Dr Tao (Kevin) Huang

Senior Lecturer / ICC Lab Director / PhD Supervisor 

I was a/an:

JCU - College of Science and Engineering (CSE)

Full Bio

Dr. Huang is a Senior Member of IEEE and holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. He also holds an M.Eng. in Sensor System Signal Processing from The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia, and a B.Eng. in Electronics and Information Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China.


Currently, Dr. Huang is an Electronic Systems and IoT Engineering Senior Lecturer (equivalent to an associate professor in the North American system) at James Cook University, Cairns, Australia, and serves as the course coordinator for the Master of Engineering (Professional). He is also the Deputy Head of International Partnerships within the College of Science and Engineering. In addition, he has held various academic positions such as Endeavour Australia Cheung Kong Research Fellow, visiting scholar at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, research associate at the University of New South Wales, and postdoctoral research fellow at James Cook University. Before academia, Dr. Huang has gained significant industry experience and held industry positions such as senior software engineer, senior data scientist, project team lead, and technical lead.


Dr. Huang has received several awards and honors, such as the Australian Postgraduate Award, the Engineering Research Award at The University of New South Wales, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference, the IEEE Outstanding Leadership Award, and the Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning at James Cook University. In addition, he is a co-inventor of an international patent on MIMO systems.


Dr. Huang is a member of various professional societies, such as the IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, and IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. He has served in the  IEEE Northern Australia Section as Young Professionals Affinity Group Chair. He is currently the IEEE Northern Australia Section Vice Chair and the local MTT-S/COM Chapter Chair. He also serves in various capacities at international conferences as TPC chair/vice chair, program vice chair, symposium chair, local chair, and TPC member. Dr. Huang is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Open Journal of Communications Society, IEEE Access, and IET Communications. He is also a Topical Advisory Panel Member and guest editor of MDPI Electronics. His research interests include electronics systems, deep learning, intelligent sensing, computer vision, pattern recognition, wireless communications, and IoT security.


Professional Membership

IEEE Services

Editorial Services

Associate Editor

Special Issue Editor

Topical Advisory Panel Member

Conference Services

TPC Chair/Vice Chair

Local Chair

Program Vice-Chair 

Symposium Chair


TPC Member

Reviewer Services