Angela Yingjun Zhang

Fellow, The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

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

Executive Editor Chair, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications

Email: yjzhang (at) ie.cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: +852 3943 8465
Fax: +852 2603 5032

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;
  • Cloud and Fog radio access networks;
  • Heterogeneous networks and small cells;
  • 5G technologies, including interference management, multi-carrier systems, MIMO signal processing, etc;
  • Machine Learning in Wireless Communication Systems

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:

  • 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 monograph "Monotonic Optimization in Communication and Networking Systems" published [2013 Oct] [pdf]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the Workshop and Tutorial Chair of IEEE ICCC 2014 [2013 Sept]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the Workshop Chair of IEEE ICCC 2013 [2012 Oct]
  • Angela Zhang received the 2011 CUHK Young Researcher Award [2012 August]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications [2012 April]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the TPC Vice Chair of IEEE CCNC 2013 Wireless Communications Track [2012 March]
  • Angela Zhang is appointed the TPC Symposium Co-chair of IEEE Gl0becom 2012 Wireless Communications Symposium [2011 May]
  • 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]