Zhang, an IEEE Fellow, received his Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.
He has over twenty-five years of experience in design and analysis of network
architecture, protocols and control algorithms, of the communication networks.
He has worked at Cubic Corporation, Boeing, Bell Laboratories, Lucent
Technologies, and Columbia University, respectively, focusing on research and
development in wireless networks. He has published over 110 technical papers in
IEEE Journals and key IEEE conferences (one paper was listed as the top 10 most
read articles from IEEE Communications Society website in 2007). He was IEEE Comsoc distinguished lecturer
(2010-2013), the IEEE LATINCOM Keynote Speaker (2013); received the IEEE Regional/Area
Outstanding Engineer award in 2011. He has been very active in IEEE Comsoc in
the past decade, some of his roles include
Membership Service 2016-2017, responsible for supporting all chapter
activities, allocating funding, approving DLTs, addressing members concern.
Technical Committee (GITC) Member (2016-2018),
Distinguished Lecturers Selection Committee Member (2016-2017)
2012 TPC Chair
2015 Executive vice Chair
Diego Chapter chair, 2008-2014 (won 2013 Comsoc Chapter of the Year Award)
Member, North America Region (NAR), 2008-2015; 2018-2019
2015 TPC vice Chair
IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2000-2004).