CCISP 2019 Speakers

Biography: Anders Lindquist is a foreign Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a Zhiyuan Chair Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University under the National Thousand Talents Plan. He is also an Emeritus Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. After receiving a PhD from KTH, he had a full academic career from Assistant to Full Professor in the United States. After this he was appointed to the Chair of Optimization and Systems Theory at KTH, where he also served as the Director of the Center for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. For ten years he was also the Head of the Mathematics Department there. Lindquist is also a Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, a foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, an Honorary Member the Hungarian Operations Research Society, a Life Fellow of IEEE, a Fellow of SIAM, and a Fellow of IFAC. He is an honorary doctor at the Technion, Israel, and the recipient of the 2009 Reid Prize in Mathematics from SIAM and of the 2003 Axelby Outstanding Paper Award from the IEEE Control System Society. He is also an Honorary Professor at the China University of Petroleum, Qingdao, and was awarded the Shanghai Magnolia Award from the Shanghai government in 2016 and the Friendship Award from the central Chinese government in 2019. Finally he is the winner of the 2020 IEEE Control Systems Award (the 2020 IEEE Field Award in Systems and Control).

Speech Title: Partial Realization Theory and System Identification Revisited




Prof. Anders Lindquist

(Keynote Speaker)

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China



Biography: Edmund joined AUT in February 2016. He obtained his BE(Hons) and PhD in Electrical Engineering from The University of Western Australia in 1982 and 1991 respectively. Prior to joining AUT, he was with the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology at Massey University from 2006. He had also held various academic positions in the School of Computer Engineering at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, School of Engineering with Edith Cowan University in Western Australia, and Department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He had also worked as a independent consultant, developing industrial training courses and optimization software for the mining industry in Australia. His general research interests include multimedia signal processing, machine learning techniques, wireless networks and information theory.​

Speech Title: Development and Applications of Graph Signal Processing




Prof. Edmund Lai

(Keynote Speaker)

Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Head of Department - Information Technology & Software Engineering

Biography: Norman C. Beaulieu is an Especially Recruited (Ministerial) Thousand Talents Plan Research Professor at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications BUPT in Beijing, China. Educated at the University of British Columbia UBC, McGill University and the Technical University of Denmark, he is a Medalist of the Royal Society of Canada, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, an IEEE Fellow, a Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, an NSERC E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellow, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology IET, and a Copernicus 哥白尼 Visiting Fellow (Italy). He is the only person in the world who holds both the IEEE Edwin Howard Armstrong Technical Achievement Award, named for the inventor of frequency modulation FM, and the IEEE Reginald Aubrey Fessenden Medal named for the inventor of amplitude modulation AM. His research interests centre on the fundamental theory of wireless communications, including 5G, interference systems, channel and signal parameter estimation, cognitive radio, the modelling of wireless channels, applied probability theory, and simulation techniques.  Dr. Beaulieu was the Editor-in-Chief of the world’s leading research journal in telecommunications, the IEEE Transactions on Communications for two terms.

Speech Title: A Novel Joint Probability Distribution Valid for Impulsive Noise in Signal Processing



Prof. Norman C. Beaulieu

(Keynote Speaker)

Beijing University of Posts and
Telecommunications, China




Past CCISP Speakers


Anders Lindquist
David Zhang
Navid Asadi
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
University of Florida, USA
Kasturi Vasudevan
Raj Jain
Khaled Salah
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Washington University in Saint Louis , USA
Khalifa University, UAE
Alex Kot Chichung
Yucong Duan
Chong-Yung Chi
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Hainan University, China
National Tsinghua University, ROC
Fuchun Zheng
Harbin Institute of Technology, Shenzhen, China