CityZEN Project Leaders

CityZEN brings together partners with world leading expertise and established strong strategic positions. This includes a broad base of participating civil society and industry players, and technology providers.

Chunming Rong, UiS – Leader of CityZEN

Professor Chunming Rong is head of the Centre for IP-based Service Innovation (CIPSI) at the University of Stavanger (UiS) in Norway, where he focuses on data-intensive (big-data) analytics, cloud computing, security and privacy. He is co-founder and chairman of the Cloud Computing Association ( and its associated IEEE conference and workshop series. Professor Rong has received many awards and co-authored a book titled “Security in Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks” published by John Wiley & Sons in 2009. Prof. Rong has extensive experience in managing large scale R&D projects funded by both industry and funding agencies, such as the Norwegian Research Council and the European Framework Programs.

Management Board

Work Package (co-)leaders