IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2018 // Kansas City, MO, USA
Communications for Connecting Humanity


8:30 am - 9:30 am : Keynote presentation of Professor Nikolaos Sidiropoulos: "Machine learning for transmit beamforming and power control"

9:30 am - 10:15 am : Technical Session 1

10:15 am - 11:00 am : Networking coffee break

11:00 am - 12:30 pm : Technical Session 2

Keynote Speaker

 Nikos Sidiropoulos

University of Virginia

Nikos Sidiropoulos earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering     from the University of Maryland–College Park, in  1992. He has served on the faculty of the University of Virginia,  University of Minnesota, and the Technical University of Crete, Greece, prior to his current appointment as Chair of ECE at UVA. His research interests are in signal processing, communications, optimization, tensor decomposition, and factor analysis, with applications in machine learning and communications. He received the NSF/CAREER award in 1998, the IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Best Paper Award in 2001, 2007, and 2011, served as IEEE SPS Distinguished  Lecturer (2008-2009), and currently serves as Vice President - Membership of IEEE SPS. He received the 2010 IEEE Signal Processing Society Meritorious Service Award, and the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Maryland, Dept. of ECE. He is a Fellow of IEEE (2009) and a Fellow of EURASIP (2014).