Jiannong Cao received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Washington State University. Before that, he received his B.Sc degree from Nanjing University. He is currently a Chair Professor in the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU). He is also the Dean of Graduate School, the Director of Research Institute of Artificial Intelligent of Things, the director of the Internet and Mobile Computing Lab, and the Vice Director of the University¿s Research Facility in Big Data Analytics in PolyU. His research interests include distributed systems and blockchain, wireless sensing and networking, big data and machine learning, and mobile cloud and edge computing. He has co-authored 5 books, co-edited 9 books, and published over 500 papers in major international journals and conference proceedings. He is a member of Academia Europaea, a fellow of IEEE, and an ACM distinguished member.
Yanni Yang received her Ph.D. degree in computer science from Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2021. Before that, she received the B.E. degree and M.Sc. degree from the Ocean University of China in Qingdao. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She visited the Media Lab in MIT in 2019 as a visiting student. Her research interests include wireless human sensing, pervasive and mobile computing, and Internet of Things. She has published papers in many conferences and journals, e.g., ACM UbiComp, IEEE TON, and IEEE TMC.