IEEE COMMUNICATIONS SOCIETY
Signal Processing and Communications Electronics Technical Committee (SPCE)
Meeting at ICC 2014, Sydney, Australia
12 June, 2014
1. Introductions – The meeting began at 12:45 PM. Attendees introduced themselves. SPCE Co-Chair, Prof. Hai Lin, welcomed the members to the meeting.
2. Minutes of GC 2013 – The draft GC 2013 meeting minutes were shown and Co-Chair Lin asked if there were any necessary modifications. There were none and the minutes were then approved to be posted on the SPCE Web site.
3. Technical Program Committee Reports
A. ICC 2014: Abbas Jamalipour, TPC Chair. Sanjay Jha and Grenville Armitage, TPC Vice-Chairs. SPC Symposium Lead Co-Chair: Tomohiko Taniguchi. Dr. Taniguchi reported 180 submissions, 68 accepted, acceptance ratio 37.8 %.
B. GLOBECOM 2014: Robert Heath and Jeff Andrews, TPC Vice-Chairs. Representatives of the SPCE to the SPC Symposium: Feifei Gao, WCS Symposium: Luc Deneire, and CTS Symposium: P. Y. Kam (as Co-Chairs). There were 197 submissions to the SPC Symposium, out of which 85 received scores of 3.4 and higher, with 64 papers having scores above 3.5. The decision on the accepted papers has not been finalized yet.
C. ICC 2015: Nathan Gomes and Athanassios Manikas, TPC Vice-Chairs. The Co-Chairs for the SPC Symposium are: Sumei Sun, Henk Wymeersch, and Fu-Chun Zheng.
D. GLOBECOM 2015: Ramesh Rao, TPC Chair. The SPCE TC nominations: Jingxian Wu (WC), Octavia Dobre (CT), and Himal Suraweera and Hung Nguyen (SPC).
E. ICC 2016: Stefano Bregni and Nelson Fonseca (TPC Co-Chairs), The SPCE TC nominations: Dimitrie Popescu (WC), Xu Zhu (CT), and Shaodan Ma (SPC).
4. Endorsed Conferences
A. IEEE ICT14 (Lisbon, 5 -7 May 2014, http://www.ict-2014.org)
SPCE Representatives: Luc Deneire, Nan Zhao, Mohammed Usman.
C. IEEE ICSPCS 2014 (Gold Coast, Australia, 15 -17 December 2014, http://www.dspcs-witsp.com/icspcs_2014/index.html)
SPCE Representatives: Zhe Chen, and Yufeng Wang.
5. ComSoc Student Competition Program; SPCE Representative: Shaodan Ma.
6. Report based on the ComSoc SDB Meetings in March and April 2014.
7. SPCE Membership: less than 200 feedback received form the Recertification Committee. Currently, we have 242 members.
4. Other Businesses:
A. A few upcoming deadlines for journal special issues were announced.
B. Participation in standardization activities was discussed.
C. The increase of the SPCE technical activities was discussed.
D. Next SPCE meeting will be held during GLOBECOM 2014 in Austin, Texas, USA.
Adjourn – The meeting was adjourned at 1:45 PM. There were 62 people in attendance.
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|Andrea Conti||University of Ferrarafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Baoxian Zhang||University of Chinese Academy of Sciencesemail@example.com. cn|
|Bo Bai||Tsinghua Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chang Li||Hong Kong University of Science and Technologyemail@example.com|
|Cheng Li||Memorial Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Chia-Han Lee||Academia Sinicaemail@example.com|
|Chih-Peng Li||National Sun Yat-Sen Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Davide Dardari||University of Bolognaemail@example.com|
|Fulvio Babich||University of Triestefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|George Chrisikos||Qualcomm Inc.||email@example.com|
|Guan Yong Liang||Nanyang Technological Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hai Lin||Osaka Prefecture Universityemail@example.com|
|Hsi-Piu Ma||National Tsing Hua Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Hsuan-Jung Su||National Taiwan Universityemail@example.com|
|Hung-Yu Wei||National Taiwan Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jingxian Wu||University of Arkansasemail@example.com|
|Jun Zhang||Hong Kong University of Science and Technologyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Jun Zheng||Southeast University||junzheng@seu. edu.cn|
|Linda Davis||University of South Australiaemail@example.com|
|Lingyang Song||Peking Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lu Yang||Hong Kong University of Science and Technologyemail@example.com|
|Maged Elkashlan||Queen Mary University of Londonfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Marco Chiani||University of Bolognaemail@example.com|
|Meixia Tao||Shanghai Jiao Tong Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Michael Hamra||EM Simulation Systems||michael. email@example.com|
|Michael Rice||Brigham Young Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Muhammad Ali Imran||University of Surreyemail@example.com|
|Muhammad Zeeshan Shakir||Texas A&M University at Qatarfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Nordin Ramli||MIMOS Malaysiaemail@example.com|
|Octavia Dobre||Memorial Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Peng Wang||University of Sydneyemail@example.com|
|Pooi-Yuen Kam||National University of Singaporefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Rath Vannithamby||Intel Corporationemail@example.com|
|Rui Dinis||Universidade Nova de Lisboafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shaodan Ma||University of Macauemail@example.com|
|Shih Yu Chang||National Tsing Hua Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Shuguang Cui||Texas A&M Universityemail@example.com|
|Sun Sumei||I2R Singaporefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tadeusz Wysocki||University of Nebraskaemail@example.com|
|Taewon Hwang||Yonsei University (Korea)||twhwang@ yonsei.ac.kr|
|Takahiko Saba||Chiba Institute of Technologyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tarik Taleb||NEC Europeemail@example.com|
|Telex Ngatched||Memorial University||
|Tomoaki Ohtsuki||Keio Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Wei Chen||Tsinghua Universityemail@example.com|
|Wei Zhang||University of New South Walesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Xianbin Wang||University of Western Ontarioemail@example.com|
|Xiaodai Dong||University of Victoriafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Xiaojun Yuan||ShanghaiTech University||yuanxj@@shanghaitech.edu.cn|
|Xu Zhu||University of Liverpoolemail@example.com|
|Y.-W. Peter Hong||National Tsing Hua Universityfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yik-Chung Wu||University of Hong Kongemail@example.com|
|Ying-Chang Liang||I2R Singaporefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Yonghui Li||University of Sydneyemail@example.com|
|Yulong Zou||Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunicationsfirstname.lastname@example.org|