Zhang WenJunChair Professor


Phone:+86 21 34205389


Research Center:Institute of Image Communication and Network Engineering


Wenjun Zhang received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electronic engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 1984, 1987 and 1989, respectively.

From 1990 to 1993, He worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Philips in Nuremberg, Germany, where he was actively involved in developing HD-MAC system. He joined the Faculty of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 1993 and became a full professor of Electronic Engineering in 1995. As the project leader, he successfully developed the first Chinese HDTV prototype system in 1998. He was one of the main contributors to the Chinese Digital Television Terrestrial Broadcasting Standard issued in 2006. He is the Chief Expert of undergoing National Hi-Tech Research Project (National 863 Project) “Key Technologies Research and Verification for Next Generation Television System”. He holds more than 60 patents and published more than 90 papers in international journals and conferences. He serves as Chair of IEEE Shanghai Section and Associate Editor of IEEE T-CSVT since 2010. He is a Fellow of IEEE .

Prof. Zhang’s main research interests include digital video coding and transmission, multimedia semantic processing and intelligent video surveillance. He is the Chief Scientist of the Chinese Digital TV Engineering Research Centre, an industry/government consortium in DTV technology research and standardization.