IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China
28-30 July 2021 // Xiamen, China


The 10th IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC2021) will be held in Xiamen, China, 28-30 July, 2021. This conference will feature world-class plenary speakers, major technical symposia, industry and academic panels, workshops, tutorials and invited tracks. The technical program chairs invite the submission of original papers to following symposia for presentation and publication in the conference proceedings and IEEE Xplore. Best paper awards will be selected from accepted papers. Both the symposia and workshop papers will be published in IEEEXplore and indexed by Engineering Villiage (EI).


Below are the Keynote Speakers confirmed for the IEEE/CIC ICCC 2021 conference:

Khaled. B. Letaief

Member of US National Academy of Engineering and IEEE Fellow
New Bright Professor of Engineering

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology


Dr. Khaled. B. Letaief is the New Bright Professor of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He is an internationally recognized leader in wireless communications and networks with research interest in artificial intelligence, big data analytics systems, mobile cloud and edge computing, tactile Internet, 5G systems and beyond.  In these areas, he has over 630 papers with over 38,350 citations and an h-index of 87 along with 15 patents, including 11 US inventions. He is a Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering, Fellow of IEEE, Fellow of Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, and Member of the Hong Kong Academy of Engineering Sciences. He is also recognized by Thomson Reuters as an ISI Highly Cited Researcher and was listed among the 2020 top 30 of AI 2000 Internet of Things Most Influential Scholars. Dr. Letaief is the recipient of many distinguished awards and honors including the 2019 Distinguished Research Excellence Award by HKUST School of Engineering; 2019 IEEE Communications Society and Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award; 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 Wireless Communications Technical Committee Recognition Award; 2011 IEEE Communications Society Harold Sobol Award; 2010 Purdue University Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer Award; 2009 IEEE Marconi Prize Award in Wireless Communications; 2007 IEEE Communications Society Joseph LoCicero Publications Exemplary Award; and over 16 IEEE Best Paper Awards. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the prestigious IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. He also served as President of the IEEE Communications Society (2018-19).


Sumei Sun

Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR), Singapore


Sumei Sun is Head of the Communications and Networks Dept at the Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology, and Research (A*STAR), Singapore. She is also holding a joint appointment with the Singapore Institute of Technology, and an adjunct appointment with the National University of Singapore, both as a full professor. Her current research interests are in next-generation wireless communications, industrial internet of things, and integrated secure sensing-communications-computing design. She is a Fellow of the IEEE, Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology, member of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications Steering Committee, and a Distinguished Speaker of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2018-2021. She’s also Director of IEEE Communications Society Asia Pacific Board, Chapter Coordinator of Asia Pacific Region in the IEEE Vehicular Technologies Society, and a member at large with the IEEE Communications Society.


Halim Yanikomeroglu

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada


Dr. Halim Yanikomeroglu is a Professor in the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. His primary research domain is wireless communications and networks. His research group has made substantial contributions to 4G and 5G wireless technologies. During 2012-2016, he led one of the largest academic-industrial collaborative research programs on pre-standards 5G wireless. In Summer 2019, he started a new large-scale project on the 6G non-terrestrial networks. His extensive collaboration with industry resulted in 37 granted patents. He has formally supervised or hosted at Carleton a total of 135 postgraduate researchers in all levels (PhD & MASc students, PDFs, and professors). He has coauthored IEEE papers with faculty members in 80+ universities in 25 countries and industry researchers in 10 countries. He is a Fellow of IEEE, EIC (Engineering Institute of Canada), and CAE (Canadian Academy of Engineering), and a Distinguished Speaker for both IEEE Communications Society and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He is currently serving as the Chair of the IEEE WCNC (Wireless Communications and Networking Conference) Steering Committee. He was the Technical Program Chair/Co-Chair of WCNC 2004 (Atlanta), WCNC 2008 (Las Vegas), and WCNC 2014 (Istanbul). He was the General Chair of IEEE VTC 2010-Fall (Ottawa) and VTC 2017-Fall (Toronto). He also served as the Chair of the IEEE’s Technical Committee on Personal Communications. Dr. Yanikomeroglu received several awards for his research, teaching, and service, including the IEEE Communications Society Wireless Communications Technical Committee Recognition Award in 2018 and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Stuart Meyer Memorial Award in 2020.


Ying-Chang Liang

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China


Ying-Chang Liang is currently a Professor with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China, where he leads the Center for Intelligent Networking and Communications (CINC). His research interests include wireless networking and communications, cognitive radio, symbiotic networks, dynamic spectrum access, the Internet-of-Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning techniques. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking.  Dr. Liang has been recognized by Clarivate Analytics as a Highly Cited Researcher since 2014. He received the Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award from The Institution of Engineers, Singapore, in 2007, the Outstanding Contribution Appreciation Award from the IEEE Standards Association, in 2011, and the Recognition Award from the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks, in 2018. He is the recipient of numerous paper awards, including the IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award, in 2014, and the IEEE Communications Society APB Outstanding Paper Award, in 2012. He is a Fellow of IEEE, and a foreign member of Academia Europaea.


Shuguang Cui

Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), China


Shuguang Cui received his Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, California, USA, in 2005. Afterwards, he has been working as a professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Univ. of Arizona, Texas A&M University, and UC Davis, respectively. He is currently the Chair Professor and Acting Dean, the School of Science and Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), and the Executive Vice Director of Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data. His current research interests focus on data driven large-scale system control and resource management, large data set analysis, IoT system design, energy harvesting based communication system design, and cognitive network optimization. He was selected as the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher and listed in the Worlds’ Most Influential Scientific Minds by ScienceWatch in 2014. He was a recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society 2012 Best Paper Award, IEEE ICC’2020 best paper award, and IEEE Globecom’2020 best paper award. He has served as the general co-chair and TPC co-chairs for many IEEE conferences. He has also been serving as the area editor for IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, and associate editors for IEEE Transactions on Big Data, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE JSAC Series on Green Communications and Networking, and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. He has been the elected member for IEEE Signal Processing Society SPCOM Technical Committee (2009~2014) and the elected Chair for IEEE ComSoc Wireless Technical Committee (2017~2018). He was elected as an IEEE Fellow in 2013 and an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer in 2014.


Wei Zhang

The University of New South Wales, Australia


Wei Zhang (F’15) is a Professor at University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. His current research interests include cybertwin networks and 6G communications. He was the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters for 2016-2019. Currently, he is Area Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Communications and Information Networks (JCIN). He served as Chair for IEEE Wireless Communications Technical Committee in 2019-2020 and Board of Governors of IEEE Communications Society in 2018-2020.  Now he is Vice Director of IEEE Communications Society Asia Pacific Board. He is an IEEE Fellow.




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