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IOI 2018 took place in Japan in September, 2018. More info is available on the official website.

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History of the ISC

The IOI Scientific Committee (ISC) was established at the GA Meeting on October 14, 1999, at IOI'99 in Antalya-Belek, Turkey. For that purpose, the IOI Regulations were amended.


Former members of the ISC include:

  • Isto Aho, Finland (2000 - 2001, IOI'01 HSC)
  • Bojan Antolović, Croatia (2006 - 2007, Chair IOI'07 HSC)
  • Zvonimir Bujanović, Croatia (2007 - 2007, Vice Chair IOI'07 HSC, ISC member)
  • Hal Burch, United States of America (2002 - 2003, IOI'03 HSC)
  • Benjamin Burton, Australia, (2008 - 2014, elected, host IOI'13)
  • Cesar Cepeda, Mexico (2004 - 2008, elected Chair IOI'06 HSC, ISC Chair March 2007-?)
  • Kyung-Yong Chwa, Korea (2000 - 2003, Chair IOI'02 HSC)
  • Krzysztof Ciebiera, Poland (2004 - 2005, IOI'05 HSC)
  • Gordon Cormack, Canada (2004 - 2011, Chair, IOI'2010 HSC)
  • Jittat Fakcharoenphol, Thailand (2009 - 2012, Chair, IOI 2011 HSC)
  • Michal Forišek, Slovakia (2006 - 2013, 2014 - 2017, elected, reelected 2009, 2012, 2014)
  • Iphigenia Founta, Greece (2002 - 2003, IOI'04 HSC)
  • Greg Galperin, United States of America (2001 - 2004, Chair IOI'03 HSC)
  • Mohammad Ghodsi, Iran (1999 - 2000, GA-elected)
  • Roberto Grossi, Italy (2009 - 2013, host IOI'12)
  • Michalis Hatzopoulos, Greece (2002 - 2005, Chair IOI'04 HSC)
  • Gyula Horváth, Hungary (1999 - 2001, GA-elected, Chair IOI'96 HSC)
  • Artem Iglikov, Kazakhstan (2012 - 2016, host IOI'15)
  • Ossama Ismail, Egypt (2006 - 2009, Chair IOI'08 HSC)
  • Marcin Kubica, Poland (2003 - 2010, elected, Chair IOI'05 HSC)
  • Mansur Kutybaev, Kazakhstan (2012 - 2016, host IOI'15)
  • Pangfeng Liu, Taiwan (2011 - 2015, host IOI'14)
  • Mohhammad Mahdian, Iran (2015 - 2016, host IOI'17)
  • Martin Mareš, Czech Republic (2006 - 2015, ITWG chair, elected, reelected 2009 and 2012)
  • Pavel Mavrin, Russian Federation (2013 - 2017, host IOI'16)
  • Ian Munro, Canada (2000 - 2003, elected)
  • Fredrik Niemelä, Sweden (2011 - 2014, elected)
  • Jyrki Nummenmaa, Finland (1999 - 2002, 2003 - 2006, Chair ITWG; Chair IOI'01 HSC)
  • Xenofon Papadopoulos, Greece (2002 - 2003, IOI'04 HSC)
  • Kunsoo Park, Korea (2001 - 2002, IOI'02 HSC)
  • Mihai Pătraşcu, Romania (2010 - 2012, elected)
  • Djura Paunic, Yugoslavia (2001 - 2004, elected)
  • Lovro Pužar, Croatia (2006 - 2008, IOI'07 HSC)
  • Luis Cruz Romo, Mexico (2005 - 2006, IOI'06 HSC)
  • Alen Spiegl, Croatia (2006 - 2006, Temporary Chair IOI'07 HSC)
  • Krzysztof Stencel, Poland (2004 - 2005, IOI'05 HSC)
  • Ismail Hakki Toroslu, Turkey (2003 - 2006, elected, Chair IOI'99 HSC, (ISC member 1999-2000, re-elected 2003)
  • Velin Tzanov, Bulgaria (2007 - 2010, Chair IOI'09 HSC)
  • Tom Verhoeff, Netherlands (2005 - 2007, elected, Chair IOI'95 HSC, ISC member 1999-2005, re-elected 2005, ISC Chair 1999-March 2007)
  • Wenhu Wu, China (1999 - 2000, Chair IOI 2000 HSC)
  • Baolin Yin, China (1999 - 2001, Vice-Chair IOI 2000 HSC)
  • Francisco Zaragoza Martínez, Mexico (2005 - 2006, IOI'06 HSC)
  • Ali Sharifi Zarchi, Iran (2012 - 2014, elected)
  • Hamid Zarrabi-Zadeh, Iran (2014 - 2015, host'17)
  • Richard Peng, USA (2014 - 2018, elected at IOI'14, re-elected at IOI'15)

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