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  • Associate Professor
  • Supervisor of Doctorate Candidates
  • Supervisor of Master's Candidates
  • Name (English):Zhijin Qin
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  • Education Level:Postgraduate (Doctoral)
  • Business Address:Room 1006, Weiqing Building
  • Gender:Female
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  • Degree:Doctoral Degree in Engineering
  • Status:Employed
  • Alma Mater:Queen Mary University of London
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Zhijin Qin is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. She was with Imperial College London, Lancaster University, and Queen Mary University of London, UK, from 2016 to 2022. Her research interests include semantic communications, holographic communications, and edge computing network. She was a recipient of several awards, such as the 2017 IEEE GLOBECOM Best Paper Award, the 2018 IEEE Signal Processing Society (SPS) Young Author Best Paper Award, the 2021 IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Signal Processing for Communications Committee Early Achievement Award, the 2022 IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize, the 2023 IEEE ICC Best Paper Award, the 2023 IEEE ComSoc Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award, the 2023 IEEE ComSoc SPCC Best Paper Award, and the 2023 IEEE SPS Best Paper Award. She served as a Guest Editor for IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC) Special Issue on Semantic Communications and an Area Editor for IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications Series. She also served as the Symposium Co-Chair for IEEE GLOBECOM 2020 and 2021. She is serving as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Communications and IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Networking, as well as the Area Editor of IEEE Communications Letters. She is serving as the principal investigator for the Key Research and Development Program of the Ministry of Science and Technology (Young Scientist Program) and the principle investigator for the Major Program of Natural Nature Science Foundation of China.

Work Experience
  • Associate Professor , Department of Electronic Engineering , Tsinghua University 2022-8-1 ∼ 2024-1-1
  • Lecturer , School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science , Queen Mary University of London 2018-8-1 ∼ 2022-8-1
  • Lecturer , School of Computing and Communications , Lancaster University 2017-8-1 ∼ 2018-8-1
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate , Department of Computing , Imperial College London 2016-5-1 ∼ 2017-7-1
Educational Experience
  • Queen Mary University of London,  Doctoral degree , Postgraduate (Doctoral) 2012-9-1 ∼ 2016-8-1
  • Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications,  Bachelor's degree , Undergraduate (Bachelor’s degree) 2008-9-1 ∼ 2012-7-1
Social Affiliations
  • Area Editor, IEEE Communications Letters 2023-9-1 ∼ Now
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cognitive Communications and Networking 2020-1-1 ∼ Now
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Communications 2019-9-1 ∼ Now
  • Guest Editor, IEEE JSAC Special Issue on "Beyond Transmitting Bits: Context, Semantics and Task-Oriented Communications" 2022-12-1 ∼ 2022-12-31
  • Guest Editor, IEEE Network Special Issue on ``Federated Optimizations and Networked Edge Intelligence'' 2022-9-1 ∼ 2022-9-1
  • Area Editor, IEEE JSAC Series on Machine Learning for Communications and Networking 2020-1-1 ∼ 2022-1-1
  • Associate Editor, IEEE Communications Letters 2018-1-1 ∼ 2023-9-1
Research Group
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  • 2023   Best Paper Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
  • 2023   Best Paper Award, IEEE Communications Society SPCC
  • 2023   Asia-Pacific Outstanding Young Researcher Award, IEEE Communications Society
  • 2023   Best Paper Award, IEEE ICC, IEEE Communications Society
  • 2022   Fred W. Ellersick Prize, IEEE Communications Society
  • 2021   Early Achievement Award, IEEE Communications Society SPCC
  • 2018   Young Author Best Paper Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
  • 2017   Best Paper Award, IEEE GLOBECOM, IEEE Communications Society

Doctoral Degree in Engineering

Zhijin Qin
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