Plenary Speakers

Dr. Tzi-Cker Chiueh

Vice President and General Director Information and Communications Research Laboratories, ITRI

Title: TBD

Dr. Tzi-cker Chiueh is the Secretary General of Cloud Computing Association in Taiwan (CCAT), the Generatl Director of Cloud Computing Center for Mobile Applications (CCMA) of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), and Professor of Computer Science Department of Stony Brook University. He is the main architect of the ITRI Cloud OS, an end-to-end data center software stack for cloud computing that is recently ported to the Essex distribution of OpenStack. Previously, he served as the Director of Core Research at Symantec Research Labs. Dr. Chiueh received his Master's and Ph.D. degree from Stanford and Berkeley, respectively, and has published over 180 refereed journal and conference papers in the areas of storage system, network architecture, virtualization and software security.

Invited Speakers

Dr. Yong-Xing Zhou

Vice President of Huawei Wireless Radio Access Technology Department

Title: TBD

Yongxing Zhou is Vice President of Huawei Wireless Radio Access Technology Department and Head of MIMO and Spectrum Research Competency Center. He is currently working on 3GPP LTE-Pro and 5G technologies. Prior to 2014, he headed Huawei 3GPP LTE Standardization Team and particularly led development of LTE and LTE-Advanced technologies such as MIMO, FD-MIMO, CoMP, 3D channel modeling, ePDCCH and FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation etc. Dr. Yongxing Zhou has more than 100 issued patents. Before joining Huawei, he was with Samsung from 2002 to 2009 working on IEEE 802.22, IEEE 802.11n standard and implementations as well as TDD related research. He received his Ph.D degree from Tsinghua University, China.

Dr. James Hwang

Professor, Electrical And Computer Engineering, Lehigh University

Title: TBD

Dr. James Hwang is Professor of Electrical Engineering at Lehigh University. He graduated with a B.S. degree in Physics from National Taiwan University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Materials Science from Cornell University. After twelve years of industrial experience at IBM, Bell Labs, GE, and GAIN, he joined Lehigh in 1988. He cofounded GAIN and QED; the latter became a public company (IQE). He has been a visiting professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, East China Normal University, and University of Science and Technology in China, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, and Marche Polytechnic University in Italy. Most recently, he was a Program Officer for GHz-THz Electronics at the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research. He is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He has published approximately 350 refereed technical papers with the impact factor h > 40 according to Google Scholar. He has been granted eight U. S. patents. He has researched on the design, modeling and characterization of microwave, optical and micro-electromechanical devices and integrated circuits. His current research interest focuses on RF MEMS, electromagnetic sensors for individual biological cells, 2D atomic-layered materials and devices, and scanning microwave microscopy.

Dr. Cheng-Shang Chang

Professor, Electrical Engineering and Institute of Communications Engineering, National Tsing Hua University

Title: TBD

Cheng-Shang Chang received the B.S. degree from the National Taiwan University", Taipei, Taiwan, in 1983, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University", New York, NY, in 1986 and 1989, respectively, all in Electrical Engineering. From 1989 to 1993 he was employed as a Research Staff Member at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, N.Y. In 1993, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, R.O.C., where he is a Tsing Hua Distinguished Chair Professor. He is the author of the book Performance Guarantees in Communication Networks (Springer, 2000) and the coauthor of the book Principles, Architectures and Mathematical Theory of High Performance Packet Switches (Ministry of Education, R.O.C., 2006). His current research interests are concerned with network science, high-speed switching, communication network theory, and mathematical modeling of the Internet.
Dr. Chang served as an Editor for Operations Research from 1992 to 1999, an Editor for the IEEE/ACM TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORKING from 2007 to 2009, and an Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORK SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING from 2014 to 2017. He is currently serving as an Editor-at-Large for the IEEE/ACM TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORKING. He is a member of IFIP Working Group 7.3. He received an IBM Outstanding Innovation Award in 1992, an IBM Faculty Partnership Award in 2001, and Outstanding Research Awards from the National Science Council, Taiwan, in 1998, 2000, and 2002, respectively. He also received Outstanding Teaching Awards from both the College of EECS and the university itself in 2003. He was appointed as the first Y. Z. Hsu Scientific Chair Professor in 2002. He received the Merit NSC Research Fellow Award from the National Science Council, R.O.C. in 2011. He also received the Academic Award in 2011 and the National Chair Professorship in 2017 from the Ministry of Education, R.O.C. He is the recipient of the 2017 IEEE INFOCOM Achievement Award.

Dr. Yang Yang

Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

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Dr. Yang Yang is now a professor with Shanghai Institute of Microsystem and Information Technology (SIMIT), Chinese Academy of Sciences, serving as the Director of CAS Key Laboratory of Wireless Sensor Network and Communication, and the Director of Shanghai Research Center for Wireless Communications (WiCO). He is also a Distinguished Adjunct Professor with the School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, serving as a Co-Director of Shanghai Institute of Fog Computing Technology (SHIFT). Prior to these, he has held various faculty positions at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Brunel University (UK), and University College London (UCL, UK). He received the BEng and MEng degrees from Southeast University, China, in 1996 and 1999, respectively; and the PhD degree from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2002.
Yang is a member of the Chief Technical Committee of the National Science and Technology Major Project "New Generation Mobile Wireless Broadband Communication Networks" (2008-2020), which is funded by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) of China. In addition, he is on the Chief Technical Committee for the National 863 Hi-Tech R&D Program "5G System R&D Major Projects", which is funded by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) of China. Since January 2017, he has been elected as the Director for Greater China Region of the OpenFog Consortium.
Yang's current research interests include wireless sensor networks, Internet of Things, Fog computing, Open 5G, and advanced wireless testbeds. He has published more than 150 papers and filed over 80 technical patents in wireless communications.