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Profiles of Professors

Florida International University

School of Computing and Information Sciences
  1. Dr. S. Masoud Sadjadi, Associate Professor, PIRE PI
  2. Dr. Shu-Ching Chen, Professor, PIRE Co-PI
  3. Dr. Xudong He, Professor
  4. Dr. Giri Narasimhan, Professor
  5. Dr. Naphtali Rishe, Professor
  6. Dr. Peter Clarke, Associate Professor
  7. Dr. Vagelis Hristidis, Associate Professor
  8. Dr. Tao Li, Associate Professor
  9. Dr. Christine Lisetti, Associate Professor
  10. Dr. Raju Rangaswami, Associate Professor
  11. Dr. Jason Liu, Assistant Professor
  12. Dr. Zhenyu Yang, Assistant Professor
  13. Dr. Ming Zhao, Assistant Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  1. Dr. Malek Adjouadi, Professor
  2. Dr. Armando Barreto, Professor
Florida Atlantic University

Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  1. Dr. Borko Furht, Professor, PIRE Co-PI
  2. Dr. Andres Folleco, Assistant Professor
  3. Dr. Eduardo Fernandez, Professor
  4. Dr. Hari Kalva, Assistant Professor
  5. Dr. Oge Marques, Associate Professor
  6. Dr. Taghi Khoshgoftaar, Professor
  7. Dr. Hingquan Zhu, Assistant Professor
  8. Dr. Shihong Huang, Assistant Professor
  9. Dr. Abhijit Pandya, Professor
  10. Dr. Imad Mahgoub, Professor
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  1. Dr. Yi Deng, Dean and Professor, PIRE Co-PI
  2. Bill Chu, Department Chair
  3. Teresa Dahlberg, Professor
  4. Zbigniew Ras, Professor and KDD Lab. Director
  5. William Ribarsky, Chair
  6. Weichao Wang, Assistant Professor
  7. Jing Yang, Assistant Professor
Barcelona Supercomputing Center and
Universitat Politènica de Catalunya
  1. Prof. Rosa Badia, BSC's Grid Computing and Clusters Group Manager
  2. Prof. Jesus Labarta, BSC's Computer Sciences Dept. Director
  3. Ms. Judit Gimenez, BSC's Tool Group Manager
  4. Prof. Jordi Torres, BSC's Autonomic Systems and e-Business Platforms Group Manager
  5. Prof. Jose Maria Baldasano, BSC's Earth Sciences Dept. Director
  6. Prof. David Torrents Arenales, BSC's Computational Genomics Group Manager
  7. Prof. Victor Guallar, BSC's Electronic and Atomic Protein Modeling Group Manager
  8. Prof. Julita Corbalan, Associate Researcher of BSC in the Grid Computing and Clusters Group
  9. Josep Gelpi, INB Team Leader
IBM Almaden Research Center
  1. Dr. Howard Ho
  2. Dr. Kuldeep Kumar
IBM China Research Lab
  1. Jun Zhu
  2. Shixia Liu, research staff member
IBM India Research Lab
  1. Akshat Verma, research staff member
  2. Gargi Dasgupta
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  1. Dr. Dilma Da Silva
  2. Dr. Fabio Kon
  3. Liana Fong
IBM Tokyo Research Lab
Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey
  1. Dr. Sergio Omar Martínez Chapa, BioMEMS Research Chair
  2. Dr. Carlos Fernando Pfeiffer Celaya, Biometrics and Secure Protocols for Internet
  3. Dr. Gerardo Antonio Castañón Avila, Optics Communications
  4. Dr. Julio César Gutiérrez Vega, Laseres and Propagation
  5. Dr. Hugo Terashima Marín, Evolutive Optimization
  6. Dr. Norma Frida Roffe Samaniego, Computer Networks and Informatics Security
  7. Dr. Juan Carlos Lavariega Jarquín, Wireless Networks and Movility
  8. Dr. Leonardo Garrido Luna, Multiagent Systems
  9. Dr. Cesar Vargas-Rosales, Electronics and Telecommunications
  10. Dr. Victor Manuel Trevino Alvarado, Bioinformatics
  11. Dr. Raul Ramirez-Velarde, Professor, Computer Science department
Tsinghua University

Department of Computer Science and Technology
  1. Dr. Zhihui Du, Associate Professor
  2. Dr. YiCi Cai, Associate Professor
Research Institute of Information Technologies
  1. Dr. Xiaoge Wang, Professor
  2. Dr. Junwei Cao, Professor and Assistant Dean
  3. Dr. Zhou Qiang, Associated Researcher
Web and Software Technology Research Center
  1. Dr. Yong Zhang, Associate Professor
  2. Dr. Yang JiJiang, Associate Professor
Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha
  1. Luis Orozco Barbosa, Director of the I3A and LHPNA member
  2. Francisco J. Quiles, Vice-Rector of Research and Director of the LHPNA
  3. Pedro Angel Cuenca Castillo, Professor
  4. Gerardo Fernandez Escribano, Assistant Professor
Universidade Federal Fluminense
  1. Dr. Esteban Walter Gonzalez Clua, Professor
  2. Dr. Anselmo Antunes Montenegro, Professor
  3. Dr. Aura Conci, Professor
Universidad de Guadalajara

Information Systems Department
  1. Dr. Hector Alejandro Durán Limón, Research professor Titular A
Universidad Nacional de La Plata

College of Informatics
  1. Lic. Javier Diaz
  2. Ing. Luis Marrone
  3. Dr. Marcelo Naiouf
  4. Dr. Gustavo Rossi
Universitat Politènica de Catalunya

Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Department of Information and Communication Technologies
  1. Dr. Jesús Bisbal, Researcher
Universty de Rennes 1
  1. Dr_Jezequel, Professor
University of Miami
  1. Dr. Hüseyin Koçak, Chairman and Professor
  2. Dr. Nicholas Tsinotemas
  3. Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Mottaleb, Chairman and Professor
University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
  1. Dr. Jaime Seguel, Professor of Computer Science and Engineering; Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, College of Engineering


"PIRE... provides our students with the kind of direct international experience and training that will prepare them for careers in an increasingly competitive global arena."
Dr. Modesto Maidique
President Emeritus, Florida International University

"PIRE...will enable the next generation of students participants to become fully engaged as members of the globally-aware IT workforce.""
Dr. Nicholas Bowen
Vice President of Strategy and Worldwide Operations, IBM Research

"We look forward to hosting students researchers ... to foster our existing collaborations and create new ones."
Mateo Valero Cortés
Director, Barcelona Supercomputing Center

"I was able to develop quite a bit as a person, researcher, and professional."
Marlon Bright,
FIU student

"Being able to learn elements directly related to my project, the likes and dislikes of another culture, and be able to communicate in a different language are all aspects related to the PIRE program for which I will always be grateful."
Simone Pasmore,
FAU student

"It helps you build confidence that the degree you hold will enable you to tackle any problem, and, more importantly, it lets you experience the job before committing your life to it."
Allison Lanager,
FIU student

This material is based in part upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number OISE-0730065. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation. © 2007 Florida International University