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Cheng-Xiang Wang

Cheng-Xiang Wang (S’01-M’05-SM’08-F’17) received the BSc and MEng degrees in Communication and Information Systems from Shandong University, China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and the PhD degree in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2004.

He was a Research Assistant with the Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany, from 2000 to 2001, a Research Fellow with the University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway, from 2001 to 2005, and a Visiting Researcher with Siemens AG-Mobile Phones, Munich, Germany, in 2004. He has been with Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K., since 2005, where he became a Professor in wireless communications in 2011. In 2018, he joined Southeast University, Nanjing, China, as a Professor. He has co-authored two books, one book chapter, and over 340 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. His current research interests include wireless channel measurements/modeling and (B)5G wireless communication networks.

Dr. Wang is a Fellow of the IEEE, IET and HEA, an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer for 2019 and 2020, and a Highly Cited Researcher recognized by Clarivate Analytics in 2017 and 2018. He was a recipient of nine Best Paper Awards from the IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, IEEE ICCT 2011, ITST 2012, IEEE VTC 2013-Spring, IWCMC 2015, IWCMC 2016, IEEE/CIC ICCC 2016, and WPMC 2016. He has served as a technical program committee (TPC) member, the TPC chair, and the general chair for over 80 international conferences. He has served as an Editor for nine international journals including the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS from 2007 to 2009, the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON VEHICULAR TECHNOLOGY from 2011 to 2017, and the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON COMMUNICATIONS from 2015 to 2017. He was a Guest Editor for the IEEE JOURNAL ON SELECTED AREAS IN COMMUNICATIONS, Special Issue on Vehicular Communications and Networks (Lead Guest Editor), Special Issue on Spectrum and Energy Efficient Design of Wireless Communication Networks, and Special Issue on Airborne Communication Networks. He was also a Guest Editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON BIG DATA, Special Issue on Wireless Big Data.

Lecture Topics
  • General Non-Stationary Wireless Channel Models for 5G and Beyond
  • High-Speed Train Wireless Channel Measurements and Models
  • Massive MIMO Wireless Channel Measurements and Models
  • Spectral -Energy Efficiency Trade-off of 5G Wireless Communication Systems
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