ICITE2023 Keynote Speakers

Prof. Guoqiang Mao | 毛国强教授

IEEE Fellow,IET Fellow,“Top 1% most highly cited papers” (2011)

Xidian University, China | 西安电子科技大学

Guoqiang Mao (S'98-M'02-SM'08-F'18) is a Distinguished Professor and Dean of the Research Institute of Smart Transportation at Xidian University. Before that he was with University of Technology Sydney and the University of Sydney. He has published over 200 papers in international conferences and journals that have been cited more than 10,000 times. He is an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (since 2018), IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2014-2019), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2010-2020) and received “Top Editor” award for outstanding contributions to the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology in 2011, 2014 and 2015. He was a co-chair of IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Society Technical Committee on Communication Networks. He has served as a chair, co-chair and TPC member in a number of international conferences. He is a Fellow of IET. His research interest includes intelligent transport systems, Internet of Things, wireless localization techniques, wireless sensor networks, and applied graph theory and its applications in telecommunications.

Prof. Kun Yang | 杨鲲教授

IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, 欧洲科学院院士

University of Essex, UK

Kun Yang received his PhD from the Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering of University College London (UCL), UK. He is currently a Chair Professor in the School of Computer Science & Electronic Engineering, University of Essex, UK, leading the Network Convergence Laboratory (NCL). He is also an affiliated professor of UESTC. His main research interests include wireless networks and communications, future Internet and edge computing. In particular he is interested in energy aspects of future communication systems such as 6G, promoting energy self-sustainability via both energy efficiency (green communications and networking) and energy harvesting (wireless charging). He has managed research projects funded by UK EPSRC, EU FP7/H2020, and industries. He has published 400+ papers and filed 20 patents. He serves on the editorial boards of a number of IEEE journals (e.g., IEEE ComMag, TNSE, WCL). He is a Deputy Editor-in-Chief of IET Smart Cities Journal. He has been a Judge of GSMA GLOMO Award at World Mobile Congress – Barcelona since 2019. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE ComSoc (2020-2021).
He is a Member of Academia Europaea (MAE), a Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of IET and a Distinguished Member of ACM.