Speaker profile

Chunming Rong

Professor and Head of the Center for IP-based Service Innovation (CIPSI), University of Stavanger

Prof. Chunming Rong is an executive member ofTechnical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC)and the chair of STC on Blockchain in IEEE Computer Society, and served as global co-chair of IEEE Blockchain in 2018, the chair of IEEE Cloud Computing(2017-2019). Prof. Rong is also advisor of the StandICT.EU to support European scandalisation activities in ICT. He works as the head of the Center forIP-based ServiceInnovation (CIPSI) at the University of Stavanger (UiS). He is also co-founder of two start-ups bitYoga and Dataunitor in Norway, both received EU Seal ofExcellence Award in 2018. He was adjunct Senior Scientist leading Big-Data Initiative at NORCE (2016-2019), the vice president of CSANorway Chapter (2016-2017). His research work focuses on cloud computing, data analytics, cyber security and blockchain. He is an IEEE senior member and is honoured as member of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) since 2011. He has extensive contact network and projects in both the industry and academic. He is also founder and Steering Chair of IEEE CloudCom conference and workshop series. He is co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cloud Computing (ISSN:2192-113X) by Springer, has served as the steering chair (2016-2019), steering member and associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC) since 2016. Prof. Rong has supervised 26 PhDs, 9 PostDocs and more than 60 master projects. He has extensive experience in managing large-scale R&D projects, both in Norway and the EU.