2024 4th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communication Technology (SPCT 2024)
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Prof. Abdelhak M. Zoubir

IEEE Fellow, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany


Abdelhak M. Zoubir has been a Professor of signal processing and Head of the Signal Processing Group with Technische Universität Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, since 2003. His research interests include statistical methods for signal processing with emphasis on bootstrap techniques, robust detection and estimation and array processing applied to radar, sonar, telecommunications, automotive monitoring and safety, and biomedicine. He has authored or coauthored more than 500 journal and conference papers on the above areas. He was the recipient of several Best Paper awards, and the 2018 IEEE Leo L. Beranek Meritorious Service Award. He was a General Chair and Technical Chair of numerous international IEEE conferences and workshops, most notably as Technical Co-Chair of ICASSP-14. He was on Publication Boards or as Guest Editor of various journals, and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine (2012–2014). Dr. Zoubir was the Chair (2010–2011) of the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Technical Committee Signal Processing Theory and Methods (SPTM) and was on the Board of Governors of the IEEE SPS as a Member-at-Large (2015–2017). He was the President of the European Association of Signal Processing from 2017 to 2018. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP) and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (Class 2010--2011). He is a Member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering.


Assoc. Prof. Yik-Chung Wu

The University of Hong Kong, China


Yik-Chung Wu received the B.Eng. (EEE) degree in 1998 and the M.Phil. degree in 2001 from the University of Hong Kong (HKU).  He received the Croucher Foundation scholarship in 2002 to study Ph.D. degree at Texas A&M University, College Station, and graduated in 2005.  From August 2005 to August 2006, he was with the Thomson Corporate Research, Princeton, NJ, as a Member of Technical Staff.  Since September 2006, he has been with HKU, currently as an Associate Professor.  He was a visiting scholar at Princeton University, in summers of 2015 and 2017.

His research interests are in general areas of signal processing and communication systems, and in particular Bayesian inference, distributed algorithms, and large-scale optimization.  Dr. Wu served as an Editor for IEEE Communications Letters, and IEEE Transactions on Communications. He is currently a Senior Area Editor for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, an Associate Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, and an Editor for Journal of Communications and Networks.  He was a symposium chair for many international conferences, including IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2023.  He received four best paper awards in international conferences, with the most recent one from IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2020.  He was elected the Best Editor of the year 2023 in IEEE Wireless Communications Letters. He is a senior member of the IEEE.


Assist. Prof. Qinglei Kong

Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen), China


Qinglei Kong (Member, IEEE) received the B.Eng. degree in communication engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2012, the M.Eng. degree in electronic and information engineering from Shenzhen Graduate School, Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China, in 2015, and the Ph.D. degree from the School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, in 2018.,She was a Research Scientist with the Cyber Security Cluster, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore, and Tencent Security, Shenzhen. She is currently an Assistant Professor with Harbin Institute of Technology. Her research interests include applied cryptography, satellite security, and satellite edge computing.