Rong Zheng (鄭榕)Associate Professor
Joseph IP Distinguished Engineering Fellow
Associate Chair of Graduate Study and Research Dept. of Computing and Software
Tel: +1(905)525-9140 x 22891
Rong Zheng (S'03-M'04-SM'10) received her Ph.D. degree from Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned her M.E. and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, P.R. China. She was on the faculty of the Department of Computer Science, University of Houston from 2004 to 2012. Rong Zheng was a visiting Associate Professor in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from Aug. 2011 to Jan. 2012; and a visiting Research Scientist in Microsoft Research, Redmond with the Sensing and Energy Research Group between Feb. 2012 and May 2012. She is now an Associate Professor in the Dept. of Computing and Software, an associate member of the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engr., and a member of the School of Computational Science and Engineering in McMaster University, Canada. Rong Zheng is a Joseph Ip Distinguished Engineering Fellow from July 1, 2015 to June 30th, 2018. She is a steering committe member of the MacData institute, which promotes collaboration among centers and researchers whose work involves different facets of data. Rong Zheng is also affiliated with the Computing Infrastructure Research Centre (CIRC).
Rong Zheng's research interests include Cyber Physical Systems, mobile computing and networked systems. She received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2006. She serves on the technical program committees of leading networking conferences including INFOCOM, ICDCS, ICNP, etc. She is an editor of IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, and has served as a guest editor for EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Special issue on wireless location estimation and tracking, Elsevlers Computer Communications – Special Issue on Cyber Physical Systems; Program co-chair of WASA'12, CPSCom'12, MobileHealth'14; and general co-chair of EUC'16.
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Active Research Projects:
Postdoc position One post-doctoral researcher position in mobile crowdsensing is available. See here for more info.
RA positions Multiple positions are available. See here for more info.
April, 2017 Wireless system research group captured the first prize in indoor localization competition in IPSN'17 in the infrastructureless category.
Jan.,2017New book from Dr. Zheng on “Sequential Learning and Decision-Making in Wireless Resource Management”
Dec, 2016 An NSERC CRD grant on "Autonomous Monitoring of Data Centre Operations" has been awarded with Dr. Zheng as PI.
Oct, 2016 WiSeR received NSERC SPG on "ShareCrowd: A New Paradigm for Mobile Crowdsensing"
Sept., 2016 1 MASc and 3 MEng students joined the group!
July, 2016 Dr. Zheng to serve on the steering commitee of the MacData institute.
May, 2016 We have released McMaster campus navigation app on iOS! Check it out!
May, 2016WiSeR received Azure research award from Microsoft with free access to Microsoft Azure cloud computing resources.
Oct., 2015 Dr. Zheng to serve as the co-General Chair of IEEE EUC (14th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing)