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Dr. Rong Zheng


Rong Zheng received her Ph.D. degree from Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned her M.E. and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, P.R. China. She is now a Professor in the Dept. of Computing and Software, and a Tier-1 Canada research chair in Mobile Computing. She was awarded the NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement in 2019, the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2006, and was a Joseph Ip Distinguished Engineering Fellow from 2015 – 2018. Dr. Zheng has served on the editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Mobile computing, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Dr. Zheng was on the organization committee of MobiSys 2020 and SenSys 2019, and served as Technical program co-chair of WASA’12, CPSCom’12, MobileHealth’14, CrowdSenSys’17, IEEE Smart IoT’20, SenSys’21, and general co-chair of EUC’16. She serves on the technical program committees of leading networking and mobile computing conferences including SenSys, INFOCOM, IEEE ICDCS, IEEE ICNP, RTSS, IPSN etc.

Rong Zheng is passionate about training next generation talents and developing technologies of long-term societal impacts. Her work on data centre monitoring and smart mobility for the aging populations have been featured in 5minofScience, EurekAlert, Data Center Dynamics and McMaster Daily News.


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