Keynote Speakers

Prof. Yutaka Ishibashi
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
Fellow of IEICE

Biography: Yutaka Ishibashi received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees from Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, in 1981, 1983, and 1990, respectively. In 1983, he joined the Musashino Electrical Communication Laboratory of Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (currently, NTT). From 1993 to 2001, he served as an Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology. Currently, he is a Professor of Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology. From June 2000 to March 2001, he was a visiting researcher, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida (USF), USA. He was the Head of Department of Computer Science, Nagoya Institute of Technology from 2005 to 2006 and from 2007 to 2009. He is currently one of the four College Directors at Nagoya Institute of Technology. His research interests include multisensory communications, QoS (Quality of Service) control, and remote robot control with force feedback.

He was the Chair of the IEICE Communication Quality Technical Committee from 2007 to 2009. He served as TPC Chair of IEEE CQR (Communications Quality and Reliability) Workshop in 2011 and 2012. He also served as NetGames (Network and Systems Support for Games) Workshop Co-Chair in 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2017, Executive Committee Chair of Tokai-Section Joint Conference on Electrical, Electronics, Information, and Related Engineering in Japan, Chair of IEEE MAW 2017 (Metro Area Workshop in Nagoya, 2017), Conference Co-Chairs of IEEE ICCC 2017 and 2018 and ICECE 2018, Conference Chair of ICCCS 2018, Technical Program Chair of IEEE ICCE-TW 2018, and Conference Co-Chairs of ICFCC 2019 and ICCET 2019. He was IEEE Nagoya Section Secretary in 2015 and 2016 and IEEE Nagoya Section Chair in 2017 and 2018, and he is currently IEEE Nagoya Section Past Chair. He is further a Steering Committee Member of NetGames. He is a Fellow of IEICE, a Senior member of IEEE, and a Member of ACM, ITE, IPSJ, VRSJ, and IEEJ.

ICTCE 2018 Keynote Speakers

Prof. Huadong Ma
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Biography: Dr. Huadong Ma is a Chang Jiang Scholar Professor, School of Computer Science, andExecutive Dean of Institute of Networking Technology, Beijing University ofPosts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China. He is also Director of Beijing KeyLab of Intelligent Telecommunications Software and Multimedia, BUPT. He isChief Scientist of the project “Basic Research on the Architecture of Internetof Things” supported by the National 973 Program of China from 2010 to 2013. Hereceived his PhD degree in Computer Science from the Institute of ComputingTechnology, Chinese Academy of Science in 1995. From 1999 to 2000, he held avisiting position in the EECS Department, The University of Michigan, AnnArbor, USA. His current research focuses on sensor networks and Internet of things,multimedia computing, and he has published over 200 papers in journals (such asACM/IEEE Transactions) or Conferences (such as IEEE INFOCOM, ACM MM) and 4books on these fields. As a co-author, he got the best paper award in IEEEICPADS2010 and the best student paper award in IEEE ICME2016. He was awardedNational Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists in 2009, CCF Natural ScienceAward and the Natural Science Award of the Ministry of Education, China in2017. He is an Editorial Board Member of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia,IEEE Internet of Things Journal, ACM Transactions on Internet of Things, andSpringer Multimedia Tools and Applications. He serves for Chair of ACMSIGMOBILE China.

Prof. Moshe Zukerman
City University of Hong Kong | IEEE Fellow

Biography: Prof. Moshe Zukerman received his B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management and his M.Sc. in Operation Research from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. degree in Engineering from The University of California Los Angeles in 1985. Dr. Zukerman was an independent consultant with IRI Corporation and a post-doctoral fellow at UCLA during 1985-1986. In 1986 he moved to Australia and joined Telecom Australia. During 1986-1997 he served in Telecom (Telstra from 1993) Research Laboratories (TRL), first as a research engineer and between 1988-1997 as a project leader managing a team of researchers providing expert advice to Telstra on network design and traffic engineering, and on traffic aspects of evolving telecommunications standards. He is a co-recipient of the TRL Outstanding Achievement Award in 1990. Between 1990-2001, he has also taught and supervised graduate students at Monash University. Between 1997-2008 he was with The University of Melbourne, as a senior research fellow (1997-1998), associate professor (1998-2001), and professor (2001-2008). Since December 2008 he has been with the Electronic Engineering Department of City University of Hong Kong and as a Chair Professor of Information Engineering and a team leader. He has served as a session chair and member of technical and organizing committees of numerous national and international conferences. He gave tutorials in several major international conferences such as IEEE ICC and IEEE GLOBECOM. He served on the editorial board of the Australian Telecommunications Research Journal, during 1991-1996, Computer Networks during 1999-2003, and as a Series Editor for the IEEE Communications Magazine (2001-2004), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (2001-2008), and International Journal of Communication Systems (1996-2008). He also served as a Guest Editor of IEEE JSAC for two issues: Future Voice Technologies and Analysis and Synthesis of MAC Protocols. Presently, he is serving on the editorial board of Computer Communications and as a Senior Editor of IEEE JSAC. He submitted contributions to and represented Australia in several ITU-T/CCITT standards meetings. Professor Zukerman has over 350 publications in scientific journals and conference proceedings and has been awarded several national and international patents.

Prof. Maode Ma
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Biography: Prof. Maode Ma, Fellow of IET, received his Bachelor degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tsinghua University in 1982, his Master degree from Department of Computer Science and Technology in Tianjin University in 1991, and his Ph.D. degree in Department of Computer Science from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 1999. Now, Dr. Ma is an Associate Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. He has extensive research interests including network security and wireless networking. He has led 22 research projects funded by government, industry, military and universities in various countries. He has been a conference chair, technical symposium chair, tutorial chair, publication chair, publicity chair and session chair for over 100 international conferences. He has been a member of the technical program committees for more than 200 international conferences. Dr. Ma has over 380 international academic publications including about 180 journal papers and over 190 conference papers. He has edited 4 technical books and produced over 22 book chapters. He has delivered 60 keynote speeches and 10 tutorials at various international conferences. He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Computer and Communication Engineering and International Journal of Electronic Transport. He also serves as a Senior Editor for IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and an Associate Editor for International Journal of Security and Communication Networks, International Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing and International Journal of Communication Systems. He had been an Associate Editor for IEEE Communications Letters from 2003 to 2011. Dr. Ma is a senior member of IEEE Communication Society and IEEE Education Society, and a member of ACM. He is the Chair of the IEEE Education Society, Singapore Chapter and the Chair of the ACM, Singapore Chapter. He has served as an IEEE Communication Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2013 to 2016.

Prof. Yan Zhang
University of Oslo, Norway

Biography: Prof. Yan Zhang is Full Professor at the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. He received a PhD degree in School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His current research interests include: next-generation wireless networks leading to 5G, reliable and secure cyber-physical systems (e.g., smart grid, transport, and healthcare). His research works in these areas have received more than 10900 citations (Google Scholar) and his H-index is 51. He serves as an Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communications Magazine, an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Green Communications and Networking, an Editor of IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, an Editor of IEEE Internet of Things Journal, an Editor of Vehicular Technology Magazine, and an Associate Editor of IEEE Access. He serves as chair positions in a number of conferences, including IEEE GLOBECOM 2017, IEEE PIMRC 2016, and IEEE Smart Grid Comm 2015. He is IEEE VTS (Vehicular Technology Society) Distinguished Lecturer. He serves as IEEE TCGCC Vice Chair.

Prof. Jie Li
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Biography: Jie Li is a Chair Professor in Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University. His research interests are in big data, computer networking, network security, modeling and performance evaluation of information systems. He is a co-chair of IEEE Big Data Community and chair of IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Big Data. He received the B.E. degree in computer science from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, the M.E. degree in electronic engineering and communication systems from China Academy of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China. He received the Dr. Eng. degree from the University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan. He was a full professor in University of Tsukuba, Japan. He is a senior member of IEEE and ACM. He has served on editorial boards of IEEE journals and transactions.

Prof. Bo Ai
Beijing Jiaotong University, China

Biography: Prof. Bo Ai received his Master degree and Ph. D. degree from Xidian University in China. He graduated from Tsinghua University with the honor of Excellent Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Tsinghua University in 2007. He was a visiting professor at EE Department, Stanford University in 2015. He is now working at Beijing Jiaotong University as a full professor and Ph. D. candidate advisor. He is the Deputy Director of State Key Lab of Rail Traffic Control and Safety, and the Deputy Director of International Joint Research Center. He is one of the main responsible people for Beijing “Urban rail operation control system” International Science and Technology Cooperation Base, and the backbone member of the Innovative Engineering Based jointly granted by Chinese Ministry of Education and the State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs. He has authored/co-authored 8 books and published over 300 academic research papers in his research area. He has hold 26 invention patents. He has been the research team leader for 26 national projects and has won some important scientific research prizes. Five papers have been the ESI highly-cited paper. He has been notified by Council of Canadian Academies (CCA) that, based on Scopus database, Prof. Bo Ai has been listed as one of the Top 1% authors in his field all over the world. Prof. Bo Ai has also been Feature Interviewed by IET Electronics Letters. His interests include the research and applications of channel measurement and channel modeling, dedicated mobile communications for rail traffic systems. Prof. Bo Ai is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET Fellow), IEEE VTS Distinguished Lecturer. He is an IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Vice Chair. IEEE BTS Xi’an Chapter Chair. He was as a Co-chair or a Session/Track Chair for many international conferences. He is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics and an Editorial Committee Member of the Wireless Personal Communications journal. He is the Lead Guest Editor for Special Issues on IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Antennas and Propagations Letters, International Journal on Antennas and Propagations. He has received many awards such as Outstanding Youth Foundation from National Natural Science Foundation of China, the Qiushi Outstanding Youth Award by Hong Kong Qiushi Foundation, the New Century Talents by the Chinese Ministry of Education, the Zhan Tianyou Railway Science and Technology Award by the Chinese Ministry of Railways, and the Science and Technology New Star by the Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission.