IEEE SPAWC 2017

Special Sessions

Special Session 1:

Small Data Networking

Organizer:

Prof. Petar Popovski, Aalborg University, Denmark

Prof. Enrico Paolini, University of Bologna, Italy

Contributors:

Dr. Gianluigi Liva, DLR, Germany

Prof. Dejan Vukobratovic, University of Novi Sad, Serbia

Dr. Andrea Munari, Aachen University, Germany

Prof. Giuseppe Durisi, Chalmers University, Sweden

Dr. Georg Böchere, TU Munich, Germany

Prof. Enrico Paolini, Univerity of Bologna, Italy

Special Session 2:

Signal Processing for Large-Scale Belief Propagation

Organizer:

Prof. Shinsuke Ibi, Osaka University, Japan

Prof. Koji Ishibashi, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Contributors:

Prof. Hideki Ochiai, Yokohama National University, Japan

Prof. Kazunori Hayashi, Osaka City University, Japan

Prof. Koji Ishibashi, The University of Electro-Communications, Japan

Prof. Shinsuke Ibi, Osaka University, Japan

Prof. Keigo Takeuchi, Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan

Special Session 3:

Role of Sparsity in Communications

Organizer:

Prof. Chandra Murthy, Indian Institute of Science, India

Contributors:

Prof. Byonghyo Shim, Seoul National University, South Korea

Prof. Sheng Li, Zhejiang University of Technology, China

Prof. Piya Pal, University of Maryland at College Park, USA

Prof. Chandra Murthy, Indian Institute of Science, India

Prof. Ya-Feng Liu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Prof. Arun Pachai Kannu, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India

Prof. Vaughan Clarkson, University of Queensland, Australia

Special Session 4:

Caching and Content-Centric Networking

Organizer:

Prof. Meixia Tao, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

Prof. Giuseppe Caire, TU Berlin, Germany

Contributors:

Prof. Wei Chen, Tsinghua University, China

Prof. Jun Zhang, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, HK

Prof. Chao Tian, University of Tennessee Knoxville, USA

Prof. Ejder Baştuğ, MIT and CentraleSupé, USA and France

Prof. Osvaldo Simeone, New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Zhiyong Chen, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Special Session 5:

Full-Duplex Communications

Organizer:

Prof. Tsung-Hui Chang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China

Prof. Chuan Huang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Contributors:

Prof. Tsung-Hui Chang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, China

Prof. Chuan Huang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Prof. Robert Schober, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Dr. Melissa Duarte, Huawei Tech, France

Prof. Risotto Wichman, Alto University, Finland

Prof. Yi Gong, South University of Science and Technology of China, China

Special Session 6:

Security and Trust

Organizer:

Prof. Jemin Lee, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea

Prof. Parthajit Mohapatra, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Khgaragpur, India

Contributors:

Prof. Eduard A. Jorswieck, Dresden University of Technology, Germany

Prof. Tay Wee Peng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Prof. Hui-Ming Wang, Xi'an Jiatong University, China

Prof. Ying Cui, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Prof. Rafael Schaefer, Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Prof. Rui Zhang, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Special Session 7:

Signal Processing for Wireless Powered Communications

Organizer:

Prof. Zhang Rui, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Prof. Jie Xu, Guangdong University of Technology, China

Contributors:

Prof. Robert Schober, Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Prof. Zhiguo Ding, Lancaster University, UK

Prof. Ioannis Krikidis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

Prof. Dong In Kim, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea

Prof. He Chen, University of Sydney, Australia

Prof. Rui Zhang, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Special Session 8:

Massive MIMO

Organizer:

Prof. Shi Jin, Southeast University, China

Contributors:

Prof. Xiao Li, Southeast University, China

Prof. Feifei Gao, Tsinghua University, China

Prof. Erik G. Larsson, Linköping University, Sweden

Prof. Yindi Jing, University of Alberta, Canada

Prof. Chao-Kai Wen, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Prof. Wei Zhang, University of New South Wales, Australia

Special Session 9:

Localization/Tracking and Location-aware Communication

Organizer:

Prof. Henk Wymeersch, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Prof. Sunwoo Kim, Hanyang University, South Korea

Contributors:

Prof. Sunwoo Kim, Hanyang University, South Korea

Prof. Guodong Zhao, The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China

Prof. Yongbin Zhou, National University of Defense Technology, China

Prof. Jose Salcedo, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Klaus Witrisal, Graz University of Technology, Austria

Prof. Mikko Valkama, Tampere University of Technology, Finland

Special Session 10:

Signal Processing for Millimeter Wave Communication Systems

Organizer:

Prof. Robert Heath, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Contributors:

Prof. Robert Health, The University of Texas at Austin, USA

Prof. Sundeep Rangan, New York University, USA

Prof. Kei Sakaguchi, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Prof. Youngchul Sung, KAIST, South Korea

Special Session 11:

Molecular, Biological, and Multi-scale Communications

Organizer:

Prof. Robert Schober, Friedrich-Alexander Universität of Erlangen-Nüremberg, Germany

Prof. Tadashi Nakano, Osaka University, Japan

Contributors:

Prof. Tadashi Nakano, Osaka University, Japan

Prof. Chun Tung Chou, University of New South Wales, Australia

Prof. Yifan Chen, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Prof. Massimiliano Pierobon, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

Prof. Chan-Byoung Chae, Yonsei University, South Korea

Prof. Urbashi Mitra, University of Southern California, USA

Special Session 12:

Machine Learning for Signal Processing and Networking

Organizer:

Prof. Anthony So, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Contributors:

Prof. Daniel P. Palomar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

Prof. Nikolaos D Sidiropoulos, University of Minnesota, USA

Prof. Gesualdo Scutari, Purdue University, USA

Prof. Anthony So, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Special Session 13:

Reliable Communication and Control

Organizer:

Prof. Kazunori Hayashi, Osaka City University, Japan

Prof. Koji Ishii, Kagawa University, Japan

Contributors:

Prof. Shinsuke Hara, Osaka City University, Japan

Prof. Kazunori Hayashi, Osaka City University, Japan

Prof. Koichi Kobayashi, Hokkaido University, Japan

Prof. Koji Ishii, Kagawa University, Japan

Prof. Kentaro Kobayashi, Nagoya University, Japan

Special Session 14:

Heterogeneous and Cloud Access Networking

Organizer:

Prof. Tony Quek, Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD), Singapore

Prof. Mugen Peng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Contributors:

Prof. Angela Yingjun Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Prof. Jianhua Tang, Seoul National University, South Korea

Prof. Inkyu Lee, Korea University, South Korea

Prof. Mugen Peng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Prof. Zhi Chen, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

Special Session 15:

Signal Processing and Networking for Internet-of-Things

Organizer:

Prof. Kwang-Cheng Chen, University of South Florida, USA

Prof. Li Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Contributors:

Prof. Zhiyong Feng, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Prof. Qihui Wu, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China

Prof. Hongbo Zhu, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Prof. Qimei Cui, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China

Prof. Kwang-cheng Chen, University of South Florida, USA

Important Dates

Paper Submission Due
March 1, 2017
March 10, 2017
(EXTENDED)
Acceptance Notification
April 30, 2017
Final Paper Due
May 10, 2017
Advance Registration Due
May 15, 2017