efficient Processing of Preference Queries in Distributed and Spatial".

  • 2006 - Chair/Coordinator of the PhD evaluation committee for Hao Ding at the Dept. of Computer and Information Science, NTNU. Thesis title: "A Semantic Search Framework in Peer-to-peer Based Digital Libraries".

Other Administrative Assigments

I am a member of the following councils and committees: