Steering Committee

Canada Excellence Research Chair and Full Professor at Memorial University, Canada
Chair Professor in Telecommunications at Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Fellow of IEEE 

Dr. Trung Q. Duong (IEEE Fellow and AAIA Fellow) is a Canada Excellence Research Chair and Full Professor at Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada. He is also an adjunct Chair Professor in Telecommunications at Queen’s University Belfast, UK.  His current research interests include quantum optimisation and machine learning in wireless communications. He has published 500+ books/bookchapters/papers with 18,000+ citations and h-index 72. He has served as an Editor for many reputable IEEE journals (IEEE Trans on Wireless Communications, IEEE Trans on Communications, IEEE Trans on Vehicular Technology, EEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE Communications Letters, and IEEE Wireless Communications Letters) and has been awarded best paper awards in many flagship conferences including IEEE ICC 2014, IEEE GLOBECOM 2016, 2019, and 2022. He is the recipient of the Research Fellowship (2015-2020) and Research Chair (2020-2025) of the Royal Academy of Engineering. In 2017, he was awarded the Newton Prize from the UK government. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a Fellow of Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA).