September 16th (Sat.) - September 18th (Sun.), 2022 / Shenzhen, China(中国 深圳)

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2021-ICICSP Keynote Speakers



Prof. Shugong Xu, IEEE Fellow

Shanghai University, China


Shugong Xu is professor at Shanghai University, IEEE Fellow, head of the Shanghai Institute for Advanced Communication and Data Science (SICS). In his 20+ years career in research (over 15 years in industrial research labs, including Sharp Labs of America, Huawei 2012 Labs and Intel Labs ), he had over 40 issued US/WO/CN patents and published more than 100 peer-reviewed research papers. His work was among the major triggers to the research and standardization of IEEE 802.11S. He founded and directed the green radio project GREAT at Huawei, led the China national 863 theme project on green networks as PI, and served as co-chair of the Technical Committee of Green Touch Consortium.

He was awarded ‘National Innovation Leadership Talent’ by China government in 2013, was elevated to IEEE Fellow in 2015. Shugong is also the winner of the 2017 Award for Advances in Communication from IEEE Communications Society. Shugong received his BS degree from Wuhan University, ME and PhD degrees from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST). His current research interests include wireless communication systems, computer vision and machine learning.



Prof. Jingdong Chen, IEEE Fellow

Northwestern Polytechnical University, China


Title of the talk: Speech Enhancement and Signal Parameter Estimation with Microphone Arrays


Jingdong Chen received his PhD degree from the National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1998. He is currently a professor at the Northwestern Polytechnical University in Xi'an, China. Before joining NWPU in January 2011, he served as the Chief Scientist of WeVoice Inc. in New Jersey for one year. Prior to this position, he was with Bell Labs in New Jersey for nine years. Before joining Bell Labs, he held positions at the Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia and the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International (ATR) in Kyoto, Japan.

Dr. Chen has long been working on the problems of speech enhancement, noise reduction, echo cancellation, and microphone array processing. He has authored and co-authored 12 monograph books and published over 200 papers in peer reviewed journals and conferences. He has been serving in various capacities in the global research community: as the Chair of IEEE Xi’an Section, as an Associate Editor to the IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing and as a Member of the Editorial Board of several journals. He was the general chair of the IWAENC 2016, the technical program co-chair of the IEEE WASPAA 2009, IEEE TENCON 2013, ChinaSIP 2014, and helped organize many other conferences. Dr. Chen received the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award in 2009, the best paper award from the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA) in 2011, the Bell Labs Role Model Teamwork Award twice, respectively, in 2009 and 2007, the NASA Tech Brief Award twice, respectively, in 2010 and 2009, the Japan Trust International Research Grant from the Japan Key Technology Center in 1998, the “Distinguished Young Scientists Fund” from the National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC) in 2014,  and the Young Author Best Paper Award from the National Conference on Man-Machine Speech Communications in 1998. He is also the co-author of a journal paper for which his PhD student, Chao Pan, received the IEEE Region 10 (Asia-Pacific) 2016 Distinguished Student Paper Award (First Prize).  Dr. Chen is Fellow of IEEE.