Irena Bojanova, Ph.D., is Founding Chair of IEEE CS Cloud Computing Special Technical Community, a Co‐Chair of the IEEE Reliability Society IoT Technical Committee, and a founding member of the IEEE Technical Sub‐Committee on Big Data. She is Acting EIC of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, AEIC of the IEEE IT Professional, and AE of the International Journal of Big Data Intelligence (IJBDI). She is a professor and program director, Information and Technology Systems, at University of Maryland University College, managed academic programs at Johns Hopkins University and PIsoft Ltd., and co-started OBS Ltd., (now CSC Bulgaria). She is a member of the IEEE and can be reached at

Cloud Computing Special Technical Community

The Cloud Computing Special Technical Community (CC STC) focuses on Cloud activities across Computer Society (CS).  Its work is complementary to the IEEE Cloud Computing Initiative (IEEE CCI), a 3-year project to promote Cloud efforts across IEEE.

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If you are involved in cloud computing, joining the CC STC will give you chance to contribute your expertise as well as to expand your knowledge by working with others in this field. We have working groups on Conferences, Publications, Cloud Guide, Cloud Testbed, Education, Standards, Newsletter, and Online Presence.

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