Xianbin Wang

Xianbin Wang

Western University, Canada
IEEE Region
Region 07 (Canada)
Technical Area
Wireless networks, Vehicular communications and connected vehicles, Signal processing and digital transmission, 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. Xianbin Wang (Fellow, IEEE) is a Professor and Tier-1 Canada Research Chair at Western University, Canada. He received his Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the National University of Singapore in 2001.

Prior to joining Western, he was with Communications Research Centre Canada 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. His current research interests include 5G/6G technologies, Internet-of-Things, communications security, machine learning and intelligent communications. Dr. Wang has over 500 highly cited journal and conference papers, in addition to 30 granted and pending patents and several standard contributions.

Dr. Wang is a Fellow of Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada, a Fellow of IEEE and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer. He has received many prestigious awards and recognitions, including IEEE Canada R.A. Fessenden Award, Canada Research Chair, Engineering Research Excellence Award at Western University, Canadian Federal Government Public Service Award, Ontario Early Researcher Award and six IEEE Best Paper Awards. He currently serves/has served as an Editor-in-Chief, Associate Editor-in-Chief, Editor/Associate Editor for over 10 journals. He was involved in many IEEE conferences including GLOBECOM, ICC, VTC, PIMRC, WCNC, CCECE and CWIT, in different roles such as general chair, symposium chair, tutorial instructor, track chair, session chair, TPC co-chair and keynote speaker. He has been nominated as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer several times during the last ten years. Dr. Wang was the Chair of IEEE ComSoc Signal Processing and Computing for Communications (SPCC) Technical Committee and is currently serving as the Central Area Chair of IEEE Canada.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Position History:
  • Present   Associate Editor - Wireless Communications (TVT Editorial Board)
  • Recognitions:
  • 2019-2022 Distinguished Speaker
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