Dingzhu Du

Professor - Computer Science
Tags: Computer Science Electrical Engineering Computer Engineering

Professional Preparation

Ph.D - Mathematics
University of California at Santa Barbara - 1985
M.S. - Operations Research
Chinese Academy of Sciences - 1982


Maggie Xiaoyan Cheng, David H.-C. Du and Ding-Zhu Du, Location management in mobile ad hoc wireless networks using quorums and clusters, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 2005 - Publication
Yingshu Li, My T. Thai, Feng Wang, Chih-Wei Yi, Pengjun Wan and Ding-Zhu Du, On greedy construction connected dominating sets in wireless networks, Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing 2005 - Publication
Mihaela Cardei and Ding-Zhu Du, Improving wireless sensor network lifetime through power aware organization, ACM Wireless Networks 2005 - Publication


Dean of Science
Xi'an Jiaotong University [2005–Present]
University of Texas at Dallas [2005–Present]
Program Director for CISE/CCF
National Science Foundation [2002–2005]

Additional Information

Associated Journals

Computer Science

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Journal of Information Science and Engineering
  • Journal of Computer Science and Technology
  • International Journal of Security and Networks
  • International Journal of Sensor Networks
  • International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications
  • Journal of Computers

Operations Research

  • Journal of Combinatorial Optimization
  • Journal of Global Optimization
  • Pacific Journal of Optimization
  • Optimization Letters


  • Asian Journal of Mathematics
  • Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications
  • Combinatorics and Graphs
  • Internet Mathematics
  • Science in China (Mathematics)
Honors and Awards

2007: Received the Best Paper Award from International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems and Applications (WASA'07), Chicago, Illinois, USA, 8/1-3, 2007.

2003: Received the Best Paper Award from the 22nd IEEE International Performance, Computing, and Communication Conference at Phoenix, Arizona, USA, April 9-11.

1998: Received CSTS Prize from INFORMS (a merge of American Operations Research Society and Institute of Management Science) for research excellence in the interface between Operations Research and Computer Science.

1996: Received the 2nd Class National Natural Science Prize in China.

1996: Fellow of the Center for Management of Operations and Logistics, University of Texas at Austin.

1993: Received the 1st Class Natural Science Prize from Chinese Academy of Sciences.

1992: Received the National Young Scientist Prize from China.

1992: The proof of Gilbet-Pollak conjecture was selected by 1992 Year Book Encyclopaedia, Briticanna, as the first one among six outstanding achievements in mathematics in 1991.

1992: Received $500 personal award from Professor Ronald L. Graham, the President of American Mathematics Society, for proving the Steiner ratio conjecture of Gilbert and Pollak.