Hongwei Zhang




613 Morrill Rd
Ames, IA 500112100


391D Durham Center, 613 Morrill Rd., Ames, IA 50011



Ph.D., Computer Science & Engineering, The Ohio State University (2006)
M.S., Computer Engineering, Chongqing University, China (2000)
B.S., Computer Engineering, Chongqing University, China (1997)

Research Areas

Core Area(s): Computing and networking systems, cyber-physical-human systems

Department’s Strategic Area(s): Cyber infrastructure; data, decisions, networks & autonomy

Additional Information


Google Scholar Profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=7BKdUQsAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&authuser=2&sortby=pubdate

  • Gourav Prateek Sharma, Dhruvn Patel, Joachim Sach, Marilet De Andrade, Janos Farkas, Janos Harmatos, Balazs Varga, Hans-Peter Bernhard, Raheeb Muzaffar, Mahin Atiq, Frank Duerr, Dietmar Bruckner, Edgardo Montesdeoca, Drissa Houatra, Hongwei Zhang, James Gross, Towards Deterministic Communications in 6G Networks: State of the Art, Open Challenges and the Way Forward, IEEE Access, in press
  • Hongwei Zhang, Yong Guan, Ahmed Kamal, Daji Qiao, Mai Zheng, Anish Arora, Ozdal Boyraz, Brian Cox, Thomas Daniels, Matthew Darr, Doug Jacobson, Ashfaq Khokhar, Sang Kim, James Koltes, Jia Liu, Michael Luby, Larysa Nadolny, Joshua Peschel, Patrick Schnable, Anuj Sharma, Arun Somani, Lie Tang, ARA: A Wireless Living Lab Vision for Smart and Connected Rural Communities, ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation and CHaracterization (WiNTECH), 2021
  • Matthias Sander-Frigau, Tianyi Zhang, Hongwei Zhang, Ahmed E. Kamal, Arun K. Somani, Physical Wireless Resource Virtualization for Software-Defined Whole-Stack Slicing, IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization (NetSoft), 2021 (Best Paper Award)
  • Yuwei Xie, Hongwei Zhang, Pengfei Ren, Unified Scheduling for Predictable Communication Reliability in Cellular Networks with D2D Links, Computer Communications (Elsevier), Special Issue on “Industrial Communication Networks in Smart Factory 4.0″, 167:1-14, February 2021
  • Chuan Li, Hongwei Zhang, Tianyi Zhang, Jayanthi Rao, Le Yi Wang, George Yin, Cyber-Physical Scheduling for Predictable Reliability of Inter-Vehicle Communications, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), 69(4):4192-4206, April 2020
  • Yu Chen, Hongwei Zhang, Nathan Fisher, Le Yi Wang, George Yin, Probabilistic Per-Packet Real-Time Guarantees for Wireless Networked Sensing and Control, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), 14(5):2133-2145, 2018
  • Hongwei Zhang, Xiaohui Liu, Chuan Li, Yu Chen, Xin Che, Feng Lin, Le Yi Wang, George Yin, Scheduling with Predictable Link Reliability for Wireless Networked Control, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), 16(9):6135-6150, 2017
  • Hongwei Zhang, Xin Che, Xiaohui Liu, Xi Ju, Adaptive Instantiation of the Protocol Interference Model in Wireless Networked Sensing and Control, ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), 10(2), January 2014
  • Xiaohui Liu, Hongwei Zhang, Qiao Xiang, Xin Che, Xi Ju, Taming Uncertainties in Real-Time Routing for Wireless Networked Sensing and Control, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG), special issue on “Smart Grid Communication Systems”, 4(1):288-301, March 2013
  • Anish Arora, Hongwei Zhang, LSRP: Local Stabilization in Shortest Path Routing, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON), 14(3):520-531, June 2006