Track 1

Communication Signal Processing


1. Track Chairs:
Assoc. Prof. Li Zhang, University of Leeds, UK
Prof. Zengli Liu, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China
Assoc. Prof. Yi Peng, Kunming University of Science and Technology, China


2. Track Topics:
Potential topics of interest include but are not limited to:

▪ Modulation and Channel Coding
▪ Communication and Broadband Networks
▪ Multimedia Communications
▪ Signal Processing for Internet and Wireless Communications
▪ Data Communications
▪ RF and Wireless Communications
▪ Ad-Hoc and Sensor Networks
▪ Signal Processing in Mobile Communications
▪ Signal Processing in Optical Communications
▪ Next Generation Mobile Communications
▪ 5G Communications and Networks
▪ Signal Processing in Software Radio Realization
▪ Satellite Communication
▪ Multirate Signal Processing in Communications



3. Introduction of Track Chairs


Assoc. Prof. Li Zhang, University of Leeds, UK

Dr. Li Zhang is an Associate Professor and leads the Wireless Communication Group at the school of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, University of Leeds, UK. Her research interest is focused on wireless communication techniques, such as massive MIMO, mmWave communications, UAV aided networks, Device to Device communications, 5G and beyond techniques and high-speed rail communications etc. She has served as a member of the prestigious UK EPSRC Peer Review College since 2006, and regularly helps in reviewing grant applications from different countries and book proposals for several publishers. She has been the PI for 11 grants which have a combined value of £850,000 and has participated in 5 large-scale research grants with a total value of £9.5M. She has published more than 140 peer reviewed papers. In 2005, she received a Nuffield award. In 2006, she became a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. In 2011, she received recognition as an IEEE exemplary reviewer and in 2012 she was promoted to senior IEEE member.