Liuqing Yang received her M.S and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. She joined University of Florida as an Assistant Professor in 2004, and was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2009. Since 2010, Dr. Yang has been with Colorado State University, where she is presently a Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Dr. Yang is an IEEE Fellow, and has been the co-chair of the Mobile Communication Networks technical committee of the IEEE ITSS since 2006. She has also been a member of the IEEE ITSS Fellow’s committee. Her general interests are in signal processing with applications to communications, networking and power systems – subjects on which she has published more than 210 journal and conference papers, 3 book chapters and 1 book. Dr. Yang was the recipient of the Best Dissertation Award in the Physical Sciences & Engineering from the University of Minnesota in 2004, the Best Paper Award at the IEEE ICUWB’06, ICCC’13, ITSC’14, and Globecom’14, the ONR Young Investigator Program (YIP) award in 2007, and the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award in 2009, the George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award at CSU in 2012, and the IEEE Globecom’10 Outstanding Service Award. She has served as an active reviewer for more than 10 journals, as TPC chair/member for a number of conferences, and as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, IEEE Intelligent Systems, and PHYCOM: Physical Communication.
- Underwater Communications and Networking
- Resource Optimization in Wireless Communications