Weihua Zhuang

Weihua Zhuang

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University of Waterloo
IEEE Region
Region 07 (Canada)
Technical Area
Wireless networks, Vehicular communications and connected vehicles, Information and network security, Cooperative communication and green communication, Autonomous vehicles and intelligent transportation, 5G/B5G/6G and cellular systems
Spoken Languages


Chinese, Simplified

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Dr. Weihua Zhuang is a University Professor and a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks at University of Waterloo, Canada. Her research focuses on network architecture, algorithms and protocols, and service provisioning in future communication systems. She is the recipient of 2021 Women's Distinguished Career Award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2021 Technical Contribution Award in Cognitive Networks from IEEE Communications Society, 2021 R.A. Fessenden Award from IEEE Canada, and 2021 Award of Merit from the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals in Ontario. She was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology from 2007 to 2013, General Co-Chair of 2021 IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), Technical Program Chair/Co-Chair of 2017/2016 IEEE VTC Fall, Technical Program Symposia Chair of 2011 IEEE Globecom, and an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer from 2008 to 2011. She is the President and an elected member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. Dr. Zhuang is a Fellow of the IEEE, Royal Society of Canada, Canadian Academy of Engineering, and Engineering Institute of Canada.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • Present   Chair (Kitchener-Waterloo Section Chapter Leadership)
  • 2023-Present   President (Executive Committee)
  • 2023-Present   President (VTS Officers)
  • 2022-Present   Long Range Planning Committee Chair (Long Range Planning Committee)
  • 2021-Present   Elected BoG Member (Board of Governors)
  • 2020-Present   Long Range Planning Committee Member (Long Range Planning Committee)
  • 2020-Present   Publicity Committee Member (Publicity Committee)
  • 2018-Present   DL Committee Chair (Distinguished Lecturer Committee)
  • 2022-2022   Executive Vice President (Executive Committee)
  • 2022-2022   Executive Vice President (VTS Officers)
  • 2020-2022   Nominations Member (Nominations and Appointments Committee)
  • 2018-2022   Conference Committee Member (Conference Committee)
  • 2017-2021   Vice President Publications (Executive Committee)
  • 2017-2021   Vice President Publications (Publications Committee)
  • 2017-2021   Vice President Publications (VTS Officers)
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