Prof. Sheng-Lung Peng is a Professor and the director (head) of the Department of Creative Technologies and Product Design, National Taipei University of Business, Taiwan. He received the PhD degree in Computer Science from the National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan. He is an honorary Professor of Beijing Information Science and Technology University, China, and a visiting Professor of Ningxia Institute of Science and Technology, China. He is also an adjunct Professor of Mandsaur University, India. Dr. Peng has edited several special issues at journals, such as Soft Computing, Journal of Internet Technology, Journal of Real-Time Image Processing, International Journal of Knowledge and System Science, MDPI Algorithms, and so on. His research interests are in designing and analyzing algorithms for Bioinformatics, Combinatorics, Data Mining, and Networks areas in which he has published over 100 research papers.
Prof. Helen D. Karatza (senior member of IEEE, ACM, SCS) is a Professor Emeritus in the Department of Informatics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. Dr. Karatza's research interests include cloud, fog and mist computing, energy efficiency, fault tolerance, resource allocation, scheduling algorithms and real-time distributed systems. Dr. Karatza has authored or co-authored over 240 technical papers and book chapters. She served as an elected member of the Board of Directors at Large of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International. She served as chair and keynote speaker in international conferences. Dr. Karatza is the Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory” (Elsevier), an Editor of “Future Generation Computer Systems” (Elsevier), an Associate Editor of “IEEE Transactions on Services Computing” and an Editor of “Cluster Computing” (Springer). She also served as Editor-in-Chief of “Simulation Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International”, Associate Editor of “ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation” and Senior Associate Editor of the “Journal of Systems and Software” (Elsevier). She served as Guest Editor of Special Issues in several international journals. More info about her activities and publications can be found at: