Song Guo

Song Guo

Professor & Associate Head

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Song Guo is a Full Professor and Associate Head (Research & Development) in the Department of Computing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also holds a Changjiang Chair Professorship awarded by the Ministry of Education of China. Prof. Guo is an IEEE Fellow (Computer Society) and an ACM Distinguished Member.

His research interests are mainly in the areas of big data, edge AI, mobile computing, and distributed systems. He published papers in top venues with wide impact in these areas and was recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher (Clarivate Web of Science). He is the recipient of the 2019 IEEE TCBD Best Conference Paper Award, 2018 IEEE TCGCC Best Magazine Paper Award, 2019 & 2017 IEEE Systems Journal Annual Best Paper Award, and other 8 Best Paper Awards from IEEE/ACM conferences. His work was also recognized by the 2016 Annual Best of Computing: Notable Books and Articles in Computing in ACM Computing Reviews. Prof. Guo’s research has been sponsored by RGC, NSFC, MOST, JSPS, industry, etc.

Prof. Guo is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society and the Chair of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Space and Satellite Communications Technical Committee. He was an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer and a member of IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors. He has also served for IEEE Computer Society on Fellow Evaluation Committee, Transactions Operations Committee, Editor-in-Chief Search Committee, etc. Prof. Guo has been named on editorial board of a number of prestigious international journals like IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, etc. He has also served as chairs of organizing and technical committees of many international conferences.


I am looking for strongly motivated PhD students, Research Assistant and Postdoctoral Fellow to join our research group. Our research interests are as follows:


  • 当选2020年度CCF杰出演讲者
  • Project of Strategic Importance, Crowdsourced Mobile Video Analytics for Emerging Realtime Risk Management in Smart Cities, 2021-2022, PI, 2,000,000 HKD.
  • 深圳市科技創新委員會基礎研究重點項目, 雲邊端協同學習架構與關鍵優化理論研究, 2021-2023, PI, 2,500,000 CNY.
  • SkyChain: A Deep Reinforcement Learning-Empowered Dynamic Blockchain Sharding System, Best Paper Award Runner Up received in ICPP 2020.

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