Zhengguo Sheng – Welcome to my website


Dr. Zhengguo Sheng
Lecturer in Advanced Networks and Communications
Department of Engineering and Design
University of Sussex
RICHMOND 3A09, Falmer
Brighton, BN1 9RH
United Kingdom

Member of IEEE, IET, Fellow of of The Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Office phone: +44-1273-678295
Email: z.sheng@sussex.ac.uk

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Research areas

  • M2M/IoT: wireless sensor networks, IPv6, compressed sensing, energy harvesting and RFID.

  • Vehicle communications: in-vehicle powerline networks, V2V and V2I connectivity.

  • Cloud/edge computing: sensor cloud, mobile cloud and big data management.

Awards and scholars

  • 2017: "Emerging Research Award", University of Sussex.

  • 2017: Award of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA), UK.

  • 2017: Appointed as “Foreign Experts” by Beihang University on the project “intelligent vehicle networks and controls” with the School of Transportation science and engineering.

  • 2016: Best Paper Award for the paper “Unicast Routing Protocol Based on Attractor Selection Model for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks”, awarded by the 3rd International Conference on Internet of Vehicles 2016.

  • 2016: Best Demo Award for the paper “Connected Vehicles in Smart Cities: Interworking From Inside Vehicles to Outside”, 3rd, awarded by IEEE SECON 2016.

  • 2015: IEEE Outstanding Service Award, awarded by IEEE CloudCom 2015.

  • 2014: AUTO21, TestDRIVE Competition (Presentation) Award, sponsored by The Networks of Centres of Excellence program, Canada.

  • 2012 – 2013: Retention Bonus Recipient, Orange Outstanding Researcher Award.

  • 2007 – 2011: Studentship of U.S.-U.K. IBM/ITA Project, funded by U.S. Army Research and U.K. Ministry of Defence.

  • 2002 – 2006: Top Grade University People's Scholarship" awarded by The University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.

Research funding

  • 2017 – 2019: Bionic communications and networking for connected vehicles, funded by Royal Society-Newton Mobility Grant, Principle Investigator.

  • 2017 – 2018: Mission-Critical and Intelligent Communication Protocols for Future Vehicles Using Power Lines, funded by EPSRC (EP/P025862/1), Principle Investigator.

  • 2017: Asa Briggs Visiting Fellowship, funded by University of Sussex, Principle Investigator.

  • Dec. 2013 – Mar. 2015: Postdoctoral Fellowship, funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (DIVA).

  • Feb. 2014 – Dec. 2014: AUTO21 Research Grant, funded by The Government of Canada (The Networks of Centres of Excellence program).

  • May 2014 – Aug. 2014: USRA Research Grant (for training young researchers from undergraduate level), funded by Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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