Keynote Speakers  

Prof. Jiangchuan Liu

CAE Fellow, IEEE Fellow, and an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow

Simon Fraser University, Canada 

Jiangchuan Liu is a Full Professor in the School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. He is a Fellow of The Canadian Academy of Engineering, an IEEE Fellow, and an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow. In the past he worked as an Assistant Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, a research fellow at Microsoft Research Asia, and an EMC-Endowed Visiting Chair Professor of Tsinghua University. He received the BEng degree (cum laude) from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1999, and the PhD degree from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2003, both in computer science. He is a co-recipient of the inaugural Test of Time Paper Award of IEEE INFOCOM (2015), ACM SIGMM TOMCCAP Nicolas D. Georganas Best Paper Award (2013), ACM Multimedia Best Paper Award (2012), and IEEE MASS Best Paper Award (2021). His research interests include multimedia systems and networks, cloud and edge computing, social networking, online gaming, and Internet of things/RFID/backscatter. He has served on the editorial boards of IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, IEEE Transactions on Network Sciences and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, and IEEE Internet of Things Journal. He is a Steering Committee member of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and Steering Committee Chair of IEEE/ACM IWQoS (2015-2017). He was TPC Co-Chair of IEEE INFOCOM'2021.

Speech Title: Towards Sustainable Edge and IoT: An Integral View from the Energy Perspective (Download the speech Abstract)


Prof. Hong Shen (沈鸿教授)

China National Endowed Expert

Sun Yat-sen University, China

Hong Shen received the BS degree from Beijing University of Science and Technology, MS degree from University of Science and Technology of China, and PhD degree from Abo Akademi University, Finland. He is Professor in Macao Polytechnic University, specially-appointed Professor in Sun Yat-sen University, and Adjunct Professor in University of Adelaide where he was a tenured Professor (Chair of Computer Science) for 15 years. With main research interests in parallel and distributed computing, privacy preserving computing and high performance networks, he has led numerous research centers and projects in different countries. He has published 400+ papers including over 100 papers in major international journals such as a variety of IEEE and ACM transactions. Prof. Shen received many honors and awards, and served on different roles in professional societies, journal editorial boards and conference committees.

Speech Title: Machine-Learning for Optimization: Coflow Scheduling in Cloud High-Performance Computing  (download the speech abstract)