Academic and Teaching Staff

Prof. GUO Song

Professor & Associate Head (Research & Development)

PhD(uOttawa); FIEEE


Big Data, Edge AI, Mobile Computing, Blockchain, Distributed Systems


Song Guo is a Full Professor and Associate Head (Research & Development) in the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also holds a Changjiang Chair Professorship awarded by the Ministry of Education of China. Prof. Guo is an IEEE Fellow (Computer Society), a Highly Cited Researcher (Clarivate Web of Science), and an ACM Distinguished Member.

His research interests are mainly in the areas of big data, edge AI, mobile computing, and distributed systems. He co-authored 4 books, co-edited 7 books, and published over 500 papers in major journals and conferences. He is the recipient of the 2019 IEEE TCBD Best Conference Paper Award, 2018 IEEE TCGCC Best Magazine Paper Award, 2019 & 2017 IEEE Systems Journal Annual Best Paper Award, and other 8 Best Paper Awards from IEEE/ACM conferences. His work was also recognized by the 2016 Annual Best of Computing: Notable Books and Articles in Computing in ACM Computing Reviews. Prof. Guo's research has been sponsored by RGC, NSFC, MOST, JSPS, industry, etc.

Prof. Guo is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society and the Chair of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Space and Satellite Communications Technical Committee. He was an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer and a member of IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors. He has also served for IEEE Computer Society on Fellow Evaluation Committee, Transactions Operations Committee, Editor-in-Chief Search Committee, etc.  Prof. Guo has been named on editorial board of a number of prestigious international journals like IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, etc. He has also served as chairs of organizing and technical committees of many international conferences.