Department of Electronic Engineering
Sogang University, Korea
Biography: Daehyoung Hong received his B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1977 and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA, in 1982 and 1986, respectively. In 1986, he joined the Motorola Communication Systems Research Laboratory, Schaumburg, IL, USA, where he was a Senior Staff Research Engineer and participated in the research and development of digital trunked radio systems(TRS) as well as CDMA digital cellular systems. In 1992, he joined the Department of Electronic Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, as a Faculty Member and currently, he is a Full Professor and the Dean, College of Engineering here.
He has been a Consultant for a number of industrial firms. He has served as a Division Editor, Editor, and Guest Editor for many journals including the Journal of Communications and Networks. His research interests include design, performance analysis, control algorithms, and operations of wireless/mobile communication systems. He has published numerous technical papers and holds several patents in the area of wireless/mobile communications. He has been an active member of a number of professional societies. He served as the President of the Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS), Director of the Asia Pacific region for the IEEE ComSoc, and Chair of the 2.3 GHz Portable Internet (WiBro) Project Group (PG302), Telecommunications Technology Association (TTA), Korea. He has also served as Chair and Member of Technical Program Committees for several major conferences, including ICC2005. He is now a Senior Member, the National Academy of Engineering of Korea, and serving as the Chairman of the Safe-Net Forum, the Chairman of the Giga KOREA Foundation, and the Chairman of the APCC Steering Committee(ASC).
Research Organization of Electrical Communication
Tohoku University, Japan
Biography: Fumiyuki Adachi received B.S. and Dr. Eng. degrees in electrical engineering from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 1973 and 1984, respectively. In April 1973, he joined NTT Laboratories and conducted various researches on digital cellular mobile communications. From July 1992 to December 1999, he was with NTT Docomo, where he led a research group on Wideband CDMA for 3G networks. Since January 2000, he has been with Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan. He was a full professor until March 2016 and is now a Specially Appointed Professor for Research at the Research Organization of Electrical Communication (ROEC) at Tohoku University.
He is an IEEE Life Fellow and an IEICE Fellow. He is a recipient of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) Avant Garde Award in 2000, IEICE Achievement Award in 2002, Thomson Scientific Research Front Award in 2004, Ericsson Telecommunications Award in 2008, Telecom System Technology Award in 2009, Prime Minister Invention Award in 2010, British Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in 2011, KDDI Foundation Excellent Research Award in 2012, IEEE VTS Conference Chair Award in 2014, C&C Prize in 2014, Rinzaburo Shida Award in 2016, Sendai Municipal Commendation in 2017, IEEE VTS Stuart Meyer Memorial Award in 2017, etc. He is listed in Highly Cited Researchers 2001 (http://hcr.stateofinnovation.thomsonreuters.com/page/archives).
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Waterloo, Canada
Biography: Xuemin (Sherman) Shen (IEEE M’97-SM’02-F09) received the B.Sc.(1982) degree from Dalian Maritime University (China) and the M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. degrees (1990) from Rutgers University, New Jersey (USA), all in electrical engineering. He is a Professor and University Research Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada. He is also the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies. Dr. Shen’s research focuses on resource management in interconnected wireless/wired networks, wireless network security, social networks, smart grid, and vehicular ad hoc and sensor networks. He is an elected member of IEEE ComSoc Board of Governor, and the Chair of Distinguished Lecturers Selection Committee. Dr. Shen served as the Technical Program Committee Chair/Co-Chair for IEEE Globecom’16, Infocom’14, IEEE VTC’10 Fall, and Globecom’07, the Symposia Chair for IEEE ICC’10, the Tutorial Chair for IEEE VTC'11 Spring and IEEE ICC’08, the General Co-Chair for ACM Mobihoc’15, Chinacom’07 and QShine’06, the Chair for IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Wireless Communications, and P2P Communications and Networking. He also serves/served as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Network, Peer-to-Peer Networking and Application, and IET Communications; an Associate Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Internet of Things Journal, a Founding Area Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications; an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Computer Networks, and ACM/Wireless Networks, etc.; and the Guest Editor for IEEE JSAC, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE Communications Magazine, and ACM Mobile Networks and Applications, etc. Dr. Shen received the Excellent Graduate Supervision Award in 2006, and the Outstanding Performance Award in 2004, 2007, 2010, and 2014 from the University of Waterloo, the Premier’s Research Excellence Award (PREA) in 2003 from the Province of Ontario, Canada, and the Distinguished Performance Award in 2002 and 2007 from the Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo. Dr. Shen is a registered Professional Engineer of Ontario, Canada, an IEEE Fellow, an Engineering Institute of Canada Fellow, a Canadian Academy of Engineering Fellow, a Royal Society of Canada Fellow, and a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and Communications Society.
Biography: Jianmin Lu received the B.S. and M.S degrees in electrical engineering from SouthEast University, Nanjing, China, in 1996 and 1999, respectively. Since graduation, he joined the Huawei Technologies and conducted various researches on digital wireless communications, including UMTS, CDMA2000, EVDO, WiMAX, WiFi, LTE and 5G. He received more than 50 patents and chaired multiple physical and MAC layer sessions in standard, and is now leading the research team in wireless department of wireless product line. His current research interest is in the area of wireless signal processing, protocol and networking.
Workshop Keynote Speaker
Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department
Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
Biography: Bruno Clerckx is a Reader (Associate Professor) in the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at Imperial College London (London, United Kingdom). He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degree in applied science from the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) in 2000 and 2005, respectively. From 2006 to 2011, he was with Samsung Electronics (Suwon, South Korea) where he actively contributed to 3GPP LTE/LTE-A and IEEE 802.16m and acted as the rapporteur for the 3GPP Coordinated Multi-Point (CoMP) Study Item. Since 2011, he has been with Imperial College London, first as a Lecturer (2011-2015), then as a Senior Lecturer (2015-2017), and now as a Reader. From March 2014 to March 2016, he also occupied an Associate Professor position at Korea University, Seoul, Korea. He also held visiting research appointments at Stanford University, EURECOM, National University of Singapore and The University of Hong Kong.
He is the author of 2 books, 140 peer-reviewed international research papers, 150 standard contributions and the inventor of 75 issued or pending patents among which 15 have been adopted in the specifications of 4G (3GPP LTE/LTE-A and IEEE 802.16m) standards. Dr. Clerckx served as an editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS from 2011-2015 and is currently an editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS. He is an Elected Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee. His research area is communication theory and signal processing for wireless networks.