Name: Chao ZHANG
Title: Tenured Associate Professor
Degree: Doctor of Engineer, Doctor of Philosophy
Affiliation: School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University, Beijing, 100084, P. R. China
Lab: Labs of Avionics
Office: RM933, Mengminwei Science and Tech. Bldg., Tsinghua University
Research Area: avionics system, aeronautical communication, navigation, guidance
Email: zhangchao@tsinghua.edu.cn
Tel: +86-10-62797480
Internal Website: http://101.6.32.202
Blog: http://blog.sina.com.cn/u/6589375907

Education background

1996-2000: School of Telecommunications, Xi’an Jiaotong University, B. E. degree;
2000-2002: Dept. of Electronics Engineering, Tsinghua University, M. E. degree;
2002-2006: Enrolled in the national labs joint doctoral program of China and Japan
2005.8: Dept. of Electronics Engineering, Tsinghua Univ., Doctor of Engineering;
2006.3: National Institute of Informatics (NII, SOKENDAI), Doctor of Informatics.

Experience

2005.8-2008.11: Assistant Professor, School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University;
2008.12-Now: Associate Professor, School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University;
2011.7-Now: Doctor Supervisor, School of Aerospace, Tsinghua University;
2010.12-2011.2: Visiting professor in Technical University of Munchen;
2011.9-2012.8: Deputy Director in Beijing Research Center of Commercial Aircraft
Corporation of China, Ltd.(COMAC).

Lectures
《Aircraft Guidance Navigation and Control》 (48 hours,Lecture Notes 810 pages)
《Avionics System》 (48 hours, Lecture Notes 421 pages)
《Fundamental of Avionics》 (32 hours, Undergraduate)

Social service

IEEE Senior Member, IEICE Senior Member 

Honors And Awards

Scientific Award from Industrial Cooperative Association, 2013.12.
2013 IEEE/AIAA DASC Best Paper Award, 2013.10.
2009 IEEE/AIAA DASC Best Paper Award, 2009.10.
2006 SAFRAN Scientific Award, France, 2006.12.
2006 Chinacom Best Paper Award, 2006.10

Academic Achievement

[1] Chao ZHANG, Dong CHEN, Xuefeng JIANG, “RCS diversity of electromagnetic wave carrying orbital angular momentum”, Scientific Reports, Nature Publication Group, Nov. 2017.
[2] Chao ZHANG, Lu MA, “Detecting the orbital angular momentum of electro-magnetic waves using virtual rotational antenna”, Scientific Reports, Nature Publication Group, July, 2017.
[3] Chao ZHANG, Dong CHEN, “Large-scale orbital angular momentum radar pulse generation with rotational antenna”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, June 2017, Vol. 16, pp. 2316-2319.
[4] Chao ZHANG, Lu MA, “Trellis coded OAM-QAM union modulation with single-point receiver”, IEEE Communications Letters, vol. 21, no. 4, 2017, pp. 690-693.
[5] Chao ZHANG, Lu MA, “Millimetre-wave with rotational orbital angular momentum”, Scientific Reports, Nature Publication Group, September, 2016.
[6] Chao ZHANG, Lu MA, Keke PANG, “Stable A/G MIMO Transmission Aided by Open Loop Calibrated Channel Estimation and Adaptive Pre-Coding”, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 65, no. 10, Oct. 2016, pp. 8806-8811.
[7] Chao ZHANG, Yaxin ZHANG, Jialuo XIAO, Junzhou YU, “Aeronautical central cognitive broadband air-to-ground communications”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 33, no. 5, May 2015, pp. 946-957.
[8] Chao ZHANG, “Cognitive non-continuous carrier interferometry orthogonal signal division multiplex transmission in autonomous vehicular communications”, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 29, no. 1, Jan. 2011, pp. 37-47.
[9] Chao ZHANG, Keke PANG, “Synchronization sequence generated by modified Park algorithm for NC-OFDM transmission”, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 22, No. 4, April, 2015, pp. 385-389.
[10]  Chao ZHANG, Keke PANG, Lu MA, “Interpolated airborne MIMO antenna array”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 14, Jan. 2015, pp. 72 – 75.
[11]  Chao ZHANG, Keke PANG, “Two-dimensional circle antenna layout for aeronautical MIMO communications”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, Dec. 2013, pp. 1566-1569.
[12]  Chao ZHANG, Junzhou YU, “Multiple access points deployment optimization in cabin wireless communications”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, Oct. 2013, pp. 1220-1223.
[13]  Chao ZHANG, Junzhou YU, “Compressive sensing wireless channel modeling with digital map”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, Vol. 12, March 2013, pp. 349-352.