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Xu Chen

Dr. Xu Chen is currently a Full Professor and Assistant Dean at School of Computer Science and Engineering, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in Information Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China, in 2012. Before that, he received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic Engineering from South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, in 2008. From August 2012 to February 2014, Dr. Chen was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Arizona State University, USA. From April 2014 to Aug. 2016, he was a Humboldt Scholar Fellow with Institute of Computer Science of University of Goettingen, Germany.

Dr. Chen has published over 180 scientific papers in leading international conferences and journals, many of which appear in top-tier conferences such as MOBIHOC, ICDCS and INFOCOM and top-tier journals such as IEEE JSAC, IEEE TON and IEEE TMC. His research results have been highly visible, with multiple publications being selected as 1‰ ESI Hot Papers by Web of Science. For his high-quality research works, Dr. Chen received the prestigious Humboldt research fellowship awarded by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, 2014 Hong Kong Young Scientist Runner-up Award, 2022 IEEE Communications Society Asia Pacific Outstanding Paper Award, 2022 IEEE Internet of Things Journal Best Paper Runner-Up Award2022 IEEE Computer Society Best Paper Awards Runner-up , 2017 IEEE Communication Society Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award, 2017 IEEE ComSoc Young Professional Best Paper Award, Honorable Mention Award of 2010 IEEE international conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI), Best Paper Runner-up Award of 2014 IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), and Best Paper Award of 2017 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).

Dr. Chen serves as an area editor for IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society, and associate editors for IEEE Transactions on Wireless CommunicationsIEEE Transactions on Vehicular TechnologyIEEE Internet of Things Journal, and IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) Series on Network Softwarization and Enablers. He also serves as TPC members for a series of top tier conferences including MOBIHOC and INFOCOM.

Lecture Topics
  • Edge Computing
  • Edge Intelligence
  • Edge-enabled Internet of Robotic Things
  • Federated Learning for 6G Networks.
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