Keynote Speakers 主讲嘉宾
Prof. Degang James Chen (IEEE Fellow)
Iowa State University, USA
Degang Chen received his BS degree in automation from Tsinghua University in 1984 and his PhD degree in control theory from UC Santa Barbara in 1992. After a short period as the John R. Pierce Instructor at CalTech, he joined Iowa State University where he is currently Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Jerry Junkins Chair in the College Engineering. His industry experience includes Beijing Institute of Control Engineering in 1984-1986, Boeing in summer 1999, Maxim in summer 2001, and Texas Instruments in summers 2011, 2012 and 2014. His current research interests are in analog and mixed-signal IC design and testing, integrated sensor design, analog verification, and BIST for reliability and functional safety.
Dr. Chen has co-authored 8 patents and over 260 refereed journal and conference publications, of which 14 received best paper awards and other honors, including the International Test Conference Best Paper Award in both 2013 and 2014. Recently, he has delivered technical seminars at Carnegie Mellon University, Columbia University, Georgia Tech, South Methodist University, University of Minnesota, UT Dallas; Broadcom, Cypress Semiconductor, GlobalFoundries, IBM Watson, Infineon, Intel, Maxim, NXP, TI Dallas/India/Santa Clara/Sugar Land/Tucson, and Xilinx.
Prof. Gene Eu (Ching Yuh) Jan (詹景裕教授)
National Taipei University, Taiwan (国立台北大学)
Gene Eu Jan received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the National Taiwan University in 1982 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1988 and 1992, respectively. He has been a Professor with the Departments of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, National Taipei University, San Shia, Taiwan since 2004, where he also served as the Chairperson of Graduate Institute of Electrical Engineering from 2006 to 2007, and Dean of College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from 2007 to 2009. In addition, he served as the Vice President of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Corp. from 2014 to 2015. He has published more than 180 articles related to parallel computer systems, interconnection networks, motion planning, EDA, and VLSI systems design in journals, conferences and books.
Prof. Fei Yuan
Ryerson University, Canada
Fei Yuan received the B.Eng. degree in electrical engineering from Shandong
University, Jinan, China in 1985, the M.A.Sc. degree in chemical engineering and
Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from University of Waterloo, Canada in
1995 and 1999, respectively. During 1985-1989, he was a Lecturer in the
Department of Electrical Engineering, Changzhou Institute of Technology,
Jiangsu, China. In 1989 he was a Visiting Professor at Humber College of Applied
Arts and Technology, Toronto, Canada, and Lambton College of Applied Arts and
Technology, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. He was with Paton Controls Limited, Sarnia,
Ontario, Canada as a Controls Engineer during 1989-1994 where he designed and
commissioned total distributed control systems for petrochemical processes
He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University in 1999 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2003 and Full Professor in 2008. He served the department as the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Affairs from 2002 to 2006 and was the Chair of the department from 2010 to 2015. Dr. Yuan is a senior member of IEEE and a registered professional engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada.
Dr. Zou Zhuo (邹卓, 博导/青年研究员)
Fudan University, China (复旦大学）
Zhuo Zou received the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Systems from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, in 2012. Currently, he is with Fudan University Shanghai as a professor ("1000 talents plan" young scholar and PhD supervisor), where he is conducting research on integrated circuits and systems for IoT and ubiquitous intelligence. Prior to Fudan, he was the assistant director and a project leader at VINN iPack Excellence Center, KTH, Sweden, where he coordinated the research project on ultra-low-power embedded electronics for wireless sensing. Dr. Zou has also been an adjunct professor and docent at University of Turku, Finland.
Dr. Zou's primary research focus lies on smart electronic systems for IoT applications, including energy-efficient SoC, wireless sensing and perception, smart system integration and application, with outcomes by means of publications in journals/conferences and CMOS IC tape-outs. He authored and co-authored 70+ publications in international journals (incl. IEEE JSSC, IEEE TCAS) and conferences (incl. ISSCC, ESSCIRC).
Prof. Zhi-Jian Xie,
North Carolina A&T State University, USA
Zhijian Xie received the B.S and M.S. degrees in Solid State Physics from University of Science and Technology of China and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1992, 1995, and 2001, respectively. Dr. Xie currently is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department of North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University. Before joined the university, He has worked in semiconductor industry for eight years. His current research interests include Microwave/RF integrated circuits and devices, intelligent circuit design, novel devices modeling. Dr. Xie is IEEE senior member and active in IEEE local community, serving as the vice chair of IEEE central North Carolina section.