Albert Zomaya is currently the Chair Professor of High Performance Computing and Networking in the School of Information Technologies, The University of Sydney. He held the CISCO Systems Chair Professor of Internetworking during the period 2002–2007, and also was the Head during 2006–2007 of the same school. Prior to his current appointment, he was a Full Professor in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Western Australia, where he also led the Parallel Computing Research Laboratory during the period 1990–2002. He served as an Associate–, Deputy–, and Acting–Head in the same department, and held numerous visiting positions and has extensive industry involvement. He is the Author/Coauthor of 7 books, more than 300 publications in technical journals and conferences, and the Editor of 8 books and 8 conference volumes. He is currently an associate editor for 15 journals. Professor Zomaya was the Chair the IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing (1999–2003) and currently serves on its executive committee. He is also Scientific Council Member of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics, and Telecommunications Engineering (Brussels), and Member of the board of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Self–Organization and Cybernetics for Informatics. He has been actively involved in the organization of more than 360 national and international conferences. Professor Zomaya is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, a Fellow of Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK), a Distinguished Engineer of the ACM, and a Chartered Engineer (CEng). He is the recipient of the IEEE Computer Society's Meritorious Service Award and Golden Core Recognition. His research interests are in the areas of high-performance computing, parallel and distributed algorithms, mobile computing, networking, and bioinformatics.
Biography Updated on 16 July 2009