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Philippe Bonnet Philippe Bonnet is professor at the IT University of Copenhagen. He is a Marie Curie fellow with a track record of successful research projects under DARPA, NSF (while a research associate at Cornell University), EU and Danish funding (first at U.Copenhagen and since 2009 at ITU). Philippe is an experimental computer scientist with a background in database management. For twenty years, he has explored the design, implementation and evaluation of database systems in the context of successive generations of computer classes in particular wireless sensor networks and cloud computing.

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Björn Þór Jónsson Position: Associate Professor, Computer Science Department, IT University of Copenhagen. Research interests: Multimedia analytics; Multimedia retrieval; Query processing performance; Novel architectures. Björn Þór Jónsson completed his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999. He joined Reykjavík University, Iceland in fall 2000, where he served as Dean from January 2010 to January 2014. In January 2017, Björn joined the IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, as Associate Pofessor.

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Daniel Cermak-Sassenrath Daniel is Associate Professor at the ITU, Copenhagen, and member of the Center for Computer Games Research (game.itu.dk) and the Pervasive Interaction Technology Lab (PitLab). Daniel writes, composes, codes, builds, performs and plays. He is interested in artistic, analytic, explorative, critical and subversive approaches to and practices of play, focusing on interaction in context, the (technically mediated) interation between people, and the interaction between people and (technical) systems.

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Jonathan Fürst Jonathan Fürst is a Post Doctoral Researcher at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). He received his PhD and M.Sc. in Computer Science from ITU and his B.Eng. in Industrial Engineering from University of Aalen (HTW Aalen). He has been working with software controllable micro grids, sensor networks, IoT systems, Building Management Systems (BMS) and energy management in non residential buildings. During 2014 he spent 6 months as a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley in David Culler’s Software Defined Buildings (SDB) group.

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Sebastian Büttrich is the PITLab’s Manager, responsible for Managing the pIT (Pervasive Interaction Technology) Lab Coordinating tasks between Researchers and the IT department Enabling experimental digital technology – from acquisition to maintenance System and application development Documentation Management of student programmers Focus areas include: IoT and Sensors Physical computing (Wireless) Networks IT and Sustainable Energy Open and Free Software Aside from his work at the IT University, Sebastian is working with The Network Startup Resource Center, http://nsrc.

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