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Organizing Committee

The 2015 International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems
(CTS 2015)

June 01-05, 2015
The Westin Atlanta Airport Hotel
Atlanta, Georgia, USA



CTS 2015 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Conference Honorary General Chairs:
John M. Carroll, The Pennsylvania State University - University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
Mark D. Gross, University of Colorado - Boulder, Colorado, USA
Judith S. Olson, University of California - Irvine, California, USA

Conference General Co-Chairs:
Bill McQuayAir Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
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Waleed W. Smari, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Ohio, USA

Program Co-Chairs:
Claudia Diamantini, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Xiaoqing (Frank) Liu, Missouri University of Science & Technology, Missouri, USA 
Mads Nygård, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Symposia, Workshops and Special Sessions Co-Chairs:
Jameela Al Jaroodi, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Marcos Baez, University of Trento, Italy

Tutorials Co-Chairs:
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
Fahad Saeed, ECE Dept, Western Michigan University, Michigan, USA 

Doctoral Dissertation Colloquium Co-Chairs:
D. Scott McCrickardVirginia Tech, Virginia, USA
Woodrow WinchesterSouthern Polytechnic State University (SPSU), Georgia, USA
Christopher PlaueUniversity of Georgia, GA, USA

Panels Co-Chairs
Cynthia K. PickeringIntel Corporation., Arizona, USA 
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Posters Co-Chairs:
Shah Rukh Humayoun, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Domenico Potena
Universita' Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy

Demos Co-Chairs:
Alessandra Agostini, University of Milano Bicocca, Italy
Ricky J. SethiFitchburg State University, Massachusetts, USA

Awards Co-Chairs:
Prasun Dewan, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA
Maria Gini, 
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA
Robert Neches, Robert Neches Consulting Services, California, USA

Industry Liaisons and Sponsorships Co-Chairs:
Erwin Gangl, CACI Technologies, Ohio, USA
Apurva Mohan, 
Honeywell ACS Labs, Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA
Dejin Zhao, eBay Paypal Inc., California, USA

Exhibits Co-Chairs:  
Apurva Mohan, Honeywell ACS Labs, Golden Valley, Minnesota, USA
Dejin Zhao, eBay Paypal Inc., California, USA

Government Liaisons:
Robert Ewing, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Stuart Rubin
SPAWAR, California, USA

Publications Co-Chairs:
David W. BarnettLakehead University, Ontario, Canada
Junaid A. Zubairi, State University of New York - Fredonia, New York, USA

Assistant Editor:
Joseph Natarian, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, USA

Registration Co-Chairs:
Barbara Frantom, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA 
Felicia Harlow, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA 

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Carlos Westphall, UFSC - Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Social Media Co-Chairs:
        Michelle Cheatham, Wright State University, Ohio, USA
  Nader Nassar, CIO Lab, IBM Inc., New York, USA

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
Jeff Chastine, Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, USA
Felicia HarlowAir Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Lei Li, Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, USA

Local Support and Social Events Co-Chairs:  
Mike Franklin, Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, USA
Felicia Harlow, Air Force Research Laboratory, WPAFB, Ohio, USA
Dawn Tatum, Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, USA

Accounting & Finances:  
Shelley L. Denney, Clayton, Ohio, USA

Conference Software System & Web Master:
Abdul HabraTechnology Exponent LLC, Michigan, USA

Committee Members at Large and International Liaisons:
Cesar Collazos, Universidad del Cauca, Popayán, Colombia
Flávio Soares Corrêa da Silva, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Jianxun Liu, Hunan University of Science and Technology, China
Nader F.J. Mohamed, 
United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE 
Vesa Salminen, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland 


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