Zi-Ang (John) Zhang received his B.S. degree from the Beijing Institute of Technology, an M.S. from Purdue University Calumet, and a Ph.D. degree from North Carolina State University, all in Electrical Engineering. He is an associate professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering at SUNY – Binghamton University. Before he joined Binghamton University, Dr. Zhang worked at ABB US Corporate Research Center as a Postdoc Fellow.