Angela Yingjun Zhang

Professor,
Department of Information Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Fellow, The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Fellow, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Communications Society

Email: yjzhang (at) ie.cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: +852 3943 8465
Fax: +852 2603 5032
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Note: I am currently recruiting self motivated Ph.D. students with solid mathematics background to work on research topics including but not limited to

Wireless Communications and Networking

  • Convex and non-convex optimization in wireless communication and networking systems;
  • Machine learning for communication and networking systems;
  • Cloud and Fog radio access networks;
  • Heterogeneous networks and small cells;
  • 5G technologies, including interference management, multi-carrier systems, massive MIMO, etc;

Smart Power Grid

  • Electric vehicle charging;
  • Frequency and voltage control;
  • Energy storage system;
  • Security in advanced metering infrastructure;
  • Deregulated power market;
  • Big data in smart grid.

Latest News:

  • Angela Zhang is appointed a member of the IEEE ComSoc Fellow Evaluation Committee . [2020 May]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the Editor-at-Large of IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society (OJ-COMS) [2020 March]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed a Steering Committee Member of IEEE Wireless Communications Letters [2020 Feb.]
  • Angela Zhang is elected the Fellow of IEEE. [2019 Nov.]
  • Call for Papers: IEEE JSAC Special Issue on "Communications and Data Analytics in Smart Grid". [2019 June]
  • Angela Zhang is the Founding Chair of IEEE ComSoc Technical Committee on Smart Grid Communications. [2019 Jan.]
  • Call for Papers: IEEE IoT Journal Special Issue on "Internet-of-Things for Smart Energy Systems". [2018 July]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the Chair of the Executive Editor Committee of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. [2018 July]
  • Angela Zhang is selected the Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Communications Society. [2017 Dec.]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed a member of the Steering Committee of IEEE SmartGridComm conference. [2017 Oct.]
  • Angela Zhang is elected the Chair of IEEE Emerging Technical Committee on Smart Grid Communications. [2017 Oct.]
  • Angela Zhang is elected the Fellow of IET. [2016 July]
  • Our paper "Opportunistic spectrum sharing in MIMO cognitive radio networks via semidefinite programming" received the 2014 IEEE Comsoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Paper Award [2014 Nov]
  • Together with two students of our group, we won the Best Paper Award of IEEE SmartgridComm 2013 [2013 Oct]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the Executive Editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications [2013 Oct]
  • Our paper "MAPEL: Achieving global optimality for a non-convex wireless power control problem" recieved the 2011 IEEE Marconi Price Paper Award in Wireless Communications (The annual best paper award of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications.). [2011 April]