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Yuguang (Michael) Fang ( received a Ph.D degree from Case Western Reserve University in 1994 and a Ph.D degree from Boston University in 1997. From July 1998 to May 2000, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at New Jersey Institute of Technology. In May 2000, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, where he got early promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in August 2003 and to Full Professor in August 2005. His research interests span many areas including wireless networks, mobile computing, mobile communications, wireless security, automatic control, and neural networks. He has published 160 papers in refereed professional journals and conferences. He received the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Award in 2001 and the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award in 2002. Dr. Fang has actively engaged in many professional activities. He is a senior member of the IEEE and a member of the ACM. He is an Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications, IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, ACM Wireless Networks and IEEE Wireless Communications. He was an Editor for IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications: Wireless Communications Series, ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review, Wiley International Journal on Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing and Feature Editor for Scanning the Literature in IEEE Personal Communications. He has also actively involved with many professional conferences such as ACM MobiCom’02 (Committee Co-Chair for Student Travel Award), MobiCom’01, IEEE INFOCOM’06, INFOCOM’05 (Vice-Chair for Technical Program Committee), INFOCOM’04, INFOCOM’03, INFOCOM’00, INFOCOM’98, IEEE WCNC’04, WCNC’02, WCNC’00 (Technical Program Vice-Chair), WCNC’99, IEEE Globecom’04 (Symposium Co-Chair), Globecom’02, and International Conference on Computer Communications and Networking (IC3N) (Technical Program Vice-Chair).

Xuemin (Sherman) Shen ( received a B.Sc. (1982) degree from Dalian Maritime University, China, and M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. (1990) degrees from Rutgers University, New Jersey, all in electrical engineering. Currently, Dr. Shen is with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada, where he is a professor and the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies. His research focuses on mobility and resource management in interconnected wireless/ wired networks, UWB wireless communications systems, wireless security, and ad hoc and sensor networks. He is a co-author of three books, and has published more than 200 papers and book chapters in wireless communications and networks, control, and filtering. He was Technical Co-Chair for the IEEE GLOBECOM’03, ISPAN’04, QShine’05, IEEE Broadnets’05, and WirelessCom’05, and is Special Track Chair of the 2005 IFIP Networking Conference. He serves as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications; IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology; Computer Networks; ACM/Wireless Networks; Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (Wiley); and International Journal Computer and Applications. He has also served as Guest Editor for IEEE JSAC, IEEE Wireless Communications, and IEEE Communications Magazine. Dr. Shen received the Outstanding Performance Award from the University of Waterloo in 2002 and 2004, respectively, for outstanding contribution in teaching, scholarship and service; and the Premier’s Research Excellence Award (PREA) in 2003 from the Province of Ontario, Canada, for demonstrated excellence of scientific and academic contributions.

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Yuguang (Michael) Fang, Xuemin (Sherman) Shen Guest Editorial. Wireless Netw 13, 281–283 (2007).

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