Keynote Speaker

Prof. Jianguo Ma, Fellow of the IEEE


Speech Title: Is the Shannon Theorem of the Channel Capacity still valid for 6G?

Jianguo Ma received the doctoral degree in engineering in 1996 from Duisburg University, Duisburg, Germany. He was a faculty member of Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore from Sept 1997 to Dec. 2005 after his post-doctoral fellowship with Dalhousie University of Canada in Apr 1996 – Sept 1997. He was with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in Jan 2006 – Oct 2009 and he served as the Dean for the School of Electronic Information Engineering and the founding director of the Qingdao Institute of Oceanic Engineering of Tianjin University in Oct. 2009 – Aug 2016; he joined Guangdong University of Technology as a distinguished professor in Sept 2016 – Aug 2021. Since Sept 2021 Dr. Ma serves as the Vice Dean for the School of Micro-Nano Electronics of Zhejiang University. His research interests are: Microwave Electronics; RFIC Applications to Wireless Infrastructures; Microwave and THz Microelectronic Systems;

He was the member for IEEE University Program ad hoc Committee (2011~2013).
Dr. Ma was the Member of the Editorial Board for Proceedings of IEEE in 2013-2018
He is Fellow of IEEE for the Leadership in Microwave Electronics and RFICs Applications
Dr. Ma is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques

Prof. Yi Huang, Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of IEE/IET

The University of Liverpool, UK

Speech Title: Terahertz Communications and Imaging (Click for abstract)

Prof Yi Huang received BSc in Physics (Wuhan, China), MSc (Eng) in Microwave Engineering (Nanjing, China), and DPhil in Communications from the University of Oxford, UK in 1994. He has been conducting research in the areas of radio communications, applied electromagnetics, radar and antennas since 1987. His experience includes 3 years spent with NRIET (China) as a Radar Engineer and various periods with the Universities of Birmingham, Oxford, and Essex as a member of research staff. He worked as a Research Fellow at British Telecom Labs in 1994, and then joined the Department of Electrical Engineering & Electronics, the University of Liverpool as a Lecturer in 1995, where he is now a Chair in Wireless Engineering, Deputy Head of Department, Head of High-Frequency Engineering Research Group.

Dr Huang has published over 400 refereed papers in leading international journals and conference proceedings, and authored books on Antennas: from Theory to Practice (John Wiley, 2008, 2021) and Reverberation Chambers (Wiley 2016). He has received many research grants from research councils, government agencies, charity, EU and industry, acted as a consultant to various companies, and served on a number of national and international technical committees (such as the IET, EPSRC, European ACE, COST-IC0603 and COST-IC1102 and EurAAP) and been an Editor, Associate Editor or Guest Editor of four of international journals. He has been a keynote/invited speaker and organiser of many conferences and workshops (e.g. EuCAP, IEEE iWAT, WiCom and LAPC). He is at present the Editor-in-Chief of Wireless Engineering and Technology (ISSN 2152-2294/2152-2308), Associate Editor of IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, College member of EPSRC, Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of IEE/IET.

Prof. Yuhui Shi, Fellow of the IEEE

Southern University of Science and Technology, China

Speech Title: Swarm Robots (Click for abstract)

Dr. Yuhui Shi is a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China. Before joining SUSTech, he was with the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), Suzhou, China, from January 2008 to August 2017, and was with the Electronic Data Systems Corporation (EDS), Indiana, USA, from October 1998 to December 2007. He is an IEEE Fellow, and the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Swarm Intelligence Research. Dr. Shi co-authored a book on Swarm Intelligence together with Dr. James Kennedy and Dr. Russell C. Eberhart, and another book on Computational Intelligence: Concept to Implementation together with Dr. Russell C. Eberhart.

Prof. Minghua Chen, Fellow of the IEEE

City University of Hong Kong, HongKong, China

Speech Title: Synthesizing Distributed Algorithms for Combinatorial Network Optimization (Click for abstract)

Minghua received his B.Eng. and M.S. degrees from the Department of Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at University of California Berkeley. He is now a Professor at School of Data Science, City University of Hong Kong. Minghua received the Eli Jury award from UC Berkeley in 2007 (presented to a graduate student or recent alumnus for outstanding achievement in the area of Systems, Communications, Control, or Signal Processing) and The Chinese University of Hong Kong Young Researcher Award in 2013. He also received several best paper awards, including IEEE ICME Best Paper Award in 2009, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Prize Paper Award in 2009, ACM Multimedia Best Paper Award in 2012, and IEEE INFOCOM Best Poster Award in 2021. He serves as Associate Editor of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking in 2014 - 2018. He is currently a Senior Editor for IEEE Systems Journal (2021- present), an Area Editor of ACM SIGEnergy Energy Informatics Review (2021 - present), and an Award Chair and Executive Committee member of ACM SIGEnergy (2018 - present). Minghua’s recent research interests include online optimization and algorithms, machine learning in power system operation, intelligent transportation systems, distributed optimization, delay-constrained network coding, and capitalizing the benefit of data-driven prediction in algorithm/system design. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an IEEE Fellow.

Prof. Yutao Yue


Speech Title: The Cause of Causal Emergence: Redistribution of Uncertainty and Critical Condition (Click for abstract)

Dr. Yutao Yue received his Bachelor's degree of applied physics from University of Science and Technology of China, master and PhD degrees of computational physics from Purdue University of USA. He then served as team leader of Guangdong “Zhujiang Plan” 3rd Introduced Innovation Scientific Research Team, senior scientist and Chief Human Resources Officer of Shenzhen Kuang-Chi Group, etc. His research interest include computational modeling and artificial intelligence, radar vision fusion, electromagnetic fields, etc. He has been engaged in frontier technology research and development and industrialization for 20 years. He has co-invented 354 granted Chinese patents, 18 USA patents, and 7 EU patents. He has led 6 major research projects with a total funding of nearly 150 million RMB. He has advised 13 postdoc research fellows, published over 20 papers, and received multiple awards including Wu Wenjun Artificial Intelligence Science and Technology Award. He has been received by General Secretary Xi Jinping due to outstanding achievements.

Assoc. Prof. Zheng Yang, Fellow of the IEEE

Tsinghua University, China

Zheng Yang is an associate professor in School of Software and BNRist, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He received his B.E. degree in the Department of Computer Science from Tsinghua University, and his Ph.D. degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering of Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Zheng received China National Natural Science Award (2011). Zheng was selected into the Youth Top Talent Support Program (a.k.a. "Thousands-of-Talents Scheme", 2015), Beijing Nova Program (2015), and Natural Science Fund for Excellent Young Scientist (2016). His research interests include Internet of Things, Industrial Internet, sensing and positioning, smart city, blockchain, etc. He is an author and co-author of 4 books and over 60 research papers in premier journals and conferences. He received 4 best paper (candidates) awards and has over 10,000 citations with H-index 54.




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