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Yi Zhang

Research Fellow


Dr. Yi Zhang is a Research Fellow at CONNECT in Trinity College Dublin working in Professor Luiz DaSilva’s research team. Since he joined CONNECT, he has been the technical lead at Trinity College Dublin for three European Commission projects: fp7-CREW, H2020-eWINE, and H2020-FUTEBOL. His research interest includes Software-Defined Radio, LTE device-to-device communication, optical-wireless network integration, and experimental testbed implementation.

He received his PhD degree from Tsinghua University, China (QS World University Ranking: 24) in 2012 when he was 26 years old and his Master’s and Bachelor’s degree from the same university.

He is currently an associate editor of IEEE Access Journal and has been a reviewer for over 10 IEEE journals.

His publications have 800+ citations by September 2017. (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=jtOhjZkAAAAJ&hl=en).

Before joining CONNECT, he was a postdoc researcher at Politecnico di Torino, Italy from 2012 to 2015. He was also a visiting PhD student at University of California, Davis, from 2008 to 2010.

He is a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).


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