Cheng-Xiang Wang received the BSc and MEng degrees in Communication and Information Systems from Shandong University, China, in 1997 and 2000, respectively, and the PhD degree in Wireless Communications from Aalborg University, Denmark, in 2004.
He has been with Heriot-WattUniversity, Edinburgh, UK since 2005, first as a Lecturer and then as a Reader in 2009. He is also a Chair Professor of ShandongUniversity and an Honorary Fellow of the University of Edinburgh. He was a Research Fellow at the University of Agder, Norway, from 2001-2005, a Visiting Researcher at Siemens AG, Munich, Germany, in 2004, and a Research Assistant at Technical University of Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, from 2000-2001. He is leading several projects funded by EPSRC, Mobile VCE, and industry, including the large-scale RCUK-funded “UK–China Science Bridges: R&D on (B)4G Wireless Mobile Communications”. His current research interests include wireless channel modelling and simulation, cognitive radio networks, vehicular communication networks, femtocell networks, green communications, cooperative MIMO, and beyond 4G wireless communications. He has published 1 book chapter and about 140 papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings.
He is currently serving as an Editor for Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Journal (John Wiley & Sons), Security and Communication Networks Journal (John Wiley & Sons), and Journal of Computer Systems, Networks, and Communications (Hindawi). He also served as an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications from 2007 to 2009. He is the leading Guest Editor for IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Vehicular Communications and Networks. He served or is serving as a TPC member, TPC Chair, and General Chair for about 60 international conferences. He received the IEEE Globecom'10 Best Paper Award in 2010. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE, a member of the IET, and a Fellow of the HEA.