This year 2018 we received DLT Yi Quian on his tour of Latin America that included the countries of Bolivia, Chile and Peru. On August 9 and 10 he was in the city of Lima, as a speaker at the International Conference on Electronic, Electrical Engineering and Computing (INTERCON 2018) that was held at the Universidad Mayor de San Marcos (UNMSM).
Yi Qian is a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL). Prior to joining UNL, he worked in the telecommunications industry. Some of his previous professional positions include serving as a senior member of scientific staff and a technical advisor at Nortel Networks, a senior systems engineer and a technical advisor at several start-up companies, an assistant professor at University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, and a senior researcher at National Institute of Standards and Technology. His research interests include information assurance and network security, network design, network modeling, simulation and performance analysis for next generation wireless networks, wireless ad-hoc and sensor networks, vehicular networks, smart grid communication networks, broadband satellite networks, optical networks, high-speed networks and the Internet. He was the previous Chair of IEEE Technical Committee for Communications and Information Security. He was the Technical Program Chair for IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2018. He is serving on the editorial boards for several international journals and magazines, including serving as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine.
The topic “On 5G Wireless Security” showed the audience, both professionals and students, the impact of these technologies in the world and in our country. The participants were satisfied with the innovative topics and information received, as they were able to clarify their doubts and know in the near future.
In addition to the conference, Yi Qian enjoyed the Intercon dinner where he shared his experiences of the tour with colleagues and keynotes from other participating chapters.
On his last day he visited the ruins and the museum of Pachacamac and participated in a dinner with the comitee of the ComSoc Peru Chapter where the research lines and projects he is currently carrying out were discussed and could also be done together with Peruvian students.