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The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
Zhi-Quan (Tom) Luo is a professor of the School of Science and Engineering at the ChineseUniversity of Hong Kong, Shenzhen, where he also serves as the Vice President (Academic). He received hisB.Sc. degree in Applied Mathematics in 1984 from Peking University, China, and a Ph.D degree in OperationsResearch from MIT in 1989. From 1989 to 2003, Dr. Luo was with the Department of Electrical and ComputerEngineering, McMaster University, Canada, where he later served as the department head and held a seniorCanada Research Chair in Information Processing. Since 2003, he has been with the Department of Electricaland Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) where he is currently on leave. Hisresearch interests lie in the union of optimization algorithms, data communication and signal processing.Dr. Luo is a fellow of IEEE and SIAM. He is a recipient of the IEEE Signal ProcessingSociety's Best PaperAward in 2004, 2009, 2011 and 2015, the EURASIP Best Paper Award in 2011, and a Best Paper Award fromthe IEEE International Conference on Communications in 2011. He was awarded the 2010 Farkas Prize fromthe INFORMS Optimization Society. Dr. Luo has served as the chair of the IEEE Signal Processing Society'sTechnical Committee on Signal Processing for Communications and Networking (SPCOM) and as the editor-in-chief for IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing. He has held editorial positions for several internationaljournals including Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Mathematics of Computation, SIAMJournal on Optimization, Management Sciences and Mathematics of Operations Research. In 2014, he was elected to the Royal Society of Canada.