Hong-Ning Dai is an associate professor with the department of computing and decision sciences, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Before joining Lingnan University, he was with the Faculty of Information Technology at Macau University of Science and Technology as an assistant professor then an associate professor. He obtained a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a D.Eng. in Computer Technology Application from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He worked in the Department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute after his Ph.D. study. He is a senior member of IEEE and a senior member of ACM.
His research interests include the Internet of Things, Big Data Analytics, and Blockchains. He has co-authored/co-edited 3 monograph books and published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers in top-tier journals and conferences, including the IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Proceedings of the IEEE, ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Computational Social Systems, IEEE INFOCOM, etc. He has 4 ESI highly-cited papers by Clarivate Analytics, 1 IEEE Outstanding Paper Award conferred by IEEE CPSCom 2019, and 1 Best Paper Award conferred by EAI CloudComp 2020. He was also included in the world’s top 2% scientists for citation impact during the single calendar year 2019. He is also the holder of 1 U.S. patent and 1 Australia innovation patent. Due to his outstanding research performance, he was awarded the BOC Excellent Research Award of Macau University of Science and Technology in 2015.
Hong-Ning has been actively involved with a number of professional activities. In particular, he is also serving as Associate Editors/Editors in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Access, Ad Hoc Networks (Elsevier), Connection Science (Taylor & Francis), and International Journal of Cognitive Computing in Engineering (Elsevier), Technical Committee of Computer Communications (Elsevier), and topic editor of Sensors. Meanwhile, he has served as guest editors of IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics and IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. He has also served as General Chairs of 2021 International Conference on Blockchain and Trustworthy Systems (BlockSys’ 2021), TPC Chairs of the inaugural IEEE Symposium on Blockchain at IEEE SERVICES 2021, TPC Chairs of Airbone and Maritime Mobile Systems and Services at the 2021 IEEE 94th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2021-Fall). TPC chairs of 2020 International Conference on Blockchain and Trustworthy Systems (BlockSys’ 2020) and 2019 International Conference on Blockchain and Trustworthy Systems (BlockSys’ 2019). TPC co-chair of a special session on “Blockchain technology in industry” in conjunction with 2020 IEEE 16th International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), TPC co-chair of the special session on “Blockchain for Industrial Internet-of-Things” in conjunction with IEEE International Conference on Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems 2019, TPC co-chair of the special session on “Recent Advances in Security and Privacy in Wireless Networking Systems” in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Information, Communications and Signal Processing, 2015. He has been reviewers for more than 40 journals. He is also a Founding Member of the IEEE Special Interest Groups (SIG) on Intelligent Internet Edge (IIE) at IEEE.
He also holds visiting positions at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications in the University of New South Wales, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute, School of Data and Computer Science in Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou, China), School of Computer Science and Engineering in University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering in South China University of Technology. His Dijkstra number is four and Erdős number is three.