• Professor

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Department of Electricl Engineering and Computer Science (Electrical Engineering--Systems), The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Awards & Honors

  • IEEE Fellow
  • U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) EARLY CAREER Award in 2004.
  • IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in IEEE Communications Society .
  • IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in IEEE Vehicular Technology Society.
  • Best Paper Award in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBCOM) 2009, Hawaii, USA, 2009.
  • Best Paper Award in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networks Conference (WCNC) 2010, Sydney, Australia, 2010.
  • Best Paper Award in IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2007, Washington, D.C., USA, 2007.
  • TEES Select Young Faculty Award for Excellence in Research from College of Engineering at Texas A&M University (2006).

Selected Publications

  • Xi Zhang and Jia Tang, "Power-Delay Tradeoff Over Wireless Networks,"IEEE Transactions on Communications, Accepted and to appear 2013.
  • Wenchi Cheng, Xi Zhang, and Hailin Zhang, "Joint Spectrum and Power Efficiencies Optimization for Statistical QoS Provisionings Over SISO/MIMO Wireless Networks,"IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC), Accepted and to appear 2013.