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Qi Yu received the PhD degree in computer science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). He is an assistant professor in the College of Computing and Information Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His current research interests lie in service computing and data management and mining. His publications have mainly appeared in well-known journals (e.g., the International Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB Journal) and ACM Transactions on the Web) and conference proceedings (e.g., ICWS). He has served or is serving as a program committee member for several conferences including the International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2008), the International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2009, 2010), and the Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2009, 2010). He is also a reviewer for various journals, including the VLDB Journal, ACM Transactions on the Web, the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, and the International Journal on Distributed and Parallel Databases. He is a member of the IEEE.
Athman Bouguettaya received the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1992. He is a science leader at the CSIRO ICT Centre, Canberra. He was previously a tenured faculty member in the Computer Science Department at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). He currently holds adjunct professorships at the Australian National University, Canberra, the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia, the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia, and Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. He is on the editorial boards of several journals, including the International Journal on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB Journal), the Distributed and Parallel Databases Journal, the International Journal of Cooperative Information Systems, and the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing. He guest edited the IEEE Internet Computing special issue on database technology on the web and the ACM Transactions on the Internet special issue on Semantic Web services. He served as the program chair of the 2008 International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2008), the 20th Australasian Database Conference (ADC 2009), and the IEEE RIDE Workshop on Web Services for E-Commerce and E-Government (RIDE-WS-ECEG 2004). He has published more than 130 articles in journals and conferences in the area of databases and service computing (e.g., the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, the ACM Transactions on the Web, VLDB Journal, SIGMOD, ICDE, VLDB, and EDBT). His current research interests are in the foundations of web service management systems. He is a fellow of the IEEE and a senior member of the ACM.