Selected Scholarly and Professional Activities

  • Senior Member of IEEE since 1994

  • Voting Member of ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) since 1994

  • IBM CAS Fellow 2003-2006

  • Associate Chair - Graduate Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2011 - 2013)

  • Associate Dean (Acting) - Research and Graduate Faculty of Engineering (2010-2011)

  • Associate Editor of the Computers, Software and Applications Track of the 2012 IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2012), Montreal, Canada, April 29, May 2, 2012.

  • Steering Committee Member of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Infrastructures (WETICE 2012), Toulouse, France, June 25-27, 2012

  • Editorial Board Member of International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems.

  •  Editorial Board Member of  International Journal on Advances in Internet Technology

  • Associate Chair - Graduate Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (2008-2010)

  •   Advisory Chair of The Third International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications, Future Computing 2011, Rome, Italy, 25-30 September 2011.

  • Program Chair of the Symposium on Human and Socio-Cultural Service Oriented Computing in conjunction with 2009 IEEE Toronto International Conference - Science and Technology for Humanity (TIC-STH 2009) , Toronto, Canada, Sept. 27-29, 2009

  • Program Co-chair of the 2009 IEEE Workshop Web2Touch - living experience through web in conjunction with 2009 IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence, Milan, Italy, Sept. 15-18, 2009

  • Invited Speaker at the Workshop on Automatic Service Composition held in conjunction with CASCON 2009, Toronto, Canada, November 2009.

  • Program Co-chair of the 2008 IEEE Workshop Web2Touch - living experience through web held in conunction with 2008 IEEE 11th International Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE 2008), Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 16-18, 2008

  • Member of Alberta Ingenuity Graduate Student Scholarship Review Committee (2009, 2010)

  • Member of OGSST Selection Panel (ECE dept level) (2006)

  • Member of Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) Selection Panel (2005 - 2007)

  • Member of Canadian delegation to present at Canada Europe IST Research Collaboration partnering session at IST 2006 to develop partnerships related to the European Union’s 7th Framework Programme for Research and Development, Helsinki, Finland, Nov. 2006

  • Women into Engineering Project Advisory Committee to help develop the “The Gender Issues Training Kit.” (A Partners For Change Project with Professional Engineers Ontario / Women Engineers' Advisory Committee,Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)/ Nortel Networks Joint Chair for Women in Science and Engineering in Ontario, Ontario Women’s Directorate)(Mar. 2002 – Mar. 2003)

  • Committee Member of the Symposium “Challenges of the Academic Journey: A Symposium on Women in the Sciences and Engineering at UWO” held in May 4-5, 2004

  • Invited Speaker at Sixth International Conference on Human and Computer – HC-2003, Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan (Aug. 28-30, 2003)

  • Program Committee Member of 9th IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2012), September 04-07, 2012, Fukuoka, Japan.

  • Program Committee Member of 3rd International Workshop on Reuse in Business Process Management (rBPM 2012), Tallinn, Estonia, September 3, 2012

  •  Program Committee Member of 5th International Conference Business Process and Services Computing (BPSC 2012), Vilnius, Lithuania, May 21-23, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2012), Wroclaw, Poland, September 9-12, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of Track Web2Touch 2012 - W2T’12 modeling the collaborative Web Knowledge", in conjunction with IEEE WETICE 2012, Toulouse, France, June 25-27, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of 14th International Conference on Humans and Computer, Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan, March 8-13, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of 2nd Track on Adaptive and Reconfigurable Service-oriented and component-based Applications and Architectures (AROSA 2012), in conjunction with IEEE WETICE 2012, Toulouse, France, June 25-27, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of Computing, Communications and Applications Conference (ComComAp 2012), Hong Kong, China, February 6-10, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2012), Porto, Portugal, April 18-21, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of The Seventh International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2012), Stuttgart, Germany, May 27 - June 1, 2012.

  • Program Committee Member of Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (FedCSIS 2011), Szczecin, Poland, September 19-21, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of 25th Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (SBES), São Paulo - SP, September 26-30, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of The 8th International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2011) - Building Smart Worlds in Real and Cyber Space, Banff, Canada, September 01-04, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of 10th Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2011), Curitiba, Brazil, June 6-10, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of 4th International Conference on Business Process and Services Computing (BPSC 2011), Poznan, Poland, June 5-17, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of 2nd International Conference on Green Information Technology (Green IT 2011), September 19-20, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of The Sixth International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2011), St. Maarten, The Netherlands Antilles, March 20-25, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of International track AROSA’2011, on Adaptive and Reconfigurable Service-oriented and component-based Applications and Architectures, at TELECOM SudParis, Paris, France, June 27-29, 2011.

  • International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER 2011, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, May 7-9, 2011.

  • Program Committee Member of Program Committee Member of 24th Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering (CBSOFT-SBES2010), Salvador, Bahia, Sep. 27-Oct.01, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of The Second International Conference on Future Computational Technologies and Applications (FUTURE COMPUTING 2010), Lisbon, Portugal, November 21-26, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of Annual International Conference on Green IT (GREENIT), Singapore, July 2010

  • Program Committee Member of International Workshop on Advances in Business ICT (ABICT'10), Wis?a, Poland, October 18-20, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of 2010 Workshop Web2Touch – living experience through web (W2T’2010), Tozeur, Tunisia, May 29-30, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of 1st International Workshop on Reuse in Business Process Management (rBPM), Hoboken, NJ, USA, September 13-16, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of 3rd International Conference on Business Process and Services Computing (BPSC 2010), Leipzig, Germany, September 27-28, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of International Conference on Information Quality, Data & Metadata Management, Singapore, September 2010

  • Program Committee Member of 9th Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality (SBQS 2010), Belem, Brazil, Jun. 7-11, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of 6th International Conference on Networked Computing (INC2010), Gyeongju, Korea, May 11-13, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of IV Brazilian Workshop on Business Process Management (WBPM 2010), Marabá, Brazil, Jun. 16-18, 2010

  • Program Committee Member of 11th IEEE International Symposium on Web Systems Evolution (WSE 2009), Edmonton, Canada, Sep. 26-27, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of 35th Latin American Conference on Informatics, Pelotas, Brazil, Sep. 22-25, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of III Workshop on Business Process Management, Fortaleza, Brazil, Oct. 5-7, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of 2nd International Conference on Business Process and Services Computing, Leipzig, Germany, Mar. 23-24, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of International Workshop on Self Healing Web Services (SHWS 2009) in conjunction with 7th IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2009), Los Angeles, Jul. 10, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of 23rd Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering, Fortaleza, Brazil, Oct. 5-9, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of 8th Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality, Ouro Preto, Brazil, Jun. 1-5, 2009

  • Program Committee Member of International Conference on Convergence and hybrid Information Technology, Busan, Korea, Nov. 11-13, 2008

  • Program Committee Member of 7th Brazilian Symposium on Software Quality, Florianopolis, Brazil, Jun. 2-6, 2008

  • Program Committee Member of II Workshop on Business Process Management, Vila Velha, Brazil, Oct. 27-28, 2008

  • Program Committee Member of 22nd Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering, Campinas, Brazil, Oct. 13-17, 2008

  • Program Committee Member of Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems(DNIS) , Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan, Oct. 17-19, 2007

  • Program Committee Member of 21st Brazilian Symposium on Software Engineering , Joao Pessoa, Brazil, Oct. 15-19, 2007

  • Program Committee Member of European Computing Conference: ECC2007 , Athens, Greece, Sept. 25-27, 2007

  • Program Committee Member of Ninth International Conference on Humans and Computers (HC2006), Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan & Duesseldorf , Germany (September 6-9, 2006)

  • Program Committee Member of IEEE International Conference on Information Technology (ITCC2005) – Software Engineering Track , Las Vegas, Nevada, (April 11-13, 2005)

  • Program Committee Member of The 3rd International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies (CCCT '05) , Austin, Texas (July 24-27, 2005)

  • Program Committee Member of The 11th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS 2005) , Orlando, Florida (July 14 - 17, 2005)

  • Program Committee Member of the Eighth International Conference on Humans and Computers (HC2005) , Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan, (August 31 - September 2, 2005)

  • Program Committee Member of Fourth International Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems (DNIS 2005) , Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan, 2005

  • Program Committee Member of 2004 International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Practice: SERP’04 , Las Vegas, Nevada (June 21-24, 2004)

  • Program Committee Member of Second International Conference on Computer, Communication and Control Technologies: CCCT’04 , Austin, Texas (Aug. 14-17, 2004)

  • Program Committee Member of Tenth International Conference on Information System and Analysis and Synthesis: ISAS 2004 and the International Conference on Cybernetics and Information Technologies, Systems and Applications: CITSA 2004, Orlando, Florida (July 21-25, 2004)

  • Program Committee Member of Seventh International Conference on Human and Computer – HC-2004 , Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan (Sep. 1-4, 2004)

  • Program Committee Member of Sixth International Conference on Human and Computer – HC-2003 , Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan (Aug. 28-30, 2003)

  • Program Committee Member of Sixth International Conference on Information Technology – CIT 2003 , Bhubaneswar, India (Dec. 22-25, 2003)

  • Program Committee Member of 3rd International Workshop on Databases in Networked Information Systems - DNIS 2003 , Aizu Wakamatsu, Japan (Sep. 22-24, 2003)

  • Program Committee Member of Information Technology: Prospects and Challenges in the 21st century, an International Conference , Kathmandu, Nepal May 23-26, 2003)

  • Program Committee Member of IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance - ICSM'94, Victoria, British Columbia

  • Consulting Work Undertaken, 1982-1988 - Sao Paulo, Brazil. Consultancy and development of software systems related to judicial accountancy.

  • Program Committee Member of 10th International Conference on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2015), Brussels, Belgium, June 21-26, 2015.

  • Program Committee Member of 14th Int. Conf. on Software Engineering Research, Management and Applications (SERA 2015), Hammamet, Tunisia, May 13-15, 2015.

  • Program Committee Member of 5th Int. Conf. on Cloud Computing and Service Science (CLOSER 2015), Lisbon, Portugal, May 19-21, 2015.

  • Program Committee Member of 11th IEEE Int. Conf. on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2014), Bali, Indonesia, Dec. 9-12, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of 11th IEEE Int. Conf. on Services Computing (IEEE SCC 2014), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, Jun. 27-Jul. 2, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of Track AROSA of 23rd IEEE Int. Conf. on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (IEEE WETICE 2014), Parma, Italy, Jun. 23-25, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of Track MADYNE of 23rd IEEE Int. Conf. on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (IEEE WETICE 2014), Parma, Italy, Jun. 23-25, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of Track Web2Touch of 23rd IEEE Int. Conf. on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises (IEEE WETICE 2014), Parma, Italy, Jun. 23-25, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of 9th Int. Conf. on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2014), Paris, France, Jul. 20-24, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of 4th Int. Conf. on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2014), Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 3-5, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of 28th IEEE Int. Conf. on Advanced Information Networking and Applications (AINA-2014) (Cloud and Services Computing Track) Victoria, Canada, May 13-16, 2014.

  • Program Committee Member of 10th IEEE Int. Conf. on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2013),  Sorrento, Italy, Dec. 18-21, 2013.

  • Program Committee Member of Track MADYNE of the 22nd IEEE Int. Conf. on Collaboration Technologies and Infrastructures (IEEE WETICE 2013), Hammamet, Tunisia, Jun. 17-20, 2013.

  • Program Committee Member of 8th Int. Conf. on Internet and Web Applications and Services (ICIW 2013), Rome, Italy Jun. 23 - 28, 2013.

  • Program Committee Member of 3rd Int. Conf. on Cloud Computing and Services Science (CLOSER 2013), Aachen, Germany, May 8-10, 2013.

  • Program Committee Member of 4th Int. Conf. on Future Computational Technologies and Applications (FUTURE COMPUTING 2012), Nice, France, Jul. 22-27, 2012.