Clark School Home UMD

ISR News Story

Alumna Zheng Earns Tenure at UC-Santa Barbara

Dr. Heather (Haitao) Zheng
Dr. Heather (Haitao) Zheng

ECE alumna Heather (Haitao) Zheng (M.S., '98; Ph.D., '99) has been promoted to the position of Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara, effective July 1, 2009. She was advised by Associate Chair for Graduate Studies and Research and Professor K. J. Ray Liu.

Prof. Zheng's general research area includes wireless networking and systems, mobile computing and multimedia computing, as well as security and distributed systems. Her research has focused on cognitive radio technology as a method for enabling wireless devices to more efficiently share available bandwidth. Zheng’s research addresses the problem of competing wireless devices and dearth of available radio spectrum, given the competing frequency ranges dedicated to AM radio, VHF television, cell phones, citizen's-band radio, pagers, and other electronic media.

Zheng was featured in MIT Technology Review’s Ten Emerging Technologies in 2007, a short list of technological innovations “ready to have a big impact on business, medicine, [and] culture.” She was also named to the magazine's TR 35 list, which features the top 35 technology innovators under the age of 35.

April 7, 2009


Prev   Next

 

 

Current Headlines

Flocks and Form

Tsiropoulou to join University of New Mexico faculty

Qu Gives Keynote at WOCC 2017

Wood filter removes toxic dye from water

Prof. Alireza Khaligh to receive Outstanding Young Alumnus Award from Illinois Tech

Simon is co-editor of new Springer auditory research book

New Class Inducted into Order of the Engineer

Northrop Grumman renews as an ISR associate partner for third consecutive year

Students of Khaligh, Wu win China Scholarship Council awards

ECE Graduate Student Team, led by Prof. Khaligh, Wins 3rd place in the Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize (CUP) Collegiate Competition 

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar