ICCCAS Invited Speakers

Prof. Donald Lie (IEEE Fellow)

Texas Tech University, USA

Biography: Donald Y. C. Lie (S’86–M’87–SM’00-F'17) 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 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), supervising M.D./Ph.D students. He is instrumental in bringing in multi-million dollars research funding and also designed real-world commercial communication products sold internationally. He was a Visiting Lecturer to the ECE Department, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) during 2002-2007 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 is currently serving on the Executive/Steering/Advisory Committees of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) RFIC Symp., SiRF, MWSCAS, TSWMCS (Texas Wireless Symp.), and VLSI-DAT since 2000. He is also serving as the TPC Chair for IEEE RFIC Symp. 21 and also as a TPC subcommittee chair/member for IEEE ISCAS, BIOCAS, RWS, PAWR, SiRF, etc. Dr. Lie was the General Chair of IEEE VLSI-DAT 2015-2017, an OCM (organizing committee member) of the Global Summit on Clinical Research & Biomarkers Conf., 2017, General Chair of IEEE BCTM 2014, SiRF 2014, the TPC Chair/co-Chair for IEEE VLSI-DAT 2011-13, IEEE BCTM 2011-13, and IEEE SiRF’11, 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 and his students have won 20 Best Graduate Student Paper Awards and Best Paper Awards in international conferences for 1994, 1995, 2006, 2008 (twice), 2010 (thrice), 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019 (twice), 2020 and also 2021 (twice). Professor Lie's students have also received the prestigious 1st Place of Texas Tech University Most Outstanding Master Thesis Award held biennually in the Category of Math, Science, and Engineering for 2016 and 2020, respectively. Dr. Lie has long served as an Associate Editor of IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL) 2010-2017; as the Editorial Board Member for Biosensors since Nov. 2016 and Special Issue Editor, Biosensors in 2017, 2018 and 2021; Guest Editor, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, 2017; Guest Editor of IEEE Transaction on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 2017, Associate Editor-in-Chief for the Open Journal of Applied Biosensor since 2012; Special Topic Editor for IEEE MWCL in June 2012; Guest Editor for IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), 2009, etc. Dr. Lie has consulted for several IC design companies and an international research institute, and also served on several patents and trade secrets litigation cases with some largest business litigation firms in the US. Dr. Lie has co-founded the NoiseFigure Research Inc. with his former PhD student Dr. Jerry Lopez since 2009 at Lubbock, Texas, focusing on state-of-the-art RF-SoC technologies and the company has won numerous awards and direct contracts. Dr. Lie has authored/coauthored over 240 peer-reviewed technical papers and book chapters and holds seven U.S. patents. Dr. Lie’s group has won 5 DARPA subcontracts and 1 DARPA prime contract/grant at TTU and published three most downloaded TOP 100 papers in the IEEE Xplore among millions of publications in Sept. 2012, June 2012, and Sept. 2009 (ranked #80, #88, and #21 for these 3 months, respectively). Dr. Lie has been awarded with the AFRL Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (SFFP) at Dayton, Ohio, 2018, and also appointed as a Chair Professor, College of Electrical Engineering, National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, since 2018. Dr. Lie has been an author of the IEEE International Network Generations Roadmap (INGR) 5G Hardware Roadmap as a member of the Technical Working Group (TWG). He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Senior Chapter Member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI), and a member of ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology). His research interests are: (1) power-efficient 5G/6G mm-Wave/RF/Analog integrated circuits (ICs) and system-on-a-chip (SoC) design; and (2) interdisciplinary/clinical research on medical electronics, biosensors and oncology. More info on Dr. Lie's research group can be found in https://rfsocttu.com/.

Prof. Lin Wang (IEEE Senior Member)

Xiamen University, China

Biography: Lin Wang (S’99-M’03-SM’09) received the Ph.D. degree in electronics engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2001. He had earned his MS in Applied Mathematics in Kunming University of Technology in 1989 and BS in Mathematics in Chongqing Normal University in 1984. From 1984 to 1986, he was a Teaching Assistant with the Mathematics Department, Chongqing Normal University. From 1989 to 2002, he was a Teaching Assistant, a Lecturer, and then an Associate Professor in applied mathematics and communication engineering with the Chongqing University of Post and Telecommunication, China. From 1995 to 1996, he spent one year with the Mathematics Department, University of New England, Australia. In 2003, he spent three months as a Visiting Researcher with the Center for Chaos and Complexity, Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong. In 2013, he was a Senior Visiting Researcher with the Department of ECE, UC Davis. From 2003 to present, he was a Full Professor with the School of Informatics, Xiamen University, China. He had been a Distinguished Professor with Xiamen University since 2012 to 2017. He has authored over 230 journal and conference papers (77 IEEE journal papers). He holds 21 patents in physical layer in digital communications. His current research interests include source coding/channel coding, joint source and channel coding /decoding, chaos modulation, and their applications to wired/wireless communication and underwater acoustic communications, PLC, etc. He has hold several IEEE Conferences as General co-chairs and TPC co-chairs and also been editors several SCI Journals. He is senior member of IEEE since 2009 and member of executive council of Chinese Institute of Electronics since 2019.

Prof. Yang Yue (IEEE Senior Member)

Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Biography: Yang Yue received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering and optics from Nankai University, China, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, USA, in 2012. He is a Professor with the School of Information and Communications Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China. Dr. Yue’s current research interest is intelligent photonics, including optical communications, optical perception, and optical chip. He has published over 200 peer-reviewed journal papers (including Science) and conference proceedings with >9,000 citations, five edited books, two book chapters, >50 issued or pending patents, >170 invited presentations (including 1 tutorial, >20 plenary and >30 keynote talks). Dr. Yue is a Senior Member of the Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE). He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Access, and an Editor Board Member for three other scientific journals. He also served as Guest Editor for ten journal special issues, Chair or Committee Member for >80 international conferences, Reviewer for >60 prestigious journals.

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.

Prof. Nives Mikelic Preradovic

University of Zagreb, Croatia

Biography: Nives Mikelić Preradović is a full professor at the Department of Information and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She obtained her MPhil in 2004 at Cambridge University, United Kingdom. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2008 at the University of Zagreb. In 2006 she spent a semester doing research and service-learning at George Washington University, USA. She is the Head of the Chair for the Knowledge Organization at the Department of Information and Communication Sciences. Her research expertise includes service-learning, natural language processing, instructional design, and computer-assisted learning. She was the first to introduce service-learning (SL) in Croatia in 2006 and has mentored and administrated over 90 SL projects with the local community. In 2013, she received a U.S. Department of State grant for the project “Strengthening Self-employment Capabilities and Capacities through International SL Projects.” In 2017 she received National award Ivan Filipović for Service Learning in Higher Education. She has established the graduate course “Service learning” elective for all students in University of Zagreb and University of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, which has been attended and passed by more than 600 students. She is the author of the first university textbook on SL in Croatia, based on which, the essential features of SL in Croatia were identified, and the method has been brought among the priorities of the Operational Program "Effective Human Resources 2014-2020". She held more than 20 workshops and invited lectures on SL and published 22 papers on SL in international journals and conference proceedings. She was the external expert for SL implementation and institutionalization in 10 ESF projects in Croatian call “Support for the development of partnerships between civil society and HEI for the implementation of SL programs”. Currently, she is the national coordinator for two EU projects: SLIDE: Service-Learning as a pedagogy to promote Inclusion, diversity and Digital Empowerment and e-SL4EU - e-Service Learning for more digital and inclusive EU Higher Education systems.

Prof. Jihong Yu

Beijing Institute of Technology, China


Biography: Jihong Yu received the B.E degree in communication engineering and M.E degree in communication and information systems from Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Chongqing, China, in 2010 and 2013, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science at the University of Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, in 2016. He was a postdoc fellow in the School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, Canada. He is currently a professor in the School of Information and Electronics at Beijing Institute of Technology. His research interests include backscatter networking, Internet of things, and Space-air communications. He is serving as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Internet of Things Journal and IET Wireless Sensor Systems, an Area Editor for the Elsevier Computer Communications, and An Editor for Acta Electronica Sinica (电子学报). He received the Best Paper Award at the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2020.

Prof. Qiongfeng Shi

Southeast University, China

Biography: Dr. Qiongfeng Shi is currently a professor in the School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Southeast University. He received his BEng degree from University of Science and Technology of China, China, and PhD degree from National University of Singapore, Singapore. After that, he worked as a research fellow in the Center of Intelligent Sensors and MEMS, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, from 2018 to 2022. His main research interests include wearable electronics, energy harvesting, MEMS, sensors, human-machine interfaces, and intelligent systems. Dr. Shi has published more than 60 international journal papers and more than 30 conference proceedings, and won the best paper award in PCFPE 2019. Besides, he has also served as guest editors for several international journals and reviewers for more than 20 peer-reviewed journals.

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. 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. 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.

Dr. Alican Ozhelvaci


Biography: Alican OZHELVACI received the B.S. degree in Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2014 and the B.S. degree in Department of Industrial Engineering in 2015, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey. He received his Ph.D. degree in the Division of Communication Engineering from School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2021. He is currently working on towards 5G/6G security research, and cloud formation in next generation mobile networks and works as Cloud, Infrastructure and Network Engineer at IBM. Dr. Alican is a Member of IEEE Communication Society and IEEE Computer Intelligence Society and serving as a Secretary of IEEE Young Professionals, Singapore.
His research interests include 5G/6G network security and security protocol design, cloud, infrastructure design, cloud native security.

Assoc. Prof. Md. Kafiul Islam

Independent University, Bangladesh

Biography: Dr. Md Kafiul Islam has received his B.Sc. in EEE from Islamic University of Technology (IUT), Gazipur, Bangladesh in 2008 and completed his PhD from Dept. of ECE, NUS, Singapore in the area of Neural Signal Processing back in 2015. Currently, he is serving as an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of Independent University, Bangladesh. His research interests include biomedical instrumentation and signal processing, neural signal processing, brain-computer interface (BCI), etc. He is actively involved as a TPC member of several international conferences and he reviews Journal articles frequently. He is also involved as a member of the Editorial Board of several journals. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Access and Guest Editor of Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience. He has served as TPC Chair of ICAEE 2019, TPC Secretary of ICAEE 2017, Publication Chair of IEEE SPICSCON 2019, Track Co-Chair and Session Chair of IEEE TENSYMP 2020, Track Co-Chair of ICAICT 2020. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, IEEE EMBS and IEEE SPS Society. He is the Branch Counselor of IEEE IUB Student Branch since 2020 and won the Best branch counsellor award from IEEE BD Section in 2020. He is an active Professional Volunteer of IEEE Bangladesh Section. He is a Publons Academy Mentor and winner of Publons Top Reviewer in the Multidisciplinary area in 2017. He has published more than 45 (in total ) peer-reviewed journal articles, conference papers and book chapters with Google Scholar Citations of 925+ and impact factor contribution of around 30. Dr. Islam has won several best paper/presentation awards in IEEE conferences such as ICCIT 2018 at UIU, Dhaka, ICDPR 2020 at NTU, Singapore and ETCCE 2020 at UIU, Dhaka. His research has also been recognized by IUB during Employee Recognition Awards in 2020 where he has won Publication Excellence in all three categories: journal articles, conference proceedings and book chapters.