The IARIA Nominations and Election Committee is pleased to announce that Dr. Aspen Olmstead has been nominated for a reward recognizing his continuous contributions in supporting IARIA scientific events.
The IARIA Board initiated the Fellowship program in 2007 for a very limited number of outstanding contributors and is intended to recognize:
- outstanding scientific research results endorsed by international peers
- exceptional scientific contribution to the IARIA events
- continuous leadership roles in IARIA conferences
Inclusion in the IARIA fellowship program rewards and acknowledges exceptional volunteers and implies continuous and sustainable support. IARIA Fellows are expected to continue acting as examples of scientific honesty towards the international community as well as manifest an increased level of voluntarism for IARIA events.
Over the last two years, Professor Olmstead has acted as supervising author for no fewer than six student publications presented at IARIA conferences, which are listed below.
In addition, he has personally published an additional conference paper and two journal papers with IARIA, participated in three panels on cloud computing, smart cities, and cyber security education, as well as chaired a panel and hosted a special section on secure software development. Professor Olmstead also facilitated a workshop on Security in the Cloud.
Student publications and conference presentations include:
- The Third International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering. in Venice, Italy. with student Callum Brill – “Security and Software Engineering: Analyzing Effort and Cost.”
- The Eighth International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (Cloud Computing 2017) in Athens, Greece, with student – Kaitlyn Fulford – “Platform-As-A-Service Application Effort Estimation”
- The Eleventh International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies (Securware 2017) in Rome, Italy with student Paige Peck – “Ensuring Correctness in Healthcare Medical Billing Software using Cloud Development”
- The Seventh International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (Cloud Computing 2016). in Rome, Italy, with student – Gayathri Santhanakrishnan – “Cloud Data Denormalization of Anonymous Transactions.”
- The Seventh International Conference on Cloud Computing, GRIDs, and Virtualization (Cloud Computing 2016). “Modeling Non-Functional Requirements in Distributed Application Software Engineering in Rome, Italy, with student Santoshi Devata – Modeling Non-Functional Requirements in Distributed Application Software Engineering.
IARIA Fellows also receive a nominal plaque.
In response to the news, Dr. Olmstead noted, “I am honored to have the work my students and myself recognized in such a special way”