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Symeon Papavassiliou received the diploma in electrical engineering from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece, in 1990 and the MSc and PhD degrees in electrical engineering from Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, New York in 1992 and 1995, respectively. He is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, NTUA, Greece. Before joining NTUA, he was an associate professor at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), while from 1995 to 1999, he was a senior technical staff member at AT&T Laboratories in New Jersey. He was awarded the Best Paper Award at IEEE INFOCOM '94, the AT&T Division Recognition and Achievement Award in 1997, the US National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2004, and the Best Paper Award at IEEE WCNC '12. He has also been a founding member and associate director of the New Jersey Center for Wireless Networking and Internet Security. Dr. Papavassiliou has an established record of publications in the field of computer and communication networks, with more than 170 technical journal and conference published papers. He is a senior member of the IEEE, an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, and a technical editor for IEEE Wireless Communications.
Nei Kato received the MS and PhD degrees in information engineering from Tohoku University, Japan, in 1988 and 1991, respectively. He has been engaged in research on satellite communications, computer networking, wireless mobile communications, smart grid, image processing, and neural networks. He has published more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He currently serves as the chair of the IEEE Satellite and Space Communications Technical Committee, the vice chair of the IEEE Ad Hoc & Sensor Networks Technical Committee, the chair of the ComSoC Sendai Chapter, the chair of the IEICE Satellite Communications Technical Committee, a technical editor of the IEEE Wireless Communications (2006 to present), an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2008 to present), an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2009 to present), an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, and a coguest editor of several special issues of IEEE Wireless Communications. He received many awards, including the Distinguished Contributions to Satellite Communications Award from the IEEE Communications Society, Satellite and Space Communications Technical Committee (2005), the KDDI Foundation Excellent Research Award (2012), etc. He also serves on the expert committee of the Telecommunications Council, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, and as the chairperson of ITU-R SG4and SG7, Japan. He is a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society (2012-2013).
Yunhao Liu received the BS degree from the Automation Department at Tsinghua University, China, in 1995, and the MA degree from Beijing Foreign Studies University, China, in 1997, and the MS and PhD degrees in computer science and engineering from Michigan State University in 2003 and 2004, respectively. He holds the EMC Chair Professorship at Tsinghua University. He is a member of the Tsinghua National Lab for Information Science and Technology, and the director of the Tsinghua National MOE Key Lab for Information Security. He is also a faculty member in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is now the vice chair of the ACM China Council in charge of operation. He is also serving as the associate editor-in-chief for the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, and an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He also serves many leading conference as a TPC member, such as ACM Mobicom, ACM Mobihoc, IEEE INFOCOM, etc.
Cheng-Zhong Xu received the BS and MS degrees from Nanjing University in 1986 and 1989, respectively, and the PhD degree in computer science from the University of Hong Kong in 1993. He is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Wayne State University and the Director of the Laboratory for Cloud and Internet Computing. His research interest is mainly in scalable distributed and parallel systems and wireless embedded computing devices. He has published more than 180 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conferences in these areas. He is the author of book Scalable and Secure Internet Services and Architecture (Chapman & Hall/CRC Press, 2005) and a coauthor of the book Load Balancing in Parallel Computers: Theory and Practice (Kluwer Academic/Springer Verlag, 1997). He serves on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Journal of Parallel, Emergent, and Distributed Systems, Journal of Computers and Applications, Journal of High Performance Computing and Networking, and ZTE Communications. He was a recipient of the Faculty Research Award, the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Career Development Chair Award of Wayne State University, and the “Outstanding Oversea Scholar” award of the National Science Foundation of China. He is a senior member of the IEEE.
Xinbing Wang received the BS degree (with honors) from the Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China, in 1998, and the MS degree from the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2001. He received the PhD degree, major in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, minor in the Department of Mathematics, from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, in 2006. Currently, he is a professor and vice department head in the Department of Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, China. His research interests include scaling law of wireless networks and cognitive radio. Dr. Wang has been an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing and a member of the Technical Program Committees of several conferences, including ACM MobiCom 2012, ACM MobiHoc 2012, IEEE INFOCOM 2009-2013.