Prof. Alex X. Liu

   IEEE Fellow, Michigan State University, USA

   Speech Title: Signal Processing Approaches to Sensing without Sensors


Bio sketch: Alex Liu received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from The University of Texas at Austin in 2006, and is a professor at the Department of Computer  Science and Engineering, Michigan State University. He received the IEEE & IFIP William C. Carter Award in 2004, a National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2009, and the Michigan State University Withrow Distinguished Scholar Award in 2011. He has served as an Editor for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, and he is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, and an Area Editor for Computer Communications. He has served as the TPC Co-Chair for ICNP 2014 and IFIP Networking 2019. He received Best Paper Awards from ICNP-2012, SRDS-2012, and LISA-2010. His research interests focus on networking and security. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

  Prof. Sheng-Uei Guan

   Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China

   Speech Title : Input Space Partitioning for Machine Learning


Bio sketch: Steven Guan received his M.Sc. & Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is currently a Professor and the Director for Research Institute of Big Data Analytics at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU). He served the head of department position at XJTLU for 4.5 years, creating the department from scratch and now in shape. Before joining XJTLU, he was a tenured professor and chair in intelligent systems at Brunel University, UK. Prof. Guan has worked in a prestigious R&D organization for several years, serving as a design engineer, project leader, and department manager. After leaving the industry, he joined Yuan-Ze University for three and half years. He served as deputy director for the Computing Center and the chairman for the Department of Information & Communication Technology. Later he joined the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department at National University of Singapore as an associate professor. Prof. Guan’s research interests include: machine learning, intelligent systems, computational intelligence, big data analytics, data mining, personalization, modeling, security, networking, electronic commerce, mobile commerce, coding theory, and pseudorandom number generation. He has published extensively in these areas, with 130+ journal papers and 180+ book chapters or conference papers. He has chaired and delivered keynote speeches for 30+ international conferences and served in 170+ international conference committees and 20+ editorial boards.



  Prof. Yinglei Song

   Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, China

   Speech Title: Finding Accurate Solutions for Optimization Problems with Parameterized Methods


Bio sketch: Yinglei Song received his B.S. from Tsinghua University in 1998 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Georgia in 2006. From 2007 to 2012, he was an assistant professor of computer science at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, USA. He is now a Professor of Electronics and Information Science at Jiangsu University of Science and Technology. He was selected to be one of the Specially Appointed Professors of Jiangsu Province in 2015. He has published over 80 refereed research papers and has served in the editorial boards and program committees of a few well known international journals and conferences. His research is in the design, analysis, implementation and applications of parameterized algorithms for optimization problems. His work spans theory and practice, including both algorithm development and real-world applications.



  Prof. Jianpo Li

   Northeast Electric Power University, China

   Speech Title: Wireless Sensor Network Node Localization Technology 


Bio sketch: Jianpo Li received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the Department of Communication Engineering, Jilin University, China, in 2002, 2005, and 2008, respectively. In 2008, he joined the School of Information Engineering, Northeast Electric Power University (NEEPU). He was a visiting scholar with New York University in 2013 and University of Ottawa in 2016. Now he is the full professor and Vice-dean of the School of Computer Science, NEEPU. He has published more than 70 research papers, and has 16 patents. His research interests focus on wireless sensor networks, intelligent signal processing, 5G, wireless power transmission.