Plenary Talk Speakers

Prof. Xizheng Ke, Foreign Academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
Xi’an University of Technology, China

Academician Ke Xizheng is a well-known expert in the field of optical wireless communication, a foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, a famous teaching teacher in Shaanxi Province, a member of the Chinese Institute of Electronics, an expert in the evaluation of national science and technology awards, and a member of the Disciplinary Evaluation Group of the Third Academic Degree Committee of Shaanxi Province. For more than 20 years, he has actively explored and is not afraid to move forward; he has worked quietly on the road of teaching and educating people and has not forgotten his mission. Since 2001, he has won 20 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards, more than 30 invention patents authorized by the state, published more than 20 monographs in Science Press and Springer Press, and published more than 400 academic papers. and more than 10 journal editorial board members, and a part-time job in more than 10 academic groups including the Chinese Institute of Electronics, enjoying a high reputation in the field of electronic information.


Prof.Yonghui Li, IEEE FELLOW
the University of Sydney, Australia

Yonghui Li received his PhD degree in November 2002. Since 2003, he has been with the Centre of Excellence in Telecommunications, the University of Sydney, Australia. Li is now a Professor and Director of Wireless Engineering Laboratory in School of Electrical and Information Engineering, University of Sydney. He is the recipient of theAustralian Research Council (ARC)Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship in 2008 and ARC Future Fellowship in 2012. He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to cooperative communications technologies.

His current research interests are in the area of wireless communications, with a particular focus on IoT, machine to machine communicaitons, MIMO, millimeter wave communications, channel coding techniques, game theory, machine learning and signal processing. Li holds a number of patents granted and pending in these fields.

Professor Li is an editor for IEEE transactions on communications, IEEE transactions on vehicular technology and guest editors for several special issues of IEEE journals, such as IEEE JSAC, IEEE IoT Journals, IEEE TII, IEEE Communications Magazine. He currently serves as the Specialty Chief Editor, Frontiers Signal Processing Journal. He received the best paper awards from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2014, IEEE PIMRC 2017, and IEEE Wireless Days Conferences (WD) 2014.

He has published one book, more than 200 papers in premier IEEE journals and more than 200 papers in premier IEEE conferences. His publications have been cited more than 13000 times, with an h-index of 56. Several of his papers have been included as ISI high cited papers by ESI Web of Science, defined as top 1% of papers in the field. Several of his papers have been the top most 10 most cited papers in the respective journals since the year it was published. He has been listed as AMINER AI2000 Most Influential Scholars in the field of Internet of Things (IoT).

Li has attracted more than $8 million in competitive research funding over the past 10 years, including more than 10 ARC grants. He has participated in $500 Millions Australia national demonstration project “Smart Grid Smart City” and designed last mile access networks.

He is the founder and director of IoT undergraduate major at the University of Sydney.


Prof. Pingyi Fan,
Tsinghua University, China

Dr. Pingyi Fan is a professor of the Department of Electronic Engineering of Tsinghua University. He received Ph.D. degree at the Department of Electronic Engineering of Tsinghua University in 1994. From 1997 to 1999, he visited the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and the University of Delaware in the United States. He also visited many universities and research institutes in the United States, Europe, Japan, China Hong Kong and Singapore. He has obtained many research grants, including national 973 Project, 863 Project, mobile special project and the key R&D program, national natural funds and international cooperation projects. He has published more than 190 SCI papers (more than 130 IEEE journals), and 4 academic books. He also applied for more than 30 national invention patents, 5 international patents and. He won seven best paper awards of international conferences, including IEEE ICC2020 and Globecom 2014, and received the best paper award of IEEE TAOS Technical Committee in 2020, the excellent editor award of IEEE TWC (2009), etc. He has served as the editorial board member of several Journals, including IEEE and MDPI. He is currently the editorial board member of Open Journal of Mathematical Sciences, the deputy director of China Information Theory society, the co-chair of China's 6G-ANA TG4, and the chairman of Network and Communication Technology Committee of IEEE ChinaSIP. His current research interests are in 6G wireless communication network and machine learning, semantic information theory and generalized information theory, big data processing theory, intelligent network and system detection, etc.