Invited Speakers  特邀嘉宾

The invited speaker list is in attendance confirmation time order. | 特邀报告名单按确认参会的时间先后顺序排列。


Prof. Boon-Chong Seet
Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Boon-Chong Seet received his B.Eng, M.Eng, and Ph.D degrees from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 1999, 2001, and 2005, respectively. Upon graduation, he joined the Singapore-Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alliance (SMA) Programme as a Research Fellow at the National University of Singapore. Since 2007, he is with the Auckland University of Technology, where he is currently a full professor and heads the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE). He founded and led a wireless research group in the Department for five years, before it successfully transformed into a larger School-wide Centre for Wireless and Intelligent Systems Engineering (WISE) where he served as Director. He also co-founded the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) New Zealand North (NZN) Chapter where he served as Vice-Chair for five years. In 2023, he stepped down to assume the Deputy Director role for WISE, when he stepped up to become the NZN Chapter Chair for IEEE VTS. His research activities span the fields of info-communication technologies (ICT), with a focus on sensing, computing, and communication technologies for smart systems. He is the author of over 175 publications with a Scopus H-index of 27 and Google H-index of 32. He has supervised 10 PhD and 4 ME thesis students to completion as primary supervisor.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Shuai Yao
Southeast University, China

Dr. Shuai Yao is currently an associate professor in School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University (SEU). His research interests include underwater acoustic signal processing, array signal processing, signal detection and parameter estimation, and time-frequency analysis. He has taken charge of more than 5 projects such as the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the pre-researches of the 13th Five-Year Plan. He has published nearly 20 papers and authorized more than 10 patents as the first author. As one of the main contributors, he won the First Grade Science and Technology Progress Award of the Ministry of Education in 2017, the Second Grade National Science and Technology Progress Award in 2018, and the First Grade Science and Technology Progress Award from CSSC in 2019.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Chenguang Shi
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Chenguang Shi received the B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA) in 2012 and 2017, respectively. He is currently an associate professor with the Key Laboratory of Radar Imaging and Microwave Photonics, NUAA, Ministry of Education. His main research interests include radar resource-aware management, low probability of intercept optimization, radar network signal processing, adaptive radar waveform design, and target tracking. He has published more than 80 scientific articles in refereed journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Sensors Journal, etc. He received the Best Paper Award in 2022 International Conference on Autonomous Unmanned Systems, the Best Poster Award in 2021 International Conference on Autonomous Unmanned Systems, the Best Paper Honorable Mentions in 2021 International Conference on Control, Automation and Information Sciences, and the Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Nomination Award from China Electronic Education Association in 2020, etc.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Lei Xie
Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

Lei Xie received the B.S. degree in information technology and the Ph.D. degree in underwater acoustic engineering from the School of Marine Science and Technology, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NWPU), Xi’an, China, in 2011 and 2018, respectively. From 2018 to 2021, as a postdoctoral researcher, he was engaged in the research of ocean internal waves at Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China.
He is currently an associate professor and master supervisor of School of Marine Science and Technology, NWPU. His main research interests include ocean acoustics, underwater acoustic propagation in complex waveguide, underwater acoustic signal processing and parameter estimation. He has published more than 20 papers on Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, IEEE Access, IEEE OCEANS Conference, and so on. He serves as a reviewer for several journals, including Acta Acoustica, Chinese Physic B, IEEE Access.

 

 

Prof. Zhichao Zhang
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China

Zhichao Zhang is with the School of Mathematics and Statistics, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, where he is currently a Full Professor and a Doctoral Supervisor. He has published more than 60 journal articles in IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INFORMATION THEORY, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SIGNAL PROCESSING, IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS, IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS, Signal Processing, and Journal of Fourier Analysis and Applications. His current research interests include Mathematical Theories, Methods, and Applications in Signal and Information Processing. He was the Director of China Society for Computational Mathematics, the Managing Director of Jiangsu Mathematical Society, the Vice President of the Jiangsu Society for Computational Mathematics, the Director of the Jiangsu Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, the Deputy Director of the Center for Applied Mathematics of Jiangsu Province, and the Executive Deputy Director of the Jiangsu International Joint Laboratory on System Modeling and Data Analysis. He served as the Youth Editorial Board Member of Electronics and Signal Processing, and the Conference Program Co-Chair, Area Chair, Technical Committee Member and Session Chair for many international conferences, such as the APSIPA ASC, ICICSP, ICSPS, ICOSP, and SPML. He was listed among world’s top 2% scientists recognized by Stanford University in 2021, 2022 and 2023.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Xiaochen Yuan
Macao Polytechnic University, Macao, China

Xiaochen Yuan received her B.Sc. degree in Electronic Information Technology from the Macau University of Science and Technology in 2008, M.Sc. Degree in E-Commerce Technology and Ph.D. degree in Software Engineering from the University of Macau in 2010 and 2013 respectively. From 2014 to 2015, she was a postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Computer and Information Science of the University of Macau. From 2016 to 2021, she was an Assistant Professor and an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Information Technology of the Macau University of Science and Technology. She is currently an Associate Professor with the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the Macao Polytechnic University. Her research interests include Digital Watermarking, Multimedia Forensics, Tampering Detection and Self-Recovery, Remote Image Processing, and Deep Learning Techniques and Applications. So far, she has published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers in SCI(E)-indexed journals, and she has been served as reviewers for journals in related areas and served as technical committee members for international conferences in the past years.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Ming Zhang
Xi'an Jiaotong University, China

Ming Zhang received the Ph.D. degree in electronic science and technology from Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, China, in 2017. From 2011 to 2014, he was with Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Xi’an, China. He is currently an associate professor at Xi'an Jiaotong University. His research interests include array signal processing and numerical optimization, with applications to radar, satellite navigation, and wireless communications. He has coauthored more than 20 papers in IEEE Signal Process. Mag., IEEE Trans. Signal Process., IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag., IEEE Trans. Veh. Technol., IEEE Trans. Aerosp. Electron. Syst., and IEEE J. Select. Areas Commun. He received the Young Investigator Award in 2017 in the 7th ICICT and the Siyuan Scholar Award in 2023 at Xi'an Jiaotong University. He was funded by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Peixian Zhuang
University of Science and Technology Beijing, China

Peixian Zhuang is currently an Associate Professor in the Key Laboratory of Knowledge Automation for Industrial Processes, Ministry of Education, the School of Automation and Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, Beijing, China. From 2020 to 2022, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow and an Assistant Research Fellow with the Department of Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He received the Ph.D. degree from Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, in 2016. From 2017 to 2020, he was a Lecturer with Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, Nanjing, China.
His research interests include sparse representation, Bayesian machine learning, and deep learning. He has published more than 40 research papers (IEEE TIP, TCVST, TGRS, etc.) in Image Processing and Computer Vision, with more than 1800 times of Google citations and 5 papers of highly cited ESI. He has been selected into the World’s Top 2% Scientists (Single-year Impact) in 2023. He was a recipient of the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertations of Fujian province in 2017, and a winner of IFAC Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence Paper Prize Award-Application in 2023. He has served as a Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, International Journal of Computer Vision, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, etc. He also served as the Session Chair for IEEE International Conference on Signal and Image Processing in 2019, the Guest Editor for Journal of Electronics and Information Technology in 2021, the Top 25% reviewer of Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) in 2021, the Outstanding Reviewer of Journal of Electronics and Information Technology in 2022 and 2023, etc.

 

 

Prof. Ningbo Liu
Naval Aviation University, China

Liu Ningbo (1983-), professor of the Naval Aviation University, postgraduate tutor, Taishan Scholars expert and high-level innovative talent at provincial and ministerial level, member of the Electronics Society Young Scientist Club. He received a Ph.D. degree in information and communication engineering from Naval Aviation University, and worked as a post-doctoral in the second academy of China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation. His research interest is intelligent signal processing and radar target detection.
He undertook the Basic Science Center project of the National Natural Science Foundation, Equipment pre-research projects. He won the first and the second prizes of provincial and ministerial science and technology progress award.
He has published more than 60 papers, granted more than 20 patents, 10 software copyrights and published 4 monographs, two of which have been funded by National Publishing Fund.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Yang Su
Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, China

Yang Su received the Ph.D. degree in information and communication engineering from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China, in 2023. He then joined the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST). His current research interests focus on the networked radar system, radar resource-aware management, collaborative sensing and information fusion, optimization theory and low probability of intercept, target tracking. He has published scientific articles in refereed journals, such as IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Signal Processing, IEEE Systems Journal, IET Signal Processing, Journal of Systems Engineering and Electronics, etc.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Chaoqun Yang
Southeast University, China

Chaoqun Yang is currently an associate professor with Southeast University. Prior to that, he was an engineer at Nanjing Research Institute of Electronics Technology. He received the B.S. degree in marine technology from Xiamen University, Xiamen, China, in 2014, and the Ph.D. degree in information science and electronic engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2019. His research interest concentrates on multi-target tracking, radar signal processing, cyber security, and information fusion, etc. He has published more than 40 related papers in the fields of cyber security, information fusion and signal processing. He was the session co-chair and received the best organizers award of the international conference on autonomous unmanned systems in 2022. He also serves as the Session Chair for IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in 2024, He is a current associate editor of IET Wireless Sensor Systems, one of the guest editors of Internet Technology Letters. He is also an active reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Signal Processing, etc.

 

 

Prof. Shuwen Xu
Xidian University, China

Shuwen Xu (IEEE Senior Member) was born in Anhui, China. He received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees, both in electronic engineering, from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 2006 and 2011, respectively. He is currently a professor and vice director with the National Laboratory of Radar Signal Processing, Xidian University. He is also the vice director of National Collaborative Innovation Center of Information Sensing and Understanding. His research interests are in the fields of radar target detection, statistical Learning, and SAR image processing.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Sinong Quan
National University of Defense Technology, China

Sinong Quan received the Ph.D. degree in information and communication engineering from the National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, in 2019. He is currently an Associate Professor with the College of Electronic Science and Technology, National University of Defense Technology. He has authored more than 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals, co-authored 2 books, and holds 10 patents, among many conference papers. Dr. Quan was awarded the National Postdoctoral Innovative Talent Support Program in 2022. He was a recipient of the first-class science and technology progress award of ministry of education in 2022, and the second-class nature science Award of Chinese institute of electronics in 2021. He was also the winner of the outstanding doctoral dissertation of the PLA in 2021 and the outstanding master dissertation of Hunan Province in 2018.
Dr. Quan currently serves as a Reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis, and several other international journals in the remote sensing field. His research interests include imaging radar countermeasure and recognition, polarimetric radar information processing, target detection, pattern recognition, and machine learning.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Yutao Liu
Ocean University of China, China

Yutao Liu received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from the Harbin Institute of Technology, in 2011, 2013, and 2018, respectively. From 2014 to 2016, he was a visiting student with Shanghai Jiao Tong University. From 2018 to 2021, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow with Tsinghua University. He is currently an Associate Professor with the Ocean University of China. He was selected into the "Young Talents Project" of Ocean University of China in 2021. He has hosted the projects of National Science Foundation of China, China Postdoctoral Science Foundation, and Shandong Natural Science Foundation. He has published more than 50 scientific and technical papers in the fields of image processing and computer vision. He is a member of China Computer Federation (CCF) and Chinese Association for Artificial Intelligence (CAAI). He was a Guest editor of the journal of Applied Sciences. He is a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, Displays, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, CVPR, ICME, ICIP, VCIP, etc. His research interests include image quality assessment, image enhancement, enhancement assessment, underwater image quality assessment, underwater image enhancement/restoration, underwater image processing, deep learning and computer vision.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Fei Wang
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

He received the B. S. degree in power engineering from HoHai University in 1998, and the M.S. and the Ph.D. degrees in signal processing from Jilin University in 2003 and 2006, respectively; in 2011, he worked as a visiting scholar at Queens University of Belfast for one year funded by the China Scholarship Council; in 2017, he was invited by the 14th IBCAST International Conference, the CIE radar 2021 and the ICSPS 2022 to give special lectures; he has successively presided over or undertaken Aeronautical Science Foundation of China, National Natural Science Foundation of China, National Defense Pre-search Program and National Defense Program (973 Program); he has won the first prize of Jilin Province Science and Technology Progress Award twice, and the second prize of National Defense Science and Technology Progress Award twice; he has published 30 papers included in SCI, authorized 10 national invention patents, 2 software copyrights, and co-published 5 monographs.

 

 

Prof. Yong Jia
Chengdu University of Technology, China

JIA YONG, received his master's and doctor's degrees from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in June 2010 and June 2014 respectively. He was a Visiting Researcher at the Center for Advanced Communications, Villanova University. Currently, he is a professor at Chengdu University of Technology, and he also is a candidate for academic and technical leader of Sichuan Province. His research interests include intelligent electromagnetic perception and countermeasures, radar detection of concealed targets in urban environments, and individual recognition of communication radiation sources. He has published more than 60 papers, and granted more than 20 patents. He won one first-class prize of Sichuan Science and Technology Progress Award and first-class prize of Science and Technology Progress in Machinery Industry of Sichuan Province.

 

 

Prof. Heng Chai
723rd Research Institute of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), China

Chai Heng graduated from Harbin Engineering University in 2009, majoring in signal processing from the School of Underwater Acoustic Engineering. He is currently working in the 723rd Research Institute of China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC). His main research interests are intrapulse modulation recognition, Specific Emitter Identification, and application of machine learning methods. He has published more than 10 papers in core journals at home and abroad, authorized more than 10 patents, served as the technical leader of a number of topics, and won one second prize and one third prize of provincial and ministerial scientific and technological progress.

 

 

Prof. Yong Yang
National University of Defense Technology, China

Yong Yang received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Information and Communication Engineering from the National University of Defense Technology, Changsha, China, in 2007, 2009, and 2014, respectively. He won the outstanding master's thesis of the Chinese army in 2011. He is currently a professor with the School of Electronic Science in National University of Defense Technology. His fields of interest include radar target detection and interference suppression. He has published more than 70 papers and three books.

 

 

Prof. Xiao Han, Harbin Engineering University, China

Xiao Han received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in underwater acoustic engineering from Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China, in 2011, 2014, and 2016, respectively, where he is currently a professor with the College of Underwater Acoustic Engineering. He has been a visiting scholar with Acoustic Research Laboratory, National University of Singapore from April 2019 to April 2020. He serves as the youth editorial board or editorial board member of several journals, such as Acta Acustica, Journal of Signal Processing, Journal of Marine Science and Application. He serves as a member of the Underwater Communication Professional Committee of the China Institute of Communications, a member of the Youth Working Committee of the China Naval Architecture Engineering Society. He has published more than 40 research papers in related journals. He is the holder of more than 20 patents. He is the principle investigator of more than ten research projects. He won the first prize of Heilongjiang Provincial Science and Technology Progress Award, the first prize of Ocean Engineering Science and Technology Award, etc. His research interests include underwater acoustic communication and networking, polar acoustic and information technology.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Lutao Liu, Harbin Engineering University, China

Lutao Liu obtained his B.S. degree from Southeast University, his M.S. degree from Harbin Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. from Harbin Engineering University. Between 2013 and 2014, he served as a Visiting Scholar at the Sevens Institute of Technology in the United States. He is currently an Associate Professor at Harbin Engineering University. He has led projects funded by the National Science Foundation of China, the Aeronautical Science Foundation of China, and the National Defense Pre-Research Program. He has published more than 30 SCI-indexed papers.and been awarded provincial and ministerial-level scientific and technological awards three times. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of the Chinese Institute of Electronics. His research focuses on electronic warfare signal processing, including spatial spectrum estimation, passive localization, radar signal sorting, and radar jamming techniques.

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Lin Gao, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Assoc. Prof. Lin Gao received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees all in information and communication engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). From 2018 to 2020, he was a postdoc research fellow at the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Florence. From 2021 to 2023 he was a lecturer with the School of Information and Communication Engineering of UESTC, where he is now an associate professor. He served as the guest editor for special issues on Remote Sensing, Electronics, Applied Sciences, and he is a TPC member of the FUSION conference. His research interests include statistical signal processing, source localization, multi-sensor multi-target tracking, information fusion and multi-vehicle SLAM.