2nd International Workshop on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access Techniques for 5G

Keynote Speakers

Experimental Trials on Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access

Anass Benjebbour

NTT DOCOMO Research Laboratories, Japan

Anass Benjebbour 

Dr. Anass Benjebbour obtained his Ph.D. and M.Sc. degrees in Telecommunications in 2004 and 2001, respectively, and his B.Sc. diploma degree in Electrical Engineering in 1999, all from Kyoto University, Japan. In 2004, he joined NTT DOCOMO, INC. Since 2010, he has been a leading member of its 5G team. His research interests include novel system design concepts and radio access techniques for next generation mobile communication systems (5G) such as MIMO and NOMA. Anass served as 3GPP standardization delegation from DOCOMO, Japan delegation to ITU-R WP5D, secretary of the IEICE RCS conference from 2012 to 2014, associate editor for the IEICE Communications Magazine from 2010 to 2014, and associate editor for the IEICE Transactions on Communications from 2014 to 2018. He is an author or a coauthor of 100+ technical publications, 4 book chapters and is an inventor of 50+ patent applications. He received multiple awards from IEEE and IEICE. He is a senior member of IEEE and IEICE.

Massive MIMO and NOMA

Li Ping

City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Li Ping 

Prof. Li Ping received his Ph.D. degree at Glasgow University in 1990. He lectured at Department of Electronic Engineering, Melbourne University, from 1990 to 1992, and worked as a research staff at Telecom Australia Research Laboratories from 1993 to 1995. Since January 1996, he has been with the Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, where he is now a professor of information engineering. Prof. Li Ping received the IEE J J Thomson premium in 1993, the Croucher Foundation Award in 2005 and a British Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship in 2010. He served as a member of the Board of Governors for IEEE Information Theory Society from 2010 to 2012 and he is a fellow of IEEE.

NOMA Assisted Wireless Caching

Zhiguo Ding

Lancaster University, UK

Li Ping 

Prof. Zhiguo Ding received his B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2000, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2005. From Jul. 2005 to Aug. 2014, he was working in Queen’s University Belfast, Imperial College and Newcastle University. Since Sept. 2014, he has been with Lancaster University as a Chair Professor in Signal Processing. From Sept. 2012 to Sept. 2016, he has also been an academic visitor in Princeton University. Dr. Ding’s research interests are 5G networks, game theory, cooperative and energy harvesting networks and statistical signal processing. He is serving as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE Wireless Communication Letters, IEEE Communication Letters, and Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing.