Haito (Heather) Zheng Ph.D.
EducationPh.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 1999; M.S.E., Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, 1998; B.S., with highest honor, Electrical Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University, X
Career Highlights2005-Present Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science University of California, Santa Barbara
2004-2005 Project lead / Researcher, Wireless and Networking Group, Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
1999-2004 Member of Technical Staff, Wireless Research Laboratory Bell-Labs, Lucent Technologies, New Jersey
1998-1999 Research Assistant, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department University of Maryland, College Park
1995-1998 Research Fellow, Electrical and Computer Engineering & Institute for Systems Research University of Maryland, College Park
AwardsFeatured in MIT Technology Review magazine March/April 2006 issue on 10 Emerging Technologies, 2006.
2006 World Technology Award nominee
2005 TR35 (Tuning in Cognitive Radios) - MIT Technology Review magazine's list of the top 35 technology innovators under the age of 35, honored during the annual Emerging Technologies Conference at MIT, September 28-29, 2005.
Bell Laboratories President’s Gold Award - for “outstanding level of innovation, technical excellence, and business impact,” Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, 2002.
Nominated for IEEE Trans. on Multimedia Best Paper Award, (MMSPTC nomination), 2002.
George Harhalakis Outstanding Graduate Student Award - for “outstanding contributions in cross-disciplinary research,” University of Maryland, College Park, 1998-99 (1 per year among 6 departments).
Institute for Systems Research Fellowship - “for high quality research project and outstanding academic record,” University of Maryland, College Park, 1995 – 1998 (3 per year among 6 departments).
Graduated with the highest honor (ranked 1st in EE department), Xi’an Jiaotong University, 1995.
Admitted to Highly-gifted Class at age of 15, Xi’an Jiaotong University, 1990.
Important Articles1. H. Zheng and K. J. R. Liu, “Multimedia Services over Digital Subscriber Line,” in Encyclopedia of Telecommunications, J. Proakis, ed., John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002.
2. H. Zheng and J. Boyce, “Streaming Video over Wireless Networks,” in Wireless Internet Handbook, Technologies, Standards, and Applications, B. Furht, M. Ilyas, ed., CRC press, pp. 105-126, 2003.
3. H. Zheng and L. Cao, “Decentralized Spectrum Management through User Coordination,” In Cognitive Wireless Communications Networks, Vijay Bhargava and Ekram Hossain, ed., Springer, to appear, 2007.
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