Kuo-Ming Chao obtained his MSc and PhD degrees from Sunderland University, UK in 1993 and
1997 respectively. From 1997, he worked at Engineering Design Centre in Newcastle-upon-Tyne
University as research associate for more than 3 years before he joined Coventry University as
senior lecturer in 2000. Between 2007 and 2008, he joined British Telecom Research Lab as a
research fellow. His research interests include the areas of intelligent agents,
service-oriented computing, cloud computing and big data etc. as well as their applications
such as energy efficiency management and green manufacturing etc.
He has over 200-refereed publications in books, journals, conference proceedings. He is a
co-founder and managing editor of Service-Oriented Computing and Applications: A Springer
Journal to promote Service-Oriented Computing. He is a member of editorial broad for
several international journals. In addition he is involved in a number of EU-funded projects as
coordinator or work pack leader. He serves a few international conferences by taking different
responsibilities such as general chair for 10th-15th IEEE ICEBE, 2010 IEEE conference CEC,
programme chair for 9th IEEE ICEBE, IEEE 2009 CEC and 2005 CSCWD, Track Chair for IEEE
2010-2012 AINA and others.