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Lian Zhao

Professor, P.ENG (Ontario), Senior Member, IEEE

Ph.D. University of Waterloo, 2002

Department of Electrical, Computer and Biomedical Engineering
Ryerson University
, Toronto, Canada
Tel: 416-9795000 ext. 6101
Fax: 416-9795280
Email: l5zhao@ryerson.ca






Honors/Awards, and Professional Services

  • IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer, 2020-2021;

  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, since 2019;

  • Editor, IEEE Internet of Things Journal, since 2019;

  • Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology since 2013;


  • 2016 Best Land Transportation Paper Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society;

  • 2015 TOP 15 Editor for outstanding contributions to IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology;

  • Panel expert, NSERC Discovery Program, Evaluation Group for ELCE, 2015-2018;

  • Invited panel expert, "Building Successful Industry Partnership", hosted by NSERC for GTA universities, Feb., 2015;

  • Best Paper Award, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Wireless Communications and Signal Processing (WCSP2013);

  • Best Paper Award, Chinacom, 2011;

  • Early Tenure and promote to Associate Profesor, 2006;

  • Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) New Opportunity Award, 2004


Research Interests

  • Wireless communications, edge computing, caching and communications;
  • Centralized and distributed resource management; Incentive mechanism design, optimizations;
  • Vehicular ad-hoc networks: safety message dissemination, SDN technologies;
  • Green communication and computation;