Huazi Zhang (Senior Member, IEEE) received his B.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Institute of Information and Communication Engineering in 2008 and 2013, respectively, from Zhejiang University. From 2011 to 2013, he was a visiting researcher with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA. From 2013 to 2014, he was a Research Fellow with the School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. From 2014 to 2015, he was a Research Scholar with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. 

He has over a hundred journal, conference publications and patent applications in the areas of coding techniques, wireless communications and signal processing. He has served on the Technical Program Committee of communications theory, wireless communications and signal processing symposia for IEEE Globecom and ICC since 2013. He was an Exemplary Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Communications in the year of 2014.

He joined Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd in 2015. Since then, he has engaged in research projects on advanced wireless communications involving channel coding and signal processing techniques, and engaged in multiple standardization activities. His contribution led to the adoption of many state-of-the-art research results into 5G standards, as well as the subsequent commercial rollout. His current research interests are channel coding, information theory and signal processing for wireless communications, with focus on theoretical analysis, algorithm design and hardware implementations for 5G and beyond.

Contact Information

Wireless Technologies Laboratory,

Huawei Technologies Canada Co., Ltd.

Research interests
Coding techniques
Coding theory