Keynote Speaker I

Prof. Ryuji Kohno
Yokohama National University, Japan
(IEEE and IEICE Fellow)

Biography: Ryuji Kohno received Ph.D. degree from the University of Tokyo in 1984. Since 1998 he has been a Professor of Graduate School of Engineering Science and the Director of Medical ICT Center in Yokohama National University. He was part-timely a director of ATL in SONY CSL, a director of UWB Technology and Medical ICT institutes of NICT. Since 2007 He is a Finnish Distinguished Professor, University of Oulu, Finland. He is currently the CEO of University of Oulu Research Institute Japan - CWC-Nippon Co. since 2012. He was elected as a member of the Board of Governors of IEEE Information Theory Society. He was editors of the IEEE Transactions on IT, Communications, and ITS. He is fellows of IEEE and IEICE, and was vice-president of IEICE Engineering Sciences Society, a founder and the Chairmen of the IEICE Technical Committees on SST(WBS), ITS, and SDR, Medical ICT and RCC. He became a Distinguished Professor of Oulu University. He was an principal leader of MEXT 21th Century COE and Global COE programs. He is currently a director of Research Center for Novel Medical Systems Based on Interdisciplinary Research between Social and Natural Sciences, and the President of Kanagawa Medical Device Regulatory Science Center. 

Keynote Speaker II

Prof. John C.S. Lui
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
(ACM, IEEE and HKAES Fellow)

Biography: John C.S. Lui is currently the Choh-Ming Li Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from UCLA. After his graduation, he joined the IBM Laboratory and participated in research and development projects on file systems and parallel I/O architectures. He later joined the CSE Department at CUHK. He has been a visiting professor in computer science departments at UCLA, Columbia University, University of Maryland at College Park, Purdue University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Universit degli Studi di Torino in Italy. Currently, he is leading a group of students and post-docs in the Advanced Networking and System Research Laboratory (ANSRLab). His current research interests are in online learning algorithms and applications (e.g., multi-armed bandits, reinforcement learning), machine learning on network sciences and networking systems, large scale data analytics, network/system security, network economics, large scale storage systems and performance evaluation theory. John is an active consultant to industry, believing that it is an effective way to do technology transfer and a wonderful way to learn about real and relevant research problems. John is currrently the senior editor in the IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, and has been serving in the editorial board of ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems , IEEE Transactions on Network Science & Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Journal of Performance Evaluation, Journal of Network Science and International Journal of Network Security. He is a member of the review panel in the IEEE Koji Kobayashi Computers and Communications Award committee, and has served at the IEEE Fellow Review Committees. John has also been a reviewer and panel member for NSF, Canadian Research Council and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). John served as the chairman of the CSE Department from 2005-2011, as well as the Associate Dean of Research in the College of Engineering at CUHK (2014-2018). He received various departmental teaching awards and the CUHK Vice-Chancellor's Exemplary Teaching Award. John also received the CUHK Faculty of Engineering Research Excellence Award (2011-2012). John is a co-recipient of the best paper award in the IFIP WG 7.3 Performance 2005, IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2006, SIMPLEX 2013, and ACM RecSys 2017. He is an elected member of the IFIP WG 7.3, Fellow of ACM, Fellow of IEEE, Senior Research Fellow of the Croucher Foundation, Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences (HKAES), and was the past chair of the ACM SIGMETRICS (2011-2015). His personal interests include films and general reading. (more)

Keynote Speaker III

Prof. Koichi Asatani, Shanghai University, China
(IEEE Fellow and IEICE Fellow)

Biography: Dr. Koichi Asatani: received his B.E.E.E., M.E.E.E. and Ph. D. degrees from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and 1974, respectively. From 1974 to 1997, Dr. Asatani was with NTT and engaged in R&D on optical fiber communication systems, hi-definition video transmission systems, FTTH, ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM networks, IP Networks and their strategic planning. From 1997 to 2014, he served as Professor at Kogakuin University. From 1999 to 2012, he joined Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication, Waseda University as Visiting Professor. He is Adjunct Professor, Shanghai University from 2019. He was Chair Professor, Nankai University, Tianjin, China for 2014 through2018. He is also Professor Emeritus, Kogakuin University. He is Life Fellow of IEEE and Life Fellow of IEICE. He was appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society for 2006-2009, 2011-2012, and 2013-2014.

He is the founder of Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling Symposium at IEEE ICCs and IEEE Globecoms. He served as co-chair for this symposium at ICCs and Globecoms for 2002-2004. He is Ex-Chair and Advisory Board Member of IEEE Technical Committee on Communication Quality and Reliability (CQR-TC), Feature Editor on Standards (1993-1999), Senior Technical Editor (1999-2005) of IEEE Communications Magazine. He also served as Executive Chair, ICC2011 in Kyoto. From 1988 through 2000, he served as Vice-Chairman of ITU-T SG 13 (formerly CCITT SG XVIII), responsible for digital networks including GII, IP networks, NGN and Future Networks. He served as Chair for National Committee on Next Generation Networks in Japan. He also served as Chair, R&D and Standardizations Working Group, Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum. He served as IEEE Communications Society Director, Membership Programs Development for 2014-2015 term. He is currently Chair, IEEE Com Soc GIMS Committee and Fellow Evaluation Committee member. He has been serving as a Board member, IEICE, and Chair, IEICE Standards Activities since 2014.

He has published more than fifty papers, authored/co-authored nineteen books, and gave more than 120 talks including keynotes and invited talks at the prestigious international conferences such as IEEE ICC and Globecom.

His current interests include Information Networks including Broadband networking, Internet Interworking, IP telephony, NGN, Future Networks, IoT, 5G Networking and their QoS aspects.

Keynote Speaker IV

Prof. Hong Lin
University of Houston-Downtown, USA

Professor Hong Lin received his PhD in Computer Science in 1997 at the University of Science and Technology of China. Hong Lin was a postdoctoral research associate at Purdue University; an assistant research officer at the National Research Council, Canada, and a software engineer at Nokia, Inc. Dr. Lin is currently a professor in computer science and an assistant chair at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering Technology. His research interests include human-centered computing, cognitive intelligence, data analytics, and parallel/distributed computing. He is the supervisor of the Grid Computing Lab at UHD. He is also a senior member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).