Wenjun Zhang

wenjun-zhangs-photoDr. Wenjun Zhang received the B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 1984, 1987 and 1989, respectively. From 1990 to 1993, he worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Philips Kommunikation Industrie AG in Nuremberg, Germany, where he was actively involved in developing HD-MAC system. He joined the faculty of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1993 and became a full professor in the department of Electronic Engineering in 1995. As the project leader, he successfully developed the first Chinese HDTV prototype system in 1998. He was one of the main contributors to the Chinese Digital Television Terrestrial Broadcasting Standard issued in 2006. He holds more than 40 patents and published more than 90 papers in international journals and conferences. Prof. Zhang’s main research interests include digital video coding and transmission, multimedia semantic processing and intelligent video surveillance. He is the Director of Future Cooperative Medianet Innovation Center and Chief Scientist of Chinese National Engineering Research Centre of Digital Television, an industry consortium in DTV technology research and standardization. He also serves as the chairman of Management Committee of Future of Broadcast Television Initiative (FOBTV) in 2015-2016.

IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting 2017