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 Principal Research Staff Member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He is a member of IBM Academy of Technology and Chair of Research Services PIC (Professional Interest Community). He is leading an in-market R&D effort in creating an API-based enterprise microservices fabric with support for intelligent computing infrastructures and discovery-driven enterprise application services in finance, material discovery, etc. He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science & engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1990 and his B.S. degree in computer engineering with honors from the National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu 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 distributed services computing, enterprise clouds, and service quality 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 Chair of IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Services Computing. He is on the Steering Committee of IEEE World Congress on Services (SERVICES), ACM/IEEE Symposium of Edge Computing, and IEEE Cloud Computing for Emerging Markets (CCEM). He is Congress General Chair of 2021 IEEE SERVICES (CLOUD/ICDH/ICWS/SCC/SMDS). He is Distinguished Member of ACM. He has an ITIL Foundation certificate in IT Services Management and one Micro MBA certificate.