Distinguished Prof. Guoqiang Mao, FIEEE, FIET, Xidian University, China
Dean, Xidian Research Institute of Smart Transportation
Vice-Dean, Xidian Guangzhou Institute of Technology
Vice-Director, The National Key Lab of Integrated Service Networks
I am a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IET. I am an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (since 2018), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2014-2020) and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2010). I am a member of IEEE ComSoc Awards Committee (2018-2020). I received “Top Editor Award” and “Top 15 Editors Recognition Award” for outstanding contributions to the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology in 2011, 2014 and 2015 respectively. I received best paper award at IEEE WCNC 2018 and 2017 Premium Award for Best Paper in IET Networks. I am a co-chair of IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Society Technical Committee on Communication Networks. I was a guest editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Special Section on “Graph Theory and its Applications in Vehicular Networking” 2013. I was a track co-chair of IEEE CCNC 2017, APCC 2017, IEEE VTC Fall 2016 and the 23rd IEEE PIMRC, a symposium co-chair of CMC 2011&2012 and the 7th ChinaCom, a tutorial co-chair of SmartGridComm 2016, a publicity chair of ACM Sensys 2007 and IEEE WCNC 2010, and a workshop co-chair of IEEE GreenCom 2013. I was the chief editor of the first book on sensor network localization: “Localization Algorithms and Strategies for Wireless Sensor Networks”, which features contributions from world-leading experts from Yale University, University of California, Berkeley, University of Toronto, Canada, University of London, UK and Linköping University, Sweden. I was listed in the 25th Anniversary Edition of Marquis “Who's Who in the World” (2008) and in the 9th (2007) and 10th (2008) Anniversary Edition of Marquis “Who's Who in Science and Engineering” for “exceptional achievements in Science and Engineering”.
I was appointed into the Australian Research Council “Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)” Research Evaluation Committee for “Engineering and Environmental Sciences” in 2015. The committee comprises up to 15 members and ranks research quality of engineering and environmental sciences disciplines of Australian Universities. The ranking is conducted every three years. I was appointed into College of Reviewers of the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment SCIENCE FUNDING in 2017. I was appointed an overseas expert review of Chinese Academy of Science in 2016. I was regularly invited to review national competitive reserach grants of China, Hong Kong, China, Qatar, Portugal, New Zealand, Canada and Australia.
My areas of interest include sensing and communication for smart roads, intelligent transportation systems and vehicular networks, urban sensing for smart cities, next generation mobile communication systems, Internet of Things, wireless sensor networks and wireless localization techniques.
Prof. Qing LI, Fellow IEEE, FIEE/IET
Chair Professor (Data Science) & Head
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, CHINA
Qing Li is currently a Chair Professor (Data Science) and the Head of the Department of Computing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Formerly, he was the founding Director of the Multimedia software Engineering Research Centre (MERC), and a Professor at City University of Hong Kong where he worked in the Department of Computer Science from 1998 to 2018. Prior to these, he has also taught at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the Australian National University (Canberra, Australia). Prof. Li served as a consultant to Microsoft Research Asia (Beijing, China), Motorola Global Computing and Telecommunications Division (Tianjin Regional Operations Center), and the Division of Information Technology, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) in Australia. He has been an Adjunct Professor of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and the Wuhan University, and a Guest Professor of the Hunan University (Changsha, China) where he got his BEng. degree from the Department of Computer Science in 1982. He is also a Guest Professor (Software Technology) of the Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China) -- the leading university of the Zhejiang province where he was born. Prof. Li has been actively involved in the research community by serving as an associate editor and reviewer for technical journals, and as an organizer/co-organizer of numerous international conferences. Some recent conferences in which he is playing or has played major roles include IEEE DSC 2020, WISE 2019, APWeb-WAIM'18, ICDM 2018, WISE2017, ICDSC2016, DASFAA2015, U-Media2014, ER2013, RecSys2013, NDBC2012, ICMR2012, CoopIS2011, WAIM2010, DASFAA2010, APWeb-WAIM'09, ER'08, WISE'07, ICWL'06, HSI'05, WAIM'04, IDEAS'03,VLDB'02, PAKDD'01, IFIP 2.6 Working Conference on Database Semantics (DS-9), IDS'00, and WISE'00. In addition, he served as a programme committee member for over fifty international conferences (including VLDB, ICDE, WWW, DASFAA, ER, CIKM, CAiSE, CoopIS, and FODO). He is currently a Fellow of IEEE and IET/IEE, and a Distinghished Member of CCF (Chinese Computer Federation). He is the chairperson of the Hong Kong Web Society, and also served/is serving as an executive committee (EXCO) member of IEEE-Hong Kong Computer Chapter and ACM Hong Kong Chapter. In addition, he serves as a councilor of the Database Society of CCF, a member of the Big Data Expert Committee of CCF, and a Distinguished Member of CCF. He has been a Steering Committee member of DASFAA, ER, ICWL, UMEDIA, and WISE Society.
Yonghui Li, ARC Future Fellow, Fellow IEEE
The University of Sydney, Australia
Yonghui Li received his PhD degree in November 2002. Since 2003, he has been with the Centre of Excellence in Telecommunications, the University of Sydney, Australia. Li is now a Professor and Director of Wireless Engineering Laboratory in School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney. He is the recipient of theAustralian Research Council (ARC)Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship in 2008 andARC Future Fellowship in 2012. He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to cooperative communications technologies. His current research interests are in the area of wireless communications, with a particular focus on IoT, machine to machine communicaitons, MIMO, millimeter wave communications, channel coding techniques, game theory, machine learning and signal processing. Li holds a number of patents granted and pending in these fields.
Professor Li is an editor for IEEE transactions on communications, IEEE transactions on vehicular technology and guest editors for several special issues of IEEE journals, such as IEEE JSAC, IEEE IoT Journals, IEEE Communications Magazine. He received the best paper awards from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2014, IEEE PIMRC 2017, and IEEE Wireless Days Conferences (WD) 2014. He has published one book, more than 160 papers in premier IEEE journals and more than 100 papers in premier IEEE conferences. His publications have been cited more than 8000 times, with an h-index of 42. Six of his papers have been included as ISI high cited papers by ESI Web of Science, defined as top 1% of papers in the field. Several of his papers have been the top most 10 most cited papers in the respective journals since the year it was published.
Li has attracted more than $6 million in competitive research funding over the past 10 years, including 10 ARC grants. He has participated in $500 Millions Australia national demonstration project “Smart Grid Smart City” and designed last mile access networks. He is the founder and director of IoT undergraduate major at the University of Sydney.
Prof. Xiang-Gen Xia, Fellow IEEE
University of Delaware, USA
Xiang-Gen Xia (M'97, S'00, F'09) received his B.S. degree in mathematics from Nanjing Normal University, Nanjing, China, and his M.S. degree in mathematics from Nankai University, Tianjin, China, and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, in 1983, 1986, and 1992, respectively.
He was a Senior/Research Staff Member at Hughes Research Laboratories, Malibu, California, during 1995-1996. In September 1996, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, where he is the Charles Black Evans Professor.
His current research interests include space-time coding, MIMO and OFDM systems, digital signal processing, and SAR and ISAR imaging. Dr. Xia is the author of the book Modulated Coding for Intersymbol Interference Channels (New York, Marcel Dekker, 2000).
Dr. Xia received the National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Award in 1997, the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award in 1998, and the Outstanding Overseas Young Investigator Award from the National Nature Science Foundation of China in 2001. He received the 2019 Information Theory Outstanding Overseas Chinese Scientist Award, The Information Theory Society of Chinese Institute of Electronics. Dr. Xia has served as an Associate Editor for numerous international journals including IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Dr. Xia is Technical Program Chair of the Signal Processing Symp., Globecom 2007 in Washington D.C. and the General Co-Chair of ICASSP 2005 in Philadelphia.
Assoc. Prof. Peiquan Jin
University of Science and Technology of China, China
Dr. Jin is an associate professor in the School of Computer Science and Technology at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). He received his Ph.D. degree in computer science from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2003. After that, he spent two years for his post-doc research in the Department of Electronic Engineering & Information Science at USTC. He was a visiting scientist in 2009 at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, hosted by Prof. Theo Härder. In 2014, he was a visiting professor at Aalborg University, Denmark, working with Prof. Christian S. Jensen.