Dr. Zhensheng Zhang received his Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has over twenty years’ experience in design and analysis of network architecture, protocols and control algorithms, modeling and simulation of the communication networks. He has worked at Cubic Corporation, Senior Principal Scientist, Networking Research and worked at Boeing as Principal Scientist, served as Principal Investigator for several Department of Defense projects. He also worked at Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, and Columbia University, respectively, focusing on research and development in wireless networks. His research interests include wireless ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks. He has published over 110 technical papers in IEEE Journals and key IEEE conferences (one of his papers was listed as the top 10 most reading articles from IEEE Communications Society website in 2007). He was IEEE Comsoc distinguished lecturer (2010-2013) and has given many invited talks and tutorials on wireless ad hoc networks at various conferences and universities. He received the IEEE Regional/Area Outstanding Engineer award in 2011. He has served as Globecom 2015 Executive vice Chair; San Diego Chapter chair, 2008-2014 (won Comsoc Chapter of the Year 2013); Board Member, North America Region (NAR) since year 2008, representing Region 6; Globecom 2012 TPC Chair ; ICC 2015 TPC vice Chair; Editor, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2000-2004). He was one of the IEEE LATINCOM Keynote Speakers (2013).