Arumugam Nallanathan is
Professor of Wireless Communications and Head of the
Communication Systems Research (CSR) group in the School of
Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary
University of London since September 2017. He was with the
Department of Informatics at King’s College London from December
2007 to August 2017, where he was Professor of Wireless
Communications from April 2013 to August 2017 and a Visiting
Professor from September 2017. He was an Assistant Professor in
the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National
University of Singapore from August 2000 to December 2007.
His research interests include Artificial Intelligence for Wireless Systems, 5G and beyond Wireless Networks, Internet of Things (IoT) and Molecular Communications. He published nearly 500 technical papers (including more than 200 top IEEE journal papers) in scientific journals and international conferences. He is a co-recipient of the Best Paper Awards presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications 2016 (ICC’2016), IEEE Global Communications Conference 2017 (GLOBECOM’2017) and IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference 2017 (VTC’2017). He is an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications and a Senior Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters. He was an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2006-2011), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2006-2017) and IEEE Signal Processing Letters. He served as the Chair for the Signal Processing and Communication Electronics Technical Committee of IEEE Communications Society and Technical Program Chair and member of Technical Program Committees in numerous IEEE conferences. He received the IEEE Communications Society SPCE outstanding service award 2012 and IEEE Communications Society RCC outstanding service award 2014. He has been selected as a Web of Science (ISI) Highly Cited Researcher in 2016. He is an IEEE Fellow and IEEE Distinguished Lecturer.
Prof. Shugong Xu
Professor at Shanghai University, an IEEE Fellow, head of the
Shanghai Institute for Advanced Communication and Data Science
(SICS). In his 20+ years career in research (over 15 years in
industrial research labs), he had over 40 issued US/WO/CN
patents and published more than 100 peer-reviewed research
papers. His work was one of the major triggers to the research
and standardization of IEEE 802.11S. He was awarded "National
Innovation Leadership Talent" from China government in 2013,
IEEE Fellow for "contributions to the improvement of wireless
network efficiency" in 2015. Shugong also won 2017 Award for
Advances in Communication from IEEE Communication Society.
Shugong received his BS degree from Wuhan University, ME and PhD
degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology
(HUST). His current research interests includes 5G systems and
Prof. Sergei Gorlatch is Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Muenster (Germany) since 2003. Earlier he was Associate Professor at the Technical University of Berlin, Assistant Professor at the University of Passau, and Humboldt Research Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, all in Germany. Prof. Gorlatch has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications in renowned international books, journals and conferences. He was principal investigator in several international research and development projects in the field of software for parallel, distributed, Grid and Cloud systems and networking, funded by the European Community and by German national bodies.