Wenjun Zeng received his B.E., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University, China, in 1990, the University of Notre Dame in 1993, and Princeton University in 1997, respectively, all in electrical engineering.
He has been an Associate Professor with the Computer Science Department of University of Missouri, Columbia, MO since Aug. 2003. Prior to that, he had worked for PacketVideo Corporation, Sharp Labs of America, Bell Laboratories, and Matsushita Information Technology Lab, Panasonic Technologies Inc.. From 1998 to 2002, He was an active contributor to the MPEG4 Intellectual Property Management & Protection (IPMP) standard and the JPEG 2000 image coding standard, where four of his proposals were adopted. He has been awarded 12 patents. His current research interests include multimedia communications and networking, content and network security, wireless multimedia, and distributed source and channel coding.
Dr. Zeng has served as an Organizing Committee Member and Technical Program Committee Chair/Member for a number of IEEE international conferences. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, and is on the Editorial Board of IEEE Multimedia Magazine. He is currently guest-editing a Special Issue on Recent Advances in Distributed Multimedia Communications for the Proceedings of the IEEE. In the recent past, he has served as the TPC Chair for the 2007 IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC), the TPC vice-Chair for CCNC 2006, and the TPC Co-Chair, Multimedia Communications and Home Networking Symposium, 2005 IEEE Inter. Conf. Communication. He was the Lead Guest Editor of IEEE Transactions on Multimedia’s Special Issue on Streaming Media published in April 2004. He is a member of the IEEE Signal Processing Society's Multimedia Signal Processing Technical Committee and the IEEE ComSoc's Multimedia Communications Technical Committee.