Dr. Rong Zheng Professor, PhD, P.Eng. Canada Research Chair in Mobile Computing (Tier 1) Dept. of Computing and Software McMaster University


Rong Zheng received her Ph.D. degree from Dept. of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned her M.E. and B.E. in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University, P.R. China. She is now a Professor in the Dept. of Computing and Software. Rong Zheng’s research interests include mobile computing, data analytics and networked systems. She is currently Tier-1 Canada research chair in Mobile Computing and the director of the NSERC CREATE Smart Mobility for the Aging Populations program. She received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2006 and was a Joseph Ip Distinguished Engineering Fellow from 2015 – 2018. Dr. Zheng has served on the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Mobile computing, IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications. Dr. Zheng was on the organization committee of MobiSys 2020 and SenSys 2019 and served as Technical program co-chair of WASA’12, CPSCom’12, MobileHealth’14, CrowdSenSys’17, IEEE Smart IoT’20, SenSys 2021, and general co-chair of EUC’16. She serves on the technical program committees of leading networking and mobile computing conferences including SenSys, INFOCOM, ICDCS, ICNP, RTSS, IPSN etc.