Honggang Wang


Honggang Wang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor (Scholar of The Year 2016)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Massachusetts (UMass) Dartmouth

Associate Editor in Chief of IEEE IoT Journal

Chair of IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) 2018-2020

Director of Internet of Things and Data Engineering Lab

Brief biography

Contact information

Group II 209B, Science and Engineering Building
University of Massacusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747, USA
Phone: (508) 999 8469
Email: hwang1@umassd.edu


  • ECE Ph.D student Md Shaad Mahmud in our Lab will work as a tenure-track assistant Professor in ECE Department at University of New Hampshire (UNH), Durham, NH from Fall 2018! Congratulations to Shaad!
  • Dr. Wang was invited to give a Talk at Yale University on "Towards Smart and Connected Health"
  • Dr. Wang was invited to give a Panel talk on "Connected Health" in IEEE ICC 2017
  • Dr. Wang was invited by National Academic Engineering (NAE) to attend 2017 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
  • Four Ph.D. students gradauted!
  • UMass Dartmouth "Scholar of the Year" Award (only one per year) NEWS
  • IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) Outstanding Leadership Award
  • UMass Dartmouth Sponsored Research Recognition Award
  • Keynote Speaker: "Towards Smart and Secure Connected Health" in IEEEworkshop on Big Data Sciences, Technologies and Applications of IEEE INFOCOM 2016!
  • [NSF IIS] SCH: EXP: Design of a wearable biosensor system with wireless network for the remote detection of life threatening events in neonates. PI, total $ 656,583 (UMass Dartmouth, $360,202, UMass Medical school: $296,381), It was awarded by the Smart and Connected Health (SCH) program of NSF and NIH and is for three years.
  • Ph.D Student in our Lab, MD. Shaad's student team Wins 2015 Overall Global Startup Battle (GSB) (news)

Recent Services and Leadership

  • Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering  (SI on Network Science for IoT(Deadline: April 1st, 2018))
  • Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia Special Issue on “ Trustworthiness in Social Multimedia Analytics and Delivery”(Deadline: July 1st, 2018)
  • A-EiC of IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Journal
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction Multimedia
  • Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Big Data
  • Editor of IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology
  • Vice Chair of IEEE MMTC Technical Committee
  • TPC Chair (Lead) of IEEE ICNC 2018
  • Steering Committee Co-Chair of IEEE/ACM CHASE conference