Prof. Honggang Wang
- Associate Editor &Area Editor of IEEE Internet of Things
- Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia
- Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Big Data
- Editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
- Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI)
- Steering committee co-chair of IEEE CHASE and TPC co-chair of of IEEE CHASE 2016
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Dr. Honggang Wang has worked for Bell Labs Lucent Technologies China from 2001 to 2004 as a Member of Technical Staff. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering at University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2009. He is a tenured associate professor at UMass Dartmouth and is an affiliated faculty member of Advanced Telecommunications Engineering Laboratory at University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He is also the faculty member of Biomedical Engineering and Biotechnology Ph.D. program (BMEBT) at UMass Dartmouth. His research interests include Wireless Health, Body Area Networks (BAN), Cyber and Multimedia Security, Mobile Multimedia and Cloud, Wireless Networks and Cyber-physical System, and BIG DATA in mHealth. He has published more than 100 papers in his research areas, including more than 30 publications in prestigious IEEE journals such as IEEE TWC, IEEE TM, IEEE TVT, IEEE JSAC, IEEE TITB, IEEE TIFS, IEEE TSG, IEEE CM, IEEE NM, IEEE WCM, IEEE TNSM, IEEE TETC, IEEE System Journal and Pattern Recognition. He also published papers in prestigious conferences such as INFOCOM, ICDCS, CNS and ICME.
He is the winner of the Best Paper Award of the 2008 IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC). He serves as the Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (J-BHI) (previous IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine (TITB)) special issue on "Emerging Wireless Body Area Networks (WBANs) for Ubiquitous Healthcare" in 2013, the lead guest editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia special issue on "Cloud-based Video Processing and Content Sharing", an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Big Data, an Associate Editor of IEEE IoT (Internet of Things) Journal, an Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communication Magazine, an Associate Editor of IEEE Access Journal, a Guest Editor of IEEE IoT Journal special issue on" IoT for Smart and Connected Health", a Guest Editor of IEEE Communication Magazine SI on"Emerging Applications, Services and Engineering for Cellular Cognitive Systems", a Guest Editor of IEEE Sensors Journal, an Associate Editor of Wiley's Security and Communication Networks (SCN) Journal and Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies. He also serves as TPC Chair or Co-Chair for several conferences such as TPC Chair of 8th ICST/ACM International Conference on Body Area Networks (BODYNETS 2013), TPC Co-chair of (BODYNETS 2015), TPC symposium Co-Chair of IEEE conference on communications 2015 (ICC 2015, Mobile and Wireless Networking symposium), TPC Chair of IEEE HEALTHCOM 2015, TPC Co-Chair of IEEE ISCC 2015, General Chair of ICST/ACM Mobimedia 2015, TPC track co-chair for the "Cognitive, Cellular and Mobile Networks (CCM)"of IEEE ICCCN 2014 and 2015, and TPC Co-chair of IEEE ICNC 2017. He also serves as the steering committee co-chair of IEEE CHASE and TPC co-chair of of IEEE CHASE 2016, which is a leading international conference in the field of connected health. He is the TPC member for IEEE INFOCOM 2013-2015, BSN 2014 (ETH, Zurich), BSN 2015 (MIT), IEEE ICDCS 2015, IEEE ICC 2011-2015, IEEE Globecom 2010-2014, IEEE ICME 2013-2014 and Area Chair of IEEE ICME 2016. He serves on NSF panel 2012-2016. He currently serves as a Board Co-Director of IEEE MMTC (Technical Committee on Multimedia Communications) E-Letter and received IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) Outstanding Leadership Award (2015), and IEEE HEALTHCOM 2015 Outstanding Service Award. He was the standard Liaison of IEEE COMSOC e-Health Committee and currently is the Secretary of IEEE Comsoc e-Health Committee.