Prof. Koichi Asatani
Life Fellow of IEEE, IEICE, Professor Emeritus of Kogakuin University
Shanghai University, China
Kogakuin University, Japan
Koichi Asatani received his B.E.E.E.,
M.E.E.E. and Ph. D. degrees from Kyoto University in 1969, 1971 and
1974, respectively. From 1974 to 1997, he was with NTT and engaged
in R&D on optical fiber communication systems, hi-definition video
transmission systems, FTTH, ISDN, B-ISDN, ATM networks, IP Networks
and their strategic planning. From 1997 to 2014, he served as
Professor at Kogakuin University. From 1999 to 2012, he was with
Graduate School of Global Information and Telecommunication, Waseda
University as Visiting Professor. He was Chair Professor, Nankai
University, Tianjin, China for 2014-2018. He is currently Professor,
Shanghai University, China, and also Professor Emeritus, Kogakuin
University. He is Life Fellow of IEEE and Life Fellow of IEICE. He
was appointed as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE ComSoc for
2006-2008, 2011-2012, and 2013-2014.
He is Ex-Chair and Advisory Board Member of IEEE ComSoc TC on Communication Quality and Reliability (CQR-TC), Feature Editor on Standards (1993-1999), Senior Technical Editor (1999-2005) of IEEE Communications Magazine. From 1988 through 2000, he served as Vice-Chair of ITU-T SG 13, and Chair of a Working Party of SG13, responsible for digital networks including GII, IP networks, NGN and Future Networks. He served as Chair for National Committee on Next Generation Networks in Japan. He also served as Chair, R&D and Standardizations Working Group, Next Generation IP Network Promotion Forum. He served as IEEE ComSoc Director, Membership Programs Development for 2014-2015. He served as Chair, IEEE ComSoc GIMS Committee for 2018-2019, and is IEEE ComSoc Fellow Evaluation Committee member for 2019-2021. He is serving as a Member at Large of Board of Governors, IEEE ComSoc. He also has been serving as a Board member, IEICE, and Chair, IEICE Standards Activities since 2014.
He served as various positions of numerous IEEE conferences, including General Chair of International CQR Workshop 1994, General Chair of International Symposium of Interworking 96, General Chair of SIIT2009, Symposium Co-Chair of Communications QoS, Reliability and Performance Modelling Symposium at ICC and Globecom (2002-2004), which he founded in 2002. He was Executive Chair at ICC2011 in Kyoto, Tutorial Co-Chair at ICC2016, and General Co-Chair at IEEE 5G Summits Tianjin (2016) and Tokyo (2017).
Prof. George Yin
IEEE Fellow, IFAC Fellow, SIAM Fellow
University of Connecticut, USA
Professor George Yin from University of Connecticut is a fellow of IEEE, a fellow of IFAC, and a fellow of SIAM. He received the B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Delaware in 1983, and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in applied mathematics from Brown University in 1987. He joined the Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University in 1987, and became Professor in 1996 and University Distinguished Professor in 2017. He moved to the University of Connecticut in 2020. His research interests include applied probability and stochastic processes, stochastic control, optimization, and applications in signal processing, networked systems, and communications, etc. He was the Chair of the SIAM Activity Group on Control and Systems Theory, and served on the Board of Directors of the American Automatic Control Council. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, and on the editorial board of many other journals.
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