Affiliated Department or Office
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Education
University of Rhode Island, 2012 - 2016
Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2007 - 2010
Central South University, 2003 - 2007

Dr. Tang is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). Prior to joining WPI, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Mississippi State University (MSU) from 2017 to 2022, where he received the Emerging Research Scholar Award, the highest award and honor for assistant professors at MSU. His research focuses on bio-inspired artificial intelligence (AI), AI security, edge AI, and their applications in Cyber-Physical Systems (e.g., wireless networks, underwater/ground autonomous vehicles, and power systems). He received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Rhode IslandĀ in 2016. Dr. Tang is a Senior Member of IEEE and an Associate Editor forĀ IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems. Dr. Tang is also the recipient of the prestigious NSF CAREER Award in 2021 and NIJ New Investigator/Early Career Award in 2019.

Professional Highlights & Honors
Title
NSF CAREER Award
Organization
National Science Foundation
Title
NIJ New Investigator/Early Career Award
Organization
National Institute of Justice