Microwave Wireless Sensing

Think Big, Act Small, Stay Humble

Changzhan Gu
Associate Professor
E-mail: changzhan (at) sjtu (dot) edu (dot) cn
Office: 5-516 AI Institute, 800 Dongchuan RD, Shanghai 200240, China
Phone: +86 21 34208477

Openings: I am looking for highly self-motivated graduate and undergraduate students.

Biography: Changzhan Gu is an Associate Professor at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). 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 semiconductor industry at Marvell (Santa Clara, CA) and MaxLinear (Irvine, CA) on wireless connectivity silicon solutions.

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 International Journal of Electronics and Communications 2014-2016. He is a member of the Technical Committee of IEEE MTT-S TC28. 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).

Research Interests: RF/microwave/mm-wave circuits and systems, short-range radar sensor and sensing systems, new concept human-computer interaction (HCI), wireless sensing and its various applications in AI/AR/VR/IoT.