Qian Zhang is currently a Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong. She is also serving as the co-director of the Huawei-HKUST Innovation Laboratory. At Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, from July 1999 to Aug 2005, she was the research manager of the Wireless and Networking Group. Qian earned her Ph.D. from Wuhan University in Computer Science in 1999. She has served ComSoc and IEEE in many roles, including Steering Committee Member of the IEEE ICME Conference, Associate Editor for several IEEE Transactions and Magazines, Chair of the Multimedia Communication TC (2008-2010), Chairs of the Chapter Coordination Committee (2010-2012) and Technical Activity Committee (2008-2010) of ComSoc’s Asia Pacific Board. She was the TPC Co-Chair of IEEE INFOCOM 2011 and TPC Vice-Chair of IEEE GLOBECOM 2010. She has also served several times as the TPC Area Chair of INFOCOM and Symposium Chair of IEEE GLOBECOM and IEEE ICC.