Motorisation and Mobility in Metropolitan areas, Longitudinal Approaches in Travel Behaviour, travel behavior of old people, Forecasting Methods, Equity and distribution effects, Survey Methods
Il Yeol Song is professor in the College of Computing and Informatics of Drexel University. He served as Deputy Director for NSF Research Center on Visual & Decision Informatics between 2012-2014. He is named an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an ER Fellow. He is the recipient of 2015 Peter P. Chen Award in Conceptual Modeling. He has won four teaching awards from Drexel University: Exemplary Teaching Award in 1992, Senior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award in 2000, the Christian R. and Mary Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award in 2001, and Outstanding Instructor Award in 2011. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from Louisiana State University in 1984 and 1988, respectively. His current research areas include conceptual modeling, data warehousing, big data technologies and analytics, and smart aging. Dr. Song published over 200+ peer-reviewed papers and co-edited 20+ proceedings in those areas. He is a co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Computing Science and Engineering (JCSE) and a Consulting Editor for Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE). He won the Best Paper Award in the IEEE CIBCB 2004. He won 14 research awards from competitions of annual Drexel Research Days. He served as the Steering Committee Chair of the ER conference between 2010-2012. He is currently serving as the Steering Committee Chair of IEEE International Conference in Big Data and Smart Computing (BigComp). In addition, he is a steering committee member of ER and DOLAP. He served as a Program/General co-Chair of over 25 international conferences/workshops including DOLAP 1998-2019, CIKM 1999, ER 2003, DaWaK 2007-08, DESRIST 2009, CIKM 2009, MoBiD 2013-2018, ER 2016, and DaWaK 2019. He delivered a keynote speech on big data, data science, or smart aging at the First Asia-Pacific iSchool conference in 2014, ACM SAC 2015, ER2015, EDB 2016, A-LIEP 2016, and DEXA 2018 Conferences. He is currently serving as a co-Chair of Model Data Science Curriculum Committee for iSchools.
Conceptual Modeling, Data Warehousing, Big Data Technologies, Data Science, Smart Aging