Zheng Chen is an Assistant Professor at the Division of Communication Systems, Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping University, Sweden.

She received her B.Sc. degree in Optoelectronics from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST), China, in 2011. Then she received the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from CentraleSupélec, Université Paris-Saclay, France, in 2013 and 2016 respectively. She joined Linköping University as a postdoc researcher in January 2021, and then was appointed as Assistant Professor in October 2021.

Research interests

Her research interests include stochastic geometry and its applications, decentralized machine learning over wireless networks, and information dissemination over complex networks.

Awards and Activities

Grants and Projects

• Swedish Research Council (VR) starting grant for research on “Next-Generation Communication Design for Distributed Intelligence over Wireless Networks”, 2023-2026.
Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) academic PhD student project on “Decentralized Machine Learning over Large-Scale Wireless Device-to-Device Networks”.
• Zenith project grant for research on “Wireless Network Design for Decentralized Machine Learning”.


She is currently teaching two Master-level courses as course director and examiner:

TSKS01 Digital Communication
TSIN01 Information Networks

Ph.D. Supervision

She is the main supervisor of

and co-supervisor of the following Ph.D. students at the Division of Communication Systems:
Chung-Hsuan Hu
Jianan Bai
Daniel Pérez Herrera

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