Prof. Ce Zhu, IEEE Fellow, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Bio: Ce ZHU is currently with the School of Information and Communication Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China, as a Changjiang Professor and the founding Director of Lab of Advanced Visual Communication & Computing. He was with the School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, for 14 years from 1998 to 2012, where he was a Research Fellow, a Program Manager, an Assistant Professor and then promoted to an Associate Professor in 2005. He also held visiting positions at Queen Mary, University of London (UK) in 2008, and Nagoya University (Japan) in 2011. Before that, he pursued postdoctoral research at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in 1995, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, and the University of Melbourne, Australia, from 1996 to 1998. He received the B.S. degree from Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, in 1989, and the M.Eng and Ph.D. degrees from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 1992 and 1994, respectively, all in electronic and information engineering.

His research interests include image/video coding, streaming and processing, 3D video, visual analysis and understanding, visual perception and applications. He has authored or co-authored 190+ publications which have received 3650+ citations in Google Scholar, with over 50% citations from his first-authored papers. As a lead editor, he has edited three books and contributed four book chapters. He has filed 50+ patents (20+ granted and 3 transferred). He has also contributed 70+ proposals (30+ adopted) to the international standardization bodies of JVET, JCT-3V, MPEG IVC, and the China AVS standardization (mainly on encoding optimization, with proposed techniques adopted in the standard reference software). He has received two best paper awards (as the first author) and three best student paper awards at five international conferences (IIH-MSP 2013, IEEE BMSB 2014, MobiMedia 2011, IEEE ICME 2017, and IEEE BMSB 2018, respectively). He has been a Principal Investigator for a number of R&D projects (funded by government and industry) on image/video coding, communications and processing.

Prof. Zhu serves (or served) on the editorial boards of eight journals, including as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Image ProcessingIEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video TechnologyIEEE Transactions on BroadcastingIEEE Signal Processing Letters, an Editor of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, an Area Editor of Signal Processing: Image Communication (Elsevier), an Associate Editor of Multidimensional Systems and Signal Processing (Springer), and an Editorial Board Member of Multimedia Tools and Applications (Springer). He also served as a Guest Editor of three special issues in international journals, and will serve as a Guest Editor for an approved special issue of “Perception-driven 360-degree Video Processing” in the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing. He has served on technical/program committees and organizing committees, and as a Track/Area/Session Chair for over 60 international conferences, including as the leading Technical Program Chair of IEEE ChinaSIP 2015, a Program Co-Chair of 21st International Packet Video Workshop (PV 2015), a Technical Program Co-Chair of IEEE ICME 2017, and a Technical Program Co-Chair of the 23rd International Conference on Digital Signal Processing (DSP 2018). He also received “Outstanding Leadership Award” at the IEEE ICME 2017. He has given tutorials at international conferences, including at the IEEE ISCAS 2015IEEE VCIP 2014, PCM 2014, and has also been invited to deliver keynote speeches at international conferences.

He is a Co-Chair of the Interest Group of Multimedia Processing for Communications (MPCIG) of Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications (MMTC), IEEE Communications Society, and a Co-Chair of Special Interest Group on Big Multimedia ( of Technical Committee on Multimedia Computing, IEEE Computer Society. He is an elected member of the Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee (MMSP-TC, 2015-2020), IEEE Signal Processing Society, and of the Multimedia Systems and Applications Technical Committee (MSA-TC, 2004-2012, 2015-2019), IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS). He received 2010 Special Service Award from IEEE Broadcast Technology Society (BTS).

He is a Fellow of the IEEE (2017, "for contributions to video coding and communications"), and a Fellow of the IET (2014). He is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer of CASS (2019-2020) and of BTS (2012- ).

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Prof. Bogong Su, William Paterson University, USA

Bio: Dr. Bogong Su received his Bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University China in 1959 and Ph. D. Equivalency Certificate in 1991 from Spantran Services, USA. Since 1959 he had worked with Tsinghua University China for 30 years where he rose through the ranks of assistant, associate and full professor. In 1994, he joined the Department of Computer Science, William Paterson University of New Jersey as a full time faculty member and is currently a full professor. In addition, Dr. Su has held various visiting positions conducting research and/or teaching over the past couple of decades at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of NYU, Colorado State University, The City University of New York, Princeton University, and Technical University of Vienna, Austria. His research interests include instruction level parallelism, compiler optimization, software pipelining and de-pipelining, distributed artificial intelligence, DSP architecture and systems, benchmarking, system performance evaluation and prediction, and machine learning techniques. He has authored or coauthored more than 100 research publications. Prof. Bogong Su is a life senior member of IEEE.

Speech Title: Performance Prediction of DSP Software 

Prof. Tao Zhang, North China University of Technology, China

Prof. Tao Zhang is a full professor in school of information, North China University of Technology (NCUT). He received his phd degree in computer science from Kent State University in 1995. From September 1982 to August 1985, he worked in the image processing and scientific computation research office of the 203rd institute of the ministry of electromechanical industry. From June 1988 to January 1991, he was director of system and network department in Beijing Lenovo electronic technology co., ltd. From May 1993 to September 1995, he was Chief scientific adviser, north American headquarters, Volkswagen group, Germany. From September 1995-september 1996, he became senior banking consultant of IBM banking division, United States. From September 1996 to September 2000, he worked as vice President of technology and operations, bank of America. From September 2000 to March 2003, he was the CTO of PRECOM, a Silicon Valley company. In 2003, he came back to China and founded the Wise-Code Information Technology Co.,Ltd. It has designed and developed 18 software products with independent intellectual property rights, which have been widely used in the fields of banking, government, telecommunications, education, tobacco, urban construction, manufacturing and software outsourcing, etc. He is currently the chief technical expert of the National Golden Shield project, the overseas Senior Technical Adviser of the CBRC, the chief scientist of Beijing Aerospace Changfeng Co., Ltd., President of Electronic branch of Beijing Expert Association and Vice President of Western Returned Students' Club. His research interests include the application of neural network in the field of big data analysis, business process synergy integration, knowledge base, rule engine trigger, unified data exchange synchronization, big data and analysis mining, etc.