Plenary Speaker 1: Prof. Ru Huang
Prof. Ru Huang is currently a professor and the Dean of School of EECS, Peking University. She is an elected academician of Chinese Academy of Science and IEEE Fellow. Her research interests include low-power new devices, nano-scaled CMOS devices, emerging memory technology, new devices for neuromorphic computing, and device variability/reliability. She has authored or coauthored five books, 3 book chapters and more than 250 papers, including more than 70 papers in IEDM(25 IEDM papers from 2007 to 2016), VLSI Technology Symposium, IEEE EDL and IEEE T-ED, and gave more than 40 keynote/invited talks at international conferences. She is the holder of more than 200 granted patents (45 U.S. patents). Prof. Huang is an editor of IEEE T-ED and Associate Editor-in-Chief of journal of “Science China: Information China”. She is the Chair of IEEE EDS SRC Region 10 and elected BoG member. She served as the General Chair/- Co-Chair of ICSICT 2016/2014/2012 and ISLPED 2013, CSTIC 2018/2017, TPC Co-Chair of ICSICT 2004/2008, TPC members of many other international conferences and symposiums. She is the winner of National Technology Invention Award, National Award of Science and Technology Progress and many other awards. Prof. Ru Huang has been the leader of many major national projects, as well as a couple of international collaborative projects.
Plenary Speaker 2: Prof. Leon Chua
Leon Chua is widely known for his invention of the Memristors and the Chua’s Circuit. His research has been recognized internationally through numerous major awards, including 16 honorary doctorates from major universities in Europe and Japan, and 7 USA patents. He was elected as Fellow of IEEE in 1974, a foreign member of the European Academy of Sciences (Academia Europea ) in 1997, a foreign member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 2007, and an honorary fellow of the Institute of Advanced Study at the Technical University of Munich, Germany in 2012. He was honored with many major prizes, including the Frederick Emmons Award in 1974, the IEEE Neural Networks Pioneer Award in 2000, the first IEEE Gustav Kirchhoff Award in 2005, the International Francqui Chair (Belgium ) in 2006, the Guggenheim Fellow Award in 2010, Leverhulme Professor Award ( United Kingdom ) during 2010-2011, and the EU Marie Curie Fellow Award,2013.
Plenary Speaker 3: R. Stanley Williams
R. Stanley Williams is a Senior Fellow and Senior Vice President at Hewlett Packard Labs. His primary scientific research now comprises computation, nonlinear dynamics, chaos and neuro-architectonics. See the following for a list published papers and patents: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=dAFE2L8AAAAJ&hl=en.
Plenary Speaker 4: Kang L. Wang