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Honggang Wang

Honggang Wang is the “Scholar of The Year" (2016, the highest research recognition at UMass Dartmouth). His research interests include Internet of Things, Smart and Connected Health, Wireless Networks and Communications, Multimedia Security and Processing, Multimedia Communication and Networking, Mobile Multimedia and Cloud, Cyber-physical System, and multimedia BIG DATA in mHealth. He has published more than 150 papers in his research areas. He was an invited participant by National Academic Engineering (NAE) for 2017 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, as one of about 50 outstanding engineers (ages 30-45) from US companies, universities, and government labs. He has served as the general chair/co-chair and TPC chair/co-chairs for several International conferences such as the General Chair of the Symposium on Signal Processing in Mobile Multimedia Communication Systems of IEEE GlobalSIP 2015, IEEE/ACM CHASE 2017, and IEEE ICNC 2019, TPC Chair/Co-Chair of IEEE HEALTHCOM 2015, ICST/ACM BodyNET 2013, IEEE ISCC 2015, IEEE ICNC 2017 and ICNC 2018, IEEE ICME 2019, IEEE/ACM CHASE (Connected Health) 2016. He also serves as the steering committee co-chair of IEEE/ACM CHASE which is a leading international conference in the field of connected health. He has also been serving as the Associate Editor in Chief (EiC) for IEEE Internet of Things Journal and Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Big Data, and the editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology. He served as the Guest Editor (lead) of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering for the SI on Network Science and Engineering for IoT in 2018. He served as the TPC member for IEEE INFOCOM 2013-2015, IEEE ICDCS 2015, IEEE ICDM 2018, ACM Multimedia 2017 and area chair for IEEE ICME 2016 and 2017. He currently serves as the Vice chair of IEEE eHealth Technical Committee and the Chair of IEEE Comsoc Multimedia Communications Technical committee (IEEE MMTC). He received IEEE MMTC Outstanding Leadership Award (2015) and IEEE HEALTHCOM 2015 Outstanding Service Award. His research is supported by NSF DoT, UMass President Office, and UMass Healey Grant (total over 2M dollars). His research is reported by media such as ABC 6 TV, Standard Times Newspaper, and Southcoast Today. He is an IEEE distinguished lecturer.

Lecture Topics
  • Smart and Connected health, eHealth and wireless health
  • Security, privacy and trust for connected Health services/applications
  • Body area networks
  • Integration of medical devices with wireless health
  • IoT for Smart and Connected Health
  • Internet of Things: Sensor and Devices, Communication and Networking, Applications
  • Communication System or Decision Support System design for connected health
  • Wearables & Bioelectronics
  • Communication/network infrastructures, and protocols
  • Software, systems and performance engineering for Connected Health
  • Multimedia E-health
  • Multimedia streaming over Wireless Networks, QoS and Multimedia applications
  • Cloud-based Video Processing and Content Sharing
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