Professor Jiangzhou Wang made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Jiangzhou Wang appointed a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Professor Jiangzhou Wang from the University’s School of Engineering and Digital Arts has been awarded one of the highest honours in the field of engineering for his work on mobile communications technology.

Professor Wang was one of 50 engineers admitted to the Royal Academy of Engineering at its AGM in London on 17 September. He will now help contribute his expertise to the Academy and its work to make the UK a leading nation for engineering innovation and business.

The Royal Academy of Engineering said that Professor Wang has made ‘outstanding contributions to mobile communications engineering spanning from 2G to 5G mobile communications’.

They continued: ‘He is distinguished internationally for his inventions and innovations in signal detection and multiple access techniques in wireless mobile communications, which have been widely adopted in the worldwide communications industry.’

Professor Wang said: ‘It is a fantastic honour to be made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. I look forward to helping promote the importance of science and engineering to the UK and the wider world with the Academy in the years ahead.’

Professor Wang has published over 300 papers in international journals and conferences in the area of wireless mobile communications. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.