Cheng-Xiang Wang received the B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in communication and information systems from Shandong University, Shandong, China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in wireless communications from Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark, in 2004. He has been working with Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, since 2005, and was promoted to a Professor in 2011. He serves also as an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh, UK, and as a Chair/Guest Professor of Shandong University and Southeast University, Nanjing, China. He worked as a Research Fellow at the University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway, from 2001 to 2005; a Visiting Researcher at Siemens AG-Mobile Phones, Munich, Germany, in 2004; and a Research Assistant at Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg, Germany, from 2000 to 2001. His current research interests include wireless channel modeling and simulation, green communications, cognitive radio networks, vehicular communication networks, large MIMO, cooperative MIMO, and 5G wireless communications. He has edited 1 book and published 1 book chapter and over 190 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. Wang served and is currently serving as an Editor for 8 international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2011) and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2007–2009). He served as the Leading Guest Editor for IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Vehicular Communications, and Networks. He is serving as a TPC Member, TPC Chair, and General Chair for over 70 international conferences. He received the Best Paper Awards from IEEE Globecom 2010, IEEE ICCT 2011, ITST 2012, and IEEE VTC 2013-Fall. He serves as a Fellow of the IET, a Senior Member of the IEEE, a Fellow of the HEA, and a Member of EPSRC Peer Review College.
Biography Updated on 11 September 2014