Xiaojun Yuan received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the City University of Hong Kong in 2008. From 2009 to 2011, he was a research fellow at the Department of Electronic Engineering, the City University of Hong Kong. He was also a visiting scholar at the Department of Electrical Engineering, the University of Hawaii at Manoa in spring and summer 2009, as well as in the same period of 2010. From 2011 to 2014, he was a research assistant professor with the Institute of Network Coding, The Chinese University of Hong Kong. From 2014 to 2017, he was an assistant professor with the School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University. He is now a professor with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China. His research interests cover a broad range of wireless communications, statistical signal processing, and information theory including multi-antenna techniques, network coding, cooperative communications, compressed sensing, etc. He has published over 220 peer-reviewed research papers in the leading international journals and conferences, and has served on a number of technical programs for international conferences. He is now serving as an editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, as well as of IEEE Transactions on Communications. He was a co-recipient of a number of Best Paper Awards of IEEE journals and conferences.
Yifan Liu received the B.E. degree in IoT Engineering from Chengdu University of Technology, China, in 2015. He is currently pursuing his M.S. degree at Chengdu University of Technology, in the School of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering. His research interests include convex optimization theory, UAV communications, and reconfigurable intelligent surfaces.