IEEE Access Senior Editors

IEEE Access Senior Editors are IEEE Fellows or experienced IEEE Senior Members who are highly accomplished in their respective fields in terms of technical publication. Senior Editors directly assist the Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, and Associate Editors with making decisions that ensure the publication maintains the highest quality while adhering to the publication policies and procedures of IEEE.

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Ala Al-Fuqaha
Ala Al-Fuqaha
Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU),
Ar-Rayyan, Qatar
Professor and Associate Provost

About Prof. Al-Fuqaha

Ala Al-Fuqaha is professor and associate provost at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU). He served as Principal Investigator or Co-PI on multiple research projects funded by NSF, MDOT, TUBITAK, Qatar Foundation, Cisco, Boeing, AVL, Stryker, Wolverine, Traumasoft, and Western Michigan University. His research interests include the robustness, privacy, and ethical aspects of AI-driven systems, securing the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart city services, the use of edge computing in support of IoT and smart city applications, the use of machine learning in general and deep learning in particular in support of the data-driven and self-driven management of networks and large-scale deployments of IoT and smart city infrastructure and services, applications of digital twins and the metaverse, applications of distributed ledgers and blockchain, autonomic management and planning of software-defined networks (SDN), and engineering education. He is a senior member of the IEEE, a senior member of the ACM, and an ABET Program Evaluator (PEV) and commissioner. He serves on editorial boards of multiple journals. He also served as chair, co-chair, and technical program committee member of multiple international conferences, including IEEE VTC, IEEE Globecom, and IEEE ICC.
John Baillieul
John Baillieul
Boston University,
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Dr. Baillieul IEEE Fellow

John Baillieul has held appointments in three departments at Boston University; he is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He is former Chairman of two departments.
Professor Baillieul is active in the IEEE Control Systems Society where he served as President in 2006. He has also served in various capacities on the editorial board of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control. From 1992 to 1998, he was Editor-in-Chief of this journal, which was the most highly cited of all journals in Electrical Engineering in both 2006 and 2007. He is an IEEE Fellow for contributions to nonlinear control theory, robotics, and the control of complex mechanical systems. He received the IEEE Third Millennium Medal. He is also Fellow of SIAM and a Fellow of IFAC. Baillieul has held leadership positions in both TAB and PSPB, including past IEEE VP of Publication Services and Products.
Gerard Capolino
Gerard Capolino
University of Picardie “Jules Verne”,
Amiens, France
Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering

About Dr. Capolino IEEE Fellow

Gérard-André Capolino (A’77, M’82, SM’89, F’02, LF’19) received the B.Sc. in electrical engineering from Ecole Centrale de Marseille, Marseille, France in 1974, the M.Sc. from CentraleSupelec, Paris, France in 1975, the Ph.D. from Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France in 1978 and the D.Sc. from Grenoble Alpes University, Grenoble, France in 1987. He is a Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Picardie “Jules Verne”, Amiens, France.
He has published more than 550 papers and technical reports. He has been the President of the IEEE-Industrial Electronics Society (2012-2013) and the IEEE France Section Chair (2005-2007). His research interests are design, control and condition monitoring of electrical machines and drives. He has received 5 prestigious international awards in the field of electrical machines: the 2008 IEEE-IES Dr.-Ing. Eugene Mittelmann Achievement Award, the 2010 ICEM Arthur Ellison Achievement Award, the 2011 IEEE-PELS Diagnostics Achievement Award, the 2016 ICEM John Tegopoulos Distinguished Service Award and the 2017 IEEE-PES Cyril Veinott Electromechanical Energy Conversion Award. He has been Associate Editor has been an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (2003-2018), the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics since 2003 and of the IEEE <cite>Access</cite> since 2014. He has been also IEEE-IES ITeN Editorial Board Chair since 2012. He has been Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics for 9 special sections on Electrical Machines: January 2010, May 2011, May 2012, June 2012, August 2013, September 2013, August 2014, September 2014 and March 2015. He has been also the acting Chair for the Steering Committee of the International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) from 2006 to 2019 and of the IEEE-SDEMPED from 1997 to 2019.
Babu Chalamala
Babu Chalamala
Sandia National Laboratories,
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Head of the Energy Storage Technology and Systems Department and Program Manager for grid energy storage

About Dr. Chalamala IEEE Fellow

Babu Chalamala (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.Tech. degree in electronics and communications engineering from Sri Venkateswara University and the Ph.D. degree in physics from the University of North Texas. He is Head of the Energy Storage Technology and Systems Department and Program Manager for grid energy storage at Sandia National Laboratories. Prior to joining Sandia in 2015, he was a Corporate Fellow of MEMC Electronic Materials, where he led research and development, and product development in grid scale energy storage for five years. Before that, he founded two startup companies commercializing large format lithium batteries and digital X-ray sources. Earlier, he was a Research Staff Member at Motorola and Texas Instruments, where he made contributions to the development of materials and device technologies for flat panel displays and microelectronics.
Dr. Chalamala is a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences, St. Louis, a Life Member of the Electrochemical Society, and a member of the Materials Research Society. He is Chair of Energy Storage and Stationary Battery Committee of IEEE Power and Energy Society. He was a Guest Editor of the MRS Bulletin, The Proceedings of the IEEE, and the IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics. He has served on the Editorial Board of The Proceedings of the IEEE, IEEE Access, IEEE Journal of Display Technology and Energy Storage. He was a recipient of the 2015 James Eads Award from the Academy of Sciences, St. Louis.
Shyi-Ming Chen
Shyi-Ming Chen
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology,
Taipei, Taiwan
Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering

About Dr. Chen IEEE Fellow

Professor Shyi-Ming Chen received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in June 1991. He is a Chair Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. From August 2007 to July 2010, he was the Dean of the College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Jinwen University of Science and Technology, New Taipei City, Taiwan. From August 2011 to July 2012, he was the Vice President of the National Taichung University of Education, Taichung, Taiwan. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Artificial Intelligence (TAAI) from January 2005 to January 2009. He was the President of the Taiwanese Association for Consumer Electronics (TACE) from December 2008 to December 2012 and from December 2014 to December 2016.
He has published more than 520 papers in referred journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. His research interests include Fuzzy Systems, Intelligent Systems, Computational Intelligence, Knowledge-Based Systems, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Big Data Analysis, Genetic Algorithms, and Particle Swam Optimization Techniques. Professor Chen is an IEEE Fellow, an IET Fellow and an IFSA Fellow. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the 2001 Distinguished Talented Person Award, Republic of China, for Distinguished Contributions in Information Technologies, the 2002 Distinguished Electrical Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering (CIEE), Republic of China, the 2008 Distinguished Engineering Professor Award granted by the Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Republic of China, and the 2019 Amity Researcher Award, India, for significant contribution in the field of Artificial Intelligence. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society from 2012 to 2015. He was a 2014 Fellow Evaluation Committee Member of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. Professor Chen is an Editor-in-Chief of Granular Computing, an Associate Editor-in-Chief of Applied Intelligence, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, an Associate Editor of Information Sciences, an Editorial Board Member of Information Fusion, an Editorial Board Member of Applied Soft Computing, an Editorial Board Member of Applied Intelligence, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Intelligent & Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the International Journal on Artificial Intelligence Tools, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, an Editor of New Mathematics and Natural Computation, an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Fuzzy Systems, an Associate Editor of the Journal of Information Science and Engineering, an Associate Editor of Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, an Editorial Board Member of Knowledge-Based Systems, and an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Innovative Computing, Information and Control.
Sinem Coleri
Sinem Coleri
Koc University,
Istanbul, Turkey
Professor

About Dr. Coleri IEEE Fellow

Sinem Coleri received the BS degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Bilkent University in 2000, the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering and computer sciences from University of California Berkeley in 2002 and 2005. She worked as a research scientist in Wireless Sensor Networks Berkeley Lab under sponsorship of Pirelli and Telecom Italia from 2006 to 2009. Since September 2009, she has been a faculty member in the department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Koc University, where she is currently Professor. Her research interests are in wireless communications and networking with applications in cyber-physical systems, machine-to-machine communication, sensor networks and intelligent transportation systems. She received TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Incentive Award and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2020 Neal Shepherd Memorial Best Propagation Paper Award in 2020, College of Engineering Outstanding Faculty Award at Koc University and IEEE Communications Letters Exemplary Editor Award as Area Editor in 2019, Outstanding Achievement Award by Higher Education Council and Academician of the Year Award by ANTIKAD (Antalya Businesswoman Association) in 2018, IEEE Communications Letters Exemplary Editor Award and METU- Prof. Dr. Mustafa Parlar Foundation Research Encouragement Award in 2017, IEEE Communications Letters Exemplary Editor Award and Science Heroes Association - Scientist of the Year Award in 2016, Turkish Academy of Sciences Distinguished Young Scientist (TUBA-GEBIP) and TAF (Turkish Academic Fellowship) Network - Outstanding Young Scientist Awards in 2015, Science Academy Young Scientist (BAGEP) Award in 2014, Turk Telekom Collaborative Research Award in 2011 and 2012, Marie Curie Reintegration Grant in 2010, and Regents Fellowship from University of California Berkeley in 2000. She has been Area Editor of IEEE Communications Letters and IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society since 2019, Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications since 2017 and Editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology since 2016. She is a Fellow of the IEEE and Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE ComSoc.
Karu Esselle
Karu Esselle
University of Technology Sydney,
Sydney, Australia
Distinguished Professor in Electromagnetic and Antenna Engineering at the University of Technology Sydney and a Visiting Professor of Macquarie University, Sydney

About Dr. Esselle IEEE Fellow

Karu Esselle is the Distinguished Professor in Electromagnetic and Antenna Engineering at the University of Technology Sydney and a Visiting Professor of Macquarie University, Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales, IEEE and Engineers Australia, and a Director of Innovations for Humanity. He has also served as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council and the Division Executive at Macquarie University. Karu chaired the prestigious Distinguished Lecturer Program Committee of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation (AP) Society and IEEE New South Wales Section, and served in the IEEE AP Society Administrative Committee 2015-20 and seven committees of the Society. He chairs the Board of management of Australian Antenna Measurement Facility. He was one of the two short-listed candidates in the global ballot for 2019 Society President and an AP Distinguished Lecturer appointed in 2016. Karu’s most recent awards include the top Space award in Australia – the “Winner of Winners” Excellence Award – as well as the Academic of Year Award at the 2022 Australian Space Awards, both the most prestigious Excellence Award and the Academic of the Year Award at 2021 Australian Defence Industry Awards, Finalist for 2021 Australian national Eureka Prize for Outstanding Mentor of Young Researchers, Runner-up to the same prize in 2020, 2019 Motohisa Kanda Award for the most cited paper in IEEE Transactions on EMC in the past five years, 2021 IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) Outstanding Volunteer Award, and 2020 IEEE NSW Outstanding Volunteer Award. According to the Special Report on Research published by The Australian national newspaper, he was the 2019 National Research Field Leader in both Microelectronics and Electromagnetism fields. Karu has authored over 650 research publications and his papers have been cited ~12,500 times. In 2022 May, his h-index is 53 and i-10 is 212. Since 2002, his research team has been involved with research grants, contracts and PhD scholarships worth over 22 million dollars, including 15 Australian Research Council grants.
Zhiwei Gao
Zhiwei Gao
Northumbria University,
Newcastle, UK
Reader and Head of the Electrical Power and Control Systems Research Group

About Dr. Gao IEEE Fellow

Zhiwei Gao (Fellow of IEEE) received the BEng degree in industrial automation and MEng and PhD degrees in systems engineering from Tianjin University respectively in 1987, 1993, and 1996. Currently he is the Reader and Head of Electrical Power and Control Systems Research Group at Northumbria University. His research interests include estimation and filtering, diagnosis and control, digital twins, wind energy systems, electric vehicles, offshore energy, and power electronics. He has served as academic editor and leading guest editor in premier journals such as IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics: Systems, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, IEEE Access, and Renewable Energy (Elsevier). He is the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship (2004) and the Fellow of IEEE (2023).
Jon Garibaldi
Jon Garibaldi
University of Nottingham,
Nottingham, England
Head of School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, Head of the Intelligent Modelling and Analysis (IMA) Research Group, and Founding Director of the University of Nottingham Advanced Data Analysis Centre

About Dr. Garibaldi IEEE Fellow

Jon Garibaldi received the B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Physics from Bristol University, UK in 1984, and the M.Sc. degree in Intelligent Systems and the Ph.D. degree in Uncertainty Handling in Immediate Neonatal Assessment from the University of Plymouth, UK in 1990 and 1997, respectively. Prof. Garibaldi is currently Head of School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham, Head of the Intelligent Modelling and Analysis (IMA) Research Group, and Founding Director of the University of Nottingham Advanced Data Analysis Centre. His main research interest is in developing intelligent techniques to model human reasoning in uncertain environments, with a particular emphasis on the medical domain. Prof. Garibaldi has been the PI on EU and EPSRC projects worth over £3.5m, and CoI on a portfolio of grants worth over £80m. Prof. Garibaldi has published over 300 articles on fuzzy systems and intelligent data analysis, including over 100 journal papers and over 200 conference articles. Prof. Garibaldi was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, the leading international journal in the field of fuzzy methods, from 2017-2022. He was Publications Chair of FUZZ-IEEE 2007 and General Chair of the 2009 UK Workshop on Computational Intelligence, and has served regularly in the organising committees and programme committees of a range of leading international conferences and workshops, such as FUZZ-IEEE, WCCI, EURO and PPSN. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Amitava (Amitabha) Ghosh
Amitava (Amitabha) Ghosh
Nokia Standards and Strategy,
Naperville, IL, USA

About Dr. Ghosh IEEE Fellow

Amitabha (Amitava) Ghosh (F’15) is a Nokia Fellow and works at Nokia Standards and Strategy. He joined Motorola in 1990 after receiving his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University, Dallas. Since joining Motorola he worked on multiple wireless technologies starting from IS-95, cdma-2000, 1xEV-DV/1XTREME, 1xEV-DO, UMTS, HSPA, 802.16e/WiMAX and 3GPP LTE. He has 60 issued patents, has written multiple book chapters and has authored numerous external and internal technical papers. He is currently working on 5G Evolution and 6G technologies. Recently, he was elected chair of the NextGA (an US 6G initiative) National Roadmap Working Group. His research interests are in the area of digital communications, signal processing and wireless communications. He is the recipient of 2016 IEEE Stephen O. Rice and 2017 Neal Shephard prize, member of IEEE Access editorial board and co-author of the book titled “Essentials of LTE and LTE-A”.
Guangjie Han
Guangjie Han
Hohai University,
Changzhou, China
Professor with the Department of Internet of Things Engineering, Hohai University, Changzhou

About Dr. Han IEEE Fellow

Guangjie Han (Fellow, IEEE) is currently a Professor with the Department of Internet of Things Engineering, Hohai University, Changzhou, China. He received his Ph.D. degree from Northeastern University, Shenyang, China, in 2004. In February 2008, he finished his work as a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Computer Science, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea. From October 2010 to October 2011, he was a Visiting Research Scholar with Osaka University, Suita, Japan. From January 2017 to February 2017, he was a Visiting Professor with City University of Hong Kong, China. From July 2017 to July 2020, he was a Distinguished Professor with Dalian University of Technology, China. His current research interests include Internet of Things, Industrial Internet, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Mobile Computing, Security and Privacy. Dr. Han has over 400 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, in addition to 160 granted and pending patents. Currently, his H-index is 59 and i10-index is 247 in Google Citation (Google Scholar). The total citation count of his papers raises above 12600+ times. Dr. Han is a Fellow of the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET). He has served on the Editorial Boards of up to 10 international journals, including the IEEE Systems, IEEE/CCA JAS, Telecommunication Systems, etc. He has guest-edited several special issues in IEEE Journals and Magazines, including the IEEE JSAC, IEEE Communications, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, Computer Networks, etc. Dr. Han has also served as chair of organizing and technical committees in many international conferences. He has been awarded 2020 IEEE Systems Journal Annual Best Paper Award and the 2017-2019 IEEE Access Outstanding Associate Editor Award. He is a Fellow of IEEE.
Zhu Han
Zhu Han
University of Houston,
Houston, Texas, USA
John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as in the Computer Science Department, University of Houston, TX USA

About Dr. Han IEEE Fellow

Zhu Han (S’01–M’04-SM’09-F’14) received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. From 2000 to 2002, he was an R&D Engineer of JDSU, Germantown, Maryland. From 2003 to 2006, he was a Research Associate at the University of Maryland. From 2006 to 2008, he was an assistant professor at Boise State University, Idaho. Currently, he is a John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as in the Computer Science Department at the University of Houston, Texas. Dr. Han is AAAS fellow since 2019 and 1% highly cited researcher according to Web of Science since 2017.
His research interests include wireless resource allocation and management, wireless communications and networking, game theory, big data analysis, security, and smart grid. Dr. Han received an NSF Career Award in 2010, the Fred W. Ellersick Prize of the IEEE Communication Society in 2011, the EURASIP Best Paper Award for the Journal on Advances in Signal Processing in 2015, IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize in the field of Communications Systems (best paper award in IEEE JSAC) in 2016, and several best paper awards in IEEE conferences. Dr. Han was an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2015-2018, and is AAAS fellow since 2019 and ACM distinguished Member since 2019. Dr. Han is 1% highly cited researcher since 2017 according to Web of Science.
Akira Hirose
Akira Hirose
The University of Tokyo,
Tokyo, Japan
Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, and also with the Department of Bioengineering, The University of Tokyo

About Prof. Hirose IEEE Fellow

Akira Hirose received the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from the University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, in 1991. In 1987, he joined the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), the University of Tokyo, as a Research Associate. In 1991, he was appointed as an Instructor with RCAST. From 1993 to 1995, on leave from the University of Tokyo, he joined the Institute for Neuroinformatics, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, the University of Tokyo. He authored or coauthored several books, such as Complex-Valued Neural Networks (2nd ed. New York, NY, USA: Springer, 2012). His research interests include wireless electronics and neural networks. Since 2009, he has been a Member of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society (CIS) Neural Networks Technical Committee (NNTC), and 2010 he has been the Founding Chair of the NNTC Complex-Valued Neural Network Task Force. Since 2006, he has been a Governing Board Member of the Asia-Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNS). In 2016, he was the President of the APNNS. From 2013 to 2015, he was the President of the Japanese Neural Network Society (JNNS). From 2013 to 2015, he was the Vice-President of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE) Electronics Society. He was the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society's All Japan Chapter Chair from 2013 to 2015, and the IEEE CIS All Japan Chapter Chair from 2017 to 2018. He was an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks from 2009 to 2011, IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Newsletter from 2009 to 2012, and IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems from 2020 to 2022. He served as General Chair of 2013 Asia-Pacific Conference on Synthetic Aperture Radar (APSAR), 2016 International Conference on Neural Information Processing (ICONIP), and 2019 International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS). Currently he serves as the General Co-Chair of 2024 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI).
Xiaosong Hu
Xiaosong Hu
Chongqing University Automotive Engineering,
Chongqing, China
Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering

About Dr. Hu IEEE Fellow

Dr. Hu received his doctoral degree from Beijing Institute of Technology, awarded with Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation of Beijing in 2012. He did scientific research and completed the Ph.D. dissertation in the Automotive Research Center at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, between 2010 and 2012. He is currently a Professor with the Department of Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China, and a deputy dean of National Elite Institute of Engineering therein. He was a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA, between 2014 and 2015, as well as at the Swedish Hybrid Vehicle Center and the Department of Signals and Systems at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, between 2012 and 2014. He was also a Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher with the Institute for Dynamic Systems and Control at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, in 2014. His research interests include modeling and control of alternative powertrains and energy storage systems. Dr. Hu has published more than 180 technical papers, with over 28,000 citations and an H-index of 96, and holds more than 50 invention patents of China. He has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards/honors, including Web of Science Highly-Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics, SAE Environmental Excellence in Transportation Award, SAE Automotive Transmission/Driveline Innovation Award, IEEE ITSS Young Researcher Award, SAE Ralph Teetor Educational Award, as well as some important awards/honors in the domestic of China, like the first prize of Chongqing Natural Science Award (ranked 1st), the first prize of the China Simulation Society Natural Science Award (ranked 1st), and the first prize of the China Transportation Society Technological Progress Award (ranked 1st). He is a Fellow of the IEEE and IET.
Tingwen Huang
Tingwen Huang
Texas A&M University at Qatar,
Al Rayyan, Qatar
Professor

About Dr. Huang IEEE Fellow

Tingwen Huang, Fellow of IEEE, received the B.S. degree in Mathematics from Southwest University, Chongqing, China, in 1990, the M.S. degree in Applied Mathematics from Sichuan University, China, in 1993, and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics from Texas A&M University, College Station, US, in 2002. After graduated from Texas A&M University, he worked as a Visiting Assistant Professor there. Then he joined Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ) as an Assistant Professor in August 2003, then he was promoted to Professor in 2013. Dr. Huang’s focus areas for research interests include computational intelligence, smart grid, dynamical systems, optimization and control, cybersecurity. He has published more than 500 papers in leading journals, and his publications have received more than 28,000 citation.
Muhammad Ali Imran
Muhammad Ali Imran
University of Glasgow,
Scotland, UK
Professor

About Prof. Imran IEEE Fellow

Prof. Muhammad Ali Imran, based at the University of Glasgow, is a renowned international leader in the field of communication systems. He received his Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering from the UET, Masters and PhD from Imperial College London, UK in 2002 and 2006 respectively. In addition to his current position at the University of Glasgow, Prof Imran has held visiting appointments at several leading institutions around the world, including the University of Surrey, UK; the University of Oklahoma, USA; and Ajman University, UAE. With over 20 years of combined academic and industry experience, he has made pioneering contributions in the areas of self-organized cellular networks and energy-efficient communications, which have been widely cited, incorporated into standards, and adopted commercially. He leads a large research group with over 100 researchers in Scotland, and has played key roles in multi-million pound funded projects, serving as a consultant to international projects and local companies in the field of self-organised networks and 5G technology use cases. He is recognized with honours such as FIEEE, FIET, FRSE, FRSA, FEAI, and Senior Fellow HEA, showcasing his excellence in the field. Beyond his professional achievements, Prof. Imran is deeply passionate about sharing the benefits of technology equitably across society and is committed to mentoring young talent. His work reflects his dedication to advancing the field of communication systems and promoting the positive impact of technology on society.
Pedro Inácio
Pedro Inácio
University of Beira Interior,
Covilhã, Portugal
Pro-Rector for the Digital University | DPO, Associate Professor of Computer Science

About Prof. Inácio

Pedro Ricardo Morais Inácio is an associate professor of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), which he joined in 2010. He is currently the Pro-Rector for the Digital University and the Data Protection Officer of UBI, and former chairman of the Department of Computer Science. He holds a 5-year B.Sc. in Mathematics/Computer Science and a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, obtained in 2005 and 2009 respectively. The Ph.D. work was performed in the enterprise environment of Nokia Siemens Networks Portugal S.A. He is an IEEE senior member, an ACM professional member and a researcher of the Instituto de Telecomunicações (IT). His main research topics are information assurance and security, computer based simulation, and network traffic monitoring, analysis and classification. He has 70+ publications in the form of book chapters and papers in international peer-reviewed books, conferences and journals. He frequently reviews papers for IEEE, Springer, Wiley and Elsevier journals, and he is a member of the Technical Program Committees of flagship national and international workshops and conferences, such as ACM SAC, IEEE NCA, IFIPSEC or ARES. He often assists the European Commission in the evaluation of European projects or project proposals. Personal Site: https://www.di.ubi.pt/~inacio/ Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=5IINvyoAAAAJ ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8221-0666 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pedroinacio/ X/Twitter: https://twitter.com/in4cio
Atif Iqbal
Atif Iqbal
Qatar University,
Doha, Qatar
Full Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering

About Prof. Iqbal IEEE Fellow

ATIF IQBAL (Fellow IEEE (USA), Fellow IET (UK), Fellow IE (India)) received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India, in 1991 and 1996, respectively, and Ph.D. degree from Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, U.K., in 2006. He received D.Sc. degree (Habilitation) in control, informatics, and electrical engineering from the Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland in 2019. He is a Full Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar, and a former Full Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, AMU, Aligarh, India. Dr. Iqbal has been listed in top 2% highly cited scientists of the world (Stanford University, USA) since 2019. He has published widely in international journals and conferences on his research findings related to power electronics, variable speed drives, e-mobility, smart grid, complex energy transition, micro and nano grids and renewable energy sources. He has authored or coauthored more than 570 research articles, 8 patents, and four books and several chapters in edited books. He has supervised several large research and development projects worth several million USD. He has supervised 21 PhD He was also a recipient of the Outstanding Faculty Merit Award for year 2014–2015 and the Research Excellence Awards at Qatar University, in 2015, and 2022. He has received Research Excellence Award from the College of Engineering, Qatar University in 2019. He has received several best research papers awards in top International Conferences. He is serving as the Vice-Chair of the IEEE Qatar Section. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transaction on Industrial Electronics and Senior Editor IEEE Access.
Abbas Jamalipour
Abbas Jamalipour
University of Sydney,
Sydney, Australia
Professor of Ubiquitous Mobile Networking

About Prof. Jamalipour IEEE Fellow

Abbas Jamalipour is the Professor of Ubiquitous Mobile Networking at the University of Sydney, Australia, and holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Nagoya University, Japan 1996. He is a Fellow of the IEEE (2007), Institute of Electrical, Information, and Communication Engineers (IEICE 2010), and the Institution of Engineers Australia (2004), an ACM Professional Member, and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He has authored nine technical books, eleven book chapters, over 450 technical papers, and five patents, in wireless communications. He is the recipient of a number of prestigious awards as well as 15 Best Paper Awards. In the past he has had positions of the Editor-in-Chief IEEE Wireless Communications and IEEE VTS Mobile World, and been the IEEE Communications Society Vice-President Conferences, IEEE Vehicular Technology Executive Vice President and Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair, among many other positions. He also serves on several editorial board of IEEE journals.
Hulya Kirkici
Hulya Kirkici
University of South Alabama,
Alabama, USA
Professor and the Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Dr. Kirkici IEEE Fellow

Hulya Kirkici is Professor and the Department Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of South Alabama. She received B.S. and M.S. in physics from Middle East Technical University (METU), Turkey; and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University (currently NYU), NY. Previously, Dr. Kirkici was Professor of electrical and computer engineering at Auburn University (1992-2016), visiting scholar / consultant and Summer Faculty Fellow at the Air Force Research Laboratory – Wright Patterson Air Force Base, (2014-2015), and visiting scientist/engineer at NASA, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL (1999-2000). Dr. Kirkici is a Fellow of IEEE for “contributions to high frequency, high field dielectric breakdown and electrical insulation for space and aerospace power systems” (class of 2017), a recipient of the IEEE Eric O. Forster Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor given by the Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation Society (2015), IEEE William G. Dunbar Award “for continuing contribution to high-voltage and high frequency insulation research and engineering education,” (2014) and a recipient of the IEEE Sol Schneider Award “for continuing technical and administrative leadership in the power modulator and high voltage communities,” (2010).
Dr. Kirkici’s research interests span from electrical insulation and high-frequency dielectric breakdown to repetitive pulsed power. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal and conference articles and given plenary and invited talks nationally and internationally (USA, Turkey, Japan, S.Korea, and China). Dr. Kirkici is members of IEEE, American Physical Society (APS), Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society, Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society, and American Association of University Women (AAUW). Dr. Kirkici is a member of the IEEE-HKN Bridge Magazine Editorial Board (2020 - present) and a Governor –at-Large of the IEEE-HKN Board, member of IEEE N&A Committee, and Chair of the PSPB N&A (2020, 2021), and have served on the IEEE Access Editorial Board (2014 - 2019). Dr. Kirkici was the IEEE Vice President – Publications (2019); President of IEEE DEIS (2009-2010), Vice President of IEEE Sensors Council (2014-2015), Treasurer/Finance Chair of Publication Services and Products Board (PSPB) and a member of IEEE Finance Committee, among other volunteer services.
Joy Laskar
Joy Laskar
Maja Systems,
Silicon Valley, CA, USA
Co-Founder and CEO at Maja Systems

About Prof. Laskar IEEE Fellow

Joy Laskar received his B.Sc. in Computer Engineering (with Physics and Math Minors) from Clemson University (2003 Clemson University College of Engineering Young Alumni Award Recipient) and the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2023 UIUC ECE Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient). Dr. Laskar is a co-Founder of Maja Systems. Dr. Laskar’s technical expertise contributions are at the intersection of Radio Frequency Electronics, Analog Electronics and Electromagnetics. Dr. Laskar has co-founded 5 companies, based upon his original research and inventions and subsequently developed economically impactful (~$1B) technologies. In addition, he has co-authored 5 textbooks, published more than 600 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, 60 patents (issued or pending) and graduated 41 Ph.D. students while at Georgia Tech. Dr. Laskar has served as an Assistant Professor the University of Hawai'i at Manoa’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and as a Tenured, Endowed Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has helped pioneer the development of integrated high efficiency integrated Power Amplifier (PA) technology in both GaAs (co-founder of RF-Solutions and the primary PA solution for the Intel Centrino Platform) and CMOS PA technology (incorporated into Qualcomm’s RF360 LTE Platform) and has investigated aggressive mixed-signal communication architectures resulting in Quellan. Most recently he has helped pioneer the development of low power millimeter wave gigabit wireless circuits which has resulted in the founding of Maja Systems which is providing gigabit wireless connectivity and sensor products for Enterprise Connectivity, Data Center, Automotive ADAS and emerging 5G platforms. Dr. Laskar is an IEEE Fellow, a prior member of the DARPA Investor Working Board, and a prior member of the IEEE MTT-S Adcom. He is one of the 5 most prolific worldwide RFIC authors as recognized by the IEEE RFIC and verified in IEEE Xplore.
Zhiwu Li
Zhiwu Li
Xidian University,
Xi’an, China
Electrical Engineer

About Dr. Li IEEE Fellow

ZhiWu Li received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in mechanical engineering, automatic control, and manufacturing engineering, respectively, all from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 1989, 1992, and 1995, respectively. He joined Xidian University in 1992.
His current research interests include Petri net theory and application, supervisory control of discrete event systems, workflow modeling and analysis, system reconfiguration, game theory, and data and process mining. He currently chairs of the Discrete Event Systems Technical Committee of the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. He is listed in Marquis Who's Who in the world, 27th Edition, 2010. Dr. Li is a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Research Grant, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany, and Research in Paris, France. He is a Fellow of IEEE.
Qilian Liang
Qilian Liang
University of Texas at Arlington,
Arlington, Texas, USA
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering

About Dr. Liang IEEE Fellow

Qilian Liang received his PhD degree from University of Southern California in Electrical Engineering in 2000. He is a Distinguished University Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington (UTA). Prior to joining the faculty of UTA in 2002, he was a Member of Technical Staff in Hughes Network Systems Inc at San Diego, California.
His research interests include wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, signal processing, computational intelligence. Dr. Liang has published more than 330 journal and conference papers. He received 2002 IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, 2003 U.S. Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, 2007, 2009, 2010 U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program Award, 2012 UTA College of Engineering Excellence in Research Award, 2013 UTA Outstanding Research Achievement Award, and was inducted into UTA Academy of Distinguished Scholars in 2015. Dr. Liang is a Fellow of the IEEE.
Wei Liu
Wei Liu
Tencent AI Lab,
Shenzhen, China
Distinguished Scientist of Tencent and the Director of Ads Multimedia AI at Tencent Data Platform

About Dr. Liu IEEE Fellow

Wei Liu, Fellow of IEEE, received the Ph.D. degree from Columbia University in 2012 in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He is currently a Distinguished Scientist of Tencent and the Director of Ads Multimedia AI at Tencent Data Platform. Prior to that, he has been a research staff member of IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, USA from 2012 to 2015. Dr. Liu has long been devoted to fundamental research and technological development in core fields of AI, including deep learning, machine learning, reinforcement learning, computer vision, information retrieval, big data, etc. To date, he has published extensively in these fields with more than 280 peer-reviewed technical papers, and issued over 30 US patents. He currently serves on the editorial boards of internationally leading AI journals like IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (TNNLS), and IEEE Intelligent Systems. He regularly holds an Area Chair of top-tier computer science and AI conferences, e.g., NeurIPS, ICML, IEEE CVPR, IEEE ICCV, IJCAI, and AAAI. Dr. Liu is also a Fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) and Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA).
Saeid Nahavandi
Saeid Nahavandi
Swinburne University of Technology,
Victoria, Australia
Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Chief of Defence Innovation

About Dr. Nahavandi IEEE Fellow

Distinguished Professor Saeid Nahavandi is currently Swinburne University of Technology’s inaugural Associate Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Chief of Defence Innovation. He previously served as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Defence Technologies) and Founding Director of the Institute for Intelligent Systems Research and Innovation, Deakin University. Saeid Nahavandi received a Ph.D. from Durham University, U.K. in 1991. His research interests include autonomous systems, modeling of complex systems, robotics and haptics. He has published over 1000 scientific papers in various international journals and conferences. Saeid was the recipient of the Clunies Ross Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2022 from the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering, Researcher of the Year for Australian Space Awards 2021, Australian Defence Industry Awards - Winner of Innovator of the year, The Essington Lewis Awards, and Australian Engineering Excellence Awards - Professional Engineer of the Year. Professor Nahavandi holds six patents, two of which have resulted in two very successful start-ups (Universal Motion Simulator Pty Ltd and FLAIM Systems Pty Ltd). Professor Nahavandi is a Fellow of IEEE (FIEEE), Engineers Australia (FIEAust). Saeid is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).
Michele Nappi
Michele Nappi
University of Salerno,
Fisciano, Italy
Professor of the Department of Computer Science at University of Salerno

About Prof. Nappi

Michele Nappi received the laurea degree (cum laude) in Computer Science from the University of Salerno, Italy, in 1991, the M.SC. degree in Information and Communication Technology from I.I.A.S.S. "E.R. Caianiello," in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Padova, Italy, in 1997. He is currently a full professor of Computer Science at the University of Salerno. Author of more than 200 papers in peer review international journals, international conferences and book chapters, He is co-editor of several international books. His research interests include pattern recognition, image processing, image compression and indexing, multimedia databases and biometrics, human computer interaction, vr\ar. Dr. Nappi serves as associate editor and managing guest editor for several international journals. He is also a member of tpc of international conferences. He is team leader of the Biometric and Image Processing Lab (BIPLAB) and received several international awards for scientific and research activities. IEEE Senior Member, GIRPR/IAPR Member, He has been the President of the Italian Chapter of the IEEE Biometrics Council. In 2014 He was one of the founders of the spin off BS3 (biometric system for security and safety). He is Deputy Rector for the University of Salerno Reputation and International Ranking and co-EiC of (Elsevier) Image and Vision Computing Journal.
Yi Qian
Yi Qian
University of Nebraska-Lincoln,
Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Dr. Qian IEEE Fellow

Yi Qian received a Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Clemson University, South Carolina. He is currently a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Prior to joining UNL, he worked in the telecommunications industry, academia, and government. Some of his previous professional positions include serving as a senior member of scientific staff and a technical advisor at Nortel Networks, a senior systems engineer and a technical advisor at several startup companies, an assistant professor at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, and a senior researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
His research interests include wireless communications and networks, and information and communication network security. More specifically, he has research and industry experience in wireless communications and networks, wireless sensor networks, vehicular communication networks, information and communication network security, smart grid communications, broadband satellite communications, optical communications, high-speed communications and networks, and Internet of Things. Prof. Yi Qian is a Fellow of IEEE. He was previously Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee for Communications and Information Security. He was the Technical Program Chair for IEEE International Conference on Communications 2018. He serves on the Editorial Boards of several international journals and magazines, including as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Wireless Communications. He was a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He is currently a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE Communications Society.
Mehul S Raval
Mehul S Raval
Ahmedabad University,
India
Associate Dean and Experiential Learning and Professor of the School of Engineering and Applied Science

About Prof. Raval

Dr. Raval earned his Bachelor's in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the College of Engineering Pune, India. He pursued further studies, obtaining a Master's in Digital Systems in 2002 and a Ph.D. in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering in 2008 from the University of Pune, India. His research interests include – Computer Vision, Image Processing, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, and Engineering Education. He is now a faculty member at Ahmedabad University, serving as the Associate Dean of Experiential Learning and Professor from 2020. From 1997 to 2008, he served as a lecturer and assistant Professor at SCET, Surat, India; from 2008 to 2013, he served as an assistant professor at DA-IICT Gandhinagar, India. From 2013 to 2018, he was an associate professor at Ahmedabad University. He was the founding head of the department and Professor at the ICT department of the School of Technology, PDEU, Gandhinagar, from 2018 to 2020. With over 25 years of experience, Dr. Raval has had the opportunity to engage in academic activities abroad, conducting research at Okayama University in Japan as a recipient of the Sakura Science fellowship. He also served as an Argosy visiting associate Professor at Olin College of Engineering in the United States in 2016. He held a visiting professorship at Sacred Heart University, USA in 2019. He has received many accolades and awards, including a Young Scientist Fellowship by the Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Gujarat (2005), the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) Best Engineering College Teacher award for the State of Gujarat (2005), IEEE Region-10 Outstanding Branch Counselor award(2012), appreciation certificate for Dedicated leadership and support of the activities for SPS Chapter, IEEE Signal Processing society (2014), Distinguished Speaker Computer Society of India (2015), Gandhian Young Technological Award(2016), 50 Fabulous Edutech Leaders Award (2019), Intel – AI Prize at BraTS 2019, IEEE Access Outstanding Associate Editor (2018 to 2022), and several Best Paper awards from conferences. Dr. Raval's research has been published in reputable journals, magazines, conferences, and workshops. He has been a reviewer for well-known publishers, including IEEE, ACM, Springer, Elsevier, IET, and SPIE. His research has received support from institutions such as the Board of Research in Nuclear Science (BRNS) and the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. Dr. Raval mentors doctoral, Master, and Bachelor students and actively contributes to conferences, workshops, and symposiums as a program committee member. He also participates in curriculum development for esteemed Indian universities as a Board of Studies (BoS) member. He serves as Senior Editor and Associate Editor of IEEE Access (2017 onwards ), Guest Associate Editor and Review Editor - Frontiers Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (2021 - ), Review Editor - Frontiers in Imaging (2022 - ). He served as Chair of the IEEE Computational Intelligent Society Gujarat Chapter (2021 – 2022), Joint Secretary of IEEE Gujarat Section (2019 – 2020), Vice Chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society, Gujarat Chapter (2014 – 2015), Vice Chair of IEEE Gujarat Section (2013 – 2014), Secretary IEEE Gujarat Section (2011 – 2012).
Tapan Saha
Tapan Saha
University of Queensland,
Brisbane, Australia
Professor of Electrical Engineering

About Prof. Saha IEEE Fellow

Prof. Tapan Saha received his PhD from the University of Queensland in 1994. Previously, Tapan obtained a B. SC in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka in 1982 and a Master of Technology in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi in 1985. He has been with the University of Queensland since 1996, where he has been a Professor of Electrical Engineering since 2005. Tapan Saha is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineers Australia. He is a Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) of Engineers Australia and a Registered Professional Engineer of the State of Queensland (RPEQ). He is on the National Engineering Register (NER). Prof Saha is on the APEC Engineer Register and on the Register of International Professional Engineers. Prof Tapan Saha has more than 27 years of research/teaching experience within the Australian universities. He has established himself as an internationally recognised research expert in power & energy systems. He has published more than 600 papers in IEEE, IET and Elsevier Transactions & major power engineering peer reviewed conferences. He has successfully supervised 47 PhD & 10 MPhil students as a principal adviser and currently supervises 17 PhD students.. He has received numerous grants from Australian Research Council (ARC) and other competitive agencies and also from the Australian electricity supply industry. He serves in a number of professional organisations, which includes IEEE, Engineers Australia and CIGRE. He has established a strong research collaboration with universities in Australia, India, China, USA and Canada. He is in the editorial board of IEEE transactions on Power Delivery, IEEE Transactions on Dielectric and Electrical Insulation and IEEE transactions on Sustainable Energy.
Mehrdad Saif
Mehrdad Saif
University of Windsor,
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

About Dr. Saif IEEE Fellow

Dr. Mehrdad Saif is a distinguished figure in the field of electrical engineering, with a career spanning over three decades. He completed his bachelor's degree in 1982, followed by a master's in 1984 and a Ph.D. in 1987. Throughout his graduate studies, he was involved in pioneering research sponsored by NASA Lewis (now Glenn) Research Center and the Cleveland Advanced Manufacturing Program (CAMP). In 1987, Dr. Saif joined Simon Fraser University's School of Engineering Science as an Assistant Professor. He rose through the ranks, becoming a Full Professor in 1997. From 2002 to 2011, he took on the role of Director of the School, spearheading its significant expansion during his tenure. Subsequently, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Windsor from July 2011 until September 2021. There, he initiated major developments, including substantial enrollment growth and the addition of new programs in aerospace engineering, engineering management, B.Eng. technology, mechatronics, among others. Under his leadership, the faculty also saw an increase in both faculty numbers and research output. Dr. Saif's research contributions are both vast and impactful, specializing in systems and control, estimation, observer theory, and AI/ML-based approaches to fault diagnostics and condition monitoring. His work has applications in a range of sectors, including automotive, power, and autonomous systems. To date, he has published over 400 refereed journal and conference papers and edited a book in these subject areas. He has garnered nearly 10,000 citations and holds a Google h-index of 50. Moreover, Dr. Saif is listed in Stanford University's database of the top 100,000 career scientists from 1965 to the present. In his area of expertise, he ranks in the top 0.7%. Research.com also places him at 2681 worldwide and 140th nationally among all electrical and electronics engineers. In addition to his academic achievements, Dr. Saif has consulted for various industries and agencies, including GM, NASA, and B.C. Hydro. He served as the Chair of the IEEE Control Systems Society's Vancouver Section and is a current member of the Editorial Board for several prestigious IEEE journals. Dr. Saif is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada, and holds fellowships with the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Peng Shi
Peng Shi
University of Adelaide,
Adelaide, Australia
Professor at School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

About Dr. Shi IEEE Fellow

Peng Shi received the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Newcastle, Australia in 1994; the PhD degree in Mathematics from the University of South Australia in 1998. He was awarded the Doctor of Science degree from the University of Glamorgan, Wales in 2006; and the Doctor of Engineering degree from the University of Adelaide, Australia in 2015. He is now a Professor at School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Adelaide. His research interests include systems and control theory and applications to autonomous and robotic systems, intelligence systems, network systems and cyber-physical systems. He has received many recognitions and awards, including the Highly-Cited Researcher in both fields of engineering and computer science (2014-2020, Clariviate Analytics/Thomson Reuters), the Lifetime Achiever Leader-Board in Engineering and Information Technology (2019 and 2020, THE AUSTRALIAN), the Runner-up, Scopus Researcher of the Year (2017, Australia-New Zealand, Elsevier), the Outstanding Achievement Award of Excellence in Research (2020, University of Adelaide), and a number of Best Paper awards from journals and conferences.
He has served on the editorial board of a number of international journals as Editor, Subject Editor-in-Chief, Special Issue Editor, Consulting Editor, and Associate Editor, including Automatica, IEEE Transactions on (Automatic Control, Cybernetics, Fuzzy Systems, Circuits and Systems), IEEE Control Systems Letters, and Australian J. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He now serves as the President of the International Academy of Systems and Cybernetic Science, the Vice President and Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society. He is a Member of the Academy of Europe, a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the Institution of Engineering and Technology, and the Institution of Engineers, Australia.
Lei Shu
Lei Shu
Nanjing Agricultural University,
Nanjing, China
Professor

About Prof. Shu

Lei Shu (M’07-SM’15) is a Professor in Nanjing Agricultural University, China and a “Lincoln Professor” of University of Lincoln, UK. He is also the director of NAU-Lincoln Joint Research Center of Intelligent Engineering. He has published over 500 papers in related conferences, journals, and books in the area of Internet of Things. He has been serving as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, Specialty Chief Editor of Frontiers in Plant Science - Sustainable and Intelligent Phytoprotection Section, and (or was) associate editors for IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems, IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Access, IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, etc. He has served as more than 60 various Co-Chair for international conferences/workshops, e.g., IWCMC, ICC, ISCC, ICNC, Chinacom, IECON, INDIN, ISIE, ICIT, General Co-Chair for Chinacom, Qshine, Collaboratecom, Steering and TPC Chair for InisCom; TPC members of more than 160 conferences, e.g., ICDCS, DCOSS, MASS, ICC, Globecom, ICCCN, WCNC, ISCC, IECON, INDIN, ISIE, ICIT.
Sri Niwas Singh
Sri Niwas Singh
Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior (MP),
Madhya Pradesh, India
Director Atal Bihari Bajpayee

About Dr. Singh IEEE Fellow

Prof S. N. Singh obtained his M. Tech. and Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, in 1989 and 1995. Presently, Prof Singh is Director, Atal Bihari Bajpayee- Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management Gwalior (MP), India (on leave from Professor (HAG), Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India). Before joining IIT Kanpur as Associate Professor, Dr Singh worked with UP State Electricity Board as Assistant Engineer from 1988 to 1996, with Roorkee University (now IIT Roorkee) as Assistant Professor from 1996 to 2000 and with Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand as Assistant Professor from 2001 to 2002. He was Vice Chancellor of Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology Gorakhpur during April 2017 to July 2020. Dr Singh received several awards including Young Engineer Award 2000 of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), Khosla Research Award of IIT Roorkee, and Young Engineer Award of CBIP New Delhi (India), 1996. Prof Singh is receipt of Humboldt Fellowship of Germany (2005, 2007) and Ottomonsted Fellowship of Denmark (2009-10). Prof Singh became first Asian to receive 2013 IEEE Educational Activity Board Meritorious Achievement Award in Continuing Education. He is also recipients of INAE Outstanding Teacher Award 2016 and IEEE R10 region (Asia-Pacific) Outstanding Volunteer Award 2016. Dr Singh is appointed as IEEE Distinguish Lecturer of Power & Energy Society from 2019 and Industry application Society for 2019-2021. He is also recipient of NPSC 2020 Academic Excellence Award and 2021 IEEE Industry Application Society (IAS) Outstanding Educator/ Mentor Award. His research interests include power system restructuring, FACTS, power system optimization & control, security analysis, wind power, etc. Prof Singh has published more than 550 papers (h-index=60, Citation=14k+) in International/national journals/conferences and supervised 41 PhD (7 PhD under progress). He has also written 31 book chapters, 8 Edited books and 2 text-books one on Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and second is Basic Electrical Engineering, published by PHI, India. Prof Singh has completed three dozen of technical projects in India and abroad. His two NPTEL (YouTube) video lectures on HVDC Transmission and Power System Operation & Control are very popular. Prof Singh was Chairman, IEEE UP Section for 2013 & 2014, IEEE R10 (Asia-Pacific) Conference & Technical Seminar Coordinator 2015-18 and R10 Vice-Chair, Technical Activities (2019-2020). Dr Singh is Fellows of IEEE (USA), IET (UK), INAE, IE(I), AAIA, IETE, AvH.
Shun-Feng Su
Shun-Feng Su
National Taiwan University of Science and Technology,
Taiwan, R.O.C.
Chair Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering

About Dr. Su IEEE Fellow

Shun-Feng Su received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering, in 1983, from National Taiwan University, Taiwan, R.O.C., and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering, in 1989 and 1991, respectively, from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. He is now a Chair Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan, R.O.C.
He is an IEEE Fellow, IFSA fellow, CACS fellow and RST fellow. He has published more than 300 refereed journal and conference papers in the areas of robotics, intelligent control, fuzzy systems, neural networks, and non-derivative optimization. His current research interests include computational intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality, intelligent transportation systems, smart home, robotics, and intelligent control. Dr. Su is very active in various international/domestic professional societies. He now is the IEEE SMC society Distinguished Lecturer Program chair. He also serves as a board member of various academic societies. Dr. Su also acted as General Chair, Program Chair, or various positions for many international and domestic conferences. Dr. Su currently serves as Associate editors of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE/CAA Journal Automatica Sinca and IEEE Access, a subject editor (Electrical Engineering) of the Journal of the Chinese Institute of Engineers, and the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Fuzzy Systems.
Luciano Tarricone
Luciano Tarricone
University of Salento,
Lecce, Italy
Full Professor of Electromagnetic Fields at the Department of Engineering for Innovation

About Prof. Tarricone IEEE Fellow

Luciano Tarricone (SM’10–F’21) is a Full Professor of Electromagnetic Fields at the Department of Engineering for Innovation, University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. He graduated summa cum laude in 1989 at Rome “La Sapienza” University, Italy, and received the PhD in the same university in 1993. He was a Research Fellow at the Italian National Institute of Health in 1990, and a researcher for IBM and IBM European Center for Scientific and Engineering Computing between 1990 and 1994. He was a Researcher and Professore Incaricato at the University of Perugia, Italy (1994-2001) and an Associate Professor (2002-2011) at the University of Salento in Lecce, Italy, where he has been a Full Professor of Electromagnetic Fields since 2011. In the same university he founded the EM Group and the EM Labs. He was the General TPC Chair for European Microwave Week in 2014, and Vice General Chair in 2022. He was the General Chair of MEMSWave 2010. He is a member of IEEE MTTS TC 25, 26 and 28. He coordinates the Topical Group on EM Biomedical Applications in the European MW Association. He is the IEEE APS/MTTS Chapter Chair for Central and Southern Italy, and MTTS Region 8 Coordinator. His scientific interests deal with bioelectromagnetics, biomedical applications, Wireless Power Transfer, RF technologies for the IoT, numerical and parallel EM techniques. He has published more than 480 scientific papers, authored or edited several books, and holds several patents. He has been elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2021, and was awarded as Alfiere del Lavoro by the President of the Italian Republic.
Leung Tsang
Leung Tsang
University of Michigan,
Michigan, USA
Professor with the Department of EECS, University of Michigan

About Professor Tsang IEEE Fellow

Leung Tsang received the BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees from MIT. He was a Professor with the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, from 1983 to 2014, and was the Chair of the EE Department from 2006 to 2011. Since January 2015, he has been a Professor with the Department of EECS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. From 2001-2004, he was on leave at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong. Dr. Tsang was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote sensing from 1996 to 2000. He was the President of the IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society (GRSS) in 2006-2007. He was a recipient of the Distinguished Achievement Award from GRSS in 2008. He received the Golden Florin Award from the Italian Microwave Remote Sensing Society in 2010, the William Pecora Award co-sponsored by USGS and NASA in 2012, the IEEE Electromagnetics Award in 2013, and the van de Hulst Light Scattering Award in 2018. He is an honorary life member of GRSS. Dr. Tsang is the lead author of four books: Theory of Microwave Remote Sensing and Scattering of Electromagnetic Waves (Volumes 1–3). His current research interests are in remote sensing, electromagnetic theory, propagation and scattering, random media, computational electromagnetics, electromagnetic compatibility, and photonic crystals. Dr. Tsang is a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of the Optical Society of America and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.
Honggang Wang
Honggang Wang
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth,
MA, USA
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Dr. Wang IEEE Fellow

Honggang Wang is a professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UMass Dartmouth. His research interests include Internet of Things (IoT), Wireless Health, Body Area Networks (BAN), Cyber and Multimedia Security, Mobile Multimedia and Cloud, Wireless Networks and Cyber-physical System, and BIG DATA in mHealth. He has published more than 200 papers in his research areas. He is an alumnus of National Academic Engineering (NAE) Frontiers of Engineering program. He has been serving as the Editor in Chief (EiC) for IEEE Internet of Things journal since 2020. He was the past Chair (2018-2020) of IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee and is the Chair of IEEE eHealth Committee (2020-2021). He is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (ComSoc, 2019-2020) and an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to low power wireless for IoT and multimedia applications.
Lei Wu
Lei Wu
Stevens Institute of Technology,
NJ, USA
Anson Wood Burchard Chair Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology

About Dr. Wu IEEE Fellow

Lei Wu is the Anson Wood Burchard Chair Professor of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. His current research involves optimization and statistical analysis applied to power system operations and electricity markets, the public policy and technical issues associated with electricity transmission and distribution under market restructuring, the economic implications of the integration of renewables, and the co-optimization of critical interdependent infrastructures. He is a Fellow of IEEE.
Zeshui Xu
Zeshui Xu
Sichuan University,
Sichuan, China
Professor of the Business School

About Dr. Xu IEEE Fellow

Dr. Xu received the Ph.D. degree from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 2003. From October 2005 to December 2007, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. He was a Distinguished Young Scholar of the National Natural Science Foundation of China and the Chang Jiang Scholar of the Ministry of Education of China. He is currently a Professor with the Business School, Sichuan University, Chengdu. He has been elected as Academician of IASCYS (International academy for systems and cybernetic sciences), Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Fellow of IFSA (International Fuzzy Systems Association), Fellow of RSA (Royal Society of Arts), Fellow of IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology), Fellow of BCS (British Computer Society), and ranked 431th among World’s Top 100,000 Scientists in 2019.
He has contributed more than 500 SCI/SSCI articles to professional journals, and is among the world’s top 1% most highly cited researchers with about 60,000 citations, his h-index is 123. He is currently the Associate Editors of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Information Sciences, Fuzzy Optimization and Decision Making, etc. His current research interests include decision making, computing with words, big data analytics, fuzzy systems and applications, etc.
Zheng Yan
Zheng Yan
Xidian University,
Xi'an, China
Distinguished Professor

About Prof. Yan IEEE Fellow

Zheng Yan received the D.Sc. degree in technology from the Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland. She is currently a distinguished professor at Xidian University, China. Her research interests are in trust, security, privacy, and data analytics. Dr. Yan is a Stanford World Top 2% Scientist and an Elsevier Most Cited Chinese Researcher. She serves as an area/associate Editor for over 20 journals, e.g., ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE IoT Journal, Information Fusion, Information Sciences, and IEEE Network Magazine, etc. She served as a General/Program Chair for over 30 international conferences. She is a Founder Steering Committee Co-Chair of IEEE Blockchain conference. She recently received several awards, including Distinguished Leadership Award of IEEE TEMS TC on Blockchain and DLT, IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing, N²Women: Stars in Computer Networking and Communications, Distinguished Inventor Award of Nokia, etc. She is a Fellow of IEEE, IET, and AAIA.
Lie-Liang Yang
Lie-Liang Yang
University of Southampton,
Southampton, UK
Professor of Wireless Communications in the School of Electronics and Computer Science

About Dr. Yang IEEE Fellow

Lie-Liang Yang (M'98, SM'02, F'16) received his BEng degree in communications engineering from Shanghai TieDao University, Shanghai, China in 1988, and his MEng and PhD degrees in communications and electronics from Northern (Beijing) Jiaotong University, Beijing, China in 1991 and 1997, respectively. From June 1997 to December 1997, he was a visiting scientist to the Institute of Radio Engineering and Electronics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. Since December 1997, he has been with the University of Southampton, United Kingdom, where he is the professor of Wireless Communications in the School of Electronics and Computer Science. He has research interest in wireless communications, wireless networks and signal processing for wireless communications, as well as molecular communications and nano-networks. He has published over 400 research papers in journals and conference proceedings, authored/co-authored three books and also published several book chapters. The details about his research publications can be found at https://www.southampton.ac.uk/people/5wz2yb/professor-lie-liang-yang#publications. He is a fellow of both the IEEE and the IET, and was a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE VTS.
Hengyong Yu
Hengyong Yu
University of Massachusetts Lowell,
Lowell, MA, USA
Professor and the Director of the Imaging and Informatics Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

About Prof. Yu IEEE Fellow

Hengyong Yu received his Bachelor degrees in information science & technology (1998) and computational mathematics (1998) respectively, and his PhD degree in Electrical Engineering (2003) from Xi’an Jiaotong University. Now, he is a Professor and the Director of the Imaging and Informatics Lab, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, 01854. His research focuses on data-driven artificial intelligence methods for medical imaging and image processing, with an emphasis on computed tomography. He has authored/coauthored >200 peer-reviewed journal papers with an H-index of 48. He was the founding Editor-in-Chief of JSM Biomedical Imaging Data Papers, serves as an Editorial Board member or associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Medical Physics, IEEE Access, Signal Processing, CT Theory and Applications, etc. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA), and a member of American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), and International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). In 2005, he was honored for an outstanding doctoral dissertation by Xi’an Jiaotong University, and received the first prize for a best natural science paper from the Association of Science & Technology of Zhejiang Province. In January 2012, he received an NSF CAREER award for development of CS-based interior tomography. In September 2022, he received the IEEE R1 Technological Innovation Award (Academic) for “pioneering contributions and international leadership in tomographic imaging, especially interior tomography and machine learning-based tomographic imaging”.
Zeev Zalevsky
Zeev Zalevsky
Bar-Ilan University,
Tel Aviv District, Israel
Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering

About Dr. Zalevsky IEEE Fellow

Zeev Zalevsky received his B.Sc. and direct Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tel-Aviv University in 1993 and 1996 respectively. Zeev is currently a full Professor and the Dean of the faculty of engineering in Bar-Ilan University, Israel. His major fields of research are optical super resolution, biomedical optics, nano-photonics and fiber-based processing and sensing architectures. Zeev has published more than 510 peer review papers, 330 proceeding papers, 9 books (6 authored and 3 as an editor), 30 book chapters and about 100 patents. Zeev gave 600 conference presentations with more than 200 invited/keynote or plenary talks.
Zeev is a fellow of many large scientific societies such as SPIE, OSA, IEEE, EOS, IOP, IET, IS&T and more. He is also a fellow of the American National Academy of Inventors (NAI). For his work he received many national and international prizes such as the Krill prize, ICO prize, SAOT prize, Juludan prize, Taubelnblatt prize, young investigator prize in nanotechnology, the International Wearable Technologies (WT) Innovation World Cup 2012 Prize, Image Engineering Innovation Award, NANOSMAT prize, SPIE startup challenge prize, SPIE prism award, IAAM Scientist Medal Award, International Photonic Award, Dr. Horace Furumoto Innovations Professional award, The Asian Advanced Materials Award, Edison Award, IEEE distinguished lecturer award and more.
Firuz Zare
Firuz Zare
Queensland University of Technology,
Queensland, Australia
Power Electronics Professor and a Head of School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics

About Dr. Zare IEEE Fellow

Firuz Zare is a Power Electronics Professor and a Head of School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics at Queensland University of Technology in Australia. He received his PhD in Power Electronics from Queensland University of Technology in Australia in 2002. He has over 20 years experience in academia, industry and international standardisation committees – working on power electronics and pulsed power topology, control, applications and standardisation. Prof. Zare has received several awards such as an Australian Future Fellowship and John Madsen Medal for his innovative contributions to power converters and high-frequency harmonic modelling and analysis. He has published four books, over 280 journal and conference papers, five patents and 40 technical reports. He is a Task Force Leader (International Project Manager) of Active Infeed Converters within the IEC standardisation SC77A - to develop the first international standard, IEC 61000-3-16. Prof Zare is a guest Editor and associate editor of the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics, a Senior Editor of IEEE Access journal, associate editor of IET journal and an editorial board member of several international journals. His main research areas are a) Power Electronics Topology, Control and Applications, b) Power Quality and Regulations and c) Pulsed Power Applications.
Xiuyin Zhang
Xiuyin Zhang
South China University of Technology,
Guangzhou, China
Professor of the School of Electronic and Information Engineering

About Prof. Zhang IEEE Fellow

Xiuyin Zhang received the PhD degree in electronic engineering from City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong,China, in 2009. He is currently a full professor with the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology. He has served as General chair/Co-chair/Technical Program Committee (TPC) chair for a number of conferences. He was a recipient of the National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China. He was the supervisor of several conference best paper award winners. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 internationally referred journal papers (including more than 120 IEEE Transactions) and 100 conference papers. His research interests include antennas, RFIC, RF components and sub-systems, intelligent wireless communications and sensing. Dr. Zhang is a Fellow of IEEE, IET and CIC. He is an Associate Editor for several journals.
Weihua Zhuang
Weihua Zhuang
University of Waterloo,
Waterloo, Canada
University Professor and a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks

About Prof. Zhuang IEEE Fellow

Weihua Zhuang is a University Professor and a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks at University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on network architecture, algorithms and protocols, and service provisioning in future communication systems. She is the recipient of 2021 Women's Distinguished Career Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2021 Technical Contribution Award in Cognitive Networks from IEEE Communications Society, 2021 R.A. Fessenden Award from IEEE Canada, and 2021 Award of Merit from the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals in Ontario. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology from 2007 to 2013, General Co-Chair of 2021 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Technical Program Chair/Co-Chair of 2017/2016 IEEE VTC Fall, Technical Program Symposia Chair of 2011 IEEE Globecom, and an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2008 to 2011. She is an elected member of the Board of Governors and the Executive Vice President of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. Dr. Zhuang is a Fellow of the IEEE, Royal Society of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Engineering Institute of Canada.