ICCCAS Keynote Speakers

Prof. Franco Maloberti
Past President of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, Life Fellow of IEEE

Univeristy of Pavia, Italy

Biography: Franco Maloberti (Life Fellow, IEEE) received the laurea degree (summa cum laude) in physics from the University of Parma, Parma, Italy, in 1968, and the Dr. Honoris Causa degree in electronics from the Inaoe, Puebla, Mexico, in 1996. He was a Visiting Professor at ETH-PEL, Zurich, Switzerland, and at EPFL-LEG, Lausanne, Switzerland. He was the TI/J.Kilby Analog Engineering Chair Professor at the Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA, and the Distinguished Microelectronic Chair Professor at University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA. He is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy. He is an Honorary Professor with the University of Macau, Macao, China, SAR. He is the Chairman of the Academic Committee of the AMSV State Key Laboratory, Macao. His professional expertise is in the design, analysis, and characterization of integrated circuits and analog-digital applications, mainly in the areas of switched capacitor circuits, data converters, interfaces for telecommunication and sensor systems, and CAD for analog and mixed A-D design. He has authored more than 600 published articles, ten books and holds 39 patents. Dr. Maloberti was the Past President of the IEEE CAS Society from 2017 to 2018 and the President from 2015–2016, a VP of the Region 8 of the IEEE CAS from 1995 to 1997, an Associate Editor of the IEEE-TCAS-II, the President of the IEEE Sensor Council from 2002 to 2003, the IEEE CAS BoG member from 2003 to 2005, the VP of the Publications IEEE CAS from 2007 to 2008. He was the DL IEEE SSC Society from 2009 to 2010 and the DL IEEE CAS Society from 2006 to 2007 and 2012 to 2013. He is the Director-elect Division I IEEE.

Prof. Xianbin Wang
Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, Fellow of IEEE

Western University, Canada

Biography: Dr. Xianbin Wang is a Full Professor and Tier-1 Canada Research Chair in 5G and Wireless IoT Communications at Western University, Canada. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from National University of Singapore in 2001. Prior to joining Western, he was with Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC) as a Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist between July 2002 and Dec. 2007. From Jan. 2001 to July 2002, he was a system designer at STMicroelectronics.
Professor Wang’s current research interests are focused on 5G and beyond/6G, intelligent wireless communications, wireless security, machine-learning, and Internet-of-Things. The research activities of Professor Wang have led to more than 400 highly cited publications and over 30 patents. His ground-breaking research, innovation and technical contributions, further bolstered by his tireless efforts in technology transfer and research training, have directly improved the operational outcome of interconnected consumer, industry and defence systems and further accelerated the transformation of our industry and society.
Professor Wang is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, and a Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He served as an Editor-in-Chief, Associate-Editor-in-Chief, Editor/Associate Editor/Guest Editor for over ten journals, including IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. Dr. Wang was involved in numerous IEEE conferences including ICC, GLOBECOM, WCNC, VTC, CCECE and PIMRC, on different roles such as technical program co-chair, symposium chair, track chair, tutorial instructor TPC and session chair. Dr. Wang has been nominated as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer several times during the last ten years.

Prof. Massimo Alioto
Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, Fellow of IEEE

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Speech Title: Green Technologies for Intelligent and Connected Systems at the Trillion Scale - Without Trillions of Batteries (Click to open abstract)  

Biography: Massimo Alioto is a Professor at the ECE Department of the National University of Singapore, where he leads the Green IC group, the Integrated Circuits and Embedded Systems area, and the FD-fAbrICS center on intelligent&connected systems. Previously, he held positions at the University of Siena, Intel Labs – CRL (2013), University of Michigan - Ann Arbor (2011-2012), University of California – Berkeley (2009-2011), EPFL - Lausanne.
He is (co)author of 300+ publications on journals and conference proceedings, and four books with Springer. His primary research interests include ultra-low power and self-powered systems, green computing, circuits for machine intelligence, hardware security, and emerging technologies.
He is the Editor in Chief of the IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society, and was Deputy Editor in Chief of the IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems. Previously, Prof. Alioto was the Chair of the “VLSI Systems and Applications” Technical Committee of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2010-2012), Distinguished Lecturer (2009-2010) and member of the Board of Governors (2015-2020). He served as Guest Editor of numerous journal special issues, Technical Program Chair of several IEEE conferences (ISCAS 2023, SOCC, PRIME, ICECS), and TPC member (ISSCC, ASSCC). Prof. Alioto is an IEEE Fellow.

Prof. Qiang Li
Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society
Founding Chair of IEEE Chengdu SSCS/CASS Joint Chapter

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Biography: Qiang Li received the B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), Wuhan, China and the Ph.D. in Electronic Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2001 and 2007, respectively. He has been working on analog/RF and mixed-signal circuits in both academia and industry, holding positions of Engineer, Project Leader & Technical Consultant in Singapore. He has been an Associate Professor at the Aarhus University, Denmark during 2011-2014, and the Vice Dean of the School of Microelectronics and Solid-State Electronics, UESTC during 2014-2018. He is currently a full Professor at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), heading the analog group. His research interests include low-voltage and low-power analog/RF circuits, data converters, and mixed-mode circuits for biomedical and sensor interfaces.
He has founded and is currently heading the UESTC Institute of Integrated Circuits and Systems. In January 2018, The Institute is accredited as an international collaboration platform (111 Project) co-supported by the Chinese Ministry of Education and SAFEA.
Prof. Li serves as the Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS), a member of the Technical Program Committee of IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), a member of the Technical Program Committee of European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), and a member of the Technical Program Committee of IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (ASSCC). He was a member of the Student Research Preview (SRP) committee of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) and the TPC Chair of 2018 IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS). He served/serves as a Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers (TCAS-I) and an Associate Editor of IEEE Open Journal of Circuits and Systems (OJCAS). He is the Founding Chair of IEEE Chengdu SSCS/CASS Joint Chapter.