ICCCAS Invited Speakers

Prof. Donald Lie

Texas Tech University, USA

Biography: Donald Y.C. Lie (S’86–M’87–SM’00) received his B.S.E.E. degree from the National Taiwan University in 1987, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering (minor in applied physics) from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, in 1990 and 1995, respectively. He has held technical and managerial positions at companies such as Rockwell International, Silicon-Wave (now Qualcomm), IBM, Microtune Inc., SYS Technologies, and Dynamic Research Corporation (DRC). He is currently the Keh-Shew Lu Regents Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, and also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Surgery, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC). He is instrumental in bringing in multi-million dollars research funding and also designed real-world commercial communication products sold internationally. He has been a Visiting Lecturer to the ECE Department, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) since 2002 where he taught upper-division and graduate-level classes and affiliated with UCSD’s Center of Wireless Communications (CWC) and co-supervised Ph.D. students. Dr. Lie has been serving on the Executive Committee of the IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting (BCTM), IEEE SiRF, IEEE MWSCAS, IEEE TSWMCS, and also serving on various Technical Program Committees (TPCs) for IEEE RFIC Symp., IEEE VLSI-DAT, IEEE ISCAS, IEEE PAWR, IEEE LiSSA, IEEE BIOCAS, etc. Dr. Lie has been awarded with the US NAVY SPAWAR SSC San Diego “Center Team Achievement Award”, Spring 2007; won 3 DRC Silver Awards of Excellence, 2005-2007; received IBM "FIRST" chairman patent award, 2001-2002 and Rockwell International’s “FIRST” engineering awards, 1996-1998. He has delivered plenary talks, short courses, invited talks, workshops at various conferences, universities and companies. He and his students have won several Best Graduate Student Paper Awards and Best Paper Awards in international conferences in 1994, 1995, 2006, 2008 (twice), 2010 (twice), 2011, and 2012. Dr. Lie is serving as an Associate Editor of IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL), the Area Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal on Wireless and Optical Communications, and also on the Editorial Board for the i-manager’s Journal on Electrical Engineering. He was a Guest Editor of IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC) in 2009, the Special Topic Editor for IEEE MWCL in 2012, and also has served as a reviewer for many journals and funding agencies. He has consulted for several IC design companies, a business trial law firm, and a research institute. He has authored/coauthored over 140 peer-reviewed technical papers and book chapters and holds five U.S. patents. Dr. Lie’s group has published three most downloaded TOP 100 papers on the IEEE Xplore among millions of publications in Sept, 2012, June 2012, and Sept. 2009 (ranked #80, #88, and #21, respectively). His research interests are: (1) low-power RF/Analog IC and Systemon-a-Chip (SoC) design and test; and (2) interdisciplinary research on medical electronics, biosensors, and biosignal processing.

Prof. Haruo Kobayashi

Gunma University, Japan

Biography: Haruo Kobayashi received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in information physics from The University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1980 and 1982, respectively, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1989, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Waseda University, Japan in 1995. After working at Yokogawa Electric Corporation, he is currently a professor at the Division of Electronics and Informatics, Gunma University. He is engaged in research and education on analog/mixed signal IC design & test as well as signal processing algorithms there. He received the 2002 Yokoyama Science and Technology Award.

Assoc. Prof. Jun Wu

Southeast University, China

Biography: Dr Jun Wu received his MSc and PhD degree from Southeast University, China. From 2010 to 2012, he was a Visiting Scholar at University of California in Los Angeles, USA. He worked at Singapore-MIT Alliance as a Research Fellow from January 2013 to July 2013. Since 2014, he joined Southeast University and served as Vice Dean, School of Electronic Science and Engineering.
Dr Wu’s main research interests involve stretchable sensors and flexible hybrid electronic systems, aiming to provide potential solutions for body area network. He mainly explores human-based applications including human-machine interfaces, human behavior monitoring and analysis, health monitoring, smart home, and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) based on flexible sensors and electronic systems. Dr. Wu had published more than 30 high-quality papers in international journals and conference. Besides, she served as reviewers for many international journals, such as, ACS Nano, Applied Physics Letters, Small, Organic Electronics, Optics Letters, and Scientific Reports etc.

Assoc. Prof. Zan Li

Jilin University, China

Biography: Dr. Zan Li is currently employed at Jilin University as an associate professor. His research focuses on mobile computing, wireless communication, and artificial intelligent. Before he joined Jilin University, he worked at Alibaba Group as a senior researcher and responsible for designing algorithms of crowd-sourcing positioning, activity recognition and data mining of user location data for one year. He spent 4 years at the University of Bern for his Ph.D. research and successfully accomplished several industry and research projects, which focused on indoor positioning system design. He has published several high-quality publications and won the Fritz-Kutter award (the best Ph.D. thesis in Swiss universities) in 2016. He got my Master degree at Bremen University in Germany and Bachelor degree at Shandong University in China.

Assoc. Prof. Fu Shu

Chongqing University, China

Biography: Shu Fu received the Ph.D. degree in communication and information system from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, in 2016, with a focus on cooperative multipoint (CoMP) wireless network, QoS routing in wavelength division multiplexing (WDM) network, and cross-network energy efficiency. He is currently an Associate Professor with the School of Microelectronics and Communication Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China. His research interests include the next generation of wireless networks, integrated networks, and network virtualization.

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.

Assoc. Prof. Kanglian Zhao

Nanjing University, China

Biography: Kanglian Zhao is an Associate Professor at School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Nanjing University, China. Dr. Zhao received his BS in Electronic Science and Technology (2003) and PhD in Circuits and Systems (2014) both from Nanjing University. He had been with KU Leuven and IMEC, Belgiumas an International Scholar during Aug. 2009- Aug. 2010.
Dr. Zhao’s current research interests include network architecture and protocols for space networks, emulation of space networks, etc. He has published more than 70 research papers in journals/conferences such as IEEE TAES, IEEE TVT, IEEE AES-M, and IEEE Network. He has also served as TPC chairs/members for many international or domestic conferences and as guest editors or reviewers for leading journals. He is currently a member of Subcommittee on Space Data and Information Transfer, National Technical Committee on Space Technology and Operation, Standardization Administration of China (SAC/TC425/SC3).

Assoc. Prof. Yaqiong Liu

Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Biography: Yaqiong Liu is a member of IEEE and a senior member of the Communication Institute of China. She is currently an associate professor with School of Information and Communication Engineering at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China. She received her Ph.D.'s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in May 2016. She received her double Bachelor's degrees in Computer Science and Technology, and in Financial Management, from Tianjin University in China in July 2009. Her research interests include edge computing, Internet of Things, artificial intelligence applications and location-based services.

Dr. Qi Cao

University of Glasgow, UK

Biography: Dr Qi Cao is an Assistant Professor with the School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Singapore campus. He obtained his PhD degree from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore in 2007. He obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree from HuaZhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), Wuhan China in 2000. His research interests include signal processing, virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), image processing, data analytics, and computational intelligence. He has been with several organizations for many years research experiences, and as the first inventor of 2 granted US patents.

Assoc. Prof. Rohaya Binti Latip

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia

Biography: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rohaya Latip is an Associate Professor at Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University Putra Malaysia. She holds a Ph. D in Distributed Database and Msc. in Distributed System from University Putra Malaysia. She graduated her Bachelor of Computer Science from University Technology Malaysia, Malaysia in 1999.
She is currently the head of Department of Communication Technology and Network. She served as an Associate Professor at Najran university, Kingdom of Arab Saudi (2012-2013). She is the Head of HPC section in University Putra Malaysia (2011-2012) and consulted the Campus Grid project and also the Wireless for hostel in Campus UPM project. She was also a Co-researcher at Institute for Mathematic Research (INSPEM) from 2011 to 2019. She is the editorial board of International Journal of Computer Networks and Communications Security (IJCNCS), editorial board of International Journal of Digital Contents and Applications (IJDCA) and editorial board for International Journal of Computer Networks and Applications (IJCNA).
Her research interests include Big Data, Cloud and Grid Computing, Network Management, and Distributed Database. For her research work, she won Gold medal at 4th annual International Invention Innovation Competition in Canada, iCAN2018 by Toronto International Society of Innovation & Advanced Skills (TISIAS), two medals at The World Inventor Award Festival (WIAF) 2014 organized by Korea Invention News. She was awarded Gold medal at Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE2014) and Malaysian Innovation Expo (MiExpo2013). She also won Silver medal at National Design, Research and Innovation Expo (PRPI) 2010 and Bronze medal at National Design, Research and Innovation Expo (PRPI) 2007 and 2006 respectively. She has published more than 60 papers in international and national journals, proceedings and posters.

Dr. Randy Kuang

Co-Founder and Chief Scientist
Quantropi Inc., Ottawa, Canada

Biography: Randy holds a doctorate in quantum physics. His breakthrough research and findings have been published in prestigious journals around the world, and his innovative united atom model in 1991 was even coined “Kuang’s semi-classical formalism” by NASA in 2012. His professional career includes stops at Nortel Networks as a senior researcher, inBay Technologies as Co-Founder and CTO, and most recently, Co-Founder and Chief Scientist at Quantropi, a quantum-secure communications company. Randy is a prolific inventor with 30+ U.S. patents under his belt in broad technology fields such as WiMAX, optical networks, multi-factor identity authentication, quantum cryptography, and post-quantum cryptography. Specifically, Randy invented two-level authentication (2009) leading to today’s authentications with smart phones, quantum permutation pad for quantum computational encryptions (2018, 2019) paving the way for quantum secure communications over today’s Internet and future’s quantum internet, quantum public key distribution with randomized coherent states (2019) for wire speed key distributions and data communications over today’s coherent optical networks, and quantum safe multivariate polynomial public key (2020, 2022) for key exchange mechanism and digital signature.

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