ICCCAS 2024 Invited Speaker

Yong Fang

Chang’an University, China

Biography: Yong Fang received the B.Eng., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in communica- tions engineering from the School of Communications Engineering, Xidian University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China, in 2000, 2003, and 2005, respectively.
In 2006, he was a Lecturer with the School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnic University, Xi’an. From 2007 to 2008, he was a Research Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea. From 2009 to 2016, he was a Full Professor with the College of Information Engineering, Northwest A&F University, Yangling, Shaanxi, China. From March 2015 to September 2015, he visited the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, as a Senior Visiting Scholar. From July 2016 to August 2016, he visited the University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA, as a Visiting Professor. He is currently a Full Professor with the School of Information Engineering, Chang’an University, Xi’an. His research interests include information theory, coding techniques, pattern recognition, compressive sensing, image/video coding, processing, and transmission. He had a long experience in hardware development for FPGA-based (Xilinx Vertex series) video codec design and DSP-based (TI C64 series) video surveillance systems.
Dr. Fang was a recipient of the EAI IoTaaS Best Paper Award in 2020 and the AMIA TBI Best Student Paper Award in 2016. He served as an Area Editor for International Journal of Electronics and Communications from 2016 to 2017. He was a (leading) Guest Editor for IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Journal of Intelligent Transportation Systems (Taylor&Francis), Journal of Mobile Networks and Applications (Springer), and Journal of Sustainable Cities and Society (Springer). He is also an Associate Editor of IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS and IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS. He was an exemplary editor of IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS in 2022.