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    Ying-Chang Liang (F’11) was a Professor with The University of Sydney, Australia, a Principal Scientist and a Technical Advisor with the Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore, and a Visiting Scholar with Stanford University, USA. He is currently a Professor with the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China, where he leads the Center for Intelligent Networking and Communications and he is also the Deputy Director of the Artificial Intelligence Research Institute. His research interests include the general area of wireless networking and communications, cognitive radio, dynamic spectrum access, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, and machine learning techniques.,Dr. Liang was elected as a Fellow of the IEEE for contributions to cognitive radio communications. He received the Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award from the Institute of Engineers Singapore, in 2007, the Outstanding Contribution Appreciation Award from the IEEE Standards Association, in 2011, and the Recognition Award from the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks, in 2018. He has also received numerous paper awards, with the recent ones including the IEEE ICC Best Paper Award, in 2017, the IEEE ComSoc’s TAOS Best Paper Award, in 2016, and the IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award, in 2014. He was the Chair of the IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee on Cognitive Networks. He served as the TPC Chair and the Executive Co-Chair for IEEE GLOBECOM 2017. He served as a Guest/Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, the IEEE Journal of Selected Areas in Communications, the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, and the IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Network. He was the Associate Editor-in-Chief of Random Matrices: Theory and Applications (World Scientific). He is the Founding Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications—Cognitive Radio Series, the Key Founder and the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking, and the Associate Editor-in-Chief of China Communications. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society and the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He was recognized by Thomson Reuters as a Highly Cited Researcher since 2014.