Dr. Yong Liang Guan obtained his Bachelor of Engineering at the National University of Singapore and PhD degree from the Imperial College London, UK. He is a Professor of Communication Engineering with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at NTU. His research focus are in the areas of coding and signal processing for communication systems and information storage systems. He has published an invited monograph, 2 books and more than 480 journal and conference papers. He is an Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. He has secured over S$70 million of external research funding as PI and Co-I. He established the Continental-NTU Corporate Lab, Schaeffler Hub for Advance Research at NTU EEE, and NTU-NXP Intelligent Transport System Testbed. He has 3 granted patents, one of which was licensed to NXP Semiconductors.