Jiannong Cao is currently Chair Professor and Head of the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. His research interests include parallel and distributed computing, computer networks, mobile and pervasive computing, fault tolerance, and middleware. He is an active researcher, publishing extensively in the above areas and serving as the editor of well-known journals and the chair of conference organizing committees.
Sajal K. Das is a University Distinguished Scholar Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and Founding Director of CReWMaN at The University of Texas at Arlington. He has significantly contributed to wireless and sensor networks, mobile and pervasive computing, distributed and cloud computing, smart environments and cyber-physical systems, security and privacy, biological and social networks.