Qilian Liang is Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington. He received the B.S. degree from Wuhan University in 1993, M.S. degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 1996, and Ph.D degree from University of Southern California (USC) in May 2000, all in Electrical Engineering. Prior to joining the faculty of the University of Texas at Arlington in August 2002, he was a Member of Technical Staff in Hughes Network Systems Inc at San Diego, California. His research interests include radar and sonar signal processing, compressive sensing, statistical signal processing, wireless sensor networks, wireless communications, communication system and communication theory, signal processing for communications, fuzzy logic systems and applications, etc. Dr. Liang has published more than 150 journal and conference papers, 7 book chapters, and has 6 U.S. patents pending. He received 2002 IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, 2003 U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Award, 2005 UTA College of Engineering Outstanding Young Faculty Award, and 2007 and 2009 U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program Award. Dr. Liang serves as the Lead Guest Editor for a Special Issue on Radar and Sonar Sensor Networks for EURASIP Journal on Wireless Communications and Networking.
Biography Updated on 11 March 2010