Shuguang Cui received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2005 and has been working as a professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Texas A&M University. His research papers have been highly cited. He was selected as the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher and included by Sciencewatch among the World's Most Influential Scientific Minds in 2014. He was the recipient of the IEEE Signal Processing Society 2012 Best Paper Award and two conference best paper awards. He has been serving as co-chairs, Area Editor, and associate editors of many professional conferences, journals and committees. He was elevated to an IEEE Fellow in 2013 and elected as an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer in 2014.