Address

School of Information Technologies, J12,
The University of Sydney, NSW 2006,
Australia

Contact Information

Call: +61 2 9036 9115

Email: athman DOT bouguettaya AT sydney DOT edu DOT au

Athman Bouguettaya

IEEE Fellow, ACM Distinguished Scientist,
IEEE Computer Society Distinguish Visitor,
ACM Distinguished Speaker, WISE Fellow,
Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD),
Head of School and Professor

School of Computer Science,
University of Sydney, Australia

Biography

Athman Bouguettaya is Professor and Head of School of Computer Science at The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. He received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of Colorado at Boulder (USA) in 1992. He was previously Professor and Head of School of Computer Science and Information Technology at RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia and Science Leader in Service Computing at CSIRO ICT Centre, Canberra. Australia. Before that, he was a tenured faculty member and Program director in the Computer Science department at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (commonly known as Virginia Tech) (USA).  He is a founding member and past President of the Service Science Society, a non-profit organization that aims at forming a community of service scientists for the advancement of service science. He is or has been on the editorial boards of several journals including, the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, the International Journal on Next Generation Computing, VLDB Journal, and Distributed and Parallel Databases Journal.  He served as a guest editor of a number of special issues including the special issue of the ACM Transactions on Internet Technology on Semantic Web services, a special issue the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing on Service Query Models, and a special issue of IEEE Internet Computing on Database Technology on the Web. He served as a Program Chair of the 2012 International Conference on Web and Information System Engineering, the 2009 and 2010 Australasian Database Conference, 2008 International Conference on Service Oriented Computing (ICSOC) and the IEEE RIDE Workshop on Web Services for E-Commerce and E-Government (RIDE-WS-ECEG’04). He has published more than 200 books, book chapters, and articles in journals and conferences in the area of databases and service computing (e.g., the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, the ACM Transactions on the Web, WWW Journal, VLDB Journal, SIGMOD, ICDE, VLDB, and EDBT). He was the recipient of several federally competitive grants in Australia (e.g., ARC) and the US (e.g., NSF, NIH). He is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Distinguished Scientist of the ACM.

Work Experience

  1. 2016 - present

    Head of School and Professor

    School of Computer Science, University of Sydney.
  2. 2011-2017

    Head of School and Professor

    School of Computer Science and Information Technology, RMIT University.
  3. 2007-2011

    Science Leader

    ICT CSIRO.
  4. 1999-2007

    Associate Professor (tenured) of Computer Science

    Virginia Tech.
  5. 1997-1999

    Senior Lecturer

    Queensland University of Technology
  6. 1993-1996

    Lecturer

    Queensland University of Technology

Professional Appointments

  1. 2020 - present
    Associate Editor
    ACM Computing Surveys
  2. 2018-present
    Associate Editor
    IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering
  3. 2013-present
    Associate Editor
    ACM Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT)
  4. 2008-2016
    Associate Editor
    IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
  5. 2007-2013
    Editorial Board Member
    Very Large DataBase (VLDB) Journal
  6. 2004-present
    Editorial Board Member
    International Journal on Web and Grid Services
  7. 2004-present
    Editorial Board Member
    International Journal on Cooperative Information Systems
  8. 2007-present
    Editorial Advisory Board Member
    Advances in Web Services Research (AWSR) Book Series
  9. 2007-present
    Associate Editor
    Journal of Recent Patents on Computer Science
  10. 2009-present
    Associate Editor
    International Journal on Next-Generation Computing
  11. 2010-present
    Member of the Advisory Committee
    International Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems
  12. 2012-present
    Board Member
    Service Science Society
  13. 2014-present
    Member of the Advisory Committee
    International Conference on Future Internet of Things and Cloud (FiCloud)
  14. 2016-present
    Editor-in-Chief
    LNCS Services Science Subline, Springer-Verlag
  15. 2017-present
    Member of the Steering Committee
    ACS/IEEE International Conference on Computer Systems and Applications
  16. 2017-present
    Advisory Board Member
    Distributed and Parallel Databases, an International Journal
  17. 2018-present
    Member of the Steering Committee
    The First International Conference on Big Data and Cyber Security Intelligence

Awards & Honours

  • Nominated as IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor
    2020 - IEEE
  • Nominated as ACM Distinguished Speaker
    2019 - ACM
  • Recipient of WISE Fellow
    2019 - The International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE) Fellowship
  • Recipient of the IEEE TCSVC Research Innovation Award
    2019 - IEEE
  • ACM Distinguished Scientist
    2012 - ACM
  • Visiting Professor
    2012 - Bournemouth University (UK)
  • Adjunct Science Fellow
    2012 - CSIRO
  • IEEE Fellow
    2010 - IEEE