Special session title: Advances in Computational science and Computing Environment
Rationale of the need and objective of the session:
Computation science and engineering is a discipline that deals with the development and application of computational models, often coupled with high performance computing environment, to solve complex problems arising in engineering analysis and design as well as natural phenomena. In this session we invite papers that contribute to the advancement of computational scientific and engineering.  Those papers that focus on new applications of computational science and new computing environment are particularly welcome.
Specific topics of interest
Recommended topics include but are not limited to the following:
Advances in Computing Environment:

Advances in Computational Science:

Session Chairs

Session Co-Chair

Short bio of the chair/cochairs
Kun Ma received the B.S. and M.E. degrees in computer science from University of Jinan, China, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He received his Ph.D degree in Computer Software and Theory from Shandong University, Jinan, P.R.China, in 2011. He is a lecturer in Provincial Key Laboratory for Network based Intelligent Computing and School of Information Science and Engineering, University of Jinan. His interests are in the areas of Computer Software Theory and Software Engineering. His research emphasizes concepts, techniques and tools for Model-Driven Architecture, Large-Scale Data Management for Multi-tenant Applications in the Cloud. He is the author and co-author of more than 20 technical papers.

Lin Wang received his B.Sc. and Master degrees in Computer Science and Technology from the University of Jinan. In 2011, he received his Ph.D degree in Computer Science and Technology from the School of Computer science and technology, Shandong University, Jinan, China. Now, He is a researcher in Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory of Network based Intelligent Computing, University of Jinan, China. His research interests include High Performance Computing, Data Mining, Hybrid Computational Intelligence and Computational Materials.

Ajith Abraham received the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. He is currently the Director of Machine Intelligence Research Labs (MIR Labs), Scientific Network for Innovation and Research Excellence, USA, which has members from more than 90 countries. He has a worldwide academic and industrial experience of over 22 years. He works in a multi-disciplinary environment involving machine intelligence, network security, various aspects of networks, e-commerce, Web intelligence, Web services, computational grids, data mining, and their applications to various real-world problems. He has numerous publications / citations (h-index 43) and has also given more than 50 plenary lectures and conference tutorials in these areas.
Since 2008, he is the Chair of IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Soft Computing and a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Computer Society representing Europe (since 2011). Dr. Abraham is a Senior Member of the IEEE, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK) and the Institution of Engineers Australia (Australia), etc. He is the founder of several IEEE sponsored annual conferences, which are now annual events. More information at: http://www.softcomputing.net.

Kun Ma, nic-makun@foxmail.com  
Lin Wang, wangplanet@gmail.com

Program committee (tentative)
Ajith Abraham, MIR Labs
Dong Wang, University of Jinan, China
Kun Ma, University of Jinan, China
Lin Wang, University of Jinan, China
Xiuyang Zhao, University of Jinan, China
Yaou Zhao, University of Jinan, China
Zhenxiang Chen, University of Jinan, China