Professional AssociationsProfessional Associations: ACM | Eta Kappa Nu | IEEE Computer Society | IEEE Services Computing | Tau Beta Pi | USENIX: The Advanced Computing Systems Association
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Dr. Rong N. Chang is a member of IBM Academy of Technology at the IBM Research – T.J. Watson Research Center and chair of the Services PIC (Professional Interest Community) there. He is leading an in-market R&D effort in creating hybrid multicloud based open financial API services fabric platform with support for business and IT microservices (e.g., Kubernetes services). He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science & engineering from the University of Michigan in USA in 1990 and his B.S. degree in computer engineering with honors from the National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan in 1982. Before joining IBM in 1993, he was with Bellcore researching on B-ISDN based personal ubiquitous application services. He has won one IEEE Best Paper Award, received six IBM corporate-level Outstanding Technical Achievement Awards, held 30+ patents, and published 50+ refereed technical papers in the areas of enterprise services computing, enterprise clouds, and service level agreement (SLA) management optimization. Dr. Chang is the associate editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, and a guest editor of five special issues of reputable international journals. He is on the advisory committee of IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Services Computing. He is steering committee member of IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES), ACM/IEEE Symposium of Edge Computing, and IEEE Cloud Computing for Emerging Markets. He is general co-chair of 2019 IEEE SERVICES Symposia, general chair of 2019 IEEE International Conference on Cognitive Computing, and general chair of 2018 IEEE International Congress on Internet of Things (ICIOT). He is a distinguished member of ACM. He has an ITIL Foundation certificate in IT Services Management and one Micro MBA certificate.