Announcing the New Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Prof. Yonggang Wen

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Announcing the New Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia: Prof. Yonggang Wen

Yonggang Wen

Yonggang Wen
Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

The IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) is happy to announce that Prof. Yonggang Wen will be the new Editor-in-Chief (EIC) of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (T-MM). His three-year term will be from January 2023 to December 2025.

Prof. Yonggang Wen received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science (minor in Western Literature) from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, USA, in 2008.

He is the Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He has also served as the Associate Dean (Research) at College of Engineering at NTU Singapore since 2018. His research interests include cloud computing, green data center, distributed machine learning, blockchain, big data analytics, multimedia network and mobile computing.

Prof. Wen served as the Acting Director of Nanyang Technopreneurship Centre (NTC) at NTU from 2017 to 2019, and the Assistant Chair (Innovation) of School of Computer Science and Engineering (SCSE) at NTU from 2016 to 2018. He has worked extensively in learning-based system prototyping and performance optimization for large-scale networked computer systems. Previously, he led product development in content delivery network at Cisco, which had a revenue impact of $US 3 billion globally. His work in Multi-Screen Cloud Social TV has been featured by global media (more than 1600 news articles from over 29 countries) and received 2013 ASEAN ICT Awards (Gold Medal). His recent work on Cloud3DView, as the only academia entry, has won 2016 ASEAN ICT Awards (Gold Medal) and 2015 Datacentre Dynamics Awards 2015 – APAC (“Oscar” award of data center industry).  He was the sole winner of 2016 Nanyang Awards in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NTU. He is a co-recipient of multiple best papers awards, including 2019 IEEE TCSVT Best Paper Award, 2015 IEEE Multimedia Best Paper Award, 2016 IEEE Globecom, 2016 IEEE Infocom MuSIC Workshop, 2015 EAI/ICST Chinacom, 2014 IEEE WCSP, 2013 IEEE Globecom, and 2012 IEEE EUC. He received 2016 IEEE ComSoc MMTC Distinguished Leadership Award. He serves on editorial boards for multiple transactions and journals, including IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, IEEE Communications Survey & Tutorials, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, IEEE Access Journal and Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks, and was elected as the Chair for IEEE ComSoc Multimedia Communication Technical Committee (2014-2016). He is a Fellow of IEEE.

Please join us in welcoming Prof. Yonggang Wen as the new EIC of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and you are encouraged to visit his personal webpage and Google Scholar.

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