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Jun Zhang

Jun Zhang received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research interests include wireless communications and networking, mobile edge computing and edge AI, and cooperative AI. Dr. Zhang co-authored the book Fundamentals of LTE (Prentice-Hall, 2010). He is a co-recipient of several best paper awards, including the 2021 Best Survey Paper Award of the IEEE Communications Society, the 2019 IEEE Communications Society & Information Theory Society Joint Paper Award, and the 2016 Marconi Prize Paper Award in Wireless Communications. Two papers he co-authored received the Young Author Best Paper Award of the IEEE Signal Processing Society in 2016 and 2018, respectively. He also received the 2016 IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Best Young Researcher Award. He is an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Communications, and was an editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2015-2020). He served as a MAC track co-chair for IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC) 2011 and a co-chair for the Wireless Communications Symposium of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2021. He is an IEEE Fellow and an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer.

Lecture Topics
  • Task-oriented Communications for Edge AI
  • The Reasonable Effectiveness of Graph Neural Networks for Wireless Communications
  • Federated learning: What information to share?
  • Deep Channel Estimation for Next-generation MIMO Networks
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Hong Kong