Dr. Zhu HanBased in Houston, TX, United States
Zhu Han received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, in 1997, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, in 1999 and 2003, respectively. From 2000 to 2002, he was an R&D Engineer of JDSU, Germantown, Maryland. From 2003 to 2006, he was a Research Associate at the University of Maryland. From 2006 to 2008, he was an assistant professor at Boise State University, Idaho. Currently, he is a John and Rebecca Moores Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department as well as in the Computer Science Department at the University of Houston, Texas. His research interests include wireless resource allocation and management, wireless communications and networking, game theory, big data analysis, security, and smart grid. Dr. Han received an NSF Career Award in 2010, the Fred W. Ellersick Prize of the IEEE Communication Society in 2011, the EURASIP Best Paper Award for the Journal on Advances in Signal Processing in 2015, IEEE Leonard G. Abraham Prize in the field of Communications Systems (best paper award in IEEE JSAC) in 2016, and several best paper awards in IEEE conferences. Dr. Han was an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2015-2018, AAAS fellow since 2019, ACM distinguished Member since 2019 and ACM distinguished speaker 2022-2025. Dr. Han is a 1% highly cited researcher since 2017 according to Web of Science. Dr. Han is also the winner of the 2021 IEEE Kiyo Tomiyasu Award, for outstanding early to mid-career contributions to technologies holding the promise of innovative applications, with the following citation: ``for contributions to game theory and distributed management of autonomous communication networks."
• ACM Distinguished Speaker 2022-2025
• ACM Distinguished Member since 2019
• Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), 2022 - Present
• Program Chair, International Workshop on Practical Issues and Applications in Next Generation Wireless Networks (PINGEN), in conjunction with ACM MOBICOM 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, August 22-26, 2012.
• Member of Technical Program Committee of IEEE/ACM INFOCOM, 2011-2022.
• Member of Technical Program Committee of First ACM International Workshop on Medical-Grade Wireless Networks, 2009.
• Member of Technical Program Committee of 3rd ICST/ACM International Workshop on Game Theory in Communication Networks, Gamecomm, 2009.
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Aerial Access Networks for 6G: From UAV, HAP, to Satellite Communication Networks
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Distributionally Robust Optimization and Machine Learning for Communication Networks
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Federated Learning and Analysis with Multi-access Edge Computing
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Hybrid Quantum and Classic Computing for Future Networking
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Mean Field Game Applications in Robots and UAVs
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Multi-Armed Bandits and Its Application in Wireless Networks
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