Dr. Lijun Qian is AT&T Endowed Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Prairie View A&M University. He received B.S. from Tsinghua University, China, M.S. from Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He was with Bell-Labs Research and a visiting professor of Aalto University, Finland, before joining Prairie View A&M University to help develop the new Ph.D. program in Electrical Engineering. He has given lots of his efforts in developing and growing the PhD program. Dr. Qian has supervised ten PhD students, including the first and second to graduate. He is also the PI of the recently awarded NSF HBCU-RISE grant.
He is the founder and director of the Center of Excellence in Research and Education for Big Military Data Intelligence (CREDIT Center), and his research projects have been supported by multiple government agencies and industry. His research interests are in the areas of big data processing, wireless communications and mobile networks, network security, and computational systems biology. Dr. Qian is a research mentor and a dedicated educator, and engaged many students in cutting-edge research.