School of Electronic Engineering
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Academic biography Dr Xiaojun Wang is currently an Associate Professor in the School of Electronic Engineering. He received his BEng in computer and communications from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China in 1984 and his MEng in computer applications in 1987 also from BUPT. Xiaojun was employed as Assistant Lecturer/Lecturer in BUPT from 1987 to 1989. He received a PhD scholarship from the Sino-British Technical Co-operation Training Award scheme in 1989, and did his PhD research in the School of Engineering in Staffordshire University (then Staffordshire Polytechnic), England, UK from 1989 to 1992. He joined the School of Electronic Engineering of Dublin City University as an assistant Lecturer in November 1992, became permanent staff in 1995, and he is now an Associate Professor. He was Head of China Affairs in Dublin City University for five years between 2002 and 2007.
He is the main initiator and organizer of the China-Ireland International Conference in Information and Communications Technologies (CIICT) which has been held nine times from 2006 to 2015 alternating between China and Ireland. He made major contributions to the establishment of the China connections for the School of Electronic Engineering and played a key role in the China operation of Dublin City University. He was the coordinator of a successful collaborative masters program in Telecommunications Engineering between DCU and Wuhan University between 2006 and 2012. He is a member of the Entwine research centre.
Research interests My currently research interest include energy efficient networking and, hardware acceleration for packet classification and deep packet inspection, hardware acceleration of cryptography algorithems.