Junshan Zhang received his Ph.D. degree
from the School of ECE at Purdue University in 2000. He joined the School of ECEE
at Arizona State University in August 2000, where he has been
Fulton Chair Professor since 2015. His research interests fall in the general field of information networks and
its intersections with social networks and power networks. His current research focuses on
fundamental problems in information networks and energy networks,
including Fog Computing and its applications in IoT and 5G, optimization/control of
mobile social networks and cognitive radio networks, modeling and optimization for
smart grid, and privacy/security in information networks.
Prof. Zhang is a fellow of the IEEE, and a recipient of the ONR Young Investigator Award in 2005 and
the NSF CAREER award in 2003. He received the IEEE Wireless Communication Technical Committee
Recognition Award in 2016. His papers have won a few awards,
including the Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award of ACM SIGMETRICS/IFIP Performance 2016,
the Best Paper Runner-up Award of IEEE INFOCOM 2009 and IEEE INFOCOM 2014, and the Best Paper Award
at IEEE ICC 2008. He was TPC co-chair for a number of major conferences
in communication networks, including IEEE INFOCOM 2012 and ACM MOBIHOC 2015.
He was the general chair for WiOpt 2016 and IEEE Communication
Theory Workshop 2007. He was an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on
Wireless Communications, an editor for the Computer Network journal and an editor IEEE Wireless
Communication Magazine. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Communications Society.
He is currently serving as an editor-at-large for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking and an editor for IEEE