BiographyWeidong Zhang received his BS, MS, and PhD degrees from Zhejiang University, China, in 1990, 1993, and 1996, respectively, and then worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Shanghai Jiaotong University. He
joined Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1998 as an associate professor and has been a full professor since 1999. From 2003 to 2004 he worked at the University of Stuttgart, Germany, as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. From 2007 to 2008 he held a visiting position at Princeton University. In 2011 he was appointed chair professor at Shanghai Jiaotong University.
Dr. Zhang's research interests include control theory and its applications, embedded systems, and wireless sensor networks. He is probably the earliest researcher on the automotive reversing
ultrasonic radar in China. He has many years of industry experience and was a control engineering consultant at Atmel Corporation (Shanghai R&D Center) in 2005.
Dr. Zhang is the author of more than 200 refereed papers and holds 15 patents. He is a recipient of National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars of China.