Biography

Pu Wang received B.Eng degree in Electrical Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, China, in 2003, and M.Eng degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada, in 2008. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, in August 2013, under the guidance of Professor Ian F. Akyildiz.

Currently, he is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Wichita State University . He received the Broadband Wireless Networking Lab Researcher of the Year Award at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2012. He received the TPC top ranked paper award of IEEE DySPAN 2011. He was also named Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland in 2008. He is a member of the IEEE. His current research interests are wireless sensor networks, cognitive radio networks, software defined networking, Internet of multimedia things, nanonetworks, and wireless communications in challenged environment.[CV]


Selected Honors and Awards

  • TPC Highest Ranked Paper of IEEE DySPAN, IEEE Communication Society, Germany
     
  • BWN Lab 2012 Researcher of the Year Award, for his outstanding research achievements throughout the year.
     
  • Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies in recognition of his outstanding academic achievement throughout a graduate programme, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2008
     
  • IEEE Travel Grant for 2007 International Conference on Communications
     
  • Graduate Scholarship, Faculty of Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2006 - 2008
     
  • Excellence in Master's Project, Faculty of Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2006
     
  • Outstanding Bachelor Thesis, Department of Electrical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2003
     
  • Excellent Student Scholarship, Beijing Institute of Technology, 2000 - 2002