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Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Expo

Apr 27 2014

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences Honors Reception

Yang Zhen, Ph.D.

Professor and President, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT)
Doctor of Science

Yang Zhen received B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees from NUPT in 1983 and 1988, respectively, and a Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1999 (all in electrical engineering). He was initially employed as a lecturer in 1983 by NUPT, where he was promoted to associate professor in 1995 and full professor in 2000. He was a visiting scholar at Bremen University, Germany, in 1992-1993, and an exchange scholar at Maryland University in 2003. His research interests include aspects of signal processing and communication, such as communication systems and networks, cognitive radio, spectrum sensing, speech and audio processing, compressive sensing, and wireless communication. Yang has published more than 180 papers in academic journals and conferences.

Yang has held several administrative positions at NUPT, including vice director of information for the engineering department in 2000-2001; deputy president in2001-2006; and president since 2006. He serves as vice chairman of the Chinese Institute of Communications, chairman of Jiangsu Institute of Communications, executive member of the China Education Society of Electronics, and vice director of the editorial board of The Journal of China Universities of Posts and Telecommunications. He is an editorial board member of several other journals such as Chinese Journal of Electronics, Journal on Communications, and China Communications. He chaired the Asian Pacific Communication Conference Steering Committee in 2013~2014.

Yang is deputy of the 10th, 11th, and 12th National People's Congress of China.

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