Dr. Zhou is a full professor in the Computer Science Department at William & Mary. He was Graduate Program Director from 2015 to 2017. He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Virginia in 2007 (academic family). His research interests include sensor systems, smart health, wireless networks, internet of things, ubiquitous & mobile computing, and security.
Dr. Zhou serves on the Journal Editorial Board of ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (TOSN), Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (IMWUT), ACM Transactions on Computing for Healthcare (HEALTH), and Elsevier Smart Health. He also served on the Journal Editorial Board of IEEE Internet of Things and Elsevier Computer Networks. He serves as a Steering Committee member, General Chair, and TPC Chair of CHASE – ACM/IEEE’s premier conference on Connected Health: Applications, Systems and Engineering Technologies.
Dr. Zhou received CAREER Award from the Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directory of the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2013. He received the Best Paper Award of IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP) 2010. He received a 2015 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence at William & Mary. He received ACM Recognition of Service Award from ACM SIG Governing Board in 2020. He also received an award for his outstanding service to the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society in 2008.