Rong Chunming


Faculty of Science and Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
KE D-421


Prof. Chunming Rong has been academician of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA) since 2011. He has served the extended IEEE Cloud Computing community for many years. Starting the CloudCom conference series in 2009, he gave numerous keynote addresses at IEEE conferences all over the world. He played a vital leadership role (first as vice chair and then as chair) in both the IEEE Cloud Computing initiative and the IEEE CS STC Cloud Computing, and led its transition to the IEEE CS Technical Committee on Cloud Computing (TCCLD). He served as the steering chair (2016-2019), and now as steering member of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC). He has extended his engagement also in the IEEE Future Directions, through his involvement with the IEEE Blockchain Initiative (2017-2018). He is an executive member of Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC) and the chair of STC on Blockchain in IEEE Computer Society. He is an IEEE senior member. Prof. Rong is also advisor of the StandICT.EU to support European scandalization activities in ICT. He works as the head of the Data-centered and Secure Computing (DSComputing) at the University of Stavanger (UiS). He is also co-founder of two start-ups bitYoga and Dataunitor in Norway, both received EU Seal of Excellence Award in 2018. He was adjunct Senior Scientist leading Big-Data Initiative at NORCE (2016-2019), the vice president of CSA Norway Chapter (2016-2017). He is co-Editors-in-Chief of the  journal “Blockchain: Research and Applications” by Elsevier, co-Editors-in-Chief of the Journal of Cloud Computing (ISSN: 2192-113X) by Springer, has served as the steering chair (2016-2019), steering member and associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC) since 2016. He has extensive contact network and projects in both the industry and academic. His research work focuses on cloud computing, data analytics, cyber security and blockchain. Prof. Rong has extensive experience in managing large-scale R&D projects, both in Norway and EU.