The international team of organizers comes from the different areas of multimedia in personal health.
Susanne Boll, University of Oldenburg
Prof. Dr. Susanne Boll is Professor of Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Oldenburg, in Germany. She serves on the executive board of the OFFIS–Institute for Information Technology, in Oldenburg, where she heads many national and international research projects in the field intelligent user interfaces. Over the recent years her work has a strong focus on multimodal and interactive systems personal health. Besides her activities in the SIGMM communities she has chaired PervasiveHealth.
Ramesh Jain, University of Irvine, California
Ramesh Jain, UC Irvine, CA, USA is Donald Bren Professor and Director of Institute for Future Health. His research is in Cybernetic Health for designing Personal Health Navigators. He has been an active member of professional community serving in various positions and contributing research papers and co-authoring books. He is a Fellow of AAAS, ACM, IEEE, AAAI, IAPR, and SPIE. He has been involved in co-founding companies and advising big corporations.
Noel O’Connor, Dublin City University
Noel E. O’Connor is a Professor in the School of Electronic Engineering at Dublin City University and Director of the Research and Enterprise Hub on Information Technology and the Digital Society. He is a Principal Investigator (PI) in Insight Centre for Data Analytics, Ireland’s largest SFI-funded research centre. Since 1999 he has published over 350 peer-reviewed publications, filed 6 patents, spun off one company and mentored two others. He is an Area Editor for Signal Processing: Image Communication (Elsevier) and an Associate Editor for the Journal of Image and Video Processing (Springer). He was Program Co-Chair of MMM2014, CIVR 2009, SAMT 2006 and CIVR 2004.
Troy McDaniel, Arizona State University
Is Research Professor in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, and Associate Director of the Center for Cognitive Ubiquitous Computing (CUbiC). He is also Research Director of NSF IGERT project, “Alliance for Person-centered Accessible Technologies” (APAcT). His research interests include human-centered multimedia computing, human-computer interaction, haptics, assistive technologies, and rehabilitative technologies. He has over 50 peer-reviewed papers in premier multimedia, human-computer interaction, and haptics conferences and journals.
Jochen Meyer, OFFIS – Institute for Information Technology
Jochen Meyer is director of the R&D Division Health at the OFFIS Institute for Information Technology where he is responsible for numerous national and international research projects on pervasive health systems, ambient assisted living, e-health and others. He was co-organizer of various workshops on pervasive health systems, was local chair of PervasiveHealth’14, and workshop chair of ICHI 2016.