Zhangyu Guan


Zhangyu Guan.

Zhangyu Guan


Zhangyu Guan


Specialty/Research Focus

Architecture design toward fully programmable wireless networks; software-defined cognitive wireless internet of things; wireless network security

Contact Information

221 Davis Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-1207


Biography Publications Teaching Research


Dr. Guan is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) at The State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY Buffalo). He received his Ph.D. in Communication and Information Systems from Shandong University in China in 2010. Dr. Guan was a visiting Ph.D. student with the Department of EE, SUNY Buffalo, from 2009 to 2010. He also worked at UB as a Postdoctoral Research Associate from 2012 to 2015. After that, he worked as an Associate Research Scientist with the Department of ECE at Northeastern University in Boston, MA, from 2015 to 2018. He directs the Wireless Intelligent Networkingand Security (WINGS) Lab at SUNY Buffalo, with research interests in modeling, control, and system design toward next-generation, intelligent and secure wireless networking.


  • PhD, Communication and Information Systems, Shandong University, 2010
  • MS, Communication Engineering, Shandong University, 2003

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished TPC Member Award, IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) 2018 
  • Outstanding Reviewer Award, Elsevier Journal on Ad Hoc Networks 2014
  • Award for Science and Technology Progress (1st Class), Shandong Province, China 2013 
  • Shandong Natural Science Award (2nd Class), Shandong Province, China 2012