Track 2

Assoc. Prof. Jie Huang

Southeast University, China

Biography: Dr. Jie Huang received the B.E. degree in Information Engineering from Xidian University, China, in 2013, and the Ph.D. degree in Information and Communication Engineering from Shandong University, China, in 2018.
From Oct. 2018 to Oct. 2020, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, Southeast University, China, supported by the National Postdoctoral Program for Innovative Talents. From Jan. 2019 to Feb. 2020, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Durham University, U.K. Since Mar. 2019, he is a part-time researcher in Purple Mountain Laboratories, China. Now he is an Associate Professor in the National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University, China.
He has authored and co-authored more than 40 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He received the Best Paper Awards from WPMC 2016, WCSP 2020, and WCSP 2021. He has served as a TPC Member for IEEE/CIC ICCC 2017, 2018, and 2021, and delivered 2 tutorials in IEEE/CIC 2021 and IEEE PIMRC 2021. His research interests include millimeter wave, massive MIMO, reconfigurable intelligent surface channel measurements and modeling, wireless big data, and 6G wireless communications.


Assoc. Prof. Mei Li

Chongqing University, China

Biography: Mei Li received the Ph.D. degree in radio physics from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, in 2016. From 2014 to 2016, she was with the Applied Electromagnetics Research Group, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, as a Visiting Graduate. She is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Microelectronics and Communication Engineering, Chongqing University, China. She was the recipient of the Young Scientist Award Scheme of the 2019 International Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society (ACES) Symposium in China, held in Nanjing, China. She has published over 60 journal publications and conference proceedings. Her research interests include metasurface-based electromagnetic devices, antennas and arrays.


Prof. Upena Dalal

Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat, India

Biography: Dr Upena Dalal is Professor and Ex-Head, Department of Electronics Engineering, SVNIT, Surat. She started working as a teaching faculty since August 1991, and having teaching experience of 31 years and also, having research experience of 15+ years. Apart from this she handled many Institute level portfolios as Associate Dean (Faculty Welfare), Chairperson of Women Cell, Media-cell of the Institute and Dean Academic of IIIT Surat. Her area of expertise is in Communication Engineering, Wireless Communication and Networking, Wireless Systems and Networks, Fiber Optic Communication, Signal Processing etc. She has more than 200 publications in National and International reputed journals and conferences.
She organized 17 Conferences and Seminars till now. She edited Proceedings of National conference AWS2008—Excel Publications and IEEE International conference ET2ECN2012. She delivered nearly 60 Expert Lectures. She is a senior member of IEEE. She is the author of three books— 1. Wireless Communication, OUP (2009), 2. Wireless communication and Networks, OUP (2015), 3. Wireless and Mobile Communication, OUP with Dr Manoj Shukla (Co-author) (2017). One edited open access book WiMax New Developments, Inteh Publication, Vienna, Austria is on her name with more than 40000 downloads. She wrote 6 book chapters. She is honoured by 9 different national and international awards. She supervised 22 Ph D. She reviewed many thesis and is also reviewer of reputed journals. She did MoU with ISRO-Ahmedabad, Indian Navy, and TCS-Mumbai, and did lot of collaborative work on NaVIC- Indian navigation system with ISRO, collaborations with Keysight Technologies (for Wireless Systems Lab), Indian Railway (for employee training) and SCMxpert, USA (for development of Supply Chain system based on IoT). She developed course on Optical Communication under IITKGP pedagogy project.