Yan Zhang is full-time Full Professor at University of Oslo, Norway. He is also Chief Scientist at Simula Research Laboratory, Norway. He received a PhD degree in School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is an associate editor or on the editorial board of a number of well-established scientific international journals. He is currently serving the Book Series Editor-in-Chief for the book series on "Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications" (CRC Press). He serves as organizing committee chairs and technical program committee for many international conferences. He has received 8 Best Paper Awards.
His current research interests include: wireless networks leading to 5G, and cyber-physical systems (e.g., smart grid, healthcare, transport). He is a senior member of IEEE, IEEE ComSoc, Computer Society, PES and IEEE VTS. He is a Fellow of IET.