IBM computer scientists have been at the forefront of scientific and technological innovation across a broad range of research areas. They have made pioneering contributions in artificial intelligence, high-speed processor design, computer architecture, natural language processing, programming languages, optimizing compilers, operating systems, storage systems, computer-supported cooperative work, databases, speech recognition, integer programming, and service-oriented architectures, to name a few.
Rong Chang, IBM Research - China (on assignment from the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center) was elected Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Services Computing. The committee is "a multi-disciplinary group whose purpose is to advance and coordinate work in the field of Services Computing carried out throughout the IEEE in scientific, engineering, standard, literary and educational areas".
Rong also recently served as an Industry/Research Chair of the Seventh International Conferences on Advanced Services Computing (SERVICE COMPUTATION 2015), which was held 22-27 March 2015 in Nice, France.
In January, Rong also was selected as co-Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Cloud Computing.