Keynote address

Keynote address 1: From RFID to Internet of Things

Prof. MA Jianguo
Changjiang Professory & Dean
School of Electronic Information Engineering
Tianjin University
Tianjin, China

Jianguo Ma (M’96, SM’97) received the B. Sc. degree from Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China, in 1982, and doctoral degree in engineering from Duisburg University, Duisburg, Germany.
He was with Technical University of Nova Scotia (TUNS), Halifax, NS, Canada from April 1996 to September 1997 as a postdoctoral fellow. He was with Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, from October 1997 to November 2005 as a faculty member, where he was also the founding director of the Center for Integrated Circuits and Systems, NTU. From December 2005 to Oct. 2009, he was with University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), Chengdu, China. He is the Technical Director for Tianjin IC Design Center since Nov 2008 concurrently, and since October 2009 he serves as the Dean for the School of Electronic Information Engineering in Tianjin University. He has published about 245 technical papers (109 are in SCI cited jourtnals), six U.S. patents granted and 15 filed/granted China patents, and two books in English. Dr. Ma served as the Associate Editor of IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters from January 2004 to December 2005.
Dr. Ma is the Changjiang Professor awarded by the Ministry of Education of China, he is also the Distinguished Young Investigator awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China.