Prof. Kun Yang
Member of Academia Europaea (MAE), IEEE Fellow, BCS Fellow and IET Fellow
University of Essex, UK
Prof. Yang received his Ph.D. from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering of University College London (UCL), UK. He is currently a Chair Professor in the School of Computer Science & Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, UK, leading the Network Convergence Laboratory (NCL). He is also an affiliated professor of UESTC. His main research interests include wireless networks and communications, future Internet, and edge computing. In particular, he is interested in energy aspects of future communication systems such as 6G, promoting energy self-sustainability via both energy efficiency (green communications and networking) and energy harvesting (wireless charging). He has managed research projects funded by UK EPSRC, EU FP7/H2020, and industries. He has published 300+ papers and filed 20 patents with a Google Scholar citation of more than 10K. He serves on the editorial boards of a number of IEEE journals (e.g., IEEE ComMag, TNSE, WCL). He is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of IET Smart Cities Journal. He has been a Judge of GSMA GLOMO Award at World Mobile Congress – Barcelona since 2019. He is a Member of Academia Europaea (MAE) and also a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE ComSoc.
Prof. Chong-Yung Chi, IEEE Life Fellow
National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, China
Chong-Yung Chi (Life Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S. degree from Tatung Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, China in 1975, the master’s degree from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, China in 1977, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 1983, all in electrical engineering. He is currently a Professor of National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, China. He has published more than 240 technical papers (with citations more than 6900 times by Google-Scholar), including more than90 journal papers (mostly in IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING), more than 140 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 book chapters, and 2 books, including a textbook, Convex Optimization for Signal Processing and Communications from Fundamentals to Applications, CRC Press, 2017 (which has been popularly used in a series of invited intensive short courses at 10 top-ranking universities in Mainland China since 2010 before its publication). His current research interests include signal processing for wireless communications, convex analysis and optimization for blind source separation, biomedical and hyperspectral image analysis, and graph based learning and signal processing.
Prof. Haijun Zhang, IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow
Haijun Zhang (F'23) is currently a Full Professor and Associate Dean in School of Computer and Communications Engineering at University of Science and Technology Beijing, China. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. He serves/served as Track Co-Chair of VTC Fall 2022 and WCNC 2020/2021, Symposium Chair of Globecom'19, TPC Co-Chair of INFOCOM 2018 Workshop on Integrating Edge Computing, Caching, and Offloading in Next Generation Networks, and General Co-Chair of GameNets'16. He serves/served as an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications, and IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. He received the IEEE CSIM Technical Committee Best Journal Paper Award in 2018, IEEE ComSoc Young Author Best Paper Award in 2017, IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Best Young Researcher Award in 2019, IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer. He is a Fellow of IEEE.
Prof. Miaowen Wen, IEEE Senior Member
South China University of Technology, China
Dr. Wen was born in 1987. He received the B.S. degree from Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China, in 2009, and the Ph.D. degree from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2014. From 2012 to 2013, he was a Visiting Student Research Collaborator with Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA. From 2019 to 2021, he was with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow. He is currently a Professor with South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, and a Distinguished Professor with Nantong University, Nantong, China. He has published two Springer books entitled Index Modulation for 5G Wireless Communications and Index Modulation for OFDM Communications Systems, as well as 220+ research papers, which include 150+ journal papers and 70+ conference papers. His research interests include a variety of topics in the areas of wireless and molecular communications. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.
Assoc. Prof. Fengwei Zhang
Southern University of Science and Technology, China
Dr. Fengwei Zhang is the Director of the COMPASS (COMPuter And Systems Security) Lab and Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), China. Before that, he was a faculty member at the Department of Computer Science at Wayne State University from 2015 to 2019. Dr. Zhang's main research interests are system security and hardware-assisted security. He published over 60 conferences/journal papers. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Paper Award in ACSAC 2017 and Runner-up Best Paper Award in IEEE/IFIP DSN 2020. His high-quality work received several NSF Awards in the USA. He is currently the Principal Investigator of the projects from NSFC.