Chair: Chuan Zhang, National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, Southeast University, China
Co-chair: Shan Cao, Shanghai Institution for Advanced Communication and Data Science, Shanghai University, China
Prof. Chuan Zhang -- is now an associate professor of National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, School of Information Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China. He received B.E. degree (summa cum laude) in microelectronics and M.E. degree in VLSI design from Nanjing University, Nanjing, China, in 2006 and 2009, respectively. He received both M.S.E.E. degree and Ph.D. degree in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMN), USA, in 2012. His current research interests include low-power high-speed VLSI design for digital signal processing and digital communication, bio-chemical computation and neuromorphic engineering, and quantum communication. Dr. Zhang is a member of Seasonal School of Signal Processing (S3P) and Design and Implementation of Signal Processing Systems (DISPS) TC of the IEEE Signal Processing Society; Circuits and Systems for Communications (CASCOM) TC, VLSI Systems and Applications (VSA) TC, and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) TC of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He was also a (co-)recipient of Best Paper Award of IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS) in 2016, Best (Student) Paper Award of IEEE International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP) in 2016, (three) Excellent Paper Awards and Excellent Poster Presentation Award of International collaboration Symposium on Information Production and Systems (ISIPS) in 2016 and 2017, (two) Best (Student) Paper Awards of IEEE International Conference on ASIC (ASICON) in 2015 and 2017, the Best Paper Award Nomination of IEEE Special session on Signal Processing Systems (SiPS) in 2015, the Merit (Student) Paper Award of IEEE Asia Pacific Conference on Circuits and Systems (APCCAS) in 2008, Three-Year University-Wide Graduate School Fellowship of UMN, Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship of UMN.
Prof. Shan Cao -- received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in microelectronics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2009 and 2015, respectively. She is currently a faculty member of Shanghai Institution for Advanced Communication and Data Science, Shanghai University, China. Before she joined Shanghai University, she was a postdoctor in the School of Information and Electronics, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China. Her research interests include SoC design, embedded system design, array signal processing, and its applications.
1. Advanced channel coding algorithms and implementations for 5G;
2. Massive MIMO, particularly signal processing and hardware challenges;
3. Algorithms and hardware implementations related to non-orthogonal multiple-access schemes;
4. Algorithms and hardware implementations for 5G modulation: non-orthogonal modulation and demodulation, FMBC modulation and others;
5. Algorithms and hardware implementations related to AI-based baseband processing;
6. Hardware-software co-design for baseband communications;