Schahram Dustdar

Full Professor
Head of the Distributed Systems Group

IEEE Fellow, Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA) (Co-)Vice-President and Fellow
ACM Distinguished Scientist, ACM Distinguished Speaker
Member of the Academia Europaea, Chairman of the Informatics Section
Member of the Academy of the United Nations Sciences and Technology Organization

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last edited: September 9, 2021


Honors & Awards

  1. Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA) (Co-)Vice-President, since September 2021
  2. Research Excellence Award for delivering a keynote at the 21st IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Internet Computing, CCGrid 2021, General Chair Prof. Rajkumar Buyya
  3. Member of the Academy of the United Nations Sciences and Technology Organization, since August 2021
  4. Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA) Fellow, since May 2021
  5. Best Paper Award: Aslanpour M. S., Toosi A. N., Cicconetti C., Javadi B., Sbarski P., Taibi D., Assuncao M., Gill S. S., Gaire R., Dustdar S. (2021). Serverless Edge Computing: Vision and Challenges. 19th Australasian Symposium on Parallel and Distributed Computing (AusPDC 2021), February 1-5, 2021, (Dunedin, New Zealand) online because of COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
  6. ACM Distinguished Speaker, November 2020 - November 2023
  7. PeerJ Computer Science - Top 5 most viewed Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems article, as of October 8, 2020: Schleicher J. M., Vögler M., Inzinger C., Dustdar S. (2016). Smart Brix - a continuous evolution framework for container application deployments, 2020
  8. Rausch T., Raith P., Pillai P., Dustdar S. (2019). Demo: A System for Operating Energy-Aware Cloudlets. IEEE/ACM Symposium on Edge Computing (SEC 2019), November 7-9, 2019, Washington DC, USA (Best Demo Award)
  9. IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing, June 2019
  10. Best Paper Award: Riveni M., Dustdar S. (2018). Trust and Interaction-type considerations in Multi-objective Team Compositions for Human-computation. 17th IEEE International Conference Series on Cognitive Informatics and Cognitive Computing (ICCI*CC 2018), July 16-18, 2018, Berkeley, CA, USA
  11. IEEE TCSVC Outstanding Leadership Award, June 2018
  12. Part of the 21st Annual Best of Computing 2016: Asserting Reliable Convergence for Configuration Management Scripts. Hanappi O., Hummer W., Dustdar S., Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages, and Applications (OOPSLA 2016): SPLASH 2016 Track, October 30 - November 4, 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  13. Chairman of the Informatics Section of the Academia Europaea, since December 9, 2016
  14. OOPSLA Distinguished Paper Award: Asserting Reliable Convergence for Configuration Management Scripts. Hanappi O., Hummer W., Dustdar S., Object-Oriented Programming Systems, Languages, and Applications (OOPSLA 2016): SPLASH 2016 Track, October 30 - November 4, 2016, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  15. Best Paper Award: An Elasticity-aware Governance Platform for Cloud Service Delivery. Mueller C., Truong H.-L., Fernandez P., Copil G., Ruiz-Cortes A., Dustdar S., 13th IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2016), June 27 - July 2, 2016, San Francisco, USA
  16. IEEE Fellow, since January 2016
  17. Member of the Section Committee of Informatics of the2015
  18. Certificate for the participation at the SUSTAINABILITY AWARD 2014, project “Pacific Controls Cloud Computing Lab - Cloud Service Computing for the Supervision, Analysis and Controls of the Sustainability of Smart Cities”
  19. Best Paper Award: ADVISE - A Framework for Evaluating Cloud Service Elasticity Behavior. Copil G., Trihinas D., Truong H.-L., Moldovan D., Pallis G., Dustdar S., Dikaiakos M., ICSOC 2014, November 3-6, 2014, Paris, France
  20. Certificate of Appreciation in honor and recognition of outstanding contribution as keynote speaker at the 13th International Conference on Ad-Hoc Networks and Wireless, June 22-27, Benidorm, Spain
  21. Member of the Academia Europaea: The Academy of Europe, Informatics Section, since 2013
  22. Recognition of Service for ICSE 2013. For: Outstandig service for the Technical Research Program Committee for ICSE 2013, San Francisco, California, USA, 2013
  23. Emerald Outstanding Paper Award Winner for the journal paper: Truong H. L., Dustdar S. (2012). A Survey on Cloud-based Sustainability Governance Systems. Published in International Journal of Web Information Systems, 2013
  24. Recipient of the IBM Faculty Award 2012
  25. Best Paper Award: A Novel Approach to Modeling Context-Aware and Social Collaboration Processes. Liptchinsky V., Khazankin R., Truong H.L., Dustdar S., 24th International Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE 2012), Poland, 2012
  26. Best Paper Award: Programming Hybrid Services in the Cloud. Truong H.L, Dustdar S., Bhattacharya K., 10th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012), China, 2012
  27. Best Paper Award - Runner-Up: Who Do You Call? Problem Resolution through Social Compute Units. Sengupta B., Jain A., Bhattacharya K., Truong H.L., Dustdar S.,10th International Conference on Service-Oriented Computing (ICSOC 2012), China, 2012
  28. Best Student Paper Award: Adaptive Request Prioritization in Dynamic Service-oriented Systems. R. Khazankin, D. Schall, S. Dustdar, IEEE International Conference on Services Computing (SCC 2011), USA, 2011
  29. Best Paper Award: Identifying Important Action Primitives for High Level Activity Recognition. A. Manzoor, C. Villalonga, A. Calatroni, H. Truong, D. Roggen, S. Dustdar, G. Tröster, 5th European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context 2010, Germany, 2010
  30. ACM Distinguished Scientist Award, 2009
  31. Austrian Champions in European Research, FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Austria, 2008
  32. 2nd Runner-Up Team at the Web Service Challenge 2007 Performance. Juszczyk, L., Michlmayr, A., Platzer, C., Rosenberg, F., Urbanec, A., Dustdar, S., within IEEE CEC-EEE 2007, July 23-26, 2007, Tokyo, Japan
  33. 3rd place at the Web Service Challenge 2007. Large Scale Web Service Discovery and Composition using High Performance In-Memory Indexing. Juszczyk, L., Michlmayr, A., Platzer, C., Rosenberg, F., Urbanec, A., Dustdar, S., co-located with CEC-EEE 2007, Japan, 2007
  34. JBOSS Innovation BPM award 2006, USA, 2006
  35. 2nd place at the Web Service Challenge: Web Service Indexing for Efficient Retrieval and Composition. Aiello, M., Platzer, C., Rosenberg, F., Tran, H., Vasko, M., Dustdar, S., co-located with CEC & EEE 2006, USA, 2006
  36. 2nd place at the IEEE Services Computing Contest: Applying Distributed Business Rules - The ViDRE Approach. Rosenberg, F., Nagl, C., Dustdar, S., co-located with ICWS 2006 and SCC 2006, USA, 2006
  37. MERCUR 2002 innovation award of the Austrian Economic Chambers, Vienna, Austria, 2003
  38. Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, Top-Austrian Start-up nomination, Vienna, Austria, 2002
  39. World Technology Award nomination for best IT-Software of the year, London, 2001
  40. Erwin Schrödinger post-doctoral research fellowship at London School of Economics, Information Systems Department, Great Britain, 1993