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     Advanced Networking Laboratory,

     Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering,

     New Jersey Institute of Technology, University Heights, Newark, NJ, 07102,USA.         



       Short Bio

   Liang Zhang [S�?5, M�?0] (lz284 AT received his M.S. degree in information and communication engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC),
   China, in 2014, and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), USA, in 2020. He is a recipient of the Hashimoto Prize in NJIT
   for the best doctoral dissertation in 2020, the Travel Grant Award from IEEE GLOBECOM in 2016, the Best Paper Award at IEEE ICNC in 2014, and the prize of the National Sch-
   olarship of Graduate Students in China in 2013.


     - 2020                 Hashimoto Prize ($5000) for Best Doctoral Dissertation in New Jersey Institute of Technology

     - 2016                 IEEE Globecom 2016 Student Travel Grant (NFS Travel Grant), $1000

     - 2014                "Best Paper Award" of IEEE International Conference on Computing, Networking and  Communications (IEEE ICNC) (Top 1%)

     - 2014                Outstanding Graduate Student of USTC (Top 2%)

     - 2013                National Scholarship of Graduate Students (Top 0.2%, RMB 20000, the highest honor for master students in China)

    - 2011 ~ 2014     Full Tuition Scholarship for Three Years�?Study in USTC

  Research Interests

      Wireless Communications, Full Duplex, UAV, Mobile Edge Computing, Datacenter Network.


  Recent Projects:

      Full duplex enabled UAV communications, UAV-aided mobile edge computing, passive optical networks, green data center networks.


  Working Experience:

   1. Postdoctoral research associate, 09/2020- present.

   2. 05/2016~08/2016, Summer Internship at the Department of Fixed Access Network, Futuewei Technologies, Bridgewater, NJ, 08807, USA.

     Worked on the channel bonding of the 100 EPON and NG-PON2 (Supervisor: Dr. Yuanqiu Luo).


    - Ph.D. 09/2014 ~ 05/2020 , Electircal and Computer Engineering (ECE), New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, 07102, USA.       

               Advisor: Distinguished Prof. Nirwan Ansari

               Dissertation: �?/span>Communications with Spectrum Sharing in 5G Networks via Drone-mounted Base Stations�? 04/20/2020.

    - M.S.  09/2011 ~ 06/2014, Information and Communication Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, 230000, China.

               Advisor: Prof.  Zuqing Zhu

               Dissertation: �?/span>Investigation of Dynamic Resource Allocation in Inter-Datacenter Networks over Optical Infrastructure�? 05/2014.