Yuan F. Zheng
Yuan F. Zheng received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from The Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio, USA, in 1980 and 1984, respectively. His undergraduate education was received at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 1970. From 1984 to 1989, he was with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA. Since August 1989, he has been with The Ohio State University, where he is currently a Professor and was the Chairman of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 1993 to 2004. Since 2004, Professor Zheng has been a Visiting Appointment at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China. Professor Zheng is an IEEE Fellow. Professor Zheng’s research interests include two aspects: one is in image, video, and audio compression; and the other is in robotics which includes robotics for biological applications, multiple robots coordination, legged walking robots, human-robot coordination, and personal robotics. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Air Force Research laboratory, Office of Naval Research, Department of Energy, Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute (DAGSI), ITEC-Ohio, and others. Dr. Zheng is on the editorial boards of five international journals. Professor Zheng received the Presidential Young Investigator Award from Ronald Reagan in 1986, and the Research Awards from the College of Engineering of The Ohio State University in 1993, 1997, and 2007, respectively. Professor Zheng with his coauthors received the Best Conference Paper and Student Paper Awards a few times. In 2004, Professor Zheng was appointed to the International Robotics Assessment Panel by the National Science Foundation, NASA, and NIH.
Biography Updated on 24 September 2008