News & Achievements

Prof. Song Guo has been named an IEEE Fellow

We are proud to announce that Prof. Song Guo, Professor and Associate Head of COMP, has recently been elevated to Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) with effect from 1 January 2020, for his contributions to high performance and resilient distributed computing.

Prof. Guo has joined COMP since 2016 and his research interests are mainly in the areas of cloud and green computing, big data, wireless networks, and distributed systems. He has published over 450 conference and journal papers in these areas and received multiple best paper awards from IEEE/ ACM conferences. His research has been sponsored by JSPS, JST, MIC, NSF, NSFC, and industrial companies. Prof. Guo is also an associate editor of four IEEE publications and he has been actively participating in international conferences as general chair and TPC chair.

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 400,000 plus members in 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.

Congratulations to Prof. Guo on receiving this honour!