IEEE International Black Sea Conference on Communications and Networking
4-7 June 2018 – Batumi, Georgia

Committee

Honorary Co-Chair Honorary Co-Chair 
Archil Prangishvili

Georgian Technical University, Georgia

Merab Khalvashi

Batumi State University, Georgia

General Co-Chair General Co-Chair 
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Alex Gelman

Netovations, USA

Mehmet Ulema

Manhattan College, USA

TPC Co-Chair TPC Co-Chair
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Tolga Duman

Bilkent University, Turkey

Periklis Chatzimisios

Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece

Tutorials Co-Chair Tutorials Co-Chair
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Abzetdin Adamov

ADA University, Azerbaijan

Evgeny Khorov

Kharkevich Institute for Information Transmission Problems, Russian Academy of Sciences (IITP RAS),
Russia

Panel Sessions Co-Chair Panel Sessions Co-Chair
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Taner Arsan

Kadir Has University, Turkey

Mahmoud Daneshmand

Stevens Institute of Technology,
USA

Demo Sessions Co-Chair Demo Sessions Co-Chair
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Larysa Globa

National Technical University
of Ukraine

Lela Mirtskhulava

Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University / San Diego State University Georgia

Publication Chair Publication Chair
Albena Mihovska

Aarhus University, Denmark

TBD

Publicity Co-Chair Publicity Co-Chair
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Serhat Erkucuk

Kadir Has University, Turkey

Andrey Lyakhov

IITP RAS, Russia

Publicity Co-Chair Publicity Co-Chair
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Burak Kantarci*

University of Ottawa, Canada

Carlos Becker Westphall*

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil

Communications Co-chair Communications Co-chair
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Alin Tomoiaga

Manhattan College, USA

Dmitry Bankov

IITP RAS, Russia

Finance Chair Treasurer
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Alex Gelman

Netovations, USA

Bruce Worthman

IEEE ComSoc, USA

Operations Co-Chair Operations Co-Chair
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Tamar Lominadze

Georgian Technical University,
Georgia

BGaioz Partskhaladze

Batumi State University, Georgia

Local Arrangements Chair IEEE ComSoc Staff
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 Merab Diasamidze

Batumi State University, Georgia

Jimmy Le

IEEE ComSoc, USA

Student Travel Grants Chair Registration Chair
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TBD TBD
Patrons Chair Industry Chair
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Lela Mirtskhulava TBD

Steering Committee

Chair Mehmet Ulema Manhattan College, USA
Vice-Chair Alex Gelman Netovations, USA
Member Larysa Globa National Technical University of Ukraine
Member Albena Mihovska Aarhus University, Denmark
Member Erdal Panayirci Kadir Has University, Turkey
Member Wolfgang Gerstacker University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, GERMANY
Member Octavian Fratu University Politehnica of Bucharest,
Romania