报告题目：Tutorials for Technical Writing
Dr Jianping Pan is currently a professor of computer science at the University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He received his Bachelor's and PhD degrees in computer science from Southeast University, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China, and he did his postdoctoral research at the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. He also worked at Fujitsu Labs and NTT Labs. His area of specialization is computer networks and distributed systems, and his current research interests include protocols for advanced networking, performance analysis of networked systems, and applied network security. He received the IEICE Best Paper Award in 2009, the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation's Telesys Award in 2010, the WCSP 2011 Best Paper Award, the IEEE Globecom 2011 Best Paper Award, the JSPS Invitation Fellowship in 2012, the IEEE ICC 2013 Best Paper Award, and the NSERC DAS Award in 2016, and has been serving on the technical program committees of major computer communications and networking conferences including IEEE INFOCOM, ICC, Globecom, WCNC and CCNC. He was the Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium Co-Chair of IEEE Globecom 2012 and an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He is a senior member of the ACM and a senior member of the IEEE.
Writing reflects thinking and improves doing. Good writing skills advantage researchers and professionals, not only in research but also in professional development including career advancement and job hunting. This tutorial talk starts with English writing basics and common mistakes, and then focuses on technical writing including strategies and tactics on the front matters including title, abstract and keyword, the introduction, and the main body including background, related work, system model, scenario, and preliminaries, as well as the main results and evaluation depending on the nature of the research work, followed by further discussion and conclusions. This tutorial is most suitable for students in their middle to late stages of their graduate program, writing papers, theses or job applications.