Changzhan Gu

Changzhan Gu



  • 2023, Outstanding Young Engineer Award, Past Awardees**


Dr. Changzhan Gu is an Associate Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Shanghai, China. Before SJTU, he was an RF/Hardware Engineer with Google (Mountain View, CA), where he was involved with research and development of the radar gesture sensing technology (Project Soli) and translating it into consumer products such as Pixel phone. While at Google, he also worked on wireless last-mile technologies delivering high-speed internet to homes. Before Google, he worked briefly in the semiconductor industry at Marvell (Santa Clara, CA) and MaxLinear (Irvine, CA) on wireless communication chipsets.


Dr. Gu received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Info & Electronic Engineering from Zhejiang University (ZJU) in 2006 and 2008, respectively. He was a graduate student at the University of Florida (UF) under the support of the Alumni Graduate Fellowship and got an M.S. degree from UF in 2010. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Texas Tech University (TTU) in 2013. Dr. Gu is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS), IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (J-ERM), and IET Microwave, Antenna & Propagation (MAP). He was an Area Editor for the International Journal of Electronics and Communications 2014-2016. He is a member of the Technical Committee of IEEE MTT-S TC10. He received 7 times’ best/excellent paper awards from IEEE conferences as an author/co-author. He received the IEEE Sensors Council Early Career Technical Achievement Award in 2019, the Okawa Foundation Research Grant in 2019, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship in 2013, Texas Tech Horn Professors Graduate Achievement Award in 2013, and the 2012 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. He is an active reviewer for more than 20 journals and conferences including IEEE T-MTT, T-AP, T-BME, T-CAS I/II, T-IM, MWCL, AWPL, etc. Since 2018 he has been serving as a TPRC member for IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS).

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