Prof. Fei Yu
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering
Executive Director, Guangming Laboratory, Singapore
Bio：Prof. F. Richard Yu received the PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2003. From 2002 to 2006, he was with Ericsson (in Lund, Sweden) and a start-up (in San Diego, CA, USA), where he worked on the research and development in the areas of advanced wireless communication technologies and new standards. He joined Carleton School of Information Technology and the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering (cross-appointment) at Carleton University, Ottawa, in 2007, where he is currently a Professor. His research interests include cyber-security, connected and autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and wireless systems. He has published 600+ papers in reputable journals/conferences, 8 books, and 28 granted patents, with 10,000+ citations (Google Scholar).
He serves on the editorial boards of several journals, including Co-Editor-in-Chief for Ad Hoc & Sensor Wireless Networks, Lead Series Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, and IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking. He has served as the Technical Program Committee (TPC) Co-Chair of numerous conferences. He is a ``Highly Cited Researcher" according to Web of Science since 2019. He is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of both Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) and Comm. Society. He is an elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE VTS and Editor-in-Chief for IEEE VTS Mobile World newsletter. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Prof. Jiannong Cao
Member of Academia Europaea
Fellow of Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Science
Fellow of IEEE (Computer Society)
Fellow of CCF
Distinguished Member of ACM
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Bio：Prof. Cao is currently the Otto Poon Charitable Foundation Professor in Data Science and the Chair Professor of Distributed and Mobile Computing in the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), Hong Kong. He is also the Dean of Graduate School, the director of Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence of Things (RIAIoT) in PolyU, the director of the Internet and Mobile Computing Lab (IMCL) . He was the founding director and now the director of PolyU's University's Research Facility in Big Data Analytics (UBDA). He served the department head from 2011 to 2017. Prof. Cao is a member of Academia Europaea, a fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Science, a fellow of IEEE, a fellow of China Computer Federation (CCF) and an ACM distinguished member.
Prof. Cao’s research interests include distributed systems and blockchain, wireless sensing and networking, big data and machine learning, and mobile cloud and edge computing. He published 5 co-authored and 9 co-edited books, and over 800 papers in major international journals and conference proceedings. He also obtained 16 patents.Prof. Cao has delivered over 50 keynote speeches / invited talks.Prof. Cao has directed and participated in over 130 research and development projects and, as a principal investigator, obtained over HK$101 million grants from funding agencies such as National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Ministry of Science and Technology of P. R. China (MOST), Hong Kong Research Grant Council (RGC), Hong Kong Innovation and Technology Commission (ITC), The Society of Hong Kong Scholars, and industries and organizations like Alibaba, IBM, Nokia, HK Jockey Club and Hong Kong Construction Industry Council.
Prof. Cao served the Chair of the Technical Committee on Distributed Computing of IEEE Computer Society 2012-2014, a member of IEEE Fellows Evaluation Committee of the Computer Society and the Reliability Society, a member of IEEE Computer Society Education Awards Selection Committee, a member of IEEE Communications Society Awards Committee, and a member of Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. Prof. Cao has also served as chairs and members of organizing and technical committees of many international conferences, including IEEE INFOCOM, IEEE PERCOM, IEEE IoTDI, IEEE ICPADS, IEEE CLOUDCOM, SRDS and OPODIS, and as associate editor and member of the editorial boards of many international journals, including IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, IEEE TBD, IEEE IoT Journal, ACM ToSN, ACM TIST, ACM TCPS. Prof. Cao has also actively served Hong Kong local professional communities, including Entrepreneurship Advisor of HK A.I. Lab., member of HK Innovation and Technology Fund Research Projects Assessment Panel, member of Engineering Panel of Hong Kong Research Grant Council, member of Incu-Tech Business Incubation Programme Panel of Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks, and member of HKIE’s Accreditation Committee for Computer Science Programmes.
Prof. Shengli Xie
Guangdong University of Technology, China
Bio：Shengli Xie (Fellow, IEEE) received the M.S. degree in mathematics from Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, in 1992, and the Ph.D. degree in control theory and applications from the South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, in 1997.,He is currently the Director of the Laboratory for Intelligent Information Processing (LIIP) and a Full Professor with the Guangdong University of Technology, Guangzhou. He has authored or coauthored two monographs and more than 100 scientific articles published in journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include automatic control and signal processing, especially blind signal processing and image processing.
Prof. Dong In Kim
Fellow of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Bio：Dong In Kim (Fellow, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 1990. He was a Tenured Professor with the School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada. He is currently a Distinguished Professor with the College of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea. He is a Fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology and a Member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea. He was the first recipient of the NRF of Korea Engineering Research Center in Wireless Communications for RF Energy Harvesting, from 2014 to 2021. He has been listed as a 2020/2022 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics. Since 2001, he has been the Editor, Editor at Large, and Area Editor of Wireless Communications I for the IEEE Transactions on Communications. From 2002 to 2011, he also was the Editor and the Founding Area Editor of Cross-Layer Design and Optimization for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. From 2008 to 2011, he was the Co-Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE/KICS Journal of Communications and Networks. He was the Founding Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, from 2012 to 2015. He was selected the 2019 recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Award for Exemplary Service to Publications. He was the General Chair for IEEE ICC 2022 in Seoul.