General Chairs:

Kan Zheng (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China) (

Short Bio: Prof. Kan Zheng is currently a Professor with the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China. He was a Researcher with several international companies, including Siemens and Orange Labs. He has rich experience on the research and standardization of new emerging technologies. From July 2014 to July 2015, he was with the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada, as a Visiting Professor. He has published more than 200 journal articles and conference papers in the field of wireless networks and Internet of Things. Prof. Zheng holds editorial board positions for several IEEE/non-IEEE journals. He has also served in the Organizing/TPC Committees for many conferences. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE Computer Society STC Internet-of-Everything. He received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China, in 1996, 2000, and 2005, respectively.

Periklis Chatzimisios (Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece & Bournemouth University, UK) (

Short Bio: Dr. Periklis Chatzimisios serves as an Associate Professor, the Director of the Computing Systems, Security and Networks (CSSN) Research Lab and a Division Head in the  Department  of  Informatics  at  the  Alexander  TEI  ofThessaloniki (ATEITHE), Greece. Currently, he is a Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Science & Technology at Bournemouth University, UK. In the past, he has been a Visiting Academic/Researcher in University of Toronto (Canada) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). He is/has been involved in several standardization and IEEE activities serving as a Member of the IEEE ComSoc Standards Development Board, Member of the IEEE ComSoc Standards Program Development Board, Member of IEEE ComSoc Education & Training Board, Vice Chair of the Emerging Technical Subcommittee on Big Data (TSCBD) and Secretary of the IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee in Information Infrastructure and Networking (TCIIN). Dr. Chatzimisios has served as Organizing/TPC Committee member for more than 150 conferences and as Founder/Organizer/Co-Chair for many Workshops which are co-allocated with major IEEE conferences. Dr. Chatzimisios is the editor/author of 8 books and more than 110 peer-reviewed papers/book chapters. Dr. Chatzimisios received a Ph.D. from Bournemouth University, UK (2005) and the B.Sc. from ATEITHE, Greece (2000).

Xianbin Wang (Western Ontario University, Canada) (

Short Bio: Prof. Xianbin Wang received the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from National University of Singapore, Singapore, in 2001. He is a Full Professor at the University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada and a Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communications. Prior to joining Western, he was with Communications Research Centre Canada as Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist between July 2002 and December 2007. From January 2001 to July 2002, he was a system designer at STMicroelectronics, where he was responsible for system design  for DSL and Gigabit Ethernet chipsets. He was with the Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore (formerly known as Centre for Wireless Communications), as a Senior R&D Engineer in 2000. His primary research area is wireless communications and related applications, including adaptive communications, wireless security, and wireless infrastructure-based position location. He has over 150 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers on various communications system design issues, in  addition to 23 granted and pending patents  and several standard contributions. Dr. Wang is an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He was the recipient of three IEEE Best Paper Awards. He was involved in a number of IEEE conferences including GLOBECOM, ICC, WCNC, VTC, and ICME, on different roles, such as Symposium Chair, Track Chair and TPC.

Technical Program Committee:

  • Ferran Adelantado, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain
  • Ejaz Ahmed, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Anwer Al-Dulaimi, EXFO Inc., Canada
  • Luigi Atzori, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Vasile Bota, Technical University of Cluj Napoca, Romania
  • Chiara Buratti, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Zesheng Chen, IPFW, USA
  • Chrysostomos Chrysostomou, Frederick University, Cyprus
  • Ciprian Dobre, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Hamada Esmaiel, Aswan University, Egypt
  • Pantelis Frangoudis, EURECOM, France
  • Yi Hong, Monash University, Australia
  • Muhammad Imran, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia
  • George Karystinos, Technical University of Crete, Greece
  • Anyi Liu, Oakland University, USA
  • Weilong Liu, Shandong Economics University, P.R. China
  • Barbara Masini, CNR - IEIIT, Italy
  • Albena Mihovska, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Mohammad Nassiri, Bu-Ali Sina University, Iran
  • Rodolfo Oliveira, Nova University of Lisbon, Instituto de Telecomunicacoes, Portugal
  • Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Southeast University, Bangladesh
  • Jalaluddin Qureshi, National University of Computer & Emerging Sciences, Pakistan
  • Konstantinos Rantos, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Institute of Technology, Greece
  • Francesco Renna, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Biljana Risteska Stojkoska, University "Ss Cyril and Methodius", the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
  • Yuan Shen, Tsinghua University, P.R. China
  • Houbing Song, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
  • Fabrice Theoleyre, CNRS, France
  • John Vardakas, IQUADRAT Informatica S. L. Barcelona, Spain
  • Emmanouel Varvarigos, University of Patras & Computer Technology Institute, Greece
  • Li-Chun Wang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • Liang Zhou, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China