Tong Zhang Elevated to IEEE Fellow

Tong Zhang Elevated to IEEE Fellow

By Torie Wells

December 5, 2019

Tong Zhang, a professor of electrical, computer, and systems engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has been elevated to IEEE Fellow, effective January 1, 2020.

He is being recognized for his “contributions to system design and VLSI implementation for data storage.”

Zhang’s research centers on computer system design with a focus on data-centric heterogeneous computing. He has also done work in the areas of computer architecture, memory and data storage, VLSI signal processing, error correction coding, digital communication, and multimedia processing.

He has served as an associate editor for the ACM Transaction on Storage, the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II, and the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.

IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, is a professional association for electronic and electrical engineers.

According to the organization, less than 0.1% of voting members are chosen each year for this honor.


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