Chair: Weiqiang Liu, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China
Co-chair: Chongyan Gu, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Weiqiang Liu -- Weiqiang Liu (M'12-SM'15) received the B.Sc. degree in Information Engineering from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), Nanjing, China and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic Engineering from the Queen's University Belfast (QUB), Belfast, UK, in 2006 and 2012, respectively. In Dec. 2013, he joined the College of Electronic and Information Engineering, NUAA, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He has published one research book by Artech House and over 60 leading journal and conference papers. He serves as a Steering Committee Member of IEEE Transactions on Multi-Scale Computing Systems (TMSCS), an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), the leader of The Multimedia Team at TC Editorial Board, the Guest Editors of two special issues (SI) of IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. He has been a technical program committee member for several international conferences including the ISCAS, ARITH, NANOARCH, ASAP, ISVLSI andICONIP. He is a member of both Circuits & Systems for Communications (CASCOM) Technical Committee and VLSI Systems and Applications (VSA) Technical Committee, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. His research interests include emerging technologies in computing systems, computer arithmetic, hardware security and VLSI design for digital signal processing and cryptography.
Chongyan Gu -- Chongyan Gu (S'14-M'16) received the Ph.D. degree from Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, U.K., in 2016. She received the M.Sc. degree with distinction in data communications from University of Sheffield, Sheffield, U.K., in 2006. She is currently a Research Fellow in the Center for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), Queen's University Belfast, U.K.. Before joining Queen's University Belfast, she was an electronic engineer in vehicle security and communication system design of GAC Mitsubishi Corporation, China. Her current research interests include hardware security and trust, physical unclonable functions, true random number generator, hardware Trojan detection, logic obfuscation circuit and machine learning.