Prof. Zhiguo Ding
Dr. zhiguo ding Professor Electrical Engineering And Computer Science

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Prof. Zhiguo Ding received his B.Eng in Electrical Engineering from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications in 2000, and the Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2005. He is currently a Professor in Communications at Khalifa University, and has also been affiliated with University of Manchester and Princeton University. Previously, he had been working in Queen's University Belfast, Imperial College, Newcastle University and Lancaster University.

Dr. Ding' research interests are machine learning, B5G networks, cooperative and energy harvesting networks and statistical signal processing. His h-index is 76 and his work receives 25,000+ Google citations. He is serving as an Area Editor for the IEEE OJ-COMS, an Editor for IEEE TVT, IEEE TWC,  Science China - Information Sciences, and OJ-SP, and was an Editor for IEEE TCOM, IEEE WCL, IEEE CL and WCMC. He received the best paper award of IET ICWMC-2009 and IEEE WCSP-2014, the EU Marie Curie Fellowship 2012-2014, the Top IEEE TVT Editor 2017, IEEE Heinrich Hertz Award 2018, IEEE Jack Neubauer Memorial Award 2018, IEEE Best Signal Processing Letter Award 2018, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award 2020, and IEEE SPCC Technical Recognition Award 2021. He is a member of the Global Research Advisory Board of Yonsei University, a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher in two disciplines (2019-2021), an IEEE ComSoc Distinguished Lecturer, and a Fellow of the IEEE.

  • Ph.D., Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2002.9-2005.7), Imperial College London
  • B.Eng.: Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (1996.9-2000.6)

  • Wireless communications and mobile networks
  • Optimization and machine learning
  • Wireless Mobile Systems
  • Principle of Communications

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers

Research Interests
  • B5G communications
  • Information theory and physical layer security
  • Localization, channel estimation and equalization
  • Cross-layer design and throughput analysis for wireless sensor networks
  • Multiple-input multiple-output systems, multicarrier and cooperative wireless systems