F. Richard Yu received the PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2003. His research interests include connected/autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence, blockchain, and wireless systems. His pioneering contributions have significantly impacted research and development in this area through over 700 highly cited publications. He is among the top 1% of highly cited researchers on Web of Science since 2019. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), and IET. He is a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE in both VTS and ComSoc.
Dusit Niyato is currently a President's Chair Professor in Computer Science and Engineering in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He received B.E. from King Mongkuk’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand in 1999 and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada in 2008. Dusit's research interests are in the areas of distributed collaborative machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), edge intelligent metaverse, mobile and distributed computing, and wireless networks. Dusit won the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Best Survey Paper Award, IEEE Asia-Pacific Board (APB) Outstanding Paper Award, the IEEE Computer Society Middle Career Researcher Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing in and Distinguished Technical Achievement Recognition Award of IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Green Communications and Computing. Dusit also won a number of best paper awards including IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), IEEE ComSoc Communication Systems Integration and Modelling Technical Committee and IEEE ComSoc Signal Processing and Computing for Communications Technical Committee 2021. Currently, Dusit is serving as Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, an area editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, associate editor of IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE Network, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), and ACM Computing Surveys. He was a guest editor of IEEE Journal on Selected Areas on Communications. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society for 2016-2017. He was named the 2017-2022 highly cited researcher in computer science. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of IET.
Yan Zhang is currently Full Professor with the Department of
Informatics, University of Oslo, Norway. His research interests
include next-generation wireless networks leading to 6G, green
and secure cyber-physical systems. Dr. Zhang is an Editor (or
Area Editor, Senior Editor, Associate Editor) for several IEEE
transactions/magazine. Since 2018, Prof. Zhang was a recipient
of the global “Highly Cited Researcher” Award (Web of Science
top 1% most cited worldwide) for five years. He is Fellow of
IEEE, Fellow of IET, elected member of Academia Europaea (MAE),
elected member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and
Letters (DKNVS), and elected member of Norwegian Academy of
Technological Sciences (NTVA).