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Ching-Hsien Hsu is currently a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering at Chung Hua University, Taiwan. His research interests are primarily in parallel and distributed computing, cloud and Grid computing, P2P computing, RFID, services computing, and smart homes. He has published more than 150 academic papers in journals, books, and conference proceedings. He was awarded the annual outstanding research award in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010, and a distinguished award in 2008 for excellence in research from Chung Hua University. Dr. Hsu serves on a number of journal editorial boards. He has edited more than 20 international journal special issues as a guest editor and has served many international conferences as a chair or committee member. He serves on the executive committee of the IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) and is a senior member of the IEEE.
Hai Jin received the PhD degree in computer engineering from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) in 1994. He is now a Cheung Kung Scholars Chair Professor of computer science and engineering and the dean of the School of Computer Science and Technology at HUST. In 1996, he was awarded a German Academic Exchange Service fellowship to visit the Technical University of Chemnitz in Germany. Dr. Jin worked at The University of Hong Kong between 1998 and 2000, and as a visiting scholar at the University of Southern California between 1999 and 2000. He was awarded the Excellent Youth Award from the National Science Foundation of China in 2001. He is the chief scientist of ChinaGrid, the largest grid computing project in China, and the chief scientist of the National 973 Basic Research Program Project of Virtualization Technology of Computing Systems. Dr. Jin is a member of the Grid Forum Steering Group (GFSG). He has coauthored 15 books and published over 400 research papers. His research interests include computer architecture, virtualization technology, cluster computing and grid computing, peer-to-peer computing, network storage, and network security. He is the steering committee chair of the International Conference on Grid and Pervasive Computing (GPC), the Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC), the International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology (FCST), and the Annual ChinaGrid Conference. Dr. Jin is a member of the steering committees of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid (CCGrid), the IFIP International Conference on Network and Parallel Computing (NPC), the International Conference on Grid and Cooperative Computing (GCC), the International Conference on Autonomic and Trusted Computing (ATC), and the International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC). He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM.