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Smart Cities

Editorial Board
Editors in Chief:
  • Sara Paiva (Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo)+ BioSara Paiva is an Associate Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo, a PhD in Informatics Engineering from University of Vigo in 2011 and a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oviedo since January 2018, under advanced driving assistants and urban mobility. She is the coordinator of a recently created research centre in the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo. Her main line of research is mobility solutions with a focus on accessibility/social inclusion and also outdoor positioning enhancement. She has oriented several final projects and thesis of Bachelor and Master in her main line of work. She is book editor of Springer and IGI books and special issues, has authored and co-authored several scientific publications in journals and conferences, is a frequent reviewer of international journals and international conferences. She is leader and collaborator of P2020 R&D projects and also member of H2020 R&D projects.
  • Henrique Santos (University of Minho)
Special Issue Editors:
  • Massimo Villari (Univerity of Messina)
Area Editors:
  • Rajiv Ranjan (Newcastle University, UK)
  • Luca Foschini (University of Bologna)
  • Maria Fazio (University of Messina)
  • Antonio Celesti (University of Messina)
  • Philipp Leitner (University of Zurich)
  • Andrea Prati (University of Parma)
  • Dhananjay Singh (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea)+ BioDhananjay Singh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics Engineering & the Director of ReSENSE Lab at Hankuk (Korea) University of Foreign Studies (HUFS), Seoul. He is also a chief technical officer (CTO) at MtoV Inc. & Vestella, South Korea. He received B. Tech. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from United College of Engineering and Research (UCER) Allahabad, M. Tech. degree in Wireless Communication & computing from IIIT-Allahabad, India and Ph.D. degree in Ubiquitous IT from Dongseo University (DSU), Busan, South Korea. Before joining the HUFS, he worked as a senior member of engineering staff with the division of Future Internet Architecture at ETRI, Korea and PostDoc researcher for the developing future internet model at National Institute of Mathematical Sciences (NIMS), Daejeon, South Korea. He is the author of 3 books, 7 chapters, 7 patents & delivered 50+ invited/keynote talks in the major IEEE, ACM and Springer conferences. He is the author of 100+ research publications and the member of 5+ Editorial board. He a distinguished speaker and a senior member of ACM society. He is also a senior member of IEEE society and 100+ Technical Program Committee(TPC) members in the conferences.
  • Yanmin Zhu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • Bin Guo (Northwestern Polytechnical University)
  • Yuanqing Zheng (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
  • Marco Zappatore (University of Salento)+ BioMarco Zappatore is a telecommunications engineer who currently acts as a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento (Italy). His main research interests are focused on data and knowledge management techniques, mobile crowd sensing and citizen science, semantic Web and ontologies. He is also involved in research activities dealing with sensor data management, remote engineering and applications of new learning paradigms (e.g., collaborative learning, mobile learning, BYOD, etc.). His expertise also deals with electromagnetic field measurements, radio-propagation analysis, wireless communication system (2G to 4G) planning and optimization. He is also involved in teaching activities dealing with software solutions for translators and interpreters. He has also co-authored more than 60 papers for national and international conferences and journals. He is member of several technical program committees in international conferences and journals. He acts as scientific reviewer for 12 international annual conferences and 14 international journals. In 2014, he started collaborating with the European Alliance for Innovation (EAI) as Web Chair and TPC member/chair for several international conferences.
  • Mohd Abdul Ahad (Jamia Hamdard)
  • Tiago Pereira (University of Minho)+ BioTIAGO R. PEREIRA was born in 1974, Guimarães, Portugal and went to the Higher Institute of Maia, where he studied Informatics of Management and obtained his degree in 1997. He worked for a couple of years for the Higher Institute of Maia as Senior Programmer before going in 2003 to the University of Minho where he obtained the Master Degree in Information Systems and PhD Degree in Information Systems and Technology. He has been a collaborator of the Research Centre ALGORITMI of the University of Minho and presently, is an Invited Professor from Information Systems Department of the School of Engineering at University of Minho.
  • Filipe Portela (University of Minho)
  • Carlos Antunes (University of Coimbra)
  • Rui José (University of Minho)
  • Sergio Lopes (University of Minho)
  • Gautami Tripathi (Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi)+ BioGautami Tripathi is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India. She is inspired to strive for success in the three major areas of academe: teaching, research and service. Her current research interests lies in the area of Internet of Things, Blockchain, Big data, Data Science and Sustainable development. Apart from the teaching duties, she is also involved in various research activities and important Departmental Committees. She embraces any opportunity for personal and professional development, have enrolled in, and completed several online courses to constantly update her knowledge and keep pace with the technological developments. She has successfully completed the Microsoft and Google certifications and is a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator and Google Educator (Level 1). She is on the editorial board of many reputed journals. She is also the reviewer for many reputed journals and the member of the organising committee for several conferences and workshops.
  • Dr. Anand Nayyar (Duy Tan University)+ BioDr. Anand Nayyar (Academician, Researcher, Author, Writer, Inventor, Innovator, Scientist, Consultant and Orator) received MCA from Punjabi University, Patiala in 2008 with Gold Medal and Distinction. He received his M.Phil in Computer Science in 2009 in 1st Division from V.M.U, Tamil Nadu. He received his M.Tech in Information Technology in 2011 with Distinction cum University Topper. He received his MBA in Information Systems from Sikkim Manipal University with 1st Division. He has done his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh in 2017 in Wireless Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence and Network Simulation. (Topper in Course Work). A Certified professional in 75+ International & Globally Recognized Professional Certifications: CISCO/Cyberoam Certifications: CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cyberoam Certified Network and Security Professional (CCNSP). Microsoft Certifications: MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCTS, MCITP, MCSD (App Builder), MCSA-2008/2012/2016-Windows Servers, Cloud Platform, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, MCSE: Productivity, MCSA: Dynamics 365, MCSE: Business Applications. Oracle Certifications: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)-Java SE 8 Programmer, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)- Java SE 8 Programmer, Oracle Certified Associate (OCA)- Oracle 12c Database Administrator, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)- Oracle 12c Database Administrator. Beingcert.com: Lean Six Sigma White Belt Certified, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified, Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certified, Certified Scrum Master, Certified Data Center Professional (CDCP), Certified Data Center Specialist (CDCS), Certified Data Center Expert (CDCE), Certified Data Center Facilities Operations Manager (CDCFOM), Certified Big Data Foundation Specialist (CBDFS), Foundation Certificate in DevOps (FCDO), Certified DevOps Master (CDM), Certified Computer Hardware Engineer (CCHE), Certified Web Developer (CWD), Agile Scrum Foundation (ASF), Agile Scrum Master (ASM), Certified PHP Developer, Associate in Project Management (ASM), Professional in Project Management (PPM), Certified Project Director (CPD). EXIN Certifications: ISQTB Certified Tester Foundation Level, EXIN-ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITIL), PRINCE2 ® Foundation Certificate in Project Management. Asian School of Cyber Laws (ASCL): Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified in Cyber Law Protection, Certified in Data Privacy Law. GAQM Certifications: Linux Certified Professional (LCP), Linux Certified Engineer (LCE), Linux Certified Master (LCM), Certified Cloud Computing Professional (CCCP), Certified Cloud Computing Consultant (CCCP). Misc. Certifications: Linux Administration, Oracle Workforce Development Programme: Oracle Certified Associate (OCA) (Oracle 9i)- SQL, PL/SQL, Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) (Oracle 12c)- Data Guard Administration, Project Management Professional, AutoCAD, DTP, Manipal Global and Google Certified Digital Marketing Professional, Google Certified Power Search. He has published 260+ Research Papers in various National and International Conference and National and International Referred Journals (Scopus, Thomson Reuters, SCI, SCIE) and even Reputed Computer/IT Magazines. He has published 18 Books in different subjects of Computer Science with National and International publishers. He has reviewed more than 5200 Research Papers for various National and International journals and various National and International conferences. He has overall 11+ Years of Teaching and Research Experience with Pace Computers Ltd., Ludhiana, Arya College, Ludhiana, KLSD College, Ludhiana and KCL Institute of Management and Technology, Jalandhar (Under Punjab Technical University (PTU), Jalandhar. Currently working as Professor, Scientist and Researcher in Graduate School, Duy Tan University, Da Nang, Vietnam. He has guided 7 M.Tech (5=CSE) & (2=ECE) students and 30 MCA students for thesis and projects respectively. He is a part of more than 300 Research Journals as Editorial Board member, Review Board Member, Associate Editor. He has been associated with more than 250 National and International Conferences as Advisory Board, Technical Programme Committee and Reviewer Committee Member cum Panelist. He is among top cited Researcher in area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Ant Colony Optimization, Network Simulation, Swarm Intelligence and Next Generation Network by Google Scholar. He has acted as Session Chair and Session Co-Chair in more than 20 National Conferences and 20 International Conferences and also 8 National/International Conferences as Keynote Speaker. He has delivered more than 15 talks in different Faculty Development Programs across the country. He is member of more than 50 International & National Research Societies. He has been awarded with 20+ National Awards for Teaching, Research, Innovation and Scientist Activities. Awards: Shiksha Ratan Puraskar, Best Citizen of India, ISTE Best Teacher Award, Young Scientist Award, Bharat Excellence Award, Outstanding Reviewer Award, Rashtriya Gaurav Award, Rashtriya Jewel Award, Global Excellence Award, Exemplary Educationist Award, Distinguished Faculty Award, Indira Gandhi Award of Excellence, Global Role Model Teacher Award, Young Researcher Award, Best Scientist Award. He has been cited in Marquis Who’s Who in the World in 2014/2015/2016/2017/2018 and Rifacimento International: Reference Asia: Asia’s Who’s Who of Men and Women of Achievement 2013. He has uploaded 250+ Videos on YouTube on his Channel: Gyaan with Anand Nayyar. He is currently working in the area of Wireless Sensor Networks, Mobile Adhoc Networks, Underwater Sensor Networks, Swarm Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Software Engineering cum Testing, Network Security, Wireless Communications, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Smart Cities, Simulation Tools, Information Systems, Embedded Systems, Robotics, High Performance Computing, Internet of Things (IoT), Distributed Computing, Ethical Hacking, Big Data Analytics, Open Source Technology, Next Generation Wireless Networks-5G and many more.
  • Joao L. Afonso (University of Minho)+ BioProfessor at University of Minho
  • Lúcia Martins ()
  • NISHU GUPTA ()
  • sara fernandes (Universidade do Minho)
Scope
Topics
Keywords
Smart Things and Smart Objects, Software Defined Networks and Internet of Things, Federated Cloud Facilities in SC, Dynamic Workflows in Clouds for SC facility managements, Smart Homes, Buildings and Malls