Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies - CGAT Conference

CGAT Program Committee

Below is the list of CGAT Program Committee members for the Computer Games Multimedia and Allied Technologies Conference:

Program Chair

Prof. Farid Shirazi Associate Director
Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management
Ryerson University, Canada


Prof. Edmond Prakash Head of Creative Technologies
Westminster School of Media, Arts & Design
University of Westminster, UK

Program Committee

Dr. Kai Cao Department of Computer Science
Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
New York University, USA
Asst. Prof. Jing (Selena) He Department of Computer Science
Kennesaw State University, USA
Dr. Simon Stobart

Dean of Computing
University of Teesside, UK
Dr. Kevin Chalmers

School of Computing
Edinburgh Napier University, UK
Dr. Matthew Holton

School of Computing
University of Teesside, UK
Prof. Simon Colton

Professor, Digital Games Technologies (Falmouth)
Professor, Computational Creativity (Goldsmiths)
EPSRC Leadership Fellow Academy for Innovation and Research
Computational Creativity Group, Goldsmiths
University of London, UK
Dr. Anastassia Angelopoulou

Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Mathematics
Scholar in Computer Vision and Augmented Reality
Faculty of Science and Technology
University of Westminster, UK

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Prof. Andy Koronios Head, School of Computer & Information Science
Division of Information Technology Engineering & Environment
University of South Australia
Assoc. Prof. Margaret Tan Research in Science, Technology,
and Society Cluster at the Asia Research Institute
PhD from the Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore
Director of Programmes, National University of Singapore
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Assoc. Prof. Stan Jarzabek Department of Computer Science, School of Computing
National University of Singapore
Assoc. Prof. Paul Bourke Adjunct and Honorary Staff and Visitors
Department of Computer Science
University of Western Australia
Prof. Marco Block-Berlitz Faculty of Computer Science / Mathematics
Media Design Hochschule
Berlin, Germany
Prof. Andreas Uhl Department of Computer Sciences
University of Salzburg, Austria
Dr. Domen Verber Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Maribor, Slovenia
Dr. Gautam Srivastava Dept. of Computer Science
Brandon University, Canada
Mr. Alvin Tang Head, Industry & University Alliance
School of Digital & Infocomm Technology
Singapore Polytechnic
Asst. Prof. Khalil El-Khatib Faculty of Business and Information Technology
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Prof. Wei Sun Dean, College of Software
Beihang University (BUAA)
Beijing, China
Assoc. Prof. Mahmoud Meribout Department of Electrical Engineering
The Petroleum Institute, UAE
Dr. Moutaz S. Saleh Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Qatar University
Prof. Boumediene Belkhouche Professor and Acting Dean
College of Information Technology
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
Professor M.P. Gupta Chair IT Group & Coordinator
Center for Excellence in E-Gov
Department of Management Studies
Indian Institute of Technology, India
Assoc. Prof. Sanjoy Kumar Saha Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Jadavpur University, India
Dr. Wan Hussain Wan Ishak Senior Lecturer
School of Computing
University Utara, Malaysia
Dr. Abdul Hanan Abdullah Dean
Department of Computer Systems and Communication
University Teknologi Malaysia
Prof. Harold Malcolm Thwaites Consultant Professor at Vice Chancellor's Office
Director, Centre for Creative Content and Digital Innovation
University Malaya, Malaysia
Dr. Charoenchai Wongwatkit School of Information Technology
Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
Assoc. Prof. Andres Adolfo Navarro Newball Associate Professor and Researcher
Electronics and Computer Science Department
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, Colombia
Dr. Lakshman Jayaratne Senior Lecturer
School of Computing
University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Prof. Gagan Agrawal Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
Ohio State University, USA
Prof. El-Hadi M. Aggoune Director of Engineering Programs
Director of the Engineering Simulation and Animation Laboratory
Cogswell Polytechnical College, USA
Prof. Dennis McLeod Professor of Computer Science
University of Southern California, USA
Asst. Prof. Cameron Kiddle Department of Computer Science
University of Calgary
Systems Architect for WestGrid, Canada
Asst. Prof. Inderveer Chana Computer Science & Engineering Department
Thapar University
Patiala, India
Prof. Narayanan Kulathuramaiyer Dean and Professor of Computer Science
Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology
University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia
Prof. Boualem Benatallah Professor in the School of Computer Science (CSE)
University of New South Wales, Australia
Prof. Ernesto Damiani Professor for the Department of Information Technology
University of Milan, Italy
Dr. Marcel Kunze Head of the Department for "Integration and Virtualization"
at Steinbuch Centre for Computing
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Dr. David Breitgand Researcher of Storage and Performance Management Group
IBM R&D Labs in Israel
Haifa University Campus, Israel
Asst. Prof. Hitoshi Oi Computer Software Department
University of Aizu, Japan
Prof. Malrey Lee Professor for the Department of Computer Science & Engineering
ChonBuk National University
JeonJu, South Korea
Prof. Krishnamachar Sreenivasan Visiting Professor/ Dept of Computer Science and Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India
Prof. Manpreet Singh Professor & Head
Dept. of Computer Engineering, M. M. University
Prof. Rosni Abdullah Department of Computer Science
University of Sains Malaysia

Prof. S. Thomas Foster Area Leader and Associate Professor
Quality and Supply Chain Management
Brigham Young University, USA
Prof. Glenn Stewart Faculty of Information Technology
Executive Director
SAP University Competence Centre
Asia Pacific Japan
Dr. Darijus Strasunskas Postdoc Researcher
Dept of Industrial Economics & Technology Management
Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Norway
Dr. Venky Shankararaman Associate Dean (Education)
School of Information Systems
Singapore Management University
Dr. Frank J. Xu Senior Information Technology Manager & Project Manager at the E-Business Technology Institute
The University of Hong Kong
Dr. Zongwei Luo Senior Researcher
E-Business Technology Institute,
University of Hong Kong
Dr. Diganta Das Research Staff at the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE)
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
University of Maryland, USA
College Park, B. Tech. (Hons),
Manufacturing Science and Engineering,
Indian Institute of Technology, India
Dr. Sumeet Gupta Logistics & Supply Chain Management
Shri Shankarachayra College of Engineering and Technology
Bhilai, India
Assoc. Prof. Suhaiza Hanim Dato Mohamad Zailani Program Manager Online MBA (OMBA)
Graduate School of Business (GSB)
University Sains Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Seyed Alireza Zekavat Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Michigan Technological University, USA
Prof. Ozan Tonguz Electrical and Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Prof. Nader F. Mir Department of Electrical Engineering
San Jose State University, USA
Prof. Zhili Sun Department of Electronics
University of Surrey, UK
Dr. Mehmet Aydin Department of Computing and Information Systems
University of Bedfordshire, UK
Dr. Muhammad Ali Imran Centre for Communication Systems Research
Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
University of Surrey, UK
Dr. Rahat Iqbal Faculty of Engineering and Computing
Coventry University, UK
Dr. Roberto Montemanni Lecturer/Researcher
Dipartimento Tecnologie Innovative (DTI)
Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera Italiana (SUPSI)
Manno, Switzerland
Dr. D.K Chauhan Director
Noida International University, India
Assoc. Prof. Battula Tirumala Krishna Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
Gitam University, India
Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
Assoc. Prof. Deo Prakash Vidyarthi School of Computer & System Sciences
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India

Asst. Prof. Nitin Agarwal Information Science Department
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA
Dr. Tyrone Grandison Program Manager
IBM Almaden Research Center, USA
Dr. Jonathan Eccles Hewlett-Packard
University of London, UK
Prof. Jaideep Srivastava Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
University of Mininesota, USA
Prof. Hrushikesha Mohanty Computer Science Department
University of Hyderabad, India
Dr. Jinjun Chen Senior Lecturer, CS3 – Centre for Complex Software Systems and Services
Faculty of Information & Communication Technologies
Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Kenneth R. Fleischmann School of Information
The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Prof. Andrew Kusiak Department of Engineering
University of Iowa, USA
Dr. Xinli Wang Department of Computer Science
Michigan Technological University, USA
Assoc. Prof. Hong Lin Department of Computer & Mathematics
University of Houston-Downtown, USA
Dr. Kudakwashe Dube Department of Computer Science & IT
Massey University, UK
Dr. Jeannette S Chin Department of Computer Science
University of Essex, UK
Dr. Jonathan Eccles Hewlett-Packard
Department of Computing
University of London, UK
Prof. Sabah Mohammed Department of Computer Science
Lakehead University, Canada
Assoc. Prof. Sally Jo Cunningham Computer Science Department
University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Prof. Patrick Bellot Professor, Network and Computer Science
Department of Telecom ParisTech, France
Dr. Bernd Markscheffel Department of Economic Sciences
Technische UniversitätIlmenau, Germany
Dr. Chrisa Tsinaraki Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Technical University of Crete, Greece
Prof. D. A. Mehta Professor & Head, Department of Computer Engineering, Shri G.S.
Institute of Technology & Science
Indore, India
Assoc. Prof. Sandeep Kumar Electronics & Computer Engineering
Department Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee India
Assoc. Prof. Tony Thomas School of Mathematics, IISER Thiruvanathapuram
Ph.D, Mathematics (Cryptography)
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

Dr. Youngjae Kim Computational Scientist
National Center for Computational Sciences
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Knoxville, TN, USA
Prof. Bharat Bhargava Department of Computer Science
School of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Purdue University, USA
Prof. Selwyn Piramuthu Department of Information Systems and Operations Management
University of Florida, USA
Asst. Prof. Wan D. Bae Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science Department
University of Wisconsin-Stout, USA
Dr. Minhua Ma Head of Academic Programmes
Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art
The Hub, Pacific Quay
Glasgow, UK
Dr. Xu Wang School of Engineering and Physical Sciences
Heriot Watt University, UK
Prof. Rajkumar Buyya Director of the Cloud Computing and Distributed Systems (CLOUDS) Laboratory
University of Melbourne, Australia
Founder and CEO of Manjrasoft Pty Ltd
Melbourne, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Junbin Gao School of Computing and Mathematics
Charles Sturt University, Australia
Prof. Lambert Spaanenburg Silicon Systems and Guest Researcher
Professor, Systems on Chip
Lund University, Sweden
Professor, Technical Computer Science
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands
Prof. Péter Szolgay Professor and vicedean, Faculty of Information Technology
PázmányPéter Catholic University, Hungary
Dr. Lei Shu Department of Computing
Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, China
Assoc. Prof. Fahim Akhter College of Business Administration
Department of Management Information Systems
King Saud University Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Assoc Prof. Ibrahim Kamel Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Sharjah, UAE
Prof. SH (Basie) von Solms Academy for Information Technology
University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Assoc. Prof. A. Kannammal Department of Computer Applications
Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India
Prof. P.K. Kapur Head, Department of Operational Research
Dean, Faculty of Mathematical Science
University of Delhi, India
Assoc. Prof. Santi Prasad Maity Dept. of Information Technology
Bengal Engineering & Science University, Shibpur
Bengal, India
Assoc. Prof. Chiranjeev Kumar Department of Computer Science & Engineering
Indian School of Mines (ISM), India
Assoc. Prof. Maninder Singh Computer Science and Engineering Department
Thapar University, India
Asst. Prof. A K Verma Department of Computer Sc. & Eng.
Thapar University, India
Assoc. Prof. Ashok Kumar Turuk Department of Computer Science & Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Rourkela, India
Asst. Prof. Suchismita Chinara Department of Computer Science & Engineering
National Institute of Technology
Rourkela, India
Assoc. Prof. Anjali Sardana Department of Electronics and Computer Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Dr. Udayan Chanda Department of Management
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, India
Dr. Pavinder Singh Chairman
Computer Science & Engineering
Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science & Technology, Murthal, India
Dr. Ziyad. T. Abdul-Mehdi Faculty of Information Technology
Multimedia University, Malaysia
Prof. Han-Chieh Chao Dean, Electronic Engineering
Institute of Computer Science & Information Engineering
National Ilan University, Taiwan
Dr. Robert C. H. Hsu Computer Science and Information Engineering
Chung Hua University, Taiwan

Becoming A Program Committee Member / Reviewer:

Interested in becoming a Program Committee member?

Please send email to addressing to The Organizing Committee expressing your intent to become a PC member and attach your updated CV

What are the roles of every Program Committee member?

Generally, the following are the roles of every committee member (please note these roles depend on the availability of your time):

  • Provide input/advice about the conference theme and topics.
  • Review papers and the number will depend on the availability of your schedule
  • Help to disseminate/circulate the call for papers announcements to your list of contacts (faculty, peers and research students).

Benefits of being a TPC

  • Enhance your knowledge in you field of expertise through latest research and updates submitted
  • To increase your exposure in the academic field as an expert to the related fields
  • Access to latest research and findings in your field of expertise
  • Add into your credentials to help you in your career advancement
  • You may potentially be invited as Keynote Speaker
  • To avail concession on the registration fee of attending the conference

Your details will be added in the list of Technical Program Committee. We also provide certificate / letter of appointment by request.

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