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General Chairs and Committee Chairs
Advisory Committee Members
Steering Committee Members
International Program Committee Members
Regional Liaisons
Journal Publication Committee Members

 

HONORARY CHAIRMAN
Professor Lotfi A. Zadeh
Director of Berkeley Initiative in Soft Computing (BISC)
University of California - Berkeley, California, USA

GENERAL CHAIRMAN
Dr. Dongping (Daniel) Zhu
Zaptron Systems, Inc.
Sunnyvale, California, USA
Email: Dan@zaptron.com
Tel: (408)732-7779, Fax: (408)490-2729

GENERAL CO-CHAIRMAN
Dr. Rabinder (Rabi) N. Madan
Office of Naval Research
800 North Quincy Street, Ballston Tower One
Arlington, VA 22217-5660 USA
Tel: (703) 696-4217, Fax: (703)696-xxxx
Email: madanr@onr.navy.mil

GENERAL VICE-CHAIRS
Dr. Hamid Arabnia (Administration, Proceedings)
Computer Science Departemt
University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
Email: hra@pollux.cs.uga.edu

STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Dr. X. Rong Li
Department of Electrical Engineering
University of New Orleans, LA, USA
Email: XRLEE@UNO.EDU

    ADVISORY COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN
Dr. Jim Bezdek
University of West Florida, FL, USA
Email:
jbezdek@argo.cs.uwf.edu

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS
Michael Falco
Northrop Grumman Corp, Melbourne, FL, USA
Email: falcomi@mail.northgrum.com

TECHCHNICAL CO-CHAIRS

Mark G. Alford
Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, USA

Email: alfordm@rl.af.mil

Dr. Douglas J. Kewley
Defense Science & Technology Organization
The Defense Department, Canberra, Australia

Email: douglas.kewley@dsto.defence.gov.au

PUBLICITY CHAIRMAN
Dr. Belur V. Dasarathy
Dynetics, Inc.
P. O. Box 5500 Huntsville, AL 35814-5500 USA
Tel: (205) 922-9230x4355, Fax:(205) 922-9260
E-mail: belur.d@dynetics.com & belur@computer.org

LOCAL ARRANGEMENT CHAIRS
Professor Kia Makki
Department of Computer Science
University of Nevada Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada 89154-4019, USA

Professor Niki Pissinou
Center For Advanced Computer Studies
University of Southwestern Louisiana
Lafayette, LA 70508, USA

Publication Committee Chair

STEERING COMMITTEE
Prof. Jake K. Aggarwal
University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

Dr. Alain Apprio
French
National Establishment for Aerospace Research (INERA), Chatillon, France

Dr. Radhakisan S. Baheti
National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA 22230, USA

Mr. Mark Bedworth
Defence Evaluation & Research Agency, UK

Dr. Chee-Yee Chong
Booz-Allen & Hamilton, Sunnyvale, CA 94089, USA

Dr. Richard W. Conners
Spatial Data Analysis Laboratory
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Dr. Oliver E. Drummond
Culver City, CA 90230, USA

Dr. Alfonso Farina
ALENIA, Italy

Dr. I. R. Goodman
SPAWAR Systems Center, USA

Professor Gui-Rong Guo
National University of Defense Technology, P. R. China

Prof. Masatoshi Ishikawa
University of Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Ivan Kadar
Northrop Grumman Corp., Advanced Systems and Technology
Mail Station A01-26, Bethpage, N.Y.11714, Tel: 516-575-5359
Email: ivan_kadar@atdc.northgrum.com

Prof. Rudolf Kruse
Universitaet Magdeburg, Germany

Prof. James Llinas
State University of NY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14260, USA

Prof. Daniel McMichael
Centre for Sensor Signal & Information Processing (CSSIP), Australia
Email: dwm@cssip.edu.au

Dr. Shozo Mori
Raytheon TI Systems, San Jose CA 95126, USA

Dr. Ronald P. Mahler
Lockheed-Martin, Engan, MN 55121, USA

Dr. Akira Namatame
Dept.of Computer Science, National Defense Academy, Japan

Dr. Bill A. Sander
Army Research Office, NC, USA

Prof. Tzvetan A. Semerdjiev
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria

Prof. Pramod K Varshney
Sycacuse University, USA

Mr. Franklin E. White
Space & Naval Warfare System Center, San Diego, CA, USA

ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Dr. Lynn Abbott
Bradley Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA

Dr. Yaakov Bar-Shalom
University of Conneticut, USA

Dr. Christopher Bowman
Data Fusion and Neural Networks, 8503 Skyland Drive, Longmont, CO  80503

Dr. Shui M. Cheung
FAA Technical Center, Atlantic City, NJ, USA

Dr. Kenneth M. Ford
Associate Center Director for Information Technology & Director of NASA's Center of

Excellence in Information Technology, NASA Ames Research Center,  Moffett Field, CA

Dr. Oscar Kipersztok,
The Boeing Company, Applied Research & Technology, Seattle, WA, USA

Professor Rudolf Kruse
Fakultaet fuer Informatik, OvG-Universitaet Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany       

Dr. Jerry Mendel
University of Southern California, Los Angles, CA USA

Dr. Enrique H. Ruspini
Artificial Intelligence Center, Stanford Research Institute International
Menlo Park, California 94025, USA

Professor Zhongtuo Wang
Institute for Systems Engineering, School of Business
Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China

Franklin E. White
Space & Naval Warfare System Center, San Diego, CA, USA

JOURNAL PUBLICATION COMMITTEE
Dr. Riza Akturan
Globalstar, Loral Space & Communications Corp, San Jose, CA,USA


Dr. Belur V. Dasarathy,
Dynetics, Inc., Huntsville, AL USA

Professor Chris Harris
University of Southampton, UK

Dr. Ivan Kadar
Northrop Grumman Corp., Advanced Systems and Technology
Mail Station A01-26, Bethpage, N.Y.11714, Tel: 516-575-5359
Email: ivan_kadar@atdc.northgrum.com


Professor Robert Levinson,
University of California,Santa Cruze, CA, USA

Professor X. Rong Li,
Electrical Engineering Department, University of New Orleans, LA, USA

Dr. Heping Pan
,
Centre for Sensor Signal & Information Processing (CSSIP), Australia

Dr. Dongping (Daniel) Zhu,

Zaptron Systems, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, USA

INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE

Omar Aboutalib, Northrop Grumman Millitary Aircraft System Division, Pico Rivera, CA, USA
Riza Akturan, Globalstar, LP, San Jose, CA,USA
Hamid. R. Arabnia, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA;
Abdel Azim Assi, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Assuit, Egypt
Yaakov Bar-Shalom, University of Conneticut, USA
Pierre Bessiere, CNRS, Laboratoire LEIBNIZ, France
Erik Blasch, Air Force Research Lab, Sensors Directorate, Ohio, USA
Dale Blair, Ph.D. Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
K. Chang, Sysetms Engineering, George Mason University, Arlington, VA, USA
Shiu M. Chueng, FAA Technical Center, Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Richard Conners, Spatial Data Analysi Lab, Virginia Tech, USA
Belur V. Dasarathy, Dynetics, Inc., Huntsville, AL USA
Uri Degen, Advanced Technology Ltd. (ATL), Tel-Aviv,
Israel.
Jean Dezert, French National Establishment for Aerospace Research (ONERA), France

Tom Drayer, US Department of Defense, Pentagon, VA, USA
Rosemary Dyer, US Air Force Phillips Lab, Hanscom AFB, MA, USA
Michael Falco, Northrop Grumman, Melborne, FL, USA
David A. Fuess, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory/Sensor Applications, Livermore, CA, USA
Egemen Gonen, Globalstar, LP, San Jose, CA, USA
Chris Harris, University of Southampton, UK
Xiwen He, Center for Microelectronics, Dalian University of Technology, China
Deshuang Huang, Beijing Institute of Systems Engineering, China
Zhongliang Jing, Controls Department, Northwestern Polytech University, China
L. C. Jain, KB Intelligent Engineering Systems Center, University of South Australia
Thomas Kaiser,
Duisburg Gerhard-Mercator-University, Germany
Douglas J Kewley, Scie Tech Organiztion of the Defense Department, Canberra Australia
Rajiv Khanna, MITRE Corporation, Reston, VA, USA
Oscar Kipersztok,
The Boeing Company, Applied Research & Technology, Seattle, WA, USA
Robert Levinson, University of California,Santa Cruze, CA, USA
X. Rong Li, Electrical Engineering Department, University of New Orleans, LA, USA
Donald Malkoff, Science Application International Corp, Chantilly, VA, USA
Dave Messaros, HP Test and Measurement Organization (TMO), Santa Clara, CA, USA
Alan L. Meyrowitz, Navy Center for Applied Research in AI, Naval Reserach Lab, DC.,USA
Heping Pan,
Centre for Sensor Signal & Information Processing (CSSIP), Australia
Ron Pieper, Navy Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, USA
Jianzhong Qian, Seimens Corporate Research Center, Princeton, NJ, USA
Nageswara S. V. Rao, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, TN, USA
Alessandro Saffiotti, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Dan Schmoldt, US Forest Service, Madison, WI, USA
Jianqing Sheng, University of Firenze, Florence, Italy

Basel SOLAIMAN, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecom de Bretagne, FRANCE
Helman Stern, Ben Guriion University of the Negev, Israel
Per Svensson, Defense Research Establishment, Stockholm, Sweden
Zhongtuo Wang, Business School of Dalian Univ of Tech, China
Laurie Webster, NASA Johnson Space Center, Houton, TX, USA
Joyce Williams, Lockheed Martin Advanced Tech Lab, NJ, USA
Guangdian Gordon Wu, GeoControl Systems, Inc., Houston, TX, USA
Lotfi A. Zadeh, University of California, CA, USA
Dongping (Daniel) Zhu,
Zaptron Systems, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA, USA

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Regional Liaisons

Region

Liaison

UK

Professor Chris J Harris
Image, Speech & Intelligent Systems research group
Dept of Electronics and Computer Science
University of Southampton
Southampton, SO17 1BJ, UK
Tel: +44 (0)1703 592353, Fax: +44 (0)1703 594498
Email: cjh@ecs.soton.ac.uk

Far East

Professor Zhongtuo Wang
Systems Engineering Institute
Business Management School
Dalian University of Technology
Dalian, P. R. China 116024
Email: syseng@gingko.dlut.edu.cn

Middle East

Dr. Abdel-Azim Assi, Associate Professor
Dept. of Pharmacology
Faculty of Medicine
Assiut University
Assiut, EGYPT.
Email: assiut@frcu.eun.eg

Australia &
New Zealand

Dr. Douglas J Kewley
The Defense Department, Australia
Email: douglas.kewley@dsto.defence.gov.au

USA

Dr. Riza Akturan,
Globalstar, L.P.,
3200 Zanker Road, P.O.Box 640670, MS-2
San Jose, CA 95164-0670 (Zip code: 95134 for FedEx),
Tel: (408) 933-4404, Fax: (408) 933-4956, Email: Riza.Akturan@GLOBALSTAR.COM