报告人：Dr. Khaled B. Letaief, FIEEE and FHKIE President, IEEE Communications Society, New Bright Professor of Engineering, HKUST
Abstract: We are witnessing an exciting time for future wireless networks with the emergence of 5G. In contrast to 3G and 4G, which were mainly a continuation of their predecessors, 5G will represent a revolutionary leap and will have a huge impact on the transformation of wireless communications industries as well as vertical industries. In this talk, we will describe the key challenges and requirements such as ultra-low latency and massive connectivity. We also describe some of the important technologies and innovations ranging from air technologies and network design to services that are needed to meet the demands of the next-generation wireless networks and guarantee broadband ubiquitous communications of all things, including human-to-machine and machine-to-machine, for a connected living.
Biography: Dr. Letaief is an internationally recognized leader in wireless communications and networks with research interest in big data analytics systems, mobile cloud and edge computing, tactile Internet, 5G systems and beyond. In these areas, he has over 600 journal and conference papers and given keynote talks as well as courses all over the world. He also has 15 patents, including 11 US patents.
He served as consultants for different organizations including Huawei, ASTRI, ZTE, Nortel, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and Motorola. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and has served on the editorial board of other premier journals including the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications – Wireless Series (as Editor-in-Chief). He has been involved in organizing many flagship international conferences.
He is the recipient of many distinguished awards and honors including the 2018 IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award, 2017 IEEE Cognitive Networks Technical Committee Publication Award, 2016 IEEE Signal Processing Society Young Author Best Paper Award, 2016 IEEE Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications, 2011 IEEE Harold Sobol Award, 2010 Purdue University Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer Award, 2009 IEEE Marconi Prize Award in Wireless Communications, 2007 IEEE Joseph LoCicero Publications Exemplary Award, and over 15 IEEE Best Paper Awards.
Dr. Letaief is well recognized for his dedicated service to professional societies and in particular IEEE where he has served in many leadership positions. These include IEEE Communications Society Vice-President for Conferences and Vice-President for Technical Activities. He is currently President of the IEEE Communications Society, the world's leading organization for communications professionals with headquarter in New York City and members in 162 countries.
Since 1993, he has been with HKUST where he has held many administrative positions, including Dean of Engineering, Head of the Electronic and Computer Engineering department, and founding Director of Huawei Innovation Laboratory.
Dr. Letaief received the BS degree with distinction, MS and Ph.D. Degrees in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University at West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
He is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of HKIE. He is also recognized by Thomson Reuters as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher.
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