Keynote Speakers


Prof. Mohamed-Slim Alouini
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed-Slim Alouini (Fellow of IEEE and Optica) was born in Tunis, Tunisia. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA, in 1998. He served as a faculty member at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, then in the Texas A&M University at Qatar, Education City, Doha, Qatar before joining King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Thuwal, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia as a Professor of Electrical Engineering in 2009. His current research interests include modelling, design, and performance analysis of wireless communication systems


Prof. Yang Xiao
Fellow of IEEE, IET, AAIA
The University of Alabama, USA

Dr. Yang Xiao is currently a Professor of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Alabama, USA. He has published over 300 journal papers and over 300 conference papers and book chapters. He is a Fellow of IEEE, IET, and AAIA. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief for Cyber-Physical Systems (Journal), International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet), and International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN).