Track 2

Track 2: Cloud, Parallel, Distributed and High Performance Computing

Track Chair:
- Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Illinois State University, USA
- Hassan BADIR, Abdelmalek Essaâdi University, Morocco
- Abderrahmen Mtibaa, University of Missouri St. Louis, USA

Scope
This track is a forum that brings together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry around the world to advance the theories, technologies, and applications of parallel and distributed systems.
Original contributions to the theory, design, analysis, implementation, or application in the field, or a survey of the state of the art contributions are solicited. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance, and clarity. Technical topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

Topics
Focus Area 1: Fog/Edge/Cloud Computing
- Cloud Computing System & Architectures
- Edge/Fog Computing System & Architectures
- Storage and Data Architectures
- Hybrid-clouds and Multi-clouds Integration
- Distributed and Parallel Query Processing
- Resource, Energy and Data Management
- Cloud Metering and Monitoring
- Containers and Serverless Computing
- Cloud Service Adaptation and Automation
- Cloud Federation and Service Composition
- Fog/edge resources scheduling, allocation and management
- Fog/edge Real-time load prediction
- Power-Aware and Green Computing

Focus Area 2: Blockchain as a distributed system
- Blockchain and smart business transactions
- Blockchain and smart contracts
- Blockchain in the Internet of things (IoT)
- Blockchain in cyber physical systems
- Blockchain in edge and cloud computing


TPC members:
- Marco Aiello, University of Stuttgart, Germany
- Muteb Alshammari, Northern Border University, Saudi Arabia
- Aadil Alshammari, Northern Border University, Saudi Arabia
- Izzat Alsmadi, Texas A&M University, San Antonio, USA
- Nariman Ammar, University of Tennessee, USA
- Yacine Atif, University of Skövde, Sweden
- Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
- Hanene Ben-Abdallah, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE
- Assia Brighen, Université de Jijel
- Antonio Brogi, University of Pisa, Italy
- Valeria Cardellini, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
- Damiano Di Francesco Maesa, University of Cambridge, UK
- Schahram Dustdar, TU Wien, Austria
- Sukhpal Gill, Queen Mary University of London, UK
- Wojciech Golab, University of Waterloo, Canada
- Ragib Hasan, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
- Mohammad M Jalalzai, University of British Columbia, Canada
- Alexander Lazovik, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
- Sergio Lopes, Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, Portugal
- Weizhi Meng, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
- Kwangsung Oh, University of Nebraska Omaha, USA
- M. Mustafa Rafique, Rochester Institute of Technology, USA
- Gustavo Rossi, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
- Sara Rouhani, University of Alberta, Canada
- Wazen Shbair, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
- Muhammad Younas, Oxford Brookes University, UK
- Mustapha Zbakh, Université Mohammed V, Morocco