Qiang Ling was born in Fufeng, Province of Shaanxi, China, in 1975. He received the B.S. degree in Automation from Univ. of Science and Technology of China in 1997, the M.E. degree in Control Theory and Control Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2000 and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Univ. of Notre Dame in 2005. From 2005 to 2008, he worked as a research staff member in Seagate. He joined the faculty of Univ. of Science and Technology of China as an Associate Professor in 2008 and promoted to Professor in 2018.

        His current research interests include networked control systems (with emphasis on feedback dropout and quantization) and image processing. He published more than 100 papers, more than 30 Chinese patents and 4 U.S. patents. Dr. Ling was awarded as the Oversea Elite (by Anhui Province), the Talented Young Researcher (by Chinese Academy of Science), and the New Century Talent in University (by Ministry of Education of China).