Song GUO

Song GUO 郭嵩

PhD in Computer Science, University of Ottawa


Song GUO
Tel: (852) 2358 8833
Office: CYT Room 3006A
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Song GUO

(852) 2358 8833



CYT Room 3006A

Personal Webpage

Research Area

Networking and Computer Systems

Research Interests

Edge AI; Machine learning systems; Cloud computing; Wireless networking


Song Guo is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Before joining HKUST in 2023, he was a Professor at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He also holds a Changjiang Chair Professorship in Wuhan University, awarded by the Ministry of Education of China.

His research interests are mainly in edge AI, 6G, big data and machine learning, mobile computing, and distributed systems. As a Highly Cited Researcher (Clarivate Web of Science), he published many papers in top venues with wide impact in these areas and received over a dozen Best Paper Awards from IEEE/ACM conferences, journals and technical committees, Gold Medal in 2023 Geneva Inventions Expo, Gold Award in 2023 AsiaWorld-Expo, and Intellectual Property Ambassador Award in 2020 Hong Kong Social Enterprise Competition.

Prof. Guo is a world-renowned leader who made fundamental and pioneering contributions to the development of novel edge intelligence architectures, algorithms, and systems over ubiquitous mobile, IoT, and wearable devices. His work on edge AI, cloud-edge computing, and resilient computing has created significant impact from generation of new scientific knowledge to creation of innovative technologies, as featured widely in prominent public media. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (FCAE), Member of Academia Europaea (MAE), and Fellow of the IEEE (FIEEE).

Prof. Guo was an IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Distinguished Lecturer, a member of IEEE ComSoc Board of Governors, and the Chair of IEEE ComSoc Space and Satellite Communications Technical Committee. He has served on IEEE Fellow Evaluation Committee for both ComSoc and Computer Society. He is the founding and current Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Open Journal of the Computer Society and a member of Steering Committee of IEEE TCC. Prof. Guo has been named on editorial board of a number of prestigious international journals like IEEE TC, IEEE TPDS, IEEE TCC, IEEE TETC, IEEE TSUSC, ACM Computing Surveys, etc. He has also served as chair of organizing and technical committees of numerous IEEE/ACM conferences, workshops and symposia. He delivered more than 100 keynote addresses. He has served on RGC engineering panel and been frequently invited for various national and international grant/award reviews.

Prof. Guo obtained a BS from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, an MS from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, and a PhD from University of Ottawa, all in Computer Science.