Chair: Longzhi Yang, Northumbria University, UK. Email:
Vice-Chair: Chengyu Liu, Southeast University, China. Email:
Vice Chair: Wenbing Zhao, Cleveland State University, USA. Email:
Advisor: Yonghong Peng, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. Email:


Aims and Scope

This task force aims to:
  • Foster research in the emerging area of internet of things (IoT), big data, data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence
  • Connect diverse research from other IEEE TFs and different communities

The main sub-areas of interest include, but not limit to:
  • Big data generation and collection
  • Big data pre-processing
  • Big data integration
  • Big data governance
  • Big data security and privacy
  • Storage solutions for big data
  • Algorithms targeting big data
  • Cloud services for big data
  • Big data analytics
  • Computer and network infrastructure/architecture for big data collection
  • Big data platforms
  • Cyber threats detection using big data technologies
  • Real-world big data challenges
  • Future trends of big data research


Task Force Members

Nianyin Zeng, Xiamen University, China
Lipo Wang, Nanyang Technological University, Signapore
Yaochu Jin, University of Surrey, UK
Yonghong Peng, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK
Marios Polycarpou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Longzhi Yang, Northumbria University, UK
Chengyu Liu, Southeast University, China
Wenbing Zhao, Cleveland State University, USA
Ata Kaban, University of Birmingham, UK
Xin Fu, Xiamen University, China
Chenxi Huang, Xiamen University, China
Natthakan Iam-On, Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand
Philip Kegelmeyer,
Tossapon Boongoen, Thai Air Force Academy, Thailand
Ashok Srivastava, USA
Haibo He, University of Rhode Island, USA
Yuwen Li, Pennsylvania State University, USA


Call for Paper

  1. Topical Collection on "Fuzzy inference, neuro-fuzzy, and emerging fuzzy hybridization systems" in Neural Computing and Applications (IF=4.774)
  2. IEEE WCCI 2020 Special Session "Fuzzy Logic Systems for Security and Forensics">.
  3. Special Issue Data-Enabled Intelligence for Digital Health in IEEE ACCESS (IF=3.745)
  4. IEEE WCCI 2018 Special Session FUZZ-IEEE-04 on Fuzzy Logic Systems for Security and Forensics. More details can be found here.
  5. Special Issue "Healthcare System Innovation" in "Applied System Innovation".
  6. Special Issue Human-Centered Smart Systems and Technologies in IEEE ACCESS (IF=3.745)
  7. 2018 The 8th EAI International Conference on Cloud Computing" in Exeter, 4 September, 2018.
  8. Special issue "Intelligent, Smart and Scalable Cyber-Physical Systems" in Jounrnal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems (IF=1.426)
  9. Special issue "Emerging Trends and Applications in Cloud Computing (CloudComp 2018)" in Springer journal of Wireless Networks (IF=1.981)