International Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Communications and Networks 2019: Invited Talk

Sponsored by Prof. Qing Guo, Weixiao Meng, Xuemai Gu, Xuejun Sha and Honglin Zhao, organized by HIT SEIE, with the co-financing of HIT Engineering and International Cooperation, as well as under the joint support of IEEE ComSoc Harbin Chapter and IEEE VTS Harbin Chapter, series activities of spring academic month and International Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Communications and Networks will officially start on 25th May 2019, at Sofitel Hotel, Harbin. At that time, Prof. Jinhong Yuan, Ekram Hossain, Guoqiang Mao, Byonghyo Shim, and other IEEE Fellow professors, will provide excellent reports and warm discussions. Welcome all the experts, scholars, teachers and students!


Jinhong Yuan (M’02–SM’11–F’16) received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electronics engineering from the Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China, in 1991 and 1997, respectively. He has published two books, five book chapters, over 300 papers in telecommunications journals and conference proceedings, and 50 industrial reports. He is a co-inventor of one patent on MIMO systems and two patents on low-density-parity-check codes.He has co-authored four Best Paper Awards and one Best Poster Award, including the Best Paper Award from the IEEE International Conference on Communications, Kansas City, USA, in 2018, the Best Paper Award from IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, Cancun, Mexico, in 2011, and the Best Paper Award from the   IEEE International Symposium on Wireless Communications Systems, Trondheim, Norway, in 2007. He is an IEEE Fellow and currently serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. His current research interests include error control coding and information theory, communication theory, and wireless communications.


Ekram Hossain (F’15) is a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Manitoba, Canada. He is a Member (Class of 2016) of the College of the Royal Society of Canada. Also, he is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Dr. Hossain’s current research interests include design, analysis, and optimization beyond 5G/6G cellular wireless networks. His research works have received 24,000+ citations (in Google Scholar, with h-index = 80). He received the 2017 IEEE ComSoc TCGCC Distinguished Technical Achievement Recognition Award “for outstanding technical leadership and achievement in green wireless communications and networking”. Dr. Hossain has won several research awards including the “2017 IEEE Communications Society Best Survey Paper Award and the 2011 IEEE Communications Society Fred Ellersick Prize Paper Award. He was listed as a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in Computer Science in 2017 and 2018.Currently he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Press and an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. Also, he is an elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Communications Society for the term 2018-2020.


Guoqiang Mao received PhD in telecommunications engineering in 2002 from Edith Cowan University, Australia. He was a Faculty member at the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the University of Sydney between 2002 and 2014. He joined the University of Technology Sydney in February 2014 as Professor of Wireless Networking and Director of Center for Real-time Information Networks.He has published three books and over 200 papers in international conferences and journals, including over 100 papers in IEEE journals, that have been cited over 7,000 times. He is an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and received “Top Editor” award for outstanding contributions to the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology in 2011, 2014 and 2015. He is a co-chair of IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Society Technical Committee on Communication Networks. He has served as a chair, co-chair and TPC member in a number of international conferences, and has received best paper awards from several leading international conferences. His research interest includes intelligent transportation systems, vehicular networks, Internet of Things, next generation mobile communication systems, and wireless localization techniques. He is a Fellow of IEEE and IET.


Byonghyo Shim received the B.S. and M.S. degree in Control and Instrumentation Engineering (currently Electrical Eng.) from Seoul National University (SNU), Seoul, Korea, in 1995 and 1997 respectively, and the M.S. degree in Mathematics and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), Urbana, USA, in 2004 and 2005, respectively.Since September 2014, he has been with the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Seoul National University, where he is currently a Professor. His research interests include signal processing for wireless communications, statistical signal processing, estimation and detection, compressed sensing and matrix completion, and information theory. Dr. Shim was the recipient of the M. E. Van Valkenburg Research Award from the ECE Department of the University of Illinois (2005), Hadong Young Engineer Award from IEIE (2010), and Irwin Jacobs Award from Qualcomm and KICS (2016). He is a senior member of IEEE, a technical committee member of Signal Processing for Communications and Networking (SPCOM), an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (TSP), IEEE Transactions on Communications (TCOM), IEEE Wireless Communications Letters (WCL), Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN), and a guest editor of IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications (location awareness for radios and networks).


Cheng Li received his B. Eng. and M. Eng. degrees from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. China, in 1992 and 1995, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Memorial University, St. John抯, Canada, in 2004. He is currently a Full Professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science of Memorial University, St. John抯, Canada. His research interests include mobile ad hoc and wireless sensor networks, wireless communications and mobile computing, switching and routing, and broadband communication networks. He has published over 280 reference articles, including close to 100 journal publications. Many of them appear at the prestigious IEEE journals. He was the recipient of the Best Paper Award at the 2018 International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (ADHOCNETS’18), Cairns, Australia, Sept. 2018, the 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM’17), Singapore, Dec. 2017, and the 2010 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC’10), Cape Town, South Africa, June 2010. He is an editorial board member of Journal of Networks, China Communications, Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing, and an associate editor of Security and Communication Networks. He has served as the general co-chair of WINCOM?9 and WINCOM?7. He has served as technical program committee (TPC) co-chair for the ICNC?0, AICON?9, WiCON’17, IEEE/ACM MSWiM’14, MSWiM’13, IEEE WiMob?1 and QBSC?0. He has served as a co-chair for various technical symposia of many international conferences, including the IEEE GLOBECOM and ICC. He is currently the elected Chair of the IEEE Communication Society Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Technical Committee. Dr. Li is a registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng.) in Canada and is a member of IEEE Communication Society, Computer Society, Vehicular Technology Society, Ocean Engineering Society.


Professor Zhang Haixia, winner of the National Outstanding Youth Science Foundation, special expert for Taishan scholars. The main research fields are intelligent communication and network, communication big data processing and application, communication signal processing, communication network resource management and optimization, data processing, machine learning, etc., and undertake a number of provincial and ministerial scientific research projects. More than 100 academic papers (more than 40 published by SCI) and 4 academic works were published in internationally renowned journals including IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Letters and IEEE International academic conferences and she has been granted 21 national invention patents. The scientific research achievements have been nominated by the Ministry of Education for the second prize of the National Science and Technology Award (Natural Science Award), the first prize of the Shandong Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award, the second prize of the Shandong Natural Science Award, and the first prize of the Shandong University Scientific Research Achievement Award. In 2010, Shandong Province excellent doctoral thesis Award, International Conference IEEE ICCT’2011,IEEE ICCT’2012,IEEE Smart Data’2016 Best thesis Award and other academic awards of more than 10. Students who are interested in information technology research, such as intelligent communication and network, communication signal processing, communication big data processing and application, are welcome to apply for master’s degree and doctor.


Prof.  Rose Qingyang Hu [S’95, M’98, SM’06] ( is a full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Utah State University. She received her B.S. degree from University of Science and Technology of China, her M.S. degree from New York University, and her Ph.D. degree from the University of Kansas.Besides 10 years’ academia research experience, Prof. Rose Qingyang Hu also has more than 10 years R&D experience with Nortel, Blackberry and Intel as technical manager, senior research scientist, and senior wireless system architect, actively participating in industrial 3G/4G technology development, standardization, system level simulation and performance evaluation. Her current research interests include next-generation wireless communications, wireless network design and optimization, Internet of Things, Cloud computing/Fog computing, multimedia QoS/QoE, wireless system modeling and performance analysis. She has published over 180 papers in top IEEE journals and conferences and holds over 30 patents in her research areas. Prof. Hu is an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer 2015-2018 and recipient of Best Paper Awards from IEEE Globecom 2012, IEEE ICC 2015, IEEE VTC Spring 2016, and IEEE ICC 2016.  She served as TPC Co-Chair for IEEE ICC 2018. She is currently serving on the editorial boards for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, IEEE Internet of Things Journal.  Prof. Hu is a senior member of IEEE and a member of Phi Kappa Phi Society.


Shui Yu is a Professor of School of Software, University of Technology Sydney, Australia. Dr Yu’s research interest includes Security and Privacy, Networking, Big Data, and Mathematical Modelling. He has published two monographs and edited two books, more than 200 technical papers, including top journals and top conferences, such as IEEE TPDS, TC, TIFS, TMC, TKDE, TETC, ToN, and INFOCOM. Dr Yu initiated the research field of networking for big data in 2013. His h-index is 35. Dr Yu actively serves his research communities in various roles. He is currently serving a number of prestigious editorial boards, including IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials (Area Editor), IEEE Communications Magazine (Series Editor). He has served many international conferences as a member of organizing committee, such as publication chair for IEEE Globecom 2015, IEEE INFOCOM 2016 and 2017, and general chair for ACSW 2017. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of AAAS and ACM, and a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communication Society.


Bo Rong is currently a Research Scientist with the Communications Research Center Canada, Ottawa, ON. He has authored and co-authored over 100 technical papers in major journals and conferences on the topic of wireless networking and communications. Many of these publications have theoretical and practical significance to both research community and industry. Dr. Rong is the 1st author of Springer book-“5G Heterogeneous Networks: Self-organizing and Optimization”. He is also one of the key developers and patent holders of next generation digital TV international standard: ATSC 3.0-wireless physical layer. His current research interests include intelligent radio resource management for 5G/6G, smart IoT, etc. Dr. Rong is a member of IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Broadcasting Society. He serves as an Associate Editor of IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS as well as the Guest Editors of special issues in IEEE COMMUNICATIONS MAGAZINE, IEEE WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS MAGAZINE, and IEEE INTERNET of THINGS JOURNAL.


Mianxiong Dong received B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from The University of Aizu, Japan. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Information and Electronic Engineering at the Muroran Institute of Technology, Japan. He was a JSPS Research Fellow with School of Computer Science and Engineering, The University of Aizu, Japan and was a visiting scholar with BBCR group at University of Waterloo, Canada supported by JSPS Excellent Young Researcher Overseas Visit Program from April 2010 to August 2011. Dr. Dong was selected as a Foreigner Research Fellow (a total of 3 recipients all over Japan) by NEC C&C Foundation in 2011. His research interests include Wireless Networks, Cloud Computing, and Cyber-physical Systems. He has received best paper awards from IEEE HPCC 2008, IEEE ICESS 2008, ICA3PP 2014, GPC 2015, IEEE DASC 2015, IEEE VTC 2016-Fall, FCST 2017, 2017 IET Communications Premium Award and IEEE ComSoc CSIM Best Conference Paper Award 2018. Dr. Dong serves as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking (TGCN), IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, IEEE Network, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Cloud Computing, IEEE Access, as well as a leading guest editor for ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications (TOMM), IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC), IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems (TCSS). He has been serving as the Vice Chair of IEEE Communications Society Asia/Pacific Region Information Services Committee and Meetings and Conference Committee, Leading Symposium Chair of IEEE ICC 2019, Student Travel Grants Chair of IEEE GLOBECOM 2019, and Symposium Chair of IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, 2017. He is the recipient of IEEE TCSC Early Career Award 2016, IEEE SCSTC Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2017, The 12th IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Young Researcher Award 2017, Funai Research Award 2018 and NISTEP Researcher 2018 (one of only 11 people in Japan) in recognition of significant contributions in science and technology. He is currently the Member of Board of Governors and Chair of Student Fellowship Committee of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, and Treasurer of IEEE ComSoc Japan Joint Sections Chapter.