Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of IET, Chartered Engineer, and Honorary Fellow of SIET
Prof. Weisi Lin, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Weisi Lin graduated from Zhongshan University, China with B.Sc in Electronics and M.Sc in Digital Signal Processing, respectively, and from King’s College, London University, UK with Ph.D in Computer Vision. He taught and researched in Zhongshan University, Shantou University (China), Bath University (UK), National University of Singapore, Institute of Microelectronics (Singapore), and Institute for Infocomm Research (Singapore). He has been the project leader of 12 successfully delivered projects in digital multimedia technology development. He also serves as the Lab Head, Visual Processing, and then the Acting Department Manager, Media Processing, in Institute for Infocomm Research. His areas of expertise include perception-inspired signal modeling, perceptual multimedia quality evaluation, video compression, and image processing & analysis. He holds seven patents, wrote 7 book chapters, edited 3 book, authored a book, published over 250 refereed papers in international journals and conferences, and made more than ten contributions to international standardization. He is a Fellow of IEEE, a Chartered Engineer, a Fellow of IET, and an Honorary Fellow of Singapore Institute of Engineering Technologists. He believes that good theory is practical so has kept a balance of academic research and industrial deployment throughout his working life.

Fellow of IEEE and IET
Prof. Chip Hong Chang, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Chip Hong Chang received the B.Eng. (Hons.) degree from the National University of Singapore, in 1989, and the M. Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 1993 and 1998, respectively. He served as a Technical Consultant in industry prior to joining the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), NTU, in 1999, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He holds joint appointments with the university as Assistant Chair of Alumni of the School of EEE from June 2008 to May 2014, Deputy Director of the 100-strong Center for High Performance Embedded Systems from 2000 to 2011, and Program Director of the Center for Integrated Circuits and Systems from 2003 to 2009. He has coedited five books, published 13 book chapters, more than 100 international journal papers (two-thirds are IEEE) and more than 180 refereed international conference papers. His research interests are hardware security, residue and unconventional number systems, low-power arithmetic circuits, digital filter design and digital image processing. He has delivered several keynotes and more than 30 invited colloquia, including tutorials at the 2017 Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC 2017) and 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2017). He is the recipient of the 2006 NTU Research Outstanding and Award Recognition Scheme, the 2007 British High Commission Collaboration Development Award for Microelectronics and Embedded Systems and the 2007 Canada Microsystems Strategic Alliance of Quebec Collaboration Development Award, co-recipient of the PrimeAsia-2010 Gold Leaf and Silver Leaf Certificates, and coauthor of the finalist of AsianHOST 2019 best paper award, AsianHOST 2017 Cisco best paper award, ISCAS 2015 best student paper award competition and VLSI 95 best paper award.

Dr. Chang has served as Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I since 2020, from 2010–2012, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems since January 2011, IEEE Access from March 2013 to December 20, IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems from January 2016 to December 2019, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensic and Security since January 2016, Springer Journal of Hardware and System Security since June 2016, Microelectronics Journal since May 2014, Integration, the VLSI Journal from 2013 to 2015, Editorial Advisory Board Member of the Open Electrical and Electronic Engineering Journal from 2007 to 2013, and the Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 2008 to 2014. He also guest edited several journal special issues (including IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems-I and IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems) and served in the organizing and technical program committees of more than 60 international conferences (mostly IEEE). He has served in the 2019 and 2020 IEEE CASS Fellow Elevation Committee and 2020 IEEE CASS Distinguished Lecture Program Selection Committee. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the IET, and an IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer 2018-2019.


Fellow of IEEE
Prof. Mugen Peng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Speech Title: Intelligent and Concised 6G: Principes, Techniques, and Challenges

Mugen Peng (IEEE Fellow) received the Ph.D. degree in communication and information systems from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), Beijing, China, in 2005. Afterward, he joined BUPT, where he has been a Full Professor with the School of Information and Communication Engineering since 2012. During 2014 he was also an academic visiting fellow at Princeton University, USA. He has authored and co-authored over 150 refereed IEEE journal papers and over 250 conference proceeding papers. His main research areas include wireless communication theory, radio signal processing, cooperative communication, self-organization networking, heterogeneous networking, cloud communication, and Internet of Things.

Dr. Peng was a recipient of the 2018 Heinrich Hertz Prize Paper Award, the 2014 IEEE ComSoc AP Outstanding Young Researcher Award, and the Best Paper Award in the JCN 2016, IEEE WCNC 2015, IEEE GameNets 2014, IEEE CIT 2014, ICCTA 2011, IC-BNMT 2010, and IET CCWMC 2009. He is currently or have been on the Editorial/Associate Editorial Board of the IEEE Communications Magazine, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, the IEEE Internet of Things Journal, and China Communications.

Prof. Aiqun Hu, Southeast University, China


Prof. AIQUN HU was born in 1964. He is a staff of The National Key Laboratory of Mobile Communications in Southeast University. He is also in charge of The Institute of Cyber Security, and is the leader of Key Security Part of The Purple Mountain Laboratory. His research interest is mainly in communications security.