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 Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Big Data, an Associate Editor of IEEE IoT (Interne 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 Ubi-HealthTech 2015. He also serves as the steering commitee 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 2012-2015. 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 is also the standard Liaison of IEEE COMSOC e-Health Committee.
Dr. Wang serves as the Lead Guest Editor (with Drs. Dapeng Wu, Sanjeev Mehrotra, Maria Martini, Qian Zhang) of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia SI on Cloud-based Video Processing and Content Sharing
Dr. Wang has been invited to serve as the editor of IJBDI (International Journal of Big Data Intelligence), a peer reviewed journal, focusing on big data research and published by INDERSCIENCE.
[NSF CNS] MRI: Acquisition of COMET, A Cognitive RadiO Multimedia NEtwork Testbed for Multimedia Communication Research and Education, PI, Total $274,494.
[NSF CNS] NeTS: A Cross-layer End-to-End Performance Modeling Approach for Large-Scale Random Wireless Networks with Node Cooperative Behavior, PI, total $109,619
[NSF CCSS&SaTC] CCSS: Developing A Physical-Channel Based Lightweight Authentication System for Wireless Body Area Networks, PI, total $424,596. This is a joint project among UMass Dartmouth (lead), WPI (PI: Lifeng Lai) and University of Arkansas Little Rock (PI: Shucheng Yu). It is is for three years and is co-funded by both the NSF CCSS and SaTC program.
[NSF IIS] SCH: EXP: Design of a wearable biosensor system with wireless network for the remote detection of life threatening events in neonates. PI, total $ 656,583 (UMass Dartmouth, $360,202, UMass Medical school: $296,381), It was awarded by the Smart and Connected Health (SCH) program of NSF and NIH and is for three years.
Dr. Honggang Wang has been appointed as the Associate Technical Editor of IEEE Communication Magazine
Dr. Honggang Wang has been invited to serve as the TPC Co-Chair of the 20th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication (IEEE ISCC 2015)
Dr. Honggang Wang will serve as the TPC Chair of the 17th IEEE International Conference on E-health Networking, Application & Services (IEEE HEALTHCOM 2015)
Dr. Honggang Wang has been invited to deliver a keynote talk at the 8th ICST/ACM International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies (formerly BIONETICS).
Dr. Honggang Wang will serve as the TPC Co-Chair of 10th International Conference on Body Area Networks (ICST/ACM BODYNETS 2015), Australia
Dr. Honggang Wang has been invited to serve as the Associate Editor of IEEE Access Journal, an IEEE multidisciplinary journal
Dr. Honggang was invited to attend NSF 2013 Energy CPS Workshop held in Arlington, VA.
Dr. Honggand Wang has been invited to serve as the TPC Co-Chair of Ubi-HealthTech 2015,
Dr. Wang has been invited to serve as a TPC symposium Co-Chair of IEEE conference on communications 2015 (ICC 2015, Mobile and Wireless Networking symposium)
Dr. Wang has been invited to serve as a Vice TPC Co-Chair of the 6th International Symposium on CyberSpace Safety and Security (IEEE CSS 014), which will be held in Paris, France.
UMass Dartmouth ECE is ranked as national top #122 in the area of Electrical / Electronic / Communications Engineering by USNEWS 2013: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-engineering-schools/electrical-engineering-rankings/page+6
Dr. Wang has been invited to serve as a TPC chair of 8th International Conference on Body Area Networks (BODYNETS 2013), Boston, MA.
Dr. Wang was invited to contribute IEEE standard as a member of the Working Group IEEE P1907.1 "Standard for Network-Adaptive Quality of Experience (QoE) Management Scheme for Real-Time Mobile Video Communications" (http://standards.ieee.org/develop/project/1907.1.html)