Zixiang Xiong received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1996. He is a professor in the ECE department of Texas A&M University. His main research interest lies in image/video processing, networked multimedia, and multi-user information theory.
Dr. Xiong received an NSF Career Award in 1999, an ARO Young Investigator Award in 2000, and an ONR Young Investigator Award in 2001. He is co-recipient of the 2006 IEEE Signal Processing Magazine best paper award, top 10% paper awards at the 2011 and 2015 IEEE Multimedia Signal Processing Workshops, and an IBM best student paper award at the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition. He served as associate editor for the IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (1999-2005), the IEEE Trans. on Image Processing (2002-2005), the IEEE Trans. on Signal Processing (2002-2006), the IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (part B) (2005-2009), and the IEEE Trans. on Communications (2008-2013). He is currently an associate editor for the IEEE Trans. on Multimedia. He was the Publications Chair of ICASSP 2007, the Technical Program Committee Co-Chair of ITW 2007, the Tutorial Chair of ISIT 2010, and the Awards Chair of Globecom 2014. He is a General Co-Chair of MMSP2017 and a fellow of the IEEE.