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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 Vehicular Technology since 2013;

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

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

 

  • 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;

 

 

Recent Talks

  • "Service scheduling and resource management for future wireless communication networks", International workshop on advances in information coding and wireless communications (AICWC), Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China, 2019

  • "Dynamic mobile edge caching: applications and theories", Frontier in intelligent communications and future networks forum, University of Electronic Science and Technology, Chengdu, China, 2019

  • "Dynamic mobile edge caching: applications and theories", invited talk, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2019

  • "A new modeling for dynamic caching, state transition field", invited talk, IEEE Toronto 5G summit, Toronot, Canada, 2019

  • "Wireless communications and career opportunities for women in Engineering", Series for Women in Engineering, York University, Toronto, Canada, 2019

  • "Mobile edge caching: centralized and distributed approaches", International workshop on advances in information coding and wireless communications (AICWC), Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China, 2018

  • "Mobile edge caching: centralized and distributed approaches", invited talk, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, 2018

  • "Multi-channel power allocation for maximizing energy efficiency in wireless networks", International workshop on advances in information coding and wireless communications (AICWC), Southwest Jiaotong University, Chengdu, China, 2017

  • "Multi-channel power allocation for maximizing energy efficiency in wireless networks", invited talk, Western University, London, Canada, 2017

  • "Load balancing for smart grid", Invited Speaker, IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China, Chengdu, China, July, 2016.

  • "Generalized radio resource management for green communications", Invited lecture, Workshop on Wireless Communications and Networking at Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Nanjing, China, Oct. 2015.

  • "Water-filling and its applications in solving RRM problems for green communications", invited talk, Victoria University, Victoria, Canada, 2015.

  • "Water-filling and its applications in solving RRM problems for green communications", invited talk, 2nd International Workshop on Advanced Wireless Communications, Networks, and Application, Xiamen University, China, Dec.,2014.

  • "Radio resource management in advanced wireless networks", invited talk, York University, Toronto, Canada, 2013

  • "Sum-rate optimization for multi-user MIMO communication systems", invited talk, Tsinghua University and Beihang University, Beijing, China, 2011