Xianbin Wang (S’98-M’99-SM’06) is a Professor and Canada Research Chair at Western University, Canada. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from National University of Singapore in 2001.Prior to joining Western, he was with Communications Research Centre Canada (CRC) as a Research Scientist/Senior Research Scientist between July 2002 and Dec. 2007. From Jan. 2001 to July 2002, he was a system designer at STMicroelectronics, where he was responsible for system design for DSL and Gigabit Ethernet chipsets. His current research interests include 5G networks, adaptive wireless systems, communications security, and locationing technologies. Dr. Wang has over 200 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers on various communication system design issues, in addition to 24 granted and pending patents and several standard contributions.
Dr. Wang is a Senior Member of IEEE and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He has received many awards and recognition, including Canada Research Chair, CRC President’s Excellence Award, Canadian Federal Government Public Service Award, Ontario Early Researcher Award and three IEEE Best Paper Awards. He currently serves as an Editor/Associate Editor for IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology and IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting. He was also an editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications between 2007 and 2011. Dr. Wang was involved in a number of IEEE conferences including GLOBECOM, ICC, WCNC, VTC, ICME and CWIT, in different roles such as symposium chair, tutorial instructor, track chair, session chair and TPC chair.