Zhongxiang Shen (S'96-M'98-SM'04-F'17) received the B. Eng. degree from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, in 1987, the M. S. degree from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 1990, and the PhD degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, in 1997, all in electrical engineering.

From 1990 to 1994, he was with Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China . He was with Com Dev Ltd., Cambridge, Canada, as an Advanced Member of Technical Staff in 1997. He spent six months each in 1998, first with the Gordon McKay Laboratory, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, and then with the Radiation Laboratory, the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, as a Postdoctoral Fellow. In 1999, he joined Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, where he is presently a Full Professor in the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

Dr. Shen served as Vice-Chair and Chair of the IEEE MTT/AP Singapore Chapter in 2008 and 2009, respectively. He was the Chair of AP-S Chapter Activities Committee from Jan. 2010 to Aug. 2014. He is currently serving as the Secretary of IEEE AP-S and an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation.

His research interests include design of small and planar antennas for various wireless communication systems, design of thin absorbing layers, hybrid numerical techniques for modeling RF/microwave components and antennas. He has authored or co-authored more than 150 journal papers and another 140 conference papers.