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Previous Invited Speakers

The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous PECCS conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011


From Machine Learning to Explainable AI and Beyond  
Andreas Holzinger, Medical University Graz, Austria

The Revolution of Telcom via Small Satellites  
Kayyali Mohamed, International Federation of Global & Green Information Communication Technology, United States


Extending Narrowband Descriptions and Optimal Solutions to Broadband Sensor Arrays    
Stephan Weiss, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

The Use of Internet of Things for Smart Cities  
Jaime Lloret Mauri, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain


Applications of Signal Processing to Survivability of Wireless Network Systems    
Peter Stavroulakis, Founder and First President of the Telecommunications Systems Research Institute of Crete, Greece

Speeding up the execution of numerical computations and simulations with rCUDA    
Jose Duato, , Spain


Programming Support for Future Parallel Architectures  
Siegfried Benkner, University of Vienna, Austria

Cognitive Computing Meets the Pervasive Internet-of-Things
Maria R. Ebling, , United States

Tactile Internet Design Challenges-Network Perspective
Hamid Aghvami, King's College London, United Kingdom

Runtime Aware Architectures  
Mateo Valero, , Spain


Implementation Considerations for Network Coding in Sensor Networks
Muriel Medard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States

Aware ICT  
Alois Ferscha, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Austria

Beyond Mere Logic - A Vision of Modeling Languages for the 21st Century    
Bran Selić, Malina Software Corp., Canada

Detection and Location of Passive and Semi-passive RFID Tags in In-door Environments
Ian White, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom


State of the Art and Future Developments of Measurement Applications on Smartphones  
Pasquale Daponte, University of Sannio, Italy

Real-Time Wireless Control Networks for Cyber-Physical Systems  
Chenyang Lu, Washington University in St. Louis, United States

Verification and Performance Analysis of Embedded and Cyber-Physical Systems using UPPAAL
Kim G. Larsen, Aalborg University, Denmark

A Tiny Laboratory under the Skin
Sandro Carrara, , Switzerland

Dielectric Waveguide Amplifiers and Lasers  
Markus Pollnau, University of Twente, Netherlands

Physiological Computing for Outdoor Activities
António Câmara, , Portugal

Human Sensors - Perspectives on the Digital Self
Stephen Fairclough, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom

Security Mechanisms for Wireless Sensor Networks
Utz Roedig, Lancaster University, United Kingdom


Sensor Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Information Fusion – An Overview of the Triad Underlying Emerging Information Networks
Belur V. Dasarathy, , United States

Killer-mobiles - The Way Towards Energy Efficient High Performance Computers?  
Mateo Valero, , Spain

Predictability and Mixed Criticality    
Alan Burns, University of York, United Kingdom

Wireless Sensor Networks for Home Health Care  
John Stankovic, University of Virginia, United States

The Gap between Specification and Synthesis   
Stephen Mellor, Freeter, United Kingdom

A Perspective of the Networks of the Future and Smart Cities  
Luis M. Correia, IST/IT-Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal

Quantitative Fitness Measures for Embedded Systems  
Thomas Henzinger, , Austria


Recent Advances and Trends on Cloud-based Machinery Prognostics and Health Management  
Jay Lee, University of Cincinnati, United States

Wireless Sensor Networks: Protocols, Optimization and Applications    
Kin K. Leung, , United Kingdom

Challenges for Deployment and Adoption of Pervasive and Embedded Computing in our Society  
Juan C. Augusto, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, United Kingdom

Trustworthy Computing Systems    
Joseph Sifakis, , France

Are We Ready to Go Large-Scale? Challenges in the Deployment and Maintenance of Heterogeneous Networks of Cooperating Objects  
Pedro J. Marrón, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany


Pervasive Smart Cameras  
Bernhard Rinner, Klagenfurt University, Austria

Smart Hybrid Cities as an Umbrella for Ambient Intelligence Research  
Norbert Streitz, Smart Future Initiative, Germany

Intelligent Systems in an Increasingly Confusing World  
Anind K. Dey, University of Washington, United States

Advanced Architectures for Highly-demanding Embedded and Pervasive Applications
Lech Jozwiak, Eindhoven University of Technology/ Euromicro, Netherlands