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Mobile and Pervasive Computing Lab at UMass Boston


Mobile & Pervasive Computing

Mobile and Pervasive Computing Lab at UMass Boston is led by Dr. Honggang Zhang, who joined the Engineering Department at the University of Massachusetts Boston as an associate professor in fall 2015. He received his PhD degree from the Computer Science Department in University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2006, and he was in the research group led by Prof. Jim Kurose and Prof. Don Towsley during 2001‐2006. He received a NSF CAREER Award in 2009 while he was an assistant professor in computer science at Suffolk University in Boston, MA. He is currently an associate editor of IEEE Internet of Things Journal. 

Contact Information

  • Email: honggang.zhang AT umb DOT edu
  • Office: M03-0128-07. 

I am currently looking for highly motivated PhD students.

Research Interests

  • mmWave Radar Sensing & Imaging
  • Edge Computing, IoT
  • Deep Reinforcement Learning 
  • Mobile Computing
  • Computer Networking
  • Embedded Systems and CPS

Program Committees

  • IEEE IPCCC (International Performance Computing and Communications Conference) 2021-2016
  • IEEE INFOCOM (IEEE Conference on Computer Communications) 2020 - 2009
  • Served on NSF panel
  • The 8th EAI International Conference on Digital Forensics and Cyber Crime
  • IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS 2016)
  • IEEE INFOCOM 2016, the 35th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications
  • IEEE ICNP 2015, the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols
  • IEEE 2015 Content-Centric Networking (CCN) workshop, in conjunction with IEEE MASS 2015
  • IEEE 2015 Mission-Oriented Wireless Sensor Networking (MiSeNet) workshop, in conjunction with IEEE MASS 2015
  • Netecon'09: ACM Network Economics, 2009. In conjunction with the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce, EC'09
  • GAMENETS 2009 -- International Conference on Game Theory for Networks. sponsored by IEEE, CSS, ICST, and Create-Net
  • ICCCN 2008: 17th international conference on computer communications and networks, August 4-7 2008