Dr.   "Michael" Fang (F'08) received BS/MS from Qufu Normal University, China and two Ph.D degrees from Case Western Reserve University and Boston University, respectively. He joined New Jersey Institute of Technology as an assistant professor in 1998. He then moved to University of Florida in 2000, got an early promotion to an associate professor with tenure in August 2003 and to a full professor in 2005. He received many awards including NSF CAREER Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, the Best Paper Award at IEEE Globecom (2011, 2002) and ICNP (2006), 2010-2011 UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award, and 2009 UF College of Engineering Faculty Mentoring Award. His research areas include wireless networks, mobile computing, network security and privacy, and smart grid.


Dr. Fang is the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology since April 2013. He served as the Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Wireless Communications and serves/served on several editorial boards of journals including IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE Network, IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Wireless Communicationss, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, and Wireless Networks Journal. He served on the Steering Committee of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He served as the TPC Co-Chair for  INOFOCOM’2014, the TPC Vice-Chair for  INFOCOM'2005, the TPC Area Chair for INFOCOM (2009-2015), and Technical Program Symposium Co-Chair for IEEE Globecom'2004. He is a fellow of the IEEE.

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