Dr. Weihua Zhuang has been with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, since 1993, where she is a University Professor and a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks. She was a recipient of the 2021 Women's Distinguished Career Award from the Vehicular Technology Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021 R.A. Fessenden Award from the IEEE Canada, 2017 Technical Recognition Award in Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks from the IEEE Communications Society, and a co-recipient of several Best Paper Awards. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology from 2007 to 2013, Technical Program Chair/Co-Chair of the 2017 and 2016 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conferences, and Technical Program Symposia Chair of the 2011 IEEE Global Communications Conference. She is an elected member of the Board of Governors and Vice President for Publications of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. Dr. Zhuang is a Fellow of the IEEE, Royal Society of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Engineering Institute of Canada.
Dr. Kaige Qu received the B.Sc. degree in communication engineering from Shandong University, Jinan, China, in 2013, the M.Sc. degree in integrated circuits engineering and electrical engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, respectively, in 2016, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in 2020. She is currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the University of Waterloo. Her research interests include resource allocation in SDN/NFV-enabled networks, mobile edge computing, and artificial intelligence in networking.