ThomasBGoldThomas B. Gold, Ph.D. 
Chairman, AAFIE Board of Directors

Thomas B. Gold is a Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. Since 2000, he has also served as Executive Director of the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies (IUP), a consortium of 14 American universities and the British Inter-University China Centre which administers an advanced Chinese language program at Tsinghua University in Beijing. At UC Berkeley he has also served as Associate Dean of...      Read Bio >


BharatBhargavaBharat Bhargava, Ph.D. 
Co-founder, Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Bhargava is Professor of Computer Science and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Purdue University, Lafayette, IN. Professor Bhargava is the founder of the IEEE Symposium on Reliable and Distributed Systems, IEEE conference on Digital Library, and the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management...          Read Bio >


AhmedElmagarmidAhmed Elmagarmid, Ph.D.
Member of the Board of Directors

Ahmed K. Elmagarmid is Professor of Computer Science at Purdue University and Executive Director of the Qatar Computing Research Institute. Most recently Dr. Elmagarmid served as Director of both the Indiana Center for Database Systems and the Cyber Center at Purdue University’s Discovery Park. Early in his career, in 1988, he received the National Science Foundation’s Presidential Young Investigator award from President Ronald Reagan...       Read Bio >


PeterScheuermannPeter Scheuermann, Ph.D.
Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Scheuermann is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Northwestern University. He was Program Chair for IEEE Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA11), General Co-Chair for MDM 2009 International Conference on Mobile Data Management, General Chair for 22nd International Conference on Conceptual Modeling, Program Co-Chair for NSF Workshop on Infrastructure for Mobile and Wireless Systems...      Read Bio >


MukeshSinghalMukesh Singhal, Ph.D.
Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Singhal is Professor and Gartner Group Endowed Chair in Networking in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Kentucky. From 1986 to 2001, he was a faculty in Computer and Information Science at The Ohio State University. Dr. Singhal’s current research interests include distributed systems, cloud computing, wireless and mobile computing systems, computer security, and performance evaluation. He has published over 220 refereed articles in...      Read Bio >


WilliamWittmeyerWilliam Wittmeyer
Member of the Board of Directors

William Wittmeyer currently serves as Executive Director of Electronic Sensor Technology. He has over 20 years experience in high-technology business and investment management. In 2003, he and Ms. Tham founded eXS Inc., a wireless access company, developing innovative and cost effective solutions for developing economics. Prior to founding these companies, Mr. Wittmeyer was a partner in a venture capital firm, investing in telecommunications and semiconductor...     Read Bio >


ChongKohChong Koh, Ph.D.
Member of the Board of Directors

Dr. Koh has more than 30 years experience of technical and management roles in telecommunication industry. Dr. Koh served as Executive Vice President at Xiplink Technologies. Prior to that, he served as Director for marketing and business development for Lucent Technology. Before he joined Lucent Technology, Dr. Koh was a senior product manager for wireless products in Motorola, after he had worked in Bell Lab for more then ten years...      Read Bio >