• Keynote Speaker (18 June 2020)

 

Yelena Yesha – Distinguished University Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Bio:

Dr. Yelena Yesha is Distinguished University Professor in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). 

She studied computer science at the Ohio State University and served as the Director of the Center of Excellence in Space Data and Information Sciences at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) from 1994 to 1999.

Her research areas include multicore computing, electronic commerce, distributed databases, assured information systems, and intelligent Web applications.

She is the Director of Center for Accelerated Real Time Analytics and the site director of the Multicore Computational Center (MC2), and has been doing research with cloud computing through the centers.

 

  • Keynote Speaker (19 June 2020)

 

Jane E. FountainDistinguished University Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Bio:

Dr. Jane E. Fountain is Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and an adjunct distinguished professor by appointment in the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

She studied political science and organizational behavior at Yale University and served as the Director of National Center for Digital Government at Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University from 2002 to 2005.

Fountain’s current research is focused on institutions and digitalization, specifically on cross-boundary and emergent institutional arrangements. She has worked with and coauthored with graduate students in the areas of institutional development and governance related to technological change in information and communications.