Associate Professor Dong Wang was recently named a Senior Member of IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. The organization is the world's largest technical professional society and serves professionals involved in all aspects of the electrical, electronic, and computing fields and the related areas of science and technology.
Wang, who has been involved in the organization since 2014, has served as a member of the Technical Program Committee (TPC) for several IEEE conferences, most recently serving as TPC chair for the 2023 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM) and the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCoSS). He has also served as a reviewer for the journals IEEE Communication Magazine and IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC).
Wang's research interests lie in the areas of intelligence and computing, social sensing, big data analytics, and human cyber-physical systems. His work has been applied in a wide range of real-world applications such as misinformation detection, social network analysis, crowd-based disaster response, intelligent transportation, urban planning, and environment monitoring.
His honors include the NSF CAREER Award, Google Faculty Research Award, Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award from the U.S. Army Research Office, and NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) Award, and Best Paper Awards from the IEEE/ACM ASONAM 2022 and IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium (RTAS) 2010 conferences. He holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.