Chengshan Xiao is Chandler Weaver Professor and ECE Department Chair at Lehigh University in the United States. He received his Ph.D. from University of Sydney, Australia. He has a unique blend of experience in industry, academia and government for over 30 years, developing products and conducting research in wireless communications and signal processing. He is a global citizen with working experience in China, Australia, Canada, Germany and the United States. He is an IEEE Fellow, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, a recipient of Humboldt Research Award. He has served as the Editor-in-Chief and Steering Committee Chair for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Within ComSoc, his leadership positions include elected member of Board of Governors, Conference Publications Director, Awards Committee Chair, Funding Chair of the Wireless Communications Technical Committee, Technical Program Co-Chair of ICC 2010 and GLOBECOM 2017. He received ComSoc’s Joseph LoCicero Award and Harold Sobol Award.