Hong Ren, Associate Professor, received her master’s and doctoral degrees from Southeast University, in 2014 and 2018, respectively. From 2016 to 2018, she was a CSC visiting student at University of Southampton, U.K. From 2018 to 2020, she held a post-doc position at Queen Mary University of London, U.K. In October 2020, she joined the National Mobile Communications Research Laboratory, Southeast University.
Her current research interests lie in the key technologies for 5G/6G, including ultra-reliable and low-latency communication (URLLC), intelligent reflecting surface and machine learning. Her papers have been cited by more than 2500 times (Google Scholar), and she have received more than 1,000 citations since 2021. In the past five years, she have published 42 IEEE journal papers (JASC/TSP/TWC/TCOM, etc.) , among which 16 are the first/corresponding author papers. In September 2021, 11 IEEE journal papers are in the popular paper list in the corresponding journals, 3 papers are selected as ESI highly cited papers, and 2 papers are selected as ESI hot papers. She has been serving as the technical committees (TPC Member) of some international conferences in the field of communications, such as IEEE ICC/Globecom/WCNC. Currently she holds projects include National Natural Science Foundation of China、Basic Research Project of Jiangsu Provincial Department of Science and Technology and Huawei Project. She undertakes the professional curriculum lecture of "Digital Communication" for undergraduate students.