Prof. Yan Zhang
University of Oslo, Norway
IEEE Fellow, Member of Academia Europaea
Yan Zhang (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.S. degree from Beihang University, Beijing, China, the M.S. degree from the Nanjing University of Post and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, and the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is currently a Full Professor with the Department of Informatics, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. His research interests include next-generation wireless networks leading to 6G and green and secure cyber-physical systems (e.g., smart grid and transport).
Dr. Zhang is a Fellow of the IET, and an Elected Member of Academia Europaea (MAE), the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters (DKNVS), the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences (NTVA), the CCF Technical Committee of Blockchain, and 2019 CCF Distinguished Speaker. In 2018, he was a recipient of the global “Highly Cited Researcher” Award (Web of Science top 1% most cited worldwide). He is the symposium/track chair of a number of conferences, including IEEE ICC 2021, IEEE SmartGridComm 2021, and IEEE GLOBECOM 2017.
He is the Chair of IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing (TCGCC). He is an Editor (or Area Editor, Senior Editor, an Associate Editor) for several IEEE TRANSACTIONS/magazine, including IEEE Network Magazine, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NETWORK SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON GREEN COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING, IEEE COMMUNICATIONS SURVEY & TUTORIALS, IEEE INTERNET OF THINGS JOURNAL, IEEE SYSTEMS JOURNAL, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, and IEEE BLOCKCHAIN TECHNICAL BRIEFS. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society and a Distinguished Speaker of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He was also a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society from 2016 to 2020.
Prof. Bin Hu
Lanzhou University, China
Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, IET Fellow
Dr. Hu was elected as a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He was a recipient of many research awards, including the 2014 China Overseas Innovation Talent Award, the 2016 Chinese Ministry of Education Technology Invention Award, the 2018 Chinese National Technology Invention Award, and the 2019 WIPO-CNIPA Award for Chinese Outstanding Patented Invention. He is also the TC Co-Chair of computational psychophysiology in the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society (SMC), the TC Co-Chair of cognitive computing in IEEE SMC, and the Vice-Chair of the TC 9.1. Economic, Business, and Financial Systems on Social Media at the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). He is also a Member-at-Large of the ACM China Council and the Vice-Chair of the China Committee of the International Society for Social Neuroscience. He serves as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SYSTEMS and an Associate Editor for IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AFFECTIVE COMPUTING.