Director's Bio

Dr. Yimin Zhang graduated from the Northwest Telecommunications Engineering Institute (now Xidian University), Xi'an, China, in 1982, and received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan, in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He was an Assistant Professor at the Department of Radio Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, from 1988 to 1989. From 1989 to 1997, he held senior technical management positions at the Oriental Science Laboratory, Yokohama, Japan, and the Communications Laboratory Japan Corp., Kawasaki, Japan. From 1997 to 1998 he was a Researcher at the ATR Adaptive Communications Research Laboratories, Kyoto, Japan. Since 1998, he has been with the Villanova University, Villanova, PA, where he is currently a Research Professor at the Center for Advanced Communications.

Dr. Zhang’s recent research interests lie in the area of statistical signal and array processing for communications, radar, and RFID systems, including wireless communications and networks, cooperative communications, MIMO communications and radar systems, target localization and radar imaging, time-frequency analysis, interference cancellation, source separation and collision avoidance, direction finding. He is an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, IEEE Signal Processing Letters and the Journal of the Franklin Institute, and serves on the editorial board of the Signal Processing journal.

Upcoming Symposium

Benjamin Franklin Medalist

The CAC is proud to host a symposium honoring Dr. Shunichi Iwasaki and Dr. Mark H. Kryder, recipients of the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering.

April 23, 2014
Free registration and details

Contact Us

Dr. Moeness Amin
Director
Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610-519-4263

Janice J. Moughan
Center Coordinator
Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610-519-4599

Address: 800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085

Research Activities

Research emphases of the Center for Advanced Communications encompass several aspects of advances in broadband wireless communications and RF acoustic sensing, and imaging. Some research activities include:

Dr. Yimin Zhang Director, Wireless Communication and Positioning Lab

Dr. Yimin Zhang
Director, Wireless Communication and Positioning Lab

Acting Director,
Radio Frequency Identification Lab

Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610-519-4544
FAX: 610-519-6118

Contact Us

Dr. Yimin Zhang
Acting Director
Radio Frequency Identification Lab
Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610.519.4544
FAX: 610.519.6118

Janice J. Moughan
Center Coordinator
Center for Advanced Communications
Phone: 610.519.4599
FAX: 610.519.6118

Address: 119 Tolentine Hall
800 Lancaster Ave.
Villanova, PA 19085-1699

Our Sponsors

We greatly appreciate the generous support of the following Government agencies and industries through funded projects and donations. We are looking for industrial sponsors and collaborators. If you are interested, please contact the Lab director.

•  Government Sponsors
   •  Ben Franklin Technology Partners
   •  National Science Foundation (NSF)
•  Industry Sponsors
   •  VerdaSee Solutions Inc.
   •  Purrfect Fence
•  Donators
   •  Xilinx
   •  ODIN technologies