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.