ICCIDA Committees

General Chairs

  • Prof. Dr. Fausto Pedro Garcia Marquez, University of Castilla–La Mancha, Spain
  • Dr. Süleyman Eken, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Technical Program Chairs

  • Dr. Zeynep Hilal Kilimci, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Alaa Ali Hameed, Department of Computer Engineering, Istinye University, Turkey
  • Dr. Akhtar Jamil, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Pakistan

Publication and Publicity Chair

  • Dr. Serdar Solak, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Mustafa Hikmet Bilgehan Uçar, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Organizing Committee

  • Prof. Dr. Mehmet Yıldırım, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Hikmet Hakan Gürel, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Halil Yiğit, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Adnan Sondaş, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Önder Yakut, Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Yavuz Selim Fatihoğlu,Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Alper Metin,Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Registration Committee

  • Seda Balta Kaç,Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Zeynep Sarı,Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • M. M. Enes Yurtsever,Information Systems Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Technical Program Committee

  • Dr. Gabriella Casalino, Department of Informatics, Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro Bari, Italy .
  • Dr. Faezeh Soleimani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Ball State University, USA.
  • Dr. Fatma Bozyiğit, Department of Computer Engineering, İzmir Bakırçay University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqi, Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Musa Balta, Department of Computer Engineering, Sakarya University, Turkey
  • Dr. Mehak Khan, Department of Computer Science, Oslo Metropolitan University, Oslo, Norway.
  • Dr. Kiran Sood, Chitkara Business School, Chitkara University,India.
  • Dr. Mariyam Ouaissa, Moulay Ismail University Meknes, Morocco.
  • Dr. Enkeleda Lulaj, University Haxhi Zeka, Kosovo.
  • Dr. Farzad Kiani, Department of Computer Engineering, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dr. Muhammad Abdul Basit, Montana Technological University, Butte Montana, USA.
  • Dr. Marta Cimitile , Department of Economy and Law, Unitelma Sapienza University of Rome, Itlay
  • Dr. Muhammad Ilyas, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Altinbas University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Subhan Ullah, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, Pakistan
  • Dr. Adem Ozyavaş, Departmentof Computer Engineering, Istanbul Atlas University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Atta Ur Rehman, College of Engineering and IT, Ajman University, United Arab Emirates.
  • Dr. Ahmet Gürhanli, Department of Computer Engineering, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Chawki Djeddi, Department of Information Systems, University of Rouen, France.
  • Dr. Cafer Avcı, Transportation Engineering, Aalto University, Finland
  • Dr. Adem Tuncer, Computer Engineering, Yalova University, Turkey
  • Dr. Costin Bădică, Computer Science, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Dr. Deniz Balta, Department of Software Engineering, Sakarya University, Turkey
  • Dr. Alexandra Vultureanu, Computer Science, University of Craiova, Romania
  • Dr. Aysegul Ucar, Mechatronics Engineering, Fırat University, Turkey
  • Dr. Mirjana Ivanovic, Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Dr. Enis Karaaslan, Computer Engineering, Mugla Sitki Kocman University, Turkey
  • Dr. Sara del Río García, RHEA Group for European Space Agency, Spain
  • Dr. Ahmet Şakir Dokuz,Computer Engineering, Nigde Omer Halisdemir University, Turkey
  • Dr. Muhammed Davud , Department of Computer Engineering, Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University, Turkey
  • Dr. Sibel Senan, Departmentof Computer Engineering, Istanbul University, Turkey.
  • Dr.Waleed Ead, Faculty of Computers and Artificial Intelligence, Beni-Suef University, Egypt.
  • Dr. Zeynep Orman, Departmentof Computer Engineering, Istanbul University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Pelin Angın, Department of Computer Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Turkey.
  • Dr. Şebnem Özdemir, Management Information Systems, Istinye University, Turkey
  • Dr. Maytham Alabbas, Department of Computer Science, University of Basrah, Iraq
  • Dr. Sultan Zavrak, Computer Engineering, Duzce University, Turkey
  • Dr. Ekin Ekinci, Computer Engineering, Sakarya Applied Sciences University, Turkey
  • Dr. Meryem Uzun Per, Computer Engineering, Istanbul Health and Technology University, Turkey
  • Dr. İbrahim Delibaşoğlu, Sakarya University, Turkey
  • Dr. Ali Can Karaca, Yıldız Technical University, Turkey
  • Dr. Gülşen Akman, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Faruk Aktaş, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. İsmail Koç, Konya Technical University, Turkey
  • Dr. Nuh Azgınoglu, Kayseri University, Turkey
  • Dr. Fidan Kaya Gülağız, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Alev Mutlu, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Muhammet Damar, Dokuz Eylül University , Turkey
  • Dr. Pinar Onay Durdu, Kocaeli University , Turkey
  • Zekeriya Anıl Güven, Ege University, Turkey
  • Furkan Göz, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Mustafa S. Aljumaily, University of Tennessee, USA
  • Dr. Claudia Catalina Caro Ruiz, Del Rosario University, Colombia
  • Dr. Oscar Julián Perdomo Charry, Del Rosario University, Colombia
  • Dr. Iyad Abu Doush, American University of Kuwait, Kuwait
  • Dr. Mohammad Shukri Salman, American University of the Middle East, Kuwait
  • Dr. Sani Salisu, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria
  • Dr. Bashir Sadiq Olaniyi, Kampala International University, Uganda
  • Dr. Abubakar M. Ashir, Tishk International University, Iraq
  • Dr. Ahmed Burhan Mohammed, University of Kirkuk, Iraq
  • Dr. Ghaida A. Al-Suhail, University of Basrah, Iraq
  • Dr. Imad alshawi, University of Basrah, Iraq
  • Dr. Husham L. Swadi Roomi, Universirty of Basrah, Iraq
  • Dr. Abbas h. Hassin Alasadi, University of Basrah, Iraq.
  • Dr. Osman Altay, Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey
  • Dr. Kevser Şahinbaş, Medipol University, Turkey
  • Dr. Mohammed Alkrunz, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
  • Dr. Abbas UĞurenver, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
  • Dr. Wadhah Zeyad Tareq Tareq, Istinye University, Turkey
  • Dr. Amir Seyyedabbasi, Istinye University, Turkey


Marcello Pelillo is a Full Professor of Computer Science at Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, where he leads the Computer Vision and Machine Learning Lab, which he established in 1995. He has been the Director of the European Centre for Living Technology (ECLT) and has held visiting research/teaching positions at Yale University (USA), University College London (UK), McGill University (Canada), University of Vienna (Austria), York University (UK), NICTA (Australia), Wuhan University (China), Huazhong University of Science and Technology (Wuhan, China), South China University of Technology (Guangzhou, China). He is an external affiliate of the Computer Science Department at Drexel University (USA) and of the Italian Institute of Technology. His research interests are in the areas of computer vision, machine learning and pattern recognition where he has published more than 200 technical papers in refereed journals, handbooks, and conference proceedings.

He has been General Chair for ICCV 2017, Program Chair for ICPR 2020, and Area Chair for ICCV, ECCV, IJCAI, ICPR, BMVC, etc. He is the Chief Editor of Frontiers in Computer Science – Computer Vision. He serves, or has served, on the Editorial Boards of several journals, including IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Pattern Recognition, IET Computer Vision, Frontiers in Computer Image Analysis, Brain Informatics, and serves on the Advisory Board of Springer’s International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics. He is regularly invited as a Keynote Speaker in international conferences and summer schools and has been a Tutorial Lecturer in the top-notch conferences of his area (e.g., CVPR, ECCV, ICPR, ACL, ECML).

Prof. Pelillo is Fellow of the IEEE, the IAPR, and the AAIA, and is an IEEE SMC Distinguished Lecturer.



Dr. Ahmed Abdelgawad received his M.S. and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering from University of Louisiana at Lafayette in 2007 and 2011 and subsequently joined IBM as a Design Aids & Automation Engineering Professional at Semiconductor Research and Development Center. In Fall 2012 he joined Central Michigan University as a Computer Engineering Assistant Professor. In Fall 2017, Dr. Abdelgawad was early promoted as a Computer Engineering Associate Professor. He is a senior member of IEEE. His area of expertise is distributed computing for Wireless Sensor Network (WSN), Internet of Things (IoT), Structural Health Monitoring (SHM), data fusion techniques for WSN, low power embedded system, video processing, digital signal processing, Robotics, RFID, Localization, VLSI, and FPGA design. He has published two books and more than 100 articles in related journals and conferences.

Dr. Abdelgawad served as a reviewer for several conferences and journals, including IEEE WF-IoT, IEEE ISCAS, IEEE SAS, IEEE IoT Journal, IEEE Communications Magazine, Springer, Elsevier, IEEE Transactions on VLSI, and IEEE Transactions on I&M. He severed in the technical committees of IEEE ISCAS 2007/8 and IEEE ICIP 2009 conferences. He served in the administration committee of IEEE SiPS 2011. He also served in the organizing committee of ICECS2013 and 2015. Dr. Abdelgawad was the TPC of the IEEE WF-IoT 2016-2022 conferences. He was the finance chair of the IEEE ICASSP 2017. He is the TPC Co-Chair of I3C'17, the TPC Co-Chair of GIoTS 2017 and 2022, and the technical program chair of IEEE MWSCAS 2018. He is the technical program chair of IEEE WF-IoT 2020. He delivered many tutorials in international conferences including IEEE SOCC, IEEE MWSCAS, IEEE SiPS, and APCCAS. In addition, he taught many short IoT courses in different countries. He was the keynote speaker for many international conferences and conducted many webinars. He is currently the IEEE Northeast Michigan section chair and IEEE SPS Internet of Things (IoT) SIG Member. In addition, Dr. Abdelgawad served as a PI and Co-PI for several funded grants from NSF.