Zhengyuan Xu received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1989 and 1991, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, USA, in 1999. From 1991 to 1996, he served as a System Engineer and a Department Manager at the Tsinghua Unisplendour Group Corporation, Tsinghua University. Since 1999, he has been a Faculty Member at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Riverside, where he works currently as a Professor with tenure. He serves as the Director of the Multicampus Center for Ubiquitous Communication by Light (UC-Light) funded by the University of California Office of the President. He has held visiting positions at Stanford University and the University of Science and Technology of China. His research interests lie in wireless communications, networking, and signal processing. They include multiuser spread spectrum, impulse radio, ultra-wideband, wireless ultraviolet and visible light communication, geolocation, navigation, optical imaging and sensing, hybrid radio and optical communication, and sensor and ad hoc networks. He has served as an Associate Editor and Guest Editor for various IEEE journals in communications, vehicle technology, and signal processing. He has served as a Chair, Session Chair, Technical Program Chair, and Technical Program Committee Member for many international conferences. He was also an Elected Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society’s Technical Committee on Signal Processing for Communications in the past six years. He received the Outstanding Student Award and the Motorola Scholarship from Tsinghua University, and the Peskin Award from the Stevens Institute of Technology. He also received the Academic Senate Research Award and the Regents’ Faculty Award from the University of California, Riverside.
Biography Updated on 16 January 2011