Dr. Zhizhang (David) Chen received the Master degree in Radio Engineering from Southeast University, P. R. China, the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, Canada. He was a NSERC post-doctoral fellow with McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He is currently a professor with Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, where he has served as the Head of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been an adjuct or visiting professor with the University of Nottingham of UK, École Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications de Bretagne of France, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Beihang University, Fuzhou University and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China.
Prof. Chen has authored and coauthored over 300 journal and conference papers in computational electromagnetics, RF/microwave electronics, antennas, and wireless technologies. His current research interests are in ultra-wideband wireless communication systems, wireless power transfer and electromagnetic modeling techniques. He received the 2005 Nova Scotia Engineering Award, a 2006 Dalhousie graduate teaching award, the 2007 & 2015 Dalhousie Faculty of Engineering Research Award and the 2013 IEEE Canada Fessenden Medal. He is the Fellow of the IEEE, the Canadian Academy of Engineering and the Engineering Institute of Canada.