Zhang Wenyi was born in Chengdu City, Sichuan Province in 1979. He received his bachelor degree from Tsinghua University and his doctorate from University of Notre Dame in 2006. Dr. Zhang's research interests are electrical engineering and communication engineering. He was recruited as a professor by the Electronic Engineering and Information Science Department of the School of Information Science and Technology of the University of Science and Technology of China in 2009, and is a candidate of the “Hundred Talents Program" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences at present. He was previously a senior system engineer of American Qualcomm Incorporated.