Ling Qiang, born in 1975, a native of Fufeng County, Shaanxi Province is currently a professor and doctoral supervisor at the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC). Ling received his B.S. from the Department of Automation, USTC in 1997, his M.S. from the Department of Automation, Tsinghua University in 2000, and his Ph.D. from the Department of Electronic Engineering, University of Notre Dame in 2005. From 2005 to 2008, Ling worked as Research Staff Member at the R & D of the American Seagate Technology, Inc. As of 2008, Ling served as an associate professor at the Department of Automation, USTC; and in 2010, he was promoted to the post of doctoral supervisor.
Prof. Ling’s current research interests include: network control system, signal processing, Markovian jump systems, wireless sensor networks, etc. Prof. Ling has authored more than 30 published papers and four U.S. patents. Prizes and honors that Prof. Ling boasts include: the Overseas High-Level Talents Award of Anui Province (2008), the Lu Jia-Xi Young Talent Award of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (2010), and the New Century Excellent Talents Award of the Ministry of Education of China.