PhD, Oct. 2006 – Nov. 2009, Heriot-Watt University and The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Xiang Cheng (S'05-M'10-SM'13) received the PhD degree from Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, U.K., in 2009, where he received the Postgraduate Research Thesis Prize. He is currently a Professor at Peking University. His general research interests are in areas of channel modeling, wireless communications and data analytics, subject on which he has published more than 200 journal and conference papers (including 2 ESI hot papers, 13 ESI highly cited papers), 5 books and 6 patents.
Dr. Cheng was the recipient of the IEEE Asia Pacific (AP) Outstanding Young Researcher Award in 2015, the co-recipient for the 2016 IEEE JSAC Best Paper Award: Leonard G. Abraham Prize, the NSFC Outstanding Young Investigator Award, the both First-Rank and Second-Rank Award in Natural Science, Ministry of Education in China. He has also received the Best Paper Awards at IEEE ITST'12, ICCC'13, ITSC'14, ICC'16, ICNC'17, and Globecom’18. He has served as Symposium Leading-Chair, Co-Chair, and a Member of the Technical Program Committee for several international conferences. He is currently an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems and Journal of Communications and Information Networks, and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer.