Ning Zhang received his PhD degree from the University of Waterloo, Canada, in 2015. He received his B.Sc degree from Beijing Jiaotong University and MSc degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, in 2007 and 2010 respectively. He is now an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computing Science at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, USA. Before this, he was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto, Canada.
He has published three books, one book chapter, 50 journal papers (in prestigious journals such as the Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Transactions on Wireless Communications, Transactions on Communications, and Transactions on Vehicular Technology), and over 25 international conference papers. He is the recipient of the Best Paper Award at IEEE Globecom 2014 and IEEE WCSP 2015. His current research interests include next generation wireless networks, software defined networking, vehicular networks, and physical layer security.
Ning is now an associate editor for IEEE Access and IET Communications, a lead guest editor of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing and the International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks, and a guest editor of Mobile Information System. He also serves as the workshop chair for the First IEEE International Workshop on Cooperative Edge (Coop-EDGE) and a Technical Program Committee member for many international conferences such as ICC’18, Globecom’17, ICC’17, VTC’17, and ICNC’17.