Profile
 
Zhaoyang ZHANG, Ph.D.

Professor, College of Information Science and Electronic Engineering, Zhejiang University
Chair, Department of Information and Communication Engineering, Zhejiang University
Director, Zhejiang Provincial Laboratory of Information Processing, Communication and Networking

Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications
Editor, IET Communications
 
Address: No. 38 Zheda Road, Hangzhou 310027
Telephone: +86-571-87952060
Office Fax:  +86-571-87952060

 


 
Education

Sept.1994–Oct.1998:   Ph.D. 
in Communication and Information Systems, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Sept.1990–Jul.1994:   B.Sc. Major in Radio Technology and Minor in Computer Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China 
 
Honors and Awards
  • 3rd Prize for Advancement of Science and Technology, Zhejiang Province, China, 2016
  • 3rd Prize for Advancement of Science and Technology, Zhejiang Province, China, 2015
  • Tang Lixin Excellent Scholar Award, Zhejiang University, 2015
  • Zhejiang Provincial New Century "151" Talent (Tier One), 2014
  • Best Paper Award, WCSP’2013
  • Zhejiang Provincial Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholar, 2012
  • Best Student Paper Award (Supervisor), Chinacom’2011
  • New Century Excellent Talent in University, the Ministry of Education, China, 2009
  • Best Paper Award, Chinacom’2008
  • 3rd Prize for Advancement of Science and Technology, the Ministry of Information Industry, China, 1999
  • 1st Prize for Advancement of Science and Technology, the Education Office of Zhejiang Province, China, 1999
 
Research Interests

Mainly focused on the fundamental aspects of wireless communications and networking, signal and information processing, with emphasis on
  • 5G wireless communication and networking
  • Networking towards communication and computation convergence 
  • Information theory and coding techniques
  • Signal processing for communications and in networks

Selected Journal Publications

J72.  Zhaoyang Zhang, Huazi Zhang, Huaiyu Dai, Xiaoming Chen, and Dapeng Wu, “Fountain-Coded File Spreading over Mobile Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted for publication.
J71.  Zhaoyang Zhang, Chunxu Jiao, and Caijun Zhong, Impact of Mobility on the Uplink Sum Rate of MIMO-OFDMA Cellular Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, accepted for publication.
J70. Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Caijun Zhong, and Derrick Wing Kwan Ng, “Exploiting Multiple-Antenna Techniques for Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (SI in Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access for 5G Systems), accepted for publication. 
J69. Zhaoyang Zhang, Hong Wang, Guanding Yu, Yu Zhang, and Xianbin Wang, “Universal Filtered Multi-Carrier Transmission with Adaptive Active Interference Cancellation,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, March 5, 2017.
J68. Xin Jiang, Hai Lin, Caijun Zhong, Xiaoming Chen, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Proactive Eavesdropping in Relaying Systems,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume: 24, Issue: 6, Page(s): 917 - 921, 2017.
J67. Yu Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, Li Ping, Xiaoming Chen, Caijun Zhong, “On the Capacity Scaling of Large Multipair Relay Networks With Successive Relaying Protocol,” IEEE Access, Vol. 5, 5882-5895, 2017.
J66. Hangguan Shan, Yani Zhang, Weihua Zhuang, Aiping Huang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “User Behavior-Aware Scheduling Based on Time-Frequency Resource Conversion,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, accepted for publication.
J65. Wei Wang, Ruining Lan, Jingxiong Gu, Aiping Huang, Hangguan Shan, and  Zhaoyang Zhang, “Edge Caching at Base Stations with Device-to-Device Offloading,” IEEE Access, Volume: 5, Pages: 6399 - 6410, 2017.
J64. Han Liang, Caijun Zhong, Himal A. Suraweera, Gan Zheng, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Optimization and Analysis of Wireless Powered Multi-Antenna Cooperative Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume: 16, Issue: 5, Pages: 3267 - 3281, 2017.
J63. Han Liang, Caijun Zhong, Xiaoming Chen, Himal A. Suraweera, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Wireless Powered Dual-Hop Multi-Antenna Relaying Systems: Impact of CSI and Antenna Correlation,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, accepted for publication.
J62. Zhaoyang Zhang, Yuqing Yuan, Ji Cang, Huayang Wu, and Xianmin Zhang, “An Orbital Angular Momentum Based In-Band Full-Duplex Communication System and Its Mode Selection,” IEEE Communications Letters, Volume: 21, Issue: 5, Page(s): 1183 - 1186, MAY 2017.
J61. Xin Jiang, Caijun Zhong, Zhaoyang Zhang, and George K. Karagiannidis, “Power Beacon Assisted Wiretap Channels with Jamming,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume: 15, Issue: 12, Pages: 8353 - 8367, Dec. 2016.
J60. Caijun Zhong, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access With Cooperative Full-Duplex Relaying,” IEEE Communications Letters, Volume: 20, Issue: 12, Pages: 2478 - 2481, Dec. 2016.
J59. Zhaoyang Zhang, Xianbin Wang, Yu Zhang, and Yan Chen, “Grant-free Rateless Multiple Access: A Novel Massive Access Scheme for Internet of Things,” IEEE Communications Letters, Volume: 20, Issue: 10, Pages: 2019 - 2022, Oct. 2016.
J58. Yuehao Zhou, Caijun Zhong, Shi Jin, Yongming Huang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “A Low Complexity Multi-User Adaptive Modulation Scheme for Massive MIMO Systems,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume: 23, Issue: 10, Pages: 1464 - 1468, Oct. 2016.
J57. Guanding Yu, Lukai Xu, Daquan Feng, Zhaoyang Zhang, Geoffrey Ye Li, and Huazi Zhang, “Energy Efficiency Tradeoff in Interference Channels,” IEEE Access, Vol. 4, pp. 4495-4508, Sept. 16, 2016.
J56. Xin Jiang, Caijun Zhong, Xiaoming Chen, Trung Duong, Theodoros Tsiftsis, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Secrecy Performance of Wirelessly Powered Wiretap Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume: 64, Issue: 9, Pages: 3858 - 3871, Sept. 2016.
J55. Chunguang Li, Songyan Huang, Ying Liu, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Distributed Jointly Sparse Multi-task Learning over Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, accepted for publication.
J54. Zhaoyang Zhang, Xiaoyi Chen, Yu Zhang, Caijun Zhong, and Wei Wang, “Energy efficient opportunistic packet scheduling in mobile relay systems,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume: 65, Issue: 7, Pages: 5327 - 5336, July 2016.
J53. Yue Lu, Wei Wang, Lin Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Aiping Huang, “Distance-Based Energy-Efficient Opportunistic Broadcast Forwarding in Mobile Delay Tolerant Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume: 65, Issue: 7, Pages: 5512 - 5524, July 2016.
J52. Pengcheng Bao, Chunguang Li, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Distributed Active Learning,” IEEE Access, Vol. 4, pp. 2572 - 2579, June 13, 2016.
J51. Huazi Zhang, Huaiyu Dai, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Yufan Huang, “Mobile Conductance in Sparse Networks and Mobility-Connectivity Tradeoff,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 2954-2965, April 2016.
J50. Chao Wang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Rate-varying space-time coding scheme for multiple-input multiple-output fading channel with zero-forcing receiver”, IET communications, Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 624 - 631, Jun. 2016.
J49. Rui Yin, Caijun Zhong, Guanding Yu, Zhaoyang Zhang, Kai Kit Wong, and Xiaoming Chen, “Joint Spectrum and Power Allocation for D2D Communications Underlaying Cellular Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume: 65, Issue: 4, Pages: 2182 - 2195, Apr. 2016.
J48. Zhaoyang Zhang, Liang Zhang, Xianbin Wang, Caijun Zhong, and H. Vincent Poor, “A Split-Reduced Successive Cancellation List Decoder for Polar Codes,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications - Special Issue on Recent Advances In Capacity Approaching Codes, Vol. 34, No.2, 292 - 302, Feb. 2016.
J47. Zhaoyang Zhang, Hui Wu, Huazi Zhang, Huaiyu Dai, and Nei Kato, “Virtual MIMO Boosted Information Propagation on Highways,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 1420 - 1431, Feb. 2016.
J46. Chuili Kong, Caijun Zhong, Anastasios Papazafeiropoulos, Michail Matthaiou, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Sum-Rate and Power Scaling of Massive MIMO Systems with Channel Aging,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, NO. 12, pp. 4879-4893, Dec. 2015.
J45. Zhaoyang Zhang, Chunxu Jiao, Caijun Zhong, Huazi Zhang, and Yu Zhang, “Differential Modulation Exploiting the Spatial-Temporal Correlation of Wireless Channels With Moving Antenna Array,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 12, pp. 4990 - 5001, Dec. 2015.
J44. Caijun Zhong, Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and George Karagiannids, “Wireless powered communications: Performance Analysis and Optimization,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 63, No. 12, pp. 5178-5190, Dec. 2015.
J43. Hengzhi Wang, Wei Wang, Vincent K. N. Lau, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Hybrid Limited Feedback in 5G Cellular Systems with Massive MIMO,” IEEE System Journal, 10.1109/JSYST.2015.2455061 (available online), 2015.
J42. Liang Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, Xianbin Wang, Caijun Zhong, and Li Ping, “Simplified Successive-Cancellation Decoding Using Information Set Reselection for Polar Codes with Arbitrary Block-Length,” IET Communications, Volume: 9, Issue: 11, Pages: 1380 - 1387, Nov. 2015.
J41. Caijun Zhong, Gan Zheng, Zhaoyang Zhang, and George Karagiannids, “Optimum wirelessly powered relaying,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume: 22, Issue: 10, Pages: 1728 – 1732, Oct. 2015.
J40. Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Huazi Zhang, “Enhancing Wireless Information and Power Transfer by Exploiting Multi-Antenna Techniques,” IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 53, Issu. 4, pp. 133 - 141, Apr. 2015.
J39. Guangxu Zhu, Caijun Zhong, Himal Suraweera, George K. Karagiannids, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Theodoros Tsiftsis, "Wireless information and power transfer in relay systems with multiple antennas and interference," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume: 63, Issue: 4, Pages: 1400 - 1418, Apr. 2015.
J38. Yu Zhang, Li Ping, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Low Cost Pre-coder Design for MIMO AF Two-way Relay Channel,” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume: 22, Issue: 9, Pages: 1369 - 1372, 2015.
J37. Rui Yin, Guanding Yu, Huazi Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Geoffrey Ye Li, “Pricing-based Interference Coordination for D2D Communications in Cellular Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume: 14, Issue: 3, Pages: 1519 - 1532, Mar. 2015.
J36. Naveed Ul Hassan, Shayan Saeed, Chau Yuen, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Power Control for Sum Rate Maximization on Interference Channels Under Sum Power Constraint,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume: 64, Issue: 2, Pages: 593 - 609, Feb. 2015.
J35. Caijun Zhong, Himal A. Suraweera, Gan Zheng, Ioannis Krikidis, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Wireless Information and Power Transfer with Full Duplex Relaying,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume: 62, Issue: 10, Pages: 3447 - 3461, Oct. 2014.
J34. Shengtian Yang, Thomas Honold, Yan Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Peiliang Qiu, “Constructing Linear Encoders with Good Spectra,” IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Volume: 60, Issue: 10, Pages: 5950 - 5965, Oct. 2014.
J33. Guangxu Zhu, Caijun Zhong, Himal A. Suraweera, Zhaoyang Zhang, Chau Yuen, and Rui Yin, “Ergodic Capacity Comparison of Different Relay Precoding Schemes in Dual Hop AF Systems With Co-Channel Interference,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Volume: 62, Issue: 7, Pages: 2314 - 2328, July 2014.
J32. Yuyi Mao, Guanding Yu, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “On the Optimal Transmission Policy in Hybrid Energy Supply Wireless Communication Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume: 13, Issue: 11, Pages: 6422 - 6430, Nov. 2014.
J31. Caijun Zhong, Tharm Ratnarajahz, Zhaoyang Zhang, Kai-Kit Wong, and Mathini Sellathurai, “Performance of Rayleigh-Product MIMO Channels with Linear Receivers,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume: 13, Issue: 4, Pages: 2270 - 2281, Apr. 2014.
J30. Guangxu Zhu, Caijun Zhong, Himal A. Suraweera, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Chau Yuen, “Outage Probability of Dual-Hop Multiple Antenna AF Systems with Linear Processing in the Presence of Co-Channel Interference,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Volume: 13, Issue: 4, Pages: 2308 - 2321, Apr. 2014.
J29. Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Chau Yuen, “Resource Allocation for Cost Minimization in Limited Feedback MU-MIMO Systems with Delay Guarantee”, IEEE Systems Journal, Volume: 9, Issue: 4, Pages: 1229 - 1236, Apr. 2015.
J28. Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Chau Yuen, “Adaptive Mode Selection in Multiuser MISO Cognitive Networks with Limited Cooperation and Feedback”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Volume: 63, Issue: 4, Pages: 1622 - 1632, Apr. 2014.
J27. Huazi Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Huaiyu Dai, “Gossip-based Information Spreading in Mobile Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No.11, pp. 5918 - 5928, Nov. 2013.
J26. Xiaoming Chen, Chau Yuen, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Wireless Energy and Information Transfer Tradeoff for Limited Feedback Multi-antenna Systems with Energy Beamforming,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, VOL. 63, NO. 1, pp. 407 - 412, Jan. 2014.
J25. Chunguang Li, Pengcheng Shen, Ying Liu, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Diffusion Information Theoretic Learning for Distributed Estimation over Network,” IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol.61, No. 16, pp. 4011 - 4024, August 2013.
J24. Yu Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, Rui Yin, Wei Wang, and Guanding Yu, “Joint Network-Channel Coding with Rateless Code in Two-Way Relay Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No.7, pp.3158 - 3169, July 2013.
J23. Shaolei Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Liangliang Zhu, Kedi Wu, and Xiaoming Chen, “Accumulate Rateless Codes and Their Performances over AWGN Channel,” IET Communications, Vol. 7, Iss. 4, pp. 372 - 381, Mar. 2013.
J22. Huazi Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Huaiyu Dai, “On the Capacity Region of Cognitive Multiple Access over White Space Channels,” IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 31, No.11, pp.2517 - 2527, Nov.2013.
J21. Yu Zhang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Joint Network-Channel Coding with Rateless Code over Multiple Access Relay System,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 320 - 332, Jan. 2013.  
J20. Shaolei Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Rui Yin, Xiaoming Chen, and Wei Wang, “Concatenated Channel-and-Network Coding Scheme for Two-Path Successive Relay Network,” IET Communications, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 82 - 90, Jan. 2013.
J19. Yu Zhang, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Rui Yin, “On the Capacity Bounds of Non-Restricted Gaussian Amplify-and-Forward Two-Way Relay Channel,” IEEE Communications Letters, Vol. 16, Issue. 10, pp.1540 - 1543, Oct. 2012.
J18. Caijun Zhong, Himal A. Suraweera, Aiping Huang, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Chau Yuen, “Outage Probability of Dual-Hop Multiple Antenna AF Relaying Systems with Interference,” IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 61, No.1, pp. 108 - 119, Jan. 2013.
J17. Caijun Zhong, Michail Matthaious, Aiping Huang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “On the Sum Rate of MIMO Nakagami-m Fading Channels with Linear Receivers,” IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 11, Issue. 10, pp.3651 - 3659, Oct. 2012.
J16. Ying Liu, Chunguang Li, Wallace Kit-Sang Tang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Distributed Estimation over Complex Networks,” Information Sciences, Vol.197, pp.91 - 104, Aug. 2012.
J15. Ying Liu, Chunguang Li, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Diffusion Sparse Least-Mean Squares over Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol.60, No.8, pp. 4480 - 4485, Aug. 2012. 
J14. Rui Yin, Zhaoyang Zhang, Guanding Yu, Yu Zhang, and Yanfang Xu, “Power Allocation for Relay-Assisted TDD Cellular System with Dynamic Frequency Reuse”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 11, No.7, pp.2424 - 2435, July 2012.
J13. Caijun Zhong, Michail Matthaiou, George K. Karagiannidis, Aiping Huang, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Capacity Bounds for AF Dual-hop Relaying in ${cal G}$ Fading Channels,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.61, No.4, pp.1730 - 1740, May 2012.
J12.  Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Shaolei Chen, “Finite-SNR Diversity-Multiplexing-Rate Tradeoff in Limited Feedback Beamforming Systems with Imperfect CSI,” IET Communications, Vol. 6, No. 7, pp. 751 - 758, May 2012.
J11. Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, Shaolei Chen, and Chao Wang, "Adaptive Mode Selection for Multiuser MIMO Downlink Employing Rateless Codes with QoS Provisioning," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol.11, No.2, pp.790 - 799, Feb.2012.
J10. Shengtian Yang, Thomas Honold, Yan Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Peiliang Qiu, “Weight Distributions of Regular Low-Density Parity-Check Codes over Finite Fields”, IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Vol.57, No.11, pp.7507 - 7521, Nov. 2011.
J09.  Zhaoyang Zhang, Haiyan Luo, Jianmin Zhang, Wei Wang, and Guanding Yu, "Cognitive Radio Transmission Strategies Exploiting the Primary Link Adaptivity", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.60, No.8, pp.3805 - 3813, Oct.2011.
J08. Xiaoming Chen, and Zhaoyang Zhang, “Exploiting Channel Angular Domain Information for Precoder Design in Distributed Antenna Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol.58, No.11, Nov. 2010.
J07.  Xiaoming Chen, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Hsiao-Hwa Chen, “On Distributed Antenna Systems with Limited Feedback Precoding–Opportunities and Challenges”, IEEE Wireless Communications, Vol.17, No.2, pp.80-88, April 2010.
J06. Yan Chen, Guanding Yu, Zhaoyang Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Peiliang Qiu, “On Cognitive Radio Networks with Opportunistic Power Control Strategies in Fading Channels”, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol.7, Issue.7, July 2008.
J05. Zhaoyang Zhang, Jing Shi, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Mohsen Guizani, and Peiliang Qiu, “A Cooperation Strategy based on Nash Bargaining Solution in Cooperative Relay Networks”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol.57, No.4, pp.2570-2577, July 2008.
J04. Peng Cheng, Zhaoyang Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Peiliang Qiu, “Optimal Distributed Joint Frequency, Rate, and Power Allocation in Cognitive OFDMA Systems,” IET Communications, vol. 2, no. 6, pp. 815–826, July 2008.
J03. Peng Cheng, Zhaoyang Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Peiliang Qiu, “A Framework of Cross-layer Design for Multiple Video Streams in Wireless Mesh Networks,” Elsevier Computer Communications-SI on Wireless Mesh Networks, Volume 31, Issue 8, pp.1529-1539, May 2008.
J02. Guanding Yu, Zhaoyang Zhang, and Peiliang Qiu, “Efficient ARQ Protocols for Exploiting Cooperative Relaying in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Elsevier Computer Communications, Vol. 30, No. 14-15, pp. 2765-2773, Oct. 2007.
J01. Peng Cheng, Guanding Yu, Zhaoyang Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, and Peiliang Qiu, “On the Achievable Rate Region of Gaussian Cognitive Multiple Access Channel,” IEEE Communications letters, vol. 11, pp. 384-386, May 2007.