Keynote Speakers

Prof.Yonghui Li, IEEE Fellow
University of Sydney, Australia


Yonghui Li is a Professor and Director of Wireless Engineering Laboratory, in School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the University of Sydney. He is the recipient of the prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Queen Elizabeth II Fellowship in 2008 and ARC Future Fellowship in 2012. His current research interests are in the area of wireless communications, Internet of Things, Wireless networks, 5G and wireless AI. He participated in $500million Australian national Smart Grid Smart City project, the world first large-scale demonstration project. He has published more than 200 papers in IEEE journals and conferences. Several of his journal papers have been included in ESI highly cited papers. According to google scholar, his research works have been cited more than 7000 times. His now an editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He also served as a guest editor for several special issues of IEEE journals, such as IEEE JSAC special issue on Millimeter Wave Communications, IEEE Communications Magazine on Wireless AI, IEEE Access. He received the best paper awards from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2014, IEEE PIMRC 2017 and IEEE Wireless Days Conferences (WD) 2014.

Prof. Yutaka Ishibashi (Chair of IEEE Nagoya Section)
Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

Yutaka Ishibashi received the B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees from Nagoya Institute of Technology, Nagoya, Japan, in 1981, 1983, and 1990, respectively.

In 1983, he joined the Musashino Electrical Communication Laboratory of NTT. From 1993 to 2001, he served as an Associate Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology. Currently, he is a Professor of Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology. His research interests include networked multimedia, QoS (Quality of Service) control, media synchronization, and remote robot control with force feedback.

He was the Chair of the IEICE Communication Quality Technical Committee (2007-2009).
He served as TPC Chair of IEEE CQR (Communications Quality and Reliability) Workshop in 2011 and 2012.
He was IEEE Nagoya Section Secretary (2015-2016), and he is currently IEEE Nagoya Section Chair.
He is also a Steering Committee Member of NetGames (Network and Systems Support for Games).
He served as NetGames Workshop Co-Chair in 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2017, and Conference Co-Chair of ICCC 2017.
He is a Fellow of IEICE, a Senior member of IEEE, and a Member of ACM, IPSJ, ITE, and VRSJ.


Invited Speaker


Prof. Shinji Sugawara,
Chiba Institute of Technology, Japan

He received the B. Eng., M. Eng., and Dr. Eng. degrees from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 1994, 1996, and 1999, respectively. In 1999, he joined University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan as an assistant professor, and then in 2005, joined Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan as an associate professor. From January 2006 to January 2007, he concurrently was a visiting researcher at University of California, Irvine. In April in 2013, he joined Chiba Institute of Technology, Narashino, Japan, as a Professor. He is interested in computer communication network, content retrieval, database and distributed systems. He is a member of IEICE, IEEE, and ACM.

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