Speaker: Willie W. Lu
Bio: Dr. Willie W. Lu, a former Stanford University Professor, is now executive director of U.S. Center for Wireless Communications (USCWC) in Palo Alto, California, and a special advisor on emerging technologies and strategies in several China information and communications authorities as well as a technology expert committee member and examiner for European Commission's FP6 and FP7 programs. Prof. Lu was member of Technological Advisory Council of U.S. Federal Communications Commission (US FCC-TAC), and a chief wireless architect and vice president of Siemens and Infineon Technologies. He is also an internationally very well recognized and accredited senior expert in emerging wireless technologies and has been a senior technical advisor for 22 wireless communication authorities in more than 10 countries. He is an independent technical examiner for lots of high-tech venture capitals in the United States, Europe, Asia, and other places, and is listed in major Who's Whos in the world. He has guest edited around 50 special issues on emerging wireless communications in IEEE, IEICE, ACM and other major publications, and has had over 180 papers published in major professional publications as well as about 80 papers in SCI index. Prof. Lu was member of the editorial board of IEEE Spectrum, the flag of IEEE. He has been technical program chairman of numerous IEEE conferences including GLOBECOM'03, WCNC'02, VTC'03, and WWC'00-07, and wireless feature editor of IEEE Communications Magazine, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (former J-SAC Wireless), and others. He is a frequent keynote and featured speaker at lots of global technical fora, and a prominent wireless pioneer on the worldwide basis. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, IEICE, CIC and Sigma Xi, and an adjunct professor at many world-class universities in the world. Willie is also the founding chairman of the prestigious World Wireless Congress, Global Mobile Congress and Fourth Generation Mobile Forum (4GMF), and has been a distinguished and notable Chinese wireless expert overseas by Chinese central government since 1996.
Title: Fourth generation (4G) mobile smartphone architecture targeted for China and US markets