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Keynote Speaker

Prof. Mohsen Guizani


Mohsen Guizani (Fellow, IEEE) received the BS (with distinction), MS and PhD degrees in Electrical and Computer engineering from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, USA in 1985, 1987 and 1990, respectively. He is currently a Professor of Machine Learning at the Mohamed Bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI), Abu Dhabi, UAE. Previously, he worked in different institutions in the USA. His research interests include applied machine learning and artificial intelligence, smart city, Internet of Things (IoT), intelligent autonomous systems, and cybersecurity. He became an IEEE Fellow in 2009 and was listed as a Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researcher in Computer Science in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022. Dr. Guizani has won several research awards including the “2015 IEEE Communications Society Best Survey Paper Award”, the Best ComSoc Journal Paper Award in 2021 as well 5 Best Paper Awards from ICC and Globecom Conferences. He is the author of 11 books, more than 1000 publications and several US patents. He is also the recipient of the 2017 IEEE Communications Society Wireless Technical Committee (WTC) Recognition Award, the 2018 AdHoc Technical Committee Recognition Award, and the 2019 IEEE Communications and Information Security Technical Recognition (CISTC) Award. He served as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Network and is currently serving on the Editorial Boards of many IEEE Transactions and Magazines. He was the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society Wireless Technical Committee and the Chair of the TAOS Technical Committee. He served as the IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Speaker and is currently the IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer.

Assoc. Prof.
Daoyi Dong


Daoyi Dong is currently a Professor at the Australian National University. Before moving to the Australian National University, he had worked at the University of New South Wales, Australia for 15 years. He was with the Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Zhejiang University. He had/has visiting positions at Princeton University, USA, RIKEN, Japan, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, the University of Sydney, and the University of Melbourne, Australia. He received a B.E. degree in automatic control and a Ph.D. degree in engineering from the University of Science and Technology of China, in 2001 and 2006, respectively.

His research interests include machine learning, quantum control, system identification and renewable energy. He was awarded an ACA Temasek Young Educator Award by the Asian Control Association and is a recipient of a Future Fellowship, an International Collaboration Award, a Discovery International Award and an Australian Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Australian Research Council, a Humboldt Research Fellowship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany, and a Scientia Fellowship from the University of New South Wales.

He currently serves as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics and IEEE/CAA Journal of Automatica Sinica, and a Technical Editor of IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. He was an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems, and a Guest Editor of Annual Reviews in Control. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

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