Gang Yang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Dr. Gang Yang is a Professor with the National Key Laboratory of Science and Technology on Communications, and the Shenzhen Institute for Advanced Study, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC). He received the B.Eng. and M.Eng. degrees in 2008 and 2011, respectively, from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, and the Ph.D. degree from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2015. He was a Research Fellow with National University of Singapore in 2015. His research interests include reconfigurable/symbiotic communication based on intelligent reflecting/backscatter, Internet-of-Things communications, and inntegrated sensingn and communications. He is the principal Investigator or core researcher of several national-level projects with total funding of 10,000,000+, RMB, funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China, and the National Key R&D Program of China. He has publised 50+ prestigous international journal or conference papers, with 3 ESI highly cited paper, and applied 16 patens, with 7 granted patens. He was a recipient of the IEEE Communications Society Stephen O. Rice Prize Paper Award in the field of communication teeory in 2021, the IEEE Communications Society Transmission, Access, and Optical Systems (TAOS) Technical Committee Best Paper Award in 2016, the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad in 2015. He is a selected candidate of 100-talents Program of UESTC. He is an editor of the IEEE Communications Letter, and an editor of the IEEE Open Journal of the Communications Society. He served for the IEEE Globecom 2017 as Publicity Co-Chair, and the workshop chairs for IEEE VTC-Spring 2021, IEEE ICCC 2019, and IEEE ICCS 2018.