Featured Speakers: Mourad Ouzzani
Mourad Ouzzani is a Research Assistant Professor in the Cyber Center, Discovery Park, at Purdue University. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. His research interests cut across databases, Web services, and Semantic Web with an emphasis on data integration, data quality, service querying and optimization, data/service support for life sciences, and cyber infrastructures. Mourad is involved in several projects for enabling discovery in life sciences, accessing biological databases using Web services, and providing database support for public health surveillance.
He is the technical director of GloballHUB, the first online community for global engineering. Mourad has published several papers in international journals and conferences including IEEE TKDE, IEEE Internet Computing, IEEE Computer, Bioinformatics, VLDB, CIDR, ICDE, and SIGMOD.