Mr. Ernest S LO

Mr. Ernest S LO

President, Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance

Topic: IoT prospects of worldwide development and current circumstances in ASEAN

Dr Ernest S. Lo 盧思遠

Ernest S. Lo the Founding President of Hong Kong Internet of Things Alliance and also the CEO and Founder of the Future Impact Lab Limited, a Tech X Social venture. Previously he was the Founding Director and Chief Representative of the Centre Tecnològic de Telecomunicacions de Catalunya – Hong Kong (CTTC-HK). He was a Croucher Postdoc Fellow at Stanford University, and received his Ph.D., M.Phil., and B.Eng. (1st Hons.) from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He has a broad spectrum of research interests, including channel coding, resource allocation, and wireless system and architectural design, all with a goal of finding new resources and inventing new technologies for realizing a flexible, spectrally-efficient, and energy-efficient wireless multiuser network. He contributed to the standardization of the IEEE 802.22 cognitive radio WRAN system and holds several granted US and China patents. Some of them were transferred to other companies.

Dr. Lo received three IEEE Best Paper Awards, one at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2007, Glasgow, and another two at the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2011, Houston, and the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2012, Paris, respectively. He has been a TPC member of various conferences, including the IEEE ICC, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE WCNC, IEEE INFOCOM, etc. In 2010, he was honoured as an Exemplary Reviewer of the IEEE Communications Letters.

Dr. Lo also served on various professional organizations. He is Council Member of Green Technology Consortium, and Advisor of Hackathon Shenzhen 2015. He was the Liaison Chair of the European Wireless Conference 2014, and Advisor and Support Partner of Future Cities Asia 2014. He is regularly invited to speak and interviewed by professional associations, media, and universities, including Cyberport and Incu-Lab, Hong Kong Productivity Council, Green Technology Consortium, Rotary Club, PechaKucha, Shanghai Fudan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China Radio International, Echo of Moscow, Phoenix TV, Now TV, Apple Daily Hong Kong, etc.