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Bharadwaj Veeravalli is currently with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, as a tenured associate professor. He is a recipient of Gold Medal awards for his outstanding PhD thesis (1994, IISc Bangalore) and for bachelor's degree (Physics, 1987, MKU). His main stream research interests include, Cloud/Grid/Cluster Computing, scheduling in parallel and distributed systems, bioinformatics, high-performance computing, and multimedia computing. He is one of the earliest researchers in the field of Divisible Load Theory (DLT). He had successfully secured several externally funded projects and published over 80 papers in high-quality peer-reviewed international journals and more than 75 papers in International Conferences. He has coauthored three research monographs in the areas of PDS, distributed databases (competitive algorithms), and networked multimedia systems, in the years 1996, 2003, and 2005, respectively. Bharadwaj has served in the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Computers and IEEE Transactions on SMC-A until 2011 and currently serving the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, Multimedia Tools & Applications (MTAP) and Cluster Computing, as an associate editor. He was a visiting professor with HUST, Wuhan, China, from June 2007-May 2009. He had served (and serving) as a program committee member and currently serving as a general cochair in IEEE ICON 2013. In September 2010, he delivered a keynote speech in the fifth IEEE International Conference on Bio-Inspired Computing: Theory and Applications (BIC-TA) September 2010, held in Changsha, PR China. Author's academic profile, professional activities, main stream and peripheral research interests, research projects and collaborations, most recent list of publications, can be found at http://cnl-ece.nus.edu.sg/elebv/. He is a senior member of the IEEE and the IEEE Computer Society.
Manish Parashar is professor of electrical and computer engineering at Rutgers University. He is the founding director of the Rutgers Discovery Informatics Institute (RDI2) and of the NSF Cloud and Autonomic Computing Center (CAC), and is associate director of the Rutgers Center for Information Assurance (RUCIA). Manish received a BE degree from Bombay University, India and MS and PhD degrees from Syracuse University. His research interests are in the broad areas of parallel and distributed computing and computational and data-enabled science and engineering. A key focus of his research is on addressing the complexity or large-scale systems and applications through programming abstractions and systems. Manish serves on the editorial boards and organizing committees of a large number of journals and international conferences and workshops, and has deployed several software systems that are widely used. He has also received numerous awards and is a fellow of AAAS, fellow of the IEEE, fellow if the IEEE Computer Society and senior member of ACM. For more information please visit http://parashar.rutgers.edu/.