Keynote Speakers

Prof. Zhihua Wang
IEEE Fellow
Tsinghua University, China

Zhihua Wang (Fellow of IEEE. Fellow of Chinese Institute of Electronics, Fellow of China Institute of Communications) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1983, 1985, and 1990, respectively. Since 1997, he has been a Full Professor with Tsinghua University. Since 2000, he has been the Deputy Director of the Institute of Microelectronics. From 1992 to 1993, he was a Visiting Scholar at CMU. He was a Visiting at KU Leuven from 1993 to 1994. From September 2014 to March 2015, he was a Visiting Professor at HKUST. He has coauthored 13 books/chapters, over 254 (630) articles in international journals (conferences), over 253(29) articles in Chinese journals (conferences), and holds 156 Chinese and ten U.S. patents. His current research mainly focuses on CMOS RFIC and biomedical applications, involving RFID, PLL, low-power wireless transceivers, and smart clinic equipment combined with leading edge RFIC and digital image processing techniques. He was an AdCom Member of the IEEE SSCS from 2016 to 2019. He was a Technology Program Committee Member of the IEEE ISSCC from 2005 to 2011. Since 2005, he was a Steering Committee Member of the IEEE A-SSCC. He has served as the Chairman of IEEE SSCS Beijing Chapter from 1999 to 2009. He was the Technical Program Chair for A-SSCC 2013. He was a Guest Editor for IEEE JOURNAL OF SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS (JSSC) Special Issue in December 2006, December 2009, and November 2014. During 2019-2020, he has been an Associate Editor in Chief of IEEE OPEN JOURNAL OF CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS. He had been an Associate Editor of IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS—I: REGULAR PAPERS during 2016-2019, and IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS—II: EXPRESS BRIEFS during 2010-2013, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIOMEDICAL CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS (BioCAS) during 2008-2015, and other administrative/expert committee positions in China’s national science and technology projects. From 2018 to 2019, he was an IEEE SSCS Distinguished Lecturer. From 2020-2022, he has was an IEEE CASS Distinguished Lecturer.

Prof. Xiaoqing Wen
IEEE Fellow
Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan

Xiaoqing Wen received a B.E. degree from Tsinghua University, China, in 1986, a M.E. degree from Hiroshima University, Japan, in 1990, and a Ph.D. degree from Osaka University, Japan, in 1993. He was an Assistant Professor with Akita University, Japan, frrom 1993 to 1997, and a Visiting Researcher with the University of Wisconsin–Madison, USA, from Oct. 1995 to Mar. 1996. He joined SynTest Technologies Inc., USA, in 1998, and served as its Vice President and Chief Technology Officer until 2003. He joined Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan, in 2003, where he is currently a Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Networks. He founded Dependable Integarted Systems Research Center at Kyushu Institute of Technology in 2013 and served as its Director until 2015. He is a Co-Founder and Co-Chair of Technical Activity Committee on Power-Aware Testing under Test Technology Technical Council (TTTC) of IEEE Computer Society. He is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration Systems (TVLSI) and Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications (JETTA). He co-authored and co-edited two popular books, VLSI Test Principles and Architectures: Design for Testability (2006) and Power-Aware Testing and Test Strategies for Low Power Devices (2009). His research interests include design, test, and diagnosis of VLSI circuits. He holds 43 U.S. Patents and 14 Japan Patents. He received the 2008 Society Best Paper Award from the Infromation Systmes Society (ISS) of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers (IEICE). He is a Fellow of IEEE for his pionerring work in low capture power test generation, a Senior Member of Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ), and a Senior Member of IEICE.

Prof. Iickho Song
IEEE Fellow
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea

Iickho Song received the B.S.E. and M.S.E. degrees in electronics engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1982 and 1984, respectively; and the M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, in 1985 and 1987, respectively. He was a Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Communications Research, Morristown, NJ, USA, in 1987. In 1988, he joined the School of Electrical Engineering, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea, where he is currently a Professor.

Prof. Song is a Fellow of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST). He is also a Fellow of the IEEE, IET, and Korean Institute of Communications and Information Sciences (KICS); a Senior Member of the Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers; and a Member of the Acoustical Society of Korea (ASK), Institute of Electronics Engineers of Korea (IEEK), and Korea Institute of Information, Electronics, and Communication Technology.

He has served as the Treasurer of the IEEE Korea Section, an Editor of the Journal of the ASK, an Editor of Journal of the IEEK, an Editor of the Journal of the KICS, an Editor of the Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN), and a Division Editor of the JCN. He has coauthored a few books including Advanced Theory of Signal Detection (Springer, 2002), Random Variables and Stochastic Processes (in Korean; Freedom Academy, 2014), and Probability and Random Variables: Theory and Applications (Springer, 2022); and has published papers on signal detection and mobile communications. He has received several awards including the Young Scientists Award (KAST, 2000), Achievement Award (IET, 2006), and Hae Dong Information and Communications Academic Award (KICS, 2006).