Qing Zhao received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 2001 from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. In August 2004, she joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UC Davis where she is currently an Associate Professor. Prior to that, she was a communications system engineer with Aware, Inc., Bedford, MA.
Qing Zhao received the 2010 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award and the 2000 Young Author Best Paper Award from IEEE Signal Processing Society. She holds the title of UC Davis Chancellor’s Fellow and received the 2008 Outstanding Junior Faculty Award from the UC Davis College of Engineering. She is also a co-author of two papers that received student paper awards at IEEE ICASSP 2006 and IEEE Asilomar Conference 2006.