Zheng Peng

Assistant Professor
Computer Science

Underwater Wireless Networks

Wireless Sensor Networks

Network Optimization and Protocol Design

Embedded Systems and Operating Systems

Resume

Zheng Peng

Research Interests

Wireless Sensor Networks and Underwater Wireless Networks
Embedded Systems and Underwater Embedded Systems
Network Optimization and Protocol Design
Computer Architecture
Operating Systems
Testbed Design and Development

 

Work Experience

Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, City College of New York, 8/2016 – Current
Assistant Research Professor, Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, 6/1/2012 – 9/30/2015
Research Assistant, Computer Science and Engineering Department, University of Connecticut, 8/2005 – 5/2012
Part-time Lecturer, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 3/2004 – 1/2005
Intern, MediCom Co., China, 5/2003 – 6/2003;
Research Assistant, Computer Science and Technology Department, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, 9/2002 – 7/2005
Hardware Engineer, Sunplus Technology Co., Ltd., China, 6/2002 – 9/2002
Intern, Sichuan Sunnyhope Pharmaceutical Co., LTD., China, 6/2000 – 7/2000

 

Education

PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Connecticut, Aug, 2012
Master's degree, Computer Science, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Mar, 2005
Bachelor's degree, Control Theory, Zhejiang University, Jul, 2002
Bachelor's degree, Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Jul, 2002

 

Honors and Awards

PSC-CUNY Research Award, May 2018.
Outstanding Service Award, the eleventh ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks (WUWNet’16), Oct 2016.
Research work featured in UConn Today, the university’s daily news site, Jun 11, 2014
Research work featured in Momentum, an UConn engineering electronic publication, May 28, 2014
Best Paper Award in IFIP Networking 2013
Best Paper Award in WUWNet 2013
Spotlight paper of the January 2012 issue of IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, Jan. 2012
Best demo award, UConn Tech-forum, May 2012
Best demo award, WUWNET, Sep. 2010
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship, UCONN, Sep. 2010
UbiNeter of the Year award for excellence in research, UWSN lab, UCONN, Jan. 2010
Taylor Booth Memorial Graduate Fellowship, for excellence in teaching, UCONN, Sep. 2009
Certificate of appreciation, for mentoring minority students, Northeast Alliance at University of Connecticut Summer Research Program, Aug. 2009
First-class fellowship for outstanding academic performance, UESTC, Sep. 2004
Fellowship for excellence in academic performance, Zhejiang University, Sep. 2001

 

Technical Program Committee (TPC)

TPC member of the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, October 8-13, 2017, Montreal, QC, Canada.
TPC member of the 2017 IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2017), December 4-8, 2017, Singapore.
TPC member of the 11th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'16), October 24-26, 2016, Sahnghai, P.R.China.
TPC member of the 10th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'15), October 22-24, 2015, Washington DC, USA.
TPC member of the 9th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'14), November 12-14, 2014, Rome, Italy.
TPC member of the 6th International ICST Conference on Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM'11), August 17-19, 2011, Harbin, China.

 

Conference Chair

TPC chair of the 2018 ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'18), December 3-5, 2018, Shanghai, P.R.China.
Session chair of the 2018 ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'18), December 3-5, 2018, Shanghai, P.R.China.
Publication chair of the 11th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'16), October 24–26, 2016, Shanghai, P.R.China.
Session chair of the 11th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'16), October 24–26, 2016, Shanghai, P.R.China.
Publication chair of the 10th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'15), October 22-24, 2015, Washington DC, USA.
Session chair of the 10th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'15), October 22-24, 2015, Washington DC, USA.
Session chair of IEEE GLOBECOM 2014, Dec 8–12, 2014, Austin, Texas, USA.
Session chair of the 9th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'14), November 12–14, 2014, Rome, Italy.
Publicity chair of the 8th ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks & Systems (WUWNet'13), November 11–13, 2013, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Session chair of IEEE SECON'14 on Sensor Networks: Systems, IEEE OCEANS'11 on Marine Communications and Technology, July 1-3, 2014, Singapore.
Web chair of the Sixth ACM International Workshop on UnderWater Networks (WUWNet'11), December 1 - 2, 2011. Seattle, Washington, USA.
Web chair of the Fifth ACM International Workshop on UnderWater Networks (WUWNet'10), September 30 - October 1, 2010. Woods Hole, Massachusetts, USA.

 

Journal Paper Review

Paper reviewer for ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN)
Paper reviewer for Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks
Paper reviewer for Elsevier Computer Communications
Paper reviewer for Elsevier Computer Networks
Paper reviewer for IEEE Communication Letters
Paper reviewer for IEEE Communications Magazine
Paper reviewer for IEEE Sensors Journal
Paper reviewer for IEEE Signal Processing Letters
Paper reviewer for IEEE Systems Journal
Paper reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Communications
Paper reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
Paper reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
Paper reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
Paper reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Vehicular technology
Paper reviewer for IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine
Paper reviewer for International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks
Paper reviewer for Journal of Zhejiang University Science C (Computers & Electronics)
Paper reviewer for MDPI Sensors
Paper reviewer for Ocean Engineering
Paper reviewer for Springer Wireless Networks

 

Conference Paper Review

Paper reviewer for the 13th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA'18)
Paper reviewer for IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2017 (INFOCOM'17)
Paper reviewer for the 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications (PIMRC'17)
Paper reviewer for IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2016 (INFOCOM'16)
Paper reviewer for ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems 2015 (WUWNet'15)
Paper reviewer for IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2015 (INFOCOM'15)
Paper reviewer for ACM International Conference on Underwater Networks and Systems 2014 (WUWNet'14)
Paper reviewer for IEEE Conference on Computer Communications 2014 (INFOCOM'14)
Paper reviewer for IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference 2013 (WCNC 2013)
Paper reviewer for Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications 2012 (WASA 2012)
Paper reviewer for the 6th International ICST Conference on Communications and Networking in China (CHINACOM'11)
Paper reviewer for ICCCN 2009 Workshop on Sensor Networks (SN'2009)
Paper reviewer for the Fourth ACM International Workshop on UnderWater Networks (WUWNet'09)
Paper reviewer for the Fifth International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN 2009)
Paper reviewer for IFIP Wireless Days, 2008
Paper reviewer for IEEE Globecom 2008 Wireless Networking Symposium

 

Editorial Service

Guest Editor, MDPI Sensors, Special Issue "Intelligent Underwater Systems: Sensing, Communication, Networking and Applications", 2019
Guest Editor, MDPI Sensors, Special Issue "Underwater Sensing, Communication, Networking and Systems", 2018
Guest Editor: Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks, Special Issue "Underwater Sensor Networks and Underwater Cyber-Physical Systems", 2017

 

Dissertation Committee

PhD   Lina Pu, University of Connecticut
PhD   Yu Luo, University of Connecticut
PhD   Ying Li, University of New Hampshire
PhD   Son Le, University of Connecticut
PhD   Haining Mo, University of Connecticut
PhD   Yibo Zhu, University of Connecticut
Master   Chunxia Bai, University of Connecticut

 

Other Professional Activitiy

WUWNet mailing list administrator (over 800 Subscribers)

 

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