Associated Editors

Richard Chbeir is a professor of computer science at the University of Pau and the Adour Region in France, where he leads the computer science laboratory called LIUPPA. He is the director of the Semantics & Privacy In Digital Ecosystems Research group (SPiDER). He is currently working on information and knowledge extraction. Chbeir is the head of the OpenCEMS industrial chair and is the creator of the MEDES Conference.

Dr. Richard Chbeir received his PhD in Computer Science from the University of INSA- FRANCE in 2001. He became a member of IEEE since 1999 and senior member of ACM. His research interests are in the areas of heterogeneous datab management, Data similarity and query rewriting, spatio-temporal applications. He has published (more than 200 peer-reviewed publications) in international journals and books (IEEE Transactions on SMC, Information Systems, Journal on Data Semantics, Journal of Systems Architecture, etc.), conferences (ER, WISE, SOFSEM, EDBT, ACM SAC, Visual, IEEE CIT, FLAIRS, PDCS, etc.), and has served on the program committees of several international conferences (ADBIS, WISE, CoopIS, ACM SAC, IEEE ISSPIT, EuroPar, SBBD, etc.). He has been organizing many international conferences and workshops. He is currently the Chair of the French Chapter ACM SIGAPP.