ASSP Speakers


Xianbin Wang, IEEE Fellow & Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering
Professor. Dr., Western University, Canada

Dr. Xianbin Wang (S’98-M’99-SM’06-F’17) is a Professor and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair at Western University, Canada. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from National University of Singapore in 2001.
Prior to joining Western, he was with Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC) as a Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist between July 2002 and Dec. 2007. From Jan. 2001 to July 2002, he was a system designer at STMicroelectronics.  His current research interests include 5G and beyond, Internet-of-Things, communications security, machine learning and intelligent communications. Dr. Wang has over 400 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, in addition to 30 granted and pending patents and several standard contributions.
Dr. Wang is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of IEEE and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He has received many awards and recognitions, including Canada Research Chair, CRC President’s Excellence Award, 
Canadian Federal Government Public Service Award, Ontario Early Researcher Award and six IEEE Best Paper Awards. He currently serves as an Editor/Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting, and IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and He was also an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications between 2007 and 2011, and IEEE Wireless Communications Letters between 2011 and 2016. He was involved in many IEEE conferences including GLOBECOM, ICC, VTC, PIMRC, WCNC and CWIT, in different roles such as symposium chair, tutorial instructor, track chair, session chair and TPC co-chair. Dr. Wang is currently serving as a member of IEEE Fellow Committee.

王现斌,Xianbin Wang,教授,现为加拿大工程院院士、IEEE会士、加拿大一级国家教授。王教授团队多年来一直从事无线通信系统前沿理论设计、分析及应用领域的研究工作,最近专注于5G/6G通信理论、智能通信、物联网通信、机器学习、通信安全、定位技术、协同通信、异构融合、组网、边缘计算等关键技术的理论及标准化研究。相关研究成果近年来在国际权威期刊及会议上发表学术论文400多篇,其中期刊180多篇,会议220多篇,其中6篇论文还被IEEE授予最佳论文奖(Best Paper Awards)。基于理论创新的已授权国际发明专利30项,出版专著3部,技术报告28份,特邀演讲/受邀报告30余次,主持各类科研项目40余项。


Huaiyu Dai, NC State University, USA
Ph.D. Professor, IEEE Fellow 

Huaiyu Dai (F’17) received the B.E. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1996 and 1998, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton University, Princeton, NJ in 2002.
He was with Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Holmdel, NJ, in summer 2000, and with AT&T Labs-Research, Middletown, NJ, in summer 2001. He is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with NC State University, Raleigh, holding the title of University Faculty Scholar. His research interests are in the general areas of communications, signal processing, networking, and computing. His current research focuses on machine learning and artificial intelligence for communications and networking, multilayer and interdependent networks, dynamic spectrum access and sharing, as well as security and privacy issues in the above systems.
He has served as an editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Currently he is an Area Editor in charge of wireless communications for IEEE Transactions on Communications, and a member of the Executive Editorial Committee for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. He was a co-recipient of best paper awards at 2010 IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems (MASS 2010), 2016 IEEE INFOCOM BIGSECURITY Workshop, and 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017).