Diomidis Michalopoulos

Research Area Developing protocols for ultra-reliable and low-latency communications suitable for industry-related 5G applications.
Current position Research and Standardization Engineer, Nokia Bell Labs, Germany
Education PhD Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Engineers Degree, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Young Scholar Prize Research Wireless cooperative communications where wireless terminals are able to pool their resources, thus improving their efficiency both from the individual and the common (network) perspective.
Other Honors 2011-2013 Banting Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of British Columbia
2011 Killam Postdoctoral Fellow Research Prize, University of British Columbia
2009-2011 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of British Columbia
2007 Best paper award, International Conference on Communications
Fun Fact I am keen in music, playing drums and bass guitar.

Yuan Shen

Current Young Scholars Role Asia Representative
Research Area Statistical inference, communication and control enabling a broad range of applications such as internet of things, autonomous vehicles, and emergency rescue
Current position Associate Professor, Electronic Engineering Department, Tsinghua University
Education Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
M.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.E., Tsinghua University
Young Scholar Prize Research Cooperative wideband localization
Other Honors 2015 Qiu Shi Outstanding Young Scholar Award
2014 China’s Youth 1000-Talent Program
2012 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize
2005 MIT Walter A. Rosenblith Presidential Fellowship
Fun Fact I am an airline gold member but have only gotten a flight upgrade once – and the flight was eventually cancelled.

Aleksandr Biberman

Current position Co-Founder and President, Jisto, Inc.
Education PhD, Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
MPhil, Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
MS, Electrical Engineering, Columbia University
BS, Electrical and Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Young Scholar Prize Research Commercializing photonic communication systems.