Yang Yang received the BEng and MEng degrees in Radio Engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, P. R. China, in 1996 and 1999, respectively; and the PhD degree in Information Engineering from The Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2002. He is currently a Lecturer in Telecommunications with the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at University College London (UCL), UK. Prior to that, he served the Department of Information Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor (Aug. 2002 - Aug. 2003) and the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at Brunel University, UK, as a Lecturer (Sept. 2003 - Feb. 2005). Yang has published over 40 journal/conference refereed papers in wireless communications, covering the 3G mobile systems and beyond, MAC and routing protocols, wireless ad hoc, sensor and mesh networks. He received the Outstanding PhD Thesis award from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2002, the Young Scientist Award from the Hong Kong Institution of Science in 2003, and the Short-Term Research Fellowship from British Telecom in 2004. He is on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Security and Communication Networks, International Journal of Sensor Networks, and Journal of Computer Systems, Networks, and Communications. He served as a guest editor for Computer Communications (Elsevier) and IEEE Network Magazine. Yang has been actively involved in the organisation of around 30 international conferences, e.g. he is the Chair of Wireless Track at Broadnets’08, Co-Chair of Wireless Access Track at IEEE VTC’08 (Spring), and Co-Chair of Wireless Sensor Networks Symposium at IWCMC (06-08). His recent research activities have been supported by the EPSRC, Royal Society, Royal Academy of Engineering, British Telecom, Vodafone, SELEX S&AS, Toshiba and Airbus.
Biography Updated on 27 June 2010