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Lian Zhao

P.ENG (Ontario), Senior Member, IEEE

Ph.D. University of Waterloo, 2002

 

Professor


Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering
Ryerson University
, Toronto, Canada
Tel: 416-9795000 ext. 6101
Fax: 416-9795280
Email: lzhao@ee.ryerson.ca 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Honors/Awards, and Professional Services

  • 2016 Best Land Transportation Paper Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society;
  • 2015 TOP 15 Editor for outstanding contributions to IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology;
  • Editor, IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology since 2013;
  • Committee member, NSERC Discovery Program, Evaluation Group for ELCE, 2015-2018;
  • Invited panel expert, "Building Successful Industry Partnership", hosted by NSERC for GTA universities, Feb., 2015;
  • Invited Speaker, IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, Chengdu, China, July, 2016.
  • Invited lecture, Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking at NUPT, Nanjing, China, Oct. 2015.
  • Invited lecture, 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Wireless Communications, Networks, and Application, Xiamen, China, Dec.,2014.
  • Best Paper Award, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP2013);
  • Best Paper Award, Chinacom, 2011;
  • Faculty Research Excellence Awards, ELCE/Ryerson University, 2010, 2012, 2014;
  • Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, ELCE/Ryerson University, 2013-2015;
  • Faculty Merit Award, Ryerson University, 2005, 2007;
  • Early Tenure and promote to Associate Profesor, 2006;
  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) New Opportunity Award, 2004

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Wireless communications, radio resource management, cooperative and cognitive systems.
  • System optimization tools and algorithms;
  • IoT, connected vehicles, EV charging scheduling;
  • Load balance, demand response, smart grid.

 

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