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Professor Gan Zheng

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Professor Gan Zheng

Professor in Connected Systems

Gan dot Zheng at warwick dot ac dot uk
+44 (0) 24 7655 1553


Prof. Gan Zheng received the B. E. and the M. E. from Tianjin University, Tianjin, China, and PhD degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, in Jan. 2008. From Dec. 2007 to Aug. 2013, he had been on various research and visiting positions with University College London, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and University of Luxembourg. From Sept. 2013 to Feb. 2016, he was with University of Essex as a Lecturer in Communications. From Mar. 2016 to Aug. 2022, he was Professor of Signal Processing and Wireless Communications with Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering, Loughborough University. He is currently Professor in Connected Systems in the School of Engineering, University of Warwick, UK, and a Visiting Professor at Loughborough University.

He is the first recipient for the 2013 IEEE Signal Processing Letters Best Paper Award, and he also received the 2015 GLOBECOM Best Paper Award, and the 2018 IEEE Technical Committee on Green Communications & Computing Best Paper Award. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters. He was listed as a Highly-Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics in 2019, and as a World Top 2% Scientist by Stanford University research ( He is a Fellow of IEEE.

Research Interests

My general research interests lie in the analysis, design and optimization of algorithms and protocols that improve the efficiency, robustness and security of wireless communications networks. My current research interests include:

  • AI/ML and optimization for wireless communications

  • Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces

  • Space-air-ground integrated network
  • Wireless Energy Transfer
  • Massive MIMO
  • Testbed development using software defined radio

For PhD opportunities, please check my personal webpage.

Teaching Interests

  • ES335 Communications System

Selected Publications

Please check my publications list or Google Scholar.

Projects and Grants