Michael Sheng is a full Professor and Head of Department of Computing at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia. Before moving
to Macquarie University, Michael spent 10 years at School of Computer Science, the University of Adelaide (UoA). Prof. Sheng
has more than 400 publications as edited books and proceedings, refereed book chapters, and refereed technical papers in journals
and conferences. He is ranked by Microsoft Academic as one of the Top Authors in Services Computing (ranked the 5th of All
Time worldwide). He is the recipient of the AMiner Most Influential Scholar Award on IoT (2007-2017), ARC Future Fellowship
(2014), Chris Wallace Award for Outstanding Research Contribution (2012), and Microsoft Research Fellowship (2003). Yongrui
Qin is currently a Lecturer at School of Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. His main research
interests include the Internet of Things, Graph Data Management, Data Stream Processing, Data Mining, Information Retrieval,
Semantic Web, Computer Networks, and Mobile Computing. Dr. Qin has published more than 40 refereed technical papers, including
publications in prestigious journals, such as IEEE Trans. on Parallel Distributed Systems, World Wide Web Journal, Journal
of Network and Computer Applications, and IEEE Internet Computing, as well as top international conferences, such as SIGIR,
EDBT, CIKM, WISE, DASFAA, and SSDBM. Lina Yao is currently a Lecturer at School of Computer Science and Engineering, the University
of New South Wales. Her research interest lies in Data Mining, Internet of Things Analytics, Ubiquitous Computing, and Service
Computing. Her work has published in a wide range of prestigious journals such as ACM Trans. on Intelligent Systems and Technology
(TIST), ACM Trans. on Internet Technology (TOIT), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), IEEE Trans.
on Knowledge Discovery and Engineering (TKDE), IEEE Internet Computing, ACM Trans. on Knowledge Discovery (TKDD) and IEEE
Trans. on Services Computing (TSC), as well as top international conferences such as SIGIR, ICDM, UbiComp, CIKM and ICSOC.
She is the recipient of Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (2015) and is recognized as Inaugural
Vice Chancellor's Women's Research Excellence Award (2015). Boualem Benatallah is currently a Scientia Professor at the School
of Computer Science and Engineering, the University of New South Wales. Prof. Benatallah's research focuses on Web service
protocol analysis and management, enterprise services integration, large scale data sharing, cloud computing, and the Internet
of Things (IoT). He is the leader of the Service Oriented Computing research group and has more than 220 research papers in
leading international journals and conference proceedings. Prof. Benatallah's research has been heavily cited by his international
peers. He has more than 14,000 citations with an H-index of 52, according to Google Scholar.