Keynote Speakers

Zhiquan (Tom) LUO
Foreign Member, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Vice President (Academic), Presidential Chair Professor, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen)

Zhiquan (Tom) LUO received his BSc degree in Applied Mathematics from Peking University, China, in 1984. In the same year, he was selected by a joint AMS-SIAM committee and the Ministry of Education of China for graduate study in the United States (S.S. Chern Program). Following a 12-month intensive training in English and Mathematics, he enrolled in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he received his PhD degree in Operations Research in 1989. From 1989 to 2003, he was on the faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McMaster University, Canada where he eventually served as the department head and was awarded a Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Information Processing. From 2003 to 2014, Professor Luo served as a full professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota and held ADC Chair in digital technology. In 2014, he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada. Currently, Professor LUO serves as the Vice President (Academic) of the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, and concurrently the Director of Shenzhen Research Institute of Big Data and also the Director of CUHK(SZ)-Tencent AI Lab Joint Laboratory on Machine Intelligence.

Talk Title: Learning to Maximize a Convex Quadratic Function with Application to Intelligent Reflection Surface for Wireless Communication

Renzhong GUO
Academician, Chinese Academy of Engineering
Professor, Shenzhen University

Renzhong GUO was born in Jiangsu, China. He is member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping, Wuhan, China, in 1984, and the Ph.D. degree in Geography from University of Franche-Comté, Besançon, France, in 1990. He is currently a professor and the dean of the Research Institute for Smart Cities, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, Shenzhen University, Shenzhen, China. He has been engaged in research and development of Cartography, GIS, and Construction Strategy of Digital City for a long time. Great achievements are also be made in theories and methods of Geographical Information System, Information Engineering of Land Resource Management.

Talk Title: Issues of Smart City and Urban Science

Zhichao GUAN
Chief Engineer, Shenzhen Transportation Operation Command Center

Zhichao GUAN has presided over more than 40 scientific research projects and system engineering projects of more than 10 million yuan in the field of intelligent transportation, including one supporting project of the National 11th Five-Year Plan for Science and Technology; The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the General Administration of Customs, the Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense and other science and technology projects numbered 28. He has published more than 70 papers in core journals at home and abroad, read more than 30 monographs in international academic conferences, published 9 monographs, participated in the compilation of 20 series of teaching materials for traffic information engineering in colleges and universities, and won 16 national provincial.

Talk Title: Research on Modeling and Simulation technology of Urban and urban Agglomeration Transportation under New Transportation Mode

Jizhong ZHU
Professor, South China University of Technology

Jizhong ZHU is a Professor of South China University of Technology, and National Distinguished Expert. He is an IEEE Fellow, IET Fellow, CSEE Fellow, Chair of IEEE Standard IEEE P2781 WG and P2783 WG, IEEE PES SBLC Technical Committee member, IEEE SMC Intelligent Power and Energy Systems Technical Committee member. He has been an Expert of IEEE 2030.9 Standard WG on Micro-grids, Expert of International Electrotechnical Commission WGs IEC SEG6, IEC TC22 AHG1, IEC TC22 AHG2, respectively, and Chair of IEEE SBLC Load Subcommittee as well as Chair of IEEE SBLC Asia-Pacific Working Group. Dr. Zhu has worked at ALSTOM Grid Inc. in Washington State, Howard University in Washington, D.C., the National University of Singapore, Brunel University in England, and Chongqing University and CSG in China. He was a Senior Principal Engineer as well as a Fellow with ALSTOM Grid Inc., and an honorable advisory professor of Chongqing University. He has published six books as an author and co-author, as well as about three hundred papers in the international journals and conferences. His research interest is in the analysis, operation, planning and control of power systems, smart grid, power markets as well as applications of renewable energy.

Talk Title: Integrated Smart Energy System Operation for Renewable Energy Accommodation