Prof. Guo Song
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Song Guo is a Full Professor and Associate Head (Research & Development) in the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also holds a Changjiang Chair Professorship awarded by the Ministry of Education of China. Prof. Guo is an IEEE Fellow (Computer Society), a Highly Cited Researcher (Clarivate Web of Science), and an ACM Distinguished Member.
His research interests are mainly in the areas of big data, edge AI, mobile computing, and distributed systems. He co-authored 4 books, co-edited 7 books, and published over 500 papers in major journals and conferences. He is the recipient of the 2019 IEEE TCBD Best Conference Paper Award, 2018 IEEE TCGCC Best Magazine Paper Award, 2019 & 2017 IEEE Systems Journal Annual Best Paper Award, and other 8 Best Paper Awards from IEEE/ACM conferences. His work was also recognized by the 2016 Annual Best of Computing: Notable Books and Articles in Computing in ACM Computing Reviews. Prof. Guo's research has been sponsored by RGC, NSFC, MOST, JSPS, industry, etc.
Prof. Guo is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society and the Chair of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Space and Satellite Communications Technical Committee. He was an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer and a member of IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors. He has also served for IEEE Computer Society on Fellow Evaluation Committee, Transactions Operations Committee, Editor-in-Chief Search Committee, etc. Prof. Guo has been named on editorial board of a number of prestigious international journals like IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, etc. He has also served as chairs of organizing and technical committees of many international conferences.
Prof. Yucong Duan
Hainan University, China
Yucong Duan is a full professor and director of Data Science and Technology Department at Hainan University. He received the Ph.D. in Software Engineering from Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Science, China in 2006. He was a Post-doc fellow in School of Software, Tsinghua University, China from 2006-2007. He was a Post-doc fellow in the Software Engineering Laboratory at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), South Korea, from 2007-2008. He was a lecturer of Biomedical Engineering Institute, Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China, from 2008 to 2009. He was a Post-doc fellow in Le2i, CNRS, University of Bourgogne, France, from 2009-2010. He was a postdoc in DISCO, University of Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy, From 2011 to 2012. He is a senior member of IEEE and CCF. He has published more than 130 international papers and applied more than 120 patents with 26 authorized. His research interests include Software Modeling, Knowledge Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc. (Research Group website: http://www.yucongduan.org/)