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Yuguang “Michael”Fang received an MS degree from Qufu Normal University, China in 1987, a PhD degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1994, and a PhD degree from Boston University in 1997. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Florida in 2000 as an assistant professor, then was promoted to associate professor in 2003 and full professor in 2005, and has been a distinguished professor since 2019. He has held multiple professorships including the University of Florida Foundation Preeminence Term Professorship (2019-2022), University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship (2017-2020, 2006-2009), and University of Florida Term Professorship (2017-2021).

Dr. Fang received many awards including the NSF CAREER Award, ONR Young Investigator Award, 2018 IEEE Vehicular Technology Outstanding Service Award, multiple IEEE Communications Society Technical Committee Awards (2019 AHSN Technical Achievement Award, 2015 CISTC Technical Recognition Award, 2014 WTC Recognition Award), the Best Paper Award from IEEE ICNP (2006), 2010-2011 UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award. He has served as the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (2013-2017) and IEEE Wireless Communications (2009-2012), and has served on several editorial boards of journals including Proceedings of the IEEE (2018-present), ACM Computing Surveys (2017-present), ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (2020-present), IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (2003-2008, 2011-2016, 2019-present), IEEE Transactions on Communications (2000-2011), and IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (2002-2009). He has been actively participating in conference organizations such as serving as the Technical Program Co-Chair for IEEE INFOCOM’2014. He is a fellow of the IEEE and AAAS.

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